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Finance Defense Department Is Using Google's AI Tech to Help With Drone Surveillance
Author: 0 Defense Department Is Using Google's AI Tech to Help With Drone Surveillance

In a statement, a Google spokesperson told ZDNet that this specific project flags images for human review "and is for non-offensive uses only". Despite its open-source nature, however, the action raised moral concerns among Google staff, many of which felt angry at the fact that the software was being used by a branch of the US military to better train an automated surveillance aircraft that has been effectively used to conduct precision strikes at targets deemed a threat.

Finance Toyworld Mag: LEGO reports fall in sales
Author: 0 Toyworld Mag: LEGO reports fall in sales

The group admitted it had put in a disappointing performance as it reported pre-tax profits of 10.2 billion Danish krone (£1.2bn) against kr12.4bn (£1.5bn) the previous year. The company, founded in 1949, sells 75 billion bricks and 700 million tyres to over 140 countries each year. Lego added that it saw "strong potential" for the business after sales in China enjoyed double digit growth.

Finance Frenemies: Opec finds U.S. shale oil output an intractable problem
Author: 0 Frenemies: Opec finds U.S. shale oil output an intractable problem

China's oil imports are poised to exceed 10 million barrels per day and top the old import record, set by the USA , in 2022, IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said on Monday. With total U.S. oil liquids production set to reach almost 17 million bpd in 2023, up from 13.2 million in 2017, America will be by far the world's top oil liquids producer.

Finance Oscars get lowest ratings in show's history
Author: 0 Oscars get lowest ratings in show's history

And three Harvey Weinstein accusers, Ashley Judd , Salma Hayek and Annabella Sciorra , were given a moment to themselves on stage for nothing more than the fact that they were fearless enough to speak up before a hopeful video played highlighting a changing industry, post #MeToo and more diverse.

Finance Reed Supports Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports
Author: 0 Reed Supports Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

Canada has also said it would take counter-measures over the steel and aluminum tariffs, without specifying what it would do. "When we're behind on every single country, trade wars aren't so bad", Trump said. The administration has argued the tariffs are necessary to preserve the American aluminum and steel industries and protect national security. The latest round of a almost yearlong renegotiation effort is concluding this week in Mexico City.

Finance The William Hill (WMH) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital
Author: 0 The William Hill (WMH) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital

William Hill was dragged into the red last week as it slashed the value of its Australian division in light of the newly legislated ban on offering credit, and a wave of new taxes on digital betting. HSBC now has a GBX 300 ($4.14) target price on the gambling company's stock. The write-down pushed William Hill to a pre-tax loss of £74.6 million ($133 million).

Finance Buckhead Capital Management LLC Has $4.48 Million Stake in Target Co. (TGT)
Author: 0 Buckhead Capital Management LLC Has $4.48 Million Stake in Target Co. (TGT)

Buckhead Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Target Co . Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 65,967 shares of the retailer's stock worth $3,893,000 after acquiring an additional 6,368 shares during the period. Target Co . The company has a current ratio of 0.96, a quick ratio of 0.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, March 10th.

Finance Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase accused of cheating consumers
Author: 0 Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase accused of cheating consumers

China has been among the leaders in driving cryptocurrency growth and demand, and the nation is seeking ways to profit from digital currencies over traditional currencies. Coinbase Chief Executive Officer Brian Armstrong said at the time that the company would investigate an increase in the price of bitcoin cash in the hours before its December 19 announcement and that any employee or contractor found to have violated internal policies would be terminated.

Finance Senate advances plan to weaken Dodd-Frank banking rules on bipartisan vote
Author: 0 Senate advances plan to weaken Dodd-Frank banking rules on bipartisan vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) welcomed the vote, stating, "By streamlining regulations , it will bring relief to the small financial institutions who have been hurt by Dodd-Frank's one-size-fits-all approach". In a pen-and-pad with reporters on Tuesday, four moderate Democrats - Heitkamp, Tester, Donnelly and Warner - tried to dispel mischaracterizations of the bill.

Finance Lyft Looks to Pioneer the Future of Ride-Hailing
Author: 0 Lyft Looks to Pioneer the Future of Ride-Hailing

Lyft will integrate its proprietary API into Allscripts Sunrise EHR system to incorporate non-emergency transportation services directly into physician workflows. "Patients without a smartphone can still use Uber Health through text messaging or opt to receive a call with trip details to their mobile phone or landline instead".

Finance Retailers Sued for Refusing to Sell Guns to Oregon Man
Author: 0 Retailers Sued for Refusing to Sell Guns to Oregon Man

Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc decreased Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (NYSE:RY) stake by 19,285 shares to 4.94M valued at $380.97 million in 2017Q3. It has underperformed by 11.30% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $3.16 billion company.

Author: 0 Trims Moneysupermarket.Com Group (LON:MONY) Target Price to GBX 330

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Snap-On's analysts are positive. Tyrus Capital Sam sold 55,000 shares as Nvidia Corp (Call) (NVDA)'s stock rose 26.83%. 151,390 were reported by Marathon Capital Mngmt. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans holds 0% of its portfolio in Pets at Home Group Plc (LON:PETS) for 12,530 shares.

Finance Former BBC Breakfast host reveals incurable cancer diagnosis
Author: 0 Former BBC Breakfast host reveals incurable cancer diagnosis

The TV and radio presenter broke the news to his fans on Twitter, and said he discovered in November that the disease had also spread to the bone - putting him in a "dark chasm". The prostate gland is essential in the making of semen and increases in size as men age. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United Kingdom, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year.

Finance Target sees margins stabilizing in year ahead as profit disappoints
Author: 0 Target sees margins stabilizing in year ahead as profit disappoints

But those healthy sales were overshadowed by muted earnings and a conservative profit outlook. Profit margins were further eroded by a hike in employee wages in the fourth quarter. Target is increasing the minimum hourly pay to $12 starting this spring, the second increase in a matter of months, while accelerating its reinvention plan to make the discounter more competitive in the age of Amazon.

Finance Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad are world's best airports
Author: 0 Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad are world's best airports

While Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport ( IGIA ) and Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have both become world's number 1 airport in the highest category - over 40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) - Hyderabad airport has become number one in the 5-15 million passengers per annum category for the year 2017.

Finance EJF Capital LLC Takes Position in Amazon.com, Inc
Author: 0 EJF Capital LLC Takes Position in Amazon.com, Inc

The institutional investor held 1,995 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.92M, down from 2,311 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Amazon .com, Inc. has a 52-week low of $833.50 and a 52-week high of $1,542.13. Amazon .com comprises about 3.0% of Beck Capital Management LLC's holdings, making the stock its 6th largest position.

Finance Cavaliers' Kevin Love opens up about panic attacks, mental health
Author: 0 Cavaliers' Kevin Love opens up about panic attacks, mental health

So I did one seemingly little thing that turned out to be a big thing. It's important to make sure that our friends are well taken care of, and that they feel comfortable talking about an issue. "Call it a stigma or call it fear or insecurity - you can call it a number of things - but what I was anxious about wasn't just my own inner struggles but how hard it was to talk about them".

Finance More arrests in PNB fraud case
Author: 0 More arrests in PNB fraud case

Requests to furnish information on Gitanjali Group have been sent to these banks in the names of the chief executives -ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma, sources close to the development said. The bank has also clarified that it was "working capital lenders to the Gitanjali group of companies along with several other banks in the consortium".

Finance USA govt halts Qualcomm takeover by Broadcom
Author: 0 USA govt halts Qualcomm takeover by Broadcom

The board of Qualcomm have made no secret of its reluctance to do a deal with Broadcom, which is now pressing ahead with a hostile takeover. Qualcomm rejected a $105 billion offer from Broadcom in November. In a February 26 letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Rep. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the second-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, asked Mnuchin to have CFIUS get involved given not only that a China-based company was trying to buy an American entity, but that it was ...

Finance Woman tries to open plane door during flight, claims to be God
Author: 0 Woman tries to open plane door during flight, claims to be God

Passengers subdued the woman, who has not yet been identified, and held her down before she managed to cause disaster, reported local news. No one on board the plane was hurt. "I read it as: One of them is trying to get over the fear of flying ..." Experts say it would be impossible to open a door in the pressurized cabin of a plane in the air, but that wouldn't make it less terrifying for the people on board.

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