Trump snaps 'I know you're not thinking' at woman reporter and it only gets worse from there

President Trump can truly throw any event off the rails — even a seemingly benign event celebrating a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Speaking in the Rose Garden on Monday, Trump managed to make a quite a few missteps, some of which were straight up offensive.  SEE ALSO: …

Medicare Advantage Plans Are Offering New Benefits Next Year — But Only 7% of Members Will Get Them

For some older adults, private Medicare Advantage plans next year will offer a host of new benefits, such as transportation to medical appointments, home-delivered meals, wheelchair ramps, bathroom grab bars or air conditioners for asthma sufferers. But the new benefits will not be widely available, and they won’t be easy …

Most workers think robots could not do their jobs

Despite regular warnings about the potentially massive displacement of jobs as a result of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ of automation and artificial intelligence, a new, large scale survey of workers around the world finds that a significant majority of them do not think the technology puts their own role in …

Google AI claims 99% accuracy in metastatic breast cancer detection

Metastatic tumors — cancerous cells which break away from their tissue of origin, travel through the body through the circulatory or lymph systems, and form new tumors in other parts of the body — are notoriously difficult to detect. A 2009 study of 102 breast cancer patients at two Boston …

Great 4K TVs on sale: Save on Sony, LG, VIZIO, Samsung, and more this weekend

November’s grey skies call for cuddling up under piles of blankets and watching hours of TV. (Don’t argue — you know we’re right.) Get the most out of your hibernation by investing in a new 4K TV. Of course, we’d never expect you to pay full price for it (or …

Majority of staff would quit if employer failed to meet their learning needs

The vast majority (98 percent) of UK employees think learning is essential in deciding to stay or leave their employer, yet new research claims that three quarters (75 percent) of companies don’t have a learning culture and 66 percent don’t have a digital learning strategy. The research from Bridge in …

A Crypto Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopian Village in Nevada. See the Design Plans

A cryptocurrency millionaire has revealed his designs for an utopian community in the Nevada desert run completely on blockchain. The New York Times reports that the man behind the project, Jeffrey Berns, is planning a city that would run entirely on blockchain, a decentralized infrastructure which could theoretically provide the …

Is this Microsoft’s HoloLens 2? (updated: probably not)

Microsoft has been working on a next-generation version of its HoloLens augmented reality system for some time, and it may or may not* have been revealed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. A new YouTube video titled OnSight: Virtual Visit to Mars shows multiple researchers using collaborative AR software “developed by NASA JPL for the…Read …

Workers say finding people with the right skills is biggest issue this year

Over half of workers (53 percent) believe that getting the right people with the right skills will be the biggest issue faced by their workplace in the year ahead. This is according to research published by Acas today, which commissioned YouGov to find out what UK employees identified as the most …

'Overlord' is the revolting, breakneck Nazi zombie movie you just gotta see

This is a spoiler-free review of Overlord. Assuming The Grinch doesn’t go very differently than I thought, Overlord is the only movie in theaters this weekend that will have you crying over the death of a character and then rooting for that character to die a second time in 60 …

Nearly a third of UK workers favour fines for companies who breach ethics

Almost two thirds (64 percent) of SME employees believe that companies should make a positive contribution to society, while half of all UK workers (50 percent) would be discouraged from working for an organisation with no interest in community or ethical goals. According to The Future Workforce from Unum and independent …

Working mothers disproportionately more stressed, study claims

Biomarkers for chronic stress are 40 percent higher in women bringing up two children while working full-time than for women with no children, new research suggest. Working from home and other forms of flexible working have no effect on their level of chronic stress – only putting in fewer hours …

It’s not a skills gap, it’s a diversity gap

As digital transformation impacts organisations in every industry, the workplace as we know it is evolving fast. For IT leaders, the accelerated rate of technological change means the pressure is on to deliver, manage and secure new platforms. But the wider ramifications of digitalisation projects are proving profound, leaving business …

Government’s new workplace reforms: the world responds

The UK government has introduced what it claims to be the most significant package of workplace reforms for 20 years in response to last year’s Taylor Report on working practices. The Good Work Plan has introduced a range of measures which the Government claims will improve the rights of agency …

Gremlin raises $18 million to expand ‘failure-as-a-service’ testing platform

Gremlin said today it has raised $18 million as the company expanded its product lineup to offer additional ways for companies to stress-test their applications. The round was led by Redpoint Ventures. Founded in 2016 by a pair of former engineers from Amazon and Netflix, the company has been designing ways …

A rock casually used as a doorstop for decades is actually a $100,000 meteorite

Next time you prop open your door with a makeshift doorstop such as a stone, you might want to give it a closer look. David Mazurek, a lucky man from Michigan, did just that and it really paid off. After finally investigating the rock he’d used as a doorstop for …

The World’s Second Biggest Stock Market Has Disappointed Investors For Years. Here’s Why That Could Finally Change

Japan’s slow growth has disappointed U.S. investors for a generation. But with U.S. stocks looking pricey after nine years of nearly uninterrupted gains, some investors argue the world’s second largest stock market looks like a bargain. Japan’s problems are no secret. Among the biggest: An aging workforce, high levels of …

Transformers godfather Simon Furman: Rolling out on his first video game

Simon Furman has been involved with Transformers since the brand turned from a Japanese toy into a Western phenomenon in the 1980s. He started on the fan-favorite British run of Marvel’s original Transformers comics, joining the U.S. books later in their run. He wrote stories for later Dreamwave and the …

Cyber Week Toy Deals Feature Big Discounts on Legos, LOL Surprise! and More. Here’s Where to Buy

Many shoppers think they’ll find the best deals on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. And while we saw an insane number of deals on both of these days in 2018, Black Friday and Cyber Monday do not always have the season’s lowest prices on everything you want to buy — …

Google officially unveils its new Chromecast streaming media device

Google’s new Chromecast is now officially here. While the new streaming dongle didn’t get a mention onstage at the company’s special media event in New York today, it did quietly roll out on Google’s website along with the other product announcements.  SEE ALSO: Google launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 …

Google's Home Hub is an incredible digital photo frame that's also a smart speaker

Google Home Hub $149 View Product The Good Smartly pulls pictures from Google Photos • Slick • compact design • Decent sound • Works as well as any Google Home The Bad No camera for video calling The Bottom Line Google’s Home Hub is a kickass digital photo frame that …

Google Slides can now transcribe verbal presentations to create real-time closed captions

Google is adding a new automated closed captions feature to its Google Slides presentation program, one that creates real-time subtitles from the spoken word. The feature is rolling out globally from today; however, it will be available in U.S. English only at first. The new feature is broadly designed to …

Offices buck downward trend for UK commercial property market

Capital values across UK Commercial property fell by -0.3 percent in February 2019, according to the latest CBRE Monthly Index. Rental values fell by -0.1 percent and total returns were 0.2 percent. However, for the thirteenth consecutive month the Office sector recorded positive capital values, rental values and total returns. …