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Fossil to sell smartwatch technology worth $40 million to Google, shares rise

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:40:24 -0500

The sale will see a portion of its research and development team currently working on the technology moving to Google. "The addition of Fossil Group's technology and team to Google demonstrates our c....
Vaccine opponents, climate change, Ebola among top 10 'threats to global health' this year, WHO says

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:27:06 -0500

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named people who oppose vaccination among the top 10 "threats to global health" this year. "Vaccine hesitancy -- the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite....
Mexican truckers fight highway robbery with armored semis

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:26:39 -0500

The speeding cars pull alongside a semi-truck, box it in and force it to a halt. It seems like something out of Hollywood, but it is happening on a daily basis on Mexico's highways. Jorge Coronel is....
Hubble Telescope camera back in action after 1-week shutdown

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:25:37 -0500

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Hubble Space Telescope's premier camera is back in action, after a shutdown of just over a week.....
AI Predicts Humans Have an Ancestor We Don't Even Know About Yet

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:24:00 -0500

Neanderthals and their Denisovan cousins likely formed a new species, an A.I. says. That muddies human evolution even further.....
Curious about robot vacuums? The best-selling ECOVACS Deebot N79S is on sale for $100 off at Amazon.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:13:54 -0500

Real robots may not rule the earth just yet, but a true AI revolution may not be far off. Their vacuum counterparts are taking over people's homes at an ~~alarming~~ exciting rate.So yeah, robot v....
Trump vows to boost America's missile defense

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:04:13 -0500

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to boost America's missile defense systems, including by investing in technology to protect against the threat of sophisticated "hypersonic" weapons. Speaking at....
Better Than Bitcoin? MIT, Stanford Profs Make Bold Claim about New Cryptocurrency

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:02:31 -0500

Researchers from seven colleges across the United States are working together on a supposedly groundbreaking cryptocurrency project which they say will offer scalability beyond anything that bitcoin c....
How to Get Rid of a Pimple Fast: 12 Dos & Don'ts of Fighting Acne

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:00:00 -0500

We asked derms to break down all the dos and don'ts of fighting breakouts.....
Space Force: President Trump says he wants a 'space-based missile defense layer'

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:55:34 -0500

"My upcoming budget will invest in a space-based missile defense layer," Trump said in remarks at the Pentagon on Thursday.....
Head of U.N. team in Yemen's Hodeidah safe after car in convoy shot: U.N.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:53:57 -0500

Both the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement which controls Hodeidah, and the Saudi-led coalition that has massed troops on its outskirts, accused one another of opening fire on the convoy of retired Dutc....
Trump Pushes for Funding to Expand U.S. Missile Defense Program

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:49:05 -0500

“Our goal is simple: to ensure we can detect and destroy any missile launched against the United States,” Trump said Thursday in a speech at the Pentagon. The review, Trump said, calls for 20 new gro....
Before start of new oil pact, OPEC made progress averting glut

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:36:43 -0500

OPEC cut oil output sharply in December before a new accord to limit supply took effect, it said on Thursday, suggesting that producers have made a strong start to averting a glut in 2019 as a slowing....
Trump says US will develop space-based missile defense

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:27:04 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring that space is the new warfighting domain, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed the U.S. will develop an unrivaled missile defense system to protect against advanced hyp....
Top Economists Back New Carbon Tax Plan, But It Still Wouldn't Be Enough

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:19:29 -0500

Top economists, including Alan Greenspan, have signed a statement expressing....
Trump unveils new space missile defence strategy as Pentagon brands North Korea ‘extraordinary threat’

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:19:00 -0500

Donald Trump has unveiled a revamped US missile defence strategy involving a new layer of space-based sensors to detect and track enemy missiles. The president announced the results of the review, th....
Google Faces Third EU Antitrust Fine Within Weeks

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:09:32 -0500

Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is set to announce a penalty targeting the AdSense advertising service in the coming weeks, according to people familiar with the probe who spoke on conditi....
This Man Injected His Own Semen Into His Arm. It Did Not Go Well.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:03:03 -0500

Note to men: do not go through with weird self-diagnoses. It will not go well.....
N.Y. faces worst measles outbreak in years, as WHO deems anti-vax sentiments a 'top global health threat'

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:00:47 -0500

"We all knew this [problem] was localized in the U.S. but it obviously has become a sufficiently large problem to make the top 10 list," says infectious disease specialist William Schaffner,....
Trade war shifts feed for U.S. hogs away from ethanol byproduct

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:58:23 -0500

A steep downturn in U.S. ethanol output linked to the trade war with China is raising costs for American farmers who feed a byproduct of the corn-based biofuel to hogs, cattle and chickens. Sales of ....
Amazon sets conference on robotics, artificial intelligence

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:54:36 -0500

Amazon announced plans Thursday to hold a conference open to the public on robotics, space and artificial intelligence, as well as to discuss future applications of emerging technologies. The re:MARS....
Tim Cook Calls for ‘Data-Broker Clearinghouse’ in Push for Privacy Rules

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:32:41 -0500

Cook joined other technology company executives in calling for federal privacy legislation, but added his own specific idea in a column published by Time. "The Federal Trade Commission should establi....
America’s most stunning jerks are flocking to your national parks. Who are they?

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:32:36 -0500

Like an unlocked museum, national parks have been left largely defenseless during the most recent government shutdown, allowing scoundrels and cheats to tramp over unstaffed lands. While much of the f....
This Robot Will Give You All the Feels

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:29:50 -0500

Read more...More about Robot, Mashable Reels, Ces 2019, Tech, and Other....
Relativity Space gets a historic place to use for its Cape Canaveral launch pad in Florida

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:00:12 -0500

Relativity Space, the California-based rocket startup that got its start in Seattle, has won Air Force clearance to build its Florida launch facility on a site that saw service during NASA's Apoll....
A regional push to clean up cars, trucks and mass transit

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:00:00 -0500

East Coast states develop plan to cap transportation emissions.....
A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:58:29 -0500

Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.....
Amazon launches re:MARS event focusing on AI, as second stage to invite-only MARS

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:57:51 -0500

Amazon’s annual invitation-only event on machine learning, automation, robotics and space — known as Mars — has become a high-tech highlight for insiders, featuring billionaire founder and CEO Jeff Be....
What This Weekend's Super Blood Wolf Moon Means For You

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:53:00 -0500

On Sunday night, there's set to be a rare "super blood wolf moon " from 9:36 p.m. EST to 12:31 a.m. EST. Despite the werewolf undertones of its name, a "super blood wolf moon" is not as spooky as it ....
Coffee Is "Headed for Extinction" and We Need to Sit Down

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:39:00 -0500

Well, this is worrying.....
Why Bristol-Myers Squibb Stock Sank By 15.2% in 2018

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:00:00 -0500

Bristol's inability to compete against Merck in front-line lung cancer weighed heavily on its shares last year.....
Hitachi halts UK nuclear project as energy supply crunch looms

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:53:38 -0500

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Hitachi Ltd put a $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain on hold on Thursday, dealing a blow to the country's plans for the replacement of aging plants. Hitach....
Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:52:58 -0500

The Brazilian model replied to criticism from Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias by arguing that despite the existence of preserved areas, deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is on the rise.....
Gabon president back in Morocco after short stay in Libreville

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:47:06 -0500

Gabon President Ali Bongo returned to medical leave in Morocco on Tuesday, a government source said, after a brief visit to Libreville where he appeared in a wheelchair on state TV following his strok....
Boeing Spends on Isotropic Systems to Boost Space Solutions

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:37:02 -0500

Thanks to the latest transaction, the Isotropic team and Boeing (BA) experts will jointly make efforts to strengthen the development of the next-generation terminal solutions....
New study links exposure to household chemical with heart disease and cancer

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:36:36 -0500

New US research has found a link between dichlorophenols (DCPs), chemicals commonly found in a variety of common everyday products, and a higher risk of cancer and heart disease. Carried out by resea....
Infants With Bronchiolitis Often Prescribed Unnecessary Antibiotics, Study Shows

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:30:36 -0500

Many of the nearly 3 million kids under age 2 who went to an emergency room for bronchiolitis between 2007 and 2015 were prescribed unnecessary antibiotics, according to a new study published in .......
Infants With Bronchiolitis Often Prescribed Unnecessary Antibiotics, Study Shows

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:30:36 -0500

Many of the nearly 3 million kids under age 2 who went to an emergency room for bronchiolitis between 2007 and 2015 were prescribed unnecessary antibiotics, according to a new study published in .......
The mystery of volcanic lightning continues to intrigue researchers

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:26:01 -0500

Many of the complex intricacies that cause volcanic lightning are still mysteries to researchers.....
Opal-Filled Fossils Reveal Timid, Dog-Size Dinosaur That Lived Down Under

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:12:00 -0500

When Mike Poben, an opal buyer and and fossil fanatic, bought a bucket of opal from an Australian mine, he was surprised to find to find what looked like an ancient tooth in the pile.Later, he also fo....
Coffee Is "Headed for Extinction" & We Need to Sit Down

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:10:00 -0500

Well, this is worrying.....
India ruling party president will be discharged in a day or two

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:05:56 -0500

The chief of India's ruling party, Amit Shah, will be discharged from hospital in a day or two after a bout of swine flu, a party spokesman said on Thursday. It is not clear how Shah, a key lieutenan....
As A Doctor, I Thought I Knew Cancer Inside And Out. Then I Found Out I Had It.

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:28 -0500

Now that I've been through cancer, my life seems to be full of cliches. What....
Roche’s Small Deal Has Big Cancer Promise

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:14 -0500

The deal, announced on Jan. 4, is a licensing agreement reached between Roche Holding AG’s Genentech unit and closely held Adaptive Biotechnologies, and it’s potentially worth more than $2.3 billion b....
Amazon Shareholders Push to Halt Sale of Facial Recognition Tech

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0500

The investors, including the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, a member of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, filed a resolution on the subject to be voted on at Amazon’s annual mee....
‘Blood Moon’ lunar eclipse next week will be the last in Britain for 10 years

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:57:12 -0500

The Moon will turn red next week as Britain experiences its last total lunar eclipse for 10 years. The eclipse will happen in the early morning of Monday January 21 when the Moon start to darken at 2.....
Cisco CEO Warns Higher Tariffs Will Force Companies to Cut R&D

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:57:03 -0500

U.S. companies will end up absorbing the costs of higher tariffs, spending less on the research and development that can lead to technological breakthroughs, Robbins said during a meeting with governm....
Could Space Militarization Benefit U.S. Defense Industry?

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:45:01 -0500

New innovations in space control weapons could provide the defense industry a much-needed push forward.....
Ynvisible Interactive Inc. and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Sign Electrochromics Co-Operation Agreement

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:30:00 -0500

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 17, 2019) - Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft - Europe's largest institution for applied research - and Ynvisible (TSXV: YNV) (OTCQB: YNVYF) sign a MoU....
Japan's Hitachi freezes British nuclear project

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:11:36 -0500

Hitachi on Thursday froze construction of a nuclear power station in Wales due to financing difficulties, dealing a major blow to Britain's energy strategy and leaving the Japanese firm with a huge bi....