AI detects movement through walls using wireless signals

You don’t need exotic radar, infrared or elaborate mesh networks to spot people through walls — all you need are some easily detectable wireless signals and a dash of AI. Researchers at MIT CSAIL have developed a system (RF-Pose) that uses a neural network to teach RF-equipped devices to sense people’s movement and postures behind […]

Trump tried to block Mike Pence from hiring an adviser because Trump believed he was part of the ‘Never Trump’ movement

Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump tried to block Vice President Mike Pence from hiring his pick for national security adviser. Trump was reportedly furious over Pence’s decision to hire Jon Lerner, who he believes was part of the “Never Trump” movement during the 2016 election. Pence managed to convince Trump about Lerner, but the […]

Tony Robbins has apologized for saying women use the #MeToo movement to ‘get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else’

Mike Windle/Getty Images Tony Robbins, world-renowned performance coach, has apologized for comments he made about the #MeToo movement at an event in March. Robbins told an audience member at the event that women use the movement to “get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else.” NowThis tweeted a clip of the event that […]

A small but growing movement of doctors that don’t accept insurance and charge a monthly fee could be a model for big employers like Amazon and JPMorgan

Getty Direct primary care is a small but fast-growing movement of doctors who don’t accept insurance and instead charge a monthly membership fee. At a time when many are feeling pressure from high healthcare costs, direct primary-care models can be a cheaper alternative that offers perks like quick access to doctors and sometimes wholesale prices […]

The ‘#deletefacebook’ movement has got Mark Zuckerberg worried: ‘It’s not good’ (FB)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the “#deletefacebook” movement is “not good” for his company. Zuckerberg said Facebook hasn’t seen a meaningful number of people deleting their accounts because of the campaign. Zuckerberg said that the campaign is a “trust issue” for Facebook. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a new interview that […]

The #DeleteFacebook movement has reached a fever pitch, as former Facebook insiders turn on the company (FB)

David Ramos/Getty Images In the midst of a growing scandal, #DeleteFacebook continues trending on Twitter. On Tuesday night, former Facebook executive and WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton added fuel to the already roaring fire. “It is time. #deletefacebook” he wrote. Acton’s tweet is the latest example of a growing pushback against Facebook, the largest social network in […]

Italy is facing a hung parliament after the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement surged in the election

Thomson Reuters ROME (Reuters) – Italy faces a prolonged period of political instability after voters delivered a hung parliament in Sunday’s election, spurning traditional parties and flocking to anti-establishment and far-right groups in record numbers. With half the ballot counted, it looked almost certain that none of Italy’s three main factions would be able to […]

An anti-Trump movement is calling for the boycott of these 27 retailers ($AMZN, $TJX, $M)

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque More than a year into Trump’s presidency, the movement to boycott retailers that do business with the president’s family is going strong. Retailers such as Nordstrom and Gilt dropped Ivanka Trump’s fashion line as the movement to boycott gained momentum last year.  However, 27 companies — including Macy’s, Amazon, and TJ Maxx — […]

Monica Lewinsky says the #MeToo movement has caused her to question the issue of consent in her affair with Clinton

Danny Moloshok/Reuters Monica Lewinsky wrote in a new essay for Vanity Fair that the #MeToo movement has caused her to question whether her affair with former President Bill Clinton was consensual.  “The idea of consent might well be rendered moot,” she wrote of her relationship with Clinton, which she called a “gross abuse of power.” […]

An anti-NRA movement is calling for the boycott of these 18 companies

Associated Press/Brynn Anderson A mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school has spurred a growing number of calls for companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA). A number of retailers still offer perks to NRA members.  These discounts help retain NRA members, according to Boycott NRA Partners. On […]