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Selfie sticks out, pink flamingos in: How British buying habits changed in 2016

The fascinating shopping habits of Middle Britain have been revealed in John Lewis' annual report - showing that selfie sticks are out, and TV dinner …

The world's future hinges on supporting 10-year-old girls, says UN

Daline, 10, from Yaoundé, loves learning. Safeguarding her development, and that of 65 million other girls of her age, could shape the world, claims a new study<p>Ten-year-old Daline enjoys reading, dancing and using her mother’s make up. And she loves school. Her favourite subject is chemistry.<p>“When …

Research

Trump says he will accept election result - if he wins

WASHINGTON/DELAWARE, Ohio (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election - “if I win” - fueling Republican concerns his stance would make it harder for his party to maintain control of Congress.<p>His refusal to commit …

Government

The 15 most innovative countries in the world

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the soundness of banks to the sophistication of businesses in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of the economy of almost every country on earth.<p>One of the measures WEF looks at is innovation, which takes into account things like the …

Tel Aviv

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they …

Qualcomm-powered 5G devices may arrive in first half of 2018

As we saw back at MWC, 5G trials are already well under way around the world, and such efforts are recently boosted with support from the FCC plus the EU. Verizon has stated that it's aiming to implement 5G at some point in 2017, but today, a mobile chip giant has given us a more specific time …

CIA Prepping for Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia

The Obama administration is contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia in retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the American presidential election, U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.<p>Current and former officials with direct knowledge of the situation say the …

National Security

London zoo gorilla broke enclosure glass twice before escape

Although the zoo maintains Kumbuka did not break glass on Thursday, the ‘destructive’ silverback has form<p>A silverback gorilla that escaped from its enclosure at London zoo has broken panes of glass at the attraction at least twice, the zoo has confirmed.<p>Visitors to the attraction were locked in tea …

The Complete Computer Vision Course with Python

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Today at GeekDad Academy we’re featuring, the Complete Computer Vision Course with Python. This course is a series of 43 …

HTC exec: We want to make a difference this year

BARCELONA, Spain--The last thing you would expect someone to do would be to jump ship from Apple to HTC, but that's what Jack Yang, the former head of the Apple's iPhone business in Southeast Asia, did. And when he did, he leapt straight into the action.<p>The new boss of the South Asia market, which …