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Census says switching software for U.S. population count

14 Feb 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau confirmed on Thursday it is shelving the online response software it bought from Pegasystems Inc for this year’s population count in favor of an in-house alternative the bureau believes can handle more traffic.

Census says switching software for U.S. population count

14 Feb 2020

Feb 13 The U.S. Census Bureau confirmed on Thursday it is shelving the online response software it bought from Pegasystems Inc for this year’s population count in favor of an in-house alternative the bureau believes can handle more traffic.

49ers have few answers after late Super Bowl collapse

04 Feb 2020

MIAMI The San Francisco 49ers will spend the next few months wondering what might have been. | Video

49ers have few answers after late Super Bowl collapse

03 Feb 2020

MIAMI The San Francisco 49ers will spend the next few months wondering what might have been. | Video

13 minutes, $13 million: The logistics of pulling off a Super Bowl halftime show

01 Feb 2020

NEW YORK The popular Super Bowl halftime show is only 13 minutes long, but the million-dollar-a-minute extravaganza takes thousands of people, months of planning and near military precision to pull off.

For Miami stadium's neighbours, Super Bowl brings years-old tensions to surface

01 Feb 2020

MIAMI Renowned for flashy events and wild parties, South Florida has hosted more Super Bowls than anywhere. But many of those who live in the shadow of Hard Rock Stadium, site of Sunday's Super Bowl LIV and home of the NFL's Miami Dolphins, are hardly in a party mood.

Super Bowl security shows the easy-going 1960s are long gone

30 Jan 2020

MIAMI Ensuring the safety of fans and players at this year's Super Bowl in Miami entails an extraordinary deployment of law enforcement assets, even by recent standards, in keeping with heightened global tensions and fears of home-grown violence.

Facebook bans all ads that aim to limit U.S. census participation

19 Dec 2019

NEW YORK Facebook Inc , which has come under fire for allowing politicians to run misleading advertisements, said on Thursday it will ban any ads that aim to limit participation in next year's U.S. census, which officials and lawmakers fear could be targeted by disinformation aiming to disrupt the count.

2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

05 Dec 2019

In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitize the nation’s once-a-decade population count: build a system for collecting and processing data in-house, or buy one from an outside contractor. | Video

CORRECTED-SPECIAL REPORT-2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

05 Dec 2019

* U.S. Census systems were hacked from IP addresses in Russia during testing in 2018 - sources

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