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DeepMind Health, the division of the Google-owned AI company thats focused on buildinglinks to healthcare providers to drive the application of machine learning algorithms for preventative medicine, has inked a fresh data-sharing agreement with the NHS Royal Free Hospital Trust in London. Its the second agreement signed between...
The winter holidays and pie go hand-in-hand as much as caroling, Christmas lights, and sitting on Santa Claus’ lap at the mall. Still, with all the parties and engagements that come with the holiday season, for most people making that homemade pumpkin or pecan or cream pie just isn’t...
Samira Panah (left) and Hitha Palepu are the cofounders of a new charity site called NO.GIFTS.Image: NO.GIFTS/iFundWomenWhen Hitha Palepu's son, Rho, was about to turn one year old, she was overwhelmed by the generosity of friends and family wanting to get him presents. But when everyone asked her...
RapidAPI, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based startup that enables developers to find, test, and manage many of the APIs they want to integrate into their apps, has raised $3.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by Martin Casado at Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from FundersClub, SV Angel,...
There’s nothing better than looking out over a table all laid out with delicious food ready to eat. But while the food is the main attraction, everyone loves a beautifully set table. Unfortunately, some people are a bit intimidated by the idea of setting a table, thinking it has to...
New York Giants kicker Robbie Gould missed two PATs on Sunday.Image: Dan Istitene/Getty ImagesNFL kickers set a new record on Sunday, but it's not one worth boasting about. Kickers missed a combined 12 PATs the field goal teams kick after scoring a touchdown that's often considered guaranteed...
IBM today announced that it is launching four new data centers in the U.K. This brings IBMs total data center footprint in the U.K. to six, in addition to 16 other locations across Europe. This is yet another example of the companys increasing infrastructure investment. The first of...
It’s not often “Frankenstein” and “heartwarming” are used in the same sentence, but actor Brad Garrett’s take on the famously misunderstood monster does the trick here.  Apple’s new Christmas commercial, “Frankie’s Holiday,” features Mary Shelley’s monster trying his best to win over frightened villagers with a little holiday cheer. ...
President-elect Trump has made it clear that he is more than a little hostile towards the FCCs implementation of net neutrality, both in his own words and, today, the appointment of two long-time adversaries of the policy to his transition team. Jeffrey Eisenach is an economist and government...
Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his son, Prince George, wave to the crowd prior to boarding a float plane as they prepare to depart Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.Image: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via APLONDON Prince William has opened up about...
It all began with a Facebook message. Seems simple enough in todays world, but it lead to so much more. Aspiring actress Samantha Futerman was checking her Facebook messages one day when she received one from a girl named Anais Bordier who lived in London. Anais had written to...
Facebook has followed Googles lead by trumpeting plans to expand its presence in the UK despite ongoing uncertainty over the impact of this summersBrexit vote for the country toleave the European Union. Speaking at the annual CBI conference in London today, Facebooks Nicola Mendelsohn, VP EMEA, announced plans...
Jurgen Klinsmann dropped two World Cup qualifying matches this month.Image: Patrick Smith/Getty ImagesJurgen Klinsmann, the U.S. Men's National Team (USMNT) head coach since 2011, was fired on Monday by U.S. Soccer. The move comes a few weeks after Klinsmann's squad dropped its first two 2018 World Cup...
President Barack Obama likes to say he’ll use the power of the pen to do whatever he can for American workers. But now that Donald Trump has won the White House, the real estate mogul can use the same pen to undo one of Obama’s most far-reaching reforms: bringing...
For those with hearing issues, simple dinner table group conversations can be pretty painful tostay on top of. Ava is aiming to bring deaf and hard-of-hearing people back into group conversations with their threaded speech-to-text application that gives people with hearing issues an easy way to stay on...
Can You Be Chubby AND Healthy? There’s so much out there about losing weight, toning up, and getting smaller, slimmer, and tighter that it can get a little disheartening especially if you’re trying to feel comfortable and confident in your own body. Most people, men and women, older and younger,...
Uber has a new product feature going live across its app today, called Compliments. The new systems will prompt riders to give a specific, additional piece of positive feedback in addition to the star rating they assign their driver, including things like Excellent Service or Awesome Music. The...
Butter Tubs Wikimedia Commons These containers can be used to store dinner leftovers or to keepclutter organized onyour desk. Newspapers Flickr / Jon S Not only are they great for starting fires in the winter, but also as gift wrapping, craft supplies, and window cleaning wipes, and younever know when you might need to...
  Tech and politics need a translator at least according to Jamie Corley and Christyn Lansing, founders of The Bridge. Corley and Lansing have workedin both worlds eachof them, for example, hasserved as press secretaryfor a US senator (Bob Corker and Rob Portman, respectively), while Lansing was also communications director at...
WASHINGTON Thirteen days after winning the presidential election, Donald Trump announced on Twitter that no one should worry about the potential conflicts of interest he could face over his range of global properties because everyone knew about them when they elected him. He blamed any questions of impropriety on...