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British Teenager Points Out Error in NASA Data

A 17-year-old British teenager pointed out a major error in a set of data that NASA collects from the International Space Station (ISS), the media reported. A-level student Miles Soloman from Tapton School in Sheffield, was working on the TimPix project – which lets school students in the Britain access data recorded by radiation detectors. […]

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Samsung Backs Away From Planned Corporate Restructuring

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung, assailed by a shambolic recall and embroiled in South Korea’s wide-ranging corruption scandal, on Friday backed away from a planned corporate restructuring. Following the embarrassing recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and under pressure from activist shareholders to improve corporate governance, Samsung Electronics said last year that it […]

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UK watchdog “close” to verdict in DeepMind Health data consent probe

The UK’s data protection watchdog has said it’s “close” to concluding a 10-month+ investigation into consent complaints pertaining to a patient data-sharing agreement inked between Google-owned DeepMind and the Royal Free NHS Trust which operates three hospitals in London. The ICO began its probe in May last year — after details emerged, via a FOI request made by New Scientist, of […]

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Udacity adds robotics and digital marketing Nanodegree programs, 21 new hiring partners

Today at the inaugural Udacity Intersect conference, the online education startup announced new robotics and digital marketing variants of its popular Nanodegrees — an effort to expand its corpus of  21st century skills-based courses. In addition to the new degrees, Udacity is adding 21 new hiring partners spanning the automotive, defense, tech, hardware and telecommunications industries. And, […]