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Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season

It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much t...

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season

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2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Leading up to the official start of hurricane season next week NOAA released the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook today. Meteorologists predict this will be a near-normal hurricane season across the Atlantic Basin. The outlook expects nine to fifteen named storms, four to eight hurricanes wit...
06:15, 2019-05-24

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.Read mo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
01:30, 2019-05-24

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, expecting four to eight hurricanes.        ...
00:30, 2019-05-24

The 2019 Hurricane Season Shouldn't Be That Bad (Hopefully, Maybe) Y’all better buckle up because hurricane season is coming, and federal scientists have predicted it will be *checks notes*... uh, pretty damn normal. Read more......
01:00, 2019-05-24

Oil Prices and the 2019 Hurricane Season Like 2005's Katrina, a major Gulf of Mexico hurricane can deal a heavy blow to crude oil production. Most financial and economic pundits would then conclude that such a supply disruption would send oil prices skyrocketing with demand. Yet this chart defies their Econ 101 logic....
03:15, 2019-07-06

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
18:45, 2019-06-28

Forecasters expect ‘near normal’ hurricane season for 2019 Hurricane season begins Saturday, and forecasters are predicting a “near-normal” number of them set to rock the Atlantic seaboard. Twelve to 14 tropical storms — only a “slightly above normal” number are expected — and of those, five to seven are expected to become hurricanes, Dan Kott...
02:45, 2019-06-01

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
23:30, 2019-05-23

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
04:45, 2019-06-01

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
23:30, 2019-07-10

Weather Service: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. weather officials say the Atlantic hurricane season should be near normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be pretty close to normal, and include about a dozen named storms....
13:15, 2019-05-30

Nightmarish realism: Fernanda Melchor on the haunting voices of 'Hurricane Season' Fernanda Melchor and German translator Angelica Ammar have won the International Literature Award for "Hurricane Season." DW had a chat with the Mexican writer, whose novel depicts life in an extremely harsh society....
13:30, 2019-06-19

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
06:45, 2019-07-16

Hurricane season starts Saturday as forecasters eye developing system in the Gulf of Mexico The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Saturday, and, as if on cue, a storm could be forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.        ...
01:45, 2019-06-01

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16:15, 2019-06-01

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm track: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-13

Subtropical storm Andrea forms, then fizzles out days before 2019 hurricane season begins The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season got off to an early start when the first named storm formed Monday and quickly fizzled a day later over the Atlantic, southwest of Bermuda....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Why the Fed’s Rethinking Its Toolkit (It’s Broken) The world’s central bankers have a confession to make: They’re not sure whether the tools they’ve been using for decades work anymore. That uncertainty has become increasingly clear since the dramatic U-turn by the U.S. Federal Reserve in January, when it set aside plans to continue with a steady ra...
16:00, 2019-06-01

China’s Evolving Toolkit to Manage Monetary Policy China’s monetary policy is in flux, as the central bank tries to weed out risky lending while ensuring money keeps flowing into the economy. To achieve those sometimes competing goals, the People’s Bank of China is engaging liquidity tools and pricing signals, while keeping its historical benchmarks...
10:30, 2019-06-07

Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for digital infrastructure fund -sources Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack, has raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to people familiar with the matte...
07:30, 2019-06-05

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
23:30, 2019-07-01

36 Hours in Atlantic City Beyond the casinos: locally distilled spirits, an African-American museum with a local perspective, and, for the funnel-cake-averse, deep-fried cheesecake....
14:45, 2019-07-18

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy. Izakaya at the Borgata Owned by Phil...
04:30, 2019-05-23

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Atlantic team previews....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
15:15, 2019-05-21

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Bellarmine moving to Div. I, joining Atlantic Sun conference LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellarmine University, a private Catholic college in Louisville, is moving to NCAA Division I and joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. The move will elevate most of the university’s athletic programs to Division I status beginning in the summer of 2020. Bellarmine presid...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Dillon, Etienne among top runners in ACC Atlantic Division Boston College's AJ Dillon was so good last year that he ranked among the nation's best rushers despite hobbling through an injury that sidelined him during stretches of multiple games....
17:45, 2019-07-18

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)       ...
06:00, 2019-07-11

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
03:00, 2019-07-11

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff....
20:30, 2019-07-11

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
19:15, 2019-05-21

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
07:15, 2019-05-22

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
00:45, 2019-05-22

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Clemson, Atlantic Division lead off ACC media days The Atlantic Coast Conference opens its preseason media days Wednesday with a focus on reigning national champion Clemson and the rest of the Atlantic Division       ...
11:00, 2019-07-17

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
19:15, 2019-06-17

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
10:30, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
18:01, 2019-06-17

The Atlantic editor seems to suggest only white men can write long stories Jeffrey Goldberg later clarified his comment, saying white men ‘dominate’ cover stories ‘because they’ve had all the opportunities’The editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, the prestigious, semi-liberal US literary journal, has come under fire for appearing to suggest only white males can write 10,000-wo...
01:01, 2019-06-07

Atlantic League player steals first base in historic feat An outfielder in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) made history on Saturday in Maryland by becoming the first baseball player to steal first base in a professional game....
02:45, 2019-07-15

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the season. Among them included an expansion on the cu...
16:00, 2019-07-14

Enormous 5,500-Mile-Long Patch of Atlantic Seaweed Might Be the ‘New Normal’ Scientists in Florida have detected the largest seaweed bloom in the world. Extending from the Gulf of Mexico to the African coast, the unusually large bloom is threatening marine life and coastal regions, with the researchers warning it’s likely a sign of things to come.Read more......
04:30, 2019-07-06

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-11

Atlantic City native shares insider faves off the boardwalk Atlantic City is known as a resort destination, where summer revelers and weekend trippers flock to the casinos to try their luck at the slots or catch a show. But for the nearly 40,000 people who live here, Atlantic City is best experienced within the communities that endow it with oft-overlooked c...
04:30, 2019-05-23

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
17:45, 2019-05-21

WRAPUP 3-U.S. labor market strong; mid-Atlantic manufacturing rebounds The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions despite signs that economic activity was slowing....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Santa Clarita Diet's costume designer Mona May on how Drew Barrymore's look evolved from season to season Earlier this year, Netflix cancelled Santa Clarita Diet after just three gruesome but hilarious seasons. We’re still not quite over it, but thankfully Santa Clarita costume designer Mona May is here to ease our pain. We sat down with her to talk about working with Drew Barrymore, how Sheila’s costum...
23:15, 2019-06-17

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
04:00, 2019-07-11

Fire forces NYC-London Virgin Atlantic flight to land in Boston A Virgin Atlantic airliner made an emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport late Thursday after a passenger seat caught fire, officials said....
17:45, 2019-07-05

Rare ‘lava lake’ discovered on remote South Atlantic volcano Scientists have used satellite imagery to spot an extremely rare “persistent lava lake” on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic. Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and University College London trawled satellite data to identify the unusual feature atop the Moun...
04:00, 2019-07-04

Princess Diana’s Famous Virgin Atlantic Workout Sweatshirt for Sale (BOSTON) — The baggy Virgin Atlantic sweatshirt Princess Diana wore to discourage media interest in her exercise routine is for sale. Boston-based RR Auction says the dark blue cotton-polyester sweatshirt that was a gift from airline founder Richard Branson is expected to get more than $5,000 ...
02:15, 2019-07-02

General Atlantic nears acquisition of beauty brand Morphe -sources Private equity firm General Atlantic is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Morphe LLC that will value the maker of makeup brushes and eyeshadow palettes at more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing in Boston after fire on board Flight 138 from New York to London landed at Logan international after a suspected blaze in a passenger seatA fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London has forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston.Massachusetts state police said that the crew extinguished the fire on board...
06:15, 2019-07-05

Crews search Gulf of St. Lawrence for North Atlantic right whales, disentanglement under consideration The Campobello Whale Rescue Team will be working from the Acadian Peninsula this week in order to quickly intervene when an entangled North Atlantic Right Whale is found....
10:30, 2019-07-09

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
00:00, 2019-06-18

Rescuers make slow progress on freeing entangled North Atlantic right whales The whale known as 4423, which had been partially disentangled last Thursday, was spotted again Tuesday morning during an aerial surveillance flight, the department said....
15:15, 2019-07-17

Writing Cover Stories Is Hard. For Atlantic Editor, Talking About Diversity Is Harder. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
23:15, 2019-06-07

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa early Tuesday evening after apparently j...
18:30, 2019-06-14

Phone battery pack suspected cause of fire on Virgin Atlantic plane diverted to Boston A plane carrying 217 passengers diverted Boston following a fire aboard the plane — and a phone charger is the suspected cause.       ...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to make emergency landing after fire erupts in cabin A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday night because of a fire that was apparently sparked by a phone charger in first class, according to authorities. All 217 passengers aboard Flight 138 were safely evacuated after the Airbus A330 landed at...
13:30, 2019-07-05

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, which is why backup batteries and external charger...
12:01, 2019-07-06

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all eight teams in the league will use the system for all their......
22:30, 2019-07-11

Bernard Hopkins, Micky Ward headline Atlantic City boxing Hall class Arturo Gatti’s presence will be missed Sunday when Micky Ward is inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Ward’s trilogy with Gatti was one of the last great rivalries in an era when boxing was bustling along the Boardwalk. Their three fights consisted of 30 brutal rounds over the span o...
09:01, 2019-06-22

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)        ...
11:45, 2019-07-11

Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts Read CNN's Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts and learn information about the deadliest and costliest tropical storms, tropical depressions and hurricanes....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Here's how to escape your car if it floods during a hurricane, AAA says If your vehicle becomes submerged in water during flooding, it's important to know what tools to use and what kind of windows will break.       ...
07:00, 2019-07-16

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
19:00, 2019-07-13

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house — not as expensive as you may think After years of increasingly powerful hurricanes wreaking record destruction, owners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes....
14:38, 2019-05-21

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
20:15, 2019-07-12

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a plastic tiara, balloons and silly string; generic...
08:45, 2019-05-23

Djokovic survives hurricane Hurkacz to reach last 16 When Novak Djokovic stood with hand on hip midway through the second-set tiebreak, glaring down at young Polish upstart Hubert Hurkacz, he could scarcely believe the drama unfolding before his eyes in his third-round Wimbledon showdown on Friday....
00:15, 2019-07-06

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
23:15, 2019-05-31

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Hurricane Barbara forms well off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean and meteorologists expect it to strengthen into a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
04:15, 2019-07-02

New storm off southern Mexico likely to grow into hurricane A newly formed tropical storm off Mexico’s southern coast is gaining strength, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it likely will reach hurricane strength by Monday evening, though without threatening land...
05:45, 2019-07-01

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds were down to 30 mph...
17:45, 2019-06-29

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
09:45, 2019-06-03

'Hurricane' Hawkins, 103, breaks running record in US A 103-year-old has become the oldest woman to compete on an American race track after finishing 50 and 100-metre dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico....
20:45, 2019-06-21

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back at hurricane damage Crews with bulldozers and dump trucks have removed tons of debris from the Florida Panhandle since Hurricane Michael slammed ashore in October, wrecking miles of homes and businesses, yet signs of the storm's fury remain everywhere as hurricane season approaches....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-15

Djokovic's sleek Miami Beach retreat: Wimbledon champion's incredible £5.3m apartment in Florida has panoramic views of the Atlantic The 16-time Grand Slam Champion owns a three-bedroom home in the glass-fronted beachside complex designed by award-winning architect Renzo Piano, creator of the Shard...
09:30, 2019-07-17

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which was also placed under a tornado warning when a water spout formed over Lake Pontchartrain. The seve...
10:30, 2019-07-11

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
08:45, 2019-07-12

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations have been ordered in several communities south and east of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf coas...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain:“Three o...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
13:00, 2019-07-11

After Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten resorts have rebuilt to become bigger and better After extensive and expensive rebuilding, the beachfront resorts are bigger, better and armed with an array of vacation must-dos.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-03

Barry becomes hurricane as officials warn of rain and flooding to come New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 lose powerNHC director details ‘amazing amount of moisture’Tropical Storm Barry strengthened into a hurricane on Saturday as it neared the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains and storm surge. The storm was expected to weaken aft...
17:30, 2019-07-13

Hurricane Barbara strengthens off Mexico; no threat to land Hurricane Barbara is gaining strength far off Mexico’s southern coast, and forecasters say it probably will grow into a major storm though it poses no threat to land...
06:30, 2019-07-02

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season was down to tropical storm force and weakening Friday far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but slipped back below h...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Key West brings back barefoot elegance after Hurricane Irma It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and for all the havoc that hurricane Irma wreaked on the Florida Keys in September 2018, there was indeed a silver lining at Parrot Key Hotel in Key West. At the resort, extensive flooding and damage prompted a full studs-up $25 million makeover, and the ...
03:30, 2019-06-19

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10. (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson ) After Hur...
17:45, 2019-05-21

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective levees....
05:00, 2019-07-11

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
16:30, 2019-07-11

Louisiana declares state of emergency as storm develops into hurricane New Orleans is already experiencing flooding and Mississippi River is forecast to reach tops of levees by FridayLouisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency as a storm in the Gulf of Mexico was fast developing into a category 1 hurricane and spinning towards the Louisiana coast. Experts are ...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
08:15, 2019-07-02

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, is relatively slow-moving, hea...
16:15, 2019-07-12

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
16:30, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barry is indeed a major threat — but the way we ...
18:15, 2019-07-12

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
08:15, 2019-07-13

A satellite captured a powerful hurricane and a solar eclipse at the same time A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday at the exact same time a Category 4 hurricane was developing near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and it was caught on the same satellite loop....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Scientists spot 'ravioli' sea star in Atlantic Ocean Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made new observations of the strange sea creature, nicknamed “ravioli” or “cookie” star, and its feeding habits.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the ...
20:00, 2019-07-13

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sleep. No text alerts. No sirens. Just the Lumber River, the color of black tea, carrying out its slow...
06:45, 2019-07-21

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on Saturday afternoon near Intracoastal City in Louisiana and quickly weakened into a tropical storm....
22:45, 2019-07-13

Eclipsecane! Solar Eclipse Photobombs Hurricane in Stunning Satellite Shots Earth had itself a day yesterday. Chile and Argentina got a prime look at a total solar eclipse while the Pacific Ocean played host to Hurricane Barbara, the strong storm on Earth at the moment.Read more......
16:15, 2019-07-03

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
23:45, 2019-07-11

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
06:45, 2019-07-11

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Animal Shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas in no...
21:30, 2019-07-13

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some bend mid-trunk, pointing towards the lush, spring sun...
11:45, 2019-05-23

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
04:30, 2019-07-12

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the hospital’s prison ward were moved to the spra...
01:30, 2019-05-24

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
01:45, 2019-07-09

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing it of stonewalling....
20:30, 2019-07-02

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
22:15, 2019-07-08

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-09

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
13:45, 2019-06-06

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home with exterior walls made from recycled plastic, and...
04:15, 2019-07-05

Review: 'The Handmaid's Tale' bounces back for rousing Season 3 after terrible Season 2 After a disappointing Season 2, Hulu's Emmy-winning "The Handmaid's Tale" recovers for a Season 3 that almost captures the wonder of Season 1.        ...
18:30, 2019-06-05

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-10

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of the worst I have ever been part of', but added: '...
02:45, 2019-06-09

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a time” by donating to school music programs, and ha...
00:00, 2019-06-22

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
03:15, 2019-07-12

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. Shout “no deal”. Laugh with Johnson, cry with him....
21:30, 2019-07-11

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
19:45, 2019-07-11

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
17:45, 2019-07-16

Apex Legends Season 2 Release date, time: When does Apex Legends Season 2 start? APEX Legends Season 2 is almost upon us. Here is everything you need to know about Apex Legends Season 2, including start date, time and what will change....
00:45, 2019-07-02

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-13

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jaskowska recently sold a digital dress, Iridescence,......
02:30, 2019-05-28

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
09:15, 2019-06-24

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:45, 2019-07-11

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and will be game changers for digital transformation, according to an industry expert.Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Alaa ElShimy, Managing Director and V...
11:00, 2019-06-23

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I would also have no idea how to get anywhere (as I’...
19:15, 2019-06-11

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
10:45, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
16:30, 2019-07-13

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
17:30, 2019-06-08

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
21:00, 2019-05-22

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
23:30, 2019-05-28

Learn the ins and outs of digital marketing for just $35 Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular price, just $35 from TNW Deals....
17:15, 2019-07-19

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with all its extra features any more accurate?...
02:00, 2019-06-11

Samsung and Mastercard team up on Digital ID Mobile shopping could be set for a major security boost following a new partnership between Mastercard and Samsung.The card provider has announced it will be working with the smartphone giant to help develop and push out a new digital identity security system across mobile devices.This could finally...
17:30, 2019-05-22

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said.Vijay Jaswal, Chief Technology Officer at Software AG for the Middle East and Turkey, told TechRadar Middle East that chief digital officer (CDO) is no...
13:30, 2019-07-14

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying device. Even when we're alone, miles from the nearest human, our phones are gateways to the universe, just waiting to share everything it knows....
19:30, 2019-07-14

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industries over the next decade, according to the World Economic Forum....
10:15, 2019-07-15

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed freelancers to professionals at international corpor...
03:15, 2019-06-13

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone....
02:00, 2019-06-30

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealers....
23:01, 2019-06-28

Pearson goes 'digital first' in U.S. college market Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model....
05:45, 2019-07-16

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
10:00, 2019-07-11

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
13:30, 2019-07-11

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We are proud to announce the opening of the application process for our digital Fellowship.The Guardian Digital Fellowship is an opportunity for developer...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
17:45, 2019-06-02

Migrants to be tracked by digital IDs post-Brexit New migrants moving to the UK to work after Brexit will be given unique digital identities and have their visa applications filtered by "automated checks", according to a leaked Home Office presentation seen by Sky News....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilization VI. ...
01:30, 2019-06-11

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smartphones today have evolved to become so much more – and with the first ever 60x Digital Zoom – a feature of the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition...
21:30, 2019-06-09

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
16:45, 2019-07-15

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
16:00, 2019-05-25

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to reach nearly $2 trillion in 2022, according to IDC. When enterprises digitally transform, IT environments morph and security demands change in parallel. ...
12:30, 2019-05-22

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country.On Wednesday, Donald Trump ordered an investigat...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read More...
03:15, 2019-06-11

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is delivered to market. However, customer expectations and demands are arguably evolving at a faster pace than technology and, in order to remain competi...
19:01, 2019-05-24

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for the 21st century. The new pact contains a host of critical provisions that protect and stimulate digital commerce....
11:15, 2019-06-01

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europe implementing “digital taxes” meant to extract mo...
20:15, 2019-07-16

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is still the best medicine though, tracking down those who have already entered your system is also vital. This has led to the growth of digital forensics –...
18:30, 2019-06-23

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.       ...
15:30, 2019-06-14

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17:15, 2019-05-30

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings.       ...
12:30, 2019-07-18

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care about.Read More...
17:30, 2019-07-16

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Europe Edition, almost a third (29%) sai...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
20:30, 2019-06-13

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digital economy, says industry regulator, which will begin reviewing applicants in August...
18:15, 2019-06-29

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starting May 27. Nobody seems to know why....
04:01, 2019-05-24

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put out a digital version....
04:15, 2019-05-29

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-07

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales information provided by the industry analysts at the NPD Group. We've stopped covering those reports as closely in recent years for a couple of reasons....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Services Hearing in Washington, D.C.Read more......
21:45, 2019-07-17

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What’s in it for me?...
12:00, 2019-07-12

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education....
09:45, 2019-05-23

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
19:30, 2019-07-19

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
18:15, 2019-06-04

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
21:01, 2019-05-22

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
21:30, 2019-06-08

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more streaming services, I contemplated buying all of The Office last week. I didn’t pull the trigger, however, because I have no idea whether the prices I was ...
02:30, 2019-07-04

Conjure Up $106 To Own Every Harry Potter Film On 4K Blu-ray + Digital In case you missed the same deal on May 2nd (better known to non-muggles as the Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts), the complete 4K Harry Potter box set is back on sale for $106....
18:45, 2019-05-23

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election-meddlers that can widen social fissures, undermine democracies and bolster authoritarian regim...
20:15, 2019-05-23

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
23:30, 2019-07-16

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various transactions.When it launches in 2020, the digital ...
14:45, 2019-06-18

This "Tank Man" image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era...
17:45, 2019-06-05

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game market revenue had been pretty flat. Now, the tracking firm realizes the market has been growing consistently for years. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
12:00, 2019-06-05

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of their diagnoses....
10:45, 2019-06-19

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had ever considered leaving the UK behind and continu...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself. Fernández...
21:30, 2019-05-21

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data. “We know we need to ...
01:15, 2019-07-17

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectual property....
21:15, 2019-06-17

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
08:30, 2019-07-17

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as businesses, said on Monday it had received a $110 million investment from IGP Capital....
20:30, 2019-06-17

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
10:30, 2019-06-09

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final version of the bloc's communique obtained by Reuters showed....
09:15, 2019-06-09

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent children....
12:15, 2019-06-03

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, according to the RBI....
12:01, 2019-06-10

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or walls...
15:30, 2019-05-21

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe ordered by President Donald Trump that could trigger......
13:45, 2019-07-11

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-03

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3-inch digital dials...
16:15, 2019-06-11

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
18:15, 2019-05-21

G-7 Finance Chiefs Narrow Divisions on Digital Tax Plan Finance officials from some of the world’s largest economies took a step toward an agreement on how to divide up multinational companies’ profits, narrowing differences over U.S. and French approaches to taxing digital firms and pledging to outline their plan by January....
02:15, 2019-07-19

France says sovereign on tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France hit back on Thursday against U.S. plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country....
11:15, 2019-07-11

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
21:00, 2019-05-21

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
14:30, 2019-07-11

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the quality of its products. New 2019 research found that 84% of customers now consider these factors equally when deciding who to buy from....
18:45, 2019-06-12

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-06-13

FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously In early 2017, a service called FaceApp received a wave of press for using artificial intelligence to transform pictures of faces, making them look older or younger, male or female, or adding a smile to appear happier....
03:00, 2019-07-22

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
22:30, 2019-07-16

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
17:15, 2019-06-22

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
15:15, 2019-07-10

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including behavioral health and weight loss....
16:30, 2019-06-28

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services online - an idea which has reignited concerns about digital ID cards....
21:15, 2019-07-10

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 2018 US elections. Opaque online advertising, political bots and networks of misleading websites – man...
12:00, 2019-07-05

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny, as Amazon muscles its way into the digital ad space. Meanwhile, pay-TV companies will continue to st...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web. That’s why I’m liking the tools released by Googl...
03:00, 2019-06-29

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
04:45, 2019-05-30

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say....
11:30, 2019-05-24

Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okasha said on Wednesday....
10:15, 2019-07-10

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital transformation] is disrupting the whole economy and impacting all sectors alike. All the sectors need to automate to cut costs, stay competitive and imp...
13:45, 2019-07-09

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulner...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
16:00, 2019-05-23

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the UAE for more than 25 years, has announced one data ...
15:30, 2019-06-19

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically designed for WooCommerce called WooCommerce subscr...
22:45, 2019-05-24

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
21:45, 2019-07-08

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
18:45, 2019-07-08

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
01:30, 2019-07-04

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” given to rape complainants (Victims’ commissioner warns of intrusive CPS demands in rape cases, 8 July...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Reuters......
22:30, 2019-07-15

Fiverr introduces digital services store for game developers Fiverr, a provider of freelance marketplaces, said it is expanding its ecommerce catalog by offering a dedicated store for gaming-related digital services.Read More...
14:30, 2019-07-11

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
14:15, 2019-07-11

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday after Washington launched a probe into France's planned digital tax...
14:30, 2019-07-11

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday....
08:00, 2019-07-16

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus even as trade and climate policy divide developed nations....
13:30, 2019-06-06

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May Result in Tariffs The Trump administration announced an investigation on Wednesday into a planned French tax on major American technology firms that could lead to new tariffs or trade barriers....
00:30, 2019-07-11

Walmart announces executive shuffle to further integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership, according to a memo obtained by CNBC that was sent by CEO Doug McMillon to the retailer's employees....
21:45, 2019-07-19

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenues of online giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon ....
01:30, 2019-06-07

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on the TNW Conference main stage last month, “Nike is now a technology company — full stop.” During hi...
21:15, 2019-07-11

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Asus Max Pro M2 Gets Digital Wellbeing, Improved Call Quality in India Asus Max Pro M2 is currently receiving a FOTA update that brings the June 2019 Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, upgraded earpiece performance, and other optimisations....
21:45, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okasha said on Wednesday....
10:15, 2019-07-10

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
01:45, 2019-07-19

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
22:45, 2019-07-18

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
16:15, 2019-07-01

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their tax bills....
07:15, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a public chat group on Telegram called “Parade 69”, named for a mass demonstration planned in central Hong Kong to protest a bill allowing for the transfer of...
14:45, 2019-06-14

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system......
08:15, 2019-07-17

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of full fiber broadband by 2025....
23:15, 2019-06-16

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
08:15, 2019-06-17

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to have a tiny little box filled with an array of digital goodies. I mean, just the idea that this palm-sized device could fit more music than you could con...
17:45, 2019-06-22

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on more ephemeral goods such as outfits for their videogame avatars....
19:01, 2019-07-16

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon as next year....
20:15, 2019-07-16

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation, almost a year after the Panel was launched by Secretary-General António Guterres....
03:00, 2019-06-11

AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) Learn how the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Business drives CX with organizational change at this huge company with $37 billion in revenue. He also talks about 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT)....
07:15, 2019-06-18

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
14:30, 2019-06-18

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
23:15, 2019-06-19

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android. The move, which has been expected for...
15:45, 2019-06-18

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed....
08:30, 2019-07-11

UN Panel Lauds India's Digital Initiatives For Economic Inclusion India has been lauded by a high-level panel on digital cooperation launched by UN chief General Antonio Guterres for undertaking revolutionary digital initiatives to ensure economic inclusion for its......
22:00, 2019-06-13

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
10:15, 2019-07-01

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
16:01, 2019-07-18

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them for digital content they bought unknowingly from t...
08:45, 2019-07-16

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
21:45, 2019-06-30

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
21:30, 2019-06-11

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begins two d...
15:45, 2019-07-16

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophistication on both sides....
16:30, 2019-06-13

Digital transformation: How one bank is using AI, big data and chatbots to create new services Two key executives at banking giant NatWest explain how the firm tests and launches innovative services that meet fast-changing customer expectations....
14:00, 2019-07-18

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges - summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
12:30, 2019-07-18

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....
14:30, 2019-07-11

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an entire payment infrastructure....
23:00, 2019-06-28

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative and clamping down on contentious practices like......
04:00, 2019-05-31

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often submissive a...
03:15, 2019-05-22

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how will data be divided? And would a self-reliant China be an even greater threat?...
05:15, 2019-05-28

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth....
02:00, 2019-05-24

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read our review) for years, showing demos as far back as...
19:15, 2019-05-21

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and......
07:15, 2019-05-22

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with a suite of learning games accessible to all visio...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
19:45, 2019-05-29

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
07:15, 2019-05-28

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
05:15, 2019-05-27

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
01:30, 2019-06-03

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83c6-11e9-b592-5fe435b57a3b....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a handful of tech-related projects in schools....
02:30, 2019-05-28

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned...
19:15, 2019-05-21

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
18:30, 2019-05-21

UN Draft Text on Digital Rights Ducks Call for Spyware Moratorium UN member states are set to sidestep a call for a moratorium on commercial spyware, deciding instead to commission a study of how digital technology affects human rights....
23:45, 2019-07-02

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
12:45, 2019-05-29

Facebook’s recent moves highlight the grand challenge of digital ethics Facebook has become a new world superpower; but instead of nukes, it combines technologies in order to accelerate disruption and expand its influence at a scale we simply can’t grasp....
18:30, 2019-07-03

Budget 2019: India Takes Big Step to Boost Digital Payments In budget 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the proposal to levy two percent TDS was aimed at discouraging the practice of making business payments in cash....
12:30, 2019-07-06

Japanese report paints a bleak picture of the digital camera market With smartphones continuing to eat away at the consumer end of the camera market, it probably won't come as a surprise to many that things have been tough for the big photography players in recent years.But a recent report from Japanese business publication Nikkei highlights just how each of th...
18:00, 2019-07-09

The Weather Channel digital under fire for classifying Jerusalem as the 'State of Palestine' The digital component of The Weather Channel has come under scrutiny over the notion that Jerusalem has been formally listed as in the “State of Palestine” on the world’s most popular and trusted forecasting website....
15:00, 2019-06-07

Biden campaign touts digital fundraising after kickoff rally: $1,000 per minute Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign announced Tuesday that they hauled in more than $1,000 per minute during the former vice president’s kickoff rally in Philadelphia this past weekend....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall...
07:30, 2019-05-26

REFILE-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year from a bank account, while small businesses warned it......
16:45, 2019-07-05

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million subscribers in the country, will launch this program in 200 locations across 13 states. The company sa...
10:30, 2019-07-04

Facebook Faces Critics, Potential Allies at Digital-Currency Hearing Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own digital money....
19:01, 2019-07-16

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Association....
00:15, 2019-06-29

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Website for storing digital currencies hosted code with a sneaky backdoor (credit: NoHoDamon / Flickr) A website that bills itself as providing a safer way to store Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been using a coding sleight of hand to generate private keys that are suspiciously trivial for the operators to guess, leaving all funds stored in the wallets open to...
15:45, 2019-05-25

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
02:30, 2019-06-19

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
14:45, 2019-05-31

'This piece is San Francisco': the massive digital mural capturing the city's humanity French artist JR’s massive digital artwork showcases every stratum of society in the citySan Francisco has been getting a bad rap lately. You don’t have to live here to know that homelessness brushes up against wealth and shiny technology, construction cranes are a staple in the landscape and articl...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
12:15, 2019-05-22

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital services tax, the White House said....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
17:30, 2019-06-13

Stonewall Forever: 50 years after the raid that sparked the LGBTQ movement, it goes digital Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
20:30, 2019-06-04

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you will be able to do so on July 30th, while the phys...
21:45, 2019-06-27

Natura to boost revenues by investing in Avon brand and digital transformation-CEO Brazilian cosmetics firm Natura expects to boost revenues by investing in brand and digital capabilities after sealing a deal to merge with Avon Products and control 76% of the new company, executives said on Thursday....
15:45, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-Facebook called before U.S. Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools which mimics human action and can automate high-v...
15:15, 2019-07-16

How Devolver Digital pursues the indie fringe and brings it to mainstream gamers Mike Wilson has been all about indie games for decades. He was founding partner at Devolver Digital more than a decade ago, and he is still at it.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-28

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
13:30, 2019-06-10

British digital bank Monzo to announce imminent U.S. launch: source Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is set to announce on Thursday its imminent launch in the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
11:45, 2019-06-13

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
22:15, 2019-05-31

Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital operation. And now he’s putting their techniques to work in Britain. By Darren LoucaidesOne day in January 2015, Nigel Farage gave his senior adviser, Rahe...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Asian banks face threat from profit plunge, digital rivals: McKinsey Asia-Pacific banks must radically reform and slash costs or else they will eventually be forced to put themselves up for sale, as rapidly increasing competition from technology firms moving into banking transforms the sector, consultancy McKinsey said....
18:30, 2019-07-01

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems with performance, particularly when it's a bankin...
18:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook....
01:30, 2019-06-12

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by traditional banking technology and costly networks of physi...
04:45, 2019-06-20

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in the technical teams that develop these services and...
19:15, 2019-05-21

G7 finance chiefs pour cold water on Facebook's digital coin plans Group of Seven finance chiefs cast a cloud over prospects for Facebook's Libra digital coin on Wednesday, insisting tough regulatory problems would have to be worked out first....
17:30, 2019-07-17

Western Digital bulks up IntelliFlash family with more NVMe, high density options Meanwhile, Western Digital's updated IntelliFlash software extends its data management feature set with transparent dataset migration and hybrid-cloud data mobility....
18:45, 2019-07-16

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization....
21:30, 2019-06-04

White House Hosts Social Media Summit for Pro-Trump Digital Warriors Conservative fringe figures will get their moment with President Trump during a “social media summit,” where they will share stories of what they call discrimination and suppression on the internet....
19:15, 2019-07-11

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by the Democratic majority that leads the House Financial Services Committee, according to a copy of the draft legislation seen by Reuters....
03:30, 2019-07-15

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play games.Read More...
21:30, 2019-05-22

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
06:30, 2019-06-06

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing ...
07:30, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
02:30, 2019-07-16

Roguebook goes to Kickstarter to fund this Faeria-inspired roguelike digital card game Belgium game studio Abrakam is taking is looking to Kickstarter to raise funds for its next game, a rougelike digital card game called Roguebook.Read More...
17:15, 2019-06-06

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-22

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demands, boosting fee transparency and finding ways to attract and retain the best young talent....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
13:15, 2019-07-09

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
21:15, 2019-06-27

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has produced new combinations of streaming video program...
18:00, 2019-07-02

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology firms are looking for opportunities there, according to Abu Dhabi Global Market....
08:00, 2019-06-28

Former Microsoft employee bought $1.6M house after stealing millions in digital currency, feds allege A 25-year-old former Microsoft employee, who helped simulate tech company's digital retail sales, has been charged Tuesday after swiping gift cards and reselling them online to buy a $160,000 Tesla and a $1.6 million lakefront house, federal officials say....
02:00, 2019-07-18

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Police continue to track digital evidence after arrest in the death of student Mackenzie Lueck Salt Lake City Police and the FBI are scouring a digital trail even after the arrest of a suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck.        ...
02:30, 2019-06-30

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat of retaliatory tariffs....
01:30, 2019-07-11

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
21:45, 2019-06-17

Stonewall Forever: 50 years later, digital monument debuts. LGBTQ activists say it couldn't be more timely. Stonewall Forever: As a digital monument to the Stonewall uprising debuts, the riots' legacy couldn't be more relevant today, LGBTQ activists say.        ...
15:15, 2019-06-04

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with food; and updates on the relations between Kosovo and...
00:15, 2019-06-11

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New technology is disrupting legacy automakers' business models and dampening consumer demand for purchas...
18:00, 2019-07-02

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
19:30, 2019-06-27

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to their benefit, and taking active measures to boost...
19:15, 2019-05-21

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop for products and services...
10:30, 2019-07-17

OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 5T Beta Updates Bring Fnatic Mode, Digital Wellbeing New Oxygen OS Open Beta Updates for the OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T have introduced the June Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, and Fnatic Mode....
21:15, 2019-06-13

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency on the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be on the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read more......
19:30, 2019-06-18

‘Bitcoin is digital gold’ meme becomes real as BTC and gold markets align Bitcoin is often called “digital gold,” pitched as an alternative to the real thing. In 2019, the meme is actually true, as the two assets have performed almost identically over the past 30 days. The chart below shows the year-to-date performance of digital assets grouped by market capitalization si...
18:00, 2019-07-09

The best indoor TV antennas 2019: 6 great digital TV antennas for inside your home The fact that free HD TV channels are broadcast over-the-air is one of the industry's best-kept secrets - which is weird considering that 20 years ago, rabbit-ear antennas could be found in every home in America. Unfortunately, when everything went digital a decade ago, folks totally forgot abo...
03:45, 2019-05-31

'One, seamless experience': Walmart is making big moves to integrate stores and digital Walmart is making further organizational changes as it continues to integrate its store and digital operations and leadership.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

'Use at least one Emoji per text': The new rules of communicating in the digital era Emoji replace sentences. Acronyms replace words. And phones aren’t used to make phone calls anymore. In fact, before you call, you might want to text.       ...
18:45, 2019-07-17

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Until now, healthcare was the only remaining industry that had yet to feel the rapid impact of digitizat...
22:01, 2019-06-01

Let's look at how well "digital fur technology" is doing to sell people on those Cats cats The upcoming, Tom Hooper-directed version of Cats is an expensive, carefully-managed production put together by committed and talented artists. You can tell this because, in a behind-the-scenes look at how the movie was made, we have a very serious-sounding designer telling the viewer that “we’ve us...
22:15, 2019-07-19

West: Almost anything is possible this season Which Wisconsin will show up this season? What makes Minnesota the division wild card? How far can Scott Frost improve Nebraska? We examine those questions and more about the wide-open Big Ten West....
00:30, 2019-07-19

This Is Us Season 4 Will Be Restarts For Everybody The Pearson family is beginning again. Season four of NBC's This Is Us is going to be about "restarts for everybody" series creator Dan Fogelman told EW. "And......
01:15, 2019-05-23

Everything We Know About Big Little Lies Season 2 Friends, we are just weeks--MERE WEEKS!--away from Meryl Streep on our TVs. And not Meryl Streep in a movie we're watching on our TVs--Meryl Streep on a TV show, surrounded by other......
05:15, 2019-05-25

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. to end after season 7 According to Deadline, Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be coming to an end after season seven airs next summer, with show’s official Twitter account sharing a little statement thanking fans and highlighting the fact that it’s “the longest-running Marvel TV series to-date.” That may seem like a ...
19:45, 2019-07-18

'How to Get Away with Murder' to end with Season 6 ABC is closing the case of "How to Get Away with Murder," announcing Thursday that the upcoming sixth season of the Viola Davis-starring legal drama will be its last....
19:45, 2019-07-11

Wings get 1st win of season, 71-61 over Dream ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 17 points, Allisha Gray added 16 points and the Dallas Wings got their first win of the season with a 71-61 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night. The Wings (1-5) took control with a 17-4 run to lead 45-40 on Gray’s driving layup with ...
06:45, 2019-06-16

Who Won Project Runway Season 17? Well, all we have to say is that the Project Runway judges made the right decision. Sebastian Grey was just named the winner of season 17 of the reality competition in its first year......
07:45, 2019-06-14

Supergirl is getting pants next season There are a lot of big changes coming to The CW’s DC shows this season, with flagship series Arrow coming to an end and Crisis On Infinite Earths coming along to—if the original comic is any indication—wipe out the entire multiverse, but one of the biggest changes is coming to Supergirl (not really,...
06:45, 2019-07-16

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to end with Season 7 ABC is turning off the lights on production of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," announcing Thursday the drama will end with its upcoming seventh season....
22:45, 2019-07-19

Russian Doll Season 2 Will Be All About a Cat? Russian Doll season two is officially happening! So, what's next for "sweet birthday baby" Nadia and Alan? "I don't know, maybe season two is all about Oatmeal the......
00:30, 2019-06-13

Killing Eve season two: is it as bad as some people are saying? The new series following a sociopathic assassin is catching some flak online, with the lack of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s writing being blamed for a drop in quality. Which is understandable, if unfairThis weekend, 3.7 million people tuned in to watch the return of Bafta-winning BBC drama Killing Eve, as...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Unfortunately, there's an app for everything in this first look at season 4 of Rick And Morty Making a season of Rick And Morty takes time. Like, a lot of it. It takes so much time, in fact, that the show has even explicitly poked fun at the long stretches between seasons, letting a certain little poopy pants cop to the “like, year-and-a-half… or longer” viewers would have to wait to see a f...
07:30, 2019-07-20

Get a First Look at the Big Brother Season 21 Bedrooms It's officially summer starting today, and you know what that means: it's almost time for Big Brother! E! News has your exclusive first look at the bedrooms in the new Big Brother......
19:45, 2019-06-21

Who Won The Amazing Race Season 31? Those who race together stick together, apparently. The last remaining Big Brother team of this CBS reality show all-star season of The Amazing Race found themselves on their own against......
19:30, 2019-06-27

FX renews Pose for a third season FX is apparently still loving Pose, because the network has renewed the series for a third season just a week after the second season premiered. Part of that probably has to do with the positive reception that season two has already received, but The Hollywood Reporter also points out that Pose has ...
05:30, 2019-06-18

Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and struck out a season-high 12 to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Verlander (8-1) was in control from the first pitch, allowing one hit and walking one in eight innings for his...
05:30, 2019-05-22

We could see the first 60 home-run season since 2001 Giancarlo Stanton hit 59 home runs in 2017, the closest anyone has come to the 60-home-run mark since the league instituted mandatory drug testing in 2006. But both Cody Bellinger and Christian Yellich have decent shots to top it this season....
19:15, 2019-07-16

The Good Place's next season will be its last Raising the possibility that this may, indeed, be The Bad Place after all, Michael Schur has confirmed tonight that the upcoming fourth season of NBC’s The Good Place will be its last. Schur announced the news via a letter he posted on Twitter, making it clear that the decision came down from the sh...
06:30, 2019-06-08

Watch the First Season of 'The Other Two' for Free The Other Two is a surprisingly smart and kind comedy about fame and the pop culture industrial complex, or at least it felt that way from the pilot. Now you can watch the whole first season for free on the Comedy Central site for the next two weeks....
00:45, 2019-06-06

'The Good Place' to end with Season 4 on NBC NBC’s The Good Place is ending after its upcoming fourth season, creator/executive producer Michael Schur announced Friday night at the Television Academy in North Hollywood....
23:30, 2019-06-08

Bundesliga: DW season 'awards' As the curtain falls on a thrilling Bundesliga season, it's time to reflect on who were the best teams and players. The DW Sports team give their thoughts on the standout performers in Germany's top flight this season....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Buffon to leave PSG after one season "Paris St Germain goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will leave the Ligue 1 champions when his contract expires at the end of this month, the French club announced on Wednesday."...
20:15, 2019-06-05

Buffon leaves PSG after one season Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will leave the club after just one season in the French capital when his contract expires at the end of the month....
18:45, 2019-06-05

What You Need to Remember About Big Little Lies Season 1 We're just a couple days away from the return of Big Little Lies, but you'd be forgiven if you forgot what happened the last time it was on. It's been more than two years......
00:15, 2019-06-08

The Good Place To End After Season 4 We have arrived in the Bad Place. NBC's critically acclaimed comedy The Good Place will end after season four, creator Mike Schur announced during a panel celebrating the show on......
05:15, 2019-06-08

Everything That's New In Apex Legends Season Two Apex Legends Season 2 arrived today. While players have known a lot of what it would contain for a while, it’s exciting to finally see the new character, weapons, and locations in action....
09:45, 2019-07-03

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one percent of the one percent revealed themselves,” we wrote in our review of the third season finale, “and now, he’s going to make them pay.” Sounds fun a...
20:45, 2019-07-17

What I learned from A-Rod during season of redemption Garrett Jones’ eight-year major-league career, modest yet likely memorable for most Pirates fans, ended as a Yankees bench player, which in turn made him a conversation buddy with one of the game’s all-timers. And really, would there have been a better time to get to know Alex Rodriguez, when he was...
00:00, 2019-06-29

We ask the Archer cast: Which season is best? Over the past few seasons, Archer transformed itself into something resembling an anthology series, revolving less around the day-to-day missions at the spy agency formerly-known-as ISIS, and instead focusing on “themed seasons,” with self-contained arcs and different versions of the main cast each ...
19:01, 2019-05-28

Texas says 10-win season not enough to be 'back' in Big 12 Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game and a Sugar Bowl victory....
15:30, 2019-07-17

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week. This caps off the longest flu season in a decade....
08:30, 2019-05-25

HQ Trivia's fourth season starts at 9 PM ET About a year and a half after it first popped up on our mobile screens, HQ Trivia is launching "season four" tonight at 9 PM ET with several gameplay tweaks and a refreshed cast of hosts. The trivia game streams live to player's phones and offers rea......
11:15, 2019-05-22

What You Didn't See in Stranger Things Season 3 Stranger Things season three is here! The acclaimed Netflix series dropped its first new season since October 2017 and what a fun season it is. Before you batten down the hatches and dive into the......
18:15, 2019-07-04

He has ALS and is on a quest to visit all 30 MLB ballparks this season Visiting all 30 MLB ballparks is on the wish list of a lot of baseball fans. But for Larry Falivena, a husband and father of two, accomplishing that goal is about much more than the game....
13:15, 2019-07-09

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone shipped off to different prisons and only a precious f...
18:00, 2019-05-22

What's on TV this week: 'Stranger Things' season three In the US, this week is interrupted by the July 4th holiday, and Netflix is celebrating by releasing season three of Stranger Things to take us on another trip back to the '80s. Even if you're not up to binge it on Thursday morning, don't forget ther......
08:45, 2019-07-02

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
07:45, 2019-05-22

What to Expect From the Next Season of Brexit Saga It’s been three years since Britain voted to break away from the European Union, but the country still hasn’t managed to leave. Delivering a departure turned out to be trickier than the referendum slogans suggested, and the country has yet to decide what Brexit should really mean. The risk of a mess...
21:00, 2019-07-03

How Will Season 2 of Big Little Lies End? These Are the Most Convincing Theories With the season 2 finale of HBO’s Big Little Lies in sight, we’ll soon find out just how Reese Witherspoon‘s Madeline, Nicole Kidman‘s Celeste, Meryl Streep’s Mary Louise and the rest of the Monterey gang will finish off their storylines — at least for now. Will L...
18:15, 2019-07-17

Get a Rare Look at the Stranger Things Season 3 Set Hawkins, Indiana exists...in Atlanta, Georgia. Season three of Stranger Things is out, and the sprawling season has more sets than before, and they're all in Georgia. Noah Schnapp,......
17:30, 2019-07-05