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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 August 2020

* Abandoned mall department stores may become Amazon’s next fulfillment centers >>
* RPA Competitors Battle for a Bigger Prize…Automation Everywhere >>
* China Sanctions 11 U.S. Citizens, Including Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz >>

* Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s government resigns as public anger mounts >>
* Who needs live events? Virtual conferences are attracting more people than ever >>
* Light Reading’s Iain Morris opens up about open RAN >>

* DEFCON 28 >>
* DEFCON 28 >>
* Could We Force the Universe to Crash? >>

* NVIDIA Teases ‘Ultimate Countdown’ As Next-Gen GPU Rumors Heat Up >>
* NVIDIA is teasing something big for August 31st >>
* A Look at Tim Cook’s Apple >>

* Construction Process Builds Brain Circuits >>
* Amazon in Talks to Turn Department Stores Into Distribution Centers >>
* Amazon may turn dying JC Penney and Sears stores into warehouses >>

* SD Times digest: New Relic and Grafana Lab on open instrumentation, Atlassian TEAM Anywhere, and Linux 5.8 rc-1 released >>
* Howard Marks says emergency relief efforts saved US from depression – but warns of long-term inflationary risk >>

* An exoplanet has been found for the first time using radio telescopes >>
* Zero-emissions aeroplanes that use AMMONIA as jet fuel rather than kerosene could take to the skies ‘within years’ >>
* Story Behind The Eiffel Tower’S Forgotten Competitors >>

* Russia’s ‘Hunter’ Is Unlike Anything in America’s Arsenal >>
* Cringely Predicts the U.S. Can’t Stop WeChat >>
* US sanctions bite as Huawei admits ‘big loss’ as supply of high-end Kirin smartphone chips to run out soon >>
* DevOps from the Human Perspective: A Panel Discussion >>

* Researcher Demonstrates 4 New Variants of HTTP Request Smuggling Attack >>
* Researcher Demonstrates Several Zoom Vulnerabilities at DEF CON 28 >>
* Docker Makes Deploying WordPress Easier Than Ever >>
* The Rise of Full Stack Serverless at Amazon Web Services >>

* Toshiba shuts the lid on laptops after 35 years >>
* Researchers deploy Nvidia’s latest AI systems to battle COVID-19 >>
* Google gives Android TV’s developer tooling an upgrade >>

* Verizon keeps snapping up spectrum and small carriers >>
* LG Uplus defies gloom to hike earnings 53% >>
* Twitter steps forward as TikTok suitor, reports say >>
* Microsoft says commitment to Chinese users remains unchanged after updating terms of service >>
* Vodafone Idea risks entering India’s graveyard of telcos >>

* Extreme poverty rises and a generation sees future slip away >>
* Netafim gets $85m irrigation deal to help Indian farmers grow onions, beans >>
* So-called U.S. sanctions will become world’s laughingstock >>

* Bill Gates Is Still Optimistic >>
* Why Do Solar Farms Kill Birds? Call in the AI Bird Watcher >>
* Software Can Recreate 3D Spaces From Random Internet Photos >>

* Someone Turned Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ Into A Bluegrass Song, And It’s So Bad It’s Good >>
* Biden VP pick: Who could be Joe Biden’s running mate? >>
* Frontrunners in the vaccine race >>
* COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Destruction of the Old University Models >>

* Gig work used to be a recession-proof safety net. Not anymore >>
* A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use >>
* Equity Monday: TikTok saga rolls on as earnings season starts to wrap >>

* Gillmor Gang: Tic Talks >>
* From IT Certificate completers to Googlers >>
* Linus Torvalds: Linux 5.8 “One of our Biggest Releases of All Time” >>
* Minecraft: Education Edition can now run on Chromebooks >>

* Nikola stock surges on order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks >>
* Uber wants the government’s help to establish a gig workers ‘benefits’ fund >>

* Ancient ‘terror crocodiles’ lived 82 million years ago had teeth the size of bananas >>
* Generation Z Knows the Real Reason Trump Wants to Ban TikTok >>
* Why Isn’t Every Sane American Demanding Trump’s Resignation? >>

* EU health agency calls for new lockdowns as Greece ‘formally’ enters second wave >>
* COVID-19 will change the way we design our homes >>
* 2035’s biggest A.I. threat is already here >>

* Odds of Catching Covid on a Flight Are Slim >>
* Monday assorted links >>
* Why the gig economy is a scam >>

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