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  • Taiwan mulls expanding ban on Huawei network equipment | Idaho Statesman 15 Dec 2018 21:19 Taipei News Taiwan is mulling an expansion of its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns. Officials sought over the weekend to reassure lawmakers and the public that such measures …
  • The skill needed to survive in a gig economy 15 Dec 2018 21:15 Economic Times By Lloyd Mathias A full time job with one employer has been the norm for decades but increasingly this does not capture how an increasing share of the workforce makes a living. Even as the workplace is rapidly readjusting to changing demographics and the …
  • Was Commodore’s Amiga ‘A Computer Ahead of Its Time’? 15 Dec 2018 20:09 News Long-time Slashdot reader Mike Bouma quotes Gizmodo: Despite being ahead of its time when it was unveiled in 1985, the Commodore Amiga didn't survive past 1996. The machine, which went up against with the likes of the IBM PC and the Macintosh, offered …
  • Boutique hotel MajorDomo celebrates Deloitte listing - Hospitality Business 15 Dec 2018 19:53 Auckland News A Queenstown company pegged as one of the country’s leading high-growth businesses has done it again.  New Zealand luxury accommodation and experiences company MajorDomo has featured for the second time on the Deloitte Fast 50 national awards, celebrating …
  • How ‘millionaire’ and lover allegedly duped investors 15 Dec 2018 19:47 Sunshine Coast Daily EXCLUSIVE:  When investment property hunters and tradies began dealing with the seemingly slick N1 Homes, little did they know that behind it was this man and his then lover - both of whom were already facing fraud charges. Having led the high life in …
  • Innovation in the era of rapid changes 15 Dec 2018 19:38 Daily Star Innovation enables resources to create or enhance value. It is an integral part of successful entrepreneurship and sustenance of a business. While innovation has been part of our lives since the beginning of human civilisation, it requires reassessment in …
  • Telcos deals starting from 1 cent per month 15 Dec 2018 19:27 Geelong Advertiser TELCOS are pouncing on our addiction to smartphones by rolling out attractive new deals to lure in Christmas shoppers. Some of the largest providers including Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have recently revealed new promo offers including cheaper plans, …
  • Telcos wheel out discounted telco deals ahead of Christmas 15 Dec 2018 19:21 Sunday Times TELCOS are pouncing on our addiction to smartphones by rolling out attractive new deals to lure in Christmas shoppers. Some of the largest providers including Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have recently revealed new promo offers including cheaper plans, …
  • How Will Tech Companies Make Money From Artificial Intelligence? 15 Dec 2018 18:56 The Motley Fool Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a big idea with an equally big opportunity. AI is slated to add $15.7 trillion to global gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030, according to research by PwC, and it's going to change how we use transportation, and even …
  • Forget IBM, Microsoft Is a Better “Mature" Tech Stock 15 Dec 2018 18:43 Investing.com "Mature" tech stocks often outperform their higher-growth peers during market downturns, since they generally have wider moats, lower valuations, and reward patient investors with buybacks and dividends. Yet some mature tech stocks are clearly …
  • The tech founders who cannot bear to let go of their baby 15 Dec 2018 18:27 Telegraph.co.uk ‘After this I have control,” Mark Zuckerberg once wrote in an instant message to a friend. It was the dawn of Facebook Inc and Zuckerberg was plotting to force his former partner, Eduardo Saverin, out of the business via an arcane legal manoeuvre. Today, …
  • Dual wins for trailblazing Kiwi sportswomen 15 Dec 2018 18:25 The New Zeland Herald It has been a huge year for women in New Zealand. In September we celebrated as a nation the 125th anniversary of the Suffrage movement – which saw New Zealand become the first country to give women the right to vote in general elections. And as sun …
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS BIASED. SHE’S WORKING TO FIX IT. 15 Dec 2018 18:01 KOAT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS BIASED. SHE’S WORKING TO FIX IT. Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 9:19 AM MST Dec 15, 2018 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT ♪ ♪ SOLEDAD: IF YOU PLAN TO VISIT THE WHITE HOUSE ANYTIME SOON, EXPECT …
  • Charlie Munger and Apple 15 Dec 2018 17:42 GuruFocus.com In the first quarter of 2016, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)'s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) started buying shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). This was a surprising move, as many people who follow Buffett will know that he has …
  • Premier And Ministers Attend Seniors Lunch 15 Dec 2018 17:42 Bernews Premier David Burt, Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo, Minister of Health Kim Wilson, and Attorney General Kathy Simmons recently helped serve lunch at the Bermuda Seniors’ Centre Christmas Lunch. Premier Burt tweeted the …
  • THE SHE FACTOR: Persistence... 15 Dec 2018 17:13 Khaleej Times The UAE will never run short of women empowerment tales as the nation turns into a hub for harnessing women entrepreneurship. The journey of Nasheeda C.C., founder of accounting firm Nishe Consulting, is a testament to how she was finally at peace when she …
  • How digital transformation... 15 Dec 2018 17:13 Khaleej Times Across the world, organisations increasingly recognise the importance of diversity in the workplace - including its effects on the bottom line. A growing number of UAE government initiatives, such as the Gender Balance Council, are institutionaliSing women …
  • STS deploys key solutions at Nuqul Automotive 15 Dec 2018 17:00 Trade Arabia Jordan-based STS, a leading provider of comprehensive information technology (IT) solutions, said it has signed an agreement with Nuqul Automotive to deploy its cloud customer relationship management (CRM) as a service.    The unique STS Cloud CRM as a …
  • Editorial: Dual wins for trailblazing Kiwi sportswomen 15 Dec 2018 16:17 Northern Advocate It has been a huge year for women in New Zealand. In September we celebrated as a nation the 125th anniversary of the Suffrage movement – which saw New Zealand become the first country to give women the right to vote in general elections. And as sun …
  • How digital transformation drives diversity and equality 15 Dec 2018 16:17 Khaleej Times Across the world, organisations increasingly recognise the importance of diversity in the workplace - including its effects on the bottom line. A growing number of UAE government initiatives, such as the Gender Balance Council, are institutionaliSing women …
  • Almost everyone involved in facial recognition sees problems 15 Dec 2018 16:05 Taipei Times An unusual consensus has emerged between artificial intelligence (AI) researchers, rights advocates, lawmakers and many of the largest technology companies: Facial recognition software breeds bias, risks fueling mass surveillance and should be regulated. …
  • OpenJDK Bug Report Complains Source Code 'Has Too Many Swear Words' 15 Dec 2018 16:01 Slashdot Thursday a bug report complained that the source code for OpenJDK, the free and open-source implementation of Java, "has too many swear words." An anonymous reader writes: "There are many instances of swear words inside OpenJDK jdk/jdk …
  • San Diego Tallies 7 IPOs in Best Year For Market Debuts Since 2014 15 Dec 2018 16:01 Xconomy Xconomy San Diego —  Will “CBUS” and “SI” join “THOR” and “RMED”? It’s next week or never (until 2019, that is) for two San Diego companies that have filed documents with securities regulators indicating plans to go public. Agtech company Cibus, which uses …
  • How digital transformation drives diversity and... 15 Dec 2018 15:53 Khaleej Times Across the world, organisations increasingly recognise the importance of diversity in the workplace - including its effects on the bottom line. A growing number of UAE government initiatives, such as the Gender Balance Council, are institutionaliSing women …
  • Nvidia (NVDA) Down 27.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? 15 Dec 2018 15:49 Investing.com It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Nvidia (NVDA). Shares have lost about 27.6% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Nvidia due …
  • THE SHE FACTOR: Persistence will always pay off 15 Dec 2018 15:09 Khaleej Times The UAE will never run short of women empowerment tales as the nation turns into a hub for harnessing women entrepreneurship. The journey of Nasheeda C.C., founder of accounting firm Nishe Consulting, is a testament to how she was finally at peace when she …
  • Intelligent shelf on the way 15 Dec 2018 13:54 The New Zealand Herald Software giant Oracle says health scares such as bird flu are prompting food producers to adopt RFID electronic tagging technology to fast-track product recalls. RFID - radio frequency identification - was "something a lot of cold storage and …
  • Rosewood Hotel names Dubai strategic advisor 15 Dec 2018 13:27 Trade Arabia Jeddah-based Rosewood Hotel Group, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Neil George as the strategic advisor for its development team based in Dubai.   In his new role, he will support the group in managing key relationships with …
  • Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died this week—she should be remembered 15 Dec 2018 13:25 Arc Technica Enlarge / Secretaries use typewriters, before the word processor changed everything. 1 with 1 posters participating Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died at 93 this week. She was most known as the designer of the first true word-processing computer. …
  • Evelyn Berezin, creator of the first word-processing computer, dies at 93 15 Dec 2018 13:18 Arc Technica Enlarge / Secretaries use typewriters, before the word processor changed everything. 0 with 0 posters participating Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died at 93 this week. She was most known as the designer of the first true word-processing computer. …
  • PwC: Kenya’s paying tax grows 3.3 percent 15 Dec 2018 12:05 Standard Digital News
  • Northrop Grumman: Price Is Lower Despite Less Risks 15 Dec 2018 11:53 Seeking Alpha Since our previous article in August, Northrop Grumman's (NYSE:NOC) stock is down about another $37 per share to $263. The company now trades at a forward P/E of 14.7. That's the company's lowest forward P/E since the market's …
  • Apple Computers Used to Be Built in the U.S. It Was a Mess. 15 Dec 2018 11:24 The New York Times In 1988, when Jean-Louis Gassée took a close look at Apple’s “highly automated” Macintosh factory in Fremont, Calif., what he saw was not pretty. Mr. Gassée, a French specialist in office automation, had just been promoted to president of Apple’s product …
  • Size of an Egg: 552-Carat Yellow Diamond is Largest Ever Found in North America - The Weather Channel 15 Dec 2018 10:45 Google This 552-carat gem-quality yellow diamond was discovered in October in the Diavik Mine in Canada's Northwest Territories. (Dominion Diamond Mines) At a Glance The gem-quality stone was pulled from a mine in Canada's Northwest Territories. The …
  • Micro lenders' net interest margins to face pressure over competition: KPMG 15 Dec 2018 10:33 business-standard Net interest margins (NIMs) of micro-finance institutions (MFIs) would be under considerable pressure as competition rises in the sector, a study by KPMG has said. "As the competitive intensity for MFIs increase, the pressure on NIM will increase …
  • WATCH: Smart cities … is it wise to get smarter? 15 Dec 2018 10:11 News JOHANNESBURG – We are in an era of intelligent and urgent urban innovation. Our homes are connected, our streets are thriving labyrinths of interconnectivity, and our businesses are a hive of data streaming and surveillance. Communities are now emerging as …
  • Net interest margins of MFIs to face pressure: KPMG 15 Dec 2018 09:18 The Economic Times KOLKATA: Net interest margins (NIMs) of micro-finance institutions (MFIs) would be under considerable pressure as competition rises in the sector, a study by KPMG has said. "As the competitive intensity for MFIs increase, the pressure on NIM will …
  • GE to Explore Replacing KPMG as Auditor 15 Dec 2018 09:11 wsj.com The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating a $22 billion charge GE recorded in the third quarter and a $6 billion charge recorded earlier this year. Photo: Igor Golovniov/Zuma Press Dec. 14, 2018 9:33 a.m. ET …
  • The future is now: Accenture Digital's Mike Sutcliff 15 Dec 2018 09:01 Arabian Business Companies in the UAE must make strategic shifts in order to unleash the intelligent enterprise, according to Mike Sutcliff, Group CEO of Accenture Digital, speaking to Arabian Business about Accenture’s Technology Vision Report 2018. He explains that the …
  • Apple pledges to build a “Silicon Valley” in Texas: US$ 1bn investment 15 Dec 2018 08:58 MercoPress Saturday, December 15th 2018 - 08:49 UTC Apple already employs 6,200 staff at its current facilities in Austin, making it the company's biggest base outside its home at Cupertino in California's Silicon Valley Apple has announced plans to build a …
  • Living in the gig economy: Key skill for millennials is preparedness to move across industries and roles 15 Dec 2018 08:49 Economic Times By Lloyd Mathias A full time job with one employer has been the norm for decades but increasingly this does not capture how an increasing share of the workforce makes a living. Even as the workplace is rapidly readjusting to changing demographics and the …
  • Barbara Taylor Bradford: ‘Why would I stop working? I live by schedules’ 15 Dec 2018 08:48 The Guardian Sleep I am a great believer in sleep. I am usually in bed by 10.30 or 11pm. If my husband, Bob, and I watch TV before retiring, it will be in another room. If I am writing a book, I will be up at 6am the next day. If I am not writing, it will be more like …
  • Trouble for Jet as EY chosen to audit its books 15 Dec 2018 08:48 Economic Times MUMBAI/KOLKATA: State Bank of India has appointed advisory firm EY to conduct a forensic audit of the books of Jet Airways, the financially stretched airline that has sought liquidity assistance from the country’s biggest lender, two people aware of …
  • IRS investigating Liberty Tax, company says 15 Dec 2018 08:47 Daily Press The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice have pursued multiple cases against Liberty Tax franchises in recent years, but the IRS has also been investigating the company itself, according to a Liberty Tax financial filing. The mention, …
  • When Mutual-Fund Values Get Muddy 15 Dec 2018 08:27 wsj.com Investing dramas are often buried in the dullest-sounding documents.On Dec. 10, Highland Funds II, a series of mutual funds run by Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors L.P. of Dallas, filed a form with the Securities and Exchange Commission stating …
  • Shock as pioneering Easter Ross business collapses 15 Dec 2018 07:44 Ross-Shire Journal   MP Jamie Stone: 'Shocked'. THE desperate plight of an Easter Ross firm whose work on a "life-changing" assisted living project has been tipped as a trailblazing template for others to follow has been raised at Westminster by a " …
  • Auckland 2019: whats on, whats new and what you need to do | OurAuckland 15 Dec 2018 07:18 Auckland News No matter the season and no matter your interests, the event lineup for Auckland in 2019 has something for everyone. The new year kicks off with a smack of cricket bats and whack of tennis rackets with both the Burger King Super Smash T20 and ASB Classic; …
  • Top VC deals: Plaid is worth $2.65 billion; The Riveter raises capital to expand women's coworking 15 Dec 2018 07:04 HITC - Here Is The City A weekly recap of the most interesting venture capital deals, funds and start-ups. Start-ups SoftBank's Vision Fund and Alibaba Group led a $1.1 billion financing round in Indonesian e-commerce firm Tokopedia. The company operates Indonesia's …
  • Lifestyle: How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper (AMZN) 15 Dec 2018 06:34 Pulse The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes — and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes surging and customers increasingly unlikely to foot the bill, companies have been …
  • Sir Howard Bernstein gives approval to plans to put Aberdeen on cultural map 15 Dec 2018 06:22 Press and Journal One of the UK’s most respected regeneration tzars has thrown his weight behind plans to put Aberdeen on the cultural map. Sir Howard Bernstein, who masterminded the rejuvenation of Manchester following the 1996 IRA bombing, said ideas being mooted to …
  • KPMG asks SA for forgiveness 15 Dec 2018 05:12 News KPMG asks SA for forgiveness The company is now working to rebuild its reputation after it was linked to the Gupta family and now recently the VBS Mutual Bank scandal. KPMG's Johannesburg offices. Picture: kpmg.co.za JOHANNESBURG - The chairman of KPMG …
  • Award-Winning Financial Columnist Julie Jason Announces Book... 15 Dec 2018 04:52 SF Gate Signed copies of prize-winning RETIRE SECURELY: Insights on Money Management from Award-Winning Financial Columnist Julie Jason available at event. STAMFORD, Ct. (PRWEB) December 14, 2018 Are you curious about: How history can help make you a better …
  • Trouble mounts for Jet as SBI appoints EY to audit its books 15 Dec 2018 04:10 The Economic Times MUMBAI/KOLKATA: State Bank of India has appointed advisory firm EY to conduct a forensic audit of the books of Jet Airways, the financially stretched airline that has sought liquidity assistance from the country’s biggest lender, two people aware of …
  • The eulogising of The Mother Of All Demos at 50 is Silicon Valley going goo-goo for gurus again 15 Dec 2018 04:06 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World Comment There was a time, happy days, when no one wanted to read about the titans of tech. Or so the editors at the newspapers thought. When John Markoff and Gregg Pascal were doing the technology beat at the New York Times and Wall Street Journal in the …
  • Godmother of word processing Evelyn Berezin dies at 93 15 Dec 2018 04:06 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World Obit The remarkable Evelyn Berezin, founder of Redactron, a company that successfully sold word processing systems in the early 1970s, has died aged 93. Berezin, who had a physics degree from New York University, entered the computer industry early, having …
  • CMOs Need to Focus to Survive: Three Priorities to Ditch and Three to Latch On To 15 Dec 2018 03:59 marketingprofs.com Here's the hard truth: Most CMOs (including me, admittedly) will never be able to get all their work done. That may sound discouraging, but it's simply the nature of the job. As Deloitte notes in a new study, many CMOs have found their plates …
  • More workers entitled to tax-free redundancies 15 Dec 2018 03:57 The Sydney Morning Herald Current rules apply a tax-free component on redundancy and early retirement payments but this only applies if workers are younger than 65, while those who are older have to pay more tax. Mr Frydenberg will announce new rules that lift the age limit in line …
  • Careful with this latest Microsoft release – tug too hard on the threads and it tends to unravel 15 Dec 2018 03:50 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World Those whacky guys on the Windows team have taken time out from slapping plasters all over Microsoft's flagship OS to slip a special Christmas gift under the tree of the faithful. If you've been a good little fanboy, you may find yourself in receipt …
  • Wyoming begins work to replace computer system 15 Dec 2018 03:43 Sheridan Press CHEYENNE — Wyoming is faced with a $68 million price tag to replace an aging computer system used by multiple state agencies including the Wyoming Department of Transportation. This week, lawmakers started the ball rolling on the long journey to replace it …
  • Cloud giants, enterprise refreshes keep storage market poppin': Global sales up 20% in Q3 15 Dec 2018 03:41 The register: Sci/Tech News for the World IDC's Q3 storage tracker numbers show a tier of the tech industry growing by almost a fifth versus the same period a year ago, though not all of the big players are keeping pace. Looking at you IBM and Hitachi. Sebastian Lagana, IDC's research …
  • Aircel moves Supreme Court against Airtel, DoT over bank guarantees 15 Dec 2018 03:13 Economic Times Mumbai: Aircel has approached the Supreme Court, complaining that the telecom department and Bharti Airtel had not complied with its order to return bank guarantees worth Rs 453 crore or pay the same amount in cash to the company. In an application filed …
  • Jet Airways' largest lender SBI orders forensic audit from FY15 15 Dec 2018 02:57 Economic Times The country's largest bank SBI has ordered a forensic audit of the Naresh Goyal promoted Jet Airways from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2018. ET Now learns EY has been appointed by SBI for the same, and the forensic audit for these four financial years is …
  • A TO Z: Standrea McHenry 15 Dec 2018 02:56 Gainesville Sun SCHOOL: Trenton YEAR: Senior POSITION: Guard JERSEY NUMBER: 20 HEIGHT: 5-foot-7 A great day for me consists of ... eating some chicken tenders from McDonald’s. B est movie I’ve ever seen: Jumanji with Kevin Hart. C oach Bryant Frye’s best words of advice …
  • Hospitals get tax notices for implants 15 Dec 2018 02:18 Economic Times Mumbai: The tax department is scrutinising applicability of Goods and Services tax (GST) specifically on medical implants like stents and knee replacements in a move that is likely affect the cost of surgery for Indian patients. In last few days, taxmen …
  • 3 Ways to Make Employees Your Best Cybercrime Fighters 15 Dec 2018 02:13 Entrepreneur Computer security is a top priority, but is your team staying apprised of threats and best practices? Here's how to ensure they are. December 14, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The biggest data breaches …
  • Corruption slowing growth of family businesses, report says 15 Dec 2018 02:05 Star Family businesses grew at a slower pace compared to the global average, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global Family Business Survey 2018 has revealed. The study released yesterday shows Kenyan family businesses have grown by 74 per cent compared to a global …
  • Uhuru hints referendum, New EACC broom, Graft killing family businesses: Your Breakfast Briefing 15 Dec 2018 02:05 Star Good Morning Residents of Kisumu, Nyeri, Isiolo and Machakos will get free services from counties in the pilot Universal Healthcare programme launched yesterday. “Starting now, all Kenyan residents in the four pilot counties with a UHC or the Afya Care …
  • Can Huawei survive an onslaught of bans and restrictions abroad? 15 Dec 2018 02:03 Economist MENG WANZHOU did not seek the spotlight. The daughter of Ren Zhengfei, founder of Huawei, one of China’s biggest technology firms, she started as a receptionist and worked her way up over 25 years to become chief financial officer. In a culture which makes …
  • Former EY partner Milan Sheth joins Automation Anywhere 15 Dec 2018 02:03 Economic Times BENGALURU: Automation Anywhere has named former EY partner Milan Sheth as executive vice-president for India, the Middle East and Africa, as it focuses on driving growth in the region, reports Jochelle Mendonca. The robotic process automation firm …
  • An Australian law to expose vice annoys the tech world 15 Dec 2018 02:02 Economist MARK ZIRNSAK is a lonely man. In September he wrote to the government on behalf of the Uniting Church in Australia to endorse the Assistance and Access Bill passing through Parliament. The bill, he argued, would help fight crimes such as child pornography …
  • SA blockchain platform Tari to tap ticketing app 15 Dec 2018 02:02 ITWeb Riccardo Spagni, founder of Tari. Local blockchain protocol Tari has collaborated with US-based ticketing start-up Big Neon to manage ticket sales through the Tari platform. Tari is a blockchain protocol aimed at managing the issuance and transferal of …
  • MTN announces executive hires 15 Dec 2018 02:02 ITWeb MTN says the new executives will support the delivery of its "BRIGHT strategy". MTN Group has announced several new executive appointments, including the appointment of Charles Molapisi as chief technology and information officer. In a statement, …
  • Post Kingfisher, SBI treads carefully with Jet 15 Dec 2018 01:58 Economic Times The country's largest bank SBI has ordered a forensic audit of the Naresh Goyal promoted Jet Airways from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2018. ET Now learns EY has been appointed by SBI for the same, and the forensic audit for these four financial years is …
  • SBI orders forensic audit of Jet's accounts 15 Dec 2018 01:35 Rediff Jet has come under regulatory scrutiny twice this year. Aneesh Phadnis and Surajeet Das Gupta report. The country's largest lender, State Bank of India, has ordered a forensic audit of Jet Airways's accounts. The audit, ordered last week, is being …
  • SBI orders forensic audit of Jet's books, mandates EY 15 Dec 2018 01:35 The Times of India
  • St. Ignatius prize winners announced 15 Dec 2018 01:31 Caymanian Compass Click to enlargeSt. Ignatius Catholic Church and School has announced the winners of prizes from this year’s Christmas concert and fundraisers. The winner of the $25,000 prize was Joel Joyner. Virgilio Nangyo won CI$2,500 and Shomari Solomon won US$2,500. …
  • The Twin Cities' 5 best burgers of the year 15 Dec 2018 01:13 Star Tribune   This isn’t one of those Best Burgers in the Twin Cities countdowns. Nope. That’s why you won’t see mention of Parlour, Revival (that's the Revival burger, pictured, above), Matt’s Bar, the Nook or any other top-of-the-charts burger purveyors. (For …
  • Initial RSA Conference 2019 keynote lineup released 15 Dec 2018 01:07 ComputerWeekly.com RSA Conference 2019 announced its initial keynote lineup this week, which reflected the pledges it made as part of its diversity and inclusion initiative. The initiative, released earlier this month, included a long list of efforts the event team was …
  • Blockchain use case: Healthcare supply chain 15 Dec 2018 01:06 mobihealthnews Of all the many potential use cases being explored for blockchain in healthcare, one of the most promising – and one of the most likely to gain more real-world momentum in the short term – is for supply chain management. In other industries, mammoth …
  • Customs And Border Protection Is Using Retinal Scans To Try To Catch Liars 15 Dec 2018 00:55 GovExec.com Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is using a futuristic eye-scanning device to weed out dishonest potential recruits during the initial application phase. That’s according to a detail contained within a blistering report from the Department of Homeland …
  • Flamingo Ai Launches World’s First Out-of-the-Box Cognitive... 15 Dec 2018 00:49 SF Gate Flamingo Ai Releases an Artificial Intelligence Product – The World’s First Out-of-the-Box Machine Learning-Based Virtual Inquiry Assistant Specifically Trained for Auto Insurance, Called MAGGIE. NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 14, 2018 Flamingo Ai – the …
  • Czech competitors watch as Moneta Money Bank moves to public cloud 15 Dec 2018 00:13 SiliconANGLE When Moneta Money Bank made the decision earlier this year to move approximately 20 application workloads to the public cloud, it caught the attention of other financial institutions within Czechoslovakia. After all, wasn’t there risk, both technological …
  • This Could Be the Best Quantum Computer Yet 15 Dec 2018 00:04 Gizmodo A startup based in Maryland has released and tested an impressive new quantum computer that demonstrates the power of an occasionally overlooked quantum computing architecture. Companies like IBM, Google, and Rigetti are developing new kinds of computer …
  • Manitoba government says $3M Hydro review focused on efficiency, calls NDP's privatization warning 'baseless' 15 Dec 2018 00:03 CBWK Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government says a $3-million review of Manitoba Hydro's marketing and customer service unit is an exercise in promoting efficiency — but the Opposition NDP warns it's the beginning of privatization. On Friday …
  • Stores slash Christmas prices by 80 per cent to survive retail 'bloodbath'  14 Dec 2018 23:26 Charleston Daily Mail The never ending Christmas sales: How panic over dire high street spending has forced stores to slash prices by 80 per cent to survive 'bloodbath' amid Brexit fears - with some big chains fearing they will run out of CASH 7 out of 10 retailers are …
  • IBM LEGO Competition Helps Kids Build Engineering Skills 14 Dec 2018 23:07 KAAL For the first competition, students had 4 months to build and program a LEGO robot to drive around an arena and knock down either good or bad pins, each move either gaining or costing them a point. "It's mind blowing some of the innovation you see …
  • The State of Enterprise Open Source in 2018 14 Dec 2018 22:34 Linux.com The state of open source in 2018, and especially, the IBM’s Red Hat purchase, were discussed in this podcast with Rachel Stephens, an analyst with of RedMonk, and Michael Coté, director, marketing, at Pivotal Software, hosted by Libby Clark, editorial …
  • The Most Powerful PR Firms of 2018 14 Dec 2018 22:32 Politicker Observer’s PR Power 50. David Soto for Observer Welcome to the fifth volume of Observer’s annual PR Power 50—which may just represent the most exciting year yet. It’s been an incredible half-decade for the industry. Firms are changing the definition of PR …
  • Facial recognition remains tempting but toxic for tech companies 14 Dec 2018 22:31 VentureBeat In a blog post announcing support for the Asia Pacific AI for Social Good Research Network and highlighting Google’s efforts to use artificial intelligence (AI) to combat disease and natural disasters, Kent Walker, senior vice president of global affairs, …
  • Migrating Spring Boot Applications to the Latest Java Version (Java 11) 14 Dec 2018 22:28 Javalobby Recently, we started moving our applications from Java 8 to Java 11; this was after the announcement from Oracle that they will stop providing commercial support starting early 2019 for Java 8. I would like to confine the scope of this topic as I will not …
  • Inflation Numbers Out Next Week 14 Dec 2018 22:26 Tradingcharts.com Dec 14, 2018 (Baystreet.ca via COMTEX) -- Monday U.S. Economic lookahead NAHB Housing Market Index (Dec.) Featured Earnings HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI) (Q4) EPS estimates of 49 cents, compared to 40 cents in the prior-year quarter. Oracle Corporation ( …
  • A survival guide for the age of digital disruption: “Project to Product” 14 Dec 2018 22:25 Salon My career has been dedicated to understanding and improving how large-scale software is built. I spent nearly two decades working on new programming languages and software development tools, and have had a chance to work with some of the best technologists …
  • KubeCon 2018 Bits 14 Dec 2018 22:23 Storage Review December 13th, 2018 by Adam Armstrong This week KubeCon took place in Seattle, offering over 8,000 attendees (2,000 on the waiting list didn’t make it) an updated vision on Kubernetes as well as the projects under development and consideration. Thus far …
  • Apple to open new Seattle facility, hire 1,000 employees as part of expansion 14 Dec 2018 22:21 KOMO News AUSTIN, Texas — Apple announced Thursday it will open a new facility in Seattle with more than 1,000 employees as part of a nationwide expansion plan. The tech giant also said it will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, with 5,000 new positions, …
  • To Fill Your Company's Empty Positions, Invest in Your Employees' Charitable Passions 14 Dec 2018 22:18 Entrepreneur Telling your employees you'll match their donation to their favorite charity has a powerful psychological effect. December 13, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It's a good time to be on the hunt for a …
  • 8 Surefire Ways to Grow Your Business in 2019 14 Dec 2018 22:18 Entrepreneur Hard-won wisdom from Jennifer Garner, Alex Rodriguez, and other leading entrepreneurs. December 13, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This is a guest post by Steve Costello, head of membership and co-founder of …
  • Purpose Is Built, Not Bought: 3 Ways Businesses Can Cultivate It 14 Dec 2018 22:18 Entrepreneur Smaller companies typically have much better employee engagement than their larger competitors, and not because they are paying higher salaries December 14, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Small businesses are …
  • Why Disruption Is Coming for Your Industry -- And How to Embrace It 14 Dec 2018 22:18 Entrepreneur Impending disruption is a reality that no company can ignore. December 14, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The rate of disruption is escalating across every industry, thanks to an increase in computing power, …
  • Jim Jones Fast Facts 14 Dec 2018 22:16 KBZK Bozeman News Here is a look at the life of Jim Jones, former National Security Adviser under President Barack Obama. Personal: Birth date: December 19, 1943 Birth place: Kansas City, Missouri Birth name: James Logan Jones Jr. Father: James L. Jones Sr. Mother: …
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