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“Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit.”

Source : Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data – Reuters

“It is the world’s first cassette player with Bluetooth 5.0 capability that not only supports traditional 3.5mm headphones but is also compatible with Bluetooth 5.0 headphones or speakers. Whether you are alone or in an open space, you can freely enjoy the penetrating voice and warm sound from the cassette tape.”

Source : IT’S OK

An illustration of a magnified heart on a small person

“A new device, developed for the Pentagon after US Special Forces requested it, can identify people without seeing their face: instead it detects their unique cardiac signature with an infrared laser. While it works at 200 meters (219 yards), longer distances could be possible with a better laser. “I don’t want to say you could do it from space,” says Steward Remaly, of the Pentagon’s Combatting Terrorism Technical Support Office, “but longer ranges should be possible.””

Source : The Pentagon has a laser that can identify people from a distance—by their heartbeat – MIT Technology Review

“Un reportage de France Culture qui devient une « publicité politique », tandis que des témoignages d’une association anti-IVG passent entre les mailles du filets : l’application des nouvelles règles de Facebook à de quoi laisser dubitatifs. Et ce n’est pas pour déplaire aux militants anti-avortement français.”

Source : Comment les pubs des militants anti-IVG sont favorisées par les règles de Facebook – Politique – Numerama

“’Over the last two years, we’ve shown Google irrefutable evidence again and again that they are displaying lyrics copied from Genius,’ said Ben Gross, Genius’s chief strategy officer, in an email message. The company said it used a watermarking system in its lyrics that embedded patterns in the formatting of apostrophes.”

Source : Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content – WSJ

Soutiens ADP RIP

Répartition géographique des soutiens pour la proposition de loi référendaire sur la privatisation des aérodromes de Paris (ADP)

Source : Carte des soutiens (adprip.fr/)

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“Networking, attending conferences and delivering lectures should give your ideas an edge, help you to disseminate your research, and result in higher quality papers that get more citations. And the fastest way to do all of these things in person is to fly. But even when accounting for department, position and gender, we found no relationship between how much academics travel and their total citation count or their hIa (a version of h-index adjusted for academic age).”

Source : Do the best academics fly more? | Impact of Social Sciences

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation

Slack logo at Slush 2018 conference in Helsinki, Finland

“The workplace communication collaboration platform had reportedly projected a $26 per share opening price that would have valued it at $15.7 billion. Within the first two hours of trading, the stock price surged further to $41.85.”

Source : Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation | VentureBeat

Twitter is removing precise location in Tweets…

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