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Texas Judge Upends Effort To Limit Charity Funding For Kidney Care

Every night, Jason Early attaches a catheter in his chest to a machine by his bed that, over the course of nine hours while he sleeps, removes his blood from his body, cleanses it and returns it because his kidneys are no longer able to do the job.<p>It has been about 18 months since the 28-year-old …

Health Care

Android Pay adds support for nine additional U.S. banks

As it does from time to time, Google this evening quietly added new banks to the growing list that support its Android Pay mobile payment platform. The company added nine new banks this evening, most of which are small regional banks.<p>The full list of new banks, noted by Android Police, is …

Apps can keep you safe, even when your date's a dud

Meeting people on the internet can be risky, so developers are designing apps to protect you.<p><i>This is part of CNET's "It's Complicated" series about the role technology plays in our relationships.</i><p>Blind dating is definitely a thing.<p>More than 90 percent of US singles say they've used an online dating …

Apps

Judge Rules States' Case Against Trump Travel Order Can Proceed

The federal judge in Seattle who halted President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration ruled Monday that the original lawsuit challenging the order can go ahead while an appeals court sorts through a thicket of issues.<p>U.S. District Judge James Robart — who issued the temporary restraining …

Immigration

A little-known California law is Silicon Valley's secret weapon

Ford just agreed to invest a billion dollars in a self-driving car company you’ve probably never heard of. It’s called Argo AI, and it has only existed for a couple of months. Bloomberg reports that its “founders Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander are former leaders of the self-driving car teams at …

Silicon Valley

Theresa May formally rejects petition calling for Donald Trump to be barred from making state visit to UK

Theresa May has formally rejected a petition signed by 1.8million people calling for a state visit by Donald Trump to be abandoned because it will "embarrass" the Queen.<p>The Government's response to the petition "recognises the strong views" of those who supported the petition but says he should be …

Ivanka Trump sits in president's chair after meeting with Justin Trudeau

Ivanka Trump has shared a photo of her sitting in the president’s Oval Office chair along with a message about "the importance of women having a seat at the table".<p>She sat in the middle of her father and Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, tweeting she had "a great discussion with two …

Dyson is quietly working artificial intelligence into all of its home gadgets

SINGAPORE — In the brave new world of smart homes, Dyson thinks it's got a way to get a leg up over the competition: artificial intelligence.<p>The …

Labor secretary nominee Andrew Puzder in jeopardy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Four Republican senators have told GOP leadership they are withholding support for President Donald Trump's choice for labor secretary, setting off an intense effort by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and business groups to bring at least two back into the fold so that the …

Donald Trump

Autonomous passenger drones will fly you across Dubai starting this July

If you haven’t yet been to Dubai, this summer might be a good time to visit. Starting this July, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates will see people traveling across its skies in single-passenger drones.<p>That’s according to Mattar al-Tayer, the chairman and executive director of Dubai’s …

T-Mobile hits back at Verizon with an even better unlimited plan

The running battle between T-Mobile and Verizon has heated up in the last day. As of this morning, Verizon has an unlimited data plan that actually …

Alleged airport shooter lied about his record on job form

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a security guard in Alaska, and was fired after only a few months on the job because of the state of his mental health.<p>The new information is contained in the …

Domestic Violence

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of places

Sharing restaurant recommendations just got a whole lot easier.<p>You can now make customized lists of places on Google Maps, the company announced in a …

Apps

China's Xi says officials should prevent abuse of power | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Top Chinese officials need to “build a fence” to ensure neither they nor those around them abuse power, and must practice greater self-discipline, state media cited President Xi Jinping as saying as he drives home his anti-corruption message.<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping attends …

China

With Trump in the limelight, Congress has been quietly working to undo Obama-era regulations

While<p>President Trump’s daily activities continue to consume much of the nation’s attention,Congresshas quietly launched a legislating spree at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue.<p>The House and<p>Senateare churning out a steady stream of bills — not the big-ticket items Trump promised on the campaign …

Tesla’s shares hit an all-time high

The good news keeps on coming for Tesla Motors.<p>On the same day CEO Elon Musk launched online ordering for the Model S and Model X vehicles in Dubai, shares for the electric carmaker rose 4 percent in trading Monday. This breaks through Tesla’s all-time closing high in July 2015, going from $280.02 …

Tesla