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Wattpark Is Airbnb For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Wattpark Is Airbnb For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

With the increase of electrical vehicles (EV) being manufactured by companies such as Tesla, BMW, Mercedes, Nissan, GMC, etc., on the rise, so is the necessity for electrical plug-ins or charging stations.  And one company... 
Foods High In Fiber May Help People Lose Weight, Live Longer, Large Study Finds

Foods High In Fiber May Help People Lose Weight, Live Longer, Large Study Finds

A large study was recently done looking at 4,600 people who had at one time or another participated in either a study, research or a trial regarding eating different diets and their results.   What the study showed... 
Apple Challenges Rivals With Huge Privacy Ad In Las Vegas Days Before CES

Apple Challenges Rivals With Huge Privacy Ad In Las Vegas Days Before CES

An ad on a black background with white lettering says, “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone,” went up days before the start of the 2019 CES.  This multi-story ad on the side of a Marriott building... 
Samsung Holding Steady Amid A Chinese Economic Slowdown

Samsung Holding Steady Amid A Chinese Economic Slowdown

Investors’s are uneasy about Samsung’smarket strength after Apple’s rocking of its own suppliers stock prices. But their concern is also due to China’s weakening economy and from Apple’s relationship and... 
Retail Sector Enjoys Best Holiday Season In 6 Years As Shoppers Spend Up A Storm

Retail Sector Enjoys Best Holiday Season In 6 Years As Shoppers Spend Up A Storm

It seems that US shoppers were not going to be deterred in their holiday spending this year. Not by Wall Street’s ups and downs, neither a threat to a government shut-down nor the concerns by economist over slow global growth could... 
Strongest Evidence Yet Links Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And an Overactive Immune System

Strongest Evidence Yet Links Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And an Overactive Immune System

According to a study by researchers at King’s College, London, when a certain individual’s immune system is attacked by an infection it may cause long-lasting fatigue when that immune system over-reacts and that fatigue may continue... 
Uber Driverless Cars Back On Roads Less Than A Year After Deadly Crash

Uber Driverless Cars Back On Roads Less Than A Year After Deadly Crash

Uber is putting its self-driving cars back on the road again in Pittsburg, PA less than 9 months after the tragic crash of one of its automated cars into a woman who was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk with her bicycle.... 
Exercise May Improve Thinking In Sedentary Seniors With Cognitive Decline

Exercise May Improve Thinking In Sedentary Seniors With Cognitive Decline

Recently, a small study was done on 160 adults who averaged around 65 years in age who were experiencing some cognitive impairment but not dementia. Seniors may take heart from the results of this research, in that if they can persuade... 
GOP Presses Case To Stop Fetal Tissue Research In Contentious Hearing

GOP Presses Case To Stop Fetal Tissue Research In Contentious Hearing

The Trump administration has paused the acquisitions of fetal tissue in order to conduct an agency-wide audit and as a result, a hearing was organized by a pair of House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittees. At the same time,... 
Microsoft Putting Edge on Chromium Will Fundamentally Change the Web

Microsoft Putting Edge on Chromium Will Fundamentally Change the Web

For the last 20 years, Microsoft has been fighting for relevance on the web and now it plans to do away with the core makeup of its internet browser and go with Chromium which is monumental! In other words, Internet Explorer’s legacy... 
Opec, Non-Opec Countries Reach Deal To Cut Crude Output In 2019

Opec, Non-Opec Countries Reach Deal To Cut Crude Output In 2019

Beginning January 2019 and followed by an initial period of six months, crude oil production will be cut by 1.2 million barrels per day, a decision which was made in Vienna, Austria on Friday by OPEC and non-OPEC countries. The Organization... 
School Stops Accepting Religious Exemptions For Vaccines Amid Outbreaks

School Stops Accepting Religious Exemptions For Vaccines Amid Outbreaks

Religion has been used in the past by parents as an excuse for refusing to have their children vaccinated. But this week a school in Cleveland Heights, Ohio sent a note home to let parents know that will no longer be an acceptable... 
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Tied To 9 More Illnesses, FDA Says

Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Tied To 9 More Illnesses, FDA Says

There is still a multi-state outbreak of E.coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce since its first report in October by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which continues its warning to not eat any romaine lettuce... 
FDA Expands Voluntary Recall for Blood Pressure Medication From Mylan

FDA Expands Voluntary Recall for Blood Pressure Medication From Mylan

Drug maker Mylan said, early this week, it is issuing a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots of the blood pressure medication valsartan.  This expands an earlier recall of only a few select batches, issued two weeks ago. More specifically,... 
Marriott Sued Hours After Announcing Data Breach

Marriott Sued Hours After Announcing Data Breach

One class-action lawsuit is seeking $12.5 billion in damages. A lawsuit was filed in Oregon by two men against the international hotel chain Marriott just hours after it announced a data breach on Friday. Shortly after that, another... 
Fish Genes Hold Key To Repairing Damaged Hearts

Fish Genes Hold Key To Repairing Damaged Hearts

Recent research funded by the British Heart Foundation and published in Cell Reports suggests that the Mexican tetra fish’s remarkable ability to repair its heart after damage is done by using a gene called Irrc10. Dr. Mathilda Mommersteeg,... 
Samsung Foldable Phone Will Be Harder To Buy And Cost Up $2,500

Samsung Foldable Phone Will Be Harder To Buy And Cost Up $2,500

Unconfirmed claims from a report by Gizmodo, UK says that Samsung’s foldable smartphone may not be available to everyone and will have a huge price tag up to $2500. Gizmodo’s UK source, which they verify to be a Samsung employee,... 
Campbell Soup Tops Analyst Expectations Ahead of Contested Shareholder vote

Campbell Soup Tops Analyst Expectations Ahead of Contested Shareholder vote

With a key shareholder vote coming up on its board next week, Campbell Soup reported quarterly earnings that out did analysts’ expectations by jumping 6.8 percent, it reported Tuesday. Campbell is selling its fresh food and international... 
Apple Might Help Bring Veterans’ Medical Records into the Modern Era

Apple Might Help Bring Veterans’ Medical Records into the Modern Era

To help it make inroads in the multi-trillion dollar healthcare industry Apple wants to turn its mobile operating system into a medical banking system for storing and sharing medical records for health institutions with which it hopes... 
VW to Elon: We Can Easily Produce 50 Million Electric Cars!

VW to Elon: We Can Easily Produce 50 Million Electric Cars!

Volkswagen’s plans over the next several years are to produce all-electric cars with their new electric-car platform– 50 million of them in fact!  Herbert Diess, VW’s chief executive, shared with Autoblog, that VW’s goal... 
Crude Recovery? OPEC and Its Partners Eye 1.4 Million Bpd Production Cut

Crude Recovery? OPEC and Its Partners Eye 1.4 Million Bpd Production Cut

According to Reuter’s, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC partners met in Abu Dhabi last Sunday.  They met to discuss a potential proposal to reduce oil supply by 1.4 million barrels per day in... 
Low-carb Diets Might be Best for Maintaining Weight Loss

Low-carb Diets Might be Best for Maintaining Weight Loss

A study published recently in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) reports that changing your diet to one low in carbohydrates may be the best way to maintain weight loss. 164 overweight or obese people participated in the study whose... 
1 Dead, 164 Sick in Salmonella from Raw Turkey, CDC Says

1 Dead, 164 Sick in Salmonella from Raw Turkey, CDC Says

The Center for Disease and Control and Prevention said on Thursday that one person has died and 164 people became sick due to an outbreak in salmonella connected to raw turkey. The person who died lived in California. The CDC said... 
DRC Says Ebola Outbreak Worst in Country’s Recorded History

DRC Says Ebola Outbreak Worst in Country’s Recorded History

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) health officials say they are dealing with the worst outbreak of Ebola in its country’s history. Ebola is spread through bodily fluids such as sweat, saliva and blood.  The areas affected are... 
CDC Says Cases of Polio-like Syndrome Still Rising

CDC Says Cases of Polio-like Syndrome Still Rising

Federal health officials said on Monday, cases of a paralyzing condition of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) afflicting more children than any other age bracket is on the rise. Out of 219 AFM cases reported, 80 have been confirmed in the... 
Traffic Lights Communicating With Cars

Traffic Lights Communicating With Cars

Some of the world’s top automakers like Volkswagen, Honda, Ford, BMW and Mercedes are experimenting and testing WiFi technology and sensors that are more accurate than the GPS systems used in cell phones and combining it with traffic...