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Robot breaks child’s finger during Moscow chess tournament

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There’s been an unusual incident in Moscow, with a robot grabbing and then breaking the finger of a child during a chess tournament.

While chess isn’t typically considered a physically dangerous pastime, the incident at a Russian competition is proving the opposite.

the child at the Moscow Open when it took one of the boy’s pieces. 

The child reportedly reached for the board before the robot’s move was over, causing the artificial assailant to pinch his finger for multiple seconds until a group of adults freed him from the bionic grasp. 

A spokesman for the Federation of Russian Chess has blamed the child, saying the child apparently violated safety rules.

“There are certain safety rules and the child, apparently, violated them,” the vice president of the Federation of Russian Chess said, noting that the incident was rare.

“When he made his move, he did not realize he first had to wait.”

They maintain the robot is entirely safe, but acknowledge the child’s injury.

“The robot broke the child’s finger. This is of course bad.”

vice president of the Federation of Russian Chess

Ahron Young is an award winning journalist who has covered major news events around the world. Ahron is the Managing Editor and Founder of TICKER NEWS.

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NASA astronauts phone home, confident Boeing’s Starliner will return to Earth safely

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Stranded NASA astronauts express confidence in Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, assuring its capability to safely transport them back to Earth from the International Space Station.

The astronauts, over a video call to NASA, highlighted Starliner’s enhanced safety features and testing protocols as reassuring factors for their safe return.

“I have a real good feeling in my heart that this spacecraft will bring us home, no problem…”, said Sunita “Suni” Williams, one of the stranded NASA astronauts.

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Paris Olympics insurers are worried over possible AI-driven cyber attacks

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Insurers are increasingly concerned about potential losses due to militant attacks and AI-driven cyber hacks during the upcoming Paris Olympics.

The upcoming global sports event poses significant financial risks for insurers, who fear substantial payouts in case of terrorist incidents or sophisticated cyber breaches.

Dr. Karen Sutherland from the UniSC join to share all the latest. #featured

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Renowned actor Nicolas Cage faces off against AI, expresses fear of digital duplicates

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Cage, now aged 60, highlighted worries about losing control over how his image might be used in future technologies.

During a interview with The New Yorker, The renowned actor, known for his diverse roles, including in “Face/Off” and “National Treasure,” revealed his concerns about the ethical implications of AI recreating his persona.

“They’re just going to steal my body and do whatever they want with it via digital AI. God, I hope not AI. I’m terrified of that. I’ve been very vocal about it.”

Tom Finnigan from Talkingbrands.ai joins to discuss. #featured

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