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PlayStation Surprise Releases Erica, A New Live-Action Interactive Thriller For PS4
During the Opening Night Live stream from Gamescom 2019, PlayStation released a new trailer for Erica, a live-action interactive thriller for PS4. Erica focuses…
Aug 19, 2019 23:58 UTC Technology Read More

Global Computer Assisted Coding Market 2019 Optum, Inc., McKesson Corporation, Nuance Communications Inc.
The report on the Global Computer Assisted Coding Market offers complete data on the Computer Assisted Coding market. Components, for example, main…
Aug 19, 2019 23:56 UTC Computing Read More

Chinese smartphone brands such as Oppo are winning in Southeast Asia
The deep-pocketed Chinese smartphone players are driving into emerging markets, leveraging the same kind of strategies they used to gain market share at…
Aug 19, 2019 23:45 UTC Gadgets Read More

Planet Fitness, Five Below and Ross coming to Burlington
Planet Fitness will move into the former Acme market site and Ross Dress for Less into what was a Toy "R Us in LIberty Square, Burlington Twp., NJ.
Aug 19, 2019 23:39 UTC Fitness Read More

Watch the Xbox Gamescom event in 14 minutes
Microsoft loves to use Gamescom as a vehicle for its post-E3 news, and it had plenty on offer for the 2019 event -- even for PlayStation fans. PUBG added...
Aug 19, 2019 23:32 UTC Technology Read More

What tariffs could cost American households
Tariffs are expected to cost American households up to $1,000 per year when the next round goes into effect on September 1, according to a new note by J.P.…
Aug 19, 2019 23:31 UTC Business Read More

Apple is spending $6 billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT
Apple has spent more than $6 billion on original TV shows and movies for its forthcoming Apple TV+ *service*, according to a Financial Times report on Monday.
Aug 19, 2019 23:30 UTC Technology Read More

PG&E stock plunges as $18 billion in Tubbs fire claims return to haunt it
Fallout from the deadly Tubbs fire, which hit Northern California in 2017 and pushed PG&E toward bankruptcy, has returned to plague the utility.
Aug 19, 2019 23:29 UTC Business Read More

The coolest you should keep your house is 78 degrees, federal program recommends
Energy Star also said you should set your thermostat to 82 degrees when you're sleeping.
Aug 19, 2019 23:25 UTC Business Read More

AI Bot Writes Batman Movie Script, and the First Page Is Pretty Hilarious
A writer forced a bot to watch a bunch of Batman movies, then had it write a truly insane and hilarious script page for a Batman movie of its.
Aug 19, 2019 23:13 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Farmington nutritional supplement company Ultimate Nutrition shuts down, employees terminated upon arriving fo
Ultimate Nutrition, a Farmington nutritional supplement company, and a related company abruptly shut down over the weekend. Employees arriving for work…
Aug 19, 2019 23:00 UTC Nutrition Read More

Apple's Unforgivable Mistake Threatens Millions Of iPad And iPhone Users
Apple is in a continuing fight to keep the iOS platform secure, and it has made a mistake that has blown open the entire platform.
Aug 19, 2019 22:58 UTC Technology Read More

Who are the major revenue-based investing VCs?
So you're interested in raising capital from a Revenue-Based Investor VC. Which VCs are comfortable using this approach? A new wave of Revenue-Based…
Aug 19, 2019 22:53 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Respawn CEO apologizes for devs who insulted Apex Legends fans
An Apex Legends event featuring expensive cosmetic items kicked off a controversy that ended with angry players lashing out at the developers in a forum.
Aug 19, 2019 22:51 UTC Technology Read More

General Electric’s Insurance Regulators Call Markopolos Report ‘Fairly Simplistic’
The Kansas Insurance Department's news release says it takes allegations of fraud seriously, but adds that the Markopolos report doesn't take all information…
Aug 19, 2019 22:51 UTC Business Read More

Maine House Speaker Gideon attacks Sen. Collins over tax vote, ACA
Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon criticized U.S. Sen. Susan Collins on Monday for her vote in favor of the 2017 Republican tax bill, saying the bill…
Aug 19, 2019 22:43 UTC Health-Care Read More

A map of the brain can tell what you're reading about: Through brain imaging, scientists open another door to our inner thoughts and narratives
Neuroscientists have created interactive maps that can predict where different categories of words activate the brain. Their latest map is focused on what…
Aug 19, 2019 22:41 UTC Health Read More

Heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronic devices: Atomically thin heat shields could be up to 50000 times thinner than current insulating materials in cell phones and laptops
Atomically thin materials could create heat-shields for cell phones or laptops that would protect people and temperature-sensitive components and make future…
Aug 19, 2019 22:39 UTC Gadgets Read More

Why Athletes Say Resilience and Getting Mentally Tough Matter
If you want to be physically strong and on top of your game, you need mental fortitude and resilience, top athletes, their coaches, and sports psychologists say.
Aug 19, 2019 22:38 UTC Mental-Health Read More

LA-based Brainbase raises $3 million for its intellectual property licensing management tech
It's been nearly a century since Walt Disney first introduced Mickey Mouse to the world. In the ensuing decades, Disney, and the mythmakers of Hollywood have…
Aug 19, 2019 22:36 UTC Technology Read More

Parents pledge to wait to give their kids smartphones
Thousands of parents all over the country are taking a pledge to wait to give their child a smartphone. Here's why.
Aug 19, 2019 22:35 UTC Gadgets Read More

SteamVR Beta Helps No Man’s Sky Performance On Valve Index, Fixes Oculus ASW 2.0 Support
The SteamVR Beta channel currently includes performance improvements for Valve Index, as well as fixing support for the Oculus Rift's ASW 2.0.
Aug 19, 2019 22:32 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

China AI expert on facial recognition’s privacy problem and social good
China is keen to harness AI to boost its economy and is applying it in on a huge scale in areas such as surveillance and facial recognition – but it could also kill…
Aug 19, 2019 22:29 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

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