How Much Is A Climate Change ‘Solution’ Worth?

Numerous policies are being proposed to combat climate change. The cost of some of these policies are estimated to be in the trillions, tens of trillions and even near 100 trillion dollars. By claiming their policies resolve an “existential” threat, some advocates justify implementation at any cost. Governments would impose these costs on the public, reducing … Read more

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leak Confirms Design, Disruptive Lightning Port Change, Major Mac Pro Mistake

Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a closer look at the iPhone 11’s ugly design, adding USB-C to the iPhone, plans for a louder speaker, Foxconn plans for US trade war, the major mistakes over the Mac Pro release date, details of some … Read more

A major change to big-bank rules could happen this week

A long-awaited change regarding which banks are designated as “too big to fail” finally could become reality this week. Two years in the making, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer’s bill to raise the minimum asset level under which a bank is considered “systemically important” is likely to be voted on in committee Tuesday night and possibly head … Read more

Mumbai teacher urges SSC to change exam timetable

Teachers in Mumbai urged the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Board to provide a 3-day gap between social studies and sciences in order to provide enough time for the student to revise their syllabus and retain what they had studied earlier to the fullest. Following the timetable released by the SSC on Tuesday, Mumbai teachers expressed … Read more

The Glance Clock promises to change your concept of timekeeping

How do you improve on a design as classic as the round wall clock? With LEDs. Lots and lots of LEDs. I’m being facetious. Glance Clock founder and CEO Anton Zriaschev has conjured up a delightful timepiece that blends elements of analog and digital design and promises to make you more productive by helping you … Read more

Dropbox urges some users to change their passwords

Dropbox is asking users who signed up before mid-2012 to change their passwords if they haven’t done so since then. The cloud storage service said it was asking users to change their passwords as a preventive measure, and not because there is any indication that their accounts were improperly accessed. Dropbox said it was taking … Read more

Microsoft’s giving you just 10 days now, not 31, to change your mind about Windows 10

Microsoft has hidden a new downgrade policy within the Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Once you’ve installed it, you’ll only have 10 days to downgrade to an earlier version or build, rather than the 31 days provided before. Historically, Microsoft had given users a full month to roll back any updates, including upgrades to Windows 10. Supersite … Read more

Instagram is ready to change in a large manner

The famous image-sharing platform Insatgram is set for a huge overhaul. In March, the facebook -ownedbusiness enterprise announced that it is converting its set of rules. under the brand new scheme of things, it’s far junking chronological order for its timeline. The agency is making the alternate permanent now. because it says on its weblog, … Read more

Neuronal feedback could change what we ‘see’

Ever see something that isn’t really there? Could your mind be playing tricks on you? The “tricks” might be your brain reacting to feedback between neurons in different parts of the visual system, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience by Carnegie Mellon University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Sandra J. Kuhlman … Read more

Investors have a change of heart on debt

It increasingly looks like the best of times for corporate borrowers but the worst of times for private equity firms. A Dickensian tale is playing out in bond markets, where investment-grade corporate bond issuance took off in February but high-yield issuances remain low and are regarded as practically toxic in 2016. “So far in 2016, … Read more