Month: May 2021

A team at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory’s Artificial Intelligence Software Architectures and Algorithms Group attempted to better understand disinformation campaigns and also aimed to create a mechanism to detect them. The objective of the Reconnaissance of Influence Operations (RIO) programme was also to ensure the ones spreading this misinformation on social media platforms are identified.
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In this photo illustration the HBO Max and Discovery Communications logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images AT&T‘s decision to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery and Amazon‘s $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM Studios has kicked off another round of media consolidation. The last significant set of mergers brought Discovery and
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Close-up of discounted cans and cases of packaged cocktails on Safeway store shelves in Lafayette, California, December 31, 2020. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images This summer’s hottest cocktail comes in a can. Between 2019 and 2020, the premixed cocktail category grew by 50% in the United States, according to industry tracker IWSR.
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President Biden has announced his first annual budget – a $6trn (£4.2trn) package that includes investment in fighting climate change and steep tax hikes for the wealthy. The US federal government’s spending plan for the fiscal year ending September 2022 would increase spending on infrastructure, education and provisions for the poor and middle class. However,
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Hong Kong based martial artist and actor Robin Shou (real name Shou Wan Por) is best known for his butt-kicking monk character, Liu Kang — who battles it out with the Outworld to save the Earthrealm from impending doom — in the classic 1995 action movie, “Mortal Kombat,” and the 1997 sequel, “Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.”
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A navigation timing error sent NASA’s little Mars helicopter on a wild, lurching ride, its first major problem since it took to the Martian skies last month. The experimental helicopter, named Ingenuity, managed to land safely, officials at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory reported Thursday. The trouble cropped up about a minute into the helicopter’s sixth
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Matt Hancock committed a “minor breach” of the ministerial code when a coronavirus contract was awarded to his sister’s company in which he had share holdings, an independent report has found. Lord Geidt, the independent adviser on ministers’ interests, found that the health secretary made a “technical” breach of the ministerial code of conduct by
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