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Brad Smith authors book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of Digital Age”

The book “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and The Peril of the Digital Age” has been co-authored by Microsoft President Brad Smith & Carol Ann Browne, and will release on September 11. The book will provide a behind-the-scene look at the multinational technology company and tell some of the biggest stories to hit the tech ..

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Automated Facial Recognition

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released a Request for Proposal for an Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) to be used by police officers across the country. How Automated Facial Recognition System Works? The AFRS will maintain a large database with photos and videos of peoples faces. Whenever there is a need to identify ..

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Swiss National Bank – Annual Banking Statistics: Relevant Points

The annual banking statistics released by the Swiss National Bank makes the following observations: The UK has retained its top position in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks. The UK accounts for more than 26 per cent of the total foreign funds parked with Swiss banks at the end of 2018. ..

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DNA Regulation Bill

The government has cleared the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill for introduction in parliament. Features of the Bill The Bill provides for a regulatory framework for obtaining, storing and testing of DNA samples of human beings, mainly for the purposes of criminal investigations, and with the objective of establishing the identity of a ..

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Internet Trends Report 2019

Internet Trends Report 2019 compiled by Mary Meeker, an influential figure in the industry makes the following observations: The growth in the number of internet users is tapering with a growth rate of 6% in 2018 as against 7% the previous year. 8 billion internet users, more than half the world population is now online. ..

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WHO Guidelines on Use of Digital Health Technology

World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new recommendations on 10 ways through which countries can use digital health technology which is accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers to improve people’s health and essential services. Overview of WHO Recommendations The guideline demonstrates that health systems need to respond to the increased visibility and availability of ..

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