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Former al-Qaida agent turned MI6 spy reveals role in US laptop ban

A former MI6 spy has revealed how the actions of a West Midlands man who became a master bomb-maker for Isis led to America’s laptop ban on flights.<p>Aimen Dean made the revelation in his autobiography, explaining how Hamayun Tariq, from Dudley, had plans to smuggle bombs “disguised as laptop …

Terrorism

A Financier’s Profit-Minded Mission to Open a Channel Between Kushner and North Korea

WASHINGTON — An American financier approached the Trump administration last summer with an unusual proposition: The North Korean government wanted to talk to Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser.<p>The financier, Gabriel Schulze, explained that a top North Korean official was …

North Korea

Report: Iranian-backed Syrian militias change uniforms, head toward Golan

Syrian rebel sources claim up to 500 Iranian-backed militia and members of Hezbollah changed uniforms and are digging in near the Golan in …

Middle East

US-backed Syrian fighters capture key village from IS

A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has captured an important village near the Iraqi border from the Islamic State group.<p>The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said on Sunday that its fighters captured Dashishah in the northeastern province of Hassakeh, a major crossing point between Iraq and …

Middle East

Ministry of Defense reveals final model of the Eitan APC

First wheeled APC designed to provide better security and mobility for troops<p>><br>• ><p>Video: Construction of the Eitan Armored Troop Carrier (Defense …

Military

The West is worried about Russian subs lurking around undersea cables, and the US is sanctioning companies helping them do it

Russia has been investing heavily in its submarine fleet over the past decade and a half, restocking its fleet with more sophisticated and more capable boats that are more active than at any time since the Cold War.<p>That activity has worried Western officials, who have particular concern for what …

Military

The answer to Hamas terror kites - not proporotional, but exponential!

Gerald A. Honigman (Arutz 7)<p>The author is an educator who has done extensive doctoral studies in Mid-East Affairs and has conducted counter-Arab …

Israel

A hot startup raised $66 million in 5 days using these 24 slides

Tech investors are throwing money at Front, a five-year-old startup that aims to change the way teams get work done. The startup makes a shared inbox app that lets teams handle messages from email, texts, Slack, and social media, all in one place.<p>This year, the 28-year-old cofounder and CEO of …

Startups

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.</i><p>—Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

UNTUCKit, Cuyana, ThredUp Are Driving Retail's Digital Transformation

Last week I attended WWD’s Retail 20/20 event in New York City. Karla Gallardo, co-founder and CEO of Cuyana said something that really resonated with me, “Retail isn’t dying; our imagination is.” This struck a chord with me because it perfectly tees up the challenge many retailers and brands are …

eCommerce

CNN goes inside Islamic Jihad's tunnels in Gaza - CNN Video

CNN's Ian Lee gets rare and exclusive access inside Islamic Jihad's military tunnels.

Turner Broadcasting

South Korea, U.S. to announce suspension of major military drills this week: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday.<p>Citing an unnamed …

North Korea

Did U.S. and Russian Troops Fight Their Bloodiest Battle Since World War I in February?

We break it all down. <i>An earlier article the participating forces and chronology of a battle involving U.S. forces, Syrian militias and Russian</i> …

Middle East

Management AI: GPU and FPGA, Why They Are Important for Artificial Intelligence

In business software, the computer chip has been forgotten. It’s a commodity lying way down deep, underneath the business applications. Robotics has been more tightly tied to individual hardware devices, so manufacturing applications are still a bit more focused on hardware.<p>The current state of …

Deep Learning

Five Daily Exercises That Build Self-Discipline

<i>What are some daily good exercises to practice self discipline? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best Selling Author, on Quora:</b><p><b>What</b> …

Success

Microsoft introduces mixed reality as a service

<b>With the HoloLens now being offered on a subscription basis in Europe, will SMEs start embracing immersive tech?</b><p>Since the HoloLens was first released almost three years ago, Microsoft has steadily been building partnerships and demonstrating an array of industry use cases across manufacturing, …

Augmented Reality

Where The Highest Paying IT Jobs Are In 2018

• Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are the highest paying in North America, earning an average salary of $113,261.<br>• IT decision makers in the U.S. are the highest paid globally, averaging a $107,193 salary this year. IT professionals in the U.S. earn an average salary of $87,333, 36% more than …

Employment

Shinzo Abe now wants to meet with Kim Jong Un too

Shinzo Abe wants to get on the Kim Jong Un bandwagon.<p>The Japanese prime minister, who has largely been left on the sidelines as the formerly isolated …

North Korea

How To Transform Marketing Into A Revenue-Generating Accountability Function

“It’s a wonderful time to be a CMO in the B2B world,” suggested Margaret Molloy, in a recent Forbes article. The role is rapidly changing and those marketers who can lead the change are poised to have significant impact. Prior to joining Optanix as CMO, Melissa Puls, as CMO of Progress, helped …

Marketing

15 fires in Gaza border communities, IDF strikes targets in Gaza in response

The Israel Air Force attacked two Hamas observation points in retaliation for explosive rigged balloons over the weekend as fires continued to rage …

Israel

Gazprom, South Korea resume talks on construction of gas pipeline through North Korea

The political situation is somewhat different at the moment, the company's representative stressed

North Korea

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militants in Iraq's Qandil, Erdogan says

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes have struck a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq's Qandil mountains, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Ankara believed high-profile militants had been hit.<p>The Turkish military has ramped up air strikes in northern …

Middle East

Head of Russia's Military Police in Israel to discuss Syria

Meetings between Russian and Israeli officials have increased in recent weeks.<p>><br>• ><p>U.S. forces set up a new base in Manbij, Syria May 8, 2018. Picture …

Middle East

Afghan bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, most of them believed to be Taliban fighters who had gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a police official …

Afghanistan

Turkey not to recognize annexation of Crimea

“Turkey has always backed Ukraine’s border and territorial integrity and supported its sovereignty,” said Mevlut Cavusoglu, addressing a …

Russia

Salesforce Chief Product Officer: Only 15% Of Companies Prepared For Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the beginning was steam. Then electricity, and most recently computing. But the fourth industrial revolution, Salesforce chief product officer Bret Taylor says, is characterized by the rise of intelligence.<p>And only 15% of companies are ready for the shift.<p>“We’re currently in the fourth …

Customers

Sweden Makes Some Tough Submarine (1 Sunk a U.S. Aircraft Carrier)

Cheap, stealthy and deadly.For decades, submarines came in two discrete flavors: traditional diesel-electric submarines that need to surface every …

Military

Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, Yemen military says

ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fought on Saturday to keep a Saudi-led coalition from taking full control of the airport in the port city of Hodeidah, in an offensive the U.N. says could trigger a famine imperiling millions of lives.<p>The alliance, led in the Hodeidah assault by …

Middle East

Papua New Guinea declares state of emergency over riots

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency, suspended a provincial government and is sending armed forces to its rugged highlands to restore order after rioters went on a rampage of looting and burning, the government said.<p>Violence has often ravaged the remote interior of …

Papua New Guinea

The Hitler Of South Africa Tells White People, He Won't Kill Them...Yet!

<i>Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com,</i>Earlier this week while most of the world was transfixed on the World Cup, the Trump/Kim handshake, or a …

South Africa