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China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

In the first of three planned games at an event in the eastern Chinese water town of Wuzhen, AlphaGo, which is part of Google's DeepMind project, competed against Ke Jie, now ranked as the top player in the world. AlphaGo will play Ke again on Thursday and then Saturday. It is not that China is losing out because Google is not there, as Baidu Inc. has picked up the slack and is serving millions of Internet users, but needless to say, Google is, indeed, losing out on a key market.


Fake movie subtitles could be very risky, new report claims

Fake movie subtitles could be very risky, new report claims

In a YouTube video, Check Point researchers demoed the attack and showed how this previously unknown vulnerability grants an attacker full control over the affected computer. If a hacker is to exploit this vulnerability found in popular media streaming software, then they could potentially gain access to data in over 100 million devices.



Manchester attack: Suspect returned to United Kingdom from Libya days before bombing

As Great Britain's terror threat was raised to its highest level for the first time in a decade, counterterrorism officers feared that the person who constructed the "sophisticated" explosive device could be on the loose. "I thought he worked in a takeaway or something" because of his late hours, Kinsey said. The British electoral roll lists Salman Abedi and Ismail Abedi as current residents of the house.



Theresa May: UK to deploy troops after attack, risk now critical

Rudd also scolded US officials for leaking details about the investigation into the Manchester attack before British authorities were prepared to go public. British officials have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. The concert attack was the deadliest in Britain since 2005, when 52 people were killed by bombs on London's bus and subway systems.



Trump says Iran must stop funding and training 'terrorists and militias' immediately

It considers all of Jerusalem its indivisible capital, a status that is not recognized internationally. Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting U.S. The Wall sits at the base of a plateau which Jews call the Temple Mount and Muslims call the Noble Sanctuary. Details of the visits to the holy sites had been a carefully guarded secret until the last moment, but from early May 22 the alleyways of the Old City were closed to both residents and tourists, and the main thoroughfares ...


Ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye's trial begins

Ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye's trial begins

Park met Samsung's Lee in July 2015 and told him she hoped the succession at the world's biggest smartphone maker "would be resolved smoothly under her government", asking him to support the foundations, according to prosecutor Hwang Woong-Jae.