Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones’ accounts, saying they violate “abusive behavior” rules, will suspend other accounts he registers or uses (BuzzFeed News)

September 6, 2018

BuzzFeed News: Twitter permanently suspends Infowars and Alex Jones’ accounts, saying they violate “abusive behavior” rules, will suspend other accounts he registers or uses  —  After weeks of equivocation, Twitter permanently suspended the accounts of Infowars and its founder Alex Jones on Thursday … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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‘I’ve Seen the Future of Consumer AI, and it Doesn’t Have One’

Andrew Orlowski of The Register recounts all the gadgets supercharged with AI that he came across at IFA tradeshow last week — and wonders what value AI brought to the table. He writes: I didn’t see a blockchain toothbrush at IFA in Berlin last week, but I’m sure there was one lurking about somewhere. With 30 vast halls to cover, I didn’t look too hard for it. But I did…

September 6, 2018
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Container lines risk losing pricing control via instant quoting

A recent JOC.com analysis revealed that only two of the top 12 carriers provide shippers the ability to get instant quotes, even though the competitive pressure from new and established rate providers builds. Beyond just investment, ocean carriers would have to move away from a culture that has long prioritized… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 6, 2018
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FTC seizes nine fake US military recruitment websites, including Army.com, that sold the personal details of potential recruits to for-profit schools (Matt Novak/Gizmodo)

September 6, 2018

Matt Novak / Gizmodo: FTC seizes nine fake US military recruitment websites, including Army.com, that sold the personal details of potential recruits to for-profit schools  —  Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it seized nine copycat websites set up to look like U.S. military recruitment pages. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Working as One: Benefits of Real-Time Maritime Data Sharing

As the globalization of world trade accelerates, achieving operational speed without sacrificing accuracy is paramount to the success of all stakeholders in the international trading system. For shippers, terminal operators, and ocean carriers alike, anticipating the exact time of arrival of each freight shipment, as well as the moment when… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 6, 2018
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400,000 Websites Vulnerable Through Exposed .git Directories

Open .git directories are a bigger cybersecurity problem than many might imagine, at least according to a Czech security researcher who discovered almost 400,000 web pages with an open .git directory possibly exposing a wide variety of data. From a report: Vladimir Smitka began his .git directory odyssey in July when he began looking at Czech websites to find how many were improperly configured and allow access to their .git…

September 6, 2018
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