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Over 40% privacy compliance tech will rely on AI in 3 yrs
Stamford (Connecticut), Feb 25 (IANS) Over 40 per cent of privacy compliance technology will rely on artificial intelligence (AI) by 2023, up from the current 5 per cent, Gartner Inc., predicted on Tuesday.
2020-02-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Wearable sensor to predict worsening heart failure
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) A new wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence (AI) technology could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs, says a study.
2020-02-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Warner happy with positive response on Cape Town return
Cape Town, Feb 25 (IANS) David Warner is "overwhelmed" by the response he and Steve Smith have got from South African fans on their return to the country for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal.
2020-02-25
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
COVID-19: Hotel in Spain with hundreds of guests locked down
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) A hotel in Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands has been locked down after a visiting Italian doctor tested positive for coronavirus, the media reported.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Spain,National
Season defining tie as Real Madrid face Man City in CL
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) Real Madrid will entertain Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday night.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Apple to unveil ARM-based Macs next year: Report
San Francisco, Feb 25 (IANS) Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that the iPhone maker may release its very first ARM-based laptop without an Intel processor as soon as next year.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong increase to 84
Hong Kong, Feb 25 (IANS) Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported on Tuesday three additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 84.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Hong Kong,National
China using WeChat, Twitter to track people sharing COVID-19 info
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) In a bid to hunt down novel coronavirus critics, China is making use of Twitter and WeChat to track down people who share information what officials consider as "negative information" about the deadly outbreak.
2020-02-25
Category: International, China,Technology
Swarm robots can help control self-driving cars
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) To help make self-driving vehicles safer and more flawless, the researchers have developed a decentralised algorithm with a collision-free, deadlock-free guarantee.
2020-02-25
Category: International, United States,Technology
S.Korea, US mull scaling back military exercises
Seoul/Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) South Korea and the US were considering scaling back combined military exercises due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, American Defence Secretary Mark Esper said.
2020-02-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
N.Korean media calls for independence from outside help
Pyongyang, Feb 25 (IANS) North Korea's state media on Tuesday called for independence from outside help, saying that having illusions about aid from "imperialists" like the US would lead to "self-destruction".
2020-02-25
Category: International, North Korea,Politics
S.Korea ups anti-COVID-19 fight as cases near 900
Seoul, Feb 25 (IANS) With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases nearing 900 on Tuesday, South Korea has vowed to maximize its containment measures in Daegu city and the neighbouring North Gyeongsang Province, where 724 infections were reported so far.
2020-02-25
Category: International, South Korea,International
Mel C gets candid about cause of anorexia, depression
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Spice Girls star Melanie C's struggles with eating disorders and depression date back to a BRIT Awards spat with bandmate Victoria Beckham and has now got candid about the cause of her anorexia and depression.
2020-02-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'MI 7' shuts down production in Italy amid COVID-19 outbreak
Rome, Feb 25 (IANS) Filming on the latest "Mission: Impossible 7" movie in Venice, Italy has been halted due to coronavirus concerns.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Italy,National
US activists rally for releasing WikiLeaks founder
San Francisco, Feb 25 (IANS) A group of activists in San Francisco's Bay Area rallied outside the British Consulate General to demand WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's release from a prison in the UK.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
World's oldest man dies days after Guinness record
Tokyo, Feb 25 (IANS) Japan's Chitetsu Watanabe, recognized at 112 years as the oldest man in the world, has passed away 11 days after he received the Guinness World Record certificate, his family said on Tuesday.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Samsung admits to leaking personal data of almost 150 users
Seoul, Feb 25 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has admitted that personal data of at least 150 users were leaked following "Find My Mobile" notifications error.
2020-02-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Ex-LTTE members form new political party
Colombo, Feb 25 (IANS) Rehabilitated former members of the now defunct Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) militant group have formed a new political party with the hope of contesting Sri Lanka's general elections this year, a media report said on Tuesday.
2020-02-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
T20 WC: Pandey wants to see more fearless innings from Verma
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) India seamer Shikha Pandey said on Monday that India will be urging their youngsters to keep playing fearless cricket after Shafali Verma produced another striking display in their 18-run victory over Bangladesh in the T20 World Cup.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NASA's human computer Katherine Johnson dies at age 101
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Katherine Johnson, a woman mathematician who was one of NASA's human "computers" and inspiration for the acclaimed movie "Hidden Figures", passed away on Monday. She was 101.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
'Deadpool 3': Taiki Waititi of 'Thor: Ragnarok' to direct?
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) New-age Hollywood filmmaker Taiki Waititi could reunite with Ryan Reynolds to direct "Deadpool 3", according to industry sources.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Specific gut bacteria may be linked to high BP
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a distinct collection of bacteria found in the gut that may contribute to and predict the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google to update terms of service on March 31
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) US based search engine giant Google has started alerting its users about the update of its terms of service (ToS), which will happen on March 31.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Half pint of beer a day can lead to longer life
London, Feb 24 (IANS) In a good news to beer lovers, researchers have found that men who consume half a pint of beer a day are 81 per cent more likely to reach the milestone age when compared to non-drinkers.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vivo APEX 2020 concept smartphone to launch on Feb 28
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) Vivo was expected to announce its APEX 2020 concept smartphone at the MWC 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, however, as the conference got cancelled the company will be showcasing the device on February 28 in Beijing, China.
2020-02-24
Category: International, China,Technology
T20 WC: Haynes helps Australia survive scare against Sri Lanka
Perth, Feb 24 (IANS) Rachael Haynes turned out to be the unlikely hero for Australia as she struck a classy half-century to help the hosts overcome a mighty scare against Sri Lanka in their Group A game at the WACA on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Dubai to jail 2 Indian workers for assaulting compatriot
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Dubai court has sentenced two Indian workers to two years in jail for assaulting a compatriot over financial disputes. They were also convicted of theft and sexual assault, a media report said.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Pak man faces trial in Dubai for trying to steal from Indian
Dubai, Feb 24 (IANS) A Pakistani expat is facing trial at a Dubai court for allegedly trying to snatch a gold necklace off an Indian woman, it was reported.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Harmful metals in e-cigarettes linked to DNA damage
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) E-cigarette users are exposed to increased concentrations of potentially harmful levels of metals that are linked to elevated oxidative DNA damage, a new study has found.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Dua Lipa chops off her damaged hair
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Singer Dua Lipa was forced to cut her hair due to "bleached breakages".
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kristen Bell doesn't believe in soulmates
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Kristen Bell wouldn't have wed her husband Dax Shepard if they'd met five years earlier.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Eat fruits, yoghurt daily to reduce stroke risk
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, say researchers, adding that higher intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products is linked to a lower risk of ischaemic stroke.
2020-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
COVID-19 to push HK bankruptcies to decade high
Hong Kong, Feb 24 (IANS) Hong Kong is set to see the biggest jump in over a decade in personal bankruptcies and companies winding up this year, as individuals and firms were overwhelmed by "multiple problems" far worse than any crisis seen previously, a media report said on Monday.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,International
New Gboard beta is faster, brings better handwriting support
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Gboard, a virtual keyboard app developed by Google for native Android and iOS devices, in its latest beta is apparently faster and includes support for handwriting.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Malaysian PM submits resignation
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday submitted his resignation to the King, his office has confirmed.
2020-02-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
Venice Carnival ended, lockdown in Italy as Covid-19 spreads
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS) The Venice Carnival was ordered shut on Sunday, two days ahead of schedule, and a lockdown imposed in party northern Italy, as authorities scramble to control the country's coronavirus outbreak, which is so far Europe's worst, reports said.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Italy,National
SA vs AUS 2nd T20I: SA level series with 6-wicket win
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa levelled their three-match T20I series against Australia with 12-run win in the second match in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. Captain Quinton de Kock smashed 70 off 47 balls while Lungi Ngidi took three wickets as the Proteas levelled the series 1-1.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Trump on way to India with great expectations
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) President Donald Trump left for India on Sunday with great expectations of a record reception.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United States,National
Why most young women are stressed about their sex lives
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) More than half of young women in Australia experience some form of sexually-related personal distress -- feeling guilty, embarrassed, stressed or unhappy about their sex lives.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women's T20 WC: SA beat England by six wickets
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa beat England by six wickets in a thriller to make a good start to their 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup campaign. Migon Du Preez, who became the first South African woman to play 100 T20Is in this match, held her nerves to hit a six and a four in the third and fourth ball of the last over of the match to see her team through.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hardliners set to win Iran parliamentary elections
Tehran, Feb 23 (IANS) Hardliners are set to win Iran's parliamentary election, where voting - only 42.6 per cent - was the lowest turnout since the 1979 revolution, reports said on Sunday.1
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Turkey hasn't honoured Sochi agreement on Syria: Kremlin
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkey has yet to fulfill its obligations under a 2018 agreement regarding Syria's last rebel stronghold of Idlib, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Indo-Russian AI coop will reach level of strategic sectors soon'
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Sunday that there are good prospects of cooperation in the field of industrial artificial intelligence (AI) that would take innovation, in some years, to the same level of cooperation seen in strategic sectors like defence and nuclear energy.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Business/Economy,Technology
B'desh vs Zim ODIs: Mashrafe returns as captain
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Mashrafe Mortaza returns as captain of the Bangladesh ODI squad while two debutants will feature in their first two ODIs against Zimbabwe. Mohammad Naim and Afif Hossain have been included in the 15-man squad that was announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Coronavirus China's biggest health emergency: Xi
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) President Xi Jinping has said that the coronavirus epidemic that has killed over 2,400 people is China's "biggest public health emergency".
2020-02-23
Category: International, China,National
B'desh vs Zim: Mominul, Najmul 50s help host get close to lead
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifties from captain Mominul Haque and Najmul Hossain Shanto helped Bangladesh get within 25 runs of Zimbabwe's first innings total on Day 2 of the one off Test between the two sides at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Shinzo Abe asks govt to draft policy to fight COVID-19
Tokyo, Feb 23 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday ordered his government to promptly draw up a basic policy to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in Japan.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Japan,National
Harry-Meghan makes statement after dropping Sussex Royal brand
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have made an extraordinary statement laying bare their frustrations after being forced to drop their Sussex Royal brand, the media reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Turkey to open 1st-ever space training centre
Ankara, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkey is set to open the country's first-ever space training centre, it was reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
UN concerned over Afghan election result crisis
Kabul, Feb 23 (IANS) The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has said that it was "extremely concerned" over the two man contenders -- President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah -- disputing the results of the September 2019 presidential election.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics