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Facebook partners with think tank to fight global election meddling

The Atlantic Council is helping the social network tackle false info.<p>Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you're probably aware of how foreign actors influenced the 2016 presidential election using Facebook ads. Letting foreign interests interfere in the US election process is a major problem, …

Atlantic Council

Elon Musk's SpaceX Blooper Reel: 'It's Just a Scratch'

Get ready for out-of-this-world fiery blasts on "How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster," a new SpaceX blooper reel produced by Elon Musk, the …

2 Moons Orbit Giant Asteroid That Buzzed Earth (Video)

The huge asteroid that cruised past Earth last week in a record-breaking flyby has two moons, radar images reveal.<p>On Sept. 1, the 2.8-mile-wide (4.5 …

Would you try the squiggly lips look? 👄

Lawd , my cousin whom is a established MUA told me she is seeing squiggly lips now too!<p>5 replies 41 retweets 350 likes<p>Retweet<p>41<p>Retweeted<p>41<p>Like<p>350<p>Liked<p>…

Collaborative Learning Platform for Teachers

“It is a real paradigm shift from using some magical formula to give a grade to actually looking at student work and assigning a grade based on what …

1,000 Universities: IBM's Ambitious Plan to Fill Vacant Blockchain Jobs

There's a staffing problem in the blockchain industry: simply, there are too many open positions and too few blockchain specialists.<p>Now, to help meet …

For the First Time Ever, Quantum Communication is Demonstrated in Real-World City Conditions

One Giant Leap<p>In a massive step forward, researchers have sent the first quantum-secured message through the air above a city containing more than …

KFC is now teaching its employees to fry chicken with a super creepy VR game

KFC wants its incoming fry cooks to put down the chicken for a moment and, instead, pick up a virtual reality headset.<p>According a press release from …

How Essential is taking on giants with a small-batch smartphone

Essential’s Toronto launch party was your standard tech industry launch gathering – with one key exception: Lining one wall was a series of three booths, demonstrating the Essential Phone’s camera tech, design process and hardware engineering respectively, and each was staffed by people who …

Amazon’s AI could create the next must-have fashion brand

It's developing software that can spot trends and make custom items.<p>Artificial intelligence is already assisting reporters, athletes, and doctors. Soon, it could also become a regular on the catwalk. At least if Amazon has its way. The online retail giant is busy developing a number of machine …

Artificial Intelligence

A Saudi teen danced the ‘Macarena.’ Then he was arrested.

By Sudarsan Raghavan<p>Sudarsan Raghavan<p>Cairo bureau chief covering North Africa and Yemen<p>Email Bio Follow<p>CAIRO — It was a rare and subversive action in Saudi Arabia.<p>A 14-year-old is seen in a video dancing to the 1990s hit “Macarena” in the middle of a street in the Saudi city of Jiddah. He’s wearing …

Middle East

NordVPN confirms that using a VPN will bypass Verizon’s throttling of all video streams

NordVPN has confirmed that Verizon’s plan to throttle all video streams on its unlimited data plans can be bypassed by using a VPN connection …<p>NordVPN<p>Users had successfully used VPN services to avoid the previous limits Verizon applied to Netflix and YouTube traffic, but there had been questions …

Encryption

Introducing 'dark DNA' – the phenomenon that could change how we think about evolution

DNA sequencing technology is helping scientists unravel questions that humans have been asking about animals for centuries. By mapping out animal …

Mutations

Blockchain startup Winding Tree could upend the travel industry

The travel industry has been pretty stagnant for years. Yes, we’ve seen a number of travel startups emerge, but with a few major players controlling all the inventory (flights, hotel rooms, etc), there’s very little actual innovation going on.<p>A number of blockchain startups are hoping to change …

Amazon's new education tool helps students become better writers

The cloud-based curriculum includes features like a writing coach.<p>Amazon's been ramping up its efforts in the education space since 2013, when it acquired TenMarks. The ed-tech startup helps teachers and parents create easy-to-digest curriculums for young students, which up until today were all …

$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

In what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s trademark Johnson’s Baby Powder on her …

Johnson & Johnson

Nikon’s new D850 has 45.7 megapixels and enough features to tempt Canon shooters

Jack of all trades, master of some<p>Nikon has a new full-frame DSLR: the D850. Announced today, the D850 is a monster of a camera in terms of specs, and it’s one that will cost accordingly — the retail price is $3,299 for just the body when it goes on sale in September. The pro-level D5 may still be …

Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump …

ASUS smoking hashes with 19-GPU, 24,000-core motherboard

<i>The Register</i> doesn't really cover motherboards, but when one comes along with 19 PCIe slots – yup, nineteen, ten plus nine, so it can run 19 GPUs – …

Google unveils a new, cheaper networking option for cloud customers: the public internet

Google Cloud Platform customers will have a new option when selecting the type of network used to deliver their traffic to their users: they can keep …

T-Mobile customers: Don’t buy a Galaxy Note 8

Samsung has officially taken the wraps off its worst-kept secret, the Galaxy Note 8. It’s a fantastic phone in its own right, and should be a …

Galaxy Note

Preparing your child to make borrowing decisions

Taking out loans or credit cards can be an important learning experience for your children, but it is important to teach them to avoid costly and …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations)

If you want to get promoted, think more than skills, qualifications, and experience. The most promotable employees also have the right attitude -- and the right outlook on individual and team performance.<p>Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional …

Employment

This Common Ingredient in Antiseptic Soap Is Messing With Your Cell Biology

Check the label.<p>A common class of antiseptic found in everything from mouthwash to spermicides has been found to impair the workings of our cells' …

Here's how people are using their smartwatches

Smartwatches have yet to live up to the early hype. According to data published last week by the NDP group, only 9% of consumers 18 and older own one. That's not terrible, given how young the industry is, but it does indicate that many consumers don't yet consider them to be must-have devices.<p>Apple …

You can use your own iPhone to get Virgin's $1-a-year plan

The plan will cost $50 a month after a year.<p>Looks like Virgin Mobile is on a mission to sign up as many iPhone users as it can. The carrier has just announced that you can now bring your own iPhone and enjoy its $1-a-year subscription offer. When the company began exclusively catering to iPhone …

Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car

SAN FRANCISCO — As new employees were brought into Apple’s secret effort to create a self-driving car a few years ago, managers told them that they were working on the company’s next big thing: A product that would take on Detroit and disrupt the automobile industry.<p>These days, Apple’s automotive …

Apple

5 Industries A.I. Will Disrupt in the Next 10 Years

Is your industry on the list?<p>Artificial intelligence is one of the hottest new technologies on the block, and entrepreneurs are rushing to get a solid understanding of what it means for them. It's predicted that AI bots will power 85% of customer service interactions by 2020 and will drive up to …

I’ve had social anxiety disorder – and know you don’t have to live with it | Kamran Ahmed

Research showing popular kids become more socially anxious adults may illuminate the condition’s origins. But what sufferers actually need is help<p>• Kamran Ahmed is a psychiatrist and film-maker<p>A fascinating study from the University of Virginia has shed new light on the much-ignored problem of …

Apple fixes Siri's robotic voice with deep learning - hear the difference

Ahead of the launch of iOS 11 this fall, Apple has published a research paper detailing its methods for improving Siri to make the voice assistant sound more natural, with the help of machine learning.<p>Beyond capturing several hours of high-quality audio that can be sliced and diced to create voice …