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The US dropped more than 26,000 bombs in 2016 — here is where they went

For a nation that isn't officially at war against another nation, the United States dropped an awful lot of bombs on a pretty large number of countries last year, according to research by Micah Zenko, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and research associate Jennifer …

War

A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

Anthony Levandowski

Massive Yahoo database reportedly sold for £240,000 on the dark web

The world's population stands at just over 7.3 billion people - just 3.2 billion of these have connections to the internet. Given a rise of "historic …

Elon Musk and Travis Kalanick are joining Donald Trump’s strategic and policy forum

Trump’s team announced the addition of the two Silicon Valley CEOs to the 16-member forum on Wednesday morning.<p>President-elect Donald Trump has appointed two more executives to his now 18-member business advisory council. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk will be joining …

Silicon Valley

Democrats open to replacing Obamacare

A surprising number of lawmakers in the minority say they'd play ball if the changes aren't too far-reaching.<p>Senate Democrats will never vote to repeal Obamacare. But once the deed is done, a surprising number of them say they’re open to helping Republicans replace it.<p>“If it makes sense, I think …

Angus King

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Plants bring a new dimension of liveliness into the home, varying in their beauty, adding much-needed color, and interplaying beautifully with the …

Plants

Coke names new CEO with focus on reducing sugar and calorie counts

New CEO James Quincey said company would also concentrate on its sparkling beverage business, push into other drink categories and continue to innovate<p>Coca-Cola Co said on Friday that Muhtar Kent would step aside as CEO next year and be replaced by James Quincey, a British-born company veteran …

German government deleted passages from poverty report

Newspaper reports say that the labor ministry deleted potentially controversial parts of a forthcoming report on poverty and wealth in Germany. The …

WEF 2018

Credit Suisse is a long standing strategic partner of the World Economic Forum and regularly contributes to its annual meetings in Davos. This year's …

How lobbyists made breakfast 'the most important meal of the day'

We’ve tied all sorts of ills to a failure to sit down to a hearty breakfast. But research and history show that skipping our granola bowl does not, in fact, harm our health<p>Until very recently, common wisdom held that breakfast was the most important meal of the day. We’ve anecdotally tied all sorts …

IoT security - what you need to know (Gary explains)

You have probably heard the term “the Internet of Things” (IoT) being bandied about, according to some it is the next big revolution after mobile, for others it is more hype than reality. The truth is somewhere in between. However one thing is sure: the number of computing devices connected to the …

Internet of Things

Swedish IoT startup H&D Wireless raises $3 million, considering IPO

<i>(Tech.eu) –</i> Swedish IoT startup H&D Wireless has raised $3 million from Blasieholmen Investment Group and its network of 40 Swedish and European private entrepreneurs and investors. The company says it has the option of bringing in an additional $4 million from the same investors.<p>The capital will …

Venture Capital

Amazon Echo now talks you through 60,000 recipes

Believe it or not, there hasn't really been a comprehensive recipe skill for Amazon Echo speakers. Campbell's skill is focused on the soup brand, IFTTT integration is imperfect and Jamie Oliver's skill won't read cooking instructions aloud. Allrecipes might just save the day, though. It just …