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Facebook is selling Portal devices that watch and listen to you at home
Facebook has confirmed that when you speak a command at a Portal, Facebook employees may end up listening to what you say.
Sep 18, 2019 23:54 UTC Gadgets Read More

Three Murfreesboro men charged in homeless man's beating death
Nicolas Christian died from head trauma on June 22 after being beaten in downtown Nashville. Three Murfreeboro men have been charged in his death.
Sep 18, 2019 23:43 UTC Fitness Read More

UofSC continues to offer digital-based mental health to students for 2019-2020 year
A digital platform is back for another year at the University of South Carolina that's designed to connect students to mental health counseling in a way that…
Sep 18, 2019 23:41 UTC Mental-Health Read More

SERC Physical Therapy opens new location on Gage Blvd.
SERC, or Spinal Extreme Rehabilitation Center, Physical Therapy cut the ribbon on their new location Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2019 23:30 UTC Fitness Read More

Richard Kind Enters Virtual Reality in ‘Auggie’
Over the past three decades, Richard Kind has worked steadily in theater and on screen, amassing more than 230 credits in film and television, including.
Sep 18, 2019 23:13 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

‘Until You Fall’ Gets Preliminary Support for Index & WMR, Roadmap Tracks Plans for New Weapons, Features
VR hack-and-slash roguelite Until You Fall launched in Early Access in late August with support for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. The game has been updated…
Sep 18, 2019 22:55 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Climate change: Why Bill McKibben keeps fighting after 30 years
Bill McKibben in 2015. McKibben's organization is helping to plan this week's Global Climate Strike. File photo by John Herrick/VTDigger. The Deeper Dig is a…
Sep 18, 2019 22:40 UTC Health-Care Read More

Government Continues to Closely Scrutinize Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices
On September 4, 2019 the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $15.4 million settlement with pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt ARD LLC…
Sep 18, 2019 22:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

Don't Let Market Volatility Derail Your Retirement
Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz from Morningstar. Is a volatile market a disaster if it occurs early on in your retirement? Joining me to discuss that topic is…
Sep 18, 2019 22:33 UTC Markets Read More

Io's Largest Volcano, Loki, Erupts Every 500 Days. Any Day Now, It'll Erupt Again.
The Loki volcano on Jupiter's moon Io erupts pretty regularly. If scientists are correct, it'll erupt again any day now.
Sep 18, 2019 22:32 UTC Science Read More

What Should Young Children Drink? Mostly Milk and Water, Scientists Say
A panel of scientists issued new nutritional guidelines for children on Wednesday, describing in detail what they should be allowed to drink in the first years of…
Sep 18, 2019 22:31 UTC Health Read More

When is a child an adult?
When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world.
Sep 18, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

What Should Young Children Drink? Mostly Milk and Water, Scientists Say
A panel of scientists issued new nutritional guidelines for children on Wednesday, describing in detail what they should be allowed to drink in the first years of…
Sep 18, 2019 22:28 UTC Nutrition Read More

House reaches deal on continuing resolution, vote expected Thursday TheHill
House Democrats filed stopgap legislation Wednesday evening to prevent a shutdown and keep the government running through Nov.
Sep 18, 2019 22:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Amid compression in recordkeeper industry, one start-up is banking on its technology to buck the trend
Consolidation of recordkeeper *service* providers to the defined contribution market may not yet be as torrid as some early predictions, but it's happening.
Sep 18, 2019 22:21 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Why FedEx Tanked by 13% on September 18
FedEx (FDX) stock fell sharply today after releasing its Q1 earnings on Tuesday after the bell. FDX's adjusted earnings per share fell 11.8% YoY to $3.05.
Sep 18, 2019 22:20 UTC Business Read More

Why FedEx Tanked by 13% on September 18
FedEx (FDX) stock fell sharply today after releasing its Q1 earnings on Tuesday after the bell. FDX's adjusted earnings per share fell 11.8% YoY to $3.05.
Sep 18, 2019 22:20 UTC Markets Read More

Microsoft to Buy Back Up to $40 Billion in Stock
The software giant also said it plans to raise its dividend 11%, as the company maintains its record of sharing its flood of cash with shareholders.
Sep 18, 2019 22:17 UTC Computing Read More

International Space Station Visible Tonight Over Western Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A bright object will be visible in the Western Pennsylvania sky tonight. Wednesday evening's clear skies will provide an opportunity to…
Sep 18, 2019 22:17 UTC Science Read More

Tribe XR Launches its VR DJ School on Oculus Quest with a Mission to Help Aspiring DJs Become Performing Artists
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tribe XR, the immersive skills training platform, launches its DJ School on Oculus Quest, harnessing Virtual Reality to…
Sep 18, 2019 22:13 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Brad Pitt opens up about fathers, sons and confronting Harvey Weinstein
Masculinity was a theme Brad Pitt was eager to discuss when he spoke with CNN's Christiane Amanpour about fathers, sons and confronting Harvey Weinstein,…
Sep 18, 2019 22:05 UTC Fitness Read More

Implementing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Medical Device Manufacturing
Lou Zhang, chief data scientist at MachineMetrics, explains the automation challenges facing the medical device industry and how using IIoT might help.
Sep 18, 2019 22:04 UTC Gadgets Read More

Eight Tips For Using The New Steam Library
Yesterday, Steam's first big library overhaul in eons entered open beta. The *fresh* coat of paint and (virtual) new shelves make for welcome additions, but it's…
Sep 18, 2019 21:59 UTC Technology Read More

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