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Google's G Suite is no Microsoft killer, but still winning converts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has struggled for years to get big businesses to embrace G Suite, its hip alternative to Microsoft Office.<p>Microsoft Corp dominates the $15-billion market for business productivity tools for a reason: Its longstanding product is reliable and IT …

Financial Services

Waymo drove 2 million autonomous miles in 2017

Waymo's vehicles drove 2 million miles in self-driving mode across 25 cities in 2017, putting its total autonomous miles to 4 million. It accelerated its testing to prepare for its ride-hailing fleet's launch this year, allowing it to "gather as much data as possible in order to improve [its] …

Microsoft issues update to disable Intel's buggy Spectre patch

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp issued an emergency security update on Monday to plug Intel Corp's buggy Spectre firmware patch after the chipmaker's fix caused computers to reboot more often than normal.<p>Microsoft said it was rolling out an out-of-band update that specifically disables Intel's Spectre …

Advanced Micro Devices

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

Phoney Android security apps in Google Play Store found distributing malware, tracking users

36 apps that posed as tools to keep users safe from attacks were actually installing malware on their devices.<p><i>Video: In battle against malware,</i> …

Apple: All iPhones, iPads and Macs affected by chip flaws

Apple users haven't been spared in the great computer chip debacle.<p>The U.S. tech giant has confirmed that all its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown.<p>So what should Apple (AAPL) users do?<p>For starters, make sure your …

Safari (Browser)

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

So you have the flu. Now what?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Flu season is well underway across the United States. There's widespread flu activity in 49 states -- all of them, except Hawaii.<p>Experts believe the flu virus is spread when a sick person talks, sneezes or coughs. Common symptoms include fever and chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy …

Public Health

That Broken Heart May Never Recover, Study Shows

In most depressing news, a “broken heart” might actually cause long-term, irreversible implications on your health. “Broken Heart Syndrome” is …

Elasticity

15 'Health Foods' That Aren't Actually That Good For You

You don't need a detox.<p>Eating healthy can often feel like torture in a country whose crowning achievement in food is the Crunchwrap Supreme.<p>To make …

Nutrition

Researchers have figured out why sitting all day is so bad for your health

Sitting all day —at the office, in transit to and from work, and on the couch when we get home — is terrible for us. Staying seated for too long is associated with increased risk for diabetes and various cancers, and it can more than double a person's risk for cardiovascular disease.<p>That's no …

Singapore cryptocurrency cafe launches as regulators sound warnings

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Just a street away from Singapore's central bank, a cryptocurrency firm has set up what it claims is the first cafe in the city-state to be owned and operated by a business promoting its own digital coin.<p>The downtown pitstop, which launched on Thursday, sells "hand brew" …

Cryptocurrency

This 3.6-Million-Year-Old Fossil Is The Oldest, Most Complete Human Ancestor Ever Seen

Say hello to "Little Foot".<p>After 20 years of slow, careful excavation, the world's most complete skeleton of an ancient human ancestor has just been …

Key US allies warn Trump about Jerusalem announcement

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two major US allies registered their concern about reported plans by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem, in whole or in part, as the capital of Israel.<p>The announcement, expected this week, would fulfill a Trump campaign promise -- one made by previous presidents and then set …

Venezuela will start its own digital currency to beat sanctions

The authoritarian streak of Venezuela's recent leaders has cost the country dearly. Mismanagement and sanctions have crippled its infrastructure, its money is increasingly worthless and the public is fuming. President Maduro thinks he has a solution, though: creating the country's own …

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

New York University

Age old problem: how to stay clever for longer | Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett

There are ways to ward off dementia and the ill effects of brain ageing, say Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett<p>Sorry to break it to you, but there’s bad news. Your brain is shrinking (probably). None of us is getting any younger and time is increasingly taking its toll on our brains; our neurons …

The Brain

Australia just switched on the world's biggest battery

The world's biggest lithium ion battery has started delivering power.<p>Activating the massive system in South Australia fulfills a bold pledge by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to build the battery in 100 days or provide it for free.<p>The electric car company's Powerpack battery system stores energy generated by …

Homeland Security claims DJI drones are spying for China

A memo from the Los Angeles office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau (ICE) has been making the rounds and it states some pretty bold claims about drone-maker DJI. The memo, which was apparently issued in August, says that the officials assess "with moderate confidence that …

South Korea's nuclear reactor surge to hamper Moon's renewable push | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in has vowed to lead his country to a “nuclear-free era”, but in an ironic twist nuclear capacity is on track to hit a record during his five-year term.<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in presides over the national security council at the …

This Icky Creature Is The Deepest Ocean Fish Humans Have Ever Seen

It may be squishy, but it lives at amazing depths.<p>Life's tough 8,000 metres (26,000 feet) beneath the ocean's surface. The pressure is 800 times that …

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Clean The Wax From Your Ears

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax can feel a lot like the stuff inside pimples: It's gross, and cleaning it out feels satisfying. Even watching other …

Samsung's graphene balls could see smartphones charge 5 times faster

Scientists from the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) are reporting a breakthrough that could greatly boost the capacity of lithium-ion …

Physicists Just Invented an Essential Component Needed For Quantum Computers

They're using a new state of matter for this.<p>In 2016, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to three British scientists for their work on superconductors …

375 million jobs may be automated by 2030, study suggests

A new report has a stern warning for the global workforce: stay flexible.<p>The McKinsey Global Institute cautions that as many as 375 million workers will need to switch occupational categories by 2030 due to automation.<p>The work most at risk of automation includes physical jobs in predictable …

The Future

What Bali’s Volcanic Eruptions Could Mean for the Climate

Indonesia’s Mount Agung has played a game of will it/won’t it erupt for months with swarms of earthquakes and occasional ash plumes. That game …