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How blogging is like compound interest

I remember when I was little girl in elementary school, and my brother and I used to accompany my mom to the bank. I was probably 7 or 8. My mom gave my brother and I bank accounts (with a small amount of money) to teach us a bit about money (and to keep us occupied) Back then, interest rates ... Read More »

Surprisingly teetotallers, like big drinkers, are more prone to dementia

People who have sworn off alcohol for decades or longer run a higher risk of dementia late in life than moderate drinkers, according to a study published Wednesday. Long-term teetotallers were roughly 50% more likely to suffer Alzheimers or another form of neurodegenerative disease, scientists reported in the BMJ, a medical journal. With heavy drinking, however, dementia became even more ... Read More »

Moto XT1920 pops up on FCC, looks like an Android Go phone

  Motorola is preparing the One Power device that should arrive as the successor of the Moto X4 with Stock Android. According to a listing by FCC, the company is also preparing a phone with Android Oreo: Go Edition that has a model name XT1920. Of course, this might be a standard low-end device, but the phone is listed with ... Read More »

6 women share what it’s actually like on being on antidepressants

Last week, a major study was published which concluded that, yes, antidepressants do work. The study, published in The Lancet, analysed more than 500 trials involving 116,477 people, and concluded that all of the actual antidepressants were more effective in treating mental health conditions than placebo (dummy) drugs. The study also found some antidepressants were more effective than others. For years, there’s been ... Read More »

Hands-on: Assassin’s Creed: Origins still feels like Assassin’s Creed

When Ubisoft announced last year that the Assassin’s Creed series would take a year off, retool, and return in 2017, I anticipated huge sweeping differences. The series needs huge sweeping differences—with a grueling yearly release schedule, Assassin’s Creed has suffered from consumer and critical malaise more than perhaps any Ubisoft property. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Assassin’s Creed Origins – PC ... Read More »

Researchers create wild ReRAM memory chips that store data and act like a processor

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor. The breakthrough uses state-of-the-art memory chips known as Redox-based, resistive switching random access memory (ReRAM) and could lead to much faster and thinner mobile devices. Today’s computers must transfer data from the memory storage ... Read More »

Ellp is like IFTTT for the desktop

One of the more useful online services for getting things done is IFTTT.com, which stands for If This, Then That. For example, if rain is the forecast for tomorrow, then send me an email. A new program for the Windows called Ellp (currently in beta) is kind of like IFTTT for the desktop. It can’t carry out the wide number ... Read More »

L Catterton eyes passion in picks like Charles & Keith, Seafolly

Sanjit Das | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pedestrians walk past a Charles & Keith store in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Apart from being some of the most recognizable brands in Asia, footwear brand Charles & Keith, Australian swimwear brand Seafolly and K-pop talent manger YG entertainment are also among investment picks that L Catterton Asia has made. “Our focus (is) ... Read More »

Pac-Man Like Protein Eats Dead Cells, Helps Prevent Cancer

LONDON: Scientists have identified a Pac-Man like protein which causes cells to eat their dying neighbours, helping to prevent inflammation that can lead to cancer, a finding that may find new therapies to combat the disease. Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK discovered the Rac1 protein switches cell function and causes cells to respond to ‘eat me’ ... Read More »

The Fed is partying like it is 1998—and elevating risks: Citi strategist

The Federal Reserve’s dovish stance on interest costs is increasing the dangers of economic fallout from acharge hike in the future, Steven Wieting, Citi non-public financial institution‘s leader global investmentstrategist, stated Wednesday. Fed policymakers indicated in March they would increase costs fewer times than they formerly deliberate,citing financial conditions in overseas markets among other things. The Federal Open market Committee ... Read More »