Daily Archives: October 13, 2019

How GMU students’ eating habits changed when delivery robots invaded their campus

In January, 25 autonomous delivery robots descended on George Mason University’s campus. Today, the company that managed the machines, Starship Technologies, revealed how they’ve changed student behavior. Innovations

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Rockets: Back to the business of basketball

The Rockets, their trip to Honolulu and Tokyo behind them, returned to the Toyota Center practice court ready to leave the controversy of the previous week behind, too. The NBA and Rockets organization could settle in to the long process of rebuilding their … Google Alert – breaking news

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Boston Dynamics’ newest robot is a massive birdlike machine that works in a warehouse

In their latest video, a Boston Dynamics robot can be seen working in a warehouse. The birdlike machine, called “Handle,” left many observers wondering about whether it might take human jobs. Innovations

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Major partners drop out, Warren fires back: Facebook’s Libra faces a tough road ahead

The alternative currency plan proposed by Facebook could still launch, but the road to get there has just gotten way harder, according to analysts. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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This teenager started playing video games 18 hours a day. Now he makes more money than most adults.

Griffin Spikoski spends as much as 18 hours a day playing video games. His hobby that has led to nearly 1.2 million subscribers and more than 71 million views on YouTube,netting him advertisers, sponsorships and a steady stream of income. Innovations

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Trump, AOC and McConnell: the personalities that could determine who wins the Senate in 2020

Democrats need four seats to retake the Senate. It’s possible, depending on who the presidential nominee is and how impeachment plays out. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Trump defends decision to pull U.S. forces as Turkey continues military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria

Trump acknowledged widespread opposition to the move, describing himself as being on an “island of one.” PowerPost

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Winners and losers from Week 7 in college football are led by Georgia, Oklahoma

There were highs and lows during Week 7 of the college football seasons. A look at the winners and losers, led by Georgia and Oklahoma. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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