Aurora, Colorado shooting: Three 16-year-olds charged with attempted murder

Police said the shooting took place at noon on November 19 in the parking lot of Hinckley High School in Aurora. Three people were wounded. Larry Renee Jefferson, Dalene Linall Brewer, and Diego Flores are tasked with: Four counts of attempted first-degree murder One count of first-degree assault One count of second degree assault Possession … Read more

Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award shortlist

(CNN) – Curious meerkats, a rescued Amazon river dolphin and a school of barracuda appear on the photo shortlist for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice competition, and fans can vote for their favourite. The 25 images are currently on display at the Natural History Museum in London until voting closes on February … Read more

As the "omicron" crypto token soars in value following news of the COVID variant, it is yet another example of how cryptocurrencies create artificial scarcity (Matt Levine/Bloomberg)

Matt Levine / Bloomberg: As cryptocurrency “omicron” surges after news of the COVID variant, it is yet another example of how cryptocurrencies are causing artificial scarcity– Also Ghost Kitchens, Call Spreads and RugSeekers. – Omicron – The primary innovation of cryptocurrency is the production of artificial scarcity.

Analysis: The GOP’s toxic squabble demonstrates the challenges for a party still controlled by Trump

Infighting broke out between moderates and loyalists of former President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, as Trump continued his attempts to hide the truth about the January 6 attack on the Capitol through the courts. While President Joe Biden’s approval ratings have plunged to new lows in recent months as Americans stress the Covid-19 pandemic and … Read more

Abortion rights: Here are the two cases the Supreme Court could overturn

Resolutions, in 1973 and 1992, laid constitutional benchmarks and described in strong terms the difficult issues at hand. In Roe v. Wade, the judges initially acknowledged “the sensitive and emotional nature of the abortion debate, the strong opposing opinions, even among physicians, and the profound and seemingly absolute convictions that the subject inspires.” Nearly two … Read more

Qualcomm says it will integrate Google's Vertex AI NAS into its Neural Processing SDK, starting with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, to automate the creation of AI models (Charlie Osborne/ZDNet)

Charlie Osbourne / ZDNet: Qualcomm says it will integrate Google’s Vertex AI NAS into its Neural Processing SDK, starting with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, to automate AI modelingTech giants will collaborate in the field of neural networks to accelerate and improve AI models. – Kona, Hawaii: Google Cloud…

Omicron coronavirus variant puts world on edge

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that it’s too soon to know whether a variant of the omicron virus causes less severe disease than the delta variant – despite reports that many cases so far have been mild. Most cases of Covid-19 are generally mild, especially among younger patients. But still, the virus can cause severe … Read more

PeopleFund, a South Korea-based P2P lending service, raises a $63.4M Series C led by Bain Capital, as it looks to beef up its ML-powered credit scoring system (Kate Park/TechCrunch)

kit park / Take Crunch: PeopleFund, a South Korea-based P2P lending service, has raised $63.4 million in Series C led by Bain Capital, as it looks to boost its ML-backed credit scoring system.South Korea-based peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform PeopleFund announced today that it has closed $63.4 million (75.9 billion won)…

FBI seized roughly $2.3 million in cryptocurrency tied to ransomware attacks

Alexander Sekirin, whose last known address was in Saint Petersburg, Russia, belonged to a notorious ransom gang known as REvil that has cost US companies millions of dollars, the Justice Department alleges in a complaint filed in the Northern District of Dallas, Texas. . The complaint states that the cryptocurrency account, or “wallet,” now under … Read more