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How Lasers And Robo-Feeders Are Transforming Fish Farming

Fish farming is big business - the industry now produces about 100 million tonnes a year - and with salmon prices soaring, producers are turning to lasers, automation and artificial intelligence to boost production and cut costs.

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Probe After 'Drone Made Helicopter Crash'

Pic: DJI (A DJI Phantom drone is believed to have been involved in the incident)Investigations have been launched after a helicopter reportedly crashed after swerving to avoid a consumer drone.

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U.N. Chief Urges Global Rules For Cyber Warfare

Pic: ReutersLISBON: U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for global rules to minimize the impact of electronic warfare on civilians as massive cyber attacks look likely to become the first salvoes in future wars.

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Japan's Sony Corp To Form Alliance To Build Taxi-Hailing System: Nikkei

Pic: ReutersJapan’s Sony Corp plans to form a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based taxi-hailing system in Japan, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday.

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Don't Use Huawei Phones, FBI Warns

Pic: NewshubBosses of the United States' law enforcement agencies have warned against using phones made by Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE.

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Careem Acquires Middle East Online Restaurant Listing Platform, To Trial Food Delivery

Pic: ReutersDUBAI - Careem, a Middle East competitor to Uber Technologies [UBER.UL], said on Sunday it had acquired RoundMenu and would start trialing food delivery services through the restaurant listing and reservation online platform this month.

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Switzerland Embraces Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies Amid Global Crackdown

While financial regulators across the world are cracking down on bitcoin, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has decided to encourage digital currencies by issuing guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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Push For Private Sector Investment In Fiber Deployment - Salleh

Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

KOTA BELUD — The government’s recent push to have more private sector investments in fiber deployment is meant to achieve the national objective of increasing broadband speeds and lowering prices, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

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Intel Hit With 32 Lawsuits Over Security Flaws

Pic: ReutersIntel Corp said on Friday shareholders and customers had filed 32 class action lawsuits against the company in connection with recently-disclosed security flaws in its microchips.

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Facebook Faces Big Challenge To Prevent Future U.S. Election Meddling

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON: The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and 21st-century technologies that will not be easy to stop, even now that the methods have been exposed, experts said.

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