Palo Alto Networks drops 7% on news that head of sales is leaving
1 day, 7 hours ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 2 votes

  • Shares of cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks dropped 7% Friday on the news that its head of sales is leaving. - www.cnbc.com

SoftBank plans to lend $20 billion to its CEO and employees amid volatile markets
15 hours ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 1 votes

  • SoftBank is planning to lend $20 billion to its employees with the hope that the employees will reinvest the capital in SoftBank. - mazech.com

Google plans to deprecate FTP URL support in Chrome
2 days, 15 hours ago by b | 2 facts | 0 comments | 6 votes

  • Post deprecation, Google Chrome will fail to resolve or recognize ftp:// URLs. Instead the browser will attempt to invoke the default handler for ftp:// URLs as - docs.google.com
  • Chrome Platform Status - chromestatus.com

Hickenlooper ends US presidential bid, senate run possible
3 days, 2 hours ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • John Hickenlooper, who was a candidate in the Democratic primaries for the 2020 United States presidential election, ended his campaign yesterday. - www.nytimes.com
  • Hickenlooper said in the video, "I've heard from so many Coloradans who want me to run for the United States Senate. - en.wikinews.org
  • I've heard from so many Coloradans who want me to run for the United States Senate [...] I intend to give that some serious thought. - en.wikinews.org

Choice Hotels suffers data breach, exposing 700,000 customer records
3 days, 4 hours ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • After MongoDB database was left open, containing 700,000 customer records, Choice Hotels, fell victim to hackers this week due. - www.securitymagazine.com
  • Choice Hotels brands include Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn, Quality Inn, MainStay Suites, Econo Lodge, Clarion, Ascend, Cambria, and Rodeway Inn. - www.securitymagazine.com
  • The information contained names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. - www.securitymagazine.com

A Quarter of Humanity Faces Looming Water Crises
1 week, 5 days ago by sFP7 | 2 facts | 0 comments | 18 votes

  • By 2030, the number of cities in the extremely high stress category is expected to rise to 45 and include nearly 470 million people. - www.nytimes.com
  • For Bangalore, a couple of years of paltry rains revealed how badly the city has managed its water. - www.nytimes.com

You Need To Calm Down - Taylor Swift Lyrics
1 day, 10 hours ago by Freshyboi | 7 facts | 0 comments | 1 votes


Huawei is developing an alternative to Google Maps
3 days, 6 hours ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • As a product for developers, Map Kit will be a valuable tool to keep location-based apps running on HarmonyOS if Huawei loses access to Google's services. - www.businessinsider.com
  • Huawei could also turn Map Kit into a consumer-facing app, which would open two important opportunities. - www.businessinsider.com
  • A consumer-facing map app could help Huawei build out that ecosystem. - www.businessinsider.com

Apple software hints at Sept. 10 announcement for the next iPhone
3 days, 11 hours ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • An image in Apple’s iOS 13 beta release to developers could offer a clue to its fall event date where it is expected to announce its newest iPhones. - www.cnbc.com
  • The image suggests Apple’s event could fall on Sept. 10 - 9to5mac.com

YouTube shuts down music companies’ use of manual copyright claims
3 days, 11 hours ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • Without the option to monetize, some copyright owners may choose to leave very short or unintentional uses unclaimed. - youtube-creators.googleblog.com
  • Our policies will forbid copyright owners from using our Manual Claiming tool to monetize creator videos with very short or unintentional uses of music. - youtube-creators.googleblog.com

Southern California hit by earthquake
1 month, 2 weeks ago by john | 6 facts | 0 comments | 59 votes

  • A second 7.1 magnitude earthquake occured on July 6th, 2019. - www.nytimes.com
  • A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California on July 4th, 2019. - www.latimes.com
  • LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city experienced "no significant damage." - twitter.com
  • Los Angeles International Airport released a statement saying all runways were inspected with no reported damage to the airfield or the Sepulveda tunnel. - twitter.com
  • Centered in a remote desert area some 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. - www.npr.org
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Nike aquires startup Celect
1 week, 5 days ago by kyle | 1 facts | 0 comments | 7 votes

  • The company announced that it has acquired the Boston-area startup Celect to help Nike beef up its predictive analytics strengths. - techcrunch.com

GNOME adds drag-and-drop folder creation to applications overview
1 month, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 2 facts | 1 comments | 46 votes

  • GNOME developer Georges Basile Stavracas Neto is behind the change - gitlab.gnome.org
  • Previously the only way to create or edit app folders was using GNOME Software - techniorg.com

Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail cell
1 week, 2 days ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 7 votes

  • He was accused of running a sex trafficking ring - news.hoxly.com
  • Epstein was found "unresponsive in his cell" about 6:39 a.m. Saturday and given life-saving measures. - www.usatoday.com
  • The Bureau of Prisons said the FBI would be investigating the incident. - www.usatoday.com

U.S. designates China as currency manipulator
1 week, 6 days ago by kyle | 3 facts | 0 comments | 8 votes

  • The U.S. Treasury labeled China a currency manipulator after the Chinese central bank let the yuan depreciate. - www.wsj.com
  • China’s yuan fell as much as 1.9% to a record offshore low of 7.1087 to the dollar in Hong Kong. - www.wsj.com
  • Mr. Trump has long complained that China keeps the yuan’s value artificially low to make its goods cheaper on global markets. - www.wsj.com

TabNine: Autocompletion with deep learning
1 month ago by b | 13 facts | 0 comments | 34 votes

  • We’re adding a deep learning model which significantly improves suggestion quality. - tabnine.com
  • Of course, you can also decline to use TabNine Cloud with no reduction of functionality. - tabnine.com
  • TabNine will use your existing autocompleter when it provides suggestions and use Deep TabNine otherwise. - tabnine.com
  • TabNine integrates with any autocompleter that implements the Language Server Protocol. - tabnine.com
  • This deep learning stuff is cool but I’m skeptical that it can improve over my existing autocompleter which actually parses the code. - tabnine.com
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LibreOffice 6.3 released
1 week, 4 days ago by kyle | 5 facts | 0 comments | 9 votes

  • The Tabbed Compact version of the NotebookBar user interface, introduced in LibreOffice 6.2, is now available for Writer, Calc, Impress and Draw. - blog.documentfoundation.org
  • The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 6.3 - blog.documentfoundation.org
  • In Calc, a new drop-down widget in the formula bar replaces the old Sum tool, giving the user quick access to the most frequently used functions. - blog.documentfoundation.org
  • Documents can now be redacted to remove or hide sensitive information such as personal data before exporting or sharing the file. - blog.documentfoundation.org
  • Export as PDF has been improved with the support for the standard PDF/A-2 document format. - blog.documentfoundation.org

YouTube bans instructional hacking videos
1 month, 2 weeks ago by john | 2 facts | 1 comments | 50 votes

  • Showing users how to bypass secure computer systems or steal user credentials and personal data is now prohibited by YouTube's community guidelines. - support.google.com
  • YouTube froze Kody Kinzie's longrunning Cyber Weapons Lab channel, citing a policy that bans "Instructional hacking". - twitter.com

Roblox hits 100 million monthly active users
1 week, 6 days ago by kyle | 2 facts | 0 comments | 8 votes

  • User-generated content is a big part of that number, and the company notes that it has around 40 million user-created experiences in the game at present. - techcrunch.com
  • Per the new numbers, around 40% of Roblox users are female, with players spread out across 200 countries. - techcrunch.com

Toni Morrison has Died
1 week, 6 days ago by kyle | 14 facts | 0 comments | 8 votes

  • Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved (1987). - en.wikipedia.org
  • Children's literature (with Slade Morrison) [ edit ] - en.wikipedia.org
  • Although her novels typically concentrate on black women, Morrison did not identify her works as feminist. - en.wikipedia.org
  • Morrison had stopped working on her latest novel when her son died. - en.wikipedia.org
  • Before the third novel of the trilogy came out, in 1993 Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. - en.wikipedia.org
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