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Daily Archives: December 14, 2018

Bomb threats demanding bitcoin investigated across Canada, U.S.

The RCMP is telling Canadians not to comply with threatening emails demanding Bitcoin after a wave of bomb threats were received across Canada and the U.S. The RCMP said in a statement Thursday evening that it is aware of threats sent via email in which the sender threatens to detonate a bomb if the cryptocurrency ransom is not paid. READ ...

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Should You Decorate with the Color of the Year?

Pantone just announced the 2019 Color of the Year, and if you’re thinking warm and inviting sounds pretty good this time of year, you’ll love their choice of Living Coral. But should you rush to incorporate the shade into your house? The short answer is: Only if you plan on redoing it again next year, when the 2020 color is ...

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Ban Ki-moon opens business initiative

The collaborative network is part of a key initiative of the United Nations that has been established to drive Thailand towards sustainability goals by means of responsible business in line with global standards. Around 100 companies are expected to be registered in GCNT by the end of 2019. Suphachai Chearavanont, president of Global Compact Network Thailand, said: “Global Compact is ...

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What one inmate thinks of Michael Cohen’s possible arrival at Otisville — ‘this is probably the best place for him’

The food’s great, the activities stink, but all in all, Michael Cohen should be alright, maybe even the object of indifference, if he gets shipped to an upstate New York federal prison, according to one inmate there. A day after Donald Trump’s onetime personal lawyer was sentenced to a three-year prison term — for crimes including campaign finance violations based ...

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Salesforce adds JavaScript support to Lightning platform

Salesforce on Thursday announced it’s adding JavaScript support to the Lightning Platform, its app development platform. The new Lightning Web Components Is a standards-based programming model that enables developers to build reusable components using JavaScript. JavaScript is the <a href="… Latest news

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The 'father of the internet' says that Google employee backlash to its defense work was just 'a …

Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet, this week defended Google’s work on Project Maven — its controversial pilot program with the Pentagon.  Employee objections to the work, which involved developing artificial-intelligence technologies for use by the Defense Department, were based on a misunderstanding of the nature of the work, said Cerf, who is Google’s chief internet evangelist. ...

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