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U.S. companies decry Trump action on transgender student rights

Added: 23.02.2017 22:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies led by tech firms Yahoo Inc, Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp criticized the Trump administration's decision to revoke Obama administration guidance that allowed transgender public school students to use the bathroom of their choice.

Uber pleads with users deleting the app

Added: 23.02.2017 22:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

This week, when some users went to delete their Uber accounts, they received an email saying the company is "deeply hurting" following a former engineer's allegations of systemic sexism at the company.

From: rss.cnn.com

Nematode resistance in soybeans beneficial even at low rates of infestation

Added: 23.02.2017 21:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Soybeans with resistance to soybean cyst nematodes seem to have a yield advantage compared to susceptible varieties when SCN is present. Until now, scientists did not know what level of SCN infestation is needed to achieve the yield advantage. A new study shows that SCN resistance from the soybean accession PI 88788 offers yield advantages even at very low infestation rates.

Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The founder of what had been one of the largest online poker websites agreed on Thursday to confront U.S. charges stemming from a long-running criminal case targeting internet firms like his operating illegally in the United States.

Tesla's 'close to the edge' cash foretells capital raise

Added: 23.02.2017 21:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc Chief Elon Musk has taken big risks repeatedly since going public in 2010, but investors were spooked on Thursday after he said the electric car company could get "close to the edge" as it burns cash ahead of its crucial Model 3 launch.

Google's new AI aims to end abusive online comments using 'Perspective'

Added: 23.02.2017 21:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


The internet is a tough place to have a conversation. Abuse has driven celebrities and ordinary folks from social media platforms that are ill-equipped to deal with it, and some publishers have switched off comment sections.
That’s why Google and Jigsaw (an early stage incubator at Google parent company Alphabet) are working on a . It uses artificial intelligence to try to identify toxic comments, with an aim of reducing them. The Perspective API released Thursday will provide developers with a score of how likely users are to perceive a comment as toxic. 
In turn, that score could be used to develop features like automatic post filtering or to provide users with feedback about what they're writing before they submit it for publication. Starting on Thursday, developers can request access to Perspective's API for use in projects they're working on, and Jigsaw will approve them on a rolling basis.

Visteon builds on electronics segment gains in Q4

Added: 23.02.2017 20:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

Electronics supplier Visteon said it swung to a $31 million profit on its continuing operations in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with a loss of $68 million last year.

From: www.autonews.com

Top professional performance through psychopathy

Added: 23.02.2017 20:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

The term “psychopath” is not flattering: such people are considered cold, manipulative, do not feel any remorse and seek thrills without any fear – and all that at other’s expense. A study is now shattering this image. They claim that a certain form of psychopathy can lead to top professional performance, without harming others or the company.

The Beauty Queen From Tanzania Who Is Building A Furniture Empire

Added: 23.02.2017 19:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe, a former Tanzanian beauty queen, is the founder of Molocaho by Amorette, an emerging furniture manufacturing company with a twist

From: www.forbes.com

The Beauty Queen From Tanzania Who Is Building A Furniture Empire

Added: 23.02.2017 19:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe, a former Tanzanian beauty queen, is the founder of Molocaho by Amorette, an emerging furniture manufacturing company with a twist

From: www.forbes.com

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