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Analyzing Phishing Trends Using Phish.AI, PhishTank, G. Big Query,G. Data Studio

“PhishTank is a free community website where users and security vendors submit and share phishing data” writes Yevgeny Pats for phish.ai. We decided to put our technology to the test and use some of Google data warehouse and analysis tools.PhishTank is doing a great job of collecting phishing data from the community around the world. Source: phish.ai Share This:

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S&P 500, Nasdaq climb above a key short-term line in the sand as stock market gains pick up

“The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq on Tuesday jumped above their short-term trend lines for the first time since mid-to late-March” writes Mark Decambre for marketwatch.com. The ascent for the broad-market benchmark means that both the Dow and the S&P 500, which have been under pressure since February are flirting with closing above those short-term levels.The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.81% traded up 0.8% at 2,698.16 in recent trade, pushing it above its 50-day moving average at 2,685.81 for the first time since March 16, according to FactSet data.Market…

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Twitter stock rises after Morgan Stanley cheers revenue trends, ‘platform scarcity’

“He believes that Twitter shares will continue to trade at a premium due to an expected acceleration in revenue this year as well as “platform scarcity.”” writes Emily Bary for marketwatch.com. Twitter shares are up 110% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 SPX, +0.80% has gained 15%.”While previously we were cautious about the durability of Twitter’s platform turnaround, more positive advertiser/agency conversations and (we believe) improving user growth make the risk/reward more compelling,” Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak wrote Tuesday. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Ingrooves’ New ‘Trends Now’ Tool Helps Labels Sort Through Streaming’s Data Dump

“With all the data coming in — it’s a massive amount — with the growth of streaming, the real issue is marketing,” says Ingrooves CEO Bob Roback” writes Ed Christman for billboard.com. The idea to build a data mining system was sparked when Ingrooves management noticed that labels were trying to use their financial information from the Trends and Sales Reporting system to try and identify marketing opportunities.The data can be viewed from a song, artists or label perspective; and can be viewed globally or by country. Source: billboard.com Share This:

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How North Wales police force use data maps and town planning to cut crime rate

“The police response to burglary is a mixed picture across the country with some forces performing better than others in terms of driving offences down” writes Fraser Nelson for telegraph.co.uk. Even with shrinking resources, some constabularies have enjoyed success by combining innovative detection techniques, cutting edge technology and multi-agency initiatives to target repeat offenders.North Wales Police has seen burglary offences drop significantly over the past five years, going down from 4,617 in 2013 to 3,716 last year, according to UKCrimeStats.com Detective Inspector Brian Kearney of North Wales Police said the…

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If you’re investing while the stock market is volatile, avoid these 4 mistakes

“The stock market has been on a wild ride in 2018, offering steep loses followed by gains and, most recently, more losses” writes Caiaimage Robert Daly for cnbc.com. And while you can’t predict what the markets will do next, you can take some basic steps to make sure you’re investing wisely.That’s a sentiment shared by many market experts, including John D. Spooner, the author of “No One Ever Told Us That: Money And Life Lessons For Young Adults” whom Barrons called one of the top 100 financial advisors in America.In…

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NASA: Recent Arctic sea ice levels at record lows

“NASA uses that power to provide data on sea ice levels via the National Snow and Ice Data Center, which records the seasonal changes in the amount of sea ice and plots trends over time” writes Mike Wehner for nypost.com. Now, in its most recent data dump, the group is once again sounding the global warming alarm and things aren’t looking good.At its thickest, which typically occurs from late February to early April, its maximum is recorded and this important data point offers an overall glimpse at how the Earth’s…

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Early interest by consumers in Japan bodes well for Netflix in Asia, says RBC’s Mahaney

“Netflix stock is set for even more gains with budding interest from consumers in Asia, RBC Capital Markets advised clients on Thursday” writes Akio Kon for cnbc.com. “On the whole, results were very positive, showing consistent upwards trends over the course of 2017 and into 2018,” Mahaney said. “2017 appears to have been an early pivot year for Netflix in Asia and 2018 is showing good momentum so far.”.  Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Trends and Regulation of the Crypto Industry Discussed at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Germany on April 4

“Apart from the conference, guests of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Germany will have access to the exhibition area, featuring companies that represent the blockchain industry” reports newsbtc.com. On April 4, Berlin will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Germany, an event of Smile-Expo company that created a network of blockchain events in 20 countries throughout the world.Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Germany is one of the largest European platforms, where members of the global crypto community will be able to find business partners, present their products, and exchange accumulated experience.Speakers will focus…

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