August 19, 2018

Coral reefs ‘will be overwhelmed by rising oceans’

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By Robin McKie From Guardian UK Study finds fragile marine ecosystems cannot grow fast enough to keep pace with sea levels Scientists have uncovered a new threat to the world’s endangered coral reefs. They have found that most are incapable of growing quickly enough to compensate for rising sea levels triggered by global warming. The […]

Robots could help Australia’s banks cut 40,000 jobs over the next decade

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By PAUL COLGAN From Business Insider Reducing staff costs will be a central feature of Australian banks’ profit maintenance strategies over the coming years, according to analysts at Macquarie Private Wealth. They estimate digitisation and automation could help each of the four major banks cut up to 10,000 staff over the next five to 10 […]

How a street artist creates fake glowing neon lights with spray paint

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By Chris Snyder From Business Insider Straker is an Australian street artist who paints unique murals that appear to light up the streets. His pieces look just like real neon signs, but they are actually 2D and created using only spray paint and a special technique that makes them pop off the wall. We spoke […]

Breaking the bank or the myth of blockchain brotopia – or both?

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By Nisa Amoils From Forbes If ever there was a question as to whether NY is the capital of fintech or blockchain, it was answered this week. Through a series of events from May 11 – 17, “Blockchain Week New York City,” anchored by headline event Consensus, included a first-ever Blockchain Job Fair.  Attendance was […]

Kaspersky to move to Switzerland following latest government ban

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By Rachel England From engadget The Dutch government is phasing out the software as a security ‘precaution’. Things are going from bad to worse for Kaspersky Labs, the Russian anti-virus software developer. The Dutch government says it’s planning to phase out the use of the software “as a precautionary measure”, and is proactively suggesting other […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Commonwealth – What’s in it for small states?

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By Sir Ronald Sanders Writing in the British Guardian newspaper on April 10, my colleague, Professor Phillip Murphy, the director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London, recalled that for those who campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, “depicting the Commonwealth as a huge potential trading opportunity for the […]

Outback marathon run for the Cayman Food Bank

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Rotarian runs the Mount Mee Marathon in Australia to Raise Funds in Support of Local Food Bank Grand Cayman, [27 April] – On the 14th April, Derek Haines, accompanied and pushed by daughter Lizzy Haines, completed the 2nd of his challenges in raising funds for the Cayman Food Bank by finishing the tough Mount Mee […]

Government websites fall prey to cryptocurrency mining hijack

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By Jon Fingas From engadget The US, UK, Australia and other countries were affected. It’s not just private companies’ websites falling victim to cryptocurrency mining hijacks. Security consultant Scott Helme and the Register have discovered that intruders compromised over 4,200 sites with Coinhive’s notorious Monero miner, many of them government websites from around the world. […]

Letter to United Nations & World Governments

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We are more educated to pollute & harm the World (Project No.11, from S.Patnaik-India) By S.K.Patnaik <skpatnaik05@yahoo.co.in> Apr 8 (1 day ago) Dear United Nations & World Governments, Due to our education system———> The situation of the world is critical as terrorisms, global warming, nuclear testing, pollution, depression, diseases, etc… Selfish and ego are the […]

SICK BETRAYAL Australian mummy blogger ‘injected URINE into nine-year-old daughter’s jugular vein’ and fed her laxatives so she could post about child’s ‘illness’

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By Candace Sutton for news.com.au From The Sun UK The 44-year-old was charged after doctors noticed yeast and fungus growing in the nine-year-old’s intravenous drip after she was admitted to hospital in 2015 with renal failure A MUMMY blogger with a global internet following is due to stand trial accused of injecting URINE into her […]