Egypt blocks financial newspaper website

Egypt blocks financial newspaper website

Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper’s owner said on Sunday, expanding a media blackout initiated last week to curb what authorities called support for “terrorism” and fake news. The censorship of Al-Boursa, a widely read financial newspaper that generally steers clear of politics and reflects the […]

Google Researchers Are Teaching Their AI to Build Its Own, More Powerful AI

Google Researchers Are Teaching Their AI to Build Its Own, More Powerful AI

Google has announced another big push into artificial intelligence, unveiling a new approach to machine learning where neural networks are used to build better neural networks – essentially teaching AI to teach itself. These artificial neural networks are designed to mimic the way the brain learns, and Google says its new technology, called AutoML, can […]

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Once Adityanath became the chief minister, convincing members of the minority community to change their faith was easier, says RSS activist. With Adityanath’s elevation as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh creating a climate of uncertainty among the state’s minorities, activists of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh are finding greater success in their programme to persuade […]

Manchester crowd spontaneously sings Don’t Look Back in Anger following minute’s silence

Manchester crowd spontaneously sings Don’t Look Back in Anger following minute’s silence

Traffic came to a halt in Manchester on Thursday morning as the city paused to observe a minute’s silence for those killed in Monday’s terrorist attack. Mancunian’s gathered in St Ann’s Square for the memorial event, among them Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, Lord Mayor Eddy Newman, council leader Sir Richard Leese, and Lord-Lieutenant of […]

Donald Trump’s Europe tour leaves leaders strangely shaken

Donald Trump’s Europe tour leaves leaders strangely shaken

He crunched hands, shoved shoulders and struck poses. He scoffed chocolates, ignored protocol and harangued heads of state. He denied saying things he had said, then said things that showed he did not understand. It may, mercifully, have passed off without apocalyptic mishap, but Donald Trump’s first transatlantic trip as US president still left European […]