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Virtual reality could spot concussion in footballers

[ad_1] Media captionVirtual reality tests on footballers could spot brain injury A virtual reality (VR) headset could help football club doctors diagnose concussion more accurately, researchers have claimed. Dr Michael Grey, who is trialling the technology, said the £500 Oculus Rift system can quickly help medics detect “subtle changes” in players. Trials of the technology […]

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US Marines get social media tips after nude photos scandal

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The new guidance advises marines to be careful when using social media US Marines have been given guidelines for using social media after it was discovered some had been sharing nude photos of female colleagues online. The advice encourages marines to behave responsibly when sharing marine corps-related material online. […]

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These teenagers built their own mental health app

[ad_1] These four students have created an app to help teenagers talk about being bullied and get access to counselling. For Me was originally a school project but the NSPCC’s Childline has turned it into reality. “I hope that young people now realise they have somewhere to go,” one of the creators, Laura Hindle, tells […]

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Google pulls Beauty and the Beast 'ad' from Home

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Google has removed audio about the movie Beauty and the Beast which played out unprompted on Google Home. “By the way, Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast opens today,” the smart speaker said after listing the time, weather and travel update. In a video posted on Twitter, it then talked […]

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Google DeepMind's NHS deal under scrutiny

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The records collected by DeepMind went back over the past five years A deal between Google’s artificial intelligence firm DeepMind and the UK’s NHS had serious “inadequacies”, an academic paper has suggested. More than a million patient records were shared with DeepMind to build an app to alert […]

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YouTube: UK government suspends ads amid extremism concerns

[ad_1] Image copyright Other Image caption Navy recruitment ads are among those believed to be affected The government has removed its adverts from YouTube amid concerns they are appearing next to “inappropriate” material on the video-sharing site. The Cabinet Office said it was seeking assurances from YouTube’s owner Google that its messages would be displayed […]