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1Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate campaign announcement ad has been blocked by Twitter over a statement the abortion rights opponent makes about the sale of fetal tissue for medical research.
Blackburn, who is running for the seat being opened by the retirement of Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, boasts in the ad that she “stopped the sale of baby body parts.”
2IBM is engaged in a couple of unusual efforts to encourage lawmakers to protect “Dreamers,” and pass legislation that protects them from deportation.
IBM employs 31 Dreamers and is flying them to Washington to meet with lawmakers directly.
3Nvidia announced that it has created the world’s first artificial intelligence computer to make self-driving “robotaxis” a reality. The Nvidia Drive PX Pegasus has been designed to handle the most-sophisticated driverless cars of the future — the kind that won’t even have a steering wheel or a gas pedal.
4AI assistant Cortana is now available on Skype, Microsoft announced.
Cortana on Skype can chat either one-on-one, like you would with any friend, or be summoned into conversations to handle tasks like scheduling events, finding nearby restaurants, or sharing IMDB movie reviews. Cortana for Skype will begin to roll out today for iOS and Android users in the United States, according to a blog post.
5Sony is planning to address with a new PSVR model that will include attached earbuds, but that could get groddy if you share the device with enough friends and family. But that’s where Bionik’s Mantis VR headphones come in. They snap onto any PSVR and act like integrated headphones, and you don’t even have to scrape them against your earwax.
6Google has discovered Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on its YouTube, Gmail and Google Search products in an effort to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a person briefed on the company’s probe told Reuters.
7LG Electronics has opened a dedicated website for its smart home platform SmartThinQ for developers. Developers can visit the site to apply for a partnership, and if successful, will gain access to the platform’s application programming interface (API).
If approved as a partner, their services and products can also carry the “Works with SmartThinQ” branding.
8The Brazilian government has launched a national strategy detailing the policies and action plan for the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the country.
The four core verticals are Smart Cities, Healthcare, Agribusiness and Manufacturing. The plan foresees that these policies will be implemented between 2018 and 2022.
9“If GCHQ is to continue to help keep the country safe, then protecting the digital homeland - keeping our citizens safe and free online - must become and remain as much part of our mission as our global intelligence reach and our round-the-clock efforts against terrorism,” Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ wrote in an article for The Telegraph.
10Mark Zuckerberg uses Facebook to visit Puerto Rico in VR.
The social network is using its AI-assisted maps to help search and rescue teams.