Richard Lee

Richard Lee

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While the relationship with Huawei and the United States came to the worst in the past months, the Chinese company wants to establish its presence in Europe.The company’s Italian chief, Thomas Miao, revealed that a big investment of $3.1 billion is coming for Italy.This particular deal will create 1,000 direct jobs in the market by 2021.Huawei should invest approximately $1.2 billion in operations and marketing.The company will also spend $1.9 billion in direct supplies for the Italian market.When it comes to R activities, the Chinese Behemoth will be investing around $52 million.
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The Lyft-owned bike-share system says it will have 40,000 bikes — more than triple the current amount — online by 2023.However, the expansion comes amid a spate of cyclists killed by cars in New York City and activists say local politicians and police haven't done enough to stop it.Earlier this month, a community group blasted Citi Bike for only serving white, wealthy citizens who already had transit access.Citi Bike / Lyft The latest expansion to the previously unserved borough as well as new neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan involves more than tripling the number bikes currently in the system to 40,000 by 2023, officials said."Here in New York, Citi Bike's expansion to new neighborhoods will provide convenient, affordable, and sustainable transit access to many additional New Yorkers, shortening commutes, boosting public health, and building connections between communities across our great city," Caroline Samponaro, Lyft's head of micromobility policy and former bike activist, said in a press release.Citi Bike came under fire earlier this month when a group called New York Communities for Change published a report blasting the system for largely serving areas that were made up of white, wealthy, customers.
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Dave Clark, Amazon's senior vice president of worldwide operations, defended the company against critics in a 700-word op-ed published Tuesday on CNN's website.He said anti-Amazon protesters are making "noise" about benefits the company already offers."Simply put, people would not want to work for Amazon if our working conditions are as our critics portray them to be," he wrote."No one would work in our facilities.But 250,000 people choose to."Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
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US 4G wireless networks continued to show overall improvement even as 5G's expansion continues to loom over the industry.In new industry rankings from wireless industry trackers IHS Markit's RootMetrics and OpenSignal, Verizon continues to be praised for its robust nationwide 4G network while AT was once again found to have greatly improved its speed.The new rankings come a week after Speedtest.net owner Ookla released its first-half industry report.There were some discrepancies between the RootMetrics and Opensignal reports, which run millions of tests evaluating the carriers on national and regional levels.Whereas T-Mobile was praised for its speed and 4G availability by OpenSignal during its second-quarter tests, the nation's third-largest carrier, while fast on speeds, ranked "third or fourth in every category at the national level" that RootMetrics testedThe firm notes that some of its rankings were due to improvements by other carriers, particularly Verizon, and that the carrier continues to perform "much better in metropolitan markets than it does at state or national levels."
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The amount of data we generate and accumulate is sometimes too much for our laptops or even desktops to accommodate.Networked Attached Storage or NAS provide some speed, reliability, and power but at the price of complexity.Enter Direct-Attached Storage or DAS like the new TerraMaster D2 Thunderbolt 3 that offer the reliability of NAS drives without the hassle nor the latency of networks.They say looks can be deceiving and the D2 Thunderbolt 3 definitely fits the bill.At first glance, it could easily be mistaken for any two-bay NAS.That’s not accidental, of course, as the box offers the same convenience of taking out trays as NAS devices.
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Pole to Win International has worked on two of the top battle royale games as well as seven out of 10 of the past Game of the Year winners.And today, the company is announcing it is opening a new site for its Montreal studio, where it has outgrown its previous available space.San Francisco-based PTW is one of a number of studios that provides game development talent for bigger companies that need help finishing the vast amount of art, programming, and other specialty tasks that have to be done for modern games and other tech products.“We have seen massive growth across multiple verticals in the past few years, and while our history is rooted in gaming, we continue to expand into new, ground-breaking verticals to meet the demand of our customers and partners,” said Deborah Kirkham, CEO of PTW, in a statement.“For example, we have recorded 22 million words in an impressive 37 languages and worked with four of the top 10 technology companies in North America alone.We not only help our clients deliver their stories, we connect and bring fun to the world.
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Xiaomi backed Redmi brand in the early hours of today made official a new color option for its Redmi Note 7.The company made the disclosure earlier today when it posted an image of the new Redmi Note 7 color variant on its official Weibo account.The new Redmi Note 7 has a white back panel, although the brand has yet to reveal the official name of the new color variant.Instead, it is putting it up to its fans to guess the name of the new RedmiNote 7 color variant.Whoever gets it right gets a free a 20-inch Redmi suitcase launched earlier in May.The case is worth Yuan 200/ $28 in China.
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Now, the stopping of the Swedish Fallskärmsförbundet temporarily fallskärmshoppningar of flygplansmodellen.the State's accident to investigate how the accident could happen.Peter Swaffer, head of the State's accident, and the other two investigators have visited the olyckplatsen in Monday morning, and confirm that the portions of the one of the plane's wings has been broken off, reports the new york times.It has been broken off in the air, " said Peter Swaffer told the newspaper.However, on the basis of these sources, it is not possible to see what the pilot is done, or the way the engine has been, according to Swaffer.the other Two fallskärmsklubbar in Sweden, the use of flygplansmodellen of the day.
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The software version at the time of testing was PD1911F_EX_A_1.5.3The Vivo Z1 Pro comes in at a price point that has no dearth of alternatives.The Vivo Z1 Pro breaks the mould and introduces a design that introduces elements from phones priced much higher.The volume rocker, power button, and dedicated Google Assistant button exhibit significant wobble, which is never a good sign.Dubbed “sonic blue,” the color shifts from a sea-green to a rich cobalt-blue giving the phone a jewel-like appearance.We spent some time playing popular games like PUBG on the Vivo Z1 Pro and the results were right in line with our expectations.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus could support a charge much faster than assumed.As stated by IceUniverse, we can definitely assume an authoritative source, the maximum USB cable power will be 45W.Samsung will sell the 45W charger separately, while the one in the package will reach a maximum of 25 W.Galaxy Note 10 Plus: fast charging at 45W (cable) and 20W (wireless)Galaxy Note10+ supports 45w wired charging and 20w wireless wireless charging.Samsung will release related chargers.
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Netflix has a wealth of content on offer.From the toddler-friendly to shows and movies that will make most adults blush, there’s something for all age-groups on the popular streaming service.This wide range also means that parents have to be particularly careful about their children are watching.Here’s how to set up Netflix parental controls.How to set up Netflix parental controls:Block content based on maturity ratings using a PIN.
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In June 2017, Microsoft launched AI for Earth, a $50 million program that’s provided cloud-based tools and services to dozens of startups working to protect the planet.In the intervening years, the Seattle company expanded the scope of its “AI for good” work with AI for Accessibility (in May 2018) and AI for Humanitarian Action (in September 2018), both of which are a part of a $125 million, five-year commitment to teams tackling some of society’s biggest challenges.Building on this momentum and burgeoning partner ecosystem, Microsoft today announced a $10 million fourth program pillar aimed at preserving and celebrating people, places, and historical artifacts: AI for Cultural Heritage.“Our new … program will use artificial intelligence to work with nonprofits, universities, and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live, and the artifacts we treasure,” wrote Microsoft president Brad Smith in a blog post.“As we have learned more about the dimensions that make up cultural heritage, we’ve concluded that preserving cultural heritage isn’t something that is solely nice to have or nice to do, it’s sometimes imperative to the well-being of the world’s societies.”Through AI for Cultural Heritage, Microsoft says it’ll work “deeply” with organizations including the Nobel Foundation, with which it recently partnered to build an AI-enabled site that weaves together the biographies of women pioneers in science.
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Based on my work examining dark web markets and the techniques cybercriminals use to collect, resell or commit fraud with stolen data, I question the usefulness of AI to run-of-the-mill cybercrime.Most AI still falls short of “intelligent”The first problem with supposed “AI hacking” is that AI tools as a whole are limited in actual intelligence.Training machine learning models is time consuming and takes an enormous amount of data, and the results are models still limited to binary actions.To be useful to hackers, machine learning tools need to be able to take an action, create something or change themselves based on what they encounter when deployed and how they’ve been trained to react.By taking CAPTCHA codes – the oddly-shaped numbers and letters you re-type to prove you’re human – and splitting them into images, image-recognition models can learn to identify the images and enter the correct sequence of characters to pass the CAPTCHA test.
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Historically, the conference has been a Petri dish for major mergers and acquisitions, including Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post and Comcast's acquisition of a majority stake in NBCUniversal.The " summer camp for billionaires" began Tuesday, and execs from Facebook, Disney, and PayPal are already in attendance.Historically, the conference has been a Petri dish for major mergers and acquisitions, including Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post and Comcast's acquisition of majority stake in NBCUniversal.It indicates an expandable section or menu, or sometimes previous / next navigation options.It indicates an expandable section or menu, or sometimes previous / next navigation options.Apple CEO Tim Cook (left) walks with Apple Senior VP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue (right).
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Apple has released a silent update for Mac users removing a vulnerable component in Zoom, the popular video conferencing app, which allowed websites to automatically add a user to a video call without their permission.The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant told TechCrunch that the update — now released — removes the hidden web server, which Zoom quietly installed on users’ Macs when they installed the app.Apple said the update does not require any user interaction and is deployed automatically.The video conferencing giant took flack from users following a public vulnerability disclosure on Monday by Jonathan Leitschuh, in which he described how “any website [could] forcibly join a user to a Zoom call, with their video camera activated, without the user’s permission.” The undocumented web server remained installed even if a user uninstalled Zoom.Leitschuh said this allowed Zoom to reinstall the app without requiring any user interaction.He also released a proof-of-concept page demonstrating the vulnerability.
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Cryptocurrency investors have ridden a rollercoaster in the past couple of years.To address market volatility, Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri that will offer research and analysis for investors.Crypto Briefing is charging $125 a month for subscriptions to a limited number of Simetri subscribers.The reports give a rundown on the potential investment, along with any other news or research details, along with an A-F investment rating.Simetri research will be embedded into coin profiles on CoinMarketCap’s aggregation and rankings site.“The combination of Simetri and CoinMarketCap’s DATA initiative represents a positive trajectory for the standardization of crypto data,” explained Carylyne Chan, global head of marketing at CoinMarketCap, in a statement.
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Theranostics is an emerging field of medicine whose name is a combination of "therapeutics" and "diagnostics".The idea behind theranostics is to combine drugs and/or techniques to simultaneously - or sequentially - diagnose and treat medical conditions, and also monitor the response of the patient.This saves time and money, but can also bypass some of the undesirable biological effects that may arise when these strategies are employed separately.Today, theranostics applications increasingly use nanoparticles that unite diagnostic molecules and drugs into a single agent.This is the cutting-edge technology of "nanotheranostics", which has become a major focus of research - albeit with many limitations to overcome.Now, the lab of Sandrine Gerber at EPFL, working with physicists at the University of Geneva, have developed a new nanotheranostic system that overcomes several problems with previous approaches.
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A study out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine has found a link between drugs commonly used to treat prostate cancer and an increased risk of developing dementia.The study looked at more than 150,000 men who had prostate cancer, 62,330 of whom started receiving androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) within two years of being diagnosed.This large study follows multiple smaller past studies that found an association between the common prostate cancer treatment and the increased risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.In their study, University of Pennsylvania researchers found that 22-percent of prostate cancer patients who received ADT were later diagnosed with dementia compared to 16-percent who did not receive ADT.As well, 13-percent of ADT recipients developed Alzheimer’s disease compared to 9-percent who did not receive the hormone therapy.Though this hormone-blocking therapy has been proven highly effective for slowing prostate cancer, it does come with a number of risk factors, including increased risk of depression, cardiovascular disease, and, based on a growing number of studies, possibly cognitive decline.
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Amazon ska skapa 2 000 nya jobb i Storbritannien under 2019, enligt ett pressmeddelande.E-handelsjätten planerar att rekrytera för en rad olika tjänster, inklusive mjukvaruutvecklare, ingenjörer, datavetenskapare och maskininlärningsexperter.En del kommer också att vara nybörjarjobb.Amazon uppger att 170 av jobben kommer att relatera till forskningscenter i London, Edinburgh och Cambridge.”Dessa är högkvalificerade roller som jobbar med spännande och innovativ ny teknik som gynnar Amazons kunder världen över”, skriver bolaget.Amazon kommer med senaste jobbexpansion att sysselsätta mer än 29 500 personer i Storbritannien.
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Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff.One of the biggest challenges we face when creating these works of art is removing the background from images, so we can use them as layers to construct our masterpieces.In this guide, we’re going to take a look at some methods we use for removing backgrounds from images so you too can become an image wizard.Then just click on download, to get a new background-less copy of your image.The only issue is that it will downscale your image, so the output quality won’t be as high as the input image.In my experience, the low res output is more than enough for face-swapping, Photoshop fun times, though.
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