• Stimulus checks, but not as many 07 Jul 2020 16:23 With help from Brian Faler Programming announcement: Our newsletters are evolving. Morning Tax will continue to publish daily for POLITICO Pro subscribers, but starting on July 13th will consolidate to a weekly newsletter for all others. There will be no …
  • The Moneyball Effect: Controlling Out-Of-Control Insurance Premiums 07 Jul 2020 16:22 One large trucking company recently renewed its insurance coverage at a lower cost than it paid in 2019. In 2020, that statement is as implausible as it gets when it comes to trucking insurance, but a participant during one session of the recent Truckload …
  • The facts on Hope: Emirates Mars Mission 'Al-Amal' 07 Jul 2020 16:20 The Emirates Mars Mission aims to send an unmanned  spacecraft, or probe, into Martian orbit. As with other Mars missions this year, run by China and the USA — Tianwen-1 and Mars 2020, respectively — the UAE's mission is scheduled to launch between …
  • How Covid-19 is exacerbating racial disparities in food security 07 Jul 2020 16:18 With help from Ryan McCrimmon and Doug Palmer Programming announcement: Our newsletters are evolving. Morning Agriculture will continue to publish daily for POLITICO Pro subscribers, but will publish once weekly for other readers starting on July 13. There …
  • UK official coronavirus death toll increases by 155 to 44,391 in big daily rise 07 Jul 2020 16:17 The UK coronavirus death toll has increased by 155 in a large rise from yesterday's low of just 16, the latest official figures released today show. The official death toll across all settings is now at 44,391 in the latest figures from the Department …
  • Drought-hit forests may worsen climate change 07 Jul 2020 16:09 Forests help to slow the challenge of climate change, don’t they? Only if climate change doesn’t fell the forests first. LONDON, 7 July, 2020 − There could be big problems with national and international plans to plant forests to deal with climate change. …
  • Stamp duty holiday: What does it mean for the UK housing market? 07 Jul 2020 16:03 In a “mini-budget” spring statement tomorrow chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce a range of measures to boost the economy which has been ravaged by the coronavirus crisis.  As part of the package the chancellor is reportedly planning to cut …
  • Were Hedge Funds Right About Buying Xerox Holdings Corporation (XRX)? 07 Jul 2020 16:03 The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We at Insider Monkey have plowed through 821 13F filings that hedge funds and well-known value investors …
  • Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock? 07 Jul 2020 16:03 Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful value investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds’ and successful investors’ positions as of the end of the first …
  • Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)? 07 Jul 2020 16:03 At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (see why hell is coming). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund filings to get a reading on …
  • Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into Kimberly Clark Corporation (KMB)? 07 Jul 2020 16:03 Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful value investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds’ and successful investors’ positions as of the end of the first …
  • Giacom brings Nuvolex ManageX Platform to UK market 07 Jul 2020 15:58 Giacom has partnered with Nuvolex, becoming the first Distributor in the United Kingdom to resell the Nuvolex ManageX platform – an advanced Multitenant Management platform, supporting Microsoft 365 and Azure administration. Much of the IT support …
  • Altmaier argues against ‘international monopolies’ in the platform economy 07 Jul 2020 15:51 A “well-regulated” platform economy should allow for small and medium-sized enterprises to compete fairly and should not lead to the formation of “international monopolies”, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday (7 July). Speaking to …
  • Trump is in deep trouble. His own allies are privately admitting why. 07 Jul 2020 15:47 Yet privately, Trump’s own allies are suddenly making a major admission that completely overturns this narrative. Instead, they are acknowledging a core truth about this whole crisis — one that has already landed his reelection effort in deep trouble. CNN …
  • New VVC H.266 Codec Is a Step Towards 8K 07 Jul 2020 15:45 Fraunhofer HHI announced it has finalized the H.266 codec, also known as Versatile Video Coding (VVC). The new compression standard is expected to reduce file sizes by up to 50 percent compared with H.265, in exchange for an increase in overall complexity …
  • RBC aims for 30% minority executives, sets targets for new hires 07 Jul 2020 15:43 Royal Bank of Canada says it is raising internal targets for the number of racial minorities in executive roles to improve diversity in its leadership ranks. Canada's largest bank said Monday it will set a new goal of having 30% of open executive …
  • FCC's Assault On Low-Income Broadband Program Is Making The COVID-19 Crisis Worse 07 Jul 2020 15:43 from the pretending-to-care dept While FCC boss Ajit Pai is best known for ignoring the public and making shit up to dismantle FCC authority over telecom monopolies, his other policies have proven to be less sexy but just as terrible. From neutering plans …
  • New Day, New Sentiment: Travel And Tech Stocks On Defense After Monday's Big Gains 07 Jul 2020 15:43 Key Takeaways: Pause button pressed overnight as overseas stocks retreat Several Fed speakers scheduled today S&P 500’s streak of five-consecutive days of gains looks threatened (Tuesday Market Open) After starting the week with a long bomb, the market …
  • Soho House received up to $22 MILLION in government bail-out loans intended to help small businesses 07 Jul 2020 15:39 Global private membership club Soho House, which is valued at $2 billion, received as much as $22 million in six different loans intended for small businesses as part of the Trump Administration’s coronavirus bailout program, new records show. Sanctioned …
  • UK pumps €50bn into businesses during Covid-19 crisis so far 07 Jul 2020 15:37 Britain’s government has underwritten £45bn (€50bn) borrowing by businesses hit by the coronavirus and spent more than £27bn so far to support jobs, finance ministry figures showed.  Total spending under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which supports …
  • Analysis: Trump's base-first strategy is working -- and dooming him 07 Jul 2020 15:27 1) His decision to reignite a culture war over calls to remove monuments has rallied his political base behind him.2) That same decision has further alienated the independents and other swing voters he desperately needs to have a real chance at winning a …
  • Key factors for successful data lake implementation 07 Jul 2020 15:23 In addition to the business drivers behind the growth of data lakes, the cloud's ability to offer vast amounts of storage and processing power at ever-decreasing price points are making data lake platforms increasingly attractive to organizations of …
  • IoT data center tech aims to improve operational efficiency 07 Jul 2020 15:23 IT departments face a full gamut of challenges, so it seems reasonable to ask if they can benefit from do-more-with-less technology deployments. Internet of things devices and hardware can achieve end-to-end monitoring within a data center. There are many …
  • Coronavirus: 'Big problem' at Leicester factories, say workers 07 Jul 2020 15:14 Image caption Leicester was put on a local lockdown after Matt Hancock said it accounted for 10% of all positive Covid-19 cases in the country Textile factories in Leicester have come under the spotlight after the government said it was "concerned…
  • MLS is Back Tournament odds 2020: Predictions, picks, bracket, best values, teams to avoid from proven model 07 Jul 2020 15:13 Like most soccer leagues around the world, Major League Soccer was postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. But MLS is set to return in a big way starting July 8 with the 2020 MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando. The 2020 MLS is Back Tournament bracket …
  • Best Android 11 Features 07 Jul 2020 15:10 Android 11 is upon us, and as all Android updates, it is becoming a big deal. Ever since the era of Android Gingerbread (2.3), each update has received a massive overhaul in terms of both looks and functionality. However, around the time of android Kit Kat …
  • The Death Of Fundamentals And The Future Of Low Returns 07 Jul 2020 15:09 Over the last quarter, the “Death of Fundamentals” has become apparent as investors ignore earnings to chase market momentum. However, throughout history, such large divergences between fundamentals and price have resulted in low future returns. This time …
  • Atos Partners with Total to Tackle Decarbonization Using Quantum Algorithms 07 Jul 2020 15:07 PARIS, France, July 7,  2020 — Atos announces a multi-year partnership with French multinational energy company Total, to explore new and more effective pathways to a decarbonized, energy-efficient future using quantum technologies. Leveraging Atos’ unique …
  • Repurposing public health systems can provide near-to-real-time data on SARS-CoV-2 07 Jul 2020 15:05 Existing public health monitoring systems in the UK, could improve understanding of the risk factors associated with severe COVID-19. Research published in the journal Microbial Genomics describes how national surveillance systems can be linked with the UK …
  • Florida reports 7,300-plus coronavirus cases as positivity rate hits single-day high 07 Jul 2020 14:59 WESH 2’S BOB HAZEN HAS THAT STORY, ALL NEW AT 4:00. BOB: IN THE STATE’S BIGGEST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY, GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS BROUGHT THIS MESSAGE -- GOVERNOR DESANTIS: THE NUMBER-ONE AGE FOR CASES IN FLORIDA IS 21. BOB: DESANTIS, SPEAKING TODAY WITH DOCTORS …
  • How Barcelona is using AI on its subway trains to curb spread of COVID-19 07 Jul 2020 14:54 This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, …
  • China censors Hong Kong internet, Taiwan fears it will be next 07 Jul 2020 14:51 WORLD: China has unveiled new powers to censor Hong Kong’s internet and access user data using its feared national security law – but US tech giants have put up some resistance citing rights concerns. The online censorship plans were contained in a 116- …
  • Chinese-Owned Dating App Plans To Raise $85 million In US IPO 07 Jul 2020 14:51 Blued, which claims to be the world’s largest gay social network app, has announced plans for a US Initial Public Offering (IPO). Last week, China-based BlueCity Holdings in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that it plans to …
  • Schools In Travis County Are Not Just Segregated. They're The Most Segregated In The State. 07 Jul 2020 14:51 Valerie Sterne has always known anecdotally that schools in Austin are segregated. She used to be a teacher and an administrator with the Austin Independent School District, and saw firsthand that students of color and low-income students were all …
  • Hong Kong Data Center Market 2020-2025 with In-depth Analysis and Data-driven Insights on the Impact of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 07 Jul 2020 14:47 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 7, 2020-- The "Hong Kong Data Center Market - Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. In-depth Analysis and Data-driven Insights on the …
  • The Pandemic Is Pushing Scientists To Rethink How They Read Research Papers 07 Jul 2020 14:45 The coronavirus pandemic has posed a special challenge for scientists: Figuring out how to make sense of a flood of scientific papers from labs and scientists unfamiliar to them. More than 6,000 coronavirus-related preprints from researchers around the …
  • Retail investors who bought June dip favored back-to-work stocks 07 Jul 2020 14:40 By Amena Saad and Sarah Ponczek Main Street investors appear united in their vision for economic recovery, emptying their pockets amid the June selloff in anticipation of a prompt return to normal. Data from TD Ameritrade showed clients used last month’s …
  • U.S. will pay $1.6 billion to Novavax for coronavirus vaccine 07 Jul 2020 14:39 By Katie Thomas, New York Times The federal government will pay vaccine maker Novavax $1.6 billion to expedite the development of 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine by the beginning of next year, the company said Tuesday. The deal is the largest …
  • Big Tech Stocks Top Trillion 07 Jul 2020 14:39 In a booming technology sector, four of the five big names — Amazon (AMZN - Free Report) , Microsoft (MSFT - Free Report) , Apple (AAPL - Free Report) and Alphabet (GOOGL - Free Report) — surpassed a trillion-dollar market capitalization each for the first …
  • What Our Socially Distanced Workspaces Might Look Like 07 Jul 2020 14:36 The architecture firm Gensler created an app to help businesses repurpose their spaces. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! July 7, 2020 3 min read This story appears in the July 2020 issue of Entrepreneur. …
  • 3 Reasons Why Purpose-Driven Businesses Can Help You Find Better Hires, Mentors and Investors 07 Jul 2020 14:36 July 7, 2020 10 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. During a recession, it becomes especially important for early-stage businesses to prove why they matter more than other companies. In this climate, purpose-driven …
  • Big changes coming to Army procedure for recovering lost or damaged property 07 Jul 2020 14:35 WASHINGTON -- The procedure to recover lost or damaged property is going digital on an Army-wide basis today, thanks to an innovation by the Minnesota National Guard to improve its stewardship of property.“We are moving from a 1977 Pontiac to a 2020 Ford,” …
  • Atos Opens up a New Path to Quantum Annealing Simulation 07 Jul 2020 14:34 PARIS, France, July 7, 2020 — Atos announces the development of a new Quantum Annealing Simulator, thus becoming the world’s first company to provide powerful simulation solutions to explore the two main technological paths of quantum computing: quantum …
  • Growth & Jobs | COVID-19 is an opportunity to digitise key economies – Hines 07 Jul 2020 14:31 Tamique Hines, senior manager of software engineering at MC Systems Ltd, has said the COVID-19 pandemic is helping to create a digital revolution in Jamaica, which can assist in revitalising the country’s economy. “There is certainly an opportunity for the …
  • Big Tech Faceoff With China Risks Sparking Exodus From Hong Kong 07 Jul 2020 14:30 Facebook, Google and Twitter -- all of which are blocked in the mainland -- are now headed toward a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing. From a report: Hours after Hong Kong announced sweeping new powers to police …
  • Big Tech headed towards a showdown with China 07 Jul 2020 14:29 Facebook Inc., Google and Twitter Inc. — all of which are blocked in the mainland — are now headed toward a showdown with China that could end up making Hong Kong feel more like Beijing. Hours after Hong Kong announced sweeping new powers to police the …
  • When Copper Turns Bullish, Look To Mueller For Alpha 07 Jul 2020 14:26 Introduction: This is my second recent installment in articles written about those companies which remain under-followed by contributors. Mueller Industries Inc. (MLI) hasn't seen an article written about it here in almost three years, and has only …
  • Palantir, one of Silicon Valley’s oldest startups, files to go public 07 Jul 2020 14:25 Palantir Technologies Inc said it has confidentially filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public, ending an extended wait that made the data analytics company one of Silicon Valley’s oldest private startups. Palantir had teased …
  • Smith and a sliver of good news that Villa fans are clinging to 07 Jul 2020 14:24 Aston Villa's return to the Premier League has been plagued by an incapable defence. Villa suffered relegation from England's top-flight in 2016, conceding a whopping 76 goals along the way. and finishing rock bottom of the top flight table. They …
  • Antivirals Rather Than Vaccines For COVID-19 07 Jul 2020 14:22 Will an anti-COVID-19 vaccine be effective? Much has been written about the potential of multiple vaccines to ultimately prevent COVID-19, the condition caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. However, despite Operation Warp Speed and the immense hyperbole …
  • Trump’s Former Sanctions Chief Joins Bitcoin Investigation Firm Advisory Board As Part Of Expanded $49 Million Investment 07 Jul 2020 14:22 Sigal Mandelker, then-U.S. Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, speaks ... [+] during a 2018 conference on cyber law enforcement at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Justice Department charged nine Iranian …
  • The COVID-19 Crisis Will Likely Lead To A Massive Shakeout In The Restaurant Industry 07 Jul 2020 14:22 The Pret A Manger store on Board Street in Reading, Berkshire, which is one of the stores to be ... [+] closed by the restaurant chain who have announced that they will permanently shut 30 stores after footfall was hammered by the coronavirus lockdown. ( …
  • Doctors view 'antiviral agents' as most effective therapeutic option for treating COVID─19: Course5 Intelligence 07 Jul 2020 14:14 Course5 Intelligence, a leading analytics and AI solutions provider headquartered in India released a research report revealed that 73 per cent doctors cited ‘antiviral agents’ as the most effective therapy for treating COVID-19. Using ‘anti-inflammatory’ …
  • Are Accessible Cosmetics the Final Frontier in Makeup Inclusivity? 07 Jul 2020 14:14 In March 2010, Terri Bryant, a makeup artist and educator, began noticing slight changes to her skill set. Stiffness spanned from her left shoulder down to her fingers, which she was unable to move independently. By 2012, it was taking her a really long …
  • Social media platforms moved slowly on containing hate speech: WPP’s Mark Read 07 Jul 2020 14:12 NEW DELHI: With big US advertisers pausing their spends on Facebook due to hate speech, social media platforms have to take more responsibility and create policies to contain the spread of divisive content, said Mark Read, chief executive of WPP Plc. …
  • Coping with COVID-19: Carousel Industries of North America Inc. 07 Jul 2020 14:09 EXETER – Jeff Gardner, CEO of Carousel Industries of North America Inc., an IT consulting, and management company specializing in cloud solutions, data, networking, security, IT outsourcing, and managed services, said his company has withstood the COVID-19 …
  • The primaries to watch in New Jersey 07 Jul 2020 14:08 Programming announcement: Our newsletters are evolving. Morning Score will continue to publish daily for POLITICO Pro subscribers, but will publish once weekly for other readers starting on July 13. There will be no changes to the policy newsletters …
  • Facebook, Google, Twitter pause user info requests from HK gov't 07 Jul 2020 14:06 LOS ANGELES Facebook, Google and Twitter said pn July 6 they have put a hold on requests by Hong Kong’s government or police force for information on users, following China’s imposition of a sweeping new security law. The pause at leading online social …
  • Big data analytics shows how America's individualism complicates coronavirus response 07 Jul 2020 14:05 To understand America's response to the coronavirus pandemic, researchers started with data from more than 200 years ago—at the American frontier. Painstakingly, and with tremendous amounts of data processed by 97 advanced computers, Jingjing Li, Ting …
  • Here and Elsewhere, Business Confidence Depends on Health Data 07 Jul 2020 14:04 View from Main Street While economic activity is still slow, Diana Szynal says, she senses a resilient spirit in Franklin County. Diana Szynal is encouraged by what she sees on Main Street in Greenfield as restaurants and retail continue to emerge from …
  • How Postmates Will Help Uber Eats Turn Profitable 07 Jul 2020 14:03 [Updated 7/7/2020] Uber Confirms Postmates Deal. How Will It Drive Profitability? On Monday, Uber confirmed that it will be acquiring food delivery service Postmates for approximately $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction, as it looks for a …
  • Smart homes and the future of domestic tech 07 Jul 2020 14:01 By Luke Rix-Standing Voice-activated kettles, app-controlled toilets, and ovens that can tell you the weather – love it or loathe it, the smart home is here to stay. “I’m a Luddite – I don’t like things to be complicated, and the more stuff you have …
  • Is it OK to use your browser’s built-in password manager? 07 Jul 2020 13:56 These days, the ability to keep track of the passwords you use with secure online services is a basic feature for web browsers. The feature is typically turned on by default, which means you probably have a random collection of passwords saved in the cloud …
  • The lawmakers who took small business loans 07 Jul 2020 13:54 with help from Marianne LeVine YOU DOWN WITH PPP? -- For months, Washington has whispered about who might be benefiting from the small business loans program, which Congress created to help struggling businesses during the coronavirus crisis. House …
  • Kilmarnock dubbed the FIFTH sexiest place in Scotland 07 Jul 2020 13:53 Kilmarnock has been revealed as the fifth sexiest place in Scotland. A so-called 'sex map' formulated by brand Lovehoney says the town's 46,350 residents have also spent more per head on their sexual pleasure since lockdown than anywhere else …
  • Yotta opens first data centre facility, to tap growing demand for cloud migration 07 Jul 2020 13:52 Yotta Infrastructure, a Hiranandani Group-owned managed data centre service provider, has opened its first data center facility near Mumbai. With an initial capacity of 7200 racks and 820000 square feet area, the data centre aims to cater the increasing …
  • E.U. Set For a Worse Recession Than Expected: Live Market Updates 07 Jul 2020 13:47 LiveUpdated  July 7, 2020, 9:43 a.m. ET July 7, 2020, 9:43 a.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: The magnitude of job losses from the coronavirus pandemic has been 10 times greater than the hit inflicted during first months of 2008 global financial crisis, …
  • EU lawmakers agree to include shipping emissions in EU carbon market 07 Jul 2020 13:45 FILE PHOTO: A cargo ship is seen anchored, as Italy struggles to contain the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Naples, Italy March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Ciro De Luca/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to …
  • India 'important digital power', won't compromise on data sovereignty: Ravi Shankar Prasad 07 Jul 2020 13:43 Union IT and telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (File photo) MUMBAI: Union IT and telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said India is an "important digital power" and will not compromise on its data sovereignty. Speaking at the launch …
  • Is the COVID-19 pandemic cure really worse than the disease? Here's what our research found 07 Jul 2020 13:43 The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea The coronavirus pandemic catapulted the country into one of the deepest recessions in U.S. history, leaving millions of Americans without jobs or health insurance. There is a …
  • Kanye West’s Yeezy, Burning Man, Wall Street Hedge Funds Among PPP Loan Recipients 07 Jul 2020 13:41 US 12:08 GMT 07.07.2020Get short URL When the US government unleashed a $500-plus-billion programme to help small businesses sit out the COVID-19 pandemic, the obvious image was local mom-and-pop stores. However, government disclosures show it has also …
  • The Finance 202: PPP data dump to fuel debate as lawmakers craft next coronavirus stimulus 07 Jul 2020 13:33 As lawmakers move to craft another economic rescue bill, the long-awaited data dump about the Paycheck Protection Program is sure to spark a furious debate in Washington about whether the $521 billion in small-business loans helped the right mix of …
  • India’s TikTok Ban Dispels the Myth of the ‘China Bogeyman’ 07 Jul 2020 13:31 In April 2018, as Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal, photojournalists captured a fascinating line of argument in the Facebook founder’s typed notes: “breakup strengthens Chinese companies,” it read. This defense …
  • Sephora Is Driving Change To Combat Systemic Racism In Retail 07 Jul 2020 13:26 Sephora has been a leader in prestige omni-retail with the purpose of creating an inviting beauty ... [+] shopping experience and inspiring fearlessness in the community. Courtesy Sephora Today, Sephora will close its stores for two hours, dedicating the …
  • Trump wanted to 'Kaepernick' Bubba Wallace. Instead he made him too big to fail 07 Jul 2020 13:16 More than 130,000 Americans have died from coronavirus. Double-digit unemployment plunges the economy ever closer toward depression. All the while the police continue to kill unarmed Black people with impunity, sparking demonstrations across the country. …
  • Launching a Business During the Pandemic? Learn From These 4 Founders. 07 Jul 2020 13:11 These entrepreneurs took the leap when times were tough - and found new ways to succeed. July 7, 2020 4 min read This story appears in the July 2020 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Serve customers first. Charge them later. Ariela Safira had big plans …
  • Make sure your portfolio has these 3 types of Covid-proof stocks: ICICI Securities 07 Jul 2020 13:11 Top quality expensive stocks, high quality beta cyclicals and high yield utilities or telecom stocks are must-haves in your portfolio, says Vinod Karki, VP- Equities, Strategy. Let us talk about the momentum in the markets. Whether it is attributed to a …
  • Hiranandani Group opens giant data centre in Mumbai to tap digital economy 07 Jul 2020 13:11 It is commonplace for real estate companies to become operators of malls and hotels, but setting up digital technology ventures is the unusual route that the Hiranandani Group has taken in a bid to pivot towards diversifying its business in a fast-changing …
  • A historian explains how America will collapse by 2025 — using 4 different scenarios 07 Jul 2020 13:10 Future historians are likely to identify the Bush administration’s rash invasion of Iraq in that year as the start of America’s downfall. However, instead of the bloodshed that marked the end of so many past empires, with cities burning and civilians …
  • Is the COVID-19 pandemic cure really worse than the disease? Here’s what our research found 07 Jul 2020 13:09 The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea The coronavirus pandemic catapulted the country into one of the deepest recessions in U.S. history, leaving millions of Americans without jobs or health insurance. There is a …
  • Electric mobility post-COVID: EV sales growth to be driven by these four factors in India 07 Jul 2020 13:07 As we move in to Unlock phase, post almost 3 months of lockdown, I can’t help but think about how it is going to affect our industry – Electric Mobility. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that India will become the manufacturing hub for electric …
  • TikTok: Chinese app may be banned in US, says Pompeo 07 Jul 2020 13:03 Image copyright CBS Image caption Mike Pompeo: "It's something we're looking at" Would you recommend downloading TikTok? Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked that question on Monday night on Fox News. "Only if you want your …
  • Los Angeles School District Cut Its Police Department, Then the Chief Resigned 07 Jul 2020 13:01 Good morning. (This article is part of the California Today newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.) First, Thomas Fuller with an update on the virus. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that the state had stepped up a crackdown on businesses …
  • Dana Unveils New Electric Motor, Drive Axle for Lift Trucks 07 Jul 2020 12:55 MAUMEE, Ohio, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) today introduced new drive technologies for material-handling vehicles, including a low-voltage, high-efficiency motor for electric-powered applications, as well as a new …
  • The hole in the Trump administration’s emerging anti-Huawei strategy 07 Jul 2020 12:52 But a Japanese company that pioneered the strategy in its home country says the U.S. needs to invest a similar amount of cash into incentives for producing the silicon chips that the new approach requires. The U.S. is not doing nearly enough to ensure that …
  • Troubled facial recognition startup Clearview AI pulls out of Canada ⁠— before it was pushed 07 Jul 2020 12:52 Dystopian surveillance firm Clearview AI has stopped offering its facial recognition service in Canada, in response to a probe by data protection authorities. “The investigation of Clearview by privacy protection authorities for Canada, Alberta, British …
  • Coronaprofile: Confused by COVID-19 research? A Birmingham scientist helps translate for patients 07 Jul 2020 12:49 More than 130,000 research papers have already appeared on COVID-19; and turning that into sensible advice for politicians and the public is hard work even for the experts. At the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre at the University of …
  • What Is Economic Collapse and How Can You Protect Yourself From It? 07 Jul 2020 12:47 On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic. It wasn't until March 24th that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared the coronavirus a national emergency.  On March 11, 2020, the World Health …
  • California braces for a spike in coronavirus deaths as infections soar. But how bad will it be? 07 Jul 2020 12:46 New coronavirus cases roughly doubled in California over the last month. Hospitalizations have soared 88%, filling some medical centers close to capacity. Now, public health officials are bracing for the grimmest phase of the cycle: a spike in COVID-19 …
  • Yotta Infra unveils gigantic data centre in Mumbai 07 Jul 2020 12:41 Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Hiranandani Group subsidiary Yotta Infrastructure on Tuesday unveiled a gigantic data centre building, Yotta NM1, in Mumbai as the company plans to spend about Rs 3,500 crores in next three years on data centre parks which will also …
  • Time to pay up: Small businesses are waiting longer for big companies to pay them 07 Jul 2020 12:41 Small businesses are having to wait longer to be paid for goods and services and it is costing them hundreds of millions of dollars, a new report has revealed. Key points: Small businesses are calling for mandatory maximum payment times Late payment is …
  • Ford F-Series Rules Undisputed but Chevy Silverado Overtakes Ram for Q2 Sales 07 Jul 2020 12:37 The first six months of the year have been utterly disastrous for the entire world. Of course, the big and confidence-reliant U.S. auto market also suffered deeply. But, as the saying goes, ‘life goes on’ and the truck wars are ever as relentless. Let us …
  • The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle of Social Science Modeling 07 Jul 2020 12:32 Arguably, all of scientific inquiry in modern times begins with some sort of model. A model takes different parameters you are studying and uses them to make some claim about how our world works. It is a reduction of reality with the aim of reconstructing …
  • Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again 07 Jul 2020 12:31 FILE - In this July 5, 2020, file photo, healthcare workers help each other with their personal protective equipment at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. The PPE that was in dangerously short supply …
  • Shopify: Getting Ahead Of Its Skis 07 Jul 2020 12:27 Source: seosydney.com Introduction And Investment Thesis I am finally providing a follow-up article to my last Shopify article, entitled "Shopify Vs. Square Part II: The Anti-Amazon Awakens". I recommend all readers of this article to first read …
  • S&P Global: The Case For New Highs 07 Jul 2020 12:27 In early May, I wrote an article titled "2020 May Be Rough, But S&P Global Is Worth The Wait," where I dove into the recent performance of S&P Global and shared my view of the stock in light of updated Q1 company guidance, recent trends …
  • Deploying and Managing Hybrid IT Architectures 07 Jul 2020 12:25 Here are three steps IT teams can take to create a strategy for a unified IT architecture as they deal with surges in cloud adoption and greater demands for cloud services. When O’Reilly Media surveyed companies about their cloud usage in the first quarter …
  • Federal Reserve official warns US recovery may be ‘levelling off’ 07 Jul 2020 12:23 A senior Federal Reserve official has warned that the rebound in the world’s largest economy is in danger of stalling as a result of the recent spike in coronavirus infections across several large US southern and western states. In an interview with the …
  • Ai: The Competitive Advantage 07 Jul 2020 12:22 In recent years, it seems most discussions centered around technology and business innovation inevitably end up debating the future potential of Artificial Intelligence. While the longer term upside is seemingly limitless, and there is much debate about …
  • Women, young people and low earners are getting hurt most by the jobs crisis 07 Jul 2020 12:22 "Despite the massive measures taken around the globe, uncertainty about future labor market developments is large, as the risk of new outbreaks is high," said Stefano Scarpetta, the OECD's director for employment, labor and social affairs. …

  • Key factors for successful data lake implementation 07 Jul 2020 15:23 In addition to the business drivers behind the growth of data lakes, the cloud's ability to offer vast amounts of storage and processing power at ever-decreasing price points are making data lake platforms increasingly attractive to organizations of …
  • Oracle opens the door to the age of autonomous enterprise 06 Jul 2020 18:58 As artificial intelligence and machine learning step to the forefront of the digital revolution, data expert Oracle Corp. is holding out a hand to help companies make the leap from traditional operations to autonomous workload management. “There’s no …