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npm Pulls Malicious Package that Stole Login Passwords
A malicious package was removed today from the npm repository after it was discovered that stole login information from the computers it was installed on.
Aug 21, 2019 23:44 UTC Computing Read More

Utah to abandon state-run medical cannabis dispensaries
SALT LAKE CITY -- Lawmakers are abandoning plans for a state-run medical cannabis dispensary network, FOX 13 has learned. In a bill set to be introduced for…
Aug 21, 2019 23:38 UTC Business Read More

Amazon, Microsoft, may be putting world at risk of killer AI, says report
The use of AI to allow weapon systems to autonomously select and attack targets has sparked ethical debates in recent years, with critics warning they would…
Aug 21, 2019 23:37 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Virtual reality arcade debuts near GU, unlocks new world of gaming
Immerse VRrcade, a virtual reality arcade opened on Hamilton Street on July 6 and offers discounts to Gonzaga students.
Aug 21, 2019 23:34 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Businesses tap virtual reality to train workers
When the first modern virtual reality headsets came to market a few years back, it felt like we were on the cusp of the sci-fi future. But stand-alone VR headsets…
Aug 21, 2019 23:24 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

T-Mobile Experiencing Outage, Some Customers Unable to Make Calls or Send Texts
T-Mobile appears to be experiencing a significant outage, with many T-Mobile customers unable to make calls or send text messages, reports...
Aug 21, 2019 23:12 UTC Technology Read More

Altria Stock: Key Indicators and Risks
Altria (MO) stock continues to underperform the broader market in 2019. On August 17, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) said that it is…
Aug 21, 2019 23:12 UTC Markets Read More

New iPhone Leak Highlights Apple's Powerful But Expensive Secret
This year's new iPhone could come with an unexpected surprise, as Apple finally moves to unify the product line and move slowly towards adopting USB-C. Just…
Aug 21, 2019 23:12 UTC Technology Read More

Aphria's Strategic Growth Initiatives Drive APHA Stock
Aphria stock (APHA) has surged 26.4% since the company announced its Q4 earnings results. Will Aphria's growth strategy keep paying off?
Aug 21, 2019 22:45 UTC Markets Read More

Is It Better to Eat Before or After a Workout? Dietitians Explain
Deciding whether it's better to eat before or after a workout depends on a variety of factors. Dietitians explain and offer pre- and post-workout snack ideas.
Aug 21, 2019 22:39 UTC Nutrition Read More

T-Mobile customers report outage, can’t make calls or send text messages
T-Mobile customers across the U.S. said they couldn't make calls or send text messages following an outage. We tested with a T-Mobile phone in the office.
Aug 21, 2019 22:36 UTC Technology Read More

Some retailers are thriving. Others, flailing. There's not much in between
Big-box stores and off-price retailers have accommodated the move to online shopping. Many mall-based clothing chains and department stores continue to…
Aug 21, 2019 22:35 UTC Business Read More

The rise of artificial intelligence comes with rising needs for power
Advances in technology can allow you to order food by voice or unlock your phone with your face, but those new capabilities could take a toll on the...
Aug 21, 2019 22:31 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Finding the Top Dividend Stock among Utilities
The slow-moving utilities sector has outperformed the broad-market S&P 500 Index in the last five years. Investors continue to take shelter under safe-haven…
Aug 21, 2019 22:31 UTC Markets Read More

New Monterey business taps into computer coding demand
MONTEREY — A computer coding school for children that opened this week in Monterey operates on a premise similar to the one made famous by Apple chief…
Aug 21, 2019 22:18 UTC Computing Read More

New Monterey business taps into computer coding demand
MONTEREY — A computer coding school for children that opened this week in Monterey operates on a premise similar to the one made famous by Apple chief…
Aug 21, 2019 22:18 UTC Computing Read More

I had to give up drinking, and I realized the unhealthy ways we talk about alcohol
When I started taking a medication that required me to limit my drinking, I struggled in situations where alcohol was present and ended up sacrificing a lot of my…
Aug 21, 2019 22:03 UTC Health Read More

Co-founder of Google’s AI unit DeepMind goes on leave
Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of artificial intelligence group DeepMind, is currently on extended leave from the company, amid speculation that parent company…
Aug 21, 2019 22:03 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Retailers struggled during boom times. What happens if there's a recession?
High-profile bankruptcies and store closures have gutted some of the nation's biggest retailers — and that's during good economic times. Now, amid fears that…
Aug 21, 2019 22:03 UTC Business Read More

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales?
For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which this morning…
Aug 21, 2019 22:00 UTC Nutrition Read More

Markets Should Be Worried About the Music Stopping
A structural decline in trading liquidity could make things very uncomfortable for investors in the next downturn.
Aug 21, 2019 21:59 UTC Markets Read More

Do You Know How to Avoid Posture Related Problems from Computer Use?
Did you know that when we spend a lot of time sitting on a PC chair our body consumes less energy? For a long time, perhaps too much, it has not been.
Aug 21, 2019 21:59 UTC Computing Read More

[Update: Google denies reports] Google Play Store silently extends app review to all submissions, fails to inform developers
The Play Store has often been compared to the wild west; which may be good or bad, depending on your perspective. Unlike Apple's App Store and the…
Aug 21, 2019 21:57 UTC Technology Read More

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