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  • Former first lady Micheelle Obama to speak at Chicago summit

    November 1, 2017 5:13 AM 1

    CHICAGO — Former first lady Michelle Obama is among the speakers expected at an inaugural youth leadership summit convened by the Obama Foundation. She’s expected to address hundreds of leaders on Wednesday gathered for the two-day event. A day earlier, former President Barack Obama gave opening remarks during which he talked about his days in Chicago

  • Windows 10 apps: Microsoft's new tool helps developers test UI features

    October 26, 2017 1:44 PM 1

    Microsoft releases a UI testing tool aimed at developers. Microsoft has released Windows Application Driver, to help developers ensure their Windows 10 app's user interface is working properly. The Internet of Things is the new frontier. However, generations of ERP systems were not designed to handle global networks of sensors and devices. The tool, which

  • Share Your Story: Discrimination In America

    October 24, 2017 7:32 PM

    Majorities in many ethnic, identity and racial groups in the United States believe their group is discriminated against, according to a poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. NPR will explore the data from this survey, which was conducted earlier this year, in a new series, "You, Me and Them: Experiencing

  • Swastika found on green of vandalized golf course

    October 14, 2017 4:06 PM 4

    Authorities say vandalism at a Maine golf course will be investigated as a possible hate crime because of a swastika that was found carved into the green on the course's first hole. Police suspect the damage at Cobbossee Colony Golf Course in Monmouth was done by teenagers sometime late Sunday or early Monday. They say they have at least one suspect

  • Data centre timeline: How Apple secured plan for Athenry

    October 13, 2017 12:00 AM 12

    Process towards building tech giant’s facility in Co Galway began in early 2015 Apple unveils plans for large scale data centres in Galway and Denmark. Apple Distribution International lodges application with Galway County Council. Appeals against the council’s decision are lodged with An Bord Pleanála. Eight parties appeal the decision, including Sinead

  • Border Patrol trying out new surveillance balloon

    October 12, 2017 7:55 PM 5

    The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in the sky translate to fewer illegal crossings. Agents in Texas recently finished a 30-day trial of the camera-toting, helium-filled balloon made by Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a small

  • Man faces court accused of arson, assaulting mum, stabbing strangers

    October 12, 2017 4:09 AM 7

    A Melbourne man accused of nearly biting off his mother's thumb before setting her house on fire and stabbing two random strangers has faced court. Damen Stephens was arrested in Cheltenham on Monday following a two-day police man-hunt. His 66-year-old mother is recovering in The Alfred hospital and police said she is "extremely fearful" after allegedly

  • Buccaneers' Kwon Alexander: Returns to practice finally

    October 11, 2017 10:54 PM 7

    This marks Alexander's first practice in any capacity since he injured his hamstring in Tampa Bay's first game of the season. His prolonged absence, along with that of Lavonte David (ankle), allowed rookie Kendell Beckwith to pile up 31 tackles the past three weeks while handling an every-down role. Beckwith's strong play might encourage the Bucs to take a slow approach

  • Knowing the signs of Lewy body dementia may help speed diagnosis – LA Times

    October 6, 2017 1:34 AM 7

    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) reached the public eye in 2014 after reports that Robin Williams died with diffuse Lewy body disease. But, despite the fact that Lewy body dementia is the second most common dementia, it remains frequently unrecognized. In one study, almost

  • Vimeo Adds Live Streaming Functionality

    September 27, 2017 6:13 PM 4

    As mentioned, this has been made possible by the acquisition of Livestream. Until the deal is closed, Vimeo Live will be a standalone platform. Once the deal closes it will be integrated into Vimeo’s primary platform. “Live streaming is the No. 1 request from our creator community this year, and we’re focused on bringing a new level of quality, convenience