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Cops say they find 1,000 files of child porn on 19-year-old’s computer

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Pembroke Pines police said they found about 1,000 files of child pornography downloaded by Alexander Moncada, a Broward 19-year-old. Detectives were investigating child porn being downloaded from social media.

An investigation into child porn on social media led police to a Pembroke Pines man with more than 1,000 files of child pornography, police said.

Pembroke Pines police detectives started a child-pornography investigation into an IP address that was using social media as a means to acquire child porn, police said. Files of child porn would be downloaded and stored from social media, detectives said.

The investigation led detectives to 19-year-old Alexander Moncada. After serving a warrant, police said they found about a thousand files of child pornography on Moncada’s computer.

Police said Moncada confessed to having and transmitting the child porn.

Moncada was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of child pornography, sexual performance by a child, and

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MI AG warns of Apple, Microsoft tech support scam

AG Dana Nessel says scammers may be posing as employees and offering tech support for companies like Apple and Microsoft.

LANSING, Mich — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning the public about recent Apple iPhone and tech support scams. 

According to the attorney general’s office, there hasn’t been an uptick in complains as of late, but Michiganders should remain cautious. 

Nessel said that scammers may pose as employees offering tech support for major companies like Apple or Microsoft. 

A Michigan woman was reportedly contacted by a scammer who told her that her mobile device required a security update and that he could assist with the process. The woman followed the caller’s instructions and unknowingly gave him remote access to her phone, and he transferred $1,000 from her bank account.

Some tech-support scams may begin with a phone call from a real person, while others may be initiated with a

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Acko General Insurance appoints Ashish Mishra as Executive Vice-President, Marketing

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Digital general insurance provider Acko General Insurance has announced the appointment of Ashish Mishra as the Executive Vice-President, Marketing.

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Mishra will play a vital role in building a stronger consumer brand, creating brand campaigns, and building brand awareness and propositionVarun Dua. Sharing the company’s ambition for empowering consumers digitally, the new hire brings decades of expertise to the company.

“We’re excited to welcome a highly seasoned global executive as Ashish. He has a wide array of experience and knowledge in strategy building and the field of marketing, making him an invaluable asset to our leadership team,” said Varun Dua, Founder and CEO, Acko General Insurance.

 He added, “Ashish’s appointment speaks to Acko’s ability to attract global industry talent and further bolsters our expertise to build a strong marketing function within Acko.”

Mishra said, “I am delighted to

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U.S. surgeon general tells states to be ready for COVID-19 vaccine by November ‘just in case’ | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

States across the United States should be prepared to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by November 1 “just in case” one is ready, Dr. Jerome Adams, the US Surgeon General said.

“We’ve always said that we are hopeful for a vaccine by the end of this year or beginning of next year,” Adams said in an ABC News interview Friday. “That said, it’s not just about having a vaccine that is safe and effective — it’s about being ready to distribute it.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asked public health officials in the states to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by late October or early November. As of Saturday, more than 6.2 million coronavirus cases have been reported in the US since the pandemic began and 188,252 people have died, according to a tally of cases by Johns Hopkins University.

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Global General Surgery Devices Market 2020 Key Players, Industry Size, Share, Segmentation, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast by 2026

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MarketsandResearch.biz has published a new report titled Global General Surgery Devices Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 that is designed and articulated on the basis of thorough analytical study, extensive research, and prolonged observation. The report presents an in-sight survey of the global General Surgery Devices market trends and significant statistical data points, skilled conclusions, crucial angles with the general standpoint of the market with a comprehensive perspective of the business from an overall position globally by 2020-2026. The report delivers a comprehensive analysis of the market key vendors, end-user applications, and products, as well as the market standard, geographical regions. Important information is expressed in the form of graphs, pie charts, tables, and systematic figures.

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Computer Science General Program (BCompSc)

Minimum cut-off averages
  • Quebec CEGEP: 28 overall, 26 math
  • High School: B+ overall, B+ math
  • University Transfers (internal/external): B+ overall, B+ math
  • Bacc. français: 14 overall, 14 math
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 31 overall, 4 math
     
Course requirements for admission

CEGEP students
Admission is based on applicants’ overall Math and Physics (if applicable) CRC indicated above and completion of the following classes as part of their DEC.

  • For all BCompSc programs (except the Computer Systems Option):
    MATH 103 or 201-NYA and 203 or 201-NYB and 105 or 201-NYC

Students completing a three-year technical DEC in a related field may also be eligible for admission without the specified profile provided they achieve a minimum overall CRC as indicated above and preferably a minimum of 24 in math and physics course(s) required for their CEGEP program. Students may be eligible for exemptions/transfer credits based on course equivalencies.

IB applicants
Math HL preferred

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Computer pioneer Arnold Spielberg, Steven Spielberg’s dad, dies at 103

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Spielberg, father of filmmaker Steven Spielberg and an innovating engineer whose work helped make the personal computer possible, has died at 103 years old.

Spielberg died of natural causes while surrounded by his family in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to a statement from his four children.

Spielberg and Charles Propster designed the GE-225 mainframe computer in the late 1950s while working for General Electric. The machine allowed computer scientists at Dartmouth College to develop the programming language BASIC, which would be essential the rise of personal computers in the 1970s and 80s.

“Dad explained how his computer was expected to perform, but the language of computer science in those days was like Greek to me,” Steven Spielberg told the General Electric publication GE Reports. “It all seemed very exciting, but it was very much out of my reach.”

Later on he understood.

“When I

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US Postal Service head: Mail-in ballots ‘will arrive in time’

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The head of the US Postal Service has said the agency is “fully capable and committed” to handling the nation’s mail-in votes for November’s election.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers that postal votes would continue to be prioritised and that recent policy changes were not made in attempt to influence the 2020 election.

Democrats say new delivery policies could lead to issues with postal votes.

The row quickly became a top campaign issue in the past two weeks.

Mr DeJoy, a top Republican donor and former logistics executive appointed to lead the agency in May, told a senate panel on Friday that the delivery changes – which have drastically slowed deliveries – were based on a “data-driven” review of mail volume.

He addressed the Republican-led Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee amid a

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Premium on homes, automobile, health insurance shoots up in July amid coronavirus

Premiums of Rs 17,011 crore in July have been amassed, witnessing a hike from the collection last year in the same period.

Premiums paid on non-life insurance viz automobile, health and homes hiked in July even as the country continues to see a spike in coronavirus cases. Non-life insurers, which include general insurers, standalone health insurers and specialised PSU insurers, have registered an 18.4 per cent on-year growth in premiums in July, a CARE Ratings report said on Wednesday. Premiums of Rs 17,011 crore in July have been amassed, witnessing a hike from the collection last year in the same period. In July 2019, Rs 14,369 crore worth premiums were collected.

However, the case of hike in premium has not been a regular occurence amid the pandemic. In fact, the April- July period reported a muted premium growth of non-life insurers at 1.62 per cent. General insurers, which are 25

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Government launches “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” to promote homegrown computer hardware

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The government of India has launched the “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge” under the aim of Atmanirbhar Bharat, to promote home-grown microprocessor manufacturing and designing.

The registrations for the challenge started from August 18th on the MyGov website and 100 shortlisted companies will be given a total grant of Rs 1 crore to build a prototype, while 25 finalists will win Rs 1 crore each. The top 10 teams will get a seed fund of total Rs 2.3 crores and 12 months of incubation support, under the Ministry of Information Technology. You can register here.

Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge

The challenge will be spread over 10 months with the aim to meet the growing need of homegrown compute hardware

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