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BrieflySM for Tuesday, August 4
WASHINGTON The chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook, four tech giants worth nearly $5 trillion combined, faced withering questions from Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike on Wednesday for the tactics and market dominance that had made their enterprises successful. 2
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written by Francesco Palma and Eoghan Geoghegan Pediatric pneumonia is the leading killer of children under 5, with over 800'000 deaths every year. 1
The WHO reports that most cases of childhood clinical pneumonia occur in regions such as Southeast Asia and Subsaharan Africa. 1
Its also known as Entity Extraction. 1
This method extracts information such as time, place, currency, organizations, medical codes, person names, etc. 1
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These include financial services companies (such as banks, insurance, and capital markets) and governmental organizations (both national and international). 1
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Hence, CDOs should work towards centralizing data-related efforts and building the missing bridges between organizational branches and offices. 1
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From Google Trends page: “Numbers represent search interest relative to the highest point on the chart for the given region and time. 1
A value of 100 is the peak popularity for the term. 1
A value of 50 means that the term is half as popular. 1
A score of 0 means there was not enough data for this term.” 1
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“The evidence just doesn’t show that hydroxychloroquine is effective right now,” Brett Giroir, assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. 1
“I think we need to move on from that and talk about what is effective.” 1
The spacecraft is expected to touch down off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, on Sunday at 2:48 pm ET. 1
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It's unclear from the video whether the law enforcement officer who sprayed Hastie is a local or federal officer. 1
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Hastie said he approached the officers, who he believed to be deployed by the federal government, because he wanted to tell them about the "horrifying" things American soldiers were tasked with while abroad that he says people don't know about. 1
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In February, the 9th Circuity Court of Appeals upheld that ruling, marking the first time a federal appeals court has ruled that a state must provide gender assignment surgery to an incarcerated person. 1
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Why was the machine overloaded? 1
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Why weren’t they oiled enough? 1
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Why wasn’t the oil pump working properly? 1
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Why was it damaged? 1
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Why did the operator force the oil pump? 1
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Building a Cheap but Impactful Prototype Sometimes rather than waiting for good ideas, the most effective way is to directly test the impact of a prototype on consumers. 1
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We will cover these tools and their effects below: 1) Power of defaults Defaults are undoubtedly one of the most powerful tools in the hands of a choice architect. 1
The status quo bias combined with the mindless choosing bias will most likely result in humans sticking to the default choice available. 1
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Triadic Color scheme: This color scheme combines colors that form a triangle on the color wheel. 1
Tetradic Color scheme: This color scheme combines colors that form either a square or rectangle on the color wheel. 1
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LAYOUT AND SIMPLICITY The Layout of your design is how the elements are arranged on the page. 2
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Alignment: Alignment gives your design a standard look. 2
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When you want to unsubscribe from a mailing list, but the “Unsubscribe” button is tiny, low-contrast, and buried in paragraphs of text at the bottom of an email, it’s a strong sign the company is putting up subtle roadblocks between you and cancellation. 1
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The Ads Transparency Spotlight tool is available now as a Chrome extension in alpha stage. 1
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It will still continue to feature the “Why this ad” and “About the advertiser” sections. 1
“Well-established brands are standing by the boycott and pushing for Facebook to monitor hate speech in a more active way,” said a media buyer who requested anonymity. 1
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For the smaller brands that are planning to go back many are doing so out of necessity rather than satisfaction with Facebook’s response to the boycott. 1
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It’s a proven way of generating great results.” 1
But from a digital advertising perspective, based on the signals I am starting to see, things will be OK. 1
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Between the two – context and identity – advertisers will be able to achieve scale for their campaigns. 1
The question is, what will that piece of identity be? 1
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The project will be open source, so anyone can use the currency, though The Trade Desk’s backing can be enough to get SSPs on board. 1
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The 2.0 version will be anchored by encrypted email addresses collected by publishers. 1
This is similar to LiveRamp’s Authenticated Traffic Solution. 1
Documents on UK-US trade talks, leaked ahead of the 2019 general election, were stolen from an email account belonging to Conservative MP Liam Fox, it has emerged. 1
The Ads Transparency Spotlight tool is available now as a Chrome extension in alpha stage. 1
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It will still continue to feature the “Why this ad” and “About the advertiser” sections. 1
On Monday, researchers from the internet watchdog Citizen Lab published a new report that detailed how hackers targeted a Catholic bishop, a priest, and two members of the political opposition in Togo—all people who had been vocal about government reform in the African country. 1
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Many employees have been working remotely for the past few years, and the vast majority have managed to do so without falling victim to a craftily-worded phishing attempt or downloading credential-stealing malware onto our devices. 2
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But - this is the 21st century. 1
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Organisations physically located in geographic location A can remotely access data stored in geographic location B. 1
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If the third country's already grabbed it (strictly, made a copy of it), then deleting it from your third country storage afterwards or "repatriating" it afterwards isn't actually going to magically delete their copy. 1
While your laptop is (hopefully) running a recent operating system version with (kind of) timely patches, there's a good chance that your bank's ATMs are running Windows XP. 1
Though the products on Amazon do not specifically claim to treat COVID-19, public health experts have raised concerns that Amazon's failure to police the site for illegal claims may put Americans at greater risk during the pandemic. 2
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In June, CSPI found 46 products sold on Amazon that claimed they could fight viruses. 1
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(The companies that sold those supplements did not respond to messages from NPR.) 2
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This news comes after President Donald Trump told reporters late-Friday that he planned to ban TikTok as soon as today Saturday August 1st. 1
Forbes reported yesterday that Microsoft was in talks with ByteDance to purchase TikTok, which is reportedly valued in the ballpark of $50 billion. 1
Tech Instrumental’s tech is a combination of cameras and code. 1
It took the malware 10 hours to fully infect one target’s network. 1
It also uses some unorthodox cryptographic practices that aren’t “semantically secure,” because patterns of the original files remain after they’re encrypted. 1
The malware also appears to have taken hold of one victim through a chance infection of its virtual private network. 1
The project will be open source, so anyone can use the currency, though The Trade Desk’s backing can be enough to get SSPs on board. 1
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The 2.0 version will be anchored by encrypted email addresses collected by publishers. 1
This is similar to LiveRamp’s Authenticated Traffic Solution. 1