The Story: Technology major IBM announced in a press release that it will put 20-qubit quantum computers into service for its early-access clients as part of its Quantum Computing as a Service cloud computing offering. Why It Matters: IBM Q is the...
The Story: U.S. Veterans and advocates this Veteran's Day are looking at ways to help victims of opioid drug abuse, which has killed more Americans than the wars in Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq combined. Why It Matters: Vets are twice as...
The Story: At least one LAPD officer will be investigated on allegations of misconduct during the arrest of an African-American man. The defendant's attorney said the officer was caught on camera putting cocaine into the wallet of his client prior...
The Story: According to recent airline data, travel bookings to Las Vegas have declined after the October mass shooting at a country-music festival, since dubbed the Mandalay Bay attack.https://1reddrop.com/2017/11/07/worst-mass-shootings-americas-recent-past-loud-clear-call-gun-control/ Why It Matters: Las Vegas is grappling with the economic fallout over the...
The Story: TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) nations will proceed without the United States, according to officials on Saturday. The decision comes on the heels of Canada resisting at the last minute, which raised new concerns about the pact's survival. Why It...
The Story: Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba says that it hit a record $18 billion in sales during its Singles Day special online event, and that's just until shortly after midday on Saturday. That means total sales for the day could...
What's it About? In a $10 million lawsuit against medical device manufacturers, veteran Hollywood action star Chuck Norris is claiming that Gadolinium - a chemical contrast agent used to improve clarity of MRI scans - poisoned his wife. Why it's Important...
What's it About? YouTube says it is putting in place a new process to age-restrict inappropriate videos targeting children. Content flagged in YouTube Kids will be flagged in the main YouTube app. Why it's Important YouTube Kids has over 30 billion views since its...
What's it About? Uber lost an appeal at a U.K. employment tribunal Friday over its treatment of its drivers. The ride-hailing major failed to overturn an employment court ruling that said it must treat its drivers as workers, as opposed...
What's it About? NVIDIA reported third quarter 2017 earnings yesterday, which blew past Wall Street estimates. Revenue and earnings grew 32% and 41% respectively compared to last year as the company reported solid growth numbers across all major segments. Why is...
What's It About? Facebook has launched a pilot test to combat "revenge porn" in Australia. The strategy entails uploading your nude photos or videos to Messenger in order to help Facebook tag it as non-consensual explicit media. Why it's Important A new...
Some of you have already received your brand new iPhone X and have begun playing with the new features. But a lot of users seem to have trouble transferring precious data from their old iPhones or from their iPads....
Some users are reporting that their iPhone X screen becomes unresponsive in cold outside weather. The device's working range, according to Apple's recommendations, is supposed to be between 32 degrees and 95 degrees Fahrenheit, but several Reddit users are...
Respawn, the developer behind Titanfall, have been associated with EA for a long time, primarily working with the gaming major from its beginning. EA has now purchased Respawn and the Titanfall franchise, and a new Titanfall game is expected...
According to a report in The Washington Post, GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore has been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 14-year-old girl when Moore was 32 and serving as Assistant District Attorney in the State of Alabama....