Apple to shutter Atlantic City store

Apple will be shutting down its retail store in Atlantic City, New Jersey – a very rare move from the iPhone maker. The shuttering of the store means as many as 52 people will lose their jobs – a layoff by Apple that is unheard of in recent times. Apple last closed a store in Simi Valley, California, for similar reasons. The company has more than 500 stores globally with over half located in the U.S. Apple filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the state of New Jersey for 52 employees who will be affected. The iPhone maker rarely …

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The launch of military satellites by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organization that is ISRO is said to be launching various important satellites in space this year. These satellites will be of great aid to the military as they will be able to keep a close eye on the neighbors who are considered to be a threat to our country. The same will also allow the military to secure the seas and land borders. At the end of this year, ISRO will be launching Risat-2A which is considered to be an advanced remote sensing satellite. This will be launched for the surveillance purposes. A satellite for the …

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Automated vehicles will not likely reduce stress related to driving

Automated vehicles are being envisioned as stress busters for those who work as drivers, but this expectation is flawed says a new study. Automated vehicles are expected to make a drivers’ jobs easier, especially if they’ve been behind the wheel for an extended period, but that will not likely be the case says a team of researchers at Texas Tech University. In a study researchers evaluate whether increased time on the road could reduce drivers’ ability to detect and respond appropriately to an automation failure. The team points out that while vehicle automation systems are designed to safely maintain lane …

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Financially literate Americans worry less about life in old age

Researchers have found through a new study that financially literate Americans – those who are better at saving money and investing during their young age – are less anxious about their life in old age. Researchers at the Hiroshima University carried out this new household economics study – a first of its kind that examines how financial literacy influences anxiety about life in old age in the United States. Researchers at the University looked at the answers of surveys sent to adults across the US. Respondents answered questions that tested their financial literacy, including basic calculation skills and understanding the pricing …

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Smoking said to be potentially injurious to your leg muscles

Researchers have shown through a new study that smoking could directly damage the muscles by reducing the number of blood vessels in leg muscles, which in turn reduce the amount of oxygen and nutrients the muscles received. Using a mouse model, a team of researchers from California along with Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and Kochi University in Japan, exposed the mice to smoke from tobacco cigarettes for eight weeks, either by inhalation or by injecting them with a solution bubbled with smoke. The results, published in The Journal of Physiology, also showed that the reduced level of …

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Global Formwork Market 2018-Taihang, MFE, Interfam, Mascon, GCS, Mesa ?malat, MEVA, Alpi SEA, Wall-Ties & Forms, Xingang Group, Holdings, Outinord, Jinsenyuan, Guangxi Xin

The report on the global “Formwork market” offers detailed data on the Formwork market. Elements such as dominating companies, classification, size, business atmosphere, SWOT analysis, and most effectual trends in the industry are comprised in this research study. In addition to this, the report sports charts, numbers, and tables that offer a clear viewpoint of the Formwork market. The dominant companies PERI, BEIS, Doka, ULMA, Strabag, Strabag, Acrow, NOE, RMD Kwikform, Zulin, Hankon, Faresin, Waco International, Taihang, MFE, Interfam, Mascon, GCS, Mesa ?malat, MEVA, Alpi SEA, Wall-Ties & Forms, Xingang Group, Holdings, Outinord, Jinsenyuan, Guangxi Xin are additionally mentioned in …

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Information security can be improved by giving users more options: study

Researchers have suggested that businesses can improve their information security by giving their employees – users – more options. According to a recently published study in the Journal of Management Information Systems, security managers and supervisors could have greater success in motivating employees to act more securely by avoiding cold, authoritative commands, and instead create security messages that are relatable and provide options for how employees can better protect information and respond to threats. The study by researchers at Washington State University and colleagues employees may fail to realize they are putting company data at risk or have less of …

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Trump says he will deal with ‘unfair trade’

Donald Trump has vowed to deal with ‘unfair trade’ and made a shock call by asking world leaders to bring Russia to G7. Trump was the last of the leaders to arrive in Canada for the two-day G7 summit, and tomorrow he will probably be the first to leave, in a hurry to move on to his nuclear summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Singapore. The G7 summit has already garnered a lot of media attention with the battlelines drawn even before Trump arrived. The battlelines were drawn in the form of tweets and statements between Trump and his …

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China cuts auto tariffs on imports from 25 to 15%

China has decided to cut the tariffs on auto imports from 25 to 15 per cent starting July 1 thereby giving international players substantial benefits. The cut in import tariffs will mean that international players will have greater access to the world’s largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States. According to the Ministry of Finance, this was part of efforts to open up China’s markets and spur development of the local auto sector. A small number of imported trucks are taxed at 20 per cent currently. Import tariffs for auto parts would be cut …

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma dragged to court by Camden County

Maker of OxyContin, Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma, has been dragged to court by Camden County that has joined the legal battle against the opioid epidemic. Camden County has filed a racketeering lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies including Purdue Pharma as defendants. The lawsuit spans a hefty 177-pages and among them are some startling revelations about opioid overdose. The lawsuit points out hourly rates of fatal opioid overdoses while also detailing the profits made by opioid manufacturers due to this epidemic. Freeholder Louis Cappelli Jr. is expected to announce the lawsuit later Wednesday morning in a news conference in Camden. While Purdue Pharma has been …

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