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'18Aug
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Militarization of police fails to enhance safety, may damage police reputation

Published 21 August 2018This month marks the four-year anniversary of protests over the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, an incident met with a heavily armed police response that stoked...
'18Aug
21

Connected car data handover headache: There's no quick fix... and it's NOT just Land Rovers

The perils of previous owners retaining unfettered access to the data and controls of connected cars after resale is a wider problem across the industry, The Register has discovered.We have confirmed that BMW,...
'18Aug
21

Turnbull braces for the next wave as ministerial resignations begin

“Our conservative base strongly feel that their voice has been eroded,” she wrote to Mr Turnbull.“They need some demonstrable indication that there are conservative voices around your cabinet table.”Senator...
'18Aug
21

When is a dance not a dance? When it’s a geopolitical move by Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

When Vladimir Putin took to the dancefloor to waltz with Austria’s foreign minister, Karin Kneissl, at her wedding last weekend, perhaps he wanted to send a signal that it was Europe he wanted to dance with. But...
'18Aug
21

US tech circles wagons as India reviews data protection proposals

America's major tech companies are pushing back against India's proposed data protection laws, with a lobby group led by ex-Cisco CEO John Chambers emerging as the protest organiser.The move came a week after the...
'18Aug
21

The undertakers of Silicon Valley: how failure became big business

I am on the phone with the one-time owner of Kozmo.com. Back in 2001, Kozmo.com was going to deliver your Starbucks coffee in less than an hour. Its former owner is … not what you’d expect.Martin Pichinson is about...
'18Aug
21

Shift to Local Currencies, Gold Won't Hit Dollar in Near Term – US Investor

The dollar is gaining strength amid US GDP growth and global turbulence prompted by Donald Trump's trade wars and the US's sanctions spree.The Iranian rial has lost 50 percent of its value since the beginning of ...
'18Aug
21

Koreas to shut down some border guard posts: Seoul

SEOUL: North and South Korea have agreed to close some guard posts along their border on a trial basis, Seoul's defence minister told parliament Tuesday (Aug 21) amid a rapid diplomatic thaw.The Demilitarized Zone...
'18Aug
21

'Soros Flouted US Charity Laws, Deserves Scrutiny' – Wall Street Analyst

"The vast network of 'false-front' George Soros-backed 'charities' that actually seem to be political action organizations deserves coordinated scrutiny by nations including the US and Russia, among others, that...
'18Aug
21

Military kills 21 militant herdsmen, loses soldier in Benue operation

…We may have killed wanted ‘Gana’— Force CommanderBy Peter Duru Makurdi—Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, a military spike operation to end herdsmen, farmers crisis in Benue State, Major-General...

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