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BrieflySM for Tuesday, October 20
But unlike, say, a firearm or drug manufacturer, there is no designated authority who says what these platforms can and can't do. 1
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Without such an authority these companies and their activities - the scope of which we have only the faintest clue to - will remain in a blissful limbo, picking and choosing by which rules to abide and against which to fulminate and lobby. 1
However, such accounts required the owner to publicly display their email address and/or phone number in the app. 1
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Not only that, but someone had indeed scraped web pages and created a database for millions of business Instagram accounts with email addresses and/or phone numbers, including those of minors. 1
British Airways is to pay a £20m data protection fine after its 2018 Magecart hack - even though the Information Commissioner's Office discovered the airline had been saving credit card details in plain text since 2015. 2
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Some 380,000 people's credit and debit card details were stolen as a result. 2
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One might reasonably start to worry about the UK opting for too insecure an approach when the strategy refers to tackling barriers to data, which, it states, range from "legal barriers (real and perceived) through to cultural blockers and risk aversion". 1
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The UK could develop into a data haven, in the way some countries are tax havens. 1
On Wednesday, the web security firm Radware published extortion notes that had been sent to a variety of companies around the world. 1
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"Like a good salesperson, they follow up on the first message to convince the victim to pay before actually going to the trouble of executing an attack," says Pascal Geenens, director of threat intelligence at Radware. 1
It was also found that 79% of business decision-makers have increased their cybersecurity procedures to manage high volumes of remote access, with 73% of staff getting extra training on how to maintain cybersecurity while working at home. 1
These extensions are referred to as regularized linear regression or penalized linear regression. 2
Lasso Regression is a popular type of regularized linear regression that includes an L1 penalty. 2This has the effect of shrinking the coefficients for those input variables that do not contribute much to the prediction task. 2
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AI is a broad umbrella term that includes any application from text analysis to robotics, and Machine Learning is just a subset of AI. 1
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Labeling your product or service as "using AI" gives some sort of higher credibility and it makes people more likely that will hear what you say. 2
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One of the biggest advantages of AI, when applied to customer service, is that it can run many processes simultaneously. 1
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This can be problematic because it undermines the statistical significance of an independent variable. 1While it may not necessarily have a large impact on the model's accuracy, it affects the variance of the prediction and reduces the quality of the interpretation of the independent variables. 1
Because both of them are required, so you can't think in one without the other. 1
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This entails planning and creating a suitable working environment for data science workloads on Azure, running data experiments and training predictive models, managing and optimizing models, and deploying machine learning models into production." 1
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Burnley winger Dwight McNeil has committed his long-term future to the Clarets by singing a new four-year contract that promises to keep him at Turf Moor until 2024. 1The fresh terms also include an optional further 12 months until the summer of 2025. 1
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"I'm delighted to sign a new contract. 1I love playing for the club and it's a club I want to be at," McNeil told Burnley's official website. 1
With domestic deals still allowed until 5pm on October 16th, Liverpool have been trying to offload Wilson to the Championship. 1Now, they are closing in on doing so. 1
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Cardiff will pay £1.2m to take Wilson on loan. 1
Grant scored 19 goals last season and Baggies manager Slaven Bilic has been interested in signing him for some time. 1
Huddersfield had rejected a number of offers for the 23-year-old Englishman. 1
Everton host Liverpool on Saturday in their first game back since the international break. 1
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MP Dowden hopes BT Sport would consider making the Merseyside derby free to air, given that the city of Liverpool is subject to the highest level of restrictions and pubs are closed. 1
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23-year-old Wilson has been on the books of Liverpool for 15 years, having made his way through the club's youth ranks. 1
To this point, however, despite being highly-regarded, the versatile midfielder is yet to make a Premier League appearance for the Reds. 1
The last couple of seasons have seen Wilson farmed out on a trio of consecutive loan spells. 1
"Now, y'all have a good chance of winning the White House," Graham added, referring to the Democrats in the committee. 2
"Thank you for acknowledging that," Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) responded. 2
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But if Bush is planning on doing anything about Trump, or considering some way to stand together with the other former presidents to protect democracy, that would be news to the offices of those former presidents. 1They haven't heard from him. 1
Joe Biden's campaign looked into whether Bush would consider endorsing him but was told he wouldn't be getting involved. 1
The former vice president didn't have a great night, and his average rating was 46, a slight underperformance. 1
But Trump nosedived. 1His postdebate rating was a putrid 33, 18 points below expectations. 1
Pérez, though, is among a group of notable Cuban-Americans concerned enough about Biden's performance in Miami-Dade County that they held a meetingthis week with former President Bill Clinton to discuss efforts to help the former vice president in Florida. 1
Trump also said he has an infrastructure plan now, "but we're gonna make it much bigger." 1
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Trump positioned the election as "a choice between a socialist nightmare and the American Dream," and he claimed a Joe Biden victory would cause a "steep" economic depression. 1