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Software uses facial expressions to 'predict' bank's policies



News October 20, 2017


Two artificial intelligence researchers in Japan have been using technology to measure the momentary expressions on the face of Haruhiko Kuroda, the governor of the Bank of Japan, during press conferences.The research uses compute...

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'Loyalty penalty' of over £1 a day for top smartphones - report



News October 19, 2017


Citizens Advice has accused three major players of failing to reduce bills to reflect that a phone has been paid for - demanding providers make their billing more transparent.It alleged people with Vodafone were paying up to £38 ...

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Tinder brings out 'basic mating instincts' in both sexes



News October 19, 2017


Tinder is a dating app which presents users with a stream of potential partners - providing short biographies and a selection of pictures.Users can swipe these pictures left to say 'no' to someone and swipe right to say 'yes' - if...

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Scientists discover mosquitoes' stealth secrets



News October 19, 2017


Unlike other insects, which push off from their landing surface and then start furiously beating their wings to take flight, mosquitoes minimise the force felt by their prey."Mosquitoes take off mostly with their wings and push of...

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SpaceX to retry satellite launch after explosion



News October 19, 2017


The companies have come to an agreement, according to Israeli satellite operator Spacecom, which told the Tel Aviv stock exchange it would be launching a satellite with SpaceX in 2019.Spacecom demanded a free launch after SpaceX's...

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