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  • #DubaiDestinations: 104 fun indoor destinations 5 July, 2022 9:31 pm Gulf News Aligned with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the world’s best city to live and visit, the #DubaiDestinations initiative was launched in …
  • The Results Are In: U.S. Moves Toward Paper-Based Elections 5 July, 2022 9:25 pm Government Technology Most voting systems are designed to last 10 to 20 years. In the 2022 elections, 24 states will be using voting machines that are more than 10 years old, according to an analysis from the Brennan Center for Justice. In the coming years, hundreds of …
  • Best Cam Sites of 2022 Including Free Live Adult Cams 5 July, 2022 9:07 pm The Village Voice The best cam sites are a win all-around, really. Webcam sites allow cam models to make money from home in a fun way with a flexible work schedule. For customers, they get to connect with live sex performers and get off in a much more exciting and …
  • Nasdaq turns higher in volatile session as investors weigh recession risks 5 July, 2022 8:49 pm Business Insider US stocks ended mixed Tuesday, with tech shares running higher while investors pulled down energy names alongside oil prices as global recession worries flared up after the Independence Day break.  All three of Wall Street's major indexes suffered …
  • San Marcos Boys & Girls Club opens new space in Richmar neighborhood 5 July, 2022 8:22 pm The Coast News - California SAN MARCOS — What formerly sat as an empty retail space in the Richmar neighborhood of San Marcos just a year ago has transformed into a buzzing clubhouse offering daily recreation, education and support programs for dozens of local youth. The new 6,000 …
  • Gold Collapses to Lowest Level Since December 2021 on US Dollar Strength 5 July, 2022 7:52 pm The Epoch Times Gold prices are plummeting, joining the broader market meltdown on growing recession fears. August gold futures plummeted more than 2 percent to around $1,765 per ounce on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. This is the lowest level …
  • Billionaires Lose $1.4 Trillion in First Half of 2022: Bloomberg Index 5 July, 2022 7:52 pm The Epoch Times It was not only retail investors who lost a lot of money in the stock market. In the first half of 2022, the world’s richest 500 people lost $1.4 trillion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. After two years of impressive gains for the planet’s …
  • A Digital Marshall Plan For Ukraine 5 July, 2022 6:34 pm MENAFN (MENAFN- Swissinfo) 日本語 (ja) ウクライナのデジタル復興計画 スイス・ルガーノでお披露目 Deutsch (de) Ein digitaler Marshallplan für die Ukraine (original) Italiano (it) Un piano Marshall digitale per l'Ucraina Français (fr) Un plan Marshall numérique pour l'Ukraine Pусский (ru) …
  • IDC: “All eyes will be on Apple” as Meta’s VR strategy “isn’t sustainable” 5 July, 2022 6:10 pm Arc Technica Enlarge / The Oculus Quest 2. 25 with 25 posters participating A recent media release from market research firm IDC predicts that Meta (the parent company of Facebook) may not be able to compete in the mixed-reality business in the long run if its …
  • Lost Your Job? Here’s How to Bounce Back After a Painful Layoff 5 July, 2022 5:51 pm Canadian Business Welcome to CB’s work-advice column, Ask Avery, featuring Avery Francis, founder of workplace design consultancy Bloom. Each month, Francis will answer reader questions on topics that affect our ability to thrive in our jobs, and she’ll offer her real-world …
  • Ahead of Earnings Season Stocks Are Oversold Yet Few Buyers Lurk 5 July, 2022 5:44 pm Moneyshow Bond traders have talked themselves into believing the Fed will kill the economy just as stock traders are starting to think that a fading economy could be a good thing since it would cause the Fed to ease rates, states Joe Duarte, editor of In the Money …
  • PNM and Meta celebrate new Route 66 solar facility 5 July, 2022 5:40 pm KKOB News Radio - New Mexico Posted on July 5, 2022 Cibola County, NM (KKOB) — New Mexico’s sun has a new job this month with the commercial operation of the Route 66 solar facility. The 49.5-megawatt solar facility incorporates a unique design in which more than 150,000 solar panels …
  • Today’s Robotic Surgery Turns Surgical Trainees Into Spectators 5 July, 2022 4:45 pm IEEE Spectrum Before the robots arrived, surgical training was done the same way for nearly a century. During routine surgeries, trainees worked with nurses, anesthesiologists, and scrub technicians to position and sedate the patient, while also preparing the surgical …
  • DBusiness Daily Update: DSO Brings Hollywood Hits to Troy’s Somerset Collection July 7, and More 5 July, 2022 4:24 pm DBusiness Magazine - Michigan The DSO is performing Hollywood favorites at Somerset Collection in Troy July 7. // Courtesy of DSODSO Brings Hollywood Hits to Somerset Collection July 7 The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is coming to Somerset Collection July 7 to entertain …
  • Biden's presidency looks 'out of control,' but could it get worse? 5 July, 2022 4:02 pm Fox News CNN host Jake Tapper spoke with former senior Obama advisor David Axelrod who admitted that things in the country are "out of control" and that it looks like President Joe Biden is "not in command." NEWYou can now listen to Fox News …
  • Beyond literacy: Future-proofing lifelong learning 5 July, 2022 4:02 pm Business Mirror WE have known the 3Rs as basis for the literacy of the olden times. With shorter and less complex curriculum and instructions, the older educational systems focused on the essentials of reading, writing and arithmetic. Then, when distractions are less, …
  • Mesa election: Where City Council candidates stand on water, housing, job growth 5 July, 2022 4:01 pm The Arizona Republic Mesa voters will select at least two new City Council members this year as only one incumbent is running. District 4, which includes downtown Mesa, is a three-way race between incumbent Vice Mayor Jenn Duff, Trista Guzman Glover and Nathaniel Ross. …
  • Project Cambria is Meta’s most important VR headset right now 5 July, 2022 3:29 pm TechRadar Meta seemingly has high hopes for Project Cambria, with a leaked internal memo saying that the upcoming VR headset is one of Meta’s most important investment opportunities right now. Billed as a high-end follow-up to the hugely popular Meta Quest 2 ( …
  • Understanding the Link Between Work-Related and Non-Work-Related Supervisor–Subordinate Relationships and Affective Commitment: The Mediating and Moderating Roles of Psychological Safety 5 July, 2022 3:15 pm Dove Medical Press Introduction In the era of digital economy with the increasingly fierce market competition and the deepening organizational reform, enterprises have deeply realized that talent competition is the core of enterprise competition. However, in the era of …
  • Abnormal Degree Centrality in Children with Low-Function Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Sleeping-State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study 5 July, 2022 3:14 pm Dove Medical Press Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are early-onset neurodevelopmental disorders that are characterized by social-communication deficits, restricted interests, and stereotyped behaviors.1 Diagnosis of ASDs is mainly based on a history of an …
  • More AGL news, supercharging EV uptake, Plastic Free July, Western Sydney, new carbon removal company and more… 5 July, 2022 2:51 pm The Fifth Estate Subscribe and get The Fifth Estate straight to your inbox BUSINESS NEWS: Brookfield subsidiary now owns 2.56 per cent stake in AGL Brookfield Asset Management subsidiary 123456789 4 Pty Ltd is understood to have acquired 17.2 million shares in AGL Energy …
  • Albanian Journalists ‘Feel Unprotected’ After PM’s Angry Outbursts 5 July, 2022 2:21 pm Balkan Insight Journalists in Albania protest against bans by Prime Minister Edi Rama. Photo: BIRN Media experts say Albanian journalists are struggling to deal with the political and professional pressures they are under after Prime Minister Edi Rama lashed out at two …
  • The future of cold storage 5 July, 2022 1:57 pm Medical News Could you please introduce yourself and outline your role at inTEST Thermal Solutions? My name is Jean Fallacara, and I am the Managing Director at inTEST Thermal Solutions. Our work includes developing and contributing to the future of cold storage …
  • Meta dumps its crypto-wallet after less than a year 5 July, 2022 12:28 pm PC Gamer Facebook is the world's de facto social media platform, but in recent years has been tilting at meta-windmills as part of founder Mark Zuckerberg's drive towards the metaverse. It's easy enough to laugh at the cringe videos of virtual meetings …
  • 10 timely investment trends every investor should be aware of 5 July, 2022 12:27 pm IBS Intelligence 10 timely investment trends every investor should be aware of Today Capital Markets Crypto Cryptocurrencies Roger James Hamilton, Founder and CEO of Genius Group. Photo by Jonathan Vandiveer. Recently we have seen unprecedented movements in the financial …
  • Recession fears are rising. Here’s why San Francisco could be hit harder... 5 July, 2022 11:55 am San Francisco Chronicle - California A potential recession could hit San Francisco’s tech-centered economy hard.Though the city’s record low unemployment figure of 1.9% in May is “a pretty clear sign that we’re not in a recession at the moment,” there are potential risks, said Ted Egan, San …
  • Arts grant program record broken as $830,000 goes to 17 applicants 5 July, 2022 11:38 am Mirage News Culture and arts projects awarded more than $830,000 17 projects to deliver culture and arts experiences across Western Australia Arts 15k-plus grant program injects record funding into local sector Seventeen Western Australian artists and organisations …
  • Tull Family Theater hosting premiere of 'Movers Ultimate' 5 July, 2022 11:09 am Trib Live - Pennsylvania The Tull Family Theater will host the national red carpet premiere of “Movers Ultimate “on July 16. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the film screens at 7:30 p.m. “Movers Ultimate,” an independent, 1990s-style comedy (NR, 90 minutes) features South Hills native Sé …
  • Tech billionaires and media moguls will descend upon Sun Valley, Idaho this week 5 July, 2022 11:08 am Business Insider India Welcome back, readers. Jordan Parker Erb here, taking you inside the annual "summer camp for billionaires," and sharing the latest position in tech: "Director of Vibes." Ready? Let's get started. If this was forwarded to you, sign …
  • POLITICO Playbook: Exclusive: Footage from new Jan. 6 Trump docuseries 5 July, 2022 9:55 am Politico With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross DRIVING THE DAY FIRST IN PLAYBOOK — Playbook has obtained a trailer for ALEX HOLDER’s “Unprecedented,” the British filmmaker’s upcoming Discovery+ docuseries about the Trump family. The two-minute-plus trailer, …
  • Zuckerberg Warns of Tech Meltdown; Has Harsh Message for Employees 5 July, 2022 8:50 am GreekReporter Mark Zuckerberg announced last year that the company will rename itself Meta. Credit: Facebook Livestream Mark Zuckerberg warned Meta employees last week that the company faces one of the “worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history” which would …
  • US officials unable to measure 'hiring freeze' impact, but confident current openings can limit damage 5 July, 2022 7:37 am Fox News SlateStone Wealth chief market strategist Kenny Polcari and Mayflower Advisors managing partner Larry Glazer weigh in as Americans feel inclined to pick up side gigs amid surging inflation.  The government cannot properly measure the impact of "hiring …
  • ‘Frankly it blew my mind’: how Tron changed cinema – and predicted the future of tech 5 July, 2022 7:02 am The Guardian Back in 1982, computers meant one of two things in the popular imagination. Either they were room-sized machines used by the military-industrial complex to crunch data on stuff like nuclear wars and stock markets, or they were fridge-sized arcade games …
  • The hidden heart of the city: behind the scenes in hospitality and leisure 5 July, 2022 6:13 am Cambridge Independent Opinion | Chris Douglas, who combines his role as general manager of Graduate Cambridge hotel with a seat on the Cambridge BID board, considers the future of hospitality and leisure in the city. Chris Douglas, general manager of Graduate Cambridge hotel, …
  • Meet GloucestershireLive's community reporter as project continues to grow 5 July, 2022 4:15 am Gloucestershire Live At GloucestershireLive, representing communities to try and engage with people in the county is of upmost importance. We are determined to reach new audiences and cover the day-to-day issues that matter to you. We have recently welcomed a new community …
  • Auckland councillor loses access to Facebook page for months after hack 5 July, 2022 2:39 am Stuff Two politicians who had their Facebook pages deactivated or hacked in the past couple of months say they have been struggling to retrieve them from the Meta abyss. In June, John Watson, a councillor for Auckland’s Albany ward, noticed he could not access …
  • How sturdy are Europe’s tech unicorns? 5 July, 2022 1:15 am The Economist “None of my friends stayed in tech.” Fred Plais, the boss of Platform.sh, a cloud-computing company based in Paris, still remembers vividly what happened in Europe in 2001. The firm he ran back then, an online-search engine, closed down after the dotcom …
  • Should All AI Be Open-Sourced And What Would Actually Change? 5 July, 2022 12:51 am Screen Rant Open-sourcing of artificial intelligence is again in the public eye. Elon Musk recently stirred another debate around the tactic when he vouched for open-sourcing Twitter’s algorithms to boost transparency and promote free speech. But the chatter around …
  • The esports model of total immersion will shape the virtual future 4 July, 2022 10:32 pm VentureBeat We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 - 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! How long do you stay engaged on a typical Zoom call? If you’re …
  • 'Foolishness has a price': Ronan, 17, took his own life after sextortion 4 July, 2022 10:09 pm Daily Mail Charles is in his early 30s, with a well-paid job in a large British city. He is affluent and internet-savvy — but he is also, like many men and women, naive and susceptible to flattery. And this has cost him dear. ‘This week, I was a victim of cybercrime …
  • Supreme Court rules EPA has no authority to reduce power plant emissions that contribute to global warming 4 July, 2022 10:05 pm FOX 10 Phoenix Biden gives opening remarks at virtual climate meeting President Joe Biden convened a virtual meeting of some of the world’s largest economies to discuss the next steps on climate change on June 17, 2022. The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling …
  • Climate change ruling could make Big Tech harder to rein in 4 July, 2022 9:57 pm USA Today The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet. In the 6-3 decision  …
  • 40 things to do with the kids indoors this summer in Abu Dhabi 4 July, 2022 7:04 pm What's On If the school bell rings when there are no students there, does it still make a sound..? And *woosh* just like that, school was out for another academic year. Whilst it’s a magical time of year for students, it’s often a terrifying prospect for parents who …
  • Steelers Make Several Front Office Moves, Expand Scouting Department 4 July, 2022 7:03 pm Steelers Depot - Pennsylvania Some Fourth of July news from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ front office. According to the team website, Omar Khan has filled out and shook up his scouting staff with previous staff members changing titles and several new names being hired by the team. Based on …
  • Michael Chasteen Creates Revolutionary Shift in NFT Space With Project Kaito - Ending World Hunger 4 July, 2022 5:29 pm EIN Presswire Project Kaito is an anime series & NFT collection created by Michael Chasteen. Project Kaito is on a mission to end world hunger and give back to the hopeless. SAN FRANCISCO , CA, USA, July 4, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …
  • There is still huge gap in using technology to solve actual societal needs in Africa – Grey 4 July, 2022 5:28 pm Business Day Sharon Grey studied Psychology at the University and worked at BlackHouseMedia (BHM) managing the portfolios of some of the leading brands in Nigeria. She spoke with SEYI JOHN SALAU on her new role as the Advisor-at-Large, Brand Management at Tuyo Ventures …
  • Does the Metaverse need blockchain to ensure widespread adoption? 4 July, 2022 4:27 pm Coin Telegraph Many assume, too, that blockchain technology will play a key role in the Metaverse, along with other emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR). But, is the use of blockchain really a foregone conclusion? Stanford …
  • Gen Z don’t want to work for tarnished tech firms 4 July, 2022 3:50 pm Financial Post Breadcrumb Trail Links Innovation FP Work Silicon Valley's moment in the job-market sun is coming to an end — and not just because of the downturn in the sector Author of the article: The Telegraph Lucy Burton  Employees work on computers at an office …
  • Everything You Need to Know About 5G 4 July, 2022 3:44 pm Information Nigeria The 5th generation of wireless technology is coming, and it will change the way we use our smartphones, laptops, and other electronic devices. 5G will be a great leap forward. It will allow us to have seamless connectivity between devices, which will be a …
  • How the Low Unemployment Rate Has Impacted the Stock Market 4 July, 2022 3:34 pm ETF Trends By Jeff Weniger, CFA Head of Equity Strategy It’s good when the unemployment rate is low, right? Of course it is. The problem is that super-low unemployment often comes at the end of the good times, not the beginning. It’s a bit counterintuitive. Intuition …
  • July’s List of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Is Here, and It’s Huge 4 July, 2022 3:25 pm Gizmodo Australia July’s hefty pile of new sci-fi, fantasy, and horror releases brings lesbian vampires, politically motivated magic, interstellar bounty hunters, a jazz musician who teams up with mecha pilots, mermaids, robots, fairy-tale riffs, and so much more. There’s …
  • How thousands of your Covid samples have helped develop new test for the virus in Newcastle 4 July, 2022 3:17 pm Chronicle Live Researchers in Newcastle have created a Covid-19 test that's quicker than a PCR test and 6,000 times more accurate than a lateral flow test (LFT) - and they've only been able to do that thanks to a huge "bank" of Covid-19 samples from …
  • A special ‘fireworks’ edition 4 July, 2022 2:44 pm Politico With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross DRIVING THE DAY Happy Fourth of July! To celebrate the day, we present this special fireworks edition of Playbook. Enjoy! MITT ROMNEY VS. JOE BIDEN — A sober piece in The Atlantic from the Utah senator and 2012 GOP …
  • Cisco spent a record-breaking $50 million on Silicon Valley homelessness. Where has it gotten us? 4 July, 2022 1:36 pm East Bay Times - California Cisco made a splash when it ponied up a record-breaking $50 million donation to fight homelessness in Silicon Valley. Now, that money is running out and even more people are sleeping on the streets. So what has it accomplished? The donation helped fund 30 …
  • Byju's Clears $950 mn Payment, Completes fundraise 4 July, 2022 12:45 pm News Track Byjus has completed the payment that was due for the acquisition of Aakash Educational Service and received the majority of the $800 million funds which it announced later in March, said the Edtech Firm. The company is estimated to have acquired Aakash …
  • Parks Canada cancels camping event after criticism it's a 'double standard' for the wealthy 4 July, 2022 12:11 pm Canada's National Observer Advocates for Montreal's homeless residents ramped up critiques of Parks Canada over the weekend, saying a series of local camping events the agency has scheduled throughout the summer set a double standard between those with financial means and those …
  • Council races heating up as early voting begins 4 July, 2022 11:35 am The East Valley Tribune - Arizona Early voting for the Aug. 2 Primary Election begins Thursday, July 6, and endorsements in the Mesa City Council races are stirring things up. People have only until Tuesday to register for the election and can do so at BeBallotReady.Vote or by calling the …
  • Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market Size is Anticipated to Surge at a CAGR of 38.0% by 2030 | Reports and Data 4 July, 2022 11:28 am EIN Presswire Increasing trend of wearable technologies in healthcare sector is driving virtual reality in healthcare market revenue growth NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 4, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The global virtual reality (VR) in …
  • What it takes to improve diversity and inclusion and why it matters 4 July, 2022 11:02 am Euronews “Our job is to help create a better world, being in the right place with the right people to do it, and if you ain't - get the hell out, it's not worth it,” said Chaka Sobhani. That’s the advice Sobhani, the Chief Creative Officer at Leo Burnett …
  • What drives Indian students to explore off-beat courses abroad 4 July, 2022 10:39 am Financial Express By Ajay Sharma,  Gone are the days when students would only choose conventional careers like chartered accountancy or law, and studying abroad was only associated with engineering, medicine, business management, computer, technology, etc. Once considered …
  • Social Commerce Market Statistics - A $7.07 Trillion Industry by 2030, with a CAGR of 30.8%. 4 July, 2022 10:25 am EIN Presswire New York, United States, July 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The social commerce industry has an accelerated growth rate due to the new opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses, the rapid rise of social media users, changing consumer preferences, …
  • As the economy wobbles, where does that leave workers? 4 July, 2022 9:46 am The Boston Globe - Massachusetts “It’s definitely a funny mix,” he said. So what does this uncertainty mean going forward? Will the tight labor market suddenly go slack, and if so, who’s at risk? Given how mightily employers have struggled to attract and retain workers recently, a …
  • Causes and Risk Factors for Male Infertility: A Scoping Review of Published Studies 4 July, 2022 8:07 am Dove Medical Press Plain Language Summary This was a scoping review designed to identify the plausible causes of male infertility based on published evidence and to suggest lines of new research or interventions to better inform the prevention and primary treatment of male …
  • Despite crypto ban, China’s tech talent rides the global web3 wave 4 July, 2022 7:10 am TechCrunch Despite China’s sweeping bans on cryptocurrencies, domestic web3 talent is quietly flourishing, with many venturing beyond the country’s border. From offering crypto derivative products to to making NFT games, Chinese web3 entrepreneurs’ footprint is far- …
  • Meta Delivers Five New Certificate Programs in Coursera.org in Software Engineering 4 July, 2022 6:56 am IBL News IBL News | New York Meta (Facebook) announced five new Professional Certificates in Coursera.org on Software Engineering, a field projected to grow 22% by 2030. The programs, designed by experts at Meta, are self-paced, completely online and cost $49 per …
  • Metaverse Disinterest: Here’s How to Make it Easier to Join Virtual Worlds 4 July, 2022 5:49 am BeInCrypto Metaverse designers need to give the people what they want. So, what do they want? Something that is relevant and useful, says Jonathan Cohen, Founder CEO of MetaNept. Right now, the barrier of entry to the metaverse is extraordinarily high. Quite frankly, …
  • Jobs report, consumer credit, Levi Strauss earnings top week ahead 4 July, 2022 3:45 am Fox News  Surevest CEO Rob Luna, Semianalysis chief analyst Dylan Patel and University of Maryland economist Peter Morici provide insight on the stock market and the economy on 'Making Money with Charles Payne.' Investors will get a break on Monday as the …
  • As the frenzy fades, what value do NFTs really have? 4 July, 2022 1:53 am Forkast The market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), once propelled into frenzied popularity by the astronomical prices of “JPG files” and Facebook avatars, is now almost frozen amid the chill of a deepening crypto winter. According to CryptoSlam, NFT sales volumes …
  • Continuity of the IT ecosystem 4 July, 2022 1:14 am The News International Pakistan’s surge in the IT industry has led to many high-paying jobs for many experts. This has played a role in government development and private business prosperity. The IT industry contributes up to 7 percent to Pakistan’s GDP. The industry is growing …
  • Automated Baseball? MLB Eyes Robo-Umpires in Two Years 3 July, 2022 11:15 pm The National Interest Human umpires have been a part of the game of baseball for as long as the game has existed. But baseball has been testing a concept that would eliminate human error.  Colloquially, the concept revolves around “robot umpires” or “robo-umps.” The idea is not …
  • Facebook Tells Judge To ‘Crack the Whip’ To Gag Black Whistleblower Alleging Human Trafficking 3 July, 2022 10:38 pm Black Enterprise Facebook is trying to silence a Black South African whistleblower after suing the media giant and African subcontractor Sama for alleged forced labor, human trafficking, and union-busting, reports Time.  On Monday, a lawyer for parent company Meta urged a …
  • Christopher Pyne’s fine with hiring old foe 3 July, 2022 7:43 pm The Sydney Morning Herald In the last few weeks, Meta (née Facebook) has been on the hunt for a director of competition policy Asia-Pacific, and associate general counsels for both trade and compliance and privacy – the latter a new role. On the PR side, the company has renewed its …
  • ‘A decade in music is a millennium in other industries.’ 3 July, 2022 6:08 pm Music Business Worldwide In some ways, Downtown Music Services is a very different company than it was in the first half of last year. That’s because its parent company, Downtown Holdings, sold the entirety of its owned copyrights to Concord for around $400 million in April 2021. …
  • POLITICO Playbook: Biden takes a back seat to Cheney 3 July, 2022 5:04 pm Politico With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross DRIVING THE DAY GOOD NEWS (EXCEPT FOR PETS) —“Fireworks Come Roaring Back This Summer,” per the NYT TODAY’S TOP READS It’s a slow news day as we hit the halfway point of this holiday weekend, but a good one to catch …
  • Techies From Russia, Belarus, Find Solace In Uzbekistan. Can They Attract Western Outsourcers? 3 July, 2022 1:59 pm Forbes Machine coding symbols on a wall at the headquarters of Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab in ... [+] Moscow. (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images AFP via Getty Images It’s a terrible time to be a Russian (or a Belorussian, for that …
  • 6 Questions for Alyssa Tsai of Panony 3 July, 2022 1:54 pm Cointelegraph Magazine We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week, our 6 Questions go to Alyssa Tsai, founder and CEO of Panony — an incubator, …
  • Nyege Nyege eager to return after forced lull  3 July, 2022 1:37 pm The Daily Monitor The organisers of the Nyege Nyege International Music Festival are in upbeat mood as Uganda’s top arts event prepares to return to the entertainment circuit after a pandemic-enforced two-year hiatus. The festival is slated to run from September 15 to …
  • Solution to Evan Birnholz’s July 3 crossword, “State of the Art” 3 July, 2022 1:20 pm The Washington Post Placeholder while article actions load The crossword tournament Boswords is returning for another event on Sunday, July 24. It takes place at The Roxbury Latin School in West Roxbury, Mass. They’re holding it both in person and as a virtual event and …
  • Top-Rated Best Metabolism Boosters 3 July, 2022 12:30 pm Bellevue Reporter - Washington State Losing weight is not as easy as it seems for some people because not all have the same metabolism rate. And the metabolic rate has a direct link with healthy weight loss, calorie expenditure, and the fat-burning process. The lower the metabolic rate, the …
  • Encouraging participation at MCAST open day 3 July, 2022 9:24 am Times of Malta Over 3,000 visitors attended an open day at the Malta College for Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) main campus in Paola held on June 24, during which aspiring students had the opportunity to explore the college’s facilities, including labs, workshops …
  • Ruling could dampen government efforts to rein in Big Tech 3 July, 2022 9:22 am Inform NNY - New York The Supreme Court’s latest climate change ruling could dampen efforts by federal agencies to rein in the tech industry, which went largely unregulated for decades as the government tried to catch up to changes wrought by the internet. In the 6-3 decision …
  • Apptronik Raises $15 Million For Its Humanoid Robots 3 July, 2022 9:20 am MENAFN (MENAFN- Robotics & Automation News) Apptronik raises $15 million for its humanoid robots July 3, 2022 by David Edwards Leave a Comment Apptronik , an Austin-based robotics company specializing in the development of exoskeletons and collaborative …
  • When two tribes go to lunch 3 July, 2022 8:39 am The Age Hodges was briefly the most famous man in Australian politics in early 2012 after he was responsible for a tip-off that brought “invasion Day” protesters at Canberra’s Old Parliament House to a nearby restaurant called, would you believe, The Lobby, where …
  • COMMENTARY: Time to abandon the one-size-fits all teacher pay scale 3 July, 2022 4:55 am Las Vegas Review-Journal - Nevada Kudos to the Clark County School District for bumping the salary for new teachers to more than $50,000. The previous amount of $43,000 was unlikely to attract the best and brightest to such a demanding and important job. But now that the district has taken …
  • Business comment: The time is right to establish Green Freeports, argues Charles Hammond, CEO, Forth Ports 3 July, 2022 4:13 am The Scotsman With five bids submitted, now is a good time to stand back and reflect on just what these Green Freeports should mean for Scotland and for the UK. Irrespective of our politics and beliefs, we all want to see a successful, thriving Scotland providing …
  • This Week in Apps: Period tracking app privacy, Snapchat’s paid subscription, calls for TikTok ban 3 July, 2022 1:29 am TechCrunch Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across …
  • C-130 flight simulator to be installed in Glenville for 109th Airlift Wing 3 July, 2022 1:22 am The Daily Gazette - New York GLENVILLE — The 109th Airlift Wing is getting a full-motion flight simulator that will allow air crews to practice arctic flight operations in Glenville rather than Greenland. It’s a major upgrade in training capabilities for the unit, and one that will …
  • Great Power Competition — China’s Use of Guerrilla Warfare and Information Power in Pursuit of Its Epochal World Order 2 July, 2022 11:19 pm Small Wars Journal Great Power Competition — China’s Use of Guerrilla Warfare and Information Power in Pursuit of Its Epochal World Order   By Richard M. Crowell   …the guerrilla campaigns being waged in China today are a page in history that has no precedent.  Their …
  • Meta Downsizing Hiring Plans Amid Warnings of Layoffs 2 July, 2022 10:43 pm The Epoch Times Meta, the owner of Facebook, is planning to scale down its hiring activities, CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed on June 30 while also indicating that some workers will lose their jobs. Speaking during a weekly employee Q&A session, Zuckerberg expressed …
  • The Metaverse: Be there or miss out on valuable opportunities 2 July, 2022 7:12 pm Khaleej Times Operating in virtual world will become mandatory in less than 10 years, expert says Published: Sat 2 Jul 2022, 6:38 PM Last updated: Sat 2 Jul 2022, 8:16 PM Companies that fail to factor in what opportunities the Metaverse can unlock for their businesses …
  • Kvetch of the Day: Clean house with Bruins leadership; Relax on Pats coaching staff 2 July, 2022 6:22 pm Boston Herald - Massachusetts Welcome to Kvetch of the Day, your chance to ask us your burning questions. Today we have two of them. Reader Paul Baranofsky hasn’t liked what he’s seen from the Bruins so far this offseason. He writes: “How do Charlie Jacobs and the Bruins justify …
  • How Lightyear's Toy Story Ties Actually Hurt The Spin-Off 2 July, 2022 5:52 pm Screen Rant Though Lightyear was conceived as a Toy Story spin-off, its relationship with the Pixar franchise actually backfired significantly, hurting the film's chances for success. The Toy Story franchise is one of the most beloved animated franchises of all …
  • Mark Zuckerberg issues dire economic warning to Meta employees 2 July, 2022 5:40 pm MarketWatch Mark Zuckerberg has issued a chilling message to Meta Platforms Inc. employees: The company faces one of the “worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history,” which will necessitate a scaling back of hiring and allocation of resources. The dire economic …
  • Bizzare Designs by Kenyan Landlords That Have Sparked Debate 2 July, 2022 5:12 pm Kenyans.co.ke Necessity has continued to drive innovations in the real estate sector, compelling landlords to devise new designs to address myriad challenges in the housing area. The decision towards solving the problems bedeviling the real estate sector has resulted in …
  • Supreme Court official demands Maryland's governor halt picketing in front of justices' homes: report 2 July, 2022 4:50 pm Raw Story Don't get me wrong. I'm not saying we shouldn't pay taxes. I'd like to think any good citizen would be happy to contribute to a healthy functional society. I just feel like I'm not getting my money's worth. Especially when I know …
  • POLITICO Playbook: Growing doubts about Trump and Biden in ’24 2 July, 2022 4:24 pm Politico With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross DRIVING THE DAY SOME GOOD FOURTH OF JULY NEWS — N.Y. Mag: “Someone Finally Turned Nathan’s Hot Dogs Into Ice Cream” SOME BAD FOURTH OF JULY NEWS — WSJ: “The average cost of a summer cookout rose 17% from last year.” …
  • Development of the Nurse Occupational Stigma Scale 2 July, 2022 12:55 pm Dove Medical Press Introduction As the important component of healthcare system, nurses play a pivotal role in improving medical care and maintaining people’s health.1 It was found in previous studies that nurses not only help alleviate patients’ pain,2 but also help …
  • Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs To Be Given Posthumous Award By US President 2 July, 2022 12:31 pm News18 Steve Jobs, Co-founder and CEO of Apple is going to be awarded the Medal of Freedom posthumously by the US President on July 7. US Present Joe Biden will be awarding Jobs and 16 more personalities with the highest honour. “These 17 Americans demonstrate …
  • Where is the workers’ voice when it comes to talking about our automated futures? 2 July, 2022 12:14 pm The Toronto Star While the pace of technology and artificial intelligence advances at galloping speeds, the world of work is changing right before our eyes. Our lives are so intertwined and dependent on technology that most of us don’t think about the impact on our jobs. …
  • Biggest tech product flops of all time from Apple Maps to the first Tesla – did you have any? 2 July, 2022 12:05 pm The Sun SILICON VALLEY is a factory for world-changing technology but if you bought any of these products, you were one of few. Developers and investors really missed the mark with some of these product flops. Apple Maps 11 Apple Maps landed with a thud when it …