According To Decades Of Science These Are The 5 Ways To Fall Asleep And Beat Insomnia

We live in an always-on world; hyperconnected, overloaded with information, and addicted to our screens, especially the smartphone soulmates that are constantly begging for our attention. We can joke about the many aberrant behaviors this causes, such as walking headlong in doors, walls and each other, but where this behavior takes its greatest toll is on our sleep.  […]

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A New 9% Floating Rate Hybrid Just Hit The Market Below Par Value

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Cyber Saturday—Facebook’s ‘War Room’ Is a Marketing Ploy

In response to mounting criticism from consumers, citizens, and lawmakers, Facebook is pursuing a public relations blitz. The media giant wants to change people’s perceptions about how it is handling the scourge of misinformation and concomitant threat to elections presented by its websites and apps. Enter the “war room.” Facebook invited journalists from a number […]

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3 Ways Russian-Linked Entities Stoked Controversy on Facebook, Twitter

New charges against a Russian national for allegedly trying to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and upcoming midterms reveal the creative techniques that Kremlin-linked groups have used to sow discontent among Americans. The Department of Justice said Friday that it filed criminal charges against Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova for her alleged role with the Russian […]

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The Global Hunt for the Next Decade’s Fastest-Growing Companies

IT’S A DISCLAIMER FAMILIAR TO ANY INVESTOR, but it’s perhaps truer now than ever: Past performance is no guarantee of future success. Technological changes have accelerated the rate of competition: New challengers are rising faster than ever, and incumbent leaders are falling just as fast. At BCG, our research shows that for large companies, there […]

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Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

(Reuters) – Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals. Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens to French President Emmanuel Macron after a family picture with guests of the “Tech for Good […]

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Exclusive: Amazon zooms in on central Mexico for large new warehouse

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the country, sources said, aiming at a bigger slice of the burgeoning e-commerce market in Latin America’s second-largest economy. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Amazon fulfillment logo in Mexico City, Mexico, September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard […]

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Lyft selects JPMorgan, Credit Suisse for IPO in 2019: source

(Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc has chosen JPMorgan Chase & Co, Credit Suisse and Jefferies as underwriters for its initial public offering, slated for the first half of 2019, according to a person familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: An illuminated sign appears in a Lyft ride-hailing car in Los Angeles, California, U.S. September […]

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3 Vanguard ETFs To Consider Right Now

I’m penning this article the evening of October 11, 2018. The market has just completed two of the most severe convulsions since early-February, when the Dow suffered a 600-point decline followed by two 1,000-point declines over a span of 4 trading days. Over the past two days, the Dow has dropped 1,377 points, the Nasdaq […]

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A Grad Student Solved a Fundamental Quantum Computing Problem

In the spring of 2017, Urmila Mahadev found herself in what most graduate students would consider a pretty sweet position. She had just solved a major problem in quantum computation, the study of computers that derive their power from the strange laws of quantum physics. Combined with her earlier papers, Mahadev’s new result, on what […]

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