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The mental health crisis among young Americans, by the numbers

One in five American young adults under the age of 25 lives with a mental illness or behavioral disorder, NBC reports, citing the Centers for Disease …

Mental Health

Bitcoin futures are about to go live, and they could change the game for cryptocurrencies

Just when you thought you finally got your head around bitcoin, along comes a new bitcoin-linked financial product: bitcoin futures.<p>Cboe Global Markets, the Chicago-based exchange group, will be the first exchange to launch bitcoin futures on Sunday. And you can be sure Wall Street will be …

Cryptocurrency

Get this drone and solve all your selfie problems for good

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Over the past few years, selfies have …

Drones

The Bond Between Mothers and Daughters Is The Strongest Possible, According To Science

While we may not always see eye to eye and everything, most of us will admit we don’t know what we would do without our mom.<p>From being a tricky teen …

Country Lifestyle

Smoking cannabis regularly triples severe depression risk, study of Bristol teenagers finds

Regular cannabis smoking can almost triple a teenager's risk of suffering depression early in adulthood, according to new research.<p>A study of more …

3 Important Leadership Lessons I've Learned From the Best Motivational Speaker I Know | Inc.com

Many entrepreneurs know Dr. Eric Thomas (a.k.a. ET the Hip Hop Preacher) from his famous quote "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful."<p>What many of you may not know is how Eric is making incredible impact in our generation, as an entrepreneur and as a …

Leadership

IT jobs in 2020: Preparing for the next industrial revolution

We examine recent research on how the 'fourth industrial revolution', driven primarily by AI and automation, is likely to affect the jobs market, …

Making violence prevention projects work in small, rural communities

Community leaders discuss systems of violence prevention in the community of San Juan de Floresta in Loreto, Peru. Photo credit: G Shannon, DB Peru<p>In …

Human Rights

China airs 'strong dissatisfaction' over U.S. statement to WTO: Xinhua

© Reuters. Workers check steel bars at a factory of Dongbei Special Steel Group Co., Ltd. in Dalian<p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Commerce …

China

12/01/2017: How to fix globalization, according to economist Joseph Stiglitz

(U.S. Edition) The GOP tax overhaul could add more than $1 trillion to the deficit over the next decade, according to an analysis from the Joint Committee on Taxation, and that has Republicans concerned. On today's show, we'll take a look at what this means for the bill's future, and what Senate …

Economics

China's economy still facing relatively large downward pressure: banking regulator

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Financial Markets

Amid bitcoin surge, Dudley says offering digital currency on Fed's radar

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: New York Fed President William Dudley takes part in a panel convened to speak about the health of the U.S. economy in New …

Cryptocurrency

Google’s Waze goes hands-free with new voice command and gets motorcycle mode for tailored navigation

Waze is getting a handful of new features today as the Google-owned navigation app targets two-wheeled motorists and doubles down on its safety credentials.<p>First up is motorcycle mode, a feature that has been frequently requested by users in the past and which will give riders tailored routes and …

YouTube deletes 150,000 videos as it cleans up kids' content

The Google-owned video site faces controversy over inappropriate videos and comments aimed at children -- and major brands have reportedly pulled ads.<p>YouTube is trying to clean up its site as it deals with controversies concerning minors on the service.<p>The Google-owned video site has drawn ire …

Internet

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030

In a new study that is optimistic about automation yet stark in its appraisal of the challenge ahead, McKinsey says massive government intervention …

Economics

What Are The Industries Of The Future And How Can We Prepare? | Inc.com

Most people have heard the statistic that 65% of jobs that today's students will hold haven't even been created yet. Those numbers have been around for years, but the predictions are already beginning to come true. With technology's rapid growth, new jobs and industries are being created all the …

Labor Economics

AmazonFresh Is Causing Customers Some Big Headaches

"I've gotten stinky, slimy potatoes, heads of lettuce that were only the size of my fist, greens that were completely wilted through," one reviewer complains.<p>Damaged produce. Missed delivery windows. Excessive packaging. Automatic tipping.<p>Complaints about AmazonFresh, the internet retailer's …

Microsoft's AI language app will give you a friend to practice Chinese with

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Inside Donald Trump's obsession with being Time's 'Person of the Year'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday night, Donald Trump proclaimed that he would probably be Time's "Person of the Year" for 2017 -- except that he didn't really want the honor.<p>"Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named 'Man (Person) of the Year,' like last year, but I would have to agree to …

Donald Trump
European Union

China's courts use big data to modernize justice system

China's Chief Justice Zhou Qiang has called on the country's courts to make full use of big data to modernize the justice system, the People's Court …

The $80 robot vacuum everyone loves has an upgraded version that’s just $80 right now, too

We’ve covered the Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner a few different times here on the site. It’s certainly not on par with a $1,000 Roomba but …

¿Por qué nos hacen gracia algunas situaciones crueles?

Solo cada uno puede trazar cuando los límites del humor negro van más allá de lo aconsejable, pero el origen de la risa y su evolución da alguna …

Google te espía (así le digas que no lo haga) - TECHcetera

Para ningún usuario de Google debe ser secreto que la contraprestación que pagamos por sus fabulosos servicios es el detalle de nuestra existencia, …

Meet your new cobot: is a machine coming for your job?

As robots slash the time it takes to complete an order at companies like Amazon and Ocado, what does that mean for their human colleagues?<p>Next to the M56, on the outskirts of Manchester, the future has landed. A cluster of huge distribution centres sits at the heart of Airport City, a new …

Robotics

4 Essential Innovation Skills That Anybody Can Master | Inc.com

I spent the majority of my adult life managing organizations and I always felt enormous pressure to innovate, but whenever I went looking for guidance, what I found was a confused jumble. Disruptive innovation, design thinking, open innovation, lean launchpads and on and on. Unlike marketing or …

Innovation

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Startups

Google sabe la posición de los móviles Android incluso si se desactiva la localización

La compañía lleva todo 2017 estudiando datos de ubicación de sus usuarios, sin el conocimiento de estos<p>Argumenta que lo ha hecho para mejorar el …

Humans Are More Intelligent Than Computers

First approach focuses on study of human brains and compares that with computers. Human brain has about 100 billion neurons which are often compared …