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Facebook is selling Portal devices that watch and listen to you at home
Facebook has confirmed that when you speak a command at a Portal, Facebook employees may end up listening to what you say.
Sep 18, 2019 23:54 UTC Gadgets Read More

Amazon Alexa now accepting 2020 candidate donations, but expert warns against using feature
Want to see your favorite 2020 candidate on the next debate stage? Now you have the option of donating to their campaign through e-commerce giant Amazon's…
Sep 18, 2019 23:40 UTC Business Read More

South West Madison Employment Center officially open
MADISON, Wis. - The South West Madison Employment Center officially opened Wednesday. The center is located on McKenna Boulevard at the former Griff's…
Sep 18, 2019 23:32 UTC Jobs Read More

New nonprofit seeks to employ people with disabilities Washington Daily News
A new Beaufort County nonprofit has a powerful mission: providing employment and public interaction for local people with physical and mental disabilities.
Sep 18, 2019 23:30 UTC Jobs Read More

SERC Physical Therapy opens new location on Gage Blvd.
SERC, or Spinal Extreme Rehabilitation Center, Physical Therapy cut the ribbon on their new location Wednesday.
Sep 18, 2019 23:30 UTC Fitness Read More

Datadog Raises $648 Million in U.S. IPO Priced Above Target
Datadog Inc. raised $648 million in its U.S. initial public offering, pricing its shares above an already increased target range.
Sep 18, 2019 23:22 UTC Business Read More

Saultite recognized as One to Watch by Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards
Skritswap Inc. founder and CEO named one of five to receive the award in 2019.
Sep 18, 2019 22:59 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Peter Berger: What has been will be again
Editor's note: This commentary is by Peter Berger, who has taught English and history for 30 years and writes “Poor Elijah's Almanack.” The column appears in…
Sep 18, 2019 22:54 UTC Health-Care Read More

Psychiatry residency program at North Central Health Care hopes to fill need
A residency program at North Central Health Care is helping to fill a gap in psychiatrists in central Wisconsin.
Sep 18, 2019 22:53 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Two Arrested for ‘Old-Fashioned Shakedown’ of Cryptocurrency Startup
U.S. authorities arrested two men for allegedly threatening to destroy a crypto startup after demanding millions of dollars in a shakedown.
Sep 18, 2019 22:44 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Government Continues to Closely Scrutinize Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices
On September 4, 2019 the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $15.4 million settlement with pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt ARD LLC…
Sep 18, 2019 22:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

Don't Let Market Volatility Derail Your Retirement
Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz from Morningstar. Is a volatile market a disaster if it occurs early on in your retirement? Joining me to discuss that topic is…
Sep 18, 2019 22:33 UTC Markets Read More

Io's Largest Volcano, Loki, Erupts Every 500 Days. Any Day Now, It'll Erupt Again.
The Loki volcano on Jupiter's moon Io erupts pretty regularly. If scientists are correct, it'll erupt again any day now.
Sep 18, 2019 22:32 UTC Science Read More

What Should Young Children Drink? Mostly Milk and Water, Scientists Say
A panel of scientists issued new nutritional guidelines for children on Wednesday, describing in detail what they should be allowed to drink in the first years of…
Sep 18, 2019 22:31 UTC Health Read More

When is a child an adult?
When does childhood end? That's the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world.
Sep 18, 2019 22:29 UTC Health Read More

What Should Young Children Drink? Mostly Milk and Water, Scientists Say
A panel of scientists issued new nutritional guidelines for children on Wednesday, describing in detail what they should be allowed to drink in the first years of…
Sep 18, 2019 22:28 UTC Nutrition Read More

Amid compression in recordkeeper industry, one start-up is banking on its technology to buck the trend
Consolidation of recordkeeper *service* providers to the defined contribution market may not yet be as torrid as some early predictions, but it's happening.
Sep 18, 2019 22:21 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Why FedEx Tanked by 13% on September 18
FedEx (FDX) stock fell sharply today after releasing its Q1 earnings on Tuesday after the bell. FDX's adjusted earnings per share fell 11.8% YoY to $3.05.
Sep 18, 2019 22:20 UTC Markets Read More

Y Combinator, Ginkgo Bioworks partner for synthetic biology startups
Y Combinator and Ginkgo Bioworks unveiled a deal to give startups access to tools in exchange for equity. The goal: disrupt the $5 trillion chemical…
Sep 18, 2019 22:12 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Brad Pitt opens up about fathers, sons and confronting Harvey Weinstein
Masculinity was a theme Brad Pitt was eager to discuss when he spoke with CNN's Christiane Amanpour about fathers, sons and confronting Harvey Weinstein,…
Sep 18, 2019 22:05 UTC Fitness Read More

Implementing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Medical Device Manufacturing
Lou Zhang, chief data scientist at MachineMetrics, explains the automation challenges facing the medical device industry and how using IIoT might help.
Sep 18, 2019 22:04 UTC Gadgets Read More

Do Nutritional Supplements Help With Mental Health?
A review of numerous studies looking at the effect of supplements on mental illness has found that some supplements do help, but others don't.
Sep 18, 2019 22:00 UTC Nutrition Read More

Why GPs Should Be Involved In Palliative Care
Palliative care in Malaysia could be much improved by training GPs to provide such care to patients in the community, as other countries are currently doing.
Sep 18, 2019 22:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

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