Turkey to restrict social media

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Turkish lawmakers passed legislation Wednesday that would give the government sweeping new powers to regulate social media content.

The bill orders social media platforms with over 1 million daily users — such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube — to open offices in Turkey and imposes stiff penalties if the international companies refuse, including slowing the bandwidth of the sites and making them largely inaccessible.

These offices would be responsible for responding to the demands of the government and individuals to block or remove content hosted on their platforms that is deemed offensive. They would have 48 hours to comply and could be fined more than $700,000 if they fail to respond.

The new law, which is expected to go into effect Oct. 1, also requires the social media companies to store user data inside Turkey, raising privacy concerns.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his governing AKP party, having already taken

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Fix Smart Check passed, Short DST Failed error on HP computer

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Smart Check passed, Short DST Failed is a sign that there is something wrong with the hard drive. One neat thing about computers is their ability to do self-monitoring. One component that will be looked at that does self-monitoring is the Hard Drive. Hard drives use S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) to measure their reliability and see if they are failing.

Let us get SMART on what is DST failure errors.

What is S.M.A.R.T

S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) is used by hard drives to measure their reliability and see if they are failing. The S.M.A.R.T capability is built into every hard drive and tests every aspect of its performance to make sure it is performing up to the required standards. S.M.A.R.T will check on aspects from Read/Write speed, error rates to the internal temperature. Each time the computer starts a Short Disk Self Test is performed.


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5 reasons OnePlus Nord wins 2020

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OnePlus and other smartphone companies made more powerful smartphones than the OnePlus Nord in the year 2020. But because of the OnePlus Nord’s unique combination of features, price, and design finesse, this is a smartphone that’s not to be missed. The potential for OnePlus in the near future is far more important than the release of this one phone – but it’s this one phone that gives us every indication that OnePlus has a future with great potential.

5. Graphic Design

OnePlus got smart about graphic design rather early, they’ve had decent design on basically every smartphone since the start. In the last couple of years, OnePlus really sharpened their graphic style, and clarity of intent. OnePlus Nord reveals OnePlus as a company that’s as intelligent about design evolution and refinement as it is about hype.

4. OxygenOS

OxygenOS is the name OnePlus uses for their ever-so-slightly modified version of

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Green Hills Software Welcomes Argus Cyber Security into Its Rich EcoSystem of Automotive Partners

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The partnership follows a successful automotive customer collaboration in which the Argus Control Flow Integrity product has been jointly integrated to work with Green Hills Software’s industry-leading optimizing C/C++ compiler. The joint solution will be securing safety-critical ECUs in vehicles of a major European OEM starting in Calendar Year 2021. As vehicles become increasingly dependent on software and connectivity, their exposure to cyber-attacks increases. Leveraging the existing security and safety capabilities of the Green Hills C/C++ Compiler, the Argus Control Flow Integrity integration supports AUTOSAR classic devices running on the Renesas RH850 processor family, providing protection from cyber attacks such as buffer overflows with zero false positives. 

“By optimizing Argus Control Flow Integrity for the Green Hills Compiler, we have succeeded in reducing the complexity and time involved for automotive software developers to enhance cyber security in their platforms,” said Nir Rozen, VP Product Management, Argus Cyber Security.


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Technology giants lead gains as S&P 500 closes 4th winning month

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NEW YORK >> Big Tech continues to steamroll through the coronavirus pandemic, and strong gains for some of the market’s most influential companies today helped Wall Street close out its fourth straight winning month.

The S&P 500 rose 24.90 points, or 0.8%, to 3,271.12 following blowout profit reports from Apple and several other tech titans. The gains didn’t come easily, though, and the stock market flipped up and down through the day amid worries about the economy and whether Congress can find agreement on more aid for it.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down as many as 300 points before finishing the day up 114.67, or 0.4%, at 26,428.32. The Nasdaq composite jumped 157.64, or 1.5%, to 10,745.27 on the strength for tech stocks, which also accelerated in the last hour of trading.

Despite the gains, caution was clearly present across markets as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cloud

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UN experts warn of closing digital space amid COVID-19 pandemic – World

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GENEVA (30 July 2020) – UN human rights experts today warned of increased patterns of closing of digital spaces amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN Special Rapporteurs* attending the annual RightsCon conference on human rights in the digital age, the first fully online, stressed that “COVID-19 has made us even more reliant on digital technologies and the space they create for civic engagement. With the closing of civic space and restrictions on offline media, access to universal, open, affordable, secure, and stable Internet is vital to save lives, to prevent abuses, to continue to promote and protect human rights and urgently increase access to information”.

“Digital technologies that construct and surround the space in which we conduct our lives during these unprecedented times must not be used by governments or companies to restrict fundamental freedoms, reduce civic space, and target civil society actors, including human rights defenders,” they said.

The independent

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How to take a screenshot on any Lenovo computer

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  • You can capture a screenshot on your Lenovo computer in several different ways. 
  • If you have Windows 10, you can simply take a screenshot to be saved directly to your files, or you can take one and edit it before saving it.
  • If you aren’t running Windows 10, though, there are still ways to do both of those things, just with a few more steps.
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The ability to screenshot your computer screen can be useful for a number of reasons. You can show somebody exactly what you’re doing step-by-step, save a webpage for future reference, or screenshot frames of your favorite shows or movies.

Taking a screenshot works differently depending on the kind of computer you have, and the software that it’s running. On Lenovo, there are a few different ways to do it: some that only work with Windows 10,

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Rite Aid deployed facial recognition in hundreds of stores, report finds

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A masked woman pulls a cart on an urban street corner.
Enlarge / A woman wearing a mask walks past a Rite-Aid store in Portland, Oregon, in May 2020.

Pharmacy chain Rite Aid deployed facial recognition technology in hundreds of store locations in the nation’s largest cities, particularly in low-income neighborhoods predominantly home to people of color, a new report has found.

Reuters today published an in-depth report citing internal documents, interviews with more than 40 sources familiar with the systems, and first-hand observation of cameras in stores, which found the technology was deployed in at least 200 stores, including 75 identified in New York and Los Angeles.

Whenever a customer entered a store that uses the tech, their image was logged in a database. On return visits, the software added new images to existing customer profiles. It then ran those images against a list of “people Rite Aid previously observed engaging in potential criminal activity.” When the software made a

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Guidewire Software, Inc. – GWRE

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NEW YORK, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Guidewire Software, Inc. (“Guidewire” or the “Company”) (NYSE:GWRE). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.

The investigation concerns whether Guidewire and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices. 

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On March 4, 2020, Guidewire announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 and slashed its full-year revenue guidance by $57 million, from a range of $759 million to $771 million to only $702 million to $714 million. In addition, Guidewire cut its Annual Recurring Revenue guidance from a range of 14% to 16%, down to 11% to 12% for the third quarter of 2020. During the accompanying earnings conference call, Guidewire indicated that

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Building The World’s Top AI Industry Community

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When it comes to artificial intelligence, and technology in general, we as a society are often guilty of thinking of it as separate from humanity. However, AI and humanity are of course intricately entwined, as AI is built by humans. Just as the saying goes, “no man is an island,” the same can be said of what we build.

Artificial intelligence (AI) has now permeated all sectors of business – and for good reason. 

Across multiple industries, difficult or expensive tasks can be automated by AI/ML and, as a result, catapult even failing businesses into success. AI boasts a seemingly infinite list of applications – from improving customer experience to curing sleep disorders. 

However, as the use of artificial intelligence rises, so does the need for cross-industry communication on the topic. 

Ai4 is unique in that it creates a bridge between industries, leaders, and technologists. The company provides a common

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