Brussels seeks to demand more from Big Tech in revamp of internet rules

The EU is considering two-tier legislation to impose greater responsibility on Big Tech over removal of illegal content and the fight against counterfeit products in the first overhaul of the bloc’s internet rules in two decades.

The bloc’s preferred option is to adopt “asymmetric measures” where more is demanded from Big Tech to enforce policing of online services and the smooth functioning of cross-border digital services, officials in Brussels said.

The move comes as groups such as Facebook and Google are accused of using their clout to undermine European rivals and confirms Big Tech’s worst fears that the rules will hit them harder.

“Asymmetric measures with stronger obligations for very large platforms, further clarifications of the liability regime for online intermediaries and EU governance with reinforced oversight and enforcement . . . [is] the preferred option,” a leaked document said.

Big Tech, mostly Silicon Valley-based groups, are likely to see

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Save big on computer desks with these Amazon discounts

Let’s face it: You may still be working from home well into 2021. But you can still improve your at-home workstation for the new year with the help of a new desk. Today on Amazon, you can get one on sale with discounts on Halter desks, with pricing ranging from 20 to 40 percent off. You can choose from a variety of desk styles and types, so no matter what your dream setup looks like, you can find a desk to suit your needs. 

On the lowest end price-wise, you can grab a 39-inch folding writing desk for $55.19, down from a $69 list price. Promising easy assembly and a compact, minimalist design, you can set it up in even small home office spaces. If you’re looking for something a bit more feature-rich, you can grab an adjustable sit-or-stand desk converter for $120, down from a list price of $200.

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Bad teams (Jets) in big markets (New York) a perfect combination for Tankathon website

Matt Hoover is a 35-year-old software engineer who lives in Chicago, and who has very much enjoyed the New York area’s recent lack of pro sports success.

But it is not primarily because of intercity rivalry. It is because of his website, “Tankathon,” which he described as “a site for fans of bad teams that are looking for a source of hope for the future.”

Hence: “The Knicks traffic, Jets, Giants, it’s been a good run in New York for me.”

Most recently, the winless Jets have provided a burst of attention, as each week journalists and fans who follow the team turn to “Tankathon” for updates on the “race” for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

The prize is expected to be Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, and what once was a tight, multi-team battle has come down largely to the 0-11 Jets and 1-10 Jaguars.

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Spend Analytics Market May See a Big Move by IBM, Oracle, Coupa Software

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Nov 30, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
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ESPN’s computer model views Miami as a big favorite over Duke

After two weeks off that featured three games postponed, the No. 10 Miami Hurricanes will be playing this week. The ACC announced on Sunday night that Miami will play the Duke Blue Devils in Durham, North Carolina on December 5th at 8 p.m. with the game being televised on the ACC Network. 


The advanced metrics view the Hurricanes as a significant favorite over the Blue Devils. The ESPN Football Power Index views UM as entering the game with an 84.6 percent win probability. 


Duke (2-7 1-7)  ranks as the 87th overall team in the country, according to the FPI rankings. Only Florida State and Syracuse rank lower amongst ACC teams. 


The Blue Devils are coming off a 56-33 loss at Georgia Tech this weekend. The last ACC win for Duke was an October 10th 38-24 win over Syracuse. 


All of Duke’s

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Salesforce-Slack would be first big deal in boom year for software

Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff speaks at the grand opening of the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco in May 2018.

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The tech industry has seen some hefty deals announced during the 2020 pandemic, including several in the tens of billions of dollars. But not in software.

That could change soon. Salesforce, which has been one of tech’s biggest acquirers in recent years, has been in talks to buy Slack, CNBC and other media outlets reported on Wednesday. Slack shares surged almost 38% after the initial report, lifting its market cap to $23 billion.

It would be one of the biggest software acquisitions ever, and potentially the largest since IBM bought Red Hat for $34 billion, a purchase announced in 2018.

The dearth of big software deals this year reflects the outsized growth much of the industry has experienced during the past eight months

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Data Warehouse Software Market Next Big Thing | Major Giants- Oracle, Snowflake, Micro Focus, Panoply

(MENAFN – GetNews) Stay up-to-date with Data Warehouse Software Market research offered by HTF MI. Check how key trends and emerging drivers are shaping this industry growth.

The latest update of Global Data Warehouse Software Market study provides comprehensive information on the development activities by industry players, growth opportunities and market sizing for Data Warehouse Software, complete with analysis by key segments, leading and emerging players, and geographies. The 93 page study covers the detailed business overview of each profiled players, its complete research and market development history with latest news and press releases. The study helps in identifying and tracking emerging players in the market and their portfolios, to enhance decision making capabilities and helps to create effective counter strategies to gain competitive advantage. Some of the players profiled/ part of study coverage are Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Oracle, SAP America, Snowflake, Micro Focus, Panoply, Pivotal Software,

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Fashion Design & Production Software Market May see a Big Move| Major Giants Adobe, F2iT, Gerber Technology, Tukatech

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Big Savings On Cameras And Software Including Instax, GoPro And Adobe

Black Friday never lasts for just one day, with ‘surprise’ extensions often lasting all the way through to Cyber Monday. Here are some of the biggest discounts I’ve found on photography gear and software, all of which are expected to remain available throughout the weekend and on Cyber Monday itself.

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GoPro HERO 9 – Save $200

The legendary GoPro action camera is a perennial Cyber Monday favorite and this year is no different with huge savings available direct from the manufacturer. Buy a Hero9 bundle with a one-year GoPro subscription for £349.98 and save $200.

Instax Mini 7S – Save 57%

Fujifilm’s Instax range boasts some of the most popular cameras in

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Programming languages: PHP 8.0 brings big updates. Here’s what’s new

PHP 8.0 introduces major changes to the language, including an improved type system, a new JIT compiler, union types and other enhancements.

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PHP version 8.0 has arrived, bringing with it a major update to the 25-year-old programming language.

PHP 8.0 introduces a number of new features to the language, most notably union types, a Just In Time (JIT) complier, nullsafe operator, attributes and ‘named arguments.’

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The JIT compiler is designed to bring performance improvements to web applications by turning code into instructions for the CPU at runtime. Meanwhile, union types is a feature that allows data of more than one type to be held by a variable.

Named arguments allow developers to assign values to a function by specifying the value name, allowing optional parameters to be ignored.

Alongside these, version 8.0 of PHP brings optimizations and enhancements to the language’s type system, syntax, error

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