When A Drone Strikes An Airplane Wing

From CNBC. A new test done by researchers at the University of Dayton Research Institute shows why a small drone striking a plane can be catastrophic. The test mimics a midair collision at 238 mph and shows a 2.1-pound drone ripping into the wing of a propeller plane. Researchers at the University of Dayton Research…

Why Weight Watchers Ditched Diets

From CNBC. With dieting becoming more taboo, Weight Watchers is changing its strategy to focus more on health and wellness rather than losing weight. CEO Mindy Grossman is leading the brand’s turnaround. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC…

Boston Dynamics’ Robot Spot Inspects Construction

From CNBC. Softbank-owned Boston Dynamics released a new video of its Spot robot helping with inspections on construction sites in Tokyo. The company plans to produce about 100 SpotMini robots in the next year. They will be for sale in 2019. Boston Dynamics is testing its robotic dog for commercial uses. The robot is shown…

Don’t Panic When Stocks Get Slammed

From CNBC. Stocks rallied Friday, helping to erase some of the losses. While there’s no guarantee there won’t be some more substantial declines in the days ahead, it’s always best for long-term investo As noted in my book “The 30-Minute Millionaire,” many investors panic and sell out of the stock market at the wrong time.…

Bitcoin Has Had A Bad 2018

From CNBC. After the bitcoin bubble of late 2017 popped, it’s been a difficult year for cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, litecoin and ripple. Bitcoin was hovering around $6,600 on Oct. 8, down about 65 percent from its December 2018 highs. Crypto enthusiasts are now waiting for Wall Street to embrace digital currencies and drive more…

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Can Do Parkour

From CNBC. In a new YouTube video from robotics company Boston Dynamics, which Alphabet sold to SoftBank last year, a robot is shown hopping over a log and then up a series of blocks, an activity called parkour. This two-legged robot, called Atlas, is the same one that was shown doing a backflip less than…

John Legend On Trump, Kanye, And The 2018 Election

From CNBC. John Legend sat down with CNBC’s John Harwood to promote Democrat Stacey Abrams, the African-American women running for governor of Georgia, the Florida ballot initiative Amendment Four, criminal justice reform, Democratic presidential politics, the Twitter fights he and his wife Chrissy Teigen have waged with President Donald Trump, and Kanye West. At age…

CNBC live price updates: Stocks continue triple-digit sell-off — Thursday, Oct. 11 2018

From CNBC. Stocks open for trading Thursday, a day after suffering an 800-point drop. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC…