• TikTok parent ByteDance examining options to set up data centre in India 21 Jul 2019 11:21 ByteDance is examining options to set up data centre in India. ByteDance, the parent company of social media platforms TikTok and Helo, Sunday said it is examining options to set up a data centre in India to store information of its Indian users. The …
  • This Economy Left Millions of Americans Behind 21 Jul 2019 11:20 By Patrick Watson via Iris.xyz. Remember “No Child Left Behind,” George W. Bush’s education reform plan? Congress passed it in 2001. Whether that law actually helped is subject to debate, but Bush picked a good name for it. Humans are social creatures. Our …
  • Adware Is the Malware You Should Actually Be Worried About 21 Jul 2019 11:18 When you think of malware, it's understandable if your mind first goes to elite hackers launching sophisticated dragnets. But unless you're being targeted by a nation-state or advanced crime syndicate, you're unlikely to encounter these ultra- …
  • Rural broadband catching up but has miles to go 21 Jul 2019 11:13 Here is a story to match the motto of Fredenberg Township: "A pleasant blend of progress and tradition." The 1,300 residents among the reservoirs north of Duluth now have access to some of the fastest internet speeds available anywhere, thanks in …
  • How Salva Kiir going to be remembered in South Sudan history? 21 Jul 2019 11:06 By Lul Gatkuoth Gatluak This article is focusing on Salva Kiir’s South Sudan Independence Day address, his successes, failures and most importantly, how history will judge and remember him since taking the leadership of South Sudan fourteen years ago. …
  • 6 things our global 5G speed tests taught us 21 Jul 2019 11:05 The 5G revolution has begun. Angela Lang/CNET You can either embrace the 5G data revolution or resist it. Either way, 5G's ultrafast speeds are coming to phones everywhere. We've tested 5G speeds in multiple cities around the world (sometimes …
  • TikTok parent ByteDance plans to set up international data centre in India 21 Jul 2019 10:35 China-based ByteDance, the parent company of popular short video application TikTok, will set up a data centre in India, becoming one of the first social media companies to do so in the country, the company said in a statement shared exclusively with …
  • Mathematics helps us understand the complexity of our microbiome 21 Jul 2019 10:23 Understanding as much as possible about the human microbiome carries important implications for our understanding of health and disease. Unravelling the complexities proves challenging, and here new mathematical models may help. The human gut microbiome …
  • RIAT: Firebird makes European debut as Northrop names buyers 21 Jul 2019 10:17 Northrop Grumman has revealed the first two customers for its Firebird intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft, as the company exhibits the type in Europe for the first time at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT). On 17 July, …
  • Disruptive Effects of Big Tech Firms Take Priority at UNCTAD Meeting 21 Jul 2019 09:37 The disruptive effects of big technology companies on digital and offline markets was the subject of intense discussion at a recent UNCTAD meeting on competition law and policy. Governments gathered from July 10-13 at the United Nations’ headquarters in …
  • Chinese investors moving beyond citizenship scheme 21 Jul 2019 09:26 By Demetris Theodorou East Asian investments in Cyprus appear to be gathering momentum, but the nature of the assets bought is shifting to non-urban investments, outside the citizenship scheme. Initially, in the immediate aftermath of the 2013 crisis, …
  • Venue announced to mark 100-day countdown to 2019 Trinity Forum 21 Jul 2019 09:09 QATAR. With exactly 100 days until the conference kicks off on 30 October, we are delighted to announce that this year’s Trinity Forum will be taking place at the St. Regis Hotel in Doha. Rooms are available at the 12-storey luxury hotel, which overlooks …
  • Senator Marsha Blackburn Holds First Judiciary Committee Tech Task Force Meeting 21 Jul 2019 09:07   Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 18th, 2019, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) convened the first Senate Judiciary Committee Tech Task Force to tackle tech industry issues on privacy, data security, censorship, antitrust and competition. Judiciary …
  • One driver in every three minutes caught using their cellphone in Wellington 21 Jul 2019 09:06 One every three minutes. That's how many drivers in Wellington's Mt Victoria Tunnel were caught using their cellphones while driving. Newshub settled itself in the tunnel with a police officer who, keeping a hawk-eye on traffic, reported offenders …
  • Radio showdown between the Royal Navy and Iran revealed 21 Jul 2019 08:49 Dramatic audio has emerged of the moment a British warship told a UK-flagged oil tanker to ignore Iranian orders to 'alter its course' before it was hijacked.  On the tape, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard can be heard telling the Stena Impero: …
  • Dubai Sports Council announces ‘Artificial Intelligence in Sports’ conference 21 Jul 2019 08:48 Dubai Sports Council has announced that the region’s first ever conference on artificial intelligence (AI) in the global sports industry will be held in Dubai, on 14-15th October in the emirate’s iconic World Trade Centre. The Dubai Artificial Intelligence …
  • 3 Stocks To Watch In The Coming Week: Tesla, Facebook, AT&T 21 Jul 2019 08:47 U.S. stock markets will have a big test of their resilience next week when some of the largest global companies release second-quarter earnings. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite posted their worst numbers since May last week as investors confronted …
  • A look at Modi 2.0’s report card on completing 50 days in office 21 Jul 2019 08:46 New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government recently completed 50 days in office since assuming power for the second time after a comprehensive win in this year’s general elections. The BJP won 303 seats in the 543-member Parliament, and 353 …
  • ECISD raises help, but still lots of openings 21 Jul 2019 08:39 Starting the upcoming school year with about 389 teacher openings, Ector County Independent School District can point to higher teacher salaries and a more equitable salary structure. The new starting teacher salary will increase to $52,000 — up from $50, …
  • UAE- Region's first ever conference on AI in global sports industry to be held in October 21 Jul 2019 08:28 (MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI, 21st July, 2019 (WAM) -- Dubai Sports Council has announced the region's first-ever conference on artificial intelligence, AI, in the global sports industry to be held in Dubai, on 14th and 15th October, at …
  • Tommy Robinson Punched by Elderly Inmate in Prison Shower for ‘Acting Like a Boss' – Report 21 Jul 2019 08:25 Europe 11:13 21.07.2019(updated 11:16 21.07.2019) Get short URL Robinson, 36, is serving time in a London prison for filming defendants in a child grooming trial despite a reporting ban. Robinson has repeatedly criticised the British establishment and …
  • Melbourne housing downturn leaves just five growth suburbs: REIV 21 Jul 2019 08:24 Just five Melbourne suburbs have higher median house prices than they did a year ago, but experts say the market doom and gloom is fading. New Real Estate Institute of Victoria data — which excludes postcodes with fewer than 30 sales per quarter — found …
  • Editorial: Extend last call to 4 a.m. in California? We’ll drink to that 21 Jul 2019 08:16 Last call in California is 2 a.m. That’s when bars, restaurants, nightclubs and any other businesses licensed for on-site liquor sales are legally bound to stop serving alcohol, and that’s when most of those establishments close for the night. Why 2 a.m.? …
  • ASTPP Announced the Launch of Version 4.0.1 21 Jul 2019 08:13 (MENAFN - Market Press) ASTPP is a renowned open-source VoIP solution and it is the core solution running many businesses all across the world. In the recent past, the community leaders had released its transforming version, ASTPP 4.0 which is announced as …
  • Earthquake: 3.0 quake shakes near Ridgecrest 21 Jul 2019 08:05 A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Sunday morning at 12:36 a.m. Pacific time six miles from Ridgecrest, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake occurred 34 miles from California City, 62 miles from Tehachapi and 66 miles from …
  • Iran’s Crude Oil Refining Capacity Grows by 38.8 Percent Since 2017 21 Jul 2019 08:05 Head of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) said Iran’s crude oil and gas condensate refining capacity has increased by 38.8 percent since 2017. According to Ali-Reza Sadeq-Abadi, currently the country’s refining capacity has …
  • Victim's father calls for tougher drug drive testing laws 21 Jul 2019 07:36 A Canterbury father is calling for an overhaul of the way drivers are tested for illicit substances after learning of the horrific circumstances of his son's death. For just over two years, Ron Crone has immersed himself in coroner's reports and …
  • TikTok parent ByteDance to set up first international data centre in India 21 Jul 2019 07:33 China-based ByteDance, the parent company of popular short video application TikTok, will set up its first international data centre in India, the company said in a statement shared exclusively with Business Standard. "India is one of our strongest …
  • The Case For S&P 500 Rising To 3,300 Remains In Tact 21 Jul 2019 07:28 The week of July 22 will be a busy one, between earnings and economic data. A big second-quarter GDP print will conclude it on Friday morning. Currently, the consensus is for 1.9%. GDPNow is forecasting growth of 1.6% in the second quarter, but their …
  • Global Markets Setting Up For Surge In Volatility 21 Jul 2019 07:28 Traders and investors need to stay keenly aware of the potential for very explosive moves over the next 6 to 12+ months. We’ve authored a number of articles about super-cycles, Gold, Oil and dozens of other symbols suggesting that a deeper and more …
  • Marc Coleman: 'Politicians must weigh up cost of plans for pay rises and tax cuts' 21 Jul 2019 07:28 Few will begrudge his call. Since 2008, the economy - even by the most conservative measure of gross national income (GNI) - has expanded by more than one third, the budget is balanced for the first time since the crisis and more than 400,000 new jobs have …
  • Could electric scooter sharing help large cities become less polluted? 21 Jul 2019 07:26 Scoot over, cars. The future of urban mobility may be rolling on two vibrantly coloured electric wheels. Shared scooters, that are powered by electric motors, have taken the transport system in global cities for a spin in the past year. In the US alone, …
  • ‘Denying int’l probe into Duterte drug war is denying people of truth’ — CHR 21 Jul 2019 07:15 MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration should not reject the initiated independent investigation of the United Nations (UN) body into drug-related killings as this could be “denying the people from the truth,” an official from the Commission on …
  • Goold: Trade deadline offers test of Cardinals' direction as pressure intensifies 21 Jul 2019 06:51 CINCINNATI — Since the Big Bang of Big Data in baseball, teams like the Cardinals have invested millions and manpower to exponentially expand the amount of information they can accumulate and evaluate when making player decisions. The larger the harvest of …
  • HongMeng OS isn’t designed to replace Google Android, Huawei executive clarifies 21 Jul 2019 06:45 Huawei now says its in-house OS was never intended to replace Google’s Android in the first place. Chinese tech giant Huawei has downplayed reports that it’s HongMeng OS will replace Google’s Android on its smartphones in the near future. The clarification …
  • We talk about herders; who owns the cows? — Prof Adamolekun 21 Jul 2019 06:35     *Says Senate’s call for security summit nonsensical *Asks Buhari to sign state police bill within 3 months * ‘Nigeria needs a strategy to fight poverty, not programmes’ BY CHARLES KUMOLU, Deputy Editor Leading Public Administration scholar, Prof Ladipo …
  • Weighing The Week Ahead: Are You Part Of The Dumb Money? 21 Jul 2019 06:31 The economic calendar is light but includes some home sales data and the (old news) Q2 GDP first estimates. Fed speakers will be on the sidelines for the pre-meeting quiet period. Earnings reports remain the most important fresh data for both traders and …
  • Margrethe Vestager scares the tech giants. If we leave the EU, we’ll miss her 21 Jul 2019 06:29 The greatest economic threat facing Europe is of falling hopelessly behind the US and China in adopting the next generation of technology. That is the view of many across Europe’s industrial and financial sectors who watch with wonder the proxy battle …
  • Mayo's Next Maestro 21 Jul 2019 06:20 ROCHESTER – As a young physician, Gianrico Farrugia admired Mayo Clinic’s Plummer Building, a historic landmark with massive bronze doors and a soaring bell tower that projects the enduring prestige of the clinic. His reverence, however, didn’t extend to …
  • Some Minnesota bills copied from other states, even written by special interests 21 Jul 2019 06:20 When lawmakers sought right-to-work legislation in Minnesota last year, they copied words written by a national conservative group that had been introduced in at least six other states. A simultaneous effort to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol was …
  • Use of tobacco in any form a threat to human health 21 Jul 2019 05:31 Use of tobacco in any form a threat to human health LAHORE : Board of Management, Institute of Public Health (IPH) Chairman, Lt-Gen (r) Khalid Maqbool and other speakers at a seminar have said that the use of tobacco in any form is a big threat to human …
  • Bullying Task Force to be appointed 21 Jul 2019 04:45 The Sun Prairie Area School District intends to appoint a 45-member anti-bullying task force, according to discussion and a resolution approved Monday, July 15 by the Sun Prairie School Board. The Sun Prairie Area School District Task Force on Student …
  • Doom Patrol Is Officially Renewed for Season 2 21 Jul 2019 04:31 TV Guide Saturday Jul 20, 2019 at 10:45 PM It is official: Doom Patrol will return for Season 2, and it'll be even easier to watch for everyone who has been sleeping on this beautiful, weird show. Executive producer Jeremy Carver and Diane Guerrero, …
  • Florida ‘pill mills’ ignited nation’s opioid crisis 21 Jul 2019 04:11 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk- …
  • Iceland tops Europe as most expensive 21 Jul 2019 04:10 The hot springs of Iceland are not the only thing making tourists sweat, as a look at the hotel or lunch bill will tell you that most things cost more, sometimes much more, than anywhere else in Europe. On the subarctic island, consumer prices were on …
  • Saturday night owls open thread: Is the Supreme Court beyond repair? 21 Jul 2019 03:49 Hang in there, Justice Ginsburg. Dave Denison at The Baffler writes—Judge Dread: Is the Supreme Court beyond repair? THE SUPREME COURT ended its term in June with liberals feeling relieved they avoided total defeat. There was a predictable setback when the …
  • Drug companies shipped thousands of pain pill orders it should have halted, documents say 21 Jul 2019 03:46 Garret Tenney reports on the ongoing opioid crisis. Drug companies shipped billions of painkillers to communities across America without proper oversight between 2006 and 2012, according to newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA …
  • Facial recognition payments are a privacy risk, says China central bank official - Abacus 21 Jul 2019 03:42 In China, it’s already common to see people paying for stuff using only their face through facial recognition both in smartphone apps and at properly equipped payment terminals in stores. Unfortunately for all the people now using the feature, one official …
  • Expanded cooperation brings Latin America, China closer 21 Jul 2019 03:42 Five years after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s landmark visit to Latin America in July 2014, cooperation between the two sides has brought them closer to realizing his vision of building a China-Latin American community with a shared future. Over the …
  • ‘Birthplace of aviation’ more than a slogan 21 Jul 2019 03:23 OHIO — Half a century after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, Adrian Rivera is working to follow in his footsteps. Originally from a small town in Puerto Rico, Rivera moved to Ohio to pursue a college education almost 70 years after Armstrong found his …
  • Generator sales decline amid improving power supply 21 Jul 2019 03:18 KARACHI: The demand for power generators remained depressed this season owing to steep price hike on account of rupee devaluation and improvement in electricity supply across the country, said dealers of power machines. They also cited diminishing buying …
  • An onslaught of pills, hundreds of thousands of deaths: Who is accountable? - The Washington Post 21 Jul 2019 03:01 The origin, evolution and astonishing scale of America’s catastrophic opioid epidemic just got a lot clearer. The drug industry — the pill manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers — found it profitable to flood some of the most vulnerable communities in …
  • Will Taiwan Get the New F-16V Fighters It Desperately Wants? Interest 21 Jul 2019 02:54 On July 8, the U.S. State Department announced it would approve a $2.2 billion arms deal with Taiwan including 108 Abrams main battle tanks and 250 Stinger man-portable surface-to-air missiles—a deal which elicited new sanctions from Beijing on the …
  • Feral rabbit population booms in Seattle 21 Jul 2019 02:51 SEATTLE — Love them for their small paws and big ears, or loathe them for their habit of wreaking havoc on gardens, the number of rabbits in the Seattle area has grown in the past few years. They’ve been spotted hopping around parks, backyards and the …
  • US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump’s tariffs 21 Jul 2019 02:42 NEW YORK: Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighbouring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs. Companies in sectors such as technology, clothing and footwear are exporting more goods …
  • Africa poses critical challenge for World Bank, IMF 21 Jul 2019 02:41 Global heat maps of extreme poverty show Africa in deep red. And the problem will only accelerate as population on the continent grows in coming decades. "The problems are very real and are large," newly installed World Bank President David …
  • Why Wind Turbines Threaten Endangered Species With Extinction 21 Jul 2019 01:59 In many countries, wind turbines pose the single greatest threat to endangered bird and bat species. Getty Last Saturday, police in New York arrested 70 people protesting the lack of attention to climate change. They unfurled a banner that read, “climate …
  • 3K federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul - AOL 21 Jul 2019 01:27 WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,100 federal inmates were being released Friday by the Bureau of Prisons as part of a criminal justice overhaul signed into law last year. The First Step Act gives judges more discretion in sentencing, eases mandatory minimum …
  • What it's like to use Acorns, the app that lets you turn your spare change into an investment portfolio - Business Insider 21 Jul 2019 00:59 When it comes to investing extra cash, many people are unsure where to begin. You may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of investment opportunities available, or perhaps you don't have a large sum of money to start a portfolio in the first place. Are …
  • The Star Trek: Picard TV series: Everything we know 21 Jul 2019 00:27 CBS is preparing to launch Star Trek: Picard, a new Star Trek series focused on Jean-Luc Picard, Patrick Stewart’s iconic starship captain. Set to premiere in late 2019, Star Trek: Picard will unfold 20 years after the events of 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis …
  • Claims of hunger in Brazil 'a big lie', says Bolsonaro 21 Jul 2019 00:20 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said there was no hunger in the country, citing the lack of rail-thin poor people in the streets as proof. Speaking to foreign journalists, Bolsonaro blamed 'populists for propagating 'a …
  • Astronaut recalls voyage to magnificent desolation 21 Jul 2019 00:14 FIFTY years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins, were unsure precisely when they left the ground. But he …
  • China winning global fashion fight 21 Jul 2019 00:13 THE global fashion market’s center of gravity has been shifting east, and China has become the hottest battlefield. According to research based on UnionPay transaction data for the latest 2019 McKinsey China Luxury Report, China delivered more than half …
  • Local Pilot and Amateur Astrophysicist and Astronomer Recording Stats about Thursday’s Big Boom 21 Jul 2019 00:10 By Benjamin Cox on July 20 at 10:13am A bolide or sometimes referred to as a fireball has varying degrees of brightness and magnitude. The loud boom that was heard this week has captivated people’s imaginations. Theories about sonic booms from jets, …
  • Comic-Con 2019 -- Everything to know about Star Trek: Picard - CNET 21 Jul 2019 00:08 CBS video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET Patrick Stewart is going where no Starfleet captain has gone before: into his very own series, decades after wrapping up his original Star Trek run. And he'll have a furry companion. Star Trek: Picard is a …
  • 2 Stocks to Buy That Have Dividends Yielding More Than 5% 21 Jul 2019 00:06 Wall Street is near a record high, but the S&P 500 Index is offering a paltry 1.8% yield. It seems like the only way to find a good yield is to step out on the risk spectrum. But if you look hard enough, you can find some high-yielding names where the …
  • Is Duke Energy a Buy? 21 Jul 2019 00:06 Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is one of the largest electric and natural gas utilities in the United States. But so far this year, its shares are up a modest 3% compared to the 14% gain in the Vanguard Utilities ETF. Why is Duke lagging behind the utility sector, …
  • Domino's Pizza Will Be Just Fine During the Delivery Wars 21 Jul 2019 00:06 In the not so distant past, food delivery was nearly synonymous with pizza, or maybe your local Chinese restaurant. Not so anymore. A number of secular changes like prevalent access to the internet, busy work schedules, and increased spending on dining out …
  • Netflix Just Failed a Big Test 21 Jul 2019 00:06 Six months ago, I described 2019 as "a make-or-break year" for streaming video pioneer Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). The company was in the midst of rolling out its most ambitious price hike in nearly a decade -- barely more than a year after a previous …
  • The 9 Biggest Tobacco Stocks 21 Jul 2019 00:06 Tobacco has been a big business in the United States for more than a century. Whether you're interested in cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, or traditional cigarettes, tobacco stocks have been wildly profitable as well as highly controversial. …
  • The 10 Biggest Food Stocks 21 Jul 2019 00:05 The size of the global food industry boggles the mind. Since there's no way to live without food, demand will always exist. Traditionally, that's made investing in food stocks a safe endeavor, serving up delicious returns to patient investors. …
  • Solar Energy Provides Another Cautionary Tale 21 Jul 2019 00:05 One of the biggest electricity infrastructure suppliers in the world is throwing up its hands and giving up on solar energy. ABB (NYSE:ABB) is unloading the solar inverter business, formerly known as Power-One, that it acquired in 2013 for $1.03 billion, …
  • Young candidates' secret Facebook page as they unite for local elections 21 Jul 2019 00:02 A secret Facebook page is part of a nationwide move by young candidates for their generation to be heard in October's local body elections. From mayoral to local board campaigns, the mostly 20-somethings are determined to gain a democratic foothold and …
  • Bretton Woods at 75: Threats to global co-operation 20 Jul 2019 23:51 The Sunday Mail Martin Wolf The conference at Bretton Woods in New Hampshire that underpinned much of today’s global economic order took place three-quarters of a century ago, between 1 and 22 July 1944. The second world war was not yet won. Yet already …
  • Bill Jamieson: Fiscal gamble turns up the heat on Brexit crucible 20 Jul 2019 23:51 Just when you thought taxes in Scotland at the highest in the UK were high enough already, along comes an HMRC report that Holyrood’s tax take in 2017-18 was still £941 million short of forecasts. Some £737m of this will be offset by a “recalculation” of …
  • Jeremy Vine reveals why he was happy to slash his monster £749,000 salary 20 Jul 2019 23:48 Jeremy Vine chats happily away to millions of us every day on the television and the radio, but admits he finds his own teenagers much harder to talk to. ‘My daughters are 15 and 12. If you talk directly to them, it’s a no-no. Like a complete invasion of …
  • Chances are, you’re not as open-minded as you think 20 Jul 2019 23:33 July 20 at 6:21 PM David Epstein is the author of “Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World,” from which this is adapted. Do you think of yourself as open-minded? For a 2017 study, scientists asked 2,400 well-educated adults to consider …
  • Market outlook: what you really need to know about the stock market 20 Jul 2019 23:23 Article provided by Troy at Bull Markets. If you read financial news & market analysis from pundits every day, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by countless charts, data, indicators, opinions, etc. In this post, I’m going to focus on what I think really …
  • Seth MacFarlane's The Orville to Move from Fox to Hulu for Season 3 20 Jul 2019 23:13 Seth MacFarlane has announced that The Orville will be moving from Fox to Hulu for its third season, with new episodes expected to be released at the end of 2020.As reported by Variety, MacFarlane made the announcement at The Orville's San Diego Comic- …
  • Attenborough's 'remarkable' fossil deposit is still giving up its secrets 20 Jul 2019 23:04 Posted July 21, 2019 08:10:14 Hidden in the depths of rural Queensland is a fossil deposit so amazing that Sir David Attenborough regards it as one of the most important palaeontological sites in the world. Near the Gregory River in north-west Queensland, …
  • Manufacturing is in retreat, threatening to take the global economy down with it 20 Jul 2019 23:01 Posted July 21, 2019 08:25:16 If the world's factories are any measure, then the global economy is looking rather gloomy at the moment. Key points: Global manufacturing output is at a three-year low, teetering on contraction Around 17 central banks are …
  • Trump and his fans and defenders are wallowing in the language of hate crimes 20 Jul 2019 23:00 Listen to the words Trump used in Greenville to attack Rep. Omar just before the chant broke out:\ I mean think of that one, and she looks down with contempt on the hardworking American, saying that ignorance is pervasive in many parts of this country. And …
  • Spotlight on green news & views: Doomed coal miners; perilous heatwaves; trillion tree solution 20 Jul 2019 23:00 CRITTERS AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS PHScott writes—The Daily Bucket with Photos of the Day: “The cover photo is Purple Passionvine and then I found a Maypop — the regional name for the fruit of the Passionvine. This was in a restored area with baby Longleaf …
  • Technology stamps out bad behaviour in China 20 Jul 2019 22:53 By SAM WAMBUGU More by this Author From childhood to adulthood, mothers extol the virtues of good manners to their children. They beseech us not to litter the streets, or engage in futile fights, or cheat. Our mothers — our first teachers — entreat us to …
  • Speakers At DCD-San Francisco Ask, “Why Won’t Utility Companies Give Us The Renewable Energy We Want?” 20 Jul 2019 22:53 Air Quality Published on July 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley 0 July 20th, 2019 by Steve Hanley  At this year’s Data Center Dynamics conference in San Francisco, speaker after speaker took to the stage to lament how utility companies refuse to provide even …
  • VR in the OR?: HealthFront 2019 Merges Media, Health, Tech & Other Influencers 20 Jul 2019 22:48 Dr. Oz "driving" Martha Stewart and other celebrity judges from CNET, Samsung and Google to the 'Disruption Garage' startup competition. Nick Laham, PHMWill your next doctor be a graduate of the Walmart School of Medicine? Will your …
  • Must Reads: The crowd-sourced, social media swarm that is betting Tesla will crash and burn 20 Jul 2019 22:15 It’s a sunny day in March and “Machine Planet” is flying a single-engine Cessna over Northern California. He’s cruising at 1,500 feet toward a massive lot leased by electric-car maker Tesla. His mission: to burst the Tesla bubble. And make some money doing …
  • Star Trek: Picard Trailer Reveals Data, Seven of Nine Will Return 20 Jul 2019 22:12 The first full-length official trailer for Star Trek: Picard has arrived and revealed some familiar faces will appear on the brand new CBS All Access series when it debuts in early 2020. Sir Patrick Stewart, who returns to play Picard, was on hand at the …
  • ‘Westworld III’ is Titled “The New World”, But Does It Really Take Place In The Real World? [Comic-Con 2019] 20 Jul 2019 22:02 HBO’s Westworld Comic-Con panel left us with more questions than answers, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. The title for Westworld III was revealed and we learned some new information about the new character being played by Aaron Paul. The panel was …
  • Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 odds, picks 2019: NASCAR model says Ryan Blaney surprises at New Hampshire 20 Jul 2019 22:00 Just seven races remain before the NASCAR playoffs, meaning the action should be intense at the 2019 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 on Sunday afternoon. NASCAR at New Hampshire 2019 gets underway at 3 p.m. ET. A week after dealing with a 1.5-mile tri-oval …
  • It’s 2019: Time to make making excuses for Trump supporters 20 Jul 2019 21:39 Ever since Trump won his surprise electoral college victory in November 2016, everyone from pundits to political scientists to average Americans have tried to figure out what went wrong and what to do about it. The big newspapers wrote an endless series of …
  • The true cost of eating meat: if we want change, we have to pay for it 20 Jul 2019 21:38 It’s easy to argue that the intensification of animal farming puts food on the average Aussie battler’s table at a price they can afford. By suggesting we eat less meat, or better-quality meat, it’s easy to be accused of favouring the rich: perhaps only …
  • LUCAS calls for affirmative action for girls in STEM 20 Jul 2019 21:36 By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, July 20, GNA – Dr Hillar Addo, Vice President of Academics, Leadership University College of Applied Sciences (LUCAS) has called for affirmative action support for girls and women pursuing science, technology, engineering and …
  • IN-DEPTH: Monthly Macro Outlook: ‘Whatever it... 20 Jul 2019 21:33 Over the past month, the bullish narrative has been fueled by rate cuts expectations and a first glance at solid US earnings, especially in the financial and banking sector that will benefit from upcoming softer US regulation this Autumn. The main themes …
  • At Home: Kashmir, NRC, Bengal top minister Shah’s agenda 20 Jul 2019 21:32 Home Minister Amit Shah at Parliament for ongoing session. On June 26, holding a meeting at Srinagar’s Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre on his maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah asked a senior state police officer …
  • Crisis as mobile lenders blacklist 2.5 million borrowers 20 Jul 2019 21:18 Fraud cited as one of the causes of unpaid debt as some accounts registered with stolen data More than 2.5 million Kenyans are today listed as loan defaulters, most of them by digital lenders. This means that the new-age borrowers cannot access credit, …
  • STEVEN EDGINTON, 19, was the journalist who leaked memos from the UK's man in Washington 20 Jul 2019 21:10 Lying awake at 2am last Wednesday and unable to sleep for the third night in a row, I listened as footsteps crunched up and down the gravel outside my ground-floor flat.  For one alarming moment I thought the police were preparing to storm through my front …
  • Femi Fani-Kayode: A strong word for Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah 20 Jul 2019 21:01 “If it is Fulani today, yesterday it was the Igbos”- Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah. I have immense respect for Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah but to compare the situation of the Fulani in the south today to the situation of the Igbo in the north in 1966 is …
  • 8 More Big Pharma Events in 2019 You Don't Want to Miss - Motley Fool 20 Jul 2019 20:53 It's going to be an action-packed second half for a handful of big pharmaceutical companies, and perhaps the most interesting six-month stretch in Novartis' (NYSE:NVS) history. Recently launched therapies from the Swiss pharma giant and Pfizer ( …
  • Moon Landing Conspiracists in 2019 | Was the Moon Landing a Hoax? - Popular Mechanics 20 Jul 2019 20:53 Welcome to Apollo Week, celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 mission, explaining what it means today, and exploring how its legacy will shape the future of space exploration. As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission arrives this weekend, Jarrah …

  • 11 real-time data streaming roadblocks and how to overcome them 20 Jul 2019 16:44 Technology and architecture can provide the right foundation for real-time data streaming success, but -- as with all strategic IT initiatives -- managing the required change in mindset is the ultimate determining factor between a promising idea and a …
  • How Apache Storm is Beneficial in Big Data Analytics 19 Jul 2019 23:31   Jul-19-2019 16:13TweetFollow @OregonNews Salem-News.com Business Experts trained in real-time analytics will be in demand... (SALEM, Ore.) - When it comes to real-time big data analytics and stream processing, there is no better tool than Apache Storm. …