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IBM Now Holds 6 of 11 Seats on Hyperledger's Steering Board
IbIBM has doubled the number of its employees on the technical steering committee (TSC) of Hyperledger, stoking concerns about the tech giant's influence on…
Sep 09, 2019 23:59 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

UK fears crisis as 11.5 million get potentially addictive drugs
More and more Britons are being prescribed potentially addictive medicines like sleeping pills, opioids and other painkillers, raising the risk of a drug crisis like…
Sep 09, 2019 23:55 UTC Health Read More

iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R and 11 Max: Price, specs and features we expect Tuesday
We're counting down the hours until Apple unveils its next-generation iPhone on Tuesday in Cupertino, California. Apple faces some real challenges in making…
Sep 09, 2019 23:51 UTC Technology Read More

Asian Stocks Mixed; U.S. Yields Hit Two-Week High: Markets Wrap
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday amid a global bond sell-off that sent 10-year U.S. yields to the highest in more than two weeks.…
Sep 09, 2019 23:45 UTC Health-Care Read More

Study: Untreated high blood pressure could lead to poor brain health
High blood pressure can lead to diabetes, heart disease and other illness. It can also lead to cognitive decline, according to a new report.
Sep 09, 2019 23:41 UTC Health Read More

Techstars Seattle grad Rammer.AI raises $1.8M to democratize ‘conversational intelligence’ tech
Rammer.AI wants to help put “conversational intelligence” capabilities in the hands of more developers. The Seattle startup just reeled in a $1.8 million seed…
Sep 09, 2019 23:31 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Amazon searching for workers across US, brings Amazon Career Day to Nashville
Amazon is looking to fill more than 30000 positions across the country, including many in Nashville.
Sep 09, 2019 23:28 UTC Business Read More

Spirit Airlines tries to fix its image with comfier seats
Spirit Airlines, the low-cost airline that has reported the highest rate of passenger complaints, has spent the last few years improving customer *service* and now is…
Sep 09, 2019 23:20 UTC Business Read More

Subduing the Housing Godzillas
The Trump Treasury has some good ideas for shrinking Fan and Fred.
Sep 09, 2019 23:10 UTC Business Read More

Carmakers near CO2 cliff-edge in electrification race
PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Time is running out for European carmakers, which have waited until the last minute to try to meet ambitious EU emissions…
Sep 09, 2019 23:09 UTC Business Read More

D&O policy pricing for Aon clients jumps 17.1% in Q2
Directors & officers liability insurance pricing continues to rise, with the price per million for Aon PLC clients increasing 17.1% in this year's second quarter,…
Sep 09, 2019 23:08 UTC Health-Care Read More

Asteroid bombshell: NASA shock as huge space rock speeds near Earth at 60,000mph
ASTEROID 2019 R91 came within 23238 miles of Earth's surface but went undetected.
Sep 09, 2019 23:07 UTC Science Read More

Dollar Tree CEO on mitigating tariffs on Chinese imports: 'We play hardball'
Giving credit to the company's merchants, Dollar Tree CEO tells Jim Cramer how the discount retailer worked with vendors to reduce costs on imports.
Sep 09, 2019 23:06 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Important legal victory in web-scraping case
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (a 1986 anti-hacking law passed after a moral panic over the movie…
Sep 09, 2019 23:05 UTC Business Read More

Lenovo see smart displays as a foundation for ambient computing
If you're looking to build a smart home around the Google Assistant, it's hard to go past the first-party hardware on offer. However, to date, Lenovo has been one…
Sep 09, 2019 23:05 UTC Computing Read More

Haviland Smith: Russia’s American president
Editor's note: This commentary is by Haviland Smith, who is a retired CIA station chief who focused primarily on the Soviet target in East and West Europe and…
Sep 09, 2019 23:04 UTC Health-Care Read More

Bomb squad investigating suspicious device
A bomb squad was called out to San Diego's Encanto neighborhood Monday afternoon to investigate a suspicious device that turned out to be harmless,…
Sep 09, 2019 23:03 UTC Gadgets Read More

The benefits of fish oil — what the catch?
Some health claims about supplements rich in omega-3 fatty acids have been dismissed, but the picture is complex.
Sep 09, 2019 23:00 UTC Nutrition Read More

OPEC, Allies May Discuss New Metrics To Monitor Oil Market
A monitoring committee of OPEC and its partners in the production cut deal could discuss this week adopting new metrics to monitor the state of the global oil…
Sep 09, 2019 23:00 UTC Markets Read More

Target’s personalized loyalty program launches nationwide next month
Target today announced its new, data-driven loyalty program, Target Circle, will launch nationwide on October, 6th, following a year and a half of beta testing in…
Sep 09, 2019 22:55 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Target’s personalized loyalty program launches nationwide next month
Target today announced its new data-driven loyalty program, Target Circle, will launch nationwide on October 6th, following a year and a half of beta testing in…
Sep 09, 2019 22:55 UTC Business Read More

Carol Frenier: Teaching gender: Tolerance or indoctrination?
Editor's note: This commentary is by Carol Frenier, who is a partner with her husband, former Vermont representative Bob Frenier, in The Advantage Group Inc.,…
Sep 09, 2019 22:54 UTC Health-Care Read More

Melania Trump tweets she is ‘deeply concerned’ about youth vaping
WASHINGTON -- First lady Melania Trump expressed her concern about vaping on Monday as vaping-linked illnesses have been on the rise in the United…
Sep 09, 2019 22:51 UTC Business Read More

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