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Microsoft has two big Windows 10 updates slated for 2017

While announcing the gradual rollout of its Anniversary update for Windows 10, Microsoft confirmed that there would be two feature updates coming in 2017. This means moving to a twice-a-year schedule the company had previously set up for its "Threshold" updates for Windows 8, which used the …

President Obama gives shout out to first Refugee Olympic Team

Near the end of Friday night’s Opening Ceremonies in Rio de Janeiro, ten athletes without a country to call their home will march together under the Olympic flag as the first Refugee Olympic Team.<p>Refugees have competed in previous Olympics as independent athletes, but this will be the first time …

Olympics

PwC must face $1 billion MF Global malpractice lawsuit: U.S. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge rejected PricewaterhouseCoopers’ [PWC.UL] bid to dismiss a $1 billion lawsuit accusing the accounting firm of professional malpractice for helping cause the October 2011 bankruptcy of MF Global Holdings Ltd [MGHL.UL], a brokerage once run by former New Jersey …

Corruption

Google is trying to stop you having to put in passwords

Google has taken the next big step forward in its war against the password – an open source system to instantly and securely log you into apps on your phone using your password manager.<p>A partnership with Dashlane and other password managers, the new open source project called Open Yolo (You only …

Apps

Why you need to stop eating microwave meals

The meals are much worse for our health than we thought<p>​When you're rushed for time, hungry and just too exhausted to even think about cooking, who …

What Lea Michele Ate to Get in the Best Shape of Her Life

It all comes down to one critical grocery-shopping rule.<p>It's safe to say you won't see Lea Michele in line at the drive thru any time soon. It's not …

Women's Health

How to fight sweet cravings when sugar is everywhere

Cravings are a real thing. They take over your mind and body. I have been at home, in my pajamas, exhausted from a long day, and I catch myself opening every cupboard and drawer in my kitchen searching for any morsel of sugar I can find, debating whether I should jump in the car and go get some ice …

Nutrition

Google Self-Driving Car CTO Departs As Unit Inches Toward Commercialization

Google’s push to perfect cars that drive themselves spurred the auto industry to fund their own efforts in that space. Now Chris Urmson, a key part of that initiative for seven years, is leaving as the Silicon Valley giant moves ever closer to commercializing the technology.<p>“After leading our cars …

Autonomous Cars

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

There are few things in nature that have a lure as irresistible as a waterfall. People often trek countless miles, endure rain and insects, and sleep …

Hiking

Acupuncture therapy to shed excess body fat

MANY believe that obesity results from eating too much and exercising too little. This is certainly true in most cases; but the digestive system and …

World's top 10 cities with most millionaires[1]

No 7 Amsterdam, h igh net worth individual ( HNWI) density: 2.70 percent<p>Monaco has the highest percentage of millionaires with almost one in three …

Billionaire Richard Branson's definition of success has nothing to do with money

Richard Branson earned his first million at the ripe age of 23. Today, the Virgin Group founder and chairman is worth an estimated $5.1 billion.<p>But …

Georgia Tech

Thai economy feels sting from political uncertainty

Thailand's stagnating economy is unlikely to get much of a boost from a referendum Sunday on a new constitution proposed by the military government, which took power in a 2014 coup. A "yes" vote could, however, tamp down some of the uncertainty that has plagued the country over the past half-decade …

Economy

Can You Stop An Aging Parent From Self-Neglect At Home?

Adult children see their parents aging and losing the ability to manage their lives as they once did. They are not taking care of themselves. It is a cause of alarm, but can anyone stop a parent from living dangerously? Here at AgingParents.com we hear from the adult children, asking if there is …

Parenting

6 ideas to impress your neighbours

Summer is a time when there’s nothing more enchanting than strolling through a garden lined with vibrant flowers, or wiggling your toes on a lush …

Benefits of Drip Irrigation

Drip irrigation allows water to trickle slowly near the base of the plant through a system of tubing, pipes, valves and emitters. Most systems are …

Gardening

Chernobyl Could Become World's Largest Solar Farm

Three decades after the worst nuclear power plant catastrophe in history, a site in Chernobyl is being reimagined as a solar energy farm—one that …

16 Stunning Statistics that Forecast the Future of the Internet of Things

When we started this decade, the Internet of Things was a basically a buzzword, talked about by a few, acted upon by fewer, a challenge to save for …

Internet of Things

Live Off the Land -- but Not Off the Grid -- at These 5 Hobby Farms

Want to tap into your inner farmer? For those who really want to get back to living off the land, we've found lush spreads of agricultural land on the market from coast to coast. But we're not talking about living the pioneer lifestyle. These spots also allow you to be close to the culture of a …

Farming

It’s a sin: Women’s lives at risk thanks to holier-than-thou Catholic Hospitals

Doctors are being denied the right to offer female patients the best care in order to placate Catholic bishops<p>Catholic health care services are buying up an increasing number of hospitals in the United States — 1 in 6 hospitals now answer to the Catholic authorities — and in many towns, the only …

Adelaide charges ahead with world’s largest 'virtual power plant'

AGL project to roll out 1,000 battery systems to homes and businesses will operate like a 5MW plant, and optimise energy produced from solar panels<p>Adelaide will be home to the world’s largest “virtual power plant” – AGL is rolling out 1,000 battery systems to homes and businesses, with backing from …

Renewable Energy

Five Foods You Should Always Avoid At The Supermarket

Image: iStock<p>Want to stack the nutrition odds in your favour? The key is good food so here are five things to <i>never</i> let into your shopping trolley. …

Apple given all-clear to sell energy from solar farm

<b>Electronics giant Apple has been granted permission to sell energy generated at its $850m (£645m) solar farm in California.</b><p>Last year, the tech firm acquired a 2,900-acre power facility in Monterey County, giving it 130 megawatts of solar energy capacity.<p>Now it has the go-ahead to sell that energy …

Renewable Energy

What ails the Obamacare insurance exchanges? (It's not what you think.)

The big health insurer Aetna rattled supporters of the Affordable Care Act this week by threatening to leave some states where it offers Obamacare plans and canceling plans to expand to more states next year.<p>The announcement was a big turnaround for an insurer that had been relatively optimistic …

Health Care