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How Fake Cops Got $1.2 Million in Real Weapons

<i>This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers the US criminal justice system. Sign</i> …

Surveillance

Analysis: How the US Would Attack Iran

5 weapons of war that could do it.<p>Zachary Keck [2]<p>In the event of an armed conflict with Iran, the single-seat, twin-engine F-22 would be integral in …

Military

Five Language-Learning Apps Tested and Reviewed - Bloomberg

If you’re not careful about your pronunciation, it’s pretty easy to tell someone in France that you’re pregnant instead of saying you’re full. In …

Language Learning

The CIA director just dropped some heavy hints that the US is looking into regime change in North Korea

CIA Director Mike Pompeo dropped hints at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday that the US was looking into regime change in Kim Jong Un's North Korea.<p>"It would be a great thing to denuclearize the peninsula, to get those weapons off of that, but the thing that is most dangerous about it is the …

North Korea

Adobe Just Built The Prettiest UI Ever

Squishy bendy color fun–no smock needed.<p>There is nothing quite like an artist’s palette. With this humble piece of paper or wood, the artist can mix infinite pigments, each of which can be dipped into again and again without a second thought.<p>FiftyThree’s Paper did an incredible job at streamlining …

University of Toronto

Asimov's Laws won't actually stop robots from harming us, so here's a better solution

How do you stop a robot from hurting people? Many existing robots, such as those assembling cars in factories, shut down immediately when a human comes near. But this quick fix wouldn’t work for something like a self-driving car that might have to move to avoid a collision, or a care robot that …

Robots

Intel lets you stick an AI brain into your USB port

Want to give your PC an IQ boost? Intel's $80 Movidius Neural Compute Stick lets you plug some computing brains into your laptop's USB port.<p>The device, geared for tinkerers and programmers, can crank out 100 billion mathematical calculations per second while consuming a paltry 1 watt of power. …

Machine Perception

Hackers are using hotel Wi-Fi to spy on guests, steal data | ZDNet

The DarkHotel hacking group has returned -- but this time they're focusing on a different target, using a new strain of Inexsmar malware.<p>An advanced …

Wi-Fi

How to Build Robots While Learning How to Code

Computer science just became fun.<p>Let's face it. Deep down, every adult still wants to build and play with robots every once in a while—allowing us to learn an important tech skill while satiating our inner 10-year-old. Although it seems like a childlike pastime, having a skill set that allows you …

Raspberry Pi

Learning to code might be the best (and cheapest) career choice you could make

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>If you've found yourself in a career rut, the best choice may just be to start from scratch and learn to code — no matter how many years of job experience you may have.<p>There’s so much new and …

Programming

Watch the US Navy's laser weapon in action

Already deployed on the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship is the US Navy's first - in fact, the world's first - active laser weapon.

Military

U.S. military turns to Silicon Valley to protect troops from drones

The U.S. military, which for decades has been untouchable from aerial attacks, faces a new foe that could change everything -- small drones.<p>Military historians have long pointed to the Korean War as the last time U.S. ground troops were killed by an enemy attack from the air. American air …

Silicon Valley

This little USB stick is designed to make AI plug-and-play

The Neural Compute Stick from Movidius makes it easy to add a machine vision processor to any device<p>Step by step, artificial intelligence is moving down from the cloud and into the device in your hand. The latest sign? This unassuming little thumb drive from chipmaker Movidius, which packs one of …

Machine Learning

One-Third of Cases of Dementia May Be Due to Lifestyle

Rising rates of dementia have frustrated medical experts for years, but a new report suggests that adopting certain lifestyle changes could prevent …

Dementia

This transforming drone can fly like an airplane and spin like a seed

Small drones tend to come in two distinct varieties: the ones with wings, which are best for carrying loads over long distances; and the ones with rotors, which are more agile but less energy efficient. A few drone-makers have tried to combine both flight-modes into a single design, but none have …

Drones

Climate Scientist Says He Was Demoted For Speaking Out On Climate Change

A former head policy adviser at the Interior Department is accusing the Trump Administration of reassigning him to a lesser position for speaking out about the dangers of climate change.<p>Joel Clement, a scientist who was director of the Interior Department's Office of Policy Analysis for much of the …

Climate Change

3 Reasons Millennials Don't Get Promoted

Fix these, and you'll climb fast.<p>You don't get promoted for attendance. You get promoted for impact.<p>There is a huge misconception around how promotions work in our economy. For the most part, people assume that promotions are the result of time. The more time you spend at a company, the more likely …

Millennials

Intel has axed the group working on fitness trackers and health wearables

Intel has axed the division that worked on health wearables, including fitness trackers, according to a person familiar with the matter.<p>The company …

Wearable Tech

Fintech startups are charmed by Macron — but are reluctant to leave London for Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - France's fast-growing fintech sector is optimistic the country's dynamic new president will push it up the global rankings. But startups based in London do not yet seem ready to swap that key hub for Paris, even if they have French roots.<p>The nascent industry, ranging from mobile …

FinTech

Avoiding War With Iran

he last thing the United States needs is another war in the Middle East. Yet a drumbeat of provocative words, outright threats and actions — from President Trump and some of his top aides as well as Sunni Arab leaders and American activists — is raising tensions that could lead to armed conflict …

Iran

Chinese fintech giant Lufax chooses Singapore for new platform

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Ping An Group's Lufax, China's second-largest marketplace lender, has been planning to launch a wealth management platform since last year, and it's now chosen Singapore for …

FinTech

Rock find 'rewrites' Australian human history

<b>Archaeologists have found the first evidence to suggest that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years.</b><p>The discovery indicates their arrival on the continent was up to 18,000 years earlier than previously thought.<p>It was made after sophisticated artefacts were excavated from …

Anthropology

World's Youngest Double Hand Transplant Declared a Success

This is the best news.<p>Two years after 10 year-old Zion Harvey received a pair of donor hands in a world-first transplant operation, doctors have …

Medicine

Companies offer quirky perks like guitar lessons, tattoos

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabbaticals, massages, or a home maid service? Bike maintenance, tattoos or guitar lessons? Some small and medium-sized companies are offering quirky and enviable perks to try to attract and keep the best workers.<p>The hundred staffers at marketing firm Velvet Media can periodically …

The Workplace

25 Habits of Successful and Extremely Happy People

Quality sleep, big dreams and meaningful conversations are all part of the mix for those lucky enough to call themselves "happy."<p>What's the secret to happiness? That can differ according to the person involved. But we do know that happy people have different habits and think differently than those …

Happiness

Disney unveils 'Star Wars Land' and it is everything ✨

USA & Japan & South Korea VS Russia & China & North Korea Military Power Comparison 2017 - 2018

USA VS CHINA - Military Power Comparison 2017

According To Harvard Psychologists: Parents Who Raise "Good" Kids Do These 5 Things

Times have changed greatly and with new times come new habits, sets of behavior and attitudes that seem very different from the ones we were used to …

COUNTDOWN TO DOOMSDAY World War 3 could happen in 2017-Why Syria, Putin, China, Iran, Korea and Isis