IPUs? These New Chips Are Minted For Marketing

IPUn. Short for intelligence processing unit, a new kind of computer chip optimized for AI. Way back in the early 2000s, when the first Xbox came out, researchers discovered they could hack video­game consoles for scientific uses. It seems the...

/ September 3, 2018

How a Twitter account convinced 4,000 companies to stop advertising on Breitbart

Matt Rivitz barely tweeted at all until one day when he was waiting for customer service at Ikea for two hours. The angry tweet he sent to the corporate Twitter handle changed everything. “Someone’s back there,” he said on the...

/ September 3, 2018

‘Our Example Will Make Them Free.’ The Power Of Labor Day

President Donald Trump’s decision to nix pay raises for civilian federal employees just a few days shy of Labor Day is striking in many ways. But perhaps most of all, his action should remind us of the continuing battle to...

/ September 3, 2018

Funding Circle, a P2P SME lending platform, steps towards an IPO

UK founded startup Funding Circle, a p2p lending platform which focuses on the underserved small business market, has announced a “potential intention” to float on the London Stock Exchange. In a press release today, announcing the publication of a Registration Document...

/ September 3, 2018

The Daily: Bittrex Invests in New Platform, ATM Market to Grow Over 50% a Year

The Daily In Monday’s edition of The Daily we cover the news that Bittrex exchange has invested in a new Malta-based trading platform aimed at institutions, and a research report which predicts that the crypto ATM market will grow by over...

/ September 3, 2018

Millions of Artifacts Feared Destroyed as Fire Engulfs the National Museum of Brazil

A fire ripped through the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, home to a vast collection of ancient artifacts from South America and around the world. The fire began after the museum closed to the public, around...

/ September 3, 2018

Government to be accuser and gatekeeper of secrets in Mark Norman case

The high-stakes corruption case against the military's former second-in-command returns to the spotlight Tuesday when Vice-Admiral Mark Norman is expected to elect how and in which Ottawa court he will be tried. He is accused by the RCMP of leaking cabinet secrets...

/ September 3, 2018

Massive fire rips through 200-year-old Rio National Museum

A massive fire has engulfed Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in the city of Rio de Janeiro, putting its valuable collection of 20 million items, including human fossils and ancient Egyptian artefacts, under threat.  Firefighters and museum workers raced to save...

/ September 3, 2018

Simple Strategies to Monetize AR and VR

“man wearing black virtual reality headset while painting near brown wall” by Billetto Editorial on Unsplash More fascinating experiences are made across a large group of multiple industries and VR/AR is dangling on the edge of prevailing adoption as VR/AR technology...

/ September 3, 2018

Picasso’s Former Muse Françoise Gilot, Now 96, Debuts Worldly Drawings of Her Own—See Them Here

Françoise Gilot, now 96, is best known for the decade she spent as girlfriend and muse to Pablo Picasso, with whom she had two children. But she is also an accomplished artist in her own right, often making work that...

/ September 3, 2018

Business Giants turn to Blockchain, Chatbots and Recognizing Needs: Why it is important for…

Each technology has its pioneers. The funny thing is, no matter the business niche, everybody is always ready to up and offer nothing short of a revolution. This spawns a paradox: instead of focusing on evolving, entrepreneurs suggest to completely...

/ September 3, 2018

Catholic brother jailed over ‘abhorrent’ repeated sexual abuse of students

Posted September 03, 2018 13:54:48 Photo: Gerard McNamara was a former school principal in Gippsland. (AAP Image: James Ross) Related Story: Catholic Brother says sorry to victims, four decades after indecently assaulting them Map: Melbourne 3000 An 80-year-old Catholic brother...

/ September 3, 2018

Global trade tensions are likely to get even worse after the US midterms, expert says

Washington is going to lose the ability to get anything done if the Democrats seize control of the House during the midterms, and the situation on trade will only get worse, not better, according to businessman and trade expert Steven...

/ September 3, 2018

‘Process is torturous’: Federal whistleblower says Canada doesn’t protect people who speak out

This Labour Day, former Employment Insurance fraud investigator Sylvie Therrien wishes she was still employed instead of being caught in a "bureaucratic nightmare" trying to get her job back. The Vancouver woman says she's been trying for five years, and...

/ September 3, 2018

Is Trump’s evangelical brain trust in violation of the law?

Pastor Joshua Nink, right, prays for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, as his wife, Melania, watches after a Sunday service at First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in January 2016. Jae C. Hong/AP The religious right’s affection for President...

/ September 2, 2018

Hundreds escape Libya prison amid deadly clashes in Tripoli

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Civilians in Libya's capital have been caught up in the deadly clashes between rival militias Some 400 prisoners have escaped from a facility near the Libyan capital Tripoli amid deadly violence between militia groups...

/ September 2, 2018

Philippines: Internet cafe bomb attack kills one, wounds 15

A bomb has ripped through an internet cafe in the southern Philippines, killing at least one person and wounding 15 in the second deadly blast to strike the same city in days, according to authorities. Isulan, on southern Mindanao island,...

/ September 2, 2018

A Parkland survivor is teaming up with a top gamer and NFL player to raise money for Jacksonville victims

A Parkland shooting survivor and activist is teaming up with a professional gamer and friend of one of the victims of last weekend’s shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida to raise money for the victims of the...

/ September 2, 2018