Baidu names former Microsoft exec as COO in artificial intelligence push

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Baidu Inc said it has appointed a former Microsoft Corp executive as chief operating officer, part of a push into artificial intelligence as earnings from its core search engine business wane.

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Airbus CEO sees 'flying car' prototype ready by end of year

MUNICH (Reuters) - Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group's chief executive said on Monday.

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Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. software provider Oracle Corp said on Monday it was opening an accelerator program in Israel for startups developing cloud technologies or whose technologies are based in the cloud.

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Facebook Germany says it will start tackling fake news in weeks

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Facebook said on Sunday it would update its social media platforms in Germany within weeks to reduce the dissemination of fake news.

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Russia says facing increased cyber attacks from abroad

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is facing increased cyber attacks from abroad, a senior security official was quoted on Sunday as saying, responding to Western accusations that Moscow is aggressively targeting information networks in the United States and Europe.

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