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‘Data project life cycle’ approach proposed for preparing students

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain In the age of big data, information is everywhere. But it takes a skilled data interpreter and communicator to help people understand what information means and why it is important. To help ensure future journalists and communicators know how to find, make sense of and share data—and counter misinformation—two University of Kansas researchers have proposed a "data project life cycle" approach…

SBF Cut Off From His Favorite Toys Under New Proposed Bail Conditions

Former CEO of failed crypto exchange FTX Sam Bankman-Fried was already ordered to live every millennial’s nightmare and move back in with his parents. Now, prosecutors have laid out how SBF is being grounded, curtailing his ability to access the internet or even play any online video games.Is This the End of Apple’s Lightning Cable?Bankman-Fried, who commonly goes by “SBF online, is awaiting trial regarding 12 fraud, conspiracy, and campaign finance charges regarding his time heading the now-bankrupt FTX. According to

Japan’s antitrust regulator approves Microsoft’s proposed Activision purchase – Destructoid

One more hurdle cleared The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has offered its official approval to Microsoft for its proposed purchase of publisher Activision Blizzard. The approval puts Microsoft one step closer to completing the $68.7 billion USD sale, which was first announced in January 2022. The JFTC published its findings yesterday in a 48-page report, wherein the regulatory body states that the proposed purchase “would not substantially restrain competition in any particular fields of trade.” The JFTC…

Utilities see new costs in proposed PFAS water rule

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The EPA's long-anticipated proposal to regulate a new category of toxic substances in drinking water may shift the financial burden onto utilities and ratepayers, industry groups warned. On March 14 the agency proposed regulations under the Safe Drinking Water Act that would set enforceable regulations for

A New Terminal Building Worth Rs 240 Crores for Vizag Airport Proposed, More Inside

Last Updated: March 19, 2023, 14:18 ISTA new terminal building at the Vizag Airport (Photo: Wikipedia)A proposal to construct a new airport terminal building same as the size of the old one has been sent to the AAIA proposal to construct a new terminal building for Vizag airport same as the size of the old one at the cost of Rs 240 crore has been sent to the Airports Authority of India. A review meeting of the Airport Advisory Committee was held a few days back. The meeting was chaired by Visakhapatnam MP MVV…

Proposed EPA drinking water standard would restrict cancer-causing ‘forever chemicals’

For the first time, the US government plans to regulate the presence of “forever chemicals” in drinking water. PFAS, or perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are ubiquitous in the modern world. They’re found in many household items, including non-stick Teflon pans and dental floss, and can stay in water and soil for generations. What’s more, PFAS exposure has been linked to a whole host of health problems, including cancer, liver damage, asthma and developmental issues among children. On Tuesday, the…

karnataka: Karnataka’s proposed changes in labour law aimed to push investments from likes of Foxconn, Wistron

Karnataka has sought to relax its factories law to provide for extended working hours to drive investments in electronics manufacturing and help existing units such as Wistron expand further, as well as attract the likes of Foxconn to set up shop.The state’s legislature last month passed a Bill to amend the Factories Act, 1948, proposing to increase the time an employee can work on the shopfloor in a day to 12 hours from nine, with breaks. Without a break, it can be up to six hours in a day.The amendment has retained the…

Judge Says Sam Bankman-Fried’s Proposed Bail Rules Too Cushy

A federal judge doesn’t think proposed changes to Sam Bankman-Fried’s bail conditions will be enough to address the disgraced FTX founder’s messy online behavior while awaiting trial, according to a Friday Reuters report.Per the outlet, Judge Lewis Kaplan said he had continuing concerns about Bankman-Fried’s access to technology and communication devices as the former crypto golden boy is out on bond and residing at his parent’s multi-million dollar California home. Recently suggested, additional tech restrictions

Biden proposed FAA budget for 2024 increases funding

An American Airlines Airbus A319 airplane takes off past the air traffic control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, January 11, 2023Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration is seeking additional funding for the Federal Aviation Administration, funds that aim to boost hiring of air traffic controllers and facilitate other improvements to manage increasingly congested airspace.The White House on Thursday proposed $16.5 billion for the agency, up from the $15.2 billion…

Biden’s proposed NASA budget for 2024 increases funds to $27.2 billion

Vice President Kamala Harris meets with NASA astronauts Shannon Walker and Joe Acaba at Kennedy Space Center in Florida during a tour on Aug. 29, 2022.Bill Ingalls / NASAPresident Joe Biden is seeking to increase the budget for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to $27.2 billion next year, according to a proposed 2024 budget released Thursday.The request represents a 7% increase from NASA's budget in fiscal year 2023, with more funds allocated for the space agency's Artemis lunar program.In addition to $8.1…