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Internet providers now need permission to share or sell your web browsing data

But that’s easy to obtain.<p>The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has finalized groundbreaking new rules that force all internet providers, like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T, to obtain explicit consent from subscribers before selling data about online behavior to third-party marketers.<p>That includes …

Iron Man offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg’s real-life Jarvis AI

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sets an ambitious goal every year for himself, and this year it was to create an AI assistant for his home, modelled in part on Jarvis from Marvel’s Iron Man universe. Jarvis gives Iron Man/Tony Stark basically any info he needs, and helps him fight crime, as well as …

What ‘mobile’ should mean for healthcare

Ask a set of healthcare professionals about the future and they’ll answer: “Mobile.”<p>Mobile technology is nearing ubiquity in America; a Pew Research report shows 64 percent of all adult Americans own a smartphone, and ownership rates among millennials reach above 80 percent. It’s clear that to stay …

Do no harm, don't discriminate: official guidance issued on robot ethics

Robot deception, addiction and possibility of AIs exceeding their remits noted as hazards that manufacturers should consider<p>Isaac Asimov gave us the basic rules of good robot behaviour: don’t harm humans, obey orders and protect yourself. Now the British Standards Institute has issued a more …

Health and Safety

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

Drive the Route Less Traveled on Your NYC to DC Road Trip

(Photo: iStock)<p>If you’ve ever driven on I-95, you know it’s not the most scenic route for a road trip. You could take the express route all the way …

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science

In a recent interview at the Code Conference in California, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk suggested we are living inside a computer simulation. …

Artificial Intelligence

The best and worst states to raise children in

<b>(CNN) —</b> Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released Tuesday.<p>Parents in Mississippi and New Mexico, however, might find reason for concern as those states rank among the lowest.<p>The …

New Mexico

Here's Why the Drone Industry Just Had A Milestone Moment

Law and order could be coming to the skies for the commercial drone industry.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration finally revealed on Tuesday its …

The 25 best waterfront cities to visit in your lifetime

Chicago Line Cruises recently compiled a list of the top 25 waterfront cities in the world, using Mercer's Quality of Living survey and Euromonitor's measures of international tourist arrivals. They also used Numbeo's "Basket of Goods and Services" tool, which allows you to compare total prices …

European Travel

Rangers end search for man's body in Yellowstone hot spring

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Rangers suspended their attempts on Wednesday to recover the body of a man who wandered from a designated boardwalk and fell …

National Parks