February 18, 2018

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February 15, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women’s giant slalom at Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The nervous energy accumulated for Mikaela Shiffrin while she waited, waited, waited for these Olympics — the ones that so many are expecting to be her Olympics — to finally get started. First one race was postponed. Then another. In the men’s downhill, 35-year-old Norwegian Aksel
February 15, 2018

Suspect arrested in brutal killing of teen left for dead ‘not mad at her,’ report says

One of the two suspects arrested in the brutal killing of a 19-year-old woman left for dead near a rural road outside San Francisco reportedly said in a jailhouse interview that he is not mad at her and did not mean to kill her. Daniel Gross, 19, told KTVU in
February 15, 2018

Meet the ‘data thugs’ out to expose shoddy and questionable research | Science

Nick Brown (left) and James Heathers (right) act as enforcers when they spot anomalies in the literature. ANDY FRIEDMAN By Adam Marcus, Retraction Watch, Ivan Oransky, Retraction WatchFeb. 14, 2018 , 12:45 PM In 2015, Nick Brown was skimming Twitter when something caught his eye. A tweet mentioned an article
February 15, 2018

​Will Bixby consolidate Samsung’s smart TV and IoT experience?

Will AI complete Samsung’s IoT vision? (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Samsung Electronics is set to unveil details of its new premium QLED TV line-up next month. Among the line-up will likely be its smart TV experience with new AI features led by its virtual assistant Bixby, as teased by the company