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Ad agencies see an uptick in business as direct-to-consumer brands expand beyond Facebook

When Bark, the company behind the dog-treat subscription service BarkBox, sought to cut its Facebook spending and launch its first TV spot last …

Advertising Industry

Taking action: using pharmacogenomics testing to individualize care for colorectal cancer

Pashtoon Kasi, M.D., M.B.B.S.<p>Every day, Mayo Clinic oncologist Pashtoon Kasi, M.D., M.B.B.S., is inspired by his patients with colorectal cancer to …

Cancer

Myth: Increased Competition In Header Bidding Is The Biggest Contributor To Revenue Gains

“The Sell Sider” is a column written for the sell side of the digital media community. Today’s column is written by Michael Necheporenko, chief …

Advertising Industry

IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> IQ scores have been steadily falling for the past few decades, and environmental factors are to blame, a new study says.<p>The research suggests that genes aren't what's driving the decline in IQ scores, according to the study, published Monday.<p>Norwegian researchers analyzed the IQ scores of …

Research

Brain Cancer Vaccine Moves Closer to Reality During Clinical Trial

In an ongoing phase III clinical trial, a brain cancer vaccine has significantly prolonged the life of participants with glioblastoma.<p>Getty Images<p>A …

Cancer

China to go full dystopia with mandatory vehicle RFID chips in 2019

Even without its thick blanket of Blade Runner-like smog, China would totally qualify as a real-life modern dystopia, thanks to a heavily regulated national internet and a profoundly authoritarian government. Well, guess what -- that government will be getting even more tools to track and monitor …

Science Fiction Movies

A giant new retail fulfillment center in China has only four employees

JD.com, one of China’s big e-commerce companies, has unveiled a warehouse in Shanghai that, it says, only keeps humans on board so they can service …

eCommerce

The Surprising Reason Why Neutron Stars Don't All Collapse To Form Black Holes

There are few things in the Universe that are as easy to form, in theory, as black holes are. Bring enough mass into a compact volume and it gets more and more difficult to gravitationally escape from it. If you were to gather enough matter in a single spot and let gravitation do its thing, you’d …

Physics

6 things you (probably) didn’t know about Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 BC), better known as Alexander the Great, created one of the largest empires of the ancient world in little over a …

Ancient History

These Gravity-Defying Hills Are One of The Strangest Natural Phenomena We've Seen

Where cars drift uphill.<p>Scattered across the world are a number of bewildering 'mystery spots' that appear to defy gravity - places where cars seem …

Physics

The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence in Naval Warfare

The U.S. Navy is investing real money to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into the force, requesting $62.5 million in the FY19 Defense …

Artificial Intelligence

Crypto Exchange Binance to Offer Fiat-Crypto Trading via Malta-Based Platform

Crypto exchange Binance announced plans to allow fiat-crypto trading this year through a separate Malta-based exchange, a Binance representative told …

Cryptocurrency

This startup wants to enable merchants to accept digital currency anywhere, anytime

Bitcoin has been around since 2009, and since then an influx of altcoins have entered the market to much acclaim. Yet, despite questions being raised as to whether bitcoin is going to change the world and how it will become the world’s single currency in 10 years, its acceptance among merchants is …

Cryptocurrency

Who Knew Blockchain Could Make Government This Easy? This Italian CIO, That’s Who.

The Italian province of South Tyrol is best known for its alpine mountains and ski resorts. With the highest concentration of Michelin-starred …

Blockchain

We've designed a 'flux capacitor', but it won't take us Back to the Future

The technology that allowed Marty McFly to travel back in time in the 1985 movie Back to the Future was the mythical flux capacitor, designed by …

Physics

Here's How Elon Musk Got His Groove Back and Turned Tesla's Image Around

Elon Musk just conducted a master class in how to repair a damaged corporate image.<p>For Tesla fans, it was a breath of fresh air to see good old Elon Musk on stage at the company's recent shareholders' meeting. Tesla stock had been in the doldrums, weighed down by the slow ramp-up of Model 3 …

Tesla

With strategic investment, Insilico Medicine is using deep learning to defeat aging

Every once in a while, you meet an entrepreneur who is both fully present, but also has a head full of dreams. That was my experience meeting and hosting Alex Zhavoronkov, the founder and CEO of Insilico Medicine, a few weeks ago in Vienna at the Pioneers conference. There, he gave a presentation …

Deep Learning

The problem with Trump is his style — but he's got a point when it comes to trade

<b>To the editor:</b> It’s easy to throw stones at President Trump around the 500-day mark of his time in office. I changed parties to vote for him in the California primary, and recently I re-registered as a Democrat.<p>Critics and allies both say that Trump’s “America first” policy really creates an …

United States

These Are the Best Places in the World To Live on the Beach for a Bargain

1 of 11<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Zlatni Rat, Croatia<p>3 of 11<p>Dominical Beach, Costa Rica<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Costa Rica

The jewellery boss who turned $500 into a $1bn business

<b>With her husband out of work, a heavily pregnant Kendra Scott knew she had to come up with a way of making some money.</b><p>On bed rest at home in Austin, Texas, awaiting the birth of her first child, she started designing jewellery in their spare bedroom.<p>This was back in 2002, when the then 28-year-old …

Jewelry

All of Top 100 Cryptocurrencies See Red Amidst CFTC Price Manipulation Probe

Sunday, June 10: crypto markets have seen a sharp drop today, in the wake of the news that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has …

Cryptocurrency

Why Micron Is So Excited About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence applications promise to drive huge demand for Micron's memory products.<p>Memory specialist <b>Micron</b> (NASDAQ:MU) sells both DRAM, a …

Artificial Intelligence

Physicist Brian Greene on the three biggest science mysteries he'd like to see solved

Brian Greene is a busy man. In addition to teaching at Columbia University in New York City, the theoretical physicist has written four books, starred in a handful of TV specials and along the way has become one of the world’s leading science communicators.<p>Along with his wife, Tracy Day, Greene …

Physics

A Collection of 20 The Most Interesting Financial UI/UX Designs to Inspire Banking and Fintech

There are so many beautiful visualizations of banking interfaces on Dribble and Pinterest. Unfortunately, if you look closer, quite often they are …

UX Design

How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Machine Learning

Want Your Child To Eat (Almost) Everything? There Is A Way

Experts will tell you that if you want to raise a kid who eats just about everything, you should feed them what you eat — assuming you're eating a varied, healthy diet. It's what most cultures have done for most of human history.<p>But American culture sends parents a very different message. Kids …

Nutrition

Thailand Unveils Details of Crypto Regulations, Legalizing 7 Cryptocurrencies

<b>The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand has unveiled the details of the country’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and initial</b> …

Cryptocurrency

How Blockchain Can Finally Fulfill Its Promise in Global Payments

<i>Julio Faura is the head of blockchain R&D at Santander.</i><p>There has been much debate about the potential benefits of blockchain technology to improve …

Blockchain

Neuroscientists Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

Neuroscience