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AI security startup Darktrace’s CEO defeats buzzword bingo with trust and transparency
TechCrunch

It takes a lot of trust to allow a company to come in and install a mystery box on their network to monitor for threats. It’s like inviting in a security guard to sit in your living room to make sure nobody breaks in. Yet that’s exactly what Darktrace does. (… more…

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says
Gizmodo.com

Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more... more…

Blood Feasts and Roach Vacuums: The Life of an Urban Pest Scientist
Gizmodo.com

“There’s no way you can take care of that problem on your own... It requires an incredible amount of time, diligence, and almost a sense of paranoia. Which is not what you want to be living with.” more…

Travel Photo Contest 2019: Greenland scene wins top prize
BBC News

An atmospheric picture of figures in a frosty west Greenland village has taken first prize. more…

IEA cuts 2019 estimate for oil demand growth on global economy worries
Reuters

The outlook for oil demand growth in 2019 has dimmed due to worsening prospects for world trade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday, although stimulus packages and developing countries should boost growth going into 2020. more…

Asian stocks subdued, oil near five-month low on U.S. inventory build
Reuters

Asian stocks stuttered on Thursday, dogged by the uncertainty over an intractable U.S.-China trade dispute, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows thanks to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleaker demand outlook. more…

Amazon launches a credit card for those with low or no credit
Androidcentral.com

Amazon continues to get into the credit card game with its newly launched card, the Amazon Store Card Credit Builder. The new card is directed at those who are either trying to rebuild damaged credit or those who are completely new to credit and trying to est… more…

Sudan Protesters Stage Mass Civil Disobedience In Latest Effort To End Military Rule
Npr.org

The strike follows a military crackdown that protesters say left more than 100 killed by security forces. Additionally, at least 784 people have been wounded in its capital, Khartoum, since Monday. more…

IMF head Christine Lagarde warns of the dangers of big tech's push into finance (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, BABA)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde… more…

The winner of this year's National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is a picture of a tiny village in Greenland where the building colors signify their function
Insider.com

The winners of the 2019 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest have been announced. Photographer Weimin Chu's "Greenlandic Winter," which depicts a family walking past the colorful buildings in Upernavik, Greenland, captured this year's G… more…

Every single Keanu Reeves movie, ranked
Insider.com

Keanu Reeves is a prolific actor who's appeared in numerous films. He got his first role in a 1985 short film called "One Step Away," and from there has appeared in a variety of movies, ranging from blockbuster action movies to rom-coms and more. These are Re… more…

4 Trends That Will Rewire the Inner Workings of the Fintech Industry
Entrepreneur.com

The past few decades have seen entrepreneurs sprinting to innovate and exploit outdated process gaps for riches. more…

Addressing the privacy paradox: Top leaders and experts share insights
The Next Web

As technological innovation evolves, society evolves with it. The problem is, with each new innovation also comes risk. Whether it opens us up to new security issues or debates over our personal privacy, we’re moving fast towards a future with a lot of unknow… more…

GLOBAL MARKETS-China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer
Yahoo.com

World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified. Data from Beijing… more…

Who made it into the first 2020 Democratic primary debate?
USA Today

For some who make the debate stage, it could mark a make-or-break moment to define their candidacy in one of the largest and most diverse presidential fields ever. more…

Women Coders in Finance IT Say They're Given the Worst Jobs
Dice.com

Do banks have a problem with women in technology? The sheer number of diversity programs for women in tech would seem to suggest they do. No bank runs more…

Fully Automated Luxury Communism
Versobooks.com

Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world. more…

Svalbard Global Seed Vault
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Rescued from the Heart of Darkness – Friday, April 13th, 1945
Flashbak.com

Near the end of the war, Jewish prisoners from the Bergen-Belsen death camp were being transported to another camp when the Germans abandoned the train. The US Army came upon the survivors. Two soldiers took photographs. And from those pictures, decades later… more…

Books to Understand Economics
Filmlifestyle.com

If you're looking to grow your financial knowledge, then you need our list of the best economics books of all time. This list may change your life. more…