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RCT backs long-term safety of high-dose vitamin D supplements

RCT BACKS LONG-TERM SAFETY OF HIGH-DOSE VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS

The long-term safety of high-dose supplementation with vitamin D has been backed up by trial data from a four-year study, say researchers.

Stocks rise as Turkish lira steadies

STOCKS RISE AS TURKISH LIRA STEADIES

Thomson Reuters Stocks rose Tuesday as investors turned from a currency crisis in Turkey to solid economic data and strong earnings....

 
 
 
A partner at a $630 million fund reveals his firm's secret to scouting billion dollar companies - and says that the rest of venture capital is 20 years behind

A PARTNER AT A $630 MILLION FUND REVEALS HIS FIRM'S SECRET TO SCOUTING BILLION DOLLAR COMPANIES - AND SAYS THAT THE REST OF VENTURE CAPITAL IS 20 YEARS BEHIND

EQT Ventures has developed Motherbrain, an AI-powered software program to help it find new startups in which to invest. Motherbrain...

Apple patent suggests multiuser support for Siri in HomePod

APPLE PATENT SUGGESTS MULTIUSER SUPPORT FOR SIRI IN HOMEPOD

Google Home, Google's eponymous smart speaker, supports multiple users. So do the devices in Amazon's Echo lineup. And if a newly granted...

 
 
 
Banks secretly monitoring how you use your phone and computer to detect fraud

BANKS SECRETLY MONITORING HOW YOU USE YOUR PHONE AND COMPUTER TO DETECT FRAUD

Banks are secretly gathering up to 2,000 data points on how you use your phone and computer to help detect fraud. The data used can...

An $84 billion hedge fund used Facebook's struggles to build a massive stake

AN $84 BILLION HEDGE FUND USED FACEBOOK'S STRUGGLES TO BUILD A MASSIVE STAKE

Renaissance Technologies, a quant hedge fund that oversees $84 billion, bought up $479.5 million worth of Facebook between April 1...

 
 
 
Britain's unemployment rate has plunged to 4% - a level not seen in more than 40 years

BRITAIN'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HAS PLUNGED TO 4% - A LEVEL NOT SEEN IN MORE THAN 40 YEARS

The rate of unemployment in the UK fell to just 4% between April and June this year, the lowest level since comparable records began...

Facebook is hiring the team behind an interactive video company that dragged its feet in complying with data rules

FACEBOOK IS HIRING THE TEAM BEHIND AN INTERACTIVE VIDEO COMPANY THAT DRAGGED ITS FEET IN COMPLYING WITH DATA RULES

Facebook has completed an acqui-hire of interactive video company Vidpresso. Vidpresso works with clients like BuzzFeed to overlay...

 
 
 
Google keeps a history of your locations even when Location History is off

GOOGLE KEEPS A HISTORY OF YOUR LOCATIONS EVEN WHEN LOCATION HISTORY IS OFF

In a wonderfully clear example of “dark patterns” designed to mislead users and retain control over their data, Google continues tracking...

 
 
 

PREMER: A TOOL TO INFER BIOLOGICAL NETWORKS

Inferring the structure of unknown cellular networks is a main challenge in computational biology. Data-driven approaches based on...

ENCODING DATA USING BIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES: THE MULTISAMPLE VARIANT FORMAT FOR PHYLOGENOMICS AND POPULATION GENOMICS

Rapid progress in the fields of phylogenomics and population genomics has driven increases in both the size of multi-genomic datasets...

 
 
 
This British startup thinks it has a crucial competitive advantage over Google, Uber, and Apple in the race to launch driverless cars in Europe

THIS BRITISH STARTUP THINKS IT HAS A CRUCIAL COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OVER GOOGLE, UBER, AND APPLE IN THE RACE TO LAUNCH DRIVERLESS CARS IN EUROPE

Driverless car startup FiveAI is sending out bright blue cars to gather information about London's roads this week. The cars will be...

RESEARCH ANALYST I BIOMEDTRACKER - PHARMA INTELLIGENCE - INFORMA - SAN DIEGO, CA

Informa's Business Intelligence division provides specialist data, intelligence and insight to our customers, helping them make better...

 
 
 
An 11-year-old was able to hack Florida election results in less than 10 minutes

AN 11-YEAR-OLD WAS ABLE TO HACK FLORIDA ELECTION RESULTS IN LESS THAN 10 MINUTES

Getty Images At a hacking conference, an 11-year-old was able to hack into mock election results and manipulate data in only 10 minutes. Emmett...

Salesforce owns $1 billion worth of other companies - here are its four biggest investments

SALESFORCE OWNS $1 BILLION WORTH OF OTHER COMPANIES - HERE ARE ITS FOUR BIGGEST INVESTMENTS

Salesforce brings in billions of dollars in revenue each year from its subscription software subscriptions. But the $105 billion cloud...

 
 
 

PREDICTING THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE, DIABETES AND MORE USING MILLIONS OF GENE VARIANTS

Scientists led by the Broad Institute have developed a method for scoring disease risk based on data previously generated about five...

Adidas is now making city-specific running sneakers that account for differences in terrain - using feedback and data from runners around the world

ADIDAS IS NOW MAKING CITY-SPECIFIC RUNNING SNEAKERS THAT ACCOUNT FOR DIFFERENCES IN TERRAIN - USING FEEDBACK AND DATA FROM RUNNERS AROUND THE WORLD

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Google's iOS and Android Apps Track and Store Location Data With Location History Disabled

GOOGLE'S IOS AND ANDROID APPS TRACK AND STORE LOCATION DATA WITH LOCATION HISTORY DISABLED

Some Google apps on iOS and Android devices continue to store location history even with the setting disabled, according to a new AP...

The new Okami soundtrack vinyl release is absolutely gorgeous

THE NEW OKAMI SOUNDTRACK VINYL RELEASE IS ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS

Okami has a particularly brilliant soundtrack. With the new port out on the Nintendo Switch it's also apparently the perfect time for...