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World Bank pledges $2 billion for flood-ravaged Pakistan

World Bank pledges $2 billion for flood-ravaged Pakistan

ISLAMABAD — The World Bank said it will provide about $2 billion in aid to Pakistan, ravaged by floods that have killed more than 1,600 people this year, the largest pledge of assistance so far. Unprecedented monsoon rains and flooding this year — which many experts attribute to climate change — have also injured some …

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Alibaba For $1 Billion Into Cloud Computing. The Move Is Critical for Its Growth.

Alibaba For $1 Billion Into Cloud Computing.  The Move Is Critical for Its Growth.

Text size Alibaba stock has tumbled since early 2021 amid waves of regulatory pressures. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Ali Baba will invest $1 billion into its cloud computing division, doubling down on a high-growth area of ​​its business as the Chinese tech giant emerges from a painful slowdown in its core area of ​​e-commerce. …

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Perils and promise of quantum computing are nearing

Perils and promise of quantum computing are nearing

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

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Iranians see widespread internet blackout amid mass protests

President of Iran Ebrahim Raisi addresses the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranians experienced a near-total internet blackout on Wednesday amid days of mass protests against the government over the death of a woman held by the country’s morality police for allegedly violating its strictly-enforced dress code. An Iranian official had earlier hinted that such measures might be taken out of security …

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Verisign Reports Internet Has 351.5 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the Second Quarter of 2022 | Business & Finance

Verisign Reports Internet Has 351.5 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the Second Quarter of 2022 |  Business & Finance

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NVIDIA Announces Next Gen OVX Computing Systems for 3D Virtual World Building

NVIDIA Announces Next Gen OVX Computing Systems for 3D Virtual World Building

NVIDIA has just announced the second generation of NVIDIA OVX™powered by a next-generation GPU architecture and enhanced networking technology, for building 3D virtual worlds using leading 3D software applications and to operate immersive digital twin in-game simulations NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise — a scalable, end-to-end platform enabling enterprises to build and operate metaverse applications. Launched this …

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How airlines give you internet access at 35,000 feet — and why it still needs a lot of work

How airlines give you internet access at 35,000 feet — and why it still needs a lot of work

CNN Business — Flights used to be a chance to sit back (albeit a bit cramped) and watch a recently released movie or catch up on some reading. Now they’re just another place to log on. Delta and United each host more than 1.5 million inflight WiFi sessions a month, the airlines told CNN Business, …

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Scholarship winner Jessie Hawkes-Pearce supports Para athletes

Scholarship winner Jessie Hawkes-Pearce supports Para athletes

Jessie Hawkes-Pearce with EIT head of business and computing school John West and Ryman Healthcare NZ CEO Cheyne Chalmers. Jessie Hawkes-Pearce is not one to rest on her laurels, with a finger in many pies and already looking to the future after being awarded the Sir James Wattie Scholarship three weeks ago. The 26-year-old EIT …

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Power of analytics and cloud to unlock business growth, CIO News, ET CIO

Power of analytics and cloud to unlock business growth, CIO News, ET CIO

By Amaresh TripathyIt is a known fact that, ever since the pandemic, with accelerated digitalization of the world, advanced analytics and cloud computing have emerged as one of the most essential and crucial technologies to gain competitive advantage. As a result, technology leaders are increasingly scaling their enterprises’ data and analytics strategies with the help …

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EU wants to toughen cybersecurity rules for smart devices

Rules issued for those wanting to pay respects to the queen

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s executive arm proposed new legislation Thursday that would force manufacturers to ensure that devices connected to the internet meet cybersecurity standards, making the 27-nation bloc less vulnerable to attacks. The EU said a ransomware attack takes place every 11 seconds, and the global annual cost of cybercrime is estimated at …

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