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DARPA Is Planning to Hack the Human Brain to Let Us "Upload" Skills

Mindhack For Faster Learning<p>In March 2016, DARPA — the U.S. military’s “mad science” branch — announced their Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) …

DARPA

Warren Buffett, 'Oracle of Omaha', criticises Wall Street and praises immigrants

Billionaire releases annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders Praise of ‘talented and ambitious immigrants’ sits at odds with Trump<p>The billionaire Warren Buffett, whose stock picks have turned Berkshire Hathaway into one of the most successful conglomerates in the world, criticised Wall …

Investing

Mexico will not accept Trump's immigration plans, says foreign minister

Mexico has indicated it will not accept the Trump administration’s new immigration proposals, saying it will go to the United Nations to defend the rights of immigrants in the US.<p>Luis Videgaray, Mexico’s foreign minister, was responding to Donald Trump’s plans to enforce immigration rules more …

Mexico

“Insane”: The head of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission on Trump’s plan to undo bank regulation

On Feb. 3, US president Donald Trump signed an executive order ordering the Treasury Secretary to review the laws and regulations governing the financial system. It was the first concrete step towards his promise, as a candidate, to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act—the more than 800 pages (pdf) of …

Donald Trump

Der Spiegel: Trump beheading cover sparks criticism

<b>Germany's influential weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has come under fire for a cover image showing US President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty.</b><p>Some German newspapers criticised the cartoon, while the German vice-president of the European Parliament called it "tasteless".<p>The …

Liberal groups want delay of Sessions hearing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Liberal groups are calling for a delay in Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearings for the post of attorney general, citing gaps in his record that the Alabama Republican didn't address in a questionnaire sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee.<p>Sessions, like other nominees of …

Donald Trump

The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress

The FBI is not a fan of computer security, nor is it a fan of disclosing how it collects information. Just ask anybody trying to track its domestic drones and what they’re listening to. And the agency just got an enormous expansion of its hacking powers that fundamentally changes how the government …

4 Cyber Monday tech deals you won’t want to miss

In case you didn’t satisfy the shopping itch over the Black Friday weekend, TNW Deals is here today, doing what we do on a regular basis — offering up big discounts on stuff you want. And since it’s Cyber Monday, we’ve pulled together four of our most popular offerings, and giving you the chance to …

'Toy Smuggler' Rami Adham Brings Smiles to Syria's Children

HELSINKI — Miral Khalagi was just four years old when soldiers broke into her family's home.<p>The girl's father was tortured and killed while she watched, according to her grandfather. Then they took away her mother, who has not been seen since.<p>Now aged 6, Miral lives in a refugee camp in the Syrian …

Kids

The world's smallest camera drone now comes with 2GB of memory

It's no secret that tiny drones are super fun to fly because of their nimble movements, high speeds, and easy maneuverability. The downside is …

10 Best Popular Password Cracking Tools Of 2016 | Windows, Linux, OS X

10 Best Popular Password Cracking Tools Of 2016 | Windows, Linux, OS X<p>Here we make a list of the best top 10 password cracking tools that are widely …

The User-Friendly Gadget That Makes Untraceable AR-15s

Cody Wilson is the Texas-based “crypto-anarchist” who set off a firestorm of controversy with his 2013 release of designs for the Liberator—the …

China's Cyber Spying on the U.S. Has Drastically Changed

Last year United States President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping entered into a dubious agreement during Xi’s first state visit: No …

Watch This Drone Land on Walls and Ceilings Like an Insect

Researchers at Stanford University have created a drone that can perch on walls and ceilings like a bug, making progress on the problem of limited …

You Can't Achieve Success Without This

<i>MPW Insiders is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i></i> …

This guy saw his Microsoft coworkers struggle to manage their money, and it gave him the idea for a $150 million app

It was toward the end of the 2000s. Microsoft was making them all a lot of money.<p>But not all of their Microsoft colleagues were great at navigating the complicated world of stock-option vesting schedules, 401(k)s, and all the other stuff that goes into turning money into even more money.<p>That …

US defense system for South Korea irks China and Russia

The United States and South Korea are negotiating plans to deploy a missile defense system south of the demilitarized zone. But Russia and China …

DJI just released its most powerful drone yet

The M600 is aimed at Hollywood's heavy hitters<p>The film and television industry are gathered in Las Vegas this week for the National Association of Broadcasters' annual summit, and this evening DJI showed off two new products aimed at the big budget productions rolling out of Hollywood. Claudio …

This Is Where Most People Drop the Ball in Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The funny things happening on the way to singularity

John Hauer Contributor<p>John Hauer is the CEO of Get3DSmart.com<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The diagnosis and the cure of automation<br>• Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between<p>People often ask me about the impact of 3D printing on jobs. Will the technology be a job creator or destroyer? The …

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

Data trove offers glimpse of how the rich hide their money

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama-based law firm offers a glimpse into the shadowy world where the rich and …

Corruption

White House AIDS Czar Steps Down

Thursday will be the final day that Douglas Brooks serves at the head of the White House’s Office of National AIDS Policy, a position that has …

17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data

The 11 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2016

Glassdoor sifted through the salaries reported by employees who have these jobs, limiting its search to salary reports from the past year, to come up with median salaries.<p>The website also looked at the demand for these jobs, based on the current number of job openings on its site.

The next time someone tells you robots are going to destroy our jobs, show them this

Studies like these usually generate headlines like "Robots are putting people out to pasture" (the Mail), "After the robot revolution, these may be the only jobs left for human beings" (The Telegraph), and "Robots will steal your job" (er, Business Insider).<p>I, for one, welcome our new robot …

Windows 10 now protects against cyberattacks

Windows Defender has offered a baseline level of PC security for years, but that's not really going to cut it in an era when data breaches and other large-scale cyberattacks are virtually commonplace. That's why Microsoft is stepping up its game: it's launching Windows Defender Advanced Threat …

The 17 Coolest New Urban Hotels in the Country

Open since June, this 168-room hotel is anchored by cups of Ristretto Roasters’ coffee and flaky croissants at a ground-floor café and bakery …

10 Simple Steps to Becoming a Networking Pro

Here's how to make the connections that can accelerate your career.<p>Are you looking for a new job, new customers, new investors, or new opportunities? You likely know that networking is one of the best ways to find them. Unfortunately, if you're like most people, networking doesn't come that …