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Google DeepMind’s co-founder goes on leave

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES The co-founder of DeepMind, the British artificial intelligence company owned by Google’s parent Alphabet, has gone on leave from the company. DeepMind did not say why Mustafa Suleyman was taking time off, but said it was a mutual decision. “Mustafa’s taking some time out right now after …

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Banks condemn Hong Kong violence in newspaper adverts

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES HSBC and Standard Chartered have taken out newspaper adverts in Hong Kong condemning the violence in the Asian financial hub. In the adverts, the banks also called for a peaceful resolution after more than two months of political unrest. Protests against an extradition bill have evolved into …

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Qantas to run test flights on world’s longest route

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Qantas will run test services of its planned 19-hour flights to determine whether passengers and crew can withstand the marathon journeys. The airline wants to operate non-stop services from Sydney to London and New York by as soon as 2022. If launched, the services would be the …

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Ryanair flights take off despite pilot strike

Image copyrightNURPHOTO Ryanair flights in and out of UK airports took off as normal this morning despite strikes by pilots, the airline has said. Thousands of passengers were braced for disruption ahead of a 48-hour walkout over pay and conditions. On Wednesday, Ryanair lost a last-ditch legal challenge to stop …

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Is VAR a passion killer for the Premier League?

The Premier League is back: 20 games, 52 goals. Thirty-seven players have scored so far, including hat-tricks from Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling and Norwich’s Teemu Pukki, with the added twist that every goal is now scrutinised by a video assistant referee (VAR). It has led to celebrations, cheers, hesitation, jeers, …

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How many?

Welcome to Stephblog giveaway SEASON 2, DAY 5 Phillipe Coutinho recently moved from Barcelona to Bayrn Munich on a season long loan deal;how many goals in how many appearances did he score for Barcelona?  

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