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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

A credit scorecard is now everyone's business

So what's your credit score out of 1200? Don't know? Neither did I until a few years ago when I was unexpectedly declared persona non grata for one …

Samsung Galaxy S8: release date, price, specs and features

Over the past few years, Samsung has put a much larger focus on smartphone design and software. Thinking back to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, both of Samsung’s 2015 flagships offered up a premium design and impressive feature set over the ill-conceived Galaxy S5.<p>Samsung Galaxy S7 review<br>• Samsung Galaxy …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S8 to get improved camera, AI service and slick design

In the wake of the Galaxy Note 7’s disastrous release and subsequent recall, Samsung is already hyping up a few of the features of its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8.<p>After the company reported its quarterly financial report earlier this week, which saw a wipeout of Samsung’s mobile profits …

Electronics Industry

'Trump will still win,' says professor who's predicted 30 years of US elections

If you aren't familiar with his somewhat unique prediction system, here are the basics: The keys to the White House, he says, are a set of 13 …

'Here's your personal data': how an anonymous tipoff revealed Red Cross breach

A security expert sounded the alarm after he was sent the personal details of more than half a million Australian blood donors<p>A Microsoft regional director and security developer, Troy Hunt, was contacted early on Tuesday morning by an anonymous person on Twitter who told him he had obtained …

Red Cross

Red Cross Blood Service data breach: personal details of 550,000 blood donors leaked

The personal data including the addresses of more than half a million blood donors across Australia has been compromised in a massive security breach at the Red Cross, which has been blamed on human error.<p>Australian Red Cross Blood Service chief executive Shelly Park said at a press conference in …

Red Cross

The Myers-Briggs Personality Test Is Fun, But Not So Informative

Personality tests are wildly popular, yet totally inaccurate.<p>It’s funny how once you get to know someone, it becomes easy to peg them: “Oh, Sara’s not like that.” “Ah, James, he’s a different type.” But when it comes to ourselves, it seems we’re on a never-ending quest of self-discovery.<p>This is why …

Psychology

Money for nothing: ASIC report finds the big four and AMP are banks behaving badly

The report shows that the financial advice sector still has a long way to go to clean up its act.<p>"AMP, ANZ, CBA and NAB have all identified systemic …

Internet providers will soon need permission to share your web browsing history

New privacy rules require opting-in to sensitive sharing<p>In a win for privacy advocates, the FCC voted this morning to place new restrictions on internet providers that limit the information they can share about their subscribers.<p>When the rules go into place, likely sometime early next year, …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

One of the most controversial ideas in psychology just got a boost

Priming studies have suggested that hearing about old people makes you walk more slowly, and that holding a cup of hot coffee makes you feel "warmer" toward other people. Another: Describing a typical professor makes you perform better on knowledge tasks.<p>Most of these studies have failed …

World's first 5G chip will take future phones supersonic

Qualcomm's new processor, the X50, will appear in devices starting in early 2018 and promises to be 100 times faster than current wireless tech.<p>5G may be in your phone sooner than you think.<p>Qualcomm on Monday unveiled the world's first 5G wireless chip, the Snapdragon X50 modem. It's initially …

Telecoms

Camera shootout pits Google’s Pixel against the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Although the iPhone 7 wasn’t as excited a departure as many smartphone junkies had hoped it might be, reviews proved it was still one of the best …

Mobile Technology

The Who Got Us Teary Roger Waters' "Vicious Anti-Trump" Imagery At Desert Trip

festival > News<p>The Who Got Us Teary & Roger Waters' "Vicious Anti-Trump" Imagery At Desert Trip<p>Roger Waters performing at Desert Trip. All pics via …

New study links protein in wheat to the inflammation of chronic health conditions

The study shows that the consumption of ATIs can lead to the development of inflammation in tissues beyond the gut -- further to this, ATIs may …

Gluten-Free

Samsung accidentally outs Chromebook Pro, a high-end yet affordable portable

Samsung will soon be following Google down the high-end Chromebook path with the launch of the Chromebook Pro, a premium portable that’s expected to …