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Thame Gazette
Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challengesWhat is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families
Thame Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities? Going to the library is one the UK’s most popular activities, with over 280 million visits recorded in 2013-14. According to York university librarian... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Patient voices are valuable for improving healthcare services | Irish Examiner Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00 am The National Patien
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00 am The National Patient Experience Survey allows the evaluation of... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (Dec. 11)VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Share your knowledge and experience in a different way! Bell
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 14 hours ago
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Share your knowledge and experience in a different way! Belleville General Hospital Auxiliary seeks adults and students at least 16 years of age to volunteer in a variety of hospital settings during the daytime Monday to Friday and... Read more
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Scotsman
Edinburgh libraries to operate without staff in pilot studyLibraries are to operate without staff on the premises from next year in a £350
Scotsman / Posted 19 hours ago
Libraries are to operate without staff on the premises from next year in a £350,000 pilot study. Library users in Edinburgh would swipe a card to enter the building and use existing self-service kiosks to check books in and out. Council chiefs say... Read more
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Lifehacker
How to Ditch Apple CompletelyIllustration by Sam Woolley / GMG With that in mind, we’ve scoured the interne
Lifehacker / Posted 19 hours ago
Illustration by Sam Woolley / GMG With that in mind, we’ve scoured the internet for tips, tricks and guides to remove yourself from every single one of Apple’s apps, services and products. Ready? Let’s get started. Swap Your iPhone for an Android... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Based MyndVR Provides Happiness and Wellness to SeniorsVirtual reality is popular with younger generations, but a new company is bring
citybizlist Dallas / Posted yesterday
Virtual reality is popular with younger generations, but a new company is bringing unique and immersive experiences to older adults. Imagine giving a person the ability to “travel” to the Big Apple and visit a 1960s-era night club with a full cast of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Community BillboardChurch, Traditional Carol Singing, 7.30pm, Dec 17, at 33 Market St, Wollongong.
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Church, Traditional Carol Singing, 7.30pm, Dec 17, at 33 Market St, Wollongong. Schuetzenklub – Christmas Pig on the spit social function. Sunday, Dec 17th, 11am to 4pm, 42 Tongarra Rd, Albion Park Rail. German style cakes, food, great atmosphere,... Read more
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News.com.au
Young at heart retirees seek more from lifeArtists impression of the roof deck at Aveo Newstead Source:Supplied Retirees
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Artists impression of the roof deck at Aveo Newstead Source:Supplied Retirees are no longer happy to settle for bland aged-care homes. Instead, they are seeking out resort-style lifestyle communities with everything from in-house chefs and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore is already a smart nation, GovTech minister sayshe took stock of the year's progress in advancing the country's Smart Nation am
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
he took stock of the year's progress in advancing the country's Smart Nation ambitions. Citing the example of the National Library Board (NLB), Dr Janil highlighted how users can look at and reference the entire collection of books from the comfort... Read more
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Mumbrella
Australian tech start-ups stand to lose out in proposed copyright reformsSafe harbours protect internet hosts and platform providers from monetary liabi
Mumbrella / Posted yesterday
Safe harbours protect internet hosts and platform providers from monetary liability for copyright-infringing content posted or shared by their users. For example, if you post the latest Thor movie to YouTube, YouTube won’t be responsible for... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Changes to copyright in Australia will make it tougher for tech start-upsbill will extend the scope of Australia’s copyright safe harbours – very slight
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
bill will extend the scope of Australia’s copyright safe harbours – very slightly. Safe harbours protect internet hosts and platform providers from monetary liability for copyright-infringing content posted or shared by their users. For example,... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of support groups in Volusia, Flagler countiesThe featured list this week is 122 support groups in Volusia and Flagler counti
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted yesterday
The featured list this week is 122 support groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families (12 Step Fellowship): 386-631-7140 or adultchildren.org. Aging H.A.N.D.S.(Helping Alzheimer’s and Dementia... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
New Greenhouse to expanded opportunities, services at Callaway Hillshas built a greenhouse for Callaway Hills Elementary School that will in time h
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
has built a greenhouse for Callaway Hills Elementary School that will in time help students develop their green thumbs, and provide more vegetables to the school cafeteria and the Samaritan Center. Master Gardener Yolanda Graham said the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Rebounding Griffin Pond picks new leadershipArticle Tools An almost entirely new and diverse slate of leaders took the hel
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools An almost entirely new and diverse slate of leaders took the helm at Griffin Pond Animal Shelter. Voting members agreed last week on a list of 17 people to sit on the board of directors, including longtime shelter volunteers, local... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Canaries fans appear to flout no standing edict as City win against Sheffield Wednesday Angus Gunn of Norwich celebrate victory with the Barclay stand at the end of
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Angus Gunn of Norwich celebrate victory with the Barclay stand at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Canaries fans appear to flout no standing edict as City win against Sheffield Wednesday Angus Gunn of Norwich celebrate victory with the Barclay stand at the end of
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Angus Gunn of Norwich celebrate victory with the Barclay stand at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul... Read more
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FOX Business
What Hot New Tech Gadgets Mean for the Companies That Make ThemWith the holidays rolling in, new gadgets from companies like Microsoft (NASDAQ
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
With the holidays rolling in, new gadgets from companies like Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Nintendo are more popular than ever with consumers. In this week's episode of Industry Focus: Tech, analysts Dylan Lewis and Dan Kline explain what products... Read more
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FOX Business
What Hot New Tech Gadgets Mean for the Companies That Make ThemWith the holidays rolling in, new gadgets from companies like Microsoft (NASDAQ
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
With the holidays rolling in, new gadgets from companies like Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Nintendo are more popular than ever with consumers. In this week's episode of Industry Focus: Tech, analysts Dylan Lewis and Dan Kline explain what products... Read more
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The Age
Libraries: If you think the library is expensive now ...If Adrian Jackson (Letters, 3/12) is concerned about the current cost to ratepa
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
If Adrian Jackson (Letters, 3/12) is concerned about the current cost to ratepayers of Middle Park Library, then he needs to read that the proposed plan ("Is it a library when there are no books?", The Age, 26/11) will consume a bucket of money –... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasCONSENT CALENDAR — NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC — All items here listed are considered
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
CONSENT CALENDAR — NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC — All items here listed are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be acted on by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Citizen or Council member so... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Applause / Theaters seeking a home away from homeIt’s an old adage: “All theater needs is two planks and a passion.” In medieval
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
It’s an old adage: “All theater needs is two planks and a passion.” In medieval times, performers created a stage by putting boards on the back of a wagon. The Greeks and Romans had their amphitheaters, Shakespeare had his Globe, Broadway and the... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
; A shoplifting suspect was cited for trying to steal $37 worth of property.Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement inc
Statesboro Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction.... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Library introduces new early literacy stationsThe Brantford Public Library has installed five new bilingual computer early li
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
The Brantford Public Library has installed five new bilingual computer early literacy stations that provide safe and easy ways for children to build their literacy and math skills. Four early literacy stations were installed at the main branch and... Read more
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Daily Record
Collections for children, troops and other Morris County eventsa Holiday Wish Wall, a community initiative to help children in need. The mall
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
a Holiday Wish Wall, a community initiative to help children in need. The mall has partnered with local foster homes and community organizations in the area to help children in need this holiday season. Each child wrote down their holiday... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
7,000 reasons for Illinois taxpayers to rise upgovernment shutdowns. Alarmist commentaries on "unfunded pension liabilities" f
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
government shutdowns. Alarmist commentaries on "unfunded pension liabilities" foreshadowing costly credit downgrades and tax hikes. Crossing those thresholds from nerdy government-speak to visceral reality can create the political equivalent... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Officials release ransom note from hackers who got into county serverswarned that officials should not attempt to decrypt the data on their own becau
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
warned that officials should not attempt to decrypt the data on their own because it "may cause permanent data loss" and "may cause increased price." Hackers were reportedly "redoubling their efforts to penetrate the county’s systems" after... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Hackers 'redoubling efforts' after Meck Co officials decline paying ransomunfreeze hacked servers, officials said Thursday. Mecklenburg County remains o
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
unfreeze hacked servers, officials said Thursday. Mecklenburg County remains open for business as it continues to restore services. According to county officials, cybercriminals are trying to use emails with fraudulent attachments and viruses to... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Have your say over how Cumbria County Council decides its budget(November 23) at the Cumbria County Council Cabinet meeting we launched the bud
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
(November 23) at the Cumbria County Council Cabinet meeting we launched the budget proposal that in order to pay for the services that the county council provides the amount that is collected in Council Tax is increased by a total of 3.99 per... Read more
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asianage
Post cyber attack, North Carolina county pushed into dark agesNorth Carolina's largest metro area was discovering just how hard it is to cond
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle numerous transactions on Thursday, a day after local leaders refused to pay hackers who froze their system. Mecklenburg... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paperBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle numerous transactions on Thursday, a day... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paperBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle numerous transactions on Thursday, a day... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paperBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle numerous transactions on Thursday, a day... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
After cyberattack, much of county's business done on paperBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's largest metro area was discovering just how hard it is to conduct business without county computers that handle numerous transactions on Thursday, a day... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesrepairs after refusing to pay foreign hackers that froze dozens of county serve
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
repairs after refusing to pay foreign hackers that froze dozens of county servers earlier this week. In the meantime, services ranging from processing jail inmates to paying tax bills had to be done by hand. Darryl Broome, a contractor who... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the long process of restoring computer... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the long process of restoring computer... Read more
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BC Local News
North Delta happenings: week of Dec. 7THIS WEEK • Breakfast with Santa and Children’s Workshop: Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
THIS WEEK • Breakfast with Santa and Children’s Workshop: Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre; Come join us for a breakfast with Santa from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., and a fun children’s workshop from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. All... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
North Carolina county's ransomware recovery will take daysrepairs after refusing to pay foreign hackers that froze dozens of county serve
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
repairs after refusing to pay foreign hackers that froze dozens of county servers earlier this week. In the meantime, services ranging from processing jail inmates to paying tax bills had to be done by hand. Darryl Broome, a contractor who... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Cyberattack slows North Carolina county as it works on fixesBy TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Time-consuming paper transactions slowed business Thursday in North Carolina's largest metro area as a county government began the dayslong process of restoring computer... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
North Delta happenings: week of Dec. 7• Breakfast with Santa and Children’s Workshop: Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; K
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
• Breakfast with Santa and Children’s Workshop: Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre; Come join us for a breakfast with Santa from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., and a fun children’s workshop from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. All ages are... Read more
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Peace Arch News
North Delta happenings: week of Dec. 7• Breakfast with Santa and Children’s Workshop: Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; K
Peace Arch News / Posted 4 days ago
• Breakfast with Santa and Children’s Workshop: Dec. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre; Come join us for a breakfast with Santa from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., and a fun children’s workshop from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. All ages are... Read more
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Arrow Lakes News
Web eats tourist office traffic, but expert help still neededearlier this month showed a significant drop in the number of people using the
Arrow Lakes News / Posted 4 days ago
earlier this month showed a significant drop in the number of people using the service, located on 6th Avenue next to the library. Twenty per cent fewer people came looking for information in the third quarter of this year, making the... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Get Lost in a BookAshley Brotherton of Calvert County and now Baltimore is moving on after a year
Bay Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
Ashley Brotherton of Calvert County and now Baltimore is moving on after a year as Bay Weekly calendar editor and staff writer Looking at my nightstand, you wouldn’t know it, but there are piles and piles of books. The piles are condensed into my... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens library receives $25K grant for web archivalThe Athens Regional Library System was awarded a prestigious grant to participa
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Athens Regional Library System was awarded a prestigious grant to participate in the Community Webs Project, a nationwide project which focuses on archiving community websites to capture a living history of our communities. The library system... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: The ties between Mexico and Asia, a famous Rembrandt comes to L.A. and Art BasilThe cultural ties between Mexico and China. An architect’s legacy. The prints o
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
The cultural ties between Mexico and China. An architect’s legacy. The prints of a Dutch master. And an art fair amid basil. Here are five exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: “Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the Twentieth... Read more
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Business Wire
Growing Enterprise Data to Boost the Global Advanced Analytics Market The report categorizes the global advanced analytics market by end-user, which
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
The report categorizes the global advanced analytics market by end-user, which includes BFSI communications, government and transportation, and healthcare. The report also determines the geographic breakdown of the market in terms of detailed... Read more
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