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Google, Facebook and Amazon face tough questioning over potential monopolies
The tech giants weathered many critiques during a congressional hearing Tuesday. Meanwhile, Apple got less attention.
Jul 16, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik's Cube Without Human Help
Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik's Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial intelligence to…
Jul 16, 2019 23:29 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Intimate Capital targets $20 million to invest in sex tech startups
Intimate Capital is structured more like a private-equity firm than a traditional venture-capital firm, a trend first sparked by cannabis investors.
Jul 16, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

The Challenge to Obamacare and a Legal Question: Does What Politicians Say Matter?
Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Texas v. United States, a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and the general complications of the judiciary…
Jul 16, 2019 22:40 UTC Health-Care Read More

Professor Hoping To Save Lives With Rip Current Virtual Reality Simulator
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Virtual reality could help save real lives on the beach. A virtual reality program simulates what it's like to be caught in a rip current.
Jul 16, 2019 22:36 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

We're One Step Closer to Invisibility Cloaks Being Real
It's one thing to write about magical or science-fiction concepts like an invisibility cloak, such as the one used by Harry Potter and his wizard friends. It's another…
Jul 16, 2019 22:16 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

How To Act Like a Business and Get Paid Like One
Business principal number one: if you want to get paid like a business, you have to act like a business. All too often, new entrepreneurs lose out on opportunities…
Jul 16, 2019 22:06 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

A $51 Billion Manager Says Markets Are Wrong to Cheer Fed Cuts
For Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.'s head of emerging-market debt strategy, the prospect of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate cut in more than a decade is…
Jul 16, 2019 22:00 UTC Markets Read More

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Stalls; Apple, Facebook, United Airlines, CSX Active Late
Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally stalled Tuesday. United Airlines and CSX moved late on earnings. Lawmakers grilled Facebook, Apple and Amazon.
Jul 16, 2019 21:49 UTC Markets Read More

Tiny vibration-powered robots could repair your body from the inside
There are many challenges to developing robots that could operate within your body, not the least of which is finding a power source -- you can't exactly strap...
Jul 16, 2019 21:48 UTC Science Read More

Two homes which these proud owners sold to pay for crippling dementia care costs
A plan to fix the broken care system was promised in March 2017 - but the resulting green paper has been delayed six times, with no sign of when it will be…
Jul 16, 2019 21:47 UTC Health-Care Read More

Nurse practitioners are the solution to health care provider shortages TheHill
NPs are uniquely qualified to provide high-quality, comprehensive and cost-effective primary health care to all patients. It's time that policymakers at both the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Health-Care Read More

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
Exxon Mobil (XOM) closed at $75.93 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.49% move from the prior day.
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Markets Read More

DC news outlet pulls feature crediting Nazi rocket scientist for Apollo 11 moon landing TheHill
Washington radio station WTOP apologized Tuesday after pulling a story that commended Nazi aerospace engineer Wernher von Braun as part of the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:43 UTC Science Read More

Hahnemann announces timeline for shutdown; ER closes entirely Aug. 16
Hahnemann University Hospital's owners have said the debt-ridden institution will stay open until Sept. 6, but a new timeline announced Tuesday indicates the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:42 UTC Health-Care Read More

Local Mental Health Providers Being Called To Pariticpate in County Network
Summit County selected the University of Utah to provide Behavioral Health services starting in September. The program's success depends on signing up local…
Jul 16, 2019 21:18 UTC Mental-Health Read More

The TSP stock funds and the coming bear market
The current bull market is more than a decade old and is long overdue for a major correction. Financial planner Arthur Stein offered his thoughts.
Jul 16, 2019 21:15 UTC Markets Read More

46 mosquitoes with serious viruses found in Fresno County
Collection of infected mosquitoes has spread across Fresno, Clovis, and Sanger putting people in danger of getting an infection causing problems ranging from…
Jul 16, 2019 21:09 UTC Health Read More

Evolutionary guard against starvation linked to difficulty losing weight
Researchers have linked a protein dubbed "RAGE," evolved as an anti-starvation mechanism, with difficulty losing weight.
Jul 16, 2019 21:07 UTC Health Read More

This small autonomous robot will deliver food at your doorstep
Refraction AI, an autonomous robotics startup, created the REV-1, a low-cost, lightweight autonomous delivery robot that can operate in both the bike lane and…
Jul 16, 2019 20:49 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

What is Jicama? Jicama Nutrition
If you're like most people, you are a creature of habit when it comes to a trip through the supermarket produce aisles. Broccoli, spinach, and carrots are all…
Jul 16, 2019 20:48 UTC Nutrition Read More

Stop Using These Recalled Eye Drops Right Now
Several types of over-the-counter eye drops, including those packaged specifically under the Walmart, Walgreens and CVS brands have been recalled due to…
Jul 16, 2019 20:44 UTC Business Read More

Puerto Rico DOL Employment Law Guidelines 2019
On May 8, 2019, the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (“PR DOL”) issued its “Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto…
Jul 16, 2019 20:42 UTC Jobs Read More

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