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Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 6A revealed with teensy MediaTek chips and tiny prices

MIUI Forum<p>Xiaomi has announced the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A today, with a starting price of under $100.<br>• Xiaomi’s latest phones also deliver new MediaTek chips and a portrait mode in the process.<br>• The manufacturer is also bringing a dual-camera pairing to the standard Redmi 6.<p>Xiaomi has finally …

Mobile Technology

VPNFilter malware has infected a million routers — here's what you need to know

A recent discovery that new router-based malware, known as VPNFilter, had infected well over 500,000 routers just became even worse news. In a report …

How to follow and listen in to the 2018 Code Conference today

The people running Facebook, Airbnb, Uber and AT&T are coming onstage with us. Here’s how to listen in.<p><b>Recode’s</b> annual <b>Code Conference</b> is back. Next week, from May 29 to May 31, we’ll have in-depth interviews with some of the top leaders in tech, media and politics who are changing our …

New York Pushes Crypto Exchanges for More Transparency

Attorney general Eric Schneiderman sends letters to 13 markets including Gemini, Coinbase Unit<p>By<p>Paul Vigna<p>Paul Vigna<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@paulvigna<p>Google+<p>Paul.Vigna@wsj.com<p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is ramping up pressure on cryptocurrency exchanges to increase …

Eric Schneiderman

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un invites South Korea’s president to Pyongyang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has asked South Korea’s president to join him in Pyongyang for talks, a departure for a belligerent leader more used to issuing threats than invitations.<p>Moon Jae-in must now walk a fine diplomatic line as he tries to encourage North Korea’s new …

AI can predict when we'll die — here's why that's a good thing

A new algorithm could ease critically ill patients' final days.<p>Artificial intelligence is proving to be a revolutionary tool across many industries, but the technology is having a particularly big impact when it comes to healthcare. Researchers are using AI to combat the flu, by building improved …

Artificial Intelligence

The microbiome has been called the forgotten organ — and it could hold the 'next paradigm shift in science and medicine'

The bugs that live in our gut might one day soon be used to guide the way we treat everything from infections to cancer.<p>Scientists have been working on ways to use the microbiome, or the assortment of microorganisms that live in and on us, to unlock new treatments for difficult diseases. It's led …

Microbiology

Gone With A Shot? Hopeful New Signs Of Relief For Migraine Sufferers

Humans have suffered from migraines for millennia. Yet, despite decades of research, there isn't a drug on the market today that prevents them by targeting the underlying cause. All of that could change in a few months when the Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce its decision about …

Medicine

My 'sugar daddy' pays me $12,000 a month, and marriage is on the table

In our first interview with a sugar baby, 32-year-old *Crystal Milan discussed what it was like to treat being a sugar baby like a job. But obviously, some people do choose the romance side of sugar dating — like Milan's friend, Gail, who introduced her to the scene.<p>Here, we chat with the …

Relationships

Steve Bannon is 100% right about Russia and the Trump campaign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a new book detailing the wild first year of Donald Trump's presidency, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is quoted blasting top operatives in the 2016 campaign for their naivete and idiocy in their dealings with the Russians.<p>He's absolutely right.<p>Of the July …

Donald Trump

The President Is Mentally Unwell — and Everyone Around Him Knows It

Until recently, the debate over our president’s mental health has focused on questions of psychological pathology: Do Donald Trump’s flamboyant …

Move over, bitcoin. Here comes litecoin

Bitcoin has been on amazing ride for the past few weeks. But there is actually another cryptocurrency that's enjoyed an even bigger spike lately.<p>It's called litecoin, and it has nearly doubled in just the past 24 hours and has surged more than 250% in the past week according to digital currency …

Cryptocurrency

Winners And Losers Of The Senate Tax Bill

As tends to happen this time of year, I awoke this morning to find that a friendly elf had mysteriously manifested itself in my living room. Only this time, Oscar wasn’t alone. He was toting along something else that, like Oscar, wasn’t here when I went to bed, but that had miraculously …

North Korea's new ICBM likely broke up upon re-entry, US official says

<b>(CNN) —</b> An intercontinental ballistic missile that North Korea said could reach the "whole" mainland of the United States likely broke up upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere, a US official said Saturday.<p>North Korea on Tuesday broke a two-month lull in weapons testing. It launched an advanced …

Bitcoin Has One Major Flaw You Need to Know About

The main takeaway from the 1st annual Consensus Invest Conference is that bitcoin is great, but there is a flaw that experienced miners have …

Who Will Be the Next Queen? Elizabeth II Now Oldest World Leader After Mugabe Resignation

When 93-year-old Robert Mugabe stepped down Tuesday from his 37-year reign as president of Zimbabwe, he also forfeited his position as the world’s …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Baking

In U.N. Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

UNITED NATIONS — Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a panel investigating who is using chemical weapons in the Syria conflict.<p>The Russian veto means the panel, which has found that …

Mugabe seen in talks with military amid Zimbabwe political chaos

<b>Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN) —</b> Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe has been shown in talks with the commander of the country's defense forces, a day after the military seized control of the capital.<p>Photographs published by the pro-Mugabe Herald newspaper are the first images seen of the veteran …

South Africa

House passes GOP tax bill, upping pressure on struggling Senate effort

House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation that would overhaul the U.S. tax code, a crucial step forward in their effort to enact the centerpiece of President Trump's economic agenda.<p>The bill passed with 227 votes in favor and 205 against, a comfortable margin in the divided chamber. Thirteen …

A Simple Skillet Bread Recipe - Real Food

<i>Make this simple skillet bread recipe in 15 minutes, its nutritious, tastes good and is easy to prepare.</i><p><i>My mom tells stories of the best bread she's</i> …

Bread

Understanding Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold

There are officially three versions of Bitcoin, including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Bitcoin Gold (BTG).<p>BTC is by far the King of Crypto, …

Cryptocurrency

In a Major First, Scientists Edit DNA Within the Human Body

For the first time, scientists have edited the DNA inside of a patient’s body, in an attempt to cure a genetic disorder by permanently changing the …

This Impressive-Looking Cranberry Trifle Dessert Is as Easy as 1-2-3

If you want to astonish your friends and family with a beautiful and elegant dessert, this Cranberry Dreamsicle Trifle is the recipe you need to …

Who is who in Zimbabwe's political crisis

<b>President Robert Mugabe</b><p>One of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, Mugabe has been Zimbabwe’s leader since its independence in 1980. A former teacher, Mugabe lead the Zimbabwe African National Union movement and was a key negotiator in the creation of a fully democratic Zimbabwe. In 1987 as leader of …

Zimbabwe army denies coup as they take control of Harare, says President Mugabe is 'safe'

Zimbabwe's military said it had seized power in a targeted assault on "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe who were causing social and economic …

Soldiers take over Zimbabwe state broadcaster - reports

Soldiers took over the headquarters of Zimbabwe's ZBC state broadcaster, two members of staff and a human rights worker said, compounding speculation …

To understand the coup in Zimbabwe, you need to know more about Grace Mugabe

In Zimbabwe, the military has taken control of the capital, Harare, with tanks and troops stationed around the city. Army generals officially announced around 4 a.m. local time on Wednesday that President Robert Mugabe and his family “are safe and sound and their security is guaranteed.”<p>While Gen. …

Justice Dept. to Weigh Inquiry Into Clinton Foundation

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Monday that prosecutors were looking into whether a special counsel should be appointed to investigate political rivals President Trump has singled out for scrutiny, including Hillary Clinton.<p>The department, in a letter sent to the House Judiciary Committee, …