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Friday, November 8, 2019

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How to Leap Into Digital Dexterity - CXO Weekly

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robllewellyn.com - As the digital era takes shape, executives are faced with strategic challenges, which they are unaccustomed to dealing with. It is clear that simply adopting digital technology in a siloed manner is …

TPS Consulting Daily

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Bittrex Target of Latest $1 Million Crypto SIM Hack Lawsuit - CoinDesk Shared by Crypto Brothers PR coindesk.com - Crypto exchange Bittrex is being sued over a SIM swap that netted crimina…

Twitter now lets you follow Topics on your timeline

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androidcommunity.com - Twitter is actually a pretty good resource to find news and information about a lot of various topics that you can think of, but sometimes you don’t know what accounts to follow. The social network s…

Guidemaster: Picking the right Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C dock for your desk

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arstechnica.com - The introduction of USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports and the transition away from legacy ports hasn't been smooth. PC and smartphone OEMs began using the USB-C port a few years ago because it allowed co…

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - This July, Facebook announced a new division called NPE Team which would build experimental consumer-facing apps, allowing the company to try out new ideas and features to see how people would react.…

Google hires former Disney and Star executive to head its India business – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Google said on Friday it has appointed Sanjay Gupta, a former top executive with Disney India and Star, as the manager and vice president of sales and operations for its India business. Gupta will be…

A look at the top trends exciting NYC’s consumer VCs – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - To learn more about the next wave of consumer startup investment outside Silicon Valley, I’m speaking to leading B2C-focused investors in various hubs about the trends they’re excited about right now.

Andreessen Horowitz launches free crypto startup school – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Last month, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) general partner Chris Dixon announced at TechCrunch Disrupt that the VC firm would run a free crypto startup school. And the company is officially launching its…

Lyft is adding Chrysler Pacificas to its AV fleet and opening a new dedicated self-driving test facility – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Lyft has another year of building out its autonomous driving program under its belt, and the ride-hailing company has been expanding its testing steadily throughout 2019. The company says that it’s n…

Facebook’s new branding distinguishes app from acquisitions – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Facebook wants more people to know it owns Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus while still maintaining a distinct identity for its main app. So today Facebook launched a new capitalization and typography …

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Chris Cox’s motivational speeches were at the heart of Facebook’s new employee orientation. But after 14 years at the social network, the Chief Product Officer left in March amidst an executive shake…

Dealmaster: Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 per month

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another batch of deals and discounts to share. Topping our list today is a sale on a three-month Audible membership. All-new subscribers can get three …

Ring-a-ding: IoT doorbell exposed customer Wi-Fi passwords to eavesdroppers

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arstechnica.com - Ring has pushed out a fix to a security issue in the configuration code for its Internet-connected home security products. Researchers from Bitdefender notified Ring in June of a flaw in Ring Video D…

I watched over 100 Tesla Smart Summon videos—here’s what I learned

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arstechnica.com - In late September, Tesla released a major software update that included a new feature called Smart Summon. It enables a customer to summon their car from across a parking lot with no one inside—thoug…

Sony has a PlayStation Now problem

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arstechnica.com - Today, every major gaming company and their subsidiary cousin is aiming to be the "Netflix of games" in some form or another. Xbox Game Pass, Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass, Ubisoft's UPlay+, EA Acce…

Goldeneye 007’s lost remaster emerges again via massive, polished video leak

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arstechnica.com - Notice how Natalya and James actually look like their real-life actors in the updated screen? That becomes even more apparent when comparing the game's single-player moments. They clearly went back a…

These electric hot rods point the way to future restomods

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arstechnica.com - Last year, Chevrolet took a 550kW electric Camaro hot rod to SEMA, so this year Ford brought Mustang Lithium, which boasts 671kW. That's 900hp. We don't know how fast this will be at the drag strip, …

Evolution, not revolution, for the new 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S

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arstechnica.com - The 2020 Porsche 911 Carerra S is the eighth-generation 911. Internally, and to porschephiles, it's called the 992. Confusingly, we've already had a 993, a 996, and a 997. But the previous generation…

After 10 failed logins, Giuliani had Apple Store wipe his iPhone: Report

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arstechnica.com - On January 12, 2017, President-elect Donald Trump named Rudy Giuliani to be his cybersecurity advisor. A month later, on February 7, Giuliani walked into a San Francisco Apple Store with a problem: h…

Why 168,149 Valentine’s day text messages arrived in November

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arstechnica.com - Did you get a Valentine's Day text message on November 7? If so, you can blame a company called Syniverse, which provides text-messaging services to major mobile carriers. Syniverse helps deliver tex…

Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller review: For $180, it better be this good

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arstechnica.com - The Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller, in its default configuration. Unlike 2015's design, which had a silver bar on its top, this one has a totally smooth black exterior. I prefer this unified design, …

Feds arrest couple for fraudulently selling Chinese gear to US military

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arstechnica.com - In August 2018, an Air Force service member noticed something strange about a body camera being used by security personnel at an Air Force base: Chinese characters on the screen. A subsequent investi…

Accessibility, the future, and why Domino’s matters

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arstechnica.com - Technology is changing the way we interact with companies like Domino's, for sure. The US Supreme Court last week formally declined to weigh in on an argument that the Americans with Disabilities Act…

18 Marketing Tactics You Need in 2020 - Convince & Convert

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convinceandconvert.com - The changes in 2020 will create just enough anxiety in digital marketers to keep the coffee and libations industries booming. AI will continue to grow and impact how we interact with our audiences an…

Ripple’s Xpring Invests in New Smart Contract Platform

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cointelegraph.com - Xpring, Ripple’s investment arm and tech incubator has completed a strategic investment into smart contract platform Flare Networks. On Nov. 5, Flare Networks reported that it secured a partnership a…

AI in UX Design: Current State, Strengths and Limitations

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shakuro.com - In last week’s news: DeepMind announced that their sophisticated AlphaStar AI is now better than 99.8% of all human players in the Blizzard Entertainment game StarCraft II. The news was published on …

Mysterious phone texts puzzle recipients, mobile carriers won't explain

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boingboing.net - An unknown number of mobile phone users in America received weird texts on their phone on Wednesday. Nobody's sure where they came from, but the problem seems to have been that a bunch of texts sent …

Amazon PR accidentally confirms the existence of a fictional dystopian Amazon technology

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boingboing.net - The New York Times has been publishing a series of "Op-Eds From The Future," giving fiction writers a chance to imagine our hellish circumstances to come. In October, former Vice/Terraform editor Bri…

Harley-Davidson offers a sneak peek of its new electric bikes, going on sale in 2020

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theverge.com - One of the most hotly anticipated electric bicycles scheduled to be released in 2020 isn’t from a traditional bike manufacturer, or even some new crowdfunding e-bike startup, but from one of the olde…

Apple’s new privacy pages are easier to read and look way better

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theverge.com - Today, Apple refreshed apple.com/privacy, its webpages that explain what the company does to protect your privacy. They’re much easier to read, letting you skim through a list of individual Apple app…

Almendres Cromlech: Rare Twin Megalithic Stone Circles of Portugal

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ancient-origins.net - Located on the slopes of the Monte dos Almendres in Portugal is the ancient megalithic site of Almendres Cromlech, also popularly known as the ‘hill of the stone amphorae.’ The stunningly well-preser…

How leaked court documents reveal Facebook’s fundamental paranoia

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theverge.com - Oh fine, let’s talk about some ancient Facebook history. Once upon a time there was an atrocious company called Six4Three. It made an app called Pikinis that found photos of your Facebook friends in …

Google brings ramping ringer option for Pixel devices

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re waiting for an important phone call and you need your phone’s ringer to be persistent and insistent, there’s now an option to have this on your Pixel device. Google has quietly rolled out t…

Disney+ will be available on Amazon Fire TV platform

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androidcommunity.com - When Disney made their initial announcement about their upcoming video streaming service Disney+, the list of supported devices they released was missing one important name – Amazon’s Fire TV. There …

App Defense Alliance announced by Google

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androidcommunity.com - Android security isn’t exactly rocket science as with computer or information security. It is something that needs careful attention because hackers and malware evolve. It is a fact of life the Andro…

Keeping app data possible with Android 10, WhatsApp now does it

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androidcommunity.com - Backing up data and files in Android is not exactly a walk in the park. It is not easy especially app backups. What happens is when you want to delete a mobile app, all its content will also be erase…

Bixby Home turns into Samsung Daily on Android 10 beta

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androidcommunity.com - At the Samsung Developer Conference last month, one of the things they announced was that Samsung Daily will replace Bixby Home on your Galaxy devices as the official newsfeed app. They said that it …

Sony IMX686 sensor video teaser surfaces on Weibo

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androidcommunity.com - Sony may not be that busy when it comes to the mobile business but it is still thriving. The brand has many other businesses so it can still afloat for a long time. There are TVs, home appliances, me…

ZTE Blade 10,Blade 10 Prime, and Blade A7 Prime announced

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androidcommunity.com - ZTE is one of those few very prolific brands. It has proven its worth in several markets even the US before the sanctions were imposed. ZTE continues to come up with mid-range smartphones with afford…

T-Mobile to introduce $15/month Connect plan once Sprint merger goes through

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androidcommunity.com - T-Mobile is going all out to campaign to get their still-pending merger with Sprint to go through. One of the ways they’re trying to court public opinion is by promising a really cheap $15/month wire…

Google Stadia app available for download from the Play Store

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androidcommunity.com - Earlier this year, Google launched the Stadia as a new cheat-proof cloud-based video game platform. It was talked about more during the E3 2019 conference. The Stadia controller went up for pre-order…

Mark Jeffrey, Founder of Guardian Circle | The Rob McNealy Program

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robmcnealy.com - In this podcast, Rob McNealy interviews Mark Jeffrey, Founder & CEO of Guardian Circle, a crypto powered Community Emergency Response Network app. Mark Jeffrey is an award-winning serial entrepreneur…

At Long Last, the F-35 and F-22 Might Talk to Each Other

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defenseone.com - The U.S. Air Force will try to get an F-22 and an F-35 to talk to each other in December, part of a broader effort to link all of its manned and unmanned aircraft, Air Force and military officials an…

Google Open Sources Cardboard VR - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - With the quiet death of Daydream View, Google is open-sourcing its earlier Cardboard effort to prop up its VR platform. “We’re releasing the Cardboard open source project to let the developer communi…

Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: Ignite 2019 Special Edition - Petri

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petri.com - Because this is the best reason to go to Florida, this special edition of Short Takes looks at the biggest announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2019. Note: This article is only a wrap-up. Be sure to c…

Instagram Will Test Hiding 'Likes' in the US Starting Next Week

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wired.com - If you post a picture, and no one sees how many people liked it, does it still exist? Instagram users in the United States are going to find out next week. Months after the company tested hiding "lik…

Want to reduce your bounce rate, but what does that actually mean?

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searchenginewatch.com - How many times have you quoted a metric plucked from Google Analytics without really knowing what it means? Fear not, you’re not alone. For far too long now, marketers have had misconceptions over ho…

UK Cancer charity: Biological females are now ‘people with a cervix’ | Sovereign Man

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sovereignman.com - Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, your finances, and your prosperity. Apparentl…

EU Antitrust Chief: Google's Shopping Competition Fix Is Not Working | Breitbart

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breitbart.com - Reuters reports that European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said during a Web Summit conference that Google’s efforts to create a level playing field for price comparison shopping rivals i…

Microsoft’s vision for the multi-cloud future

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networkworld.com - We are seeing it from all sides now. From the usual suspects in OEM to HCI to virtualization to public cloud, everyone is out to address the growing demand to shift legacy IT workloads to agile, clou…

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SCIENCE

Breach at DNA-Test Firm Veritas Exposed Customer Information

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bloomberg.com - The DNA-testing firm Veritas Genetics experienced a security breach that included customer information, the startup said. Veritas, which sells whole-genome sequencing for $599, said it became aware t…

Business Transformation and Disruptive Technologies

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robllewellyn.com - Life is all about continuity and flow (transformation), Late Dr. Wayne Dyer beautifully mentioned that “Transformation literally means going beyond your form”. On the other hand disruptive technologi…

ONGEVALLEN + WERELDWIJD – Binnenland en Buitenland Nieuws

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055nu.com - Loenen – Vrijdagmiddag is een personenauto te water geraakt op de Eerbeeksedijk in Loenen. De inzittenden kwamen met de schrik vrij. De auto liep daar in tegen wel forse schade op. Een berger zal het…

It keeps going: 1 meter sea-level rise by 2300 is now inevitable

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arstechnica.com - Climate change is often discussed in reference to where things will be in 2100, but the story obviously doesn't end that year. Sea-level rise in particular has an impressive amount of inertia, and a …

Neanderthal glue was a bigger deal than we thought

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arstechnica.com - This replica shows how Neanderthals might have used birch tar to haft a projectile point. Fifty-thousand years ago, a Neanderthal living in Northwestern Europe put sticky birch tar on the back side o…

Vitamin E acetate found in all lung fluid samples tested from injured vapers

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arstechnica.com - All 29 samples of lung fluids tested from vaping device users with severe lung injuries contained the oily additive vitamin E acetate, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control a…

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Official word has come down from federal authorities on one potential cause of the mystery illness affecting vape users: Vitamin E acetate, a chemical found in some vaping products that has been demo…

This is What Your Overactive Brain Needs to Get a Good Night’s Sleep - Fast Company - Pocket

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fastcompany.com - You already know how much better you feel after a good night’s sleep, but sleeping well helps your brain in less apparent ways than just not being groggy the next day. In fact, getting seven to nine …

Collision liquified the 4th-largest asteroid, turning it into a dwarf planet

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arstechnica.com - The bodies of our Solar System's asteroid belt have violent pasts. Some, like the dwarf planet Ceres, have seen their interiors restructured under the force of gravity while having their surfaces bla…

Rocket Report: Aloha to Hawaii launch site, China tests grid fins

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arstechnica.com - Welcome to Edition 2.22 of the Rocket Report! This week, there is a lot of news on medium-sized launchers, as well as the first real estimate for the combined marginal and fixed costs of a Space Laun…

Search warrant overrides 1M users’ choice not to share DNA with cops

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arstechnica.com - Law enforcement agencies around the country have for the past few years eagerly latched onto consumer-facing DNA sites as a rich repository of information to help them close cases. Many of those site…

Watch this beautifully disgusting liver fluke parasite explore man’s innards

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arstechnica.com - Doctors in California found a throng of flatworm parasites overrunning a man’s innards—and they caught one of the little beasts on a horrifying video. The case began innocently enough: a 40-year-old …

What is the significance of 11,000 scientists declaring a climate emergency?

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arstechnica.com - The past few years have seen high temperature records set with regularity, accompanied by things like intense heat waves, coral bleaching, wildfires, and other problems. All of that has made refusing…

Newly discovered Titanium backdoor employs clever ways to go undetected

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arstechnica.com - One of the world’s most most technologically advanced hacking groups has a new backdoor that’s every bit as sophisticated as its creators. Dubbed Titanium by the Kaspersky Lab security researchers wh…

Quantum mechanics gets stern challenge from single silicon ion

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arstechnica.com - The world of physics is a bit like a child's bedroom. After sufficient yelling, everything becomes neat and tidy, but open a drawer or look under the bed and an enormous mess is revealed. The neat ag…

NASA does not deny the “over $2 billion” cost of a single SLS launch

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arstechnica.com - For the first time, a government cost estimate of building and flying a single Space Launch System rocket in a given year has been released. This estimate of "over $2 billion" came in the form of a l…

How to Determine Your Learning Style to Help Improve Your Leadership Skills

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entrepreneurs.maqtoob.com - In the past, education systems all over the world used traditional, one-size-fits-all learning environments. Researchers eventually realized people don't process information the same way, and teachin…

5 Ways to Build a More Impactful Product Design Team - Abstract

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abstract.com - Just about every technology-enabled company is designing, building, and deploying products these days. You already feel the pressure to ship faster, but leading in your industry is no longer just abo…

8 Tips for Perfect Dark Theme UI

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blog.prototypr.io - Is Dark Mode just another trend or something we need to implement on designs as soon as possible? The idea of using Dark modes is to conserve mobile phone and tablet energy by asking screen pixels to…

Unit testing Node.js applications using Mocha, Chai, and Sinon - LogRocket Blog

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blog.logrocket.com - Tests help document the core features of an application. Properly written tests ensure that new features do not introduce changes that break the application. An engineer maintaining a codebase might …

Off for a ride and a brain scan

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cosmosmagazine.com - Research isn’t usually this much fun. A young study participant in the helmet scanner. Scientists have shrunk a brain scanner down from a half-tonne monolith and put it in a bike helmet, where it mea…

Aerial Scans Help Bust California's Worst Methane Leakers

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wired.com - Small victories, to be sure, but they show some of the potential for more persistent, verifiable monitoring. “They looked at hundreds of thousands of these things. That’s the breakthrough. So now you…

The Air Force is trying to beam solar power down to Earth

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futurism.com - The U.S. Air Force is trying to find out if we could one day collect solar power in space and beam it down to Earth, military newspaper Stars and Stripes reports. The Space Solar Power Incremental De…

Lost ‘Atlantean Treasures’ Unearthed in Crete

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ancient-origins.net - Archaeologists have discovered large quantities of treasure, which may be called ‘Atlantean treasures,’ in ancient Minoan-era buildings in Crete. Excavations conducted this year by Lasithi Antiquitie…

Not your usual African safari

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cosmosmagazine.com - OK, yes, this is a pile of poop. But a valuable one. Ecologists led by Tyler Kartzinel from Brown University in the US (pictured) have collected and examined more than 1000 faecal samples from conser…

People who do any amount of running are more than 20% less likely to die of cancer or heart disease, study says

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newsweek.com - Any amount of regular running is associated with staving off a premature death, according to a new study. The study, conducted by researchers from Australia's Victoria University and published in the…

Unprecedented Find of Shell-Enclosed Settlement in Florida

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ancient-origins.net - Archaeologists using the latest drone and radar technology have identified a major pre-Columbian settlement in Florida. They have discovered what appears to have been a significant settlement on the …

Alex Jones Crashes Google Campus Over Epstein Murder Coverup

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Exclusive: Investigative Reporters Have Discovered How the Kentucky Governorship Was Stolen – Watch Live

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Craft Brewery Prints “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself” Under Cans

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When Music Takes a Surprise Turn, Listening Pleasure Follows

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webmd.com - THURSDAY, Nov. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of uncertainty and surprise in chord progression gives you pleasure when you listen to music, a new study shows. Researchers used a machine le…

Potential culprit found in vaping-related lung injuries and deaths

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washingtonpost.com - By Lena H. Sun close Lena H. Sun National reporter focusing on health Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow November 8, 2019 at 5:16 PM EST Federal health officials have identified vitamin E acetate in the…

Tenergy Odev Tomo 2-in-1 STEM Educational Robotic Kit

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power.tenergy.com - Features and Benefits: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) LEARNING - Tomo assembly robot toy is a DIY vehicle kit that teaches beginners (age 8+) about graphical programming, electronics a…

Elexacaftor-Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor for Cystic Fibrosis with a Single Phe508del Allele. - PubMed - NCBI

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ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Cystic fibrosis is caused by mutations in the gene encoding the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein, and nearly 90% of patients have at least one copy of the Phe508del …

AI and ethics - ‘Unbiased data is an oxymoron’

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diginomica.com - The technology industry, regulators and privacy advocates continue to debate and push forward the idea that AI development needs to be ‘responsible and ethical’. However, what that actually looks lik…

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 2019 - insideBIGDATA

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insidebigdata.com - In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from discip…

What Exactly Is In Your Makeup? We Decode The Label For You

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mindbodygreen.com - Actually, Shrestha tells me, colorants are regulated: The regulations in the United States actually exceed those in the E.U., which is not the case for anything else in personal care regulations. Thi…

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BUSINESS

Holders of the Digital Yuan Will Not Be Paid Interest - Bitcoin News

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news.bitcoin.com - China has been sending mixed signals about its preparedness to issue a national crypto. Despite the new blockchain push, there is still no timeframe for the anticipated launch of the digital yuan and…

Mikhail Fridman - Genesis Philanthropy Group

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gpg.org - Mikhail Fridman is an international businessman, investor and philanthropist, who is a co-founder and trustee of Genesis Philanthropy Group. Mikhail was born into a Jewish family, in Lvov, Ukraine. M…

Three Georgia Real Estate Investors Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Bank Fraud at Public Home Foreclosure Auctions

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justice.gov - Three Georgia real estate investors pleaded guilty today for their roles in bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies committed at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia, the Department of Justi…

Extension on early-bird sale to Disrupt Berlin 2019 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - We won’t bury the lead on this news, startup fans. We’re giving all you professional procrastinators and time-delayed decision makers an extra week to pull yourselves together and score early-bird sa…

Sir Martin Sorrell’s Silicon Valley charm offensive – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Sir Martin Sorrell is the kind of founder who people in Silicon Valley most prize. He has enjoyed huge success, having built the world’s biggest advertising conglomerate over 32 years, WPP. He’s also…

Relocating Indonesian capital will impact nation’s startup ecosystem – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Hugh Harsono is a former financial analyst currently serving as a U.S. Army officer. Recently reelected, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced a desire to move the nation’s capital from Jakarta …

Every startup is a bank — or wants to be – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we did something just a little bit new. Kate was in studio …

Prices increase tonight: Buy Disrupt Berlin 2019 early bird passes now – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - We get it. You’re deep in the weeds starting your startup, building your business, expanding your empire. Startuppers are frequently overworked, prone to procrastination and last-minute decision maki…

Badoo’s Andrey Andreev sells his stake in Bumble to Blackstone, valuing the dating app at $3B – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Bumble, the popular and profitable dating and networking app built around the ethos of women calling the shots on how connections get made and developed, has made a deal for some independence of its …

African logistics startup Lori Systems raises Series A led by Chinese investors – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - African on-demand trucking logistics company Lori Systems has raised a Series A round led by Chinese investors Hillhouse Capital and Crystal Stream Capital. Other participating investors included Nig…

Optimizing customer retention will be a priority in 2020 – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - We’ve seen our fair share of shocking headlines recently: tenuous IPOs, the “retailpocalypse” and a fickle market have reset the way we size up subscription businesses. Recurring revenue models have …

The Two Most Mysterious Words in Modern Shopping

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theatlantic.com - All told, the product I’d been spending $10.99 on likely costs about $2, plus or minus 50 cents, to make. (None of the face-wash brands mentioned in this article would comment on their costs or produ…

5 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Do to End 2019 With Momentum

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everydaypower.com - Entrepreneurs take on the challenge of establishing and growing a business endeavor to achieve financial success, launch a new technology, share new methods for handling activities or provide service…

Sacklers get extra bankruptcy protections as legal experts call for probe

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arstechnica.com - A federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday extended "extraordinary" protections for the mega-rich Sackler family amid a call from legal experts for a special examiner to investigate the family's finance…

Bitcoin’s Price Hovers Above $9,300, While Stellar Shows 20% Gains

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cointelegraph.com - Tuesday Nov. 5 — Crypto prices continue to show upward momentum across markets, while Bitcoin (BTC) hovers around the $9,300 price mark and Stellar (XLM) takes a shot at the moon with gains of more t…

Hong Kong Unveils New Rules for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

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cointelegraph.com - Today, Hong Kong’s financial regulator — the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) — has published a new set of regulations for Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency exchanges. The initial announcement,…

The Note — Republic

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republic.co - The Note does not entitle you to any asset, economic right, governance right, interest or other item that could lead you to expect to profit from the Note, and no such rights are guaranteed in the fu…

Will Stellar’s 55 Billion XLM Burn Trigger a New Bull Cycle?

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cointelegraph.com - On Nov.4 Stellar Lumens announced the completion of a 50% token burn of their total supply. This led to the destruction of 55 billion (XLM) tokens and the Stellar Development Foundation explained tha…

How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow your Small Business

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - As Facebook increases its emphasis on community, now is a good time to explore groups for your business. Small businesses can use groups to support their goals as community members turn to groups for…

UPS delivers medication using drones for the first time

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inverse.com - UPS just successfully delivered prescription medication from a CVS Pharmacy to someone’s home for the first time. The company used an M2 drone system to deliver medication to a person’s home in North…

God Save the Queen. The US Destruction of the British Empire - Global Research

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globalresearch.ca - This is a little-known and never-discussed part of US history, but yet one of the major factors that propelled the US to its overwhelming manufacturing and economic supremacy after the Second World W…

Ocasio-Cortez Admits Defeat, Apologizes for Blocking Twitter Critic

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newsbusters.org - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was forced to eat a slice of humble pie after she lost a lawsuit over free speech. The far-left Democrat apologized Monday for blocking one of her critics on Twit…

Honolulu sues ExxonMobil for ending the world or something

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hotair.com - The mayor of Honolulu, Hawaii is very concerned about the effects of climate change on the planet and he wants everyone to know that he plans to do something about it. Will he be cutting back on his …

Consumer Sentiment Improves on Views of Finances, Economy

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newsmax.com - U.S. consumer sentiment improved for a third-straight month in November as Americans grew more upbeat about their financial situation and the economic outlook, fresh signs they’ll continue to fuel gr…

Shots Fired: Warren Takes Aim at Bloomberg's Billionaire Status

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breitbart.com - The former New York City mayor is actively preparing to enter the presidential race “designating himself as a candidate in at least one state with an early filing deadline,” the New York Times report…

November 8th – 2019 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1023

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theconservativetreehouse.com - Two of my posts from the China trade post by SD were disappeared. No explanation of why that was so. And, they have not been restored though they were definitely posted and were there for at least fi…

Elizabeth Warren Confirms Her Medicare for All Plan Will Cover Illegals

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breitbart.com - Warren attended a “Latinx town hall” in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Friday and confirmed during a Q&A session that her Medicare for All plan will, in fact, cover the 11-22 million illegal immigrants …

Hong Kong Student Dies From Head Injury After Police Fired Tear Gas During Clashes

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infowars.com - A Hong Kong university student died Friday after falling in a parking garage during violent clashes between protesters and police, the region’s Hospital Authority said. Chow Tsz-Lok, 22, fell from th…

New report from members of The Washington Post's union shows women and people of color are paid less

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cnbc.com - A new comprehensive study released by The Washington Post Newspaper Guild, a union started by company employees in 1934, shows that women and people of color are paid significantly less than their wh…

US recession odds are dwindling, key indicators show

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foxbusiness.com - Vice President Mike Pence talks about the low unemployment rates and the stock market gains and credits President Trump for keeping his promises he made to the American people. The U.S. economy looks…

If more people could work remotely, the U.S. economy could gain trillions

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fastcompany.com - In 2019, the case for flexible work is clear, and companies are scrambling to keep up with employee demand for it. Many companies have already implemented more flexible working practices: More than a…

6 Ways Leaders Can Build a Culture of Innovation - TalentCulture

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11 Secret and Adorable Towns in Europe You Have to Visit This Winter

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theculturetrip.com - Looking for somewhere to escape and soak up the winter magic without bumping in to all the usual crowds? From the Pyrenees to Scandinavia, these little-known European towns are truly enchanting at th…

5-Day London Itinerary - How to See the Best of the UK Capital

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aladyinlondon.com - Over the last year I’ve been sharing my recommendations for London itineraries on the A Lady in London blog. From one day to four, I’ve written about the best ways to see the city in whatever amount …

Delightfully Fragrant Roses to Plant this Winter - Pumpkin Beth

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pumpkinbeth.com - November is an exciting month, full of opportunities in the garden. Take time out to enjoy the fleetingly beautiful glory of the moment, as leaves of burnished gold and crimson light up the landscape…

Texas Plans to Execute Rodney Reed Amid a Flood of New Evidence Pointing to His Innocence

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theintercept.com - Deke Pierce was wearing civilian clothes as he took to the lectern in a narrow press room inside the Texas Capitol in Austin last month, but it was still obvious that he was a cop. He stood with his …

4 Ways To Work Less and Get More Done - Thrive Global

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thriveglobal.com - Gurus will tell you it takes bone-crushing 24/7 work to see your dreams come true. In a lot of ways, that’s absolutely right. However, that doesn’t change the fact that I’m naturally lazy. I can forc…

Stay Away From Negative People (How to deal with them when you can't)

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liveboldandbloom.com - Negative people are everywhere. You can probably think of someone whose constant complaining and criticism makes it hard to be around them. But when someone’s negativity starts infecting your own thi…

3 Things to Remember When You Forget That You Are a Work in Progress

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livepurposefullynow.com - Have you ever beaten yourself up for not achieving what you want in life? Maybe you worked jobs here and there, sacrificed literally blood, sweat and tears for your goals but somehow found yourself n…

7 Effective Ways to Handle Criticism Like a Champ

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addicted2success.com - Criticism is one of those things that could be good or bad depending on how it’s given and taken. A good rule of thumb that I use is that if the person giving the criticism isn’t giving you a suggest…

Tutorial: Build a Node.js web app using JavaScript SDK to manage Azure Cosmos DB SQL API data

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docs.microsoft.com - As a developer, you might have applications that use NoSQL document data. You can use a SQL API account in Azure Cosmos DB to store and access this document data. This Node.js tutorial shows you how …

A look into the design system workflow for front-end developers | Inside Design Blog

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invisionapp.com - This is an excerpt from Design Systems for Developers, the guide to design systems published by the team behind design systems component developer Storybook. Read the book for free here. How frontend…

The Science Is Settled: Conservatives Are Better Dates Than Liberals

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pjmedia.com - OK, maybe not science, but a survey from a singles site that says conservatives have dating skills that are superior to those of liberals. It’s a Grand Old Party — especially if you’re single. Conser…

Start getting the Christmas vibe at home

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business.inquirer.net - The holiday season is finally here. It’s the time of year again when homeowners are busy transforming their homes into a majestic place. Some may go for a traditional decoration, while others might c…

How To Land Your First Press Trip – The Travel Bite

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thetravelbite.com - So, you see your peers traveling to amazing places and using hashtags like #hosted or #sponsored on their social posts and want to know, “how can I get invited on a trip like that?” Looks glamorous, …

How to Make Your Words Meaningful — Frank Sonnenberg Online

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franksonnenbergonline.com - Your words express your thoughts, your feelings, and your dreams. Those words come in many forms — long or short, plentiful or few — and they can be heartfelt or phony. Once in a while, a simple look…

Autumn Sangria – The Travel Bite

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thetravelbite.com - I can’t think of a better way to kick off the fall season than with a glass of spice infused Autumn Sangria. My good friend, Maranda, gave me this recipe years ago and I always make a batch around La…

Conservatives Make Better Dating Partners, Survey Finds

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newsmax.com - Conservatives are far better at dating than liberals, a new study has found. They are clear from the start about what they want from relationships to potential partners and are not afraid to express …

Thanksgiving Is Canceled

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infowars.com - The latest joy killing decree to be issued from the environmental overlords is that Thanksgiving is canceled because your family meal is killing the planet. How is it that some sweet potatoes and a p…

A Giant Statue Of Molech Has Been Put Up Right At The Entrance To The Colosseum In Rome

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infowars.com - Tourists that visit the Colosseum in Rome these days are getting quite a shock. A gigantic statue of a pagan Canaanite deity known as “Molech” has been erected right at the entrance. In ancient times…

1-ton Wizard Rock vanished in Arizona. Just as mysteriously, it returned

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artdaily.com - NEW YORK (NYT NEWS SERVICE).- Drivers traveling along Route 89 in Arizona have seen it off the two-lane road. A 1-ton black boulder covered in streaks of white quartz sitting in an open meadow of lig…

Your Dream Winter Weekend Trip, Based On Your Travel Personality

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mindbodygreen.com - Your happy place is anywhere you're surrounded by nature. You get away to get outside, and pillow-soft powder is a winter nonnegotiable. There's no shortage of ways to feel alive in Sun Valley—you mi…

Self Care Over the Holidays is Essential for Survival—These 4 Steps Will Get You There

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wellandgood.com - Meet Wellness Collective, our new, immersive curriculum with Athleta that hooks you up with actionable advice from the smartest experts and brand founders in wellness right now. Get the goods at our …

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers to offer fine art and antiques from several homes around New England

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artdaily.com - CRANSTON, RI.- A large selection of fresh estate fine art and antiques from several homes around New England – to include a 1939 Cadillac Series 75 convertible sedan and a 1948 Ford Woodie V8 wagon, …

What Is Activated Silk? What To Know About This New Skin Care Formula

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mindbodygreen.com - Altman and his team have started to use this formula in clothing and in the personal care industry. "We found that if you coat the surface of nylon—like for a pair of yoga pants—with activated silk, …

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Howdy, Hater! | National Review

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nationalreview.com - The latest person to leave the Southern Poverty Law Center is Heidi Beirich, who headed the controversial organization’s “Intelligence Project.” She was the SPLC’s Inspector Javert, pursuing individu…

White nationalists caught trying to record video in front of Emmett Till memorial

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nbcnews.com - A group of people carrying a white nationalist flag were caught on camera Saturday attempting to record a video in front of the Emmett Till memorial in Sumner, Mississippi. Patrick Weems, executive d…

White restaurant manager who enslaved black man with disability for years gets 10-year sentence

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thehill.com - A white man from South Carolina was sentenced to 10 years in prison after federal prosecutors said he forced an African American man with an intellectual disability to work "for more than 100 hours a…

Russian meddling: what has Boris Johnson got to hide? | Letters

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theguardian.com - Downing Street’s unexplained refusal to publish the intelligence and security committee (ISC) report on Russian interference in UK politics is not only an outrageous denial of information that voters…

Putin backs Trump in U.S. domestic row, jokes about election meddling - Reuters

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reuters.com - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sided with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in the domestic political storm raging in the United States, and briefly joked that Mosco…

Asesinan a balazos a policía que participó en operativo contra Ovidio Guzmán

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telemundo.com - Varios sicarios abrieron fuego contra el policía, quien presuntamente fue parte de la captura del hijo de El Chapo, con más de 100 balazos en Sinaloa. Despiden a miembros de la familia LeBarón masacr…

SecDef: China Is Exporting Killer Robots to the Mideast

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defenseone.com - China is exporting drones that it advertises as having lethal autonomy to the Middle East, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday. It’s the first time that a senior Defense official has acknowledg…

McConnell Asked White House For Sanctions Position, Dem Senator Says

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defenseone.com - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has asked the White House to lay out its position on placing sanctions on Turkey, according to the Democratic co-sponsor of one of the myriad of proposals on t…

Syria: "U.S. Get Out!" - Global Research

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globalresearch.ca - The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) stands in solidarity with the long-suffering people of Syria. We oppose all foreign occupation of Syrian territory. Syria belongs to the Syrians. The curr…

Mexico Farm Town Buries 3 of 9 Slain Americans

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newsmax.com - As Mexican soldiers stood guard, a mother and two sons were laid to rest in hand-hewn pine coffins in a single grave dug out of the rocky soil Thursday at the first funeral for the victims of a drug …

Michael Bloomberg Prepares To Enter The Presidential Race

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infowars.com - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to enter the 2020 Democratic primary despite saying earlier this year he would not run for president, according to the NYT. The billionaire e…

Senate Probing if Burisma Leveraged Biden Ties for State Dept. Access

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breitbart.com - Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday asking his department to provide all records pertaining to Hunte…

Uyghurs Gather in London to Condemn Chinese Concentration Camps

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breitbart.com - The Chinese Communist Party has interned between one and three million Uyghur Muslim people in the western region of Xinjiang, sometimes referred to as Sinkiang or Chinese Turkestan. Uyghurs, alongsi…

George W. Bush: Father Felt No Need to 'Gloat' Over Berlin Wall

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newsmax.com - Former President George W. Bush, while taking a break in the Bush Institute W100K distance race held annually to honor the nations' wounded warriors, recalled how his father felt no need to "gloat" w…

Tucker Carlson And Neil Patel: Child Rape Stories Are Too ‘Stupid’ For ABC News To Cover

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infowars.com - In case you missed it, a video came out this week that makes it look like ABC News affirmatively protected billionaire alleged pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. This came on top of allegations from journali…

Brave Police K9 Helps Officers Take Down Suspected Church Burglar

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breitbart.com - In a statement, the Santa Rosa Police Department said it received an alarm call just after 3 a.m. Tuesday and dispatched officers to the Resurrection Parish located at 303 Stony Point Road. When they…

Alan Dershowitz Sues Accuser: 'Giuffre Is a Liar'

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newsmax.com - Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus of law at Harvard University, has filed suit against Virginia Giuffre, who claimed she was forced to have sex with him and friends and acquaintances of sex offen…

GOP Reps. Ask Trump to Pardon 3 Vets Accused of War Crimes

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newsmax.com - Reps. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, want President Donald Trump to throw out war crimes changes against three military combat veterans. The two congressmen called for president…

Nation's largest slave revolt took place upriver from New Orleans and will be re-enacted this weekend

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nola.com - The nation's largest slave revolt took place upriver from New Orleans, beginning 208 years ago along the German Coast area of St. John the Baptist Parish. But it remains unknown to many people, even …

Opinion | How the Insufferably Woke Help Trump

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nytimes.com - Joe Biden has picked up Obama’s charge against the puritanical keepers of undiluted progressivism, in self-defense. He wrote this week of a “my way or the highway” approach that is “condescending to …

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How Facebook Gets the First Amendment Backward

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wired.com - “There’s no basis for treating speech by people running for office differently, and more favorably, than speech by other people” under the First Amendment, Bhagwat said. “To the contrary, if anything…

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 2019 - insideBIGDATA

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insidebigdata.com - In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from discip…

If more people could work remotely, the U.S. economy could gain trillions

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fastcompany.com - In 2019, the case for flexible work is clear, and companies are scrambling to keep up with employee demand for it. Many companies have already implemented more flexible working practices: More than a…

6 Ways Leaders Can Build a Culture of Innovation - TalentCulture

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talentculture.com - What makes an enterprise organization successful? Is it a phenomenal understanding of the market? A visionary growth strategy? A value-driven customer focus? A strategy that enables digital transform…

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Microsoft’s vision for the multi-cloud future

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networkworld.com - We are seeing it from all sides now. From the usual suspects in OEM to HCI to virtualization to public cloud, everyone is out to address the growing demand to shift legacy IT workloads to agile, clou…

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 2019 - insideBIGDATA

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insidebigdata.com - In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from discip…

If more people could work remotely, the U.S. economy could gain trillions

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fastcompany.com - In 2019, the case for flexible work is clear, and companies are scrambling to keep up with employee demand for it. Many companies have already implemented more flexible working practices: More than a…

6 Ways Leaders Can Build a Culture of Innovation - TalentCulture

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talentculture.com - What makes an enterprise organization successful? Is it a phenomenal understanding of the market? A visionary growth strategy? A value-driven customer focus? A strategy that enables digital transform…

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