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

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

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

Eight female entrepreneurs open new yoga studio and salon at former 'Not So Plain Jane's' site
MANCHESTER — More than a year after a popular Millyard salon and spa abruptly closed its doors, eight female entrepreneurs have come together to create a…
Aug 21, 2019 23:33 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

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

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

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

Amazon, Microsoft may be putting world at risk of killer AI, says report
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies that could spearhead a global AI arms race, according to a report that…
Aug 21, 2019 23:08 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Comment: ‘Nest Mini’ looks like the Chromecast Audio replacement I’ve been waiting for
After killing off the product last year, the Chromecast Audio looks like it could be reborn in the upcoming 'Nest Mini' Google Assistant speaker.
Aug 21, 2019 22:59 UTC Technology Read More

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

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

Fish oil supplements have no effect on type 2 diabetes
Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on risk of Type 2 diabetes according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Aug 21, 2019 22:29 UTC Nutrition Read More

Fallout 76 Player Completes New Raid, Earns Useless Drill
Almost anyone who's ever raided in a game before has a horror story about that time they worked really hard only to be rewarded with a piece of junk. At least…
Aug 21, 2019 22:29 UTC Technology Read More

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

Sub dive reveals Titanic wreck is deteriorating
For the first time in 15 years divers have explored the wreck and say it is deteriorating.
Aug 21, 2019 22:17 UTC Technology Read More

Your Xbox Is Listening to You, and So Are Microsoft’s Contractors
Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of…
Aug 21, 2019 22:10 UTC Technology Read More

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

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

Apple Is Trying to Reduce Its Dependence on Samsung
Apple's (AAPL) iPhone has seen its average selling price spike since it launched the iPhone X two years ago due to the higher costs of its OLED screens.
Aug 21, 2019 22:02 UTC Technology Read More

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

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

What Is the F-Factor Diet Does the F-Factor Diet Work?
We asked nutritionists everything you need to know about this weight loss plan. Check out the pros, the cons and the secrets to being successful on F-Factor.
Aug 21, 2019 21:59 UTC Nutrition Read More

Job seekers learn new skills in hopes of gaining employment
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) -- Georgia's job market is as tight as it has ever been this century, but a paradox highlights a chronic problem for Metro Atlanta and much…
Aug 21, 2019 21:55 UTC Jobs Read More

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