Daily Archives: October 4, 2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker?

The goal is to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking. Innovations

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Federal whistleblowers would do it again, even after retaliation and ‘professional suicide’

Three national security whistleblowers suffered professionally and personally, yet they would expose federal wrongdoing again, saying it was the right thing to do. They urge the CIA whistleblower in the Trump/Ukraine controversy to prepare for retaliation and to document everything, because, as one said, “the hierarchy will lie.” PowerPost

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Lauren Daigle’s Christian song just broke the record with 62 weeks at No. 1 in the category

When Hillsong UNITED’s hit “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” reigned on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart for a record number of weeks, Lauren Daigle saw it and wished she could be a “part of something that shakes the earth like that song.” Fox News – Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

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Children battling cancer can’t always express their feelings. Now a robotic duck is doing it for them.

Known as “My Special Aflac Duck,” the robot is merging play with tools that help doctors do their jobs. Innovations

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Florida’s latest oddity: Semi trucks with nobody inside them

Starsky Robotics has begun testing unmanned, remotely operated trucks on highways. The vehicles are being pitched as a solution for the industry’s massive driver shortage. Innovations

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Wearable technology started by tracking steps. Soon, it may allow your boss to track your performance.

A team of researchers from Dartmouth say they’ve created a mobile sensing system — consisting of fitness bracelets, sensors and a custom app — that can measure employee performance with about 80 percent accuracy. Innovations

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