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Mandi Kogosowski

The new Iranian supercomputer. Photo from the website of state-run Mehr news agency

Iran unveils its new supercomputer 

It will be used to develop and analyze artificial intelligence technologies, image and traffic processing, big data and more. The information and communications technology minister said that work has already started on the next computer, which will be even more powerful  

The business district of Singapore. Photo: BIGSTOCK/Copyright: Tampatra

Singapore, Abu Dhabi cooperate in field of smart cities

A joint forum of the two cities published a call under which Singaporean companies are invited to submit offers for solutions of various challenges identified by Abu Dhabi as part of the government's innovation plans 

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Report: Chinese AI technologies pose threat to Africa

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute mapped out hundreds of Chinese technology initiatives throughout the continent, pointing out times in which advanced facial recognition technologies were used for political arrests with the pretense of maintaining public order