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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

Hydrostor Announces Close of US$37 Million Growth Financing

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TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hydrostor, a leading developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, announced today the closing of US$37 million (C$49 million) in growth financing. RBC Capital Markets acted as Hydrostor’s advisor on the transaction. Meridiam, the global developer, asset and fund manager specializing in sustainable infrastructure and energy 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

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

Smart Charge Hawai’i Program to Make EV Charging Stations Available to Residents and Businesses

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The partnership between Enel X, Elemental Excelerator, and Hawaiian Electric Companies aims to showcase EVs’ ability to deliver grid services and integrate renewable energy on Oʻahu, Maui, and Hawai’i Island Through the support of Elemental Excelerator, JuiceBox smart chargers will be offered free for the first 300 EV drivers and 50 businesses to participate in Read More

Schlumberger highlights “The Future is Open” at SIS Global Forum

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9/19/2019 LONDON – Schlumberger announced today its biennial event, the SIS Global Forum 2019, has surpassed expectations, laying firm foundations for a new era of openness and widespread collaboration in the oil and gas industry. This reaffirms the importance of the Forum in bringing together key industry players and enabling the acceleration of the digital Read More

Kvaerner invests to increase productivity and competitiveness

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Kvaerner is taking new steps to increase competitiveness and position the company for future growth. At the Group’s advanced facilities at Stord, the capacity in the yard area, storage area and offices is expanded. In addition, Kvaerner establishes its own inhouse capacity to supply insulation boxes, which often makes up a significant part of offshore Read More

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

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LONDON (Reuters) – By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers’ market, a wildfire in California’s Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses. A fireman puts out flames Read More

Subsea 7 S.A. announces details of incentive schemes and share related awards

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Luxembourg – 19 September 2019 – Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY) (the “Company”) in accordance with the Oslo Børs rules, today announces the details of awards under its 2018 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) approved by the Board on 18 September 2019. The Company will make awards of 1,387,000 performance shares, subject Read More

U.S. bankers seize on repo-market stress to push for softer liquidity rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Big U.S. banks are using the recent chaos in short-term funding markets as an opportunity to pressure the Federal Reserve to ease liquidity requirements they have long despised. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon speaks at the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) 2019 legislative conference in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Read More