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When will North Korean missiles be able to reach the US? Satellite images offer clues

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean strongman, was pleased as punch on May 14 when his country shot a missile some 2,000 km (1,240 miles) into the air. The exercise may have demonstrated his country’s ability to launch nuclear weapons at targets like the US military base on the Pacific island of Guam, …

North Korea

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Days Before He Was Fired, Comey Asked for Money for Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON — Days before he was fired as F.B.I. director, James B. Comey asked the Justice Department for more prosecutors and other personnel to accelerate the bureau’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the presidential election.<p>It was the first clear-cut evidence that Mr. Comey believed …

Donald Trump

North Korea accuses CIA of biochemical plot to kill Kim Jong-un

Pyongyang claims US bribed North Korean citizen who had contacts with South Korean intelligence to kill its leader<p>North Korea has accused the CIA of attempting to assassinate its leader, Kim Jong-un, using unspecified biochemical substances during a public ceremonial event in the capital, Pyongyang.<p>…

North Korea

The Apple Watch outsold every other wearable last quarter

Apple might not be selling as many iPhones as it would like, but it sounds like its Watches have been doing quite well. According to Strategy Analytics, it shipped 3.5 million wearables in the first quarter of 2017, 59 percent higher than the 2.2 million devices it did in the same period last year. …

Elon Musk reveals more details about the Model Y crossover

Tesla is building a new vehicle platform for its upcoming crossover vehicle. Instead of repurposing the underpinnings of the Model 3 or Model S, Tesla is building something completely new for the Model Y. This comes from Elon Musk speaking on the company’s investor call. Building a new platform …

Tesla

Stop what you're doing because you can now buy an actual working Banana Phone — Mashable

North Korea threat

North Korean state media criticized China directly Wednesday, saying its "reckless remarks" on the North's nuclear program was testing its patience …

A hero in American Airlines incident

<b>(CNN) —</b> Video evidence has emerged of an American Airlines incident in which an unidentified male passenger confronts a male flight attendant, warning him "You do that to me, and I'll knock you flat." The flight attendant rushes right back at the passenger and responds with "Hit me. Bring it on." …

Flying

First on CNN: Trump administration memo calls for ending Michelle Obama's girls education program

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration is discontinuing a signature girls education initiative championed by former first lady Michelle Obama, according to officials.<p>The "Let Girls Learn" program, which she and President Barack Obama started in 2015 to facilitate educational opportunities for …

Michelle Obama

Trump: I'd be 'honored' to meet Kim Jong Un under 'right circumstances'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Monday he would be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "under the right circumstances" to defuse tensions over North Korea's nuclear program.<p>"If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to …

North Korea

iOS 10 bug lets you freeze any iPhone with 3 taps

A newly discovered bug in iOS 10 is wreaking havoc on iPhone owners by making Control Center more unstable than ever.<p>With just three taps, the bug allows anyone to crash an iPhone in seconds. Once the trick is executed, the only way to unfreeze an affected iPhone is with a hard reboot.<p>Here’s how to …

iOS

The Trump administration’s efforts to defund “sanctuary cities” just suffered a major setback

Stop me if you've heard this before: A federal judge says a Trump immigration proposal might be unconstitutional.<p>Before President Trump arrived in office, he promised to strip all federal funding from “sanctuary cities” — cities that didn’t do enough, in his estimation, to help the federal …

Tesla receives massive shipment of robots for Model 3 production line – first pictures

Less than 3 months away from the planned start of Model 3 production, Tesla has received a massive order of robots for its production line. Hundreds of Kuka robots arrived at Tesla’s Fremont factory and are now being installed.<p>Pictures of the robots inside the factory give us a rare glimpse at what …

Autonomous driving is here, and it’s going to change everything

Welcome to the hands-free world.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published on</i> <i>Medium</i><i>.</i><p><i>A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a working group of economists and climate change experts in Norway about what’s happening right now in autonomous driving — how fast it’s likely to go mainstream, the effects it</i> …

Bill O’Reilly Is Forced Out at Fox News

Bill O’Reilly’s reign as the top-rated host in cable news came to an abrupt and embarrassing end on Wednesday as Fox News forced him out after the disclosure of a series of sexual harassment allegations against him and an internal investigation that turned up even more.<p>Mr. O’Reilly and his …

Media Industry

Why the U.S. Is Still Richer Than Every Other Large Country

Each year, the United States produces more per person than most other advanced economies. In 2015 real GDP per capita was $56,000 in the United States. The real GDP per capita in that same year was only $47,000 in Germany, $41,000 in France and the United Kingdom, and just $36,000 in Italy, …

Google AI Just Beat Human Pathologists at Detecting Cancer

Artificial intelligence is tailor-made for sifting through massive amounts of data to find patterns. GoogLeNet AI just used image recognition and …

Apple is working on a new Mac Pro, but you won’t see it this year

While mobile and wearable devices have taken center stage at Apple in recent years, computers have been put on the back burner. In that time, Mac …

It’s official (probably), the iPhone 8 is going OLED

Put the rumors to rest; the iPhone 8 will have an OLED screen, <i>we think</i>. It’s still not something Apple is confirming at this point, but it seems unlikely the company ordered 70-million OLED screens from Samsung for anything other than the new iPhone.<p>While the order is less than half of the size …

Know Your Limits, Your Brain Can Only Take So Much

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Don't go out and buy a new day planner or learn a five-step decision-making process -- they won't work. If they did, we would all be much happier and more effective. The truth is that to improve our thinking abilities, we need to …

Apple has a huge decision to make about naming the iPhone

For years, the company has been on a "tick-tock" schedule with each new iPhone release. Every other year you get a new design. The following year, you get the same design with some internal improvements and new software features. (Think iPhone 4, then 4s. iPhone 5, then 5s. iPhone 6, then 6s.)<p>This …

Mobile Technology

Angry Plaintiffs in ‘Error 53’ Lawsuit Against Apple Desperately Try to Keep Their Case Alive

Apple has a rich history when it comes to being the target of ongoing litigation. And while we’ve certainly seen our fair share of bizarre patent …

Apple Pay

Why is there an iPhone in this 350-year-old painting?

When Tim Cook and StartUp Delta's Neelie Kroes presented a blurry photograph of this disturbing painting to a room full of journalists at Startup Fest Europe, Cook joked (?), "I always thought I knew when the iPhone was invented, but now I’m not so sure anymore."<p><i>The Next Web</i> reported this bizarre …

What do those iPhone symbols mean? Now you'll know

Turn over your iPhone. Take a look down the bottom, underneath where it says 'iPhone'. You'll see a few strange symbols, codes and numbers. What …

Artificial intelligence isn’t going to be the end of Apple

Since 2007, I’ve read countless versions of the “Apple is doomed” argument, most of them related to the iPhone. Apple was doomed because it dared …

Eric Schmidt Admits To Be An iPhone Owner

Being a leader of a company is not an easy task at all. First of all, you would need to know how to lead, and more often than not that is done by …

Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You Now

The building that houses Google's Advanced Technology and Products division offers a few subtle hints that something weird is going on inside. The …