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Asia stocks rose as Japan-South Korea tensions escalate; yuan dips to fresh low
Meanwhile, investors look ahead to Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech at a yearly central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Aug 22, 2019 23:49 UTC Business Read More

Virtual reality batting is Dodgers' latest preparation tool
The Dodgers are embracing virtual reality batting practice, a device that uses VR goggles to create immersive visual experiences and simulate at-bats.
Aug 22, 2019 23:38 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Utah Man Put in Medically-Induced Coma From Vaping-Related Lung Disease
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A Utah man is on life support after vaping gave him lipoid pneumonia, his family said. Sean Bills, 31, of West Valley City, was…
Aug 22, 2019 23:38 UTC Health Read More

iPhone 11 Pro: Everything we think we know
If Apple sticks to its usual timing, it should reveal its latest iPhones in a manner of weeks. But as always, the rumor mill has churned out enough leaks to reveal…
Aug 22, 2019 23:31 UTC Technology Read More

Fire Emblem Hacker Makes The Gatekeeper Playable, And His Charm Stat Is Huge
Greetings, professor! Nothing to report! Well, there is one thing. A Fire Emblem: Three Houses hacker has figured out how to recruit the man, the myth, the…
Aug 22, 2019 23:29 UTC Technology Read More

Windsor-Essex lands $692000 to boost women entrepreneurs
Only three per cent of women in Windsor-Essex declare self-employment as their source of income compared to 17 per cent of women nationally. It's a woeful…
Aug 22, 2019 23:23 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Breathing polluted air is deadlier than previously believed, new study claims
Rising levels of pollution worldwide are increasing the likelihood that people will die early, according to a sweeping new study.
Aug 22, 2019 23:05 UTC Health Read More

Meet the millennial entrepreneur behind China’s answer to Beyond Meat
Lu Zhongming will introduce Suzhou-style mooncakes filled with plant-based meat in time for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Aug 22, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Taron Egerton, Lucy Boynton to Star in Virtual Reality Project ‘Glimpse’
Taron Egerton and Lucy Boynton are starring in "Glimpse," a new virtual reality experience.
Aug 22, 2019 22:59 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Salmonella superbug linked to beef and soft cheese has sickened 255 people, CDC warns
An outbreak of antibiotic linked to American beef and soft cheese imported from Mexico has sent 60 people to the hospitals. Antibiotic resistance is rare in…
Aug 22, 2019 22:57 UTC Health Read More

George Conway Says Trump Is a 'Malignant Narcissist': He's 'Both Mentally Disordered and Evil'
Attorney George Conway — husband of high-ranking White House aide Kellyanne Conway and near-constant critic of his wife's boss Donald Trump — this week…
Aug 22, 2019 22:56 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast
Salesforce.com Inc. CRM 0.58% raised its full-year revenue outlook after reporting record results in the latest quarter, a positive sign for enterprise-technology…
Aug 22, 2019 22:54 UTC Business Read More

There is enough economic data for the Fed to warrant a rate cut, Jim Cramer says
CNBC's Jim Cramer on Thursday insisted that there is enough economic data that warrant the Federal Reserve to “take preemptive action here and cut interest…
Aug 22, 2019 22:44 UTC Business Read More

Zika Was Soaring Across Cuba. Few Outside the Country Knew.
The mosquito-borne virus spread through the island in 2017, but global health officials failed to sound the alarm.
Aug 22, 2019 22:39 UTC Health Read More

Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And D.C. To Combat Robocalls
In the plan, *service* providers will provide technology to combat a practice known as "spoofing" to aid state attorneys general in locating and prosecuting the…
Aug 22, 2019 22:36 UTC Business Read More

Hillel's Tech Corner: MDGo: Car accidents are no match for AI and ML
MDGo's latest innovation is proving to be a big help in every way from medical imaging, to drug discovery, to medication management, and even robotic surgery.
Aug 22, 2019 22:33 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Samsung announces Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A30s: More like A50 Pro and A50 Lite?
Samsung has announced the Galaxy A50s and Galaxy A30s, serving up most of the same specs as their predecessors. But expect a major camera upgrade or…
Aug 22, 2019 22:20 UTC Technology Read More

Workplace digital assistant startup Capacity raises $13.2M from Midwestern VCs
Solving information scatter inside enterprises seems to be the founding idea behind dozens of enterprise software startups. Capacity, which recently rebranded…
Aug 22, 2019 22:19 UTC Technology Read More

Workplace digital assistant startup Capacity raises $13.2M from Midwestern VCs
Solving information scatter inside enterprises seems to be the founding idea behind dozens of enterprise software startups. Capacity, which recently rebranded…
Aug 22, 2019 22:18 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Airline testing first-ever direct flight from NYC to Australia to see if humans can handle the haul
Crocodile Dundee could slice his way to New York in just one hop if Australian carrier Qantas makes good on plans announced Thursday to launch the first-ever…
Aug 22, 2019 22:17 UTC Business Read More

These are the 10 best new Alexa features to try in 2019
Amazon's voice assistant comes out with new features pretty regularly, and the assistant has gone from a robot voice that can perform a few tricks to a truly useful…
Aug 22, 2019 22:16 UTC Technology Read More

CEO Lisa Su: AMD to Increase Artificial Intelligence Profile
The Hot Chips 31 Symposium started this week. Artificial intelligence was the hot topic among participants Intel, NVIDIA, and Advanced Micro Devices.
Aug 22, 2019 22:15 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Major Carriers Pledge Action on Robocalls
Major phone companies have pledged to do more to fight robocalls plaguing Americans, the country's state attorneys general say. It's the latest step from…
Aug 22, 2019 22:14 UTC Business Read More

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