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New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology

Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial ...

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology

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Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
01:00, 2019-06-06

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-16

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s s...
23:51, 2019-05-22

United Airlines' new tool helps making your connecting flight easier United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-13

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane conveniences such as unlocking your smartphone or...
08:17, 2019-05-24

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
15:01, 2019-05-21

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial recognition technology without consent. The agencies use photos from state Department of Motor Vehicles databases to run these searches, which are extrem...
06:34, 2019-07-08

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised concerns....
16:34, 2019-06-15

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
06:17, 2019-05-31

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
03:51, 2019-07-03

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-17

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
01:51, 2019-05-25

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the issue. As the person who organised the only debate ...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machinery on residential premises. Violators could face up...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
20:51, 2019-07-18

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger. You sit down at your computer and it instantly un...
16:00, 2019-05-21

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI and I......
04:34, 2019-07-08

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender and r......
09:51, 2019-07-19

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition software to search for suspected criminals in public after independent analysis found matches were only correct in a fifth of cases and the system was l...
00:51, 2019-07-04

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th......
02:34, 2019-07-24

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
20:34, 2019-07-05

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
23:17, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independent research board, and in accordance with its fin...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
11:17, 2019-07-13

Golf: Back nine 28 helps Reavie to six-shot lead at Travelers A blistering seven-under-par 28 for the back nine saw Chez Reavie romp to a six-stroke lead in the third round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Saturday....
04:51, 2019-06-23

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
20:51, 2019-07-13

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
02:01, 2019-06-15

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of the campaign group Liberty.Martha Spurrier, a human...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Nuns lead charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
23:51, 2019-05-22

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in public places. In a country like Britain, which already...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which conclu......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramificatio......
17:34, 2019-06-06

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who provided......
02:34, 2019-07-24

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
03:00, 2019-05-30

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an independent report....
06:34, 2019-07-04

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by......
22:00, 2019-07-04

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically......
19:17, 2019-05-28

NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in 'not too distant future' Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition and digital rights groups say it would pose a risk to privacy.The tra...
14:17, 2019-07-11

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed Bridges, an office worker from Cardiff, claims Sou...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
13:51, 2019-05-23

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote from th......
22:17, 2019-05-21

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District is set to launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday,...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:17, 2019-05-22

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recognition system to access parts of the buildings, ca...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for the commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a court t...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of votes were in favor of the ban. A second proposal t...
22:51, 2019-05-27

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and local residents.The network of ...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking legal battle against the use of the technology.Suppor...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was s...
17:51, 2019-05-29

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
03:51, 2019-07-02

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recognition sucks. AI simply isn’t good at recognizing fa...
03:34, 2019-07-02

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-01

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-04

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has received international attention. The first of its ki...
14:17, 2019-05-30

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when researching how to take the gender bias out of the empl...
15:34, 2019-07-09

Airlines bumped more travelers amid Boeing 737 Max grounding, report shows Airlines denied boarding to more passengers amid the fallout of the Boeing 737 Max grounding in March, according to a new government report.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-06

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on immense state driver’s license databases. Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy concerns about the powerful but controversial tech...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it. Read more......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will contend that Facebook gave some people inadequate information about ways to opt out of some facial recognition features. It will not, however, require Fac...
01:51, 2019-07-24

Prediction tool helps identify people at high risk for HIV Researchers have developed a new tool to pinpoint patients at high risk for contracting HIV to provide them with preventive preexposure prophylaxis treatment....
03:51, 2019-07-09

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellation, delay and diversion of flights....
10:34, 2019-06-06

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-30

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
13:34, 2019-07-09

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
01:51, 2019-07-04

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
22:34, 2019-07-19

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
23:01, 2019-07-07

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critics see as an "ask-permission-later" system, The Was...
15:00, 2019-07-08

United Airlines will now hold planes for connecting flyers – thanks to new tool United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool that identifies departing flights that can be held for connecting customers.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-13

Technology helps visually impaired enjoy museums Among the exhibits being presented at the annual conference of the American Alliance of Museums is new technology designed to help the blind "see" art and pictures. (June 4)        ...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients Financial advisors are turning to sophisticated and accessible financial-planning software to deliver on the promise of "holistic financial planning" for their clients....
14:51, 2019-05-30

'FaceApp AI' technology helps reunite man kidnapped as a baby with his family A MAN kidnapped as a toddler has been reunited with his parents almost two decades later after cops used FaceApp-style AI technology to show what he might look like now and found him....
13:34, 2019-07-19

Airlines' technology investments pay off in customer satisfaction scores J.D. Power has good news and bad news when it comes to the payoff from airline customer satisfaction. IT investments in software, kiosks and reservation systems have paid off. In-flight services need a lot more work....
14:51, 2019-05-30

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
07:51, 2019-06-22

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
21:00, 2019-06-21

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today the company was awarded “Most Innovative Exchange Technology” at the 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards in New York City on Wednesday night....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Japan Airlines looks to deepen partnership with Malaysia Airlines Japan Airlines Co Ltd (JAL) may expand a joint venture with Malaysia Airlines to cover U.S. flights and other Asian routes in the future, the Japanese carrier's president said....
14:51, 2019-06-02

United CEO says he's not sure travelers will want to fly a Boeing 737 Max — even after a fix United Airlines will wait until "everyone agrees" the Max is safe to bring back, says CEO Oscar Munoz. "We're going to do this in a safe manner."...
15:00, 2019-05-31

5 Little Museums of Paris, for Little Travelers Yes, there’s the Louvre. But Paris and its surrounding region also have some 200 other museums, many of which cater happily to young travelers and their families....
12:17, 2019-06-14

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
13:34, 2019-06-03

6-way tie for first-round lead at Travelers Championship Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the Travelers Championship        ...
01:51, 2019-06-21

Travelers in vehicles coming in and out of the U.S. have been hacked Travelers in vehicles coming in and out of the U.S. have been hacked. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a sub-contractor’s data base was compromised by a cyber-attack. CBP says traveler facial images and license plate images were transferred without authorization. The agency says less th...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Frequent travelers will love these new charging technologies New charging technologies like gallium nitride (GaN) and Power Delivery (PD) deliver smaller, more powerful chargers and battery packs that can charge all of your gadgets....
21:51, 2019-06-23

Travelers in India can now book flights on Amazon As if Amazon needed to get even bigger, a new partnership in India will allow customers in India to book flights too.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-29

Red wine may hold a secret that will keep Mars travelers fit As NASA slowly inches towards the day when it can finally send human travelers to Mars, scientists are doing their best to make sure those first adventurers are prepared for the journey. One of the biggest challenges is ensuring that astronauts who spend the better part of a year on their way to the...
19:34, 2019-07-18

Cuba cruise ship ban unsettles travelers US cruise ships will no longer be allowed to travel to Cuba, according to the Trump administration. The announcement has confused and unsettled travelers....
04:51, 2019-06-06

Lefties Mickelson, Watson look to add to wins at Travelers Lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson have combined for 5 wins in Connecticut, but will be in the same Travelers field for the 1st time this week.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-19

China Warns Travelers About Harassment and Crime in the U.S. The Chinese government issued two travel alerts to its citizens Tuesday, warning of rising levels of violent crime in the U.S. and harassment of Chinese visitors by American authorities, in the latest escalation of political tensions between the two countries. “Recently, U.S. law enforcement a...
19:00, 2019-06-04

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health officials. A temporary visitor from Tokyo, Japan, who was infected with the disease arrived at the airport’s Terminal B on May 29, according to a Tue...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shot a 5-under 65 in morning rain and his 11-under 129 total held up in the afternoon sunshine for a two-stroke lead midway through the Travelers Championship        ...
02:51, 2019-06-22

Sucher leads Travelers as Spieth, Mickelson miss cut Zack Sucher, pain-free at long last after ankle surgery, took the second-round lead at the Travelers Championship on Friday while Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson packed their bags for an early trip home....
03:17, 2019-06-22

Heads up! There will be a record number of Memorial Day travelers, AAA predicts If you are thinking of getting out of town for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the best time to leave was last week.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
03:00, 2019-06-11

Florence fire triggers chaos for Italian travelers Italian train travelers suffered long delays and the cancellation of more than two dozen high-speed rail services on Monday after a fire hit the infrastructure around Florence....
12:17, 2019-07-22

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth Being chosen to spend time aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only the tiniest fraction of people will ever experience. But all good things must come to an end, and this week marked the end of Expedition 59 aboard the ISS, and half of the space station’s six-person crew...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Memorial Day travelers skip the ferry after disastrous Sunday NYC Ferry service went off without a hitch on Memorial Day — because it was so abysmal the day before that many would-be passengers gave it a wide berth....
10:34, 2019-05-28

Power outage at LAX grounds flights and strands travelers A power outage at Los Angeles International Airport grounds more than 50 flights and causes other travel disruptions. TSA is rescreening travelers after the disruption....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Travelers left nearly $1 million in loose change at TSA checkpoints Empty your pockets — but don’t forget the change in those pesky bins. Frazzled fliers streaming through security checkpoints at the nation’s airports left behind $960,105.49 in fiscal 2018, according to the Transportation Security Administration. At JFK Airport, the TSA collected $72,392.74, the mos...
02:51, 2019-05-30

FX as a Trade War Tool? Does the Chinese yuan's value against the U.S. dollar have a ceiling? It weakens when trade war tensions rise and appreciates when a deal seems likely....
23:51, 2019-06-27

Trump administration ban on cruises to Cuba creates chaos for U.S. travelers The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Chez Reavie shoots 63, takes a 6-stroke lead at Travelers Chez Reavie shot a 7-under 63 and took advantage of second-round leader Zach Sucher's problems to take a six-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship       ...
00:51, 2019-06-23

Red-hot Chez Reavie storms to lead in third round of Travelers Championship Chez Reavie, who finished T-3 at the PGA Championship, caught fire Saturday in shooting a 7-under 63 to take the Travelers Championship lead.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-23

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Refinery fire hikes gas prices just as travelers hit the road for the Fourth The loss of the largest refinery on the East Coast two weeks ago due to an explosion that rocked the Philadelphia area continues to drive fuel prices up as the region is forced to replace lost gasoline supplies, indefinitely, from as far away as India....
08:00, 2019-07-04

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
09:17, 2019-06-07

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
06:17, 2019-06-11

Millennials want to cruise. How Norwegian is attracting these savvy young travelers The cruise industry is the fastest-growing category in the leisure travel market. Estimated at $45 billion in 2018, cruise vacations attracted more than 26M travelers last year. How Norwegian has buoyed a top spot in this fiercely competitive market....
16:00, 2019-05-29

T-Mobile is launching two new International Pass options for frequent travelers After unveiling new Magenta and Magenta Plus plans just a couple of weeks ago (alongside some fairly controversial Netflix add-on price changes), T-Mobile has a few surprises in store today for subscribers that like to travel a lot. This time, we're talking exclusively pleasant surprises, as the "Un...
07:51, 2019-06-05

Travelers left close to $1 million at TSA airport checkpoints last year Air travelers left close to $1 million at airport checkpoints around the country during the last fiscal year, according to the Transportation Security Administration....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

TSA: Travelers left $960K at airport security checkpoints in FY 2018 Travelers left nearly $1 million in change at U.S. airport security checkpoints in fiscal year 2018, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday....
20:51, 2019-05-29

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78 percent of respondents were concerned about US tourists dying in the embattled destination, according to Trave...
02:00, 2019-07-17

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns about expanded facial recognition and federal surveil...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Travelers profit misses as higher claims weigh on underwriting gain Insurer Travelers missed Wall Street estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday, as weather-related losses led to an 18% drop in underwriting gain....
13:51, 2019-07-23

Terrifying video captures travelers praying, screaming through extreme turbulence A video captured by an airline passenger shows people praying through an extreme bout of plane turbulence. Passengers were later taken to a hospital.       ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

NordVPN ups security with new encryption tool NordVPN is known for providing VPN services to users around the world and now the company is expanding its offerings with the announcement of a new tool for securing files stored locally or in the cloud.The company's new cybersecurity tool called NordLocker will secure files stored on a user&ap...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Get At Those Hard to Reach Screws With This $10 Tool Set If you’re the kind of person who scoffs in the face of warranties and wants to repair their own phone, this $10 tool kit (with promo code HA7HHRYWHH) has every tiny screwdriver you could need to open up most gadgets, plus a flex shaft for reaching into tight spaces, say, inside a PC case.Read more.....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Officials: Travelers may have caught measles at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport As the United States deals with its most severe measles outbreak in a quarter-century, officials at one of the nation's busiest airports said Thursday travelers there may have been exposed the disease this month....
21:34, 2019-05-23

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
17:17, 2019-05-28

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
23:51, 2019-06-05

NASA wants to open International Space Station to private travelers as early as 2020 NASA will allow up to two private astronauts a year to work on behalf of companies as soon as 2020. Seats prices could run as high as $50 million.       ...
00:34, 2019-06-08

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothing....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
21:51, 2019-05-25

Don't Screw Up: Get This 170-Piece Crescent Tool Set While It's on Sale For $85 A good tool set is hard to find, but choosing to take advantage of the deal on this one is easy: The very positively reviewed 170-piece Crescent Mechanics Tool Set is on sale for $85. And not to throw a wrench in your day, but there’s no telling how long this deal will last, so be sure to purchase y...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Stop Being a Tool for Asshole Anonymous Sources BREAKING news in the EPIC civil WAR in the Democratic Party! The DEMS are in DISARRAY! The Hill got the JUICY DEETS: One ANONYMOUS ASSHOLE says AOC is a FAKE WOMAN OF COLOR and PUPPET for WHITE LIBS:...
21:17, 2019-07-12

Facebook opens up its AI tool to OpenStreetMap users Plugging a new address into your smartphone's map app can show you where to go in seconds. But in places like rural Bangladesh and Indonesia, there are millions of miles of roads that are still uncharted territory. Facebook now hopes its AI technolog......
19:51, 2019-07-23

Watch out, StreetEasy — a new NYC house-hunting tool is here Many New York City property owners are so bold as to buy their pads sight unseen. And even those lucky enough to tour the apartments they end up buying may lack important information that could inform their decisions. To arm prospective buyers and renters with as much information as possible about p...
03:00, 2019-05-30

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be made to its suite of auditing tools called Halo. ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried about the rumors spread about its platform. According to Bloomberg, the company has a special software program call......
18:34, 2019-07-08

A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy A new tool developed by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI) may prove to be a major help in the ongoing war against deepfakes. The tool focuses on subtle face and head movements as well as artifacts in files to determine......
06:00, 2019-06-22

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
02:34, 2019-06-04

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable for every type of skin....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading is used by diabetics to determine how much insulin they need to take before eating and usually requires a finger stick to draw blood. Such a feature for...
05:17, 2019-06-28

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue Canadian researchers interviewed students about gym class and compared their responses about dodgeball to political theorist Iris Marion Young’s “Five Faces of Oppression.”...
19:17, 2019-06-07

Whiny researchers slam dodgeball as a tool of ‘oppression’ These researchers were clearly last picks. Forget famine, war and disease, the real tool of oppression, at least according to three Canadian researchers, is dodgeball. “The message is that it’s okay to hurt or dehumanize the ‘other,’ ” researcher Joy Butler, a professor who s...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96% accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files and apparently can identify suc...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Adobe Unveils AI Tool That Can Detect Photoshopped Faces Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software....
17:00, 2019-06-15

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
11:00, 2019-05-28

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Steam's New Customizable AI Tool Scans Your Playtime And Tells You What To Buy Next Just days after the end of a summer sale that laid bare many of Steam’s issues with helping people discover new games, Valve has announced a new section dedicated to “experiments around discoverability, video, machine learning, and more.” It’s called Steam Labs, and the first bits of mad video game ...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Facebook launches UK reporting tool to clamp down on scam ads Social media firm to investigate users’ complaints and take down violating postsFresh efforts to tackle scam adverts across Facebook are being introduced in the UK following action taken by the consumer champion Martin Lewis.The social media company is releasing a scam ads reporting tool, with a spe...
10:00, 2019-07-16

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent sexual assault on college campuses using group mes...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Google's Tool to Tame Election Influence Has Flaws Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
18:51, 2019-07-17

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Coinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create their own cryptocurrency investment strategy. Dat...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019 He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and why it could use a refresh....
18:17, 2019-05-23

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
16:51, 2019-05-29

'His only tool is racism': why Trump's bigoted tirade could be a vote winner The president seems to regard divisive, nativist rhetoric as his best chance of staying in the White House. Analysts say he may be rightIt was foul and repugnant. But was it a vote winner?Donald Trump’s bigoted tirade against four congresswoman of colour, telling them to “go back” to the countries t...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Short-time work: Germany resorts to well-proven tool again Surveys have shown that more and more German companies are reintroducing short-time work to cushion the impact of a creeping economic slowdown. That policy tool had worked miracles during the global financial crisis....
13:51, 2019-07-04

G2A proposes blocking tool to deal with shady game key resales G2A still has a problem with sketchy game key resales, to the point where developers like Mike Rowe have suggested that it would be better to pirate games instead. The site thinks it has a way to mitigate the problem, though. It's proposing a tool......
08:01, 2019-07-14

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
11:34, 2019-05-24

Intel's Performance Maximizer tool overclocks CPUs with one click Intel has launched a new feature designed to make overclocking more straightforward. Called the "Intel Performance Maximizer," the tool examines your processor's individual settings, then uses what Intel calls "hyper-intelligent automation" to tweak......
21:00, 2019-06-19

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. Today's smart devices have implemented increasingly tough security measures to protect users' personal data, while criminals seek to unlock them for various nefarious...
05:00, 2019-06-17

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in lieu of signing, which Boras has advocated for in...
01:34, 2019-05-23

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:34, 2019-06-01

Redfin’s newest online tool cuts out the buyer’s agent As part of the program, on Redfin-listed homes, consumers are given two options: buy with an agent or make an offer without an agent using Redfin software....
12:51, 2019-06-04

Pinterest details Complete the Look, a context-aware visual search tool Pinterest today shared details about Complete the Look, visual search AI that considers a person's body type or the season to make fashion recommendations.Read More...
23:51, 2019-06-14

Cruise open-sources Webviz, a tool for robotics data analysis Cruise, the autonomous driving research and development division of GM, open-sourced Webviz, a web-based data analysis tool for robotics applications.Read More...
21:01, 2019-06-18

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
10:34, 2019-05-24

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Find Valuable, Targeted Credit Card Bonuses With the CardMatch Tool From time to time, credit card issuers offer elevated welcome offers to all new cardholders, such as Delta’s current promotion on several of its credit cards. But the very best offers are often only available to a target subset of customers—you’ve likely gotten some of them in your mailbox before pr...
01:17, 2019-06-20

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and private landowners are turning to an unlikely, ru...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a chance to rethink their comments. The second will a......
22:51, 2019-07-08

France likely to use border checks as 'political tool' after no-deal Brexit: UK's Hammond France is likely to threaten delays on its border with Britain to exert political leverage if there is a no-deal Brexit, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday....
01:17, 2019-07-11

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
13:34, 2019-06-14

Google open-sources cryptographic tool to keep data sets private Poorly secured databases are a top privacy and security concern — and Google now wants to plug that leak. The internet giant has said it’s open sourcing Private Join and Compute, a new secure multi-party computation (MPC) tool designed to help organizations work together with confidential data sets....
11:34, 2019-06-20

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a report from the Financial Times, the NSO Group is selling an updated version of its famed Pegasus tool ...
04:51, 2019-07-20

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common......
10:00, 2019-06-15

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
13:34, 2019-06-13

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
15:00, 2019-06-17

Maynard James Keenan decidedly unthrilled by Justin Bieber's new Tool phase Justin Bieber has been the world’s most relentlessly successful punchline for a staggering number of years at this point, having transitioned through a veritable multiverse of public phases that have each been blessed with a different flavor of “Ugh,” and a different level of complete and total vict...
10:00, 2019-07-13

Melting Stone With Plants: Was the Mythical 'Green Chisel' A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
13:51, 2019-07-10

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by law enforcement at every level across the country...
23:51, 2019-05-22

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
16:51, 2019-06-11

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
17:51, 2019-07-15

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene pool and plush furnishings...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
01:17, 2019-07-18

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-07-17

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The feature was announced during the WWDC 2019 keynot...
00:51, 2019-06-04

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This feature, which rolled out in late 2017, uses machine ...
00:34, 2019-05-22

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban last month, Vice reported.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-29

The Fiver | A round of applause in recognition of another glorious FA triumph Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!For the second time in less than a year, English football fans have been put in a situation that is quite frankly intolerable. Yes, it’s a semi-final of a major tournament, one step from glory, and we all know how these effing things usually pan out...
17:34, 2019-07-02

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
08:51, 2019-06-24

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British mountaineer who has scaled Mount Everest, K2 and ...
13:17, 2019-05-28

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
13:34, 2019-06-04

Justin Bieber's wife, Hailey, calls Tool's Maynard James Keenan "childish" and "unhappy" Well, we need something to tide us over as Tool continues to not release its 13-years in the making new album, so why not check in on the feud brewing betwixt frontman Maynard James Keenan and Justin Bieber, whose wife, model Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin), is none too pleased with Keenan’s recent shad...
22:00, 2019-07-16

Google open sources Private Join and Compute, a tool for sharing confidential data sets Private Join and Compute is a cryptographic protocol that can be used jointly by two parties to encrypt data before sharing it with each other to discover commonalities....
04:17, 2019-06-20

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
15:51, 2019-07-19

Grab your change! Travelers left TSA almost $1 million in inadvertent 'tips' last year According to a new report from TSA, during fiscal year 2018, travelers left $960,105 in the plastic bins at airport checkpoints around the country.        ...
16:00, 2019-05-29

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls the move by Georgetown Visitation Preparatory Sch...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts, who is president of Humanists UK, called for the...
16:51, 2019-06-16

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
18:34, 2019-07-23

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentials to prove it....
00:34, 2019-06-01

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites and, if it is good enough for them, you may as wel...
08:34, 2019-06-18

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
15:00, 2019-07-04

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variety — shows that the company intends to combine thes...
15:00, 2019-07-23

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer David Foster, and with vows......
18:34, 2019-06-28

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medical products worldwide; drought in Somalia; and up...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Surgical tool, oxygen sparked flash fire in patient's chest during open heart surgery, doctors say Doctors performing emergency heart surgery in Australia were not prepared for this complication – a fire that broke out in the patient’s exposed chest cavity....
02:17, 2019-06-04

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts on Facebook, the sheriff’s office said. So the de...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city of Anaheim, Calif., have been impressed with the re...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
08:00, 2019-07-10

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to know....
11:34, 2019-06-02

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t suddenly had a change of heart due to ethical concerns about the technology—they reportedly just couldn’t get it to work.Read more......
22:51, 2019-07-19

Major object recognition systems favor people with more money, Facebook AI study says Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
01:17, 2019-06-08

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use on body-worn cameras” due to “unequal and unreliabl...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a large, curved front display and what seems to be some ...
15:51, 2019-07-14

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite deaths....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Technology That Could End Humanity—and How to Stop It Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom says technology often has unintended consequences, and that we may have to choose between totalitarianism and annihilation....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Podcast: AVL testing technology in F1 and beyond The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast sheds some light on the remarkable test technology used to enhance cars in Formula 1 and the rest of motorsport, in association with AVL...
12:00, 2019-07-08

What Technology Is Most Likely to Become Obsolete During Your Lifetime? Certain Boomer basements are little shrines to obsolescence, untidy stockrooms of the one-time cutting-edge: VCRs, corded telephones, immense beige PC monitors, etc. Way fewer Millennials will have basements to store trash in (‘home ownership’ itself quickly verging on obsolete), but presumably, onc...
14:51, 2019-07-22

Nintendo is ‘investigating’ 5G technology Nintendo has told shareholders that it’s “investigating” advancing technologies such as 5G and cloud streaming but has explained that it won’t simply “chase trends” for the sake of it. During the 79th Annual General Meeting  for Shareholders, Ninte...
14:34, 2019-07-07

Can connected technology ever become more ethical? Thanks to advances on mobile connectivity, we are now able to connect to most devices through our mobile phones. Moving forwards, the opportunities to expand beyond simple connections to mobile phones will be what drives connectivity. With Internet of Things (IoT) technology and the inevitable intro...
15:51, 2019-05-21

AI Powers 'Self-Healing' Technology Companies are tapping artificial intelligence to automate the care of their operations and information-technology infrastructure, finding that AI can identify and fix problems more quickly than humans....
13:17, 2019-07-02

How Running Helps a Sports Editor Do His Job Matthew Futterman, the Times's deputy sports editor and an avid marathoner (23 and counting), reflects on the role that running plays in his writing and editing....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
02:17, 2019-07-17

How retagging at distribution helps retailers In the apparel and garment world of today, fashion needs to be fast. As trends appear on the catwalk and are then endorsed on social media channels such as Instagram, it becomes a race for retailers to translate these fashions into affordable and wearable items at mass scale. Sales forecasting ...
14:00, 2019-07-23

Renfroe homer helps Padres to 6-3 win His frustration evident, Toronto reliever Daniel Hudson bit the top of his glove as he slowly walked back to the mound after making an untimely throwing error in the eighth inning....
11:51, 2019-05-25

Instagram is cracking down on online bullying with an AI tool called 'Restrict' Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-10

Smart attack: tool lets smart speakers detect cardiac arrest (NBC News) Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool that can monitor and detect cardiac arrest. The algorithm lets a smart speaker – like Google Home or Amazon Alexa – or smartphone listen for the gasping sound of agonal breathing, which occurs about 50 percent of the ti...
00:51, 2019-06-22

Coffee O'Clock: This Tool Tells You When To Drink Coffee To Improve Alertness Scientists have now developed a tool to help you optimise your caffeine-intake, by designing strategies to help you stay awake and alert, without over-consuming coffee....
14:17, 2019-06-10

Gigabyte’s new SSD is over 40% faster than previous technology Gigabyte had plenty to show off over at Computex, including a blazing fast new solid-state drive (SSD), alongside new high-end motherboards and a number of interesting looking gaming monitors.Let’s start with that Aorus NVMe SSD, which is an M.2 model that uses PCIe 4.0 – a new, super-...
22:17, 2019-05-29

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-how. That may be simply through a requirement to fo...
00:34, 2019-06-16

5G in the IoT: How the next generation of wireless technology will transform the IoT This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence5G is very nearly here, and these lightnin...
14:51, 2019-05-21

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Street Journal understands that the action was the US Navy's first use of MADIS (Marine Air Defense Integ......
12:51, 2019-07-21

Technology allows NBC to add new elements to Tour de France Phil Liggett remembers the early days of Tour de France coverage in the United States, which would involve him traveling to Paris at the end of a stage, recording voiceovers all night and then rejoining the circuit for the next stage       ...
11:51, 2019-07-04

The 2020 Audi S8 Is Here With a 563-HP V8 and Hybrid Technology The newest iteration of the Audi S8 is finally here, and while it looks like just another Audi on the outside, it’s packing the expected power underneath its hood. It has 563 horsepower, to be exact, coming from a bi-turbocharged V8 with a mild-hybrid system—you know, for fuel efficiency....
03:17, 2019-07-03

5G just part of technology's 'new Cold War frontline' As nations search for technology that 'confers a decisive strategic advantage' in controlling the 'global digital commons', the global political trends are reminiscent of the 1930s....
12:51, 2019-06-17

These are the 8 top technology trends to watch in China This is a preview of 2019 Technology Trends Report in China from Business Insider Intelligence and EqualOcean. EqualOcean is offering this report for the first time in English through a partnership with Business Insider Intelligence. 5G wireless will be the No. 1 technology to watch in the coming y...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Samsung to Use AMD's Graphics Technology in Its Smartphones AMD will license its mobile graphics design and IP to Samsung for use in its mobile devices, including smartphones, as a part of a multiyear partnership....
11:51, 2019-06-04

Samsung’s deepfake technology is getting scary Deepfake technology has been getting insanely good, with just the last few days and weeks chock-a-block with examples of everything from the Mona Lisa being animated to life and photos of dead celebrities and notables like Albert Einstein seeming to come to life with realistic speech and facial move...
18:17, 2019-06-23

AWS AI VP: Developers drive all innovation in technology AWS AI VP Swami Sivasubramanian believes developers drive innovation in technology, which is part of why Amazon created Machine Learning University.Read More...
02:34, 2019-07-12

NXP to Buy Marvell Technology's Wi-Fi Products Business Dutch semiconductor maker NXP agreed to purchase Marvell Technology’s suite of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth products, a deal the company hopes will bolster its connectivity offerings across key markets....
17:34, 2019-05-29

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Calling All S'Mores Addicts, You Can Make 6 S'Mores at Once With This Nifty Tool When making s’mores, you never want just one. At a minimum, you’re going to eat two. You can make your life so much easier with this S’More to Love Six S’More Maker. Right now, it is a couple of bucks off on Amazon. Just think of how amazing your next bonfire will be when you pull this tool out....
03:17, 2019-05-30

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiased options education, are working together to educate investors and broaden the appeal of options wit...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Hailey Bieber Claps Back at Tool Frontman Maynard Keenan Over His ''Hurtful'' Justin Bieber Comment Hailey Bieber is sticking up for her man, one hater at a time. Last week, Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan couldn't help but respond to the news that Justin Bieber was a fan of his......
03:51, 2019-07-16

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
13:17, 2019-05-24

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their......
05:34, 2019-06-13

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
01:17, 2019-05-27

Logitech's G Pro X headset helps you sound like a pro streamer After teasing it earlier this week, Logitech has now revealed its new gaming headset, designed to help you sound like a professional streamer. The G Pro X marks the debut of Blue VO!CE software, which includes a suite of real-time mic effects that wi......
14:17, 2019-07-09

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The team...
09:00, 2019-05-23

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for New York, and Wilson Ramos and Todd Frazier had t...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Ali Adnan helps Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1 VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ali Adnan had his first MLS goal to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday. Lucas Venuto also scored for Vancouver (4-6-3) and Maxime Crepeau made three saves. Adnan split defenders Michael Barrios and Reggie Cannon in the 30th minute and power...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
01:34, 2019-07-13

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
18:34, 2019-06-14

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night. The Wings had a couple chances in the final seconds, but fell short. Arike Ogunbowale missed two shots that would have give...
03:51, 2019-06-29

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
19:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. excludes new panel technology from solar tariffs U.S. trade officials on Wednesday said bifacial solar panels, a new technology through which power is produced on both sides of a cell, would be excluded from the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made solar products....
22:00, 2019-06-12

BMW, Daimler team up to develop self-driving technology BMW and Daimler said they finalized an agreement to jointly develop self-driving systems and they expected the Level 4 technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles for private customers starting in 2024....
13:00, 2019-07-04

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
20:00, 2019-06-29

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
19:34, 2019-05-22

What to wear on Mars: A look at the future of spacesuit technology Extraterrestrial travel is all the rage: Elon Musk's SpaceX has pledged to put the first humans on Mars. Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has his sights set on the moon. And NASA wants to speed up its plan to send astronauts back into deep space....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Smartphone displays could become more efficient with a new OLED technology One of the biggest enemies of smartphone batteries are the phones' displays. They keep getting bigger, as demonstrated by the OnePlus 7 Pro's 6.67-inch display, and they need to be bright to be useful outdoors. That means even more energy use. But, a new OLED (organic light-emitting diode)...
03:00, 2019-07-05

RPT-Nissan's technology could pay in Renault-FCA deal -sources Nissan's advanced technologies including platforms and electric powertrains could give it leverage in a merger involving Renault and Fiat Chrysler, thanks to a royalty system it has with the former, two people with knowledge of the matter said....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad....
02:17, 2019-06-29

Nissan's technology could pay in Renault-FCA deal: sources Nissan's advanced technologies including platforms and electric powertrains could give it leverage in a merger involving Renault and Fiat Chrysler, thanks to a royalty system it has with the former, two people with knowledge of the matter said....
17:00, 2019-05-30

VW, Ford cooperate on self-driving, electric car technology Volkswagen is investing billions in a company partially owned by Ford that develops technology for self-driving cars. VW chief Herbert Diess didn't rule out deepening the two companies' alliance in the future....
05:34, 2019-07-13

Technology is messing with our emotions: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to the authors of a new book which looks into why human emotions have changed so drastically in the last couple of centuriesSusan Matt is a professor of history at Weber State University in Utah. She recently collaborated with Luke Fernandez, an assistant professor in the s...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Cutting the queue with business mobility technology In today’s age of instant gratification, consumers are used to getting what they want, when they want. Every interaction we have with a brand is expected to be quick, seamless and personalised for our convenience. Despite this, the average Briton can spend up to 235 days waiting in a service ...
16:51, 2019-05-23

Raytheon to retrofit U.S. Air Force F-15s with surveillance technology Raytheon Co. will retrofit F-15 fighter planes with identity and surveillance units in a $14.9 million contract modification, the U.S. Air Force announced....
09:00, 2019-06-08

Technology shares prop up Wall Street U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday, propped up by the technology sector, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept gains in check....
16:51, 2019-05-28

Moon-Landing Technology May Help New Transportation Take Flight The next generation of travel—including the possible return of commercial supersonic airliners—is looking to materials developed for the extreme conditions of the Apollo program....
06:51, 2019-07-15

Reddit’s r/technology goes dark as part of #SocialMediaStrike Reddit‘s r/technology subreddit has gone dark on US’ Independence Day as part of a social media strike. “Following on from the announcement by Larry Sanger of a Social Media Strike, /r/technology is joining the #SocialMediaStrike. Normal service will resume on the 5th,” reads the message. The strike...
13:17, 2019-07-04

Technology Drives Deals Because No One Wants to Be the Next Blockbuster Video Fiat Chrysler‘s pursuit of a merger with Renault is the latest deal motivated by corporate executives’ desire to avoid becoming the next Blockbuster Video....
17:34, 2019-05-29

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?' In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening tests?...
19:51, 2019-06-19

6 technology tips every flexible workplace should follow Companies around the world are embracing flexible work to make employees happier and more productive. According to stats from Owl Labs, 52 percent of global employees work from home at least once per week. What’s more, 16 percent of companies are fully remote. A major driver of the work-from-anywher...
14:34, 2019-05-30

Future smartphones could have anti-pickpocket technology If you've spent a huge sum of money on a phone, you don't want a cheeky thief to swipe it right out of your pocket, and phones in the future might have a handy feature that stops them doing just that – or, at least, makes it a lot harder for them to pick your pocket.A patent filed b...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Wall St. propped up by gains in technology shares U.S. stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, propped up by a rise in technology stocks, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept investors on edge....
21:17, 2019-05-28

New Renault Zoe to pioneer innovative car sharing technology Car sharing is integral to Renault's plans to tackle emissions As well as more electric vehicles, car sharing will be vital in helping car makers hit fleet CO2 targets Car sharing software is being fitted as standard to the next Renault Zoe in a further step towards a future of pooled electric ca...
07:51, 2019-06-13

BMW teases M concept car blending technology and performance Can you make out what you're looking at in the obscure teaser above? Neither can we -- but it does represent the future of BMW's performance cars. The automaker has posted a teaser for a Vision M Next concept that, as the name implies, would explore......
23:17, 2019-06-15

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their businesses....
22:34, 2019-07-19

Apple's new Photos app for iOS 13 may just be the tool you've been waiting for We tested the new Photos app, which finally offers a way to share Live Photos as videos for social media, find photos easier and enhance them better.        ...
12:51, 2019-06-04

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
15:17, 2019-06-14

When to Fly to Avoid Flight Delays Over the weekend, my 8pm flight from Chicago was delayed a total of four times; my plane arrived late, followed shortly by our crew who arrived at the gate from delayed flights themselves. Why is flying at night such a pain in the ass?...
00:34, 2019-05-24

How to avoid a flat car battery Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Car batteries can go flat for a number of reasons, which is why we have gathered these top tips to help prevent the worst happening...
21:01, 2019-06-18

Should You Avoid Alcohol in the Heat? The hotter it gets, the more refreshing a beverage seems—including an ice-cold beer or a glass of frosé. But you might want to minimize your alcohol consumption during a heatwave, for safety reasons....
02:51, 2019-07-19

‘Live P-D’ Helps Keep Nicholas Rucker Search In Spotlight WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two weeks have passed since Kentucky State Police troopers found 57-year-old Vicki Conner shot dead inside a Whitley County home. The suspect in the case is her boyfriend, Nicholas Rucker. He has been on the run ever since. Police are hoping that attention from a ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

‘Code with Google’ helps bring coding into the classroom Most American students aren't learning how to code in elementary or middle school -- and if they are, it's likely they reside in an affluent school district. Google hopes to bridge the gaps in computer science education with Code with Google, a free......
20:00, 2019-07-08

Brooklyn man in Batman shirt helps cops take down suspect Sock! Bam!… Snap! A Bay Ridge man wearing a Batman t-shirt transformed into a real-life crime fighting crusader when he chased down a suspect who was fleeing cops — breaking his own leg in the process. Christian Almonte, 22, was driving on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Bay Ridge Tuesday wh...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago's four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4       ...
07:17, 2019-06-09

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Police say the suspect fled the officers and jumped int...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually. Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune response to infection triggers an inflammation chain reaction thr...
09:51, 2019-07-23

Thomas helps Sun win franchise-record 12th in a row at home UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points, Shekinna Stricklen added 16 and the Connecticut Sun won a franchise-record 12th- straight home game with an 81-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. The Sun led 56-54 heading into the fourth quarter when Thomas scored the first four poi...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “random act of kindness,” according to a tweet......
20:17, 2019-07-15

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
19:51, 2019-06-19

Royer scores twice, helps Red Bulls beat NYCFC 2-1 Daniel Royer scored twice in the New York Red Bulls' 2-1 victory over New York City FC. Luis Robles had four saves for the Red Bulls, including a diving stop on Keaton Parks' shot in the 27th minute       ...
05:00, 2019-07-15

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI prediction......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
21:34, 2019-07-04

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big league regular season game played in Nebraska. The ...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
23:51, 2019-07-02

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send chills down your spine. For years, he called the wartorn country of the Democratic Republic of Cong...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Five-run inning helps Royals edge Blue Jays A five-run outburst in the third inning was enough for the Kansas City Royals to beat the Blue Jays 7-6 on Sunday to end Toronto's small two-game win streak....
04:51, 2019-07-01

| Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo....
01:00, 2019-07-08

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the disease in 2015. Cooper has been participating in...
21:51, 2019-06-20

Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Friday night. The Phillies have lost five in a row. They’re 6-14 since May 29 and have lost eight games in the standings in that span after h...
04:51, 2019-06-22

Country Singer Helps Lawrenceburg Man’s Dream Come True ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lawrenceburg man’s dreams came true when he finally got to sing in Nashville. Alan Phillips is fighting cancer, but he doesn’t let that stop him from doing what he loves. The 88-year-old enjoys singing and listening to music. Employees at Signature ...
22:34, 2019-06-20

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
13:00, 2019-06-16

Inner Circle: How a sports psychologist helps Zach Johnson on the course Zach Johnson gives Golfweek/USA TODAY behind-the-scenes look at how sports psychologist Mo Pikens gets him mentally ready to compete at highest level.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-06

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez’s two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. Minnesota then broke it open with four in the seve...
09:17, 2019-05-22

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its sights......
18:00, 2019-05-22

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means......
00:51, 2019-06-04

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G keyboard shortc......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,000,’’ says Udell, referring to her impressive rescu...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Davis’ error helps Rangers to 4-3 win over banged-up Orioles ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Delino DeShields’ single led to a key error by Chris Davis during his first game in right field in almost three years, and the Texas Rangers beat the banged-up Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Thursday night. Davis volunteered to play right a day after three Baltimore teammates...
07:17, 2019-06-07

Little’s 3-inning save helps Stanford beat Fresno St. 8-6 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Closer Jack Little recorded the final nine outs to save Stanford’s 8-6 victory over Fresno State at the Stanford Regional on Sunday night and extend the Cardinal’s season for at least another day. Duke Kinamon drove in two runs and Tim Tawa had three hits for Stan...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener        ...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Southwest Airlines turns 48 Southwest Airlines turned 48 on June 18, 2019. It has grown from an airline with just two routes in 1971 to the world's largest low-cost carrier.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Britain to order ships with zero emission technology from 2025 Britain's government on Thursday said all new ships ordered from 2025 and aimed for its waters must be equipped with zero emission technology, as part of a new plan to cut maritime pollution....
05:17, 2019-07-12

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:00, 2019-06-30

Samsung executives discuss investing in 6G, blockchain technology and AI We just started taking the first steps of what will be a long walk to get global 5G networks up and running. That is why U.S. President Donald Trump was ridiculed back in February when he called for the U.S. to start implementing 6G as soon as possible. 5G networks will provide dataspeeds up to 10 t...
07:00, 2019-06-17

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:17, 2019-06-30

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but we want to overcome that. Vive Reality is the abi...
17:17, 2019-06-30

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how you are mitigating the brand and PR risk of a Tay Chatbot or 787 Max autopilot, you are likely to “fi...
16:34, 2019-06-09

Cosworth will provide hybrid technology for BTCC in 2022 British Touring Cars to receive 15 seconds of increased power per lap; ballast system axed from 2022 British Touring Car Championship organiser TOCA has announced that Cosworth Electronics will supply hybrid powertrains for the race series from 2022.  The new technology will be integrated into the ...
14:17, 2019-07-23

Exploring the dark underbelly of smart home technology This past holiday season, AI-powered devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home were among the hottest gifts across any product category – a trend that speaks to the rising popularity and acceptance of smart home technology in the U.S. But as innocuous as it all seems on the surface, does a ...
22:51, 2019-05-22

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to the Moon by 2024 as a way to prepare to send humans...
07:51, 2019-07-02

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
05:17, 2019-06-04

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as technology shares drag Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, mirroring weakness in global markets, after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom's reduced forecast and downbeat industrial data out of China came as fresh evidence of the U.S.-China trade war pressuring global growth....
18:17, 2019-06-14

Honda's EV Journey In India To Begin With Hybrid Technology Honda is also looking to localise the production of hybrid and EV solutions in India in a bid to ensure that it is accessible and affordable for the buyers....
09:17, 2019-05-27

Accenture Retrains Its Workers as Technology Upends Their Jobs The consulting firm, an adviser on automation, has promised to retrain nearly every worker at risk of losing a job to technology, at a cost of nearly $1 billion a year....
03:00, 2019-06-24

BMW and Daimler partner to develop automated driving technology BMW and Daimler are teaming up to develop automated driving technology the latest carmakers forced to pool development resources as margins shrink.Read More...
11:17, 2019-07-05

BS6 Two-Wheeler Technology To Be Delivered From September 2019: Continental The integration of technology in both cases will -depend on automakers. According to continental, its two-wheeler clients are planning to introduce their BS6 models in 2019 itself....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Wall St. opens higher as technology stocks gain U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, lifted by technology stocks, extending a rally from the prior session that was powered by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments that bolstered the case for an interest rate cut this month....
16:17, 2019-07-11

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
14:17, 2019-06-28

The Moon Missions Gave Us Way More Awesome Technology Than You Realize Fifty years ago, American astronauts walked the moon, completing an incredible mission that, if we’re honest, was extremely unlikely to happen as soon as it did. And it was all possible because of incredible innovations, some of which paved the way for new tech in transportation. Here are a few of t...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Technology stocks lead Wall Street higher Wall Street's main indexes rose on Tuesday, led by technology stocks, on the back of easing trade tensions with Mexico and signs of more fiscal stimulus in China....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Tiny technology could have giant consequences for the U.S.-China trade war The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular......
15:51, 2019-05-24

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well as scan medical images for abnormalities....
09:51, 2019-07-09

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunsho...
16:34, 2019-05-21

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China was ready to share its expertise, including on 5G technology, with partner countries. "China is ready to share technological inventions with all......
15:34, 2019-06-07

Life on the Road Gets Easier as Truckers Adopt Technology Trucking, logistics and supply-chain operators are taking the digital tools used to automate repetitive tasks around the office and using them in the cabs of long-haul trucks....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Lindsey Graham: 'No way in hell' US allies should use Chinese 5G technology Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., argued on Tuesday that the U.S. should not share intelligence or equipment with countries that use Chinese 5G technology....
17:51, 2019-05-21

TMC among first hospitals to offer advanced heart-valve technology Heart valves anatomy. Mitral valve, pulmonary valve, aortic valve and the tricuspid valve. / Getty Images TUCSON –Tucson Medical Center is among the first 10 hospitals in the nation to offer advanced heart-valve technology to treat aortic valve disease. Boston Scientific choose TMC to offer the LOTU...
17:17, 2019-06-20

Your technology investments may not deliver the productivity gains you expected Improving productivity has been core to the value proposition for technology investments, but trends in overall US productivity indicate that tech spending is not the same....
05:51, 2019-05-29

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision -NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
21:01, 2019-06-18

I Have $15,000 to Avoid Another Poor Life Choice! What Car Should I Buy? Ron currently drives a Lincoln Town Car with 200,000 miles on the clock. How he came to acquire this ride is a long story, but he is ready to move on. He wants something he can modify that works as both a road trip cruiser and an occasional autocross machine. What car should he buy?...
20:51, 2019-07-11

Trump may avoid another Fed fiasco in Senate President Donald Trump's latest pair of hopefuls for the Federal Reserve board don't have the same baggage as Stephen Moore and Herman Cain. And that might be just enough to get them confirmed. After Cain and Moore’s Fed prospects both ended in spectacular failure, Trump’s choices of Christopher Wa...
12:34, 2019-07-10

ADOT MVD: Customers should avoid “DMV” websites PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportation is urging Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) customers to be careful when looking up websites for motor vehicle services. “Copycat websites not operated by the MVD may charge for services people can otherwise get for free,” ADOT said Tuesday. The department s...
22:00, 2019-06-04

These Foods May Help You Avoid Hangover And Cope With It Some studies suggest that drinking alcohol leads to lowering of levels of important vitamins and minerals. Consuming these food can fill up for the lost nutrients....
17:34, 2019-05-27

How to Avoid Gate-Checking Your Luggage Why are there a million categories that decide when you board a plane? The Intelligencer explains: Airlines figured out that random boarding is faster than back-to-front boarding, because it spreads people throughout the plane as they stow their luggage and get seated, instead of the back section ge...
00:34, 2019-05-22

How to avoid becoming the victim of a ‘sextortion’ scheme Sexual extortion is thriving in the digital age. Electronic blackmail complaints spiked 242 percent last year, with 51,146 incidents — most of them sexual, The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaints Center reported. “The majority of complaints received in 2018 were part of a sextortion campaign...
19:34, 2019-06-18

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
16:17, 2019-05-21

How to Avoid Food Poisoning at Restaurants Near You In the weeks following the deaths of nine American tourists visiting the Dominican Republic, hundreds of travelers who’ve visited the country have reported their own food poisoning-like symptoms on the website IWasPoisoned.com; since the start of 2019, over 1,600 cases of illness have been reported...
20:51, 2019-07-02

How men can avoid a fashion faux pas | Brief letters Tory candidates | Quality Conservatives | Hard Times | Cheese rolling | Menswear | Mulhouse supplementI am bemused and dumbfounded that the candidates striving to become the next prime minister (Report, 29 May) believe they can individually unite the country. I suggest they start in their own backya...
21:17, 2019-05-29

How to Avoid 'Stranger Things 3' Spoilers on the Web “Stranger Things 3" is officially out today. If you opted to spend Independence Day outside celebrating with friends rather than glued to your television, then there’s a good chance you might potentially end up running into a spoiler or two before you get caught up on your binge-watching....
03:00, 2019-07-05

Yankees avoid sweep with 6-2 win over Jays Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer and J.A. Happ worked seven strong innings as the New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Thursday night at Rogers Centre....
06:17, 2019-06-07

You May Want to Avoid This Anti-Abortion Fertility App The FEMM Period Ovulation Tracker looks like any other fertility app, asking you to log your menstruation data and promising “cutting edge science that helps you keep track of your health.” But the Guardian found that the app is backed by an anti-abortion activist group....
15:34, 2019-05-31

How to Avoid Getting Sick From a Public Pool If your holiday plans involve a trip to the public pool, you may be interested in a recent warning from the Centers for Disease Control. On Friday, the CDC released a report encouraging Americans to use caution when taking advantage of public pools because of a parasite called cryptosporidium that’s...
04:51, 2019-07-02

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
16:17, 2019-05-21

7 Bridal Make-Up Blunders To Avoid From exactly which mascara will last a day of emotions to the secret make-up trick for healthy skin in photos, here's what a pro make-up artist wants you to know about bridal beauty....
13:34, 2019-05-22

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Google Maps AI helps you discover a restaurant's popular dishes Google is trying to take some of the guesswork out of trying a new restaurant. The company is trotting out an update to Google Maps that uses machine learning to highlight the popular dishes at an eatery. Tap on a place and it'll show the most popu......
23:17, 2019-05-30

Brexit helps New York take top finance spot from London: survey Fallout from Brexit has helped New York overtake London to become the world's pre-eminent financial center, a survey of financial executives by Duff & Phelps showed on Tuesday....
07:17, 2019-05-28

Members Heritage Credit Union Helps Feed Homeless LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington. Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center. The center will celebrate its 20th anniversary next month. So far, 5.9 million meals have ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
04:00, 2019-07-16

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
09:17, 2019-06-16

Gordon helps Mariners beat sloppy Twins 9-6 in 10 innings MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dee Gordon scored on one of Minnesota’s three errors in the 10th inning, helping the Seattle Mariners beat the Twins 9-6 on Wednesday night. Gordon opened the 10th with a ground-rule double. Shed Long then walked before the runners advanced on Dylan Moore’s sacrifice. ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
22:34, 2019-06-14

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
05:00, 2019-06-21

7-run ninth inning helps Creighton beat Michigan at NCAA Will Hanafan's two-run single capped Creighton's seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament's Corvallis regional        ...
09:51, 2019-06-03

What’s in a Name? A Lot. ‘The Name Change Project’ Helps Trans Folks Own Their Entire Lives Cris Lee, a resident of Washington, D.C., is a program manager at a nonprofit that works with traditionally underserved communities. Lee is also a trans man. He has been medically transitioning for just over two years (using testosterone as a hormone replacement), but transitioning socially almost ...
21:00, 2019-07-16

DNA database helps one of Spain's 'stolen babies' find family Ines Madrigal was first person recognised by courts as child victim of Franco-era scandalThe first woman recognised by Spanish courts as one of the “stolen babies” of the Franco dictatorship has discovered her biological family thanks to a DNA database.Scores of babies were taken from their mothers ...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Adames homer helps Rays end road skid, beat A’s 5-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Willy Adames homered and threw out a runner at home, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Adames finished with three hits. Second baseman Brandon Lowe doubled twice and made a stellar defensive ...
15:34, 2019-06-22

MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch Researchers have spent years trying to teach robots how to grip different objects without crushing or dropping them. They could be one step closer, thanks to this low-cost, sensor-packed glove. In a paper published in Nature, a team of MIT scientists......
23:17, 2019-05-30

App helps people learn to meditate, improves attention skills (Reuters Health) - An experimental app may help people learn to meditate, which in turn yields improvements in attention span and working memory, a new study suggests....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
07:00, 2019-07-13

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “without hesitation,” according to a fellow employee....
11:34, 2019-07-12

Trump’s advice helps golf partner Jim Herman win PGA event NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — From President Donald Trump’s putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft’s two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed when he had to, too. “Really proud of how I ca...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62 Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62       ...
05:00, 2019-07-15

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on the TNW Conference main stage last month, “Nike is now a technology company — full stop.” During hi...
19:17, 2019-07-11

Bumpass' RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 in an NCAA Tournament regional opener        ...
10:01, 2019-06-01

Dylan Covey helps White Sox beat sloppy Indians 6-1 Dylan Covey pitches 6 effective innings as Chicago White Sox top Cleveland Indians 6-1 for 5th straight win        ...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Tatis Jr.'s return helps spark Padres over Nationals, 5-4 Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4        ...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Diversity helps UBS defy banking gloom with profit rise UBS delivered its best second-quarter results in nearly a decade on Tuesday, as strength in Swiss retail and corporate banking helped to offset weakness in wealth management....
12:00, 2019-07-23

Popular Green Valley Restaurant helps shooting victims GREEN VALLEY AZ. – The Easy Street Lounge in Green Valley, Arizona became a crime scene on Saturday afternoon when a father carrying his bleeding child came through the backdoor. This came minutes after the father was involved in a rolling gun battle down Interstate 19 near Green Valley over t...
04:51, 2019-07-02

Beaty's 3-run HR helps Dodgers recover to beat Marlins 10-6 Alex Beatty's three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 10-6 victory over the Miami Marlins Saturday night after the Dodgers blew a six-run lead       ...
10:00, 2019-07-21

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series....
09:00, 2019-05-24

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
04:17, 2019-06-29

New twist in Sebastian Telfair case helps him dodge sentencing Former NBA star Sebastian Telfair dodged sentencing in his gun possession case on Tuesday, as his lawyer claimed there is new evidence that exonerates him. Attorney Richard Southard said new enhanced video of the one-time Sports Illustrated cover boy’s 2017 arrest proves a cop perjured himself...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Austrian EU vote helps Kurz in fight to keep job, projection suggests Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz got a boost in his fight to keep his job on Sunday with a projection showing his conservative party coming a clear first in the European Parliament election despite a scandal involving the far right....
20:34, 2019-05-26

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals....
14:51, 2019-05-21

A Breakfast Invitation Helps Rebuild a Crown Prince’s Standing Pushed to the side the last time the leaders of the Group of 20 met, the de facto Saudi leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is back in the mainstream....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Girelli treble helps Italy to thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 Italy's Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday....
23:51, 2019-06-14

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
08:34, 2019-06-02

Airlines want joint lifting of 737 MAX ban, but EU cautious Airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX in a bid to avoid damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
14:51, 2019-06-02

Airlines provide different timelines for the re-entry of the 737 Max American Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through early November as the worldwide grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes disrupts air travel far longer than originally expected. CNBC's "Squawk Box" reports....
17:51, 2019-07-15

American Airlines CEO says there's an 'absolute fix' for Boeing's 737 Max Parker said Wednesday that American Airlines is committed to Boeing's 737 Max once it's re-certified by the Federal Aviation Administration....
00:51, 2019-05-23

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-11

Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Book a Frontier Airlines Ticket Right Now for $25 If you live anywhere between Oklahoma and Massachusetts, you’re likely sweating it out in 100-degree temperatures this week. Luckily, Frontier is offering a major sale on flights that depart as soon as this weekend, with one-way tickets starting at just $25....
02:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. expands tech battle with China, barring more technology sales U.S. officials are banning exports to four Chinese technology companies and one research institute on the grounds that they are undermining American national security, the latest move in a broadening......
20:34, 2019-06-21

Ford And Vodafone Start Testing Connected Vehicle Technology It's called Parking Space Guidance technology and displays to drivers the number of spaces offered by nearby car parks and how to get to them. The Parking Space Guidance, updated in real-time based on......
10:00, 2019-07-05

Technology-Focused Pilot Growth Leans on AI to Source Deals Private-equity firm Pilot Growth has created a system that uses artificial intelligence to help it source deals, doing the work of “several dozen humans.”...
15:34, 2019-05-28

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:34, 2019-07-03

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
17:17, 2019-07-02

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology companies need to take responsibility for chaos they create Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to Theranos, a disgraced startup....
22:34, 2019-06-16

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say things they didn’t really say or do things they didn’t really do....
05:51, 2019-06-21

BMW, Daimler Finalise Deal To Deploy Self-Driving Technology In Vehicles BMW and Daimler on Thursday said they had finalised the agreement and that they expected the technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles from 2024....
10:00, 2019-07-05

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
03:01, 2019-05-22