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The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist

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Wasi Ismail Syed had endured a draining day of travel by the time he picked up his rental van at the Pensacola, Florida, airport. He’d left his West Coast home that morning in February 2009, then weathered a lengthy layover in Houston. But rather than pining for a comfy hotel bed, Syed was excited to conduct a bit of late-night business: He was meeting two strangers who called themselves Butch Cassidy and William Smith outside a nearby Walmart. As he pulled into the store’s parking lot around midnight, the 32-year-old Syed worried that he might be robbed of the $28,000 he was carrying.... Read More
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Nvidia targets China with hardware and unveils software to slash AI costs

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The Chinese are racing ahead with artificial intelligence research, and Nvidia is helping them to do it with some new announcements that the graphics chip maker’s CEO, Jen-Hsun Huang, made today at a big AI event in Beijing, China. Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia has pivoted over the past decade, adapting its graphics chips to do artificial intelligence processing, and a number of big Chinese companies — from Baidu to Tencent — are endorsing Nvidia’s approach. That’s important in a world where 60 billion video frames are uploaded per day to YouTube, and where Google Translate translates 140 billion words per day. Of the multiple announcements at Nvidia’s GPU Technology conference in Beijing, the most intere... Read More
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Steelers’ Alejandro Villanueva: “This is my fault, and my fault only”

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Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Alejandro Villanueva held a press conference Monday and spoke out about the national anthem protest that took place before Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears. Villanueva was the only player standing instead of boycotting with the rest of his teammates and said he "feels embarrassed" and that he threw his teammates "under the bus, unintentionally."Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Brian Schaitkin talks about the weightless economy and how it’s impacting the global economy

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Published on Sep 25, 2017CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Brian Schaitkin, a senior economist at the Conference Board about the growing importance of the weightless economy and how its transforming countries. Category License Standard YouTube License No ... Read More
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How Do You Turn Around A Tech Giant? With Empathy, Microsoft CEO Says

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Enlarge this image In his new book, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explores how he's had to work on his capacity for empathy to change the company's culture. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle... Read More
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County Clerk Attends Portuguese American Leadership Conference

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(Mineola, NY)  The New York Portuguese American Leadership Conference (“NYPALC”) in collaboration with the Portuguese Heritage Society recently hosted a luncheon in honor of Portugal’s Parliament Member and former Secretary of State, Dr. Jose Cesario.  Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell was honored to attend the luncheon and present Dr. Cesario with a Nassau County Citation. NYPALC is the non-profit association of the Portuguese-American organization in the State of New York representing over 180,000 Portuguese and Portuguese-Americans, with the mission to represent, promote and defend the interest and rights of the Portuguese American Community in New York. Pictured:  Nass... Read More
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Poor coding limits IS hackers’ cyber-capabilities, says researcher

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Hackers working for the so-called Islamic State are bad at coding and hiding what they do, suggests research.They produce buggy malware and easily crackable encryption programs, said senior security researcher Kyle Wilhoit at security conference DerbyCon.In particular, he called three attack tools created by one large IS hacker collective "garbage".Their poor skills meant IS groups had switched to online services and the dark web for attack code, he said.Little harmWhile IS was very proficient at using social media as a recruitment and propaganda... Read More
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North Korea’s foreign minister says Trump ‘declared war’

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North Korea's foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on North Korea, in reference to Trump's tweet about Kim Jong-un "not being around for much longer". He also said that under the UN charter, Pyongyang has the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down US bombers, even if they are not in its airspace.Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from New York.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twit... Read More
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Microsoft Azure’s new AI services target data scientists and developers

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Microsoft announced a smorgasbord of updates and new features to its Azure cloud platform today as part of the company’s Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. Customers have access to new AI services, cost management capabilities and more. All of these new capabilities are designed to help Microsoft compete with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and other players in the cloud computing space. Each of the major providers is iterating rapidly on the features that they offer to customers in an attempt to attract new business. Microsoft’s Cognitive Services, which provide pre-built APIs for developers based on the ... Read More
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 now offers service chatbots as part of AI push

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Microsoft is tapping the power of AI to provide customers of its Dynamics 365 business applications suite with new features. The company announced a series of capabilities at its Ignite conference today focused on bringing intelligence to business processes, including a pre-built chatbot designed to field customer service queries. Customers including HP and Macy’s are already using the new chatbot to help handle customer queries so that people can get their responses faster. Microsoft plans to release more of these AI-powered features in the future, though the company didn’t offer any insight into... Read More
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Microsoft 365 expands with Education and F1 bundles

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At Ignite, its enterprise technology conference in Orlando today, Microsoft launched two new versions of its Microsoft 365 subscription: Education and F1 (for firstline workers). Microsoft 365-powered devices were also announced, including new commercial Windows 10 S devices from HP, Lenovo, and Fujitsu starting at $275. In July, Microsoft introduced Microsoft 365, a new set of c... Read More
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Microsoft Teams will soon replace Skype for Business

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In addition to the slew of new products announced at Ignite, Microsoft’s enterprise technology conference in Orlando, the company also unveiled its plans for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. As rumored earlier this month, the former will supplant the latter. Microsoft Teams will become the core communications client in Office 365, eventually replacing the current Skype for Business client, though the company didn’t give a specific timeframe. Microsoft Teams launched worldwide in March as part of Office 3... Read More
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ITUS Corporation to Present at the 2017 Disruptive Growth Company Showcase NYC Presented by SeeThruEquity and RHK Capital

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ITUS Corporation to Present at the 2017 Disruptive Growth Company Showcase NYC Presented by SeeThruEquity and RHK Capital NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 25, 2017 / ITUS Corporation (NASDAQ: ITUS) announced today that it will be presenting at the 2017 Disruptive Growth Company Showcase NYC at 2:30 PM EDT/ 11:30 AM PDT on September 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt 109 E 42nd St. Dr. Amit Kumar, CEO of ITUS, will be presenting, as well as meeting with investors. Each company will be provided with a 30-minute time slot to present to an audience of investors and industry professionals and company management will also be available for one-on-one meetings with institutional investors. ... Read More

Apple releases macOS High Sierra as a free download

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Apple today released macOS High Sierra, a week after iOS 11. macOS version 10.13 is now available on the Mac App Store as a free download. During its WorldWide Developers Conference in June, Apple announced High Sierra, which then became available through a beta version for developers. The update brings refinements to the operating system to improve video performance, enable VR apps, and add new features to native apps like Safari and Photos. Notably, High Sierra uses the Metal 2 framework to improve... Read More
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Shock For Chancellor: Merkel suffers ‘crushing defeat,’ worst result in 70 years

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Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and its Bavarian sister-party CSU won the majority of seats in Bundestag, finishing with 33 percent – the lowest result in more than half a century.RT's Peter Oliver speaks about German federal elections results.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...... Read More

Microsoft’s Nadella Wants to Help Coders Take a Quantum Leap

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Forty-two years ago this summer a two-person company called Micro-Soft shipped its first product. It was a version of the programming language BASIC for the Altair 8800, one of the first successful personal computers. The company is now much larger, and un-hyphenated. And it’s reprising its original strategy in hopes of gaining an edge on another technological revolution—powerful computers that work on data using the quirks of quantum mechanics. Practical quantum computers don’t yet exist, and Microsoft is behind rival tech giants Google and IBM in the race to develop quantum hardware. But at a conference in Orlando Monday for its corporate customers, the company announced the release of a new... Read More
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Church usher who confronted suspected gunman deemed a ‘hero’

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A young church usher who confronted the masked gunman who shot up his Tennessee parish has been hailed a “hero.”Robert Engle, 22, tried stopping suspect Emanuel Samson from unleashing more gunfire at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch but was pistol-whipped in the head, according to Nashville authorities.“He's the hero,” Metropolitan Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said at a press conference.“He's the person who stopped this madness.”Click here to read more: ... Read More
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FARC’s new political party launches to both excitement and doubt

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Michelle Begue explores what's next for the FARC, as it seeks its new seat in government.Detected Closed Captioning: Listo Para Una Cancion Please Jeremy Compañera Estrella Muchos On You Again and Again Yarmulke Me [Music] organ Westrom On Flores Your Last Drink channels Good The Lyric Of This Song Written By Who Young Conrado Tells The Story Of A Love That Flourished In The Trenches Of War From God Eroded In The 90s Inspired By His Experiences As A Member Of The Colombian Rebel Group Known As FARC While Less Than A Decade Ago He Was A Wanted Man Now Conrado And His Band Are Preparing A Performance Of His Song For Thousands Of Spectators Expected In Bocas Capital [Music] That Movement Is The FARC Insurgents... Read More
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English speakers in Cameroon struggle for equal opportunity

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Protests in Cameroon have been ongoing for almost a year now, but they are slowly transforming into a separatist movement. People in the country's English-speaking regions say they are discriminated against and marginalised when it comes to jobs, education, and justice. What will it take to end the unrest?- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Michelin wants to reinvent the wheel for the driverless age

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They’re completely airless, last virtually forever, and could be the perfect tire for our autonomous future. Michelin, the 128-year-old tire manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand, France, recently unveiled a 3D-printed tire concept that it says could be the ideal ride for self-driving cars. It just needs to figure out how to actually manufacture them first. Dubbed “Vision,” these spidery, psychedelic-looking sponges are printed from bio-sourced and biodegradable materials, including natural rubber, bamboo, paper, tin cans, wood, electronic and plastic waste, hay, tire chips, used metals, cloth, cardboard, molasses, and orange zest. While it may sound like Michelin is rooting throu... Read More
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Tunnel To Towers Special 2017 Part 4

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Watch CBS2's special coverage of the Tunnel to Towers run.Detected Closed Captioning: I Would Love To Thank To The Foundation For Definitely Keeping Us In Mind I'm gonna Thank Everyone For Coming Together In Difficult Time I Know This Is Like the Hardest Time Gather Yourself But It's A Beautiful thing That We All Came Together maybe A Rose Son They're Just Another example Of How The Tunnel To Towers Foundation Just Goes Beyond Helping Wounded Warriors And Also Their firefighters And The Children Of firefighters But Even Those That Are Lost Our First Responders And Ykd EMTs Tunnel To Towers Foundation Always There Police People All Over The Country Are Being Supported By The Foundation Of One World Trade Cent... Read More
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Inwood Man Dies in Nassau County Police Confrontation

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A 36-year-old man died after Nassau County police officers twice used a Taser on him when authorities said he violently resisted arrest in his Inwood home early Saturday morning. Officers responded to a home on Doughty Boulevard, where they found Walter Perez nude, covered in blood and threatening the officers in his basement apartment, police said. A struggle ensued as officers tried to take him into custody, and when three more officers arrived, they used a Taser on him before putting him in handcuffs, police said. Moments later, he stopped breathing. “When they did observe this., they immediately removed his handcuffs and immediately started live-saving measures,” Det. Lt. Richard LeBrun told reporters during a news ... Read More
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Qi Ye of Tsinghua University on China’s ‘climate revolution’

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CGTN's Susan Roberts interviewed Qi Ye, a Senior Fellow and Director of Brooking's Tsinghua Center about how China can lead the world on climate change.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamericaFacebook: @cgtnamericaGoogle+: CctvamericaTvnews»» Watch CGTN ««Washington, DC (and greater area)•... Read More
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iOS 11: Everything Apple added to Siri

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The debut of iOS 11 this week brought changes that include augmented reality games and a series of advances for a better iMessage experience, but perhaps no aspect of the operating system was more changed than Siri. Siri has gained more than a dozen new features, from the potential to share your social media account with a QR code to a more expressive voice and the assistant’s newfound ability to act as your personal DJ. Here’s a rundown of all the ways Siri is shak... Read More
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Manage and monitor your fleet’s VSAT connections with Globecomm Connect

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Highlights: Innovative new service provides IoT view of VSAT network assets Ships can use Globecomm Connect to monitor their VSAT availability status Fleet managers can monitor location and performance of VSAT installations in realtime. Hauppauge, NY, March 3, 2017. Globecomm, one of the leading providers of global connectivity services, is enabling advanced monitoring of VSAT communications systems with a new service, Globecomm Connect. Customers of Globecomm VSAT can use Globecomm Connect to gain visibility of their network’s status and performance whether at sea or ashore. Maritime customers can use the Connect Ship portal to monitor performance at sea while land-bas... Read More
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CVD Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., (Business Wire) – Aug 14, 2017 - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced its second quarter 2017 financial results. Revenue for the second quarter was $10.8 million, an increase of 12.2% over the prior quarter and 189.3% from the same period last year. During the quarter, the Company received approximately $6.0 million in new orders. Backlog as of June 30, 2017, was $24.8 million. “Solid execution of our growth strategy led to record revenue and strong profitability in the quarter,” said Leo... Read More
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CVD Equipment to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results

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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., (Business Wire) – July 31, 2017 - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2017 financial results after markets close on Monday, August 14, 2017. CVD Management will hold a conference call to discuss its results at 4:30 pm (Eastern Time) that day. To participate in the live conference call, please dial toll free (877) 407-0784 or International (201) 689-8560. A telephone replay will be available for 7 days. To access the replay, dial (844) 512-2921 or (412) 317-6671. The rep... Read More
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CVD Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., (Business Wire) – May 15, 2017 - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced its first quarter 2017 financial results. Revenue for the first quarter was $9.7 million, an increase of 31.8% over the prior quarter and 92.9% from the same period last year. During the quarter the company received approximately $12 million in new orders. Backlog as of March 31, 2017 was over $30 million, an increase of 8.9% over the fourth quarter and 787% over the previous year.  “Solid execution coupled with ongoing ... Read More
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CVD Equipment to Announce First Quarter 2017 Results

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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., (Business Wire) – May 1, 2017 - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2017 financial results after markets close on Monday, May 15, 2017. CVD Management will hold a conference call to discuss its results at 4:30 pm (Eastern Time) that day. To participate in the live conference call, please dial toll free (877) 407-0784 or International (201) 689-8560. A telephone replay will be available for 7 days. To access the replay, dial (844) 512-2921 or (412) 317-6671. The replay pa... Read More
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Top 7 reasons why you need to be at CA World 2017

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It’s that time of the year again – we’re gearing up for CA World in Las Vegas! There’s a lot of exciting stuff on the agenda this year. Here are some reasons why you should definitely join us at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on November 13-17. 1. Gain a competitive edge through Pre-conference education There are over 400 sessions where you can make the most of your investment in CA solutions. You can, for example, jumpstart your agile learning with hands-on training from certified experts at the CA Agile Academy, or distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd with CA Certifications. Check out what’s available and pi... Read More
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NotPetya cyber-attack cost TNT at least $300m

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Delivery company FedEx says a recent cyber-attack cost its TNT division about $300m (£221m).The company was one of several to have its computer systems severely disrupted by the NotPetya ransomware outbreak in June.Company executives also acknowledged TNT had yet to fully restore all its IT operations and was expected to do so only at the end of the month.And they said deliveries and sales continued to suffer as a result.Other ... Read More
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Cuomo Returns From Puerto Rico

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a press conference after returning from Hurricane Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico.Detected Closed Captioning: Good Evening To All Of You It Was A Long Day But I Think Was A Very Good Day Today I Want To Thank The People Who Made It happen First I Want To Thank The National Guard Who Did An Extraordinary Job Getting Ready For This Mission On Very Short Notice We Were The First To Clean Down This Morning To Bring Assistance And It Wouldn't Have Happened Without The National Guard I Want To Thank JetBlue That Made This Aircraft And Others Available To Bring much-needed Supplies And They Did It Very Very Quickly I Want To Thank My Colleagues Who Will Hear From In A Moment Congresswoman Nydia Ve... Read More
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The Heat: DPRK, Iran and Sierra Leone at the UNGA Pt 2

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In his first speech before the United Nation’s General Assembly, United States President Donald Trump didn’t hold back. He challenged Venezuela and Cuba, threatened to walk out of the Iran nuclear agreement and promised the U.S. would destroy the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. In a statement, Kim Jong-Un accused Mr. Trump of being mentally deranged and, according to the DPRK Foreign Minister, the country could respond by testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific ocean. To discuss the highlights the UN General Assembly: Brian Becker, journalist and analyst who’s traveled to the DPRK numerous times. Song Zhang, chief correspondent for Shanghai Wen Hui Daily... Read More
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State of the Art: On Russian Meddling, Mark Zuckerberg Follows a Familiar Playbook

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Like all tech leaders, Mr. Zuckerberg is often hailed as a visionary, but his primary talent is as a reactor. His true skill is not in seeing ahead, but in looking back and fixing where Facebook has failed. And what’s noteworthy is that when he marshals Facebook’s considerable resources to address a problem, Mr. Zuckerberg has a track record of making things right.I am not asking you to blindly accept that Facebook will be able to completely address the role it plays in modern propaganda wars. On Russian meddling specifically, it took Facebook more than 10 months after the election to reveal that Russian trolls had bought ads thr... Read More
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Little Rock Nine Members Mark 1957 Desegregation

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Eight of the surviving members of the 'Little Rock Nine' students who famously integrated Central High School in Little Rock 60 years ago in 1957 gathered for a joint news conference to commemorate the desegregation anniversary. (Sept. 22)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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I Helped Create Facebook’s Ad Machine. Here’s How I’d Fix It

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This month, two magnificently embarrassing public-relations disasters rocked the Facebook money machine like nothing else in its history. First, Facebook revealed that shady Russian operators purchased political ads via Facebook in the 2016 election. That’s right, Moscow decided to play a role in American democracy and targeted what are presumed to have been fake news, memes, and/or various bits of slander (Facebook refuses to disclose the ad creative, though it has shared it with special counsel Robert Mueller) at American voters in an attempt to influence the electoral c... Read More
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Leading the Legal War Against Fox

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“If Doug thinks he’s at war,” the statement said, “why does he contact us every two weeks asking for millions (40 percent for him) in exchange for peace?”Television viewers have long been familiar with Fox’s public product, but for more than a decade, there have also been persistent glimpses of its private culture as numerous women have come forward accusing men like Mr. Ailes — or the host Eric Bolling, who was ... Read More
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CAR president urges UN to boost peacekeeping forces

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Faustin-Archange Touadera, Central African Republic president, has urged the UN to boost its peacekeeping force in the country.Speaking at a news conference ahead of UN General Assembly, he warned of a surge in violence.Al Jazeera’s Duncan Crawford reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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James Peng, blockchain marketing, and swiping left on ad fraud – VB Engage

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In the news this week, Travis and Stewart reveal a new round of funding for an AI customer service solution and get into why retail needs VR to survive and how blockchain technology is coming to marketing. They then interview fraud expert James Peng of Match, the company that runs some of the most recognizable dating apps in the world. This is one episode you’ll want to go home in the same taxi with at the end of the night. ... Read More
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Tesla wants to turn some of its Supercharger stations into convenience stores

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Charging an electric car isn’t like refueling one that runs on fossil fuels. The entire process can sometimes take 30 minutes or longer, and if you’re somewhere with spotty cell service, the wait becomes even more interminable. Tesla is eyeing a possible solution: small stores that sell cold beverages and salty snacks, located adjacent to its Supercharger stations, so you can fill your belly while the charging station powers your car. Yep, Tesla wants to build gas stations (minus the gas, of course). According to GrubStreet (citing a report in t... Read More
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Don’t Rely On an Unlock Pattern To Secure Your Android Phone

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Smartphones today compete over which can best secure your secrets. They encrypt your data, store the digital keys to unlock themselves on specialized hardware, and even offer fancy biometrics from fingerprints to faceprints. But many millions of smartphones remain open to an absurdly low-tech attack: a sly glance at someone's phone while they unlock it. One new study has quantified just how easy an Android-style unlock pattern—as opposed to a six-digit PIN or biometric unlock—makes the job of any over-the-shoulder snoop. ... Read More
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HPE plans to cut 5000 staff in streamlining effort

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is intending to cut around 5000 staff, according to sources close to the matter. Staff cuts to that extent would amount to about 10% of the company’s 50,000-strong workforce. Sources speaking to Bloomberg state that the reductions are part of a general move to reduce expenses as competition grows for the company and it looks to shift its focus towards enterprise IT. It is understood that the cuts will begin before the end of the year, and are likely to affect workers both in the U.S. and abroad. It is also reported that this will ... Read More
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Machine-learning cloud platforms get to work

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EnlargeGetty Images The machine-learning smarts that help Google know what’s in a photo and let Amazon’s Alexa carry on a conversation are getting a real job. “ML” platforms from vendors like Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and others can automate business processes on a previously impossible scale and free up... Read More
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Nick Nuttall discusses climate change – and China’s role in combating it

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CGTN's Susan Roberts spoke with Nick Nuttall, the director of Communications and Outreach for the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, about climate change and China's role in combating it.Detected Closed Captioning: Nik Nadal Is Joining Me Now From New York He's The Director Of Communications and Outreach For The UN Framework Convention On Climate Change Nick welcome To The Broadcast We Can't Ignore Teresa May The Prime Minister's Comments just Yesterday Has She Set The Tone And how Has She Been Received Well I Think many People Have Been Setting The Tone Here I Mean We've Seen Two Phases Of Climate Change Here At The United Nations During What Is Also Called climate Week We've Seen The The Horror a... Read More
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The Heat Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, addresses UNGA Pt 3

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Qinduo Xu, a political analyst for China Radio International; Martin Jacques, author of the bestselling book “When China Rules the World: the End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order”; Afshin Molavi, a senior fellow with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Sourabh Gupta an Asia-Pacific international relations analyst and a Resident Senior Fellow with the Institute for China-America Studies discuss the FM's address.Detected Closed Captioning: Welcome Back To The Heat We Are Talking about The Gathering Of Political Figures from Around The World This Week At The United Nations General Assembly Meeting in New York On Thursday The Chines... Read More
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Nick gets 3 papers into CCS!

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https://www.cs.stonybrook.edu/about-us/News/Trifecta-PragSec-Lab-Three-papers-accepted-ACM-security-conference In their first paper titled Hindsight: Understanding the Evolution of UI Vulnerabilities in Mobile Browsers doctoral researchers Meng Luo and Oleksii Starov, guided by Assistant Professor Nima Honarmand and Nikiforakis, present their work on the first browser-agnostic framework for assessing the vulnerability of modern mobile browsers. By analyzing thousands of mobile browsers and exposing them to tens of thousands of attacks, the authors discovered that mobile browsers are becoming less secure with each passing year and warned about their potential abuse by attackers. PragSec Lab’s second paper titled The Wolf o... Read More
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States Could Have A Powerful Role To Play In The Russia Investigation

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Enlarge this image State officials, including New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, could play a powerful role, especially if the White House takes steps to thwart the Russia investigation. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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China Footprint: China’s political system in the eyes of a westerner

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Ahead of the 19th National Party Congress, a review of China's reforms—and progress—over the years. From the outside looking in, Chinese politics can seem confusing, complicated and mysterious. As part of our series 'China Footprint,' CGTN's Jeff Moody tries to make sense of Chinese politics to western observers.Detected Closed Captioning: [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] Western Governments A Soap Opera Of political Intrigue Scandals And Well A Whole Lot Of Shouting Asst It's A Far Cry From China's Slightly More Sedate Some Might Say More Stately Style What I First Came to China I Was Fascinated At The Idea Of Living Under A Different Political System A System Slightly Les... Read More
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This fake finger could help make our fingerprint scanners more secure

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Scientists have created a more realistic fake finger that they hope will help them improve fingerprint ID technology. Fingerprint ID is almost ubiquitous now, but they remain the phone’s biggest security vulnerability. Fake fingers already exist, but researchers at Michigan State University have created a more advanced version that can be used to test fingerprint scanners and make them harder to hack. A t... Read More
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Google launches Cloud Dataprep in public beta to help companies clean their data before analysis

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At its Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco back in March, Google unveiled Cloud Dataprep, a service for companies to clean their structured and unstructured data sets for analysis in Google’s BigQuery, for example, or even for use in training machine learning models. Over the past six months, Cloud Dataprep has been in private beta, but Google is now officially graduating the service into public beta for anyone to use. Some reports indicate that analysts and data scientists can spend up to 80 percent of their time cleanin... Read More
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Remembering Lotfi Zadeh, the Inventor of Fuzzy Logic

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One night in July, 1964, the logician Lotfi Zadeh found himself alone in his parents’ New York apartment, his dinner plans cancelled. At the time, Zadeh later wrote, he was doing “a lot of thinking about basic issues in systems analysis, especially the issue of unsharpness of class boundaries”—that is, the failure of things in the physical world to conform to classical Boolean logic, the true-or-false, black-or-white, zero-or-one mathematics that underpins much of computer science. “It was at that point that the simple concept of a fuzzy set occurred to me,” Zadeh recalled. ... Read More
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‘Europe should not be appendix of international politics’ – German FM

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Europe should establish itself as an independent player in the international arena, rather than tagging along with the US or any other country, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told RT, as he advocated “a new détente” with Moscow.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Facebook ... Read More
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Young Fan Hospitalized After Being Struck By Foul Ball At Yankee Stadium

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Published on Sep 20, 2017A child was carried out of the Yankee Stadium seats Wednesday after being struck by a line-drive foul ball. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: it ... Read More
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Psychic, Medium, Spiritual Adviser Janet Russell On Long Island Backstory

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Janet Russell is a psychic medium, spiritual adviser and television host for one of New York’s top cable access programs titled Beyond the Unexplained. The show has been seen across the country for years. Janet has made guest appearances on many cable programs with interviews that range from her predictions for future events to communicating messages from people who have passed over. She has also co-hosted radio programs on the paranormal as well as television specials in Britain. She recently expanded the scope of Beyond the Unexplained by launching two new televised shows titled When Spirits Connect and The Spirits Within.Janet has worked with police investigators on such cases as the infamous Kat... Read More
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Environmentally, economically, Climate Alliance soars

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Good news for the environment: The members of the United States Climate Alliance – now 14 states, and counting, plus Puerto Rico – are collectively on track to meet their portion of U.S. commitments under the Paris Agreement. Bad news for President Donald Trump: The economies of USCA states are growing faster than those in non-USCA states, “demonstrating that fighting climate change and creating jobs go hand-in-hand,” according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. Noting that it collectively represent the world’s third-largest economy – and some 117 million Americans – the USCA annou... Read More
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Tesla is reportedly developing its own chip with AMD for self-driving cars

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Tesla is reportedly working on a chip to handle all the tasks needed to power the fleet of fully self-driving cars that its CEO Elon Musk promised would be road-ready by 2019. According to CNBC, the electric carmaker is working with AMD to develop the autonomous driving chip. It’s a move that would clearly be in line with the recent hiring of ex-AMD executive Jim Keller to replace Chris Lattner as head of Tesla’s Autopilot hardware engineering effort. ... Read More
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iOS’s early AR games play with perspective and pigeons

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Augmented reality is one of the most talked-about features of the iOS 11 launch. When Apple unveiled its ARKit, it told developers it wanted to make iOS the “the largest AR platform in the world.” Studios have published apps and games that are testing out new features and playing with the new tech, but as with virtual reality, developers will face the challenge of designing user interfaces and mechanics to fully utilize AR in an int... Read More
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Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings

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The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move reflects a strengthened economy and could mean higher rates on mortgages and other loans over time. The Fed announced Wednesday that it will let a small portion of its $4.5 trillion balance sheet mature without being replaced, starting in October with reductions of $10 billion a month and gradually rising over the next year to $50 billion a month. The central bank left its key short-term rate unchanged but hinted at one more hike this year — most likely in December — if persistently low inflation rebounds. The Fed policymakers’ updated economic forecasts show a... Read More
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Long Island Advocates Urge Congress to Spare Wild Horses

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Long Island-based wild horse advocates are calling on Congressional lawmakers to drop a controversial proposal that would authorize euthanizing thousands of mustangs that were rounded up on federal land in the West. CANA Foundation, a nonprofit horse rescue group in Locust Valley, condemned the proposal as inhumane. U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) said he is exploring how to block the proposal in Congress, where the Republican majority has advanced the measure. “It’s offensive to me, the idea of slaughtering these beautiful animals,” Suozzi told reporters during a news conference Tuesday outside CANA’s stable of 12 rescued horses before riding off on one. The issue is similar to the debate over how to mana... Read More
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Governor Cuomo And U.S. Climate Alliance Announce States Are On Track To Meet Or Exceed Targets Of Paris Climate Agreement

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North Carolina Joins Climate Alliance, Bringing Total Membership to 14 States and Puerto Rico. Albany, NY - September 15, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the members of the U.S. Climate Alliance - a growing coalition of 14 states and Puerto Rico committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions - are collectively on track to meet and possibly exceed their portion of U.S. commitment under the Paris Agreement. The announcement was made after the release of an independent report showing that U.S. Climate Alliance states are on track to reach a 24 to 2... Read More
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Augmenix to Unveil New Clinical Data on its Innovative Absorbable Hydrogel Technology at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology

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BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 20, 2017– Augmenix, Inc., a medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells proprietary absorbable hydrogels that separate and protect organs at risk during radiotherapy, today announced a preview of clinical data that will be presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO 2017), which will take place September 24-27 in San Diego. The presentations will provide new insights on the clinical and quality of life benefits of the company’s novel absorbable hydrogel spacing technology in providing protection during radiation therapy. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full ... Read More
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President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas addresses UNGA (Streamed live)

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Detected Closed Captioning: meant Of His Excellency Mahmud Abbas president Of The State Of Palestine And I Would Request A Protocol To Escort His Excellency [Applause] wellnot De Las Ramblas On Behalf Of The General Assembly Have The Honor To Welcome To The United Nations His excellency The Rudaba's President Of The state Of Palestine And To Invite Him To Address The Assembly We Loved About Him In The Name Of God The Compassionate The Merciful Your Excellency Secretary-general Of The United Nations President Of The United Nations General Assembly Ladies And Gentlemen Peace Be Upon You 24 Years have Passed Since The Signing Of The Oslo Accords An Interim Agreement That Set A Five-year Period For Bringing An End To The I... Read More
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3,000 Additional US Troops to Deploy to Afghanistan

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Published on Sep 20, 2017U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed on Sept. 18 that over 3,000 additional American troops will deploy to Afghanistan. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] US De... Read More
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Quartz adds augmented reality models to its news reports

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Quartz is known for its news app that delivers the day’s events in short conversational pieces, allowing readers to dive into more detail if they want or move on to the next story. It’s structured like a text conversation with a friend, parceling out each piece of information in message bubbles and aping the format of the chat bots that were all the rage this time last year. Now it’s incorporating another tech trend into its app — augmented reality. Apple’s been hyping its iOS 11 AR capabilities since it unveiled its ... Read More
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Nest unveils new outdoor camera, doorbell, and home security system

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Nest today unveiled three new products: the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor camera with facial recognition, the Nest Hello doorbell, and the Nest Secure home security system. The news was announced during a press conference held at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. A new smart lock is also scheduled for release next year. No price has been set. In updates to existing devices, Nest Cam IQ, which was first released earlier this year, will be able to speak withGoogle Assistant as part of a software update on the way this winter. Nes... Read More
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Tim Cook says DACA is the ‘biggest issue of our time’

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Apple CEO Tim Cook, who has been increasingly vocal on social issues in the light of Donald Trump’s U.S. presidency, spoke out on the topic of immigration this morning at a conference in New York, specifically in favor of “Dreamers.” Those are the thousands of people — including some 250 Apple employees — living in the U.S. who were brought to the country illegally as children, and who face an uncertain future as Trump pushes Congress to make a decision... Read More
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FoodLogiQ Secures Lead Investor for Series B Financing

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Renewal Funds to fuel rapid growth of leading food traceability and transparency tech company DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 20, 2017– FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions, has secured a lead investor to help fuel its rapid growth to dominate the food technology space. The latest round is being led by ... Read More
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New (old) place for students

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Students returning to Farmingdale State College this fall had a new place to hang out. Fresh from a $12 million overhaul, 19,700-square-foot Conklin Hall is the new home of student clubs, student government and the campus radio station. The newly renovated century-old building includes conference rooms and offices, along with a high-tech media lounge, game room and two outdoor patios. When the building opened Sept. 5, “it was mobbed with students,” said spokesperson Kathy Coley. “They’re really enjoying having their own place. The radio station is there, and there are workstations for all the student clubs and plenty of meeting rooms and technology to facilitate meetings.” Conklin Hall – the oldest operat... Read More
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Google’s AI head says super-intelligent AI scare stories are stupid

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The AI apocalypse: disconcerting to imagine, but fun to talk about. Well, that’s if Silicon Valley’s leaders are anything to go by. Tesla’s Elon Musk has been banging the drum about the dangers of super-intelligent AI for years, while Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg thinks such doomsday scenarios are overblown. Now Google’s AI chief John Giannandrea is getting in on the action, siding with the Zuck in recent comments made at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco... Read More
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Microsoft opens standard Xbox One X preorders worldwide

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Microsoft today announced worldwide preorder availability for the standard version of its new Xbox One X console. The device, first unveiled back at E3 in June, has only been available up until now as the Project Scorpio special edition, preorders for which promptly sold out when Microsoft began selling them during the Gamescom conference last month. Now, the company says preoreders for the standard black Xbox One X will be available at local retailers around ... Read More
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The Heat: First Day of UNGA Speeches Pt 2

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He’s known for his blustery rhetoric, so when Donald Trump took the podium at the opening session of this year’s United Nations General Assembly, many were expecting more of the same. And that’s just what they got. Among his targets — the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Iran for their nuclear programs and the previous U.S. administration for negotiating what he called an embarrassing agreement with Iran. To discuss the UN General Assembly first day of speeches: Abdelhamid Siyam, a former UN spokesman and currently a Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University. Qinduo Xu, a Political Analyst with China Radio International. Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Ir... Read More
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Fox News Fights Back On Lawsuit Filed Over Seth Rich Story

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Enlarge this image The News Corporation headquarters, owner of Fox News, in New York City. Fox News denies that a source in its story about Seth Rich's murder was defamed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer ... Read More
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Oracle’s latest jab at AWS: new cloud pricing schemes

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Oracle is letting its customers bring their own licenses to its cloud platform services with a set of pricing changes announced today. Larry Ellison, the company’s cofounder and CTO, said that customers who already pay for licenses to applications like Oracle Database, Middleware, and Analytics will be able to get a discount on running that software in the cloud. Those discounts will apply to Oracle’s Platform-as-a-Service tier, which is designed to remove some of the complexity of running an application through cloud hosting and automation. Customers will pay $144 per Oracle Compute Unit (OCPU) per month for running Or... Read More
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JPMorgan CEO delivers bitcoin’s 164th death notice

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At the annual Delivering Alpha Conference on September 12, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon kicked up a storm by describing Bitcoin (BTC) as “a fraud” that “will eventually be closed.” He went further to warn that he would fire any JPMorgan staff member who traded bitcoins: “It [bitcoin] is worse than tulip bulbs. It won’t end well. Someone is going to get killed.” This is the second time Dimon has predicted governments will stop bitcoin. In November 2015, at the Fortune Global Forum, ... Read More
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41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

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Enlarge this image Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain on display in Norwich, Conn. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption John Moore/Getty Images The attorneys general ... Read More
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Long Island Bracing for Passing Blow from Jose

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Surfers off of Monroe Blvd in Long Beach try their luck and skill from the strong waves created by approaching Hurricane Jose on Tuesday morning. Along with powerful wave action there is a very strong undertoe and lastly, there are boulders on the beach placed there over the past 24 hours as the community of Long Beach braces for the glancing travel and storm blow from Hurricane Jose tonight. (Photo by Joe Abate) Hurricane Jose is forecast to impact Long Island with strong winds and rain as it passes to the south of the region, potentially causing blackouts, flooding, erosion and other damage, officials warned. The National Weather Service (NWS) has Suffolk County under a... Read More
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Kansas Man’s Body Sits 8 Months in Airport Lot, Family Demands Answers

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The family of 53-year-old Randy Potter, a Kansas man, is demanding answers after his body sat decomposing in his truck for eight months at the airport.Detected Closed Captioning: The Family Of A Kansas Man Whose Body Sat Decomposing In His Truck For Eight months At The Airport Is Demanding Answers Randy Potter Was A 53 Year Old Navy Veteran And Project Engineer Who Went Missing In January His Family Organized Search Parties And Hired A Private Investigator To Discover What Happened To Him Potter's Wife Carolina Said Kansas City International Airport Authorities Told Her If Potter Was In The Lot They'd Find Him According to The Kansas City Star Police Finally found Potter's Body In His Work Truck September 12... Read More
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Philippine Troops Rescue Marawi Priest

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Published on Sep 19, 2017The Armed Forces of the Philippines rescued a kidnapped priest and one other hostage from militants in Marawi city. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Intel offers free AI compute to 200,000 people through new DevCloud

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AI researchers have a new set of free hardware that they can use for their work, thanks to Intel. At the O’Reilly AI Conference in San Francisco today, the chipmaker announced a new Nervana DevCloud aimed at giving thousands of people access to the latest chips for new innovations. Unsurprisingly, the compute capacity in the DevCloud will be provided by Intel’s Xeon processors. It will be available for free to developers, data scientists, researchers, academics, and startups as part of Intel’s Nervana AI Academy. That academy, which opens next month for up to 200,000 participants, is accepting pre-registration starting today. It will also offer ... Read More
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You can order this drone around your home using Alexa

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The Aire drone is one of the most ambitious home robotics projects I've ever encountered. If I hadn't seen it fly in person, I wouldn't even believe it's real. But Aire is real. It actually flies. And I actually asked it to take a photo of me using Alexa. On Kickstarter, Aire is advertised as a "self-flying robotic assistant for the home." The basic idea is that the drone is smart enough to keep itself upright in the air and avoid obstacles, so you can safely fly it indoors without crashing into too many lamps or small dogs. You can remotely control the drone with your phone to check a suspicious situation when you're away from home, or to video conference with your family (there's a built-in microphone and... Read More
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44CON Insider: The importance of collaborative efforts in cybersecurity

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The Stack’s resident security expert Richard Morrell recently visited squeaky clean Kensington to get his hands dirty with cybersecurity’s frontline troops at 44CON For those who don’t know what 44CON is, the show has grown become one of the cornerstones of the UK security and technology industry. It is truly about the security troops in the trenches. The visiting professionals are those solving problems of all types and sizes, in both traditional networks and increasingly, in the cloud. The get-together is a microcosm of the industry at large – just as it has evolved, so have the conversations in the hallways and meeting rooms and restaurants in Kensington. I found visitors from every corn... Read More
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LIVE Trump Addresses the U.N. General Assembly on CBSN

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President Donald Trump is delivering a major address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, where he is expected to discuss threats to global stability -- including the Iran nuclear deal, nuclear-armed North Korea and global terrorism. For more, click here: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-sp...Detected Closed Captioning: AND OF OUR GREAT HI... Read More
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Halle Berry sent ’20 bottles of bourbon’ thanks to Comic-Con stunt

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"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" star Halle Berry reveals she was sent 20 bottles of bourbon following her drinking stunt at the action movie's Comic-Con press conference. (Sept. 19)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The A... Read More
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Final Fantasy IX is now on PlayStation 4

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Square Enix revealed during Sony’s Tokyo Game Show press conference today that it has released Final Fantasy IX digitally for PlayStation 4. This version includes the HD enhancements to character models and cutscenes that came with 2016’s PC and mobile versions, and it also includes PlayStation 4 features like Trophies, Capture support, and Remote Play. Final Fantasy IX first came out for the original PlayStation in 2000 and sold over 5 millio... Read More
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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces criticism for inaction

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Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is shortly due to make her first public speech on the violence in Rakhine State.She has come under widespread criticism for failing to condemn what the UN is calling the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.The United States has also called on Myanmar to end military operations against the Rohingya, and allow access for humanitarian support.We'll take you to Aung San Suu Kyi's news conference when it happens.Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Rise in Anti-Semitism Debated at LIU Conference

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Anti-Semitic hate crimes have been on the rise both nationally and locally over the past two years, a problem that many blame on last year’s presidential campaign rhetoric, experts said. The trend was the focus of “The State of Anti-Semitism: Local and Global,” a conference hosted Sept. 13 by The Global Institute at LIU Post, where about 400 people came to learn about and discuss the issue. “Business for us is at an all-time high, unfortunately,” Evan Bernstein, the New York regional director at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), told the audience. “These events have true impact in our community. There’s people that are being affected by this.” Bernstein said... Read More
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WATCH: Sens. Schumer and Schatz hold health care news conference

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI) hold a news conference on health care.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Upload founders apologize for ‘turmoil’ caused by their response to ‘kink room’ harassment lawsuit

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On the heels of settling a sexual harassment lawsuit earlier this month, the founders of virtual reality startup Upload have broken their public silence with an apology for how they handled the issue. The lawsuit was filed in the spring and was settled earlier in September. However, it was apparently only as the New York Times was on the ... Read More
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North Korea tensions impact tourism in South Korea

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With a potential nuclear conflict on the Korean peninsula again being discussed by the world's media, the tourism industry in South Korea is suffering.The number of visitors from China has already fallen by 70 percent.Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from the North Korea-South Korea border.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: ... Read More
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Sean Spicer, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ highlight the 2017 Emmys

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Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" took home eight Emmy awards while Spicer, the former White House press secretary, interrupted host Stephen Colbert to spoof his own controversial post-inauguration press conference.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Bus Crash in Queens Kills One and Injures More Than a Dozen

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At least three people were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a charter bus collided in Queens early Monday, the authorities said.One of the dead was a pedestrian, discovered trapped underneath one of the buses; one was a passenger on the city bus, and the third was the driver of the charter bus, the authorities said at a news conference at the crash site. The buses crashed around 6:15 a.m. at Mai... Read More
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Singapore boosts investment in deep-tech startups and research

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The Singapore government has announced plans to boost investment in technology research in the city-state, through the National Research Foundation (NRF) and state sovereign fund Temasek. The announcement was made by Minister of Finance and deputy chairman of the NRF, Heng Swee Keat, at government-backed technology innovation conference SWITCH (Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology). The new boost to investment will focus on deep tech research, in particular by startups, academia, and research agencies. The intention of the scheme is to push the projects towards a commercial endpoint. In the announcement, Keat noted the difficulty of producing an environment of innovation, ... Read More
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Emmy awards 2017: Political satire wins the night

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The EMMY Awards are all about television entertainment. This year the spotlight was on political satire. From dramas to comedies, US politics played a major role. Al Jazeera's Katia Lopez-Hodoyan reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish- Find us on Facebook: https:/... Read More
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AP Exclusive: Manning Says She’s ‘Not a Traitor’

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Chelsea Manning told a crowd at a "creative thinkers" conference in Nantucket on Sunday that she's not an "American traitor." This was one of Manning's first public appearances since being released from a military prison in May. (Sept. 17)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNewsThe Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbia... Read More