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'Let it be an arms race': Donald Trump clarifies position on nuclear weapons

It was unclear who Trump was directing arms race threats against, but he said he received a letter from Putin calling for ‘collaboration on the international scene’<p>The president-elect Donald Trump has stunned nuclear weapons experts by appearing to call for a renewed arms race on his Twitter feed …

Trump tweets praise of Putin for attack on Clinton

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump late Friday publicly praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for attacking Trump’s former Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.<p>In a striking statement that seems to further align Trump with Putin, the incoming U.S. president tweeted that he …

Quantum Computing Update: Coherent Electron-Photon Coupling Achieved, May Help Build Scalable Devices

One of the biggest hurdles in the creation of viable quantum computers is overcoming the fragility of quantum information.<p>In the quantum realm, at …

Tesla hid an Easter Egg in its Model X that triggers a Christmas light show

A fun, quirky perk about owning a Tesla is that you can always look forward to a new Easter Egg.<p>In the past, Tesla owners have been able to turn the car shown on their infotainment screen into the the submersible Lotus Esprit S1 from the James Bond movie, "The Spy Who Loved Me." They've also been …

Dutch scientists' artificial leaf can create medicine anywhere

Wouldn't it be great to have the ability to concoct medicine anywhere the sun shines, even if it's on another planet? A team of Dutch scientists from Eindhoven University of Technology have developed an artificial leaf-like device that could make that happen. The researchers, inspired by plants …

Encrypted email app ProtonMail reports surge in users after latest Yahoo hack revealed

ProtonMail, the encrypted email service that touts itself as NSA-proof, claimed that user growth doubled in the wake of the latest Yahoo email hack scandal, an event that saw an “unauthorized third party” access data from more than one billion Yahoo accounts.<p>That particular hack dated back to 2013, …

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21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

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Trump posse browbeats Hill Republicans

Lawmakers are loath to say anything remotely critical, fearful they might set off the president-elect or his horde of enforcers.<p>In early December, Rep. Bill Flores made what seemed like an obvious observation to a roomful of conservatives at a conference in Washington. Some of Donald Trump’s …

Smog refugees flee Chinese cities as 'airpocalypse' blights half a billion

Thousands head to pollution-free regions as haze descends on the country’s northern industrial heartland<p>Tens of thousands of “smog refugees” have reportedly fled China’s pollution-stricken north after the country was hit by its latest “airpocalyse” forcing almost half a billion people to live under …

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Wells Fargo bleeding continues: New account openings dive 41%

Wells Fargo continues to suffer repercussions from the bank's tarnished reputation in the wake of the fake account scandal.<p>New customer checking account openings plunged 41% in November compared with last year, the bank said on Friday. They fell 9% from the previous month.<p>That signals a continued …

Donald Trump paid millions of dollars in campaign funds to his businesses during the election race

Donald Trump paid millions of dollars of his presidential campaign finances to his own businesses and family arising from their provision of campaign services, a review of government reports show.<p>The president-elect paid almost $12.5 million (£10 million) to his companies and to family members in …

Uber is stubbornly refusing to apply for a $150 permit for its self-driving cars

Your move, California<p>Uber is sticking to its guns in refusing to apply for a $150 permit that the California Department of Motor Vehicles says it needs to operate self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco. In a conference call with reporters convened late Friday afternoon, Anthony , VP of …

Autism: Scientists May Be Able To Explain A Third Of All Cases

The discovery could help researchers develop a treatment.<p>The scarcity of a single protein in the brain could explain as many as a third of all cases …

Trauma surgeon & ER doctor crowdfunding Apple Watch app to detect falls for the elderly

A trauma surgeon and emergency medicine doctor are crowdfunding FallCall, an Apple Watch app which automatically detects when someone has fallen and calls for the appropriate level of help.<p>The app was developed in response to statistics showing that one in three people aged 65+ fall each year, …

BMW's HoloActive Touch floats a virtual touchscreen next to your steering wheel

BMW has announced the first details of HoloActive Touch, a concept dash interface that uses gesture commands. It's an iteration on the AirTouch system shown off at CES last year, and will itself make its debut at CES 2017 next month. The main difference is that it makes use of a free-floating …

IBM's Watson supercomputer discovers 5 new genes linked to ALS

IBM Watson is known for its work in identifying cancer treatments and beating contestants on <i>Jeopardy!</i> But now the computing system has expertise in a …

Eko is a smartphone-compatible stethoscope for the 21st century

Go to any hospital or urgent care center, and draped around the neck of every doctor will be a stethoscope. These devices, used by physicians to listen to the heart and the lungs, were first invented 200 years ago by Frenchman Rene Laennec, and the fundamentals of them haven’t really changed all …

Uber’s self-driving cars hit the streets of San Francisco today

With drivers behind the wheels.<p>Uber is bringing its self-driving technology to San Francisco. Now riders in the foggy city will (sometimes) have the option of getting picked up in one of Uber’s new near-autonomous cars.<p>Self-driving doesn’t mean driverless for Uber, though — not yet, anyway. For …

Transportation

Artificial intelligence has a big year ahead

Get ready for AI to show up where you'd least expect it.<p>In 2016, tech companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft launched dozens of products and services powered by artificial intelligence. Next year will be all about the rest of the business world embracing AI.<p>Artificial intelligence is …

Amazon’s drone delivery launches in the UK

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Twitter now lets you livestream without having to use Periscope

Twitter now lets anyone to broadcast live without installing Periscope on their iOS or Android device. Today, the company announced that its live video capability has become integrated into its apps, meaning that with just a couple of clicks, you can begin sharing a moment with your followers.<p>For a …

Google makes it easier to swap iOS for Android with Drive

Google has rolled out new features to its cloud storage service, Google Drive, to help transfer content from iOS devices to Android. Google announced on Twitter yesterday that Drive now supports photo, video, contact and calendar event transfers, enabled through the iOS Drive app.<p>To make use of the …

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Trump officially picks John Kelly to lead DHS

Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly is Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security, the president-elect’s transition team officially announced Monday morning.<p>News that Kelly would be tapped to lead the Department of Homeland Security first trickled out last week but was not …

Beijing 'seriously concerned' after Trump questions 'one China' policy

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China has warned that it's "seriously concerned" after President-elect Donald Trump questioned whether the United States should keep its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of "one China."<p>Trump has signaled a willingness to confront Beijing, and his latest comments in an …

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New 'nasty' ransomware encourages victims to attack other computers

Popcorn Time malware offers users free removal if they get two other people to install link and pay<p>A new ransomware variant has been discovered using an innovative system to increase infections: the software turns victims into attackers by offering a pyramid scheme-style discount.<p>Any user who finds …

Malware

Vesper grabs $15M to build a durable low-power mic that listens forever

As digital assistants like Siri and Alexa become more intelligent, there’s a growing need for them to always be accessible.<p>Current microphone tech has been too power-hungry to keep permanently enabled. As a result, a new class of products, home assistants, like Amazon’s Alexa-enabled products and …

Mobile Devices

Spotify isn't acquiring SoundCloud after all

Just a couple of months ago, rumors indicated Spotify was negotiating to acquire fellow music streamer SoundCloud. Now, <i>TechCrunch</i> reports hearing from a source that those talks have ended and Spotify is walking away. According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, Spotify has considered this deal twice before and …

No more cellular, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth access for Note 7's in Canada

In case you’ve missed it — which I highly doubt — the Galaxy Note 7 was recalled by Samsung due to risk of malfunction and fire. Although the tech giant has been trying hard to get users to return their Note 7 devices, some of them decided to take the risk and keep using the smartphone.<p>In Canada, …

In Prague, Giant Robot Sculpture Watches You

For his latest public sculpture, Czech artist David Cerny creates an ode to photography and voyeurism.<p>A week after we wrote about a monolithic, glitched-out moving sculpture of Franza Kafka’s head in Prague, Czech sculptor and artful provocateur David Cerny returned with another giant public …