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Uber’s data revealed nearly 6,000 sexual assaults. Does that mean it’s not safe?

Since Uber released its first ever safety report on Dec. 5, the media has raised alarms for the 5,981 instances of sexual assault included...

The dirty tricks of online shopping, designed to make you spend more

As millions of people begin their holiday shopping, they’ll come across many familiar tricks online. In some cases, sites will hype limited-time deals with a...

Tesla’s business strategy is not chaotic – it’s brilliant

Few companies have attracted as much praise, derision, skepticism and enthusiasm as Telsa Motors and its founder Elon Musk. Having interviewed Elon Musk and the...

Carbon dioxide capture and use could become a new global business

Capturing carbon dioxide and turning it into commercial products, such as fuels or construction materials, could become a new global industry, according to a...

Apple, Disney and Netflix’s streaming battle isn’t winner-take-all

With the recent launch of Apple TV Plus and the imminent arrival of Disney Plus, the video landscape has never looked so competitive. These services...

How your speech could impact your salary

Most Americans are aware that English sounds different throughout the country, and that those regional differences can contribute to widely held stereotypes. But a leading...

Why the Hollywood majors have been so slow to take on Netflix at TV...

The long anticipated battle royale over TV streaming is finally becoming real: Apple TV+ has just launched in over 100 countries, kicking off with broadcast...

Nearly two-thirds of Uber riders never tip, study finds

The ridesharing company Uber added tipping more than two years ago, but how often do people actually use the feature? Less than a fifth of...

Google quantum computing breakthrough a ‘remarkable milestone’

Google announced Wednesday an experimental quantum processor completed a calculation in just a few minutes, a process that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands...

3 reasons Forever 21’s bankruptcy doesn’t spell the end of brick-and-mortar retailing

Affordable fashion brand Forever 21’s decision to file for bankruptcy and shutter hundreds of its stores has resurrected the notion that online retailing is...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...