Elon Musk's neuroscience startup Neuralink shows monkey playing video games via brain chip

The three-minute video released by the San Francisco-based company shows a male monkey called Pager with Neuralink chips implanted on each side of its brain, using a joystick to follow a cursor on…

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Data from half a billion LinkedIn users leaked and put online

LinkedIn said in a statement on Thursday that it has "investigated an alleged set of LinkedIn data that has been posted for sale and have determined that it is an aggregation of data from several…

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp face another global outage in less than a month

The outage appeared to affect Facebook's internal websites as well, noted in a tweet from famed developer Jane Wong.

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Facebook, Twitter move to capture social space bagged by Clubhouse

Facebook's 'Hotline' provides users with a blend of voice, text and video options for participating in online discussions with hosts

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WhatsApp rolls out stickers to spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness: Check out details

In India, WhatsApp has cooperated with MyGov to give data related to COVID-19 through a chatbot

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Apple agrees to pay Chilean consumers $3.4 million over iPhone obsolescence

Apple is accused of having programmed a limited lifespan into some products to force users to replace their phones sooner than necessary, and has previously settled similar cases in the United…

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Twitter launches #MilkTeaAlliance emoji to mark first anniversary of movement

Activists welcomed the announcement of the emoji, a white cup set against a background of three colours representing different shades of milk tea in Thailand, Hong Kong and Taiwan, for the first…

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Cryptocurrency market value crosses $2 trillion mark for first time

Cryptocurrencies are now valued on par with big conglomerates like Apple and Saudi AramCo who’ve also hit the $2 trillion milestone in the last few years

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Google AI chief Samy Bengio resigns over colleagues' firing and racial discrimination

The protest in Google began after firing of Timnit Gebru, who, now, took to Twitter to lend support to her former employee

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Personal data of 533 million users 'scraped', not hacked: Facebook

'It is important to understand that malicious actors obtained this data not through hacking our systems but by scraping it from our platform prior to September 2019,' Facebook clarified

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Google scores victory over Oracle in US Supreme Court

The ruling spares Google of a potentially massive damages verdict. Oracle had been seeking more than $8 billion

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Humanoid Robot Sophia now eyeing a music career, after her digital artwork sells for $688,888

Sophia, who was unveiled in 2016, produced her art in collaboration with 31-year-old Italian digital artist Andrea Bonaceto, known for colourful portraits, some of which depict famous people, such…

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Over 3,000 drones take over skies in China setting a world record

The drone show was also inducted in the Guinness World Record directory for using over 3,000 drones to put on a show

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India trumps China, US with over 25 billion digital transactions in 2020

At least 25.5 billion real-time transactions were recorded in India over the last year, followed by 15.7 billion in China

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Mark Zuckerberg’s private phone number goes online in Facebook hack

Data of over 553 million (53 crores) Facebook users were available in a hacking forum since January. It was found that the hacker made available data that included details like phone numbers and…

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