• Etisalat completes acquisition of Help AG 23 Feb 2020 11:14 UAE-based telecom group Etisalat said that it has completed the acquisition of Help AG, a privately held regional company specialising in the delivery of cyber security solutions and services. The acquisition sees the integration of the cyber security …
  • Highlights From the Nevada Caucuses: Bernie Sanders Is Declared the Winner - The New York Times 23 Feb 2020 10:57 Officials with the Nevada Democratic Party and the Democratic National Committee stressed all week that they had gone to school on lessons learned from the bungled Iowa caucuses, when a smartphone app for reporting results crashed and phone lines to report …
  • Russia Seeks to Reverse its Birth Rate Decline With Big Payouts to New Parents 23 Feb 2020 09:53 Russia is seeking to reverse its birth rate decline with hefty payouts to new parents. According to a new legislation, for the birth of a first child as of the beginning of this year, a family or single parent can receive about 466,000 rubles ($7,300). …
  • Crown Resorts executive authorises transfer to drug trafficker 23 Feb 2020 09:40 The casino is legally obliged to tell authorities about suspicious transactions or any movement of funds over $10,000 within three days, but Crown only alerted Austrac a year after the transaction and only after West Australian gaming authorities began …
  • Film industry slump continues amid virus fears 23 Feb 2020 09:29 (Yonhap) Snowballing coronavirus infections have continued to cast a pall over the film industry, with new releases delayed and events canceled. Thriller flick “Time to Hunt” will tentatively postpone its release and cancel all promotional events, …
  • US becomes India’s top trading partner 23 Feb 2020 09:29 On his maiden visit to India Trump and Modi are likely to focus on areas like counter-terrorism, defense, collaborations in mental health, healthcare to name a few. (File) The United States has become India’s top trading partner surpassing China, according …
  • Dimma’s phone call to struggling Brennan 23 Feb 2020 09:27 Richmond premiership coach Damien Hardwick reached out to Katie Brennan last week as the Tigers wrapped their arms around their struggling AFLW captain. Hardwick called Brennan after the postergirl’s underwhelming start to the season was dissected on the …
  • Column: Cyberwar not all about crashing power grids and airplanes 23 Feb 2020 09:21 In reality, looking for theatrical cyberattacks means missing the ones that matter most. Cyber-engagements between nations are daily competitions in which the United States, Russia, China and others continually struggle for advantage. Much more often than …
  • As face of Austin has changed, Packers red-and-white binds city together 23 Feb 2020 09:20 The home team has time for one final shot. Down by one, only 1.7 seconds left. Everyone in the gym has the same thought: Get the ball to the kid teammates call “Sub-Zero” because he’s so cool under pressure. The kid who spent the previous day sobbing when …
  • State hands-free phone law for drivers starts Sunday 23 Feb 2020 08:35 While the American Revolution started in Massachusetts, the Bay State is a little late in the hands-free-while-driving brigade. Not only is Massachusetts the last of the six New England states to prohibit cellphone use while driving, it also signed …
  • NordicTrack X32i Treadmill Review: Immersive workouts in your home gym 23 Feb 2020 07:32 NordicTrack X32i Treadmill Review: Immersive workouts in your home gym “With killer inclines and iFit training, the NordicTrack X32i treadmill will change how you work out.” Impressive 40-percent incline Wide and sturdy deck Large 32-inch display Cushioned …
  • Bald Eagles defend nest sites 23 Feb 2020 07:22 PHOTO BY GARRY BRANDENBURG It is that time of year again for Bald Eagles to be aggressively defending and or selecting new nest sites. After the 2018 nesting season, Iowa had 377 active Bald Eagle territories. And volunteer citizen scientists who monitored …
  • How Uhuru’s political stronghold will shape 2022 polls 23 Feb 2020 07:22 By NYAMBEGA GISESA More by this Author President Uhuru Kenyatta’s backyard will play a key role in determining who will win the presidential polls in the 2022 general election, an analysis of the 2019 population census shows. Not only is the President’s …
  • Mesh? More like meh. - CNET 23 Feb 2020 07:06 Netgear's Nighthawk brand is a mainstay of the router aisle. This year, the company added a new Nighthawk-branded mesh system into the mix, complete with support for Wi-Fi 6 -- the newest, fastest version of Wi-Fi. Most intriguing of all: The 2-piece …
  • The first Alexa toy is a $300 kitchen for kids, packed with dad jokes - CNET 23 Feb 2020 07:06 KidKraft makes the Alexa 2-in-1 Kitchen and Market, a $300 play set that interacts with the Amazon Alexa voice assistant (Echo not included). KidKraft Kids can play with Alexa in their very own $300 pretend kitchen and grocery store, with the Amazon voice …
  • Valeri Nichushkin likely having a better year than Leon Draisaitl, according to analytics enthusiasts. Hmm 23 Feb 2020 06:42 This past week, the Oil Country has been outraged and perplexed by a controversial comment from Josh and Luke Younggren, the twins brothers who write the EvolvingWild hockey blog, a site full of innovative ways to use statistics to rate NHL players. The …
  • Arsenal vs Everton: Best bets for all Sunday's Premier League games 23 Feb 2020 06:21 Back Everton to make a Mina dent in Arsenal’s latest ring of renewed confidence. Mikel Arteta clearly earned his corn during half-time in the 4-0 over Newcastle . By the end of the match his poorly Gunners were ‘well on the mend’. Still a bit wombly in the …
  • Searcy chief focused on physical, mental health 23 Feb 2020 06:17 The biggest goal of Brian Dunavan, the new chief of the Searcy Fire Department, is to focus on the well-being and safety of his firefighters. “Cancer and heart disease are the [top two] killers of firefighters nationwide,” Dunavan said. “We want to do …
  • Willborn leads UC Riverside past Cal Poly 61-49 23 Feb 2020 06:13 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — George Willborn III posted 17 points as UC Riverside defeated Cal Poly 61-49 on Saturday night. Arinze Chidom had 14 points and seven rebounds for UC Riverside (15-14, 5-8 Big West Conference), which snapped its five-game losing …
  • Heidegger lifts UC Santa Barbara over UC Davis 70-56 23 Feb 2020 06:10 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger posted 17 points as UC Santa Barbara defeated UC Davis 70-56 on Saturday night. Amadou Sow had 16 points for UC Santa Barbara (18-9, 7-5 Big West Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Devearl …
  • Starry-eyed Kenya ready for race to space 23 Feb 2020 06:05 Communications Authority of Kenya Acting Director General Mercy Wanjau (left) with Broadcasting and Telecommunications Principal Secretary Esther Koimet during a workshop on satellite communication resources in Nairobi last week. [Wilberforce Okwiri, …
  • How similar is each state to every other? Daily Kos Elections' State Similarity Index will tell you 23 Feb 2020 05:58 One state that recently volunteered as tribute is Illinois, with Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker suggesting last week that the Land of the Lincoln ought to go first. Pritzker’s argument was that Illinois is the most representative state in the country; in …
  • Step too far in use of technology? 23 Feb 2020 05:47 A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times reported that NYPD officers would be giving up the use of their handwritten patrol memo books in favour of a smartphone app that would allow them, while on the beat, to take notes electronically. By this Monday, …
  • Manuel scores 19 as Montana defeats Montana State 59-54 23 Feb 2020 05:41 BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Kendal Manuel had 19 points as Montana held off Montana State 59-54 on Saturday night. The Grizzlies led 51-37 with 4:43 remaining in the second half before the Bobcats made four of their last six shots and added eight free throws in …
  • 'America First' vs 'Make in India' as Modi hosts Trump 23 Feb 2020 05:38 Trade ties between the United States and India have long been problematic but under "America First" President Donald Trump and "Make in India" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, they have worsened. Read: With no trade deal on the cards, is …
  • Brazilian transgender dancer shatters Carnival parade taboo 23 Feb 2020 05:25 Transgender godmother Camila Prins, representing the Colorado do Bras samba school, performs at Carnival in the Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Prins entered the parade grounds, in a costume of feathers that displayed her sinuous …
  • Facebook Quietly Cuts Off Sensitive Ad Data Before It Can Get Cambridge Analytica'd Again 23 Feb 2020 05:13 Photo: Getty A good rule of thumb is to be skeptical of the privacy-forward changes Facebook touts to the public, and to deeply interrogate any of the quieter changes it rolls out behind the scenes since those—surprisingly—often mark the real efforts that …
  • Moore scores 20 to lift DePaul past Georgetown 74-68 23 Feb 2020 05:09 Updated 10:43 pm CST, Saturday, February 22, 2020 CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Moore had 20 points as DePaul broke its eight-game losing streak, topping Georgetown 74-68 on Saturday night. Moore hit 8 of 10 foul shots. He added seven assists. Romeo Weems had 19 …
  • Radebaugh scores 22, Northern Colorado tops Idaho State 23 Feb 2020 05:09 Updated 10:55 pm CST, Saturday, February 22, 2020 POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh scored 22 points as Northern Colorado defeated Idaho State 85-72 on Saturday night. Kai Edwards had 18 points for Northern Colorado (19-8, 12-4 Big Sky Conference), …
  • Bernie blows the casino doors off in Nevada 23 Feb 2020 04:59 Sign Up for Our free email newsletters Sen. Bernie Sanders continued his methodical march to the Democratic nomination on Saturday with a blowout victory in Nevada over his chief rivals. As was the case after Iowa and New Hampshire, none of his competitors …
  • Kaspersky Achieves ISO 27001 Certification 23 Feb 2020 04:55 Kaspersky, a leading global cybersecurity company, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification; the international standard outlining best practices for information security management systems. Issued by TÜV AUSTRIA, the certification confirms that …
  • John scores 28, leads Weber State over Southern Utah 82-71 23 Feb 2020 04:41 OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John scored 28 points, Jerrick Harding added 22 and Weber State beat Southern Utah 82-71 on Saturday night. John shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers and went 12 for 12 from the foul line. He added eight rebounds. Harding also had six …
  • Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (PNGAY) CEO Lu Min on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 23 Feb 2020 04:33 Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (OTCPK:PNGAY) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call February 21, 2020 7:00 PM ET Company Participants Sheng Ruisheng - Joint Company Secretary Jason Yao - EVP & CFO Lu Min - Chairman & CEO, Autohome, Inc. …
  • Nevada Democrats skirt chaos that plagued Iowa caucuses 23 Feb 2020 03:59 Christina A. Cassidy and Michelle L. Price, Associated Press Updated 7:49 pm PST, Saturday, February 22, 2020 Caucus-goers listen to a precinct leader at a caucus location at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nev., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Caucus-goers …
  • Trump’s India visit a blessing in disguise for Satya Nadella 23 Feb 2020 03:52 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who courted a big controversy by saying “CAA is just bad for India” at a tech event last month, begins his three-day India trip from Monday while US President Donald Trump has ensured that all the space across media outlets …
  • Nigeria needs international help to fight terror –Bode George 23 Feb 2020 03:48 Chief Bode George is a retired commodore and governor of old Ondo State. Also, he is one time National Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview with JOHNSON AYANTUNJI, he talks about the resurgence in insurgency, the …
  • Wade pumps in 19 points sending Longwood past High Point 23 Feb 2020 03:15 LONGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — DeShaun Wade scored 19 points off the bench to carry Longwood to a 57-54 win over High Point on Saturday night. High Point’s Denny Slay II tied it at 51 with 2:03 left. After the two teams went almost 90 seconds without scoring, Juan …
  • Sanders claims big win Nevada to tighten grip on Democratic race 23 Feb 2020 03:10 Progressive firebrand Bernie Sanders claimed a decisive victory Saturday in the Nevada caucuses, solidifying his frontrunner status in the race to choose the Democratic nominee who faces President Donald Trump in November's election. Sanders was …
  • Carter III carries Long Beach State past Hawaii 64-60 23 Feb 2020 02:59 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Michael Carter III had 15 points as Long Beach State edged past Hawaii 64-60 on Saturday. Joshua Morgan had 10 points for Long Beach State (10-18, 5-7 Big West Conference). Jordan Roberts added seven rebounds. Eddie Stansberry had …
  • Bernie Sanders is projected winner of Nevada caucuses: Live updates 23 Feb 2020 02:46 Registered Democratic voters in Nevada poured into various sites on Saturday amid the first in the West caucuses -- the first diverse electorate to weigh in on the 2020 presidential race. After a fiery Las Vegas debate last week, during which candidates…
  • Sanders on top: Key takeaways from Nevada caucuses 23 Feb 2020 02:39 Sen. Bernie Sanders cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses, heartening his supporters and stoking alarm among moderates who fear he is too liberal and would lose to President Donald Trump. Takeaways from the Nevada caucuses:SANDERS' PRESIDENTIAL BID …
  • Adventure tourism- How risky is too risky for tourist activities? 23 Feb 2020 02:35 When the cliff started spitting rocks, Anita Van Gastel got her camera out. It was spectacular, and she was ignorant of the danger. Suddenly, the face collapsed and hurtled towards her. She'd been walking to the Cape Kidnappers' gannet colony with …
  • Stronger Trent Thornton aims to secure job in Blue Jays’ rotation 23 Feb 2020 02:26 TAMPA – As he strolled through the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse one recent morning, Trent Thornton was stopped by a teammate who patted the right-hander on the chest and gave him an approving nod. “Yeah, I’m super-big now,” Thornton said, grinning in self- …
  • 243 people reacting 23 Feb 2020 02:25 Sen. Bernie Sanders holds hands with his wife, Jane, during a campaign event in San Antonio,Texas, on Saturday. (Eric Gay/AP)LAS VEGAS — After Bernie Sanders cemented his standing as the undisputed frontrunner in the Democratic presidential primary …
  • Sanders on top: Key takeaways from the Nevada caucuses 23 Feb 2020 02:03 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses, heartening his supporters and stoking alarm among moderates who fear he is too liberal and would lose to President Donald Trump. Takeaways from the Nevada caucuses: SANDERS’ …
  • New thoughts for loan risk management by Nigerian banks 23 Feb 2020 01:57 By Akin Oladeji –Johnbrowne Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) was established to resolve bad loan problems created by Banks in Nigeria. The creation of AMCON was a political necessity to avert systemic credit crisis in the financial markets. …
  • SETI and other alien-hunting strategies are dealing with new tools — and new troubles 23 Feb 2020 01:50 Two PANOSETI telescopes are installed in the recently renovated Astrograph Dome at the Lick Observatory in California. PANOSETI will use a configuration of many SETI telescopes to allow simultaneous monitoring of the entire observable sky. (© Laurie Hatch …
  • Bloomberg is smashing the record for POTUS candidates 23 Feb 2020 01:50 He launched his campaign by spending $35 million — or $3,000 every single minute — on television ads. And former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg hasn’t slowed down. According to new data from Advertising Analytics — a firm that tracks ad spending — the …
  • FUTURE PROOF: Innovative uses of drones 23 Feb 2020 01:41 WHEN we think of drones, we think of those unmanned aerial vehicles used by the military for spying and delivering bombs. There are also drones being used for agriculture (spraying crops) and delivery (Amazon is famously working on using drones to deliver …
  • As Bernie Sanders’s momentum builds, down-ballot Democrats move to distance themselves 23 Feb 2020 01:38 As Sanders builds what could eventually be an insurmountable delegate lead, many Democratic House and Senate candidates are approaching a dramatic shift in their campaigns, as they recalibrate to include praise of capitalism and distance themselves from …
  • Coming Soon: Nevada Caucuses 2020 Highlights & Analysis 23 Feb 2020 01:38 Yo! I’m at Valley High School in Las Vegas. Today I’m looking at how Latino residents vote. Bernie Sanders has made a big bet on Latino support — it’s key to his strategy to win here in Nevada, California and Texas — and today will tell us a lot about …
  • Virus Investors Don’t Need No (Online) Education 23 Feb 2020 01:34 Giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., for example, added 100,000 servers to support its free DingTalk messenger, which is being used across the country to help pupils communicate with teachers and watch online classes. A similar tale is told at WeChat provider …
  • How to raise money – it’s a journey not an event 23 Feb 2020 01:33 Every year I teach classrooms full of students who leave class understanding the basics of how to search for product/market fit — and thinking their next goal is to “get funded.” That’s a mistake. There are two reasons to raise money: You have a killer …
  • Solidifying front-runner status, Bernie Sanders wins Nevada Democratic caucuses 23 Feb 2020 01:33 LAS VEGAS (TEGNA) — Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, cementing his front-runner status. Voting is underway across the most diverse state so far that has had its say in the Democrats' nomination fight, and Bernie …
  • Baker scores 24 as UNC Asheville tops Presbyterian 75-64 23 Feb 2020 01:32 ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — DeVon Baker scored 24 points as UNC-Asheville topped Presbyterian 75-64 on Saturday. Baker shot 9 for 10 from the foul line. LJ Thorpe had 16 points and seven rebounds for UNC-Asheville (13-14, 7-9 Big South Conference), which earned …
  • The 200 most common surnames in Surrey and exactly how many people have them 23 Feb 2020 01:29 If you were asked to guess the most common surnames in Surrey, there's a fair chance you'd suggest the likes of Smith, Jones and Matthews. What you may not know is exactly how many people share that name but there is a website that purports to do …
  • A Better Credit Rating Alone Can’t Overcome the Philippines’ Foreign Investment Woes 23 Feb 2020 01:24 AdvertisementThis article is part 2 in a two-part series. As argued in my previous article, the improving credit rating enjoyed by the Philippines since achieving “investment grade” in 2013 was expected to boost financing for those firms and sectors that …
  • Nwachukwu carries Sacramento St. past Idaho 67-56 23 Feb 2020 01:09 MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Osi Nwachukwu had a career-high 20 points as Sacramento State defeated Idaho 67-56 on Saturday. Joshua Patton had 14 points for Sacramento State (14-12, 7-10 Big Sky Conference). Chibueze Jacobs added 12 points. Izayah Mauriohooho-Le’ …
  • Jones scores 22 to lift Radford over USC Upstate 81-60 23 Feb 2020 01:08 RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Carlik Jones had 22 points as Radford won its ninth straight game, rolling past South Carolina Upstate 81-60 on Saturday. Donald Hicks had 12 points and six rebounds for Radford (19-9, 14-2 Big South Conference). Travis Fields Jr. added …
  • Johnson scores 21 to carry Gardner-Webb over Campbell 73-61 23 Feb 2020 00:44 Updated 6:35 pm CST, Saturday, February 22, 2020 BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Nate Johnson had 21 points as Gardner-Webb defeated Campbell 73-61 on Saturday. Eric Jamison Jr. had 16 points for Gardner-Webb (12-15, 8-7 Big South Conference). Christian …
  • What will Trump's visit do for US-India ties? 23 Feb 2020 00:31 Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump will begin his maiden trip to India on Monday, becoming the seventh American president to visit the country. Rudra Chaudhuri, who writes about diplomacy and security, explains the significance of the …
  • Travel Retail Market Shares 2020 Industry Outlook By: Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex (BSC), DFS Group, Dubai Duty Free, Duty Free Americas, Autogrill 23 Feb 2020 00:23 Feb 22, 2020 (Reporthive Research via COMTEX) -- Chicago, United States, 2020 -Travel Retail Market research report covers the data which is helpful for key players, software scope, market overview, market opportunities, market risk, market driving force, …
  • DAN HODGES: Coogan and Dimbleby can weep and wail, but the BBC licence fee MUST be scrapped  22 Feb 2020 23:44 Alan Partridge is taking to the streets.  ‘I would man the barricades to defend the BBC,’ actor Steve Coogan pledged last week, before warning Ministers that ‘they’ll have a fight on their hands if they threaten it’. He won’t be alone. Yesterday BBC …
  • Mazda CX-30, Audi Q3, Hyundai Kona: Which Is Best Small SUV? 22 Feb 2020 23:11 The all-new 2020 Mazda CX-30 crossover takes on two vehicles of similar size. Mazda The all-new 2020 Mazda CX-30 is the brand's newest offering in the burgeoning small-SUV segment, and we were impressed enough with the vehicle during our recent week- …
  • Timo Werner Talks Of Liverpool Suitability After Leipzig Comprehensively Beat Schalke 22 Feb 2020 22:56 Timo Werner celebrates after scoring against Schalke on Saturday evening, mentioning Liverpool once ... [+] again after the final whistle. Getty Images Another big win for RB Leipzig was followed by another mention of Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool by striker, …
  • Lakewood wins big over Bear Creek, 56-16 22 Feb 2020 22:56 The Lakewood Tigers easily defeated the Bear Creek Bears by a score of 56-16 on Friday. Lakewood was lead in scoring by Nadia Trevizo-Medina who accounted for 15 points while also collecting four rebounds and three assists. Logan Watson and Mariah Ramos …
  • Quarter of Britons 'targeted by phone fraudsters more than once a week' 22 Feb 2020 22:50 A quarter of Britons are being targeted by phone fraudsters more than once a week, an investigation has found. Half of these have then been contacted by cybercriminals posing as telecoms security engineers from companies like BT and Microsoft. The crooks …
  • Q&A: To keep up with mergers & acquisitions, automation is key  22 Feb 2020 22:12 For industries who have traditionally relied on legacy technology, digital transformation has been a struggle, despite customer demand. When these organizations look to acquisitions as their answer, extra care is needed says Steve Stover. The world of …
  • Why Venezuela’s Oil Based Cryptocurrency Is Still Alive 22 Feb 2020 22:09 In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Mary Anastasia O’Grady writes that Venezuela’s “National Superintendency for the Defense of Socio-Economic Rights is reportedly pressuring stores to accept the government’s new digital fiat currency, the Petro.” The …
  • $42m Lotto Powerball jackpot up for grabs in Wednesday's draw 22 Feb 2020 21:47 Kiwis dreaming of the high life are expected to crowd Lotto shops this week as Powerball hits an incredible $42 million - the country's second-largest Powerball prize. The massive jackpot is up for grabs in Wednesday's draw after last night's …
  • 2020 Nevada caucus: Bernie Sanders leads the pack, according to early entrance polls 22 Feb 2020 21:45 LAS VEGAS -- The latest: Based on ABC News' early entrance poll estimates, Bernie Sanders is leading the Nevada Democratic Caucus in initial preferences as of 3 p.m. EST. Caucus-goers in Nevada are comparatively more diverse and more liberal than Iowa …
  • Bleak Outlook on Trump's India Visit 22 Feb 2020 21:33 By: Neeta Lal Although India is looking forward with rapt anticipation to US President Donald Trump’s February 24-25 visit to New Delhi, it isn’t likely that much will happen beyond the usual grip-and-grin photo ops.  While a half-dozen pacts are being …
  • Warren fought back at the media erasure that felled other candidates by stealing Bloomberg's show 22 Feb 2020 21:21 Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren could not have known that nearly 20 million viewers would tune in to Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas, making it the most-watched Democratic primary debate of all time. Her team might have had an inkling, given the …
  • Best Buy well-positioned to benefit from growth in electronic sales — if it happens 22 Feb 2020 21:20 The boom in wireless headphones and big — really big — TVs over the holidays is expected to carry over into this year, setting the stage for what had been shaping up to be a banner year for consumer electronics sales. Even with unanticipated roadblocks, it …
  • ‘Hutter Prize’ for Lossless Compression of Human Knowledge Increased to 500,000€ 22 Feb 2020 21:15 Baldrson (Slashdot reader #78,598) writes: First announced on Slashdot in 2006, AI professor Marcus Hutter has gone big with his challenge to the artificial intelligence [and data compression] community. A 500,000€ purse now backs The Hutter Prize for …
  • World wide web founder scales up efforts to reshape internet 22 Feb 2020 21:02 Inrupt, the start-up company founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee to redesign the way the web works, is expanding its operational team and launching pilot projects in its quest to develop a "massively scalable, production-quality technology platform". …
  • It's Time For The Knicks To Call Up Ignas Brazdeikis 22 Feb 2020 20:56 MADISON, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 11: Ignas Brazdeikis of the New York Knicks poses for a portrait during ... [+] the 2019 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot on August 11, 2019 at the Ferguson Recreation Center in Madison, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Getty …
  • Google searches and social media are being used to predict where coronavirus will strike 22 Feb 2020 20:47 Posted February 23, 2020 07:04:16 People's Google searches, social media posts and even chatbot questions are being used by artificial intelligence to try and predict where the novel coronavirus is going to pop up next. Key points HealthMap is one …
  • 'A huge price': Inside Wuhan's month-long lockdown 22 Feb 2020 20:27 Posted February 23, 2020 06:23:52 相关中文文章 Almost 60 million people have been placed under an unprecedented lockdown in China's Hubei province since the novel coronavirus broke through its capital city, Wuhan. A month on, here's a look at what life …
  • Assange was meeting his lawyer. He didn't know there were microphones in the room 22 Feb 2020 20:27 Posted February 23, 2020 07:16:42 Barrister Geoffrey Robertson's shuffles into the entrance to Ecuador's embassy in London, a camera recording the sound of his shoes echoing on the hard tiles. Key points: A security company embedded in the …
  • Cybersecurity firms are in good shape as they gear up for RSA 2020 22 Feb 2020 20:09 The cybersecurity industry is shaping up for what is traditionally one of its biggest events of the year: the RSA Conference, which takes place in San Francisco this coming week. This year’s conference is overshadowed somewhat by the coronavirus outbreak …
  • 2020 Nevada caucus now underway, giving state chance to weigh in on Democratic presidential race 22 Feb 2020 20:06 LAS VEGAS -- Just past the roulette wheel and slot machines, the smoky bars and blinking lights, Nevada Democrats soon will have their say in helping determine their party's presidential nominee. Seven casino-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip are among …
  • As Justin Trudeau calls for end to rail barricades, Wet'suwet'en and Mohawks set conditions for talks 22 Feb 2020 19:59 There have been several developments today in the ongoing dispute between Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs and the federal and provincial governments. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that barricades at railways …
  • Smoke screen: how Australia's biggest polluters have been free to increase emissions 22 Feb 2020 19:47 For nearly 40 years, black coal has been mined at Myuna, an underground operation a short drive south-west of Newcastle. Each year about 2 million tonnes is dug up, dropped on to an overland conveyor and sent to the Eraring power plant next door to be …
  • 'I've spent many nights crying': welfare recipients on the true cost of robodebt 22 Feb 2020 19:47 Over Christmas, Andrea Godwin’s fridge broke down. It was the worst timing for a working mother of two young boys, let alone someone who also relies on Centrelink to get by. At times like these Godwin would usually request an advance on her parenting …
  • Arsenal And Everton Both Reaping Rewards After Bold Mid-Season Managerial Changes 22 Feb 2020 19:40 PIRAEUS, GREECE - FEBRUARY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa ... [+] League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 20, 2020 in Piraeus, Greece. (Photo by …
  • Wise County Chamber of Commerce: Depend less on big prospects, do more with local strengths 22 Feb 2020 19:36 That was the message about 25 members of the Wise County and Norton Chamber of Commerce received during presentations at a chamber retreat in Wise. Computer services and technology business owner Donald Purdie said that Wise County and Norton have a two- …
  • Save thousands on wedding costs with these clever money-saving hacks 22 Feb 2020 19:33 You can't deny it, most Brits love a good wedding. And many brides and grooms to be are willing to splash out thousands of pounds to make their big day perfect. In 2019, UK couples reportedly spent an average of £31,974 on their weddings - and the …
  • 5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly [306] - Android Authority 22 Feb 2020 19:25 Welcome to the 306th edition of Android Apps Weekly. Here are the headlines from the last week: WhatsApp had a security issue this week and it’s fairly major. You can apparently Google Search in a specific way to view indexed versions of your WhatsApp …
  • Craigslist turns 25 — a reminder that a more democratic version of the internet can still thrive 22 Feb 2020 19:22 Fake news. Online surveillance. Phishing scams. Biased algorithms. It's easy to be cynical about the internet, and harder to remember a time when being online felt less commercial and more democratic. But there was a period when websites didn't …
  • A neural network picks promising antibiotics out of a library of chemicals 22 Feb 2020 19:21 Enlarge / Here, have some antibiotics. 0 with 0 posters participating Biochemists have had some success at designing drugs to match specific targets. But much of drug development remains an arduous grind, screening hundreds to thousands of chemicals …
  • Tony Clark scores 17 as Virginia holds off Pitt 59-56 22 Feb 2020 19:18 Feb. 22, 2020 2:13 PM EST By ALAN SAUNDERS Associated Press BC-BKC–Virginia-Pitt Keith Srakocic, ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tony Clark scored 17 points as Virginia held off a late charge to top Pittsburgh 59-56 on Saturday afternoon. Trailing by 14 …
  • Warren Buffett's 2019 Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Letter 22 Feb 2020 19:16 To the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B): Berkshire earned $81.4 billion in 2019 according to generally accepted accounting principles (commonly called “GAAP”). The components of that figure are $24 billion of operating …
  • Downtown Indy increases patrols after man found fatally shot in parking garage 22 Feb 2020 19:03 IMPD public information officer Sgt. Grace Sibley shares information on a man found with a fatal gunshot wound in a garage attached to Circle Centre mall. IndyStar With high-profile sporting events expected to draw thousands of visitors next month, civic …
  • DayeTime: 'Blue bashing' won't solve problems 22 Feb 2020 19:02 First, I must note that I am not one of those who puts police officers and firefighters on pedestals almost like idols. I appreciate the job they do and do not envy them the awesome responsibility they carry. However, everyone has a job to do and every job …
  • ‘Firmino’s stats were worse than my grandma!’ – Hoffenheim took calculated risk on current Liverpool star 22 Feb 2020 18:56 Ernst Tanner, who was sporting director of the German club when a Brazilian forward moved to Europe, never doubted the striker’s technical ability Former Hoffenheim sporting director Ernst Tanner says he never had any doubts over Roberto Firmino’s ability, …
  • 'Worse than my grandma' - Hoffenheim director on the transformation of Liverpool star Roberto Firmino 22 Feb 2020 18:46 Hoffenheim had serious concerns about Roberto Firmino's fitness levels when he first arrived the the club, it has been revealed. Long before Firmino was leading Liverpool's attack as one of the most exciting forwards in world football, he was …
  • Meet Emily Hsieh, the American referee living the dream with New Zealand Rugby 22 Feb 2020 18:28 As a little girl, Emily Hsieh always dreamed of one day making it to the Olympic Games. But as a rugby referee from New Zealand? You may as well have been insane. However, that's indeed shaping as the reality this year for the American born-and-bred 29 …
  • Sanders refuses to release promised medical records 22 Feb 2020 17:53 He enjoys talking about his lead in the polls, the size of his crowds and his number of Twitter followers. He routinely criticizes the mainstream media and insists he cannot control his most zealous supporters online. Most people in his adopted party don…
  • Breach of MGM Hotels’ Cloud Server Exposed Data on 10.6 Million People 22 Feb 2020 17:49 Personal information from more than 10.6 million people was published online this week, reports ZDNet -- all from people who'd stayed at MGM Resorts hotels (which include the Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, and ARIA): Besides details for regular tourists and …