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Microsoft and Amazon face scrutiny from UK competition watchdog over recent AI deals

Microsoft and Amazon face scrutiny from UK competition watchdog over recent AI deals

LONDON (AP) — British competition regulators said Wednesday they'll scrutinize recent artificial intelligence deals by Microsoft and Amazon over concerns that the moves could thwart competition in the AI industry.
She was too sick for a traditional transplant. So she received a pig kidney and a heart pump

She was too sick for a traditional transplant. So she received a pig kidney and a heart pump

NEW YORK (AP) — Doctors have transplanted a pig kidney into a New Jersey woman who was near death, part of a dramatic pair of surgeries that also stabilized her failing heart.
What a TikTok ban in the US could mean for you

What a TikTok ban in the US could mean for you

No, TikTok will not suddenly disappear from your phone. Nor will you go to jail if you continue using it after it is banned.
Feds need 'nuanced' approach to ensure public sector doesn't lose tech talent: Anand

Feds need 'nuanced' approach to ensure public sector doesn't lose tech talent: Anand

TORONTO — Treasury Board President Anita Anand says Canada has to take a "nuanced" approach to shrinking its public service in order to protect some of its tech worker ranks.
Ancestry website to catalogue names of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II

Ancestry website to catalogue names of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The names of thousands of people held in Japanese American incarceration camps during World War II will be digitized and made available for free, genealogy company Ancestry announced Wednesday.
TikTok may be banned in the US. Here's what happened when India did it

TikTok may be banned in the US. Here's what happened when India did it

NEW DELHI (AP) — The hugely popular Chinese app TikTok may be forced out of the U.S. , where a measure to outlaw the video-sharing app has won congressional approval and is on its way to President Biden for his signature.
Cisco Systems joins Microsoft, IBM in Vatican pledge to ensure ethical use and development of AI

Cisco Systems joins Microsoft, IBM in Vatican pledge to ensure ethical use and development of AI

ROME (AP) — Tech giant Cisco Systems on Wednesday joined Microsoft and IBM in signing onto a Vatican-sponsored pledge to ensure artificial intelligence is developed and used ethically and to benefit the common good.
China to send three astronauts to Tiangong space station, part of its ambitious program

China to send three astronauts to Tiangong space station, part of its ambitious program

JIUQUAN SATELLITE LAUNCH CENTER, China (AP) — China's space agency is making final preparations to send a new crew to its space station on Thursday as part of its ambitious program that aims to put people on the moon by 2030.
Japan's moon lander wasn't built to survive a weekslong lunar night. It's still going after 3

Japan's moon lander wasn't built to survive a weekslong lunar night. It's still going after 3

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s first moon lander has survived a third freezing lunar night, Japan’s space agency said Wednesday after receiving an image from the device three months after it landed on the moon.
Pioneering giraffe expert Anne Innis Dagg always fought for what was right: daughter

Pioneering giraffe expert Anne Innis Dagg always fought for what was right: daughter

For decades, Anne Innis Dagg was the world’s leading expert on giraffes and a staunch advocate for gender equality in the face of sexist attitudes that derailed her academic career.