How The Epoch Times Created a Giant Influence Machine

In a statement, The Epoch Times said it had “no business relationship” with America Daily.

Many of the Facebook pages operated by The Epoch Times and its affiliates followed a similar trajectory. They began by posting viral videos and uplifting news articles aggregated from other sites. They grew quickly, sometimes adding hundreds of thousands of followers a week. Then, they were used to steer people to buy Epoch Times subscriptions and promote more partisan content.

Several of the pages gained significant followings “seemingly overnight,” said Renee DiResta, a disinformation researcher with the Stanford Internet Observatory. Many posts were shared thousands

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Zacks: Analysts Expect International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) to Announce $0.35 Earnings Per Share

Equities analysts predict that International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGTGet Rating) will announce earnings of $0.35 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have issued estimates for International Game Technology’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.52 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.25. International Game Technology posted earnings per share of ($0.48) in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 172.9%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 1st.

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Technology’s Role In Repairing A Broken Healthcare System

Jaideep Tandon is Chairman of Infinx Healthcare, a leader in AI-powered, specialist-supported patient access and revenue cycle solutions.

Today, the three major healthcare stakeholders—patients, providers and payers—are frustrated and resentful.

Patients may interact with their doctors for 15 minutes, only to spend an hour or more on the phone with the biller. They don’t understand the many bills coming to them from different directions, and often assume — believing these bills are insurance’s responsibility — they can leave them unpaid.

Providers are frustrated that insurance companies dictate which tests and procedures their patients should have. And when insurers

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Learn How to Code: 22 Free Online Resources

Whether you’re looking for something new to learn, or just want to refresh your memory on something that might be a bit rusty, there are plenty of free sources online that you can take advantage of free code classes. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook is quite favorable for software developers:

“Employment of software developers is projected to grow 30 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of applications developers is projected to grow 28 percent, and employment of systems developers is projected to grow 32 percent….. Job prospects

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