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Just in time for Halloween, scientists from the European Space Agency have released this image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope showing what looks like a ghostly face peering out from the dark depths of space.In the spooky-looking system, two galaxies are colliding in a violent encounter.When galaxies come close to each other like this, one galaxy may be destroyed by the other (which is what astronomers believe will happen to the Milky Way when it collides with the Large Magellanic Cloud in two billion years).Alternatively, the galaxies may merge peacefully to become one larger galaxy.Astronomers are still not entirely sure what determines whether colliding galaxies will lead to happy mergers or violent destruction, but they think it is related to the supermassive black holes which lie at the galaxies’ centers.Another effect of two galaxies merging is that the disks of dust and gas which surround each galaxy become twisted and pulled by gravity.
Facebook employees are urging Mark Zuckerberg to rethink his stance on allowing politicians to lie in political ads.In an open letter to company executives obtained by The New York Times, more than 250 people said the policy — which exempts such ads from Facebook’s third-party fact-checking standards — threatens what the company stands for:Our current policies on fact checking people in political office, or those running for office, are a threat to what FB stands for.It doesn’t protect voices, but instead allows politicians to weaponize our platform by targeting people who believe that content posted by political figures is trustworthy.They added that it fuels mistrust of the platform and “it communicates that we are OK profiting from deliberate misinformation campaigns by those in or seeking positions of power.”Employees urged executives to restrict how politicians are able to target potential voters.
Poorly planned Office 365 implementations can cause latency issues and skyrocketing WAN costsEmployees often complain about latency issues when accessing cloud applications after launching Office 365, and companies are experiencing skyrocketing WAN costs.Often, the root cause is an oversight during the planning phase, writes Marc Lueck, EMEA CISO at Zscaler, where not enough consideration is given to the impact Office 365 can have on the security and network infrastructure.”Fifteen years ago, the Internet was used by most companies as a search engine, a digital encyclopaedia and a telephone directory.Office 365 in particular provides a number of special requirements for high-performance operation, which companies must consider in the planning phase.As this is the cloud variant of the popular program collection, the data streams are shifting out of the company network, increasing network utilisation often by a factor of five.
Over 2 million advertisers have used the Facebook ad platform in the last two years.I believe the three most important data cuts for your audience are age, gender and device type.But time and time again, I’ve found the biggest variance in performance is in these three categories.Here, you’re able to customize your data columns and look at different segments.But often, your homepage or product pages aren’t optimized for conversion.Tools like GetResponse, Unbounce and Leadpages are making it possible for average Joe’s to make professional looking pages that drive actions like email capture or button clicks.
Android 10 finally introduced iPhone 11-like gesture navigation as an alternative to the tried-and-true three-button nav bar, and now it appears it could be coming to Chrome OS tablets and laptops as well.Changes in Chrome OS's code – specifically, chrome://flags for navigation areas – suggests that the gesture navigation is coming to the operating system, according to 9to5Google.New design changes in the Chrome OS Dev channel release also add to the speculation, with a line at the bottom of the homescreen – very similar to Android 10’s gesture navigation bar.The other gestures uncovered include back, overview, and homeview which, taken altogether, is hard not to see the unification of touch gestures across Google’s device software.While some of these gestures aren’t brand new to Chrome OS and were possible previously, the code seems to suggest things like “back” are getting a more consistent implementation with dedicated screen real estate for touch navigation.This would match with Android 10, assuming that the same portion of side screen space will be used to go back and home.
Kampen om marknaden har hårdnat den senaste tiden, inte bara bolagen emellan.Blir förslaget verklighet riskerar det att kasta om bolagens affärsmodeller.I början av augusti satte den brittiska nätläkaren Babylon Health rekord när de tog in över fem miljarder kronor i en runda ledd av Saudiarabiens statliga investeringsfond, PIF.Men trots pengarna blir de trumfade av svenska Kry vad gäller nedladdningar av appen.Det är techsajten Sifted som gått igenom alla europeiska nätläkarbolag som lockat till sig över en miljon euro i riskkapital.Totalt 15 bolag kvalar in på listan, varav tre är svenska – tidigare nämnda Kry, Min Doktor och Doktor.se.
Daniel Povey, former Johns Hopkins professor and developer of open-source speech recognition toolkit Kaldi, is currently in talks to join smartphone maker Xiaomi to develop a next-generation voice recognition platform for the company.Why it matters: Xiaomi has sharpened its focus on its smart home ecosystem, which is typically controlled using the device maker’s smart speakers and voice assistant.Johns Hopkins fired Povey after he broke into a student sit-in at the university in May with bolt cutters.The students reportedly locked themselves in the institution’s administration building to protest the university hiring a private police force to maintain order on campus.Johns Hopkins said Povey’s actions endangered the university’s students, which led to his dismissal.“I am very close to signing an agreement to work for Xiaomi in Beijing.
On Monday, Reuters scored an exclusive interview with Ben van Beurden, the CEO of the Shell Oil Company.During the sit-down, he decried people demonising oil and said it’s “entirely legitimate to invest in oil and gas because the world demands it” and that “we have no choice” but to keep investing in dirty fossil fuel exploration.But because he said he defended the legitimacy of oil in response to “activists” claims, his comments are also a sign of something else: that the new, global outburst of climate rage is working.That’s not to say the decades of protests by Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, and countless local environmental justice groups haven’t amounted to anything.They’re the foundation on which the current climate movement is built, and they kept the focus on the climate crisis at a time when public interest was somewhere between “meh” and “huh.”In the past year, though, things have dramatically shifted.
In the best picture category, Fox Searchlight's Taika Waititi Nazi satire "Jojo Rabbit" has an edge coming off the coveted audience award win at the Toronto International Film Festival.And don't forget Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood," which is still a favorite though it's been in theaters since late summer.Here are 18 Oscar contending movies that you shouldn't miss in theaters:There are a lot of things to love about this movie.Hyped beyond belief following its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and then earning huge money at the box office, this origin story of the iconic DC Comics villain will keep director Todd Phillips and actor Joaquin Phoenix busy for the rest of the year.Reminiscent of his 2009 movie "The Informant!," Meryl Streep plays a widow who investigates the scam that kept the rich extremely rich.
Vodafone UK suffered yet another billing-related PR disaster as some of its customers piled up huge charges while roaming and were consequently disconnected.The incidents took place over the weekend, just in time to make it onto mainstream media grateful for something to report on a Monday morning.One of the first Vodafone customers to flag the matter up on Twitter was David Maddison, whose trip to Malta was compromised by him suddenly being hit with five grand in charges that he wasn’t [email protected] Been charged £5k for c200mb data in Malta last night.Tried calling Vodafone this afternoon and after an hour my network has been cut off!After a few hours Vodafone tweeted that it was aware of the problem and promised customers would not be incorrectly billed.
Shuri, the smartest person in the world, and absolutely one of the coolest.Now’s a great time to be a Shuri fan; after Black Panther made her a household name, she’s been appearing all over the place, and it’s been fantastic.Now, she’s joining Marvel Rising, the animated series that united Spider-Gwen, Squirrel Girl, and Miss Marvel into a young, hip version of the Secret Warriors.In a new special, the Secret Warriors will receive a new mission: to help Shuri feel like a normal teenager.Not easy when you’re, y’know, famous and a genius and Wakandan royalty.If you’re curious about what that ends up looking like, fear not: Marvel HQ has posted a trailer for our viewing pleasure.
Companies of all sizes rely on project managers to ensure everything runs smoothly, which is why they’re commonly paid six figures for their expertise.If you’ve been eyeing that management position, the Complete Project Management Bundle can help accelerate your plans.With the promo code featured today, you can shave off another 40%.This massive collection of training kits covers various popular project management methodologies, including JIRA, Scrum, and Agile.From building workflows to running several projects at once, you’ll gain skills that are transferable to most work environments.Acing the Scrum certification exam will greatly raise the value of your resume.
Apple is set to launch its streaming video subscription service, Apple TV+, on November 1, with a competitive pricing of $4.99 per month.However, the company might spice things up before taking it live.According to a report by the Financial Times, the iPhone maker is considering bundling Apple TV+ and Apple Music under a single package.FT’s report notes the company has entered talks with major music labels regarding the bundling, but haven’t discussed pricing yet.It also says one of the big labels is against the idea with the fear of losing out on revenue.Apple is currently offering one year’s subscription for free if you buy a new iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.
California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed two bills: One (AB 730) which makes it illegal to create or distribute altered video, audio or still photography of candidates, and the other (AB 602) which lets California residents take legal action against people who create pornographic material non-consensually using their likeness.A combination of “deep learning” and “fake,” deepfake technology lets anyone create altered materials in which photographic elements are convincingly superimposed onto other pictures.There is also a growing number of attempts to use related technologies to create fake audio that sounds as if it was spoken by a real person, such as a politician or celebrity.Although all of these tools can be used for innocent purposes (for instance, placing Sylvester Stallone’s face onto Arnold Schwarzenegger’s body in Terminator 2), people have rightly expressed concern about the way this technology can be used maliciously.The uses covered by the two California bills could do everything from damage reputations to, in the case of politically oriented deepfakes, potentially sway elections.“In the context of elections, the ability to attribute speech or conduct to a candidate that is false — that never happened — makes deepfake technology a powerful and dangerous new tool in the arsenal of those who want to wage misinformation campaigns to confuse voters,” California assemblyman Marc Berman said in a statement.
Hackers backed by the Iranian government recently tried to hack email accounts used by the campaign of a US presidential candidate, a Microsoft official said on Friday.The “Phosphorous” hackers, as Microsoft has named the group, targeted the unidentified campaign by attempting to access email accounts campaign staff received through Microsoft cloud services.Rather than relying on malware or exploiting software vulnerabilities, the attackers worked relentlessly to gather information that could be used to activate password resets and other account recovery services Microsoft provides.The attacks on the campaign were part of a major offensive by Phosphorous that—over a 30-day period from August to September—made more than 2,700 attempts to identify consumer email accounts belonging to targeted individuals.Besides campaign staff, targeted accounts also belonged to current and former US government officials, journalists covering global politics, and prominent Iranians living outside of Iran.Of the more than 2,700 attempts to identify accounts, 241 of them were attacked.
When Elizabeth Warren took on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook earlier this week, it was a low moment for what New Yorker writer Andrew Marantz calls “techno-utopianism.”That the progressive, populist Massachusetts Senator and leading Democratic Presidential candidate wants to BreakUpBigTech is not surprising.But Warren’s choice to spotlight regulating and trust-busting Facebook was nonetheless noteworthy, because of what it represents on a philosophical level.Warren, along with like-minded political leaders, social activists, and tech critics, has begun to offer the first massively popular alternative to the massively popular wave of aggressive optimism and “genius” ambition that characterized tech culture for the past decade or two.“No,” Warren and others seem to say, “your vision is not necessarily making the world a better place.” This is a major buzzkill for tech leaders who have made (positive) world-changing their number one calling card — more than profits, popularity, skyscrapers like San Francisco’s striking Salesforce Tower, or any other measure.Enter Marantz, a longtime New Yorker staff writer and Brooklyn, N.Y. resident who has recently trained his attention on tech culture, following around iconic figures on both sides of what he sees as the divide of our time — not between tech greats whose successes make us all better and those who would stop them, but between the alternative figures on the “new right” and the self-understood liberals of Silicon Valley who, according to Marantz, have both contributed to “hijacking the American conversation.”
In the race to build better and better true wireless headphones, LG might have found a killer feature… a germ-killing feature that is: The new LG Tone+ Free true wireless headphones have a UV light built into the case that kills germs while the headphones are charging.We’ve seen these types of features on other peripherals in the past, particularly in the smartphone category, but this is one of the first times it’s being built directly into a headphone’s case.Now, admittedly, besides that one unique feature the LG Tone+ Free is a lot like the umpteen other true wireless headphones that have come out in the last few years – they last only about six hours per charge but they are quick charge-enabled, allowing you to get about an hour of playtime from five minutes on the charger.They also come with Google Assistant built-in, which is a nice feature if you plan on pairing it with one of LG’s flagship phones like the LG G7 ThinQ or LG V40 ThinQ.Other features include an IPX4 rating, making them sweat-resistant and perfect for workouts, and come custom-tuned by Meridian Audio, LG’s new partner in audio.You’re going to need to be a resident of South Korea to get one.
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Smith, who wrote "Cockpit Confidential," compiled a glossary of commonly misunderstood airline jargon on his website, AskThePilot.Here's a selection of entries:This article was originally published by Benjamin Zhang in April 2017.It was updated by David Slotnick in October 2019.Used in a sample sentence: "We’ve now reached our cruising altitude of flight level three-three-zero.
Updated The HR head at DXC Technology, who according to a ex-senior staffer once cut up former CEO Mike Lawrie's steak during a business dinner, is leaving the business.The company issued a statement this week to confirm the hiring of Mary Finch as exec veep and chief human resources manager, a role that Jo Mason held at DXC and at CSC, prior to its spin merger with HPE Enterprise Services, which created DXC.The change is the first major appointment by DXC's new broom Mike Salvino, an ex-Accenture vet who joined DXC last month, replacing Lawrie, who will remain as board chair until 31 December.Salvino has been on the DXC board since May.Finch will run HR and "employee engagement" globally, and her remit includes "talent management and training; employee retention and recruitment; policy, benefits and compensation; workforce development and organisation effectiveness; staffing and training; and global inclusion and diversity".DXC: We axed 10k staff, shut nine data centres, closed 4.6m sq ft of office space... and sales tumbled, funnily enough
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