Tuesday , 21 November 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

Germany's new facial recognition technology reminiscent of Cold War surveillance for some

By Margaret Evans Germany is testing out facial-recognition technology at a Berlin train station. The goal is to improve security, but for those who remember the Cold War, it has ...

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Renovating a retreat for a young teen

By Vicky Sanderson - Decor Star writer Rob Cribb, with direction from designer Melissa Davis, creates a space for his daughter ...Read the news Source:: The Star – Technolog ...

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A computer taught itself the toughest game on the planet. And it's just getting started

By CBC Radio A new self-teaching artificial intelligence is now the world's best Go player - and invents new way to play. ...Read the news Source:: CBC – Technology & S ...

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‘Brady Bunch house’ renovation sparked by Olympic goal

By Tracy Hanes - Special to the Star Family moves from custom-refurbished century home to a late-1960s bungalow to bring their son closer to his national riding-team dreams ...Rea ...

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Land-use policies contribute to GTA’s housing shortage

By Bryan Tuckey - Special to the Star The Ontario government directs growth to locations and built forms that don't align with public demand. ...Read the news Source:: The Star ...

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Use caution when making a real estate purchase to avoid costly buyer's remorse: Ask Joe

By Joe Richer - Registrar, Real Estate Council of Ontario Consider hiring a real estate lawyer to guide if you're having doubts about a purchase or want to walk away from the deal ...

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Loosening offshore drilling rules is a risky proposal

By Bob McDonald The Trump administration is proposing a bill to roll back restrictions on oil drilling in offshore waters along its coast. That includes the Arctic, where a spill ...

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When stars collide: How 4,000 scientists converged for an epic kilonova cram session

By CBC Radio The never-before-seen collision of two dead stars led to an unprecedented astronomical collaboration and interrupted a day at the spa. ...Read the news Source:: CBC ...

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Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, 1 fatal, CDC reports

By The Associated Press The popular trend of raising backyard chickens is bringing with it a soaring number of illnesses from poultry-related diseases, some of them fatal, U.S. he ...

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Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

By The Associated Press <img src="https://i.cbc.ca/1.4010732.1488733410!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_460/afp-ja2nb.jpg" alt="AFP_JA2NB ...

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