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  • UFU continues court case it thought it won - BBC News July 20, 2017
    BBC NewsUFU continues court case it thought it wonBBC NewsThe Ulster Farmers' Union (UFU) is to return to court over a case it claims it believed it had already won. It concerns a £50,000 penalty imposed on a former UFU president Ian Marshall over a pollution incident. In February, the High Court found the ...and […]
  • Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins say 'it's hell' after home foreclosed - Fox News July 20, 2017
    Fox NewsHomeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins say 'it's hell' after home foreclosedFox NewsA friend of the family is now trying to help, launching a social media push and a GoFundMe account to help find the two men permanent housing. Aaron Hoerner told FOX 40 the experience has given him a new perspective on homelessness. "It's […]
  • It's Official: Majority of Americans Get Their News From Fox - Observer July 20, 2017
    ObserverIt's Official: Majority of Americans Get Their News From FoxObserverFox News is on a roll as evidenced by its July 10th-July 16th run as the most-watched basic cable network in terms of total day viewers and for the 28 weeks previous it claimed that same title. On average, Fox News was bringing in 1.23 million […]
  • Enjoy Wall Street's quiet time, while it lasts - CBS News July 20, 2017
    CBS NewsEnjoy Wall Street's quiet time, while it lastsCBS NewsBut perhaps it's different this time. The big news of the day was the S&P 500's Technology Sector has finally surpassed its dot-com bubble peak set on March 27, 2000. The bulls are cheering the result, noting that tech-sector valuations, while elevated ...and more »
  • EDITORIAL: Don't repeal ACA; improve it - The Northwest Florida Daily News July 20, 2017
    The Northwest Florida Daily NewsEDITORIAL: Don't repeal ACA; improve itThe Northwest Florida Daily News... parties have the fortitude to let it occur, and if the Trump administration resists the temptation to hasten the ACA's demise through negligence. This editorial was originally published in the Sarasota Herald Tribune, a sister newspaper of the ...Uncertainty Over Obamacare […]
  • John McCain Tumor: Colleagues, Admirers Say 'Give It Hell, John' - NBCNews.com July 20, 2017
    NBCNews.comJohn McCain Tumor: Colleagues, Admirers Say 'Give It Hell, John'NBCNews.comThe news that Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., had been diagnosed with a brain tumor shook Capitol Hill on Wednesday evening, but his fellow lawmakers and admirers responded with a clear, hopeful message: If anyone can beat this, it's John McCain. President ..."Give It Hell John," Obama Tweets […]
  • Facebook says it will launch a subscription-based news service: Report - CNBC July 20, 2017
    CNBCFacebook says it will launch a subscription-based news service: ReportCNBCFacebook's head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, said at a industry conference in New York that the social networking giant will launch a subscription-based news product later this year, according to a report from The Street. The Street said the ...Facebook Exec Campbell Brown: We Are […]
  • Why dogs are friendly - it's written in their genes - BBC News July 20, 2017
    BBC NewsWhy dogs are friendly - it's written in their genesBBC NewsBeing friendly is in dogs' nature and could be key to how they came to share our lives, say US scientists. Dogs evolved from wolves tens of thousands of years ago. During this time, certain genes that make dogs particularly gregarious have been ...Structural […]
  • Why Google's New News Feed Competitor Might Work (and Why It Probably Won't) - New York Magazine July 19, 2017
    New York MagazineWhy Google's New News Feed Competitor Might Work (and Why It Probably Won't)New York MagazineIf Google's feed has an advantage over Facebook's, it's just that — search behavior arguably better reflects what a user really wants to see than sharing behavior does. The Facebook News Feed reflects the face you want to show […]
  • Wasserman Schultz to allow laptop scan after months of ... - Fox News - Fox News July 19, 2017
    Fox NewsWasserman Schultz to allow laptop scan after months of ... - Fox NewsFox NewsThe former head of the Democratic Party who lost her post in the fallout from a massive email breach is expected to start cooperating with federal investigators in ...and more »

 

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  • AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down - BBC News July 20, 2017
    BBC NewsAlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut downBBC NewsTwo of the largest dark web marketplaces have been shut down following a "landmark" international law enforcement investigation. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites had been associated with the trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons, malware and stolen ...US Justice Department Shuts Down Dark Web Bazaar […]
  • Tech Power - American Libraries July 20, 2017
    American LibrariesTech PowerAmerican LibrariesThe 2017 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago featured an impressive array of technology products and services for libraries. Organizations of all sizes were represented, ranging from corporate giants with their large booth installations ...and more »
  • Google to radically change homepage for first time since 1996 - The Guardian July 20, 2017
    The GuardianGoogle to radically change homepage for first time since 1996The GuardianThe feed of personalised information, which has been a mainstay of Google's mobile apps for Android and iOS since 2012 along with a home-screen page on Google's Nexus and Pixel smartphones and tablets, will become part of the main web experience in the ...and […]
  • Digital Shadows Study Discovers Online Schools For Cybercriminals - PYMNTS.com July 20, 2017
    PYMNTS.comDigital Shadows Study Discovers Online Schools For CybercriminalsPYMNTS.comDigital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, revealed its findings on the changing habits and tactics of organized credit card fraud gangs, discovering a new trend in the form of remote learning “schools.” According to a ...and more »
  • WhatsApp WARNING - This new virus secretly FILMS YOU and shares your ENTIRE web history - Express.co.uk July 20, 2017
    Express.co.ukWhatsApp WARNING - This new virus secretly FILMS YOU and shares your ENTIRE web historyExpress.co.ukA TERRIFYING new form of malware has been discovered masquerading as popular messaging client WhatsApp. The virus steals an extraordinary amount of data from the victim's device, including call logs, text messages, contacts, phone numbers, location, ...and more »
  • AI Fight Club Could Help Save Us from a Future of Super-Smart Cyberattacks - MIT Technology Review July 20, 2017
    MIT Technology ReviewAI Fight Club Could Help Save Us from a Future of Super-Smart CyberattacksMIT Technology ReviewA new competition heralds what is likely to become the future of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare, with offensive and defensive AI algorithms doing battle. The contest, which will play out over the next five months, is run by Kaggle, a […]
  • How the dark web's gunrunners covertly ship US weapons to Europe - New Scientist July 19, 2017
    New ScientistHow the dark web's gunrunners covertly ship US weapons to EuropeNew Scientist... a gun in the mail. From manuals on how to create explosives to detailed instructions on how to disassemble and ship a gun to various overseas destinations, the information and technology available to purchase is well-placed to facilitate lone-wolf ...and more »
  • Tech and healthcare lift stocks to new records - Los Angeles Times July 19, 2017
    Los Angeles TimesTech and healthcare lift stocks to new recordsLos Angeles TimesU.S. stocks continued to climb Wednesday, led by technology, healthcare and energy companies. Media companies also rose as stock indexes set record highs. The technology part of the Standard & Poor's 500 index broke the record it set in March 2000, ...and more »
  • Behind a Chinese Powerhouse, a Web of Family Financial Ties - New York Times July 19, 2017
    New York TimesBehind a Chinese Powerhouse, a Web of Family Financial TiesNew York TimesHNA is part of a new breed of aggressive Chinese deal makers that have risen, seemingly out of nowhere, into the ranks of the global corporate elite. But the ambitions of these giants have been fueled by debt and masked by opaque […]
  • China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online Clampdown - New York Times July 18, 2017
    New York TimesChina Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online ClampdownNew York TimesIn recent weeks, the government has appeared to increase its grip, an online crackdown fed by a perfect storm of politically sensitive news, important events and a new cybersecurity law that went into effect last month. Sites hosting popular foreign ...and more »