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Here's everything we know about Microsoft's augmented reality headset HoloLens

Rather than doubling down on mobile, Microsoft has decided to look into the future — and the result is HoloLens.<p>The headset, which has been at least three years in the making and is rumoured to be released sometime in early 2017, is all part of the new " One Windows " strategy that sees Microsoft …

Augmented Reality

Julian Assange wanted to kick footballs with embassy police but was afraid they could grab his legs and pull him out of the window

The Register reports that Assange gave an interview to Australian radio show "Kyle and Jackie O" in which he told them what it's like living inside the embassy<p>Assange, the head of the WikiLeaks whistleblowing site, has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid being detained by …

A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

British Columbia

Mall Walkers: The Suburban Exercisers Keeping America Wholesome

After neighborhood sidewalks, shopping centers are the most popular places in the U.S. to go for a stroll.<p>At 7 in the morning inside the Mall of America, capitalism sleeps. There are rows of kiosks with metal grates latched shut. Zamboni-like machines polish the floors. The crowds of …

If the Options Market Is Right, China's Stock Rescue Is Doomed

Options traders have never been so pessimistic on China’s stock market, betting the government’s renewed effort to prop up share prices is doomed to …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Design Flaw Found In Stylus Holder

Don't insert your S Pen backward!<p>Earlier this month, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 at a special media event in New York City. During the event, executives touted Samsung’s commitment to styluses made for touchscreens, emphasizing that — at least according to Samsung's device sales — there was …

Galaxy Note

Gold is a great 'safe haven' during market volatility

Gold last week broke above its 50-day moving average as a fresh round of negative news from around the globe rekindled investors' interest in the yellow metal as a safe haven. The Fear Trade, it seems, is in full force.<p>Below are just a few of the recent news items that have made some investors …

Stock Markets

Everyone's got it backward — market chaos is EXACTLY why the Fed needs to launch in September

Amid the recent sell-off in US markets, conventional wisdom has coalesced around the idea that the Federal Reserve's plan to raise interest rates will now have to be put on hold.<p>Certainly past September, but perhaps indefinitely.<p>But in a note to clients after the market close on Tuesday, Tchir …

Federal Reserve

Photos: The Siblings of Our Presidents

Siblings

Asian shares seesaw as China rate cut fails to spark rally

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after China's decision to cut its key interest rate failed to spark a sustained rally on Wall Street, …

Stock Markets

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes you need a pick-me-up.<p>Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've …

Books

Welcome To The Twins Festival

No, you're not seeing double.<p>The Twins Days Festival looks like double the fun of your ordinary festival.<p>About 2,000 sets of twins, triplets and quadruplets headed to Twinsburg, Ohio, this past weekend for the annual festival, now in its 40th year. The festivities include a talent contest, …

The 10% Treasury That's Older Than a Lot of Traders Matures Tomorrow

The last Treasury bond with a coupon above 10 percent is older than some government-debt traders. It turns 30 tomorrow.<p>The bond was issued on Aug. …

Why China Economy's Loss Is U.S. Homebuyers' Gain

8/14/2015<p>Related news<p>7/03/2017 Red Ventures is paying $14 per Bankrate share, a premium of 31% over the company's three-month average closing share …

China

The Fed Will Probably Raise Interest Rates Twice in 2015

According to a Reuters survey of economists released on August 13th.<p>The U.S. Federal Reserve will probably raise interest rates twice this year, with …

Here's why China is weakening its currency

The government unleashed an astonishing array of measures to try to keep share prices from sliding. Authorities started by allowing huge financial institutions such as insurance companies to increase their exposure to stocks — effectively ordering them to buy shares to support prices.<p>Then came …

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle