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ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) There are some people who would never buy a ThinkPad, and there are others who flock to Lenovo's flagship business family every time the company makes an update. The latest release...

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine

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ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lighter than ever. What else is new? Well, there'...
17:28 2019-08-20

Lenovo’s new, Comet Lake-equipped ThinkPad X1 Carbon hits this September The 2019, 7th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 1. [credit: Lenovo ] Today, Lenovo announced launch plans for the seventh generation of ...
06:00 2019-08-28

Lenovo’s new Comet Lake-equipped ThinkPad X1 Carbon hits this September The 2019, 7th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 1. [credit: Lenovo ] Today, Lenovo announced launch plans for the seventh generation of ...
14:56 2019-08-28

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) review: A top-quality 14-inch business ultraportable, with excellent security features The 2019 ThinkPad X1 Carbon is lighter and adds welcome features like PrivacyGuard and PrivacyAlert. The 4K screen is impressive, but does involve some trade-offs — notably battery life....
16:56 2019-09-10

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
04:28 2019-08-15

The Weather Machine Reveals How the Forecast Is Made—and Why It's Now Threatened The weather forecast is one of the most ubiquitous things in our daily lives. People talk about it when there’s nothing else to say, farmers from the Midwest to Mali use it to decide when to plant crops, and everyone loves to (wrongly) complain when ...
19:28 2019-07-05

Why Machine Learning Hasn’t Made Investors Smarter Hedge funds have been in the doldrums and face mounting pressure to justify their fees. Will artificial intelligence come to the rescue? A growing number of hedge funds are putting money behind the idea that a branch of AI called machine learning cou...
15:28 2019-07-11

16-bit RISC-V processor made with carbon nanotubes The RV16X-NANO. (credit: MIT) Our ability to continuously shrink the features of our silicon-based processors appears to be a thing of the past, which has materials scientists considering ways to move beyond silicon. The top candidate is the carbon...
03:28 2019-08-29

To Catch a Fake: Machine learning sniffs out its own machine-written propaganda Researchers at Allen Institute and the Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington have tuned the "GPT-2" neural network to create "Grover," a program that both creates convincing fake articles but also is ab...
22:14 2019-06-02

Lenovo Thinkbook 13s review: ThinkPad influences at a great price Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Lenovo's ThinkPad family has a lot of fans, but not everyone can spend ThinkPad money on a laptop. Designed for small business customers (and regular consumers who want a more privacy-focused machine), Lenovo's...
17:28 2019-09-07

New Lenovo ThinkPad laptops with 10th generation Intel CPU have launched The release of Intel's 10th Gen chips has seen many device manufacturers release updated versions of their most popular laptops and now Lenovo is following suit with the launch of new ThinkPads that will feature the chip giant's latest proc...
00:28 2019-08-28

Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: Solid, compact and travel-ready With optional LTE broadband available, the 13.3-inch ThinkPad X390 will appeal to mobile professionals. All-day battery life is feasible, but Lenovo's claimed two-day figure may be a stretch....
13:28 2019-06-21

This Extremely Tiny Gaming Laptop Recreates the ThinkPad's Iconic Nipple As a Joystick Aside from maybe Apple’s MacBooks, there isn’t a line of laptops with as much brand recognition as IBM’s ThinkPads—now manufactured by Lenovo. They’ve been around for almost 30 years now and were responsible for some real innovations in laptop design...
17:56 2019-07-31

Lenovo ThinkPad T490s review: A high-quality 14-inch business laptop with all-day battery life Traditional ThinkPad virtues are on offer here, in a solid but portable form factor. Long battery life and rapid charge support head up the eye-catching features....
10:56 2019-07-22

Collier having stellar rookie season for the Minnesota Lynx Napheesa Collier wanted to make her mark as a rookie for the Minnesota Lynx. With nine games left in the regular season, she's done just that, putting herself on the short list of candidates for the WNBA Rookie of the Year award....
17:00 2019-08-16

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
14:31 2019-05-21

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same se...
09:28 2019-05-27

Stellar new deal on oldie but goldie LG V30 drops its price to $150 (refurbished) The LG V30 may not be an impressive phone by 2019 high-end standards, but obviously, the 2017-released 6-incher is no longer available at comparable prices with the likes of the G7 ThinQ or G8 ThinQ, let alone Samsung's Galaxy S10 lineup. That said, ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Forget Note 10 deals, this stellar Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus contract is the way to go Samsung's new and stylish Note 10 has been on the market for roughly a month now and we love it. But until it comes down from its dizzily high price tag, Note 10 deals would not be our flagship Samsung recommendation.Don't get us wrong, if ...
13:14 2019-09-07

Is Zeus To Join Stellar Crowd At Ancient City In Turkey? A temple has been discovered by archaeological excavators in the ancient city of Priene in Turkey. The Ionian ruins of Priene are located within the borders of the modern village Güllübahçe, 9.3 miles ...
00:28 2019-08-28

Study details the physics of proto-stellar disk formation In studying the movements of a trio of protostars in the Perseus molecular cloud, astronomers have gained new insights into the physical conditions that enable the formation of proto-stellar disks....
21:56 2019-09-06

No Luck necessary: QB Jacoby Brissett stellar in Colts' loss Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett earned praise from his teammates and coaches for his performance in Indianapolis' first game since Andrew Luck's retirement       ...
04:56 2019-09-09

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ reinvents itself for a stellar Season 3 Netflix's supernatural hit 'Stranger Things' was a little too repetitive in Season 2, but Season 3 manages to find greatness by changing direction.        ...
09:14 2019-06-30

Skip the Note 10's rumoured price tag with these stellar Samsung phone deals We're now less than a week away from the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (August 7 to be exact) which will be music to the ears of all Samsung fans. That's because you're pumped either to: a) get your hands on that new hands...
15:42 2019-08-03

Warriors to effectively retire Kevin Durant’s number after three stellar seasons The team's majority owner and CEO, Joe Lacob, said that as long as he held those positions, no other Golden State player would wear the No. 35 of the two-time Finals MVP....
09:00 2019-07-02

Stellar Trading Systems Establishes Connectivity with CBOE Futures Exchange CHICAGO, IL -- April 21, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that Stellar Trading Systems, a multi-asset trading software and services specialist, has established connectivity with CFE as an approved independent software ven...
07:28 2019-05-22

Stellar debut for China's Nasdaq-style board adds $44 billion in market cap Trading on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit a fever pitch on Monday, sending shares up as much as 520%, increasing the firms' combined value by $44 billion and surpassing the expectations of veteran investors braced for a w...
12:56 2019-07-22

Healthy Diet: 3 Stellar Quinoa Salad Recipes For A High-Protein Meal From snacks to salads, quinoa can be used to add the punch of protein and complex carbohydrates to a whole range of dishes. Here are three grain recipes made from a host of ingredients mixed with......
14:00 2019-09-08

Emilia Clarke turned down the leading role in Fifty Shades Of Grey in a display of stellar instincts It’ll be interesting to see the offers the Game Of Thrones alumni will be turning down in the coming years. Avoiding the inherent trap of typecasting after coming off of a landmark franchise is a real challenge; if we had to guess, the gang could pro...
21:42 2019-05-24

New Polar 'fitness watch' touts stellar battery life and cutting-edge health tracking features Some people use their smartwatches essentially as wrist-worn extensions of their smartphones. Others buy super-affordable wearable devices to count steps, monitor their sleep (with a relatively low degree of accuracy), and keep general track of casua...
20:00 2019-06-27

Adidas see great upside in 'stellar' Arsenal brand after years of under-performance Adidas believe that the "stellar" global brand of Arsenal is ripe for exploiting after agreeing a £60million-a-year deal to manufacture the Gunners' kit from next season....
19:56 2019-05-23

An Apple insider with a stellar track record just leaked Apple Watch Series 5 details Ahead of the anticipated unveiling next month of the Apple Watch Series 5 models, the highly-regarded Apple analyst who’s almost never wrong is out with a new research note disclosing that the iPhone maker will stick with OLED display technolog...
21:56 2019-08-16

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
23:42 2019-07-15

This Old Fiat Contains a Time Machine Have you ever wanted to travel back to 1972? I can’t say as I have, but if it had to be 1972 or no time travel, I’d definitely volunteer for that trip. That’s a bit of what it’s like to drive an old hotted up Fiat Cinquecento on a sunny day through t...
07:28 2019-06-18

IK Multimedia’s $250 drum machine is available now IK Multimedia's $250 drum machine, Uno Drum, is available starting today. The company announced the portable, battery-powered device last month, but we weren't sure when it would be available....
07:00 2019-06-15

The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary ...
15:28 2019-07-08

Yankees let five minor league staffers go The Yankees have let go of five minor league staff members. According to minor league head Kevin Reese, the team didn’t renew the contracts of hitting coordinator Edwar Gonzalez, field coordinator Jody Reed, pitching coordinator Scott Aldred, Trenton...
09:14 2019-09-18

A's add RHP Harvey on minor league deal With their battle for an American League playoff spot in full force despite a short-handed rotation for much of this season, the Oakland A's agreed on a minor league contract with veteran right-hander Matt Harvey....
12:42 2019-08-16

'A cricket machine with a human interior' Steve Smith may seem like a cricketing machine, but there is an entirely human interior to arguably the best player since Donald Bradman, says Australian commentator Geoff Lemon....
18:28 2019-08-12

Why Not Everyone Should Sleep with a White Noise Machine For those in search of safe, non-drug sleep aids, sound machines are a popular choice. A National Sleep Foundation poll from 2012 found that 5% of Americans sleep with a “sound conditioner,” which is a catchall term for a fan, phone app, ...
13:42 2019-06-04

Video: The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary ...
16:42 2019-07-06

Will midengine Corvette be a conquest machine? The least expensive Porsche 911, the Carrera, starts at $92,350, including shipping, and has a six-cylinder engine with 125 hp less than the Corvette's 495-hp V-8....
19:28 2019-07-21

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there...
22:42 2019-07-02

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
03:28 2019-07-08

Best virtual machine software of 2019 Virtuality was once a capability of mainframe computers, and now even smartphones can do it.Being able to segment the computer into different virtual versions has many advantages, specifically in respect of isolating experimental code from other crit...
10:56 2019-06-08

More than a machine: Niki Lauda was an F1 rebel in his own way Lauda was not an emotionless automaton but a driven competitor who cared little for others’ opinionsA common view of Niki Lauda is that he was an emotion-free calculating machine, the antithesis of his great rival James Hunt. The misconception gained...
16:28 2019-05-21

Start Every Morning With Espresso From This $85 Machine Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home. Their space-saving Inissia model is down to $85 in today’s Amazon Gold Box, the best price of the year....
18:00 2019-05-31

How to create a virtual machine using Lightsail in AWS AWS offers a tool for streamlining VM deployment called Lightsail. With Lightsail, an SMB can create an inexpensive functional VM server with just a few mouse clicks....
17:56 2019-07-31

Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy 20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come out of its shell with the type of product portfol...
15:28 2019-08-23

The best sous vide machine and gear By Tim Barribeau and Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to sous vi...
19:14 2019-06-30

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and...
01:42 2019-05-29

Minor gets 1st June win, Rangers beat Reds 4-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeff Mathis had a pair of hits and drove in a run, Mike Minor pitched into the seventh inning for his first win in nearly a month, and the Texas Rangers won their second straight over the Cincinnati Reds, 4-3 on Saturday night. The ...
06:00 2019-06-16

Minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor league catcher in the Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
03:14 2019-09-03

Minor leaguer dies from skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor-league catcher in the Tigers' organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
00:00 2019-09-03

Todd County Man Accused Of Seeking Sex With Minor TODD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Western Kentucky man faces a potential life sentence after being charged with a federal crime involving attempted sexual contact with a minor. According to a federal indictment, 49-year-old Johnny Lee Parker of Tod...
15:00 2019-06-23

R. Kelly charged with soliciting a minor in Minnesota A Minnesota prosecutor has charged R. Kelly with prostitution and solicitation charges for a 2001 allegation that he invited a 17-year-old girl to his hotel and paid her $200 to dance naked with him....
07:42 2019-08-06

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
03:42 2019-09-13

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said....
18:56 2019-05-21

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
10:00 2019-07-18

This Skoda Concept Car Gets A Built In Washing Machine Developed and built by Skoda UK, the Karoq Velo was conceived by a team of passionate cyclists to help fellow riders enjoy the perfect ride this summer. Its numerous unique design features were shaped......
15:14 2019-06-11

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “D...
15:00 2019-08-10

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machine When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
13:42 2019-07-17

No, the Great American Bread Machine isn't dying The most recent census report on U.S. household income contained some fundamental good news that should be celebrated. Stated in constant 2018 dollars and including all forms of income, the shares of wealth heading toward high-income, middle-income, ...
21:14 2019-09-18

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] The dance pu...
17:00 2019-08-31

It’s possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering Enlarge / Assemble just the right deck, and draw just the right cards, and you'll get the equivalent of a universal Turing machine within the game, a new study finds. That makes it the most computationally complex real-world game yet known. (credit: ...
15:42 2019-06-23

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
17:42 2019-08-07

CHEAP: ARRGHHH CAFFEINE (here’s $270 off a Nespresso machine) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Ever got that feeling of relief when you walk into your hotel room after a long trip and see the coffee machine? Oh how sweet that first sip of freshly made cuppa...
17:14 2019-07-09

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technol...
03:00 2019-09-06

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
18:00 2019-06-07

How AI and machine learning our improving the banking experience Artificial intelligence and machine learning are said to revolutionize the financial world, changing the banking experience for the better. The implications of the technology are vast, though most banks are still in the early stages of adopting AI te...
13:42 2019-06-07

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
16:28 2019-05-24

Raccoon freed after being trapped in vending machine DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now free. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Gant says a deputy stationed at Pine Ridge High School was notified of the trapped raccoon Wednesda...
19:42 2019-08-18

Rangers vs. Orioles: Mike Minor will back up gem against Yankees And the winner is … no one. Governor Cuomo, in his latest money-grabbing idea, had New Yorkers with nothing better to do vote for a new license plate design and ordered every driver to purchase the new plate. Cuomo, angered when his family was ...
19:42 2019-09-08

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team ...
18:56 2019-06-14

This minor league mascot is s'more than a suit -- he's (camp)fire A catchy nickname and a resemblance to Guy Fieri have made Toasty -- the new mascot of the Rocky Mountain Vibes -- the toast of baseball. In honor of National S'mores Day, we grilled Toasty's creator about his recipe for success....
01:56 2019-08-11

Rangers vs. Royals: Bet on Mike Minor to take down Kansas City Dazed and confused … Mayor de Blasio’s fight against “toxic whiteness” in city schools is confusing America’s heartland. Greg Guelcher, vice chair, Democratic club: “For Iowans, you say ‘toxic whiteness’ people would go … ‘huh?’ If you ex...
21:42 2019-05-30

Jarvis Landry likely out for OTAs, minicamp with 'minor' injury The new-look Cleveland Browns will likely be without star wide receiver Jarvis Landry for off-season OTAs and mandatory minicamp as he nurses a "minor" injury....
19:00 2019-05-31

Man who works with migrant children arrested for luring a minor for sex TEMPE, Ariz. (KPNX) – Police arrested a man after he tried to lure a minor for sex, according to a police report. Jose Antonio Minjares, 30, was allegedly communicating with a boy he thought was 14 years old on a dating app and told the boy he ...
03:00 2019-07-02

NBA draft: Ja Morant to undergo minor knee surgery Projected top-three NBA draft pick Ja Morant will undergo surgery on his right knee, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports.        ...
00:14 2019-06-03

11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well....
02:00 2019-06-01

Sources: Morant to undergo minor knee surgery Point guard Ja Morant, the projected No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, will undergo a minor scope on his right knee to remove "a loose body" on Monday and is expected to be fully recovered in 3 to 4 weeks, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
19:42 2019-06-01

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York on a federal sex-trafficking indictment, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room after she sought his autograph in 2001....
23:56 2019-08-05

LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars; Mets' Canó finds his sweet swing; Price and Red Sox try to sweep Rays; Dodgers unveil renovation plans; Cubs' Contreras set for return from IL       ...
09:42 2019-07-24

Mike Minor ‘pissed off’ over the never-ending trade rumors As baseball’s trade deadline nears, trade rumors circulate with more frequency. That’s the last thing Rangers ace Mike Minor wants. “I feel like ever since I signed it’s been a topic,” Minor told the Star-Telegram. “It’s almost like I sig...
20:28 2019-07-19

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor....
18:42 2019-05-22

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
15:56 2019-05-21

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
21:56 2019-07-12

‘Family was everything’ to Rays’ minor leaguer whose wife, son were murdered KEELING, Va. — Blake Bivens was inconsolable as the 24-year-old minor league pitcher flew from a road trip back to southern Virginia, where his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain. “It was awful,” said Montgomery Biscuits manager Morgan...
04:28 2019-08-30

Millionaire who had sex with minor on autopiloted plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO ...
10:28 2019-06-19

Giants get OF Dickerson from Padres for minor league righty SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Outfielder Alex Dickerson has been traded to the San Francisco Giants from the San Diego Padres for minor league right-hander Franklin Van Gurp. The teams announced the swap Monday, and Dickerson will join Triple-A Sacramento. He...
23:42 2019-06-10

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, setting up a reunion with former Mets GM and now-Oakland senior adviser Sandy Alderson. Harvey was rele...
05:56 2019-08-15

Matt Harvey was really nervous for his minor league start The Dark Knight rose for one night. Matt Harvey turned in a strong performance in his first start for the Athletics’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate on Saturday. The former Met, who signed a minor league deal with Oakland last week, allowed just two hit...
06:56 2019-08-19

The iPhone 11 may be a disappointingly minor step up from older iPhones The hype train for the iPhone 11 has started, so we've been hearing leaks left, right and center, each with more outlandish features than the last – but it looks like the upcoming handset could simply be a minuscule upgrade over the iPhon...
12:56 2019-06-14

Andrus helps Rangers, Minor to victory 4-2 over Indians ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus homered and had an RBI triple to back another impressive home start by Mike Minor as the Texas Rangers earned a series split with a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Minor (7-4) limited the India...
23:42 2019-06-20

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
01:00 2019-05-23

Rangers vs. Angels: Mike Minor will keep owning Los Angeles Baby, you can have my car. You knew I wanted a Jaguar. Baby, you can have my car. And no, I don’t love you! … Man was gifted a BMW by his family for his birthday last week. He wanted a Jaguar so he sunk the BMW into a river. Police confirmed Gl...
01:14 2019-08-22

Nintendo is working on a minor upgrade for the original Switch A new Nintendo Switch might be on the way. No, we're not talking about the Switch Lite, or the long-rumored Switch Pro, which as its theoretical name implies would offer a sizeable bump in performance. As The Verge notes, some FCC filings sugges...
18:42 2019-07-11

Rangers’ Mike Minor comes with plenty of fantasy red flags The first chapter of this season’s fantasy baseball choose-your-own-adventure gamebook is over. Some managed to find the path that has them at the top of the mountain looking down at everyone below, smiling an evil grin thinking they’re going to be a...
18:42 2019-07-14

Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine She’ll give you something to scream about. A Florida convenience store worker allegedly ruined an estimated $2,000 worth of ice cream at a rival business in the most disgusting way possible — by urinating, spitting and sticking her snot-covered...
01:42 2019-07-10

The Netflix cash machine needs the kind of hits that money can’t buy It is worth $166bn and has 150m users. But as it loses the rights to other networks’ best shows, it must create its own classicsNetflix is a multibillion-dollar programming machine in dire need of homemade hits – and it can no longer rely on Friends ...
18:56 2019-07-13

Owlcam bets the dash cam is the new frontier in machine learning To do machine learning right, some take the approach of getting in the middle of a big problem and hoping to amass the data to train the network. That's the bet of startup Owlcam, whose $349 camera and service offering claims to have received million...
22:28 2019-06-27

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but ma...
23:42 2019-07-13

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zu...
07:42 2019-08-23

Redefining the next generation of human machine interaction: a Q&A with Mobvoi If you’ve heard of the company Mobvoi recently, it’s likely because of its Ticwatch smartwatch line or its other accessories that have gained tremendous popularity over the last few years. However, Mobvoi is actually a Chinese artificia...
11:28 2019-07-02

The Right-Wing Outrage Machine Fires Up to Defend Kavanaugh Yet Again In any sane or just world, Brett Kavanaugh would not be a sitting judge on any court, let alone the highest court in the land. And yet, here we are! There he sits. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported new details about the investigation into...
01:28 2019-09-17

North Carolina wants to know who owns voting-machine makers RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board is delaying a decision on certifying voting-machine makers until learning more about who owns them as worries grow about foreign interference. Elections board chairman Robert Cordle said Fri...
21:28 2019-06-14

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning Prosthetic limbs are getting better every year, but the strength and precision they gain doesn’t always translate to easier or more effective use, as amputees have only a basic level of control over them. One promising avenue being investigated...
15:14 2019-09-14

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
19:28 2019-08-20

Steam uses machine learning for its new game recommendation engine Enlarge / The new recommendation engine is part of a new experimental Steam Labs branding. For years now, Valve has been testing new approaches to filter the glut of Steam games down to the ones in which individual users are most likely to show an...
20:14 2019-07-11

Rome implements recycling machine for transit cash Rome has implemented a new initiative aimed to help travelers earn money towards public transportation tickets Tuesday-- inserting plastic bottles into an automatic recycling bin. ...
21:56 2019-07-24

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University....
14:28 2019-08-04

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practic...
21:28 2019-08-04

Emulator Can Now Use Machine Learning To Translate Games (Poorly) The developers behind RetroArch, the popular one-stop shop for retro gaming emulation, announced a new feature over the weekend: translating Japanese text to English on the fly. The results aren’t great, but they’re better than nothing and likely to ...
02:14 2019-08-27

"Majestic Machine" Of World War II To Attempt 43,500-Km Global Flight Two British aviators take off Monday on a first-ever attempt to fly a Spitfire around the world, proclaiming the iconic fighter plane as a symbol of freedom. The restored plane fought in World War II......
09:14 2019-08-05

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
06:56 2019-05-30

Neuromorphic computing finds new life in machine learning Neuromorphic computing has had little practical success in building machines that can tackle standard tests such as logistic regression or image recognition. But work by prominent researchers is combining the best of machine learning with simulated n...
05:56 2019-07-01

A raccoon got stuck in a vending machine while 'committing a burglary' Facebook/Volusia County Sheriff's Office Florida authorities "apprehended" a raccoon "committing a burglary" inside a vending machine on Wednesday. Photos showed him poking around packages of Welch's fruit snacks. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office...
15:00 2019-08-16

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps ...
11:28 2019-07-17

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of...
18:28 2019-06-02

Mayawati Says Would've Attended PM's Meet If Voting Machine Was On Agenda Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati today refused to attend the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the "One Nation One Election" Initiative....
15:14 2019-06-19

The Machine and his boat oar: How DJ LeMahieu became a household (nick)name in the Bronx Despite some skepticism when he was signed, without All-Star DJ LeMahieu -- or whatever you want to call him -- the Yankees wouldn't be running away with the AL East....
17:42 2019-07-19

Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker) on his BFF Pete Davidson Machine Gun Kelly is not having a good day. When he sits down at the lobby terrace of the Edition Hotel overlooking Times Square, he looks like he’s itching to get right back up and bail. “It’s a dark day today in my f–king head,” says the rapp...
16:28 2019-09-18

F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
08:56 2019-05-22

This Apartment-Friendly Breville Espresso Machine Has Never Been Cheaper If you can’t start your day without a shot (or three) of espresso, buying a nice machine (i.e. one that you’ll actually want to use) for your home can save you money in the long run compared to going to a coffee shop every day. Hell, it might even al...
22:28 2019-08-08

War Stories: Designing Dead Cells was a marriage of man and machine Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Is it better to build a game by hand, piece by piece, or to program a computer that can build that game for you? In the cast of MotionTwin's Dead Cells, the answer is...
18:14 2019-07-17

Apple debuts Core ML 3 with on-device machine learning Apple is introducing on-device machine learning with Core ML 3 to power personalization for iOS apps. Multiple model training is also part of Core ML 3.Read More...
01:56 2019-06-04

Four kilos of gum and a rowing machine: how the most popular mountains became a mess The world’s busiest peaks are now rubbish dumps, littered with tents and human waste. The latest publicity stunt on Mont Blanc is the last strawHave you heard about the rowing machine dumped on Mont Blanc? The dead octopus on Scafell Pike? Or the Vau...
20:56 2019-09-03

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

The copy machine traded for Kyle Korver is dead Some, like Babe Ruth, were ousted for debt. Fellow baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was traded for an extravagant dinner. On the hardwood, there’s Kyle Korver, whose well-told story of his amusing draft-day swap received an update over the ...
05:00 2019-05-23

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. ...
18:28 2019-05-31

This Origin PC rolls PS4 Pro, Xbox One X and Nintendo Switch into one machine Origin PC is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and of course the boutique PC builder is doing it in style – by combining the Xbox One X, PS4 Pro, a high-end PC and a Nintendo Switch in one chassis, and water-cooling all of it. Just the PC...
17:28 2019-07-22

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
15:28 2019-05-21

Supp AI uses machine learning to identify supplement interactions Supp AI, a tool developed by the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, taps machine learning to identify interactions among supplements and drugs.Read More...
20:42 2019-09-19

Big 12 preview: The Oklahoma QB machine adds Jalen Hurts Can Oklahoma stay on top while replacing another Heisman winner? Is Texas, you know, back? And what should we expect from Les Miles at Kansas? We answer all the Big 12's burning questions for 2019....
22:14 2019-07-16

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for...
14:42 2019-07-08

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
05:28 2019-08-29

Barring Minor Incidents, Eid Peaceful In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Police The festival of Eid-al-Adha went peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir today, the government said, sharing photos of the mosques in and around Srinagar and the size of the congregation in surrounding towns.......
22:56 2019-08-12

Yankees sign RHP Trevor Rosenthal to minor league deal The Yankees are adding a veteran arm who could potentially help down the stretch. Former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal was signed on Tuesday to a minor-league deal. #Yankees have a minor lge deal with Trevor Rosenthal @JonHeyman @andersenreport...
22:56 2019-08-21

Memphis man killed by marshals had history of arrests on minor charges The Tennessee man killed by U.S. marshals, sparking clashes with police overnight, had a history of arrests on minor drug-related and driving charges and posted a social media video just before his death showing him smoking what appeared to be mariju...
17:56 2019-06-13

Tim Tebow’s minor league Mets season ends in sad development Tim Tebow’s time on the diamond is over — for now. The Mets’ Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder will miss the rest of Triple-A Syracuse’s season, according to Newsday, after a deep cut on his left pinky put Tebow on the injured list in lat...
00:42 2019-08-11

Yanks' streak without shutout ended at 220 by Minor, Rangers Mike Minor and two relievers became the first pitchers in 220 tries to shut out the Yankees, helping the Texas Rangers beat New York 7-0       ...
04:56 2019-09-03

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresn...
05:56 2019-08-15

Ex-Cardinal Rosenthal signing minor league deal with Tigers DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers announced they are signing former St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league deal after he threw a bullpen session Saturday at Comerica Park. The veteran right-hander pitched in 12 games this seaso...
23:14 2019-06-29

Keuchel's first minor league start for Braves rained out Dallas Keuchel's first start in the minors for the Atlanta Braves was rained out, meaning he'll need to wait another day or two before taking the mound       ...
04:56 2019-06-09

Why Mike Minor is ahead of Justin Verlander and other shocking WAR battles The Rangers' ace leads all MLB pitchers in WAR? Nick Ahmed is having a better year than Freddie Freeman? Kolten Wong over Gleyber Torres? That's what the numbers say....
17:28 2019-09-06

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
21:14 2019-05-28

The new Morris Mini-Minor: a family car for £500 - archive, 26 August 1959 26 August 1959: The Austin Seven and Mini-Minor - two versions of the same car - can carry four passengers with speed and economy The British Motor Corporation to-day announces two new small cars which provide striking evidence of the new thinking th...
23:56 2019-08-26

Braves’ Keuchel sharp in 1st minor league game, 7 scoreless ROME, Ga. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel dominated in his first minor league game since signing with the Atlanta Braves, pitching one-hit ball for seven scoreless innings for Class A Rome on Monday night. Keuchel, the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner, struck out...
04:42 2019-06-11

Minor-League Benches Clear After Bunt Breaks Up No-Hitter Last night’s game between the Hartford Yard Goats and the Trenton Thunder pit two questions of baseball’s unwritten rules against each other. Is it okay to bunt to try to break up a no-hitter? And, is a combined no-hitter even really a no-hitter? The...
22:14 2019-06-05

Appeals court expands minor leaguers salary lawsuit A federal appeals court has expanded a lawsuit by minor league baseball players alleging they are being paid less than minimum wage       ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking action to protect oil supplies....
16:00 2019-06-18

Minor League Stadium Ravaged By The Dreaded Mumford & Sons The Pioneer League’s Missoula Osprey had to postpone all of its games this weekend when the aftermath of a Mumford & Sons concert combined with bad weather to make the baseball field mushy and unplayable....
03:56 2019-08-20

Brewers sign RHP Shelby Miller to minor league deal The Milwaukee Brewers have added to their pitching depth, signing veteran right-hander Shelby Miller to a minor league contract       ...
02:14 2019-07-13

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near Indonesia's Bali Causes Panic, Minor Damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing some residents and visitors on the tourist......
07:14 2019-07-16

Angels vs. Rangers: Mike Minor will make it four straight wins Debate dust. Kamala Harris moved into second position and cut into Joe Biden’s lead. Experts say Harris was aggressive. Biden was unprepared. Pete Buttigieg could be a veep. Beto O’Rourke was invisible. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren lost ground...
23:28 2019-07-01

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings...
09:14 2019-07-16

Sony Xperia 1 review: Minor triumph at a massive price The Xperia 1 is Sony's latest attempt to nab a slice of the premium smartphone market. Its ultawide screen might be innovative, but is it worth $950?Read More...
21:56 2019-07-19

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana        ...
08:28 2019-05-25

Ewan claims second stage win as Thomas takes minor tumble Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed his second victory in this year's Tour de France when he prevailed in a bunch sprint at the end of a crash-hit 16th stage on Tuesday....
21:42 2019-07-23

Yankees sign Brad Miller to minor league deal With 13 players currently on the injured list, the New York Yankees decided they needed reinforcements. The team announced on Monday afternoon they signed veteran INF Brad Miller to a minor league deal. The Yankees today signed INF Brad Miller to a ...
14:31 2019-05-21

NBA notebook: Nuggets' Porter sustains minor knee injury Denver Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. sprained his left knee in a minicamp scrimmage Wednesday night and is not likely to play for the team in summer league action at Las Vegas, according to the Denver Post....
04:28 2019-07-05

Tishman adds pricey vending machine in Rockefeller Center Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist trap — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie ...
05:42 2019-08-31

Tishman adds quirky vending machine in Rockefeller Center Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist Mecca — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie...
19:28 2019-08-31

Trump launches campaign machine with massive war chest, despite polling lag When President Trump speaks in front of some 20,000 people Tuesday night at a jam-packed arena in Orlando, he’ll formally kick off his 2020 re-election campaign....
15:42 2019-06-18

Quantum X-ray machine takes razor sharp pictures with less radiation By shining an X-ray beam through a diamond, scientists have made X-rays with unique quantum properties that let them make sharper images using less radiation...
20:28 2019-09-01

Watch 1,000 musicians simultaneously cover Rage Against The Machine's "Killing in the Name" It’s been almost 30 years since Rage Against the Machine released their self-titled debut album, a genre-melding insta-classic of political rock that inspired a generation of Gen X kids to stick it to their parents by flipping the American flag hangi...
19:42 2019-08-13

Build your own cheap drum machine from cardboard and arcade buttons Even the most inexpensive drum machines still tend to be not-so-trivial purchases, but you may have an easier time rationalizing this one. Rhythmo has started a crowdfunding campaign for the Beatbox, a build-it-yourself MIDI drum machine kit aimed at...
21:14 2019-09-03

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
17:56 2019-06-06

Kevin Durant Wishes To Separate Himself From "The Machine," But Plugs Into It Daily J.R. Moehringer has a rich profile of Kevin Durant, in the middle of his Achilles rehab, up at the Wall Street Journal today. The new Brooklyn Net drains deep threes in a swimming pool, explains the decay of his relationship with Oklahoma City, detai...
22:56 2019-09-10

The Biggest U.S. Voting Machine Manufacturer Is Worried About Election Security Election Systems & Software, the biggest voting machine manufacturer in the country, is pushing Congress to require paper records for voting machines....
03:56 2019-06-24

Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race "Sept 6 (Reuters) - It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski\u0027s feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 metres will certainly have given him a lift."...
17:28 2019-09-06

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour• Read the text version here Continue reading......
21:56 2019-09-16

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally available.Read More...
04:42 2019-05-30

Harnessing machine learning to make managing your storage less of a chore Enlarge / As far as we know, none of the storage vendors using AI have gone neuromorphic yet—let alone biological. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) While the words "artificial intelligence" generally conjure up visions of Skynet, HAL 9000, and the D...
16:14 2019-09-19

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity...
18:14 2019-09-12

I Love This DIY Arcade Machine You Build as Easily as Ikea Furniture There isn’t a video game from the heyday of arcades you can’t play on a home console (or even your phone) now. But spending hours hunched over gaming cabinets in a seedy storefront was a wonderful childhood experience for many of us, and one that can...
19:56 2019-06-07

Cerebras CEO talks about the big implications for machine learning in company’s big chip Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems on Monday unveiled the world's largest chip, designed especially for AI. Cerebras CEO and co-founder Andrew Feldman talks with ZDNet about some of the implications for training of deep learning networks....
09:14 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Caterpillar's machine sales in Asia-Pacific down 4% for three months Global industry bellwether Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday its retail sales for machines used in construction and mining in the Asia-Pacific region fell 4% for the rolling three-month period ended May, pointing to weakness in China....
17:28 2019-06-13

VMware and Nvidia launch hybrid cloud on AWS for machine learning VMWare and Nvidia today launch VMware on AWS, a hybrid cloud for AI and machine learning workflows. Nvidia also introduced a new virtual GPU offering.Read More...
19:42 2019-08-26

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – escape from dystopia Twitter, texts, email … the psychological needs driving today’s vast and risky digital ‘writing experiment’ The notoriety of “postmodernism” has waxed and waned over the past 40 years. While a frequent reference point in the cultural criticism of the...
09:14 2019-08-08

Scooter Braun Makes $300 Million Deal for Big Machine Records Pop-music talent manager Scooter Braun agreed to buy Big Machine Label Group for more than $300 million, a deal the largely country-music record label sees helping it plug into pop music’s streaming landscape....
15:56 2019-06-30

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoret...
03:56 2019-07-12

New Skoda Karoq Velo concept car for cyclists has its own washing machine News 10 Jun, 2019 Skoda Karoq Velo is a concept version of the Karoq SUV, designed with cyclists in mind, with a built-in washing machine and pressure washer...
13:28 2019-06-10

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi...
05:28 2019-06-10

BAE nets $4.7M by DARPA to integrate machine learning into RF signals detection The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $4.7 million to integrate machine learning into intelligence gathering involving radio frequency signals....
21:28 2019-07-08

Waterpark Wave Machine In China Triggers 'Tsunami', 44 Injured A wave machine at a waterpark in northern China went rogue Sunday, launching a crushing tsunami that injured at least 44 people, according to The Associated Press....
07:42 2019-08-01

Ford Mich. axle plant suffers machine fire Workers were evacuated from a portion of the Ford axle plant in suburban Detroit after a production machine caught fire. No injuries were reported and Ford said the fire won't cause any supply disruptions....
20:14 2019-07-09

Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small amounts of drugs, the government said on Sunday....
04:14 2019-09-16

Yankees minor leaguer Matt Lipka getting death threats over bunt A New York Yankees minor leaguer has received death threats for a controversial at-bat, according to NJ.com. Matt Lipka, who plays for the Yankees’ Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder, bunted in the ninth inning to break up a combined no-hitter being ...
20:14 2019-06-07

Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, minor injuries reported An Air Canada flight was diverted on Thursday to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 25 people with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement....
20:56 2019-07-11

R Kelly charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying 17-year-old $200 for sex acts Singer R Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying a 17-year-old to take off her clothes and dance for him before engaging in sexual activity....
08:56 2019-08-06

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league baseball affiliate lost a sponsorship Wednesday days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former Presiden...
19:28 2019-05-30

Funerals set for murdered family of minor league pitcher Blake Bivens A celebration-of-life ceremony will be held this weekend in Virginia for the wife, son and mother-in-law of a Tampa Bay Rays minor league pitcher who allegedly were slaughtered by an unhinged teenager earlier this week. Funeral arrangements for Blake...
19:28 2019-08-30

Huge cactus impales car in Tucson, driver escapes with minor injuries Part of the Saguaro cactus ended up going through the passenger side of the windshield, Pima County Sheriff's Department officials said.        ...
05:42 2019-07-11

Cops ID Blue Bell ice cream licker, won’t press charges because she’s a minor The cold case gripping the nation has finally been licked! Texas cops on Friday said they found the girl who licked a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and then put it back on the shelf — and she even confessed after being busted with the boyfriend wh...
00:14 2019-07-06

Nationals sign reliever Fernando Rodney to a minor league deal Rodney, 42, was designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics on May 25. If called up to the big club, he will be the oldest pitcher in baseball....
06:14 2019-06-02

Forgot to Sign Up for Minor League Hockey Alerts? You Missed Some Drama An estimated 30,000 hockey fans received bizarre push alerts on Wednesday demanding $6,000 from a man named Stewart Zimmel and accusing him of threatening to punch someone in the throat....
21:56 2019-07-11

Twins sign reliever Cody Allen to minor-league contract MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed reliever Cody Allen to a minor-league contract, taking a crack at the former Cleveland Indians closer who was let go last week by the Los Angeles Angels. Allen signed a one-year, $8.5 million deal in...
05:28 2019-06-23

Much-traveled minor-league, NHL goalie Mike McKenna hangs up the skates Journeyman goaltender Mike McKenna announces his retirement after a career that included stints with 15 NHL organizations and 22 professional teams.       ...
04:28 2019-08-28

Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond is out of commission for a few weeks. Star Daniel Craig is undergoing minor ankle surgery after sustaining an injury while filming the 25th installment in the franchise in Jamaica. The news comes Wednesday in a tweet fro...
22:28 2019-05-22

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Santiago Valle-Pino was arrested by P...
23:00 2019-07-31

Detroit Tigers minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident aged 27 Chace Numata has died days after being injured in an accidentCatcher, 27, was in his first season with the Tigers organizationTigers minor league catcher Chace Numata died Monday, days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. ...
04:00 2019-09-03

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with A's, gives up three runs in second minor league outing The 23-year-old right-hander started the game for the Athletics and found some trouble in the first inning.       ...
23:42 2019-08-22

Video shows Sacramento cops using ‘spit mask’ on minor during arrest SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh “spit mask” on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained. Officers “appropr...
06:28 2019-05-23

Yankees’ minor league pitching guru headed to Georgia Tech The Yankees are on the verge of losing highly regarded minor league pitching coordinator Danny Borrell to Georgia Tech. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Borrell and the school are closing in on a five-year deal for him to be the...
10:14 2019-08-02

Exxon says 37 workers treated for 'minor' injuries after Baytown plant fire Thirty-seven workers were being treated on Wednesday for "minor" burns and injuries after a fire broke out at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baytown, Texas, olefins facility, plant manager Jason Duncan said at a press conference....
02:01 2019-08-01

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
16:56 2019-05-28

Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran, made three unsuccessful starts for the White Sox this season, posting a 9.45 ERA. Though he made t...
23:00 2019-05-24

United apologizes after mother says unaccompanied minor put on wrong international flight A 14-year-old traveling from North Carolina to Sweden was put on the wrong flight headed to Germany, his mother said.       ...
21:56 2019-07-01

AP source: Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the deal says veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical and had not been announ...
05:14 2019-05-25

Nationals sign lefty Jonny Venters to minor league deal ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Jonny Venters has signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals and was assigned to Double-A Harrisburg. Venters was released by the Atlanta Braves on May 18. “Maybe we can use him down the line,” Was...
04:01 2019-05-30

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week....
23:42 2019-07-18

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally binding target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,...
12:28 2019-08-22

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as oursel...
19:14 2019-06-12

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's n...
16:28 2019-07-07

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge t...
10:28 2019-06-16

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. T...
22:42 2019-07-08

I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine that was the grandfather of the legendary Audi Quattro rally car. The Munga was also the basis for the equally-as-cool VW Iltis military SUV. Last we...
19:42 2019-06-17

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
03:28 2019-06-03

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend....
13:28 2019-08-17

Climbing: Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski's feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift....
13:00 2019-09-06

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
19:00 2019-07-08

Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance looks to machine learning for patient care The partnership with AWS will see the alliance use machine learning to advance innovation in areas such as cancer diagnostics, precision medicine, voice-enabled technologies, and medical imaging....
08:56 2019-08-08

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
20:42 2019-07-04

Gangly goal machine Veldwijk likely to lead South Africa attack "South Africa are likely to turn to gangly Dutch-born striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations opener in Cairo on Monday."...
12:42 2019-06-22

Book review: ‘AIQ’ explains machine learning fundamentals using human history Artificial intelligence can be confusing stuff. The book AIQ by statistics professors Nick Polson and James Scott explains the basics in plain English.Read More...
23:42 2019-08-13

French mayor slates UK man who left rowing machine on Mont Blanc Macron called on to legislate against ‘wackos’, including tourist who took dog to summitThe mayor of Chamonix, in the French Alps, has urged Emmanuel Macron to take action against “wackos” climbing Mont Blanc, after incidents including a British tour...
13:14 2019-09-03

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming lapto...
22:28 2019-05-22

Kyle Korver tries to inspire graduates with story about being traded for a copy machine NBA veteran Kyle Korver gave a commencement speech Saturday at his alma mater, Creighton, telling grads that the copier broke but he's still playing.        ...
22:14 2019-05-22

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – our descent into a digital dystopia A stark polemic argues that social media may have unleashed an age of nihilism from which there is little hope of escapeBack in the blissed-out 1960s, Marshall McLuhan evangelised for the new electronic media by instructing us to “serve these objects...
09:00 2019-08-11

Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 bi Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 billion last quarter. Heh. It’s gonna crash and burn before it destroys public transportation after all! Calling it now. Invest in buses....
22:56 2019-08-08

Dale Earnhardt Sr. Coca-Cola machine stolen from Virginia store A Coke machine with photo of Dale Earnhardt Sr., the late NASCAR legend, was stolen in Virginia, according to the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office.        ...
03:42 2019-05-27

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say ab...
22:42 2019-06-27

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
22:56 2019-07-11

Black patient arrested and accused of stealing IV machine on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
12:42 2019-07-02

Komatsu Australia leveraging cloud to unify data and maximise machine use Komatsu has deployed Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, combined with Discovery Hub and Power BI, to help process its vast amount of data....
06:14 2019-08-02

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but cast doubt on going to war to protect international oil sup...
08:00 2019-06-18

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
21:28 2019-06-08

Fan's viral 96 mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor league contract A baseball fan's life has changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at a Major League Baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world....
03:56 2019-08-03

Minor league manager gets emotional telling pitcher he's getting called up to Nationals Aaron Barrett was called back up to the Nationals for the first time since 2015. His minor league manager delivered the news in a touching moment.       ...
15:00 2019-09-04

Adam Eaton: Actually, The Financial Struggles Of Minor League Players Are A Good Thing Kelyn Soong of Washington City Paper recently covered the lives of a couple players on the Nationals’ Triple-A affiliate: the Potomac Nationals. The story focuses on the financial difficulties that minor league ball players face while trying to chase...
03:00 2019-06-24

R-Kelly charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying 17-year-old $200 to dance naked with him Singer R Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying a 17-year-old to take off her clothes and dance for him before engaging in sexual activity....
15:28 2019-08-06

Minor league team complete rare four-HR, cycle feat achieved only once in MLB history The Class AA Reno Aces had players who hit four home runs (Yasmany Tomas) and the cycle (Matt Szczur) in one game, something done once in MLB history.        ...
23:28 2019-05-21

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.        ...
01:56 2019-06-18

Vote: Who is USA TODAY Sports' 2019 Minor League Player of the Year? USA TODAY Sports has been handing out the award since 1988 and we need your help voting for this year's winner.       ...
16:56 2019-08-28

Minor league baseball pitcher 'destroyed' after losing family in triple homicide A minor league baseball pitcher wrote Thursday his “heart was turned to ash," after his wife, 14-month-old son and mother-in-law were found murdered at a family home in Virginia Tuesday. ...
11:14 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, minor injuries reported An Air Canada flight was diverted on Thursday to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 35 customers with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement....
20:56 2019-07-11

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
08:00 2019-06-19

Fire under control at Exxon petrochemical plant; some workers suffer minor burns Exxon Mobil Corp brought under control a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers, though none seriously, and sending nearby residents indoors....
02:01 2019-08-01

Houthi drone attack causes "minor" gas fire, oil production unaffected: Saudi source A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia caused a "minor" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, a Saudi industry source said....
15:42 2019-08-17

Colorado Rockies minor league affiliate shoots down fishy nickname push The Colorado Rockies' minor league baseball affiliate vehemently denied a request Thursday to change their nickname to a federally protected fish that originally lived in the Colorado River....
13:42 2019-06-28

Minor injury left McLaren F1 team's Norris wearing supportive boot A minor injury left McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris requiring a supportive boot days before the Belgian Grand Prix, but he should not have any issues for the race...
17:28 2019-08-27

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard may have committed minor NCAA violation Michigan Wolverines basketball coach Juwan Howard was asked about Franz Wagner on Jim Rome's radio show Tuesday.       ...
00:14 2019-07-05

Cubs' Zobrist starts minor league assignment in South Bend Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist, who left the team three months ago to deal with a divorce, began a minor league assignment Friday with Class A South Bend       ...
23:42 2019-08-02

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose second major sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league lost a second major sponsorship Thursday, days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Rona...
08:14 2019-06-01

Fan who signed with A's, Nathan Patterson, strikes out side in minor league debut Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Nathan Patterson, who touched 96 mph on the radar gun to get signed, was excellent in his first pro outing.       ...
13:56 2019-08-19

Boy attending minor league team’s ‘Harry Potter Night’ hit by stray bullet A 10-year-old boy was reportedly shot while attending “Harry Potter Night” at a minor league baseball game in Pennsylvania. The boy was attending the promotional event for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Satur...
17:56 2019-07-31

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.       ...
03:28 2019-07-20

Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf scheduled for minor knee surgery Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf will have minor knee surgery. Pete Carroll is optimistic Metcalf could return by Week 1.       ...
13:56 2019-08-19

Tigers minor leaguer Chace Numata dies from injuries in skateboarding accident The Detroit Tigers announced on Monday that Chace Numata of the Erie SeaWolves, died from injuries sustained in a skateboarding accident. He was 27.       ...
04:56 2019-09-03

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
05:56 2019-06-29

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
14:32 2019-05-21

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
21:14 2019-05-26

Flight risk: can we take the carbon out of air travel? Greta Thunberg’s zero-carbon Atlantic crossing is not an option for most. But it might be in years to come, if experiments with hydrogen, solar and batteries pay off“Flight shaming is not going to solve all our problems,” says Liam Megill at the star...
22:14 2019-08-31

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
05:56 2019-09-12

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
13:00 2019-07-17

What is carbon engine cleaning and is it worth it? News 29 Aug, 2019 Carbon cleaning can remove sooty carbon deposits from your engine but will it make enough of a difference to justify the price?...
18:00 2019-08-29

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
00:42 2019-06-01

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
10:42 2019-07-22

Macron urged to take action after British man abandons rowing machine up Mont Blanc French President Emmanuel Macron has been urged to take action after British tourist Matthew Disney abandoned a rowing machine close to the summit of Mont Blanc....
12:42 2019-09-04

Wells Fargo: Artificial intelligence and machine learning a 'double-edged sword' The bank's executive vice president and head of enterprise architecture detailed Wells Fargo's approach to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning....
03:00 2019-09-04

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’s nearly as old. Located 35,000 light-years from Earth, the younger star, known as SMSS J160540.18−...
00:42 2019-08-07

Evidence of 14B year-old 'time machine' star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.8 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that's nearly as old....
16:42 2019-08-06

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
23:14 2019-06-10

How Google Maps uses machine learning to predict bus traffic delays in real time Google Maps uses machine learning to create bus delay forecasts to tell people in hundreds of cities around the world when the next bus arrives.Read More...
01:56 2019-06-28

Panic’s Playdate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season’ of 12 intriguing titles Tired of your smartphone games, and don’t want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of interesting games, has created a tiny handheld console that goes anywhere ...
05:00 2019-05-23

CERN scientists join Zenuity machine learning for autonomous vehicles initiative Zenuity, a joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv, today said it plans to work with CERN to speed machine learning for autonomous vehicles.Read More...
12:00 2019-08-30

Researchers develop modular bots that combine to form a single flexible machine The idea of small robots teaming up to form one giant robot is commonplace in sci-fi shows like Voltron, and researchers are seeking ways to make that a reality. Now, modular robots have just become more intelligent, thanks to a project at ModLab at....
18:14 2019-07-23

Before Cranes, Ancient Greeks May Have Used This Ingenious Lifting Machine to Move Heavy Stones Cranes first appeared in ancient Greece over 2,500 years ago, but new research suggests a primitive lifting machine—a kind of forerunner to the crane—was in use around 150 years earlier. Read more......
02:56 2019-08-28

As more MLB parks extend netting, foul ball victims urge minor league teams to do the same More than a third of MLB teams have addressed foul ball risks or have plans to do so. Will minor league franchises, faced with smaller budgets, do the same?...
21:28 2019-09-06

Minor league baseball owner to meet with faith leaders amid rift with CAIR A minor league baseball owner who had refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group announced Friday he now plans to meet with “influential leaders of various faith communities.”...
00:42 2019-08-17

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
07:28 2019-07-12

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor-league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
05:28 2019-07-12

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
06:42 2019-07-04

Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer's wife, child killed in Virginia, per reports Montgomery Biscuits pitcher Blake Bivens' wife and child reportedly found dead in southern Virginia; suspect in custody.       ...
16:56 2019-08-28

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
20:42 2019-06-14

Dickhead Fans Send Death Threats To Minor Leaguer Over No-Hitter-Ending Bunt The Trenton Thunder outfielder who busted up a combined no-hitter on Tuesday night with a slick push bunt up the first baseline triggered a benches-clearing fracas as a result. It turns out he’s also triggered a bunch of weird assholes, as he has gon...
02:42 2019-06-08

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
21:28 2019-06-27

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center after he was rushed there from Chukchansi Park, hom...
03:28 2019-08-15

Yankees’ minor leaguer receives death threats after his bunt breaks up no-hitter Yankees’ minor leaguer Matt Lipka has received death threats on social media after breaking up a no-hitter by bunting in the ninth inning on Tuesday.        ...
15:56 2019-06-07

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support....
01:42 2019-09-19

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Educat...
16:56 2019-08-02

People like the idea of a carbon tax - if the money is put to good use Survey of people in the US suggests the public will support carbon taxes high enough to produce big emissions cuts - if they approve of how the revenue is used...
23:14 2019-09-18

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:14 2019-07-05

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-computing environments....
10:28 2019-08-23

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
17:56 2019-05-27

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
22:28 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
23:28 2019-05-26

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
00:00 2019-07-10

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New left-leaning government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major incr...
15:56 2019-06-04

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the team reports that sodium-containing ...
08:28 2019-05-29

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist...
12:42 2019-08-11

Carbon calculator: find out how much CO2 your flight will emit The Guardian’s carbon calculator works out the emissions on flights from the world’s 100 busiest airports, as well as from selected UK airportsThe aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing polluters. It currently accounts for about 2% of global e...
19:28 2019-07-31

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
18:28 2019-07-22

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
17:42 2019-07-22

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility....
13:14 2019-08-03

Daily on Energy: How the US could get caught up in a ‘carbon trade war’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:00 2019-09-10

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis.Passen...
07:56 2019-07-22

There's a limit to the rainforest's carbon storage abilities Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilities....
04:00 2019-08-07

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
17:28 2019-05-30

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
02:28 2019-05-23

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum. The post Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum appeared fi...
06:28 2019-06-03

Report: Antonio Brown's gruesome foot injury was caused by a cryotherapy machine Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown has spent much of training camp on the non-football injury list due to some gnarly looking blisters on his feet.       ...
20:28 2019-08-07

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news, which will underpin a new research group at Twitter.Read More...
14:42 2019-06-03

Lean, mean, grass-cutting machine: Honda breaks record for fastest lawnmower acceleration It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
23:28 2019-06-11

Machine Gun Kelly, Young Thug announce joint North American fall tour Machine Gun Kelly and Young Thug are teaming up for a 31-city North American fall tour featuring special guests Polo G, YBN Nahmir, KILLY and Strick....
22:42 2019-07-24

Explorium secures $19M funding to automate data science and machine learning-driven insights Part machine learning platform, part data marketplace, Explorium promises to automate data and feature discovery, and build and deploy models for your analytics and application needs....
02:14 2019-09-12

Sean Hannity: Mainstream media 'smear machine' in full gear for Trump's UK visit Sean Hannity took on the mainstream media Wednesday night, arguing that President Trump has exposed most of the press as an "extension of the Democratic Party." ...
14:56 2019-06-06

Naval War College president steps down amid ethics probe, complaints about margarita machine A rear admiral stepped down Monday as president of the U.S. Naval War College amid an ethics probe and complaints he kept a margarita machine in his office....
19:56 2019-06-10

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen...
21:14 2019-06-16

British ex-soldier upsets French town by leaving 700-pound rowing machine on mountain A British ex-soldier infuriated the mayor of a French Alps town when he attempted to scale Mont Blanc with a 700-pound rowing machine — and then left the bulky device behind when the weather worsened. Matthew Disney, a former Royal Marine Comma...
10:14 2019-09-05

Scott Borchetta disputes Taylor Swift's Big Machine Records claims: 'It's time for some truth' Scott Borchetta, the founder of Taylor Swift's former record label Big Machine Label Group, is disputing comments made by Swift about her ability to own her master recordings....
16:56 2019-07-01

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
03:42 2019-07-02

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
14:56 2019-06-17

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
04:42 2019-07-02

Salvadoran illegal immigrant accused of sexually abusing minor for 7 years despite 2010 deportation order An illegal immigrant from El Salvador who’s accused of sexually abusing a minor for seven years – and who’d been ordered deported in 2010 – is behind bars this week after reportedly being caught in Utah....
18:42 2019-08-30

Minor league baseball owner refuses to meet with controversial Muslim group linked to Hamas The owner of two minor league baseball teams has refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group -- accusing the organization of supporting terrorists....
17:00 2019-08-16

Naked triple-homicide suspect allegedly killed family of Rays minor league pitcher A crazed triple homicide suspect ran naked through a Virginia town while trying to evade police on Tuesday, according to local reports and video of the chase. The suspect, 19-year-old Matthew Bernard, allegedly killed his mother, sister, niece and a ...
08:56 2019-08-28

With 30-30 season, White Sox prospect Luis Robert wins Minor League Player of the Year award Luis Robert, White Sox prospect, was voted the 2019 USA TODAY Minor League Player of the Year after his brilliant performance this season.       ...
21:00 2019-09-04

Crazed naked suspect allegedly kills family of Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens A crazed triple homicide suspect ran naked through a Virginia town while trying to evade police on Tuesday, according to local reports and video of the chase. The suspect, 19-year-old Matthew Bernard, allegedly killed his mother, sister, niece and a ...
15:14 2019-08-28

California police officer accused of soliciting minor for sex found dead in apparent suicide, cops say A San Diego police officer arrested last month for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor was found shot dead inside his home Monday in what police are calling an apparent suicide....
18:42 2019-08-06

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
12:42 2019-08-16

Zion Williamson is latest to drop off Team USA roster, amid minor injury, conditioning concerns Zion Williamson will not play for Team USA at this summer's FIBA World Cup, amid whispers he is out of shape and following a minor knee injury, The Athletic reported....
14:01 2019-07-23

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120 cases in a two year period. ...
17:00 2019-07-11

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald ...
16:00 2019-05-28

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather becomes more common, we need more energy to maintain...
20:28 2019-06-11

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
02:28 2019-05-23

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
03:42 2019-08-08

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral com...
19:56 2019-09-12

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate Presi...
22:28 2019-06-29

MIT engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes After years of tackling numerous design and manufacturing challenges, MIT researchers have built a modern microprocessor from carbon nanotube transistors, which are widely seen as a faster, greener alternative to their traditional silicon counterpart...
20:14 2019-08-28

1 dead, 4 sickened after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Brooklyn One person died and four others were sickened by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday morning in Brooklyn, authorities said. The five people were believed to have been staying inside a building on Jackson Street near Woodpoint Road in William...
18:56 2019-08-03

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar...
22:42 2019-07-08

Hoffenheim go carbon neutral with tree-planting project "Hoffenheim have taken steps to go carbon neutral this season by offsetting \"unavoidable CO2 emissions\" through an initiative that plants trees in Uganda\u0027s Kikonda Forest, the Bundesliga club has said."...
17:42 2019-08-28

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers....
15:14 2019-05-21

Build more nuclear reactors to reach net zero carbon target – CBI Business group says nuclear programme will be key for low carbon economy in UKThe UK should keep building large-scale nuclear plants and “mini-nuke” reactors to help reach a net zero carbon target by 2050, according to Britain’s biggest business grou...
02:56 2019-06-28

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
23:42 2019-06-27

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas. The Technical University of Munich said Thursday that researcher Christian Stoll and colleag...
14:42 2019-06-13

Removing carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants is widely considered an essential component of any climate change mitigation plan. Many research efforts focus on developing and deploying carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) systems to kee...
20:56 2019-07-31

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
14:32 2019-05-21

A 400-Year-Old ‘Carbon Colossus’ Heralds Hope for Amazonia At a staggering 88 meters tall, a 400-year-old tree found in the Brazilian Amazon has been declared the region’s largest tree. Researchers are now trying to figure out how it grew to such heights. ...
21:14 2019-09-20

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
14:32 2019-05-21

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of u...
20:56 2019-07-10

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
00:00 2019-05-31

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a ...
16:14 2019-06-14

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council on Clean Transportation said Thursday that carbon...
10:00 2019-09-13

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
04:00 2019-08-07

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately o...
19:42 2019-06-16

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global warming....
01:56 2019-09-13

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sund...
11:28 2019-07-14

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
13:42 2019-06-12

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were sickened — including three who were hospitalized — at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning possibly caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were i...
19:42 2019-07-16

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
15:14 2019-07-18

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030...
16:00 2019-06-28

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
23:28 2019-07-03

Carbon taxes alone won't be enough to meet Paris Agreement targets Carbon taxes alone won't be enough to slow climate change and limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new study published in the journal Joule....
00:14 2019-09-05

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are unfit for a net zero-carbon economy, according to a ...
08:42 2019-06-19

Edmonton to hit its self-imposed carbon limit within 8 years: report A new report generated from the city's environment office says Edmonton will run out of room to reach its carbon emission limits within eight years, so it's got to get more aggressive in cutting greenhouse gases....
03:14 2019-08-09

Salesforce's Sustainability Cloud aims for carbon accountability With consumers and industry players alike looking for ways to curb carbon emissions, Salesforce is introducing a new platform for tracking and reporting reliable environmental data....
14:56 2019-09-18

Black carbon particles found in human placentas Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier....
21:42 2019-09-18

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
20:56 2019-06-19

Carbon-Emissions Credits Slide Over Brexit Fears The price of carbon-emissions credits has slid sharply in recent weeks as traders worry that a deluge of U.K. credits could flood the market in anticipation of a disruptive Brexit....
15:28 2019-09-04

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
08:42 2019-06-21

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
19:56 2019-07-17

Once-Unpopular Carbon Credits Emerge as One of the World's Best Investments The price of the carbon-emission credits, doled out in Europe to polluting power plants and steel mills to curtail the production of greenhouse gases, has soared more than fivefold over the past two years....
20:14 2019-08-11

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
03:14 2019-06-29

Low-carbon technology fund is tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin and whisky producer in the world as part of the government’s plans to cut industrial climate emission...
18:56 2019-08-29

Sean Spicer: Joe Biden a 'flip-flopping gaffe machine' benefitting largely from Obama ties Democratic 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden is reliably gaffe-prone and is leading in the polls chiefly due to his association with former President Barack Obama, according to Sean Spicer....
12:28 2019-06-22

Medtronic, IBM study: Machine learning, app, glucose monitoring hardware combo improves diabetes management The study​ was based on data from 3,100 people with diabetes who used Medtronic's Guardian Connect glucose monitoring hardware for at least five days....
19:28 2019-06-11

Former British Royal Marine ripped by French mayor after leaving rowing machine on Mont Blanc A former British Royal Marine is making waves after hauling a rowing machine close to the summit of Western Europe’s tallest mountain – and then abandoning it....
03:00 2019-09-04

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
03:42 2019-06-06

New report lists four friars previously serving at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of minor TUCSON- A newly released report by the Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Barbara lists four friars who previously served at San Xavier Mission credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The report reviews claims dating back to 1950. Accordin...
10:28 2019-06-20

Minor league baseball pitcher's wife, son and mother-in-law killed by family member in rural Virginia: cops A minor league baseball player’s wife, son and mother-in-law were allegedly murdered by his brother-in-law in their rural Virginia hometown Tuesday, according to reports....
18:00 2019-08-28

Carbon Footprint Row Over Greta Thunberg's Yacht Trip To New York The team behind teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's yacht voyage to New York on Sunday fended off claims that her trip will create carbon emissions because team members will take transatlantic......
20:00 2019-08-18

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral com...
16:14 2019-09-13

46 people hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Canadian hotel A hotel in the Canadian city of Winnipeg was evacuated and 46 people were hospitalized Tuesday due to high levels of carbon monoxide exposure.       ...
07:14 2019-07-10

Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January....
16:56 2019-08-14

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European Parliament on Thursday, saying the fight against climate change topped the political agenda....
22:56 2019-07-04

Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after gas leak in Sydney home Five children and two adults found suffering from nausea and dizziness after leak traced to a pool heaterFive children and two adults in Sydney’s east have been rushed to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak which has been traced to a pool heater.Em...
14:28 2019-06-10

Energy firms plan UK's first carbon-neutral 'industrial cluster' Humber drive aims to shrink carbon footprint of UK’s most polluting industrial zoneEnergy companies have ignited multibillion-pound plans for the UK’s first carbon-neutral “industrial cluster” in the Humber.An alliance of companies including National...
01:42 2019-09-09

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
21:28 2019-06-20

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat climate change in the way it intends to....
17:42 2019-06-12

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
19:42 2019-05-30

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 10: Have Some Carbs With Your Reduced Carbon Footprint Fun fact, unbeknownst to me before attempting the 22 Days Nutrition challenge: according to PETA (who would definitely know), most bread is vegan (clearly, I haven’t been making a lot of bread). It was a fact lost on me, since like much of the rest o...
00:14 2019-08-24

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
19:56 2019-08-21

VMware buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, valued together at $4.8 billion VMware is following through on its proposal to buy Pivotal, a fellow Dell subsidiary, and expanding into cybersecurity with the acquisition of Carbon Black....
01:42 2019-08-23

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
00:14 2019-07-11

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user.Read more......
19:28 2019-06-13

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, arguing it prolongs U.S. reliance on coal power and ...
19:42 2019-08-13

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
16:28 2019-06-20

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
04:00 2019-06-14

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
22:14 2019-06-28

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
16:28 2019-06-20

Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury The impacts of climate change have been real so far this year for the Midwest. Historic flooding has ravaged multiple states, and don’t even get me started on last month’s heatwave.Read more......
21:56 2019-08-19

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a surge in costs once regulations are tightened, a research report published on Wednesday said....
17:56 2019-07-31

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
22:56 2019-06-04

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more......
16:14 2019-08-16

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said....
00:42 2019-07-25

Carbon offset your death with this $200K ‘Frankensteined’ Tesla hearse Are you worried about the carbon dioxide that’ll be released if you get cremated? Well, worry no more, because this ‘Frankensteined’ Tesla Model S hearse could be yours for $200,000. The eco-friendly car was created in 2016 after a funeral transport ...
16:56 2019-08-08

Ontario to take federal carbon tax fight to Canada's Supreme Court The province of Ontario has taken its fight against the Canadian federal government's carbon tax to the country's top court, after losing an initial challenge in a lower court....
01:00 2019-08-29

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
19:14 2019-06-17

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22:14 2019-07-16

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' ...
06:14 2019-08-15

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
16:00 2019-05-21

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
03:28 2019-05-23

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
18:42 2019-06-27

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns...
07:28 2019-06-07

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching European heatwave. As the impact of the climate cri...
09:56 2019-08-01

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it l...
01:28 2019-05-22

Climate Town Hall: Several Democratic Candidates Embrace a Carbon Tax At a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign, candidates vowed to take aggressive action to combat global warming....
06:42 2019-09-05