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Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 race

Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 raceDemocratic presidential candidate John Delaney is shooting down a report that members of his campaign asked him to end his long-shot bid for the White House. In an interview Friday with Fox News and in a statement, the former three-term congressman from Maryland emphasized that he had “no plans to drop out of the race.” But Delaney did tell Fox News that if he doesn’t make the stage for either the third or fourth rounds of presidential primary debates in September or October, it makes continuing his campaign “more challenging.” ….. Read More.FOX NEWS – Politics | Politics & GovernmentFri, July 19, 20191 day ago


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Twitter Needs a Pause Button

Twitter Needs a Pause ButtonAs a shooter in Christchurch, New Zealand, set about massacring dozens of worshippers at two mosques on March 15, his body cam beamed live footage to social media. Soon after, Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube, learned that it was being uploaded to the platform. The company put thousands of human beings and a pile of algorithms to work finding and removing the snuff footage. It was already too late. As The Economist recounted not long ago, “Before she went to bed at 1am Ms Wojcicki was still able to find the video.” And no wonder: It was being uploaded as often as once every second, a dispersal “unprecedented both in scale and speed,” as a YouTube spokesperson told The Guardian. Facebook, also scrambling, removed the video from users’ pages 1.5 million times in the first 24 hours after the shooting. Yet nearly two months later,…


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Tiny UK startup takes on Google’s Wing in the race to a drone traffic control system

Tiny UK startup takes on Google’s Wing in the race to a drone traffic control systemA future where drones can easily and cheaply do many useful things such as deliver packages, undertake search and rescue missions, deliver urgent medical supplies, not to mention unclogging our roads with flying taxis seems like a future worth shooting for. But before all this can happen, we need to make sure the thousands of drones in the sky are operating safely. A drone needs to be able to automatically detect when entering into the flight path of another drone, manned aircraft or restricted area and to alter its course accordingly to safely continue its journey. The alternative is the chaos and danger of the recent incidences of drones buzzing major airports, for instance. There is a race on to produce just such a system. Wing LLC, an offshoot of the Alphabet / Google-owned X…


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The Latest: Willett shoots 65, ties best round of week

The Latest: Willett shoots 65, ties best round of weekDanny Willett has moved into contention at the British Open by shooting 6-under 65, tying the best round of the week at Royal Portrush         ….. Read More.JOURNAL SENTINEL – Sports | Sports & RecreationSat, July 20, 20196 hours ago


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Smith: Sporting clays draws hunters for wingshooting fun and challenge

Smith: Sporting clays draws hunters for wingshooting fun and challengeThe shotgun discipline of sporting clays, sometimes called “golf with a shotgun,” provides a fun, challenging means for hunters to improve their shooting skills.         ….. Read More.JOURNAL SENTINEL – Sports | Sports & RecreationSat, July 20, 20198 hours ago



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