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UK jobs market 'could be cooling off'

<b>The UK unemployment total has fallen slightly, but the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said the jobs market could be "cooling off".</b><p>Unemployment fell to 1.69 million between January and March, down 2,000 from the previous quarter.<p>The jobless rate remained at 5.1%, the ONS said.<p>There were …

Returning To Market Balance: How High Must Prices Be To Save The Oil Industry?

The global oil market is returning to balance based on the latest data from the EIA. That should mean higher oil prices but how high must prices be to save the industry?<p>Data suggests that oil producers need prices in the $70-80 range to survive. That is unlikely in the next year or so. Without more …

A Minimum Wage Problem or a Lifestyle Problem?

As a country, we have shouted, preached, and tried to portray America as the richest country in the world. Over the past several decades, it has become more difficult to claim that. Recent Census Bureau data puts the number of people living in poverty by government standards at almost 47 million …

Get your apps to load faster with Neumob’s new iOS app

It may be the epitome of a first world problem, but there’s little that causes more consternation than an app that just won’t load, or one that shuts …

GoPro's New Mobile Apps Are Designed To Make Editing Easy

Watch: GoPro has a new mobile creative editing suite with the apps Quik and Splice.<p>Quik is hailed by GoPro as the fastest and easiest way to create …

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China’s debt-fueled economy ‘eerily’ echoes U.S. on brink of 2008 crisis, George Soros warns

Billionaire investor George Soros said China’s debt-fueled economy resembles the United States in 2007-08, before credit markets seized up and …

The Taliban app’s publication points to holes in Google’s app review process

A propaganda application developed by the Islamist fundamentalist group the Taliban was live on the Google Play store for two days before being booted, raising questions about Google’s app review process, which today includes a combination of human editors and algorithms. The app’s content, written …

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Hong Kong 'radicals' up ante in democracy push against China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Nearly three months after police cleared away the last of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy street protests, lingering anger is stoking a new front of radical activism that has turned shopping malls and university campuses into a fresh battleground.<p>While still relatively few in …

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3D-printed cartilage could restore ears, shoulders, knees and nose

Cartilage is pretty important. It provides structure to parts of the body and softens the joints between bones. When cartilage is damaged, it can cause a lot of pain. And, unfortunately, cartilage does not regenerate well on its own, since it doesn't have a blood supply.<p>The field of bioprinting -- …

New emulator transforms 2D NES games into 3D hallucinations

Super Mario Bros. 3 and Mega Man get real weird<p>A unique web-based emulator is breathing new life into old Nintendo games like <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> and <i>Mega Man</i> by taking their traditionally flat visuals and transforming them into a glitchy mix of two and three dimensions. Called 3DNES, the software …

Beauty Brand Posts Selfies With Lipstick-Kissed Hands to Fight Cyberbullying

With more people posting selfies on Instagram every day, the chance that others will leave negative comments is at an all-time high. But Tarte …

Social Media Affects Child Mental Health Through Increased Stress, Sleep Deprivation, Cyberbullying, Experts Say

Without the internet, Rebecca believes her bullies would have lost interest beyond the school gates.<p>But in the always online world of social media, …

Oak Bay High School basketball team suspended amid allegations of cyberbullying

A top-ranking high school basketball team in the Victoria area has been withdrawn from an upcoming tournament following allegations of cyberbullying …

When bullying goes high-tech

Brandon Turley didn't have friends in sixth grade. He would often eat alone at lunch, having recently switched to his school without knowing anyone.<p>While browsing MySpace one day, he saw that someone from school had posted a bulletin -- a message visible to multiple people -- declaring that Turley …

Europe's 'new nationalism' is problematic, Austrian cardinal warns

Vatican City, Jan 19, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of Vienna has warned that as Europe’s migrant crisis reaches a fever pitch, …

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Chinese soldiers implicated in U.S. military hacking case

Two Chinese government soldiers were part of a hacking conspiracy allegedly carried out by a Chinese resident of Canada to steal secrets relating to components of F-35s and other American warplanes, according to court-filed documents.<p>Prosecution "books of record," recently released by a Vancouver …

Beijing Taps Old Playbook: Nationalism

As its economy declines at home, China appears intent on distracting its citizens with muscular displays abroad<p>SHANGHAI—As Chinese financial markets went berserk last week, Beijing activated a jumbo-sized airstrip it has built among the shipping lanes of the South China Sea by piling sand on top of …

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US intelligence director's accounts next on the hacking block

A few months after breaching the CIA director's email account, hackers turned their attention to the personal online accounts of James Clapper, the director of US National Intelligence.<p>Hackers associated with the breach of CIA Director John Brennan's account last year claim to have broken into a …

NASA Mars Photo Shows ‘Ancient Writing’ In Egyptian Style — ‘History Being Made!’ UFOlogist Declares

A photo snapped on the surface of Mars by the NASA Curiosity Rover appears to show evidence of “ancient writing,” similar to the writing seen in …

Solved! How Ancient Egyptians Moved Massive Pyramid Stones

The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a …

Egypt pyramids scan finds mystery heat spots

<b>An international team of architects and scientists have observed "thermal anomalies" in the pyramids of Giza, Egyptian antiquities officials say.</b><p>Thermal cameras detected higher temperatures in three adjacent stones at the bottom of the Great Pyramid.<p>Officials said possible causes included the …

Canal Linking Ancient Egypt Quarry to Nile Found

Steven Stanek in Cairo, Egypt<br>for National Geographic News<p>October 24, 2007<p>Experts have discovered a canal at an Aswan rock quarry that they believe was used to help float some of ancient Egypt's largest stone monuments to the Nile River.<p>It has long been suspected that ancient workers moved the …

Nigeria ministries get single bank account to fight fraud

<b>A deadline for Nigerian government departments to ensure all financial transactions pass through a single bank account expires at the end of Tuesday.</b><p>The move is intended to make it easier to monitor government spending and stamp out corruption.<p>The account will be managed by the central bank and it …