Artificial intelligence

The EU Fined Google with 1.49 Billion Euros

Google has been fined $ 1.49 billion by the EU to block advertisers from its competitors in its search engine, the BBC said.

This is the third EU fine for the giant in the last two years.

The case was opened in 2016 and accuses Google that it has forbidden third parties to use the AdSence app to display advertisements by Google's rivals.

#Romania2019.eu/Impact of AI in European industry, development of single market and reducing polution on COMPET meeting agenda

AGERPRES special correspondent Loredana Ciobanu reports: The Competitiveness Council (COMPET) adopted on Monday, in the first meeting of the Romanian mandate at the EU Council Presidency, the conclusions regarding the coordination plan on the development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) "Made in Europe."

Sofia University Creates Two Research Institutes

Two scientific institutes will be opened in the structure of the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski. Their creation was approved on Wednesday by the government. One will deal with research and projects in the field of law, economics and intellectual property, and the other with developments in the field of large data and artificial intelligence.

Google Opens New Office in Berlin with Eye on Expansion

American tech giant Google has opened a new office in Berlin that it says will give it the space to expand in the German capital, reports AP.

CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday the space means Google could more than double the number of Berlin employees to 300. Google currently has 1,400 employees in Germany.

Tapping into excellence

The rest of the world is moving at light speed in the sector of artificial intelligence (AI) and new technologies.

Greece has great scientists, who usually need to go abroad to excel. Some are carrying out important research at local institutions, making them one of the few pockets of excellence to have survived in the country.

Eurasian Economy Summit in Istanbul to discuss water, migration, energy

A wide range of interrelated issues, such as water, migration, religion, the role of artificial intelligence in energy and the economy, and the impact of religion on the advancement of technology, will be discussed at the Eurasian Economy Summit to be held in Istanbul on Feb. 6-7.

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