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Uber president Jeff Jones quits

Uber president Jeff Jones quits

San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc. has confirmed that its President Jeff Jones has resigned from his position, deepening turmoil at the ride-hailing company.

Jones resigned and parted with the company just around seven months after assuming the role. He said he had joined the company because of its mission that would help it mature and thrive long term.

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Uber and California DMV representatives to meet lawyers from state AG’s office

Uber and California DMV representatives to meet lawyers from state AG’s office

In a recent report, San Francisco Business Times has revealed that a Wednesday afternoon meeting has been scheduled to be held between ride hailing company Uber, California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMW), and the state's Attorney General (AG)'s office.

According to the report, "representatives" from Uber as well as the California DMW will meet with the lawyers from the state Attorney General's office on the afternoon of December 21.

The San Francisco Business Times' report of the meeting scheduled for December 21 has been confirmed by the DMW to TechCrunch.

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Abortion doesn’t hurt women’s mental health: study suggests

Abortion doesn’t hurt women’s mental health: study suggests

Pregnant women who undergo the controversial procedure of abortion are not more likely to experience mental health issues than those who don't, a new study suggested.

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Google Translate becomes more powerful with Neural Machine Translation technology

Google Translate becomes more powerful with Neural Machine Translation technolog

In an announcement made at a recent press event held in San Francisco, Google said that it is introducing Neural Machine Translation to its Google Translate language-translation tool, so as to make Translate more powerful and useful.

The Neural Machine Translation technology which Google has brought to its Translate tool underscores the use of advanced neural networks which translate whole sentences at a time, instead of reading phrase by phrase. As such, neural networks allow Google Translate to ensure that translations are based on the context of a sentence.

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