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Google Acquires Fly Labs To Join Its Google Photos Team

Today, Google acquired Fly Labs to join its Google Photos team. The company aimed to help people edit videos and photos and it sported 3 million downloads over the past 18 months. Their suite of apps (Tempo, Fly and Crop) will be made available for the next three months. You’ll still be able to use …

Apps

Toyota sets aside $1 billion for AI and robotics research centers

Toyota originally announced earlier this year that it's spending $50 million to establish joint research centers with MIT and Stanford. Turns out the company has decided to set aside a much, much bigger amount than that. Toyota Motor President Akio Toyoda has revealed at an event in Tokyo that the …

BlackBerry Priv wins plaudits, but price tag questioned | Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd launched its first Android-based device on Friday, with the future of the company’s hardware business riding on a slick smartphone called Priv that boasts an impressive array of features and a hefty price tag.<p>A Blackberry sign is seen in front of their offices on …

Gold sinks 7 sessions in a row, loses 4.7% on the week

Gold futures on Friday extended their losing streak to a seventh straight session, settling at their lowest level in more than three months after a …

Stock Markets

China's One-Child Policy May Be Abolished, but Its Damage Is Far From Over

The abolition of China's 35-year-old one-child policy closes one of the darkest chapters in the country's history. In the late 1970s, the Chinese Communist Party, determined to boost economic growth, decided that population control was the answer. Millions of abortions, sterilizations, and …

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Lady Hale: supreme court should be ashamed if diversity does not improve

UK’s only female supreme court judge criticises all-male, all-white appointments and says a search committee should be set up to find candidates<p>The UK’s supreme court should be “ashamed” if it does not radically improve its diversity in the next round of judicial appointments, according to its only …