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Google, Firefox Browser Extensions Expose Data of 4 Million People
Google and Firefox browser extensions collected the personal data of four million people, according to a researcher. Consumer Reports tells you how to stay…
Jul 18, 2019 23:58 UTC Technology Read More

How's Xbox Doing? Here Are The Key Takeaways From New Earnings Report
Microsoft reports that Xbox Live users grew, while hardware sales dropped.
Jul 18, 2019 23:48 UTC Technology Read More

Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative
Listening to the "world's most relaxing song" before an operation could be just as good at calming patients' nerves as medication, US researchers say. The song…
Jul 18, 2019 23:37 UTC Health Read More

AUDUSD, NZDUSD Trend Resistance Held. Fed Williams Jawbones Markets
The US Dollar is rising, S&P 500 futures are dropping as the markets might have overestimated aggressive Fed easing bets. AUD/USD failed to breach 2018…
Jul 18, 2019 23:36 UTC Markets Read More

Bankruptcy watchdog pans employment terms for PG&E's new boss
The U.S. Trustee on Wednesday urged the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp to reject a motion by the power producer for an order approving…
Jul 18, 2019 23:27 UTC Jobs Read More

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO
Adam Neumann, the co-founder and chief executive of the international real estate co-working startup, WeWork, has reportedly cashed out of more than $700…
Jul 18, 2019 23:26 UTC Business Read More

Perch, A Techstars Startup, Is Lifting The $30 Billion Fitness Industry To New Heights
Three MIT graduates saw the need for better fitness technology when weightlifting. They came together to create Perch, the motion-based tracking camera that…
Jul 18, 2019 23:16 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Signs of heat exhaustion to watch for this weekend
PORTLAND (WGME) -- When it gets this hot, it can be downright dangerous, and can lead to heat exhaustion, or worse, heat stroke. Here's what the CDC says…
Jul 18, 2019 23:11 UTC Health Read More

Super Mario Maker 2 Is June 2019's Best-Selling Game
Super Mario Maker and the Nintendo Switch topped the sales charts for June.
Jul 18, 2019 23:03 UTC Technology Read More

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Jul 18, 2019 23:01 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman
Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was…
Jul 18, 2019 23:00 UTC Business Read More

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will now be used to fight crime in Colorado
Smartphones are joining the war on crime. Earlier this week Samsung announced that 2018's Galaxy S9 will be included with the duty vests worn by deputies in…
Jul 18, 2019 23:00 UTC Technology Read More

To Retire Sooner, Try These 4 Things Smart Change: Personal Finance
Whether you're 20 or 60, retirement can feel a long way off as you rise early for another day at the office. Saving enough money to climb down off the corporate…
Jul 18, 2019 22:44 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

To Retire Sooner, Try These 4 Things Smart Change: Personal Finance
Whether you're 20 or 60, retirement can feel a long way off as you rise early for another day at the office. Saving enough money to climb down off the corporate…
Jul 18, 2019 22:44 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

Fix For Oculus Rift S Static Flash Glitch Coming 'Soon'
A firmware fix for the Oculus Rift S “white static flash” glitch is coming “soon” in a future update, according to Facebook. Since its release in late May, the Rift S…
Jul 18, 2019 22:37 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Austin health officials monitoring Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo
The Austin Public Health department is monitoring the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with their regional, state and federal partners.
Jul 18, 2019 22:33 UTC Health Read More

Cramer: IBM earnings prove the company paid the right price for Red Hat
"It was a competitive situation, people, so IBM paid what they had to pay to get the job done," Jim Cramer says.
Jul 18, 2019 22:32 UTC Business Read More

Hundreds die due to government salt scheme that let industry set reduction targets, experts claim
Hundreds of people have died due to a disastrous Government initiative to cut salt from food, experts have claimed. A new study by Imperial College London has…
Jul 18, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

Rubik's Cube solved by deep learning algorithm in fraction of a second
Artificial intelligence, which may at some point automate your job and can already defeat professionals in six-player poker, is now able to solve Rubik's Cube…
Jul 18, 2019 22:07 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Link between diabetes and heart failure stronger in women than men, study says
(CNN) Doctors have long known about a link between diabetes and an increased risk of heart failure, but a new paper suggests the link is significantly stronger…
Jul 18, 2019 22:02 UTC Health Read More

Police department gets computer system upgrade
The Walnut Ridge Police Department plans to make some much-needed updates.
Jul 18, 2019 22:01 UTC Computing Read More

You're Probably Forgetting to Put Sunscreen on These 8 Places
When I was a kid, I distinctly remember trying to wiggle away as my mom rubbed sunscreen on my face, neck, back, and limbs. It seemed to take way too long for…
Jul 18, 2019 22:00 UTC Health Read More

Stock Market Ends Higher, Encouraging Bulls
The stock market struggled throughout most of Thursday's session, but reversed higher in an afternoon rally. The S&P 500 scored the best gain.
Jul 18, 2019 22:00 UTC Markets Read More



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