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Northrop Grumman highlights benefits of Orbital ATK acquisition  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
Nearly a year after Northrop Grumman’s acquisition of Orbital ATK closed, company executives say they’re getting the benefits they expected... more
Elon Musk on taking Tesla private: ‘That ship has sailed’  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Elon Musk would prefer if Tesla, which is known for its volatile share price and is among the most heavily shorted stock, were a private company, but acknowledged... more
Microsoft crosses $1 trillion market cap after impressive Q3 earnings  Windows Central · 4 hours
Microsoft has joined the likes of Apple and Amazon among the first companies to hit a $1 trillion market cap. After beating analyst expectations with its FY19 Q3... more
Vast diversity of ocean microbes revealed  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Advanced molecular techniques have revealed the diversity of a little-understood group of ocean microbes called protists, according to a new publication. The project analyzed samples collected by the global Tara Oceans expedition, documenting genomes that will... more
Global warming hits sea creatures hardest  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling species as land-dwelling species to disappear from their habitats, a unique study found. The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish... more
These are the best National DNA Day deals - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
Celebrate everyone's favorite acid (deoxyribonucleic, of course) with big savings on DNA test kits. And Friday: Free pretzels. (No, really.) more
Despite expansion of insurance coverage for depression, treatment rates are lower than expected  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A new investigation published in JAMA Psychiatry finds that while insurance coverage for depression has increased, treatment rates are lower than expected, indicating that... more
Robotics VCs on what’s real, what’s coming, and what to keep in mind  TechCrunch · 7 hours
Last week, at TechCrunch’s robotics event at UC Berkeley, we sat down with four VCs who are making a range of bets... more
Boeing 737 Max has flown 135 times since grounding - CNET  CNET · 7 hours
The aircraft maker takes a big financial hit as it works on a software fix for problems tied to two deadly crashes. more
Car rental giant Enterprise launches its own subscription service  THE VERGE · 9 hours
Enterprise Holdings, the parent company of car rental companies Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A... more
Global warming hits sea creatures hardest  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling species as land-dwelling species to disappear from their habitats, a unique Rutgers-led study found. more
Vue.ai raises $17M to equip online retailers with AI smarts  TechCrunch · 10 hours
Vue.ai, a U.S/India startup that develops an AI platform to help online retailers work more efficiently and sell more, has announced a $17 million Series B round. The... more
Study reveals vast diversity of ocean microbes  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Advanced molecular techniques have revealed the diversity of a little-understood group of ocean microbes called protists, according to a new publication in Scientific Reports. The project analyzed samples collected by the global Tara Oceans... more
Corruption contagion: How legal and finance firms are at greater risk of corruption  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Companies with fewer levels of management such as legal, accountancy and investment banking firms could be up to five times more susceptible... more
Antarctica: the final frontier for marine biological invasions?  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
A new study looking at the implications of increased shipping activity and the impact on Antarctic marine biodiversity is published this week in the journal Global Change Biology. The research is an... more
Slow media: how to renew debate in the age of digital authoritarianism  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
The rise of a new global, digital and mobile form of capitalism has, since the 1970s, accelerated the pace of our lives. We produce... more
Big money goes around the world  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Music is big business. It has been since the advent of the sheet music industry in the 19th Century and the ensuing piracy scandals, right through the invention of radio, recorded music, and the usurping of... more
Getaround acquires European car rental platform Drivy for $300 million  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Getaround, the peer-to-peer car-sharing startup that launched at TC Disrupt back in 2011, is making moves to become a global car rental service. Today, the Softbank-backed startup announced... more
How hacking photosynthesis could fight deforestation and famine  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
You might not be able to stomach soybeans for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but the animals you eat do. Cultivation of the staple crop takes up an area five times the size... more
Databricks open-sources Delta Lake to make data lakes more reliable  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Databricks, the company founded by the original developers of the Apache Spark big data analytics engine, today announced that it has open-sourced Delta Lake, a storage layer that... more
The mouse to get if you're left-handed  Windows Central · 14 hours
At Windows Central we use a lot of PC mice, just about all the best ones around so we know the good, the bad and the ugly. When we say a mouse is the... more
Global online database to combat underrepresentation of women scientists in the public sphere  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Underrepresentation of women scientists in the public sphere perpetuates the stereotype of the white male scientist and fails both to reflect the... more
AT&T misses on revenue; loses more DirecTV Now customers - CNET  CNET · 14 hours
Media properties like 'Aquaman' and 'Game of Thrones' are bright spots for the company, while the wireless and pay TV businesses face hefty competition. more
Comment: Apple’s in-store MacBook keyboard replacement program is a smart PR move  9to5Mac · 15 hours
Apple’s MacBook keyboard replacement program solved one problem: customers would no longer have to pay for a fix for an Apple design failure. But,... more
Apple Pay Officially Launches in Austria  MacRumors · 17 hours
Apple Pay officially launched in Austria this morning. Apple's mobile payment system is now supported by the country's largest bank Erste Bank und Sparkasse,... more
Apple Pay launches in Austria with two supporting banks, more coming soon  9to5Mac · 19 hours
As rumored, Apple Pay has indeed launched today in Austria. The supporting banks are Erste Sparkasse and N26, across Maestro, Mastercard and Visa debit... more
Nokia 9 Users Report In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Issue, HMD Global Investigating  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Nokia 9 users are complaining that their in-screen fingerprint sensor is accepting any unregistered fingerprint to unlock the phone. more
Japan's SoftBank to invest 900 mn euros in Germany's Wirecard  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Japan's Softbank is to invest 900 million euros ($1 billion) in beleaguered German financial technology firm Wirecard, or a stake of about 5.6 percent, Wirecard announced Wednesday. more
Feces transplantation is effective and provides economic benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Healthy donor feces is a life-saving therapy. In addition, the treatment provides huge cost savings. When used in the right intestines, feces transplantations saves at least USD 1.2 million (EUR 1.1 million)... more
Google Completes Subsea Cable to Chile in Global Cloud Push  Gadgets 360 · 20 hours
Google has completed a 10,000-kilometer (6,214-mile) subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. more
TikTok Ban Causing $500,000 Daily Loss, Risks More Than 250 Jobs: China's Bytedance  Gadgets 360 · 23 hours
TikTok is resulting in "financial losses" of up to $500,000 a day for its developer, Beijing Bytedance Technology, and has put more... more
Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Tesla CEO Elon Musk aims to make money by selling self-driving cars that become part of app-based ride-ailing service more
Hackers hit Atlanta Hawks shop with malware that steals credit card information - CNET  CNET · 1 day
There's a technical foul on the Hawks fan shop, says a security analyst. The team says it's investigating. more
Earn 80,000 points with this business card  Windows Central · 1 day
Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. Mobile Nations may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. There are a lot of... more
Hackers hit Atlanta Hawks with malware that steals credit card information - CNET  CNET · 1 day
There's a technical foul on the Hawks' website, says a security analyst. The team says it's investigating. more
A global database of women scientists is diversifying the face of science  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Underrepresentation of women scientists in the public sphere perpetuates the stereotype of the white male scientist and fails both to reflect the true diversity... more
Largest collection of coral reef maps ever made  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists offer a new way to accurately map coral reefs using a combination of Earth-orbiting satellites and field observations. This first-ever global coral reef atlas contains maps of over 65,000 square kilometers... more
Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth's surface due to the melting of sea ice... more
New review on relationship between COPD and Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is characterized by a chronic airflow obstruction that is associated with severe global mortality and morbidity. more
New diagnostic tool developed for global menace Xylella fastidiosa increases specificity  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The bacterium Xylella fastidiosa is notable for having a wide host range, with the ability to infect more than 300 plants. X. fastidiosa has a long... more
N26 opens tech hub in Vienna with a focus on security  TechCrunch · 1 day
Fintech startup N26 is opening its fourth office in Vienna. Eventually, the company plans to hire 300 software engineers, product managers and IT specialists. N26 is... more
Score a lifetime of VPN protection for only $25 today  Windows Central · 1 day
If you still surf the Web without the protection of a VPN (Virtual Private Network) you may as well be leaving your laptop open and unattended in a... more
Apple Pay reportedly launching in Austria tomorrow  9to5Mac · 1 day
Apple Pay has been gradually making its way across the globe. After debuting in Saudia Arabia and Czech Republic, the contactless service... more
Scientists create largest collection of coral reef maps ever made  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A study from scientists at the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation and the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science offers a new... more
Want to keep CEO pay down? Perhaps don't use a compensation consultant  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Companies that use compensation consultants end up paying more for their CEOs, according to a new study that peers into the 'black box' of... more
Electron-phonon instability in graphene revealed by global and local noise probes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Understanding nonequilibrium phenomena to effectively control it is an outstanding challenge in science and engineering. In a recent study, Trond. I. Andersen and colleagues at the... more
Twitter triples profits, global user base steadies  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Twitter said Tuesday profits soared in the past quarter, and President Donald Trump immediately claimed credit for the success of the short messaging platform even as he renewed his allegations of bias. more
Will ocean seafood farming sink or swim? Study evaluates its potential  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Seafood farming in the ocean—or marine aquaculture—is the fastest growing sector of the global food system, and it shows no sign of slowing. Open-ocean farms have... more
Designing water infrastructure for climate uncertainty  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In Kenya's second largest city, Mombasa, the demand for water is expected to double by 2035 to an estimated 300,000 cubic meters per day. In Mombasa's current warm and humid climate, that water comes from a... more
Permanent daylight savings time may negate changes in school start times  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Moving the clock forward and then back each spring and fall usually draws plenty of complaints and questions about why such a change is necessary. more
Twitter Q1 revenue beat estimates, but monthly active users down  9to5Google · 2 days
There was mixed news today for Twitter, the company reporting stronger-than-expected financials, but monthly active users... more
Twitter Q1 revenue beat estimates, but monthly active users down  9to5Mac · 2 days
There was mixed news today for Twitter, the company reporting stronger-than-expected financials, but monthly active users... more
Twitter triples profits, global user base rises  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Twitter said Tuesday its profits tripled in the past quarter even as it ramped up efforts to root out abuse and misconduct on its short messaging platform. more
Sparse treatment options complicate cancer care for immigrants in South Texas  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Edgar carries a red folder bulging with paperwork, bills and medical records. Before his lung cancer diagnosis in September, he had about $11,000, he said, money... more
Amazon Said to Confirm Closing Its Online Marketplace in China  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Amazon will withdraw its domestic e-commerce marketplace business in China, effective from July 18, Financial Times cited the company to say. more
TikTok Ban Causing $500,000 Daily Loss, Risks Jobs: China's Bytedance  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
TikTok is resulting in "financial losses" of up to $500,000 a day for its developer, Beijing Bytedance Technology, and has put more than 250 jobs at risk. more
TikTok Ban Causing $500,000 Daily Loss, Risks Job: China's Bytedance  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
TikTok is resulting in "financial losses" of up to $500,000 a day for its developer, Beijing Bytedance Technology, and has put more than 250 jobs at risk. more
Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth's surface due to the melting of sea ice... more
Large-scale forest carbon sequestration could cause food prices to skyrocket  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The Paris Agreement calls for reducing greenhouse gases enough to keep global temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius from preindustrial levels. This could be done by... more
$5-tn fuel exploration plans 'incompatible' with climate goals  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Plans by oil and gas majors to spend $4.9 trillion on fuel exploration are "poles apart" from the goal of the Paris climate deal to limit the global temperature rise, a new... more
China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China's ban on accepting the world's used plastic has plunged global... more
Douyu, China’s Twitch backed by Tencent, files for a $500M U.S. IPO  TechCrunch · 2 days
Douyu, a Chinese live streaming service focused on video games, has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as it prepares to raise... more
Facebook’s new chief lawyer helped write the Patriot Act  THE VERGE · 2 days
Jennifer Newstead, a Trump appointee who served in the Justice Department under President Bush, will soon be taking... more
Study shows zoos and aquariums dramatically increase information needed to help save species  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Despite volumes of data currently available on mankind, it is surprising how little we know about other species. A paper published this... more
Celebrate Earth Day with the four best smart thermostats for any budget  9to5Mac · 2 days
If we’re being honest, we’d all likely agree that a large majority of the smart home gadgets that we add to our homes are... more
Global warming may boost economic inequality  Science Magazine · 2 days
Higher temperatures could account for 25% of “growth gap” between countries more
Climate change has worsened global economic inequality  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The gap between the economic output of the world's richest and poorest countries is 25 percent larger today than it would have been without global warming, according to new research. more
Climate change has worsened global economic inequality  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A new Stanford University study shows global warming has increased economic inequality since the 1960s. Temperature changes caused by growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere have enriched cool countries like Norway and... more
Beware of scammers when donating to Notre Dame relief efforts - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Not everyone on the internet has honorable intentions when asking for your money. more
Here’s how to watch Tesla’s self-driving event today  THE VERGE · 2 days
Tesla is about to hold an “Autonomy Investor Day” today at its headquarters in Palo Alto, California. The event was... more
JCPenney explains why it dropped Apple Pay  TechCrunch · 2 days
JCPenney quietly ditched Apple Pay this month. The decision was announced in response to a customer complaint on Twitter, but without any context or further explanation at the time. JCPenney had first rolled out... more
Snakebyte Head:Set Pro for PC packs awesome audio ... and terrible design  Windows Central · 2 days
Snakebyte's latest gaming accessory is a "pro" headset in an affordable price range. Is it good enough for prime time? Snakebyte is responsible for... more
Beyond Meat prices its public offering  TechCrunch · 2 days
Beyond Meat, the meat replacement company whose packages of Beyond Burgers line grocery store aisles across America, has priced its initial public offering. The company is looking to raise roughly $200 million in the stock sale... more
From coal to gas: How the shift can help stabilize climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A transition from coal-based energy to cleaner-burning gas has long been viewed as a staple of many climate action plans, despite concerns over leakage... more
Survey: Half of all American workplaces offer health and wellness programs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Workplace health promotion programs are increasing in the U.S., according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public... more
Beyond Meat files for a public offering  TechCrunch · 2 days
Beyond Meat, the meat replacement company whose packages of Beyond Burgers line grocery store aisles across America, has filed for an initial public offering. The company is looking to raise roughly $200 million in... more
Human influence on climate change is traced back to the 19th century  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Climate change poses a serious challenge to the human society and it is generally believed that humans are themselves to blame. The Intergovernmental Panel... more
From coal to gas: How the shift can help stabilize climate change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A transition from coal-based energy to cleaner-burning gas has long been viewed as a staple of many climate action plans, despite concerns over leakage... more
Empathy often avoided because of mental effort  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Even when feeling empathy for others isn't financially costly or emotionally draining, people will still avoid it because they think empathy requires too much mental effort, according to new research. more
Will Netflix eventually monetize its user data?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Even in the wake of a recent mixed earning report and volatile stock prices, Netflix remains the media success story of the decade. The company, whose user base has grown rapidly, now boasts almost... more
Global burden of emergency diseases and conditions  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
In 2015, about half of the world's 28 million human deaths were the result of medical emergencies, with the bulk of the burden borne by poorer nations, according to a statistical analysis of information... more
Corporations and private investors are backing new “green” deals as climate worries mount  TechCrunch · 3 days
In the nine years since private equity and venture capital investments into sustainable technologies last crossed the $6 billion threshold, the problems... more
The two reasons Apple Pay in the US lags way behind Europe [Video]
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Marvel movie sale: Get Thor, Ant-Man, Infinity War and more for $10 each - CNET
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LG UltraFine 4K Display currently not sold on Apple․com, stock still available elsewhere
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New carbon dioxide capture technology is not the magic bullet against climate change
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Tip the planet: Tackling climate change with small, sensitive interventions
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19 countries approve EU Copyright Directive that puts future of Google News in doubt
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Seychelles president makes underwater plea to protect world's oceans from climate change
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Watch as a small Israeli spacecraft tries to land on the Moon today
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Can someone tell me what a PBM does?
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An industrialized global food supply chain threatens human health – here's how to improve it
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Are 'Top Tier' fuels are worth the extra cash? AAA decided to find out - Roadshow
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Fruit bats are reforesting African woodlands
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Survey finds that, ironically, it takes a physical card to persuade some people to use Apple Pay
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How social media dethroned Hollywood
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When even winning is losing: The surprising cost of defeating Philip Morris over plain packaging
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Deep-sea drillers investigate shedding of Antarctic icebergs
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Apple wants to be the only tech company you trust
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