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The Weather Channel’s new storm graphics are totally insane

Spoiler alert: A tornado literally rips apart the studio during a live broadcast.<p>This week, the Weather Channel launched a new broadcast technology dubbed Immersive Mixed Reality. “Using the power of advanced, real-time graphic renderings and visual effects . . . TWC is pioneering new methods of …

Weather

Apple employees voice frustration with work culture under Tim Cook

Maybe it was the standing desks. Apple employees are voicing growing discontent for the workplace under boss Tim Cook, according to employee surveys ranking the top 100 CEOs.<p>Cook’s spot on Glassdoor’s annual list was 96, down from 53 a year ago in what was the biggest fall for a tech CEO on the …

Work-life Balance

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

The Diabetes Cure That Most Insurance Companies Won't Pay for

For 15 years, Erez Benari’s struggle with his type 2 diabetes had been a losing one. A software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, Benari …

Diabetes

Android Users Can Now Text From Their PCs and Macs

Google Product Management Director Sanaz Ahri wrote in a blog post that Messages for Web is one of Google's "top-requested features."<p>"With Android …

Apps

After two years, 'Pokémon Go' is finally letting you trade monsters

It's been almost two years since Nintendo and Niantic released the mobile hit Pokémon Go. While the game's (very) slow feature rollout has whittled down the userbase to diehard fans, interaction with the upcoming Switch games make it a good time to get back in the game. But today, the game …

Pokémon

Experimental drone uses AI to spot violence in crowds

Drone-based surveillance still makes many people uncomfortable, but that isn't stopping research into more effective airborne watchdogs. Scientists have developed an experimental drone system that uses AI to detect violent actions in crowds. The team trained their machine learning algorithm to …

Drones

Dave Bautista's "Dream Role" Is To Play Gears Of War Movie's Marcus Fenix

Wrestler turned movie star Dave Bautista visited GameSpot Universe to do a Q&A with some of his fans on Twitter to discuss his career as well as his upcoming film, <i>Hotel Artemis</i>. He also revealed his desire to play Marcus Fenix in Universal's upcoming Gears of War film. Bautista has appeared in many …

Gears of War

The upcoming redesigned Apple Watch will work with your existing bands

By Spencer Hart<p>It looks like the Apple Watch is going to receive its first redesign since it was first launched in 2015.<p>Since its inception Apple has …

Apple Watch

This Vietnamese Browser & Search Engine Is Daring Google To Step-Up Its Game

“I compete with Google.” This was the response I received when I started chatting with the only other customer at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam exactly four days into my journey traveling and meeting with startups around the world. I had been contemplating how best to break into the Vietnamese …

Profit

Using A.I. To Turn Real People Into Anime Art

<i>Nijigenka</i> (二次元化) is Japanese for “2D-ification.” It’s a term for when artists take photos of people and turn them into anime characters. But now …

Anime

Intel teases dual-screen concept PCs as rumors of ARM versions heat up

Intel has been working on dual-screen PCs for two years, and is starting to show off some design concepts at Computex this week. <i>PC World</i> reports that Intel has created prototype devices with both dual displays and electronic paper displays (EPD). A prototype device with the EPD display looks more …

Mobile Technology

Intel's new display tech could soon mean 28-hour battery life on laptops

Battery life has always been the great equalizer in tech. Sure, we can make incredibly powerful laptops, but that doesn’t matter much to the average person if it won’t last you through a workday in a portable form factor.<p>Intel is working on a solution. At Computex 2018, the company teased its new …

Batteries

John McAfee Says He Will Run for President in 2020

You know John McAfee as the founder of McAfee Antivirus Software. He has recently re-emerged as a prominent crypto advocate. On Sunday, McAfee …

Cryptocurrency

Apple CarPlay will finally support third-party navigation in iOS 12

Since Apple CarPlay's launch in 2014, iOS users have been stuck with Apple Maps as their one and only choice for navigation. However, starting with iOS 12, CarPlay will begin support for third-party navigation apps.<p>Apple CarPlay is automotive integration software that allows users to interact with …

James Martin

Apple Watch will put a Walkie Talkie on your wrist

The latest Apple Watch version includes an optional LTE connection. That lets you make or receive phone calls, use Messages and other network-enabled features when not in WiFi range. Now Apple will let you connect with your friends in yet another way. The company just announced a new app for …

Apple Watch

Social Security: What's the Maximum I Can Get if I Claim at 65?

If you're retiring at age 65, this is the most you can get in Social Security.<p>It used to be that Americans retired at age 65 because that's when they …

Retirement

If you get bumped off a flight this travel season, make it worth your while

DALLAS — Allison Preiss became a hero to airline passengers this spring when she scored a $10,000 travel voucher for losing her seat on an oversold flight.<p>Negotiating skill mixed with a bit of luck helped Preiss land the elusive payoff.<p>With the peak summer travel season right around the corner, …

Flying

6 Books Every Programmer Should Read

I made an updated post about this, you can visit:<p><b>10 Programming Books you Need to Read</b><i><br>Sometimes we want to reach the next level on programming and we</i> …

Computer Science

Retirement: How this stock market miracle could boost your 401(k) savings

A miracle is coming soon. I’m almost certain. It’s predictable — yet largely unknown. You surely don’t know it unless you read my old Forbes columns from years ago. It’s maybe 100 days away, roughly. I call it the fourth-quarter 87% miracle. When stocks rage!<p>Yes, I know. Worries abound, from …

Stock Markets

4 Surprising Side Effects of Electric Autonomous Vehicles

Electric autonomous vehicles are expected to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, traffic congestion, parking demand, insurance costs and traffic fatalities. They’ll eliminate the 90 percent of traffic accidents attributed to human error.<p>Those effects are well celebrated. But they will …

Autonomous Vehicle

ASUS announces a motherboard just for crypto-mining

Mining hardware is weird stuff. Either it’s commodity hardware used – inefficiently – for complex computation or specifically designed, expensive boards that can be used to bring in Bitcoin and little else. Asus, a motherboard maker of some renown, is now helping bridge the gap.<p>The H370 Mining …

Computer Hardware

New research drives home how crazy it is that triclosan is still in hundreds of everyday products

The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware, and even some toys. Work in our lab suggests that this compound may have widespread health risks, including aggravating inflammation in the gut and promoting the …

Medical Research

Why Home Prices And Mortgage Interest Rates Are Rising

The housing market continues to show signs of recovery, 10 years after its devastating crash. Rachel Martin talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Mortgage rates have been creeping up. The average 30-year, fixed-rate …

Housing

iPhones will reportedly get NFC updates to unlock doors and cars

The Information reports that Apple is set to upgrade iPhones that are equipped with NFC chips with the ability to unlock doors, hotel rooms, and cars.<p>The NFC (near-field communication) chip, present in the iPhone 6 and up, allows for contactless information exchanges, and makes it possible to use …

Apple

These Stocks Rally After Trump Cancels North Korea Summit

Stock markets sold off Thursday after President Trump canceled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but <b>Lockheed Martin</b> (LMT),</b> …

16 mind-blowing job perks that real companies offer

1/<p>1. Airbnb offers a $2,000 yearly travel stipend.<p>Natalia Deriabina/Shutterstock<p>A irbnb gives its employees an annual stipend of $2,000 to travel …

How to Trim Fat From Stomach for Men

Unlike women, who are prone to store fat in their buttocks, thighs and pelvis, men store fat in their bellies. A potbelly, sometimes also referred to …

Steam's app for streaming PC games to your phone works like a charm

If you’ve been dreaming of playing your favorite PC games on the toilet without actually bringing your desktop into the bathroom with you, you’re in luck. Steam’s Link app for Android, which lets you stream titles to your phone over Wi-Fi, is now available in beta on Google Play – and I’m happy to …

Rumor claims Apple to release a $200 HomePod under the Beats umbrella

It’s no secret that Apple’s HomePod isn’t exactly a runaway hit. Despite strong reviews praising the device’s incredible sound quality, consumers in …