Chinese city uses surveillance tech to shame citizens for wearing pajamas outside

A man wearing pyjamas out in Shanghai. This practice has come under scrutiny in the Chinese city of Suzhou.  JOHANNES EISELE/GETTY Leaving the house in your pajamas to get groceries. We’ve all done it. But it’s uncivilized behavior, according to bureaucrats in the Chinese city of Suzhou. To shame its citizens out of such barbarity, […]

Top tips to master Apple’s iMessage chat app on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

iMessage is a key part of the Apple experience, and rightfully so!  Jason Cipriani/CNET I’m one of those people who just can’t quit the iPhone because I’m so locked into the iMessage chat app and its addictive blue bubble. Even though I switch between the iPhone and Android throughout the year, it’s iMessage that ultimately […]

5 Ways to Master the Influence of Sales

Learn to overcome the five biggest fears in sales and become a master salesperson. January 22, 2020 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The following excerpt is from Debbie Allen’s book Success Is Easy. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | IndieBound Learning to […]

CB Insights: AI startup funding hit new high of $26.6 billion in 2019

As part of an annual look at global AI investment trends, CB Insights today reported that AI startups raised a record $26.6 billion in 2019, spanning more than 2,200 deals worldwide. That’s compared to roughly 1,900 deals totaling $22.1 billion in 2018 and about 1,700 deals totaling $16.8 billion in 2017. The reported high recorded […]

Schumer: Schiff Closing ‘One of the Tour De Forces I Have Seen in My Decades Here’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on Wednesday during MSNBC’s coverage of the Senate impeachment trial that House manager Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-CA) closing arguments were “a tour de force.” Schumer said, “I thought the managers just did just an incredible, incredible job. They were all good, but particular Adam Schiff. His closing speech, […]

Democrats accuse Trump of corrupt scheme at trial

World Posted At the start of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Wednesday, House impeachment manager Adam Schiff said Trump had pushed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son on unsubstantiated corruption charges last year. Ryan Brooks reports. Storage Data Tech

Opera and the firm short-selling its stock (alleging Africa fintech abuses) weigh in – TechCrunch

Internet services company Opera has come under a short-sell assault based on allegations of predatory lending practices by its fintech products in Africa. Hindenburg Research issued a report claiming (among other things) that Opera’s finance products in Nigeria and Kenya have run afoul of prudent consumer practices and Google Play Store rules for lending apps. […]

Bruno Fernandes to leave Sporting ‘for sure’, Martinez £100m battle, Piatek LATEST – The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED’S search for January reinforcements rumbles on after an embarrassing 2-0 home defeat to Burnley last night. The Red Devils are looking at Spurs target Krzysztof Piatek, but AC Milan want any deal done this week, while there could finally be a breakthrough with Sporting for Bruno Fernandes. Get the latest transfer news and […]

Opinion | How Pakistan’s Politicians Help the Military

Since its foundation in 1947, Pakistan has spent more than three decades under military rule. Even when out of power, the military has exerted behind-the-scenes influence to maintain its firm grip on politics and national security. Establishing democratic institutions, including civilian control of the military, has thus been an arduous process riddled with uncertainty, backsliding […]