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Isao Takahato Died At Age Of 82

Isao Takahato Died At Age Of 82

He had co-founded Studio Ghibli and had directed some legendary movies. More recently Takahata was Oscar-nominated for The Tale of Princess Kaguya, which was…

Korean University threatened by Leading AI researchers with boycott over its work on ‘Killer robots’

Korean University threatened by Leading AI researchers with boycott over its work on ‘Killer robots’

More than 50 leading AI and robotics researchers have said they will boycott South Korea’s KAIST university over the institute’s plans to help develop…

Helen Mirren’s Support For Stunt Performers’ Academy Award

Helen Mirren’s Support For Stunt Performers’ Academy Award

The Oscar-winning actor has raised her voice in support of the stunt performers who act out death-defying acts for movies. She considers them to…

EU’s Air Traffic Control system failure may lead to 15,000 flights being grounded

EU’s Air Traffic Control system failure may lead to 15,000 flights being grounded

Eurocontrol’s flight management system failed affecting as many as 15,000 flights. Nearly half of all European flights may suffer delays after a system failure…

Grindr To Stop Sharing Users’ HIV Status With Third Parties

Grindr To Stop Sharing Users’ HIV Status With Third Parties

The company’s Head of Security said the information was part of “standard industry practice for rolling out and debugging software.” However, according to…

Telsa goes bankrupt in Elon Musk April Fools' Day gag

Telsa goes bankrupt in Elon Musk April Fools’ Day gag

Elon Musk pokes fun at Tesla bankruptcy speculation with a series of tweets and a comical photo of himself passed out against a Model…