Machine learning looks for useful data in U.S. thunderstorm reports

[ad_1] A thunderstorm’s shelf cloud approaches the Iowa State campus. Credit: Bill Gallus Bill Gallus has been known to chase a summer storm or two. But he didn’t have to go after this one. On July 17, 2019, a thunderstorm approached the Iowa State University campus. Gallus, a professor of geological and atmospheric sciences, headed […]

Oklahoma pension fund reports $4.2 million cyber theft

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Officials with the pension system for retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers and other state law enforcement officers say the FBI is investigating after computer hackers stole $4.2 million in funds. A notice posted on the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System website on Friday said no pension benefits of any members […]

400 mn Facebook users' phone numbers exposed in privacy lapse: reports

[ad_1] An exposed server stored 419 million records on users across several databases Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media reported Wednesday. An exposed server stored 419 million records on users across several databases—including 133 million US […]

Alibaba co-founder Tsai set to own all of NBA Nets: reports

[ad_1] Kyrie Irving, left, and Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets could have a new NBA boss as reports have Alibaba Group co-founder Joseph Tsai buying complete control of the team Joseph Tsai, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is expected to purchase full control of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets from Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov, […]

New software brings clarity to hard-to-decipher company annual reports

[ad_1] New software from Lancaster University cuts through hard-to-understand financial reports, to help investors and regulators. Researchers have developed an app to dissect and analyse narrative aspects of companies’ annual reports, documents aimed at shareholders, but also used by other stakeholders, including financial analysts, prospective investors, journalists and regulators. Annual report narratives contain commentary on […]

Bombardier reports loss in Q2 amid issues with rail contracts

[ad_1] The Canadian group Bombardier will lay off 550 employees at its Thunder Bay, Ontario plant Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier on Thursday announced major losses in the second quarter due to delays in fulfilling several of its rail contracts, and revised down its earnings forecast for the year. The news sent its shares […]

GE shares gyrate as it reports loss, lifts full-year forecast

[ad_1] General Electric raised its full-year profit forecast despite reporting a second-quarter loss General Electric lifted its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday, while warning that US-China trade tensions and the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX remain lingering uncertainties. The industrial giant, which has been beset by a downturn in its power business for more […]

New AI tool identifies cancer outcomes using radiology reports

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence tool can perform as well as human reviewers—and much more rapidly—in extracting clinical information regarding changes in tumors from unstructured radiology reports for patients with lung cancer. The AI tool performed comparably to trained human “curators” in detecting the […]

Wachowskis Aren’t Working on New Matrix Movie Despite Reports

[ad_1] Sorry, Matrix fans. it sounds like the Wachowskis are actually not working on The Matrix 4, or whatever it might have been. We’ve known for a couple of years now that Warner Bros. was looking to reboot the franchise, or reintroduce it somehow, be it through a prequel or what have you. However, it […]