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1touch.io employs AI to identify and protect sensitive enterprise data

1touch.io employs AI to identify and protect sensitive enterprise data

6 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

1touch.io, which recently raised $14 million, taps AI and machine learning to automatically classify and graph personally identifiable data.
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The self-driving car race heats up as Volkswagen seals its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI

10 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Argo AI, the self-driving startup tightly aligned with Ford Motor Co., completed an expected tie-up with Volkswagen AG involving a $2.6 billion investment from the German...
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SAT drops plans for home exam amid internet access concerns

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The company that administers the SAT college entrance exam is scrapping plans to provide a home version of the test this year, saying it can't guarantee all students would have...
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Exclusive: Huawei hid business operation in Iran after Reuters reported links to CFO

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

China's Huawei Technologies acted to cover up its relationship with a firm that had tried to sell prohibited U.S. computer gear to Iran, after Reuters in 2013 reported deep...
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Former F1 Champ Nico Rosberg Driving Now For Sustainability

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

Nico Rosberg walked away from a Formula 1 driving career in 2016 after winning his only world championship. At age 31, he exchanged burning fossil fuels in powerful race cars...
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The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This Moment.' What Went Wrong?

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The technology was old, the data poor, the bureaucracy slow, the guidance confusing, the administration not in agreement. The coronavirus shook the world's premier health...
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British PM Johnson tells China: we shall not walk away from Hong Kong

6 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - The United Kingdom will not walk away from the people of Hong Kong if China imposes a national security law which conflicts with Beijing's international obligations...
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Facebook's Zuckerberg defends allowing incendiary Trump speech as top engineer quits

9 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday stood firmly by his decision to allow President Trump to peddle incendiary rhetoric and misinformation on the social media...
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Hackers and hucksters reinvigorate ‘Anonymous' brand amid protests

11 hours ago   |   National Post

SAN FRANCISCO - The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police...
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College Board Scraps Plans for SAT at Home

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

The organization that oversees the standardized test used for college admissions said the technology requirements for taking it remotely would be too great for some students.
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First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests...

First black mayor elected in Ferguson, nearly six years after protests solidified Black Lives Matter movement

The Missouri city where the death of a black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night. Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday's primary, deciding they've had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary comments... Read more ...

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

VIDEO: Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston in memory of George Floyd

Thousands of people in Boston held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George Floyd's neck. Read more ...

Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

Pope Francis speaks out at Vatican about George Floyd killing

Pope Francis reacted Wednesday about the “tragic” death of George Floyd, saying “we cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism” and called for a national reconciliation amid... Read more ...

I-355 blocked after tanker truck rolls over, catches fire near Butterfield Road

I-355 blocked after tanker truck rolls over, catches fire near Butterfield Road

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. - All lanes are blocked in both directions on I-355 after an accident involving a rollover tanker truck. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on... Read more ...

Zuckerberg firm in decision to allow controversial Trump posts on Facebook

Zuckerberg firm in decision to allow controversial Trump posts on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday defended what he called a “tough decision” to allow controversial posts from President Trump to remain on Facebook. In an internal call with... Read more ...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended production cuts

Oil rose past $40 per barrel on Wednesday, three months after oil prices plunged over 30% at the worst level since the Second Gulf War. In early European trading, Brent crude... Read more ...

Yomiuri Giants cancel practice game; 2 players test positive

Yomiuri Giants cancel practice game; 2 players test positive

TOKYO - Two players with Japan's most famous baseball team have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland to hold presidential election on June 28 amid political turmoil

Poland set June 28 on Wednesday as a new date for a presidential election that was canceled last month amid the coronavirus pandemic. Planning for the election had plunged the... Read more ...