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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Federal Judge Blasts “Criminal” PG&E’s “Clear-Cut Pattern Of Starting Fires”

After rallying in the ‘good’ news that the company has entered Chapter 11, PG&E’s stock is lower today, not helped by a federal judge’s comments slamming the triple-bankrupt utility for serially starting fires. Following a series of massive fires along its 125,000 miles of power lines over the last two years, Bloomberg reports that U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup  ... Read More »

Moscow Will Do “Whatever It Takes” To Defend Its Interests In Venezuela

After decrying US sanctions against Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA as “illegal” and enforcing “unfair competition”, a Kremlin spokesman has reiterated that Russia is prepared to use “all mechanisms available to us” to defend its economic interests in Venezuela – interests that are closely tied to the Maduro regime. According to RT, Russia has extended billions of dollars of loans ... Read More »

Here’s What The Fed Will Say Today

Yesterday we provided an extensive preview of why there is a substantial risk the Fed will disappoint the market today when it fails to deliver a message as dovish as what the market now expects, both on the future of the Fed’s rate hike trajectory but more importantly on the future of the Fed’s balance sheet rolloff. Picking up on ... Read More »

The Real Problem Is The Politicization Of Everything

Authored by Kai Weiss via The American Institute for Economic Research, The Covington Catholic High School fiasco that has developed over the last weeks has shown more than ever why many are skeptical about the media these days. Facts and context — the reality on the ground — were put in the background in favor of a fable that confirmed a political ... Read More »

The best rugged laptops of 2019: we test drop-proof laptops for working outside

If you work in a field where you need to use a computer in a busy or dangerous environment, or where it will be subject to extreme temperatures and weather, then our list of the best rugged laptops is here to help.We’ve scoured the web for the best laptops that can withstand the toughest places on Earth – the top ... Read More »

AI and ethics: looking inside the black box

AI systems have huge potential for good, but they’re only as good as the data they’re trained with.As machine learning expands into all areas of our lives, finding uses in healthcare, autonomous driving and law enforcement (to name just a few), any bias could be not just inconvenient, but could mean it does more harm than good. Biased data, biased ... Read More »

Best business smartphone of 2019: top mobiles for work

For many of us, having the best business smartphone is absolutely essential, as we’re more and more reliant on these little computers in our pockets to get our work done.With many manufacturers offering smartphones that are perfect for workers of all levels, we’ve updated this guide to give you the very latest buying advice to help you choose the best ... Read More »

Apple Music will stream on American Airlines flights – no paid Wi-Fi required

Apple Music subscribers embarking on American Airlines flights will soon be able to stream songs without having to pay for costly in-flight Wi-Fi access.Starting Friday, the entire American Airlines domestic US fleet will be equipped with Viasat satellite Wi-Fi, allowing Apple Music subscribers to access songs, playlists and music videos with reckless abandon.You won’t have to pay for the Viasat ... Read More »

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019

Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you’re looking for a simple shared website hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you’ll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hosting needs are simple, you’ll probably choose an account based on the allocated web space, bandwidth and similar features – the operating ... Read More »

Free streaming service Tubi plans to invest $100M+ on content in 2019, expand internationally

Free TV and movie streaming service Tubi is preparing to double down on content acquisitions this year, the company announced this morning. The service today offers over 12,000 movies and TV series, totalling 40,000 hours of content. All of this can be streamed for free as the content is paid for not via customer subscriptions, but rather by advertising. Now ... Read More »