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Co-Working Spaces Are Redefining What It Means To Go To The Office

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Enlarge this image People gather around a speaker during a lunchtime seminar at a WeWork co-working space in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption ... Read More
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Augmenix Announces Positive Clinical Trial Results Demonstrating Efficacy of SpaceOAR

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Application of SpaceOAR hydrogel significantly reduces rectal injury in a high-dose SBRT treated patient population BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 26, 2017– Augmenix, Inc., a medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells proprietary absorbable hydrogels that separate and protect organs at risk during radiotherapy, today announced positive results from the first prospective clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of its SpaceOAR® System in protecting the rectum in men undergoing high dose stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT*) for the treatment of low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer. Results from the multi-ins... Read More
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Trump, Spanish PM Meet Before Secession Vote

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President Donald Trump is welcoming Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to the White House days before a crucial secession vote in his country. (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Trump vows to cut taxes ‘tremendously’ for middle class

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President Donald Trump vowed to deliver on a major tax cut for middle-class Americans on Tuesday as the White House and congressional leaders prepared to release details on a tax overhaul proposal that would slash the corporate rate and simplify the nation’s tax code. Trump met with Republicans and Democrats from the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee at the White House, telling reporters he would be releasing a “very comprehensive, very detailed report” on Wednesday that would offer the framework for his top legislative agenda. “We will cut taxes tremendously for the middle-class. Not just a little bit but tremendously,” Trump said. He predicted jobs “will be coming back in because we have a non-competi... Read More
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Google is reportedly separating its shopping service after EU antitrust fine

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Google is reportedly spinning off its comparison shopping service into a “standalone unit” after it was the subject of a record €2.42 billion fine ($2.7 billion) from the European Union. According to a report from Bloomberg, the tech giant will comply with the EU’s ruling by separating Google Shopping from the rest of its search business. The service will remain part of Google itself, but will “operate separately and use its own revenues to bid for ads.” ... Read More
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4 College Basketball Coaches Arrested In Bribery Case; Adidas Exec Also Named

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Federal agents have arrested former NBA star Chuck Person and several other college basketball coaches, in a bribery and fraud case that also involves sports management agents and a top executive at Adidas. In all 10 people were arrested. Describing the "dark underbelly of college basketball," Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim of the Southern District of New York said investigators believe bribes were paid to lure top recruits to elite programs — and to affiliate those players with sportswear deals at those universities. Other payments were made to coaches so they would steer young players toward financial and business advisers, in what Kim called an abuse of trust. "In exchange for bribes ranging from $13,000 to almost $1... Read More
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FCC declares that USA’s wireless competition problem has been solved

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EnlargeGetty Images | Yagi Studio The Federal Communications Commission today declared that there is "effective competition" in the United States' mobile wireless market, a finding that could influence how the FCC regulates wireless carriers and whether it approves mergers such as a possible combination of T-Mobile USA and Sprint. The FCC is required to report annually on the state of wireless competition, but during each year of the Obama administration it declined to make a finding on whether the market b... Read More
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Stack AR is the first ARKit game to top Apple App Store’s free-to-play category

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Stack launched last year for iOS and Android, but with iOS 11 rolling out to iPhones everywhere, developer Ketchapp Games rereleased the game with augmented reality. Called Stack AR, it reached No. 1 on the Apple App Store in the free-to-play games category over the weekend, according to market analyst Sensor Tower. It’s the first game... Read More
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Marc Anthony wants Trump to ‘Shut the f–k up about the NFL’

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Marc Anthony had strong words for President Trump. Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2whARpq Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynews Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nydnvideo Friend us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenewyorkdailynews Follow us on Tumblr: http://nydailynews.tumblr.com/No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Signal Has a Fix for Apps’ Contact-Leaking Problem

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The encrypted-communication app Signal has a sterling reputation within the security and crypto community, but its critics point to a nagging flaw: The app demands access to your phone's contact list when you install it. Signal's creators, like the developers of so many other social apps, consider contact-sharing a necessary evil, designed to make the app as easy to use as your normal calling and texting features. But it's one that some of Signal's most sensitive users resent as a breach of its privacy promises. Now Open Whisper Systems, the non-profit behind Signal, is launching an experimental new method to sew up that gap... Read More
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How to use Apple’s terrific document scanner in iOS 11

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One of the most useful tricks in Apple’s iOS 11 update is found inside the Notes app: it’s a document scanner. If there’s a business card, receipt, or any other document you want to save or mark up, this tool makes getting it on your iPhone or iPad dead simple. If you’ve been using a third-party app for this purpose until now — and there are several great ones — you can probably uninstall it in favor of Apple’s own solution. That’s what I did, anyway. To try out Apple’s built-in scanner for yourself, open Notes. Inside of any note, hit the + symbol above the keyboard. The menu that comes up will offer a few options — this is also the tool you’d use to add a photo or sketch to your note... Read More
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More Healthful Kids Meals? Panera CEO Dishes Out A Challenge

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Enlarge this image Panera's CEO has challenged other fast-food CEOs to eat their kids' menus for a week. He's trying to start a conversation about the nutrition in these meals. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption ... Read More
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Trump to Travel to Puerto Rico Tuesday

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The President will travel to the hard hit island of Puerto Rico next Tuesday to survey the damage and observe FEMA's efforts to help stabilize the badly damaged community. (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Demi Lovato wanted to put soul in 6th album

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Demi Lovato says she's found her groove for her latest album and it's her most authentic release. (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Associated Press is the essential global news network, deli... Read More
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend Invictus Games

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Prince Harry and his girlfriend made their first official public appearance as a couple. CBS News' Lewis Vaughan Jones reports.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7Follow "CBSN"... Read More
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Trump advisers used personal email for government business

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The Trump administration is defending itself after it was revealed that several members of the president's inner circle used personal email accounts to conduct government business. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett joins CBSN with his latest reporting.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Bill Gates switches to Android phone

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has revealed he uses an Android-powered smartphone, rather than a Windows one."Recently, I actually did switch to an Android phone," he said, speaking on Fox News Sunday.Microsoft's own Windows-powered phones have failed to make a significant impact on the smartphone market, which is dominated by devices running Google's Android operating system.However, Mr Gates said he had installed lots of Microsoft apps on his phone.When asked whether he also had an iPhone, perhaps as a secondary device, he replied: "No, no iPhone."He did not reveal which particul... Read More
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People Fleeing Puerto Rico Crisis Heading To Mainland U.S.

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Even before the destructive effect of Hurricane Maria hit the island, Puerto Rico was suffering from what President Donald Trump described as broken infrastructure and crippling debt. CBS News' David Begnaud reports.Detected Closed Captioning: WATER, OR FUEL A WEEK AFTER HURRICANE MARIA HIT. DAVID H A S MORE. THIS IS THE WORST HURRICANE PUERTO RICO HAS SEEN. Reporter: PUERTO RICO'S GOVERNOR TRAVELED WITH THE NATIONAL GUARD TO DELIVER A SATELLITE PHONE TO THE MAYOR OF SAN SEBASTIAN. IT'S CRITICAL IN ALLOWING THE SENIOR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS TO COMMUNICATE WITH LOCAL LEADERS IN THE HARDEST HIT AREAS. TWO CATEGORY 5 HURRICANES PASSING THROUGH AN ISLAND IS UNPRECEDENTED, AND THE RESPONSE NEEDS TO BE UNPRECEDENTED. Repor... Read More
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Boeing will give $2 million to anyone who can build a functional jetpack

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We live in a world where formerly unattainable futuristic touchstones like “flying cars” and autonomous vehicles are being treated with straight-faced sincerity by some of the biggest companies in world. So I guess it was only a matter of time before we had to start taking jetpacks seriously, too. A new two-year, $2 million global competition called the Go Fly Prize was introduced today at an aerospace industry conference in Texas with the goal of produc... Read More
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Dyson to make electric cars from 2020

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Dyson, the engineering company best known for its vacuum cleaners and fans, plans to spend £2bn developing a "radical" electric car.The battery-powered vehicle is due to be launched in 2020.Dyson says 400 staff have been working on the secret project for the past two years at its headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire.However, the car does not yet exist, with no prototype built, and a factory site is yet to be chosen.Sir James declined to give further details of the project. "Competition for new technology in the automotive industry is fierce and we must do everything we can to keep t... Read More
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Amazing Time Lapse of Aurora Borealis From Space

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The European Space Agency has released images of the Aurora Borealis shot from the International Space Station. (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Vacuum company Dyson is building an electric car

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Dyson, the UK company best known for its pricey vacuum cleaners, is building an electric car. The vehicle will be unveiled in 2020, and Dyson says it already has a team “over 400 strong” working on the project. The company plans to invest over £2 billion ($2.6 billion) in the endeavor, drawing on its battery and digital motor expertise to further the vehicle’s development. In a letter sent to employees, the company’s founder and CEO James Dyson discussed his long-held ambition to reduce toxic emissions from trucks and cars. “It has remained my ambition to find a solution to the global problem of air pollution,” wrote Dyson. “At this moment, we finally have the opportunity to bring all our tec... Read More
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Firefox 57 beta arrives with major visual overhaul and next-generation browser engine

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Mozilla today updated the beta version and developer version of its browser to Firefox Quantum. “Since the version number – 57 – can’t really convey the magnitude of the changes we’ve made, and how much faster this new Firefox is, we’re calling this upcoming release Firefox Quantum,” Mozilla explains. The new massive beta release is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new name signals Firefox... Read More
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Uber will now let you know when you’re being a total jerk to your driver

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Uber is announcing a few notable changes today, starting with a new feature that allows drivers to offer an additional layer of feedback to unruly riders. Working off the assumption that no one likes IRL confrontation, drivers can now choose from a preselected list of reasons to explain why they rated a passenger as less than five stars. So the next time you take too long getting in the car, or you have a loud phone conversation in the back seat, you’ll be hearing about it from your Uber driver. The update will ask drivers “what went wrong” if they select a four-star rating or less. They can then choose from a list of reasons: “wait time,” “patience,” “number of riders,” “attitude,” ... Read More
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Kurdish ‘Threat’: Turkey & Iraq hold drills after Kurdish referendum passes successfully

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Iraqi Kurds have voted in an independence referendum, despite opposition from both Baghdad and abroad. Baghdad sees the referendum as another source for destabilization of an already fragile state and doesn’t want to lose the oil-rich region.Turkey is conducting joint military drills with Iraq, and threatened to block an oil pipeline operated by the Kurds. RT discussed the Iraqi Kurdish referendum with Namo Abdulla from Rudaw, a Kurdistan media network, and former CIA officer Jack Rice.RT LIVE ... Read More
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Reports of Iran missile launch might be false

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U.S. officials said video of the supposed launch released by Iranian state television was actually months old.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72311/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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LISTnet’s Long Island Tech Showcase – Wednesday, September 27- 6:00pm

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LISTnet’s Long Island Tech Showcase is your chance to hear first hand what makes companies succeed and find out about great Long Island Tech Companies and what they do. Our keynote will be on the topic of Employee Engagement – What Makes a Company Great to Work For. If you’re looking to hire or retain talent you will definitely want to hear this presentation. If you’re on the other side, looking for a place to work, find out what you should be looking for. The Showcase part of the evening  features two great companie: Skoop! is a full-spectrum interactive-marketing services provider offering multifaceted, scalable, branded programs for franchised and multi-location retailers, spas and salons, rest... Read More
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Anti-Terrorist Raid: US not answered who its special forces fight in Syria

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The Russian military has launched airstrikes on terrorist positions in Syria's Idlib and Deir ez-Zor provinces.The strikes targeted ISIS and Al-Nusra Front outposts, destroying military equipment and arms depots. Earlier, Reuters published an article claiming Russian strikes had hit US-backed rebels in Deir ez-Zor province. However, the Russian Ministry of Defense has released satellite images showing US special forces, and their allies, camped inside former IS strongholds.International affairs commentator Jonathan Steele talks to RT on the latest events in Deir ez-Zor.RT LIVE ... Read More
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‘Alternative’ Split: AfD leader Petry resigns amid party rift

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Co-chair and leading figure of the Alternative for Germany party Frauke Petry has resigned amid a split within the party.It comes right after the group secured seats in the German parliament for the first time in its history. Peter Oliver breaks down how the events unfolded.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscriptio... Read More
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San Juan mayor calls situation in Puerto Rico a “humanitarian crisis”

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The mayor of San Juan is calling the situation in Puerto Rico a "humanitarian crisis." She says it's a matter of "life and death" and that the U.S. territory is in desperate need of aid. Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz spoke to CBS News correspondent David Begnaud about what's needed in the wake of Hurricane Maria.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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WordPress.com integrates with Google Photos for easier image uploads

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WordPress.com has announced a neat new update that should go down well with bloggers around the world: integration with Google Photos. Google Photos is used by more than 500 million people globally, while WordPress is the content management system (CMS) of choice for more than 75 million, so this latest tie-up should prove popular. To get the ball rolling, you’ll need to select your media source as “Photos from your Google library” and then connect your WordPress.com account to your Google account when... Read More
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Twitter explains why Trump can use site as venue for violence, hate

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EnlargeApparently, it's totally OK to take to Twitter and declare that you're going to attack an entire country or assassinate its leader. According to Twitter, that's true if you're US President Donald Trump, even if the tweets are a violation of the micro-blogging platform's terms of service. Ever since Trump took office in January, the Internet has been wondering how San Francisco-based Twitter could allow the Tweeting President to routinely violate "The Twitter R... Read More
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Infections a risk in sports for kids

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A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics details how to prevent and treat infectious diseases that can be transmitted through organized sports for children and teenagers. MRSA, herpes and athlete's foot can spread in close contact sports like football and wrestling. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Former Thai prime minister a no-show for corruption verdict

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A verdict is expected in the corruption case against a former Thai prime minister on Wednesday, but it appears she will not be there to hear it. Yingluck Shinawatra has already been absent for the court ruling and it is believed that she is in hiding overseas.Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Ryan ‘Frustrated’ with Senate Health Care Holdup

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said he and other GOP Congress members are "frustrated" with the Senate's inability to make moves on their health care bill. (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Equifax CEO retires after massive data breach

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Published on Sep 26, 2017Equifax announced that CEO Richard Smith is abruptly retiring after a massive hack of the credit-services agency exposed the personal data of 143 million Americans. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning ... Read More
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Rep. Zeldin Releases Fact Sheet on Preventing Unwanted Telemarketer Calls

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Business & Finance, Tech & Science, Local News, Politics By Long Island News & PR Published: September 26 2017 Unwanted calls are the number one complaint from consumers when filing complaints with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). ... Read More
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TLC singer T Boz’s mentally ill cousin shot dead by police

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T-Boz and her cousin Eddie Russell Jr. was shot and killed by police in Illinois.Click here to read more: http://nydn.us/2whwwCASubscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nydailynewsFollow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Multiple Trump advisers used private email

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Sources say Jared Kushner wasn't the only White House adviser who used a personal email account to discuss government business.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72310/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Twitter won’t remove Trump’s N. Korea tweet

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President Trump sent out a tweet that appeared to threaten North Korea, but Twitter says it won't remove the tweet because it's of public interest.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72309/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Microsoft CEO on regulating Silicon Valley and the future of A.I.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella joined CBSN to discuss his new book, "Hit Refresh." Nadella also discusses gender discrimination in Silicon Valley, Microsoft's stance on the Trump administration and immigration policy, and the potential for artificial intelligence.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Local volunteers help Balinese villagers forced to evacuate

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More than 75,000 people have been evacuated from areas near Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano amid warnings its eruption is imminent. Scientists say when it does blow, the temperature of the earth will temporarily fall because the ash cloud will blot out the sun. Agung last erupted 54 years ago, killing at least a thousand Indonesians.Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from a mountain village on the Indonesian island of Bali.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJS... Read More
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Yogurt pods are just powdered milk and bacteria without a container

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The Yomee is a new gadget on Kickstarter designed to make you yogurt. It's essentially an automated milk heating and cooling system that also happens to rely on pods. Pods! As you can always expect from a proprietary pod-related gadget, the device relies on individual yogurt culture packs that you can only buy from Yomee. The pods themselves don't have a barcode or even wrapping — they're just dusty compressed milk and yogurt culture in the shape of a pod. You can buy yogurt culture on the internet, but it comes as a straight powder. Because the culture has to be added at a specific temperature, Yomee says the p... Read More
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Troops In Flying Cars? Kalashnikov unveils futuristic manned ‘copter’

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The Russian Kalashnikov arms manufacturer has brought the future a step closer after testing a working prototype of a manned ‘flying car.’ A video released by the company shows the machine being piloted by a person using only a joystick.The video released on Monday shows a vehicle resembling a passenger helicopter. Whether the device will enter the ranks of the Russian military or be used for civilian purposes – or both – remains a mystery so far.READ MORE: https://on.... Read More
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Kik raises $98 million in Kin cryptocurrency token sale

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Chat app Kik announced today that it has raised nearly $100 million from more than 10,000 people in its token distribution event. In fact, $42 million of the $98.8 million was raised in the first 24 hours of a sale that took place Sept. 12 – 26, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. An additional $50 million was raised in late August in a token presale that included investors like Blockchain Capital, Pantera Capital, and Polychain Capital, all well-known blockchain-specific investment firms. The amount raised falls short of an initially stated goal by the ... Read More
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Travel Troubles: Trump’s ban could cause economic rebound

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The US Supreme Court has postponed a hearing on Donald Trump’s plans to ban travel from certain countries.The ban now includes North Korea, Chad and Venezuela, in addition to Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. The move has already sparked international criticism. Iran is the nation with possibly the most fractious relationship with the US. RT’s Sameera Khan has more.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones take knee before national anthem

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The Cowboys stood and linked arms during the national anthem as other teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, and players, like Denver Broncos star Von Miller, experience fallout from their reactions to President Trump's comments on the NFL.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Amtrak’s big customer service win with AI (VB Live)

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For too many companies, AI myths are persistent and use cases and strategies are still on the “shiny new thing” level. Learn how to sort fact from fiction and how to see real-world ROI when you apply proven AI strategies to your business plans when you join this VB Live event. Register now for free. Alan Sebrell, senior manager of the ecommerce team at Amtrak, was looking for a tool that could help the company address one of its biggest customer self-service strategy initiatives: How do you allow customers to fi... Read More
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Rocket Lab’s rocket is launching again soon — and this time it’ll carry satellites to space

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Aerospace startup Rocket Lab is gearing up for the second flight ever of the company’s experimental rocket, the Electron, which is slated to take off again sometime in October. This time, when the vehicle flies, it will have satellites on board. Both Planet and Spire — two companies that operate small satellites in orbit — will have payloads on the Electron’s second test flight, dubbed “Still Testing.” The rocket will carry two of Planet’s Dove satellites, designed to image Earth, as well as two of Spire’s Lemur-2 satellites that track weather and ship traffic. Rocket Lab — a US-based company that launches out of New Zealand — pulled off its first test flight ever of ... Read More
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Lesedi La Rona diamond sells for $53M

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The diamond went up for auction in 2016, but it didn't sell.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72308/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Carfentanil: How many people is it killing?

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Carfentanil is extremely toxic, but dealers continue to mix the drug with heroin or cocaine, and addicts continue to chase the elusive high.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72248/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Microsoft announces Office 2019

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At Ignite, Microsoft’s enterprise technology conference in Orlando today, the company announced Office 2019. The next version of the productivity suite will be released in the second half of 2018, with previews arriving in the middle of the year. Microsoft didn’t share many details about Office 2019, though we can expect “perpetual versions of the Office apps (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and servers (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business).” As for new features, the company mentioned a few: new and i... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces Launch Of First Hands-Free Cross-Country Drive From Cadillac’s Headquarters In New York City

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Joins Cadillac for Kickoff of 12 Vehicle Fleet's Trip - Photos Available Here. Albany, NY - September 26, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Cadillac launched the nation's first cross-country, hands-free drive from its new global headquarters in New York City. The 12 Super Cruise-equipped Cadillac Ct6 vehicles will cross through 16 states and Washington, D.C., as they make their way from New York to California. The vehicles will make stops in major cities across the U.S., including Cleveland, Chicago, Memphis, Dallas, Santa Fe, and Phoenix. ... Read More
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Amazon, Google, and Facebook join $300 million pledge to support computer science education

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Today, the Internet Association — whose members include Facebook, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and many other tech heavyweights — pledged to commit $300 million to funding K-12 computer science programs in the U.S. According to a press release, the money will be donated over the course of five years. Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce will each commit $50 million, Lockheed Martin will commit $25 million, and Accenture, General Motors, and Pluralsight will commit $10 million or more. Quicken Loans has also committed to providing the funding necessary to provide computer science trai... Read More
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Puppies rescued from bag in river

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Two men kayaking down the Blackstone River in Uxbridge, Mass. rescued six puppies they found tied up in a bag, floating downstream, on Sunday. The pups are being cared for by animal control as officers look for a possible suspect. WPRI reporter Steve Nielsen has the story.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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Printing partnership takes Applied DNA global, again

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Diversity-driven Stony Brook biotech Applied DNA Sciences has added yet another vertical market to its rapidly expanding collection: laser printers. And not just printers and inks but third parties that use them to tag their products, packaging and supply-chain components, all available through a new “strategic partnership” between Applied DNA and Videojet Technologies. Under the guidance of an ... Read More
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Russia in secret talks with North Korea

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Russia's foreign ministry has revealed that it is engaged in behind-the-doors diplomacy with North Korea. It also thinks that US President Donald Trump is acting recklessly. Moscow believes that sanctions are not effective, but it could possibly take the route of offering Pyongyang economic benefits in exchange for scaling back its nuclear programme.Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on... Read More
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Bannon breaks with Trump in Alabama Senate race

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President Trump supports Sen. Luther Strange in the race to fill the seat left vacant by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions while his former adviser, Steve Bannon, rallied for former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore.No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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What to expect from Elon Musk’s Mars colonization update this week

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On Friday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will be giving a “major” update on his plans to colonize Mars during a presentation at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia. His talk is meant to add to the one he gave at last year’s IAC conference in Mexico, when he revealed the full architecture of his plans to send thousands of peoples to the Martian surface. This time around, it seems his speech may revolve around making the concept more feasible — mainly by scaling things down. Musk has only dropped a few hints about what he’ll talk about this week, but we can probably expect the announcement of a smaller launch vehicle, as well as ideas for how to pay for the high costs of developin... Read More
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Turkey pressures Iraqi Kurdish leaders with possible sanctions

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Tensions continue to escalate between Iraqi Kurdistan and its neighbouring countries. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, has threatened to cut the oil pipeline in addition to other sanctions, saying he is obliged to do this. The pressure is meant to solicit some kind of concession from the Kurdish leaders, but it remains unclear what that concession would be.Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Habur, on the Iraqi-Turkish border.- Subscribe to our channel: ht... Read More
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Gurneys Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa

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Since welcoming our first guests 90 years ago, Gurney’s has remained one of New York’s finest travel destinations. As you walk the grounds, you can sense the history—though we have certainly evolved through the decades! In 1926, Maude Gurney opened the property as an inn. In the early 1950s, Gurney’s was a modest, 20-unit summer hotel similar to many others dotting the South Fork of Long Island. In 1956, it was purchased by restaurant owner Nick Monte, who would ultimately transform it into a celebrated resort: he added buildings and facilities, began operating Gurney’s year-round in the 1960s, and opened the spa in 1979.In 2013, under new ownership, Gurney’s began a multi-phase, multi-yea... Read More
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YouTube mistakenly deletes conflict videos

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As sites like YouTube purge terror-related content, thousands of videos that could be used as evidence in the Syrian conflict also are removed.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72294/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Instagram now lets you limit who can comment on your pics

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Instagram is launching a handful of new tools today to combat harassment and help its community members. The first of those is much requested: the ability to limit who can comment on your photos. Instagram now gives everyone with a public account the ability to limit comments to only people they follow, only their followers, or both their followers and people they follow. Public and private accounts will continue to have the ability to turn off comments entirely, but it appears to still be on a post-by-post basis. Instagram is also expanding ... Read More
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As N. Korea threatens nuclear missile test, are US ballistic defenses ready?

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Sitrep #2: Facing down North Korea's ballistic missile threat. After suffering yet another round of sanctions, as well as a provocative UN speech and further sanctions from President Donald Trump, North Korea's leaders have hinted that more ballistic missile and nuclear weapons tests are to come—including a possible atmospheric nuclear test launched on a ballistic missile. Given the other antics that North Korea has apparently engaged in—including  fake te... Read More
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Evacuations as Bali volcano might erupt

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A spokesperson for Indonesia's national disaster agency told reporters an eruption is a "definite possibility."Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72307/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Microsoft is releasing Office 2019 next year

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Microsoft is announcing its next major release of Office today at Ignite in Orlando, with a planned release for next year. Office 2019 (arriving in the second half of 2018) will include the usual Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook client apps, alongside server versions of Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. Microsoft is planning to release preview copies of Office 2019 in the middle of 2018, and the software is primarily designed for organizations that aren’t using the cloud Office 365 versions. Office 2019 will include better IT capabilities for businesses that aren’t using Office 36... Read More
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Equifax CEO and chairman Richard Smith to ‘retire’ today after massive security breach

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Just weeks after Equifax reported a major security breach that exposed data belonging to more than millions of customers, the consumer credit reporting agency has announced that CEO and chairman of the board Richard “Rick” Smith will be retiring effective as of today. Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr., a seven-year veteran of the company who most recently served as president for Asia Pacific, will step in as interim CEO, while existing board member Mark Feidler will serve as non-executive chairman in place of Smith. The company said that will now begin its search for a permanent replacement ... Read More
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Drift raises $32 million to expand sales automation with bots

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Conversational marketing company Drift today announced that it has raised $32 million to further its goal of automating conversations between brands and businesses. Based in Boston, Drift has launched a series of bots since it was founded in April 2016. The startup plans to use the new funds to open a San Francisco office, hire an additional 100 employees over the next 12 months, and expand its automated services for sales and marketing teams. Drift now serves more than 50,000 customers and helps them handle tasks like targeting specific kinds of companies and scheduling appointments with qualified leads. In an exclusive report earlier this month, ... Read More
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Trump to Devos: Devote $200M to STEM

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Trump said in a memo that minority, rural and female students lack valuable access to STEM education programs.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/72306/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosNo Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

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Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equifax disclosed that hackers exploited a software flaw that the company didn’t fix to heist Social Security numbers, birthdates and other personal data that provide the keys to identify theft. Smith had been Equifax’s CEO since 2005. Paulino do Rego Barros Jr. was named interim CEO. Although many analysts had applauded Equifax’s performance under Smith, he and the rest of his management team had come under fire for lax security and its response to the breach. Smith... Read More
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Rover’s New Enhanced Dog Walking Services Launch in Denver, Allowing Owners to Customize Walks to Fit Their Dogs’ Needs

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The #1 dog walking app rolls out the newest evolution of its Quick Match on-demand feature after successful beta tests in Seattle and San Francisco SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 26, 2017– Rover.com®, the nation’s largest network of 5-star dog walkers and pet sitters, today announced the launch of a new dog walking technology that enables dog owners to book pet care on-demand or by browsing its network. With this new feature, Rover is the first and only dog walking service that offers customers the option to search and select, or be instantly matched to a certified dog walker for a walk to occur within the hour or at a later time. Rover is the market leader ... Read More
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Equifax’s CEO is stepping down in the wake of the massive data breach

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Following the massive security breach at the company, the CEO of Equifax is stepping down. Earlier this month, the credit reporting agency disclosed that a hack had endangered the personal information of 143 million US-based users — an incident that has triggered a swell of criticism toward the company. In a statement, the now-former CEO Richard Smith called serving in... Read More
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Vimeo acquires Livestream and launches new streaming platform

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Vimeo has added live-streaming tools to its video platform for the first time with the launch of Vimeo Live. Customers will be able to stream live from anywhere, and videos will be automatically archived when the events are finished. Each live stream video will feature a chat sidebar. “Live streaming is the No. 1 request from our creator community this year, and we’re focused on bringing a new level of quality, convenience, and craft to this evolving medium,” Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud said in a statement. The feature, however, will not... Read More
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Zoom uses AI to add automatic transcription to its videoconferencing service

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Companies using Zoom for videoconferencing will soon be able to get automatic transcripts of their conversations thanks to a new feature announced today. Called Smart Meetings, it’s supposed to help prevent people from wasting time taking and sharing meeting notes from calls. Instead, the system will use machine learning to understand who’s speaking and when, then take down what they’ve said for posterity. Customers will be able to scroll back through the transcript, click on words and get automatically directed to the portion of the video playback of a call that includes what people were actually saying at that time. That feature will be useful int he event Zoom’s new feature isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. A... Read More
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Google’s jobs AI service hits private beta, now works in 100 languages

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Google today announced the beta release of its Cloud Job Discovery service, which uses artificial intelligence to help customers connect job vacancies with the people who can fill them. Formerly known as the Cloud Jobs API, the system is designed to take information about open positions and help job seekers take better advantage of it. For example, Cloud Job Discovery can take a plain language query and help translate that to the specific jargon employers use to describe their positions, something that can be hard for potential employees to navigate. As part of this beta release, Google announced ... Read More
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Hollywood and AMC theaters are betting on VR with Dreamscape Immersive

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The notion that virtual reality is going to be the next great storytelling medium has run into some bumps along the way. There’s still no real sense of what a great VR experience should actually be, and even less of an idea of how it can be turned into a viable business. Today, AMC Entertainment is announcing a partnership that will bring VR to its movie theaters starting in 2018, and its partner may be a key player in shaping what audiences will come to expect from virtual reality in the years to come. That partner is Dreamscape Immersive, a Los Angeles-based startup that’s brought together Hollywood names like Steven Spielberg and producer Walter Parkes, all in the name of creating multi-person, room-... Read More
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​Plume​ ​Labs​ ​launches​ ​Flow,​ ​an AI-powered​ ​air quality​ ​tracker​ to help users avoid pollution

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Expanding beyond apps into hardware for the first time, Plume Labs today unveiled a personal air quality monitor that taps into the company’s artificial intelligence system. Dubbed “Flow,” the device will cost $199 but is now available for preorders at a reduced price of $139. Flow​ ​extends Plume’s original AI-powered app that delivers real-time information about pollution levels to allow users to make informed decisions about how to avoid the health hazards associated with fluctating particulate levels. In addition, data collected from Flow feeds back into Plume’s larger dataset, which is drawing information from government pollution sensors from aro... Read More
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Following Watchup acquisition, Plex launches ad-supported news section

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Streaming media app Plex today launched Plex News, a feature that serves you video news from “some of the most trusted sources on the planet.” The new section, which is free for everyone since it’s ad-supported, will roll out to all of Plex’s 14 million registered users over the next 48 hours, starting with Plex Pass subscribers. In January, Plex acquired streaming news app Watchup. At the time, the company promised the news feature would be integrated into the main Plex app in Q2 2017. Plex is a quarter late, given that we are in late September, but it’s now ready to deliver news amongst your other media. ... Read More
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War-Ning: N. Korea says it has right to shoot down US warplanes

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North Korea’s FM says Donald Trump has declared war on Pyongyang and warned of counter-measures.This comes after the US president’s inflammatory comments about the North Korean leader on Twitter. An expert on the region Simone Chun believes that a peace initiative proposed by China and Russia could resolve the crisis – if the US is willing to take the first step.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Can This Tesla Alum Build the World’s Greenest Battery?

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At Tesla, Peter Carlsson spent nearly five years at Elon Musk’s side, locating various parts of the Model S as the electric car company's global supply chain manager. "The overarching goal of Tesla is to help reduce carbon emissions, and that means low cost and high volume," Musk said back in 2006. "We will also serve as an example to the auto industry, proving that the technology really works and customers want to buy electric vehicles." Now, as Tesla build... Read More
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Tech Incubators Hatching Startups Across Long Island

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Biocogent, a provider of biotech-based products and services to the personal care and cosmetic industries, is an anchor at Stony Brook University’s Long Island High Technology Incubator. (John Griffin, Stony Brook University) The state’s Start-Up NY program may be a bit of a dud, but that hasn’t slowed the pace of other university-based programs that seek to support and commercialize innovation from students, staff and the region’s sundry entrepreneurs. The latest: Long Island University’s Post campus, where nationally renowned startup expert Dane Stangler has taken the Vorzimer Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship and will help steer the school’s T. Denny Sanfor... Read More
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Al Jazeera Correspondent – My Own Private Bollywood promo

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Hockney: Going deaf has sharpened my art

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David Hockney says losing his hearing means he can "see space clearer." The British artist was speaking at the unveiling of his 2011 painting "The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire," which he is donating to the Centre Pompidou in Paris. (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres ... Read More
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Bill Gates now uses an Android phone

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Windows Phone has been dead for a good year now, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has decided it’s also time to move on. In an interview with Fox News Sunday (spotted by On MSFT), Gates reveals he’s now using an Android phone. While Gates doesn’t reveal the exact model, he does note that it has “a lot of Microsoft software” on it, which could suggest it’s a special Mi... Read More
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ShowBiz Minute: Lopez, Prince Harry, Ishimoto

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Jennifer Lopez donates $1M to Puerto Rico relief; Prince Harry, Meghan Markle together at official event; Lex Ishimoto wins "So You Think You Can Dance." (Sept. 26)Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events.The Ass... Read More
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RAW: Turkey & Iraq stage joint military drill on border

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Turkish and Iraqi soldiers conducted exercises on the border between the two countries on Tuesday, a day after Iraqi Kurds voted in a landmark referendum to support independence.Monday's vote was billed by the Kurdish leadership as an exercise in self-determination, but was viewed as a hostile act by Iraq's central government and provoked the threat of a military response from neighboring Turkey.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Switch hopes to raise half a billion dollars through IPO

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Leading data centre provider Switch is hoping to raise up to $500 million (approx. £372 million) through its initial public offering (IPO). The Las Vegas-based firm is offering around 31 million shares at a cost of between $14 and $16 each. Should the shares be sold at the higher end of this range, the market value of the company would rise to nearly $4 billion. Switch’s announcement of the terms of the IPO means that if the offering raises as much as is expected, it will be the third largest technology IPO of the year, following social media leviathan Snap’s $3.9 billion listing and U.S. broadband provider Altice USA’s $2.2 billion sale. The offering is being led by a number of major institutional investors,... Read More
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Butter.ai launches a Slack bot to improve file searches

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Butter.ai came out of private beta today with the launch of a Slack bot to help teams and businesses locate files across a variety of enterprise services. Backed by General Catalyst and Slack Fund, Butter is launching a bot with the ability to search files from a series of popular cloud services and productivity apps, including Google Drive, Trello, Evernote, Confluence, Dropbox, and files shared in Slack. “All the cloud apps you have are supposed to make your work life easier, but they actually make finding your work harder. And every work app your team uses creates another information silo where valuable information goes to die,” CEO Jack Hirsch told VentureBeat in a phone interview. File searches with Butter a... Read More
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Get a free Google Home speaker with purchase of Alexa-compatible LG smart appliances

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From October 8th to the 25th, anyone in the US of A that purchases a Wi-Fi-enabled LG home appliance will receive a free Google Home assistant, a $130 device that's often on sale for about $99. The offer is applicable to about 90 smart appliances sold by LG, including washing machines, dryers, ovens, dishwashers, vacuums, and that fridge that runs webOS. Pretty much every appliance LG announced in 2017. LG says it's committed to an ... Read More
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Cypress enables longer battery life for Internet of Things devices

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The Internet of Things has a battery problem. Companies are deploying billions of connected devices that will be able to sense the environment and send data back on everything from who is at your front door to the dryness of your backyard soil. To facilitate all that information-sharing, Cypress Semiconductor` is today announcing a new chip that provides portable IoT devices with low-power Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. San Jose, California-based Cypress has created a 28-nanometer chip that cuts power consumption by up to 70 percent in “receive mode” and up to 80 percent in “sle... Read More
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Get the Most Out of iOS 11 With These Cool Camera Tricks

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So you've downloaded iOS 11. Good! You're probably enjoying the new sound of Siri's voice, the customizable Control Center, and all the new augmented reality apps built for the software. All of that’s great, but one of the things we do most with our phones is take pictures, and iOS 11 is stuffed with new ways to take your iPhonography to the next level. Before you go off and take your next fire selfie or grab some shots for the 'gram, make sure you’re up to speed on all the neat new things your pocket camera can do. (And if you haven't downloaded iOS 11 yet? Well, what are you waiting for! Here's how.) ... Read More
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Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio Explains His _Principles_ of Success

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This story is about Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest and most successful private hedge fund. But first I want to talk about the Buddha. In the 13th century, the Japanese Buddhist philosopher Dogen wrote a famous series of precepts called the Genjo-Koan. In them, he preached that there was no such thing as an “abiding self.” “The buddha way is, basically, leaping clear of the many of the one,” he wrote. “To study the Buddha way is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self.” This koan sprung to mind during a conversation with Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio, about his fascinating new m... Read More