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Mysterious newly discovered virus DEFIES evolution, current scientific understanding

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Scientists in Japan have discovered a new type of virus which could redefine our understanding of viruses and how they propagate and spread, all while sifting through pig feces. Unlike most other organisms which fall under the definition of ‘life,’ viruses have no cells: they are merely a particle of genetic material (RNA or DNA) Read More

Gojek CEO quits to join Indonesian cabinet, replacements named

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Gojek CEO and co-founder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesia’s cabinet, and the ride-hailing and payments company said two senior officials would jointly take over running operations of the $10 billion firm. Nadiem Makarim, founder of the Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment firm Gojek waves to journalists Read More

PM Modi warns against efforts to ‘demonize’ technology in India, says AI can be harnessed to benefit mankind

12 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on PM Modi warns against efforts to ‘demonize’ technology in India, says AI can be harnessed to benefit mankind
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken out against anti-technology sentiment in his country, arguing that the debate over artificial intelligence (AI) is needlessly pessimistic. Speaking at his official residence during the launch of a new book on the subject, Modi told attendees that a “major effort is being made to demonize technology. Attempts are Read More

UPDATE 2-Gojek CEO quits to join Indonesian cabinet, replacements named

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Gojek CEO and co-founder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesia’s cabinet, and the ride-hailing and payments company said two senior officials would jointly take over running operations of the $10 billion firm. Nadiem Makarim, founder of the Indonesian ride-hailing and online payment firm Gojek waves to journalists Read More

Cancer research: Scientists seek clues to how disease ‘is born’

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British and American scientists are teaming up to search for the earliest signs of cancer in a bid to detect and treat the disease before it emerges. They plan to “give birth” to cancer in the lab to see exactly what it looks like “on day one”. It is just one of the research priorities Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Technology companies, which make up the largest swath of the U.S. stock market, are expected to post a nearly 8% drop in third-quarter profits as reports roll in from many of the sector’s biggest corporations. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Scientists to monitor stranded whales from space

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Scientists have begun using satellites that can produce high-resolution imagery in an effort to monitor whale strandings from space, according to an investigation by the British Antarctic Survey and four Chilean research institutes. They believe a new technique for analyzing satellite images could revolutionize how stranded whales are detected in remote places. In 2015, more Read More

Hong Kong protesters sprayed with water cannon as they set up roadblocks, clash with police

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Thousands of pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters took to the streets on Sunday, defying a ban by Chinese authorities on the rally as violence has continuously escalated over the past several months. Some were seen throwing Molotov cocktails as police attempted to disperse the crowd by using tear gas and a water cannon. Protest leaders carried Read More

US Army to test ‘mystery materials’ owned by Blink-182 frontman’s UFO group at government facilities – report

1 day ago NAMEX Comments Off on US Army to test ‘mystery materials’ owned by Blink-182 frontman’s UFO group at government facilities – report
New information on the deal between To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science (TTSA) and the US Army shows that the army wants to verify the UFO research group’s claims about unexplained alloys and “technology innovations.” The eye-catching partnership between the group, owned by former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge, and the army made headlines Read More

20 ways to make money online

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(Credit: iStock) The world is full of odd jobs, but here’s what one of the most unusual: scooter retriever. During a recent show, I got a call from Tiffany in Los Angeles. Her side-hustle is to pick up electric scooters, recharge them, and put them back on the street. Companies like Bird and Lime have Read More