Day: September 2, 2019

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The first webcam ever was deployed at Cambridge University, it was designed to monitor…? Trivia

Fed up with walking to an empty coffee pot, computer scientists at Cambridge University are said to have deployed the first webcam in 1991 to monitor the coffee levels from their desks, which were scattered across many rooms and floors.

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Fate of Brexit Is Up in the Air Amid Crucial Week for Boris Johnson

Sep.02 — Boris Johnson is facing a crucial week that could determine how long he remains prime minister and how or whether Britain leaves the European Union. Bloomberg’s Jess Shankleman reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Danae Kyriakopoulou, chief economist at the Official

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Deepfake app ‘Zao’ goes viral, sparks another round of privacy debates

In brief: Hot on the heels of the FaceApp controversy comes another app that generates deepfakes and has managed to climb to the top of the free apps list in the Chinese iOS App Store. The company behind it has

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