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PC vendors scramble as Intel announces vulnerability in firmware [Updated] | Ars Technica

Millions of computers could be remotely hijacked through bug in firmware code.<p>Intel has issued a security alert that management firmware on a number …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Microsoft launches new machine learning tools

Microsoft, just like many of its competitors, has gone all in on machine learning. That emphasis is on full display at the company’s Ignite conference this where, where the company today announced a number of new tools for developers who want to build new A.I. models and users who simply want to …

Machine Learning

The Cheesecake Factory Has Been Accused of Sneakily Tricking Customers Into Leaving Bigger Tips | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I'm always suspicious when a restaurant server makes suggestions.<p>They might reveal, for example, a special that they just <i>know</i> I'll love. (Chef has likely told them to push it, as the protein's …

Customers

Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult'

Damore is currently on tour of media outlets favored by conservatives. In addition to the WSJ, he has given interviews to Bloomberg, spoken at length with two YouTube personalities popular with alt-right and right-wing audiences, Stefan Molyneux and Jordan B. Peterson, and he did a photoshoot with …

Feminism

President Trump Does This Every Morning -- and There's a Scientific Reason You Should, Too

Confidence breeds confidence.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What's the first thing you do when you wake up? Check social media, watch the news, maybe log onto email?<p>President Donald Trump starts his day going through a folder of good news and flattering photos of …

Light Bulbs
Economics

Verizon and AT&T customers are getting slower speeds because of unlimited data plans

T-Mobile is now the fastest and Sprint is still the slowest.<p>Unlimited data plans are slowing down mobile speeds for Verizon and AT&T customers, according to data released today by mobile network measurement company OpenSignal.<p>Verizon and AT&T reinstated their unlimited plans in February to compete …

Telecoms

Amazon is thinking about using its delivery drones to scan your house to sell you more stuff

Aerial footage, mapping data, flight patterns, number-crunching analysis, and more — autonomous vehicles produce vast reams of data, and drones are no different. And Amazon is already thinking about how it can turn that to its advantage.<p>In a filing for a patent granted on Tuesday, the Seattle-based …

Forestry

Scientists create 3D-printed brain-like tissue from stem cells - Science News - ABC News

Scientists in Australia have created brain-like tissue in the lab using a 3D printer and special bio-ink made from stem cells.<p>Key points 3D brain …

Malware Discovered That Can Control a Mac's Webcam and Keyboard, But It's Old and Possibly Abandoned

Earlier this year, researchers from security firm Malwarebytes discovered a piece of Mac malware called Fruitfly that reportedly spied on computers in medical research centers for years before being detected. Apple has since updated macOS to automatically detect the malware, safeguarding …

Las Vegas

Uber passenger given a whopping $10 credit after his driver engaged in a sex act

If you end up with an Uber driver engaged in a sex act, Uber will offer you $10 for your troubles.<p>That's what happened to Aner Manuel, who posted a …

Transportation

Easy Tandoori Chicken ~ Recipe

In a medium bowl, add all ingredients except chicken, and stir until combined.<p>Make deep slashes in chicken and pour marinade over top. Gently massage …

Onions

Machine Learning Predicts Characters Most Likely To Die In Game Of Thrones

Forget about advanced artificial intelligence killing off humanity, we have more immediate concerns! Like, say, dodging machine-generated Game of …

Machine Learning

Why Does Hunger Vanish When You Ignore It Long Enough?

Why is it that when you're tremendously hungry, you're able to forget about it if you're in the middle of an intriguing activity, such as reading a …

Nutrition

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

8 High-Protein Dinners Ready in 15 Minutes or Less

Most nights, I decide what to cook for dinner based on how long it's going to take me from start to finish. Sometimes I don't mind a leisurely hour …

Healthy Eating

Sony made an $800 phone with extravagant features you won't find in any iPhone or Galaxy phone — here's what it's like

The Japanese giant has steadily stripped down its Xperia line of phones over the past few years, effectively conceding that its dreams of reaching Apple and Samsung are over. But the company has brought its mobile business back to profitability in the process.<p>Now it's trying to keep that up by …

Phones

Here's how malware gets inside your phone's apps

Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone. Why do they do it? Money, mostly.<p>The recent Judy malware, for example, was reportedly found in 41 apps in the Google Play store. It seems to have made money for its creators by repeatedly auto-clicking on …

Apps