The Nearsightedness Epidemic And 5 Ways To Fight It

You may not realize it, but we are currently in the middle of a world-wide epidemic of myopia, or nearsightedness. Both children and adults are struggling with nearsightedness on a massive scale. In fact, according to Science Daily, since 1971, the incidence of nearsightedness in the US nearly doubled, to 42 percent, and this number is even higher in the continent of Asia, where up to 90 percent of teenagers and adults are nearsighted. The cause of this epidemic is clear: our increasing depende...
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Epic Games’ store is now open, promises a free title every fortnight

As promised, publisher Epic Games has thrown open the doors to its online store today, with a small selection of PC games on its shelves. The Fortnite developer is hoping to take on Valve’s popular Steam store with its new shop, but it won’t be an easy run. To that end, Epic is offering developers a better deal on sales revenue, and it’ll eventually offer Android titles as well. The store will also release one game for free every two weeks through 2019. Up first is underwater exploration title S...
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5 Things To Consider Before Moving To The UAE

While the UAE is one of the most expat friendly countries in the world and attracts expats from all over the globe, understanding the intricacies of Emirati culture, business and professional climate is essential if you want to get off to a good start. That’s why it’s important that you know exactly what to expect and how to navigate the waters of this totally new country before you leave. Here are a few things anybody moving to the UAE should consider before making the move. You’ll Need to Ge...
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Gold set for best week since August, U.S. jobs data eyed

Gold prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for their best week in 15, as the dollar weakened on renewed speculation of an imminent pause in the U.S. Federal Reserve's tightening cycle.
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Google’s ambition to disrupt the radio : Launches AI powered audio news feed for smart speakers.

Google is launching a radio-style, on-demand audio news feed available on smart speakers, personalized with the help of artificial intelligence. It has partnerships with more than a dozen news organizations to deliver an audio feed in the same manner as its smartphone news feed. This new experience will bring you an audio news playlist assembled […] More Source
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Lime and Keven Mealamu to host safe scooting summit at Eden Park

Rugby legend Keven Mealamu will be on hand to celebrate electric scooter safety when Lime holds its Rider Safety Summit at Eden Park tomorrow.The summit is part of the American-based ride sharing giant's US$3 million ($4.3m) global... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: Lawyer says 2 Trump workers faced abuse

The Latest on a report saying Trump resort hired undocumented workers (all times local): 11 p.m.
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Comparison: Is Astro’s A50 gaming headset worth $200 more than Logitech’s G433?

Perhaps the best part about Logitech, these days, is the number of products on offer at differing price points. After the company purchased Astro Gaming last summer, it added a high-end line of stellar gaming cans, rivaling anyone in the industry, including Razer, Turtle Beach, and others. And to show off its newfound range in headset availability, the company sent us two to play with: the corded Logitech G433, and Astro’s A50 Wireless. There’s a lot to love, but we’re going to pit the two again...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Logitech, Astro, Astro Gaming, Plugged, Razer Turtle Beach

How Congress used AI to decide whether to tie-up with Telugu Desam or not in Telangana elections

Politics embraced digital medium in a big way since 2008 US presidential elections but it’s use of technology has been mostly limited to either use of social media or influencing social media (read, fake news) and some data crunching. Now Politics is going hardcore with AI, even in India. The Indian National Congress party has […] More Source
Tags: Business, Congress, India, US, Artificial Intelligence, Telangana, Indian National Congress

Choosing The Right Financial Management Software For Your Business

Choosing the right financial management software for your business is one of the critical business decisions that you will have to make. If you have a good software that is compatible with your financing operations it will be easier for you to manage the company finances. However, if you end up choosing some substandard software with processing and functioning limitations you will face many hurdles in managing your books properly. It is important for your business success that you have the right...
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Ontario government fires 3 directors after Google deal

TORONTO (AP) — The chairwoman of a government organization that signed a partnership with a Google affiliated company to create a smart-city development in Toronto said she and two other appointed board members have been fired. Waterfront Toronto chair Helen Burstyn confirmed Thursday that herself and board members Michael Nobrega and Meric Gertler have been […]
Tags: Google, Business, News, Toronto, Ap, Ontario, Nation & World, Meric Gertler, Helen Burstyn, Waterfront Toronto, Michael Nobrega

Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor to be indicted Monday: Nikkei

Tokyo prosecutors plan to indict former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday for financial misconduct, the Nikkei business daily reported, ratcheting up their case against the auto tycoon.
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Hamilton councillor calls dream of owning home impossible

Hamilton City councillor Angela O'Leary has called the Kiwi dream the Kiwi impossible, after new property valuations put more pressure on house prices.O'Leary posted on her Facebook page that in 2009 she bought her three bedroom... [Author: [email protected]]
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Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

AVGO earnings call for the period ending October 31, 2018.
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Top 20 Writing Apps for Android and iPhone

Technology, according to a college homework helper, is helping to shape the world. Today, it has become a lot easier for people to communicate, write, transfer or publish whatever they… Read more » The post Top 20 Writing Apps for Android and iPhone appeared first on
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Elon Musk to unveil tunnel elevators and autonomous pods on December 18

We'll soon learn if Elon Musk's high-speed tunnel plan is a serious effort at ending traffic jams or little more than a fancy theme park ride, with a big unveiling event coming on December 18, a week later than originally planned. The post Elon Musk to unveil tunnel elevators and autonomous pods on December 18 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Huawei: Chinese media accuses US of 'hooliganism' over Meng Wanzhou arrest

State-run papers label Washington a ‘despicable rogue’ as Japan moves to ban telecoms company from government contractsChinese media have lashed out at the US over the arrest of senior Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, accusing the country of using “hooliganism” to suppress the Chinese telecom giant at the centre of what is turning into a major diplomatic incident.State-run China Daily said the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer appeared to be part of US efforts to contain the company, whic...
Tags: Business, Japan, Technology, Washington, China, Americas, US, World news, US news, Canada, Asia Pacific, Huawei, China Daily, Meng Wanzhou, Wanzhou

3 Tax Mistakes You're Probably Making Today

Consider this your much-needed wake-up call.
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Angular 6 Courses – Why Are They So Important?

Angular is basically a platform which aids in building application using the web. Developers use angular to build the application that can be run on the web, desktop or mobile interfaces. People using angular are expected to have knowledge about JavaScript and some latest standard tools. The latest version of angular is Angular 6.0.0. This version has got some wonderful features. It allows the user to download and install new packages. It allows the existing packages to be updated. Now instead...
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December Congressional delays mean tax extenders could be pushed into 2019

If any of these expired tax breaks apply to you and they're not renewed by year's end, wait a bit to file your 2018 return next year. By delaying your filing until they're retroactively renewed, you'll save yourself additional hassles. George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States was laid to rest today, marking the end of commemorations of his life and years of public service. The elder President Bush's death also brought the lame duck session of Congress to an almost complete ha...
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Japan to ban Huawei, ZTE from government contracts: sources

Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defences against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks, sources told Reuters.
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Global Markets: Asia shares struggle to rally, oil skids further

Asian shares fought to sustain the slimmest of recoveries on Friday amid speculation the Federal Reserve might be "one-and-done" with U.S. rate hikes, while oil fell anew as producers bickered over the details of an output cut.
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Oil drops as OPEC makes supply cut dependent on Russian support

Oil prices fell on Friday, pulled down by OPEC's decision to delay a final decision on output cuts, awaiting support from non-OPEC heavyweight Russia.
Tags: Money, Opec, businessNews

Anaplan Pleases Investors on Its First Earnings Call as a Public Company

Another cool cloud computing company. But is it a buy after a big run-up?
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Cheaper petrol prices on the way as OPEC talks stall

The odds on cheaper petrol prices for the Christmas holidays just got better as OPEC talks in Vienna ended without a deal on oil production cuts.Crude oil prices slumped as much as five per cent in initial trading this morning.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Here's Why Aphria Stock Fell 33.1% in November

The marijuana stock's first month on a major exchange was one that shareholders would rather forget.
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Why The Trade Desk Stock Rebounded 15.3% in November

The programmatic-advertising leader delivered another quarterly beat and raise last month. Here's what investors need to know.
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How To Get More Visitors To Your Travel Website

Getting traffic to your website can seen like a huge slog when you’re just starting out. It can seem like you’re just a tiny drop in the ocean – and getting out looks as bleak as it gets. However, with a point in the right direction and some top tips, you can get your travel blog from zero to one hundred in a matter of weeks. As long as you follow our guide on how to get more visitors to your travel website, you can’t go far wrong. So, without further ado, here are our top tips to get those cli...
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