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10 more tech innovations changing medicine

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. If they hit us unprepared (which we are now), they will wash away the medical system we know, leaving a purely technology–based service without personal interaction.<p>By preparing and planning, we have the opportunity to …

Facebook made a huge move this week that could lead to its next billion-dollar business

On the surface, that's exciting for people who don't want to join Facebook, but still want a non-SMS-based way to communicate with their friends.<p>Mostly though, it's a huge business opportunity for Facebook itself.<p>Most simply because Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that the company believes in …

Sean Hannity: Why can you still buy rap music if you’re banning the Confederate flag?

Is it a conspiracy? Jay Z and Beyonce have been to the White House on numerous occasions, he noted<p>On his syndicated radio program Wednesday, Fox News personality Sean Hannity bemoaned the fact that retailers like Walmart were pulling merchandise emblazoned with the Confederate flag from their …

Fox News host compares opponents of the Confederate flag to ISIS

Indeed, in a Wednesday video posted on the Fox News website, Starnes compared the anti-Confederate campaign to the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS) in the Middle East, which has been demolishing historical artifacts and sites.<p>"You know who else has been doing some cultural …

5 Grade School Math Problems That Are Much Harder Than They Seem

They look simple unless you actually sit down to do them.<p>A math problem can often look super simple ... before you sit down to actually do it and find you have no clue how to solve it. Then there are the problems that make you feel like a math whiz when you solve it in two seconds flat — only to …

DARPA: We Are Engineering the Organisms That Will Terraform Mars

The Pentagon is working on technology that will allow it to engineer a new organism within a day of it being found in the wild.<p>It's no secret that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is investing heavily in genetic engineering and synthetic biology. Whether that excites or terrifies you …

Here's a super quick guide to what traders are talking about this morning

Good Morning! US Futures are off small and rebounding from earlier Greek headlines (Creditors demanding more concessions - Tsipras/Syriza balking), with the S&P off 20bp - but vastly outperforming European markets, which sees the DAX off nearly 1% as Consumer Discretionary names break lower. Athens …

Britain just gave the green light to a bank with no branches and no website — just an app

Unlike traditional banks — and even some challengers — Atom Bank won't have any branches or even a website initially, operating purely though a mobile app.<p>Customers will be able to open accounts and carry out all their banking activity just from their smartphone. The 1-year-old startup said it …

Banking

US confirms it will place 250 tanks in eastern Europe to counter Russian threat

Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland will host equipment, says Ash Carter, the US defence secretary<p>The United States will place 250 tanks, artillery pieces and fighting vehicles in seven eastern European countries as a bulwark against Russian aggression, it was confirmed on …

Russia

The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

The renewable-energy boom is here. Trillions of dollars will be invested over the next 25 years, driving some of the most profound changes yet in how …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The European Commission is ordering Google to make some big changes to the way it displays search results.</b> A charge sheet was sent to the search giant in April.<p><b>2. Apple could be developing an iPhone with no physical home button.</b> It could instead read fingerprints and presses made on the</b> …

The Death Toll From Pakistan's Heat Wave Is Now Nearing 450

The heat wave sweeping Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh since Saturday has continued to claim lives, with hundreds more dying on Monday, taking …

Fitbit Inc. flexes its muscle in a robust stock debut

Fitbit Inc.'s stock soared in its debut Thursday in response to rapid growth for the industry leader in fitness-tracking devices.<p>But the rally, coming amid a sharp rise in valuations for technology firms overall, raised the question of whether Fitbit's stock was getting a step ahead of itself …

11 mistakes successful people never make

The difficulty could lie in what you believe — and what you do.<p>What do successful people believe and do differently?<p><b>1. They never mistake political gain for achievement.</b><p>Infighting, positioning, trying to look better by making other people look worse: Playing politics can help get you ahead.<p>But if …

Pentagon's YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

Military

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

Trump: 'Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of'<p>A missed flight leads to charges for one passenger<p>Dashcam video captures tornado touching …

THE 'GEKKO' EFFECT: How Wall Street can manage risk ... in its own employees

A recent paper out from Andrew Lo, a finance professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, suggests it might be a lot more about the corporate culture than the individuals themselves.<p>That would mean companies themselves might also be able stop the behavior.<p>In the paper, which is more of a long …

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