Members of the Saudi royal family are reportedly looking for ways to keep Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king

Nicolas Asfouri – Pool/Getty Images Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said. Rather, they are discussing the possibility with other family members that after the […]

Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts

Police have yet to completely wrap their heads around modern iPhones like the X and XS, and that’s clearer than ever thanks to a leak. Motherboard has obtained a presentation slide from forensics company Elcomsoft telling law enforcement to avoid looking at iPhones with Face ID. If they gaze at it too many times (five), […]

Is Sinemia the MoviePass Alternative You’re Looking For?

Back in August, as the wheels were coming off the MoviePass wagon — well, to be precise, it was more a case of wheels coming off the wagon, rolling down the street, and splashing mud on a sidewalk crowded with nuns — your film editor contemplated the future of subscription movie services. “This can be […]

A ticking time bomb in China has global markets looking really shaky right now

Reuters/CHINA STRINGER NETWORK Global markets are jittery in recent days as fears about growth in China take hold. “The larger the stimulus used by China to offset the trade war impact, the bigger will its deficit likely be,” Tao Wang, UBS’s chief China economist, said in a report on Tuesday Markets are also worried about the ongoing Italian debt […]

Employers Are Looking for ‘Influencers’ Within Their Own Ranks

On August 19th, a video appeared on the Macy’s website. It opens with a light-flooded room, in which a young woman sits in front of a mirror. “Macy’s” is spelled out on the wall in gold, glittering cardboard letters attached to a string with clothespins, like decorations at a child’s birthday party. The woman—Isabel Campbell, […]

Looking for Motivation? 30 Procrastination Quotes That Will Definitely Help

What do your 3pm fridge raid and perfectly alphabetised bookshelf have in common? You most likely did both of them when you should have been doing work. Procrastination is one of the most human behaviours. We’re all guilty of putting off what we know is important from time to time, and it seems the more […]

MIT machine vision system figures out what it’s looking at by itself

Robotic vision is already pretty good, assuming that it’s being used within the narrow bounds of the application for which it’s been designed. That’s fine for machines that perform a specific movement over and over, such as picking an object off of an assembly line and placing it into a bin. However for robots to […]

Heart attack warning – how to tell if you’re at risk by looking at your FEET

Heart attacks are caused by a blockage in the supply of blood to the heart, and are usually caused by a blood clot. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is a medical emergency and requires immediate treatment. The most common signs of a heart attack include chest pain, feeling short of breath, and having an overwhelming sensation […]