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Wisconsin company will implant freaky microchips in some of its employees

Here’s a story straight out of your worst dystopian nightmare. Three Square Market, a Wisconsin-based vending machine company, announced today it will become the first U.S. company to implant microchips in some of its employees. Workers who have the chips implanted in their hands will be able to use them to scan and open doors, make purchases in the break room, login to computers, and use the copy machine. SEE…

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Google is preparing for the death of search

Google is getting ready for the death of search.Image: mashable / vicky leta Google recently launched a personalized news feed on the company’s flagship app, and it will soon rollout to browser versions of google.com. The update is a huge deal for a couple of reasons: First, it will be the most radical change to Google’s famously simple home page since 1996, or at least since the its big push…

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Microsoft demoting the beloved Paint

So long Paint.Image: Lance ulanoff/mashable Time is running out for Microsoft Paint. The venerable application that started its life 32 years ago as a monochrome, bitmap Windows 1.0 drawing program is on Microsoft’s “Deprecated” list. In an official Microsoft list of “Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, first spotted by The Guardian, Microsoft Paint is on the deprecated list. Microsoft defines “deprecated” as “might…

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Here Are Some Incredibly Funny Reactions To Hearing Jared Kushner Speak

On Monday, Kushner manufactured a brief statement to reporters after a two-hour, closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee about his involvement with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign. Kushner, who impedes a very low profile, doesn’t build televised appearances often. In information, in April, comedian John Oliver observed that most people — including him — have no idea what Kushner’s enunciate sounds like. ” For someone with the amount…

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This country is using AI to predict who will commit crime next

)Image: AFP/Getty Images This sounds a little like Minority Report to us. China is looking into predictive analytics to help authorities stop suspects before a crime is committed. According to a report from the Financial Times, authorities are tapping on facial recognition tech, and combining that with predictive intelligence to notify police of potential criminals, based on their behaviour patterns. Guangzhou-headquartered Cloud Walk has been trialing its facial recognition system…

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Hinge Health closes $8M Series A led by Atomico to digitize delivery of healthcare

Hinge Health, a startup originally founded out of London but that has since moved its headquarters to San Francisco, is on mission to digitize the delivery of healthcare. Beginning with musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders thats things like knee pain, shoulder pain, or back pain, to you and me the company is combining wearable sensors, an app, health coaching and peer support to remotely deliver physical therapy and behavioural health for chronic…

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House Science Committee Chair Says Climate Change Is A Good Thing

Rather than buying into “hysteria,” Americans should be celebrating the plus backs of a changing climate, Smith indicates in an op-ed produced Tuesday in The Daily Signal, a word website published by the conservative Heritage Foundation. ” The the advantage of a issue of climate change are often discounted and under-researched ,” Smith responded.” Our climate is very complex and the consequences of misguided policies too harsh to discount the…

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Facebook acquires Source3 to get content creators paid

Facebook is on the cusp of a big push to lure independent content creators to share their art through the News Feed. But it needs to prove it can help creators monetize their content without allowing piracy to run rampant. Thats why its acquired content rights management startup Source3, including its team and technology. The startup explains that At Source3, we set out to recognize, organize and analyze branded intellectual…

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Kills 99% Of Germs: 6 Ad Phrases That Mean Literally Nothing

It’s easier to work a few hours, then wait in line for your nuts and berries, than it is to go out hunting and gathering for them (that’s two things! That’s one thing too many). Unfortunately, the berry salesmen learned that — rather than actually offering better berries than the next guy — it’s easier to get a neon sign that lies and says you do. Some of those neon…

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