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  • Showtime for Stadia cloud gaming service

    Showtime for Stadia cloud gaming service

    Google sets out to transform the video game world with its new Stadia service crafted to let people access console-quality games as easily as they do email. The promise of Stadia is that you can play your games anywhere. You could do it right now, on your work or school laptop, for instance.

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  • The future of humanity through the eyes of science

    The future of humanity through the eyes of science

    Next week, the Ratio forum for popular science will once again bring together a plethora of international lecturers tasked with translating the beauty of science into everyday language. In the seven years since its inception, the forum has been able to attract lecturers from all around the world, who have revealed to its audience mysteries like where extraterrestrial life hides; how humankind can colonise Space; what mathematics models, dead people and malaria have in common; the psychology of ghosts; how the brain neurons work and so on and so forth.

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  • Sofia to build Big Data CoE

    Sofia to build Big Data CoE

    Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski”, in partnership with Sweden's Chalmers University of Technologies and Chalmers Industrial Technologies, has launched in Sofia, Bulgaria, the first ever “Big Data for Smart Society” Centre of Excellence (GATE CoE) in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Eastern Europe.

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  • Digital art enchants Sofia

    Digital art enchants Sofia

    The seventh edition of the International Digital Art Festival will take place in Sofia next week, from 22 until 26 October. Organised by the National Academy of Arts and the DA Lab foundation, DA FEST [7] will feature a wide range of exhibitions; audio-visual, theatre and VR performances; video art projections; lectures and presentations; workshops and concerts, revealing a plethora of explorations and art practices in the field of digital art.

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  • Europe rings 5G security alarm

    Europe rings 5G security alarm

    European Union Member States have published a joint risk assessment report into 5G technology which highlights “an increased exposure to risks related to the reliance of mobile network operators on suppliers” that will require the establishment of a new EU policy and security framework.

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  • Deyan Mihaylov: Аdvances in quantum technologies are arriving at an exponential rate

    Deyan Mihaylov: Аdvances in quantum technologies are arriving at an exponential rate

    I believe that eventually, quantum supremacy will be achieved by a private research lab outside of Europe. That is not to say that research in Europe will always be lagging behind, but European universities and research centres need to concentrate on ambitious and risky goals, and then invest wisely in achieving them, says Dr. Deyan Mihaylov, postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, in an interview to Europost.

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  • Controversial magistrate's sweetest victory ever

    Controversial magistrate's sweetest victory ever

    The first woman to be Romania’s prosecutor general, Laura Codruta Kovesi, was only 33 when appointed in 2006. At that age she was also the youngest Prosecutor General in Romania's history. Seven years later, Kovesi marked another milestone when she was named the head of the Romanian Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) - an institution created to fight high-level corruption in the years when Romania was preparing to join the EU.

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