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Vladimir Putin Paints Rosy Picture of Russia’s Crumbling Economy

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a positive spin on some aspects of Russia’s economy despite the prospect of sanctions imposed after his invasion of Ukraine hitting his country hard in the coming months. While there is uncertainty about the impact of isolating Russia from the world financial system as punishment for his war, Putin said …

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Ford tops the list of the cheapest stocks in the market right now

Ford tops the list of the cheapest stocks in the market right now

While the short-term market outlook looks quite precarious, investors seeking buys for the long term are likely finding tons of value possibilities after the sizable pullback in stocks so far this year. CNBC PRO ran a screen looking for the cheapest stocks relative to the rest of the market and their historical valuations. Here’s the …

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Tencent Recognized as a Challenger in 2022 Gartner(R) Magic Quadrant(TM) for Cloud AI Developer Services

Charles Schwab Foundation Supports Newly Formed AP Personal Finance Journalism Beat Team

WESTLAKE, Texas, April 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Charles Schwab Foundation and the Associated Press today announced a two-year project to advance explanatory journalism on financial literacy that will help spread personal finance knowledge to historically underrepresented audiences. With support from Charles Schwab Foundation, AP will create a beat team of financial literacy to help reach younger, less …

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Jail term for Nintendo pirate Gary Bowser was "unique opportunity" to set example, court documents reveal

Jail term for Nintendo pirate Gary Bowser was “unique opportunity” to set example, court documents reveal

Court documents detailing the sentencing of Nintendo game pirate Gary Bowser have shed new light on how his 40-month sentence was designed to deter others from similar crimes. Back in February, Bowser was told he would serve 40 months behind bars – more than three years – after pleading guilty to his part in the …

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Your iPhone's Lock Screen Is Getting a Big Upgrade.  It's About Time

The iPhone’s New Lock Screen in iOS 16 Is a Bigger Deal Than You Think

This story is part of WWDC 2022CNET’s complete coverage from and about Apple’s annual developers conference. Think about how many times you check your iPhone each day. Now recall the first thing you see when you pick it up: the lock screen. The current version of the iPhone’s main lock screen does little more than …

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DeadBolt Ransomware Targets Internet-Facing NAS Devices

DeadBolt Ransomware Targets Internet-Facing NAS Devices

The DeadBolt ransomware family is targeting QNAP and Asustor network-attached storage (NAS) devices by deploying a multitiered scheme aimed at both the vendors and their victims, and offering multiple cryptocurrency payment options. These factors make DeadBolt different from other NAS ransomware families and could be more problematic for its victims, according to an analysis from …

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Using deep learning to predict the vision of glaucoma patients

Using deep learning to predict the vision of glaucoma patients

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Research from a team including the Crabb Lab at City, University of London has used “deep learning” (DL), which is a type of artificial intelligence (AI), on thousands of images of the backs of the eyes of glaucoma patients to predict how much their vision has been affected by the disease. …

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Heavy-handed Saudis criticizing for 'draconian' rules imposed on LIV Golf Series

Heavy-handed Saudis criticizing for ‘draconian’ rules imposed on LIV Golf Series

The inaugural LIV Golf Invitational – Centurion Club, Hemel Hempstead, Britain – Heavy-handed Saudis criticizing for ‘draconian’ rules imposed on LIV Golf Series – ACTION IMAGES The Saudi rebel circuit has been accused of being “heavy handed” with its rules on fan conduct for this week’s opening $25million LIV Golf Series here at Centurion Club, …

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'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Tina' to End Their Broadway Runs

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ and ‘Tina’ to End Their Broadway Runs

“Dear Evan Hansen” and “Tina,” two Broadway musicals that had been selling strongly before the coronavirus pandemic but never recovered following the lengthy theater closure, both announced Tuesday that they would close late this summer. “Dear Evan Hansen,” a heart-tugging musical about an awkward adolescent who tells a terrible lie, will end its run on …

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