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Here are all the phones updated to support Project Treble [Continuously Updated]

Article Contents<p>One of the most important features included in Android 8.0 Oreo is 'Project Treble,' Google's attempt to modularize Android. We …

Android News

A Series of Unfortunate Events could be the model for future Netflix shows to follow.

Binge-watching is Netflix’s brand, but its original series have often suffered from too much binge and not enough watching: 13-part seasons that …

Sherlock episode 3: The Final Problem, review: 'an exhilarating thrill-ride'

Shadowy agents, serial killers, secret histories and a grief counsellor who was actually Sherlock Holmes’s long-lost sister. For three weeks, fans of the high-functioning franchise had their brains scrambled by a succession of revelations, riddles and red herrings. But, as the final episode of the …

TV

China Seeks to Limit Runaway Actors’ Pay – Variety

The Chinese government may seek to put limits on the pay of actors and actresses in a bid to curb runaway inflation of talent remuneration.<p>The State …

Box Office

10 Netflix Originals You Should Binge-Watch Now!

Who ends up being kidnapped, held for years underground, and then freed to live her dreams in New York City with a super sassy gay bff? That’d be the</b> …

TV

Here Comes China's First Homebuilt Aircraft Carrier

China's second aircraft carrier probably won't be ready for action until 2020.<p>China's first home-built aircraft carrier is nearing completion. Satellite photographs indicate most major construction is complete, though much remains to be done and the carrier probably won't be operational until 2020 …

Military

The Silver Lining in China's Gold Drought

A disappointing Games could inspire a rethink of an outmoded athletic system.<p>After Monday's closing ceremonies, critics will have plenty of time to dissect all that went wrong with this year's Games in Rio -- from pool water that turned mysteriously and dangerously green, to empty stands, even for …

China backs GMO soybeans in push for high-tech agriculture | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will push for the commercialization of genetically modified soybeans over the next five years as it seeks to raise the efficiency of its agriculture sector, potentially boosting output of the crop by the world’s top soy importer and consumer.<p>An employee picks out bad beans …

A look at China's foreign policy challenges

BEIJING (AP) — China's simmering feud with South Korea over the deployment of an American missile defense system is the latest in a string of foreign …

Realize Everything Is Energy: Regaining Your Power as A Creator

Those who live in harmony with themselves, live in harmony with the universe.<p>Harmony is agreement, peace, friendship – the polyphony of infinite …

Brainwaves

3 danger signs pointing to a looming recession

The biggest risk I see is an economy that is barely expanding beyond stall speed and threatening to fall into a recession.<p>The Census Bureau recently reported that the US economy grew at a 1.2% annualized pace in Q2. Plus, they adjusted the Q1 GDP growth rate from 1.1% down to just 0.8%.<p>That means …

Britain has struck out for a special relationship with China. If only we knew the way

Less than a year ago, George Osborne boasted of a “golden decade” in ties with China. It was grand rhetoric for a cobbled together package of red carpet visits, a problematic nuclear energy project and deals like the £45m agreement to export the UK’s finest pig semen. But even the cynics didn’t …

Chinese Straddling bus? Feh. The American version was higher, faster, better.

The world is agog at the Transit Elevated Bus, AKA the Straddling Bus, that runs down a highway in China while cars drive beneath. TreeHugger has …

Brain Simulations Will Take Over the Government, and Our Jobs, within 100 Years

Economist Robin Hanson’s new book “The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth” imagines a not-too-distant future when robots are …

Chinese North/South Divide

<b>Introduction</b><p>As you may have deduced, my posts on this blog are very infrequent and irregular in subject. I prefer it this way. The randomness of it …

The Unexpected Dangers of Recreational Counting

The cleverest card trick I’ve ever seen was performed not by a magician, but by a math professor.<p>A teaching assistant (let’s call him Nick), acting …

Powerball jackpot grows to $422 million, eighth largest ever

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Powerball jackpot grew to $422 million ahead of an 11 p.m. EDT drawing on Wednesday, making it the eighth largest in the game's history and the 11th-biggest lottery prize ever in the United States.<p>The jackpot amount has now rolled over 22 times since it was reset to …

The fall of “Divergent”: The final film will bow on TV — here’s why it matters

The YA-movie niche — the domain of young female stars — is withering; Hollywood doesn’t know what’s next<p>“Ascendant” won’t be coming to a theater near you. The final installment in the “Divergent” film series, starring Shailene Woodley as yet another lovelorn rebel fighting totalitarianism (and her …

The Woman Who Lost Her Sense Of 'Mine'

<i>(Photo: Steven Taylor)</i><p>By Melissa Dahl<p>People get attached to their stuff. Two-year-olds, for instance, have <i>very</i> strong opinions about what's theirs ("MINE!"), and are suspicious about sharing, no matter what nonsense their adult caregivers spew about this caring thing. And although (most) people …

Why Can’t We Remember Our Early Childhood?

Most of us don’t have any memories from the first three to four years of our lives – in fact, we tend to remember very little of life before the age …

There’s good news to be found in the global economy, if you know where to look

It sure doesn’t look good. Trump. Brexit. Racial killings in the US, and the murder of police officers in apparent retribution. Another horrific outrage in France. Chinese maritime aggression. Syria.<p>In fact it looks downright bleak.<p>But don’t lose sight of the fact that some things have gotten …

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Let’s start getting excited about robots taking our jobs

Andrew Heikkila Contributor<p>Andrew Heikkila is a tech enthusiast and writer from Boise, Idaho.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Technology, happiness on demand and the absurd human condition<br>• Defining our relationship with early AI<p>A recent Pew report found that a majority of Americans believe that most …

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Beijing Flouts International Tribunal Ruling -- Just Like Western Powers

After months of mounting speculation, the Permanent Court of Arbitration delivered its ruling on July 12 in the Philippines' case against China over maritime disputes in the South China Sea. The tribunal ruled unanimously that Beijing's attempt to turn the South China Sea into its own virtual lake …