Tag Archives: Around

15 Amazing Sculptures From All Around The World

Practically every city has its very own creative sculptures, normally tucked along roads or city squares. A few of them are quite regular, others can be exceptionally attractive. To save you some journeys across the globe, we bring together a list of one of the most imaginative sculptures and also statuaries located throughout the world. Some are old, some are ...

Read More »

Prime savings to reach around half of Whole Foods Market stores this week

Amazon and its grocery store chain Whole Foods announced this morning that savings for Prime members will make their way to ten more stores across the U.S. this week, including Arizona, Georgia, Oregon, North Carolina and Washington, among others. The tie-up gives Amazon shoppers another reason to join the Prime membership program – 10 percent off on-sale grocery items at ...

Read More »

Europe’s top court takes a broad view of privacy responsibilities around platforms

An interesting ruling by Europe’s top court could have some major implications for data mining tech giants like Facebook and Google, along with anyone who administers pages that allow platforms to collect and process their visitors’ personal data — such as a Facebook fan page or even potentially a site running Google Analytics. Passing judgement on a series of legal ...

Read More »

Europe’s top court takes a broad view of privacy responsibilities around platforms

An interesting ruling by Europe’s top court could have some major implications for data mining tech giants like Facebook and Google, along with anyone who administers pages that allow platforms to collect and process their visitors’ personal data — such as a Facebook fan page or even potentially a site running Google Analytics. Passing judgement on a series of legal ...

Read More »

Tech watchdogs call on Facebook and Google for transparency around censored content

If a company like Facebook can’t even understand why its moderation tools work the way they do, then its users certainly don’t have a fighting shot. Anyway, that’s the idea behind what a coalition of digital rights groups are calling The Santa Clara Principles (PDF), “a set of minimum standards” aimed at Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies that moderate ...

Read More »

Tech watchdogs call on Facebook and Google for transparency around censored content

If a company like Facebook can’t even understand why its moderation tools work the way they do, then its users certainly don’t have a fighting shot. Anyway, that’s the idea behind what a coalition of digital rights groups are calling The Santa Clara Principles (PDF), “a set of minimum standards” aimed at Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies that moderate ...

Read More »

Is the Golden Era for renewables around the corner?

In the past few years, there has been a lively debate about the increasing role of renewables at the expensive of fossil fuels, particularly in power generation. Some say that renewables are not an existential threat and believe that they might take only a small piece of the pie by 2040, due to high costs and vital government subsidies. On ...

Read More »

Twitter will publicize rules around abuse to test if behavior changes

As part of Twitter’s efforts to rid its platform of abuse and hate, the company is teaming up with researchers Susan Benesch, a faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and J. Nathan Matias, a post-doc research associate at Princeton University, to study online abuse. Today, Twitter is going to start testing an ...

Read More »

Despite US denial, nuclear posture review revolves around Russia

Though US officials argued the new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) does not revolve around Russia, concerns about Moscow’s nuclear arsenal absolutely dominate the document. “This not a Russia-centric NPR,” said Anita Friedt, acting Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, at a Pentagon media conference Friday. Yet, the document mentions Russia 127 times. In comparison, there are ...

Read More »

Norwegian Air flight carrying 60 plumbers turns around because of… broken toilets

A Norwegian Air flight was forced to turn around mid-air because the plane’s toilets weren’t working. Hilariously, there were 60 plumbers on board. Norwegian flight DY1156 took off from Oslo Airport Saturday, bound for Munich. However, it never reached the Bavarian capital. Instead, it turned back mid-air because its toilets were out of order. Read more “It is correct that ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!