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The average American's annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart

THE AVERAGE AMERICAN'S ANNUAL FOOD WASTE, WATER USE, ENERGY CONSUMPTION, GARBAGE, AND CARBON EMISSIONS IN 1 SIMPLE CHART

The United States comprises about 5% of the world's population. However, Americans consume an far more than that share of the world's...

Someone transferred $99 million in litecoin - and it only cost them $0.40 in fees

SOMEONE TRANSFERRED $99 MILLION IN LITECOIN - AND IT ONLY COST THEM $0.40 IN FEES

$99 million worth of litecoin was sent in a single trade on Thursday. The transaction took just two-and-a-half minutes to clear and...

 
 
 
The states where people get the most money from Social Security, ranked

THE STATES WHERE PEOPLE GET THE MOST MONEY FROM SOCIAL SECURITY, RANKED

Social Security retirement benefits average about $1,400 a month across the US. Florida has a lot of retired people - over 3 million...

Featured Apps in Revamped iOS 11 App Store Can See 800% Download Boost

FEATURED APPS IN REVAMPED IOS 11 APP STORE CAN SEE 800% DOWNLOAD BOOST

Earning a featured spot in the revamped iOS App Store can increase app downloads by up to 800 percent, according to new data sourced...

 
 
 
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged With Second Felony: Computer Data Tampering

MISSOURI GOV. ERIC GREITENS CHARGED WITH SECOND FELONY: COMPUTER DATA TAMPERING

The latest charge is related to the alleged use of his veterans' charity donor rolls to raise money for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign....

 
 
 
13 small things you can do to help the Earth every day

13 SMALL THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP THE EARTH EVERY DAY

Earth Day , on April 22, is a day to think about the environment and do what you can to help it. A billion people get involved every...

IS Your Website GDPR Compliant?

IS YOUR WEBSITE GDPR COMPLIANT?

Of course, we are all aware of the privacy issues now in the news about Facebook and other major networking sites. The European Union...

 
 
 
Morgan Stanley just downgraded Apple - and it reveals a growing complaint among analysts

MORGAN STANLEY JUST DOWNGRADED APPLE - AND IT REVEALS A GROWING COMPLAINT AMONG ANALYSTS

Morgan Stanley cut its price target from Apple stock from $203 to $200. One reason cited is "weak China data." Several notes in recent...

Tech and tobacco drag stocks into red for first time this week

TECH AND TOBACCO DRAG STOCKS INTO RED FOR FIRST TIME THIS WEEK

Stocks closed lower for the first time this week on Thursday, dragged down by the tech sector. Commodities held near multi-year highs,...

 
 
 
Oculus announces new privacy dashboard and policy ahead of new European regs

OCULUS ANNOUNCES NEW PRIVACY DASHBOARD AND POLICY AHEAD OF NEW EUROPEAN REGS

Oculus is updating its privacy policy ahead of May 25, when the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation will take effect....

Hotels: Occupancy Rate Up Year-over-Year, Record Q1

HOTELS: OCCUPANCY RATE UP YEAR-OVER-YEAR, RECORD Q1

From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotels set Q1 performance record The U.S. hotel industry reported record-breaking performance during...

 
 
 
Fewer prescriptions for addictive opioid painkillers filed last year

FEWER PRESCRIPTIONS FOR ADDICTIVE OPIOID PAINKILLERS FILED LAST YEAR

New data from the health firm IQVIA show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the US fell dramatically...

Apple continues open source campaign by releasing FoundationDB on GitHub

APPLE CONTINUES OPEN SOURCE CAMPAIGN BY RELEASING FOUNDATIONDB ON GITHUB

Acquired by Apple in 2015, the FoundationDB database architecture has officially gone open source, the company announced today. It's...

 
 
 
China overtakes New Zealand as top source country for travelers to Australia

CHINA OVERTAKES NEW ZEALAND AS TOP SOURCE COUNTRY FOR TRAVELERS TO AUSTRALIA

China has surpassed New Zealand and has become the top source country for travelers to Australia in the 12 months to February. Data...

New Data Finds Homeowners Struggle When Selling, Despite Hot Market

NEW DATA FINDS HOMEOWNERS STRUGGLE WHEN SELLING, DESPITE HOT MARKET

Twelve days before Thanksgiving, Mark and Sue Meaney decided to put their 109-year-old house on the market. They looked at comps of...

 
 
 
A security guy at JPMorgan spied on employees emails and phone calls using the secretive software tool Palantir

A SECURITY GUY AT JPMORGAN SPIED ON EMPLOYEES EMAILS AND PHONE CALLS USING THE SECRETIVE SOFTWARE TOOL PALANTIR

A security expert hired by JPMorgan used software by Palantir to conduct an extensive spying program on the bank's staffers and executives,...

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

NEW DATA: AMERICANS FILLING FAR FEWER OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS

New data show that the number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year.

 
 
 
Prescriptions of the drugs that fueled the overdose crisis are dropping around the US

PRESCRIPTIONS OF THE DRUGS THAT FUELED THE OVERDOSE CRISIS ARE DROPPING AROUND THE US

Opioid prescriptions are continuing to drop in the US, falling about 12% between 2016 and 2017. That's according to new data from the...

Facebook To Offer Users Opt-Outs That Comply With New European Privacy Rules

FACEBOOK TO OFFER USERS OPT-OUTS THAT COMPLY WITH NEW EUROPEAN PRIVACY RULES

The social media giant will ask users worldwide if they want to continue sharing data for ads as well as personal information such...