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Uganda imposes social media tax to curb 'gossip'

The Ugandan government has introduced a tax on people using social media, angering citizens who think it is an attack on free speech. Users of sites including Facebook were warned in March that they would be taxed by Yoweri Museveni, Uganda’s president since 1986. Mr Museveni had reportedly complained about …

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GPU computing: Accelerating the deep learning curve

Artificial intelligence (AI) may be what everyone’s talking about, but getting involved isn’t straightforward. You’ll need a more than decent grasp of maths and theoretical data science, plus an understanding of neural networks and deep learning fundamentals — not to mention a good working knowledge of the tools required to …

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‘Model Squad’ to Premiere During New York Fashion Week

Daniella Brag, Hannah Ferguson, Olivia Culpo, Caroline Lowe, Devon Windsor, Ping Hue and Ashley Moore Getty Images for IMG THE MODEL LIFE: E!’s new fashion week exclusive docu-series, “Model Squad,” produced by Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate and IMG, will premiere Sept. 4 at 8 p.m. EST in time …

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Brian Ross, who aired erroneous Trump report, to leave ABC News

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Brian Ross, the veteran ABC News investigative correspondent who embarrassed the network late last year with an on-air report suggesting former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had been told by President Donald Trump to make contact with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign for the Oval …

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Junior soccer team found alive in Thai cave after nine days

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Twelve boys and their assistant soccer coach have been found alive by rescuers inside a Thai cave complex nine days after they went missing, Chiang Rai province’s governor said on Monday. In video shot by rescuers as the boys were found, flickering torchlight revealed boys …

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