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Google on Friday fired Margaret Mitchell, another top researcher on its ethical AI team, escalating internal issues at the company following the departure of Timnit Gebru, one of the leading figures on the Google’s artificial intelligence ethics team. Google told Reuters they fired Mitchell after a week-long investigation that found she moved electronic files outside the company. Google said Mitchell violated the company’s code of...
Citibank has committed the "biggest blunders in banking history" after it wired half a billion dollars by mistake to Revlon's lenders. US District Court judge has ruled the bank cannot get the money back. Acting as Revlon’s loan agent, Citibank wanted to transfer about $8 million in interest payments to the cosmetic company's lenders. Unfortunately, it accidentally wired $500 million...
Japanese stocks have outperformed European stocks for many years, but foreign investors have remained skeptical, leading to questions about what the problem is. Since January this year, the Nikkei 225 in Japan has gained more than 10%, as of its Thursday close, according to CNBC. But the pan-European Stoxx 600 has risen only about 3.43% year-to-date, while the S&P 500 is up...
Analysts at JP Morgan performed a sobering assessment of Bitcoin along with the market frenzy surrounding the digital currency, but concluded that Bitcoin is an “economic side show” and a poor hedge against a decline in equity prices. Since March last year, Bitcoin has risen eightfold and has added more than $900 billion in market value, reaching a record high...
Social Media giant, Facebook announced on Wednesday it will ban Australian publishers and users from sharing or viewing local and international news articles on the platform. The announcement comes in the wake of a proposed Media Bargaining law in Australia. “The proposed law fundamentally misunderstands the relationship between our platform and publishers who use it to share news content”, Facebook wrote on...
A Russian Instagram influencer has received backlash for posing nude on top of an endangered elephant while shooting a video to be posted on her Instagram page of 536,000 followers. Alesya Kafelnikova, 22, posted the short video to Instagram on February 13, showing herself nude on top a Sumatran elephant, according to The Sun. “Poor elephant. Aren’t you ashamed to lie...
A Mexican beauty queen, Laura Mojica Romero is currently being held in Huatusco, a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz after she was arrested on accusation of being part of a kidnapping gang, Daily Mail reported. New photos of the university graduate, who first made a name for herself as Miss Earth Oaxaca 2018, are now circulating again, but...
The father of popular rapper Nicki Minaj has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York, police said. Robert Maraj, 64, was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car and the driver didn’t stop but continued going, the Nassau County Police Department said in...
While the U.S economy shrank last year by the largest amount in 74 years, the United Kingdom is battling its worst economic collapse in over three centuries, long during the time American colonies were still British in the 1700s, no thanks to the coronavirus pandemic "It's almost crippling, really. We've had to be really careful, and a bit you know inventive to survive,"...
A new report published by the women’s rights organization in Islamabad, has revealed that during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic between January and December 2020 when people were forced to stay at home, Pakistan had 2,297 cases of violence against women from 25 districts across the country. The report revealed the grim data in its report titled, “Violence against...
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