Internet Giants Could Be Fined up to $12 Million Under Austrian Hate Speech Law | Technology News

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria plans to oblige large internet platforms like Facebook and Google to delete illegal content within days and impose fines of up to 10 million euros ($12 million) in case of non-compliance, the government said on Thursday.

Austria’s online hate speech law, now being drawn up, will target platforms with more than 100,000 users and annual revenues of more than 500,000 euros, Justice Minister Alma Zadic said.

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Let’s Get the Nature of Mauritius Back with Japanese Technology

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TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 31, 2020–

On July 25, 2020, the Japanese bulk carrier ship WAKASHIO, owned by a subsidiary of Nagashiki Shipping Co., Ltd. of Okayama, Japan, became stranded off the coast of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, and about 1,000 tons of heavy oil spilled into the beautiful ocean.

If we do nothing, native sea turtles, classified as an endangered species, would disappear from this world. There are waterfowl habitats

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Surface clean-up technology won’t solve ocean plastic problem

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Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won’t solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows.

Researchers compared estimates of current and future plastic waste with the ability of floating clean-up devices to collect it – and found the impact of such devices was “very modest”.
However, river barriers could be more effective and

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The Marine Technology Society announces its 2020 award recipients

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IMAGE: The Marine Technology Society has announced its 2020 Award Winners. The diverse field of individual recipients have distinguished themselves in their work, through technological accomplishment, volunteer service, or mentorship. In…
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WASHINGTON, DC– The Marine Technology Society has announced its 2020 Award Winners. The diverse field of individual recipients–students, young professionals, and career professionals–have distinguished themselves in their work, through technological accomplishment, volunteer service, or mentorship.

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Boeing boosts 737 Max safety with spacecraft and drone technology

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Boeing Co. is preparing to bolster the long-term safety of its troubled 737 Max with technology borrowed from space vehicles and urban drones that can provide data to help back up its sensors.

The system — known as synthetic air data — takes existing information on the aircraft, runs it through a computer program and produces readings that mimic what costly additional sensors provide.

Added as a result of pressure

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Boeing Boosts 737 Max Safety With Spacecraft, Drone Technology

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(Bloomberg) — Boeing Co. is preparing to bolster the long-term safety of its troubled 737 Max with technology borrowed from space vehicles and urban drones that can provide data to help back up its sensors.

The system — known as synthetic air data — takes existing information on the aircraft, runs it through a computer program and produces readings that mimic what costly additional sensors provide.



a group of people in a store: Boeing Co. Holds 737 Max Software And Training Update Briefing


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Ocean Technologies Group Appoints Experienced Technology Leader as CFO

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The Maritime Executive


08-20-2020 01:44:04

Experienced technology executive Maarten Van Gool has joined Ocean Technologies Group, as Chief Financial Officer.

Maarten’s diverse experience in technology businesses spans three decades with blue-chip organizations building strong fiduciary controls and successful businesses and teams. He started his career with global technology giant HP in the Netherlands during the early 1990s and thereafter moved to Palo Alto to join Agilent Technologies as part

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The Ocean’s Microplastics Mess: Technology & Technique

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The science and technology surrounding discovery, mitigation and clean-up of microplastics in the world’s environment makes this year’s “MTR100.” Here we offer insights on the organizations, people and technologies taking the lead.

As marine journalists, scientists, technologists, activists and enthusiasts, we are aware of the large-scale impact that consumer macro-plastic products have on aquatic ecosystems. Ranging from plastic bags and straws to bottles and fishing nets, these materials pollute harbors,

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How Robotic Technology Officially Identified the World War II Submarine S-28 Gravesite

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Discovered by the Lost 52 Expedition Team

After almost 75 years utilizing advanced imaging technology, Ocean Explorer Tim Taylor and his Lost 52 Expedition Team officially discovered the final resting place for the 49 Sailors of the U.S. submarine S-28 (SS-133) off Oahu, Hawaii. The U.S. Navy recently validated the identity of the wreck, which Taylor located in 2017.

The 4 July 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the

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Technology – BBC News

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Robot fruit pickers could help solve the industry’s skilled recruitment crisis, says a Kent farm manager.

Giles Cannon, who manages Roughway Farm near Tonbridge, says his farm has been “overwhelmed” with job interest in recent weeks as hundreds of people seek to work as fruit pickers.

It comes several weeks after a national call was made by the Environment Secretary, George Eustice, urging students and furloughed workers to apply for

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Tech Stocks 2020: Investing in Technology

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How to analyze tech stocks

For mature tech companies that produce profits, the price-to-earnings ratio is a useful metric. Divide the stock price by per-share earnings and you get a multiple that tells you how richly the market values the company’s current earnings. The higher the multiple, the more value the market is placing on future earnings growth.

Many tech companies aren’t profitable; the price-to-earnings ratio is useless in those

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Science and Technology

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Technology Articles, Technological News | Popular Science

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Devices, apps, robots, and everything else that makes technology essential to your modern life.

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Staying secure in the modern world is more difficult than ever. Every day, we face threats to our identities, our personal information, our data, and even ourselves. From malware attacks to phishing schemes, we survey the security landscape. It takes a lot more than some anti-virus software to stay safe. We go beyond the

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The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

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We are amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don’t keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology futurist, it is my job to look ahead and identify the most important trends.

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definition of technology by The Free Dictionary

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Technology is almost magical, and ambition for a better life is now universal.
“I had made up my mind to he an engineer, and I went over to the Boston Institute of Technology.”
They are, as described by one expert, “interchangeable with the technology used for pointing warheads to precise points on the ground” (as quoted in The China Threat, by Bill Gertz, published in 2000).
The increased use
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Technology – Wikipedia

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Knowledge of means of accomplishing objectives

A steam turbine with the case opened. Such turbines produce most of the electricity used today. Electricity consumption and living standards are highly correlated.[1] Electrification is believed to be the most important engineering achievement of the 20th century.

Technology (“science

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technology – AOL Video Search Results

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Yahoo!

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