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Artificial Intelligence transforms the global digital landscape !

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Artificial Intelligence Transforms The Global Digital Landscape ! Brace yourself… The future is here as Artificial Intelligence and machine learning transform the global digital landscape… although we may not yet see its impact. Do you ever wonder what is coming? I know I do. Do you worry about how you will maneuver this changing world we live in? I have indeed, …

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Amazon fined record $887 million over EU privacy violations, Richard Lawler

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Now that Amazon’s Q2 earnings are in, it has submitted a 10-Q filing with the SEC that includes additional details like this eye-popping note about a fine imposed by Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) (via Bloomberg). On July 16, 2021, the Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (the “CNPD”) issued a decision against Amazon Europe Core S.a r.l. …

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Watch live @ 5 pm ET: Arianespace launches 2 communications satellites, ,

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European launch provider Arianespace will loft two communications satellites on Friday (July 30), and you can watch it live here. Liftoff is targeting a window from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT (2100 to 2230 GMT) and will occur at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. A live broadcast of the launch will be begin at 4:10 p.m. EDT (2010 …

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The bipartisan infrastructure bill is good for EVs, bad for the climate, Andrew J. Hawkins

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If it’s approved, the bipartisan infrastructure deal announced this week will make it easier for Americans to buy and own an electric car. But it won’t help meet President Joe Biden’s ambitious goal to cut carbon emissions in half by 2030. Experts in urban policy and electrification told The Verge that the money authorized for a nationwide network of EV …

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Vaccine carrots only got us so far — now, it’s time for sticks, Nicole Wetsman

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This week, the dam broke. With COVID-19 surging around the United States and vaccination rates stagnating, federal agencies and state governments started announcing vaccine mandates for their workers. The Department of Veterans Affairs was the first federal agency to introduce a mandate, and Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that all federal employees would have to be vaccinated or face testing …

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Here’s why Apple says it hates leaks, Jon Porter

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Apple is a notoriously secretive company, and a cease and desist letter recently acquired by Motherboard sheds new light on exactly why, arguing that leaks harm accessory makers, consumers, and Apple itself. The C&D order reportedly sent to a Chinese citizen by Apple’s lawyers in China, says that leaks about Apple’s iPhone dimensions could mislead case manufacturers, who might make …

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Elon Musk shows off wild plumbing for 29-engine Super Heavy booster (photo), ,

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SpaceX’s Super Heavy booster is a complicated beast. On Thursday (July 29), SpaceX chief Elon Musk gave us an inside look at the engine section of a Super Heavy that’s coming together at the company’s South Texas site, near the Gulf Coast village of Boca Chica. There is a lot of plumbing involved. Related: SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy rocket …

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Why does the Milky Way have spiral arms? New Gaia data are helping solve the puzzle, ,

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New data from the star-mapping Gaia satellite are helping scientists unlock the mystery of our Milky Way galaxy’s spiral arms. Recently published studies exploring the Early Data Release 3 (EDR3), a batch of observations made available to the scientific community last December, reveal the spiral structure of our galaxy with a greater precision and detail than was possible before. Since …

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These 10 super extreme exoplanets are out of this world, ,

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It’s almost hard to believe that until the early years of the 1990s, astronomers had yet to discover a planet outside the solar system. Even though scientists were certain that other stars orbited other stars, there was little evidence of other planetary systems until the discovery of two extrasolar planets — or exoplanets — orbiting the pulsar PSR 1257+12 in …