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Balance apparent, but supply issues leave oil prices bruised

22 hours ago from UPI

Crude oil prices were moving slightly lower early Thursday as sentiment about a balanced market competed against rising U.S. and OPEC oil production.

The iPhone 8 name game: What will Apple call its new phone?

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

From "iPhone X" to "iPhone Pro," the actual name of Apple's next big handset is still one of its biggest mysteries

How Instagram aims to filter out hate

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

Instagram has a new feature to filter out hateful comments. The tool uses a type of artificial intelligence called machine learning. A group of about 20 people is now teaching...

Report: South Korea office says reports Seoul 'warned' U.S. are 'excessive'

2 days ago from UPI

The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in is refuting claims the president challenged the United States.

Off-field issues again steal Oakland Raiders' headlines following Marshawn Lynch protest

2 days ago from UPI

The Oakland Raiders were back at practice Tuesday, hoping to hold off a wave of non-football related publicity as running back Marshawn Lynch did not stand for the national anthem.

High-quality online video with less rebuffering

2 days ago from Science Daily

In experiments, Pensieve could stream video with 10 to 30 percent less rebuffering than other approaches, and at levels that users rated 10 to 25 percent higher on key 'quality...

Justin Bieber announces new song 'Friends' will release on Thursday

2 days ago from UPI

Justin Bieber has announced on social media that his newest single title "Friends" is set to release on Thursday.

Denver Broncos DE Jared Crick carted off field in practice with back injury

3 days ago from UPI

Denver Broncos defensive end Jared Crick was carted off the field at Monday's practice due to an apparent back injury.

'Smiley' emojis in formal workplace e-mails could create frowns

3 days ago from Science Daily

A smiley face emoji and similar emoticons included in work-related e-mails may not create a positive impression and could even undermine information sharing, according to a new study.

Netflix wins 'Scandal' creator Rhimes in blow to Disney, ABC

3 days ago from Physorg

Netflix has lured Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC, its latest big get as media companies old and new fight for viewers'...

U.K. cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information...

Real Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo gets five-game ban after pushing referee

3 days ago from UPI

He might one of the world's best, but Cristiano Ronaldo isn't exempt from suspensions. The Real Madrid star has been banned for five games.

Bitcoin value crosses $4,000 threshold

3 days ago from UPI

The digital currency bitcoin passed the $4,000 threshold for the first time ever on Monday, driven by weekend demand in Japan, analysts said.

How A.I. Is Creating Building Blocks to Reshape Music and Art

3 days ago from NY Times Science

Project Magenta, a team at Google, is crossbreeding sounds from different instruments based on neural networks and building networks that can draw.

Liverpool leaves Coutinho off squad amid Barcelona transfer rumors

3 days ago from UPI

Three weeks remain in the transfer window and Philippe Coutinho is not traveling with Liverpool.

Investigation uncovers Iran-backed cyber-espionage group

3 days ago from UPI

The Iran-backed cyber-es­pionage group CopyKit­tens has increased activi­ties, launching attacks on governments, defense companies and academic institu­tions.

End-to-end encryption isn't enough security for 'real people'

3 days ago from Physorg

Government officials continue to seek technology companies' help fighting terrorism and crime. But the most commonly proposed solution would severely limit regular people's ability to communicate securely online. And it...

Spotify may soon dominate music the way Google does search—this is why

3 days ago from Physorg

While competition online starts the same way as that in offline markets, my research shows it often settles very differently online.

Australian deputy PM faces ouster over dual citizenship

4 days ago from UPI

Australia's deputy prime minister may have to resign from his post, because he holds dual citizenship -- a status that disqualifies one from public office.

Oklahoma shale production could increase

4 days ago from UPI

After mixed results for the second quarter, U.S. shale player BNK Petroleum said it was anticipating more production from its assets in Oklahoma.

Energy-rich Norway sees government debt drop

4 days ago from UPI

Norway, the European leader in oil and gas production, reported government debt declined nearly 20 percent from the first quarter of the year.

On This Day: Michael Jackson buys Beatles catalogue

4 days ago from UPI

On Aug. 14, 1985, Michael Jackson paid $47 million at auction for the rights to 40,000 songs, including most of the Beatles classics.

2017 Pure Michigan 400 results: Kyle Larson edges Martin Truex Jr. to win in Michigan

4 days ago from UPI

Kyle Larson claimed his third consecutive win at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday and his third win of the season.

Josh Donaldson's blast helps Toronto Blue Jays rout Pittsburgh Pirates

4 days ago from UPI

As far as John Gibbons is concerned, the Toronto Blue Jays' 7-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon was just another step.

2017 Rogers Cup final: Elina Svitolina dominates Caroline Wozniacki to win fifth tourney

4 days ago from UPI

Elina Svitolina won her WTA-leading fifth tournament of the year on Sunday when she rolled over Caroline Wozniacki in the Rogers Cup final at Toronto.

SpaceX poised for launch to space station ahead of busy week

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is poised for blastoff Monday to deliver more than 3 tons of supplies and equipment to the space station

PGA Championship 2017: Ian Poulter hits terrible drive, gets snarky with official

4 days ago from UPI

Ian Poulter managed a bogey on the eighth hole Sunday at the 2017 PGA Championship, but berated a rules official in the process.

Of jalopies, steam locomotives and reality T.V./movie-making

4 days ago from Science Blog

Now I know I’m not gonna win any popularity contests by my writing this or earn any awards, for that matter. But, because the Air Quality Matters blog is all...