Alphabet CEO: The U.S. Should Work To Maximize An Open, Interconnected Internet

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Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC exclusive interview with Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) CEO Sundar Pichai on CNBC’s “TechCheck” (M-F, 11AM-12PM ET) today, Thursday, May 12. Following is a link to video on CNBC.com: The U.S. Should Work To Maximize An Open, Interconnected Internet, Says Alphabet CEOPart I DEIRDRE BOSA: Now as we discussed some big some big tech does continue to be under pressure today despite the rebound in the broader sector over the last few months, it had held up better than some of those more speculative areas. This week we continue to see names like Apple and… Read More “Alphabet CEO: The U.S. Should Work To Maximize An Open, Interconnected Internet”

With China in focus, Biden plans $150 million commitment to ASEAN leaders

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By Trevor Hunnicutt, Michael Martina and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will open a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders with a promise to spend $150 million on their infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness and other efforts aimed at countering the influence of rival China. On Thursday, Biden starts a two-day summit with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington with a dinner for the leaders at the White House before talks at the State Department on Friday. His administration hopes the efforts will show the countries th… Read More “With China in focus, Biden plans $150 million commitment to ASEAN leaders”

ACC coaches ponder repair of basketball credibility

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AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — Before they could entertain the pressing matters that are poised to shake up college athletics — namely, the transfer portal and name, image and likeness — the ACC men’s basketball coaches had a higher priority upon gathering at this week’s conference spring meetings. “It was, how did we only get five teams in (the NCAA Tournament), and why were we so disrespected as a league?” Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said Tuesday. To his point, the five teams selected to the field of 68 — Duke, Miami, North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Brey’s Fighting Irish — made a compelling case tha… Read More “ACC coaches ponder repair of basketball credibility”

FG launches N-Alerts to deter kidnappers, bandits, others

The Federal Government says the nation’s security agencies are winning the war against insecurity despite occasional attacks on soft targets as the number of attacks is trending down, with more criminals apprehended and others deterred. The minister of interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, stated this at the launch of the Nigeria Internal Security and Public Safety […] read more FG launches N-Alerts to deter kidnappers, bandits, others Read More “FG launches N-Alerts to deter kidnappers, bandits, others”

Sekur Private Data Is Gaining Traction With Its Unique Internet Privacy and Safe Communication Product Offering

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Cybercrime has increased dramatically in recent years, resulting in significant financial losses for companies and individuals around the World. Geopolitical tensions between Russia and Ukraine have exposed the World to the most serious cyber threats it has ever faced. Although no particular direct threats have been detected, U.S. government authorities are advising individuals and businesses to remain vigilant about the prospect of cyberattacks, and fears are growing, driving up demand for cybersecurity systems and solutions. Q1 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The increased adop… Read More “Sekur Private Data Is Gaining Traction With Its Unique Internet Privacy and Safe Communication Product Offering”

Musk/Twitter Deal Hits Major Roadblock

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By Rob Lenihan Analysts question if Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover will go through the way it is written — or even happen at all. Well, he did say that he didn’t care about the economics. Last month during a TED appearance, Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report CEO Elon Musk said that his bid to acquire Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter, Inc. Report was “not a way to make money.” “I don’t care about the economics at all,” he said That may be for the best, because so far the economics haven’t been looking especially healthy. On April 13, one day before Musk made his $44 billion bid to buy the microblogg… Read More “Musk/Twitter Deal Hits Major Roadblock”

Google making smartwatch in ‘ambient’ computing push

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Google on Wednesday said it is strapping a smartwatch onto its Pixel hardware line as part of an “ambient computing” vision to make its services available anywhere at any time. The Alphabet-owned internet titan used its annual developers conference to showcase a Pixel line expanding to include a smartwatch and tablet as well as upgraded earbuds and a more affordable version of its flagship smartphone. Backed up by artificial intelligence, cloud computing and sophisticated custom mobile chips, the family of gadgets is intended to work seamlessly together, Google senior vice president of hardwar… Read More “Google making smartwatch in ‘ambient’ computing push”

Turkish UCAV planning to pioneer in using short runways

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By News Center Baykar Technology CEO Selcuk Bayraktar has said that the Turkish Bayraktar TB3 will be the World’s first unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) to use short runways, Yeni Shafak reports. Bayraktar made the remarks at an event dedicated to the National Technology Move organized at Istanbul Technical University, the report adds. During his presentation, Bayraktar touched upon the newly-developed Bayraktar TB3, planned to be the World’s first UCAV, capable of landing and taking off on short-runway naval platforms. “Although yesterday, an American company announced that it will do it… Read More “Turkish UCAV planning to pioneer in using short runways”

Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Coinbase After Rout

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By Dan Weil It also purchased a 3D printing company and sold a major digital entertainment company. Cathie Wood, chief executive of Ark Investment Management, traded familiar names Thursday, purchasing a cryptocurrency exchange and selling a digital entertainment company. All the valuations below are as of Thursday’s close. Ark funds bought a whopping 546,579 shares of Coinbase (COIN) the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, valued at $29.3 million. The stock has cratered in recent days amid the weakness in cryptocurrencies. It has dropped 83% year to date. Wood frequently doubles down on her… Read More “Cathie Wood Watch: Ark Buys Coinbase After Rout”

EU and Japan agree on digital cooperation

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The European Union and Japan have agreed on increased cooperation to develop digital technologies, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Speaking after an EU-Japan summit in Tokyo Thursday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said “leadership in this field is key to our competitiveness and security.” The digital partnership between Brussels and Tokyo is the first of its kind between the EU and another country. Both sides also agreed to use their strategic partnership to strengthen and diversify supply chains, for example in semiconductors, von der Leyen said after the meet… Read More “EU and Japan agree on digital cooperation”