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Artificial Intelligence: Using GANs for Natural Language Generation

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One of the major problems in natural language generation is that computers cannot create complex sentences and paragraphs. Well, it has been a huge challenge for many years, but it seems like we may have found a solution in Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs).

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Czech car sector to make 250,000 fewer vehicles this year due to chip shortage

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PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech car makers will produce quarter a million fewer cars than expected this year due to the global shortage of chips and the automotive sector will lose 200 billion crowns ($9.14 billion) in sales, the Auto Industry Association (AutoSAP) said on Sunday.

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Ericsson profit beats expectations on 5G demand despite China setback

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Ericsson reported third-quarter core earnings above market estimates on Tuesday, as strong sales of 5G equipment in most of the world offset a loss of market share in mainland China. The company's quarterly adjusted operating earnings rose to 8.8

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Taiwan's TSMC posts 13.8% rise in Q3 profit on global chip demand surge

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TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan chip giant TSMC posted a 13.8% jump in third quarter profit on Thursday on the back of booming demand for semiconductors to power smartphones and other gadgets during the COVID-19 pandemic amid a supply crunch.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

Explainer-What is the "metaverse"?

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LONDON (Reuters) - Facebook said on Monday that it will hire 10,000 people in Europe to help it build a "metaverse". The concept of the metaverse is quickly becoming a buzzword in technology and business. But what does it mean? WHAT IS THE METAVERSE? Metaverse is a broad term.

Hindu group urges India to regulate platforms, cryptocurrency

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MUMBAI (Reuters) - A powerful right-wing Hindu group linked to India's ruling party has called for curbs on streaming platforms and cryptocurrencies, saying regulation was essential.

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Google wants to use AI to time traffic lights more efficiently

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By Paresh Dave. Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google cut fuel use and traffic delays by 10% to 20% at four locations in Israel by using artificial intelligence to optimize signal lights and it next plans to test the software in Rio de Janeiro, the company said on Wednesday.

Alibaba unveils custom ARM-based server chip for cloud computing data centers

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By Josh Horwitz. SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Tuesday it has developed a processor that will be used to power servers in its data centers.

AutoStore, Norway's biggest IPO in two decades, valued at $12.4 billion

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By Gwladys Fouche and Supantha Mukherjee. OSLO (Reuters) -Norwegian robotics firm AutoStore said on Wednesday it had priced its initial public offering (IPO) at 31 Norwegian crowns per share, the top of its target range, valuing the company at 103.5 billion crowns ($12.4 billion).

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Apple worker says she was fired after leading movement against harassment

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By Julia Love.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

New York directs two cryptocurrency lending platforms to cease activity

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(Reuters) - Two cryptocurrency lending platforms were asked to cease activities in New York by the state's attorney general on Monday and three other platforms were directed to provide information about their business.

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ASML edges past analyst estimate for Q3 profit amid chip shortage

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By Toby Sterling. AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers, posted slightly better-than-expected quarterly net income of 1.74 billion euros ($2 billion) on Wednesday, amid strong demand for its products and a global semiconductor shortage.

U.S. SEC praises equity market structure, absolves short sellers in GameStop report

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By Katanga Johnson and Chris Prentice. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. markets functioned well during January's GameStop volatility, while short selling was not the main cause of the unprecedented rise in the 'meme stock,' according to a long-awaited Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) report.

U.S. bill would stop Big Tech favoring its own products

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By Diane Bartz. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About a dozen U.S. senators from both parties on Monday formally introduced a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon and Alphabet's Google, from favoring their products and services.

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Westpac to launch zero-interest digital card with young consumers in focus

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(Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp said on Wednesday it would launch a digital credit card this year that would offer zero interest and be aimed primarily at young customers who are seeking the convenience of fast and efficient payment services.

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Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

Samsung SDI, Stellantis agree joint electric vehicle battery deal -source

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SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI Co Ltd and global automaker Stellantis NV have agreed to jointly produce electric vehicle (EV) batteries for the North American market, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Micron to build $7 billion plant in Japan to expand DRAM production - report

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TOKYO (Reuters) -U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology Inc will build a new factory at its Japanese production site in Hiroshima at a cost of 800 billion yen ($7.0 billion), the Nikkan Kogyo newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Amazon-owned Twitch says source code exposed in last week's data breach

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(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc-owned Twitch said on Friday that last week's data breach at the live streaming e-sports platform contained documents from its source code.

Thai digital payments surge from pre-coronavirus level

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Digital payments in Thailand have quadrupled from pre-pandemic levels, the central bank said on Monday, as the Southeast Asian country's longest-running wave of infections accelerates demand for online services.

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Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

What opportunities can a Data Science Bootcamp bring you?

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What opportunities can a Data Science Bootcamp bring you? The number of jobs you can access after joining a Data Science bootcamp is broad! With the interest in Data Science growing, companies are looking for qualified data specialists to join their teams and help them make data-driven decisions.

Taiwan's Foxconn shows off three electric vehicle prototypes

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By Yimou Lee. TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan tech giant Foxconn unveiled its first three electric vehicle prototypes on Monday, underscoring ambitious plans to diversify away from its role of building consumer electronics for Apple Inc and other tech firms.

Apple to sell fewer iPhones as chip crisis bites, J.P.Morgan says

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(Reuters) - J.P.Morgan on Tuesday became the second brokerage in two weeks to cut its forecast for Apple Inc's iPhone sales for the crucial holiday quarter as the global chip shortage and factory closures in Asia finally catch up to the technology giant.

Bitcoin hovers near 6-month high on ETF hopes, inflation worries

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Bitcoin hovered near a six-month high early on Monday on hopes that U.S. regulators would soon allow cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETF) to trade, while global inflation worries also provided some support.

What E-Commerce Performance Metrics Are CTOs Monitoring?

In this eBook, Danny Miles, CTO of Dollar Shave Club, reveals an efficient framework for thinking about and prioritizing the performance metrics that matter most to him, providing a blueprint for fellow e-commerce CTOs to follow as they evaluate their own business.

Decentralising the Web: The Time is Now

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Last week, Frances Haugen revealed what most of us already knew; recommendation algorithms are toxic and those employed by Facebook in particular.

Coinbase says hackers stole cryptocurrency from at least 6,000 customers

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(Reuters) - Hackers stole from the accounts of at least 6,000 customers of Coinbase Global Inc, according to a breach notification letter sent by the cryptocurrency exchange to affected customers.

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'Big Short' investor Burry says he's no longer betting against Tesla - CNBC

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(Reuters) - Investor Michael Burry of "The Big Short" fame said he was no longer betting against Tesla Inc and that his position was just a trade, CNBC reported on Friday.

Facebook will try to 'nudge' teens away from harmful content

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Facebook Inc executive said Sunday that the company would introduce new measures on its apps to prompt teens away from harmful content, as U.S lawmakers scrutinize how Facebook and subsidiaries like Instagram affect young people's mental health.

AI in Manufacturing

Manufacturers want to deliver the best products on the market as quickly and ethically as possible. Learn how to solve your most urgent manufacturing and business needs with an enterprise AI platform.

Cannabis e-commerce platform Dutchie raises $350 million, valued at $3.75 billion

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By Jane Lanhee Lee. Reuters) - Cannabis e-commerce platform Dutchie on Thursday said it raised $350 million in its latest funding round that valued the company at $3.75 billion. The massive funding round is Dutchie’s second this year.

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After G20 endorses tax deal, Italy says its digital levy could stay for two more years

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By David Lawder and Gavin Jones. WASHINGTON/ROME (Reuters) - G20 finance leaders on Wednesday endorsed a global tax deal that calls for the elimination of unilateral digital services taxes, but Italy's economy minister said it may take up to two years to eliminate the digital levy imposed by Rome.

Chile cenbank to decide on roll-out of digital currency in 2022

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's central bank will decide in early 2022 on a strategy for the potential roll-out of its own digital currency, the bank's president said on Monday, as policymakers worldwide seek to keep pace with fast-spreading cryptocurrencies.

Pearson pounded after COVID hits U.S. community college enrolment

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By Kate Holton. LONDON (Reuters) -Global education group Pearson said enrolments at community colleges in the United States had been hit by a recent surge in COVID-19 cases and a tight labour market, limiting growth and sending its shares to their lowest level since January.

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Build Trustworthy AI With MLOps

Machine learning operations (MLOps) helps companies deliver machine learning applications in production at scale. Discover the importance of secure MLOps in the four critical areas of model deployment, monitoring, lifecycle management, and governance.

Supplier Novares seeks damages from carmakers over cancelled orders

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PARIS (Reuters) -French auto supplier Novares is claiming tens of millions euros in damages from its customers after a global shortage in semiconductor chips has forced many carmakers to halt production and cancel orders.

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NFT sales surge to $10.7 billion in Q3 as crypto asset frenzy hits new highs

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By Elizabeth Howcroft. LONDON (Reuters) - Sales volumes of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) surged to $10.7 billion in the third quarter of 2021, up more than eightfold from the previous quarter, according to data from market tracker DappRadar, as the frenzy for crypto assets reached new highs.

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Embattled Evergrande's EV unit vows to make cars early next year

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's embattled Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group said on Monday it aimed to start producing electric vehicles (EV) next year despite facing a struggle to secure external investment.

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Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 million to settle U.S. CFTC charges

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By Chris Prentice. Reuters) -Cryptocurrency Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex will pay $42.5 million to settle civil charges from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over allegedly making misleading statements and making illegal transactions.

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The Business Value of MLOps

As machine learning models are put into production and used to make critical business decisions, the primary challenge becomes operation and management of multiple models. This report highlights some of the most impactful benefits of MLOps tools.