Daily Archives: August 17, 2020

Google Pushes Back Against Proposed Australian Law Over News Content 

Google is warning that Australians’ personal information could be “at risk” if the digital giant has to pay for news content. A proposed law would require firms like Google and Facebook to pay Australian news organizations for the content that appears on their websites. The law was drafted last month after months of negotiations between

European Markets Falter a Bit During Monday Trading Sessions 

  Global markets are mixed Monday following bad economic news from Japan. After a strong start to the trading day, European markets are stumbling a bit at the midday mark, with Britain’s FTSE index and Germany’s DAX index both 0.1% higher, while the CAC-40 index in France has lost two points, but is virtually flat.

Sons Use E-books to Help Virus-Stricken Dad, Other Patients

LONDON – Geoff Woolf gave his sons a love for literature. When he got sick with COVID-19, they turned to books to help him — and others. The 73-year-old retired lawyer was hospitalized in London in March, and within days he was on a ventilator in intensive care. Unable to visit, his family could only watch

Huawei Releases Full-Stack Ascend AI Software to Bridge the Divide Between AI Computing and Application

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei released the full-stack Ascend AI software at the Huawei Ascend Innovation (HAI) 2020 conference, setting a new milestone as Huawei and partners are making strides forward to bring AI to reality. The release includes the Compute Architecture for Neural Networks (CANN) 3.0, MindStudio full-pipeline development toolchain, and […]