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40 Magazines | 44,237 Followers | @bloomberg | The first word in business news.<p>Deadly Mines Linked to Child Labor Thrive in Rush for Batteries<p>The …

In Rare Move, IDF Warns Lebanon of War if Hezbollah and Iran Continue to Grow Presence

The Israel-Lebanon border area. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.<p><i>JNS.org</i> – In a rare contribution by an Israeli official to Arab media, IDF spokesman Brig. …

The dark underside of Saudi Arabia the crown prince is loath to change

ONE VIEW of Saudi Arabia was on display at the just-completed World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where the kingdom sought to reassure investors and show off traditional Saudi food, music and culture. The finance minister, Mohammed al-Jadaan, declared, “Saudi Arabia today is different. It’s …

Saudi Arabia

The inside story of Israel's campaign of assassination

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>But first- This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel.<p>Bound up in its tumultuous existence, even …

The Overwatch Videogame League Aims to Become the New NFL

Stefano Disalvo is a professional athlete.<p>He has the physical gifts of a professional athlete, the dedication and drive of a professional athlete, …

We've Entered a New Era of Quantum Computing

Quantum computing might be nascent, but recent advancements have brought us into a new age. And every new era needs a name. So when future computing …

Softwear: How an Underground Fashion Label for Nerds Got Cool

It’s 12:21 pm on a Tuesday, and the new coat from Outlier is going live.<p>For the obsessed fans of this technically minded menswear house, Tuesday …

GM just revealed a fully autonomous electric car — and it doesn't have a steering wheel

No driver. No pedals. No steering wheel. Just seats and screens and doors that can close themselves. That's what riders will see when they get into one of General Motors' Cruise self-driving electric vehicles, scheduled to hit the road in 2019.<p>On Thursday, the automaker also stressed that the fully …

Autonomous Cars

The Secret World of Stolen Smartphones, Where Business Is Booming

Author: Matthew Shaer. Matthew Shaer Gadget Lab<p>Date of Publication: 12.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p><b>In late May</b> of 2012, a damaged …

Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups, Too

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips.<p>How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel, which made the chips that ran more than 80 percent of the world’s personal computers? Even in the areas where …

Startups

Artificial intelligence is the weapon of the next Cold War

It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The United States and Russia each accuse the other of interfering in …

The Little Rocket That Could Sends Real Satellites to Space

The launch company Rocket Lab has amusing names for its missions. The first, in May, was called “It’s a Test” (it was). When the staff debated what …

Five obvious questions about Apple’s HomePod speaker

‘No wireless. Less space than a Nomad. Lame.’<p>Today, Apple finally announced a shipping date for its smart speaker, the HomePod. And something about the launch of this Apple music device reminds me of the launch of that other Apple music device, the iPod.<p>“No wireless. Less space than a Nomad. Lame,” …

Apple Music

All the Ways Your Smartphone and Its Apps Can Track You

The little pocket supercomputers we all constantly carry around with us aren’t just supplying us with useful information, they’re also collecting a …

Apps

An ex-Google engineer said a top exec accused him of stirring up trouble when he called out colleagues for making racist comments

To hear James Damore and other conservatives tell it, Google is a hostile place for those who question the value of diversity.<p>But according to one ex-engineer, the search company is an equally unwelcoming to those who call out bigoted employees and want to encourage it to hire more women and …

The Workplace

Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on What Friends and Family Share

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members will see most often, saying on Thursday that it would prioritize what their friends and family share and comment on while de-emphasizing content from publishers …

Social Media

It's the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech

For most of modern history, the easiest way to block the spread of an idea was to keep it from being mechanically disseminated. Shutter the …

Fake News

Our Best Hope for Civil Discourse Online Is on ... Reddit

I had a view, and my view was this: Serial sexual abusers should submit to castration. Castration, I believed, would sideline the abuser’s …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says AI is more profound than electricity or fire

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, speaking at a taped television event hosted by MSNBC and <i>The Verge</i>’s sister site <i>Recode</i>, said artificial intelligence is one of the most profound things that humanity is working on right now and compared it to basic utilities in terms of its importance.<p>Speaking to <i>Recode</i>’s …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT Scientists Design Artificial Synapse to Power Brain-Like Computer Chips

For once, analog is more powerful than digital.<p>A new era of computing just got closer, as researchers have created the design and run the first ever …

Quantum Computing

7 signs Apple TV is changing television

The future of television is apps – or something like them, and software developers are exploring possibilities with Apple TV.<b>International anywhere</b>If …

Smart TV

Advancing quantum computing

European researchers have made important advances in understanding the major stumbling block to realisation of quantum computers, a phenomenon known …

Tech startups are taking on the oil business

Silicon Valley is a long way from Houston. Hackathon denizens seem to exist in a different universe than rough-and-ready oilfield crews. But tech startups are invading the oil business. Not only that, they’re succeeding despite the price rout.<p>Oil prices plunged in 2014 because of a supply glut …

Apple and Samsung are said to be working on a technology that would change the wireless industry as we know it

The GSMA, an industry association that represents mobile-phone makers worldwide, is working on a standardized, embeddable SIM card that would let you jump between carriers more easily.<p>Apple and Samsung, two of the world's biggest phone makers, are said to be in "advanced talks" with the GSMA about …

IPad Air

What is Big Data? A super simple explanation for everyone

The term “Big Data” may have been around for some time now, but there is still quite a lot of confusion about what it actually means. In truth, the …