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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

Three Murfreesboro men charged in homeless man's beating death
Nicolas Christian died from head trauma on June 22 after being beaten in downtown Nashville. Three Murfreeboro men have been charged in his death.
Sep 18, 2019 23:43 UTC Fitness 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

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

Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Pelosi set to unveil drug price plan Abortion rate in US hits lowest level since Roe v. Wade Dems threaten to subpoena Juul TheHill
Welcome to Wednesday's Overnight Health Care. It was a busy day. Abortion rates are falling, Speaker Pelosi's drug pricing plan is coming tomorrow, the No.
Sep 18, 2019 23:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

SEC Charges Token Sale Platform For Illegal $14M Securities Offering
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued ICOBox and its founder Nikolay Evdokimov for conducting an illegal securities offering…
Sep 18, 2019 23:14 UTC Business Read More

Richard Kind Enters Virtual Reality in ‘Auggie’
Over the past three decades, Richard Kind has worked steadily in theater and on screen, amassing more than 230 credits in film and television, including.
Sep 18, 2019 23:13 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

AB5: Newsom signs bill rewriting California employment law
California businesses will soon face new limits in their use of independent contractors under a closely watched proposal signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom…
Sep 18, 2019 22:55 UTC Jobs Read More

Climate change: Why Bill McKibben keeps fighting after 30 years
Bill McKibben in 2015. McKibben's organization is helping to plan this week's Global Climate Strike. File photo by John Herrick/VTDigger. The Deeper Dig is a…
Sep 18, 2019 22:40 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

House reaches deal on continuing resolution, vote expected Thursday TheHill
House Democrats filed stopgap legislation Wednesday evening to prevent a shutdown and keep the government running through Nov.
Sep 18, 2019 22:25 UTC Health-Care 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

Microsoft to Buy Back Up to $40 Billion in Stock
The software giant also said it plans to raise its dividend 11%, as the company maintains its record of sharing its flood of cash with shareholders.
Sep 18, 2019 22:17 UTC Computing Read More

International Space Station Visible Tonight Over Western Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A bright object will be visible in the Western Pennsylvania sky tonight. Wednesday evening's clear skies will provide an opportunity to…
Sep 18, 2019 22:17 UTC Science 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

Eight Tips For Using The New Steam Library
Yesterday, Steam's first big library overhaul in eons entered open beta. The *fresh* coat of paint and (virtual) new shelves make for welcome additions, but it's…
Sep 18, 2019 21:59 UTC Technology Read More

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