Daily Archives: October 9, 2019

Caltech’s latest creation: A hovering, bird-like robot that could someday explore Mars

Researchers at Caltech have unveiled a complex new robot with the ability move between flight and walking on two legs. The machine unique design was inspired by birds. Innovations

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Japan Prepares for Possible Hit by Super Typhoon Hagibis

A super typhoon in the Pacific Ocean could hit Japan on Saturday, potentially causing grave damage in Tokyo, experts said. The center of Super Typhoon Hagibis was roughly 950 miles south of Tokyo as of Thursday morning local time, according to Brandon … Google Alert – breaking news

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Powell hints Fed is leaving door open to another rate cut this month, citing global risks

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted Tuesday that the central bank is leaving the door open to another rate cut later this month. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Alec Baldwin returns for SNL’s cold open, which tackles impeachment (and features a surprise guest)

The cold open included a litany of familiar impersonations. PowerPost

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Don’t look now, but your boss is probably spying on your phone, computer and now at work

Gartner study shows firms looking over e-mail, text messages, our eyes and more while we work, to get a sense at how happy and productive we are. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Deal reached for whistleblower’s testimony, House Intelligence chairman says

Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said his panel would receive “unfiltered testimony” from the whistleblower pending a security clearance from the acting director of national intelligence. PowerPost

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Toys R Us making a comeback via archrival Target

The site, which launched Tuesday, features product reviews and videos and directs browsers to a buy button at Target.com to complete the purchase. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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They asked artificial intelligence to create a game. One of its first ideas involved exploding Frisbees.

A less dangerous idea resulted in Speedgate, a sport that blends elements of rugby, croquet, soccer and Ultimate Frisbee. Innovations

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