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Music Writers on the Prince Songs That Defined Their Lives

Prince is dead, and that sucks, but what he leaves behind changed us forever.<p>Prince is dead at 57, and that fucking sucks. So we asked people to write about their favorite moments from his insanely rich and varied career.<p>CONTROVERSY<p>"Controversy" was the first Prince song I fell in love with. I saw …

Uber hit with record $11.4 million fine in Pennsylvania | Reuters

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc was fined a record $11.4 million on Thursday by a Pennsylvania regulator, which found that the ride-sharing service operated illegally in the state in 2014.<p>The logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street is seen …

Transportation

This Japanese Novel Authored By A Computer Is Scarily Well-Written

The Nikkei Hoshi Shinichi Literary Award isn’t like other literary prizes. In addition to work authored by humans, it also considers the literary output of artificial intelligence software. And the results of the latter are–surprisingly and scarily–not that bad.<p>Researchers from Japan’s Future …

Artificial Intelligence

Xposed module aims to bring Android N features to devices running Lollipop or higher

A new module for the popular Xposed framework aims to transplant some of the best features of Android N to devices that can’t get the update.<p>Dubbed N-ify, the module is in beta stage, and, for now, it only offers two Android N features – Settings menu subtitles (the descriptions shown beneath the …

Android Lollipop

We asked a sleep scientist if the iPhone's new Night Shift feature will actually help you sleep, and his answer surprised us

You've probably heard that the crisp blue light emitted by everything from TVs to tablets to smartphones is wreaking havoc on our health.<p>As far as the range of visible light goes, blue light — which is also given off by the sun — is near the brightest. (If our phones and tablets weren't also graced …