It might come as a relief to women as researchers at Microsoft have designed a smart bra that can detect stress. The prototype contains removable sensors that monitor heart and skin activity to provide an indication of mood levels. The aim was to find out if wearable technology could help prevent stress-related over-eating, the BBC reported. Mood data was provided to the wearer via a ...
A program that some community leaders say is a solid investment in the economic growth of San Diego County will end Dec. 31 under a bill passed by the state ...
#GivingTuesday , the nonprofit sector's answer to the buy bonanza that dominates the Thanksgiving Day weekend in the lead-in to holiday shopping. Today, there are some preliminary numbers to put against the flurry of messaging, emails, and hashtags - and they're strong ones. According ...
This article is by Jeff King, CEO of Barkley, an independent ad agency, and Jeff Fromm, executive VP at Barkley and co-author "Marketing To Millennials." Is conscious capitalism profitable? In a simple answer, yes. We have seen it happen more often over the past several decades--the success of companies that truly commit to the greater good. Yet, we would say that not only can ...
Friday's U.S. November nonfarm payrolls report looms large for the gold market, but unless the data come up much lower than expected, market watchers said there's little hope for bulls to see a rally. Expectations are that the Labor Department will show that anywhere from 180,000 to as many as 200,000 jobs were created in November, versus 204,000 in October. The unemployment rate is ...
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Somewhere, Sofia Coppolas fourth feature, is a continuation of her cinematic exploration of personal isolation, and while it has much about it that is admirable, it will undoubtedly be experienced most directly as an inferior variation on Lost in Translation (2003), her Oscar-w ... ...
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mobile banking. First efforts added mobile access to existing online banking, but that meant banks were not going to attract the mobile-only user, and they were missing some of the advanced capabilities of mobile, such as remote check deposit and using QR or visible bar codes. "While most banks have developed a mobile banking offering that allows customer to access their account ...
lists -- and that it is often very hard to find a to-do list app that perfectly matches your style. I've given a close look to the most promising options out there and compiled my favorites in this article. Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, "household manager," corporate employee, or freelancer, these are the best to-do list apps out there to help you organize the new ...
Gold prices ended the U.S. day session with sharp gains Wednesday on short covering, bargain hunting and position evening ahead of two days of major economic data points just ahead. In early trading Wednesday gold and silver prices hit fresh five-month lows in the immediate aftermath of a monthly U.S. ADP jobs figure that was stronger than expected. However, bargain hunters quickly stepped in to ...
's original mini iPads had 26% higher activations with the new Retina mini generating 17% more. (Note that my family and I own Apple shares). Localytics analyzed over 1 million new devices over the two three day periods and found that Apple's iPads and iPhones took 6 of the 8 top positions for mobile device activations from a growth perspective. This isn't too surprising given ...
can't touch with electronic marketing alone. The enduring power of direct mail is connected to two often overlooked societal phenomena: 1. The mail is often the only reliable way to reach reasonably affluent males. 2. The over-50 crowd, already large and growing, has a lot more money than younger folks and they're just as happy to deal with you in print as they are in the cyber ...
effective job hunting , it's no surprise that most experts say to tap into your network. It's about who you know and, in turn, who they know and so on. Most of the time, we think of our network in the professional sense and often reach out to those with whom we have weaker ties--former colleagues or people we attended school with, for example. But what about your family and close ...
How do you go about starting a small business? Just as looking for a job is a full time job, setting up shop is in and of itself a tedious and time-sucking enterprise for those not fluent in ...
The U.S. might have dished out a lot of cyber spying this year, but it was also a victim. According to Kaspersky Lab in Moscow, cyber espionage malware targeting government institutions was one of the top 10 biggest stories in the cyber security business this year. Infographic by Kaspersky Lab. Used by permission. Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Lab listed their take on the ...
to set up Microsoft Windows Stores at Best Buy is beginning to pay off. Sales of Microsoft's Surface 32GB topped the list of items sold at Best Buy on Black Friday, according ...
Physical and digital worlds are converging. As a result consumers expect uniform service whether they are in the physical world or if they are in the digital world. The convergence of the business and personal use of technology is also fueling this trend. (Text ...
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India's Sanam Singh has lost to Canada's Peter Polansky 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the ATP Knoxville Challenger.
Singh had earlier achieved straight set victories in both of his earlier matches in this tournament.
The first set took 32 minutes and the second 41 minutes to complete in a match that went on for one hour and thirteen minutes.
The Knoxville Challenger is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts, the report said.
It is held annually in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, since 2000, the report added. (ANI)
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