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Understanding the practical applications of business AI

“He also works on democratizing practical AI for business and strategizing scalable machine learning solutions at ExposeAI” writes Goku Mohandas for venturebeat.com. With the right data, machine learning models can learn the patterns in the data and give you good predictions.You don’t want to start with machine learning and make up a business problem.It all starts with a well-defined business problem that you want to solve. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Trump says he didn’t push House GOP on immigration. His tweets say otherwise.

“President Donald Trump claimed Saturday that he never pushed House Republicans to vote for immigration bills that failed last week, offering his latest display of whiplash on the legislation” writes Ken Thomas for sun-sentinel.com. The GOP-led House soundly rejected a wide-ranging immigration bill last week despite Trump’s endorsement, a vote that followed the defeat on a harder-right package that garnered more conservative support. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Thousands in South Florida and across U.S. march to protest immigration policies

“Thousands march in cities large and small over immigration policy, family separations Here’s what we know about separated immigrant children in South Florida” writes Wayne K for sun-sentinel.com. Several hundred people marched outside the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood on Saturday, waving signs and shouting slogans protesting the Trump administration’s immigration policies.It’s beyond comprehension.” Some who showed up to the rally were seasoned anti-Trump demonstrators, others — like Greenspan — were new to immigration activism. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Israel’s coming crypto laws could set example for the rest of the world

“In July 2016, the Israeli Knesset passed into law, the Supervision of Financial Services (Regulated Financial Services) Law 2016” writes Yuval Shalheveth for venturebeat.com. One of the best-known features of most virtual currencies is the anonymity of the holders.Will this legislation solve the problems associated with virtual currencies?. Under the law, a financial regulator was appointed with extensive authority for regulating non-institutional currency services and credit markets, which until then had been only loosely supervised.The paper, which may result in primary legislation before the end of 2018, takes a truly…

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Google Home’s language expansion leaves Alexa behind

“But the potential impact of adding multi-language support to digital assistants stretches far beyond scheduling meetings, changing the channel, and controlling a smart home” writes Cassie Tolhurst for venturebeat.com. The addition of Spanish language functionality expands Google’s share in the U.S. digital assistant market and beyond into Mexico and Spain. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Just because the economy is booming doesn’t mean that all is well

“If the Fed starts getting more alarmed, it could put rate hikes on hold until trade tensions are resolved” writes Jeffry Bartash for marketwatch.com. And economy could be poised to turn in the fastest quarterly growth rate in 15 years.On the surface the economy looks golden, but some tarnish might be starting to form underneath.Read: GDP might top 5% in the spring, set 15-year high A hint of trouble, however, lays ahead for the economy as it moves into the dog days of summer.Neil Dutta, head of economics at Renaissance…

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Justin Bieber Gets Special Delivery at Hotel, a $500k Lamborghini

“Justin Bieber’s seeing red, but in this case it’s a very good thing … he got a brand new luxury whip dropped off at his luxury hotel” reports tmz.com. JB’s special delivery went down Friday at the Montage resort in Laguna Beach, CA, when a flatbed truck arrived with a brand new, custom Lamborghini Aventador … with a price tag likely well over $500,000. Source: tmz.com Share This:

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Trump contradicts himself on immigration again, falsely saying he ‘never pushed’ Republicans to vote for a conservative bill

“Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin President Donald Trump falsely said he didn’t push for a failed Republican immigration bill in a tweet that directly contradicts a tweet from three days earlier” writes Ellen Cranley for businessinsider.com. Trump tweeted Saturday afternoon that he never pushed Republicans to support either one of the two immigration bills that have failed to pass in Congress.These tweets make up Trump’s third message reversal in nearly a week after he initially tweeted immigration couldn’t be fixed until after November’s elections.Republicans are reportedly frustrated with Trump’s lack of a…

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Krugman: Trump’s Potemkin Economy

“Reflecting this reality, the tax cut is becoming less popular over time” reports nytimes.com. Just to be clear, the U.S. economy is still doing quite well overall, continuing the long expansion that began during Obama’s first term.His tax cut isn’t producing the promised surge in business investment, let alone the promised wage gains; all it has really done is lead to a lot of stock buybacks.Those of us who thought the economy would be hurt by political uncertainty have been wrong so far. Source: nytimes.com Share This:

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