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Nasa develops sleep deprivation test to avoid accidents like Challenger
When the Challenger space shuttle exploded in 1986, killing all seven crew members, an inquiry concluded that human error driven by fatigue and long hours at…
Aug 08, 2019 23:59 UTC Health Read More

Tesla owner who saw range slashed by software update filed class action lawsuit
Tesla is now facing a class-action lawsuit from an owner, who like several other Tesla owners earlier this year, saw the range of his car slashed by a software…
Aug 08, 2019 23:59 UTC Business Read More

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial recognition lawsuit can proceed
Facebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook's arguments to halt a class…
Aug 08, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

IoT in Logistics: Deciding between Edge vs. Cloud Computing Analytics
What is the best for connectivity when it comes to IoT in logistics? We look at the edge vs. cloud computing analytics.
Aug 08, 2019 23:42 UTC Computing Read More

What Made Microsoft a $1 Trillion Company in 2019?
Microsoft (MSFT) stock is up 37.6% YTD, with a market cap over $1.05 trillion. The tech giant has been the most valuable public company for most of 2019.
Aug 08, 2019 23:36 UTC Markets Read More

Defy False Market Fears: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 8/8/19)
It's easy to spread fear, but it's much harder to stay calm and carry on, Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers Thursday. After today's market rebound, Cramer…
Aug 08, 2019 23:33 UTC Markets Read More

Broadcom to acquire Symantec's enterprise security software business
Chipmaker Broadcom is buying cybersecurity specialist Symantec Corporation's enterprise security business for $10.7 billion in cash, the companies announced…
Aug 08, 2019 23:18 UTC Business Read More

Strategic Behavioral Health's Bettendorf facility files extension; others encounter more problems
A hospital that's owned by the same parent company as a new psychiatric hospital set to open in Bettendorf may have its license revoked in Colorado.
Aug 08, 2019 23:18 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Uber reports loss of $5.2 billion after going public
Uber reported Thursday that it lost $5.2 billion in the second quarter, pointing to the tough reality of navigating the high-cost gig economy as a public company.
Aug 08, 2019 23:17 UTC Business Read More

Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers
Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty…
Aug 08, 2019 23:16 UTC Technology Read More

Jupiter just got slammed by something so big we saw it from Earth
It's bright, it's white and fortunately it's very far away from here.
Aug 08, 2019 23:06 UTC Science Read More

Climate change: Marine heatwaves kill coral instantly
Increasingly frequent marine heatwaves can lead to the almost instant death of corals, scientists working on the Great Barrier Reef have found. These episodes…
Aug 08, 2019 23:01 UTC Science Read More

Occidental Completes $55 Billion Acquisition Of Anadarko
Occidental Petroleum has just completed one of the largest oil mergers and acquisitions (M&A) of the past few years, buying Anadarko Petroleum and assuming…
Aug 08, 2019 22:59 UTC Business Read More

Apple's HomePod Market Share Fails to Take Off
Apple's smart speaker, the HomePod, has struggled to gain market share. Shipments haven't improved despite the company cutting prices.
Aug 08, 2019 22:55 UTC Markets Read More

Watch: Bill de Blasio, Hannity debate ObamaCare during headline-making interview
Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio and Fox News' Sean Hannity got into it during their headline-making interview over former President Barack…
Aug 08, 2019 22:46 UTC Health-Care Read More

Central Florida gaming influencer named world champion in VR
Bradley Lynch traveled to China for the week-long tournament of esports and came home a world champion.
Aug 08, 2019 22:41 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Billionaire alleges that Epstein misappropriated ‘vast sums ... from me and my family’
In a letter, Les Wexner, the billionaire who founded the Limited retail empire, says he is "embarrassed" to have been deceived by Epstein. The vast sums…
Aug 08, 2019 22:41 UTC Business Read More

Xiaomi plans to stuff a 108-megapixel Samsung camera sensor into a phone
It has teamed up with Samsung to develop a smartphone with a 108-megapixel “ultra-clear” image sensor.
Aug 08, 2019 22:41 UTC Gadgets Read More

Netflix Stock, Apple Stock: Why These Stock Market Winners Are Our Rookie Trading Mistakes
This week on the "Investing with IBD" podcast, IBD Multimedia *Content* Editor Alissa Coram joined the show for a discussion about trading mistakes and how to…
Aug 08, 2019 22:38 UTC Markets Read More

Uber Posts $5.2 Billion Quarterly Loss and Disappointing Sales
(Bloomberg) -- Uber Technologies Inc. failed to assure investors Thursday of its growth potential or that it can turn a profit anytime soon. The ride-hailing…
Aug 08, 2019 22:36 UTC Business Read More

Global Computer Bluetooth Modules Market 2019 Murata, Qualcomm, Intel, Broadcom, Panasonic, Texas Instruments, Fujitsu
The “Global Computer Bluetooth Modules Market 2018 Research Report” is an extensive Computer Bluetooth Modules Market research report contains an…
Aug 08, 2019 22:35 UTC Computing Read More

Why Jim Cramer Favors CRON and CGC
Canopy Growth (CGC) rose 1.5% today while Cronos Group (CRON) fell 3.8%. CNBC host Jim Cramer favors both stocks amid several weed industry scandals.
Aug 08, 2019 22:30 UTC Markets Read More

Indian giant Mahindra might open a second factory in Michigan, report says
The company best known in the US for its Roxor Jeep clone is looking at doubling down on US manufacturing.
Aug 08, 2019 22:28 UTC Business Read More

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