Volume on U.S. exchanges was 7.20 billion shares, compared with the 6.80 billion-share average over the last 20 trading days.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about Tech sector pushes the S&P 500 to slight gain
The video concludes with a list of people who, like Brown and Garner, were unarmed when killed by police officers over the past several years. The band notes on its YouTube page, the video was created “in the hopes of inspiring change and promoting unity throughout the world.” … [Read more...] about Wu-Tang Clan Uses NY, Ferguson Protest Footage In New Video For “A Better Tomorrow”
UC-Berkeley is also resisting machine-driven admissions. Janet Gilmore, UC-Berkeley’s senior director of communications & public affairs, says the university has no automated processes, and that the applicant’s complete file is evaluated by trained readers. Its admissions process website states that “race, ethnicity, gender, and religion are excluded from the criteria,” and that the school uses a holistic review process that looks at both academic (course difficulty, standardized test scores) and nonacademic factors. In the latter case, it could be personal qualities such as character and intellectual independence, or activities like volunteer service and leadership in community organizations. … [Read more...] about Schools are using software to help pick who gets in. What could go wrong?
In COPPA 2.0, Steyer and Common Sense envision parents with children under 13, and teens being given control and choice over online tracking. They would like to see an “eraser button” and a right to delete content they post about themselves online. But Common Sense doesn’t want to stop with these provisions. They want to prohibit companies from targeting ads at children, and prevent sites from claiming children aren’t on their sites to evade COPPA requirements. … [Read more...] about Finally, child data privacy could get much-needed reform in new bill
As he demonstrated, a malicious hacker can execute a search for an Elasticsearch database with these tools by defining a port, an index, and a keyword. In less than a minute, Wethington found 33,000 open Elasticsearch databases, a small percentage of which would be related to facial recognition or artificial intelligence. “The point is that the data is easy to find if it’s even remotely insecure,” he says. In short order, Wethington found a database in China that is using facial recognition technology. He says the tools to access these systems are freely available and often require zero authentication. “Technically, they aren’t being hacked—they are simply not being secured,” says Wethington. … [Read more...] about Due to weak oversight, we don’t really know how tech companies are using facial recognition data