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This year, I served on the judging panel for The Royal Statistical Society's International Statistic of the Year. On Dec. 18, we announced the winner:... [Read More]
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The belief that AI will displace jobs has been well countered with arguments that AI actually empowers workers to focus on higher-level thinking and creating.... [Read More]
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Facebook hasn't given up on attracting teens. After numerous failed products aimed at teens — including LOL, Facebook Watch, and IGTV — the company is... [Read More]
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Travel app TRVL is offering Trump-shaped stress balls to travelers heading to Mexico, as a reward for those visiting in spite of damaging rhetoric from... [Read More]
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Amazon's hit car show "The Grand Tour" was recently called an expletive-deleted show by a marketing team working for one of the biggest companies in... [Read More]
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A federal judge this week ruled Facebook must make public internal documents that reveal the rather unsavory ways the company allegedly profits off of unsuspecting... [Read More]
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The FBI and the SEC were noted as the most common US agencies to request information related to cryptocurrency users on ShapeShift last year. [Read More]
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The Sims is now available on Alexa as an experience featuring trivia, music, and interesting facts. Your Sims also have their own virtual assistants in... [Read More]
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Ethereum core developers have now said they will activate the proposed Constantinople upgrade in late February. [Read More]
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A lot happened in the world of paleontology in 2018. Some of the big events included some major fossil finds, a new understanding of our reptile... [Read More]
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A group of Bitcoin con artists have been charged with running an elaborate cryptocurrency scam that defrauded local and foreign investors out of $51M. [Read More]
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SAP has launched a blockchain-based supply chain tracking system to allow drug wholesalers to authenticate pharmaceutical packaging returned by pharmacies and hospitals. [Read More]
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As a birder, I had heard that if you paid careful attention to the head feathers on the downy woodpeckers that visited your bird feeders,... [Read More]
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Facebook today removed multiple accounts, Pages, groups, and Instagram profiles that were related to Russian networks. The accounts in question were masquerading as news organizations... [Read More]
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China has reportedly launched a WeChat mini-app to highlight debtors around you, in an effort to shame them for not paying their dues. [Read More]
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Artificial intelligence and automation are no longer the stuff of science fiction; they're a very real and growing presence in both the business and consumer... [Read More]
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Google has shared screenshots illustrating how its search results could be crippled by the upcoming EU Copyright Directive - they don't look good. [Read More]
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Today, Twitter disclosed a bug persisting from 2014 on its platform that affected protected tweets and accounts on Android. The company said the bug —... [Read More]
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Over the past 500 days, Bitcoin blocks have been 30 times bigger than BCH blocks, on average, so was the 8MB block size increase worth... [Read More]
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WB Interactive Entertainment today revealed the first gameplay footage of Mortal Kombat 11, the latest installment in the venerated fighting game franchise in a splashy reveal event,... [Read More]
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