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Nearly 200 leaders will converge on the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage for five days of speeches, hundreds of meetings — and clashes over climate change, Iran and trade.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: united states international relations, international trade and world market, embargoes and sanctions, international relations, general assembly (un), united nations, trump, donald j, erdogan, recep tayyip, moon jae-in, sisi, abdel fattah el-, xi jinping

The controversy centers on whether President Trump manipulated foreign policy to pressure Ukraine to take action to damage Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s election bid.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: presidential election of 2020, whistle-blowers, democratic party, biden, hunter, biden, joseph r jr, trump, donald j, iowa, ukraine



The daughter of a Holocaust survivor has brought forward a ram’s horn trumpet and her father’s account of the power of belief amid death.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: holocaust and the nazi era, jews and judaism, concentration camps, world war ii (1939-45), museums, auschwitz concentration camp, museum of jewish heritage

Friday’s global climate protests put the gap between activists and many of the world leaders preparing to meet in New York City next week into stark focus.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: global warming, environment, greenhouse gas emissions, carbon dioxide, guterres, antonio, united nations

Thousands of Rohingya have quietly settled in America, but for children who fled violence in Myanmar, having their parents join them is becoming a distant hope.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: refugees and displaced persons, rohingya (ethnic group), myanmar, michigan, rahman, hefzur, mohammod, rohim, bethany christian services






Former researchers for a “food computer” initiative at the lab say the project’s leader misled outsiders about how it was going.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: mit media lab, harper, caleb, food computer, laboratories and scientific equipment, agriculture and farming, massachusetts institute of technology, research, ito, joichi, epstein, jeffrey e (1953- ), food, cambridge (mass)




President Trump is under intense scrutiny over a classified whistle-blower complaint about some of his behavior.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: presidential election of 2020, united states politics and government, ethics and official misconduct, united states international relations, whistle-blowers, house of representatives, office of the director of national intelligence, biden, hunter, biden, joseph r jr, giuliani, rudolph w, maguire, joseph (1952- ), schiff, adam b, trump, donald j, zelensky, volodymyr, ukraine

As Facebook prepares to launch its new cryptocurrency Libra in 2020, it’s putting the pieces in place to help it run. In one of the latest developments, it has acquired Servicefriend, a startup that built bots — chat clients for messaging apps based on artificial intelligence — to help customer service teams, TechCrunch has confirmed. […]

Source Feed: Enterprise – TechCrunch
Categories: artificial intelligence, enterprise, exit, social, startups, tc, calibra, customer service, facebook, libra


The account was one of thousands with ties to governments in the Middle East that were taken down by the social media company.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: social media, twitter, saudi arabia, qahtani, saud al-, mohammed bin salman (1985- ), facebook inc, instagram inc, khashoggi, jamal

President Trump’s decision to call off an airstrike on Iran in June looms large now as he weighs how to respond to attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia blamed on Tehran.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: united states international relations, defense and military forces, united states defense and military forces, gulf of oman incident (june 2019), defense department, bolton, john r, carlson, tucker, dunford, joseph f jr, graham, lindsey, pompeo, mike, shanahan, patrick m (1962- ), trump, donald j, gulf of oman, iran, united states politics and government


ImageNet Roulette, a digital art project and viral selfie app, exposes how biases have crept into the artificial-intelligence technologies changing our lives.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: artificial intelligence, facial recognition software, discrimination, paglen, trevor, crawford, kate (scholar), photography, imagenet, imagenet roulette, privacy, stanford university

With more and more companies foregoing traditional USB ports for their products (we're looking at you, Apple), it's increasingly difficult to find gadgets that play nice together. So you're stuck either living in a mess of power strips or buying sleek USB hubs with more connectivity options. Here's a bunch for every kind of gadget you may or may not have, on sale right now: 6-in-1 USB-C hub for MacBook Pro (a $159.95 value) You might think of your MacBook Pro as your most prized possession,...

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: laptops, macbook pro, mashable shopping, tech, work life

House lawmakers asked the companies for information on how their businesses had been affected by Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: house committee on the judiciary, antitrust laws and competition issues, facebook inc, apple inc, google inc, amazon.com inc, zuckerberg, mark e, cicilline, david n, united states politics and government

YouTube's CEO is once again apologizing to the service's top users following a massive backlash over changes to its verification policy. One day after announcing that it was ditching the checkmarks and notifying many users that they were no longer eligible for verification, the company is walking back those changes. "We completely missed the mark," the company said in an updated blog post published Friday.  "Channels that already have the verification badge will now keep it and don’t have to...

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: tech, google, youtube, tech, big tech companies

Virginia, get ready for some air drops.  Wing, Google's drone spinoff company operating under parent company Alphabet, announced this week that a pilot program next month will offer Christiansburg, Virginia residents drone deliveries for FedEx, Walgreens, and local shop Sugar Magnolia. This is Wing's first U.S. delivery trial. It started testing its store-to-customers flight system in Australia and Finland this year The company that came out of Google's X division says it's completed 80,000...

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: drones, alphabet, wing, drone delivery, tech

As more people are able to work from home, housing priorities have changed, and different places and types of housing have become more popular.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: real estate and housing (residential), telecommuting, renting and leasing (real estate), computers and the internet, coffeehouses, suburbs, new york metropolitan area, vermont, florida, montclair (nj)


The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: facebook inc, mobile applications, data-mining and database marketing, privacy, social media, suits and litigation (civil), cambridge analytica, healey, maura (1971- ), massachusetts, zuckerberg, mark e

Yesterday, software development tool maker Chef found itself in the middle of a firestorm after a Tweet called them out for doing business with DHS/ICE. Eventually it led to an influential open-source developer removing a couple of key pieces of software from the project, bringing down some parts of Chef’s commercial business. Chef intends to […]

Source Feed: Enterprise – TechCrunch
Categories: developer, enterprise, government, tc, barry crist, chef, ice, open source

The FAA has warned against equipping your drone with weapons such as flamethrowers and handguns. But can a nail gun really be considered a weapon — that is, outside of Quake? Let's hope not, because roboticists at the University of Michigan have made a roofing drone that uses that tool to autonomously nail shingles into place.

Source Feed: Gadgets – TechCrunch
Categories: artificial intelligence, gadgets, hardware, robotics, drones, university of michigan



"It's time to invest in the products and services the [Climate Pledge signers] will need to meet their commitments." - Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO Read more...More about Tech, Amazon, Mashable Video, Environment, and Electric Vehicles

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: tech, amazon, mashable video, environment, electric vehicles

What really brought down the Boeing 737 Max? IPhone 11 and 11 Pro review. Pam Grier on longevity in showbiz. Block parties in pictures. And more.

Source Feed: NYT > Top Stories
Categories: iphone, airlines and airplanes, the water dancer (book), grier, pam, coates, ta-nehisi

Amazon today is introducing a new perk for Prime members: free mobile game content. The company, which already offers Twitch Prime benefits through its subsidiary, will now give its Prime members various in-game items for PUBG Mobile, the popular battle royale title from Tencent. The items launching today include an exclusive Infiltrator Mask, Infiltrator Jacket, […]

Source Feed: Mobile – TechCrunch
Categories: ecommerce, gaming, mobile, amazon, pubg, twitch

Facebook's attempt to clean up its platform has revealed its developer problems are about much more than just Cambridge Analytica. The company has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps from its platform as the result of its investigation into developers that kicked off following the Cambridge Analytica revelations. It's not clear what rules the developers broke, or if they mishandled any Facebook users' personal data. Facebook's VP of Product Partnerships, Ime Archibong, said in the update...

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: tech, facebook, social media companies, tech, social media companies

The company, which began as a comedy website, has branched out to podcasts and feature films, including “Between Two Ferns: The Movie,” which debuts on Netflix on Friday.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: video recordings, downloads and streaming, funnyordie.com, quibi holdings llc, ferrell, will, mckay, adam, between two ferns: the movie (movie)

Sick and tired of seeing families torn apart, one man decided to take a stand by pulling his code from a tech company working with ICE. On Thursday, software engineer Seth Vargo pulled his open source “Chef Sugar” project from Github, as well as the Ruby package library, RubyGems. Vargo made the decision to pull the code, which had millions of downloads, after learning that Chef, a company that provides an “automation platform” for infrastructure management, had a software contract with...

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: immigration, ice, chef, immigration and customs enforcement agency, ruby on rails

Fujifilm is teasing its forthcoming X-Pro3, the successor to its popular digital rangefinder mirrorless camera, ahead of its official full introduction on October 23. During its X Summit event going on today, the company showed off the X-Pro3 in detailed images (via Fujirumors), revealing for the first time its innovative new rear-display design. The X-Pro3 […]

Source Feed: Gadgets – TechCrunch
Categories: gadgets, hardware, tc, digital photography, equipment, fujifilm, oled, optics, photographer, photography, viewfinder

Personalization technology can lead to better experiences as it allows apps to customize their content for each individual user. But it can also chip away at user privacy. A company called Canopy wants to change that. It has developed a personalization engine that works without requiring users to log in or even provide an email. […]

Source Feed: Mobile – TechCrunch
Categories: apps, mobile, canopy, ios apps, personalization, privacy, tonic

TL;DR: Buy the game-changing Roku Premiere+ 4K streaming player for only $39 at Walmart. You save $10, plus you get a free 30-day trial of Showtime, Starz, and Epix through the Roku channel.  There is so much we can stream this weekend, but have you considered how you actually stream? Say you want to watch movies or catch the week's biggest football games. You need a better way to watch on a big TV without having to deal with annoying pre-installed smart apps. A streaming device brings all of...

Source Feed: Tech
Categories: streaming, roku, mashable shopping, walmart deals, roku premiere

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Trailers for shows on Disney+ and Apple TV+ have given the entertainment world a never-ending topic of discussion for the past few months. But hold up: NBCUniversal officially announced its new streaming service called Peacock, and that is coming in April 2020 — just five months after the November launches from Disney and Apple. (Pro tip: Peacock will have The Office.) We are tired, y'all — but obviously not going to not buy a subscription to all of these services as they're available. And...

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Categories: sony, lg, streaming services, 4k tv, mashable shopping

We noticed something weird - the TCP sockets which we thought should have been closed - were lingering around. We realized we don't really understand when TCP sockets are supposed to time out! We naively thought enabling TCP keepalives would be enough... but it isn't!

Source Feed: The Cloudflare Blog
Categories: syn, tcp, spectrum, tech talks

You don’t see a startup get a $50 million seed round all that often, but such was the case with Vianai, an early-stage startup launched by Vishal Sikka, former Infosys managing director and SAP executive. The company launched recently with a big check and a vision to transform machine learning. Just this week, the startup […]

Source Feed: Enterprise – TechCrunch
Categories: artificial intelligence, developer, enterprise, recent funding, startups, data science, machine learning, vianai, vishal sikka

If regulators and lawmakers are serious, they’re going to have to rethink a traditional approach to monopolies.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: computers and the internet, antitrust laws and competition issues, global warming, regulation and deregulation of industry, amazon.com inc, apple inc, bezos, jeffrey p

Google announced today that it was investing €3 billion (approximately US$3.3 billion) to expand its data center presence in Europe. What’s more, the company pledged the data centers would be environmentally friendly. This new investment is in addition to the $7 billion the company has invested since 2007 in the EU, but today’s announcement was […]

Source Feed: Enterprise – TechCrunch
Categories: cloud, enterprise, europe, data centers, google, renewable energy

We’ve known this day would come for a long time now. Over the past several months, however, it feels like it has arrived in slow motion. Seemingly legitimate concerns over security and sanction violations have been muddled by chest-puffing and braggadocio and large-headed leaders promising to do deals. Executives were arrested in Canada and the […]

Source Feed: Mobile – TechCrunch
Categories: hardware, mobile, android, google, huawei, mate 30, smartphones

Known for its quiet and steady growth, Stripe said on Thursday that it received new funding that made it worth $35 billion.

Source Feed: NYT > Technology
Categories: mobile commerce and payments, start-ups, e-commerce, stripe inc, collison, john, collison, patrick

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