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Brief government shutdown ends as Trump signs spending bill

President Trump ended the second government shutdown of his tenure early Friday morning, signing a sweeping spending bill hours after Congress backed the bipartisan budget deal that stands to add hundreds of billions of dollars in federal spending on the military, domestic programs and disaster …

Republicans

CES kicks off with no lead women speakers or code of conduct

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The technology industry's premier annual gathering kicks off next week with no women leading the keynote sessions and no code of conduct that might prevent incidents of sexual harassment, despite efforts by organizers to cast the show as a more inclusive event.<p>CES, the …

CES 2018: A Reporter's Journey Into The World's Largest Consumer Technology Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) officially kicks off next Tuesday in Las Vegas, but for the members of the media like myself, it really starts today with CES Unveiled, the official media event of CES.<p>There, more than 1,500 influential media and analysts from around the world will have a sneak …

Consumer Tech

CES 2018: Tech preview of the show's coolest new products

<b>All aboard the (self-driving) bus - next stop, CES: Las Vegas' annual gigantic tech fest.</b><p>About 4,000 companies - many of them start-ups - are arriving in town this weekend. Over the coming days, they will reveal new products, secure orders and hopefully provide a taste of the future at the trade …

Startups

This projector screen lets two gamers see different perspectives at the same time

Say goodbye to split-screen<p>Display startup MirraViz is here in Las Vegas this week for CES to show off a gadget that at first blush looks like some arcane trickery, allowing two off-the-shelf DLP projectors to layer images on top of one another so two people can view two different images …

Orgasm art gallery coming to CES 2018

If visitors have any doubt that CES is going to have some wild shows, lay them to rest as you behold ARTGASM, an art installation that utilizes orgasms from the Lioness vibrator.<p>Lioness is a vibrator with an accompanying app which tracks and provides feedback based on your sessions. You can track, …

CES 2018: Event chief reacts to sexist speaker list row

<b>The chief of the CES tech trade show has pledged to try to have more female keynote speakers at future events.</b><p>The Consumer Technology Association's Gary Shapiro said his team would "redouble our efforts to expand women's voices".<p>It follows criticism that all the major "keynote" presentations were …

Brian Krzanich

Smart shoes step it up at CES 2018

French company E-vone showcased a GPS-enabled smart shoe that features fall detection and alerts.<p>Wearable tech is growing like crazy, and French company E-vone is joining the rat race with a smart shoe that features fall detection designed for older adults, workers and travelers.<p>Available in …

Talking gadgets, connected cars and TVs galore

While the biggest tech breakthroughs probably won't show up at the Consumer Electronics Show kicking off today in Las Vegas, it’s a good place to see …

Consumer Tech

Panasonic's GH5s is the ultimate mirrorless camera for 4K video

The GH5 has been a video-centric camera since its debut, but Panasonic is pushing that into new territory with the launch of the GH5s mirrorless. Aimed specifically at videographers, it has a 10.2-megapixel "dual ISO" sensor with half the resolution of the 20.2-megapixel GH5. That gives it much …

New, Cool Stuff at CES Unveiled: Pictures

Consciousness

Testing a self-driving car on the Las Vegas strip

Self-driving cars are cruising the Las Vegas streets this week, and anyone can catch a ride.<p>Well, anyone who walks to the Las Vegas Convention Center, opens the Lyft app, and is going to one of more than 20 pre-set destinations.<p>Lyft and automated car tech company Aptiv have teamed up for a …

CNN

The Latest: Robots rebel against their corporate masters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>6:15 p.m.<p>Cuddly robots just do not want to work for their corporate masters at the CES gadget show this year.<p>Earlier in the day, LG's voice-activated counter-top bot CLOi experienced an early-morning hearing …

Bike-share startup LimeBike adds e-bikes to fleet at CES 2018

The electric assist bicycles will come to existing markets, including ​Seattle, Miami, ​Southern ​California ​and ​the ​San ​Francisco ​Bay ​Area.<p>LimeBike wants to make that uphill ride home a little less terrible.<p>The dockless bike-share startup announced Monday at CES that it will roll out between …

Motiv's fitness tracking ring now knows even more about you

A year after we first saw it at CES 2017, the Motiv fitness tracking ring is back with a slew of new functions. The device can already measure many of the same metrics as, say, a Fitbit or Apple Watch with the goal of getting you on your feet and active for 150 minutes a week. But, at CES on …

CES 2018: LG robot Cloi repeatedly fails on stage at unveil

<b>A robot created by LG to help users control their smart home repeatedly failed on stage at its CES debut.</b><p>Cloi was meant to be the centrepiece of the South Korean firm's presentation where it was supposed to show how new artificial intelligence tech could enhance use of kitchen appliances.<p>Instead it …

Eminem, Killers, Muse to Headline Bonnaroo 2018

Eminem, The Killers and Muse are the headliners for the 17th annual Bonnaroo Festival, taking place June 7-10 as always in Manchester, Tennessee, …

Zero Female Directors Nominated at the BAFTAs This Year

As Natalie Portman once said, here are the all-male nominees.<p>Days after Time’s Up rocked the Golden Globes, nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Awards have arrived—and the directors category is, once again, all male. The Globes, too, were criticized for a similar lack of …

USB about to get better at charging laptops and phones fast

New technology will let phones closely control any USB charger. Also at CES: Authentication helps block USB chargers from frying your laptop.<p>USB is getting more power -- the kind that's measured in watts and that's useful for charging phones and laptops -- and the companies behind it are trying to …

How the Clinton-Gingrich years became ‘the good old days’: Republicans revisit 1994

<i>This piece is part of our Jan. 7, 2018, Reflection Issue, in which we take a step back from the daily onslaught of news and controversy and try to get some perspective by reexamining the past. We gathered newsmakers who took part in pivotal Washington events over the past 30 years and asked them to</i> …

Government

8 morning rituals that are hard to adopt but will pay off forever

The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that's what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that "morning people were more proactive than evening types."<p>But being an effective early riser isn't just about waking up before everyone else. It's about putting …

Time Management

Would you like a wine more if you were told it was ‘complex’ and expensive?

It’s hard not to laugh when you hear the way some wines are described. A wine can be briary, burnt, blunt, brawny or backward. It can be fat, fleshy …

Tesla is changing the electric grid

From CNET Magazine: The next power plant could be that giant battery in your garage.<p>There's a good chance flipping on the light switch 10 years from now will feel just as ordinary as it did for your parents and grandparents.<p>But behind the scenes, a radically different system for sending electrons …

Clean Energy

14 Recipes for a Picture-Perfect Picnic Dinner

If you think of picnics simply as a cute weekend lunch, <i>think again</i>. The meal-in-a-stylish basket is made for a group dinner or the ultimate date night. To up your picnic spread game, we’ve selected 14 recipes, with shareable desserts included! Thank us later.<p><b>1. Spinach and Feta Spirals:</b> There’s …

Cooking

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

Coconut Oil Isn't Healthy. It's Never Been Healthy

The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil.<p>The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease …

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

Ready for the Super Bowl? Score big with these 20 recipes

Super wings, grilled shrimp cocktail, double-chocolate brownies, stuffed peppers, beer nuts and more. The Super Bowl is this Sunday — do you have a game plan ready to feed your hungry fans? Beyond the big screen TV and a cooler stocked with ice cold drinks, this is one party that's all about the …

Recipes

Telepathy and Quantum Physics

Telepathy is one of the ten magical gifts I have been told by several medicine men and women that we will soon be capable of receiving. Since we are …

Albert Einstein

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

Tibetan Buddhism