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IBM’s Watson beat the odds on Jeopardy! Now the big question: is it smart enough to help solve what ails the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs?
The past couple of years have been pretty rough for the V.A.. In June of this year, it got blasted for underreporting veteran complaints, which ran the gamut from slow response time to poor care. Eventually the Secretary of the V.A., Eric Shineski, resigned
The new secretary, Robert A. McDonald, appears to be presiding over a high-tech pilot…
Drones brought news junkies to new heights in 2014, allowing viewers to experience the scope and scale of international events like never before
Although the Federal Aviation Administration has tried to tighten regulations around the commercial use of drones, citizen journalists still embraced the technology.
From pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong to record-breaking snowstorms in upstate New York, reporters gained unprecedented access to some of this year’s biggest stories. Check out some…
Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Lima, Peru on Thursday afternoon just as it appeared that the latest round of global climate treaty talks were on the verge of limping toward a dispiriting conclusion
Kerry has long been dedicated to moving the world toward a future with lower emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for causing global warming, and he challenged all nations, rich and poor, to overcome differences over draft negotiating text and take a crucial step closer to reaching a new…
Barry Allen is going to come face-to-face with his mother’s killer in the Flash midseason finale — and Mashable has a sneak peek at the big moment
In the above video, Barry, of course, does not call Reverse-Flash by that name, but he nonetheless has no doubt that the man in the yellow suit is the one he saw on that fateful night when he was just a boy. And now he wants answers
Those, however, probably won’t come easy
Turkey-laden Americans would rather buy online than wait in line, and they’re spending less.
U.S. retailers have begun the all-important holiday shopping season with a lump of coal, as Americans turned to online shopping instead of braving the crowds in the weekend after Thanksgiving. Sales fell 11.3% to $50.9 billion compared to 2013, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF), with average spent per person down 6.4%.
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