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Discontinuing Facebook Decreases Stress Levels in a Few Days Discontinuing Facebook Decreases Stress Levels in a Few Days
- April 04, 2018

They also tested the participants' salivary cortisol levels , a physiological measure of stress . Quitting Facebook for five days was associated with a drop in the stress hormone cortisol , showed a preliminary study published by Australian authors said The Inquisitr . (more...)
Facebook says removed over 200 accounts to Russian trolls
- April 04, 2018

He said: "This particular set of pages and accounts was used to target people in Russia and people speaking Russian in neighbouring countries like Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine ". Zuckerberg dismissed the notion that his social media platform had been manipulated by foreign agents to influence the 2016 vote. "We began investigating their activity globally and taking down their pages and accounts", he said. (more...)
Here Are All the Differences Between Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered Here Are All the Differences Between Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered
- April 04, 2018

The maximum number of players online has increased from four to six. Along with technical improvements, the list reveals a strong focus on better matchmaking, and little fixes that address some common complaints throughout the years (hello, button configuration! ) The list also clarifies graphics on the Switch: it will run at 1080p resolution at 30fps on Nintendo's console when docked, and 720p resolution at 30fps when in handheld mode. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge users should REALLY upgrade their phones
- April 04, 2018

A mini version could soon join the Samsung Galaxy S9 series. However, there's no confirmation that it's the Galaxy S9 Mini at all. However, considering the launch cycle dating back three years, it is easy to say that the device has served its owners well. (more...)
Corn and Soybeans Rally, Wheat Drags on Grain Complex Corn and Soybeans Rally, Wheat Drags on Grain Complex
- April 04, 2018

May soybeans rose 2-1/2 cents to $10.38 a bushel and May corn added 1-1/4 cents to $3.88-1/2 a bushel. Terminal soybean bids, U.S. No. 1, price paid for truck delivery, included: Kansas City, $9.74 to $9.79 1/2, down 6 cents; Minneapolis, $9.48 1/2, no comparisons; southern Iowa, $9.54 1/2 to $9.66 1/2, down 9 to 6 cents; central IL processors, $9.81 1/2 to $10.01 1/2, down 8 to 6 cents. (more...)
Trump Under Investigation But Not Criminal Target Trump Under Investigation But Not Criminal Target
- April 04, 2018

Alex van der Zwaan , a lawyer who once worked closely with Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , was sentenced for 30 days and must also serve two months of supervised release by US District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Jackson also said his signs of remorse were relatively "muted". Attorneys for the defendant had pushed for a sentence of probation, noted that Van der Zwaan's wife is due to give birth in August. (more...)
Facebook Says It Deleted 138 Pages Run By A Russian Agency Facebook Says It Deleted 138 Pages Run By A Russian Agency
- April 04, 2018

Zuckerberg mentioned the new tool in a post that announced their banishing of 270 IRA-controlled accounts specifically targeting "people living in Russia", and "people speaking Russian in neighboring countries like Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine". (more...)
MSI launches GT75 Titan gaming laptop with Intel i9 processor in India MSI launches GT75 Titan gaming laptop with Intel i9 processor in India
- April 04, 2018

But perhaps the most interesting looking of the bunch would be its GS65 Stealth Thin , with its svelte design, unique look, and quite a bit of power under the hood. The GE Raider RGB Edition first announced at CES 2018 is a laptop inspired by sports cars. It was crafted for ultra-illumination with RGB lighting on the top cover, keyboard and USB ports. (more...)
CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook deleting posts linked to Russian 'troll factory'
- April 04, 2018

Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency . Facebook says it has suspended 70 Facebook accounts, 138 Facebook pages , and 65 Instagram accounts controlled by the Internet Research Agency. Facebook's announcement, titled, "Authenticity Matters: The IRA Has No Place on Facebook", comes as the social media giant faces heightened scrutiny over a security issue that allowed the data firm Cambridge Analytica to harvest the personal information of 50 million Facebook users without their ... (more...)
Hot Stocks Report: eBay Inc. (EBAY), Tesaro, Inc. (TSRO) Hot Stocks Report: eBay Inc. (EBAY), Tesaro, Inc. (TSRO)
- April 04, 2018

The price target set for the stock is $47.48, and this sets up an impressive set of potential movement for the stock. The recent analyst consensus rating clocked at 2.4 on the shares. 22,561 shares were sold by FISHER STEPHEN, worth $991,946 on Monday , February 5. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.97, for a total value of $992,007.17. (more...)
Mobile Releases Oreo For Galaxy S8 Active Mobile Releases Oreo For Galaxy S8 Active
- April 04, 2018

Those who own the handset in the country should now keep an eye out for an over-the-air update notification which should be arriving soon. Although this is usually the first variant of the phone that gets a major update before carrier-branded models, the United States seems to be an exception. (more...)
Sixth-Generation iPad Teardown Details 'Repair Nightmare' for Education-Focused Tablet Sixth-Generation iPad Teardown Details 'Repair Nightmare' for Education-Focused Tablet
- April 04, 2018

The sixth-gen iPad is aimed at the education market and is the first non-Pro model to support the Apple Pencil. The teardown shows that the iPad 6 indeed features an A10 Fusion coupled with 2GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Although iFixit noted that this allows Apple to reuse existing manufacturing lines to reduce waste, the battery is still locked behind a "repair-impeding adhesive" that greatly reduced the iPad's repairability score. (more...)
Ghost Recon Wildlands will get a second year of DLC Ghost Recon Wildlands will get a second year of DLC
- April 04, 2018

Note: Special Operation I includes the content planned for Updates 5 and 6 promised in the original Ghost War roadmap . There are four Special Operations updates in all and will offer a bunch of content like missions, items, rewards and even tweaks that players have requested. (more...)
Investors Recap on Acxiom Corporation (ACXM)
- April 04, 2018

That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 5.18 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. The 200 day moving average may be the grand-daddy of moving averages. As simple moving average (SMA) is a short term and proactive investment approach, it delivers the optimal results to the small traders and investors regarding the price changes in the financial markets in a short span of time. (more...)
Best stocks that makes you wealthy: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Best stocks that makes you wealthy: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- April 04, 2018

The stock increased 2.60% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $36.69. About 3.99 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 16.63% the S&P500. Facebook had 245 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, August 7. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 31 by Cowen & Co. (more...)
Milky Way Is Expending At A Velocity Of 500 Meters Per Second Milky Way Is Expending At A Velocity Of 500 Meters Per Second
- April 04, 2018

The Milky Way has already devoured hundreds of smaller galaxies over its lifetime, and to this day continues to absorb the dwarf satellites that surround us. The solar system is located in one of the arms of the disc of a barred spiral galaxy which we call the Milky Way. Supernova remnants observed within a few thousand years of their formative explosion throw off oxygen-rich and hydrogen-poor filaments, blasted out from the interior of the original star. (more...)
Lockheed Martin hired by NASA to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane Lockheed Martin hired by NASA to Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane
- April 04, 2018

The design of the airplane is meant to reduce the "sonic boom" to a thump or a double-thump by the time it reaches the ground. While NASA's interests aren't necessarily towards decreasing flight times for the average traveler (at least at his point in time) it's true that a successful supersonic X-plane would open up new options for travel that were previously inaccessible due to the incredibly loud sonic boom experienced when an aircraft breaks the speed of sound. (more...)
Antarctica's Underwater Ice Retreating Five Times Faster Than Expected, Study Says Antarctica's Underwater Ice Retreating Five Times Faster Than Expected, Study Says
- April 03, 2018

While it is still not possible to directly quantify the direct sea level rise caused by retreating grounding lines, considering the sheer size of the continent, it is still a matter of concern, notes the report. "Imagine other coastlines changing at an equal speed, that's really massive", explained Konrad. If this marine ice recession continues, it could lead to a total collapse of the world's largest ice sheet , the study found. (more...)
Bharti Airtel is Offering 1000GB of Free Data for Broadband Customers Bharti Airtel is Offering 1000GB of Free Data for Broadband Customers
- April 03, 2018

Currently, in Delhi, the company is offering the bonus data on two plans of Rs 1,099 and Rs 1,299. Avail the Airtel bonus data offer by choosing any of the plans given above. Country's leading telecom operator Airtel has rolled out a limited period offer for its broadband users. Airtel also allows users to the option of " Data Rollover " facility for those on its broadband network. (more...)
Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality, a Dedicated Browser for VR and AR Headsets Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality, a Dedicated Browser for VR and AR Headsets
- April 03, 2018

Firefox maker Mozilla announced the launch of Firefox Reality, a new browser for augmented and virtual reality headsets Tuesday. As with Mozilla's existing desktop browser, Firefox Reality is open source, making it easier for manufacturers to adapt the browser for their devices. (more...)
Apple plans to ditch Intel, make own chips
- April 03, 2018

According to supply chain analysis by Bloomberg , Apple offers Intel with about 5 percent of its annual revenue. They were down 6.4 percent at US$48.75 at 3:30 p.m.in NY. It has already been integrating user-facing features, and more recently started sharing lower-level features like a new file management system. Codenamed Kalamata , the plan is to create custom chips that would make Macs , iPads, and iPhones work "more similarly and seamlessly together ". (more...)
Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) on Focus After Trading At 52-Week Lows
- April 03, 2018

Japan's Nikkei 225 and the Shanghai Composite Index in China closed lower after erasing earlier gains. Analysts said the declines in recent weeks have been triggered by uncertainties over many aspects of the economy, counting borrowing costs, trade tensions, debate about data regulations, and driverless auto technology . (more...)
Scientists Make Exciting Dinosaur Footprint Discovery On The Isle Of Skye Scientists Make Exciting Dinosaur Footprint Discovery On The Isle Of Skye
- April 03, 2018

The fossilized footprints were left by the 170-million-year-old early sauropods, which grew to at least 49ft long and weighed more than 10 tons. The study, carried out by the University of Edinburgh , Staffin Museum and Chinese Academy of Sciences, was published in the Scottish Journal of Geology . (more...)
NASA Marsbee flying robotic insects may explore Mars in the future NASA Marsbee flying robotic insects may explore Mars in the future
- April 03, 2018

The exploratory robot bees, known officially as "Marsbees" are being developed to investigate areas of the red planet that are inaccessible to a robot on wheels. Then, if the projects turn out to be feasible they might receive Phase II awards. This year, the portfolio for Phase II includes many interesting technologies, including Mach effect gravity, assist drive propulsion, novel exploration tools for Triton and a large scale telescope. (more...)
Shadow of War To Remove All Microtransactions Shadow of War To Remove All Microtransactions
- April 03, 2018

No more microtransactions for Middle Earth: Shadow of War . Beyond the closing of the market, Shadow of War will also see gameplay updates in the coming months. You'll have until July 17 to flash your cash, as the only chests available after then will be regular loot chests which can be purchased with in-game credits. (more...)