'Technical error' threatens Vodafone customers with four-figure roaming fees

The Register | 2019-10-14

Bills as high as £9k, but don't worry – they're working on it Vodafone has apologised for a "technical error" that left customers abroad facing thousands of pounds in roaming fees over the weekend. ......

Facebook AI Researchers Are Relying on Maths for Automatic Translations of Words

News18 | 2019-10-14

Designers of machine translation tools still mostly rely on dictionaries to make a foreign language understandable. But now there is a new way: numbers. Facebook researchers say rendering words into figures and exploiting...

Aramco chairman says IPO announcement ‘very soon’

Middle East Online | 2019-10-14

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's energy giant Aramco will announce its long-awaited stock market debut "very, very soon," its chairman said on Monday. Aramco has said it plans to float around five percent of the state-owned company in 2020 or 2021 in what could potentially be the world's biggest stock...

Bernie Sanders wants to give workers an ownership stakes in big companies

CNN | 2019-10-14

(CNN)Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced a series of proposals designed to radically realign the balance of power in the American economy. The Vermont independent's agenda would guarantee workers eventually take control, through the issuance of new stock, of 20% stakes in the country's largest...

Antibody-based eye drop may treat dry eye disease: Study

DNA India | 2019-10-14

Researchers found that patients suffering from dry eye can be cured with a new eye drop made from human antibodies. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to identify the presence of a specific type of antibody, called anti-citrullinated protein autoantibodies, or ACPAs,...

Domestic rabbits plagued by diseases and poor diets, study finds

The Observer | 2019-10-13

They are often thought of as the perfect pets for children: cute, fluffy and low-maintenance. But many of the UK’s 1.5 million domestic rabbits lead miserable, disease-ridden lives, research has shown. Overgrown nails and teeth, gut stasis and dirty backsides – which can result from poor diets and...

Federer loses cool and follows Djokovic out of Shanghai

Supersport | 2019-10-11

Roger Federer's trademark cool spectacularly deserted him and he was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals on Friday.","content":"Roger Federer's trademark cool spectacularly deserted him and he was given a point...

Djokovic loses to Tsitsipas in Shanghai quarterfinals

Rocky Mount Telegram | 2019-10-11

SHANGHAI (AP) — Novak Djokovic’s semifinal streak in Shanghai is over. The defending champion from Serbia, a four-time winner of the Shanghai Masters who had reached the semifinals in all eight of his appearances at the tournament, lost to sixth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Friday in...

Coco Gauff sets record after tournament victory in Linz

Tennishead | 2019-10-14

15 year old tennis sensation Cori Coco Gauff has joined a list of female tennis greats and set a new record having secured her first ever WTA tournament title last weekend Coco Gauff was initially dumped out of the Linz tournament qualifying by relatively...

Rugby World Cup 2019: Johnny Sexton says Ireland hitting peak ahead of quarter-final clash with ...

The Independent | 2019-10-14

Johnny Sexton has questioned the “strange” negativity around Ireland’s Rugby World Cup campaign, insisting Joe Schmidt’s men are ready to peak for the All Blacks. British and Irish Lions fly-half Sexton insisted Ireland always knew Japan’s quality ahead of their 19-12 Pool A loss to the tournament...

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Johnson’s first Queen’s Speech dominated by crime Bills

Belfast Telegraph | 2019-10-14

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Trump 2020 campaign disavows parody media massacre video

BBC News | 2019-10-14

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Scott Morrison points finger at UN for pursuing 'negative globalism'

The Guardian | 2019-10-14

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Nobel awards season comes to an end with economics prize

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