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A Crazy Supernova Looks Like a New Kind of Dying Star

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In September 2014, astronomers saw a dimming point of light in a small galaxy half a billion light-years away. It looked like an ordinary supernova—a dying star that exploded and whose light was now petering out. But the following January, Zheng “Andrew” Wong, a student intern at Las Cumbres Observatory in Goleta, California, noticed that the light was getting brighter again. When he showed this odd turnaround to his supervisor, the astronomer Iair Arcavi, “his eyes grew,” Wong recalled. Arcavi soon convinced himself that the light source, designated iPTF14hls, must not be a supernova after all but rather a nearby p... Read More
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UK hosts conference on Saudi crisis

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Saudi Arabia's heir to the throne has recently been making bold political moves - detaining some of his relations and a number of the kingdom's wealthiest businessmen amid an ongoing war with Yemen.Mohammed bin Salman's policies have been the focus of a conference in London attended by analysts, academics and senior political figures. The conference aims to highlight what's at stake, namely the stability of the Gulf region and that of other countries like Lebanon and Iran.Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal reports from London. - Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Zimbabweans call for Robert Mugabe’s resignation

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Demonstrators took to the streets in support of the military's intervention, chanting, "enough is enough."Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73659/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: People In Zimbabwe Were Out In The streets Saturday Calling For President Robert Mugabe To Step Down From His nearly Four Decade Reports Say Mugabe Is Still Unwilling To Resign Even After Military Intervention In The Capital City Harare Placed Him Under House Arrest And His Own Party Voted To Ask For His Resignation Mugabe Lost Suppor... Read More
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Paris global warming agreement on track despite US pullout

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Despite Donald Trump's opposition, world leaders in Bonn have agreed to continue forward with the Paris Agreement on climate change, but activists were disappointed that greater action was not taken.UN climate talks in the German city of Bonn have ended with nearly 200 nations agreeing to keep the Paris Agreement on track, despite the US withdrawal.And to make sure they keep their commitment, delegates agreed to start a process to review and ramp up their efforts to cut carbon, but activists worry that it still is not enough.Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark reports from Bonn, Germany.Detected Closed Captioning: Long Into The Night After An Endless wrangling Over The Financia... Read More
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Bonn Climate Conference addresses U.S. decision to withdraw from Paris agreement

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Leaders from nearly 200 countries met in Bonn, Germany this week for the biggest climate change talks this year. George Washington University director of environmental sciences at George Washington University David Rain joins CBSN to discuss the progress being made in spite of America's pledge to withdraw from the agreement.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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How Microsoft’s CEO has ‘hit refresh’ in business and in life

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What are the hard questions that CEOs need to grapple with in order to renew and rethink business? Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his new book, “Hit Refresh,” as well as how he’s learned empathy from being a parent, changes to his perceptions of gender and opportunity and his advocacy for immigrants.Detected Closed Captioning: HARI SREENIVASAN: Finally Tonight, We Hear From A Leading CEO About Changing The Culture Of A Successful Company And How His Own Personal Experiences Helped Inform His Approach. Judy Recorded This Conversation For The "NewsHour" Bookshelf. JUDY WOODRUFF: Most CEOs Who Write Memoirs And Leadership Books Do So After They Finish Their C... Read More
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Andrew Deutz on the main takeaways from the COP 23 conference in Bonn

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Detected Closed Captioning: For More On The UN Climate Conference I spoke With Andrew Joyce He's The Director Of The International Government Relations At The Nature Conservancy And I Asked Him What The General Mood Was At The Conference Came To An End I'd Say The General Mood Has Been Let's Get Down to Work Right The The Expectations For This Conference Were Pretty Simple The Negotiators Had To Come In Get Some Comment Under Green Agreement And Make Some Progress On Developing The Rules To Implement The Paris Agreement And Second They Had To Avoid The Trap Of Getting distracted By The US Withdrawal From The Paris Agreement So They've Taken Both Of those Boxes Right This Conference Was All About Getting Down To Brass Tacks O... Read More
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The Heat: UN Climate Talks Pt 2

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On tonight's panel about Climate Change, CGTN's Nathan King spoke with Alvin Lin is the Climate and Energy Policy Director of the China Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council; Nick Nuttall is a spokesperson for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Craig Morris is a Senior Fellow with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies and Arunabha Ghosh is the CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water and the co-author of Energizing India.Detected Closed Captioning: So There's Much To Discuss Let's Get Straight To Our Panel Joining Us From Bonn Germany Is Alvin Lin He's The Climate And Energy Policy Director Of The China Program At The Natural Reso... Read More
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Fiji’s PM: World on track to meet Paris Accord deadlines

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Delegates at the U.N. climate conference in Bonn are hailing their own progress, said they've worked out some of the details of the Paris Climate Accord. But some key issues still remain as the two-week gathering comes to an end. CGTN's Natalie Carney reports from Bonn.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Belgium court postpones decision on Puigdemont extradition to Spain

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A Belgium court has postponed a hearing on the extradition of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his allies. The ousted president is wanted by Spanish authorities, who earlier this month issued a European Arrest Warrant. A judge has yet to rule on whether it should be enforced. CGTN's Mariam Zaidi has more.Detected Closed Captioning: Mr. Bushmen Slipped Into The Court Through A Back Door Avoiding The Media and The Hearing That Got Underway Early On And Friday Afternoon In Brussels Was over In Roughly An Hour What Was Decided was At The Judgment On Whether To Extradite The Former Catalan President Catalyst Pushed Him And His Four Colleagues Under The Terms Of A European ar... Read More
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UN Reports 152 Million Children Still In Child Labor

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] The United Nations Estimates 152 Million Children Remain In Child Labour Ranging from Ages 5 To 17 This Number Arises Out Of A UN Organized Conference In Buenos Aires Argentina On November 14th The UN Agency International Labor organization Claims 1 In 10 Children Around The World Are Working In Industries Such As Farming Fishing aquaculture And Forestry Poverty Is Cited As A Key Reason For Children entering The Workforce At An Early Age ILO Director-general Guy Ryder Did State The Number Has Fallen About 100 Million Since The 1990s The Organization Aspires For Quote No More Child Labor And No More Modern Slavery And ILO Report Suggests In 73 Million Children Working are Facing Health And ... Read More
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Filipina Woman Sued by NY Times

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Detected Closed Captioning: The New York Times Is Suing A Filipino American Woman After She Allegedly Posed As A New York Times Reporter According to The Lawsuit Rita Villiage Eggo Attended A Conference hosting Us Education Secretary Betsey Chavez In March Of This Year She Presented People With Business Cards Sporting The Time Slowed Go The Lawsuit Says Villiage Eggo Has Claimed To Be A Reporter For The Paper Multiple Times Since 2015 The Times Is Asking The Court To Stop Her From Posing As A Reporter for The Paper Villiage AG Rights Under The Alias Contessa Bourbon And Her Twitter Account Bio Says She Is A Journalist For The Wall Street Journal London Times Guardian And Washington Post According To Our Reporter For The fil ... Read More

Apple delays HomePod until 2018, surrendering the smart speaker holiday market to Amazon and Google

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Apple today announced that the HomePod smart speaker will no longer be made available this year, but rather in early 2018. Missing the holidays could be a major setback for the smart speaker, which will compete with Amazon’s Echo series, Google’s Home series, and other several other smart speakers on the market. Though the smart speaker market is relatively new, the holiday season is traditionally the biggest time of year for sales. “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod, Apple’s breakthrough wireless speaker for the home, but we need a little more time before ... Read More
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Digital fair to answer feds’ open season questions

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Federal employees with questions regarding their insurance coverage will soon find them answered in a single online location.The Virtual Benefits Fair, a digital-based exhibit of the insurance options facing federal employees, is set to kick off the first day of open season, Nov. 14.The "fair" is a single website that offers federal employees the chance to talk to insurance providers and Office of Personnel Management representatives for the Federal Employee Health Benefits program, the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program, Federal Employees Dental/Vision Program, BENEFEDS and Federal Flexible Spending Account... Read More
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Altice focusing on reducing debt

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After focusing on growing through acquisition, Altice is now making reducing debt one of its priorities. In the wake of a slide in share price at Amsterdam-based Altice NV, the majority owner of Altice USA, executives said they are focusing on reducing debt, turning around a decline in their business in France and not eyeing other acquisitions. The executives outlined their plans on Nov. 15 at the Morgan Stanley Tech, Media and Telecom Conference in Barcelona attended by more than 160 companies and 600 investors. Executives pointed to growing revenue from the Optimum business and strong performance in the United States and said they believed problems in France led to the stock slide, while saying they were focusing... Read More
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Small businesses reap the benefit of AI and QuickBooks’ far-reaching product vision

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Presented by Intuit Major advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning have dominated headlines over the past year. It is obvious why large corporations, with their huge customer bases and vast data warehouses, are excited. It’s been less clear how this technology will impact small businesses and the self-employed though. Will they be able to benefit, or will they face an even tougher fight competing with global giants? Enter QuickBooks, the largest platform for small businesses and self-employed in the world, with nearly 2.4M subscribers. Alex Chr... Read More
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Countering North Korea: Hill authorizes major buildup in homeland missile defense

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WASHINGTON — As fear of missiles from North Korea and Iran reaching U.S. soil heighten, Congress wants to ensure what is already on the ground at Fort Greely, Alaska, and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, can defeat threats now and into the future. The conference report of the fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill authorizes the defense secretary — subject to what is appropriated — to increase the number of ground-based interceptors by up to 28. ... Read More
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What Climate-Conscious Cities Can Learn From Each Other

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This story originally appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In many ways, Essen is the envy of cities trying to move past their industrial days. Once the steel and coal center of Germany, Essen’s economic success in the early 20th century was evident in the dust blanketing the city and sulfur filling the air with the constant stench of rotten eggs. By one resident’s ... Read More
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Zimbabwe’s street starts discussing life after Mugabe

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President Mugabe has met with delegates from South Africa and the head of Zimbabwe’s armed forces. However, discussions outside the State House are starting to turn towards what the country will look like without him.Pictures have been published showing Robert Mugabe meeting with the head of the armed forces as well as a delegation from South Africa in Zimbabwe; it’s the first time he’s been seen since the military took power on Tuesday night.The South African delegation is in Harare to help find a solution to the country's political crisis.While the streets are calm and people are getting on with their daily lives, members of the opposition have said that the only way forward is f... Read More
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The Movement to Protect Dreamers Is Still Divided on the Details

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Wednesday morning, Todd Schulte stood before a podium, dressed in a grey suit and orange tie, to talk about the urgent need for legislation that protects undocumented people who came to the United States as children, also known as Dreamers. Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration's intention to rescind an Obama-era protection for Dreamers called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, immigration advocates like Schulte have rushed to get such legislation passed. Wednesday's speech was hardly the first time Schulte has given such a talk. As president of the tech-backed immigratio... Read More
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Bonn: Paris Agreement will go on despite US withdrawal

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Many in Bonn are predictably unhappy with President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement. But, in spite of that, there is a concerted effort from world leaders and leaders of the US economy to keep working to tackle climate change.There was much speculation before the start of the latest climate conference in Germany that the promised US pullout of the Paris Agreement may derail the process. On the contrary, it appears to have galvanised efforts to lessen the effects of global warming.World leaders and representatives of some $6.2 trillion of the US economy come together to declare their determination to keep fighting climate change and abandon dirty fuels.... Read More
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Women’s Startup Lab looks to change venture capitalist culture

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Serial tech startup founder Liesl Yearsley recalls attending her first game developer event in Silicon Valley. “I’m into gaming. I’ve been writing patents in virtual worlds and augmented reality, deep AI for like a decade. And you go to one of these events and you walk into a room and there will be 60 men, wall to wall. The only women were girls that had been hired that were on little stilts with rabbit fur all over them,” Liesl Yearsley, AI Life founder and CEO said. But in moving from Sydney to Silicon Valley, Yearsley’s transition was made far easier by having met Ari Horie, the founder of Women’s Startup Lab. CGTN's Mark Niu reports.Detected Closed Captioning: serial Tech ... Read More
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David Livingston discusses the United Nation’s climate change conference

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Published on Nov 16, 2017CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to David Livingston, associate fellow at Carnegie's Energy and Climate program about main achievements of COP23 talks Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: N... Read More
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Strategist Michael K. Dorsey talks about the UN climate conference in Bonn, Germany

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Detected Closed Captioning: Well For More On The Climate negotiations We Spoke To Dr. Michael K Dorsey He's The Co-founder And Vice President Of Strategy U.s. Climate Plan He Is In Bonn And I Began By Asking Him What Has Been Achieved At The Conference In Bonn At The Climate Talks The Real Progress Is Really Trying To Move The World Beyond The Paris Agreement Most Of The Science Is With Us That The Paris Agreement Was A Great Beginning But Was Not Sufficient Really For What The World Needs To Really Get Out Ahead Of The unfolding Climate Crisis So The Conversation Here In Bonn Is How Can We Accelerate Progress How Can We Move In An Aggressive Way To Get Out Ahead Of The Agreement That Was Put Together In Paris That's Really ... Read More
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Apple’s first diversity chief is leaving after less than a year

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Denise Young Smith, Apple’s first VP of inclusion and diversity, will leave Apple at the end of the year, according to TechCrunch. The announcement comes less than a year after Smith took the position, which happened back in May. Smith ran Apple’s human resources division before that and has been with the company ... Read More
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Roy Moore: Mitch McConnell should ‘step down’

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The U.S. Senate candidate's religious supporters from across the country targeted accusers, the media and establishment politicians.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73607/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Many Of You Have Recognized That This Is An Effort By Mitch McConnell And His Cronies To Steal This Election From The People Of Alabama And They Will Not Stand For It All I Want To Tell You Who Needs To Step Down That's Mitch McConnell Speaking To reporters And Faith Leaders From All Over The Country Republic... Read More
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France invests in ventures focused on advanced defense tech

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PARIS — France has launched a €50 million (U.S. $59 million) equity fund investing in small and medium enterprises (SME) specializing in advanced defense technology, Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly announced. “I am very happy to tell you that in a few minutes, a few meters from here at Brienne House, I will launch Definvest, the first investment fund for defense SMEs,” Parly told a conference, “Financing Defense: What solutions for what requirements.” ... Read More
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France invests in ventures focused on advanced defense tech

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PARIS — France has launched a €50 million (U.S. $59 million) equity fund investing in small and medium enterprises (SME) specializing in advanced defense technology, Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly announced. “I am very happy to tell you that in a few minutes, a few meters from here at Brienne House, I will launch Definvest, the first investment fund for defense SMEs,” Parly told a conference, “Financing Defense: What solutions for what requirements.” ... Read More
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Congress signals focus of ballistic missile defense review in policy bill

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WASHINGTON — Congress preemptively threw its support behind the yet-to-be-released findings of the Pentagon’s ballistic missile defense review in the conference report of the fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill, and signaled what could ultimately be recommended. The ballistic missile defense review is due by the end of the year and is meant to be an all-encompassing look at the current and future ballistic missile defense posture to keep pace against anticipated threats, particularly from North Korea and Iran. ... Read More
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Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge hospitalized

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AUSTIN, Texas — Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was in critical condition Thursday after undergoing an emergency heart procedure at a hospital in Austin. A Ridge spokesman said the 72-year-old Ridge, Pennsylvania’s Republican governor from 1995 to 2001, was attending the Republican Governors Association conference when he called for help at his hotel at about 7 a.m. The spokesman, Steve Aaron, said Ridge underwe... Read More
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Facebook will begin live-streaming college basketball games

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Facebook is steadily building out content to get viewers to watch things on its site. Back in May, the company streamed several MLB games, and now it’s following up on that with live streams of college basketball, via Engadget. To do that, Facebook is partnering with Stadium, a sports live-streaming site, in order to stream 47 college basketball games through Facebook Watch. The games w... Read More
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Major federal IT modernization bill reaches final stretch

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The Modernizing Government Technology Act is now only one step away from becoming law, as the bill was recently included in the House and Senate conference report of the National Defense Authorization Act sent to the president Nov. 16. “Our federal agencies will finally have the motivation to catch up with the 21st century and embrace emerging technologies so that we can leave behind these antiquated legacy IT systems that have plagued our government for decades,” said the bill’s author, Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas. “Instead, ... Read More
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Abayomi Azikiwe on what lies ahead for the people of Zimbabwe

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Detected Closed Captioning: Abayomi Isaac ëwhere Joins Us Now From Detroit He's The Editor Of Pan-african news Wire It's An Online New Service Fostering Discussion On Africans Throughout The World Sir Welcome To Our Program What Happens If Robert Mugabe Refuses To Step Down Do You Envision Some Kind Of Scenario Where He Would Keep His position I Think That Is Possible The Southern African Development Community which Is Mediating The Talks That Are taking Place Today At The State House Is Totally Opposed To Any Type Of Unconstitutional Transfer Of Power Out Of The Hands Of The President Into Perhaps A Transitional Government People have To Keep In Mind Though That This Is A Split Within The Ruling Of Zimbabwe African Nationa... Read More
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How social robotics can more closely connect humans to machines

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For years, computer scientists, science-fiction fans and the general public have been fascinated by the premise of human-machine interactions. Oftentimes in the sci-fi film realm, the smart machines soon turn evil, contributing to the idea that computers are not only calculating and cold, but also uncaring. And recently there have been some real-world examples proving machine learning isn’t immune to social biases. For instance, Microsoft’s AI Chabot Tay was quickly taught about racism via social media. And there has been some evidence in AI-generated ads that machine learning innately contains our current societal imbalances.... Read More
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Trump tells UCLA players to thank Chinese President for release

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Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball, and Jalen Hill all thanked Trump during a Wednesday news conference. Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2zITMOGSubscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynewsFollow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Google’s Chatbase bot analytics platform opens to all

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Google’s chatbot analytics platform is now open to everyone, more than six months after its quiet debut during the company’s I/O developer conference. Called Chatbase, it’s intended to help developers better analyze and optimize their bots so they can improve conversion rates and accuracy — and avoid having users feel bots are useless. Anyone can use Google’s Chatbase for free, similar to Google Analytics, and it’ll work across any platform, including Facebook Messenger, Kik, Slack, Viber, and Skype. But it’s more than messaging services where Chatbase could prove invalu... Read More
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Trudeau Addresses Canadian Garbage in Manila

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Published on Nov 16, 2017Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Canada is working on bringing back 2,5000 tons of trash sent to Manila in shipment containers back in 2013. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Oracle rushes out 5 patches for huge vulnerabilities in PeopleSoft app server

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EnlargeLiftarn (Public Domain) Oracle issued a set of urgent security fixes on Tuesday that repair vulnerabilities revealed today by researchers from the managed security provider ERPScan at the DeepSec security conference in Vienna, Austria. The five vulnerabilities include one dubbed "JoltandBleed" by the researchers because of its similarity to ... Read More
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CYBERCOM working through intel side of cyber defense

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Defensive cyber intelligence is beginning to mature and take shape within Cyber Command and their subordinate defensive units and maneuver forces. “On the defensive side, [intelligence] was a little bit harder stretch,” Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton, deputy commander of Joint Force Headquarters-DoD Information Networks, Cyber Command’s operational defensive arm charged with defending the global network, said. “[Defense has] been a little bit slower to mature.” ... Read More
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Veridium Brings Biometric Security to Unbanked Populations Through Zero-Fee Financial Services from Wala

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The Companies Will Pilot a Fully Digital Banking Model that Authenticates Users with Biometrics QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 16, 2017– Veridium, a leader in strong authentication using biometrics announced today its partnership with ... Read More
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How many Russian trolls does it take to influence Brexit vote?

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The claims around alleged Russian meddling in British politics has been stirred by allegations that fake Twitter accounts attempted to influence the Brexit vote. But while the mere suggestion was enough to make mainstream headlines, little was said about the “infinitesimal” quantity of tweets involved.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Inside the Race to Build a Brain-Machine Interface—and Outpace Evolution

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In an ordinary hospital room in Los Angeles, a young woman named Lauren Dickerson waits for her chance to make history. She’s 25 years old, a teacher’s assistant in a middle school, with warm eyes and computer cables emerging like futuristic dreadlocks from the bandages wrapped around her head. Three days earlier, a neurosurgeon drilled 11 holes through her skull, slid 11 wires the size of spaghetti into her brain, and connected the wires to a bank of computers. Now she’s caged in by bed rails, with plastic tubes snaking up her arm and medical monitors tracking her vital signs. She tries not to move. The room is packed. As a film crew prepares to... Read More
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GM promises profitable electric cars in wake of Tesla’s Model 3 fiasco

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(Reuters) — General Motors (GM) plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday. Her plans represent a direct challenge to money-losing electric vehicle specialist Tesla, which is struggling to get its more affordable, high-volume Model 3 launched and recently reported its largest-ever quarterly loss. “We are committed to a future electric vehicle portfolio that will be profitable,” Barra said at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference in New York. Electric and autonomous vehicles – known in the industry as EVs and AVs – are widely seen as the keystones of ... Read More
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Bonn climate conference: world leaders discuss global warming

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Leaders from around the world have joined talks on how to slow down global warming.Climate negotiations in Germany are entering a critical phase as ministers aim to sort out the finer details of the Paris Agreement.With Donald Trump keeping the US out of the picture, European leaders are looking to show the way.There is a sense of progress at these talks, but many want to see more willingness from the developed nations to act and not just talk.Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark reports from Bonn, Germany.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Baidu unveils home robots and smart speaker

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Baidu today unveiled its first two home robots and smart speaker powered with DuerOS, its  conversational AI technology similar to Amazon’s Alexa or Microsoft’s Cortana. The three new devices, part of the new Raven series, made their debut onstage today at the Baidu World conference in Beijing. More than 100 appliances like smartphones, televisions, refrigerators, and washing machines use DuerOS, but the Raven series are the first devices made by Baidu to serve up its AI services. The raven H smart speaker will go on sale starting next month for $256. The speake... Read More
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Trump touts Asia trip as great for trade

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President Donald Trump said his 12-day trip to Asia resulted in a lot of progress on trade and North Korea.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73582/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Fresh Office 12 Day Trip To Asia President Donald Trump Held A Press conference To Talk About How Things Went Overseas Over The Last Two Weeks We Have Made Historic Strides In Reasserting American Leadership Restoring American Security And Reawakening American Confidence Trump's Main Talking Point Was His Effort To Rally World Leader... Read More
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The predicament of the Alabama Senate race for Republicans

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GOP lawmakers have called for Roy Moore to step aside from the Alabama Senate race amid allegations of sexual misconduct toward teens. How does that tension fit into a larger party rift? John Yang talks to Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org about what’s at stake with the special election and how the GOP tax reform plans are shaping up.Detected Closed Captioning: HARI SREENIVASAN: We Return Now To The Political News Of The Week. John Yang Gets Two Different Views. JOHN YANG: Thanks, Hari. For That, We Are Joined By Karine Jean-Pierre. She's Senior Adviser To MoveOn.org, Contributing Editor To The Online Women's Magazine "Bustle," And A Vet... Read More
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Trump sipping water brings all the mems back from Rubio

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Social media goes crazy when President Trump awkwardly took a sip of water during a recent press conference. For many, it was a throwback to Marc Rubio's similar antics back in 2013.Want even more?!Subscribe to USA TODAY's YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAhLike USA TODAY on Facebook: ... Read More
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UCLA players detained in China come home

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The players were accused of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store while they were in China for a game.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73572/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: three UCLA Basketball Players Who Were Detained In China For Shoplifting Have Returned Home President Donald Trump Spoke To Chinese President Xi Jinping About Their Case During His Diplomatic Trip To Asia Which May Have Helped secure Their Release He Later Tweeted Do You Think The Three UCLA Basketball Players Will Say Thank You ... Read More
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States that are doing well understand you can’t tax your people to death: Rep. Collins

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Published on Nov 15, 2017House Republican Conference Vice-Chair Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) discusses House Republicans’ push to pass comprehensive tax reform. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Missouri Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Google

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Photo Missouri’s investigation demonstrates how states and Europe have begun to take the lead on examining Google, which has avoided antitrust scrutiny from federal regulators. Credit Patricia De Melo Moreira/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Missouri’s attorney general has opene... Read More
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Google gives developers more tools to make better voice apps

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Google Assistant received some major upgrades in recent days, and today Google Assistant product manager Brad Abrams announced a series of changes to help developers make voice apps that interact with Google’s AI assistant, including ways to give them more expressive voices and send push notifications, as well as new subcategories for the Assistant’s App Directory. One of the coolest new features coming to Google Assistant is something called Implicit Discovery. Instead of saying “OK Google, talk to Ray’s Auto Shop app” and then asking to schedule an appointment, Implicit Discovery will let you say “Book an appointment to fix my car” then offer an app recommendation. The same should apply if you say “I need to boo... Read More
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UN Climate Change Conference Kicks Off in Bonn

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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and top climate officials attended the opening session of the high-level meeting of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23/CMP13). (Nov. 15)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Argentina’s child labour crisis: ‘We all barely survive’

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An estimated 152 million children around the world are forced to work due to financial issues, a practice that the international community at a UN co-organised conference in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, is trying to eliminate.Child labour remains a problem in Argentina, despite government initiatives to eliminate the worst forms.Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the central province of Cordoba.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJS... Read More
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Duterte: Terrorism Primarily Discussed at ASEAN Summit

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Senate Plan Now Makes Individual Tax Cuts Temporary, Keeps Corporate Cuts Permanent

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Enlarge this image Senator Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, speaks to members of the media after a weekly GOP luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle captio... Read More
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Zimbabwe military holds president under house arrest

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HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s military controls the capital and the state broadcaster and is holding President Robert Mugabe, 93, and his wife under house arrest. It appears that the world’s oldest head of state has been deposed by a coup. But the military is at pains to say it did not stage a military takeover, instead starting a process to restore Zimbabwe’s democracy. After 37 years, the military seems to have brought an e... Read More
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GitHub’s Atom now lets developers collaborate on code simultaneously

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GitHub today announced a new feature for its Atom text editor that makes it easier for programmers to work with one another on shared code. Called Teletype, it’s designed to let users get the experience of in-person collaboration without requiring developers to huddle around the same terminal. Developers can create a Teletype session from Atom and then share a link with their collaborators. At that point, the system will stream the contents of a user’s editor to their collaborators, following where the host chooses to work. At any time, another collaborator can start entering their own code, and it’s possible for multiple people to work in the same document at once. Teletype came about in part because of the Atom team... Read More
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The Place Where All the Bigfoot Believers Unite

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A guide to the wildlife of northern California will invariably include black bears, mule deer, maybe some spotted owls. What won't you find? Sasquatches. These legendary, bipedal apes are—according to most scientists—mere folklore. But that doesn’t keep a tight-knit community of believers from fervently arguing they’re real. "They call themselves 'Bigfooters,'" says David Williams, who documented a gathering of the faithful in Willow Creek, California last month. The attendees were obsessed with all things Sasquatch, and Williams, well, he was obsessed with them. "They’re all so passionate," he says. "A lot o... Read More
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MariaDB coming to Azure, as Microsoft joins the MariaDB Foundation

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EnlargeMariaDB Foundation NEW YORK CITY: On the first day of its Connect developer conference, Microsoft announced that it is joining the MariaDB Foundation, the group that oversees the development of the MariaDB database. Connect is Microsoft's other annual developer conference. The big conference, Build, takes place each spring and covers the breadth of Microsoft-related development, from Windows to Azure to Office to HoloLe... Read More
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Microsoft’s Visual Studio gets new tools to help developers embrace AI

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Microsoft announced today that its Visual Studio integrated development environment is getting a new set of tools aimed at easing the process of building AI systems. Visual Studio Tools for AI is a package that’s designed to provide developers with built-in support for creating applications with a wide variety of machine learning frameworks like Caffe2, TensorFlow, CNTK and MXNet. Once users have coded up models inside Visual Studio, the AI tools make it easier for them to send that code off to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform for training and deployment. Visual Studio Tools for AI integrates with Azure Batch AI for training, and Azure Machine Learning for deploying a model into production. Launching these tools ... Read More

GitHub adopts Microsoft’s tool for supporting massive software projects

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GitHub has adopted Microsoft’s tool for managing large scale source code repositories, according to a joint announcement made as part of the latter company’s Connect conference in New York today. Over the course of the coming months, GitHub will add support for the Git Virtual File System (GVFS) project to its product, making it easier for developers to work with source code repositories that contain hundreds of thousands or millions of files. GVFS came out of Microsoft’s move to put all of the Windows source code in a single centralized location using Git, an open source control system. The problem with using Git for such a large codebase is that it’s ... Read More

Microsoft updates Cosmos DB with Cassandra support, better availability guarantees

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Cosmos DB, Microsoft’s managed database cloud service, received several updates today aimed at making it useful for a wider variety of users. One key addition is a preview of support for using the Cassandra NoSQL database API for running operations inside the system. That provides another tool for categorizing and analyzing data inside Cosmos DB, which already supports Gremlin, MongoDB, and SQL. Microsoft also announced the general availability of an Apache Spark Connector that allows businesses to run real-time data analysis tasks over data stored in Cosmos DB. In addition, Microsoft is increasing the strength of the guarantees it makes for Cosmos DB’s availability. The company said that it will ensure 99.999 percent r... Read More
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Microsoft dev tool updates improve coders’ workflow with collaboration and more

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Microsoft unveiled a trio of updates to its suit of developer tools today that are designed to improve the workflows for people building modern applications. Visual Studio Live Share will allow developers to collaborate on projects with one another. The feature shares code between people on a team so that everyone can work together on the same project within their preferred editor or development environment. It’s designed to speed up the process of software development by letting developers tackle tough problems together. Azure DevOps Projects is a feature that’s designed to help developers set up modern build and deployment pipelines using Microsoft’s cloud. While some developers are familiar with the process of spi... Read More
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How are the media covering the climate change threat? – The Listening Post (Lead)

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A look at the challenges of environmental reporting and why the coverage seldom matches the urgency of the problem.More from The Listening Post on:YouTube - http://aje.io/listeningpostYTFacebook - ... Read More
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Space Corps is out in House version of defense policy bill

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted 356-70 on Tuesday to approve a $700 billion defense authorization plan for fiscal 2018 that rejects a proposed military service focused on space. The bipartisan vote saw 127 Democrats joining 229 Republicans to overwhelmingly pass the bill. There were seven Republican and 63 Democratic “no” votes. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, lauded Strategic Forces Sub... Read More
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Google launches TensorFlow Lite developer preview for mobile machine learning

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Google today launched TensorFlow Lite to provide app developers the ability to deploy AI on mobile devices. The mobile version of Google’s popular open-source AI program was first announced at the I/O developer conference. TensorFlow Lite is available to both Android and iOS app developers. Since the debut of TensorFlow Lite in May, several competing products for the inference of AI on mobile devices have emerged, including CoreML from Apple, ... Read More
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US House sends Senate defense policy bill, without Space Corps

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted 356-70 on Tuesday to approve a $700 billion defense authorization plan for fiscal 2018 that rejects a proposed military service focused on space. The bipartisan vote saw 127 Democrats joining 229 Republicans to pass the bill overwhelmingly. There were seven Republican and 63 Democratic “no” votes. House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, lauded Strategic Forces Subcommit... Read More
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CVD Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., (Business Wire) – November 14, 2017 - CVD Equipment Corporation (NASDAQ: CVV), a leading provider of chemical vapor deposition systems, today announced its third quarter 2017 financial results. Revenue for the third quarter was $10.8 million, slightly above the prior quarter and an increase of 121.8% from the same period last year. During the quarter, the Company received approximately $6.4 million in new orders. Backlog as of September 30, 2017 was $20.3 million, a decrease of 18.1% compared to the backlog on June 30, 2017 and a decrease of 36.2% compared with the balance at September... Read More
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Bugcrowd unmasks (sort of) hackers to cast vulnerability hunters in better light

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Enlarge / This is not what a hacker looks like. Except on hacker cosplay night.Getty Images | Bill Hinton Asking the crowd for help in fixing security problems is going mainstream. ... Read More
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4 priorities for DoD’s cyber defense arm

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Joint Force Headquarters-DoD Information Networks, or JFHQ-DoDIN, acts as Cyber Command’s defensive operational arm, providing global defense, command and control and synchronization of the DoDIN. Rear Adm. Kathleen Creighton, JFHQ-DoDIN’s deputy commander, who assumed the position in August, provided some insights into what her organization is working on during a keynote Nov. 14 in Arlington at the Defense Systems Conference. ... Read More
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How to Get Rich Playing Video Games on Twitch

In Business, Education, Emerging Technology, Gaming, Government, Healthcare, Legal, Science & Nature, Security by New YorkerLeave a Comment

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The most followed players on the platform Twitch earn well into seven figures. Illustration by Andy Rementer One humid morning this past summer, Omeed Dari... Read More
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Why Governor Jerry Brown Was Booed at the Bonn Climate Summit

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For all their tough-on-carbon rhetoric, Governor Jerry Brown, of California, and other leaders are ignoring a key component of the fight against global warming. Photograph by Lukas Schulze / Getty Spare a little pity for Jerry Brown. The California gover... Read More
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Can a Robot Join the Faith?

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As an apparent coup d’etat ripples through Saudi Arabia, the rising ruling faction is trying to keep things upbeat by sending bullish signals to the world’s mega-rich. Exhibit A is Neom, part of the kingdom’s Vision 2030 initiative, a proposed utopian city whose modest slogan is “the world’s most ambitious project.” Neom imagines itself a swinging, sort-of-liberal international trade center, built from scratch, at a cost of five hundred billion dollars, on the shores of the Red Sea. According to its ... Read More
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Retired US general says nuclear launch order can be refused

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WASHINGTON — A retired Air Force general told the Senate on Tuesday that an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused by the top officer at U.S. Strategic Command if that order is determined to be illegal. During testimony before the Foreign Relations Committee, retired Gen. Robert Kehler said the U.S. armed forces are obligated to follow legal orders, not illegal ones. Kehler, who served as the head of Strategic Command from January 2011 to November 2013, said the legal ... Read More
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Congress wants Army’s modernization strategy

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WASHINGTON — Congress is requiring the Army to develop a modernization strategy due out in the spring of 2018, according to language in the conference report of the defense policy bill made public Nov. 9. The request comes at a time the Army is attempting to launch a new modernization command to ensure the service is progressing at a rapid pace to address priorities in order to maintain overmatch against current and anticipated adversaries. ... Read More
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Air Force: ‘Colorless money’ could be the answer to tech buying woes

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Amid frustration with the notoriously slow procurement system, the Air Force created a new office to evaluate and oversee how it buys technology. And ‘colorless money’ is among the concepts being floated by its new chief. IT purchases have been a thorn in the side of the services, as industry moves much faster than the typical pace of the acquisition cycle. With that in mind, the service decided to stand up an Information Technology Acquisition Process Development office within the office of the assistant secretary of the Air ... Read More
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Zimbabwe’s political crisis over presidential succession

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Zimbabwe is facing a political crisis with the ruling Zanu-PF party, as a very public showdown over who is likely to succeed President Robert Mugabe plays out. The current standoff is between the Youth faction, loyal to his wife, Grace Mugabe, and the former liberation fighters, loyal to Emmerson Mnangagwa, the vice president who was fired last week.Al Jazeera's Hannah Hoexter explains.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe... Read More
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Liqid and Orange Silicon Valley show off a ‘composable’ GPU supercomputer

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Liqid and Orange Silicon Valley have teamed up to create a prototype for a “composable” graphics supercomputer. That means it is a computer built with graphics chips that can scale from a small size to a very large size based on the demands of its users. The companies believe it could be used as an on-demand infrastructure for artificial intelligence, deep learning, virtual reality, and graphics rendering. It’s one more project that could make companies more agile when they tap computing resources. The companies are showing off the prototype supercomputer as a dem... Read More
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How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her

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The first time the police arrived on her doorstep, in March of 2015, Courtney Allen was elated. She rushed to the door alongside her dogs, a pair of eager Norwegian elkhounds, to greet them. “Is this about our case?” she asked. The police looked at her in confusion. They didn’t know what case she was talking about. Courtney felt her hope give way to a familiar dread. Three days earlier, Courtney and her husband, Steven, had gone to the police headquarters in Kent, Washington, a suburb of Seattle, and reported that, for the past few months, they had been the victims of a campaign of online harassment. They had found a fake Facebook page under Stev... Read More
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CHARTS: Here’s How GOP’s Tax Breaks Would Shift Money To Rich, Poor Americans

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Enlarge this image Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., addresses a rally against the Republican tax plan outside the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 1. An analysis of the House and Senate proposals show they are likely to benefit the wealthy more than lower-income Americans. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption ... Read More
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Could anyone stop Trump from launching nukes? The answer: No

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WASHINGTON — Here’s a question rarely raised before Donald Trump ran for the White House: If the president ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him? The answer is no. Not the Congress. Not his secretary of defense. And by design, not the military officers who would be duty-bound to execute the order. As Bruce Blai... Read More
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US States, Businesses Pledge Support for Climate Accord Despite Trump

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Detected Closed Captioning: a Coalition Of US Cities States Companies And Universities Have Pledged To Still Honor The Paris Climate Accord Despite President Donald Trump's Announcement Earlier This Year That The United States Would Withdraw From The Deal On November 11 That The Bonn Conference On Climate Change The Group Which Calls Itself America's Pledge Made The Announcement saying That Cities States And Private groups Would Take Considerable Steps To reduce Emissions By Promoting Renewable Energy Use And Climate Friendly transportation Systems The Group Which Consists Of Twenty US States And More Than 100 Major Cities Is Led By California Governor Jerry Brown And Billionaire And Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomb... Read More
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Another accuses Roy Moore of sexual assault

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Beverly Young Nelson says Roy Moore attacked her in his car when she was 16.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/73515/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Another Woman Has Accused GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Of Sexually Assaulting Her When She Was A Minor In A Press Conference With Attorney Gloria Allred Beverly Young Nelson Said Moore Made Sexual Advances And Eventually Assaulted Her In The Late 70s When She Was 15 And 16 Nelson Says Moore Attacked Her In His Car Grabbing Her Neck And Trying To Force Her Head T... Read More
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Dem. Leaders: Tax Plan Will Hurt Country & GOP

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Congressional Democratic leaders held a joint press conference Monday to warn the GOP Tax Plan will hurt citizens and the Republicans if they push through. (Nov. 13)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Virtual fair lets feds digitally explore their health care options

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A Virtual Benefits Fair is giving federal employees the chance to take an in-depth look at their coverage options during the health care open season. The fair, which takes place during open enrollment, Nov. 13 to Dec. 11, enables attendees to visit virtual booths for many of the health, dental and vision plan providers available through the Office of Personnel Management Federal Employee Health Benefits offerings to explore their options and talk to representatives from the various providers. The fair also includes webinars throug... Read More
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New accusations against Roy Moore

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Attorney Gloria Allred and Beverly Young Nelson held a press conference Monday in New York City. Nelson alleges she was sexually assaulted by Moore when she was a minor.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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We Are Still In: Local US Reps Stand for Climate Action in Bonn

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This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Deep schisms in the US over climate change are on show at the UN climate talks in Bonn—where two sharply different visions of America’s role in addressing dangerous global warming have been put forward to the world. Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the ... Read More
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Protesters sing disdain for US climate policy at UN climate talks

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Protesters disrupted a US-sponsored presentation about fossil fuels as solutions to climate change at a United Nations global warming conference today. Singing and chanting, they registered their disdain for the official US message on climate. Shortly after an introduction by White House energy policy adviser George David Banks, demonstrators began singing a version of “God Bless the USA,” with the lyrics changed to convey an anti-coal message, ... Read More
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Hackers say they broke Apple’s Face ID. Here’s why we’re not convinced

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EnlargeBkav Security researchers say they used a $150 mask to break the Face ID facial recognition that locks Apple's new iPhone X. The work may be a significant, it may be little more than a stunt with few real-world consequences, or it could possibly be something in the middle. So far, it's impossible to know because the researchers have evaded key questions about how they went about breaking i... Read More
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Liz Smith Remembered By Leaders, Celebrities

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Published on Nov 13, 2017The New York gossip columnist known as the "dame of dish" died of natural causes at the age of 94. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: TRAIL BLAZING NEW YO... Read More
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Trump: ‘I’m with our agencies’ on Russian election meddling

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But Trump also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is sincere when he says Russia didn’t interfere. “I believe that he feels that he and Russia did not meddle in the election,” Trump said of Putin at a news conference with Vietnam’s president in Hanoi. “As to whether I believe it, I’m with our agencies.” ... Read More
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IBM, Google, Microsoft, and 33 more partner to ensure Kubernetes workload portability

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The Kubernetes ecosystem is taking a big step today aimed at fulfilling the promise of fully portable application workloads. Thirty-six technology companies have announced their participation in Kubernetes Conformance, a certification program that’s aimed at ensuring different pieces of software provide a consistent experience when using the open source container orchestration software. One of the key promises of Kubernetes, which is software that helps companies manage containerized applications, is the ability to move workloads between different environments like cloud platforms. In theory, Kubernetes workloads should be able to run on any container orchestration platform built on top of the open source project. In practice, i... Read More
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What we know about the Tesla semi truck before the Thursday reveal

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Tesla’s big year (the good and the bad) isn’t over yet. The company is set to unveil its Class 8 semi truck prototype Thursday night at its Hawthorne, California facility. While perhaps not as critical to the automaker as its new mass-market Model 3, the Tesla semi truck announcement will mark yet another turning point and big test for the company. But why is Tesla’s next act a semi truck? That question has become more important as the second half of 2017 for Tesla has appeared to be about mitigating damage control over the Model 3’s production hurdles. Tesla is scrambling to build a lot of cars quickly in order to start delivering to thousands of waiting customers. Tesla first began accepting depos... Read More
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Spaceplane meant to resupply the space station pulled off a successful glide flight this weekend

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On Saturday, private spaceflight company Sierra Nevada announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane had successfully glided and landed on a runway after being released from a helicopter. The stunt, done at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California, is known as a free-flight test and is meant to test out the vehicle’s landing capabilities. It’s an important milestone in the Dream Chaser’s development, as Sierra Nevada readies the plane for spaceflight. Resembling a mini Space Shuttle, the Dream Chaser will soon be used to send cargo to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Cargo Program. Right now, two companies — SpaceX and Orbital ATK — hold contracts with NASA... Read More