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Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines

"In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning your biome...

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines

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Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
16:52, 06/10/2019

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person multiplayer video game shooter, and became so good......
11:26, 05/31/2019

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving...
06:52, 07/05/2019

Amazon warehouses use machines that can pack boxes 5 times faster than humans Amazon is rolling out machines to a number of warehouses, designed to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.Read More...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Ron Chernow is a historian. Now he’s taking a comedian’s job. Huh? The White House Correspondents' Association chose the best-selling historian to be the featured speaker at this year's dinner, continuing the ascent of historians as major public figures....
18:39, 04/28/2019

John Lukacs, iconoclastic historian, dead at 95 NEW YORK (AP) — John Lukacs, the iconoclastic historian who brooded over the future of Western civilization, wrote a best-selling tribute to Winston Churchill, and produced a substantial and often despairing body of writings on the politics and cultu...
17:52, 05/06/2019

DNA Testing Creates Wrenching Dilemmas for the Family Historian With home testing now ubiquitous, keepers of the family tree are forced to juggle the privacy of close relatives with the needs of newly discovered kin; “I am sorry my doing genealogy has opened up Pandora’s box.”...
12:39, 07/21/2019

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned author Timothy Snyder discusses these burning issues with DW....
23:00, 07/04/2019

We're too nice to Albert – he was no perfect prince, claims historian Lucy Worsley thinks Queen Victoria’s husband manipulated her so he could rule in all but nameHe is seen by many historians as the figure behind some of the greatest national projects of his time, and a loving husband who supported Queen Victoria thro...
22:39, 05/30/2019

Yale historian wins Parkman Prize for Frederick Douglass bio NEW YORK (AP) — Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange are among this year’s winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians. The society announced Monday that Blight’s “Fred...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91 She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incomparable.”...
00:39, 07/10/2019

Netflix will need ads eventually, say advertisers Netflix has gained a fair amount of goodwill – and money – from subscribers by refusing to run third-party ads through its TV streaming platform. But this might not be the case forever.CNBC reported on a panel discussion of advertising ...
13:52, 04/30/2019

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the country's lower house on Wednesday....
17:52, 06/26/2019

How we met: ‘He said quite confidently, “You’re going to live with me eventually.”’ Simon and Christian Savidge met in 2011 and live in Wirral. Simon, 37, works for Liverpool library services and has a books blog and YouTube channel. Christian, 47, works in operations for John LewisSimon and Christian met on Twitter eight years ago....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Here Come Electric Highways (Eventually) Hybrid trucks in Germany can now charge as they drive down a six-mile stretch of the autobahn near Frankfurt, thanks to the country’s first installation of Siemens’ “eHighway,” Bloomberg reports....
21:52, 05/13/2019

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
04:00, 07/15/2019

Alan Brinkley, Leading Historian of 20th-Century America, Dies at 70 Professor Brinkley, a National Book Award winner, explored the seminal political events of the last century, including the Depression and World War II....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Advertising executives believe Netflix will have to run ads eventually No surprise, Netflix was a big topic of discussion today as IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts event kicked off in New York City — and a panel of advertising industry executives repeated an oft-heard prediction again today that will probably...
21:00, 05/02/2019

A historian's claims about Martin Luther King are shocking - and irresponsible | Donna Murch A recent article accuses King of being ‘the Harvey Weinstein of the civil rights movement’, but the evidence is shaky and there’s reason to be skepticalThe Troubling Legacy of Martin Luther King, a controversial essay recently published by the Americ...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a bi...
21:13, 06/20/2019

NASA is Going Back to the Moon, and Eventually to Mars NASA astronauts are heading back to the moon. President Trump has increased the agency’s budget in anticipation of the next generation of space exploration. “ President Donald Trump has asked NASA to accelerate our plans to return to the Moon ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Warmer But Eventually Stormier Father’s Day Weekend If Dad’s in the mood to BBQ this weekend, tell him to light it up early! Scattered showers & storms are likely the closer to Father’s Day we get. We’re mostly sunny and spectacular Friday with highs in the mid to upper 70s. Saturday...
11:39, 06/14/2019

Historian Ron Chernow Used Past Presidents to Call for Civility at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner In a speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night, historian Ron Chernow called for civility between the chief executive and the press using examples of past Presidents. Chernow, who has written biographies of several figu...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Ross Perot echoed populist sentiments 25 years before rise of Trump, presidential historian says Billionaire businessman and 1992 independent presidential candidate H. Ross Perot may have been President Trump's predecessor in terms of offering a populist, anti-establishment message to voters, according to a presidential historian....
14:26, 07/10/2019

On Facebook, the Dead Will Eventually Outnumber the Living. What Does That Mean for Our Histories? The dead will eventually outnumber the living on Facebook, according to a new study whose authors want us to think more about the importance of preserving our collective digital histories. The phenomenon could take place within the next 50 years, tho...
18:39, 04/30/2019

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impea...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Would you be willing to fly on a pilotless jet? Airbus bets the answer is yes – eventually An Airbus executive says it already has the technology for pilotless passenger planes but needs to win over the traveling public and regulators.       ...
20:52, 06/18/2019

Microsoft's Cortana will eventually sound more like a real assistant Virtual assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa and Google's have finally made voice-controlled computing a reality. But talking to them still feels basic -- shouting commands isn't exactly how you'd interact with...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Historian explores ‘Adolf Island’ in doc, claims she faced ‘hostility’ in isle that housed concentration camps Caroline Sturdy Colls believes the number of deaths on the British island of Alderney during World War II is almost double to what was previously thought due to hidden unmarked graves....
14:13, 06/22/2019

Splitting tectonic plate could eventually shrink Atlantic Ocean Europe and Canada may one day smash into each other if dramatic new research is to be believed. Scientists say one of Earth’s tectonic plates, the massive shelves of crust that carry the continents and seafloor, is gradually splitting apart off...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Late goal sees Dutch eventually break Kiwi resistance Substitute Jill Roord headed home a stoppage time winner as the Netherlands finally broke down New Zealand's defense to emerge with a 1-0 triumph as both countries began their women's World Cup finals campaign at Stade Oceane on Tuesday....
20:39, 06/11/2019

Fannie, Freddie to eventually end buying LIBOR mortgages -FHFA's Calabria Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will eventually halt purchases of U.S. home loans linked to the London interbank offered rate as that index is set to be phased out after 2021, Mark Calabria, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, told Reuters on ...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Despite loss of three key chip designers, Google still plans on making its own SoCs eventually Back in June 2017, Google hired away chip designer Manu Gulati from Apple. Gulati had a big part in creating some of the chips used to power the Apple iPhone and iPad, and he said on his LinkedIn listing that Google had hired him to be "lead SoC arch...
06:26, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Fannie, Freddie to eventually end buying of LIBOR mortgages -FHFA's Calabria Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will eventually halt purchases of U.S. home loans linked to the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) as that index is set to be phased out after 2021, Mark Calabria, the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, told Reu...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Josh Taylor, eventually, makes weight for World Boxing Super Series semi-final Confusion at the weigh in for Josh Taylor vs Ivan Baranchyk but the fight is on The post Josh Taylor, eventually, makes weight for World Boxing Super Series semi-final appeared first on Boxing News....
00:00, 05/18/2019

The Saga Continues: J.K. Rowling Has Revealed That Ron Eventually Loses His Job For Calling Busy Philipps A Mudblood On Twitter If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’re going to want to check out this fascinating new update to the series that J.K. Rowling just announced: The Harry Potter author has revealed that Ron Weasley eventually loses his job for calling Busy Phillips a ...
16:13, 07/10/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies to merge WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Raytheon Co. and United Technologies Corp. are merging in a deal that creates one of the world’s largest defense companies. The merger, announced Sunday, will close in the first half of 2020 after United Technologies compl...
01:13, 06/10/2019

The best bread machines you can buy Making bread isn't just for master bakers when you have a bread machine. The Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker is the best bread machine you can buy to make delicious bread at home. It has 13 pre-programmed settings, handles gluten-free re...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies in Talks to Merge United Technologies and Raytheon are in talks to combine in an all-stock deal that would create a giant in the aerospace and defense industries. Adjusting for the spinoffs, the companies’ combined market value would likely be north of $100 billion....
12:00, 06/09/2019

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
00:26, 06/10/2019

Raytheon and United Technologies in talks to merge -WSJ Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp are in talks to merge in an all-stock deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
07:13, 06/09/2019

Fiat Chrysler Is Too American to Merge With Peugeot Fiat Chrysler is one of the car industry’s few examples of a successful trans-Atlantic merger, yet investors now view the company as all-American. That should be a warning to those hoping for a merger with European peer Peugeot....
21:39, 05/03/2019

| Algeria arrests prominent war veteran Algerian authorities have arrested a well-known veteran of the war of independence against France, his grandson and media outlets said, after he reportedly criticised military chief Ahmed Gaid Saleh....
18:26, 07/01/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoint Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of it...
10:26, 05/21/2019

Are airplane vending machines on the way? The traditional galley is one of the hardest design challenges on an airplane. Could a new, imaginative set-up of lockers improve service in the air?...
15:13, 05/13/2019

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
18:52, 05/21/2019

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, but missed the original March shutdown date. YouTube Gaming will cease to exist on May 30th; visitors...
07:26, 05/28/2019

McGraw-Hill to Merge With Rival Textbook Publisher McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger w...
01:26, 06/23/2019

Gardner Denver to merge with Ingersoll-Rand division: WSJ Industrial machinery maker Gardner Denver Holdings Inc is nearing a deal to merge with a division of Ingersoll-Rand Plc, creating a business that would have an enterprise value, including debt, of about $15 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported o...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Offer to Merge With Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with Renault after the French auto maker’s alliance partner, Nissan Motor, and the French government balked at the deal....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler pulls its proposal to merge with Renault Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its proposal to merge with French automaker Renault — a deal that would have reshaped the global auto industry and helped the carmakers compete in the race for electric and self-driving vehicles....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging in their kitchen had been looted by the Nazis from Poland’s National Mus...
13:13, 05/05/2019

Gardner Denver to merge with Ingersoll-Rand division- WSJ Industrial machinery maker Gardner Denver Holdings Inc is nearing a deal to merge with a division of Ingersoll-Rand Plc, creating a business that would have an enterprise value, including debt, of about $15 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported o...
03:52, 04/29/2019

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of mephedrone — a...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Prominent columnist in Turkey is released from prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist sent back to prison Wednesday in connection with convictions for terror charges handed last year to an opposition newspaper was released hours later. Kadri Gursel tweeted Wednesday evening that he was re...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit’s Roman Catholic archdiocese removes a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a “credible allegation” that he had abused a child decades ago. (July 8)        ...
12:13, 07/08/2019

Algeria arrests prominent independence war veteran Algerian authorities have detained an iconic veteran of the country’s war of independence with France, accusing him of insulting the army. Lakhdar Bouregaa's arrest caused an outcry, prompting demands for his release....
04:00, 07/01/2019

Who are the creators of AI-generated art — programmers or machines? Two years ago, engineers released DeepBach, a neural network that generates Baroque anthems almost indistinguishable from Bach’s, but still nobody can decide if it’s really music.  DeepBach is so skilled at replicating Bach that more than half of tho...
20:26, 05/08/2019

The best air walker and air glider exercise machines you can buy Air walkers, also known as air gliders, are exercise machines that provide a great way to get a full-body, calorie-burning, low-impact aerobic workout at home. The Sunny Health & Fitness Air Walk Trainer is not only the best overall but also the budg...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Artificial intelligence: Are machines taking over? Artificial intelligence expert Toby Walsh is convinced that machines will be as smart as human beings within just 50 years. He spoke to DW about the benefits, and ways to prevent the worst consequences....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Heavily indebted Pemex says will merge units to save money The board of heavily indebted Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMEX.UL] has unanimously approved a merger of four of its subsidiaries into two units, the company said in a statement on Friday....
06:52, 06/29/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies merge into $74 billion aerospace giant Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Sunday agreed to combine their aerospace businesses in an all-stock deal, creating a $74 billion industry leader....
00:39, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Privatisation of Slovenia's Abanka will see it merge with domestic rival Slovenia said on Wednesday that its second biggest bank Nova KBM (NKBM) will buy the country's No. 3 lender Abanka after submitting the winning bid in a scheme to privatise the lender....
18:52, 06/19/2019

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
17:13, 05/28/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
23:26, 06/12/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in advanced talks to merge the automakers Sources say the talks, which have been happening over the last several weeks, have picked up speed in recent days and could lead to an announcement regarding a merger or partnership as soon as tomorrow....
20:52, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Eldorado Resorts to merge with Caesars Entertainment in $17.3 bln deal U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal, including debt, the companies said on Monday....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.       ...
15:39, 06/24/2019

United Technologies is Said to Near Deal to Merge Aerospace Unit With Raytheon United Technologies is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and form a new company worth well over $100 billion....
07:00, 06/09/2019

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.        ...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Midwest Hospital Systems to Merge Into 26-State Regional Giant Sanford Health and UnityPoint Health have agreed to combine the two nonprofit systems, creating another regional giant as the nation’s $1 trillion hospital sector continues to consolidate....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Nissan said to push back Renault's renewed efforts to merge Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure will not help turn around the Japanese automaker, Bloomberg reported....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
03:26, 06/01/2019

Egypt’s president pardons 560, including prominent columnist CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned 560 prisoners, including a prominent journalist who had criticized the establishment. The pardons, announced in the official gazette on Thursday, coincide with the Muslim holy month o...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a week after their arrest which their supporters said was meant to appease the Trump administration....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Prominent Congolese politician Katumbi returns from exile KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A prominent Congolese businessman and onetime presidential hopeful has returned home after three years in political exile. Moise Katumbi, who said he feared for his life under the regime of former President Joseph Kabila, arriv...
14:13, 05/20/2019

Gunmen attack prominent Colombian environmental activist One of Colombia’s most-prominent grassroots activists and winner of a prestigious international environmental prize was attacked at a meeting with community leaders...
06:39, 05/05/2019

Prominent upstate New York landlord indicted for fraud BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prominent upstate New York landlord Robert Morgan was charged Wednesday in a 114-count federal indictment with inflating property values in his expansive real estate portfolio to secure more than $500 million in loans. The indict...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Libyan commander hands over prominent militant to Egypt CAIRO (AP) — Libyan forces loyal to a commander pushing to take the capital of Tripoli say they have handed over to Egypt a prominent Egyptian militant captured last October. Khalifa Hifter’s self-styled Libyan National Army said on its Faceboo...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Prominent Russian journalist and critic of Putin dies at 59 MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian journalist whose TV reports changed between acclaiming President Vladimir Putin to scathing criticism has died. He was 59. The Govorit Moskva radio station said on Friday that its editor-in-chief, Sergei Dorenko, die...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Prominent Afghans Urge Cease-Fire as War Grinds On A special national assembly convened by Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani to advise him on future peace talks with the Taliban called for both sides to enter a permanent cease-fire in the nearly 18-year war, beginning with the start next week of t...
18:52, 05/03/2019

| WATCH: Prominent Detroit priest removed from ministry Detroit's Roman Catholic archdiocese has removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it describes as a "credible allegation" that he had abused a child decades ago. WATCH NOW....
16:52, 07/08/2019

"Would Have Attended" If PM's Meeting Was On Voting Machines: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati said today that she would have attended the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi if the meeting was about Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs. She described the......
11:52, 06/19/2019

Amazon is rolling out machines to box customer orders Tech giant Amazon is reportedly deploying machines to warehouses to automate the process of packing customer orders.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

How maths could fix the problems with India’s voting machines The world’s biggest election is under way in India. Trust in the machines used to vote is low, but better maths could spot manipulation or errors, says Edd Gent...
18:26, 04/28/2019

'Circuit Superstars' is the 'Forza' of Micro Machines Back in 2014 Square Enix Collective was created to help out indie developers with getting their game out there, and it has helped introduce titles like Forgotton Anne to the world. Now it's getting into the world of racing with Circuit Superstar...
04:26, 06/11/2019

Best fax machines of 2019: 5 top picks for sending faxes This guide to the best fax machines of 2019 proves that while the idea of sending faxes might seem a bit antiquated, there's some brilliant models out there.There are still many businesses out there that rely on faxes, so this best fax machines ...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Fixing the past: The art of collecting pinball machines Inside this concrete slab hides the biggest collection of the rarest pinball and electromechanical games ever made. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] ...
15:39, 07/07/2019

Elon Musk’s ‘Neuralink’ could merge human brains with computers by 2020 Elon Musk’s data transmission company “Neuralink” unveiled plans on Tuesday night to merge human brains with computers as early as next year. “A lot of people have written this off like it’s impossible,” said company president Max H...
10:26, 07/17/2019

Raytheon to merge with United Technologies, creating a military-industrial behemoth The move pairs Raytheon, a massive defense manufacturer known for the Patriot missile defense system, with United's Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, some of the biggest names involved in aerospace engineering. It will give Raytheon a foothold i...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Gardner Denver Nears Deal to Merge With Ingersoll-Rand Division Gardner Denver is nearing a deal to merge with a division of Ingersoll-Rand, in a combination that would create the world’s second-largest manufacturer of industrial pumps and compressors....
02:26, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Keane, C&J merge in quest for pricing power as oil producers cut budgets Oilfield services provider Keane Group Inc will merge with rival C&J Energy Services in a $746 million deal, giving the companies the much-needed pricing heft in an industry grappling with budget cuts by crude producers....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
20:13, 07/02/2019

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style option to call 911 from within the app -- if there's an emergency, you won't have to switch a...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Prominent journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Afghanistan Unidentified attackers fatally shot a prominent female journalist in Afghanistan. Two men on a motorcycle approached Mena Mangal on Saturday morning while she was waiting for a car on her way to work, witnesses told US broadcaster RFE/RL. A gunman al...
19:26, 05/11/2019

1 dead in Mexico City shooting involving prominent columnist A man has been killed during an attack on a prominent Mexican journalist that was thwarted by the columnist’s bodyguard in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood...
01:52, 05/07/2019

Algerian military jails prominent politician, raising worry ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court has detained a prominent left-wing politician as it investigates an alleged plot against the country’s leadership. A statement from the Workers Party says its general secretary Louisa Hanoune w...
02:13, 05/10/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Peter Biar Ajak and five other men were sentenced. They were accused of inciting an uprising in the cou...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an election expected to take place this year....
18:00, 06/18/2019

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped....
15:39, 06/11/2019

The best Sous Vide cooking machines on sale in 2019 If you're interested in buying a sous vide cooker, then you've come to the right place. We've listed the top sous vide cooking machines and compared the best prices and sales from online retailers. You might first be wondering, wh...
18:13, 05/20/2019

These Minecraft Wave Machines Are Extremely Satisfying To Watch Minecraft is a game that lets players create basically anything they want, assuming that player has the time to do it. It also has Redstone, a resource that allows players to move, power and manipulate blocks in various ways. Combine this with the pr...
20:13, 06/02/2019

Free to use cash machines disappearing at 'an alarming rate' Free to use cash machines are disappearing at an alarming rate with more than 1,000 ATMs converted to charge fees in March alone, according to the consumer group Which?...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Trinamool Lawmakers Protest In Parliament Against Use Of Voting Machines Demanding use of ballot papers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmakers today staged a demonstration in Parliament complex against the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the elections....
11:00, 06/24/2019

Men With Machetes Snatch Voting Machines In Arunachal Pradesh About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked election officials in Arunachal Pradesh and made off with electronic voting machines, officials said on Wednesday....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Free-to-use cash machines disappearing in deprived communities Deprived and remote communities could be left "shattered" as a report shows access to free-to-use cash machines is declining in the poorest communities....
10:39, 05/17/2019

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Renault poised to merge with Fiat Chrysler, a move that could reshape auto industry Renault and Fiat joining forces could reshape the global auto industry at a time when carmakers are racing to build electric and self-driving cars.        ...
16:52, 06/04/2019

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
07:52, 06/09/2019

Accelerated Learning Laboratory seeks meeting with Green Fields School for possible merge TUCSON – Accelerated Learning Laboratory is a science-based school, similar to Green Fields School who recently closed its doors and filed for bankruptcy. The closing of Green Fields can be seen as a business investment for some. While others s...
05:52, 07/17/2019

Telecom Italia and Vodafone to sign deal to merge towers in Italy by summer end A deal to merge Vodafone's tower infrastructure in Italy into INWIT, the mast group 60 percent owned by Telecom Italia (TIM), will be signed by the summer, INWIT's Chief Executive Giovanni Ferigo said on Wednesday....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, ...
00:39, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Ingersoll-Rand to spin off industrial unit and merge it with Gardner Denver Ingersoll-Rand Plc said on Tuesday it would spin off its industrial business and merge it with industrial pumps and compressors producer Gardner Denver Holdings Inc, creating a company valued at about $15 billion....
13:26, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Marathon Petroleum to merge midstream units, posts surprise loss U.S. oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday it would merge its midstream units in a $9 billion deal, and posted a surprise first-quarter loss due to higher prices of Canadian crude....
14:39, 05/08/2019

"Embarrassed": Prominent Kolkata Muslims' Open Letter To Mamata Banerjee In the wake of the attack on doctors and harassment of model Ushoshi Sengupta by some members of their community, a group of prominent Muslims has written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking for......
11:39, 06/20/2019

Prominent British Climber Part Of Team Missing On Way To Uttarakhand Peak A well-known British mountaineer is among the people who went missing on their way to the 7,434 metre-high Nanda Devi East peak in Uttarakhand, prompting a massive search operation....
20:00, 06/01/2019

Fox News supported Laura Ingraham after she defended a prominent white supremacist AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Fox News defended network host Laura Ingraham after outrage over her feature on a white supremacist in a sympathetic segment. The network defended Ingraham, saying the segment was pulled from an Associated Press report o...
00:52, 06/02/2019

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" to where they came from, calling the tweets “spiteful” and arguing that Trump should remove them from ...
23:13, 07/15/2019

Prominent liberal church ousts pastor after alleged sex toy shopping spree A famous liberal Manhattan church has parted ways with its first female senior minister after complaints she brought fellow ministers on a sex toy shopping spree and gifted one of them an unwanted vibrator, according to reports....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Fighting Game Community Mourns Death Of Prominent Louisiana Player A weekend that was supposed to be full of fun and excitement took a decidedly tragic turn when it was announced that fighting game competitor Bryand “Krucial B” McIntosh, 34, passed away shortly after competing at Defend the North in New York City. M...
00:13, 07/23/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
02:13, 07/08/2019

Tarana Burke Says Ava DuVernay Was ‘The Only One’ of Many Prominent Black Women Who Would Go on Record Against R. Kelly As I write this, there is still a debate waging in one of our comments sections over whether filmmaker Ava DuVernay is obligated to embrace the term “auntie” or not (for the record, we think everyone should embrace whatever term they want). But as #M...
00:39, 06/07/2019

Indian police raid prominent lawyers who took on ruling party leaders Indian police raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompting criticism they were being targeted for political reasons....
13:26, 07/11/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Trade war is a 'prominent downside risk' and another reason for policy patience The escalating trade war between China and the U.S. could increase pressure on the overall economy, according to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren....
21:00, 05/21/2019

French police summon prominent journalist who wrote about government corruption Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been covering the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup in the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
08:52, 05/23/2019

Google’s secretive chip design team just lost three prominent members With each passing year, Apple takes hardware performance on the iPhone to the next level, a feat made possible by the series of A-x chips the company designs in-house. Specifically, Apple’s A-x processors can be engineered and customized to run...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Multiple women claim harassment by prominent NY open-government expert Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government.        ...
03:39, 06/28/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Tyson installing metal-detecting X-ray machines after chicken recall Tyson Foods Inc., the producer of processed meats, will recall nearly 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products due to metal contamination concerns, the US Department of Agriculture said over the weekend. The recall was expande...
19:39, 05/07/2019

How will Semantic Machines and its conversational engine transform Cortana and the Bot Framework? Microsoft wants to build an AI engine that can handle not just single commands but ongoing conversations on multiple topics that involve multiple agents....
15:26, 07/11/2019

Tyson to install metal-detecting X-ray machines after chicken recall Tyson Foods Inc. says it will install metal detecting devices to ensure product safety following a recall of nearly 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips over consumer complaints of contamination....
20:00, 05/08/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Election Results 2019: All You Need to Know About EVMs and VVPAT Voting Machines Electronic Voting Machines are considered tamper-proof with multiple security features. Here is a guide to the complete details about EVMs and VVPAT voting machines:...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Son of woman who died in DR says he was told country’s toxicology machines are broken The son of the Staten Island woman who died of an apparent heart attack in the Dominican Republic told The Post early Friday that the country has not done a toxicology report on her — because the country’s toxicology machine’s are broken. Will Cox, 2...
11:52, 06/14/2019

Finally Get a Good Night's Sleep With One of These Discounted Sound Machines Do you feel like you’re struggling to fall asleep every night? It can be hard for our brains to just shut off at the end of a long day. If you’re constantly tossing and turning, you might want to test out a sound machine. Luckily, you can take your p...
22:00, 05/19/2019

BJP Candidate Claims Trinamool Placed Special Mark On Voting Machines Bengal's BJP candidate Anupam Hazra has accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of placing a special mark against its election symbol in the Electronic Voting Machine to draw the voters' eye....
15:26, 05/19/2019

Olive-picking machines 'suck up and kill thousands of birds' Hundreds of thousands of legally-protected birds are killed in southern Europe every year after being sucked out of trees and into machines which are harvesting olives....
00:00, 05/18/2019

MIT Is Teaching the Machines How to Make Pizza Based On a Single Photo Generative adversarial networks (GAN) can do a lot of things—it’s basically the type of machine learning used to generate realistic AI faces and deepfakes. But researchers at MIT are using GAN to do the holy, blessed work of building a neural network...
21:39, 06/19/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work alongside brittle, clumsy and easily confused machin...
18:26, 06/06/2019

Judge won’t toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia’s current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg issued an order Tuesday rejecting the state’s req...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Masked attackers snatch voting machines in northeast India About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked Indian election officials in a remote northeastern state and made off with computerized voting machines, officials said on Wednesday....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies May Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms Sometimes, when two major military contractors love money very much, they get together and reverse-mitosis into one larger military contractor.Read more......
00:39, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 3-United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon -source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
07:13, 06/09/2019

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Herald) A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a request by 55 anti-vaccine families...
00:13, 07/13/2019

Economist, prominent UN figure blames American sanctions for thousands of deaths in Venezuela A top economist who has worked for years with the United Nations is claiming that U.S. sanctions are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths in Venezuela and that such actions are illegal under international and U.S. law -- his latest attack on the T...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Suspected mob boss killer thought victim was ‘prominent member of the deep state’ The man accused of gunning down a Mafia kingpin on Staten Island wasn’t intending to kill a mob boss that day, his lawyer says. In his eyes, Anthony Comello was taking out “a prominent member of the deep state” — whom he alleg...
09:39, 07/22/2019

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Researchers find terrifying security vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia machines Security researchers from Israeli firm CyberMDX have discovered a vulnerability in a select number of GE Healthcare’s anesthesia and respiratory devices. CyberMDX, which focuses primarily on medical cybersecurity, states that if successfully exploite...
04:13, 07/10/2019

Hamptons restaurateur, chef clash over male strippers, $9K pasta machines A Southampton restaurateur’s plans to bring a Michelin-starred chef to the upscale beach town has been put on ice due to bitter feuding over $9,000 for pasta machines and a boisterous party involving male strippers, Side Dish has learned. Terra...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Amazon to Roll Out Automated Packing Machines, Offers $10k for Employees to Become Gig Workers Amazon plans to introduce new packaging machines at its warehouses that could eliminate 1,300 jobs nationwide, according to a new report from Reuters. Coincidentally or not, Amazon also announced this morning that it was launching a new program to en...
16:52, 05/13/2019

Amid Storm Over Voting Machines On Eve Of Counting, Amit Shah's 6 Queries BJP chief Amit Shah ripped into the opposition today over its allegations of tampering of Electronic Voting Machines, alleging that the "noise got shriller after the exit poll results". The Election......
17:00, 05/22/2019

New Amazon machines can pack 600 orders per hour, could replace thousands of jobs Amazon is using new machines that would automate a job held by thousands of workers -- boxing up orders inside the company's cavernous warehouses worldwide. ...
17:39, 05/13/2019

LAX airport is getting a $14-billion makeover and new 'happy face' machines to rate satisfaction The Los Angeles International Airport is transforming itself and parts of the airport have "happy face" machines that let you register your satisfaction....
02:26, 06/03/2019

Drug costs should be a 'prominent issue' in Trump trade talks: Mount Sinai Health CEO The rest of the world should pay their fair share when it comes to the cost of drugs, which should lower prices for Americans, says Mount Sinai Health CEO Kenneth Davis....
01:39, 06/22/2019

Pediatrician at prominent Argentine children's hospital accused of producing, distributing child pornography One of the chief pediatricians at a respected children's hospital has been detained for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography, Argentine authorities said Wednesday....
23:00, 05/30/2019

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it would be an unusual case of a South Korean defecting t...
17:52, 07/08/2019

Intel inside? New security flaw in chips may affect millions of machines around the world Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft released advisories. The bug can't be fully fixed. Intel says it hasn't seen it exploited outside the lab.        ...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Millions of machines affected by command execution flaw in Exim mail server Enlarge (credit: Michael Theis / Flickr) Millions of Internet-connected machines running the open source Exim mail server may be vulnerable to a newly disclosed vulnerability that, in some cases, allows unauthenticated attackers to execute commands...
08:00, 06/07/2019

Airport vending machines now spit out puffer coats, shaving kits, cupcakes Travelers can now buy Sprinkles Cupcakes, Uniqlo down coats, CVS sundries, Stance socks and Dollar Shave Club kits from airport vending machines.        ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

After Exit Polls, Opposition Talks Of Voting Machines, To Meet Poll Body Representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission tomorrow afternoon to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines and the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Trail......
22:26, 05/20/2019

World's largest drone maker to start putting airplane, helicopter detectors in nearly all machines The world’s largest drone maker, DJI Technologies, announced Wednesday it will begin including airplane and helicopter detectors in nearly all consumer drones manufactured in and after 2020, making it the first company to do so....
20:52, 05/22/2019

Homeowners urged to unplug Whirlpool tumble dryers after firm faces order to recall half a million machines Hundreds of thousands of owners of unmodified Whirlpool tumble dryers have been urged to unplug them immediately as the firm faces an "unprecedented" order to recall the machines....
08:26, 06/12/2019

Global Payments, TSYS merge in $21.5 billion deal as fintech, payments market evolves to be software driven The idea is that the combination of Global Payments and TSYS will have a software stack and developers to better compete in omnichannel, e-commerce and digital payments....
18:39, 05/28/2019

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
08:26, 06/22/2019

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
05:13, 07/04/2019

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
18:26, 07/13/2019

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Euras...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Mercedes F1 Dominance 'Boring,' Says One of Few Humans Able to Do Something About That Recently, Ferrari Formula One driver and four-time champion Sebastian Vettel made a bold claim, sending shockwaves through an unsuspecting community: That the Mercedes F1 team’s dominance is “boring.” Vettel also happens to be one of the few people ...
13:52, 05/02/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
08:26, 05/21/2019

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with instituti...
17:26, 07/05/2019

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. ...
21:26, 05/22/2019

Can we humans save ourselves from self-destruction? | Letters Richard Middleton, Robin Russell-Jones, Judith Wright, Tom Fyans, Richard Aldwinckle, John Nissen, and Mayer Hillman respond to the latest dire warnings from scientists and policymakers on biodiversity and climate changeEduardo Brondizio’s observatio...
22:26, 05/07/2019

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
14:13, 05/10/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led...
16:52, 05/31/2019

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions....
18:13, 04/28/2019

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
13:53, 07/06/2019

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple U...
21:26, 07/03/2019

Buzz Aldrin says humans really need to move to Mars Buzz Aldrin believes its high-time humans were sent to Mars. The 89-year-old Apollo 11 astronaut argued that the US should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed ...
17:39, 05/06/2019

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
02:52, 06/28/2019

Dog disease that can jump to humans was found in Iowa Having a sick dog can be a serious bummer. It hurts to see a pet in pain or any kind of discomfort, but normally a sick dog doesn’t pose a risk to your own health. However, some diseases can jump between dogs and humans, and one such illness wa...
02:39, 05/14/2019

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
22:13, 06/28/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Researchers found archaeological evidence in Spain that was said to show “unquestionable signs of...
18:52, 05/10/2019

The AI-created humans in this video look disturbingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of humanity, there’s at least one...
23:39, 05/06/2019

Dog disease that can be passed to humans confirmed in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a dog disease that can be passed to humans has been confirmed in Iowa. The state veterinarian, Dr. Jeff Kaisand, says several cases of canine brucellosis have been confirmed at a commercial breeding facility for ...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Dog Disease Contagious To Humans Found In Iowa Multiple cases of canine brucellosis in central Iowa. This disease, which can be passed on to humans, is often spread through contact with infected birthing tissue and objects that have infected fluids on them. “So that’s why we treat it ...
00:26, 05/15/2019

Man, the humans in this AI-created video look jaw-droppingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of humanity, there’s at lea...
21:13, 05/04/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation by building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little...
22:52, 05/30/2019

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
20:52, 05/23/2019

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
04:39, 07/05/2019

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
21:26, 07/16/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
10:52, 06/12/2019

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
21:26, 04/28/2019

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to consoles and PC in a modern remake of the cult classic, THQ Nordic announced ahead of E3 2019....
14:00, 06/12/2019

More Mobile Phones Than Humans In The World: Report Thanks to the Internet and its affordability, the world recorded more mobile phones than the people using it, according to the latest data from the United Nations' International Telecommunications......
05:52, 05/01/2019

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemi...
17:39, 06/13/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with t...
08:52, 06/13/2019

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
21:13, 06/13/2019

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling th...
13:52, 07/08/2019

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
08:26, 07/18/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paint...
05:52, 05/07/2019

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
03:26, 07/18/2019

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older...
16:00, 07/11/2019

UN study says humans are damaging nature at 'unprecedented' rate You probably weren't expecting a feel-good nature report from the UN after its alarming findings on climate change, and you won't get one. The organization's Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Serv...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Why biodiversity loss hurts humans as much as climate change A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature....
14:13, 05/06/2019

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
04:39, 07/03/2019

The secret was in the trees. Humans are making droughts worse The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
16:26, 05/02/2019

Amazon's warehouse robots won't replace humans for at least a decade Are you worried your job is going to be taken by a robot? You needn't be if you work for Amazon, which has dismissed the idea of fully-automated warehouses becoming a reality any time soon. According to Amazon's director of robotics fulfilm...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
15:26, 07/14/2019

1 million species at risk for extinction, thanks to humans: UN report Nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday in the United Nations’ first comprehensive report on biodiversity. It’s al...
13:39, 05/06/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
15:00, 05/09/2019

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Florida law lets autonomous vehicles drive without humans TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Self-driving vehicles will be able to operate in Florida without a human on board under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. DeSantis signed the measure Thursday at a test track for autonomous vehicles. The governor...
20:26, 06/13/2019

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
11:26, 05/23/2019

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deli...
15:00, 06/11/2019

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human behaviour...
10:13, 06/23/2019

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading...
13:13, 06/24/2019

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
20:13, 06/14/2019

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to house thousands of honey bees. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the restaurant has been expertly cra...
17:26, 05/23/2019

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: study NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of th...
13:39, 06/18/2019

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Concepts Team's take on it is pretty sweet.       ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

This massive bird may have lived alongside early humans That’s one hell of a drumstick! A very big bird, weighing about a half-ton and standing nearly 12 feet tall — the first of its size ever discovered in the northern hemisphere — may have lived alongside early humans, who feasted on i...
22:00, 06/27/2019

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Humans Inhabited the Amazon 7,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone...
04:26, 07/12/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
05:52, 07/12/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin....
00:52, 07/17/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
19:13, 04/28/2019

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group ...
19:13, 06/05/2019

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say....
03:13, 06/27/2019

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read More...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Humans crawled through a cave 14,000 years ago. We can still see their perfectly preserved footprints. About 14,000 years ago, a party of five barefoot people — two adults, one preteen and two children — walked and even crawled through a dark passageway in a cave, according to a new study that analyzed the hand- and footprints these individuals left b...
18:52, 05/15/2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
07:52, 06/24/2019

Chinese Fantastic Beasts: The Taotie Demon Who Eats Humans A strange animal that preys upon unsuspecting travelers, who devours them but cannot swallow them, may be representative of the human sin of gluttony, as the taotie, a Chinese mythological fantastic beast seems to symbolize.  ...
19:13, 05/03/2019

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits co...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Times Insider: To Tell the Story of Biodiversity Loss, Make It About Humans The authors of a sweeping United Nations report on species in danger of extinction faced the same question I often do in reporting: Why should anyone care about the loss of nature?...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Beluga spotted wearing mysterious harness likes being near humans COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans. Joergen Ree Wiig, of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, told The Associated Press “it w...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
18:26, 06/28/2019

Oxford University academic says aliens are already breeding with humans on Earth An Oxford University academic says aliens are breeding with humans to produce a hyrid species capable of saving the planet from major disasters like climate change and nuclear war....
00:52, 05/02/2019

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
19:13, 07/17/2019

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
02:52, 06/28/2019

Iowa has confirmed multiple cases of a disease that can be transmitted from dogs to humans The Iowa State Veterinarian confirmed "multiple" cases of Canine Crucellosis, a disease that can be transmitted from infected dogs to humans and other animals....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Aus...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
23:39, 06/05/2019

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and from t...
15:13, 05/28/2019

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clo...
22:00, 07/22/2019

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
03:52, 07/02/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
06:13, 05/17/2019

Tooth Analysis Suggests Neanderthals and Modern Humans Split Apart Far Earlier Than We Thought Dental evidence suggests Neanderthals and modern humans diverged from a common ancestor around 800,000 years ago—hundreds of thousands of years earlier than standard estimates. The finding could finally reveal the provenance of our shared ancestry, b...
23:26, 05/17/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of su...
21:39, 07/10/2019

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one ...
15:52, 07/15/2019

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not known for its miracles, but on that day, it was if a holy statue was weeping blood. Within minutes of th...
15:52, 07/11/2019

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North Carolina by exsanguination—that is, by draining it of blood—the state’s Department of Agriculture and ...
23:52, 07/11/2019

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans' presence in the Americas A team of scientists in Chile say they've found a human footprint that dates back more than 15,000 years -- the oldest one ever found in the Americas....
04:13, 04/30/2019

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
14:52, 07/23/2019

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
18:26, 07/09/2019

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
15:13, 06/16/2019

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
03:26, 07/18/2019

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:39, 06/18/2019

Tessa Thompson pitched 'Humans in Black' At the New York premiere of "Men in Black: International," actress Tessa Thompson reveals her alternative title pitches, while Chris Hemsworth says he's excited to step into a new franchise. (June 12)        ...
13:26, 06/12/2019

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
15:39, 07/19/2019

Thomas profits from Alaphilippe’s late struggle as Simon Yates wins stage 15 • Simon Yates breaks clear to win second stage in four days • Thomas happy to gain time back on Alaphilippe on final climbSimon Yates soloed to his second Tour de France victory of the week on stage 15 to the Prat d’Albis as Julian Alaphilippe finall...
18:13, 07/21/2019

Trump administration gives clinics more time to comply with abortion referral rules The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions....
18:26, 07/21/2019

School safety agent charged with attacking girlfriend A school safety agent was arrested Sunday after attacking her girlfriend in Crown Heights, police said. The 23-year-old, Christelle Victor, allegedly pushed and dragged her 24-year-old girlfriend by her hair during a dispute in the girlfriend’s...
18:39, 07/21/2019

| Midfield: Rassie's only murky Bok area The clear signs of World Cup appetite from Frans Steyn bode well for the Springboks in their one relatively thin department, at centre, says Rob Houwing....
19:13, 07/21/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks judicial review of graft watchdog's allegations South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he would seek an urgent judicial review of a report in which the country's graft watchdog concluded that he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
19:13, 07/21/2019

Sony's best noise-canceling headphones are at their lowest price ever The Sony WH-1000XM3 are the best noise-canceling headphones money can buy, and right now they're majorly discounted.       ...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Should I quit college for a job opportunity? My internship is going so well that the firm wants to offer me a full-time job, while I finish my degree part-time in the evening. I have only one year to go and I was kind of looking forward to my senior year. But to have a job now is amazing and ta...
19:52, 07/21/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices....
20:13, 07/21/2019

Watch this paper doll do sit-ups thanks to new kind of “artificial muscle” A new twist on a special kind of polymer is what enables this paper doll to do calisthenics. A new twist on lightweight organic materials shows promise for artificial-muscle applications. Chinese scientists spiked a crystalline organic material wit...
20:13, 07/21/2019

United talks with Lille winger Pepe 'progressing' "Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of Nicolas Pepe, with The Sunday Times reporting that they are in pole position to land the Lille winger."...
20:26, 07/21/2019

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition falls short of super-majority needed to change Japan's constitution Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions....
20:26, 07/21/2019

Marko Arnautovic scores on Shanghai SIPG debut after West Ham exit Marko Arnautovic headed home on his Chinese Super League debut on Sunday as defending champions Shanghai SIPG were held to a 2-2 draw by Chongqing Lifan on a day when Beijing Guoan finally relinquished top spot....
20:26, 07/21/2019

What futures odds can tell you about NL pennant race Baseball bettors will get a great chance to evaluate and handicap 2019 league pennant chases the next few days. Playoff contenders are going head-to-head in prominent local and national telecasts. VSiN will devote Sunday and Monday to getting you cau...
20:39, 07/21/2019

Watch: Manny Pacquiao defeats Keith Thurman by split decision Forty-year-old Manny Pacquiao proved age is no problem by ending Keith Thurman's undefeated record with a victory by split decision to win the World Boxing Association welterweight title....
20:39, 07/21/2019

Sturgill Simpson announces new album… and companion anime Musicians have been pairing their creative work with some kind of visual component for decades, typically just with traditional music videos, but sometimes a piece of music warrants a more complex companion piece, like Paul Thomas Anderson’s Thom Yor...
20:52, 07/21/2019

Thousands of bones discovered in Vatican crypt in search for missing teenager Thousands of bones have been unearthed in two ossuaries discovered in the Vatican City, as part of an ongoing search for clues into the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl more than three decades ago....
21:39, 07/21/2019

Microsoft joins the XR Association, which promotes responsible AR/VR development The XR Association, or XRA, now counts Microsoft among its membership, joining founding members Google, Facebook, Sony, HTC Vive, and Samsung.Read More...
22:52, 07/21/2019

#TheBreakaway: Ineos didn’t know what to do "In today’s Breakaway, the team detail why Geraint Thomas remains their favourite for the Tour (00:35) despite Team Ineos’ lack of direction (01:50). Why Julian Alaphilippe’s overzealous attitude could be his undoing (06:30) and there is time for a l...
22:52, 07/21/2019

Chick-fil-A is missing out on more than $1B in sales by closing on Sundays Chick-fil-A made the decision in 1946 that it would not be open on Sundays. That decision could be costing it billions.       ...
00:26, 07/22/2019

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditional politics in the war-scarred nation....
01:13, 07/22/2019

Manny Pacquiao produced an all-time great performance to dominate Keith Thurman in style, with Floyd Mayweather watching ringside Photo by Reuters / Joe Camporeale Manny Pacquiao, 40, just beat Keith Thurman, 30, in style. Pacquiao knocked Thurman down in the opening round, confounded the American with his incredible energy, and bloodied his face with unrelenting punching. Thu...
01:26, 07/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Pitched a New Narrative. These Sites Published It. In flattering news releases and promotional articles in National Review, Forbes and HuffPost, the disgraced financier tried to rehabilitate his image....
04:00, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over leaked chat messages....
04:39, 07/22/2019

China strikes secret deal to allow armed forces at Cambodian naval base: WSJ China will be able to place armed forces at a Cambodian naval base under a secret agreement the two nations have reached, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
04:39, 07/22/2019

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29% of votes had been counted....
04:39, 07/22/2019

The Dining Room at the Met will take tomatoes to a creative new level A lot of New Yorkers love tomatoes — especially shoppers who scour the city’s farmers’ markets this time of year looking for vine-ripened beauties. It’s those folks Michelin-starred chef John Fraser has in mind with the introduction of his tomato-cen...
05:00, 07/22/2019

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
05:39, 07/22/2019

Ferrari: “We want to be a lot less predictable” Ferrari calls the SF90 the most powerful, most advanced and fastest-accelerating road car it has ever produced Italian maker is diversifying its line-up to appeal to broader audience while maintaining exclusivity Ferrari will expand its product l...
07:52, 07/22/2019

Mike Pence Says Trump 'Might Make An Effort' To Stop Racist Chants At Future Rallies It’s been a couple of days since attendees at one of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign rallies chanted “Send her back! Send her back!” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a Somali-American first-term congresswoman who came to America as a refuge...
07:52, 07/22/2019

FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga on a hot streak GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson’s Devyn Jambga had two goals in his last game against Greenville. Here’s more:...
08:13, 07/22/2019

How to check your area for registered sex offenders TUCSON — Pima County Sheriff’s deputies are reminding the community to stay vigilant when it comes to sex offenders. Officials said there are a little over 2,000 registered sex offenders in the county. If you’d like to see if there ...
08:13, 07/22/2019

Ricky Martin wants Puerto Rico Governor Rossello out Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for reelection as governor of Puerto Rico — but he also won't resign. The US territory is seething after chats leaked that show the governor and associates insulting Puerto Ricans....
08:39, 07/22/2019

Cricket World Cup final umpire Kumar Dharmasena admits 'error' handed England one extra run Umpire Kumar Dharmasena has admitted making a crucial "judgmental error" in the last over of England's victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final earlier this month....
09:26, 07/22/2019

Britain's beaming Prince George celebrates sixth birthday Britain's Prince George turned six on Monday with his parents releasing pictures of their grinning eldest son wearing an England soccer shirt to mark the occasion....
09:26, 07/22/2019

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday outside the station house where he began his caree...
09:39, 07/22/2019

Kenya's chief prosecutor to charge finance minister over graft Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other officials will face charges over corruption related to the construction of two dams, the chief prosecutor said on Monday....
10:13, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong protesters violated 'One Country, Two Systems' bottom line: Foreign Ministry The behavior of some "radical" Hong Kong protesters violates the bottom line of the "One Country, Two Systems" formula through which Beijing administers the territory, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday....
10:13, 07/22/2019

BMW iNext To Get Polygon-Shaped Steering Wheel Take a closer look at the steering wheel and you'll see that its rim is flattened in both the lower and upper sections, while the rounded corners at the sides provide a comfortable hand rest....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Cupra previews first EV ahead of Frankfurt reveal Cupra's first EV will ride high and sport a rakish coupé-style roofline Seat sub-brand's electric pioneer will sport design influenced by both SUVs and sports coupes Cupra will reveal its first fully electric vehicle, which it says will combine el...
11:39, 07/22/2019

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
11:52, 07/22/2019

Florence fire triggers chaos for Italian travelers Italian train travelers suffered long delays and the cancellation of more than two dozen high-speed rail services on Monday after a fire hit the infrastructure around Florence....
12:00, 07/22/2019

Iron Man’s ‘Learning to Fly’ breaks down what it means to be inside the suit In a YouTube video titled “Learning to Fly” embedded above and a PS blog post, Camouflaj discusses how they tried to nail that feeling of what it means to be Iron Man.Read More...
12:13, 07/22/2019

Leak suggests Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super is most disappointing upgrade of the new Super GPUs Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Super is due to launch tomorrow, but we’ve just caught a glimpse of its potential performance thanks to a benchmark leak.The leak is from Twitter denizen TUM_APISAK (who often shares GPU-related leaks) and show...
12:13, 07/22/2019

Huawei Watch 3 looks to be the company's next smartwatch Over the last few years Huawei has turned its back on Wear OS, as it pursued its own smartwatch tech with the LightOS-toting Huawei Watch GT, but it looks like the company may be making a comeback in the smartwatch space.According to Bluetooth regula...
12:13, 07/22/2019

Disney Plus is getting new Marvel shows as soon as 2020 It's no secret that Marvel will have a big presence on the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service, which launches in the US later this year. But with an official unveiling of Marvel's schedule of TV series and movies slated for the nex...
12:13, 07/22/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, the US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Th...
12:26, 07/22/2019

Robert Mueller 'has evidence Donald Trump is guilty of impeachable crimes' Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Donald Trump includes "very substantial evidence" that the US President is guilty of crimes, according to a top Democrat....
13:00, 07/22/2019

Consumers Will Be Able to Pay for Doctor Visits on Their Phones, Via Anthem Anthem is launching an app to help consumers schedule and pay for medical visits through their smartphones, as well as learn potential diagnoses and text with doctors....
13:26, 07/22/2019

Micron shares jump after Goldman upgrades the stock, gets more positive on memory chip industry Shares of Micron rose on Monday following an upgrade to buy from neutral from Goldman Sachs, citing a faster-than-expected deceleration in memory chip production....
13:52, 07/22/2019

Amy Winehouse: A tragic life that still resonates Amy Winehouse was an exceptional talent whose wild and too brief career was cut short eight years ago today. On July 23, 2011, the soul singer died of alcohol poisoning and became yet another member of the "27 Club."...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Gold Prices Touch All-Time High On Pickup In Demand: 10 Things To Know Gold prices touched a new high of Rs 35,970 per 10 grams in Delhi on Monday, reported news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). The yellow metal touched the record mark after gaining by Rs 100 on buying......
14:13, 07/22/2019

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
14:13, 07/22/2019

IndiGo To Expand Board To 10 Members The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sought "information or explanation" from the airline. Market regulator Sebi is also looking in the alleged governance lapses....
14:13, 07/22/2019

An Ethical Crocodile Handbag? As luxury brands like Chanel ban the use of exotic skins, crocodile farmers are setting ethics standards for production in a bid to counter shopper concerns over animal welfare....
14:52, 07/22/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise as oil prices gain Canada's main stock index futures rose on Monday, as oil prices gained on concerns of possible supply disruptions in the Gulf region following Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
15:00, 07/22/2019

AMD è ancora indietro rispetto a Intel nel settore dei processori per PC portatili Negli ultimi mesi AMD si è dimostrata molto competitiva soprattutto grazie alla linea di processori Ryzen 3000 riuscendo a superare Intel come prezzo, prestazioni e consumi. Ma c’è un’area dove rimane ancora indietro: quella d...
15:13, 07/22/2019

"Mind-Boggling": ISRO Chief On Work That Went Into Chandrayaan 2 Launch Minutes after India successfully launched the Chandrayaan 2 at 2:43 pm today, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan thanked the engineers involved in the "mammoth task" of ensuring......
15:39, 07/22/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:39, 07/22/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Launched Aboard GSLV-Mk III Rocket: ISRO At exactly 2.43pm IST, the Rs. 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a ...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Israelis begin demolishing dozens of homes in east Jerusalem Israeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years....
16:39, 07/22/2019

Avengers: Endgame tops Avatar to be highest grossing film Marvel Studios sequel has earned $3bn since its release in April, breaking 10-year recordAvengers: Endgame has surpassed Avatar to become the highest-grossing film of all time.The Marvel Studios sequel, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, earned over ...
16:39, 07/22/2019

US 'not ready' to stop 2020 meddling, says House intelligence chair – live Adam Schiff says tech companies and government unpreparedRepublicans promise tough questions in Mueller testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.42pm BST Congressional leaders and the White House appear to be on the cusp of a ...
16:52, 07/22/2019

Thomas 'itching to go' as Tour heads for epic climax "Geraint Thomas believes the worst of his struggles are behind him as he bids to claw in his deficit to Julian Alaphilippe in the final week of the 2019 Tour de France."...
16:52, 07/22/2019

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
16:52, 07/22/2019

Eight Kids Among Nine Dead After Truck Collides With Van In Uttar Pradesh Nine people, including eight children, were killed and 15 others were injured when a pickup van collided with a mini truck in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district, the police said today....
16:52, 07/22/2019

Indonesia plans cloud seeding to avoid crop failure Indonesia is preparing to carry out cloud seeding in an effort to trigger rainfall to prevent harvest failure and forest fire, the disaster mitigation agency's spokesman said on Monday....
17:13, 07/22/2019

Ukraine's security service says not putting pressure on ArcelorMittal Ukraine's security service's acting chief Ivan Bakanov said on Monday that a search at ArcelorMittal's mill in Kryvyi Rih was not an attempt to put pressure on the company....
17:39, 07/22/2019

FINA warns Horton but fellow swimmers applaud podium protest Mack Horton has received a warning from swimming's world governing body FINA over his refusal to share a podium with China's Sun Yang in protest of the gold medallist's doping history....
17:39, 07/22/2019

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
17:52, 07/22/2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Trump’s racist attacks: ‘Every day, it’s a trap’ The Democratic presidential candidate is seeking to position herself as both a “proven progressive” and a “pragmatist” who can take on Trump in 2020....
18:00, 07/22/2019

'AGT': For Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union, judging together was like 'couples counseling' Spouses Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade, who compete against each other in a Gatorade commercial, teamed up when he joined her as an 'AGT' guest judge.        ...
18:13, 07/22/2019

OBJ: Felt disrespected by Giants, mulled retiring Odell Beckham Jr. said he felt disrespected by the Giants when they traded him. "They weren't even man enough to even sit me down to my face and tell me what's going on," he said....
18:13, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 4-Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares rise Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, putting the company's shares on track for the biggest one-day gain in nearly three years....
18:13, 07/22/2019

Deregulation explodes under Trump, 13 regulations killed for every new one, $33B saved It was an odd, geeky campaign promise for a populist presidential candidate to make. But when Donald Trump in 2016 pledged to kill two Obama-era regulations for every new one, crowds went wild....
18:13, 07/22/2019

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
18:26, 07/22/2019

Speedo-wearing man kicked in crotch by horse after ignoring signs He has to admit — the warning signs were there. A man enjoying a day at the beach on Assateague Island, off the coast of Maryland, had his fun cut short after attempting to pet one of the park’s wild horses, in spite of multiple signs warning a...
18:26, 07/22/2019

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three of his kids in the sea off Oak Island on Friday when tragedy struck, his wife explained. “An int...
18:52, 07/22/2019

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
18:52, 07/22/2019

The Veronica Mars Season 4 Twist Left Jason Dohring "Crushed" Logan Echolls wasn't kidding when he promised his relationship with Veronica Mars was epic. Just how epic--and tragic--took Veronica Mars viewers by surprise in the fourth season revival on......
19:00, 07/22/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
19:00, 07/22/2019

Franky Zapata, France's hoverboard hero, to attempt English Channel crossing Thursday Ferry passengers traveling between England and France should keep their eyes peeled for an unusual sight on Thursday as French inventor Franky Zapata attempts to cross the English Channel on his jet-powered hoverboard....
19:00, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station Dozens of people were injured at a subway station in Hong Kong on Sunday when a mob of masked assailants attacked protesters and passengers in a dramatic escalation of violence amid ongoing protests in the Chinese territory....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt sa...
19:13, 07/22/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
19:26, 07/22/2019

Iran's Claim Of Capturing CIA Spies "Totally False", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency....
19:26, 07/22/2019

Iran Says Captured 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced To Death: Report Iran captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday. Iranian state television published images it said......
19:26, 07/22/2019

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes....
19:52, 07/22/2019

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
19:52, 07/22/2019

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including Idlib province....
19:52, 07/22/2019

Silicon LED created by buzzing surface with high-speed electrons  Enlarge / If only controlling electron behavior was as easy as building atom illustrations out of children's toys... (credit: Japatino / Getty Images) A long time ago, in a place not so far away, I used to believe that future lasers and optics woul...
19:52, 07/22/2019

Trump, first lady pay respects to the late Justice John Paul Stevens President Trump and the first lady on Monday paid their respects to the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. “Going with First Lady to pay our respects to Justice Stevens. Leaving now!” the president tweeted as he headed to the S...
20:26, 07/22/2019

US groundwater shortage is forcing us to dig extremely deep wells Groundwater provides drinking water for 120 million Americans and irrigates farmland - but demand in some places, including in California, is drying up wells...
20:26, 07/22/2019

FTC to announce $5 bln settlement with Facebook as early as this week -sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said Mon...
20:26, 07/22/2019

Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections....
20:52, 07/22/2019

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending additional medical officials there this week....
21:00, 07/22/2019

Checking Your Phone at Night Won't Necessarily Throw Off Your Internal Clock, Mouse Study Finds People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to rest easier—at least according to the results of a new study in mice. Researchers found that short bursts of light exposure at night wo...
21:13, 07/22/2019

Trump Fed nominee Judy Shelton calls for bigger cut to interest rates Wall Street traders anticipate a more modest 25-basis-point cut when the Fed meets to set interest rate policy on July 30 and 31, but Shelton said there is justification for a deeper cut, citing weak economic conditions overseas....
21:13, 07/22/2019

Homeless man arrested after stabbing woman in neck with needle in New York City bank, cops say A homeless man who allegedly stabbed a woman in the neck with a hypodermic needle while at a bank in New York City was arrested on Saturday, according to police....
21:39, 07/22/2019

Ole Miss student from Missouri found dead in Mississippi, 'foul play' involved, authorities say "Foul play" was reportedly involved in the death of a 21-year-old female University of Mississippi student found dead near a lake this weekend, officials said....
21:39, 07/22/2019

Sign Up for Free Trials With DoNotPay iOS: When you sign up for a free trial with your credit card, there’s a risk that you’ll forget to cancel, and Netflix or Spotify or Audible or HBO will start charging you monthly. Some services make it hard to cancel, and some, like MoviePass, even ...
21:52, 07/22/2019

Grill Marks Are Dumb Parallel strips of golden brown goodness on chops and steaks may scream “summer cooking,” but grill marks are—in fact—quite dumb. I don’t say this because my apartment-dwelling ways have left me lacking in the grill department; I say this because Mea...
21:52, 07/22/2019

Trump expected to attend White House tech meeting where Huawei will be discussed: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the chief executives of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, held to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people bri...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Get This Man Some Java!!!! The Commerce Department is hardly the first place that comes to mind when you think of capital-D Drama, and yet that seems to be what’s taking place, thanks in no small part to Secretary Wilbur Ross’ apparent total lack of energy and interest in runn...
22:13, 07/22/2019

5 trends driving end of ownership and growth of subscription economy Changing customer preferences are leading to a new era defined by "the end of ownership." A new global study by The Harris Group shows that 57% of the people surveyed wish that they could own less stuff....
22:13, 07/22/2019

The Red-Hot Giants Are Ruining Everything For Everybody Plans change. That’s the best thing about them. Inflexible thought is kindling, and only the adroit bully survives. Kawhi Leonard changed the topography of the NBA by winning a championship. Anthony Davis changed it by crushing New Orleans’s hope bef...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Introducing Engadget's most comprehensive back-to-school guide yet Happy Monday, fam! I'm extremely pleased today to introduce our 2019 back-to-school guide. And that's not just because it's my favorite time of year (that would actually be our holiday gift guide), but because this has turned out to be...
22:39, 07/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech leads U.S. stocks higher; oil gains U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing....
22:52, 07/22/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
23:00, 07/22/2019

Tom Hanks sings as Fred Rogers in first trailer for biopic 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' Tom Hanks portrays treasured children’s TV host Fred Rogers in the first trailer for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” and serenades viewers with the iconic song, “Won’t you be my neighbor?”...
23:26, 07/22/2019

Apple Watch with next-gen display technology could launch as early as next year A next-gen Apple Watch with a MicroLED display could arrive as soon as 2020, according to a new report from the Chinese-language Economic Daily News. The report adds that Apple is already in contact with display manufacturers in Taiwan and that mass ...
23:39, 07/22/2019

WNBA star Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, says calling President Trump out is necessary Sue Bird, the WNBA star and girlfriend of World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe, talked about using a platform to make a positive difference.       ...
23:39, 07/22/2019

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
23:39, 07/22/2019

Remains of one the world's oldest known mosques discovered in Israel’s Negev desert The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been discovered in Israel’s Negev desert. The ancient structure is one of the earliest known mosques in the world, according to experts....
23:52, 07/22/2019

'Meth-gators' aren't real, Tennessee police say after viral post. At least not 'at this time' A post from a Tennessee police department that warned residents flushing drugs could create meth-gators went viral last week. They were joking.        ...
00:13, 07/23/2019

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout The lights have gone out across much of Venezuela’s capital and there are reports that much of the country is also being affected by a massive outage...
00:39, 07/23/2019

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
01:00, 07/23/2019

BMW's New CEO Is Doubling Down on the Strategy That Got the Last CEO Ousted Good luck with that BMW, good luck with that Mini, and wow, a Mitsubishi dealer is going to need a hell of a lot of luck with that. All that and more in the Morning Shift for July 22, 2019....
01:13, 07/23/2019

Spencer on a Cyborg vs. Nunes rematch: 'I'm here to spoil that party' Felicia Spencer faces the biggest test of her career in Cris Cyborg at UFC 240. Here are her comments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show....
02:00, 07/23/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was chained to bed in hospital, says husband UK-Iranian aid worker has been returned to prison from psychiatric ward, Richard Ratcliffe saysNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman being held in Tehran, was chained to a bed for days while being detained on a psychiatric ward, her hu...
02:13, 07/23/2019

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc , the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
02:13, 07/23/2019

NYC's automated subway routing had glitches for 'months' before Friday When New Yorkers were stuck without access to multiple subway lines for 90 minutes on July 19th, that was really just the culmination of ongoing woes. The City has obtained Metropolitan Transportation Authority reports showing that the NYC subway sys...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Daycare Allegedly Denies Same-Sex Parents A Waco, Texas couple said their daughter was denied admission to a local day care because they are in a same-sex relationship. Brittney Ready and her wife, Stacey, have been married for two years and have four kids. Their youngest daughter, Callie, w...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
02:39, 07/23/2019

Haiti President Jovenel Moise nominates fourth prime minister President Jovenel Moise has failed three times to get his choice for prime minister through parliament. The latest name is Fritz-William Michel, according to social media, as the UN looks on....
02:39, 07/23/2019

Nintendo Responds To Sufferers Of Joy-Con Drift Although it’s been an issue for some players since shortly after launch, recently more and more Switch owners have been talking about their issues with “Joy-Con drift,” a condition where the joystick on a controller detects movement even though you’r...
03:00, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Trump says he’s ‘best thing’ for Puerto Rico President Donald Trump says he’s “the best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico” and he’s renewing his attacks on the U.S. territory’s officials on a day when tens of thousands are marching to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Roselló...
03:26, 07/23/2019

The A.V. Club braved the heat (and an evacuation) for the 2019 Pitchfork Fest Pitchfork Music Festival was full of surprises this year, not the least of which was in the weather: scorching afternoons gave way to thunderstorm evacuations, then afternoon downpours brought on breezy, sunny evenings. The music side was just as unp...
03:26, 07/23/2019

2020 BMW 5 Series previewed as prototypes begin testing Executive model will receive bold styling revisions to bring it in line with the new 3 Series and facelifted 7 Series Prototypes of the facelifted BMW 5 Series have begun testing on public roads ahead of a planned introduction in mid-2020. Although ...
04:26, 07/23/2019

Puerto Ricans pack streets again after governor refuses to resign Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans packed the streets of San Juan Monday to renew demands that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resign amid a scandal triggered by the leak of offensive chat messages between him and advisers. A sea of people waving flags, chanti...
04:39, 07/23/2019

FBI targets LA’s City Hall, DWP in scathing investigation FBI agents descended on Los Angeles’s City Hall and a public utilities agency Monday amid a wide-ranging federal probe into the local government, according to a new report. Federal agents targeted City Hall, law enforcement sources told the Los Angel...
04:39, 07/23/2019

Amanda Knox asks donors for $10,000 to pay for wedding Amanda Knox and her fiancé are trying to crowdfund their wedding — asking people for up to $10,000 a pop to do such things as pay for a time capsule. “Let’s face it, we don’t need any more stuff. What we do need is help putting on the best party ever...
04:39, 07/23/2019

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
04:39, 07/23/2019

How to reset the SMC in a MacBook (and why you might want to) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you find your MacBook acting strangely, and seemingly for no reason, resetting the SMC may help. There are a ...
04:39, 07/23/2019

South Korea says it fired warning shot at Russian military aircraft that violated airspace The South Korean military fired a warning shot at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said....
04:52, 07/23/2019

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.Read more......
05:52, 07/23/2019