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Uber self-driving crash ‘mostly caused by human error’

A distracted safety operator in an Uber self-driving car was primarily to blame for a fatal crash in 2018, a US regulator has ruled. “Had the vehicle operator been attentive, she would likely have had sufficient time to detect and react to the crossing pedestrian to avoid the crash or …

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UK gambling machines loaded with AI ‘cool off’ system

Thousands of British betting terminals have already been loaded with the new software Every gambling machine in the UK’s betting shops is being updated with software designed to detect and prevent problematic behaviour in players. The system locks gamblers out of machines for 30 seconds if erratic or excessive play …

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Would you rent a vacuum cleaner for $499 a month?

Vacuum cleaning is a chore many people are happy to outsource, but one company is trying to persuade firms to swap an automated service for human cleaners. Softbank, the Japanese firm behind WeWork and Uber, has launched a self-powered machine, dubbed The Whiz, at a hefty price tag of $499 …

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Davis Cup finals 2019: Great Britain & Netherlands level at 1-1

Andy Murray recorded his 40th Davis Cup victory before Dan Evans lost Great Britain’s second singles rubber 2019 Davis Cup finals Venue: Caja Magica, Madrid Dates: 18-24 November Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra from Wednesday, 20 November; Live text coverage on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app. …

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Watchmen Creator Alan Moore Thinks Today’s Superheroes Are ‘Embarrassing’

Alan Moore on Superhero Culture: ‘Embarrassing’BusinessInsider USA Images Recently, a three-year-old Alan Moore interview surfaced online. In the interview, the Watchmen writer criticizes contemporary superhero culture. He also says the characters are “still very much white supremacist dreams.” Yesterday, English comic writer Alan Moore (V for Vendetta, Watchmen, Batman: The …

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What Is Dry January, And What Are The Health Benefits?

The holidays are definitely the time for imbibingmystery punch, wine, champagneand honestly, you should go right ahead and partake if you want to. But when January 1 rolls around  , many people are looking to get back on a schedule and feel more like their pre-holiday selves. If you’re searching for …

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Filmmaker, Charles Novia gets his own first TV channel

Filmmaker and critic, Charles Novia has completed work on launching his first TV channel, Teen Africa TV. Charles Novia, a popular film critic, and filmmaker has become the first Nigerian to own a TV channel solely dedicated to teenagers. Teen Africa TV, according to the Founder and CEO, Charles Novia,’ …

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Gospel singer, Sinach welcomes 1st child at 46

One of Nigeria’s biggest gospel singers, Sinach has welcomed a baby after five years of marriage. Nigerian gospel singer, Sinach has welcomed her first child after five years of marriage. The news of the arrival of her baby was announced by the senior pastor of Christ Embassy, Chris Oyakhilome on Sunday, November 17, …

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Jack the Ripper victims’ biography wins book prize

A book that tells the “untold” stories of the women killed by Jack the Ripper has won a literary prize. Hallie Rubenhold’s The Five took this year’s Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, it was announced on Tuesday. The author and historian bagged £50,000 for the book, which attempts to give …

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