Ousted Grammys CEO says nomination process is rigged

The suspended head of the Recording Academy said the Grammys nomination process is rigged because of conflicts of interest. Deborah Dugan filed a complaint earlier this week, alleging she was put on leave for reporting corruption within the Academy’s processes and severe misconduct on the part of former CEO Neil Portnow. …

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Trump rolls back US water pollution controls

Image copyright JIM WATSON/Getty Images Image caption President Trump has rolled back swaths of environmental protections put in place by Barack Obama The Trump administration is set to scrap protections for America’s streams and wetlands, repealing Barack Obama’s Waters of the United States regulation. The move, expected Thursday, will dismantle …

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Grammy Awards boss 'has evidence' votes were 'rigged'

Image copyright CBS Image caption Deborah Dugan was placed on administrative leave 10 days before the Grammy ceremony A crisis at the Grammy Awards has deepened after the chief executive of the organising body, who is currently suspended, said she had evidence of “serious” irregularities in the voting. Deborah Dugan …

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Denis Villeneuve Wants to Make Another Blade Runner Movie

Denis Villeneuve has expressed his interest in returning to the Blade Runner universe for another movie, though he says it would have to be “unconnected” from the original Blade Runner, released in 1982, and his 2017 sequel, Blade Runner 2049 .In an interview with Empire, Villeneuve reflected on his ambitious …

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Are big data analytics more important than the cloud?

Integration of big data and analytics is quickly becoming a top priority for businesses, according to IDC Australia, while cloud integration or migration is seeing less enthusiasm. The report focused on Australian businesses, who are still investing heavily into cloud computing. But according to Sally Parker, IDC Australia research director, …

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Turkish activists oppose amnesties for child rapists

Turkish activists oppose amnesties for child rapists

Turkey’s ruling party has begun a second attempt at introducing a law to grant rapists amnesty as long as they marry their victim, four years after a similar bill sparked outrage at home and internationally. The legislation, which was first debated by parliament on 16 January, would give men suspended …

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