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Why Silicon Valley’s “growth at any cost“ is the new ”unsafe at any speed“

(video link) If there's one person outside of government who has stood against Facebook's crashing wave, it's Ashkan Soltani. Late last year, the independent privacy researcher was suddenly called to speak before the UK Parliament about Facebook's privacy practices, simply … Continue reading

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U.S. M&A: Full Speed Ahead for 2019

Optimism is the name of the game for the U.S. M&A market. A recent report by Deloitte cites positive tax reform, a relaxed regulatory climate and growing cash reserves as the primary reasons for expecting 2019 to be a big … Continue reading

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Behind an Effort to Fact-Check Live News With Speed and Accuracy

WSJ [paywall] – “The Atlanta-based North Highland consultancy’s Sparks Grove unit has created an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven voice-scanning tool that can identify dubious statements seconds after their utterance, in an effort to more accurately fact-check news. Sparks Grove’s prototype “Voyc” … Continue reading

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Indiana Solicitor General: It's Constitutional to Seize a Car for Driving 5 MPH Over the Speed Limit – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Defending civil asset forfeiture means defending the government's power to seize your car if you were going 5 miles-per-hour over the speed limit. Thankfully, it seems like none of the nine justices were willing to buy Indiana's argument (and more … Continue reading

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High Speed Chase Kills Three In Union City

WSB Radio reports on a high-speed chase that killed 3 in a fiery collision in South Fulton County. The accident happened on Sunday night in Union City. A South Fulton police officer crashed while chasing a stolen Mercedes Benz, killing … Continue reading

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