While Twitter's share dropped by 14 percent since president Trump took over in december, but even so, it would strike hard against the company if he stopped tweeting on his private account, @realDonaldTrump.According to the analyst James Cakmak at Monness Crespi Hardt & Co. would Twitter lose in value by two billion dollars, equivalent to slightly more than sek 16 billion, almost a fifth of today's value of 11.7 billion dollars, writes Bloomberg.Not so that users would escape the social platform if Trump no longer tweeted, however, there is a risk that the investors ' contribution to the future growth would be upset.– There is no better gratisannonsering in the world than the president of the united states, " says James Cakmak.
An usual tariff petition could disrupt the solar market.An unusual trade case that could upend the domestic solar market is set for a hearing on Tuesday before the United States International Trade Commission in Washington.Petitioners in the case — two American affiliates of overseas solar equipment manufacturers — are seeking steep tariffs on foreign-made cells and modules to counteract the low price of imports, often from Chinese manufacturers.Much of the domestic solar industry stands against the petitioners, as does one of the parent companies, which is Chinese.A number of proceedings could follow over the next few months.Diane CardwellHome Depot is expected to report strong results.After department stores revealed a string of lackluster earnings last week, Home Depot, one of the sturdiest retailers in America, will report results on Tuesday.Michael CorkeryThe Fed’s minutes may shed light on its interest rate debate.The Federal Reserve will release minutes of its July 26 meeting on Wednesday afternoon, providing more details on the decision to reduce the central bank’s $4.5 trillion in asset holdings.
about a year back selling the Swedish startup Lexplore its screeningtjänst to detect dyslexia to schools and municipalities. "We have already come up in more than ten municipalities, some principals also purchase the service to their school," says Fredrik Wetterhall, ceo of the two-year-old company.back in september you start to advertise their services in the united states, and later in the year in the Uk. " we think We had a good start in Sweden.we are now establishing ourselves in the united states and the united kingdom is that we want to make sure no one else comes before us.And with English we are going pretty far.
Phablets sent to AT customers with batteries from FedEx are at riskSamsung's got another combustible phablets SNAFU on its hands, after the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled the batteries used in its Galaxy Note 4.This time there's smoke but the fire's someone else's fault: the problem this time applies to “batteries placed into refurbished AT Samsung Galaxy Note 4 cellphones by FedEx Supply Chain and distributed as replacement phones through AT’s Insurance program only.”Also good news for Samsung is that the Commission estimates just 10,200 batteries might be dangerous, and only one's been reported to have overheated, with “no reports of injuries or property damage.” So this doesn't look like a mess to match the global recall of the Galaxy Note 7, which burned a hole in Samsung's profits and reputation.Owners of the affected devices will soon receive mail from FedEx Suply chain, with a replacement battery and return envelope for the potentially-dangerous unit enclosed.Until that arrives, owners are advised to “immediately stop using the recalled battery and power down their smartphone.”
Federal agency addresses the new world of Alexa, smart cameras and IoTA draft of new IT security measures by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has for the first time pulled privacy into its core text as well as expanded its scope to include the internet of things and smart home technology.The proposed "Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations" will be the go-to set of standards and guidelines for US federal agencies and acts as a baseline for broader industry.The foreword to this draft references the "sobering assessment" of the Task Force on Cyber Defense earlier this year on the risk that all these new devices and systems represent to critical infrastructure."The cyber threat to US critical infrastructure is outpacing efforts to reduce pervasive vulnerabilities," that report noted, "so that for the next decade at least the United States must lean significantly on deterrence to address the cyber threat… It is clear that a more proactive and systematic approach to U.S. cyber deterrence is urgently needed."As such, NIST has attempted to do just that and be proactive in pushing a "systemic approach" and as a result has decided it needs to cover the new reality of everything from the internet of things (IoT) to mobile devices to things like Amazon's Alexa digital assistant (although no actual products get name-checked).
In September, as the presidential election neared, USA Today’s editorial board made the unprecedented move to effectively un-endorse Donald Trump, the first time in its history it had weighed in on a candidate in such a way.And during the past few days, as editorial pages from various newspapers weighed in on President Trump’s both-sides argument redux, USA Today’s editorial board had a message for Congressional Republicans: censure the president.Expressing disapproval in 140 characters or fewer is insufficient when the president angrily asserts that there were some “very fine people” among the bigots waving Confederate battle flags and swastika banners; when torch-bearing marchers chanted “Jews will not replace us”; and when police said one Nazi sympathizer rammed a sports car into a crowd, killing an innocent counterprotester.The victim, 32-year-old Heather Heyer, was remembered Wednesday at a heartbreaking memorial service.When these things happen in the United States, and the president blames “both sides,” more formal condemnation is necessary.This is a moment of reckoning for members of the Party of Lincoln: Do they want to stand up for American values, or do they want to keep enabling a president whose understanding of right and wrong has slipped dangerously off the rails?
The review process has reached that point despite a vacant seat atop the department’s antitrust division.An approval could underscore the administration’s pro-business credentials at a time when President Donald Trump’s ties with America’s CEOs are under severe stress.Two advisory panels filled with a host of top U.S. executives disbanded this week in response to the president’s comments about the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.During his presidential campaign, Mr. Trump had attacked the proposed deal.Consolidation has been afoot more broadly in media.Discovery Communications Inc. agreed to buy HGTV and Food Network parent Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. last month, a nearly $12 billion a deal that is partly in reaction to the bulking up of distributors like Charter Communications Inc., which completed a $60 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable last year, and AT’s pending deal.
The United States Postal Service is not exactly bouncing back from oblivion these days, but it’s worth noting that there’s been a slight bump in one area.For the low-margin Shipping and Packages division, there was an 11 percent increase in revenue over last quarter.In general, these items — small packages that come to your mailbox but not snail mail letters — have kept the USPS from sinking like a ship.For the savvy readers out there, you might already know there is one company that is helping them rebound.As Tim O’Reilly wisely notes in a recent post, Amazon is really pumping life into the shipping and receiving industry.These are technically “automations” and not AI, but to a consumer, that doesn’t matter as long as that beef jerky and USB-C cable arrives faster, at a decent price, and in one piece.
Ofo, mainland China’s bike-sharing services titan, has landed in the United States, rolling out an initial 1,000 bicycles on the streets of Seattle, Washington.“Our mission is to solve the ‘last mile’ transportation problem in urban areas, and we see immense potential in the US for Ofo’s convenient, affordable and low-carbon way of travel,” company founder and chief executive Dai Wei said in a statement on Thursday.The North American launch follows Ofo’s latest funding last month that saw the Beijing-based company raise US$700 million from investors led by Alibaba Group Holding, Hony Capital and Citic Private Equity.New York-listed Alibaba owns The South China Morning Post.“Station-free bike-sharing was Ofo’s pioneering concept that changed the nature of the sharing economy and transportation options in cities across the globe,” said Dai.“There is a need for this type of transportation solution worldwide.”
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Editor’s note: The following has been excerpted from a longer chapter featuring the Arroyo family: Maria Ayala Arroyo (46), Pedro Ayala Hernandez (55) and Guadalupe Ayala Arroyo (21).Parents bring their children to labor alongside them in the fields.Maria and Pedro came to the United States in 1994, 10 days after getting married in Mexico.Over several conversations, the family talks about the daily challenges of being a migrant farmworker family, the dramatically different opportunities presented to the younger generation, and how, no matter how much schooling one may have, a day in the fields will always be an important educational experience.The credits can’t be transferred, and they lose everything and have to start from scratch, with the basic classes.Guadalupe: Ever since I can remember, both of my parents would always tell me, “You have to go to school so you can work in better conditions than what we’re working in.” So I feel like it’s something that they inculcated in me.
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The year is 2017 and despite what you might think, it’s still not a given that you’ll a have a good cell signal in the downtown of any big American city.Getting usable service isn’t just a matter of having enough cell towers: it’s a complex mix of location, number of users, spectrum, device being used, and whether the magic electric pixies are behaving.To see which cities are good and which are borderline third-world, Rootmetrics — an organization that conducts extensive road-testing of all four major cell networks in the US — has collated results by city and published a ranking of the best and worst built-up areas for getting a signal.The Hudson Valley, NY, metro area gets the worst ranking this year, coming 125th out of 125 cities.It’s a bad showing for the northeast, actually: Bridgeport and Stamford, and Hartford, CT, round out the 124th and 123rd places respectively.Omaha, NE, and Indio, CA, round out the bottom five.
Alibaba Group Holding beat analysts’ forecasts and posted a 56 per cent jump in its first-quarter revenue, helped by sales growth in cloud computing and its business operating the largest online shopping platforms on the planet.Sales rose to 50.2 billion yuan (US$7.5 billion) in its first quarter ended June, surpassing the 47.9 billion yuan consensus estimate in a Bloomberg survey.Net profit jumped 96 per cent to 14 billion yuan during the period.The bulk of the Hangzhou-based company’s revenue came from its core e-commerce business, including the online shopping platforms Taobao, Tmall, and its international business units like AliExpress and Lazada in Southeast Asia, where sales rose 58 per cent to 43 billion yuan from last year.Alibaba earns revenue from e-commerce by offering paying merchants consumer insights and advertising options to better target and engage customers.As many as 529 million people use the Taobao shopping app on their smartphones every month, an increase of 4.3 per cent from March this year, Alibaba said.
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US President criticises Jeff Bezos-run Amazon and dissolves CEO councils ahead of more resignations over his Charlottesville responseUS President Donald Trump let loose with an astonishing outburst against retailer giant Amazon in a Tweet on Wednesday.Trump’s tweet knocked $5.7 billion off the share price of Amazon as shares in the company fell following Trump’s broadside.And the White House shocks didn’t stop there, as Trump also then dissolved two high-profile business advisory councils, just before more CEOs were to resign over his response to the Charlottesville violence.“The AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as the guardian of Amazon not paying internet taxes (which they should) is FAKE NEWS!” Trump also tweeted back on 28 June.Amazon of course is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalisation.
Finnish consumers do not need to be concerned about.the United states the most influential consumer product safety committee (CPSC) urges all Samsung Galaxy Note 4 -phone users to immediately stop device to be operated.CPSC:according to the certain phone the battery can overheat, cause burns and a fire hazard.This is already the second Samsung Galaxy devices the setback in less than a year.Last September, the Galaxy Note 7 phone was pulled from the market the same type of problems.even Then the battery will overheat, explode and cause fires.
Tim Cook, the ceo of the world's most secure mobile phone manufacturers, urged on Wednesday to an "unambiguous" condemnation of the white power demonstration in Charlottesville in the united states.Apple chief also wrote that he did not agree with the president of the united states Donald Trump about "many sides" contributed to the violence – rather than just white power supporters.The report techsajten Recode, who have read the e-mail to employees.In the letter also reveals that Apple is to donate 1 million dollars each to two organizations working against racism."like many of you, so is equality, one of my core values.The events of recent days have been deeply disturbing for me, and I have spoken with many employees at Apple who is sad, angry and confused," writes Tim Cook to employees.
The first real evidence of Russian involvement in the alleged US election hacking may have come from Ukraine – the very same country that the Kremlin reportedly made its testing ground for cyberwarfare techniques such as attacks on power grids and phishing campaigns.The FBI is said to have interviewed the very first "witness" of the alleged US election hacking, a Ukranian malware expert known only by the pseudonym Profexer.According to US authorities, one of the malware samples created by Profexer, called the P.A.S web shell, was reportedly used by Kremlin hackers in their cyberespionage campaigns targeting the 2016 US elections.However, the Ukrainian shut down his site after the US DHS (Department of Homeland Security), in its report on election hacking, identified Profexer's malware as the one used in the US election hacking campaign."I'm not interested in excessive attention to me personally," Profexer wrote on an exclusive hacker forum called Exploit, after shutting down his site.The New York Times reported that Profexer voluntarily went to the authorities and in a show of cooperation, went dark on hacker forums in January.
Google is a highly influential force in the progress of artificial intelligence, driving innovation as the technology’s popularity increases.Google has acquired an AI image processing, neural network startup called AIMatter based in Belarus as the tech industry converges on the top trend.AIMatter is known for an app called Fabby that is based on bringing AI technology to taking selfies, this app allows for customisation of images, enhanced by facial recognition.The search engine giant has been a strong player in the popular artificial intelligence space, having acquired DeepMind, a company that has been a trail blazer in recent AI achievments.According to TechCrunch, the popular iOS and Android app Fabby will remain up and running after the acquisition, but a large portion of the AIMatter team will make the move to the ranks of Google.Specific details of the acquisition have not yet been made public, including the figures and the movement of AIMatter staff that are based in both Europe and the United States.
As Silicon Valley continues its crackdown against white nationalists in the aftermath of the Charlottesville violence, Apple CEO Tim Cook has denounced the flare-up and disagreed with US President Donald Trump's remarks on the incident.In an email, obtained by Recode, to global Apple employees, Cook stressed the importance of "equality, human decency, and morality".He noted: "We must not permit bigotry and hate in our country and must be unequivocal about it.""What occurred in Charlottesville has no place in our country," Cook wrote."Hate is a cancer, and left unchecked it destroys everything in its path.History has taught us this time and time again, both in the United States and countries around the world."
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Juhani Kandell / Republic Office of the presidentthe president of the Republic Sauli Niinistö will meet with Us president Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday 29. August 2017.the Issue has informed the office of the president.between the presidents meeting held the the United states presidential residence at the White house.This is the presidents Niinistö and Trump the next meeting.working visit of more detailed programmes and speech topics will be told closer to the visit.
Future Mobility Corp (FMC), a Chinese electric-car maker considered one of Tesla’s challengers in China, said it will start taking global sales reservations after unveiling its first concept car in January 2018.The start-up that eyes competing with Tesla on a global scale said its first car, expected to hit the market in 2019, is designed to not only meet safety requirements in China but also in the United States and Europe.“China has the potential to have two to three Tesla-size companies and that means globally successful electric-car makers,” said Daniel Kirchert, co-founder and president of FMC.“We are hoping to be one them.So we are based in China and have an eye for the global market,” he said in a media briefing on Wednesday.With a team of former executives from BMW and enginers who worked for Google and Tesla, FMC recently closed a US$200 million funding round led by an investment fund of Suning Holdings and state-owned companies from Jiangsu province, where FMC’s global headquarters and factory are located.
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