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World Cup 2022 predictions: Tunisia vs France and other matches | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

World Cup 2022 predictions: Tunisia vs France and other matches |  Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Al Jazeera’s AI robot Kashef has crunched the numbers and churned out some predictions for today’s games. Kashef, our artificial intelligence (AI) predictor, has been on a roll recently, correctly predicting the outcomes of the last five out of six matches at World Cup 2022. Today, Kashef has processed the historical data and performances of …

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Taboola CEO: “Yahoo is an internet hero and will drive our revenue”

Taboola CEO: “Yahoo is an internet hero and will drive our revenue”

“This is a victory for the good guys. Yahoo is an internet hero and an iconic brand with 900 million monthly active users that will drive our revenue,” Taboola founder and CEO Adam Singolda told Calclaist. The two companies announced on Monday that they entered into a 30-year commercial agreement which will see Yahoo receive …

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US releases internet sanctions on Iran in support of protesters | Women’s Rights News

US releases internet sanctions on Iran in support of protesters |  Women's Rights News

US Treasury expands Iran sanction exemptions to social media platforms, video conferencing and cloud services. Washington, DC- The Biden administration has issued a license to relax sanctions on internet services in Iran, saying the move aims to “support the free flow of information” for Iranians amid widespread anti-government protests. The US Treasury Department said on …

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Lebanon MPs again fail to elect president despite economic crisis

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Lebanese lawmakers failed for a seventh time Thursday to elect a successor to former president Michel Aoun, even though the vacancy is hampering efforts to rescue the stricken economy. Parliament is split between supporters of the powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah movement and its opponents, neither of whom have a clear majority. Lawmaker Michel Moawad, who is …

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AI robot Kashef with today’s World Cup 2022 predictions – Day 3 | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

AI robot Kashef with today's World Cup 2022 predictions – Day 3 |  Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Al Jazeera’s AI robot has crunched the numbers and processed predictions for today’s four fixtures. Some humans would say a football match is impossible to predict with any great certainty, but Kashef, our Artificial Intelligence (AI) predictor, would disagree. Kashef has been playing with historical data and performance to predict the results of each game …

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CNN Exclusive: After Ukraine, Biden administration turns to Musk’s satellite internet for Iran

CNN Exclusive: After Ukraine, Biden administration turns to Musk's satellite internet for Iran

Washington CNN — The White House has engaged in talks with Elon Musk about the possibility of setting up SpaceX’s satellite internet service Starlink inside Iran, multiple officials familiar with the discussions told CNN. The conversations, which have not been previously reported, come as the Biden administration searches for ways to support the Iranian protest …

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Why Elon Musk’s Starlink will not affect protests in Iran | internet news

Why Elon Musk's Starlink will not affect protests in Iran |  internet news

Tehran, Iran – “Activating Starlink.” That is how billionaire Elon Musk generated headlines last week as he often does, in a few terse words on Twitter. This time, he was referring to the ongoing protests in Iran. He was making a promise to allow Iranians affected by state-imposed internet restrictions to use his satellite internet …

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The US says it’s helping Iranians navigate a massive internet blackout. Activists say it’s too little, too late.

The US says it's helping Iranians navigate a massive internet blackout.  Activists say it's too little, too late.

CNN — As protesters took to the streets of Iran following the death in detention of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman apprehended for apparently not wearing her hijab properly, videos of the uprising began to flood the internet. Clips of students tearing up pictures of Iran’s Supreme Leader in northern Iran. Photos of women removing …

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Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank

Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank

AL-AROUB REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — In two volatile spots in the occupied West Bank, Israel has installed robotic weapons that can fire tear gas, stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets at Palestinian protesters. The weapons, perched over a crowded Palestinian refugee camp and in a flashpoint West Bank city, use artificial intelligence to track …

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Mahsa Amini death: Iran restricts internet as protest deaths mount

Mahsa Amini death: Iran restricts internet as protest deaths mount

CNN — Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets, as protests over the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police rock the Islamic Republic. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest since the death last week …

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