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Happiness is on the Wane in the US, UN Global Report Finds

From a report on The Guardian, shared by five anonymous readers: Happiness in the US is declining and is expected to continue on a downward path, with Donald Trump's policies forecast to deepen the country's social crisis. The US has slipped to 15th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Avengers Director Will Reportedly Helm Batgirl Movie

Joss Whedon is said to be nearing a deal with Warner Bros. to produce, write and direct the film. Warner Bros. is reportedly moving forward on a Batgirl movie and Joss Whedon in talks to direct. IGN has confirmed a report by Variety that the.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

Putting Names to Faces May Boost Cooperation

People are more likely to cooperate when they know someone's name, new research finds......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Crikey! Refrigerator-Size Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Australia

Refrigerator-size dinosaur footprints are just some of the trackways that make the western coast of Australia the most diverse place on Earth for dinosaur footprints, a new study finds......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Woman"s Painful Sores Are Not Bug Bites, But Burrowing Bugs

Strange sores on a woman's swollen skin weren't caused by an insect bite, but by insects burrowing into her skin, according to a recent report of the woman's case......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Did Apple Music really have 10m more monthly users than Spotify in March?

A new report has claimed that Apple Music has the lead, but the devil is in the detail. Spotify is generally thought of as ruling the roost when it comes to music streaming services, but a recent report has claimed that Apple Music had 10 mill.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Britain Wants Tech Firms to Tackle Extremism

Britain will tell Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft on Thursday to do more to stop extremists posting content on their platforms and using encrypted messaging services to plan attacks. From a report: Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Sunday te.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 53 min. ago

Christopher Nolan and Sofia Coppola Urge Fans To Watch Films in Cinemas, Not On Netflix

Christopher Nolan and Sofia Coppola have urged audiences to see their films in the cinema at a time when the movie industry is reckoning with the growing popularity of video on demand and streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon. From a report:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 17 min. ago

Airline Fined For Sending 3.3 Million Unwanted Emails

The airline Flybe has been fined 70,000 pound ($87,000) for sending more than 3.3 million marketing emails to people who had opted out of receiving them. From a report on BBC: The emails, sent in August 2016, advised people to amend out-of-date perso.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Trolling Will Get Worse Before it Gets Better, Study Says

If you thought that the internet had a chance of becoming a nicer place at any point in the near future, it might be time to give up hope. From a report: "Harassment, trolls, and an overall tone of griping, distrust, and disgust" will stay the norm o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It"s Complicated

From a CNET report: A VPN redirects your internet traffic, disguising where your computer, phone or other device is when it makes contact with websites. It also encrypts information you send across the internet, making it unreadable to anyone who int.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 37 min. ago

Cisco Developing Standalone Networking OS, Report Says

Cisco has built a new network operating system that will allow users to run its most sophisticated networking features on older and lower-cost Cisco routers and switches, according to a report. From a report: The move to potentially disrupt its netwo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 9 min. ago

Report: Vizio Acquisition By LeEco May Be At Risk

The record, $2 billion acquisition of Irvine-based TV maker Vizio has hit some serious turbulence, with reports saying that the deal may be abandoned or cancelled, due to issues China's recent restriction of moving capital overseas. Those same curren.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

Android apps could rake in more cash than iOS this year — but there"s a catch

Thanks to dominant market share and a rapidly growing install base in burgeoning markets, Android may finally pass iOS this year in terms of app revenue, according to a report from analytics firm App Annie. The post Android apps could rake in more c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 25 min. ago

Micron experiencing rough transition to 1xnm DRAM process, says report

Micron Technology has faced a rough transition to 1xnm process for the manufacture of DRAM memory due to low yield rates, according to a Chinese-language report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 53 min. ago

New Wafer Works China plant to come online in 2018, says report

Taiwan-based silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works is expected to start operating its new plant in Zhengzhou, China which will be dedicated to producing 8-inch wafers in the first quarter of 2018, according to a recent Chinese-langauge Commercial Times.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

Scientists Discover Way To Transmit Taste of Lemonade Over Internet

schwit1 quotes a report from VICE: With the use of electrodes and sensors -- and zero lemons -- a group of researchers at the University of Singapore have announced that they can convince you that you're drinking lemonade, even if it's just water. Pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 9 min. ago

Article: Libero Biggest Loser from Ad Blocking in Italy

Big global brands like Amazon and YouTube, as well as Italy homegrown sites Dagospia and La Repubblica, are in the top 12......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy, In Blow To Nuclear Power

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 37 min. ago

Jeff Bezos Is Now the World"s Second Richest Person

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Jeff Bezos has leapt past Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett to become the world's second-richest person. Bezos, 53, added $1.5 billion to his fortune as Amazon.com Inc. rose $18.32 on Wednesday, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 29th, 2017

App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple"s iOS, Research Firm Says

An anonymous reader shares a report: For years, Apple's App Store, the place where people download apps for games and social networking services on their iPhones, has generated far more revenue worldwide than its Android competitors. This year, thing.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 29th, 2017