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China's $8.5 Trillion Shadow Bank Industry Is Back in Full Swing

China’s shadow banking is back in full swing, an unintended side effect of the government’s campaign against financial leverage, which has curbed …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores 100-day high achievers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's claim Tuesday that he's accomplished more than anyone at this point of a presidency flies in the face of …

Donald Trump

Brian Levitt

Senior Investment Strategist<p><b>Tenure</b><p>Markets & Economy<p>Flattening of the curve suggests the end of economic cycle may be coming, but not imminently.<p>CIO …

US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> US Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the US "or the strength of our military forces," following a failed North Korean missile test.<p>Speaking in Seoul, Pence linked recent US military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan with the …

North Korea

Meet Domgy, an AI pet robot from Beijing startup ROOBO

ROOBO, a fast-growing hardware and AI startup headquartered in Beijing, today unveiled a prototype of its newest product, a “pet robot” called Domgy.<p>For the unfamiliar, ROOBO is the company behind Pudding, a voice-controlled, educational robot for kids. Pudding is used to teach kids vocabulary, …

Jokes

Could an implant have saved the life of the toddler attacked by an alligator?

Among other tragedies in Florida recently gripping America’s attention, a 2-year-old boy was snatched away from its parents by an alligator at Walt …

Magic Leap's hotly anticipated 'mixed reality' device could be here sooner than you think

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz announced Thursday at the Business Wired Conference that the secretive company will begin production of its "mixed reality headset" this summer.<p>"I won't tell you when we are shipping, but I will tell you we are turning on the first production line in our factory …

Augmented Reality

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This solar-powered self-driving boat is making a historic journey across the Atlantic Ocean

Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, a small autonomous boat is braving wind and waves to demonstrate the power of solar energy. Isaac Penny and …

Pepper Robots Start Working in Belgian Hospitals

Two hospitals in Belgium will start on Tuesday using Softbank’s Pepper robots to help visitors when they arrive at reception.<p>The hospitals—CHR …

World's oldest computer from 60BC predicted future, new study says

The world's first computer, which is about 2,000 years old, wasn't just used by ancient Greeks to chart the movement of the sun, moon and planets - it was also a fortune telling device, say researchers.<p>The 2,000-year-old astronomical calculator, the Antikythera Mechanism, is a system of intricate …

Research

China Wants To Do Whole-Body Transplants

Scientists in China want to conduct full-body transplants, which would replace every part of the human body, to help people who are paralyzed.<p>The New …

This Is Where The International Space Station Will Go To Die

In one of the most isolated places on the globe, the 'Spacecraft Cemetery' provides a watery grave<p>The cold void of the ocean floor is the closest thing Earthlings can come to the conditions of space. Nothing really lives there, and nothing ever visits. It’s freezing, dark and empty. However, off …

Space Exploration

Nanofiber film could lead to electronic skin

If you want electronic skin or other transparent wearable devices, you need to send a current through that skin. However, it's hard to make something that's both conductive <i>and</i> transparent -- and that's where a team of American and Korean researchers might save they day. They've developed a …

Here's Why Bitcoin Prices Are Skyrocketing

These are heady days for owners of bitcoin.<p>The virtual currency has been surging of late, with the price of one bitcoin rising close to 23% since …

Supreme Court Declines to Rule on What Makes a U.S. Citizen

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to decide who becomes a US citizen at birth, in a case brought by a group of American Samoans.<p>Since 1900, American Samoa has been a territory of the United States. But unlike residents of other US territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam, its residents are …

Why psychedelics could be a new class of antidepressant

Certain psychedelics, including psilocybin, may be useful for treating depression. Could they be a game-changing breakthrough for psychiatry?<p>Clinical depression causes misery for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Around one in five patients fail to respond to any treatment and even among …