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Microsoft calls on Congress to regulate facial recognition

In a blog post today, Microsoft President Brad Smith called for Congress to begin considering regulation of facial recognition technology, calling it "the technology of the moment" and noting its "broad societal ramifications and potential for abuse." Throughout the post, Smith discusses the …

Surveillance

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

Yo founder returns with design-to-code startup Anima

Or Arbel doesn’t like spending too much time on design. His startup Yo only let you send your friends the word “Yo” after all. That messaging app made waves with its minimalism, but quickly petered out. Now Arbel is back with a new company called Anima that could let app designers build more …

Startups

China removes limit on foreign automakers; Tesla is poised to benefit quickly

China will let foreign automakers from Volkswagen AG to Ford Motor Co. own more than 50% of local ventures, removing a two-decade restriction and giving a boost to global companies seeking to capture a greater share of the world's largest car market.<p>Electric-car makers such as Tesla Inc. will see …

Dividend Centenarians: 3 Companies That Have Paid Consecutive Dividends For 100+ Years

One of the most well known and practiced forms of passive income generation is owning dividend stocks. For young investors and seasoned shareholders …

Wall Street’s $6 Trillion Man Fink Is Finally Worth $1 Billion

It’s not hard to imagine. There’s Larry Fink, Starbucks coffee in hand, heading down Park Avenue. And there’s Stephen Schwarzman, his old boss, …

California Could Have Avoided a Housing Crisis—if It Had Built 3.4 Million More Homes

California’s housing shortage, primarily in the tech-centric San Francisco Bay Area, is believed to have contributed to the area’s skyrocketing home …

U.S. eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure from allies

WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The United States opened the way for more exemptions from its steel and aluminum tariffs on Friday, after pressure from allies and intense lobbying from lawmakers, further diluting the measures just a day after they were formally announced.<p>President Donald …

Tariffs

Why Europe Is Giving Up on Trump’s America

PARIS — On Nov. 9, 2016, when we Europeans woke up to the news of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, most of us understood that it would have a significant impact on world politics. What we did not realize at the time was how much that event would alter the basic fabric of …

Donald Trump

Rubik's robot solves puzzle in 0.38 seconds

<b>A robot that can solve a Rubik's cube puzzle in 0.38 seconds has been developed by two researchers in the US.</b><p>The current world record is 0.637 seconds, which was set by German engineer Albert Beer and his robot Sub1 Reloaded.<p>The researchers realised they could solve the cube more quickly by using a …

Denmark braces for one of most gruesome murder trials in its history

<b>Copenhagen, Denmark (CNN) —</b> There is nothing routine about the murder trial opening Thursday at the City Court of Copenhagen.<p>Nearly seven months after the mutilated torso of Kim Wall washed ashore, Danish inventor Peter Madsen is expected to take the stand, charged with killing the 30-year old …

Crime

The Genocide the U.S. Didn’t See Coming

Barack Obama was determined to open up to Myanmar. Now the country’s military is slaughtering its most vulnerable ethnic group. Could the United States have prevented it?<p><b>Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh</b>—The Moynarghona refugee camp, a claustrophobic, chaotic mass of bamboo and tarpaulin shacks, slumps over …

Human Rights

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

The rise of JR: how a French graffiti artist with a Xerox conquered the art world

In September last year, a one-year-old child appeared on the American/Mexican border near the crossing at Tecate, south east of San Diego. He was peering over the wall and smiling, his fingertips resting on the top.<p>He was 65ft tall. The image, which went viral, was the latest politically charged …

5 Colorado deputies shot, 1 fatally, in 'ambush' attack

DENVER (AP) — A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff's deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an ambush. Two civilians were also injured.<p>Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said deputies came under …

After the carnage: For six Las Vegas teens, a homecoming haunted by a mass shooting

Chapter 1<p>The varsity cheerleaders had just finished practice when Natalia Baca stepped out into the school parking lot and spotted a tall, dark-haired teenager holding a bouquet of multi­colored sunflowers.<p>“Will you go to homecoming with me?” he said as she approached with her identical twin, …

Nuclear fusion project hails halfway construction milestone

A vast international experiment designed to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a viable source of energy is halfway toward completion, the …

Cramer's lightning round: Why Brink's is a buy

Jim Cramer rattled off his take on callers' favorite stocks, including the stock of a security company.

Public Figures Struggle With Social Media Boundaries After Dallas Shooting

Many public figures who took to Twitter and Facebook following the murder of five police officers in Dallas have faced public blowback and, in some cases, found their employers less than forgiving about inflammatory and sometimes hateful online comments.<p>The president of the Seattle Police Officers' …

Orlando Gunman Omar Mateen and Wife Exchanged Texts During Rampage

The gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub Sunday sent a text message to his wife during the rampage, asking "do you see what’s happening?" a source close to the family told NBC News Thursday.<p>The texts between Omar Mateen and his wife, Noor Zahi Salman, during the attack on the …

Apple registers automobile domain names, including "apple.car"

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has registered domain names related to automobiles, adding to speculation about the company’s plans to develop an automobile.<p>A portrait of Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs is seen on a BMW car in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. REUTERS/Toru Hanai<p>The iPhone maker registered the …

Domain Names

'Time is Running Out' for Damaged Philae Comet Lander

It may be the end of the line for Philae, the lander sent by the Rosetta probe to survey the surface of a comet in 2014. What was going to be the first controlled landing on a comet turned out to be a bumpy ride that damaged its equipment and put it in a bad position for keeping its solar-charged …

North Korea claims it has H-bomb as U.N. discusses human rights abuses

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea has added the hydrogen bomb to its arsenal, state media said Thursday, a development that, if true, would represent a major leap in its nuclear weapons capabilities.<p>The announcement came as a top United Nations human rights official told a Security Council meeting that it was …

Watch what happens when four Victoria's Secret models take on Tough Mudder

Victoria’s Secret Angels are no strangers to hard work. Each year, before the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, they hurl themselves into mind-bogglingly intense exercise regimes that involve everything from acrobatics, to ballet, to boxing, with some even working out three times a day. Three. …

Mass shooting in San Bernardino

Eyewitnesses describe the scene of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California.

California

At Least 14 Dead in California Shooting, Two Suspects Killed

At least 14 people were killed and two suspects were dead Wednesday after two people on a mission that authorities described as "possibly terrorism" barged into a holiday party in a California conference room and unleashed a bloodbath.<p>The shooters fled in a black SUV after the rampage at about 11 …

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

First officer goes on trial in Freddie Gray death

<b>Baltimore, Maryland (CNN) —</b> The first of six city police officers went on trial Monday in a closely watched case involving a 25-year-old black prisoner who died after being shackled and placed without a seat belt in a Baltimore City police van.<p>The April 19 death of Freddie Gray made him a symbol of …

bask in the beauty of body diversity

Our #SizeMatters week has us delving deep into the i-D archives. We all know that variety is the spice of life so celebrate the beauty in the differing and the divine body types that have been showcased in the pages of i-D.<p>Photography Tyron Lebon, Styling Julia Sarr-Jamois [The Beautiful Issue, No. …