Day: January 9, 2018

Vinnyd January 9, 2018

In Lebanon, political rivalries come to a head when it comes to the court. WATCH NEXT: Rezball: Basketball in Lakota Nation – Subscribe to VICE Sports here: Check out VICE Sports for more: Follow VICE Sports here: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Citing three people familiar with the situation, NBC said lawyers for Trump had met with representatives of Mueller’s office in late December to discuss the logistics of any such interview. They included the location and length of such an interview as well as legal standards and options for its format, including written responses instead of […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Imagine a reality where computers can visualize what you are thinking. Sound far out? It’s now closer to becoming a reality thanks to four scientists at Kyoto University in Kyoto, Japan. In late December, Guohua Shen, Tomoyasu Horikawa, Kei Majima and Yukiyasu Kamitani released the results of their recent research on using artificial intelligence to […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Federal regulators on Monday rejected a rule proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would have subsidized coal and nuclear power plants in some parts of the United States. However, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission kept the issue alive by ordering the organizations that operate regional grids and power markets to submit reports to the […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump speaks about his administration’s National Security Strategy at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC, December 18, 2017. President Donald Trump is close to making a decision on who to nominate as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, an administration official […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Toyota unveiled a new take on the “mobility” concept at CES on Monday. Company president Akio Toyoda revealed the “e-Palette,” an electric, self-driving vehicle that when launched will apparently be a combination deli, pizza delivery, retail shop and ride-hailing service. “It is an open, flexible platform easily adapted to suit a range of uses, including […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s widely shared speech about gender, race and opportunity at the Golden Globe Awards quickly fueled speculation that she could consider a presidential run in 2020. Receiving a lifetime achievement award, the media mogul spoke about hoping to start a “new day,” in which women can speak up about sexual harassment without fear. Her […]

Tess Torelli January 9, 2018

In an age of Alexa, Cortana, the Google Assistant and Siri, Facebook wanted to provide the world with an assistant that could do more. In 2015 the company launched M in its Messenger chat app. M wasn’t just another chatbot that was trained to provide text responses based on previous conversations, using artificial intelligence. It […]