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Udacity tackles cybersecurity with its latest nanodegree

Responding to the talent shortage and increasing demand facing the cybersecurity industry, Udacity said that it is now developing a new nanodegree focused on security. Launched at the security industry’s RSA Conference, details about the new program (including potential partners) are still sketchy (there’s little available on the information page on the Udacity’s website about the program). The announcement at RSA actually ...

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Putin tops popularity rating with almost 50 percent support, latest poll shows

Russian President Vladimir Putin remains the most trusted Russian politician, though his trust rating decreased by about 7 percent in the month following the March 18 presidential election. According to a poll conducted by the Russian state-run public opinion research center VTSIOM in mid-April, the number of people who trust Vladimir Putin in making crucial decisions for the nation is ...

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Russian economy resilient in face of latest US sanctions – Moody’s

In its latest review of Russia, US-based ratings agency Moody’s said that the country’s strong public and external finances would shield its economy from the impact of the latest US sanctions. The Russian banking system has sufficient earnings capacity to absorb credit losses arising from exposure to the sanctioned companies, Moody’s said. It added, however, that the sanctions will be ...

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‘Attorney-client privilege a thing of the past’ – Trump blasts FBI in latest Twitter tirade

US President Donald Trump has taken a break from this weekend’s bombing of Syria to once again decry the federal investigation into one of his many, many lawyers, whose offices were raided earlier this week. Trump made the remarks in reference to the FBI raids on the offices of attorney Michael Cohen on Tuesday. Many of Cohen’s private business records ...

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Space hunter: Scientists pin alien exoplanet hopes to NASA’s latest sky scanner (VIDEO)

Mankind’s hunt for alien life and potentially habitable planets continues Monday, when a new rocket will push through the Earth’s atmosphere carrying precious NASA cargo. Instead of the regular care packages usually sent to NASA astronauts on the International Space Station, SpaceX hopes to fire an exoplanet satellite known as TESS into the great expanse. As it stands, US Air ...

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Pentagon scrubs Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria troop numbers from latest report

The Pentagon’s quarterly report on the number of American troops serving overseas was released this week. Curiously, troop numbers for Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq were omitted from the report. Read more The report, released by the Defense Manpower Data Center, lists the number of armed-forces personnel in each state, and in each country overseas. The quarterly reports are usually released ...

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'Empty-headed son of a whore': Duterte takes aim at UN Human Rights chief in latest insult

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has once again insulted a major world figure, this time calling the UN Human Rights chief a “son of a whore” with an empty, big head. “Look, you have a big head but it’s empty. There is no gray matter between your ears. It’s hollow. It’s empty. It cannot even sustain a nutrient for your hair ...

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Australia latest to open probe into Facebook data scandal

Australia’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal. Yesterday Facebook revealed that more users than previously thought could have had their personal information passed to the company back in 2014 — saying as many as 87 million Facebook users could have had their data “improperly shared”, thereby confirming the testimony ...

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Google’s latest undersea cable project will connect Japan to Australia

When you’re a company as large as Google, you need to make build versus buy decisions every day, whether that’s buying a company or building the software or renting time on an undersea cable or building your own. Today, the company announced that it’s decided to build another undersea cable. This one will run from Japan to Guam and from ...

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Violent cyclones pictured in latest trove of NASA Jupiter images

NASA has released a trove of raw images taken by the Juno space probe during its latest Jupiter flyby. The spacecraft completed its 11th flyby over Jupiter’s clouds on April 1st, capturing stunning high-definition images of the gas giant and collecting important data in the process. The images show the giant planet’s mesmerizing atmosphere shrouded in a blanket of gas, ...

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