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The Sun rises in new play about Murdoch’s tabloid revolution

In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 photo, British playwright James Graham poses for a photograph, outside The Duke of York’s Theatre which is currently showing his play ‘Ink’, in London. Rupert Murdoch has power, wealth—and legions of detractors, who say the media mogul’s tabloids and TV stations have fueled crass celebrity culture, phone hacking and fake news. A new play in London explores the roots of his success and his divisiveness. Ink” shows how Murdoch revolutionized British journalism, turning the…

A New API Binding: cloudflare-php

Back in May last year, one of my colleagues blogged about the introduction of our Python binding for the Cloudflare API and drew reference to our other bindings in Go and Node. Today we are complimenting this range by introducing a new official binding, this time in PHP. This binding is available via Packagist as cloudflare/sdk, you can install it using Composer simply by running composer require cloudflare/sdk. We have documented various use-cases in our “Cloudflare PHP API Binding” KB…

Amazon signs deal to boost its restaurant delivery service

Amazon wants to deliver more burritos and hamburgers to your doorstep. The e-commerce giant said Friday that it is partnering with online ordering platform Olo, in a deal that could boost the number of restaurant chains on its Amazon Restaurants delivery service. Under the deal, restaurants that use Olo can list their menus on Amazon Restaurants. The restaurants would prepare orders and Amazon would provide a worker to deliver it to the customer. Olo says 200 restaurant chains use its…

Facebook backs off plan for non-voting shares

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen in 2016 with his wife Priscilla Chan, says he can fund the couple’s philanthropy with stock sales, and still maintain voting control at Facebook for the next 20 years Facebook on Friday reversed course on a plan to issue a new non-voting class of shares, avoiding a public trial in a suit filed by investors in the huge social network. The plan unveiled last year had been designed to allow founder and chief…

Announcing Version 2.3.0 of our Client Libraries – Square Corner Blog – Medium

If you are familiar with How Square makes its SDKs then you know that one of the best ways to see what’s new in our latest SDK version is looking at the diff in our API specification on github (link). Let’s dive into each change: Orders Support The largest update in this release is support for Orders endpoints. The new Orders endpoints allow you to create itemized transactions online, and are a big improvement in reporting for online sales. You…

Hacking a pressure sensor to track gradual motion along marine faults

The modified pressure sensor is now being tested at the bottom of Monterey Bay. Credit: MBARI/University of Washington Deep below the ocean’s surface, shielded from satellite signals, the gradual movement of the seafloor—including along faults that can unleash deadly earthquakes and tsunamis—goes largely undetected. As a result, we know distressingly little about motion along the fault that lies just off the Pacific Northwest coast. University of Washington oceanographers are working with a local company to develop a simple new technique…

Virtual reality tool developed to untangle genes

Virtual reality tool developed to untangle genes. Credit: Shutterstock Researchers from Oxford have been using virtual reality software to compile genetic data to create models which explain how genes are controlled within their natural chromosomal environments. The team from the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) have been working in collaboration with physicists from Universita’ di Napoli and software developers and artists at Goldsmiths, University of London, to visualise complex interactions between genes and their regulatory elements in an…

Why do people in new democracies stop voting?

Credit: Karen Arnold/public domain Are voters in new democracies so disenchanted with the political process that more and more are staying away from the polls? To democracy watchers, the examples are legion. In the space of only a generation, many countries that went from one-party rule to free elections saw voter turnout decline dramatically, by double digits. In Romania, for instance, turnout dropped by 47 percentage points between 1990 (the founding election) and 2010. In South Korea, turnout dropped by…

Hearing offers peek at what Uber stands to lose in Waymo trial

With three weeks to go until the explosive Waymo v. Uber trial begins, court-watchers got a peek Wednesday at the hefty price tag Uber could face if it loses. Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion in damages for just one of the nine self-driving car trade secrets it claims Uber misappropriated, lawyers disclosed at a hearing in federal court in San Francisco. It’s a number that underscores the importance of the technology that’s at the heart of the legal battle, as…

Assigning interests to Pins – Pinterest Engineering – Medium

Brian Johnson | Pinterest Head of Knowledge Engineering The Taste Graph is a collection of technologies and data that define a common vocabulary for understanding our content, users and partners. It helps us understand how a person’s interests and preferences evolve over time across categories like food, fashion, home decor and more. With more than 100B Pins and a growing user base of over 200M monthly active users, the Taste Graph deepens and expands every day. Over the years, we’ve…