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Celebrate Earth Day 2015 with NASA

Share pics and video of your favorite places on Earth to social media with hashtag #NoPlaceLikeHome.<p>There are (so far) 1,800 known planets beyond our …

UK supermarkets face possible probe over pricing practices

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s embattled supermarkets face a possible probe by competition regulators after UK consumer watchdog Which? demanded an investigation into grocers’ pricing practices.<p>Which? said on Tuesday it had made a “super-complaint” to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) after …

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GameStop Donating PS4s to Support McDonald's Charity

Video game retailer GameStop has announced a new charitable effort to support the Ronald McDonald Houses, a charity run by the fast food giant McDonald's.<p>As part of the campaign, GameStop and Sony Computer Entertainment America have teamed up to donate PlayStation 4 bundles to all 180 Ronald …

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Actual words my coworkers have said to me, a woman in tech

<b>“Most girls aren’t into this kind of stuff.”</b> No way, do you have the list? The list of things most girls are into? I’ve been trying to find that thing forever, can you forward it to me? You have my email. Thanks, man, you’re the best.<p><b>“You got it! Clever girl!”</b> Accolades I would prefer to “clever …

Central banks watch: ECB, BoC, Indonesia, Poland to set rates, BoJ minutes, Kuroda, Draghi in focus

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Canada (BoC) from the G10 world, and Indonesia, Poland and Namibia from the emerging markets, are …

A Japanese court has ordered Google to take down negative business reviews

Google was ordered by a Japanese court today to take down anonymous negative business reviews of a medical clinic, written by people who said they were former patients. The decision is the latest sign of the spread of the “right to be forgotten” concept from Europe to Asia.<p>The case pitted a …

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Twitter Is Testing The Ability To Pin Apps To Brand Profiles

Twitter is testing yet another interesting new feature; some brands are now able to pin their apps directly to their Twitter profiles in its iPhone app.<p>The change was spotted by a tipster on profiles of some verified business accounts including Periscope, Vine and Uber.<p>It now prominently shows the …

China stocks rise on easing hopes; HK market fever spills into B shares

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in China and Hong Kong rose on Friday and looked set for solid gains on the week as tepid inflation data reinforced expectations of more policy easing.<p>A man walks inside the Hong Kong Exchange in Hong Kong March 5, 2015. REUTERS/Bobby Yip<p>China’s annual consumer inflation …

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Indian PM Modi to meet with pension funds, banks during visit to Canada

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with the heads of pension funds, banks and other financial leaders when he visits Canada next week in an effort to boost investments in his country's infrastructure sector.<p>Mr. Modi will arrive next Tuesday for a three-day tour that is expected to …

Pressure mounts on Kenya's president after university massacre

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Political pressure mounted on Kenya’s president on Wednesday with scathing editorials and growing anger at a seven hour delay in the deployment of a special forces unit that eventually ended the bloody siege at Garissa University last week.<p>Residents of Eastleigh neighbourhood …

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Artificial Intelligence Is Already Here, But Is Your Business Ready For It?

<i>“It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time. People say ‘It’s as plain as the nose on your face.’ But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds a mirror up to you?” -</i>Isaac Asimov, from <i>I, Robot</i><p>Some great minds, including Elon Musk, are clearly worried …

​Teaching a Computer Not to Forget

One of the keys to unlocking artificial intelligence will be to figure out why biological brains are so good at remembering old skills—even when learning new things.<p>Imagine if every time you learned something new, you completely forgot how to do a thing you'd already learned.<p>Finally figured out …

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Supreme Court hears lots of interpretations of what it just said

It would seem indisputable that the people who know better than anyone else what the Supreme Court was saying in its landmark decision on same-sex marriage are the nine justices themselves.<p>After all, the 5-to-4 ruling in <i>U.S. v. Windsor</i> that struck down a key portion of the federal Defense of …

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