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Uber Joins Linux Foundation As A Gold Member

The Linux Foundation has announced that Uber is the newest Gold member to join the non-profit organization. Uber made the announcement at the 2018 Uber Open Summit committing to use and contribution to open-source tools. Uber’s CTO, Thuan Pham said, “We are honored to join the Linux Foundation to foster greater collaboration with the open source community.” Uber is […]

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The best external hard drives

The most convenient drive for backups: Portable hard drive Who this is for: People who frequently move between locations and want a hard drive to back up important documents and photos from their laptop. Why we like it: The 2 TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim is one of the lightest, thinnest hard drives we tested […]

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Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital’s main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously. A group called “Extinction Rebellion” encouraged sit-ins on the bridges Saturday as part of a coordinated week of action across the country. Metropolitan Police said emergency vehicles were hampered from getting […]

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We took push notifications to the limit

Next stop: O’Leary Station.Boring Company breaks through to the end of its first test tunnel We’re within a month of the proposed opening for Elon Musk’s LA test tunnel, and late Friday night he shared video of a digging machine breaking through to its final destination. Push it to the limit.Turning up my phone’s notifications […]

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How deep learning helps match the right patient with the right healthcare

Most healthcare systems and insurance providers know who the high-risk patients are: Usually people living with chronic conditions—diabetes, asthma, heart disease—who aren’t managing their health well enough. These individuals are at a high risk of ending up in the ER. There are several problems with this high-risk list approach to caring for patients. First, these […]