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18 Trump rallies may have led to over 30,000 COVID-19 cases, 700 deaths, says Stanford study
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18 Trump rallies may have led to over 30,000 COVID-19 cases, 700 deaths, says Stanford study

Reacting to a Twitter post on the study, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden said, 'President Trump doesn't care about you. He doesn't even care about his own supporters'

Is everybody doing okay amid the pandemic? US researchers ask social media
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Is everybody doing okay amid the pandemic? US researchers ask social media

Though the answer is not a perfect representation of the national mental health, analysis of Twitter data shows an uptick in signs of sadness, anxiety, depression, stress, and suicidal thoughts as compared to 2019

QS World University Rankings 2021: Only IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc make it to top 200 from India; MIT retains top spot
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QS World University Rankings 2021: Only IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc make it to top 200 from India; MIT retains top spot

IIT Bombay has dropped 20 positions from last year's world university ranking, IISc dropped by one position, and IIT- Delhi's rank has slipped from the previous rank of 182.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stanford University and Google launch COVID-19 Case Mapper to aid local journalists
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Stanford University and Google launch COVID-19 Case Mapper to aid local journalists

Stanford University’s Big Local News and Pitch Interactive in collaboration with the Google News Initiative have come up with the COVID-19 Case Mapper to help journalists.

Indian universities fail to make Times Higher Education top 300 World University Rankings 2020; IISc slips down ranks
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Indian universities fail to make Times Higher Education top 300 World University Rankings 2020; IISc slips down ranks

For the first time since 2012, India does not have any entry in the top 300 in World University Rankings 2020, published by UK-based Times Higher Education

BodyNet is a band-aid like wireless sensor to track your health from your skin: Study
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BodyNet is a band-aid like wireless sensor to track your health from your skin: Study

In order to overcome the challenge of having a stretchable antenna, the Stanford researchers developed a new type of RFID system

Facebook expands measures to slow down the global spread of fake news
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Facebook expands measures to slow down the global spread of fake news

Facebook to team with two US non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation.

Court upholds Brock Turner's sexual assault and rape convictions, says there is 'substantial proof' against ex-Stanford swimmer
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Court upholds Brock Turner's sexual assault and rape convictions, says there is 'substantial proof' against ex-Stanford swimmer

With this verdict, former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner will have to register as a sex offender for life.

Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos departs to join Stanford University
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Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos departs to join Stanford University

Alex Stamos was a key figure in the fight against the spread of fake news and misinformation.

5G panel says around 6,000 Mhz of spectrum can be ready for next gen mobile services
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5G panel says around 6,000 Mhz of spectrum can be ready for next gen mobile services

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha has set the target for commercial roll out of 5G services in India by 2020.

California judge, criticised for giving 6-month jail term for sexual assault, appears for removal in a recall election in the state
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California judge, criticised for giving 6-month jail term for sexual assault, appears for removal in a recall election in the state

Persky came under fire in June 2016 for sentencing former Stanford swim team member Brock Turner, then 20, to six months in the county jail and three years probation for three counts of sexual assault, a penalty widely denounced as too lenient.

Facebook and Indian elections: Zuckerberg’s assurance of fair polls isn’t arrogance, social media will impact voting patterns
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Facebook and Indian elections: Zuckerberg’s assurance of fair polls isn’t arrogance, social media will impact voting patterns

Services such as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Google and its many apps, and others do not provide end-to-end encryption by default.

Facebook and the deviousness of big data behemoths mining your digital life; it's time to be very afraid
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Facebook and the deviousness of big data behemoths mining your digital life; it's time to be very afraid

When Facebook states it will "ensure fair elections in India", it is NOT a statement of arrogance - it is an honest admission of the POWER they hold.

AI-powered robots from Alibaba and Microsoft beat humans in Stanford University comprehension test
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AI-powered robots from Alibaba and Microsoft beat humans in Stanford University comprehension test

The robots both from Alibaba and Microsoft won by a narrow margin. The one from Alibaba scored 82.44 while Microsoft scored 82.650

Researchers develop a model to predict people's voting behaviour with the help of Google Street View and machine learning
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Researchers develop a model to predict people's voting behaviour with the help of Google Street View and machine learning

The researchers developed a model where socioeconomic attributes can be inferred from cars detected from Google Street View images.

Apple launches Heart Study app to detect and notify irregular heart rhythms
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Apple launches Heart Study app to detect and notify irregular heart rhythms

The Apple Heart Study app is available in the US App Store to customers who are 22 years or older and have an Apple Watch Series 1 or later.

Nokia chairman signs for an online course on artificial intelligence by Stanford University
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Nokia chairman signs for an online course on artificial intelligence by Stanford University

Risto Siilasmaa, 51, said he signed up this summer for online courses on artificial intelligence programming run by Stanford University.

Stanford researchers develop
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Stanford researchers develop "radiative sky cooling" solution to cool buildings to save electricity used for air conditioning

The researchers tested a system, with panels coated with the specialised material laid atop pipes of running water, on the roof of a Stanford building.

Shoppers prefer products with more reviews over high ratings on ecommerce platforms: Study
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Shoppers prefer products with more reviews over high ratings on ecommerce platforms: Study

By examining a large dataset of reviews from Amazon.com, the researchers were able to build a statistical model of how people should choose products.

China to push for mass market high-performance solar cells as a way to tackle pollution
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China to push for mass market high-performance solar cells as a way to tackle pollution

Under a new program, China is pushing the industry to mass market high-performance solar cells so far used mainly in high-tech products like satellites.