Blockchain in shipping overhype?

The actual process of shipping hasn’t changed since its inception and I do not foresee it changing drastically in the foreseeable future. Seller has something to sell. Buyer needs what the seller has to sell. They discuss the how, when, how often and how much. Buyer places order. Seller arranges to… Source: http://www.joc.com

January 31, 2019
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Amazon Begins Pulling Products From Its India Site as Local Government’s Strict New Policies Go Into Effect

An anonymous reader writes: Amazon and Walmart have been dealt a big blow in India, one of their most important markets, after the local government today declined a request to extend the deadline for the implementation of revised rules regarding how foreign ecommerce platforms sell goods and conduct business in the country. The local government, which revised its ecommerce policies late December, prohibit Amazon and Flipkart from selling goods from…

January 31, 2019
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Many Windows 10 Users Unable To Connect To Windows Update Service

For the past two days, some Windows 10 users from around the world have been reporting that they are unable to connect to Windows Update. When they attempt to do so, Windows 10 will complain that they are unable to connect to the update service. From a report: We first learned about this problem yesterday when our member Opera contacted us stating that they, and many others, were having issues…

January 31, 2019
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Facebook says it removed 262 Pages, 356 accounts, three groups, and 162 Instagram accounts tied to Iran for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior (Facebook)

January 31, 2019

Facebook: Facebook says it removed 262 Pages, 356 accounts, three groups, and 162 Instagram accounts tied to Iran for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior  —  Today we removed multiple Pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior on Facebook and Instagram. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Engineers Create a Robot That Can ‘Imagine’ Itself

Columbia Engineering researchers have made a major advance in robotics by creating a robot that learns what it is, from scratch, with zero prior knowledge of physics, geometry, or motor dynamics. Initially the robot does not know if it is a spider, a snake, an arm — it has no clue what its shape is. After a brief period of “babbling,” and within about a day of intensive computing, their…

January 31, 2019
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8 Cybersecurity Myths Debunked

The last thing any business needs is a swarm of myths and misunderstandings seeding common and frequent errors organizations of all sizes make in safeguarding data and infrastructure. Source: http://www.darkreading.com

January 31, 2019
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