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Hurricane Florence: Wind and Rain Begin Battering North Carolina

North Carolina’s coastal communities began feeling the wrath of Hurricane Florence on Thursday, a storm that could be the worst to hit the region in a generation. The assault of wind and rain is expected to last through the weekend and well into next week.<p>The storm is packing powerful winds of up …

North Carolina

Why we celebrate Labor Day, a holiday that had a violent start

So long summer of 2018.<p>You sizzled us, you soaked us, you satiated us. And like every other summer season, your sprint to Monday – Labor Day – seemed a blur.<p>For many, Labor Day is all about capturing that last blast at the beach, backyard barbecues, school retail bonanzas and the grudging …

Labor Day

For the first time ever, Apple’s most exciting new product of the year isn’t an iPhone

Apple’s “fall event” takes place in late summer each year, so it remains a mystery why it’s referred to as a “fall event.” What never remains a …

Apple

Google is rolling out a new Chrome design ‘across all operating systems’ next month

Available in early September<p>Google is preparing to release a new Chrome Material Design refresh next month. “Chrome Browser will have a new design across all operating systems,” reveals Google in its latest Chrome enterprise release notes. That new design will debut in the Chrome 69 release, which …

Windows 10

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis vowed Monday that "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take action to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatican culture of secrecy that has allowed the crisis to …

Vatican

This is the most insane way to be smarter, confident, and resilient

That critical voice in your head. Always telling you how you’re screwing up. Always putting the worst-case-scenario front and center. We all have it. …

Elon Musk is falling apart

Embattled Tesla CEO Elon Musk is clearly falling apart. That's the impression given in an explosive New York Times interview with the tech visionary. …

10 Best Pictures of Day 8.17.18

Aretha Franklin

Waiting to see if declines in real estate sales translate into falling prices

The Canadian real estate industry is used to disregarding gloomy predictions.<p>But now, after a decade of laughing in the face of repeated false …

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Wellness Edition

<i>With winter just around the corner, it’s a good time to start thinking about our overall wellness and how we are going to stay healthy despite the onslaught of germs, cold weather, and other immunity challenges. Before summer winds down and time speeds up again, check out the following Flipboard</i> …

Wellness

Northern California wildfire 9th most destructive in history

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — A pair of wildfires that prompted evacuation orders for nearly 20,000 people barreled Monday toward small lake towns in Northern California, and authorities faced questions about how quickly they warned residents about the largest and deadliest blaze burning in the state.<p>Ed …

Northern California

Canada to join Mexico, Japan, South Korea, EU to talk auto tariffs

Canada will join Mexico and other European and Asian auto-producing countries this week to plot strategy ahead of the potential imposition of tariffs on vehicles and auto parts exported to the United States.<p>Japan and the European Union organized the meeting for Tuesday in Geneva, where vice and …

Google's Grand Plan To Make AI Accessible To Developers And Businesses

Artificial intelligence took center stage at Google’s annual user conference, Cloud Next 2018. The company made several announcements that make machine learning and artificial intelligence accessible to both developers and businesses.<p>One of the first announcements came in the form of Cloud AutoML, …

Machine Learning

What is Hadoop? How is Hadoop connected with the Cloud?

<b>What is Hadoop?</b><p>Hadoop is an open source framework that is ideally suitable for developing software apps and reliable, distributed, scalable computing. The Hadoop distributed computing is required to support the growth of voluminous data. It is also perfect for analyzing, storing, and processing big …

Hadoop

How To Learn About The Future Of Artificial Intelligence And Work Without Leaving Your Office

Many business leaders stress over how to keep up in a competitive business world where things now change even before you finish reading this post. The pace of emerging technology only increases the pressure to stay well-informed. Budgets are not what they used to be when it comes to flying all over …

Artificial Intelligence

Emmy Nominations 2018: See the Full List of Nominees for TV's Big Night

Which small-screen stars wowed the industry this year?<p><i>Handmaid’s Tale</i> and <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> actress Samira Wiley is joining <i>The Blacklist</i> alum …

Trade war holds back Canadian stocks in first half, but tide could be turning

Canada's stock market, like so many Canadian industries, was left shaken as traders grappled with the prospect of a full-blown trade war with the …

This man was fired by a computer. Real AI could have saved him

Ibrahim Diallo was allegedly fired by a machine. Recent news reports relayed the escalating frustration he felt as his security pass stopped working, his computer system login was disabled, and finally he was frogmarched from the building by security personnel. His managers were unable to offer an …

Inside the creepy and impressive startup funded by the Chinese government that is developing AI that can recognize anyone, anywhere

A computer system that can track and identify any face anywhere may sound like science fiction, but, in China, two such companies are barreling ahead at making such technology an everyday reality.<p>The two startups, SenseTime and Megvii, are developing competing facial recognition platforms powered …

Haute Couture Fashion in Paris: Pictures

Lyft Follows Uber Into Bike-Sharing Lane, Buying Owner of CitiBike

Lyft competes with Uber for ride-hailing customers. Now it is following its rival into bike-sharing, as the companies move to diversify the kinds of transportation services they offer.<p>Lyft said on Monday that it was buying the core operations of Motivate, the parent company of CitiBike and several …

Fidelity Investments

Mueller accuses Manafort of witness tampering

<b>(CNN) —</b> The special counsel's office has accused former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of attempting to get witnesses to lie for him in court, and they've asked the judge to send him to jail as he awaits his trial, according to a filing in DC District Court Monday night.<p>One of the witnesses …

Corruption

Shave Ice, Explained

One of the world’s oldest desserts is suddenly everywhere. Chef Sota Atsumi of Paris’s iconic Clown Bar recently served a foie gras <i>kakigori</i>, or Japanese-style shaved ice, at a menu preview for his highly anticipated forthcoming restaurant, Maison. At the Lobster Club in New York City, pastry chef …

Flavors

Apple’s WWDC 2018 Live: Apple Still Wants to Be Different

■ Apple is adding tools to help get your information addiction under control.<p>■ The company revealed new software for the Apple Watch.<p>■ A new feature in Apple’s web browser will make it harder for sites to track you.<p>■ The company previewed iOS 12, the new version of the iPhone and iPad operating …

Guatemala volcano: at least 62 killed and 300 injured after Fuego erupts

Fuego spewed a five-mile stream of lava, burying dozens of communities and raining smoke and ash on other regions<p>At least 62 people, including three children, have been killed and nearly 300 injured in the most violent eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano in more than four decades, officials …

Guatemala

Do You Like Your Name?

“Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” So said Dale Carnegie in his 1936 self-improvement classic, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” That is probably true for a majority of the population — 79 percent like their names, …

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

The Blooming Chelsea Flower Show in London: Pictures