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How a company founded by ex-spies uses AI to fight hackers

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace uses artificial intelligence to stop cyber attacks before they even start.

Mihir Garimella is making drones that go where humans can’t

Drones can enter dangerous environments where humans cannot. But what if a drone could stop disasters from happening in the first place?

Mihir Garimella is making drones that go where humans can’t

Drones can enter dangerous environments where humans cannot. But what if a drone could stop disasters from happening in the first place?

How a company founded by ex-spies uses AI to fight hackers

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace uses artificial intelligence to stop cyber attacks before they even start.

WiFi-equipped school buses help students get online

School buses with WiFi are helping children connect to the internet and bridge the technology divide.

Twitter is now 280 characters. Here’s how to not be annoying

Just because we HAVE more than 140 characters doesn't mean we have to USE more than 140 characters in every single tweet. Here are some tips:

This virtual politician wants to run for office

Meet SAM, the world's first virtual politician. The AI-powered New Zealander talks to voters through Facebook Messenger.

Can a zebra crossing change its stripes?

London-based tech company Umbrellium has invented a smart crosswalk that can change size, color and shape according to the needs of its urban environment.
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Business and Economics

‘Trade wars are good?’ Two words: Great. Depression.

President Donald Trump is itching for a trade war. No matter what you do for a living, that should scare you.

Europe is ready to counter Trump’s ‘incomprehensible’ tariffs

Europe says it's ready to respond to President Trump's announcement of steep tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Trade war fears: Stocks drop sharply again

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Trade war fears: Stocks drop sharply at the open

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JCPenney cuts more jobs, capping off a gloomy week for retailers

It's been a brutal week for many big American retailers.

Delta CEO: ‘We are supporters of the 2nd Amendment’

Delta's CEO says the company supports the Second Amendment.
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Show Us Your Wall: An Adventurer’s Relics, and His Living Collection

Martial arts weapons, Nunavut curios, historical documents and a sprawling protected forest full of wildlife surround C.W. Nicol..
 
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Rio de Janeiro Dispatch: In Rough Rio de Janeiro Neighborhood, Ballet as ‘Anesthetic’ and Escape

Led by an indomitable teacher, ballet students in a poor district didn’t let the closure of their school stop them from dancing — or from delivering a pointed message to government officials.
 
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A Show About Indigenous Canadians Has a Glaring Omission: Indigenous Canadian Actors

The theater director Robert Lepage is ensnared in another controversy over cultural appropriation, this time with “Kanata,” a new production.
 
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Deported From U.S., and Picking Up Pieces of a Shattered Dream

A Guatemalan family wanted to “leave behind everything bad.” Ahead, though, was “a huge torment” that still haunts them.
 
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Major Chain in Canada Pulls Ivanka Trump’s Clothing

The Hudson’s Bay Company, Canada’s largest non-discount department store, ended online sales of the brand and will not order more for stores.
 
New York Times
   
 

Haiti’s Prime Minister Quits Amid Protests Over Fuel Plan

Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices by up to 51 percent that set off a wave of deadly protests.
 
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Two Student Protesters Killed in Nicaragua Church Siege

Paramilitary forces backed by Nicaragua’s government fired on a Managua church where student protesters had sought refuge.
 
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In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.

Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating..
 
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Bites: The Joe Beef Empire in Montreal Expands With an Appealing Newcomer

Like the wine selection, the food at Mon Lapin is both serious in intent and playful in execution.
 
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U.S. Delegation and Mexico’s Next President Aim to Reset Relations

The delegation, led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, met with Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss issues that have caused friction between the countries: trade, security and immigration.
 
New York Times
   
 

Show Us Your Wall: An Adventurer’s Relics, and His Living Collection

Martial arts weapons, Nunavut curios, historical documents and a sprawling protected forest full of wildlife surround C.W. Nicol..
 
New York Times
   
 

Rio de Janeiro Dispatch: In Rough Rio de Janeiro Neighborhood, Ballet as ‘Anesthetic’ and Escape

Led by an indomitable teacher, ballet students in a poor district didn’t let the closure of their school stop them from dancing — or from delivering a pointed message to government officials.
 
New York Times
   
 

A Show About Indigenous Canadians Has a Glaring Omission: Indigenous Canadian Actors

The theater director Robert Lepage is ensnared in another controversy over cultural appropriation, this time with “Kanata,” a new production.
 
New York Times
   
 

Deported From U.S., and Picking Up Pieces of a Shattered Dream

A Guatemalan family wanted to “leave behind everything bad.” Ahead, though, was “a huge torment” that still haunts them.
 
New York Times
   
 

Major Chain in Canada Pulls Ivanka Trump’s Clothing

The Hudson’s Bay Company, Canada’s largest non-discount department store, ended online sales of the brand and will not order more for stores.
 
New York Times
   
 

Haiti’s Prime Minister Quits Amid Protests Over Fuel Plan

Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices by up to 51 percent that set off a wave of deadly protests.
 
New York Times
   
 

Two Student Protesters Killed in Nicaragua Church Siege

Paramilitary forces backed by Nicaragua’s government fired on a Managua church where student protesters had sought refuge.
 
New York Times
   
 

In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.

Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating..
 
New York Times
   
 

Bites: The Joe Beef Empire in Montreal Expands With an Appealing Newcomer

Like the wine selection, the food at Mon Lapin is both serious in intent and playful in execution.
 
New York Times
   
 

U.S. Delegation and Mexico’s Next President Aim to Reset Relations

The delegation, led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, met with Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss issues that have caused friction between the countries: trade, security and immigration.
 
New York Times
   
 

Business & Economics

Brits can’t get enough of Netflix and Amazon Prime

A seismic shift in viewing habits is sending Brits into the arms of Netflix and Amazon.
 
CNN
   
 

Google’s punishment; Elon Musk apologizes; Morgan Stanley earnings

1. Google's woes in Europe: The European Commission is expected to announce a major antitrust fine against Google over allegations that it pushed its apps on smartphone users and thwarted competitors..
 
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Europe hits Google with a record $5 billion fine

Europe has hit Google with a record $5 billion fine.
 
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Elon Musk apologizes to cave rescuer for ‘pedo’ tweet

Read full story for latest details.
 
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Leading AI researchers vow to not develop autonomous weapons

Thousands of the world's foremost experts on artificial intelligence, worried that any technology they develop could be used to kill, vowed Wednesday to play no role in the creation of autonomous weapons.
 
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Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook data was accessed from Russia, MP says

Read full story for latest details.
 
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Tech analyst tells Elon Musk: Time to take a break from Twitter

A top tech analyst sent a simple message to Elon Musk on Tuesday: Get off Twitter.
 
CNN
   
 

Texas Instruments CEO resigns over ‘personal behavior’

Read full story for latest details.
 
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Boeing looked into the future. Here are 3 things it saw

Once a year, Boeing looks into the future.
 
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Netflix stock is tanking, but Hollywood would kill for its problems

Wall Street is punishing Netflix for a mediocre quarter. But don't feel too bad for it just yet..
 
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Science & Technology

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No Isolation founder Karen Dolva wants to use technology to help people stay connected.
 
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‘Fortnite’ plans its own World Cup next year

As soccer's World Cup wraps up, the globe might not have to wait four more years to witness another international competition -- in fact, we might only have to wait 12 months.
 
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All the questions about ‘Fortnite’ you were too embarrassed to ask

The insanely popular video game "Fortnite" is sweeping the globe while amassing a minor fortune for its creators. Here's why. .
 
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Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by the Curiosity rover, NASA announced Thursday. The rover has also detected methane in the Martian atmosphere. .
 
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It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today. .
 
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Hyperloop for cargo aims to deliver at over 600 mph

A delivery revolution may be on the horizon, if a recent announcement by Virgin Hyperloop One and DP World comes to fruition.
 
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It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today. .
 
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An explainer on how to sign in with your cable provider to watch CNN in our iOS app.
 
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Law & Public Policy

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Books & Authors

World Cup 2018: Football sans Frontieres

Social democracy isn’t just the way to win at public health outcomes; it’s the way to win at sport, too. But there is something more potent to recognize, as football now heads home (though not to England, with apologies to fans of Harry Kane).
 
Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
   
 

The BBC and Brexit: An Exchange

James Stephenson: The BBC does indeed occupy a unique position in world journalism—as the most trusted international broadcaster. That is why hundreds of millions of people worldwide turn to BBC News each week. Nick Cohen: I am not alleging a conspiracy.
 
James Stephenson, Nick Cohen
   
 

The Romanovs’ Art of Survival

Almost all the Romanovs had an artistic bent: they painted, doodled, carved, embroidered, cut jewelry, or sculpted. For many Romanov exiles after 1917—hounded, stripped of their wealth, living under the constant fear of further reprisals—art became, in part, a coping mechanism.
 
Anastasia Edel
   
 

Dr. Death

The historian Edith Sheffer’s book Asperger’s Children is an impassioned indictment, one that glows with the heat of a prosecution motivated by an ethical imperative. She charges Hans Asperger, the Viennese pediatrician whose name has since the 1980s designated a syndrome that forms part of the wider autism spectrum, with a heinous medical crime: sending at least thirty-seven of his child patients to their deaths.
 
Lisa Appignanesi
   
 

The Serious Charm of Edward Bawden

Some critics mutter “tame” and—dread word—“charming,” and sneer at the twee marketing of Edward Bawden’s prints on greetings cards, handbags, kitchen tea-towels, and fridge magnets. But there’s more to Bawden than that.
 
Jenny Uglow
   
 

World Cup 2018: A View from the Stands

When friends hear that I’m at the World Cup, they often say how envious they are. They don’t need to be. I watch games squeezed in among other chubby, middle-aged British journalists in the press stand, eating my dinner of peanuts from the stadium vending machine.
 
Simon Kuper
   
 

A Ballot on the Brothels of Nevada

The legal brothels of Nevada, dotted amid expanses of deserts and mountains, have existed in the state since around 1870 and are seen as part of the fabric of society by some, though they are loathed by others.
 
Julie Bindel
   
 

Sisters in Arms

#MeToo has too often ignored the most frequent victims of abuse, such as waitresses or hotel housekeepers. These are among the invisible people who keep society going—cleaning homes, harvesting our vegetables, and serving salads made of these vegetables.
 
Alissa Quart, Barbara Ehrenreich
   
 

How the BBC Lost the Plot on Brexit

The BBC’s reporting of the scandals around the Brexit referendum is not biased or unbalanced: it barely exists. It is as though the US networks had decided the Mueller investigation was no concern of theirs.
 
Nick Cohen
   
 

World Cup 2018: Croatia’s Conflict Resolution

I sat on our sofa in Zagreb with my son, now the same age as I was back in 1990, to watch Croatia play Argentina in our second match in the World Cup in Russia.
 
Ivan Sršen
   
 

Articles & Opinion

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