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Fasting Can Improve Overall Health By Causing Circadian Clocks In the Liver and Skeletal Muscle To Rewire Their Metabolism, Study Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceDaily: In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protection against aging-associated diseases. The study was published recently in Cell Reports. The research was conducted using mice, which were subjected to 24-hour periods of fasting. While fasting, resea...
Tags: Tech, University of California Irvine


AWS launches Backup, a fully-managed backup service for AWS

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service today launched Backup, a new tool that makes it easier for developers on the platform to back up their data from various AWS services and their on-premises apps. Out of the box, the service, which is now available to all developers, lets you set up backup policies for services like Amazon EBS volumes, RDS databases, DynamoDB tables, EFS file systems and AWS Storage Gateway volumes. Support for more services is planned, too. To back up on-premises data, busine...
Tags: Amazon, Cloud, Enterprise, Developer, Cloud Storage, Cloud Computing, Tech, Data, Backup, Aws, Rackspace, Amazon Web Services, Amazon EBS, Bill Vass


Microsoft pledges $500M to create affordable housing around Seattle

At a time when tech companies are being blamed for creating housing shortages in cities across the country, Microsoft told the Seattle Times it will make a $500 million pledge, its largest ever, to create affordable housing around Seattle. The company is currently in the middle of a multi-billion dollar expansion of its Redmond, Washington campus. Microsoft’s pledge comes half a year after Seattle City Council failed to pass a “head tax” that would have required companies making more than $20...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Microsoft, Tech, Seattle, Smith, Affordable Housing, Brad Smith, Seattle Times, Seattle City Council, Arlington Virginia, Redmond Washington, Long Island City New York, Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Seattle Times Microsoft, Challenge Seattle


Researchers Report Breakthrough In Ice-Repelling Materials

"Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a new theory in physics called stress localization, which they used to tune and predict the properties of new materials," reports Phys.Org. "Based on those predictions, the researchers reported in Materials Horizons that they have created a durable silicone polymer coating capable of repelling ice from any surface." The new research has huge implications for aircraft, power transmission lines, and more. From the report: Hadi Ghasemi, Bill...
Tags: Tech, University Of Houston, Ghasemi, Hadi Ghasemi Bill D Cook


Google will raise prices on its G Suite for the first time ever, as competition with Microsoft Office 365 heats up (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google will raise prices on G Suite — the company's productivity suite — for the first time ever, according to a corporate blog post on Wednesday.  Starting on April 2nd, The cost of G Suite Basic will increase from $5 to $6 per user per month, and the cost of G Suite Business will move from $10 to $12. Google justified the 20% increase for its Basic and Business Editions by saying that it has not updated prices since introducing G Suite over a decade ago, while its product offering has gro...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Microsoft Office, Diane Greene, Marie Kondo, G Suite, G Suite Enterprise Edition, G Suite Business, Business Premium, Thomas Kurian, Business Editions, G Suite Basic


With New Cash and Facilities, Phoenix Transitions Out Of Startup Mode

It’s often not obvious precisely when an early-stage business reaches the point where it outgrows the “startup” label.Case in point: Madison, WI-based Phoenix, which sells neutron generators and provides image-reading services to organizations in industries ranging from healthcare to renewable energy to aerospace and defense.“From a cultural standpoint, everybody’s starting to feel the maturation of the company,” says Evan Sengbusch, Phoenix’s president. The company “still has the startup cultu...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Trends, Tech, Vc, Wisconsin, Manufacturing, Accelerators, Phoenix, Particle Accelerators, Exabyte, National blog main, Wisconsin blog main, Wisconsin top stories, Madison WI, Medical imaging


successfully installed Google Play Books

We all know that Nook Glowlight 3 is android 4.4.2 based, and many of us have installed various apps on it. I was wondering whether it's possible to install Google Play Books. Since I have purchased many books using Play Books, but I don't like to read on phone or tablet. Therefore I have spent some time to figure out how to do it. The steps are as follows: 1. install TWRP by Ryogo 2. install gapps, I use open gapps arm 4.4 pico version, this version contains Google Play Store 3. Sign in wi...
Tags: Google, Books, Barnes & Noble NOOK, Don, Ryogo, Voila Play Books


How To Drive In More Customers To Your On-Site Event Screen Printing Business

A successful event is the best source of publicity and also the best venue for customer acquisition. A study has shown that after a well-executed event, 74% of the consumers changed their mind about a brand and have a better opinion. While digital marketing works and is good for business, it still cannot replace a face-to-face interaction such as a live screen printing event. Do you have a live screen printing even in Las Vegas soon? Here are some tips that will help you attract more customers....
Tags: Google, Startups, Facebook, Las Vegas, Event, Others, Event Management, Live Screen Printing, Facebook Instagram Twitter Snapchat LinkedIn


Report: Feds Are Preparing Trade Theft Case Against Chinese Tech Giant Huawei

Federal prosecutors “are pursuing a criminal investigation” of Chinese tech giant Huawei for allegedly stealing the trade secrets of U.S. firms, with the case in part based on allegations raised in civil lawsuits, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Spying, Law Enforcement, Espionage, Intellectual Property, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, T Mobile, IP Theft, Chinese Tech Giant Huawei


Best Gadgets for Bloggers on The Go

Who would have thought 10 years ago that keeping an online diary was a golden ticket to fame and fortune? In the age of the Internet, we’ve seen the art of blogging transform from a mere hobby to a full-blown multimillion-dollar business. According to Forbes, A-list blogging personalities can earn as much as 150,000 dollars for a single Instagram post or 300 grand for a video partnership on Youtube. It’s a crazy lucrative business and no wonder more and more people are trying their hand on blogg...
Tags: Apple, Instagram, Microsoft, Advertising, Samsung, Sony, Microsoft Office, Nfc, Canon, Cnet, Casey Neistat, Forbes, Wi Fi, Anker PowerCore, Blog Tips, Anker PowerCore 20100 Power Bank


New pre-seed fund powered by First Round Capital will target recent graduates

In 2012, early Uber investor First Round Capital decided it needed an avenue to access the best companies brewing inside dormitories across the U.S. So the seed-stage venture capital firm launched Dorm Room Fund, a pool of capital managed by students for students. The project has brought 250 startups, including Harper Wilde and Brooklinen, and more than 400 entrepreneurs into the First Round network to date. “But there’s an even bigger community of founders just on the other side of that grad...
Tags: Google, TC, Uber, Tech, Venture Capital, Warby Parker, First Round Capital, Dorm Room Fund, Anamitra Banerji, Brooklinen, Afore Capital, Gaurav Jain, BoxGroup, Harper Wilde, Elizabeth Yin, Eric Bahn


You Can Now Buy a Boyfriend Pillow That Feels Like a Man, but Has None of the Drama

A lot of reviews on Amazon claimed it was a great gag gift, but ended up loving it way more than expected.
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Apple Releases Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max and XR, Qi Wireless Charging Supported (mac rumors)

Apple today released new Smart Battery Cases designed for its 2018 iPhone lineup, including the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. Available in black or white, each Smart Battery Case is priced at $129 and is designed to add extra battery life to the iPhone. The cases are similar in design to the past battery case option Apple offered for the iPhone 7, with a bump at the back to house a battery pack. Each case provides a varying amount of battery life depending on device. The iPhone XS Battery ...
Tags: Apple, News, Notification Center, Qi, Juli Clover, Lightning and Apple


Fortnite Bugs Gave Hackers Access To Millions of Player Accounts, Researchers Say

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say three vulnerabilities chained together could have allowed hackers to take control of any of Fortnite's 200 million players. "The flaws, if exploited, would have stolen the account access token set on the gamer's device once they entered their password," reports TechCrunch. "Once stolen, that token could be used to impersonate the gamer and log in as if they were the account holder, without needing their password." From the report: The researchers...
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Ace Combat 7: Can it match flying in real-life?

The latest version of the game Ace Combat 7 has a new VR mode for more realistic aerial acrobatics.
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Do you feel 'lucky', well, do you, punk? Google faces down magic button patent claim

Israeli company was 'feeling lucky' but lost out Google has won a patent dispute over its famous "I'm feeling lucky" button that immediately connects a user to its top-raking search link with a single click.…
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Marco Rubio Introduces Privacy Bill To Create Federal Regulations On Data Collection

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Fortune: Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at creating federal standards of privacy protection for major internet companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google. The bill, titled the American Data Dissemination Act, requires the Federal Trade Commission to make suggestions for regulation based on the Privacy Act of 1974. Congress would then have to pass legislation within two years, or the FTC will gain the power to write the rul...
Tags: Google, Congress, Tech, Netflix, Marco Rubio, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Rubio, Hill, Marco Rubio R Fla, Facebook Amazon, Facebook Amazon Apple Google


Federal Prosecutors Are Investigating Huawei For Allegedly Stealing Trade Secrets, Says Report

According to The Wall Street Journal, federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation to see if Huawei allegedly stole trade secrets from U.S. companies. The probe is reportedly built out of civil lawsuits against the telecommunications firm. The Hill reports: People familiar with the probe told the Journal that it is at an advanced stage and that an indictment could soon be coming. Huawei has long faced scrutiny from both lawmakers and national security officials, who have labeled th...
Tags: China, Tech, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Hill


Most Facebook users don't know their interests are tracked for ad targeting, Pew study finds

Most Facebook users have no idea how the company tracks and profiles everything they do to target ads, a new Pew Research study confirms. Pew reports that three-quarters (74%) of Facebook users surveyed in the study did not know that Facebook tracks their interests and various personal traits so they can be more efficiently targeted with ads. Those users only discovered this when the researchers directed them to take a look at the Facebook ad preferences page for their accounts. Most (51%) of...
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The CEO behind 'Pokémon Go' says the company is cash-flow positive as it becomes worth almost $4 billion

Niantic, the developer of "Pokémon Go" and the forthcoming "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite," announced that it's raised $245 million in a deal valuing it at "almost $4 billion." CEO John Hanke tells us that Niantic is cash-flow positive, but the money helps it bunker down for a possible venture capital crunch as it starts the years-long road towards a possible IPO. The funding round brings in Samsung and Axiomatic Games as strategic investors — two companies that Hanke says are very important for...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Reddit, Nintendo, Harry Potter, Warner Bros, IVP, Business Insider, Wilmington Delaware, Niantic, Jeff Vinik, John Hanke, Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, Pokemon Go


Laser shoes made for Parkinson's patients

People with Parkinson's can freeze when they walk but laser shoes are helping them to keep moving.
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SpaceX to build Mars spaceship in Texas, not Los Angeles

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX says it will build its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs. The Southern California-based company announced Wednesday that test versions of its Starship and Super Heavy rocket will be […]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Texas, Technology, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Port Of Los Angeles, Mars, Southern California, Hawthorne Calif


Huawei reportedly target of U.S. criminal probe for trade secrets theft

The investigation is tied to civil suits filed against the Chinese telecom giant, including a 2017 case in which Huawei was found liable for stealing technology from Bellevue-based T-Mobile, a person close to the matter said.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Bellevue, Huawei, T Mobile, Nation & World Politics


Facebook urged to give users greater control over what they see

Academics at the universities of Oxford and Stanford think Facebook should give users greater transparency and control over the content they see on its platform. They also believe the social networking giant should radically reform its governance structures and processes to throw more light on content decisions, including by looping in more external experts to steer policy. Such changes are needed to address widespread concerns about Facebook’s impact on democracy and on free speech, they arg...
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All of the TVs getting Apple’s AirPlay 2 in 2019

This year, Apple made it clear it was done keeping its AirPlay wireless streaming technology to itself. With an open API, the way is clear for a plethora of third-party devices, including this growing list of TVs. The post All of the TVs getting Apple’s AirPlay 2 in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Apple TV, Home Theater, Tvs, Wireless Audio, Airplay 2, Wireless Video


The Razr phone returns! Motorola to debut reboot

Our favourite flip phone the Motorola Razr is making a comeback.After being kicked to the curb in 2008 because of the evolving digital world of smartphones, Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to bring back the world's most popular flip... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Razr phone returns! Motorola to debut reboot with a folding screen

Our favourite flip phone the Motorola Razr is making a comeback.After being kicked to the curb in 2008 because of the evolving digital world of smartphones, Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to bring back the world's most popular flip... [Author: [email protected]]
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Huawei under U.S. criminal investigation for alleged theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile, other tech companies

China’s Huawei is the subject of a U.S. criminal investigation in which federal prosecutors say the Chinese tech company stole trade secrets from U.S. business partners including technology behind a robotic device T-Mobile used to test smartphones, called “Tappy.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the investigation stemmed from various civil lawsuits against Huawei, including the one involving T-Mobile's Tappy. In Seattle, a jury agreed that Huawei was liable for misappropriation of the ...
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Apple plans to cut back on hiring due to iPhone sales struggles

Apple Inc. will cut back on hiring for some divisions after selling fewer iPhones than expected and missing its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, according to people familiar with the matter.Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive... [Author: [email protected]]
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Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS

Android Pie recently rolled out, but it's already time to look ahead to Android Q, the next version of Google's mobile OS. We've seen a number of rumors and leaks come out about the operating system -- here's everything we know so far. The post Android Q: Everything we know so far about Google’s next mobile OS appeared first on Digital Trends.
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