There Are Still Reasons to Limit Your Kids’ Screen Time

February 7, 2019

In recent years, a rash of studies have suggested that digital technology can be extremely unhealthy for children. In particular, researchers have indicated that mobile devices and social media may be to blame for a steep rise in anxiety and depression among kids. Media outlets have responded by claiming that American youth faces a public-health crisis, and parents and educators have reacted to all this with varying degrees of hysteria….

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Republicans talking out of both sides of their mouths on Obamacare repeal

October 6, 2018

The White House is making sure Affordable Care Act repeal remains a thing Republicans are running on in the last eight weeks of the 2018 campaign, leaving the Republicans actually running in an impossible spot. They can’t chance further freaking out voters by saying that repeal is imminent, but they have to keep promising it to keep the base frothed up. Even with former Sen. Jon Kyl, who’s filling Sen….

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Talla’s Intelligent Knowledge Base 2.0 Answers Customer Questions with Machine Learning

September 8, 2018

There’s a new AI tool for small business that automates chatbots and blends that innovation together with machine learning to help employees and customers find the updated information they need quickly.  Boston-based Talla recently released it’s Intelligent Knowledge Base 2.0. Small Business Trends spoke with Rob May, Founder and CEO of Talla, about this latest version and what it can do for sales teams, customers and any small or medium…

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People are laying flowers and American flags for John McCain at the site of his Vietnam War plane crash in Hanoi

September 2, 2018

Kham/Reuters After hearing the news of US Sen. John McCain’s death Saturday, people in Hanoi, Vietnam have paid their respects by visiting the memorial at the site of his crash during the Vietnam War in the capital city. The naval aviator was flying one of 10 planes that were shot down by the North Vietnamese military on the same day, according to the inscription on the statue, which McCain himself…

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The U.S. government wants Facebook’s help to wiretap Facebook Messenger (FB)

August 27, 2018

REUTERS/Leah Milli The United States government wants to listen in on conversations taking place on Facebook Messenger.  Facebook says it can’t listen in because the content is encrypted.  Facebook says it can only comply with the government’s request if it rewrites the code used by all Facebook Messenger users.  The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement…

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VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says he’s not interested in the Intel CEO job, and his boss Michael Dell seems glad to hear it — but there could be more going on beneath the surface (INTC, VMW)

July 10, 2018

VMware Now that former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has dramatically and suddenly resigned, the whole world is guessing Intel will hire as its new CEO. We’ve named the list of possible new CEOs that insiders have are talking about, but there’s another obvious candidate getting a fair share of the attention: VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Gelsinger has already publicly denied any interest in leaving VMware, as the CEOs of public…

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