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Astronomers spot 'unprecedented' bright flashes in black hole
Astronomers never know exactly what to expect when they point a telescope in a specific direction -- and sometimes what they see is completely unexpected.
Aug 13, 2019 23:44 UTC Science Read More

Snapdragon 865 Leaked Benchmarks Sink Galaxy Note 10
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has arrived and there's a lot to like, but new information suggests that if you do upgrade you might be missing out on something…
Aug 13, 2019 23:30 UTC Gadgets Read More

Bacteria Has Metabolism 1 Million Times Slower, Eats Centuries-Old Food
Bacteria in the subsurface live extremely slow lives. With a metabolism 1 million times slower than lab-grown bacteria, the subsurface bacteria eat resources that…
Aug 13, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

Inmates at Holman prison being treated for scabies
Twenty-six inmates at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore are receiving treatment for a condition that is possibly scabies, the Alabama Department of…
Aug 13, 2019 23:18 UTC Health Read More

Motorola One Zoom quad-camera smartphone coming soon for $450 or so (leaks)
Motorola phone leaks appear to be dropping like flies these days. One of the more interesting smartphones the company has in the works is an upper mid-range…
Aug 13, 2019 23:15 UTC Gadgets Read More

Food dyes in snacks: Healthy or toxic?
Brightly coloured snacks which include various food dyes could be harming your children more than helping them, some health experts have warned. Health…
Aug 13, 2019 23:11 UTC Nutrition Read More

Google’s new password security upgrade might work best on the Pixel 4
Google has a brand new security feature that every Android user out there should be using, as long as they operate devices with built-in fingerprint sensors…
Aug 13, 2019 23:05 UTC Technology Read More

Meet OpenSpace, The Construction Tech Startup That Just Raised $14M From WeWork and Others
OpenSpace, an imaging and AI-driven platform providing 360-degree visibility for construction sites, has raised $14 million in a Series A round led by Lux…
Aug 13, 2019 22:58 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Google details AI work behind Project Euphonia’s more inclusive speech recognition
As part of new efforts towards accessibility, Google announced Project Euphonia at I/O in May: An attempt to make speech recognition capable of understanding…
Aug 13, 2019 22:48 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

The 'fear gauge' shows the market could be headed for 'choppy waters,' Jim Cramer says
"The averages haven't really digested these latest gains, and like we saw last week, big moves higher can result in some serious stock market reflux," he says.
Aug 13, 2019 22:37 UTC Markets Read More

3 Dividend Stocks That Are Perfect for Retirement Smart Change: Personal Finance
Even retirees will likely need to own stocks as part of their investments. These three dividend payers are good candidates.
Aug 13, 2019 22:15 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

Would you rent out your living room for a few hours? This startup is counting on it
Recharge, a startup that tried convincing hotels to let its customers rent their rooms by the hour and even minute, has revamped and rebranded. Now Globe, the…
Aug 13, 2019 21:52 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

A Doctor Tested a New Treatment on Himself. Now, It May Help Others with This Rare Disease.
The physician, Dr. David Fajgenbaum, had a rare disease known as Castleman disease.
Aug 13, 2019 21:48 UTC Health Read More

U.S. Stocks Tumble as Economic Worries Mount: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks suffered one of the deepest sell-offs of the year and Treasuries surged as mounting signs of a global economic slowdown stoked fears of an…
Aug 13, 2019 21:44 UTC Markets Read More

Global Mental and behavioral health Software Market Report 2019...
Mental and behavioral health Software providers have historically had low adoption rates for electronic medical records and other health IT software.
Aug 13, 2019 21:07 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Neuralink guide: How wearables will play their part in Elon Musk's brain tech
Elon Musk has bold plans for the future. He's already working on sending humans to Mars with SpaceX and planning on building extensive tunnels under Los…
Aug 13, 2019 21:06 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Mercury Levels in Fish Are Rising: Here's What You Need to Know
Researchers say climate change and overfishing are among the causes for the rise in mercury levels. However, you shouldn't give up entirely on eating fish.
Aug 13, 2019 21:05 UTC Nutrition Read More

Rabbit in Sheridan County tests positive for tularemia
BISMARCK — A wild rabbit in central North Dakota's Sheridan County has tested positive for tularemia, also called "rabbit fever," the North Dakota Department…
Aug 13, 2019 20:59 UTC Health Read More

Oregon DMV Computer System Back Up After Issues Halted Knowledge Tests
UPDATE (1:37 p.m. PT) – Oregon DMV officials say their computer system is again allowing them to administer knowledge tests for driver's licenses and permits.
Aug 13, 2019 20:48 UTC Computing Read More

Dextre completes RRM3 tasks to test robotic refueling of spacecraft
Canada's star space robot Dextre has completed tasks aimed at finding solutions to enable the robotic refueling of spacecraft. Robotic Refueling Mission 3…
Aug 13, 2019 20:43 UTC Science Read More

DNR announces new regulations for 2019 hunting season
The Department of Natural Resources has released its regulations for the 2019 hunting season.
Aug 13, 2019 20:33 UTC Health Read More

Video: Designing great room-scale VR interactions the Vacation Simulator way
In this 2019 GDC talk, Owlchemy Labs' Devin Reimer and Andrew Eiche share stories of success and failure from the development of Vacation Simulator.
Aug 13, 2019 20:33 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Idaho’s hepatitis outbreak hits the Frontier Club, Red Robin
The growing hepatitis A outbreak in Idaho hit two more restaurants. Food workers at Frontier Club in Meridian and Red Robin on Parkcenter in Boise were…
Aug 13, 2019 20:12 UTC Health Read More

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