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Virtual Reality Director Parul Wadhwa's New Film 'Sandbox of Memory' Built Around Partition of India
Indian American virtual reality director Parul Wadhwa's new film, “Sandbox of Memory,” is a virtual reality experience about personal memories set against the…
Sep 17, 2019 23:59 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

A crack just emerged in the financial markets: The New York Fed spends $53 billion to rescue the overnight lending market
Borrowing rates skyrocketed on Tuesday in a corner of the markets the public rarely notices but that is critical to the functioning of the global financial system.
Sep 17, 2019 23:59 UTC Business Read More

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars
TOKYO (Reuters) - China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next…
Sep 17, 2019 23:55 UTC Business Read More

DHEC: Customers who ate at Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Customers who ate at a Goose Creek Waffle House may have been exposed to Hepatitis A, according to state health…
Sep 17, 2019 23:51 UTC Health Read More

HTC Vive Cosmos Story
HTC Vive executives talk about making the new HTC Vive Cosmos consumer VR headset and the Virtual Reality System that goes with it.
Sep 17, 2019 23:51 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

‘This Is Crazy!’: Wall Street Scurries to Protect Itself in Repo Surge
(Bloomberg) -- The word went out even before the opening bell: the Fed had to step in.Up and down Wall Street, phones lit up Tuesday morning as a crucial…
Sep 17, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

A volcano erupting in Russia caused purple sunsets across the globe
A volcanic eruption thousands of miles away could be making sunrises and sunsets more colorful, according to researchers at University of Colorado Boulder.
Sep 17, 2019 23:37 UTC Science Read More

Latest Google Pixelbook 2 leak shows the device in action weeks before launch
Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL may be the stars of the show at its hardware event next month, but they won't be the only devices unveiled at the event. Google…
Sep 17, 2019 23:36 UTC Gadgets Read More

Biden touts political longevity in bid for union support at Philly event: 'You all know me'
PHILADELPHIA Former Vice President Joe Biden leaned hard into his long history of support for and from organized labor Tuesday, telling hundreds of union.
Sep 17, 2019 23:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Chirlane McCray's ThriveNYC fell short of mental health goals: Mayor's report
The just-released Mayor's Management Report found that Thrive's "mental health first aid" program was supposed to train 72000 people last year, but only got to…
Sep 17, 2019 23:28 UTC Mental-Health Read More

iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max review: The iPhone for camera and battery lovers
Apple's iPhone 11 Pro models offer just a little bit extra, but some of those features matter a lot to extreme mobile users and pixel experts.
Sep 17, 2019 23:26 UTC Technology Read More

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Nears Highs Amid Fed Rate-Cut Mystery; Adobe, FedEx, Chewy Are Earnings Movers
Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally neared highs even as Fed rate-cut odds fell to 50-50. Adobe, FedEx and Chewy fell on weak earnings or outlooks.
Sep 17, 2019 23:25 UTC Markets Read More

Regulators allow 2020 hospital budgets to exceed growth target
Chairman Kevin Mullin, center, and the Green Mountain Care Board listen to discussion on the challenges faced by rural hospitals in Montpelier on April 3.
Sep 17, 2019 23:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

Google WiFi successor could include Assistant-enabled beacons
When it hosts its Pixel 4 launch event on October 15th, Google could announce an interesting new update to its WiFi mesh router. According to 9 to 5 Google's…
Sep 17, 2019 23:19 UTC Technology Read More

Inside Samsung's secretive South Korean headquarters
Global smartphone sales are stagnating, so Samsung — the world's largest smartphone maker — is eager to find the next big thing to power its future growth.
Sep 17, 2019 23:14 UTC Gadgets Read More

Uber Now Knows If Your Ride Has Gone Wrong—By Tapping Your Smartphone’s Sensors
RideCheck, a new safety feature on Uber, uses sensors in drivers' and riders' smartphones to automatically detect a crashes and rides gone off course.
Sep 17, 2019 23:08 UTC Business Read More

Bitcoin, HTC collaborate on cryptocurrency smartphone
Bitcoin.com and HTC are partnering to develop crypto technologies, the companies announced Monday.
Sep 17, 2019 23:05 UTC Gadgets Read More

2020 candidates keep fitness on track while on the trail TheHill
They're running miles while running for office — for many of the 2020 Democratic White House hopefuls, an exercise regimen doesn't stop on the campaign trail.
Sep 17, 2019 23:03 UTC Fitness Read More

Free Software Pioneer Quits MIT Over His Comments On Epstein Sex Trafficking Case
"I am doing this due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations," Richard Stallman wrote on his blog.
Sep 17, 2019 23:02 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Outbreak of a flu-like illness 'could circulate the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people'
A flu-like illness could travel around the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people, experts have warned. A century ago the Spanish flu pandemic infected a…
Sep 17, 2019 23:01 UTC Health Read More

Location-based VR is hot — but is it right for you?
In 2018 virtual reality hit the trough of disillusionment. Home use hadn't proven itself in terms of payback for most of the developers despite a few well-received…
Sep 17, 2019 22:44 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

WeWork Makes Small Round of Staff Cuts, Hours After Delaying IPO
Hours after announcing plans to delay an initial public offering, WeWork made a small round of job cuts in a New York City unit that manages on-demand office…
Sep 17, 2019 22:44 UTC Business Read More

CEO And Founder of Vianai, Dr. Vishal Sikka, Demoed a New AI Platform Vision Today at Oracle Open World
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Vishal Sikka demonstrated a new AI platform vision today during his keynote address at Oracle Open…
Sep 17, 2019 22:41 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

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