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John Kerry wants tech to help solve violent extremism
John Kerry addressed entrepreneurs at a conference in Silicon Valley and urged them to build companies that change the world.
[CNN Money] Ethical question leaves potential buyers torn over self-driving cars, study says
Faced with two deadly options the public want driverless vehicles to crash rather than hurt pedestrians – unless the vehicle in question is theirs In catch-22 traffic emergencies where there are only two deadly options, people generally want a self-driving vehicle to, for example, avoid a group (...)
[The Guardian] Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – 'we're going for a classic feel'
With Battlefield currently winning the propaganda war CoD developer, Infinity Ward, wants to convince gamers that its latest title isn’t just about space In 2015, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave an interview in which he argued that the world’s first trillionaire will be somebody who (...)
[The Guardian] Providing bite count feedback helps lower calorie intake
New wearable technology is helping to provide novel weight loss tools. One way is by providing bite count feedback, which allows users to keep track of the number of bites during a meal. Researchers wanted to analyze how providing bite count feedback might influence eaters in different (...)
[Science daily] Saudi police shoot dead wanted man in kingdom's restive east
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) " Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says police have shot to death a wanted man in the country's predominantly Shiite east.An Interior Ministry statement carried early Thursday by the state-run Saudi (...)
[nzherald.co.nz - world] Review: 'Swiss Army Man' imaginative but tonally imbalanced
Flatulence is a key element of "Swiss Army Man ," but the film isn't exactly a comedy.The feature debut of writer-directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Quan doesn't really know what it wants to be. There's a running theme of (...)
[nzherald.co.nz - world] 'Gruber misses the point completely about Lightning headphones'
After Nilay Patel's strong piece and John Gruber's meager response, here's another one by Steve Streza: John can argue all he wants that this is all somehow in the best interest of customers by virtue of it being great business for Apple, but it simply isnât true. It also wonât be a hill that (...)
[OSNews] My arthritis pain
Don't be offended if TV presenter Julian Worricker doesn't want to shake hands - as he explains, he has an arthritic condition.
[BBC News UK] Don't 'ghost' on a date: Ghostbot is the app that'll break things off for you
A new app will detect incoming texts from a person you’re hoping to cease all communication with and send unenthusiatic automated responses Rejecting unwanted suitors over text is an awkward challenge for a generation of online daters. So why not outsource the thorny interaction to a robot? (...)
[The Guardian] Gamble on your opponent's gaze if you want to win
Blackjack players who hold high-value cards tend to glance fleetingly to the right, whereas those with a lower-value hand do so spontaneously to the left. This is according to research on aspects of mental arithmetic.
[Science daily] Arrested man 'wanted to shoot Donald Trump'
A Briton who tried to grab a police officer's gun at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas said he wanted to shoot the US candidate, court papers say.
[BBC News Americas] Are Chinese hackers dialing back U.S. attacks?
Chinese hacking of the U.S. government and American firms appears to be on the wane, according to a new report by a cybersecurity firm.
[CNN Money] You're fired: Trump sacks campaign manager, Lewandowski
Corey Lewandowski, the man who guided Donald Trump on his journey to become the Republican presidential candidate, has been fired.
[BBC News Americas] Tottenham agree fee for Wanyama
Tottenham Hotspur agree a fee of £11m for Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama, BBC Radio Solent understands.
[BBC News Africa] Facebook denies pro-Brexit bias
If you were ‘in favour of leaving the EU’, Facebook wanted you to tell people. Remaining, not so much Facebook has denied bias in the forthcoming EU referendum, after users noticed that the social network offered the ability to mark yourself as “in favour of leaving the EU”, but not in favour of (...)