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Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works | Inc.com

It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing down their stress levels. The trick is to hold your conversations in the third person.<p>Legendary psychologist, Ethan Kross, researches …

Psychology

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Tim Cook says the PC is dead, but Apple still makes computers

Speaking to The Telegraph in London on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook sounded the death knell for the PC:<p>I think if you’re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? No really, why would you buy one?<p>Cook has his hopes pinned on the company’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which goes on sale tomorrow and …

Tim Cook

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

Tinder tries to attract Wall Street, with Square as its wingman

Tinder is making a lot of money from your swipes — enough to help its parent company to stroll over to Wall Street soon and cash in to the tune of …

Ericsson And Cisco Partner To Generate $1 Billion Each In New Revenues By 2018

Ericsson and Cisco Systems announced yesterday a strategic partnership focused on business transformations in the communications service provider space. Together, the Swedish mobile equipment maker and the American networking corporation, can boast more than 56,000 patents, $11 billion of research …

Telecoms

Vodafone app turns your smartphone into a powerful cancer research machine

DreamLabs app launched by Vodafone in Australia harnesses the processing power of smartphones to carry out medical research<p>Smartphones contain processing power that would only be found in the most expensive supercomputers a few decades ago. Combined, they can in theory create a network that can …

Snapchat triples video traffic in six months to reach 6 billion daily views

Snapchat claims that its video traffic has tripled in six months, to reach 6bn daily video views, compared to 8bn for Facebook<p>The number of videos viewed each day on Snapchat has tripled since May, as the ephemeral messaging app closes the gap with its social media rival Facebook.<p>People close to …

Tinder swipes right on up to $470 million IPO

Tinder’s parent company Match (which is owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp) could raise $470 million in its initial public offering. That’s a whole lot of swipes right.<p>The figure was revealed in an SEC filing today, and suggests that the opening share price will be between $12 and $14.<p>That means the …

PlentyOfFish

Xiaomi announces Mi Band Pulse, a $16 wearable heart rate monitor

In May 2015, Xiaomi brought the Mi Band, a $15 fitness band that's hugely popular in China, to the U.S. It's a great price for a waterproof bracelet …

Emirates signs $16 billion engine deal with GE for 777x fleet | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai’s Emirates airlines [EMIRA.UL] on Monday said it signed a $16 billion service contract with GE’s aviation unit for engines powering the airline’s 777x fleet.<p>An Emirates Airlines plane, with Tail Number A6-EOF, lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, …

Aviation