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See how an AI system classifies you based on your selfie
Ask your standard AI image recognition bot to do something novel, like analyze and label a photograph using only its acquired knowledge, and you'll get some…
Sep 16, 2019 23:58 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Climate change: Vermont’s hotter, wilder weather is already here
Burr Morse of Morse Farm Sugarworks in Montpelier talks about how he decided to close the cross country ski center on his property because the winter weather…
Sep 16, 2019 23:49 UTC Health-Care Read More

Asia trades lower after oil prices jump 14% amid rising geopolitical tensions
West Texas Intermediate futures as well as international benchmark Brent both gained more than 14% in the overnight session.
Sep 16, 2019 23:38 UTC Markets Read More

Harvey Mackay: Artificial intelligence a real factor in workforce
It seems like artificial intelligence is taking over the world, leaving many of us non-techies feeling terrified. Yet when you stop to think about it, we all use artificial…
Sep 16, 2019 23:37 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Why Menlo Ventures is betting on this construction tech startup
Construction tech startup Fieldwire announced Monday that it has secured a $33.5 million Series C round led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Brick…
Sep 16, 2019 23:25 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

First case of vaping-related illness confirmed in Vermont
E-cigarette vaporizers on display at Artisan Vapor in Burlington on Friday, July 5, 2019. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger. Vermont's Department of Health…
Sep 16, 2019 23:18 UTC Health-Care Read More

“Tower defense-inspired” VR Game ‘Home A Drone’ Launches This Week
“Tower Defense-inspired” VR FPS Home A Drone is set to release in Early Access on Steam and Viveport this Thursday. Home A Drone will allow players to fight…
Sep 16, 2019 23:17 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Shopify shares drop after market close following secondary offering
Shares of Shopify dropped more than 5% during extended trading after the company announced a new offering of 1.9 million Class A subordinate shares.
Sep 16, 2019 23:15 UTC Markets Read More

Oracle, VMware agree to deal on cloud technology, technical support
By Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp and VMware Inc on Monday announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how…
Sep 16, 2019 23:10 UTC Computing Read More

Heat Up Topeka offers free fitness classes
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Exercise has been proven to have a positive effect on mental health, which is why Florence Crittenton Services of Topeka is offering…
Sep 16, 2019 23:09 UTC Fitness Read More

How to have a healthy gut: 30 different plants a week
Dr Megan Rossi is a nutritionist and dietician. She's a research fellow at King's College London, a straight-talking Aussie with a PhD in gut health and kidney…
Sep 16, 2019 23:01 UTC Nutrition Read More

Eating some meat is better for the environment than going vegetarian, finds new study
A 'flexitarian' diet which includes one portion of meat a day has a lower carbon footprint than a vegetarian diet that includes dairy, according to a major new…
Sep 16, 2019 23:00 UTC Nutrition Read More

With school back in session, therapy is essential for students' mental health Opinion
School-based therapy helps students tackle the many issues that may come along in the upcoming school year.
Sep 16, 2019 22:59 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Denver Startup Week Helps Entrepreneurs Focus On Bettering Themselves
DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Startup Week is official underway. It's a chance for people who want to start their own companies to meet with other entrepreneurs.
Sep 16, 2019 22:44 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Who has looked out for Ohioans?
Gary Abernathy continues to try to explain why some Ohioans remain fervent supporters of President Trump when many “think his style isn't our Midwest, modest…
Sep 16, 2019 22:31 UTC Health-Care Read More

3 From JPMorgan Accused in Scheme to Game Precious Metals Market
The government's indictment said the scheme ran for eight years and generated millions of dollars in profits for the bank. JPMorgan declined to comment.
Sep 16, 2019 22:18 UTC Business Read More

Law enforcement puts more power in your hands through smartphone apps
Law enforcement is putting more power in your hands as some local agencies are turning to mobile apps to stay ahead of crime.
Sep 16, 2019 22:17 UTC Gadgets Read More

How to take screenshots with iPhone and Android phones
Follow these instructions for the easiest ways to capture your iPhone or Android phone screen.
Sep 16, 2019 22:17 UTC Technology Read More

FedEx Announces 2020 Rate Increases
[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] FedEx Corp. said on Sept. 16 that its customers will see shipping rate increases and surcharges…
Sep 16, 2019 22:14 UTC Business Read More

Cannabis Roundup: MMEN, ACB, WEED, and CTST
Today at 2:10 PM ET, the S&P 500 Index fell 0.3% as investors watched rising oil prices. The cannabis sector also fell today, as its ETFs traded in the red.
Sep 16, 2019 22:05 UTC Markets Read More

Crab Tank competition offers $25,000 for Baltimore business
If you have a startup business, $25,000 will go a long way. What may be even more valuable is pitching your business plan to the right people. It's all part of the…
Sep 16, 2019 22:03 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy Measles outbreak slows House to investigate private equity firms over surprise medical bills TheHill
Welcome to Monday's Overnight Health Care.Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy, part of a proposed settlement to deal with the thousands of lawsuits over…
Sep 16, 2019 22:02 UTC Health-Care Read More

Vegan diets 'could help people lose nearly a pound a week'
Researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington DC switched 73 out of 148 people to vegan diets and they all lost weight - an…
Sep 16, 2019 22:01 UTC Health Read More

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