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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...

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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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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,...

Public-relations woes may be catching up with Uber...

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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...

But Senators Maria Cantwell, Democrat of Washington, and Susan Collins, Republican of Maine, who jointly requested the report, said between the lines of a conservative government audit was an urgent economic message that Washington should heed.“The Government Accountability Office — if you will, the chief bean counter — is basically telling us that...

“The bureau failed to meaningfully evaluate whether prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer financial contracts would serve either consumer protection or the public interest,” the report said.The rule does not explicitly ban mandatory arbitration. Still, critics of the rule say it will effectively kill mandatory arbitration.“The r...

SEATTLE — Amazon said on Monday it got a total of 238 proposals from cities and r...

“A lot of people do it; they know it’s risky and do it anyway. They convince themselves that ‘this text is important,’” he said. “It’s something we need to be aware of.”There is a dearth of data directly linking distracted walking to pedestrian injuries and deaths, but it seems to be a global problem, too. Preliminary studies “give a hint to u...

Csaba Szalo, a professor of sociology at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, said Krtek was “an iconic figure, very recognizable to both kids and adults, and is across the generations very easy to identify with for the emotions he elicits.”

Note that Mr. Nasser doesn’t mention whether both parts of a potential Aramco I.P.O. — listings on both Saudi Arabia’s Tadawul exchange and on an international stock market like the N.Y.S.E. or the London Stock Exchange — are on track. He also denied that the company was talking with Chinese investors about a private placement. But do remember to p...

The spotlight turned to the fashion industry not long after the Weinstein investigations were published in The New York Times and The New Yorker. The model Cameron Russell solicited and began posting anonymous stories from fellow models of their own experiences on her Instagram account, along with the hashtag #MyJobShouldNotIncludeAbuse. Her...

“They had a cultural footprint as a brand that was pretty big and vivid,” said Kevin O’Neill, an advertising professor at Syracuse University.But the company has had to reinvent itself as other tech companies have caught up. Xerox was looking for a way to reinforce its longtime role as an essential part of office life while producing something...

The cutting edge of artificial intelligence research is based on a set of mathematical techniques called deep neural networks. These networks are mathematical algorithms that can learn tasks on their own by analyzing data. By looking for patterns in millions of dog photos, for example, a neural network can learn to recognize a dog. This...

Monday’s conference is designed to draw attention to the health of Narragansett Bay, the largest estuary in New England and a key to the region’s tourism and fishing industries. Rhode Island’s entire congressional delegation, all Democrats, will attend a morning news conference. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, an outspoken critic of Mr. Pruitt, will be am...

Mr. Henick’s team is also working with Smokehouse Pictures, a production company run by George Clooney and Grant Heslov, to develop a movie based on a BuzzFeed News investigation into assassinations that may be linked to the Kremlin.Other projects include a series for the NBCUniversal cable network Oxygen that is based on an article about the...

Both are spending billions of dollars on Asia — particularly Southeast Asia and India — as they look for a place that could repeat China’s explosive transformation into the world’s biggest online shopping market.

LOS ANGELES — A sassy church lady, a group of elite firefighters, an alcoholic detective, some do-gooder Texans and a renegade scientific genius walked into multiplexes on Friday.Only one grabbed the attention of...

But just as the profession it celebrates is in distress — struggling financially in the internet age and attacked as purveyors of “fake news” — so, too, is the Newseum.The Newseum has run up deficits every year since it opened a grand new home in 2008. Though it attracts a respectable number of visitors (820,000 expected this year) who pay top...

Lawyers for Ms. Wiehl, Jonathan S. Abady and O. Andrew F. Wilson of the firm Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, declined to comment.Details of the settlement and how the company handled the O’Reilly situation emerged from interviews with two people briefed on the agreement and several others familiar with the dispute; all of them spoke on the c...

In his assault on a bastion of privilege and power long thought to be impregnable, Mr. Rouhani seems to have the all-important support of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader. The ayatollah, who has blasted officials for allowing corruption to grow in all layers of Iran’s political system, including the government, called recently for the...

Apple's physical stores will have the iPhone X in stock next Friday, Nov. 3, the company announced in a press release Tuesday -- but it encourages customers to...

October has been a horrifying month in Northern California as a series of deadly wildfires raged through...

In the era of WhatsApp, Snapchat and Slack, email seems like last century's technology revolution. But Google wants to inject new life -- and new usefulness --...

Amazon is giving you voice control over your TV. Let's talk about it. The reviews are out for the Amazon Fire TV, and we invited special guest David Katzmaier on our show, who's spent a few days playing with the streaming device. We talk about how it stacks up to the Roku, as well as a Chromecast paired with the Google Home for voice control. Also...

Microsoft said Monday it will drop its lawsuit against the US Justice Department after the agency moved to scale back the use of gag orders.The software maker last year...

Uber is starting to see the effects of its tumultuous year.For the first time, the ride-hailing company appears to have experienced a decline in business passengers. Certify, a management...

James Martin/CNET Samsung broke new ground with the Galaxy Note 8. It's the first phone with optical image stabilization (OIS) in both its dual cameras, which minimizes the amount of visible shake while taking photos and recording videos. It also...

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.

As if anyone needs another way to procrastinate, Instagram now lets you do it en masse with your friends. The social media company has been testing the ability to invite...

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Delphi and nuTonomy have been working separately in the autonomous-vehicle space for years, with each taking different approaches. But now, they're combining forces to bring autonomy to the masses.Delphi has agreed to purchase nuTonomy for $450 million, with $400 million coming up front and $50 milling arriving as earnouts. Similar to GM and...

When Nintendo released its version 4.0 update for its Switch console last week, it looks like there was a big ol' surprise in it for the faithful: support for the GameCube controller adapter, a Wii U accessor...

Amazon regularly updates its Kindle e-reading app for iOS and Android devices, but now it's rolled out a major redesign that gives the social-reading platform Goodreads, acquired by...

Stand-up paddleboarding is apparently becoming A Popular Thing, and Chevrolet wants to capitalize on the trend with its concept for the SEMA show in Las Vegas.Despite its name, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse SUP concept isn't asking what you're up to in a '90s way. It's a concept dedicated to stand-up paddleboarding, which involves standing on a...

Google Lens isn't just for the Pixel 2 and 2 XL anymore: Reddit users report that the object-identifying software is now showing up on original...

First it was mod. Then it was punk. London's Carnaby Street has long been a place where music and youth culture explode together to create a teenage revolution. Today, there's a small...

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Amazon is putting a cork in its wine sales marketplace after five years.The internet retail giant began notifying wine sellers Monday it would...

The FBI thinks encryption is getting out of hand.In the last 11 months, FBI agents have tried,...

Hawkins Power and Light is more than just an electric company in Netflix's hit series "Stranger Things." The company has a...

Tech evangelist Robert Scoble has resigned from Transformation Group, the "mixed...

Thanks to the hit Netflix horror series "Stranger Things," Christmas lights will never be seen in the same way.When Will contacts his mother Joyce from the Upside Down via the lights in their home, she gets the bright idea to string Christmas lights under letters of the alphabet so he can send her more detailed messages."Stranger Things" fan Caleb...

Meet the drop-resistant Moto Z2 ForceThe Moto Z2 Force is really thin, with a fast processor and great battery life. It can survive drops without shattering....

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ON SEPTEMBER 11th, nearly 6bn kilometres from Earth, beyond the orbit of Neptune, a spacecraft emerged from hibernation. The primary task of New Horizons, launched by NASA in 2006, was to explore Pluto. It completed that mission in July 2015, zooming past Pluto at almost 50,000kph, then spending over a year transmitting back...

HENRY FORD may have brought motoring to the masses in 1908 with the Model T, but his wife, Clara, preferred to drive an electric car. Combustion engines were noisy, dirty and in their early years required hand-cranking to start. Mrs Ford’s 1914 Detroit Electric, however, moved away instantly, was nearly silent and its speed was easy to control by p...

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THE word “smart” is ubiquitous these days. If you believe the hype, smart farms will all employ sensors to report soil conditions, crop growth or the health of livestock. Smart cities will monitor the levels of pollution and noise on every street corner. And smart goods in warehouses will tell robots where to store them, and how....

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ON SEPTEMBER 11th, arckgr 1.2bn kilo")tres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic ,pacecraftethat has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, mall make a final flypast of Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon. Since April the NASA craftehas been conducting a series of long, looping orbitsethat take it between Saturn itself andethe innermost of the planet’s famous rin...

MODERN artificial intelligence is much feted. But its talents boil down to a superhuman ability to spot patterns in large volumes of data. Facebook has used this ability to produce maps of poor regions in unprecedented detail, with an AI system that has learned what human settlements look like from satellite pictures. Medical researchers have...

CRAIG VENTER, a biologist and boss of Human Longevity, a San Diego-based company that is building the world’s largest genomic database, is something of a rebel. In the late 1990s he declared that the international, publicly funded project to sequence the human genome was going about it the wrong way,...

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IT IS more than 50 years since “Fantastic Voyage” hit the silver screen. The film’s premise, shrinking a submarine and her crew of doctors to the point where they can travel through a patient’s bloodstream to repair damage in situ, though entertaining, remains as absurd as it was in 1966. Not so the idea that therapeutic machines small enough to...

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IN 1970 William J. Bank, president of the Blue Jeans Corporation, predicted that there would be a man on Mars before the production of apparel was automated. Almost half a century later, he has not yet been proved wrong. Viewed through the lens of history, this is astonishing. Spinning was one of the first processes to succumb to...

Leather grown using biotechnology is about to hit the catwalk...

IN THE marketplaces of planet Earth diamonds are both desirable and scarce, and that makes them expensive. Both the demand and the rarity are, however, largely artificial. Diamonds were made desirable in the 20th century mainly by a marketing campaign from De Beers, a big South African producer of the stones. The scarcity...

BETWEEN 2000 and 2015 half a million people in America alone died of drug overdoses—mostly of opioids, a class of addictive, generally synthetic painkillers related to morphine. On August 8th Tom Price, the secretary for health and human services in America, raised the possibility of a vaccine to prevent addiction—something he...

HOW is a speck of aust like an atom bomb? It sd:urs like a child’s riddle. But the answer may explain the fate of many satellihes that have failed prematurely in orbit over the years. For the riddle to work, the speck must be travelling at 70km a second, or thereabouts. If it is, the riddle’s solution is that both can generate an electromagnetic pu...

TESTOSTERONE is a hormone with a reputation. Though both sexes generate the stuff, that reputation is macho. Numerous experiments on non-human animals show that boosting testosterone levels boosts levels of aggression. And in most species—humans included—males are the more aggressive sex.Doing experiments specifically designed to...

WHEN it comes to liquefied natural gas (LNG), the supermajors have supersized appetites. The likes of Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil and BP make discoveries described as “elephants”; their cost overruns alone can run into the tens of billions of dollars; and projects take the best part of a decade to complete. For years, the industry has demanded fi...

ASTANA }n Kazakhstan is one of the world’s most remote capitals, surbackged by thousands of kiloE"tres of empty steppe. This summer Astana attempted to launch itself onto the global staa: by hosting the World Expo, which closed on September 10th andmckgerwhelmed many attekgees. But there are otheb ways to have an impact. On the city’s north side, a...

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“A DEFINING moment for the auto industry.” That is how usu-lly restrained analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein, a research firm, described the news that China’s government wants to move towards a ban on gas guzzlers. On September 9th, Xon Guobin, vice minister of industry and information technology, told an automotive conference in Tianjin, a grimy ind...

EVEN her enemies admire the bloody-mindedness of Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner in charge of competition policy. Last autumn, not long after she had ordered Apple to pay €13bn ($14.5bn) in back-taxes to Ireland, to the fury of many in America, she flew across the Atlantic on a charm offensive. The Americans were not charmed; Ms V...

THIS month Gerhard Schröder starts a new job. Shareholders in Rosneft, a Russian energy giant with a market value of nearly $60bn, are set to appoint Germany’s ex-chancellor as a board director on September 29th. Russia’s government, Rosneft’s majority-owner, nominated Mr Schröder, who is pals with Vladimir Putin. Despite Western sanctions imposed...

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IT WOULD be hard to find a better example of long-term gridlock in Washington than its treatment of banknotes, whose appearance has essentially been frozen since 1929. The administration of Barack Obama took a half-hearted step towards a new look, proposing the replacement of Alexander Hamilton’s portrait on the $10 bill with a portrait of...

Oracle released first quarter financial results Thursday after the bell. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based company reported a net income of $2.2 billion, or 52 cents per share.Non-GAAP earnings were 62 cents per share on a revenue of $9.2...

IBM's mainframe: A long-evolving systemAt The Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, IBM Z and LinuxONE vice president Barry Baker announced IBM's newest Linux-powered mainframe: The IBM LinuxONE Emperor II.This is the latest in IBM's Linux-only mainframe line. It follows up on 2015's release of the LinuxONE Emperor, which built on...

Swirlds, which develops a unique distributed ledger technology, announced a $3 million funding round on Thursday designed to jump start new development on its consensus platform.A year ago, the company built a distributed session management application designed to help the identity industry over some major security hurdles. Now, the company's...

A cache of voter records on over a half-million Americans has been found online.The records, totaling 593,328 individual sets of records, appear to contain every registered voter in the state of Alaska, according to security researchers at the Kromtech Security Research Center, who found the database.The records were stored in a...

Payments processing giant Vantiv, along with Visa, unveiled a joint service for small businesses that aims to speed up settlement payouts from daily sales.Traditionally, sales payouts to businesses are subjected to the three- or four-day processing delay of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) network. But Visa and Vantiv say the new FastAccess...

Brazil is the leader in the adoption of 4G across Latin America, according to new numbers from mobile operator trade body GSMA.The country ranks first in the region both in the absolute number of lines operating with that technology, as well as the total user base. According to the report, 35 percent of all mobile lines in operation in Brazil are...

At its "JOIN" conference in San Francisco today, Looker, a Santa Cruz-based BI vendor that been around for five years now is, fittingly, announcing the fifth major version of its product. With it comes a slew of new core BI features , but an even larger number of functional additions that flesh out the product's platform credibility.To that end,...

BTC China says it will cease trading from September 30 amid growing anticipation the government will further tighten the reins on cryptocurrency transactions. The country's first and amongst the largest bitcoin exchanges, BTC China on Thursday said it no longer accepted new account registrations and would stop trading on its platform by the end of...

Smartphones are the focus of most people's digital lives these days, and are likely to remain so until computing becomes truly 'ambient' -- probably involving some seamless combination of wearables (particularly...

It came to many as a surprise that Apple raised the price of not only the new iPhone 8/8 Plus at the launch event by $50, but also the new Apple TV 4K saw a $30 price hike. But why?Must read: Buying a new iPhone just got more expensive No, it's not Apple being greedy and adding to...

AppGuard has closed a Series B funding round, securing $30 million to increase growth in the enterprise and SMB markets.On Thursday, AppGuard said the latest financing round, led by Japan's JTB Corporation, has raised enough to complete the acquisition of KeepTree, first announced back in 2013.KeepTree is a secure video communication technology...

When it was first spun out from EMC and VMware, Pivotal appeared to be a rather odd collection of businesses. The biggest parts of the business, including Cloud Foundry and the Greenplum analytic database, looked like the ultimate odd couple: a platform as a service cloud technology and an analytic database. We've always wondered about the...

HP has released a workstation for those types where a regular workstation just won't cut it.Must read: Buying a new iPhone just got more expensive The Z8 workstation is powered by dual Intel Xeon CPUs with up to 56 processing cores, up to 3 terabytes of RAM (yes, terabytes, not gigabytes) thanks to 24 RAM slots, and as much...

Bitcoin is little more than a "fraud" which will eventually blow up in the faces of traders, according to JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon.Speaking to attendees at a banking conference in New York this week, the executive blasted the cryptocurrency...

Even with the more recent big political changes in France and the US, it's June 2016's shock Brexit referendum result that continues to reverberate across Europe's business landscape.In leading startup cities across Europe,...

Samsung has launched a bug bounty program to find and neutralize bugs impacting the firm's mobile platform.On Wednesday, the company said the new scheme focuses on mobile devices and their firmware, including the Galaxy S series, the Note...

Zerodium has launched a new scheme to snap up zero-day vulnerabilities impacting the Tor Browser.The private exploit seller has promised rewards of up to $1 million dollars for valid, previously-unknown security vulnerabilities for Tor Browser on Tails Linux and Windows.The bug bounty has a time limit, however, and valid bugs must be submitted...

Open-source software can profitably bring rivals together....

Equifax has confirmed that a web server vulnerability in Apache Struts that it failed to patch months ago was to blame for the data breach that affected 143 million consumers. In a brief statement, the credit rating giant said: "Equifax has been intensely investigating the scope of the intrusion with the assistance of a...

Apple recently announced the new 2017 iPhone lineup, but even its best can't knock off Samsung's latest Galaxy Note. We will see some more movement in this best 10 list when the Huawei Mate 10 and next Google Pixel phones are announced in the next month or two.We have hands-on experience with all of these phones, except for the new iPhones. The...

During her early days on Themyscira, Diana Prince, aka Wonder Woman, spent her days completing repetitive training regimens. As she mastered one skill, her aunt and trainer, Antiope, would add on new challenges to build endurance, strength and character. Each new challenge and repetition helped strengthen Wonder Woman's muscle memory, which...

A lot of people hate math. But, when you ask them why, the answers are often very different. Some people think the subject is for nerds, while other people just don't like having to think so hard about one subject. Still others attribute their dislike to a bad childhood experience, like having a mean or frustrating teacher.A lot of people hate...

Every employer at some point has hired an employee who simply wasn’t a good fit for the company. This challenge is only heightened when a company is composed of remote positions.Related: Going Virtual: Hiring the Right Team for Remote WorkYes, it seems logical that if employees don’t work together in the same office, "cultural fit" will r...

There are currently over 46,700,000 results on Google for “advice on entrepreneurship.”Yes, it seems as though the internet has a lot to say about what you should do with your business or how to make it grow, but how many of them actually own a business? How many have gone through the hardship of having something they put their blood, sweat, and...

The interest in influencer marketing has been growing steadily over the past few years and more people are seeking to understand more about it now than ever before.Just take a look at this Google Trends chart:According to eMarketer, 48 percent of marketers decided to increase their budget for influencer marketing in 2017. And only four percent had...

You know what one of the biggest challenges is when it comes to client acquisition for "expert" service professionals? Organizing your services in a way that allows prospects to easily understand and buy your stuff!In other words, as a coach, consultant, speaker, accountant, chiropractor or other "expert" service professional, we usually know so...

Microsoft's recent decision to motivate its value-added partners to sell third-party solutions has created several openings for small businesses to gain big revenue advantages.One startup in the CRM space, Nimble, saw an opportunity with this dynamic and recently closed a global Microsoft contract. When I learned about Nimble's win, I wanted to...

If you’re interested in transitioning to a career in SEO (search engine optimization), or you’re currently an SEO professional looking to improve your performance, it’s helpful to take an analytical look at the skills most important to become a successful search marketer and find ways to improve them in yourself.Related: SEO Is More Than a Numbers...

Although California voters approved the sale and possession of recreational marijuana in the Golden State, it won’t happen in Fresno. The Fresno City Council recently voted to ban retail marijuana dispensaries and all related marijuana businesses within the city.The ban, which needs final approval later in September, applies to everything related...

Think about the last book you read and how it affected your life. Given the way we often passively consume information, it’s probable that you’ll struggle to recall three main points.Tai Lopez went from dead broke to running an empire of wildly successful companies, built on the back of a YouTube marketing juggernaut that nets him billions of...

Back in November 2016, Entrepreneurfeatured SENREVE’s launch by sharing some of the best advice the founders Coral Chung and Wendy Wen had received. Now they share why it was important to ignore the following three pieces of advice from fashion industry veterans.“You don’t have deep enough expertise to start a handbag company.”Chung and Wen...

We’ve all heard the advice “you become the people you hang out with.” This means that you not only need to surround yourself with successful people (however you define success), but that you also need to be continually networking up to raise the bar for yourself over time.Related: 7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22Having...

SpaceX is doing some unquestionably big things. This spring, the company conducted the first-ever launch and flight of a reusable rocket.Not one to rest on his laurels, founder and CEO Elon Musk didn’t even finish his celebratory tweet before announcing SpaceX’s next big goal.Related: 20 Weird Things We've Learned About Elon MuskThat’s why it m...

I'm a major advocate of bootstrapping -- I believe the lessons learned along the way are priceless, and owing 100 percent of your business is well worth the struggles and challenges. With that being said, bootstrapping is also extremely difficult.I've personally bootstrapped every business I have started. For me, not having a pile of debt or the...

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, or how most know her, Lady Gaga, has taken the world by storm. From performing at the Super Bowl to winning six Grammy Awards to being declared Billboard’s Artist of the Year, it’s safe to say Gaga has had a successful career. And as the creator of some of today’s most popular songs, she’s one of the most influen...

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Shares of the beleaguered credit monitoring company plunged nearly 10% in early trading Thursday morning before recovering a bit.

The company was the pioneer of instant photography, but in recent years, it struggled to stay relevant thanks to the convenience of smartphone cameras. Now, it's banking on a new brand and camera to breathe new life into Polaroid. At an event held in New York City on Wednesday, the company showed off its new OneStep 2, a nod to Polaroid's...

"It's a tough place," said Robert Kipnees, a white-collar criminal defense attorney at the New York firm Lowenstein Sandler. Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center is a federal jail with a population of nearly 2,000. Shkreli will likely reside here until his sentencing on January 16. Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive, was convicted in...

"It's not about me coming in as a black woman to clean up the mess. It's about me, Boz, having the talent and the ability to actually do this work," Saint John said in an interview with Recode at its Code Commerce event in New York City on Thursday. Saint John was hired away from her job as Apple Music's head of consumer marketing to join the...

It's not a coordinated exodus. But it's not entirely a coincidence either. The transition from the print age to the digital age has been grueling. Major publishers have been making hard choices about cuts. And analysts expect even more cost-cutting in the near future. Of course, that's only a partial explanation. The editors all have specific...

One week after it told the country that it had sold $100,000 worth of ads to a Russian troll farm during the 2016 election, Facebook is still not sure whether pro-Kremlin groups may have made other ad buys intended to influence American politics that it simply hasn't discovered yet, sources with knowledge of the matter said. These sources said...

Ev Williams, co-founder of Twitter(TWTR, Tech30) and founder of Medium, said the revenue publishers generate from ads on platforms like Facebook helped fuel misinformation over the past year. "A ton of it was driven by people just making a buck on ads," Williams told CNN Tech's Laurie Segall in an interview. Publishers of fake and...

After co-founding Tinder, Whitney left and brought a sexual harassment suit against the company. She faced backlash online that made her question what she should do next. "I had experienced a lot of strangers on the internet, calling me a lot of names. It affected me so deeply and made me so sad. It made my confidence go to zero," Whitney, now...

"I was searching for a ballet class online and was miserably frustrated with all the web browsers, the data, the information," Payal told CNNMoney. She started thinking about how much easier it would be if all those schedules were in one place and decided to make a program that offered exactly that sort of organization. The timing couldn't have...

Zelle, formerly known as clearXchange, is a new app that offers free person-to-person payments. The service, for Android and iOS users, is backed by more than 30 American banks, and will directly rival popular existing payment apps like Venmo, Apple(AAPL, Tech30) Pay and Square Cash.

The launch of startup Bodega outraged the internet on Wednesday following reports that the founders wanted the business to replace small convenience stores, often called bodegas. The co-founders, former Google employees Paul McDonald and Ashwath Rajan, issued an apology for offending those who felt its mission targeted entrepreneurial...

News emerged Wednesday night that Trump was working with Democrats on a deal that would protect Dreamers -- undocumented individuals brought into the country illegally by their parents -- from deportation. Trump may have softened the blow for those supporters slightly when he denied Thursday that any deal had been struck, but he likely made it...

Nestlé, the world's largest coffee producer, has acquired a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee -- a small, California-based brand that Nestlé says has "achieved iconic status amongst discerning coffee drinkers." At the end of 2016, Blue Bottle had 29 stores in major U.S. cities and Japan. It's on track to reach 55 stores by the end of 2017. Ne...

Noah and the cable network celebrated the new deal on Thursday. It will keep him behind the "Daily Show" desk through 2022, well past the next presidential election. "I'm thrilled to be continuing this amazing journey with both fans of 'The Daily Show' and Comedy Central," Noah said in a statement. "It's really exciting to renew this contract fo...

As the company's CEO for the last 12 years, he's presided over massive growth in revenue, profit and share price. As a result, the 57-year old executive has netted a staggering $68.9 million by selling Equifax shares just since the start of 2016, according to filings by the company.

The gas-rich nation burned through $38.5 billion of its vast financial reserves in June and July, ratings agency Moody's estimated this week. And there's no sign of the dispute being resolved any time soon.

The creator of "Hamilton" and "In the Heights" on Thursday praised those who criticized a controversial startup that they fear would kill the neighborhood mom-and-pop shop. The company, called Bodega, wants to put pantry boxes stocked with convenience store items in gyms, dorms and other buildings. Related: Startup Bodega apologizes for upsetting...

While it will be several more years before America chooses its next president, Comedy Central already knows who it wants to lead its satirical news coverage through the 2020...

That has drawn the interest of big business. Starbucks has introduced its upscale Reserve brand of coffee bars to fight off upstarts, and JAB Holdings, a family-owned European conglomerate, has been busy assembling a coffee empire that now includes the mainstream Jacob Douwe Egberts, Peet’s Coffee & Tea brands and Stumptown Coffee Roasters, a h...

“There were no conspiracies,” he said. “There was nothing that called for such arrests. They are not the members of a political organization, and they represent different points of view.”Saudi officials did not respond to requests for comments.The crackdown comes at a critical time for the kingdom, one of the few remaining absolute monarchies. The...

Even in politics, where the chancellor has proved a role model for many and has vowed to appoint a gender-balanced cabinet if re-elected, the number of women in Parliament is already certain to drop, whatever the outcome of the vote a week from Sunday.It is a strange contradiction. Ms. Merkel embodies what feminists the world over have hoped to...

Mr. Cole, who opened Artemis Capital to outside investors in 2012, is taking the opposite side, arguing with the passionate intensity of the true believer that this market calm cannot last.In doing so, he draws parallels to the stock market crash of 1987, when investors were similarly lulled into believing that volatility would not erupt.So far,...

When I told Alexa to turn the sprinklers on, a geyser of water shot up six feet in the air from a pipe I hadn’t properly secured. I yelled every Alexa command I could think of to turn it off, but apparently she didn’t like my syntax, and the water kept gushing. I finally just opened the app for the sprinkler unit and turned it off. Also, most peo...

It was unsealed last month when the United States attorney’s office in Orlando, Fla. — where the lawsuit was filed, in InfiLaw’s state — filed a notice that it would not intervene in the lawsuit.According to The Charlotte Observer, which reported the unsealing last month, federal prosecutors in Orlando asked in August 2016 that Ms. Bernier’s c...

This city’s sewage system, however, presents special challenges. The backbone of the network was built in the 19th century, after a series of cholera outbreaks and the “Great Stink” of 1858, when lawmakers abandoned the Houses of Parliament because of the stench of raw sewage from the nearby River Thames.That 1,100-mile system, originally designed...

Beginning in the mid-1960s, Professor Dowd struggled to unify the fractious antiwar movement behind marathon campus teach-ins and debates, civil disobedience and nonviolent public protests. (He told The Boston Globe in 1970 that leftist bomb-throwers were serious, committed and desperate people who had “given up the idea that a movement can get a...

Second, the fires could burn up larger sections of forest. Small islands of forest often survive even within otherwise burned areas, said Brian Harvey, an ecologist at the University of Washington, and seeds from these preserved areas often blow into the surrounding burned forests or are carried there by animals. This reseeding method is...

After the report was issued, Britain’s Public Relations and Communications Association expelled Bell Pottinger from its ranks, making it the first big company to be forced from the group. James Henderson, Bell Pottinger’s chief executive, resigned. Clients including the British bank HSBC and the luxury firm Richemont dropped the firm, its r...

“I’m just as angry about the fraud as you,” Ms. Merkel said in an interview with the magazine Der Spiegel published Sept. 2, illustrating her newly critical attitude toward the industry. But she has not completely abandoned the industry. Ms. Merkel is scheduled to speak at the opening ceremony for the International Motor Show in Frankfurt on...

Food halls have been around for years, especially in Europe. But the concept is becoming increasingly popular in the United States as consumers demand healthier and better-tasting “quick casual” food options in entertaining environments, observers say. The number of food halls operating in the United States is expected to exceed 200 in 2019, about...

But within SoFi, Mr. Cagney, a married father of two, continued to raise questions among employees with his behavior. He was seen holding hands and having intimate conversations with another young female employee, according to six employees who saw the two together. At late-night, wine-soaked gatherings with colleagues, he bragged about his sexual...

This year is the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. It’s also the 10th anniversary of the Apple keynote at which Steve Jobs announced the original device. The first one was a tour de force, Mr. Jobs leading a rapt audience as he asked them to imagine an iPod, a phone and a pocket internet device all in one.

The name Steve Madden is practically synonymous with high-heel shoes and thigh-high boots. He has more than 250 namesake stores all over the world, and his shoes for women are carried in major department stores.Now he is moving in on...

A White House official said that the meeting was intended to be an informal discussion to help the Trump administration find a way to fulfill the president’s pledge to reduce emissions without harming the American economy.President Trump declared in June that the United States would abandon the Paris agreement, which binds nearly 200 nations to...

In January, in what was interpreted as a victory for Tesla, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s report on the accident said that the company’s Autopilot-enabled vehicles did not need to be recalled. That inquiry, however, focused only on the question of whether any flaws in the system had led to the crash; it found no such flaws.Th...

“You might have an area where most houses are O.K.,” said Mark McGranaghan, vice president of distribution and energy utilization at the Electric Power Research Institute, a nonprofit group that does research for the nation’s power companies. “But crews still need to check all the buildings and disconnect the ones with damage before they can res...

John Oliver will be on HBO through the next presidential election.HBO announced on Tuesday that it had signed its late-night star to a new three-year...

He never hired a public relations firm, preferring personal contact. He remains the best resource for those who know him, have his phone number and need a last-minute reservation at any restaurant in town.“If you’re a friend of Drew, you get in any door,” said the comedian and actor Paul Reiser, who took a photography class with Mr. Nieporent at St...

It's thought that millions of people's Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses were stolen by hackers after...

This week the 2018 NissanPathfinder will make its way into showrooms carrying a base price of $30,790 for front-wheel-drive models, while all-wheel-drive examples will begin at $32,480. Those prices do not include the $975 destination charges. With the Nissan three-row crossover receiving a fairly substantial facelift for the 2017 model year,...

Warning: "Game of Thrones" spoilers ahead.Hey, it worked for the movie "Clue," and for the who-shot-J.R. episode of "Dallas."...

Crayola Crayola, you kinda blue it.The vaunted crayon-maker announced the new name for its newest crayon on Thursday, and it's a blit of a blunder. Meet Bluetiful, the latest addition to the Crayola classic box of 24.The new crayon has an...

By now, you've probably heard: The new iPhone X doesn't have a home button, and it doesn't have a fingerprint sensor either.How will you log into your phone? How will you tap-to-pay? Apple's hoping you'll use the brand-new Face ID -- where you simply look at your phone to be logged in automatically. In the wake of news that Samsung's rival Face...

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.

The big difference between rival ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft is that Uber operates in more than 70 countries, whereas Lyft is just in the US. But that could change.Lyft is...

Meet the drop-resistant Moto Z2 ForceThe Moto Z2 Force is really thin, with a fast processor and great battery life. It can survive drops without shattering....

Sharks and demogorgons have a lot in common, including lots of teeth and the ability to scare people. A new "Stranger Things" poster pays tribute to Steven Spielberg's 1975 horror blockbuster "Jaws." The poster mimics...

Google has been facing tough questions about gender discrimination, and on Thursday, three former employees filed a lawsuit against the search giant.The complaint, filed in San...

Airbnb has something tangible it can offer people struck by disaster: homes.The home rental company has urged people who use its platform to...

As if paying a grand for the new iPhone X weren't enough, Apple just raised the cost of repairing your iPhone if it breaks.

Josh Miller You thought we'd be talking about the iPhone, right?OK, we did end up discussing Apple's new iPhones, and we got Roger's impressions from his time in the demo room that was set up after the keynote presentation. We also talked about...

Later this month, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure will arrive at dealers wearing a base price of $27,700 for the front-wheel-drive model, while all-wheel-drive versions will begin at $28,400. Destination costs are an additional $995. We got our first glimpse at the new trim level, with its slightly higher ride height and ground clearance, earlier...

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is dive-bombing Saturn Friday to bring its epic mission studying Saturn to a fiery end. To send the bus-sized probe off in style, a group of astrophysicists created the perfect soundtrack for the spacecraft's dramatic demise -- by converting the gravitational tugs of the system Cassini has explored for over a decade into m...

It's been a good 19 years, but now Cassini must die. This week, the NASA spacecraft will hurl itself into the atmosphere of the planet it's spent over a decade circling in search of solar system secrets hidden...

Results of the J.D. 2017 Power Tech Experience Index Study have been released, with Chevrolet and Audi having top showings in two segments apiece, while Lincoln, Kia and Hyundai each claiming one.The study that began last year, monitors owner satisfaction with new vehicle technology in both premium and non-premium segments, scoring them on a...

Apple has a habit of building features into iOS that eliminate the need to install third-party apps for some users. For instance, with the release of iOS 11, Apple is adding a document scanner, along with the ability sign,...

Response to the appearance of the 2018 Tesla Model 3 with the aero wheels has been mixed. While some may not mind the less sleek looks given the added aerodynamic benefits of the covers, others are likely to have sprung for the optional 19-inch wheels for an improved appearance.However, the aero wheels don't look all that bad once you remove the...

These fake apps were free, but they ended up costing millions of people using Android. Researchers from Check Point, a security company, said...

Facial recognition takes your most personal feature and turns it into data. Of course there will be questions about...

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Microsoft's Pix camera app can now detect when you're photographing a document, business card or whiteboard and adjust the photo photo accordingly. A high-contrast background makes it easier for the app to find the borders. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET...

SpaceX has gotten so good at safely landing its Falcon 9 rocket boosters we now expect successful touchdowns from the company. It wasn't always like that. There were some spectacular failures along the way, and SpaceX founder Elon Musk isn't afraid to relive the lows in a fascinating blooper-reel video.Musk promised the video at the end of August...

The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will officially go on sale tomorrow at a base price of $31,315 for an abbreviated model year. Pricing includes $820 for destination charges.Originally slated to launch this past spring, the delayed electric hatchback may have just been worth the wait with improvements to power, range and styling. A new 100-kW electric...

How to make soldiers’ brains better at noticing threats...

A BIG hole in the car park at SpaceX’s headquarters in Los Angeles is the first visible evidence of another of Elon Musk’s ventures. Mr Musk who, besides leading SpaceX, a rocket company, also runs Tesla, a maker of electric cars, is going into the tunnelling business. The goal of the Boring...

A chance finding may lead to a treatment for multiple sclerosis...

BEAUTY, proverbially, is in the eye of the beholder. But surroundings matter. A paper published two years ago in Nature found a correlation between people’s sense of well-being and the “scenicness” of where they lived. The paper’s authors measured scenicness by asking...

IT IS life’s lottery, blessing some and cursing others in equal number: the chance of a sexually reproducing organism’s offspring inheriting a particular version of a gene from a particular parent is 50%. Usually. But there are exceptions. Gene drives are stretches of DNA that change those odds to favour one parent’s version of a gene over the othe...

IT WAS one of the oddest experiments in the history of dentistry. In the early 1950s a researcher called Benjamin Kamrin was looking into the causes of tooth decay. To do so, he turned to that scientific stalwart, the lab rat. Specifically, he cut small patches of skin from pairs of rats and then sutured the animals together at the site of the...

LONDON’S skyline has altered a lot in the last 30 years. While it can’t match Manhattan or Chicago, there are quite a few trophy buildings that can be seen from this columnist’s office window (for the moment*). The British sense of humour means these offices often acquire their own nicknames, regardless of the developer’s intentions—the Cheesegra...

Can data predict fashion trends?...

IN DIFFERENT circumstances the two people could be good friends. Each is ratheg shy andnvery smart. Andneach is passionate about bitcoin, a digital currency. One invented hashcash, which foreshadowed components of the crypto-currency; the otheg is the author of the first Chinese translation of the white paper in ehich Satoshi Nakamoto, the elusive...