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Los Angeles will be the first US city to use subway body scanners

Los Angeles will be the first US city to start equipping its subways with body scanners. But the Southern California metropolis isn't using the bulky, slow-operating models that populate US airports: Instead, LA's Metropolitan Transit Authority will deploy portable trunk-sized scanners that can …

Los Angeles

AI service gives 'Overwatch' players in-game coaching

A typical <i>Overwatch</i> match is hectic and fast-paced. You can't exactly consult strategy guides in the middle of a manic team fight to figure out the best course of action, so you've probably had to rely on your own experience and knowledge of the game. Your <i>Overwatch</i> decision making might be about to …

Overwatch League

Twitter's Dorsey vows 'consistent' enforcement after Alex Jones, Infowars suspended

Twitter needs to be consistent.<p>That's the thing its CEO, Jack Dorsey, wants us to understand. He won't allow Twitter to be "subjective just to the whims of what we personally believe."<p>This idea, which he's discussed before, and which he reiterated in an interview with NBC News on Wednesday, is at …

Internet

Nearly 50k people have blocked Twitter's biggest advertisers over the Alex Jones debacle (and you can too)

Alex Jones can’t win these days. As the unofficial mascot of conspiracy theorists everywhere, Jones — the man who answers the question: What happens when you turn human skin inside-out and continue to wear it? — has seen his beloved InfoWars brand blocked on every major platform that isn’t a …

Internet

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

Privacy

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

Trump Tweeted Before "Unite The Right 2" About The Charlottesville "Riots" & Twitter Is Livid

White supremacists are getting ready for "Unite the Right 2," an anniversary event of the violent rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, …

Rights & Freedoms

Saudi Arabia halts all medical treatment for citizens in Canada

Riyadh's move comes after Ottawa denounced a crackdown on human rights activists in the kingdom.<p>Saudi Arabia barred all citizens from receiving medical treatment in Canada as a diplomatic dispute over criticism of its human rights record intensifies.<p>Riyadh also announced it is coordinating the …

Human Rights

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

The internet’s slow turn against Alex Jones and InfoWars

Tech companies are finally starting to take action on Alex Jones, the man who called the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax and said the Democrats were planning a second Civil War, for spreading his hateful conspiracy nonsense on the internet. It all began a couple of weeks ago, when YouTube removed …

Internet

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

The Mind: Most polarizing card game of the year?

Though up for "Game of the Year," some question whether it's a game at all.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out …

Board Games

7 Inspiring Photos from Inside LeBron James's New School

LeBron James is giving back to his hometown. The NBA star is opening a brand new school as an extension of the I Promise Program run by the LeBron James Family Foundation.<p>The I Promise School, which is a joint project with Akron Public Schools will open on July 30, welcoming 240 third- and …

Lebron James

Nickelodeon's new animated show will be made with game engine

Nickelodeon's new TV show <i>Meet the Voxels</i> will be created with a video game engine, <i>Variety</i> reports. The studio's R&D unit, Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab, worked on the techniques and methods that will be applied to the show. <i>Meet the Voxels</i>'s premise is centered around video games, as each member of …

Animation

‘Fortnite’ streamer Ninja is the first to 10 million Twitch followers

As <i>Fortnite</i> has taken over the zeitgeist, its high tide gave rise to someone else: Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. The streamer has more or less become the unofficial face for the game, appearing in tournaments, racking up sponsorship deals, playing Epic Games' free-to-play cultural phenomenon alongside …

Gaming

FX+ streaming service opens up to all of FX's cable subscribers

If you're an FX or FXX fan who'd love to watch the networks' shows wherever you are without ads, you'll be pleased to know the FX+ streaming service is opening up to all of FX's 90 million US cable subscribers. Until now, only Comcast and Cox customers could use the add-on service.<p>One of the main …

TV

EA apologizes for censoring Colin Kaepernick’s name in ‘Madden 19’

EA has now apologized for removing Colin Kaepernick's name from a song included in the soundtrack of <i>Madden 19</i>. The game's soundtrack features the YG song "Big Bank," in which Big Sean says in a verse, "Feed me to the wolves, now I lead the pack and shit. You boys all cap, I'm more Colin …

Madden NFL 19

The best truly wireless earbuds to buy in 2018

Truly wireless earbuds are exactly what their name promises. Over the last couple years, we’ve seen the introduction and early evolution of this new category of headphones. They eliminate all wires, neckbands, and other tethers between the two buds in your ears, offering a level of convenience, …

Consumer Tech

After seven difficult years, a fine day for NASA and human spaceflight

NASA is about to get back into the launch game in a big way.<p>HOUSTON, Texas—For the first time since September 2010, NASA has named a new, …

Space Exploration

Watch a $150 Nikon vs a $3000 Sony in This Camera Shootout. The Results May Surprise You

Is having an expensive camera really that important for capturing great photos? That’s the question the intriguing new video below from photographer …

Cameras

The tiny Microsoft Surface Go is available now, and it’s an overachiever

Better than you expected<p>The Surface Go, Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1, is now shipping. I’ve spent the last couple of days with it, and I have come away more impressed than I would have guessed. It’s a tiny wonder of a computer — with a few flaws — that can do more than I would have given it credit for …

Apps

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

Donald Trump, 'worst politician ever', on path to re-election, Thomas Frank says

Donald Trump is “the worst politician ever” but he’s on a path to re-election because the Democratic party refuses to counter his courtship of working class disaffection, says the American political analyst and historian Thomas Frank.<p>Frank, who is in Australia for events organised by the Chifley …

Donald Trump

3D Printed Drone Saves Thousands of Crops per Year

The corn borer is a pest that attacks maize stalks, causing the loss of thousands of crops every year. Rather than drenching said crops with …

Pest Control

Worst email ever? Sydney boss apologises for angry all-staff message that went viral

A Sydney boss has apologised for an angry all-staff email that repeatedly accused his employees of “getting on my tits”, playing “endless ping pong” and likened their taking frequent sick leave to a film about a man dying of Aids.<p>Marcus Wood, the director of Mars Recruiting, has owned up as the …

Tom Hanks

Top iPhone apps gone free

Only here can you find the latest and best iPhone apps gone free today. Our proprietary appPicker Minestore™ algorithm finds you the best free iPhone …

Apps

Moviepass crashed because it ran out of money – and future looks uncertain

The MoviePass app, which offers a subscription-based movie ticket service, went down on Thursday because the company ran out of money to pay partner cinemas. The company had to request an emergency $5m loan just to reinstate the service.<p>Any of the app’s 3 million users that attempted to see a movie …

MoviePass

How Jay-Z’s new docuseries on Trayvon Martin exposes America

This March, five years after being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman was back in the news for threatening another African-American man – Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. “[I said] I would beat him as if I was Solange,” Zimmerman told a local newspaper, referencing Jay-Z’s …

Trayvon Martin

Get Free Fortnite Battle Pass Tier By Doing Secret Week 1 Road Trip Challenge

Season 5 of Fortnite is here, and there are already an assortment of challenges for players to complete. Just like last season, finishing all of a given week's tasks will complete a corresponding Road Trip challenge--Season 5's equivalent of Blockbuster challenges. These, in turn, will reward you …

Gaming Industry