Amazon Alexa assisting NASA become smarter at work

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-06-20

Washington, June 20 (IANS) While you are busy giving Alexa commands to play your favourite song or book an Uber, the intelligent virtual assistant from Amazon is helping the US space agency organise daily tasks while making sense of intrinsic data-sets. According to Tom Soderstrom, IT Chief...

Domain Devaluation : You Can Now Buy | 2018-06-20 has always been a popular domain, listed for sale with a price between $1,000,000 to $1.8 million, DomainGang reported. The domain, owned by Adam Dicker, gained notoriety after football fans looking for the NFL team – the now Los Angeles Rams – triggered an ESPN article about the generic...

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Up in smoke: Is the vape shop boom about to end?

BBC News | 2018-06-20

A traditional cigarette burns tobacco, producing tar and carbon monoxide that cause health problems. E-cigarettes have a small chamber which is filled with a water-based liquid. That is then heated producing a vapour, hence vaping. That vapour does not contain tar or carbon monoxide, but does...

Trump 'promises' iPhones won't be subject to US tariffs

TechRadar | 2018-06-19

President Donald Trump has reportedly told Apple CEO Tim Cook that iPhones assembled in China will not be subject to any tariffs imposed by the US government amid heightening concerns from the technology industry that it might be a pawn in a trade war between the two countries. The New York Times...

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Here's why you should include lentils in your diet

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-06-20

Washington DC: Swapping potatoes or rice with pulses can be beneficial for your health, a new research has claimed. According to a University of Guelph-led study, swapping half a portion of starchy dishes for lentils can significantly improve your body's response to carbohydrates. The...

What is cannabis oil and how does it work?

The Guardian | 2018-06-19

Your questions about the medical use of cannabis oil answered...

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South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

Myrtle Beach Online | 2018-06-20

A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said Wednesday that $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers, a latest in the series of recent hacks that raised security concerns....

John McAfee Won't Promote ICOs Anymore Because Of 'SEC Threats,' Report Says | 2018-06-19

Posting on Twitter, Cybersecurity tycoon and crypto promoter John McAfee said he will end his initial coin offering (ICO) work shortly because of “SEC threats,” CoinDesk reported Tuesday. In his Tweet, McAfee said not only would he stop working on token sales, but also his recommendations of them to...

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Murray must conquer mental demons after injury woe — Djokovic

The Siasat Daily | 2018-06-18

London: Novak Djokovic has warned Andy Murray he must conquer his mental demons before rediscovering his best form as the former Wimbledon champion returns from almost a year on the sidelines. Finally recovered after hip surgery in January, Murray will play his first competitive match for 11 months...

Pouille survives nervous moments to beat Istomin

The News International | 2018-06-16

STUTTGART, Germany: Holder Lucas Pouille overcame a nervous second-set to reach the Stuttgart Cup semi-finals on Friday with a 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 victory over Uzbek Denis Istomin.The Frenchman, who beat Feliciano Lopez in last...

Ex-FIFA president Blatter happy to be in Russia

Business Day Online | 2018-06-20

Ex-FIFA President Sepp Blatter said he is happy to be back in Moscow, three years after his last visit. Blatter undertook his last visit for the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw in July 2015 at a time when he felt it unsafe to visit any other country for fear of being...

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Israel threatens further bombing of Gaza Strip

Middle East Online | 2018-06-20

GAZA CITY - Israeli warplanes pounded Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in a new flare-up of hostilities that saw dozens of rockets and mortar...

Pope criticises Trump administration policy on migrant family separation

This is Money | 2018-06-20

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, June 20 (Reuters) - Pope Francis has criticised the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican...

South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to face

This is Money | 2018-06-20

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - South Sudan's warring leaders are set to meet face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday amid efforts to end...

British PM faces Brexit showdown with pro-EU rebels

Gulf Daily News | 2018-06-20

World News Wed, 20 Jun 2018 AFP London: British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with her pro-EU MPs on Wednesday over parliament's role in the final...

Taliban kill 30 soldiers in first major attack since Eid ceasefire

The National | 2018-06-20

Taliban militants killed 30 security forces in an ambush on two checkpoints in the farwestern province of Badghis early on Wednesday, the provincial governor...

Americans Still Aren’t Saving, Despite the Booming Economy

Bloomberg | 2018-06-20

Nearly one in four Americans report they have no emergency savings. And many don’t seem too concerned....

Facebook campaign to help separated children seeks $1,500 but gets $6.5m

The Guardian | 2018-06-20

Texas-based campaign to provide legal advice to families becomes Facebook’s largest ever single fundraiser...

Open Minds Worldwide

The Boston Globe | 2018-06-20

Is it still fun to be a Patriots fan?

With all of the success has come a sense of inevitability that has drained the joy from so much of...

Creators Syndicate | 2018-06-20

Weapons of Mass Manipulation

Confirmation bias damages reputations. It ruins credibility. It destroys lives. When researchers...

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-06-19

Guns, pot, immigrants: States’ rights in crosshairs

While the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that barred every state but Nevada from allowing...

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-06-19

Mayor Jacobs needs to clean house: Letters

Clean house, Mayor Jacobs Why do so many taxpayers feel government agencies are an expensive joke?...

Creators Syndicate | 2018-06-19

The Banality of Bias

Peter Strzok is an FBI agent with a career spanning more than two decades. He was section chief of...