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Nasa develops sleep deprivation test to avoid accidents like Challenger
When the Challenger space shuttle exploded in 1986, killing all seven crew members, an inquiry concluded that human error driven by fatigue and long hours at…
Aug 08, 2019 23:59 UTC Health Read More

Tesla owner who saw range slashed by software update filed class action lawsuit
Tesla is now facing a class-action lawsuit from an owner, who like several other Tesla owners earlier this year, saw the range of his car slashed by a software…
Aug 08, 2019 23:59 UTC Business Read More

Women in labour given virtual reality to ease pain of childbirth
Women in labour are being given virtual reality headsets to see if they can help manage the pain of childbirth. University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff is carrying…
Aug 08, 2019 23:58 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed
Facebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook's arguments to halt a class…
Aug 08, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

15 Tech Gadgets Every Pet Owner Needs
These modern tech gadgets will simplify your pet parenting life, and streamline the cutest Good Boy in your home's day.
Aug 08, 2019 23:45 UTC Gadgets Read More

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations
Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Friday, as Chinese data showed food inflation soared in July while Japan's economy grew at a greater pace than…
Aug 08, 2019 23:42 UTC Business Read More

Apple Has Released an Oregon-Filmed ASMR Video as Part of Its iPhone Campaign, And It's a Little Creepy
Apple is capitalizing on the ASMR video trend—that's "autonomous sensory meridian response"—with new ads meant to trigger that back-of-your-scalp tingly…
Aug 08, 2019 23:37 UTC Technology Read More

What Made Microsoft a $1 Trillion Company in 2019?
Microsoft (MSFT) stock is up 37.6% YTD, with a market cap over $1.05 trillion. The tech giant has been the most valuable public company for most of 2019.
Aug 08, 2019 23:36 UTC Markets Read More

Housing crisis part 3: employment in Bay County
In the final installment of our housing crisis series, we explore the state of employment in Bay County. Given the current housing market, one expert says she…
Aug 08, 2019 23:27 UTC Jobs Read More

Broadcom to acquire Symantec's enterprise security software business
Chipmaker Broadcom is buying cybersecurity specialist Symantec Corporation's enterprise security business for $10.7 billion in cash, the companies announced…
Aug 08, 2019 23:18 UTC Business Read More

Strategic Behavioral Health's Bettendorf facility files extension; others encounter more problems
A hospital that's owned by the same parent company as a new psychiatric hospital set to open in Bettendorf may have its license revoked in Colorado.
Aug 08, 2019 23:18 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers
Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty…
Aug 08, 2019 23:16 UTC Technology Read More

Peter Navarro compares Wall Street Journal to a communist paper after its editorial board warns of a ‘Navarro Recession’
Peter Navarro compared the Wall Street Journal to a communist newspaper Thursday after the news organization's editorial board warned that President…
Aug 08, 2019 23:13 UTC Business Read More

DeSoto schools computer system narrowly misses cyberattack
Even though several school systems in North Louisiana have been the victim of a cyberattack, prompting Gov. John Bel Edwards to issue a statewide…
Aug 08, 2019 23:10 UTC Computing Read More

Climate change: Marine heatwaves kill coral instantly
Increasingly frequent marine heatwaves can lead to the almost instant death of corals, scientists working on the Great Barrier Reef have found. These episodes…
Aug 08, 2019 23:01 UTC Science Read More

Apple's HomePod Market Share Fails to Take Off
Apple's smart speaker, the HomePod, has struggled to gain market share. Shipments haven't improved despite the company cutting prices.
Aug 08, 2019 22:55 UTC Markets Read More

Atlas 5 launch adds to US military's secure communications satellite network
An Atlas 5 rocket lifts off at 6:13 a.m. EDT (1013 GMT) Thursday from pad 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Credit: United Launch Alliance.
Aug 08, 2019 22:40 UTC Science Read More

Netflix Stock, Apple Stock: Why These Stock Market Winners Are Our Rookie Trading Mistakes
This week on the "Investing with IBD" podcast, IBD Multimedia *Content* Editor Alissa Coram joined the show for a discussion about trading mistakes and how to…
Aug 08, 2019 22:38 UTC Markets Read More

Nektar Therapeutics stock drops after results
Nektar Therapeutics shares dropped in the extended session Thursday after the biotech company's revenue came in below Wall Street targets. Nektar shares...
Aug 08, 2019 22:36 UTC Business Read More

‘No Man’s Sky Beyond’ trailer reveals expanded multiplayer and VR
Players can get their first look at the world of No Man's Sky: Beyond, the long-awaited update to the popular space exploration franchise. Hello Games just rele...
Aug 08, 2019 22:36 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Why Jim Cramer Favors CRON and CGC
Canopy Growth (CGC) rose 1.5% today while Cronos Group (CRON) fell 3.8%. CNBC host Jim Cramer favors both stocks amid several weed industry scandals.
Aug 08, 2019 22:30 UTC Markets Read More

Indian giant Mahindra might open a second factory in Michigan, report says
The company best known in the US for its Roxor Jeep clone is looking at doubling down on US manufacturing.
Aug 08, 2019 22:28 UTC Business Read More

Newport school computers hit with potential malware attack
NEWPORT, RI -- Teachers and administrators at Rogers High School and Thompson Middle School were busy preparing for the start of the new school year on…
Aug 08, 2019 22:26 UTC Computing Read More

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