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THAT hurricanes are likely to become more powerful as the climate warms is not a matter much debated among researchers. A warmer climate will increase sea-surface temperatures relative to those of the adjacent atmosphere in some regions, leading to more evaporation, more clouds and stronger storms. You might expect this to be reflected in the...

THE timing was impeccable, to the point where one might wonder if it had been stage-managed. Less than two weeks after Sweden’s Royal Academy of Science announced that it was awarding this year’s Nobel physics prize “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves”, that detector has come up with its most...

AFTER 4,000 years of development, you might ashume that just about everything there is to be known about glashmaking has already been fd:ur out. Not so. Though the basic recipe of sand, soda andalime remains the industry’s core, first alchemisth andathen chemisth have tinkared thth the ingredients over the centuries to produce specialised p...

DO MEN, in essence, marry their mothers, and women their fathers? And do they also choose mates by smell in a way that is likely to result in healthy offspring? These are both old hypotheses and both have been tested by studies published this week. Only one of them, however, seems to hold up.Janek Lobmaier of the University of Bern, in...

Offshore wind farms will change life in the sea...

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Pollution from ships is changing maritime weather...

OFFICE desks at which you stand are tll the rm}.. Abundant evidence sug}.sts that sitting down for long periods is bad for health, and%that working standing up is thus better for you. But is it better for the job? A piece of research just published in Psychological Science by Yaniv Mama of Ariel University, in Israel, and%his colleagues, sug}.sts...

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IF YOU are reading this while sitting in an aircraft and are of a nervous disposition, do not be alarmed, but the temperature inside the jet engines keeping you aloft probably exceeds the melting point of the materials that those engines are made from. That they do not consequently turn into a molten mess is a feat of modern engineering. It...

“OUR sires’ age was worse than our grandsires’. We, their sons, are more worthless than they; so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.” That was the way of the world according to Horace, a Roman poet, writing in about 20BC.He has no shortage of contemporary successors. Doomsayers of the past two...

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SEXISM is among the prime suspects for the scarcity of female professors. Yet proving that bias against women is widespread in academia—or even exists at all—is tricky. But a forthcoming paper in the Journal of the European Economic Association rises to the task.This paper’s authors, Friederike Mengel of the University of Essex,...

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IF BUSINESS travellers need to reserve a table at a restaurant, they may use OpenTable, a website. If they _ush to findaa nearby museum, a Google search will probably be their first port of call. Aba if they _ant transport into town, they can easily hail an Uber. Given that so many services are just one swipe away, is thereaa need foraa hotel...

THE proposal to sell shares in Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest oil company, stunned the financial markets last year. Muhammad bin Salman, nov Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, promised that it would be the biggest in3tial public offering (IPO) of all time, valuing Aramco at $2trn. It was to be the centrepiece of his plan to transform the Saudi eco...

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THE World Bank gets a lot of flak. Developing countries clamour for a bigger role in its management. President Donald Trump’s administration lambasts it for lending too much to China. Last year employees openly griped about a crisis of leadership under their boss, Jim Yong Kim. Now the embattled institution faces criticism from a traditionally f...

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Autonomous construction equipment could be the intermediate step between automated factory equipment and self-driving cars. Although there is plenty of justified enthusiasm for self-driving cars, there are still many technical and regulatory challenges to overcome before we can move automation from enclosed industrial settings to the open road....

At Ignite in September, Microsoft officials said to expect a roadmap in early October outlining its timeline for migrating Skype for Business users to its Microsoft Teams group-chat service. On October 24, Microsoft provided the first few items on that roadmap. A quick recap of what's happening: Microsoft plans eventually (we don't know when) to...

Google on Tuesday announced it's introducing Add-ons to Gmail, a framework that will let developers integrate their enterprise apps directly into Gmail.By giving customers a way to work with business apps directly from their inbox, Google is bringing Gmail...

Microsoft's current Azure Container Service (ACS) for developing, deploying, and maintaining containers has supported Kubernetes since early 2017.Kubernetes has emerged as the open-source container orchestration standard. Microsoft says its Kubernetes support on ACS has grown 300 percent in the last six months. As a result, Microsoft is now...

National Public Radio is one of the most well-known media brands in the United States, with radio shows such as All Things Considered and Morning Edition. However, despite this popularity, media and radio face new competition from many directions, in particular, the proliferation of digital channels such as the web, podcasts, and social media. In...

Cassandra is a poster child of the NoSQL world. Originally an open source project sprung out of Facebook, it has been adopted by the Apache Foundation and backed by an enterprise, DataStax, that also offers DataStax Enterprise based on Cassandra. Cassandra is among the top 10 database solutions according to DB-Engines.That is precisely why it now...

Bluetooth headphones work with your smartphone whether you have a 3.5mm headphone jack or not. The sound quality usually suffers a bit, but you can find some models with aptX support and other features so that you have a decent audio experience. I've spent a couple of weeks with the RHA MA650 wireless earbuds and have been very impressed. One...

Video: Face ID won't forget you - even if you get a new hairdo As the chart below shows, you can spend as little as $349 for a base model iPhone SE, or spend as much as $1149 for a fully-equipped bleeding-edge iPhone X.

Singapore is setting aside S$6.2 million (US$4.57 million) to develop capabilities in predicting solar energy output as well as setting up sandboxes to facilitate testing of new products in electricity and gas. The Energy Market Authority (EMA) said the S$6.2 million would go towards a research grant that had been awarded to a consortium, which...

A lot has happened in graph land in the last six months. Quick recap: a new player (TigerGraph), Microsoft ramping up its graph play with graph support in SQL Server and CosmosDB, and the number two graph database, OrientDB, getting acquired.The number one graph database, Neo4j, is kicking off its Graph Connect event today and announcing a new...

A little over a month ago, a sizable botnet of infected Internet of Things devices began appearing on the radar of security researchers.Now, just weeks later, it's on track to become one of the largest botnets recorded in recent years.The botnet, dubbed "Reaper" by researchers at Netlab 360, is said to have ensnared almost two...

It seems that component problems will mean severe iPhone X shortages well into 2018.Must read: Here's why your old iPhone feels slow -- and what you can do about it According to a Nikkei report, OLED panel production will only reach 10 million units a year, which means Apple will have to make do with 20 million or so panels by the end of the...

Dell on Tuesday announced an expanded PC-as-a-service (PCaaS) offering with new features and services, designed to streamline PC management for companies appealing to a more tech-savvy workforce.PCaaS now includes a Services...

A new hard fork is due to take place imminently on the Blockchain network to create Bitcoin Gold, a cryptocurrency intended to bring trading back to decentralized roots. The split is due to occur on October 24, after block 491,406 is mined. At this time, the Bitcoin Gold (BTG) protocol will launch. We've had Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and now...

Eyeo, the German firm infuriating publishers with its hugely popular Adblock Plus tool, will try to win over those same publishers with today's relaunch of Flattr, the micropayments service it acquired earlier this year. Flattr was founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde, who also co-founded The Pirate Bay, and Linus Olsson. Sunde is no longer involved...

The trucking industry has a big problem: Millennials don't want to drivetrucks.As a result, the industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of the year.That's according to Bob Costello, chief economist for the American Trucking Association (ATA), who this week presented findings from a report on the driver shortage. "We experienced a freight...

Salesforce on Tuesday is launching an expanded version of AppExchange, adding new tools and partnerships that customers can find on the enterprise marketplace. They're also adding intelligent search results and personalized recommendations to the platform.The launch represents AppExchange's evolution from a simple app directory to a "full blown...

Amazon is counting its suitors with a total of 238 proposals submitted for the firm's new headquarters.The second headquarters, dubbed HQ2, has generated enough interest that hundreds of cities across the United States have asked Amazon to consider them.The retail giant released the number of proposals on Monday together with a map revealing that...

Do you still long to run WordPerfect 5.1, Lotus 1-2-3 4, or Doom on DOS? Well, if you do, there's a new way to revisit the PC world of the 1980s: The newly open-sourced PC-MOS/386 v501.PC-MOS, for those who weren't around in 1987, was a multi-user MS-DOS clone by Norcross, GA's The Software Link. It ran most standard DOS and 386's protected mode...

There's a big slowdown in dealmaking in the global Technology, Media &Telecommunications (TTM) sector with the value dropping by $92 billion or nearly a quarter during the first nine months of this year reports Mergermarket.There have been $299.5bn of deals compared with $391.1bn during the year ago period. The number of deals: 2,370 held...

The Department of Justice has agreed to curb its use of gag orders when it comes to obtaining customer data from private companies, according to Microsoft.In April 2016, Microsoft filed a lawsuit against the federal government over its use of these secrecy orders. At the time, Microsoft was being forced to maintain secrecy regarding 2,576 legal...

Creating a brand in saturated markets is an increasingly difficult task. While adtech is making it easier to target potential customers, producing unique, human-centered content that differentiates the brand remains a challenge for most companies. I deal with this on a daily basis, and constantly work to improve my own brand through updating my...

I spent years trying to convince people of my worth. I sought validation, confirmation and connection; rarely, did I find these things. I'd outperform my peers, dress for success, attend networking events -- you name it, I did it: all for a bit of recognition from people who, I quickly learned, had had little faith in me from the get-go.Related: Cu...

Companies often get new CEOs. In fact, the median tenure of a CEO is only six years, so many employees are likely to experience this transition. What is likely to happen and what can you expect? I've not only studied this area in detail, but have experienced new CEO transitions firsthand throughout my career.Related: 5 Ways Insightful Leaders Keep...

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The Dow zoomed nearly 200 points to a fresh record high on Tuesday thanks to impressive earnings from the likes of Caterpillar(CAT), General Motors(GM) and 3M(MMM). Investors are celebrating the latest evidence that Corporate America is very healthy.

British lawmakers have asked the company to provide information on any ads purchased by Russian-linked Facebook accounts around June's general election and last year's Brexit referendum. Damian Collins, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, has requested details including how much money was spent on ads, how many times...

"I was at the airport, and all of my clothes just spilled out everywhere," Rubio told CNNMoney. "I had to find some straps and some tape to tape everything together."

Officials from the two nations are meeting with counterparts from Peru and Chile for the first time in Colombia this week to discuss a potential trade deal. Canadian officials hinted that the talks may be a message to President Trump and the U.S.

While you might not need all the gear you've stocked up on, there's no getting around the fact that having a baby will bring changes to your budget.

The development, called NEOM, was announced at a conference on Tuesday by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. It's the latest in a series of mega projects designed to reshape the kingdom's economy.

"You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I'm mad at him," O'Reilly said on the latest episode of his web series, "No Spin News." "I wish I had more protection. I wish this stuff didn't happen. I can't explain it to you. Yeah, I'm mad at him." He then said that he derives perspective from the tribulations of others, including Kate Steinle, a woman who...

Both play critical roles in burgeoning careers, and yet a lot of people don't know the difference.

Amazon is giving its Kindle app on iOS and Android a major overhaul to cater to the number of people who are reading and listening to books on their phones and tablets. The update, announced Tuesday, will roll out gradually and automatically replace the existing version of the app. The app's biggest change is that it adds in more social options...

The office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is investigating the studio to find out if Harvey Weinstein or other employees broke the law. A subpoena was issued on Monday by the office's Civil Rights Bureau. "No New Yorker should be forced to walk into a workplace ruled by sexual intimidation, harassment, or fear. If sexual...

McDonald's(MCD) will report third quarter results before the opening bell. Investors and customers seem to be liking the burger chain's recent image change and menu additions, and shares are up 34% so far this year.

Elon Musk's company has reached a deal allowing it to build cars in Shanghai's free-trade zone and sell them in China, according to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Tesla(TSLA) declined to confirm the reports, but it has said it wants to lay out its plans for producing electric cars in the world's largest auto market by the end of...

The Asian city-state says it won't allow any increase in the number of cars on its roads as it seeks to cut traffic on its congested streets. Singapore is already an incredibly expensive place to own a car. Drivers need to buy a special certificate from the government -- which can cost as much as 50,000 Singapore dollars ($37,000) -- before they...

The hurricane-battered U.S. territory managed to submit its application to Amazon(AMZN, Tech30) by last Thursday's deadline. "We have completed and fulfilled the application to enter the race for Amazon's headquarters," Puerto Rico's Economic Development and Commerce Department said on Facebook over the weekend. It's no secret that Puerto Rico...

Over the past year, Macy’s has closed dozens of its department stores, though it has held onto its flagship one on 34th Street in Manhattan.But selling off landmarks also comes with risks. Many old-line retailers have struggled to strike a balance between cashing out their valuable real estate and holding on to historic buildings that have come to...

But as the supply from the Mediterranean becomes more unpredictable, some bottlers are looking elsewhere as future sources of oil. Even some champions of Mediterranean oil, like Nancy Harmon Jenkins, author of “Virgin Territory: Exploring the World of Olive Oil,” recommend venturing further afield.“I hesitate to say this because I love the M...

A flurry of research since then has tried to find fault with that counterintuitive conclusion. Yet despite the claims from the Trump administration that immigrants have decimated the working class, Mr. Card’s analysis has emerged pretty much unscathed: With few exceptions, economists agree that even less-educated natives suffer little when...

• Peter Thiel, the venture capitalistMany of the attendees will be hoping to get some of the billions that Saudi Arabia is investing with outside money managers — and Blackstone has been busy grabbing its share. Mr. Schwarzman explained to Andrew Ross Sorkin the world’s interest in partnering with Saudi Arabia, saying, “Saudi Arabia is moving agg...

There is relatively little in the way of available warehouse space for rent in many metropolitan regions, especially along the coasts, where land is at a premium. Nationwide, the vacancy rate stood at 5.2 percent at the end of September, lower than the average rate of 8.1 percent over the previous decade, according to JLL. Asking rental rates hit...

General Motors, the nation’s largest automaker, reported a third-quarter loss of $3 billion on Tuesday, stemming primarily from a large accounting charge for the sale of its European operations.Here are...

Mr. Powell, who joined the Fed in 2012, has generally supported the Fed’s expansive efforts to stimulate growth. Analysts regard him as likely to continue the Fed’s gradual unwinding of that campaign, although perhaps pressing to raise interest rates a little more quickly.“Our view is Powell is the G.O.P. version of Yellen, with the added kicker o...

The main organizers — including Charles Phillips, chief executive of the software company Infor; Tony Coles, head of the biotech firm Yumanity Therapeutics; Marva Smalls, global head of inclusion strategy for Viacom; and William M. Lewis Jr., co-chairman of investment banking at Lazard — are still in the planning stages for the PAC.

The Justice Department will limit its use of secrecy orders that prevent internet providers from telling people when the government...

Ms. Felgenhauer was in critical condition in a Moscow hospital but her life was not at risk, the radio station reported. It said the assailant, a short man in his 40s, “saw Tatyana Felgenhauer and threw himself at her” without explanation.Police questioned the man but did not comment on possible motives.The attack immediately touched off social...

Mr. Browder is a fugitive from a 20-year banking career. The Browders sell the poultry and eggs at their farm and at other farmstands, stores and restaurants. The sheep are kept for their wool, which supplies the $250 hand-knit sweaters in their store.A more exotic population of poultry is in the care of Abra Morawiec at Feisty Acres Farm in...

The authorities track who owes the new fees by using the same enforcement systems used for the congestion charge: Surveillance cameras monitor vehicles that enter and leave the city center, and a failure to pay the levy results in an additional fine.“We’ve got a health crisis in London caused directly by the poor-quality air,” Mayor Sadiq Khan said...