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Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine, tap AI tech

Business Sep 24, 2018

Microsoft, Amazon, Google join fight to prevent famine, tap AI tech

Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon and Google are joining forces with international organizations to help identify and head off famines in developing nations using data analysis and artificial intelligence, a new initiative unveiled Sunday. Rather than waiting to respond to a famine after many lives already ...

Yemen forces seen closing in on vital, Houthi-held Hodaida port

World May 29, 2018

Yemen forces seen closing in on vital, Houthi-held Hodaida port

Yemeni government forces are closing in on the rebel-held port city of Hodeida, the war-ravaged country's main conduit for humanitarian aid, the Saudi-led coalition said on Monday. "The Yemeni army backed by the coalition is around 20 km (12 miles) outside Hodeida and military operations ...