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An ex-Googler who's now an exec at drone-maker Skydio said he went from the phone to the drone industry because 'phones have gotten kind of boring'

An ex-Googler who's now an exec at drone-maker Skydio said he went from the phone to the drone industry because 'phones have gotten kind of boring'

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Tom Moss, the COO of drone-maker Skydio , spent years in the smartphone business before migrating over to the drone company in 2018. An early engineer at Google working on...
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Tiny AI devices aim to enrich farmers and their soil

29 minutes ago   |   National Post

By Thin Lei Win
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‘Cranky Uncle' game offers a vaccination against climate disinformation

57 minutes ago   |   National Post

By Laurie Goering
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Can Arctic 'ice management' combat climate change?

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

According to a much-debated geo-engineering approach, both sea-ice retreat and global warming could be slowed by using millions of wind-powered pumps, drifting in the sea ice...
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3 men claim 'Cannonball Run' record, driving coast to coast in 27 hours, 25 minutes

3 men claim 'Cannonball Run' record, driving coast to coast in 27 hours, 25 minutes

1 hour ago   |   WTAE

In a feat of engineering, human will and blatant disregard of speed limits, three men claim they broke the record for the "Cannonball Run," a cross-country drive from New York...
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Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellman to step down after 5 years

1 hour ago   |   National Post

The multi-billion dollar philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Thursday that its chief executive officer, Sue Desmond-Hellman, is to step down after more than...
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Stop Investing in China's Brutality

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

It's time for pension funds and others to stop supporting companies that abet Beijing's crackdowns on China's Uighurs and Hong Kong's protesters.
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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

1 hour 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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BLUE: Target Acquisition

2 hours ago   |   Air Force

To meet emerging threats and maintain domain dominance, the Air Force is moving beyond antiquated acquisition processes and opening new avenues to smaller, more agile...
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President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial documents

The justices have already put a temporary freeze on the subpoena while they consider in the coming days and weeks whether to take up the appeal. Read more ...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space Station

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New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why... Read more ...

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 ...

VIDEO: Deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect's South Carolina home

VIDEO: Deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect's South Carolina home

A South Carolina sheriff's office released body camera footage Wednesday of a deputy-involved shooting. Read more ...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making an announcement about the status of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Wide receiver who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout signs with NFL team

Wide receiver who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout signs with NFL team

Jordan Veasy, one of the wide receivers who participated in Colin Kaepernick's workout last month, has been signed by an NFL team. 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 ...

WATCH LIVE: Pelosi Addresses Status Of Impeachment Inquiry

WATCH LIVE: Pelosi Addresses Status Of Impeachment Inquiry

The House speaker is making remarks Thursday morning at the Capitol, following the first hearing on Wednesday by the panel that would draft those articles. Watch her remarks live. Read more ...

Police: Woman researched ‘what to do if your husband is upset you are...

Police: Woman researched ‘what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant' prior to her death

Beau Rothwell is jailed without bond on charges of second-degree murder and evidence tampering in the death of his wife, Jennifer. Read more ...