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Asian shares gain on economy hopes, oil edges up on Mideast tensions

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears of economic deceleration while crude oil prices climbed on concerns that last weekend’s attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities still pose supply risks. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians walk pass an electronic board showing the Japan’s Nikkei average (R) Read More

AI can’t offer protection from ‘deepfakes,’ new report says

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Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society. In the report, authors Britt Paris and Joan Donovan put deepfakes on a long continuum of media manipulation and say that they require social and technical fixes. “The panic Read More

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

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Pages from a confidential whistleblower’s report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But Read More

Pesticides or random coincidence? Mystery lingers over NEW CASES of babies born with hand and arm defects in Europe

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Authorities are at a loss to explain why several babies born in a west German province have similar hand deformities. One hospital, where three such cases were seen, described the baffling phenomenon as “striking.” With “no nationwide registry” to keep track of deformities, the St. Mary’s Hospital in Gelsenkirchen, near Dortmund, has admitted it is Read More

Upbeat data suggest U.S. economy still on moderate growth path

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers line up at TechFair in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Monica Almeida/File Photo Read More

‘When free speech is under attack, bitcoin is a weapon to resist’ – Keiser Report

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With fiat currencies losing reliability worldwide, digital coins are changing the public mindset, giving their owners the means to store wealth safely and use the “free money” to exercise other freedoms, an expert tells RT. “Bitcoin changes people, the time horizon changes, people start thinking about the future, long-term solutions, longer legacies due to this Read More

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company Read More

U.S. labor market remains strong, manufacturing still weak

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment increased less than expected last week, pointing to strong labor market conditions that should continue to support an economy growing at a moderate pace. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers line up at TechFair in Los Angeles, California, U.S. March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Monica Almeida/File Photo Other Read More

Enphase Energy and Sunpro Solar Celebrate Continued Success

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FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, today announced that Sunpro Solar has installed as many Enphase-based solar systems in the last 12 months as it has since its founding in 2008. In September 2018, Sunpro Solar Read More