China cracks down on online messages found to be defamatory

    Beijing: Internet users in China face up to three years in prison if found guilty of posting defamatory messages that are re-posted 500 times, a Chinese daily reported Tuesday. The fresh guidelines announced by the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) stipulate that people will face defamation charges if they post online rumours, Shanghai […]

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    If you haven’t noticed, I’m blogging bits of my next book, The Author Training Manual (Writer’s Digest Books, 2014), here on this blog. Now, why would I do that? And why would my publisher want me to do that? Let me explain. BLOGGING A BOOK IS A GOOD IDEA First, the concept of blogging a book, writing, publishing […]

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    Not Yet on Track: Climate Threat Demands More Ambitious Global Action

    In 1785, Robert Burns reflected on how humanity has come to dominate our planet: “I’m truly sorry man’s dominion, has broken nature’s social union,”  he wrote. The Scottish poet’s words still ring true two centuries later. Man-made climate change threatens our planet’s ecosystem and the lives and livelihoods of millions of people. From the IMF perspective, […]

    Qualys on cyber challenges: still to patch is no fair match

    Qualys, Inc. staged its QSC 2021 conference in Las Vegas from November 15 to 18 and the Computer Weekly Developer Network was tuned in from the ‘get-go’ to listen to what the cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions company is tabling next. In a slightly unusually format, Qualys president and CEO Sumedh Thakar gave way to a guest speaker for the […]

    How to Set Up Mail on Your Windows 10 Computer

    Using the Mail app on your computer can be a lot more convenient than logging into a website like Gmail. There are a number of benefits—including the biggest, being able to access your downloaded email whenever you’re lacking an internet connection. If you’ve just made the switch to Windows, or have just finally decided it’s […]

    How to create thread on Twitter using computer: Know steps

    These are some steps which can help you to create a thread on Twitter using a computer | Picture for Representation Twitter is a popular platform where people can post their opinions and views on several social issues and other things. On Twitter, sometimes more than one Tweet are needed to express views. A thread […]

    Costco says coupons circulating on Facebook are a scam

    You can share those Costco coupons on Facebook all you want, but the wholesale company wants you to know that it is a hoax. In a Facebook post this week, Costco said it is not giving away $75 coupons and called the offer a scam that is in no way affiliated with the company. It […]

    Citigroup maintains buy on Bharat Electronics, cuts target price

    Citigroup has cut target price on Bharat Electronics in the long term while maintaining a buy rating. he stock ended down 5.8% at Rs 112.50 on Tuesday while the BSE Sensex closed 53.73 points down at 40,248.23. Company Financials For the quarter ended 30-09-2019, the company has reported consolidated sales of Rs 2663.57 crore, up 29.19% from last […]

    Raspberry Pi computer looks down on Earth

    This is a neat image of Planet Earth, showing another beautiful day in the Mediterranean. The outlines of Italy, Corsica and Sardinia are unmistakable. The view to the west includes the Balearics. What’s interesting about the picture is that it was taken with a commercial off-the-shelf Raspberry Pi computer and camera. The UK satellite company […]