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Microsoft AI Can Draw Pictures Based On Verbal Descriptions

Many of you installed Google’s Arts and Culture app to see which famous portrait its AI though you most looked like. Microsoft’ AI researchers have been working on something in the same vein. […] The post Microsoft AI Can Draw Pictures Base

Motorola Razr may stage a folding-screen comeback with a $1,500 price tag - CNET

It would reportedly be launched in an exclusive partnership with Verizon.

Verizon bundles Apple Music into its more expensive unlimited plans - CNET

Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited customers will get Apple Music as a bundled perk.

Roadshow's favorite 2019 Detroit Auto Show debuts - Roadshow

Our editors discuss the cars that impressed them most at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Sprint becomes the last major US carrier to stop selling location data - CNET

The carrier joins T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T in ending a practice criticized as an invasion of privacy.

2019 Lincoln Nautilus recalled for lax hands-off warnings - Roadshow

It's a smart idea to keep your hands on the wheel, ADAS or no.

Karen Pence begins teaching at a Virginia school that bans LGBTQ students and employees

Karen Pence, mother wife of Vice President Mike Pence, started a new job this week: a part-time gig as an art teacher at Immanuel Christian School in Virginia, where she previously taught for 12 years. The private Christian school explicitly bans LGBTQ s

Shutdown's economic damage is 'a little bit worse' than predicted, Trump economic adviser admits

Whoopsies! It turns out that when Donald Trump’s top economic adviser claimed that the shutdown would cost the economy a mere $1.2 billion a week, “assuming that it ends relatively quickly,” he underplayed things a little bit. Kevin Hassett, the chai

Dry-cured ham bones -- a source of heart-healthy peptides?

Drinking bone broth is a recent diet fad that proponents claim fights inflammation, eases joint pain and promotes gut health. Simmering animal bones in water releases collagen and other proteins into the broth that may have health benefits, although more rese

Ketone body utilization decreases when blood flow to the heart is reduced

Researchers have measured the ketone body utilization rate in the heart and confirmed that it decreases when the heart is in a state of reduced blood flow (myocardial ischemia).

Athletes should build neck strength to reduce concussion risk, researchers recommend

Researchers have proposed a way to mitigate risk for football and soccer players and others at risk of concussion: Protect your head with neck-strengthening exercises in the pre-season. New research examines previous studies on the role that the neck's streng

Neurofeedback helps to control learning success

Those who regulate their brain rhythm themselves can release capacities to learn new things.

Evidence of changing seasons, rain on Saturn's moon Titan's north pole

An image from the international Cassini spacecraft provides evidence of rainfall on the north pole of Titan, the largest of Saturn's moons. The rainfall would be the first indication of the start of a summer season in the moon's northern hemisphere.

Reefer madness makes a last-ditch comeback: Alex Berenson's anti-pot counterattack

Author Alex Berenson desperately cherry-picks horror stories in a rear-guard campaign against legal marijuana

Nancy Pelosi asks Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address amid government shutdown

The House speaker also proposed another alternative measure to Trump: Consider delivering the speech in writing

Senate Republicans stop Trump's plan to grant sanctions relief to Russian oligarch

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin tried to help Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. 11 Senate Republicans stopped him

Bills re-sign linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to 1-year deal

Buffalo Bills re-sign veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander to 1-year contract

Skip Bayless on Patriots vs. Chiefs: ‘Andy Reid owns Bill Belichick’

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharp look at some of the numbers, which point to Andy Reid having a decided advantage over Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots while coaching the Kansas City Chiefs.

Shannon Sharpe is not concerned that LeBron James has not returned to the Lakers yet

Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless discuss the prolonged absence of LeBron James for the Los Angeles Lakers. Shannon explains why he is not concerned about The King.

Packers name Jags assistant Hackett as offensive coordinator

Green Bay Packers hire former Jacksonville assistant Nathaniel Hackett as their new offensive coordinator

Atlanta United signs MLS MVP Josef Martinez to 5-year extension

The 2018 Golden Boot winner is now signed through the 2023 season.

20-Foot Great White Shark Known as ‘Deep Blue’ Spotted Off Hawaii Coast Eating a Dead Whale

A great white shark that researchers have named “Deep Blue” and believed to be the biggest great white on record, was spotted in Hawaii waters eating the carcass of a dead sperm whale. […] The post 20-Foot Great White Shark Known as ‘D

House Democrats call for restoration of provision that allowed Dreamers to travel outside U.S.

Leading House Democrats are supporting an effort to have a provision that previously allowed tens of thousands of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients to travel outside of the U.S. under special circumstances restored by the Trump adminis

Infor lands $1.5 billion investment ahead of possible IPO

Infor, a NYC-based enterprise software company, announced a massive $1.5 billion investment today that could be the precursor to an IPO down the road. One analyst is estimating that the valuation could be at least $60 billion. The investment is being led by K

Front Row Motorsports adds two veteran crew chiefs to Cup teams

The team announced Wednesday that Drew Blickensderfer will lead its No. 34 Cup team with driver Michael McDowell and Mike Kelley will head up the efforts of its new No. 36 team with rookie driver Matt Tifft.Seth Barbour returns as crew chief of the No. 38 tea

Dakar 2019, Stage 9: Price takes one-minute lead into decider

The penultimate stage of the Peru-based rally, a loop which started and ended at Pisco, featured a mass start format in which riders commenced the stage in groups of 10.That meant the top 10 from Wednesday's stage all started simultaneously, and the gaps betw

Gladys Porter Zoo in Texas announces rare birds displayed

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Two rare endangered tropical birds named Petey and Millie have a new home at a South Texas zoo. Officials with the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville have announced the rhinoceros hornbills are now on display. Officials say it's been 4

T-Mobile executives flock to Trump hotel while seeking Trump administration merger approval

The Obama administration said no when T-Mobile tried to merge with Sprint, because having the third- and fourth-biggest cellphone providers merge would mean fewer choices and possibly higher prices for customer. Now T-Mobile is hoping the Trump administratio

Speaker Pelosi calls on Trump to delay State of the Union until government re-opens

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has written to Donald Trump suggesting that it might not be the best idea for him to give a full-fledged State of the Union address in the middle of a government shutdown. "Since the start of modern budgeting,” she writes, “a S

Trump is under suspicion as a Russian agent ... but he is definitely Russia's agent

Information recently obtained from the FBI has made it clear that Donald Trump is not just under investigation as a collaborator with Russia during the campaign, but an actual agent of the Russian government. Trump’s actions in weakening America’s militar

U.S. service members killed by explosion in Syria; ISIS claims credit

An unknown number of U.S. service members have been killed by an explosion in Syria, NBC News reports. The troops were “conducting a routine patrol,” according to an unnamed official: Forces were on foot in the city when they were approached at around

Worried Republicans are questioning McConnell's political strategy in shutdown

Campaign Action Republican pals of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are dishing to conservative outlet The Washington Examiner's David Drucker about his total absence of leadership in this partial government shutdown, now in its 26th day. McConnell, t

Sharapova, Wozniacki to meet in 3rd round at Australia Open

A side effect of not playing much for Maria Sharapova is the likelihood of having to face highly ranked rivals in the first week of a major

Spanos brought it to fix UConn's historically bad defense

UConn has hired Lou Spanos, a coach with experience in both the NFL and college, to fix its historically bad defense

Son Heung-min helps South Korea beat China 2-0 at Asian Cup

Son Heung-min earned a penalty and then assisted on his team's second goal to help South Korea beat China 2-0 at the Asian Cup

Twins trade reliever Curtiss to Angels in exchange for minor-league infielder

The Minnesota Twins have traded reliever John Curtiss to the Los Angeles Angels for minor league infielder Daniel Ozoria.

Gosselin ends Alonso-McLaren rumors, happy to stay at Andretti

McLaren will soon confirm that Andy Brown, who has a quarter-century of Formula 1 and IndyCar experience, is to head up the engineering on Alonso’s McLaren-Chevrolet at Indy. But regardless of that, Gosselin – who has worked with Hunter-Reay at Andretti A

DoorDash is officially live in all 50 states

You can now order meals via DoorDash in Alaska, Montana and South Dakota.

Techstars will build and launch startups with new venture studio

Techstars is announcing Techstars Studio, its latest attempt to bring corporations closer to the startup ecosystem.

HyperScience, the machine learning startup tackling data entry, raises $30 million Series B

HyperScience, the machine learning company that turns human readable data into machine readable data, has today announced the close of a $30 million Series B funding round led by Stripes Group, with participation from existing investors FirstMark Capital and

EVs and online marketplaces thrive despite slump in Chinese car sales

China’s massive auto market hit the brakes last year as trade tensions and a softening economy dampened consumer confidence, but one segment soared on account of increasing internet penetration — used car sales. New passenger car sales fell to 23.
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