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Cadence Weapon takes aim at the algorithm in technology-critical album

Cadence Weapon takes aim at the algorithm in technology-critical album

TORONTO — Rollie Pemberton predicted the rise of the machines, he just didn’t expect it would happen so quickly.
A wild orangutan used a medicinal plant to treat a wound, scientists say

A wild orangutan used a medicinal plant to treat a wound, scientists say

WASHINGTON (AP) — An orangutan appeared to treat a wound with medicine from a tropical plant— the latest example of how some animals attempt to soothe their own ills with remedies found in the wild, scientists reported Thursday.
AI use by businesses is small but growing rapidly, led by IT sector and firms in Colorado and DC

AI use by businesses is small but growing rapidly, led by IT sector and firms in Colorado and DC

The rate of businesses in the U.S. using AI is still relatively small but growing rapidly, with firms in information technology, and in locations like Colorado and the District of Columbia, leading the way, according to a new paper from U.S.
Say hello (again) to EA Sports College Football. The beloved video-game behemoth is back

Say hello (again) to EA Sports College Football. The beloved video-game behemoth is back

In a Michigan basement decked out in maize and blue, a father sat with his son. They’d bond over a football video game.
More money is going to African climate startups, but a huge funding gap remains

More money is going to African climate startups, but a huge funding gap remains

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — When Ademola Adesina founded a startup to provide solar and battery-based power subscription packages to individuals and businesses in Nigeria in 2015, it was a lot harder to raise money than it is today.

Broadband internet services are disrupted in most parts of Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Broadband internet was disrupted in many parts of Nepal on Thursday as Indian vendors from whom most Nepali private operators source the bandwidth stopped providing the services because of payment defaults.
One Tech Tip: How to repair an electric toothbrush

One Tech Tip: How to repair an electric toothbrush

LONDON (AP) — Toothbrushes used to be simple, powered only by your hand so they never broke down.
Sex offender asks Norway's Supreme Court to declare social media access is a human right

Sex offender asks Norway's Supreme Court to declare social media access is a human right

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A convicted sex offender is asking the Norwegian Supreme Court to declare that social media access is a human right.
Microsoft will invest $2.2 billion in cloud and AI services in Malaysia

Microsoft will invest $2.2 billion in cloud and AI services in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Microsoft is investing $2.

Russia proposes UN resolution on banning weapons in space, after vetoing similar UN-Japan draft

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a U.N. resolution calling on all countries to take urgent action to prevent putting weapons in outer space “for all time” a week after it vetoed a U.S.-Japan resolution to stop an arms race in space.