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Virtual Reality Director Parul Wadhwa's New Film 'Sandbox of Memory' Built Around Partition of India
Indian American virtual reality director Parul Wadhwa's new film, “Sandbox of Memory,” is a virtual reality experience about personal memories set against the…
Sep 17, 2019 23:59 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

A crack just emerged in the financial markets: The New York Fed spends $53 billion to rescue the overnight lending market
Borrowing rates skyrocketed on Tuesday in a corner of the markets the public rarely notices but that is critical to the functioning of the global financial system.
Sep 17, 2019 23:59 UTC Business Read More

Why Are Analysts Losing Confidence in Square Stock?
Square (SQ) stock has remained highly volatile this year. The company's troubles started in October 2018 when CFO Sarah Friar decided to leave the company.
Sep 17, 2019 23:58 UTC Markets Read More

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars
TOKYO (Reuters) - China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next…
Sep 17, 2019 23:55 UTC Business Read More

‘This Is Crazy!’: Wall Street Scurries to Protect Itself in Repo Surge
The word went out even before the opening bell: the Fed had to step in.
Sep 17, 2019 23:51 UTC Business Read More

‘This Is Crazy!’: Wall Street Scurries to Protect Itself in Repo Surge
(Bloomberg) -- The word went out even before the opening bell: the Fed had to step in.Up and down Wall Street, phones lit up Tuesday morning as a crucial…
Sep 17, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

MTC Panel On Fed. Tax Shield Drops Cloud Computing Review
A Multistate Tax Commission panel analyzing which online business activities could exceed federal protections against state income tax said Tuesday there is…
Sep 17, 2019 23:40 UTC Computing Read More

Latest Google Pixelbook 2 leak shows the device in action weeks before launch
Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL may be the stars of the show at its hardware event next month, but they won't be the only devices unveiled at the event. Google…
Sep 17, 2019 23:36 UTC Gadgets Read More

The PlayStation 4 Games That Support Cross-Play
Sony is embracing crossplay, but there's still a way to go. Check out the games that support it already here.
Sep 17, 2019 23:33 UTC Technology Read More

AI 50 Founders Say This Is What People Get Wrong About Artificial Intelligence
For a start, it's not that intelligent. The founders of Forbes first AI 50 list share their thoughts on what people get wrong about artificial intelligence.
Sep 17, 2019 23:30 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Biden touts political longevity in bid for union support at Philly event: 'You all know me'
PHILADELPHIA Former Vice President Joe Biden leaned hard into his long history of support for and from organized labor Tuesday, telling hundreds of union.
Sep 17, 2019 23:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Chirlane McCray's ThriveNYC fell short of mental health goals: Mayor's report
The just-released Mayor's Management Report found that Thrive's "mental health first aid" program was supposed to train 72000 people last year, but only got to…
Sep 17, 2019 23:28 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Nears Highs Amid Fed Rate-Cut Mystery; Adobe, FedEx, Chewy Are Earnings Movers
Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally neared highs even as Fed rate-cut odds fell to 50-50. Adobe, FedEx and Chewy fell on weak earnings or outlooks.
Sep 17, 2019 23:25 UTC Markets Read More

Virtual tour allows reporter to imagine life with dementia
With staggering numbers of dementia cases, facilities are finding ways to work with caregivers to introduce tools that they can use to learn about what a patient…
Sep 17, 2019 23:17 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Inside Samsung's secretive South Korean headquarters
Global smartphone sales are stagnating, so Samsung — the world's largest smartphone maker — is eager to find the next big thing to power its future growth.
Sep 17, 2019 23:14 UTC Gadgets Read More

APLA Health Announces Statewide Strategic Planning Meeting to Address Urgent Needs of People Aging with HIV
September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, and currently, the majority of people living with HIV are over the age of 50. To address these…
Sep 17, 2019 23:09 UTC Health-Care Read More

Cloud is the new oil: AWS tech, education projects modernizing Bahrain
Ever hear data is the new oil? The oft-repeated mantra has a whole new meaning in the country of Bahrain. The country lacks the oil reserves and resulting…
Sep 17, 2019 23:05 UTC Computing Read More

Free Software Pioneer Quits MIT Over His Comments On Epstein Sex Trafficking Case
"I am doing this due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations," Richard Stallman wrote on his blog.
Sep 17, 2019 23:02 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Outbreak of a flu-like illness 'could circulate the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people'
A flu-like illness could travel around the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people, experts have warned. A century ago the Spanish flu pandemic infected a…
Sep 17, 2019 23:01 UTC Health Read More

Samsung will reportedly kick off its Android 10 beta program in the U.S. next month
Samsung will soon kick off its Android 10 beta program according to reliable sources speaking with SamMobile; U.S. and European models eligible to be…
Sep 17, 2019 22:50 UTC Technology Read More

Location-based VR is hot — but is it right for you?
In 2018 virtual reality hit the trough of disillusionment. Home use hadn't proven itself in terms of payback for most of the developers despite a few well-received…
Sep 17, 2019 22:44 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

WeWork Makes Small Round of Staff Cuts, Hours After Delaying IPO
Hours after announcing plans to delay an initial public offering, WeWork made a small round of job cuts in a New York City unit that manages on-demand office…
Sep 17, 2019 22:44 UTC Business Read More

CEO And Founder of Vianai, Dr. Vishal Sikka, Demoed a New AI Platform Vision Today at Oracle Open World
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Vishal Sikka demonstrated a new AI platform vision today during his keynote address at Oracle Open…
Sep 17, 2019 22:41 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

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