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THE CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE REPORT: Chatbots' impact on the payments ecosystem and how merchants can capitalize on them »

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. To keep pace with the ongoing…

Jan 19 2018 / Comments Off on THE CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE REPORT: Chatbots' impact on the payments ecosystem and how merchants can capitalize on them / Read More »

The 10 best automatic watches you can buy for under $500 right now »

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.  @jomashop on Instagram As much…

Jan 19 2018 / Comments Off on The 10 best automatic watches you can buy for under $500 right now / Read More »
SPORTS

Injured Brady on playing vs. Jags: 'We'll see' »

4:16 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who again wore red gloves on both hands…

Jan 19 2018 / Comments Off on Injured Brady on playing vs. Jags: 'We'll see' / Read More »

Barnwell: Predicting 2018 Vegas win totals for all 32 NFL teams »

7:23 AM ET With the NFL down to its final four, 28 of the league’s 32 teams are already thinking…

Jan 19 2018 / Comments Off on Barnwell: Predicting 2018 Vegas win totals for all 32 NFL teams / Read More »

Follow live: Harden set to return for Rockets »

Rockets up 13 on Minnesota at the half despite a very rusty James Harden, (4 points on 2/8 shooting) It…

Jan 18 2018 / Comments Off on Follow live: Harden set to return for Rockets / Read More »

2018 NFL draft QB class primer: Everything you need to know about Rosen, Mayfield, Darnold and more »

8:05 AM ET Feels like last year we heard a ton of pre-draft talk about how the quarterback class wasn’t…

Jan 18 2018 / Comments Off on 2018 NFL draft QB class primer: Everything you need to know about Rosen, Mayfield, Darnold and more / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Someone just created a site to make browsing Netflix easier »

It makes those awful menus a thing of the past. Image: netflix By Morgan Sung2018-01-20 00:01:38 UTC Here’s some great news just in time for the weekend: someone’s created a site that makes browsing through Netflix so much easier. Reddit user CrazedEli, aka Ville Salminen,…

Jan 19 2018 / Comments Off on Someone just created a site to make browsing Netflix easier / Read More »

Guy Pearce thinks we're right to be scared by artificial intelligence »

Meet Donny: the terrifyingly smart drone with some slightly sketchy ambitions.

Guy Pearce has some concerns about the way technology is headed. Image: Rich Fury/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Sam Haysom2018-01-19 09:30:00 UTC It’s almost 11pm in Australia, but Guy Pearce is full of energy. He’s talking about robots. The star of Memento and L.A. Confidential has just been…

Jan 19 2018 / Comments Off on Guy Pearce thinks we're right to be scared by artificial intelligence / Read More »

Watch a rescue drone save 2 swimmers in distress »

The two swimmers cling to the inflatable rescue pod.

By Shannon Connellan2018-01-19 00:26:28 UTC A new rescue drone has already proved its worth, assisting two swimmers in distress off the coast of Lennox Head, Australia. Unveiled on Thursday morning, then immediately put into action later that day, the “Little Ripper” drone is designed to…

Jan 18 2018 / Comments Off on Watch a rescue drone save 2 swimmers in distress / Read More »

'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' mobile game enrolls you in a virtual wizarding school »

By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-18 13:00:00 UTC Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery looks like it’s all about letting you live out the fantasy of enrolling in a wizarding school. The wizarding school, even. Coming this spring from Jam City, Hogwarts Mystery is a mobile role-playing game that opens…

Jan 18 2018 / Comments Off on 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' mobile game enrolls you in a virtual wizarding school / Read More »
SCIENCE

Genetically modified mice reveal the secret to a painless life »

People born with a rare genetic mutation are unable to feel pain, but previous attempts to recreate this effect with drugs have had surprisingly little…

Dec 4 2015 / Comments Off on Genetically modified mice reveal the secret to a painless life / Read More »

Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land »

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Around 390 million years ago, the first vertebrate animals moved fromwater onto land, necessitating changes in their musculoskeletal systems to…

Nov 30 2015 / Comments Off on Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land / Read More »
Asia

ADB sees slower growth for Asia, China in 2015, 2016 – Reuters

MANILA Growth in developing Asia will likely be slower than previously thought as a slowdown in China’s economy hurts demand, the Asian Development Bank said, and urged policymakers in the region to strengthen financial-system buffers against…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
Mid-East

Moscow Relishes Revamped Role in Mideast as Israel Seeks … – Foreign Policy (blog)

The last time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to Moscow was in 2013 for a two-pronged mission: to lobby against a nuclear deal with Iran and convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to cancel the planned…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
America

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times…

Nov 13 2015 / Read More »
WORLD

Opinion: Americans pay a fearsome price for global warming

This week, New York City showed bold leadership with decisive action for climate safety and justice. The oil companies have known for decades that their product is dangerous for the planet, but they relentlessly hid the…

Jan 19 2018 / Read More »
Europe

Balkans backup: Refugees stranded in southeastern Europe as EU doors close – Fox News

SKOPJE –  As doors slam shut in Western Europe and razor-wire fences go up in the east, the massive wave of Middle Eastern refugees is backing up in the Balkans, where overwhelmed nations lack the will…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Football Practice Report: Sept. 21 – GoDucks.com

By Rob Moseley Editor, GoDucks.com Venue: Moshofsky CenterFormat: Shells During a 7-on-7 period in Monday’s Oregon football practice, cornerback Arrion Springs broke up at least three passes, and Juwaan Williams twice hit a receiver…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Disko Island

Disko Island, Greenland (CNN) — Sailing across the clear blue sea from the west coast of Greenland, a lush green island surrounded by dazzling white icebergs comes into view. Brick red mountains tower above, while waves…

Jan 19 2018 / Read More »
UK

UK-China stocks link plan unveiled – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor George Osborne has said the UK and China are exploring how to link their stock markets. He announced a “landmark feasibility study” into the idea, which would enable Chinese and British…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »

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