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Google, Facebook and Amazon face tough questioning over potential monopolies
The tech giants weathered many critiques during a congressional hearing Tuesday. Meanwhile, Apple got less attention.
Jul 16, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

Microsoft worker charged with stealing millions in digital currency scam
A former Microsoft worker has been charged in what investigators describe as a scheme to steal $10 million in digital currency.
Jul 16, 2019 23:45 UTC Business Read More

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik's Cube Without Human Help
Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik's Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial intelligence to…
Jul 16, 2019 23:29 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Alzheimer's Could Be Slowed by Fewer Than 9,000 Steps a Day, Shows Study Linking Exercise With the Disease
Scientists believe even moderate amounts of exercise can slow cognitive decline in people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. A study published in the…
Jul 16, 2019 23:14 UTC Fitness Read More

Intimate Capital targets $20 million to invest in sex tech startups
Intimate Capital is structured more like a private-equity firm than a traditional venture-capital firm, a trend first sparked by cannabis investors.
Jul 16, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Biden’s doubling down on ObamaCare — lies included
President Barack Obama's claim about keeping your doctor under ObamaCare was the 2013 PolitiFact “Lie of the Year.” Now ex-veep Joe Biden's echoed claim…
Jul 16, 2019 22:41 UTC Health-Care Read More

The Challenge to Obamacare and a Legal Question: Does What Politicians Say Matter?
Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about Texas v. United States, a legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and the general complications of the judiciary…
Jul 16, 2019 22:40 UTC Health-Care Read More

We're One Step Closer to Invisibility Cloaks Being Real
It's one thing to write about magical or science-fiction concepts like an invisibility cloak, such as the one used by Harry Potter and his wizard friends. It's another…
Jul 16, 2019 22:16 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

How To Act Like a Business and Get Paid Like One
Business principal number one: if you want to get paid like a business, you have to act like a business. All too often, new entrepreneurs lose out on opportunities…
Jul 16, 2019 22:06 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Blaze Pizza Now Has a Keto Pizza Crust and New Vegan and High-Protein Menu Options Shape
Blaze Pizza became the first national chain to offer a keto-friendly pizza crust. According to nutrition information on the company's website, it's a cauliflower crust…
Jul 16, 2019 21:50 UTC Nutrition Read More

Tiny vibration-powered robots could repair your body from the inside
There are many challenges to developing robots that could operate within your body, not the least of which is finding a power source -- you can't exactly strap...
Jul 16, 2019 21:48 UTC Science Read More

Stocks Decline as Earnings Roll In; Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell as investors assessed mixed corporate earnings amid *fresh* trade tension. Treasuries rose and the dollar was steady. The S&P 500 Index…
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Markets Read More

Nurse practitioners are the solution to health care provider shortages TheHill
NPs are uniquely qualified to provide high-quality, comprehensive and cost-effective primary health care to all patients. It's time that policymakers at both the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Health-Care Read More

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
Exxon Mobil (XOM) closed at $75.93 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.49% move from the prior day.
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Markets Read More

DC news outlet pulls feature crediting Nazi rocket scientist for Apollo 11 moon landing TheHill
Washington radio station WTOP apologized Tuesday after pulling a story that commended Nazi aerospace engineer Wernher von Braun as part of the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:43 UTC Science Read More

Is Entrepreneurship the New MBA?
Today's 20-somethings are foregoing the MBA/corporate career path to pursue the riskier world of entrepreneurship.
Jul 16, 2019 21:41 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Financial Crisis Bear Market Is Scary Close
Everyone knows something bad is brewing not just in the USA but globally within the financial systems. Most countries are bankrupt, and almost all currencies…
Jul 16, 2019 21:33 UTC Markets Read More

Here's what Boston EMT's face on a daily basis
The head of Boston EMS said an increase of calls for drugs and mental health issues is making their job more dangerous.
Jul 16, 2019 21:32 UTC Science Read More

Vast majority of dietary supplements don't improve heart health or put off death, study finds
In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and…
Jul 16, 2019 21:18 UTC Health Read More

Vast majority of dietary supplements don't improve heart health or put off death, study finds
In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and…
Jul 16, 2019 21:18 UTC Nutrition Read More

How Virtual Reality Helped To Create The Lion King
To create The Lion King, director Jon Favreau used a popular video game engine to design a virtual reality version of Pride Rock.
Jul 16, 2019 21:06 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

A promising new anesthetic discovered with help from a computer
Using drug-designing software, Stanford researchers found a new anesthetic that appears to work while maintaining blood pressure.
Jul 16, 2019 21:02 UTC Computing Read More

Puerto Rico DOL Employment Law Guidelines 2019
On May 8, 2019, the Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (“PR DOL”) issued its “Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto…
Jul 16, 2019 20:42 UTC Jobs Read More

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