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Australia's National Australia Bank Now Accepts Apple Pay  MacRumors · 1 hour
National Australia Bank (NAB) today announced support for Apple Pay, allowing NAB customers with a Visa Card to make purchases... more
Snap appoints new execs as it aims to keep 2019 momentum  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Snap has another appointment in the apt saga of its ephemeral CFOs. Four months after losing its CFO Tim Stone following a reported “personality clash” between... more
The return of the wolves  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers examine global strategies for dealing with predators. more
Better understanding of the effect of melting ice sheets: Experts weigh in  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Using a technique called structured expert judgment, researchers asked 22 ice sheet experts to estimate plausible ranges for future sea level rise due to... more
Huawei apt to be stripped of Google services after US ban  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
The Chinese tech giant Huawei faces the loss of the Google-supplied software that sell smartphones, threatening its global sale more
People with benign skin condition willing to trade time, money to cure disorder  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
People with benign hyperpigmentation (the darkening or increase in the natural color of the skin), are willing to pay (WTP) nearly 14... more
Cement as a climate killer: Using industrial waste to produce carbon neutral alternatives  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Producing cement takes a big toll on our climate: Around eight per cent of annual global carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed... more
Quadric.io raises $15M to build a plug-and-play supercomputer for autonomous systems  TechCrunch · 4 hours
Quadric.io, a startup founded by some of the folks behind the once-secretive bitcoin mining operation “21E6,” has raised $15 million in a Series A round that will... more
Giving rural Indians what they want increases demand for cookstoves  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Global health efforts to design and deliver improved cookstoves don't always catch on. Experience has shown poor households in rural settings will rarely pay for or use these... more
Trump DOJ wants role in lawsuit over pay at 2 NC med schools  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
A federal lawsuit in North Carolina accusing neighboring research universities of conspiring to depress wages for medical professionals is nearing a settlement,... more
Counter-intuitive climate change solution  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
A seemingly counterintuitive approach -- converting one greenhouse gas into another -- holds promise for returning the atmosphere to pre-industrial concentrations of methane, a powerful driver of global warming. more
Huawei could be stripped of Google services after US ban  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
The Chinese tech giant Huawei faces the loss of the Google-supplied software that sell smartphones, threatening its global sale more
Ford to cut 7,000 jobs, 10% of global salaried staff   PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
Ford plans to cut 7,000 jobs, or 10 percent of its global salaried workforce, as part of a reorganization as it revamps its vehicle offerings, the company said... more
Clinc raises $52M Series B as it marches toward IPO  TechCrunch · 9 hours
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Clinc is today announcing a $52 million Series B. The company behind the conversational AI platform netted cash from Insight Partners, DFJ Growth, Drive Capital,... more
Ford will cut 10 percent of its salaried employees  THE VERGE · 10 hours
Ford will cut 7,000 jobs from its global salaried workforce, or about 10 percent of its 70,000 employees,... more
The Best Office 365 Deals for May 2019  Windows Central · 10 hours
Stay up-to-date with Microsoft's best features. Got some writing to do? Working on your advanced spreadsheet skills? Time to invest in Office 365! Since Microsoft converted the Office suite to a subscription... more
Ford to cut 7,000 jobs, 10% of global staff   PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Ford plans to cut 7,000 jobs, or 10 percent of its global workforce, as part of a reorganization as it revamps its vehicle offerings, the company said Monday. more
Cement as a climate killer: Using industrial waste to produce carbon neutral alternatives  nanowerk · 11 hours
Producing cement takes a big toll on our climate: Around eight per cent of annual global carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed... more
Cement as a climate killer: Using industrial waste to produce carbon neutral alternatives  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Producing cement takes a heavy toll on our climate: Around eight per cent of annual global carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed... more
Virulence factor of the influenza A virus mapped in real-time  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
The influenza A viruses, which are responsible for deadly pandemics in the past, still remain a major global public health problem today. Molecules known as virulence factors are... more
Best gifts for grads under $100 (or so) video - CNET  CNET · 11 hours
There's no need to spend lots and lots of money to get some really great tech for the graduate in your life. more
Epidemiology: Measures for cleaner air  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Worldwide, a broad range of measures have been introduced to reduce outdoor air pollution. A systematic review by epidemiologists takes stock of the evidence, and recommends a greater focus on improved evaluation methods and study design. more
Replace soil with foam to solve global food security crisis, say scientists  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Specially developed foams could help avert a global food security crisis by replacing fast-degrading soils, according to scientists. more
Seasonal monsoon rains block key ocean current  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Our oceans and the complex "conveyer belt" system of currents that connects them play an important role in regulating global climate. The oceans store heat from the Sun, and ocean currents transport that heat... more
A way to determine the absolute stereochemistry of small, organic molecules  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
A team of researchers from several institutions in China has developed a way to determine the absolute stereochemistry (3-D spatial configuration) of small, organic molecules. In... more
Clinc raises $52m Series B as it marches towards IPO  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Clinc is today announcing a $52 million Series B. The company behind the conversational AI platform netted cash from Insight Partners, DFJ Growth, Drive Capital,... more
Dell G7 15 7590 Review  Gadgets 360 · 15 hours
Dell G7 15 7590 is a feature-packed gaming laptop, without the flashy lights. But is it worth your time and money? Read our review to find out. more
Game of Thrones season 8 finale: Our global reactions - CNET  CNET · 15 hours
Perfect or underwhelming? The CNET global crew reacts to the final chapter in HBO's fantasy epic. Spoilers! more
Facebook’s latest account purge exposes Africa’s misinformation problem  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Facebook last week purged a network of hundreds of pages, groups and Instagram accounts it labeled as producing “coordinated inauthentic behavior” toward Africa. The activity originated in Israel and was largely targeted... more
Want to save €200 on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2019?  TechCrunch · 16 hours
Around here at TechCrunch we like to reward action with savings, and right now, the earlier you act the more money you save. Do we have your attention?... more
China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets. more
Lloyds to create 500 jobs at new tech hub in Edinburgh  BBC · 17 hours
The banking group says it is responding to a shift in customer behaviour towards digital services. more
Week-in-Review: Apple has a Supreme headache and Bitcoin bites back  TechCrunch · 1 day
For all of the swirling conversations of tech regulation that have continues the past several years, few of those waxing poetic on the topic likely assumed that Apple... more
Rainbow Six Siege Phantom Sight's Nokk and Warden will elevate your game  Windows Central · 1 day
Rainbow Six Siege Operation Phantom Sight's new covert duo, Nøkk and Warden. Ubisoft has lifted the veil on Operation Phantom Sight, the next expansion... more
Game of Thrones betting odds: Who will survive episode 6? - CNET  CNET · 2 days
If you plan to put money down on your favorite character sitting on the Iron Throne, read this before you place a bet. more
Immigrant founders, smartphone growth, SEO tactics, SoftBank’s financials, and AR tech  TechCrunch · 2 days
How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups Our European correspondent Natasha Lomas spent the past few weeks investigating what’s been happening to immigrant founders and... more
Game of Thrones betting odds: Who will survive the series finale? - CNET  CNET · 2 days
If you plan to put money down on your favorite character sitting in the Iron Throne, read this before you place a... more
As bitcoin gyrates, less euphoria in evidence at blockchain gathering  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The vibe at a gathering this week for blockchain enthusiasts felt decidedly less exuberant than its predecessor a year ago after dizzying swings in bitcoin. more
Facebook Forms Swiss Fintech Firm With Blockchain, Payments Focus  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing. more
Facebook cryptocurrency being developed in Switzerland, reports say - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The social network set up a company called Libra Networks to work on its own payments and blockchain systems, according to a Swiss news site. more
Facebook cryptocurrency reportedly under development in Switzerland - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The social network set up a company called Libra Networks to work on its own payments and blockchain systems, according to a Swiss news site. more
Powerbeats Pro are the Bluetooth earbuds to beat  TechCrunch · 3 days
Let’s get the bad out of the way first, shall we? For starters, that charging case is huge. There’s no way around it. It’s something that’s become more and more apparent as... more
Starbucks’ Chinese nemesis surges 20% in public debut  TechCrunch · 3 days
Shares of Luckin Coffee jumped 20% in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock market. After opening at $17.00, shares of the Chinese Starbucks competitor climbed as high as $25.96,... more
Starbucks’ Chinese nemesis Luckin Coffee surges 20 percent in public debut  TechCrunch · 3 days
Shares of Luckin Coffee jumped 20 percent in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq stock market. After opening at $17.00, shares of the Chinese... more
EU adopts powers to respond to cyberattacks  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyberattacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds. more
‘Crypto exchange’ Goxtrade caught using other people’s photos on its staff page  TechCrunch · 3 days
Alleged cryptocurrency exchange Goxtrade bills itself as a “trusted platform for trading bitcoins,” but its staff page is filled with photos of people of... more
DNA Script picks up $38.5 million to make DNA production faster and simpler  TechCrunch · 3 days
DNA Script has raised $38.5 million in new financing to commercialize a process that it claims is the first big leap forward... more
Prison health care provider resolves disabilities lawsuit  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Two providers of prison health care agreed to pay $950,000 to resolve a lawsuit that alleged it discriminated against employees with disabilities by failing to accommodate them, requiring them to be healed before they... more
Australia’s design unicorn, Canva, picks up two free image-sharing services, and launches new photo product  TechCrunch · 3 days
Canva, the design and publishing platform taking on Adobe, PowerPoint, and others, has acquired the free stock image... more
Fastly pops in public offering showing that there’s still money for tech IPOs  TechCrunch · 3 days
Shares of Fastly, the service that’s used by websites to ensure that they can load faster, have popped in its first hours... more
At this point, SoftBank Group is really just its Vision Fund  TechCrunch · 3 days
Last week, SoftBank Group Corp. — Masayoshi Son’s holding company for his rapidly expanding collection of businesses — reported its fiscal year financials. There were some... more
Amazon now sells flight tickets in India  TechCrunch · 3 days
Indians can already use Amazon to pay for their mobile bills and borrow money to purchase items, but now there’s more. This week, the ecommerce giant quietly introduced an additional feature to its shopping... more
You can get lifetime access to 1,000+ courses for just $59 today  Windows Central · 3 days
When it comes to succeeding in virtually any industry, continuing education is absolutely key. But, the good news is that you don’t need to... more
The state of the smartphone  TechCrunch · 3 days
Earlier this month, Canalys used the word “freefall” to describe its latest reporting. Global shipments fell 6.8% year over year. At 313.9 million, they were at their lowest level in nearly half a decade. Of the major players,... more
EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds. more
Why decarbonizing marine transportation might not be smooth sailing  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
About 60,000 merchant ships sail the world's oceans, including container ships, oil tankers and dry bulk carriers loaded with everything from grain to coal. Most operate on carbon-rich fuels such... more
Selective application of contraceptives may be most effective pest control  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Since the mid-20th century, the global human population has grown from 2.5 billion to 7.7 billion, according to the most recent United Nations estimate. Much of this growth... more
How Japan's renewables-powered Olympics could kick off a global race for clean energy  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Japan is aiming to host the first Olympic Games powered solely by renewable sources. If successful, this could help the country carve... more
Three big reasons why Americans aren’t upgrading their phones  THE VERGE · 4 days
Last month, Verizon and AT&T made official something you’ve probably been aware of for a while: American smartphone... more
Huawei's $105 Billion Business at Stake After US Broadside  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
The latest US broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain. more
US, European Officials Bring Charges in Global Malware Case  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide. more
Dutch aquifers bank rainwater to help farmers avoid going bust  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Climate change is increasing the risk of water shortages across Europe, but researchers in the Netherlands are hoping to ease pressure by generating a steady supply of clean... more
Carriers selling user location data continued long after they pledged to stop  9to5Google · 4 days
The scandal of US mobile carriers selling user location data was exposed earlier this year. The data was sold to a wide range of... more
Carriers selling user location data continued long after they pledged to stop  9to5Mac · 4 days
The scandal of US mobile carriers selling user location data was exposed earlier this year. The data was sold to a wide range of... more
Trump’s Huawei ban ‘wins’ one trade battle, but the US may lose the networking war  TechCrunch · 4 days
While U.S. government officials celebrate what they must consider to be a win in their battle against the... more
Amazon targets Uber Eats with Deliveroo investment  THE VERGE · 4 days
Amazon lead a $575 million funding round in the UK-based food delivery company Deliveroo, continuing its efforts to diversify into the takeaway... more
Electric-car rebates: More than free money?  CBC · 4 days
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we examine what electric-car rebates are meant to achieve, and find out more about how to... more
Wikipedia Is 'Doing Very Well Financially', Says Co-Founder Jimmy Wales  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said Thursday that the free online encyclopedia is in good financial shape, although increasing mobile phone use may cut into future donations. more
Oppo A5s Review  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Oppo A5s sports a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC and a massive 4230mAh battery but does it offer the best value for your money? Read our review to find out. more
Pinterest reports smaller 1Q loss but results drag stock  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Pinterest, fresh off its initial public offering, posted a loss for the first three months of the year that was larger than analysts were expecting, though revenue was slightly stronger.... more
Singapore PM says call to curb online violence 'effective'  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an "effective" response to the New Zealand mosque... more
Boeing Seeks Regulators' OK, Says 737 MAX Software Update Complete  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Boeing said Thursday that it completed its software update on the 737 MAX after two deadly crashes resulted in a global grounding of the aircraft more
EKF’s DiaSpect Tm hemoglobin analyzer used for anemia study in remote region of Ghana  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces the highly successful use of its FDA cleared DiaSpect Tm (sold... more
How an “Internet of Things for science labs” startup is going viral  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Amazon and Google gave us smart homes, where household items are reordered automatically as soon as stock runs low, and all of our devices... more
Baidu, China’s answer to Google, reports first quarterly loss since 2005  TechCrunch · 4 days
Baidu, widely seen as the Google of China, felt the heat from its spending on artificial intelligence and other next-gen technologies that have yet to reach... more
Protecting rare species can benefit human life  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Preserving rare species for the sake of global biodiversity has long been the primary focus for conservationists. more
US no longer leads the global smart speaker market; HomePod falls into ‘other’
9to5Mac
The Justice Department might kill T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger despite likely FCC approval
THE VERGE
Google’s new how-to videos help accessibility users set up Assistant, Home, more
9to5Google
Apple celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day with top featured apps, user and developer profiles, more
9to5Mac
The air we breathe
ESA
How to set up Express Transit with Apple Pay for any card with iOS 12.3
9to5Mac
Video: Visualizing the global thaw
PHYS.ORG
Protect your OnePlus 7 Pro from Day 1
9to5Google
How cryptocurrency scams work
PHYS.ORG
Promoting smarter ways to mine within fragile forests
PHYS.ORG
Tsunami signals to measure glacier calving in Greenland
PHYS.ORG
Google Play Adds Support for Cash Payments, UPI Support Coming to India Soon
Gadgets 360
Could deep brain stimulation help resolve the opioid epidemic?
NEWS MEDICAL
Smart Home Diary: HomeKit-compatible window blinds completes the Apple integration
9to5Mac
Poll: Do car companies charging annual CarPlay subscription harm their brand image?
9to5Mac
Why climate change won't spur a 2008-style global financial crisis
PHYS.ORG
Google Pixel 3a hands-on: Giving budget smartphones a run for their money [Video]
9to5Google
OnePlus dunked its new phone in water, but says you shouldn’t do that
THE VERGE
Robots to the rhino rescue
PHYS.ORG
Synchronizing food production can have disastrous effects
PHYS.ORG
Fresh