John Biggs

Type: Person
Name: John Biggs
Title: Director
company: Boeing
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for John Biggs
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor 'dishonest' on council tax cut

Boris Johnson was today accused of “fundamental dishonesty” on his vow to slash council tax for Londoners.The Mayor said when re-elected he would cut what people pay the Greater London Authority by 10 per cent.But a document now shows he will only hit ... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

John Biggs AM City & East is not a sore loser providing the vote was fair

John Biggs , Assembly Member for City and EastWednesday, July 9, 201412:12 PMHaving failed to become Mayor, I am busily throwing myself back into my work at City Hall. And there is plenty to do. For a candidate an election is a very public, and thrilling, ... [Published French Property News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why I Loved Mytro By John Biggs From TechCrunch

As a kid, I grew up watching Ewoks battle the Empire, the Enterprise shoot down the Klingons, and epic movies about aliens like Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., and other spectacular stories. I even wrote my first sci-fi fantasy novel in 2004. ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

VÍB supports Startup Iceland 2014

Startup Iceland international entrepreneurs conference was held in Reykjavik in June. VÍB – Wealth Management division of Íslandsbanki was one of its key sponsors.The annual conference is a venue for entrepreneurs to connect and listen to experienced ... [Published Islandsbanki - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Panorama's attempt to investigate politics in Tower Hamlets has sullied their reputation

Politics in Tower Hamlets has long been regarded as a dirty business and Panorama’s messy attempt to investigate the issue has resulted in the documentary strand’s own reputation being sullied. "The Mayor and Our Money" was broadcast in April and aimed ... [Published The Independent - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Tower Hamlets: election count review makes strong criticisms but keeps calm

A review of the East End borough's elongated May election count hasn't delighted everyone but solving the borough's problems requires more of its measured toneTower Hamlets polling station, May 2014. Photograph: Cecilia Colussi/Demotix/CorbisA short version ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Council criticised over probe delays

Tower Hamlets council has been criticised by the government for delaying an investigation into allegations of fraud and mismanagement.Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said he had been forced to extend the deadline for a report by inspectors because ... [Published BBC - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Does private sponsorship improve public transport?

Does private sponsorship of public transport schemes work for travellers and deliver value for money to the taxpayer?The Budget & Performance Committee will begin its investigation [1] into the value for money of sponsored transport schemes tomorrow as ... [Published Noodls - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cornell Team Teaching a Robot to Do Complex Tasks

John Biggs of Tech Crunch reports, “A new research project by a computer science team at Cornell University is using human volunteers to train robots to perform tasks. How is it unique? They’re showing robots how to infer actions based on very ... [Published semanticweb.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Housing, Housing & More Housing On Tap – Morning Linkfest (June 22)

Popular Posts: Recent Posts: If you could blame the Great Recession on just one thing, it would have to be housing. Bad real estate loans, overpriced homes, and various CDOs, CLOs and other alphabet-soup securities basically caused one of the worst financial ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

Britain's first directly elected Muslim mayor faces ban from office as he is accused of faking postal votes and smearing opponent's name during last month's election

Britain's first directly elected Muslim mayor faces ban from office as he is accused of faking postal votes and smearing opponent's name during last month's election  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2661304/Britains-directly-elected-Muslim-mayor-faces-ban-office-accused-faking-postal-votes-smearing-opponents-month-s-election.html ... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 2 reports

Court bid on Tower Hamlets election

The mayor of Tower Hamlets could be forced to re-run last month's election if a High Court petition is successful.Lutfur Rahman insists the election was above board but some of his opponents claim voters were intimidated at polling stations and in some ... [Published BBC - Jun 18 2014]

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Mr Biggs told The Times:  "i was distressed by the accusations, which have no foundation. they were part of a cynical campaign to try to polarise community opinion."

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Gameover Zeus botnet reanimated, exposing the h... [Published Apple Insider - 19 hours ago]
Wineries May Lose Internet Domain Dispute [Published Wines and Vines - Jul 11 2014]
Mayor 'dishonest' on council tax cut [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 10 2014]
John Biggs AM City & East is not a sore loser p... [Published French Property News - Jul 09 2014]
Why I Loved Mytro By John Biggs From TechCrunch [Published Examiner.com - Jul 08 2014]
Correction: Luther Burbank on North Bay Banks l... [Published North Bay Business Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Magnets, flashlights, silicone wedding bands an... [Published The Gadgeteer - Jul 06 2014]
VÍB supports Startup Iceland 2014 [Published Islandsbanki - Jul 03 2014]
Panorama's attempt to investigate politics in T... [Published The Independent - Jul 02 2014]
Tower Hamlets: election count review makes stro... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
VIDEO: Council criticised over probe delays [Published BBC - Jun 30 2014]
Does private sponsorship improve public transport? [Published Noodls - Jun 24 2014]
Cornell Team Teaching a Robot to Do Complex Tasks [Published semanticweb.com - Jun 24 2014]
Housing, Housing & More Housing On Tap – Mornin... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jun 23 2014]
Arrest over 'car boot full’ of voting forms [Published Telegraph - Jun 21 2014]
New fraud allegations relating to Tower Hamlets... [Published Eastlondonlines - Jun 20 2014]
Britain's first directly elected Muslim mayor f... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 19 2014]
Tower Hamlets election petition: who would gain? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 19 2014]
Tower Hamlets: Campaigner challenging Lutfur Ra... [Published London Evening Standard - Jun 19 2014]
Court bid on Tower Hamlets election [Published BBC - Jun 18 2014]
High Court writ claiming election fraud names T... [Published East London Advertiser - Jun 18 2014]
Mayor Lutfur Rahman faces ban from office for f... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 18 2014]
Court asked to declare Tower Hamlets mayoral el... [Published Local Government Chronicle - Jun 17 2014]
To festival newbies: Try it all [Published Salina Journal - Jun 14 2014]
This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: E3, Vessyl... [Published TechCrunch - Jun 13 2014]
Doom, Gloom and More Gloom – Morning Linkfest (... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jun 12 2014]
Work starts on controversial Ingrebourne Hill w... [Published Romford Recorder - Jun 08 2014]
IN THE BEGINNING ... [Published Salina Journal - Jun 08 2014]
Oso neighborhood never should have been built [Published Seattle Times - Jun 08 2014]
Cattle a menace on Goldfields Highway (The West... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jun 06 2014]
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Cornell Team Teaching a Robot to Do Complex Tasks [Published semanticweb.com - Jun 24 2014]
John Biggs of Tech Crunch reports, “A new research project by a computer science team at Cornell University is using human volunteers to train robots to perform tasks. How is it unique? They’re showing robots how to infer actions based on very ...
Britain's first directly elected Muslim mayor f... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 19 2014]
Britain's first directly elected Muslim mayor faces ban from office as he is accused of faking postal votes and smearing opponent's name during last month's election  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2661304/Britains-directly-elected-Muslim-mayor-faces-ban-office-accused-faking-postal-votes-smearing-opponents-month-s-election.html ...
The Cold Dark [Published Boing Boing - Jun 06 2014]
John Biggs presents a vignette from the world of Mytro, his new young-adult novel about a secret train system that can take you anywhere in the world. [5m read time] Read the rest ...
London Borough Mayor Lutfur Rahman Re-Elected A... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 24 2014]
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has re-elected the allegedly extremist-linked mayor Lutfur Rahman, amidst allegations of electoral discrepancies in the area. Rahman, who has been the subject of numerous investigations, was re-elected moments ...
Kingmaker, by Christian Cantrell [review] [Published Boing Boing - May 23 2014]
John Biggs reviews the tale of a literally heartless assassin and finds it a "solid, fun cyberpunk tale." Read the rest ...
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