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Massachusetts to spray for mosquitoes in high-risk EEE virus communities
Officials say 22 communities in the southeastern part of the state are at a high risk for the virus.
Aug 06, 2019 23:49 UTC Health Read More

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter
SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle....
Aug 06, 2019 23:48 UTC Business Read More

Day Around the Bay: California's Largest Recycling Center Operator Shuts Down
RePlanet, the largest operator of recycling redemption centers in California, is shutting down all 284 of its centers and laying off 750 employees. The reason is…
Aug 06, 2019 23:42 UTC Business Read More

Statewide computer network issues impact all branches of Oregon's govt.
PORTLAND, Ore. – People across Oregon are expressing some frustration while trying to do business with the state over the internet. Oregon's Department of…
Aug 06, 2019 23:39 UTC Computing Read More

Epic Store Rage Has Gotten Out Of Hand
The developers of cutesy Animal Crossing-Pokemon mashup Ooblets just had a weekend from hell. After trying to preempt a tidal wave of rage over their newly…
Aug 06, 2019 23:29 UTC Technology Read More

Johnson & Johnson to Start Largest Ebola Vaccine Trial in Uganda After Congo Controversy
Uganda announced Monday it has begun trial dosing for an experimental Ebola vaccine by Johnson & Johnson amid the current outbreak.
Aug 06, 2019 23:23 UTC Health Read More

IHS: Apple to start production of 16-inch MacBook Pro in September, phase out 15-inch model
Rumors of a 16-inch MacBook Pro launch continued to swirl this week, with one analyst claiming Apple plans to start manufacturing the big-screen laptop as a…
Aug 06, 2019 23:22 UTC Technology Read More

SolarEdge surges as Q2 revenues hit record, Q3 guidance raised
SolarEdge (SEDG) +16.6% after-hours following an easy Q2 earnings beat and a 43% Y/Y rise in revenues to a quarterly record $325M, and issuing upside Q3…
Aug 06, 2019 23:19 UTC Business Read More

Unreal Engine Adds Oculus Quest Vulkan Support, Unity To Follow ‘Later This Year’
The latest version of the Oculus Unreal Engine Integration adds support for Vulkan on Quest and Go. Unity told us they will add the same "later this year".
Aug 06, 2019 23:18 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

“White Dwarf Ghosts” –Tuning In to Dead Exoplanet Radio Waves
Astronomers tuning in to cores of exoplanets emitting radio waves around white dwarf stars that have burnt all of their fuel and shed their outer layers.
Aug 06, 2019 23:14 UTC Science Read More

One therapy bests others at motivating kids with autism to speak, study finds
Pivotal response treatment involving parents works better than other existing therapies at motivating children with autism and significant speech delays to talk,…
Aug 06, 2019 23:11 UTC Health Read More

U.S. stocks notch solid gains as China stabilizes currency
Stocks closed broadly higher Tuesday as Wall Street regained its footing the day after the market had its biggest decline of the year.
Aug 06, 2019 23:08 UTC Business Read More

Chipotle, Sweetgreen bowls contain cancer-linked 'forever' chemicals, study reveals
The New Food Economy says the fiber bowls served at Chipotle are exposed to chemicals that are linked to cancer.
Aug 06, 2019 23:08 UTC Business Read More

iOS 13 privacy feature will force total overhaul for Facebook apps
Privacy has been a renewed focus with Apple's next operating system update. One new feature in iOS 13 that seems centered on user privacy could have…
Aug 06, 2019 23:05 UTC Technology Read More

Open the door to a new sexual revolution
This weekend came jaw-dropping news: a clinic in Birmingham is offering women the chance to delay the menopause, for up to 20 years. They do it like this.
Aug 06, 2019 23:00 UTC Health Read More

Demolition begins at site to be transformed into $40 million county mental health campus in Orange
ORANGE — Work got started Tuesday, Aug. 6, on the Be Well OC Regional Mental Health and Wellness Hub when a demolition crew began tearing down an…
Aug 06, 2019 22:56 UTC Mental-Health Read More

NJ Computer Repair Shop Employees Find Child Porn On Customer’s Computer
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Computer repair shop employees in New Jersey helped catch a man who was allegedly trying to find child porn.
Aug 06, 2019 22:49 UTC Computing Read More

'Ooblets' developers receive violent threats for Epic Games Store deal
The developers of the indie game "Ooblets" have received tens of thousands of threats including racist abuse after signing an exclusive deal with Epic Games,…
Aug 06, 2019 22:49 UTC Technology Read More

DEVELOPING: Stocks Bounce Back After 'China Blinks' on Trade War with US
The Dow Jones Industrial average bounced back in late-afternoon trading Tuesday; recovering from the worst drop in 2019 after China “manipulated”...
Aug 06, 2019 22:35 UTC Business Read More

Oil Slump Deepens on Unexpected Jump in U.S. Fuel Stockpiles
Oil plunged, re-entering bear-market territory, as a surprise increase in American fuel stockpiles fueled worries about a growing glut, feeding into an increasingly…
Aug 06, 2019 22:30 UTC Markets Read More

New OnePlus 7T Pro Leak Suggests Three Great Features
With news about the OnePlus 7T Pro starting to leak out of the supply chain, what three key features will help sell the upcoming OxygenOS powered handset?
Aug 06, 2019 22:17 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Lyft, Roku earnings — What to know in markets Wednesday
Ride-sharing giant Lyft (LYFT) and streaming company Roku (ROKU) will release quarterly results after the market close. In its second earnings report as a…
Aug 06, 2019 22:17 UTC Markets Read More

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales
Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Thomas…
Aug 06, 2019 22:13 UTC Business Read More


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