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Westworld Awakening Is a New VR Game Where You Play a Self-Aware Host
HBO has partnered with VR developer Survios on a new Westworld VR video game called Westworld Awakening. And it's available right now on Oculus, Vive,…
Aug 22, 2019 23:51 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Asia stocks rose as Japan-South Korea tensions escalate; yuan dips to fresh low
Meanwhile, investors look ahead to Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech at a yearly central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Aug 22, 2019 23:49 UTC Markets Read More

Asia stocks rose as Japan-South Korea tensions escalate; yuan dips to fresh low
Meanwhile, investors look ahead to Fed Chair Jerome Powell's speech at a yearly central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Aug 22, 2019 23:49 UTC Business Read More

Virtual reality batting is Dodgers' latest preparation tool
The Dodgers are embracing virtual reality batting practice, a device that uses VR goggles to create immersive visual experiences and simulate at-bats.
Aug 22, 2019 23:38 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Utah Man Put in Medically-Induced Coma From Vaping-Related Lung Disease
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A Utah man is on life support after vaping gave him lipoid pneumonia, his family said. Sean Bills, 31, of West Valley City, was…
Aug 22, 2019 23:38 UTC Health Read More

iPhone 11 Pro: Everything we think we know
If Apple sticks to its usual timing, it should reveal its latest iPhones in a manner of weeks. But as always, the rumor mill has churned out enough leaks to reveal…
Aug 22, 2019 23:31 UTC Technology Read More

Delta flight stranded 18 hours, passengers slept on airplane floor
Passengers spent more than eight hours on the tarmac, and many ended up sleeping on the airport floor — Delta didn't offer hotel vouchers.
Aug 22, 2019 23:30 UTC Business Read More

Fire Emblem Hacker Makes The Gatekeeper Playable, And His Charm Stat Is Huge
Greetings, professor! Nothing to report! Well, there is one thing. A Fire Emblem: Three Houses hacker has figured out how to recruit the man, the myth, the…
Aug 22, 2019 23:29 UTC Technology Read More

Huawei Cannot Escape Google Unless It Wants To Say Goodbye To Western Markets
The US-trade war confirmed a big weakness in China's fast rising economy: an inability to make the transition from imitation to innovation, ie developing and…
Aug 22, 2019 23:18 UTC Markets Read More

Fact check: Did Bernie just backtrack on Medicare for All?
Speaking to labor officials in Iowa this week, Bernie Sanders unveiled a new twist to his “Medicare for All” plan. His centrist Democratic rivals pounced, accusing…
Aug 22, 2019 23:13 UTC Health-Care Read More

Breathing polluted air is deadlier than previously believed, new study claims
Rising levels of pollution worldwide are increasing the likelihood that people will die early, according to a sweeping new study.
Aug 22, 2019 23:05 UTC Health Read More

Never buy a T-shirt over £15: the essential guide to personal finance
The older I get, the more I am struck by the massive gaps in my education. How did I manage to get a GCSE in history without being taught anything about the…
Aug 22, 2019 23:00 UTC Personal-Finance Read More

United Launch Alliance's Delta IV rocket takes off for final flight
The United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Medium rocket carried the second GPS III satellite to orbit for the US Air Force. SOPA Images / Getty Images. The United…
Aug 22, 2019 22:59 UTC Science Read More

Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast
Salesforce.com Inc. CRM 0.58% raised its full-year revenue outlook after reporting record results in the latest quarter, a positive sign for enterprise-technology…
Aug 22, 2019 22:54 UTC Business Read More

Employment Extravaganza in Vallejo draws good crowd
About 60 people showed up Thursday morning at Employment Extravaganza, a career fair held at the Vallejo Economic Development Department (EDD) office…
Aug 22, 2019 22:49 UTC Jobs Read More

Employment Extravaganza in Vallejo draws good crowd
About 60 people showed up Thursday morning at Employment Extravaganza, a career fair held at the Vallejo Economic Development Department (EDD) office…
Aug 22, 2019 22:49 UTC Jobs Read More

Zika Was Soaring Across Cuba. Few Outside the Country Knew.
The mosquito-borne virus spread through the island in 2017, but global health officials failed to sound the alarm.
Aug 22, 2019 22:39 UTC Health Read More

Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And D.C. To Combat Robocalls
In the plan, *service* providers will provide technology to combat a practice known as "spoofing" to aid state attorneys general in locating and prosecuting the…
Aug 22, 2019 22:36 UTC Business Read More

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers
Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone *service* providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology.
Aug 22, 2019 22:35 UTC Business Read More

Samsung announces Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A30s: More like A50 Pro and A50 Lite?
Samsung has announced the Galaxy A50s and Galaxy A30s, serving up most of the same specs as their predecessors. But expect a major camera upgrade or…
Aug 22, 2019 22:20 UTC Technology Read More

Here's How Much Fat You Should Eat on a Low-Carb Diet — and Where to Get It
Healthy fats play an important role in weight loss by helping to keep you full between meals, but they become even more crucial on a low-carb diet. After all,
Aug 22, 2019 22:19 UTC Nutrition Read More

Workplace digital assistant startup Capacity raises $13.2M from Midwestern VCs
Solving information scatter inside enterprises seems to be the founding idea behind dozens of enterprise software startups. Capacity, which recently rebranded…
Aug 22, 2019 22:19 UTC Technology Read More

Workplace digital assistant startup Capacity raises $13.2M from Midwestern VCs
Solving information scatter inside enterprises seems to be the founding idea behind dozens of enterprise software startups. Capacity, which recently rebranded…
Aug 22, 2019 22:18 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

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