Why fear of a coup attempt is on the horizon in Brazil’s elections

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Global Voices

Jair Bolsonaro during Brazil’s independence bicentennial | Image: Alan Santos/Brazil’s Presidency/CC 2.0 Before giving the opening speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 20 in New York, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro (PL), Liberal Party), talked with reporters and hailed his supporters at the hotel’s door. In a video published by the BBC, he says the Brazilian population wants the continuation of his government, that he doesn’t believe in polls and that he will win a second term in the first round on Oct. 2. The day before, in another interview, Bolsonaro stated that if the… Read More “Why fear of a coup attempt is on the horizon in Brazil’s elections”

Casino paid problem gambler to not report online glitches, lawsuit alleges

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NJ.com

A New York City man is suing an Atlantic City casino, its parent company and its online betting partner, alleging he was repeatedly disconnected while gambling online, and was given payments to prevent him from reporting the malfunctions to New Jersey gambling regulators during a nine-month span in which he wagered over $29 million. Sam Antar says he is a compulsive gambler — a fact he says was well-known to defendants in the case including the Borgata casino, MGM Resorts International, and its online partner Entain. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in state Superior Court in Middlesex County, Ant… Read More “Casino paid problem gambler to not report online glitches, lawsuit alleges”

Elon Musk Sounds the Alarm on a Big Problem Online

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The Street

By Luc Olinga The billionaire is alarmed by a problem that worries and scares away advertisers. Elon Musk is one of the most influential personalities on social media. The billionaire CEO of Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report has understood that it is on these platforms that trends are made today and opinions are formed. For a large section of consumers and people, social networks are even the main source of information. It is therefore no surprise that Musk, who is often called the meme CEO, himself interacts daily with users on Twitter, his favorite communication channel where he regularly… Read More “Elon Musk Sounds the Alarm on a Big Problem Online”

Chargers Announce Encouraging Justin Herbert Injury News

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The Spun

By Tzvi Machlin It’s beginning to look more and more like Justin Herbert won’t miss any time with his rib injury. On Thursday, for the first time since suffering his rib injury against the Kansas City Chiefs two weeks ago, Herbert was a full participant in practice. He had been limited on Wednesday and barely practiced the week before. Herbert’s rib injury didn’t stop him from playing against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 3 this past Sunday. Whether or not it had a hand in his lackluster performance – 55.56-percent completion for 297 yards with a touchdown and an interception – is another s… Read More “Chargers Announce Encouraging Justin Herbert Injury News”

Nike skids after warning on squeeze from higher discounts, stronger dollar

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Reuters

By Mehr Bedi (Reuters) -Nike Inc cautioned on Thursday that gross margins would remain under pressure through the year as the World’s largest sportswear maker joined peers in warning of a blow from ramped up discounts and a rapidly strengthening dollar. The company’s shares, already one of the worst performing Dow components for the year, fell 10% in extended trading. “We’re going to see substantial markdowns this year through the holiday season. But going into the calendar year 2023, I believe inventories will be much lower after the holiday sell through and then the post holiday sales,” Morn… Read More “Nike skids after warning on squeeze from higher discounts, stronger dollar”

What you need to know about IoT in enterprise and education

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CIO

What you need to know about IoT in enterprise and education In an era of data driven insights and automation, few technologies have the power to supercharge and empower decision makers like that of the Internet of Things (IoT). As the adoption of IoT devices is expected to reach 24.1 billion by 2030, forward-thinking organisations and higher education institutions are realising that IoT technologies are providing access to insights and making things possible now that were too expensive or difficult just a few years ago. Sustainability and smart energy management are emerging as important IoT u… Read More “What you need to know about IoT in enterprise and education”

Marco Pogo: Meet the punk rocker using beer in his bid to become Austria’s next president

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Euronews (English)

A punk rocker who is using beer in his bid to become Austria’s next president says he’s facing a “David versus Goliath” battle. Dominik Wlazny — better known by his stage name Marco Pogo — is running to be elected as the alpine country’s head of state. He’s already gained fame for keeping a promise to install a beer fountain in Vienna after his Beer Party — which he founded in 2014 — won 11 seats there in local elections in 2020. At 35, Wlazny is the country’s youngest ever presidential candidate. He’s best known as a singer in the punk band Turbobier — meaning “Turbo Beer”. Wlazny admits… Read More “Marco Pogo: Meet the punk rocker using beer in his bid to become Austria’s next president”

Data storytelling: A key skill for data-driven decision-making

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CIO

To be a truly data-driven enterprise, organizations today must go beyond merely analyzing data. Rather, business experts and IT leaders must transform relevant data into compelling stories that key stakeholders can readily comprehend — and leverage to make better business decisions. This vital skill is known as data storytelling, and it is a key factor for organizations looking to surface actionable information from their data, without getting lost in the sea of charts and numbers typical of traditional data reporting. Following is a look at what data storytelling entails and how IT and analyt… Read More “Data storytelling: A key skill for data-driven decision-making”

Bitcoin and Ethereum rebound after yesterday’s cool down

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City AM

By Darren Parkin The prices of Bitcoin and Ethereum have inched higher since yesterday’s cool down in the markets, following a mini-breakout earlier this week. Bitcoin is changing hands just north of $19,000, up more than two per cent on the day, while Ethereum is trading for around $1,300 this morning, up by more than three per cent from yesterday. The rest of the cryptocurrency markets are also mostly in the green today, with Uniswap, Cardano and Solana showing upward price movements over the last 24 hours. It seems that cryptocurrency markets are back in step with equities, with the Nasdaq,… Read More “Bitcoin and Ethereum rebound after yesterday’s cool down”

New York Giants Wide Receiver Sterling Shepard To Miss Rest Of Season With Knee Injury – Who Will Replace Him

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uSports.org

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard has a seasoning-ending injury. On Monday Night Football against the Dallas Cowboys, the Oklahoma native suffered a non-contact knee injury when he was running a route. Unfortunately for Shepard, the injury occurred with just over a minute remaining in the game. Head coach Brian Daboll confirmed to reporters today that it was a torn ACL, ending his season just three games in. It was a tough break for the Giants – and some blamed the turf at MetLife Stadium for the injury. In fact, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh had some words to say abou… Read More “New York Giants Wide Receiver Sterling Shepard To Miss Rest Of Season With Knee Injury – Who Will Replace Him”