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How yoga may enhance heart health 5 ways to properly secure new technology Have We Mastered Technology, or Has It Mastered Us? How to live more with less technology Empowering education through speech technology ‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation to Present at the 2019 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference Home buyers stepping in to bailout stressed real estate developers Real estate sector likely to see consolidation: Report

How yoga may enhance heart health

Many people think of yoga mainly as an activity that promotes flexibility and balance. But this ancient tradition also includes breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation.

5 ways to properly secure new technology

Data breaches are not unique to the University of Washington Medicine (UW). In 2018, US companies experienced 12,449 data breaches, a 424% increase over 2017. In

Have We Mastered Technology, or Has It Mastered Us?

Anchorage, Alaska is home to a health care organization that qualifies as something of a medical miracle. The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is tiny compared to giant hospitals

How to live more with less technology

For a computer scientist and best-selling author, Cal Newport keeps a low profile on the internet. “You won’t find him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram,”

Empowering education through speech technology

  Representational Image Speech recognition based apps can help in bridging learning gaps in India, writes Shruti Niraj Rural student often face problems in reading, and

‘No Brexit with no-deal’ – NI business

Some of NI’s largest businesses have written to MPs urging them not to let the UK leave the EU without a deal. They say that no-deal

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation to Present at the 2019 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference

NEW YORK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:ACRE) announced today that Tae-Sik Yoon, its Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at the RBC

Home buyers stepping in to bailout stressed real estate developers

But experts feel the move has it’s own set of hurdles Home buyers are increasing resorting to bailing out stuck real estate projects which the

Real estate sector likely to see consolidation: Report

Driven by reforms: Weaker players exit, quality players will benefit, doubling their market share to 20% by FY24 The real estate sector is headed for

Lawyer Says Turing Execs Warned Shkreli Against Drug Price Hike

Lawyer Says Turing Execs Warned Shkreli Against Drug Price Hike

The former top lawyer for Turing Pharmaceuticals says he and other executives warned Martin Shkreli against the drastic price hike that triggered a national backlash against the company and its 32-year-old CEO. Turing’s former general counsel will tell Senate lawmakers [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy

Departing UN Official Calls Organization a ‘Black Hole’ of Bureaucracy

Which operation has the United Nations bungled most badly? The ponderous response to the Ebola epidemic — or the ongoing deployment of 4,500 troops in Haiti? Or was it the dispatch of peacekeepers to the Central African Republic who have [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Lassa Fever Case Puzzles German Doctors

Lassa Fever Case Puzzles German Doctors

German doctors are puzzled by the first outbreak of Lassa fever outside Africa. They say three people have been infected after having contact with an American who died of Lassa fever there last month. “This is now the first documented [...]

March 19, 2016 Health
Jot This Down: Post-it Celebrates 35 Years of Reminding You

Jot This Down: Post-it Celebrates 35 Years of Reminding You

Note to self: Remember that Post-its turn 35 this month. Since it first hit office supply closets across America in the early Eighties, the ubiquitous sticky square has been a life saver for our notes, reminders, and everything in between. [...]

March 19, 2016 Business
Blue Diamond Worn for Years by Shirley Temple Up for Auction

Blue Diamond Worn for Years by Shirley Temple Up for Auction

A blue diamond ring that child star-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple wore for decades is going up for auction. Sotheby’s says the 9.54 carat ring is among the more than 300 lots in the “Magnificent Jewels” auction scheduled for April 19 in [...]

March 19, 2016 Business
Oil Slips From 2016 High as Investors Book Profits

Oil Slips From 2016 High as Investors Book Profits

Oil fell slightly on Friday as investors booked profits at the end of a fourth consecutive week of gains, but prices remained close to 2016 highs on expectations of a production freeze by major exporters. U.S. crude was down 10 [...]

March 19, 2016 Uncategorized
Joan Bakewell ‘deeply sorry’ over anorexia comments

Joan Bakewell ‘deeply sorry’ over anorexia comments

Labour peer Joan Bakewell says she is “deeply sorry” for causing “distress” by suggesting the rise of eating disorders among teenagers was a sign of “narcissism” in society. She told The Sunday Times “no one has anorexia in societies where [...]

March 16, 2016 Health
Tumours shrunk ‘dramatically’ in 11 days

Tumours shrunk ‘dramatically’ in 11 days

They said the “surprise” findings, reported at the European Breast Cancer Conference, could mean some women no longer need chemotherapy. The drugs, tested on 257 women, target a specific weakness found in one-in-ten breast cancers. Experts said the findings were [...]

March 16, 2016 Uncategorized
‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

Volunteers who used this approach were 25% more likely to remain abstinent half a year from the date that they give up than smokers who tried to gradually wean themselves off instead. The NHS says that picking a convenient date [...]

March 16, 2016 Health
Argentina lawmakers back debt settlement deal

Argentina lawmakers back debt settlement deal

After 20 hours of debate, a majority of 165 to 86 lawmakers voted in favour of repealing two bills which stood in the way of the agreement with creditors. It is a victory for President Mauricio Macri who struck the [...]

March 16, 2016 Business
London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse agree merger

London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse agree merger

The tie-up will create one of the largest exchange companies in the world with a combined value of about £21bn. Under the terms of the deal, LSE shareholders will own 45.6% of the new holding company, while Deutsche Boerse shareholders [...]

March 16, 2016 Business
US Federal Reserve holds interest rates

US Federal Reserve holds interest rates

The central bank said the labour market was strengthening, but it was still looking for inflation to reach its 2%. target. The Fed indicated it expected the US economy to continue to “expand at a moderate pace” Interest rates remain [...]

March 16, 2016 Business