Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tech

Two research teams taught their AIs to beat pros at poker

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Resolver plans to use AI to make your customer complaint stick

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The strange life of video game voice actor Ashly Burch

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Canada-led effort would require more locally-made digital media

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Japan axes its ‘fast’ nuclear reactor prototype

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Fitbit now gives you credit for VR bike rides

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Announcing the Startup Battlefield of Disrupt London 2016

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Donald Trump is so, so wrong about how hacking works. Let’s...

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Suncream, cold remedies and gluten-free food may no longer be available on the NHS in England under a crackdown on "low value" medicines.
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NHS England is working on new guidelines to limit low value prescriptions. It could mean patients have to buy Omega 3, gluten free foods and some painkillers. We heard from pharmacist Sonal Davda and GP Dr Sarah Jarvis, with Health Correspondent Smitha Mundasad.

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