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A group of developers sent a letter demanding GitHub cancel its ICE contract, saying it puts the Microsoft-owned company at odds with its own community and values

A group of developers sent a letter demanding GitHub cancel its ICE contract, saying it puts the Microsoft-owned company at odds with its own community and values

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Microsoft -owned GitHub recently renewed a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement , the agency responsible for carrying out the Trump administration's controversial...
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Police officers are testing a Batman-like device that binds a suspect without using force - here's how it works

Police officers are testing a Batman-like device that binds a suspect without using force - here's how it works

23 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Los Angeles police officers will test a new gun-like device designed to restrain people beginning January, police department leaders informed the city's board of police...
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Google just added the cofounder of its DeepMind unit to its own AI team

Google just added the cofounder of its DeepMind unit to its own AI team

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google has added the cofounder of its DeepMind artificial intelligence unit to its own internal AI team. Mustafa Suleyman , who cofounded DeepMind with Demis Hassabis and Shane...
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Wall Street dips as investors stay off big bets, eye trade talks

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday as declines in defensive sectors such as consumer staples overshadowed gains in technology stocks, while the absence of new updates in U.S.-China...
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Europe can take a bigger role in providing public goods

Europe can take a bigger role in providing public goods

3 hours ago   |   Bruegel

This opinion piece was originally published in the Financial Times. Now that the EU has a newly elected parliament and a new commission, what should be its agenda for the...
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Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognize unique speech patterns

Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognize unique speech patterns

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google is asking people with Down syndrome to "donate" recordings of their voice to help train its voice-recognition software. Voice technology has historically struggled to...
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Fintech Growing Pains

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

A flurry of financial technology companies sprouted following the 2008 crisis, offering among other things access to morally-conscious investing and credit to the...
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A new once-a-month birth control pill could eventually replace daily pills

A new once-a-month birth control pill could eventually replace daily pills

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A team of scientists developed a slow-release birth control pill that people only have to take once a month. The birth control pill delivers a steady stream of hormones to...
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Huawei mounts legal challenge against FCC over rural carrier customers

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

China's Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and moved to...
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How Disputes Over Big Tech Are Disrupting Global Trade

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Faced with outdated trade rules that don't cover advancements in technology, some countries are forging their own paths.
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The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar...

The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's 'dark skin color' made him good at fakes

The San Francisco 49ers suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan over a comment he made about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. While discussing Jackson's talent at faking... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi says House will move forward with articles of impeachment...

Nancy Pelosi says House will move forward with articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California said in a Thursday morning press conference that she is asking House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler to draft articles of... Read more ...

GM and LG Chem are forming a joint venture to build a $2.3 billion battery...

GM and LG Chem are forming a joint venture to build a $2.3 billion battery factory in Ohio

General Motors and LG Chem are forming a joint venture to invest $2.3 billion into a new battery factory that will be located in Ohio. The partnership will be a 50-50... Read more ...

Joe Biden tore into an Iowa voter who claimed he sent his son Hunter to work...

Joe Biden tore into an Iowa voter who claimed he sent his son Hunter to work in Ukraine, calling him a 'damn liar' and challenging him to a push-up contest

In a heated Thursday exchange on the campaign trail, former Vice President Joe Biden called an Iowa voter a "damn liar" for claiming Biden sent his son Hunter to work in... Read more ...

LeBron James kicked off his shoes during a blowout win, then responded to...

LeBron James kicked off his shoes during a blowout win, then responded to critics who said the move was disrespectful

At the end of the Los Angeles Lakers' blowout win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, LeBron James took off his shoes, gave them to some young fans, then cheered on his teammates... Read more ...

Saudi Aramco's IPO will reportedly value the oil giant at $1.7 trillion...

Saudi Aramco's IPO will reportedly value the oil giant at $1.7 trillion, making it the biggest in history

Saudi Aramco is expected to be valued at $1.7 trillion in its upcoming initial public offering, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The company expects to raise $25.6... Read more ...

North Korea just called Trump an old imbecile in the latest sign the country...

North Korea just called Trump an old imbecile in the latest sign the country is back on a warpath

North Korean officials revived the insult "dotard" against President Donald Trump in response to his insults about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and threats to take military... Read more ...

Emma Stone is engaged to 'SNL' writer Dave McCary, and her vintage-inspired...

Emma Stone is engaged to 'SNL' writer Dave McCary, and her vintage-inspired ring is said to be worth at least $35,000

Emma Stone is engaged to "Saturday Night Live" writer and segment director David McCary after two years of dating. Stone displayed her ring in an Instagram post shared by... Read more ...

Here are Warren Buffett's top 13 favorite stocks

Here are Warren Buffett's top 13 favorite stocks

Warren Buffett, the leader of Berkshire Hathaway, is a long-time value investor who looks to invest in companies that are undervalued by the market. This year, however... Read more ...

YouTube's list of the 10 most-watched video games of 2019 proves that new...

YouTube's list of the 10 most-watched video games of 2019 proves that new games aren't the most popular online

YouTube revealed its 10 most-watched video games before the release of its annual recap video, YouTube Rewind. None of YouTube's most-watched games were actually released this... Read more ...