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Bachelor in Paradise: Bekah Martinez Shades Tia Booth for Colton Underwood Storyline — Again

Bekah Martinez is at again.<p>On Tuesday’s season premiere of <i>Bachelor in Paradise</i>, Tia Booth spent most of her time pining over Colton Underwood — and …

Bachelor in Paradise

Stamford House

In a neighborhood filled with oversized homes, the Stamford House stands out not by the space it occupies, but the space it doesn't. The home, also …

Architecture

Want to work for Amazon? Now you can do it from home as company seeks 200 virtual workers

Want to work for Amazon without moving to Seattle – or its yet unnamed second U.S. headquarters? The online retailing giant is looking to fill more than 200 "virtual" jobs that let you work from home.<p>Amazon still hasn't officially chosen its second U.S. headquarters but that's not stopping the …

Health Savings Accounts

After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

Study Skills

This "Creepy" Time-Tracking Software Is Like Having Your Boss Watch You Every Second

Lisk Feng for BuzzFeed News<p><b>To convince workers</b> to join the unstable and unreliable world of freelance work, startups and platforms often promise …

Employment

Past the "Alfvén Point," the Parker Solar Probe Officially Touches the Sun

Thank heavens the Parker Solar Probe isn’t made of wax, because its about to fly closer to the sun than even Icarus dared. On August 11, NASA is …

Astronomy

Slack is raising $400M+ with a post-money valuation of $7B or more

Slack — the app that lets coworkers and others in professional circles chat with each other and call in data from hundreds of integrated apps in the name of getting more work done (or at least procrastinating in an entertaining way) — has been on a growth tear in the last few years, most recently …

Apps

New genre of artificial intelligence programs take computer hacking to another level

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The nightmare scenario for computer security - artificial intelligence programs that can learn how to evade even the best defenses - may already have arrived.<p>FILE PHOTO: Servers for data storage are seen at Advania's Thor Data Center in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland August 7, …

Artificial Intelligence

New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

Information Systems

How to edit a human

For decades scientists aspired to modify the code of life. Tom Whipple meets Jennifer Doudna, who succeeded<p>This story begins nearly four billion …

Genetics

Digital license plates are set to be tested in Dubai

The trial will see if the technology works in practice<p>Vehicle license plates haven’t changed much in concept since the car itself was invented more than a century ago, but digital license plates have been talked about more in recent years. Now, drivers in Dubai are set to test them out.<p>Dubai will …

Apple reportedly plans to ditch Intel's processors entirely by 2020

Apple has been developing specialized chips for handling certain functions in its phones and computers for the past couple of years, and it’s now planning to take things up a notch: Bloomberg reports that the company is gearing up to make all its processors in-house by 2020, and ditch its long-time …

Robots Are Trying To Pick Strawberries. So Far, They're Not Very Good At It

Robots have taken over many of America's factories. They can explore the depths of the ocean, and other planets. They can play ping-pong.<p>But can they pick a strawberry?<p>"You kind of learn, when you get into this — it's really hard to match what humans can do," says Bob Pitzer, an expert on robots …

Robotics

Apple is now free to bring home its overseas cash — here's what it might do with it

Apple's plan to bring home hundreds of billions of dollars in overseas cash has triggered a guessing game on Wall Street about what it will do with all that money.<p>The tech giant could find itself with about $200 billion to spend, after taxes, if it repatriates all its overseas holdings into the …

Tim Cook

Uber Surrenders In China, Will Join Forces With Rival Didi

Uber’s prolonged land war in China is over: Uber’s China unit will merge with competitor Didi Chuxing, ending a fierce multi-billion-dollar battle for the largest ridesharing market in the world.<p>As part of the deal, Uber and its Chinese investors will reportedly receive 20% of the merged company, …

Mercedes and Bosch will test self-driving taxis in a few months

Mercedes (or rather, its parent Daimler) and Bosch aren't far off from making their self-driving taxis a practical reality... in a manner of speaking. Bosch chief Volkmar Denner has informed <i>Automobilwoche</i> that the two companies will put test vehicles on the road within a few months. He didn't …

Bosch

Florida man becomes first person to live with advanced mind-controlled robotic arm

by Chelsea Gohd February 3, 2018 Robots & Machines 18206<p>Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm<p>Prosthetics have advanced drastically in recent years. The …

Robotics

AI4All, created by Google Cloud’s Fei-Fei Li, is pairing tech workers and high school students on AI projects

AI4All, an organization funded by Melinda Gates and Nvidia founder Jensen Huang, launches its first-ever mentorship program today at Oakstop, a coworking space in Oakland, California.<p>The program will join tech workers from companies like OpenAI, IBM, Ford, and Accenture with high school students …

Machine Learning

19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read

The book 'Hit Refresh' by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes this list twice as a great read.<p>What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the …

The Internet Of Things (IOT) Will Be Massive In 2018: Here Are The 4 Predictions From IBM

With the number of connected devices set to top 11 billion – and that’s not including computers and phones – in 2018, Internet of Things will clearly continue to be a hot topic.<p>I had the chance to speak to Bret Greenstein, VP of IBM’s Watson IoT Consumer Business, who highlighted four key trends. …

Internet of Things

'Metalens' breakthrough may bring a revolution in camera design

Physicists say wafer-thin device can do the job of today's bulky glass lenses.<p>Physics could soon make it possible to replace those bulky, heavy, glass lenses on cameras with wafer-thin "metalenses" — materials microscopically engineered to focus light at a fraction of the weight and size of …

Nanotech

Infographic: 10 Web Design Trends To Keep An Eye Out For In 2018

<b>What’s the direction</b> for web design this year? Branex, the Toronto-based digital marketing and custom web design agency, has compiled 10 web design …

Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6

Chrome-only sites are a problem<p>Chrome is now the most popular browser across all devices, thanks to Android’s popularity and the rise of Chrome on Windows PCs and Mac computers. As Google continues to dominate our access to the web, information through its search engine, and services like Gmail or …

Introducing Shortform HTML Tags

Discuss this on Hacker News.<p><b>Update:</b> I have decided to rename this project from SunDown to Shortform HTML Tags, because it better describes the …

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

Android News

How Can We Bring Coding into Authentic PBL?

How can coding be integrated into authentic PBL? Perhaps more importantly, how can we develop a scalable solution accessible to all?The post How Can …

Pedagogy

Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook launch new deep learning toolkit

First announced back in September as a Microsoft and Facebook project, Amazon Web Services has now got onboard too. Called Open Neural Network …

Deep Learning

The reasons why China will equal—or surpass—the US in artificial intelligence

The United States has long led the world in technology. But there’s strong reason to believe that as artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly widespread, stateside engineers will quickly have to contend with another global powerhouse—China.<p>A report jointly published by New York-based …

Virginia adopts computer science standards for K-12

The Virginia Board of Education voted last month to become the first state to adopt mandatory computer science standards for all students.<p>The …