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How people with Down syndrome are teaching Google
Through a partnership with the Canadian Down Syndrome Society, Google is collecting voice samples to teach its Google Assistant to understand people with Down syndrome.Matthew MacNeil is one of more than 600 adults with Down syndrome who have donated their voices to help Google improve its speech recognition technology.
Munich (Reuters) - The stock exchange plans of Frankfurt technology Investors Brockhaus are taking shape.
The company set the issue price for the 3.59 million shares offered at 32 euros each, as Brockhaus Capital Management announced on Tuesday. Investors now have until Thursday (July 9) to subscribe to the securities from a capital increase with a total value of up to EUR 115 million. On July 14, Brockhaus wants to celebrate its debut in the strictly regulated Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. At least 25 percent of the shares should be in free float in the future. At the issue price, the company would be valued at 332 million euros. The issue is organized by the investment banks Citi and Jefferies.
Microsoft won’t sell police its facial-recognition technology, following similar moves by Amazon and IBM
Microsoft will ban police use of its controversial facial-recognition systems, as the company awaits regulatory rules for how law-enforcement agencies deploy the technology.The move, announced by Microsoft president Brad Smith at a Post Live event Thursday morning, follows similar decisions by Amazon and IBM, and comes as protesters across the nation press for an end to police brutality and racial profiling.
Brockhaus wants to use the money to buy further technology companies from the middle class. So far, the investor, which has existed since 2017, only owns two companies with a combined turnover of 54 million euros and an operating profit (Ebitda) of 16 million euros: the Karlsruhe Palas particle and laser measurement technology GmbH, whose devices can measure fine dust in the air, and the Ihse Group from Oberteuringen on Lake Constance, which manufactures IT components for signal transmission. Despite the corona crisis, Brockhaus expects sales growth of around five percent for the current year.
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