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Delhi is the most polluted, but other metros aren’t getting better

Delhi is the most polluted, but other metros aren’t getting better MUMBAI Mumbai’s a coastal city isn’t always able to counter the pollutants in the air. On several days in the year, air quality drops into the poor category , and experts say more monitoring and data is needed to ensure it doesn’t go the Delhi way. Not all existing ... Read More »

Not robocop, but robojudge? AI learns to rule in human rights cases

An artificial intelligence system designed to predict the outcomes of cases at the European Court of Human Rights would side with the human judges 79 percent of the time. Researchers at University College London and the University of Sheffield in the U.K., and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S., described the system in a paper published Monday by the ... Read More »

SpotCam HD Eva review: The security features are good, but the app isn’t

SpotCam is a relatively recent entrant in the DIY security sweepstakes, offering a trio of HD (720p) indoor and outdoor cameras. The $160 SpotCam HD Eva looks to muscle in—perhaps literally, given its bulky body—on the crowded Dropcam/Nestcam space with attractive features such as 24-hour continuous recording and motorized pan/tilt. A few peccadilloes, however, keep it from the top tier. ... Read More »

Study Shows Health Improving Globally, But Progress Is Patchy

We’ve Listed The Best Things Sydney Has To Offer (Sydney.com) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Study found world population had gained more than a decade of life expectancy since 1980 LONDON:  Globally, people’s health is improving and life expectancy is rising, but progress is far from universal with chronic diseases bringing long-term illness and causing seven out of 10 deaths, according to ... Read More »

Roku has an app problem, but it’s working on solutions

Roku’s streaming-media players have always stood out from the competition with a simple formula: Affordable hardware, plus an app selection unrivaled in its quality and diversity. But the platform’s app selection is deteriorating even as the company’s players become ever more affordable with the new Express, Premiere, and Ultra modelsannounced this week. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Roku Streaming Stick (2016) ... Read More »

Free Hulu is gone, but its spirit died six years ago

Earlier this week, Hulu unceremoniously killed off the free web version of its streaming video service. Hulu didn’t send a press release, write a blog post, or make a peep on Twitter about the change. Instead, the news emerged in a story by The Hollywood Reporter, which noted that Hulu will send out messages to affected users in the coming ... Read More »

Jobs strong, but too many Americans still left out, new Trump economic aide says

You can’t look at one month and say I’m not going to do an improvement in the economic program,” Malpass told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday, shortly after the Trump campaign announced that Malpass was among a newly created economic team. “You need tax cuts. You need trade reform. You need to have regulatory reform [and] energy reform. All those ... Read More »

Fed leaves markets guessing on rate hike timing, but December looks possible

The Federal Reserve acknowledged an improving economy, but gave no insight into when it might hike rates, leaving markets to continue to focus on a December time frame as most likely. Some economists said the Fed left the door open for a September hike, but market reaction was muted and strategists said it still looks like the markets believe December ... Read More »

fb is being asked for more facts through governments but it could’t tell most customers

fb has visible an boom inside the wide variety of information requests from governments, declaring thatnearly two–thirds include gagging orders. within the 2nd 1/2 of 2015, the social networking large obtained 46,763 requests for user records, up 13percentage from 41,214 in the first half of of the yr, in keeping with new data from the company. For the first time, ... Read More »

Apple is gunning for PC users, but Microsoft has little to fear

When Apple introduced a smaller iPad Pro on Monday, vice president Phil Schiller didn’t mince words when he discussed which customers Apple is targeting with the product, along with its 12-inch sibling. “When [users of old PCs] see the features and performance and capabilities of a product like the iPad Pro, designed for the modern digital lifestyle, many of them ... Read More »