Microsoft makes Visual Studio 2019 for Windows and Mac generally available with a new start window, more coding space, better C++ support, and smarter debugging (Emil Protalinski/VentureBeat)

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April 2, 2019
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Jaxport optimistic on growth despite service loss

Although Jacksonville will lose a weekly Asian service to Tampa in May, the port remains confident it will get new trans-Pacific services as SSA Marine expands the Blount Island terminal and can diversify into other markets as dredging deepens the harbor. Source: http://www.joc.com

April 2, 2019
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Brexit prep adds to cargo costs

Leaving the EU without an agreement on whether the UK will remain in the European customs union would result in customs checks for all foreign goods and massive backlogs at UK cargo gateways. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Britain’s slow-motion exit from the European Union continues to confound businesses on both sides of the English Channel as they struggle to prepare for an outcome that remains undetermined. Faced with this uncertainty, businesses…

April 2, 2019
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Google Employees Are Lining Up To Trash Google’s AI Ethics Council

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MIT Technology Review: Almost a thousand Google staff, academic researchers, and other tech industry figures have signed a letter protesting the makeup of an independent council that Google created to guide the ethics of its AI projects. The search giant announced the creation of the council last week at EmTech Digital, MIT Technology Review’s event in San Francisco. Known as the Advanced Technology…

April 2, 2019
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