Clear contracting could prevent detention-demurrage disputes

With no outcome expected in the Federal Maritime Commission’s investigation into demurrage and detention fees for at least six months, beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) are looking at ways to anticipate problems and take a more proactive approach to managing the potentially hefty penalties.One of the ways shippers can do this… Source: http://www.joc.com

March 7, 2019
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Microsoft rolls out new Skype for Web with HD video calling, built-in call recording, and redesigned notifications (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

March 7, 2019

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Microsoft rolls out new Skype for Web with HD video calling, built-in call recording, and redesigned notifications  —  Hate installing Skype?  Good news: Microsoft’s revamping the messaging app’s browser-based client with a slew of new features.  The Seattle company today announced the rollout … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Researchers Are Training Image-Generating AI With Fewer Labels

An anonymous reader shares a report: Generative AI models have a propensity for learning complex data distributions, which is why they’re great at producing human-like speech and convincing images of burgers and faces. But training these models requires lots of labeled data, and depending on the task at hand, the necessary corpora are sometimes in short supply. The solution might lie in an approach proposed by researchers at Google and…

March 7, 2019
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Live From RSA: In a World Changed by Software, Make Security Your Competitive Advantage

At RSA, our own CEO Sam King and CTO Chris Wysopal presented to a roomful of intrigued attendees on how software has completely changed the way businesses tackle problems, how companies work everyday to change our world, and how doing so in a secure manner provides these companies with a competitive edge in the marketplace. They key takeaway, if you read nothing else is this: Companies leverage software to rapidly…

March 7, 2019
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Microsoft Reaches 800 Million Windows 10 Devices

Microsoft’s Windows 10 is getting bigger. The operating system for desktop PCs, internet-connected devices and other systems is now running on more than 800 million devices. From a report: The total is up from 700 million as of September last year, and it suggests that the newest rendition of Windows could now be the most widely deployed version of Windows, ahead of Windows 7 and other versions. Although Microsoft —…

March 7, 2019
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Detecting Shoplifting Behavior

This system claims to detect suspicious behavior that indicates shoplifting: Vaak, a Japanese startup, has developed artificial intelligence software that hunts for potential shoplifters, using footage from security cameras for fidgeting, restlessness and other potentially suspicious body language. The article has no detail or analysis, so we don’t know how well it works. But this kind of thing is surely the future of video surveillance. Source: https://www.schneier.com

March 7, 2019
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