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Trump ‘hitman’ Richard Grenell tapped to take over as US intelligence boss

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Word that Richard Grenell will be taking over the US intelligence community has raised alarm among the Resistance and divided MAGA-land, with some praising him as Trump’s trusted envoy while others worried about his hawkish views. Trump announced the appointment on Thursday evening, calling Grenell a “highly respected” ambassador who has represented the US “exceedingly Read More

Tenaris Announces 2019 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results

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The financial and operational information contained in this press release is based on audited consolidated financial statements presented in U.S. dollars and prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standard Board and adopted by the European Union, or IFRS. Additionally, this press release includes non-IFRS alternative performance measures Read More

Should Facebook, Google be liable for user posts? asks U.S. Attorney General Barr

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr announces the findings of the criminal investigation into the Dec. Read More

‘If you are conservative, you have no chance’: Games journalism insider outs ‘clique’ that runs industry like private domain

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An influential figure from a leading gaming website says that a clique of like-minded media figures are colluding to prevent right-leaning journalists and developers from having a voice in the industry. “If you were openly a conservative and tried to apply to any of the mainstream outlets that are on the coasts, I don’t think Read More

DTE Energy Services, a non-utility business of DTE Energy, completes purchase of Marina Thermal Facility in Atlantic City

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Detroit, Feb. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DETROIT, Feb. 19, 2020 – DTE Energy Services, a non-utility business of DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE), today announced it completed the $100 million purchase of the Marina Thermal Facility from SJI, an energy services holding company based in Folsom, New Jersey. Located in Atlantic City, the Marina Thermal Read More

UPDATE 2-EU bets on industrial data, new rules to catch up in global tech

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission plans to create a single European market for data, hoping that pooling the region’s deep industrial expertise will help build technology powerhouses to catch up with Silicon Valley and state-backed Chinese heavyweights. European Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton speaks during the presentation of the European Commission’s data/digital strategy in Read More

Post-Brexit immigration plans would be ‘devastating’ for Scottish economy, Sturgeon says

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has slammed new UK government immigration plans just weeks after calling for a ‘Scottish visa’ to give Holyrood’s parliament powers to tackle a falling birth rate and ageing population. In a tweet on Wednesday, Sturgeon branded London’s plans “devastating” for Scotland’s economy and said that demographics show the country will Read More

MSNBC’s Chuck Todd blasted for ‘shoddy journalism’ ahead of Dem debate

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MSNBC host Chuck Todd is under fire for “shoddy journalism” ahead of Wednesday night’s Democratic debate, which he will help moderate. Todd is being criticized for failing to ask the president of liberal advocacy group Center for American Progress about a New York Times bombshell report that 2020 Democratic hopeful Mike Bloomberg avoided critical coverage from the group after giving them Read More

EU bets on industrial data, new rules to catch up in global tech

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission plans to create a single European market for data, hoping that pooling the region’s deep industrial expertise could help build technology powerhouses to catch up with Silicon Valley and state-backed Chinese heavyweights. FILE PHOTO: Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS Read More

Hackers trick Tesla into breaking speed limit by 50mph using two inches of tape

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Researchers at cybersecurity firm McAfee have shown that two inches can make all the difference, fooling two types of Tesla car into speeding up by 50mph (80.5kph). Using a small, almost imperceptible sticker on a speed limit sign, the McAfee scientists were able to trick the cars’ MobilEye EyeQ3 camera system camera into thinking the Read More