Monthly Archives: October 2016

Trump Allies Focus Anger on Another Target: GOP Leaders

By JEREMY W. PETERS and MAGGIE HABERMAN (New York Times) Some of the loudest voices on the right seem poised to channel that anger into one of their favorite and most frequent pursuits: eating their own. Some in the deeply … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Donald Trump, Political parties, Republicans

Are Democrats Headed For A Split Even If Clinton Wins?

A FiveThirtyEight Chat In this week’s politics chat, FiveThirtyEight examines the cracks in the Democratic Party’s coalition. The transcript below has been lightly edited. (Micah Cohen, politics editor): The WikiLeaks dumps of h… Source: Are Democrats Headed For A Split … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, Politics

Donald Trump faces foreign donor fundraising scandal

From The Telegraph London Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is facing a fundraising scandal after a Telegraph investigation exposed how key supporters were prepared to accept illicit donations from foreign backers. Senior figures involved with the Great America PAC, one of … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Controversial, Donald Trump, Finance, Fundraising

After Years Of Warnings, Internet Of Things Devices To Blame For Big Internet Attack

By Steven Melendez On Friday, a series of massive distributed denial of service attacks disrupted access to major internet services including GitHub, Twitter, Spotify, and Netflix. The attackers apparently used tens of thousands of hacked internet of things devices—household appliances … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Hacking, Internet of Things, Technology

Forget Data Scientists – Make Everyone Data Savvy

by Bernard Marr Many companies are putting massive focus on recruiting the rare beasts that are data scientists. But in doing so, they often forget the need for creating a much more data savvy culture overall. You don’t have to … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Hacking, Internet of Things, Technology