Twitter bans Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account for COVID claims

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NJ.com

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter said Sunday it had banned the personal account of far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for multiple violations of the platform’s COVID-19 misinformation policy, the latest strike against the firebrand whose embrace of conspiracy theories has been called “a cancer” for the GOP and led the House to boot her from committees. The Georgia Republican’s account was permanently suspended under the “strike” system Twitter launched in March, which uses artificial intelligence to identify posts about the coronavirus that are misleading enough to cause harm to people. Two or … Read More “Twitter bans Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account for COVID claims”

Eagles-Washington instant analysis: Rodney McLeod seals the win with an interception, Boston Scott shines

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

Under first-year coach Nick Sirianni, the Eagles guaranteed themselves a winning season by defeating the Washington Football Team, 20-16, Sunday afternoon at FedEx Field to improve to 9-7. With the Eagles handling business at Washington, they need the following dominoes to fall later today in order for them to clinch a playoff berth: •San Francisco 49ers win or tie vs. Houston Texans. Kickoff at 4:05 p.m. OR New Orleans Saints loss or tie vs. Carolina Panthers. Kickoff at 4:25 p.m. •Minnesota Vikings loss to Green Bay Packers. Kickoff at 8:20 p.m. Defense’s defining moment Washington scored on… Read More “Eagles-Washington instant analysis: Rodney McLeod seals the win with an interception, Boston Scott shines”

Five things that stood out about the Kansas City Chiefs’ road loss to the Bengals

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The Kansas City Star

The race for the AFC’s No. 1 seed will carry into the season finale. With the Chiefs now in need of some help. The Bengals kicked a game-winning field goal to upend the Chiefs 34-31 on Sunday, leaving the Chiefs second-guessing some late-game decisions and, more importantly, on the outside looking in for homefield advantage in the postseason. The Titans beat the Dolphins on Sunday to pull even with the Chiefs, and thanks to a head-to-head victory two months ago, they hold the tiebreaker. The Chiefs travel to Denver next week. The Titans will make a trip to Houston. But first, let’s recap the l… Read More “Five things that stood out about the Kansas City Chiefs’ road loss to the Bengals”

Under Armour All-America Game Notebook: Commitments, Observations and More

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Sports Illustrated

By John Garcia Jr. Texas A&M; adds to historic recruiting class as future college football stars wrap up prep career Anyone with SEC fatigue after two College Football Playoff blowouts should look away now. Those who shun recruiting rankings may as well, too, because the future of Texas A&M, Alabama and Georgia feels secure in multiple ways. While the national title game makes one argument, the future is where the Aggies hold buzz. The programovertook conference foes for the top class in the country to wrap up the Early Signing Period in December, and the Aggies added to the haul Sunday with t… Read More “Under Armour All-America Game Notebook: Commitments, Observations and More”

Azerbaijan sees increase in business entities passing registration online

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Azer News

By Trend The number of business entities that have passed online registration has significantly increased in Azerbaijan, an employee of the Main Department of State Registration of the State Tax Service of Azerbaijan Lala Akhmadova told Trend. According to Akhmadova, 10,769 commercial organizations underwent state online registration in 11M2021, which is 28.5 percent more than in the same period last year. “Of the total number of registered commercial organizations, 90.7 percent were enterprises with local capital, 9.3 percent – with foreign. Of these, 82.8 percent were registered in electroni… Read More “Azerbaijan sees increase in business entities passing registration online”

Poland, Georgia to hold Joint Intergovernmental Commission – ministry

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Azer News

By Trend Georgia and Poland are preparing for the next meeting of the Polish-Georgian Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation, the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of Poland told Trend. The Commission is an important body for monitoring and promoting the development of Polish-Georgian economic cooperation, which is an opportunity to deepen cooperation and establish new projects, the source said. “Georgia is very positively assessed by international organizations as one of the most open economies in the World in terms of investment policy, which is why we see great … Read More “Poland, Georgia to hold Joint Intergovernmental Commission – ministry”

Mike Sielski: John Madden made a 1995 Eagles-Cowboys game unforgettable when he blasted Barry Switzer. But was he right?

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — To football fans of a certain generation, the sound of John Madden’s voice brings on a wave of nostalgia and a rush of sensory recall. The sound of John Madden’s voice means it’s 4:46 p.m. on a late-autumn Sunday. Outside, it’s chilly, and the light is fading. Inside, a big pot of spaghetti sauce is burbling on the stove — maybe in your house, it was red gravy; in mine, it was sauce — or a roast is browning in the oven. You’re in middle school, or high school, or home from college for the weekend. You’re sitting on the couch with your dad, your brothers, your uncles, your friend… Read More “Mike Sielski: John Madden made a 1995 Eagles-Cowboys game unforgettable when he blasted Barry Switzer. But was he right?”

ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward

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Esports Insider

“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” Winston Churchill’s infamous saying goes. This was a lesson quickly gleaned by esports’ practitioners in the past two years. More important than dwelling on the past is how the pandemic’s difficult learnings are wielded in 2022 to help grow the esports industry. In order to provide a comprehensive round-up of 2021, Esports Insider obtained the perspectives of a broad selection of industry leaders to recap the themes, lessons and opportunities presented this past year. While Part 1 of the year-end round-up looked back on 2021, Part 2 looks forward into 202… Read More “ESI 2021 round-up: Looking forward”

India’s year of the unicorn: Startups in spotlight of 2021 tech boom

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Relaxnews

Sumit Gupta has had a big year — turning 30, getting married and seeing his startup become one of India’s newest tech unicorns. Hampered by the coronavirus pandemic and too busy expanding and getting funding for his cryptocurrency platform CoinDCX, his team finally grabbed a few days on the beach in Goa to celebrate recently. “That was very delightful to everyone,” Gupta told AFP. “It’s been a very, very exciting journey. I’ve learned a lot… The future of India is very bright.” This year 44 Indian unicorns — privately held startups valued at more than $1 billion — were minted as investors… Read More “India’s year of the unicorn: Startups in spotlight of 2021 tech boom”

SK Telecom Showcases Green ICT At CES 2022

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The Street

By PR Newswire LAS VEGAS, Jan. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM, hereinafter referred to as “SKT”) today announced that it will participate in CES 2022, which will be held in Las Vegas from January 5 to 8, 2022, to showcase green ICT in the era of Net Zero. SKT will operate a joint exhibition booth with SK Inc., SK Innovation, SK hynix, SK E&S and SK Ecoplant under the theme of ‘SK’s 2030 Net Zero Pledge’ and offer a chance for visitors to experience its innovative green technologies. Environmentally friendly AI and telecommunications network technologiesAI and telecommunications … Read More “SK Telecom Showcases Green ICT At CES 2022”