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Google Lens is coming to Google Image Search to help you figure out what you’re seeing

At a small press event in San Francisco today, Google dropped a mention of a big new feature on the way: Google Lens support is coming to Google Image Search. For the unfamiliar, Google Lens (previously available as a dedicated app, and as part of Google Photos) taps the company’s computer vision work to figure out the contents of an ...

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National Guard commander challenges opposition figure Navalny to hand-to-hand fight

The head of the Russian internal security agency has dismissed charges of graft and corruption made by Aleksey Navalny, calling the activist a “cloned US puppet” and challenging him to a hand-to-hand fight. “You have allowed insulting and slandering theorizing about me and it is not a habit among officers to simply forgive such things. Since time immemorial, scoundrels get ...

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CBS Chief Executive & #MeToo figure Leslie Moonves accused by six women of misconduct – report

CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves has been accused by at least six women of sexual harassment, in a culture allegedly shared by some top managers at the network, an exposé by The New Yorker has revealed. Four of the six women told New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow that Moonves had tried to forcibly touch or kiss them, while the other two ...

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Figure Eight partners with Google to give AutoML developers better training data

Figure Eight, a platform that helps developers train, test and fine-tune their machine learning models, today announced a major new collaboration with Google that essentially turns Figure Eight into the de facto standard for creating and annotating machine learning data for Google Cloud’s AutoML service. As Figure Eight’s CEO Robin Bordoli told me, Google had long been a customer, but ...

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US establishment rallies around martyr figure of ex-ambassador McFaul

Former US ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul was touched that the Senate voted to protect him from being hauled off to a Russian dungeon – or at least that’s what the establishment crowd made it look like. McFaul was the US envoy to Russia from February 2012 to February 2014, leaving Moscow just days after the US-backed coup in the ...

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Ex-Trump campaign figure tells black Democrat strategist he is ‘out of his cotton-picking mind’

In a heated debate over immigration, David Bossie, the former deputy campaign manager for Donald Trump, told Democratic strategist Joel Payne, a person of color, that he is “out of [his] cotton-picking mind.” The comment by Bossie, who currently heads Citizens United, came amid a tense exchange on Fox & Friends with Payne about the controversies surrounding US President Donald ...

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'They know who I am & who I represent' – Russian Olympic figure skater Medvedeva to RT

Russian Olympic figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has spoken exclusively to RT about becoming a two-time Olympic silver medalist, despite political pressure at the recent PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Eighteen-year-old Medvedeva won a silver medal in PyeongChang, finishing second to teammate and friend Alina Zagitova. The two were forced to compete as Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) after the International ...

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Russian figure skater Medvedeva out of world champs due to recurring leg injury

Two-time Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva of Russia will miss the upcoming World Figure Skating Championship in Milan, Italy, to have treatment on a leg injury she suffered before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics. “Following a detailed medical examination, doctors recommended Evgenia Medvedeva skip the championships. She will be replaced by Stanislava Konstantinova, who was the first reserve skater in the ...

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Russian figure skater Medvedeva sets world record in short program

The two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva representing Olympic Athletes from Russia delivered a stunning performance in the ladies’ short program, setting a new world record of 81.61 points. Medvedeva managed to beat her previous achievement, recorded several days earlier in a team event, by 60 hundredths of a point. However, the record was beaten just minutes later by her teammate ...

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Russian figure skating star Zagitova breaks Medvedeva’s newly-set world record in short program

Alina Zagitova has taken the lead in the ladies’ short program receiving an incredible 82.92 points from the judges, beating the world record set minutes earlier by Zagitova’s teammate and training partner Evgenia Medvedeva. Zagitova’s immaculately-executed technical elements, including her signature triple Lutz-triple loop combination, merited 45.30 points. It is the highest technical score ever recorded in the women’s short ...

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