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Siena College Research Institute launches sixth study of US presidents

Siena College Research Institute launches sixth study of US presidents

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Today is President’s Day where schools, banks, and many businesses have closed shop to honor our nation’s leaders both past and present. On Monday, Siena College launched its sixth study of U.S. Presidents. It is a survey given to historians, political scientists, and presidential scholars to rate the presidents in 20 areas like background, imagination, and integrity. This year, the study comes with a new webpage where you can view the results once they are ready. You can even test your knowledge by taking a quiz. Learn more.
Twitch launches always-on chat rooms for channels

Twitch launches always-on chat rooms for channels

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 Game streaming site Twitch today is debuting an always-on chat room feature it’s simply calling “Rooms.” The addition was first announced at its developer event TwitchCon back in October, and was expected to launch before year-end. That timing shifted a bit, but the feature is going live today across both web and mobile for Twitch users worldwide. Rooms are custom chat… Read More
Pundit launches attack on Jose Mourinho's use of Paul Pogba at Man United

Pundit launches attack on Jose Mourinho's use of Paul Pogba at Man United

Sports
Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has hit out at Jose Mourinho for using Paul Pogba in the wrong position at Manchester United. The Frenchman’s best performances of the campaign have come when placed in a midfield three and handed a chance to roam forward down the left channel – a clear example being Man United’s 2-0 win over Everton. But to the frustration of many supporters, Mourinho has used Pogba in a midfield pivot in defeats to Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United during which he failed to have an impact on the game. And Henry, speaking in the aftermath of Man United’s defeat to Newcastle, made it clear that Pogba wasn’t a holding midfielder. “When you have quality, people always expect you to do wonders,” he said. “I think the pric
China launches salvo against “network navy” of trolls who spread fake news

China launches salvo against “network navy” of trolls who spread fake news

Technology
Enlarge / A website for a Chinese "Internet Navy" offering search engine optimization and other marketing services. These types of operations are being targeted by Chinese authorities for "illegal Internet speculation." (credit: Sina News) While Facebook and Twitter have been fighting the scourge of organized efforts to use social media to misinform and use their platforms as part of "influence campaigns," China is battling its own Internet troll and "fake news" problem, according to a report from Liu Yi Zhan of China's Xinhua News Agency. But while Facebook and Twitter can only ban accounts, Chinese officials can throw those who participate in "illegal Internet speculation" in jail. Since last May, more than 200 people in China have been arrested, and thousands of others have found the
Yet Another Virtual Telco Launches, Offering Unlimited Data At Only $19 For The First Month

Yet Another Virtual Telco Launches, Offering Unlimited Data At Only $19 For The First Month

Technology
Zero1 is the latest, and the third virtual mobile telco in Singapore, following Circles.Life and Zero Mobile. From today onwards, the first 3,000 customers can pre-register for their unlimited data plan that will be launched in March. The plan costs $19 for the first month only, after which the plan costs $29.99 a month. It also comes with 200 minutes of free outgoing calls and 200 free outgoing SMS. According to The Straits Times, Zero1’s regular-priced plan is only “one-third the current market price”. It also referenced Singtel’s Data X Infinity plan which costs $108.80 a month at least, Starhub’s weekend unlimited data plan that starts from $24 a month, and M1’s mySIM3 98 that costs $98 a month. 3GB At Max Speed, Unlimited Data At “Managed Spee