Marshall Johnson

Marshall Johnson

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During the spring, Di Digital reported on the many digital bolåneutmanare which pushes down the interest rates of the major banks.They can follow even harder by blockkedjelösningar and cut interest rates by up to 0.25 per cent for the end customers, according to a report commissioned by the national land survey of sweden.”the Whole process easier to implement.It creates faster flow rates and with all the security, lower costs"' says Mats Kind, digitaliseringschef on the King, to Di Digital.This in cooperation with actors such as Landshypotek Bank, SBAB, Telia, the Swedish real estate Agency and the Swedish Tax agency.According to the joint report can be completely digital real estate transactions save several billion dollars per year for the brokers and the banks.
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Pinduoduo (拼多多), a money-for-value social-networking-based e-commerce platform, is now in disputes with store-owners doing business on the platform.Store owners believed Pinduoduo executed improper standards when evaluating their products.The platform launched a wave of internal quality and authenticity check to crack down on counterfeit goods.Suspicious products examined would be labeled in quality ranks A, B, C, and D, in which A stands for the worst situation.As punishment, Pinduoduo will freeze the store owners’ business trading accounts and orders.The owner is demanded to compensate consumers’ loss by paying up to 300% respective sales revenues.
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The Mi Pad 3 is the sole Xiaomi tablet that launched way back in April 2017.Since then, we’ve heard of a refreshed Mi Pad 4 quite a few times, but we only now see a real piece of evidence as to its existence.And the clue comes from a very unusual source, for a Chinese product.The tablet from Xiaomi was spotted on FCC with model number M1806D9W by 91mobiles.However, they do add that the tablet also passed 3C certifciation in China.As far as FCC listings are concerned, they don’t usually contribute much in way of specs, however, what they do is confirm the existence of a device very well.
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The wide assortment of flavourings used to spice up your vaping experience could be damaging your cardiovascular system, suggests new research released today.The study, published in the journal of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, found that several common e-cigarette flavourings can directly harm blood vessels.But, as with so many similar studies, it’s hard to tell how relevant the findings are to a typical vaper.Researchers at Boston University conducted a series of experiments.The cells from both kinds of smokers were less able to perform a key function: the production of nitric oxide, a colourless gas used to dilate blood vessels.The same thing happened to non-smoker cells that were directly exposed to menthol and eugenol (a chemical used to give a clove oil flavor).
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And as Xhaka suits up to represent his home country of Switzerland in its World Cup opener Sunday against mighty Brazil, he’ll need all the rest he can get.To do that, Xhaka has become a sleep science guinea pig of sorts.Under Armour, the US-based sporting apparel company that sponsors him, has probed and prodded Xhaka to find out what makes him tick when he’s not on the field.But they’re also trying some fishy-sounding next-gen tech, like special sleepwear and sheets with ceramic woven into the fabric.The material is supposed to stimulate blood flow and keep sleepers warmer—it supposedly absorbs heat from the body and re-emits it back as far-infrared radiation, and some small studies have shown that ceramic fabrics can help with arthritis and menstrual pain.But the connection with better sleep hasn't been proven—and at $200 a set, it's an investment fairly limited to pro athletes.
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As the creative industry descends upon Cannes Lions 2018, The Drum brings you a range of brands debating the big challenges and opportunities of our time.A panel headed by WE Communications, 'Business Purpose: The paradox and the potential', sees Mars' global head of purpose and inclusion and diversity, Michelle Oliver in the line up with Nivea's global chief marketing officer, Tobias Christoph Collee.Oliver has worked at Mars for over two decades, having recently been driving Mars’ quest to put diversity and inclusion at the heart of its brand values.Be that via casting, creative or media partnerships with campaigns like Maltesers, the brands most successful campaign in 10 years, which featured disabled actors.Other brands talking on The Drum panels include:EY 's partner and global brand and external communications leader, John Rudaizky will join Gyro and the FT's panel 'Creative Connections: The business of feelings & emotions.'
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We live in cynical times, so it’s hard to express raw joy or enthusiasm these days without anticipating a needlessly snarky response from the peanut gallery.Nevertheless, I’m putting this out there: My excitement for this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is genuine, and think we’re going to hear a lot of exciting announcements over the next week.Nintendo has become adapt at delivering big games within short windows after their announcements.Metroid: Samus Returns for 3DS was announced in June and released in September.So although I have tended to view Nintendo’s E3 events in the past as “just more of the same,” I’m going into this year’s Nintendo Direct enthusiastic that anything’s possible.On the new games front, I’ll be pleased (and surprised) if Metroid Prime 4 and the rumored Switch version of Ridge Racer are ready to go this year.
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Apple’s focus on the image isn’t just about marketing, it’s about unleashing whole new ways of interacting with devices as the company quietly moves to twin machine intelligence with computer vision in a host of new ways.Core ML: Apple’s new machine learning framework that lets developers build computer vision machine learning features inside apps using very little code.Supported features include face tracking, face detection, landmarks, text detection, rectangle detection, barcode detection, object tracking, and image registration.ARKit 2: The capacity to create shared AR experiences, and to allow others to also witness events taking place in AR space, opens up other opportunities to twin the virtual and real worlds.Will your personal avatar one day represent you in Group FaceTime VR chat?CoreML and improved Siri mean Google Lens must be in Apple’s sights.
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Google said it'll pause election ads in Washington starting Thursday, after the state's attorney general alleged the tech giant violated state campaign finance law.On a list of its ad policies for political content, the company wrote that ads related to ballot measures and candidates for state and local elections in Washington are no longer allowed."We take transparency and disclosure of political ads very seriously which is why we have decided to pause state and local election ads in Washington, starting June 7, while we assess the amended campaign disclosure law and ensure that our systems are built to comply with the new requirements," a Google spokesperson said.State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Monday he's seeking injunctions for Google's and Facebook's alleged failures to disclose ad spending in state elections since 2013.Copies of the lawsuits against Facebook and Google are posted on his site.Political candidates and groups reported ad payments of about $1.5 million to Google -- along with $3.4 million to Facebook -- in the past 10 years, according to the state Public Disclosure Commission.
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The US appears to have struck a deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE.The deal includes a $1 billion penalty against ZTE, and a compliance team, chosen by the US, will be embedded at the company, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC Thursday morning.It also requires ZTE to change its board of directors and executive team in 30 days."At about 6 a.m. this morning, we executed a definitive agreement with ZTE.And that brings to a conclusion this phase of the development with them," Ross said.On Tuesday, it was reported that the company had agreed in principle to a settlement that would lift a Commerce Department ban preventing US companies from doing business with ZTE.
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Facebook is slipping after the company admitted it shared data with big Chinese device makers.Those device makers are some of the 60 device makers Facebook shared data with.Watch Facebook trade in real time here.Facebook is down 1.28% Wednesday after admitting it shared data with large Chinese device makers.News broke on Monday that Facebook had shared data — possibly improperly — with 60 device makers including Apple, Amazon, and Samsung.Now Facebook is saying that in those 60 companies were leading Chinese phone makers Huawei, OPPO and TCL Corp, and computer maker Lenovo.
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), some actually interesting updates (free Autopilot trial) and what felt like some super optimistic timelines (battery pack price of under $100/kilowatt hour in under two years).First of all, on the business side, Tesla shareholders voted to keep Kimbal Musk, Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch on the board despite some people's concerns that they may not be truly independent members of the board.I mean Elon Musk as board director despite protest from one guy with 12 shares.Once all the "boring stuff" was out of the way, Elon trotted out on stage in a Belstaff jacket and a Butter Robot shirt to much fanfare and applause and starts telling the assembled investors about how Tesla builds cars with love and how the company really cares.With the crowd sufficiently softened up, Musk waded in with the one-two punch of Tesla Model 3 being the best-selling premium mid-size sedan in the US and how he expects the $35,000 Model 3 to enter production by the end of the year.He also mentioned that the big T was on track to build 3,500 Model 3's per week by the end of the month.
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Telecoms.com periodically invites third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues.In this piece Tony Gillick, VP Solutions Management at Openet, urges the industry to transform its approach to BSS and OSS before it’s too late.TM Forum’s recent launch of its Open Digital Architecture is good news for the industry.But with ever-decreasing ARPU, and the race to free data underway, they don’t have the luxury of embarking on lengthy, hugely expensive transformation programs to get their BSS and OSS stacks up to speed.Instead, they need an API-driven open architecture that enables them to get away from vendor lock-in and having to deal with inflexible, large vendors who will deliver projects and upgrade software on their terms.The bleak reality is that if operators are to survive in the face of rising competition from web-scale companies, it’s now or never to make that change happen, so what does that look like for operators willing to transform?
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Slide 1 of 42: Economic trends like AI and globalization are changing the jobs landscape in the US.Using employment projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business Insider found 41 jobs that are predicted to have much lower levels of employment in 2026 than they did in 2016.Jobs that are quickly disappearing in the US range from metal workers to executive assistants.With the rise of robots and AI, as well as ongoing economic changes from globalization, jobs from data entry to manufacturing are under threat in the US.Here are 41 jobs that could be on their way out in the US, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' projections for the percent decline in the number of people in these occupations between 2016 and 2026, along with descriptions of the jobs from the Department of Labor's O*NET careers database:
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Google Lens is already a very popular feature among flagship smartphones with Google Assistant integrated.Earlier on this month, Google announced its plans of bringing the feature to many handsets for other manufacturers.Well, apparently the newest company to add the Lens feature to its camera application is Sony.The Japanese firm is providing a new update that integrates the Google Lens feature directly in the camera app of its latest 2018 flagships, the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact.With the help of Google Lens, the users of the standard of compact XZ2 will be able to find products online, copy and paste text, learn more about landmarks, identify plants or animals, add events to the calendar and more.In order to have the benefits of this newer update, the users of these two smartphones will need to update the Google application through PlayStore.
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The antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacterium is one of the most globally harmful bacteria that causes nosocomial infections.Researchers at the University of Turku have discovered that the bacterium attaches to plastic medical devices using tiny finger-like structures.The researchers were able to develop antibodies that prevent the bacterial spread.Infections related to hospitals and medical devices form major healthcare problems worldwide.These infections are associated with the ability of pathogens to colonise both biotic and abiotic surfaces.- The pan-antibiotic resistant Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the most troublesome pathogens for healthcare institutions globally and currently tops the World Health Organization's priority pathogens list for the development of new antibiotics, says leader of the research group of the Joint Biotechnology Laboratory Anton Zavialov from the Department of Chemistry of the University of Turku.
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Disclaimer Get real-time AMTD charts here »TD Ameritrade has launched a new offering for high-net-worth clients that includes an aggregated wealth dashboard.The new product is the latest in a race among banks, brokerages, and fintech sites to become the ultimate money-management platform.For years, TD Ameritrade has been focused on one thing: selling stocks and bonds to retail investors.But as financial firms large and small race to build the ultimate money-management platform, the retail brokerage is responding, launching a dashboard designed to help clients see their entire financial life in one place.Clients can view not only their TD Ameritrade investments but also outside savings and checking accounts, retirement plans, and more.
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Elgato today launched Eve Aqua that allows you to check your trädgårdskran wireless and it also has support for Apple HomeKit.to get started, place one Eve Aqua on their existing faucet and then you can turn off and turn on the water flow and also set up the timers, and set up schedules so the lawn stays green and beautiful throughout the summer.in Addition to this, the measuring Eve Aqua also how much water is spent and everything is presented in a clear bar chart.Eve Aqua also has parental control so they meddlesome little creatures can not be put on the water, it can also handle rain and snow without problems, and has an IPX4 rating.Want to read more about Eve Aqua, you can click here.Tvåbarnspappa resides in Stockholm with a penchant for all the technology.
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New Gartner Supernatural Square has AWS and Azure on top, IBM and Alibaba lagging and Oracle on an offensiveAnalyst firm Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has again found that Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are the most mature clouds, but has omitted more than half of the vendors it covered last year on grounds that customers now demand more than just rented servers and storage.They demand market-leading technical capabilities — depth and breadth of features, along with high availability, performance and security,” wrote Gartner’s mages.“They expect not only ‘hardware’ infrastructure features, but also management features, developer services and cloud software infrastructure services, including fully integrated PaaS capabilities.”Given those expectations, Gartner was happy to drop eight clouds from this year’s Quadrant, farewelling Virtustream, CenturyLink, Joyent, Rackspace, Interoute, Fujitsu, Skytap and NTT.Here’s where the remainder landed on the Paranormal Polygon.
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Varannan minut är hoppet att en Öresundsmetro ska rulla mellan Malmö och Köpenhamn om 17 år.Prislappen väntas landa på minst 40 miljarder kronor.Men metron har inte högsta nationell prioritet i varken Sverige eller Danmark.– Det som gläder mig är att vi har en samsyn inom regionen om att förbindelsen behövs, säger Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh (S), kommunstyrelsens ordförande i Malmö.Överborgmästaren på andra sidan sundet har inte heller en regering som prioriterar infrastrukturprojektet, ytterligare en förbindelse mellan grannländerna, allra högst.– Men det avvisas inte att det är ett projekt som ska lösas på lite längre sikt, säger Frank Jensen (S) och förklarar att det just nu finns så många andra viktiga infrastrukturprojekt för Köpenhamn och att metron inte behöver prioriteras just nu.
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