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Facebook board of directors defend Sheryl Sandberg in letter

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

The tech giant has acknowledged that Sandberg asked her staff to look into Soros' financial motivations

Chinese telecom executive arrested in Canada on behalf of the U.S.

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Huawei issued a statement saying Meng Wanzhou was changing flights in Canada when she was detained to face "unspecified charges"

Poll: Majority of South Koreans welcome Kim Jong Un to Seoul

4 days ago from UPI

Six out of ten people in South Korea said they will welcome North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if he makes a historic visit to Seoul, a poll showed Thursday.

Some residents allowed to return to homes after Camp Fire

4 days ago from UPI

Some residents of Paradise, heavily damaged from Camp Fire in Northern California, are returning to check their homes after mandatory evacuations were lifted.

Watch: Liverpool beats Burnley FC 3-1

4 days ago from UPI

Liverpool beat Burnley FC by scoring three goals in the second half of its 3-1 win on Wednesday at Turf Moor in Burnley, England.

Michigan House reduces bills' minimum wage, sick time requirements

4 days ago from UPI

The Michigan House of Representatives voted to alter voter-initiated bills seeking to raise the minimum wage and require employers to provide sick time.

Satanic Temple statue joins Illinois Capitol holiday displays

4 days ago from UPI

A statue created by the Satanic Temple joined the Illinois Capitol's holiday displays this year after the organization sought equal freedom of expression.

Michigan House reduces minimum wage, sick time requirements

4 days ago from UPI

The Michigan House of Representatives voted to alter voter-initiated bills seeking to raise the minimum wage and require employers to provide sick time.

Panthers QB Newton (shoulder) limited in practice

4 days ago from UPI

Quarterback Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers was a limited participant in practice again on Wednesday because of discomfort in his right shoulder, but that doesn't necessary mean he will...

Australia should ban firefighting foams with certain PFAS, report says

4 days ago from C&EN

Parliament panel suggests government buy contaminated properties near military bases

Broncos WR Sanders reportedly has torn Achilles

4 days ago from UPI

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders sustained a torn Achilles tendon during practice on Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported.

Privacy watchdog warns of 'critical tipping point' as Canada stakes ground in digital economy

The federal privacy watchdog is warning the Liberal government it must not trade privacy rights for commercial gain as it strives to position Canada as a global leader in the...

Redskins sign QB Johnson to back up Sanchez

4 days ago from UPI

The Washington Redskins made it official by signing journeyman quarterback Josh Johnson, the team announced Wednesday.

New attack could make website security captchas obsolete

4 days ago from Science Daily

Researchers have created new artificial intelligence that could spell the end for one of the most widely used website security systems. The new algorithm, based on deep learning methods, is...

Guiding the smart growth of artificial intelligence

4 days ago from Science Daily

A new article provides a comprehensive look at the development of an ethical framework, code of conduct, and value-based design methodologies for AI researchers and application developers in Europe.

Google logo goes gray to honor President Bush

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Google replaces its primary colors with a solid gray logo Wednesday

Facebook accused of giving access to users' data

4 days ago from Physorg

A British parliamentary committee accused Facebook on Wednesday of giving companies such as Netflix preferential access to users' data even after it tightened its privacy rules in 2014-15.

Burger King's one penny Whopper promotion trolls McDonald's

4 days ago from UPI

Burger King is trolling the competition by allowing app customers to purchase a Whopper for a penny -- so long as it is ordered from McDonald's.

Math models could help police thwart city burglars

4 days ago from UPI

Mathematicians in Spain have developed a new model they think more accurately predicts burglary patterns in urban environs.

Biological templating: Using a virus to speed up modern computers

4 days ago from Science Daily

Researchers have successfully developed a method -- using a bacteriophage -- that could lead to unprecedented advances in computer speed and efficiency.

Genomics toolmaker liability surfaces in ethical debate

4 days ago from C&EN

The advent of “CRISPR babies” throws a spotlight on the responsibility of technology vendors

Facebook gave Netflix and Airbnb preferential data access, documents reveal

Facebook gave some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, preferential access to user data in 2015 as it limited services for most others, according to company emails and presentations released by...

NATO's Jens Stoltenberg: Russia INF violation a risk to Euro-Atlantic security

4 days ago from UPI

NATO has decided to start planning for a post-Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty world, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Guiding the smart growth of artificial intelligence

4 days ago from Physorg

A new paper published in AI Communications provides a comprehensive look at the development of an ethical framework, code of conduct, and value-based design methodologies for AI researchers and application...

Facebook let companies access users' friends data

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Zuckerberg 2012 email: Sharing "may be good for the world but it's not good for us unless people also share back to Facebook"

Wisconsin's lame-duck legislature limits power of Governor-elect Tony Evers

4 days ago from UPI

Wisconsin's Republican-majority legislators voted to curtail the powers of the incoming Democratic governor Wednesday.

A banner year for pharma

4 days ago from Physorg

As 2018 draws to a close, the pharmaceutical industry is celebrating a prosperous year of new investments and therapeutic breakthroughs. These successes were driven by cutting-edge science and progress in...

Brazil police arrest 11 amid bribery investigation of oil traders

4 days ago from UPI

Brazilian police said Wednesday it's investigating up to $31 billion in alleged bribes to officials of state oil company Petrobras by some the largest multinational oil traders.