The world’s biggest maker of memory chips and mobile phones has been the chief beneficiary of the sizzling semiconductor market, as mobile devices and servers demand ever greater processing power.
The site started out as a meeting-scheduling application for a corporate intranet. But Lieb and Tobaccowala decided it also had potential as a consumer application, given that so many people need to schedule events.
Christine Corcos, a Louisiana State University law professor who blogs over at Media Law Prof Blog, graciously spoke to 27b this morning, but reminded us several times that she was speaking hypothetically.
Ken has worked with hundreds of inventors over the years, including a husband-and-wife team that developed a toilet guard that forced the user to put the lid down to flush the toilet.
Colorado isn’t happy to merely handle snowstorms way better than Atlanta. Going forward, it’s looking to embrace big data, pulling in more information from more sources, to make better decisions. Data from civilian vehicles could be a huge boon, including information like when wipers come on, when traction and stability controls are triggered, and where the car is having trouble.
According to state documents, Microsoft will invest about $677.6 million in the “Project Mountain” data center, which is expected to create 29 jobs. The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board approved $20 million in tax credit incentives for Microsoft.
At first, my kids were going to write a special story together, with illustrations specifically for the book. We brainstormed some options, and my son dove right in, writing his nonsensical part of the story. But my daughter was less inspired. She always has plenty of ideas, but not on command or under pressure. I told her to write whatever she liked, and I’d work on tying it into what her brother wrote. But still nothing.
UPDATE, 8pm: This story has been updated to include comments from the New York City Economic Development Corp.
Authorities have warned there could be a resurgence of the virus in the Northern Hemisphere this winter, casting a shadow over economies that have bounced back from the crisis and are poised for strong growth in 2004.
If you write down the financial logic and life logic of Motel Motel, it’s pretty depressing. But it’s so bad that it’s just funny at this point. We’ve all equally accepted our fate as we’re going to do this one thing together and that thing is more powerful than our five lives.
So we all accept the fact that this is going to suck.
One of the “stack” icons is called “Downloads” – so instead of
downloading stuff from email and web browsers to the desktop, they land
in the Downloads stack instead.
In addition to the journal, Ulbricht’s laptop also contained what seemed to be a log of daily activities, which is embedded at the bottom of this post below the long-form journal entries. The dates marked are those originally included in the text, and neither the journal nor the log is necessarily complete. Both are only the portions of text that have been admitted as evidence in Ulbricht’s case, and we’ll update the journal or log if more entries are added by the defense or the prosecution.
Participating in Zhima Credit is voluntary, and it’s unclear whether or how signing up for it could affect an individual’s rating in the government system. Ant Financial declined to let me interview anyone from the company, but did provide a statement from Hu Tao, the general manager of Zhima Credit. “Zhima Credit is dedicated to creating trust in a commercial setting and independent of any government-initiated social credit system,” the statement reads. “Zhima Credit does not share user scores or underlying data with any third party including the government without the user’s prior consent.”
The warning comes from the UK-based law firm Irvine Thanvi Natas Solicitors, which is representing dozens of people who argue that Facebook misused their personal data in violation of UK law. It follows an announcement Monday by separate group, called the Fair Vote Project, that is also launching a class action suit against Facebook in the UK.
MSpot is currently in private beta mode, but users can request invites on the company’s website to try the web and/or Android version.