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The Pentagon Canceled a Boeing Contract to Develop a Better Missile Defense ‘Kill Vehicle'

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon that would destroy incoming missiles. The move is aimed in part at...
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How Barneys' Chief Tech Exec Envisions the Luxury Retailer's Rebooting

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Barneys New York Inc., the upscale clothing retailer that filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, says it has a “clear, crystallized vision” for what it will look like...
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Goldman Sachs plans to recruit more than 100 coders to its trading division as part of the bank's largest hiring spree in years

Goldman Sachs plans to recruit more than 100 coders to its trading division as part of the bank's largest hiring spree in years

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Goldman Sachs is looking to recruit more than 100 coders for its trading business as part of the firm's biggest hire spree in years, according to Bloomberg . Adam Korn, the...
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Google DeepMind Co-Founder Placed on Leave From AI Lab

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

The co-founder of DeepMind, the high-profile artificial intelligence lab owned by Google , has been placed on leave after controversy over some of the projects he led. Mustafa...
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The Air Force is testing a new kind of headset that protects the user by transmitting sounds through their bones

The Air Force is testing a new kind of headset that protects the user by transmitting sounds through their bones

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US airmen at RAF Mildenhall are testing a new in-ear headset that uses the wearer's ear bones to transmit sounds. The new device is meant to protect the wearer's hearing while...
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The doctor who leads AI strategy at Cleveland Clinic told us why he's betting that physicians who code could be the future of healthcare

The doctor who leads AI strategy at Cleveland Clinic told us why he's betting that physicians who code could be the future of healthcare

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Cleveland Clinic, an academic medical center in Ohio, set up a center focused on AI technology earlier this year. Now, it's also adding the tech to its medical school...
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This Company Will Provide Genetic Counseling for a Million-Person NIH Study

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

The National Institutes of Health has an official genetic counseling partner for its ambitious, million-person All of Us research program: Color Genomics , a DNA testing and...
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China's Lax Attitude About Privacy Is Shifting - Data Sheet

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

If you're a regular reader of global media coverage of China's technology sector, you've probably come across some variation of the following boilerplate: “Chinese culture...
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Singular releases tool for stopping ad fraud on Android

Singular releases tool for stopping ad fraud on Android

13 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Singular said it has released a first-in-industry technology that detects far more fraud on Android mobile devices than existing solutions.
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Hong Kong protests spread to subway as bank warns of economic fallout

16 hours ago   |   National Post

HONG KONG - A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators...
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The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...

Trump looked up at the sky and said 'I am the chosen one' while talking...

Trump looked up at the sky and said 'I am the chosen one' while talking about his trade war with China

President Donald Trump on Wednesday referred to himself as the "chosen one" as he discussed his ongoing trade war with China. While speaking to reporters, the president looked... Read more ...

Tomato Truce: U.S. And Mexico Strike A Deal On Imports

Tomato Truce: U.S. And Mexico Strike A Deal On Imports

The U.S. agreed to lift tariffs on imported tomatoes from Mexico. But importers warn that stepped-up inspections could still create bottlenecks, limiting supplies and raising... Read more ...

President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who...

President Trump says Apple CEO Tim Cook is the only tech executive who actually calls him directly

President Trump speaks with Apple CEO Tim Cook because he calls him personally rather than hiring consultants to do so, Trump told reporters on Wednesday. Trump also referenced... Read more ...

Trump ping pongs on payroll tax cuts and now claims the White House isn't...

Trump ping pongs on payroll tax cuts and now claims the White House isn't considering them, a day after he said they were on the table

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he isn't considering payroll tax cuts to juice the economy with extra consumer cash, only a day after he said they were on the... Read more ...

Trump is snubbing a close ally because it won't let him buy Greenland while...

Trump is snubbing a close ally because it won't let him buy Greenland while supporting rival Russia before big Europe trip

As President Donald Trump prepares to head to Europe, he is snubbing close allies while reaching out to rivals. The president abruptly cancelled a planned trip to Denmark... Read more ...

Angela Merkel challenges Boris Johnson to solve Brexit crisis in next '30 days'

Angela Merkel challenges Boris Johnson to solve Brexit crisis in next '30 days'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel challenges UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to Britain's Brexit crisis. The UK is on course to leave the EU without a... Read more ...

Target surges 17%, set for record high after smashing forecasts and raising...

Target surges 17%, set for record high after smashing forecasts and raising profit outlook

Target's stock is on pace to open at a record high on Wednesday after the retailer posted second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. Sales at existing Target... Read more ...

Ivanka Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and other top Trump aides have had their...

Ivanka Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and other top Trump aides have had their White House offices relocated to remove potential asbestos

Part of the White House is undergoing construction to remove potentially dangerous materials and several top presidential advisers have had to move out of their offices for the... Read more ...

Bill de Blasio is getting ripped apart for saying that one of NYC's best...

Bill de Blasio is getting ripped apart for saying that one of NYC's best pizza places should reopen despite not paying $167k in taxes

Mayor Bill de Blasio found himself in hot water on Wednesday when he pledged to save a beloved family-owned New York pizza joint recently shut down for failure to pay... Read more ...