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U.S. firm Clearview A.I. fined for illegally collecting images of Brits’ faces

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Clearview AI, a New York-headquartered facial recognition company, has been fined £7.5 million ($9.4 million) by a U.K. privacy regulator. Over the last few years, the firm has collected images from the web and social media of people in Britain......

Tesla’s Aura Dims as Its Plunging Stock Highlights the Risks It Faces

New York Times
Tesla shares are reacting in part to the same forces that are roiling stock markets around the world: war in Ukraine, rising interest rates, the threat of recession, supply chain chaos and surging inflation. But Tesla shares have fallen much more than other Silicon Valley giants like Apple or Alphabet,......

Conservative Party faces questions over donation, says Labour

The watchdog said: “If someone makes a donation on behalf of someone else, they are required to inform the party and provide the actual donor’s details. “Where there is evidence that a donation from an impermissible source has been accepted, we will consider it in line with our enforcement policy,......

Oregon’s Kurt Schrader, facing backlash over breaking with House Democrats, faces primary challenge in redrawn district

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Schrader has often angered party progressives during his seven terms in the House. But it wasn’t until the state redistricting process produced a new map last year, which significantly altered the boundaries of his 5th Congressional District, that the......

Trump-era special counsel John Durham faces first test in trial of lawyer with ties to Clinton campaign

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington – As Capitol Hill and the White House turn their attention to the 2022 midterm elections and beyond, jurors in the nearby Washington, D.C., federal courthouse will be asked instead to look backward — at events surrounding the......

Wall Street faces a litany of fears right now, including whether this is a Nasdaq Y2K plunge rerun

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 13, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Anxiety and trauma sufferers are sometimes asked to define a hierarchy of fears that trigger distress so they might be managed. An anxious Wall Street faces......

Jan Blachowicz faces Aleksandar Rakic on UFC Fight Night

Sports Illustrated
Jan Blachowicz returns to the cage Saturday for the first time since dropping the light heavyweight title last October. He fights Aleksandar Rakic in the main event of UFC’s slate of fights in the Apex, a fight that represents his entryway back into a title shot–but it is also against......

Houston Alexander Faces Jason Fish at BKFC Fight Night

Sports Illustrated
While UFC and Bellator veteran Houston Alexander took a nearly four-year layoff from combat sports competition between 2017 and 2021, he wants to make it perfectly clear he never once mentioned the word retirement. “I don’t think it was a retirement thing,” Alexander told MMA Underground. “I’ve always been doing......

Russia still faces a high chance of default, despite payment

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Russia faces renewed threat of debt default on May 4, according to major ratings agencies, as the grace period comes to a close after it attempted to service its dollar bond payments in Russian rubles. Mikhail Tereshchenko | Sputnik |......

Ukraine war: The stolen faces used to promote Vladimir Putin

The fake account is part of a network promoting Russian president Vladimir Putin on Twitter, which used the hashtags #IStandWithPutin and #IStandWithRussia on 2 and 3 March. This led to trending topics in different regions – particularly in the global south, apparently showing support for the war, in countries including......

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