Latest Technology News – Huawei won't be a silent lamb to US slaughter, says China

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— Huawei won’t be a silent lamb to US slaughter, says China —
China Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said Beijing will “take all necessary measures” to defend its enterprises and that Huawei won’t be a “silent lamb to the slaughter”. This came over the lawsuit filed by Huawei against the US, alleging government ban on its products was ‘unconstitutional’. The US had alleged the Chinese government could use Huawei equipment for espionage.
— Google CEO Sundar Pichai reaches Mumbai to celebrate Women’s Day —
US technology giant Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai reached Mumbai to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 on Friday. “Happy to celebrate #IWD2019 with the India chapter of Women@Google at their ‘I Am Remarkable’ event,” Pichai tweeted. “Thank you for inspiring me with your stories about the experiences, challenges and triumphs of being women in tech,” the 46-year-old added.
— Challenging location: Google on flood forecasting project in Patna —
Sella Nevo, the engineer leading Google’s Flood Forecasting Initiative in Patna, said Google chose Patna for the project as it has an incredibly interesting and challenging location. “There are a lot of things like embankments and other man-made structures that we need to be able to deal with,” said Nevo. Google is using machine learning to improve flood forecasting systems.
— Doctor uses robot to tell patient in ICU that he is dying in US —
Ernest Quintana, a 78-year-old patient admitted to a US hospital was informed of his likely death on a video call by a doctor through a robot sent to the ICU. The news of death should be delivered by a human, Quintana’s daughter said. The hospital defended its move by saying the video call was a follow-up to earlier physician visits.
— Nearly 44% of votes in Estonia’s election were cast online —
Nearly 44% of the votes in Estonia’s 2019 parliamentary elections were cast online using the internet voting (i-voting) system. The system, introduced in Estonia in 2005, recorded over 2 lakh of over 5 lakh total votes this year. It lets users cast a vote through their internet-connected computers by using ID-card or Mobile-ID, while retaining their anonymity.

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