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Special report: The next health care wars

Forget the Affordable Care Act: The future of our health care system will be shaped by a much bigger and broader fight — one that will likely …

Health Care

The big picture: We're getting closer to AI doctors

It’s not unrealistic to think that 80% of what doctors do will be replaced by algorithms and artificial intelligence. The idea, evangelized by …

Artificial Intelligence

Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl. Let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together flour, …

Honeydue is a money management app for couples

Honeydue is a mobile app that aims to reduce money-related arguments between couples by offering tools to share information on respective account balances and spending.<p>The app also lets couples stay on top of money matters in other ways, such as being able to comment on individual transactions and …

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Machine learning algorithms are picking up deeply ingrained race and gender prejudices concealed within the patterns of language use, scientists say<p>An artificial intelligence tool that has revolutionised the ability of computers to interpret everyday language has been shown to exhibit striking …

Artificial Intelligence

May triggers article 50 with warning of consequence for UK

Theresa May has told parliament that she accepts Brexit will carry consequences for the UK, as a letter delivered to Brussels began a two-year countdown to Britain’s departure from the EU.<p>The prime minister made a speech on triggering article 50 minutes after the European council president, Donald …

Great Britain

The U.N. Has Agreed to Investigate Myanmar's Alleged Abuse of Rohingya

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The internet refuses to let Pence forget about his email scandal

Oh, how the tables have turned.<p>Vice President Mike Pence — aka one of the people who made a huge stink about Hillary Clinton's private email scandal …

Mike Pence

Announcing our new online training series

At the end of this week, with our final Picademy of 2016 taking place in Texas, we will have trained over 540 educators in the US and the UK this …

Geno Smith Named Jets Starting QB over Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. Ravens

Ryan Fitzpatrick has faltered since the start of the 2016 season, and New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles decided to bench him in favor of Geno Smith on Wednesday.<p>"I felt like it was time for a change," Bowles said, adding, "This was strictly my call."<p>"The coach made the decision, and I back him …

The internet’s alt-right are mistakenly arguing with a bot

Sarah Nyberg’s @arguetron can go for hours<p>For the last month, a Twitter bot named "Liz," with the handle @arguetron, has been quietly engaging with the internet’s seediest subculture.<p>Well-versed in internet bigotry of all stripes, the bot makes simple statements (five or six per hour) designed to …

Star Trek's Warp Drive Might Become A Reality

Most of us alive today have never known a world where human spaceflight didn’t exist. Yet before we walked on the Moon, had an International Space Station, sent spacecraft to all the planets and even out of the Solar System, we had <i>Star Trek</i>, which brought even bigger dreams into the public …

No, Apple's new AirPods won't give you cancer, experts say

Technology analysts have been calling Apple's decision to eliminate the earphone jack on its new iPhone 7 a risky business move. But some potential users of the new smartphone wonder whether the company is asking them to take on some health risk as well.<p>Unless iPhone 7 users adopt a workaround that …

IPhone 7

Eastern Gorilla Gets Added to Critically Endangered List

Endangered Species

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

<i>This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Rafaela Tijerina first met <i>la</i> …

Miniature black holes may be hitting Earth once every 1,000 years

First, the good news: You have not been killed by a black hole.<p>The strange news is that it's possible the universe is teeming with microscopic black holes that formed at the dawn of time, all of them hurtling through space like cosmic bullets.<p>Some could weigh nearly as much as Earth's moon, others …

GPS Under Attack as Crooks, Rogue Workers Wage Electronic War

Once the province of hostile nations, electronic warfare has arrived with little fanfare on U.S. highways and byways.<p>Criminals, rogue employees and even otherwise law-abiding citizens are using illegal "jamming" devices to overpower GPS, cellphone and other electronic signals over localized areas. …

New Jersey

Lazy travelers can ride this suitcase straight to the gate

If you thought those shoes with built-in wheels were bad, you're going to love Modobag, a piece of motorized carryon luggage that you can physically sit on and steer through the airport on your way to catching a flight. Yes. Suitcase. Sitting. Vroom-vroom.<p>Boasting specs like a cushioned seat and …

Luggage

Digital advocates call DMCA copyright restrictions unconstitutional

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the US government over its controversial anti-digital-piracy law, calling it unconstitutional because it quashes free speech.<p>The digital advocacy group, which filed its lawsuit in federal court in Washington, DC, on Thursday, says a section of the 18 …

U.S. Department of Justice

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz bus takes a milestone 12-mile trip

CityPilot has taken a key early step towards fully autonomous public transportation: The Mercedes-Benz self-driving bus program saw one of its Future Bus vehicles drive 20 km (or around 12.4 miles) in the Netherlands, on a route that connected Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport with the nearby town of …

The ARM Mali-G71 and Bifrost - Everything you need to know

ARM has announced a new mobile GPU, the Mali-G71, based on a whole new GPU architecture called Bifrost. ARM’s mobile GPU products have been through two previous major architectural revisions. First came Utgard, which you find in GPUs like the Mali-400, Mali-470 etc. Utgard supported OpenGl ES 2.0 …

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>Scientists said on Friday an analysis of genetic information on about 1,500 people from locations around …

Google just scored a huge win against Amazon by landing Apple as a customer

Apple has reportedly signed a contract worth between $400 million and $600 million to use Google's Cloud Platform, reports CRN's Kevin McLaughlin and Joseph Tsidulko.<p>It's not clear if that's the annual or total value of the contract, or if the money will be taken directly away from what Apple …

Kendrick Lamar Releases Surprise 'Untitled Unmastered.' Album

On Thursday, speculation of a new Kendrick Lamar project surfaced after an album titled <i>untitled unmastered.</i> was posted on Lamar's Spotify page. Each …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bill Gates made some bold predictions for the internet 20 years ago — here's what he got right

At the time, only about 1% of the world was online, connection speeds were painfully slow, and there were relatively few websites to choose from.<p>The big modern web staples like YouTube and Facebook didn't exist, and media organizations (like this one) built to serve only digital consumers were …