The dangers and promises of quantum computing are approaching

The stark warning came from one of the tech world’s most prominent CEOs. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago that quantum computing has the potential to change humanity’s understanding of the natural world, enabling scientists to create new drugs and better batteries, among … Read more

How political candidates target you on social media based on your music tastes, shopping habits and favorite TV shows

CNN – Marco Rubio hopes to sway voters interested in Chick-fil-A, Ram Trucks and Duck Dynasty. John Fetterman is looking for fans of microbreweries, Teslas and Dave Matthews Band. And Michael Bennett wants to reach people who love Taylor Swift and Lizzo — while shunning Jason Aldean’s loyal listeners. Candidates in some of the most … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: Storm likely to be ‘extreme weather event’ as it heads toward eastern Canada, meteorologists warn

CNN – Killer Hurricane Fiona It weakened a bit to a Category 3 storm but still packing strong winds of 125 mph as it heads toward the Atlantic coast of Canada. Hurricane conditions are expected to bring to the area Friday night, the National Hurricane Center He said. Forecasters at the Canadian Hurricane Center warned … Read more

Bank executives urge removal of Trump official in ethical probe

Executive directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously Thursday to recommend removing a former Trump official as head of the Washington-based institution, a person familiar with the vote said. The move came after an investigation conducted at the request of the bank’s board of directors concluded that Mauricio Clavier Carrone had violated the code … Read more

Opinion: The metaverse can be transformative, but it’s a legal and ethical minefield

Editor’s note: Jane Thomason He is a Dubai-based writer specializing in groundbreaking technologies and social transformation, and his books include Applied Ethics in a Digital World. She is a member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journals “Frontiers in Blockchain”, “Global Health Journal” and “Journal of Metaverse” and president of Kasei Holdings, a Web … Read more

LIV Golf: Golf legend Greg Norman pressed behind closed doors in a ‘lively’ Republican debate over the Saudi-backed LIV Tour

CNN – Greg Norman, head of the Saudi-backed controversial Leaf golf tourfaced some conservative criticism Tuesday after he met a group of Republican House of Representatives behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. Norman, who was on a trip to Washington as part of a PR effort to sell lawmakers about the benefits of the PGA … Read more

Gates Foundation urges UN and honors inspiration as goalkeeper | Health, medicine and fitness

By Thalia Petty, Associated Press New York (AFP) – Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined distinctive optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on reaching global development goals, held by the Gates Foundation on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates made the case … Read more

MLB, NBA and NHL may buy out largest owner of regional sports television networks: Sources

The Post has learned that the MLB, NBA and NHL may orchestrate a purchase of the country’s dominant owner of regional sports television networks, whose fragile finances pose a growing threat to their teams. Sources close to the situation said the trio of pro-sports leagues are expected to soon begin talks with Diamond Sports, which … Read more

Grant winner Jesse Hawkes Pierce supports athletes with disabilities

Jesse Hawkes-Pierce with John West, EIT’s Head of Business and Computing, and CEO of Ryman Healthcare NZ Cheyne Chalmers. Not content with her laurels, Jesse Hawkes-Pierce has her finger in many pies and is already looking to the future after receiving a Sir James Watty scholarship three weeks ago. The 26-year-old EIT Business student won … Read more

Rail strike averted after lengthy talks reached agreement in principle

Washington DC CNN Business – Unions and management reached a tentative agreement early Thursday, to avert the freight rail strike that occurred threatened to paralyze US supply chains And push the prices of many commodities higher. The deal with unions representing more than 50,000 engineers and conductors was announced just after 5 a.m. in a … Read more