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QUESTION: Why is every website these days asking me to accept their cookies, and how do I know which ones to accept?

Online protection: Clear-cut signs you’ve been hacked



ANSWER: We’re all seeing these pop-up notifications just about everywhere we go on the internet and you can thank the European Union (EU) for this latest online irritation.


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The EU invoked the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) back in 2018, outlining privacy and security requirements for anyone providing goods and services in the EU.

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Since there aren’t physical boundaries on the internet, it forced everyone around the world to comply with these new regulations regardless of where they may be located.

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BroadbandNow Acquires Early Internet History Website LivingInternet.com

As the first book published for the internet, LivingInternet covers the early inventors and innovators

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As part of celebrating International Internet Day, BroadbandNow (https://broadbandnow.com), which believes that broadband internet should be available to all Americans, today announced that is has acquired LivingInternet.com, the first book published for the internet that covers the early history and innovations that led to the most important technological and societal changes in modern society.

On January 7th, 2000, William Stewart published the first ever e-book on the early days of the internet, which is now available at https://broadbandnow.com/internet. It covers innovations and inventions such as packet switching, MUDs, E-mail and more, and is sourced by dozens of interviews and research conducted over several decades.

International Internet Day celebrates the first internet transmission and was established on October 29, 2005. “We are honored to host and

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CloudFactory Launches Turnkey Data Annotation Solution for Computer Vision – Press Release

New Offering Bundles Professionally Managed Workforce with Market-Leading Data Annotation Platform

DURHAM, N.C., U.S. – October 28, 2020 – CloudFactory, a global leader in managed workforce solutions for artificial intelligence (AI), today announced the launch of a new computer vision offering, Data Annotation Solution, that bundles their professionally managed workforce with a market-leading data annotation platform.

Around the world, a growing number of organizations are using AI to innovate products and transform even the most traditional industries, from agriculture and transportation to healthcare and retail. Computer vision models require massive amounts of data. Building and maintaining those models in production requires people to accurately annotate that data, perform quality control (QC), and monitor automation. It also requires specialized image annotation tools.

CloudFactory’s Data Annotation Solution reduces the complexity of that process, giving computer vision innovators a faster path to high-quality data labeling. The solution pairs a professionally managed workforce with

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Commitment 2020 programming note: Election coverage from WMUR

Commitment 2020 programming note: Election coverage from WMUR

See extended coverage beginning 7 p.m. Monday

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Commitment 2020 programming note: Election coverage from WMUR

See extended coverage beginning 7 p.m. Monday

The historic 2020 campaign season culminates in Election Day on Tuesday. >> Download the FREE WMUR appStay tuned for additional Commitment 2020 coverage this week.Monday, Nov. 2 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on WMUR-TV — Commitment 2020: The Final Countdown Beginning just before midnight on WMUR-TV — Coverage of nation’s first votes

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Outlook on the Construction Accounting Software Global Market to 2027 – by Component, Deployment Type & Application

The “Construction Accounting Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Component (Solution, Services); Deployment Type (Cloud, On-premises); Application (Small and Mid-Size Construction Companies, Large Construction Companies)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

According to this report the market was valued at US$ 647.22million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 1033.46million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2020 to 2027.

The US, Canada, and Mexico are the major economies contributing to the North America construction accounting software market. Continuous technological advancements led by tech giants along with notable investments in R&D activities, has created a stir in the region’s competitive market. As the region is known for adopting advanced technologies in its early stage, the scope for construction accounting software would also increase. Economic development and considerable infrastructure development are resulting in regional revenue generation of

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Ubisoft pulls post about PS4 games not working on PS5, cites ‘inaccuracies’ (updated)

Sony has been promising for a while that 99 percent of PlayStation 4 games will be backward compatible on PS5. It recently released a list of just a few titles that won’t make the cut. However, Ubisoft says PlayStation 5 won’t support some of its games either.

In a blog post laying out how cross-play and cross-progression work on Ubisoft Connect, the publisher revealed some Assassin’s Creed titles and other games won’t work on PlayStation 5. The console won’t be able to run Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles India, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles China, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Russia, Risk, Star Trek Bridge Crew, Werewolves Within and Space Junkies.

Microsoft confirmed this week that every non-Kinect title that works on Xbox One will run on Xbox Series X and Series S when those consoles arrive.

Meanwhile, Ubisoft says Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Immortals

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Powell Software Launches Onboarding Templates to Reduce New Employee Acclimation Time Through Microsoft 365 and Teams

With Onboarding Templates, HR Managers can create Teams & intranet pages for new employees that are completely personalized to them with just a few clicks

Powell Software, a company focused on creating digital solutions built on Microsoft 365 and tools for optimizing the Digital Workplace experience, today announces the launch of Onboarding Templates. This new package allows HR managers to create powerful onboarding environments in just minutes with pre-defined templates built into Powell Intranet and Powell Teams.

With more companies opting to shift to remote or hybrid structures as a response to the pandemic, HR managers have faced the challenge of efficiently onboarding new employees that may have never set foot in the office since being hired. They have also been tasked with immersing new hires into the company culture and facilitating connections between supervisors, mentors and other coworkers.

“We’re excited to launch Onboarding Templates to help organizations build hybrid

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Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) – Intel To Buy AI Software Optimization Platform Company SigOpt

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) announced Thursday a deal to bolster its expertise in artificial intelligence, an up-and-coming technology.

What Happened: Intel said it will acquire SigOpt, a San Francisco-based startup that provides a leading platform for the optimization of artificial intelligence software models at scale.

The chip giant said it plans to use SigOpt’s software technologies across its AI hardware products to help accelerate, amplify and scale its AI software solution offerings to developers.

Intel said it expects the deal to close in the fourth quarter. Transaction terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

“SigOpt’s software technologies combined with Intel hardware provide competitive advantages and differentiated value for data scientists and developers, and they complement Intel’s existing AI software portfolio,” Intel said in the release.

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Why It’s Important: Intel has been panned of late for having ceded technological leadership in chip designing. Its focus 

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Apple sees $111 billion in market value erased on disappointing 4th-quarter iPhone sales and lack of forward guidance

Tim Cook wearing glasses and looking at the camera: Apple CEO Tim Cook. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images

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Apple CEO Tim Cook. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images

  • Apple shares fell as much as 5.6% on Friday after the tech giant’s fiscal fourth-quarter figures failed to meet analysts’ expectations.
  • As much as $111 billion was erased from Apple’s market cap.
  • The company beat estimates for overall revenue and profit, but iPhone sales landed below hopes.
  • Apple’s updated phone lineup was released roughly one month later than usual, ensuring that sales of the new models will materialize in its current-quarter report.
  • The company stopped short of providing forward guidance for the third consecutive quarter. While its finance chief, Luca Maestri, said new-phone sales were “off to a great start,” the lack of official guidance rankled investors.
  • Watch Apple trade live here.

Apple sank as much as 5.6% on Friday after the company’s fiscal fourth-quarter report fell

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The Need for Internet Speed- How COVID-19 has created new demand for investment in 5G technology

10/28/2020, Chicago // KISSPR //

The race towards 5G internet technology adoption has shifted as the need for faster internet speed has surged during the COVID-19 panndemic. With more employees working remotely according to WHO guidelines and a drastic increase of daily video conferencing along with students relying on virtual learning realities, Communication Service Providers are working overtime. Performance demands are placing 5G in the position to reach more markets than ever before. 

Preparing for early adoption

The groundwork for the early adoption of 5G is being prepared on a global scale as governments make the necessary economic and infrastructural changes to accommodate the promising new technology. 

In the US , amid the surging demands for streaming and bandwitch, the FCC has temporarily increased broadband capacities for the next 60 days to accommodate surges in consumption.

FCC Chairman Ajit Paid has also announced a $9 billion dollar fund in Decemer

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