Archive for Dan Childress

How sleep science can help you

With the help of science, our modern-day obsession with perfecting lifestyles has extended its reach to getting the best out of the time we spend sleeping. Companies are responding with consumer solutions, from wearables to hi-tech bedding, and all are targeted to help us improve our quality of sleep.  There are now so many products […]

GoBuyside Meets The Specialized Needs Of The Investment Management Industry

GoBuyside is a talent recruiting firm that specializes in finding talent for investment management companies in the financial services sector of the economy. There has been a shortage of qualified people to fill these positions for quite some time. This has led to intensive efforts to fill these positions. These shortages are not just a […]

Gaming tech: what’s the next step? 

The gaming sector is always moving forward and using new technology to improve. Think of the first 8-bit games and trace how things have changed since then, for example. First, new tech allowed for 16-bit games, then 32-bit, and then consoles really took off. Of course, gaming tech is now even further along than that, […]

Bitcoin’s Disruption of Online Casinos Heralds New Age for Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency has not only risen in value but notoriety. The value of bitcoin, for example, increased by 400% in 2017, in part as a result of an increased acceptance of its worth as currency in the digital age and a growing number of retailers taking it as payment. Indeed, a symbolic milestone was achieved last […]

Which Industries Are Really Being Affected By Blockchain Technology?

In 2017, the world heard all about blockchain technology courtesy of the meteoric rise of numerous cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple. We heard promises of the way blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies were going to disrupt everything from central banks to social media. Now, with most cryptocurrency values down at least 50 percent in the […]

Should You Trade Crypto With Top Ranked Forex Brokers?

Ever since the world’s first cryptocurrency bitcoin was introduced, investors started speculating about it. Some of them even invested in it. God knows, they might have smelled something fishy. Over the passage of time, bitcoin witnessed a huge increase in its price making people who invested in bitcoin back in 2009, Billionaires by the end […]

The crypto investing glossary

As someone new in the crypto trading industry, it is hard to keep track or even know most of the words used by investors and traders. However, knowing the meaning of the words and what they stand for will go a long way in helping you navigate the crypto space. Address An address is a […]

Incentive programs for driving customer loyalty in the B2B field

In the world of B2B marketing, customer loyalty is everything. It is much easier (and cheaper) to retain a client than to go into the wild and get a new one.  This is aside from the fact that an increase of 5% in customer retention can almost double your profits. Any good business owner can’t […]

Java in 2018: to Learn or Not to Learn

Considering getting into programming career in 2018? What language to learn first? What about Java? There is one principle, which can help you make a final decision and clearly understand what programming language is worth your time in 2018. In this article, we’re going to answer the question about Java particularly. In case you’re not […]

Max Polyakov Views on the Development of the Economics of Knowledge

Dr. Max Polyakov: Let’s talk about economics, based on knowledge. High dollar exchange rate, increases in fuel prices and low wages are some of the most pressing issues for millions of people. Where are we headed? How can we solve these economic problems? Dr. Max Polyakov, considers the scientific approach and intellectual activities to be the […]

What does the future hold for online casinos and gambling in general?

Online gambling has already become something very common as giving money on the stock market every day. While for some people it is an entertainment only, for others it is a serious business. Is it the same as land-based casinos and isn’t it dangerous to open your own web casino if you don’t want to […]

Downward Spiral of Dollar Against Euro Depress European Shares

While things were looking up on the European stock market come last Friday, trades were off to a slow start as it opened on Monday. This is due to the downward spiral the US dollar is in right now, as opposed to the euro, which keeps increasing. As a prompt result, British construction firm Carillion […]

TOP 5 Websites Where You Can Buy Cryptocurrency

These cryptocurrencies are: Monero, New Economy Movement, Litecoin and Ether. Many of these cryptocurrencies efforts tailor their currency for an individual and particular purpose such as speed, privacy and price.   Cryptocurrency trading sites Platforms that allow traders to buy and sell cryptocurrencies are cryptocurrency exchanges: a very recent and booming market. The majority of […]

Cheating among College Students

Cheating Scandals – Recently, three of the top schools in the UK have come under fire for perpetuating cheating, with claims that certain pupils and classes at these schools were given prior knowledge of upcoming exams. At one of the schools – Winchester College – the head of the art history department was suspended pending […]

When safety comes first: Tips to keep your Credit Card Safe

When credit cards came around, they were intended to remove some of the common problems that come with carrying cash. One of the challenges that credit cards seek to eliminate is the insecurity. But as the world becomes more insecure, and thieves taking the insecurity game online, it is necessary to embrace a “safety-first” attitude […]

Choosing the best FxPro trading platform

FxPro supports a wide range of trading platforms: FxPro MT4, FxPro MT5, FxPro cTrader, FxPro Markets. These trading platforms were adopted because of the variety of options they provide to its clients. It offers security of funds for its clients because it is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Although the recommended initial […]

What is Responsible Gambling?

Gambling has never been so accessible. Casino gaming, sports betting and bingo have all left the controlled environment of the high street and are now available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Although gambling can be a fun experience with the chance to win some money, it can also be highly addictive […]

Royal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Dhx Media Ltd Class B (DHX.B)

Dhx Media Ltd Class B (TSE:DHX.B)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, reports. They currently have a C$10.00 price objective on the stock. Separately, TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a C$9.50 price […]

ForcePhone Technology Uses Sonar to Mimic Apple’s 3D Touch

Apple’s 3D Touch technology is easily among the most impressive features of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.  In fact, the technology is so impressive  that it may become the gold standard of all smartphones, coming soon to more models. This might include Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, which are Android-based devices. The […]

Google Wins Fair Use Case Over Java

In the mobile web world, APIs are the programs which hold everything together.  Among the most commonly used APIs, at least in the Android community, is script written in the Java language.  And recently, Google and Oracle have been going at it over the use of APIs (and Java) to leverage applications and services a […]

Facebook Announces Third Party Advertising Through “Audience Network”

Facebook is an online juggernaut; a powerful network of people, trends, and advertising.  And like any business, Facebook has to continue to find new ways to expand revenue if it wants to be able to keep pace with its user growth; and so, Facebook has figured how to use more third party advertising to turn […]

Intel Acquires Itseez to Continue Expanding IoT And Autonomous Car Technologies

Chip maker Intel has been making strides to increase its relevance in the emerging Internet of Things and, particularly, the autonomous car industry.  This was the reasoning behind the company’s acquisition of Itseez, a startup focused on computer vision and machine learning. While this is the only information the company has made available to the […]

Apple Announces Plans to Continue Apple Pay Expansion in Asia and Europe

Digital payment systems are still quite new but the market is quickly expanding.  Apple Pay, for example, is currently only available in six countries but the tech giant is looking to expand to many more in the years to come. According to Apple Pay vice president Jennifer Bailey. She recently has detailed that the company […]

Google iOS Update Brings “AMP”ed Ads to Apple Users

On Friday, Google released an updated version of its app on Apple iOS today.  The company now claims that the update brings iPhone users improvements to both speed and performance, with optimizations that will save users “a combined 6.5 million hours,” by the end of the year.  According to Google vice president of product management, […]

CVS To Expand Heroin Overdose Intervention Availability In July

  In just a few short months, CVS Pharmacies will make the landmark heroin overdose intervention naloxone available without a prescription; at least, in Florida and six other states. Indeed, CVS Health is expanding its naloxone program across seven states—Florida (in early July); Colorado, Oregon, and Idaho (in mid-July), and Washington state (in early August). […]

Lifestyle Change Could Reduce Risk For Women With Breast Cancer Gene Variants

Cancer research has made remarkable strides over the past few years, pinpointing, for example, that women who carry certain common gene variants may be more vulnerable to some forms of breast cancer. But while increased detection rates is certainly great news, the newest research suggests that early detection of these genetic variants can lead doctors […]

Facebook, Microsoft To Build Biggest Sub-Atlantic Network Cable To Expand Internet Availability

It looks like Microsoft and Facebook are teaming up to build a new, state-of-the-art cable to stretch across—or through—the Atlantic ocean. The “Marea” cable is aimd to help meet the increased demand for reliable, high-speed connections for both standard online and cloud services used by Microsoft, Facebook, and their growing customer bases. “As the world […]

Are Premies Vulnerable to Socioeconomic Issues In Addition to Health Issues?

It is already commonly known that babies born premature tend to be more vulnerable to diseases and other health complications, later in life. A new study, published on Wednesday in JAMA Pediatrics, though, shows that although these oft-more-sickly babies still grow up to be relatively healthy, they are also more likely to experience other hardships. […]

Just How Biodegradable Is “Biodegradable Plastic”?

Plastic may be durable and pliable and buoyant but it also contributes to pollution. This is particularly true in the ocean’s of the world where plastic elements are widely known for unifying into massive structures like the Great Garbage Patch of the Pacific Ocean. But, biodegradable plastics were supposed to put a stop to this, […]

Is the Global Recession Responsible for at Least 260,000 Additional Cancer Deaths?

Researchers from Imperial College London speculate that of the more than a quarter million additional cancer deaths which occurred after the global recession began in 2008, many could have been directly related to unemployment or public health care cuts. More specifically, researchers say that the increase of cancer deaths could have been a result of […]

Should Expectant Mothers Eat More Fruit?

There is no big health secret about the benefits of eating more fruit, but a new study says that expectant mothers could pass some of these benefits on to their newborns. The study says that mothers who eat more fruit during pregnancy are also more likely to give birth to children with higher cognitive function. […]

Can Antidepressants Treat Other Conditions?

Antidepressants are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. It would be safe to assume, then, that depression is one of the most common ailments. While that may certainly seem true, new research says that many doctors are actually prescribing antidepressants for patients suffering from conditions other than depression. Antidepressant prescriptions are […]

Could An Implantable Opioid Addiction Treatment Be Available Soon?

The United States is on the brink of a full-blown opioid epidemic and medical professionals are scrambling to stay ahead of the trend. Of course, one strategy is to increase education and awareness to try and keep people away from these drugs. At the same time, it is possible that opioid prescriptions may have been […]

Judge Says Florida Education System Making Steady Strides

On Tuesday, a Leon County court judge rejected a new proposal which broadly challenges the state’s present education system, claiming that current lawmakers had, indeed, met their constitutional obligation to provide high-quality—and free—education to students in Florida. In addition to the blanket rejection, Circuit Judge George Reynolds also questioned if he, himself, had the presumptive […]

Do Culture and Geography Play into Sleep Patterns?

The human animal is a complex and yet we are all made, mostly, the same way. For example, we all need food and water and oxygen for our cells to properly divide and multiply and replenish. Also, we all share sleep in common. But just as culture and location dictates the type of food you […]

Babies Do Not Naturally Imitate—But they Do Learn In Time

Over the past several decades, researchers have conducted several studies to examine how human babies are capable of imitating facial expressions and hand gestures and even some vocalizations within the first few weeks of life. And they have found, in fact, that babies don’t actually copy us at all. By repeatedly testing young infants over […]

Tesla Model 3 Pre-Orders Nearing 300,000, Stock Falls After The Market Close (TSLA)

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) continues it roll with the upside no where in sight, or is there?  Shares of Tesla stock jumped Friday, gaining $7.82, or 3.4 percent, to close at $237.59, after the company introduced the long awaited “more affordable” Model 3 on Thursday night. Since then, more than a quarter million people may have put […]

Mediterranean Diet May Provide Better Bone Health for Postmenopausal Women

More and more health officials have advocated for the Mediterranean diet over the past few years as continuous studies demonstrate both the immediate and long term health benefits. Sure enough, too, a new study suggests that the Mediterranean diet might also be linked to lower hip fracture risk in postmenopausal women. In a new report […]

Confident Sanders Sweeps Three Caucuses to Close the Gap on Hilary Clinton

Sweeping all three Democratic caucuses on Saturday—in Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii—Bernie Sanders is quickly closing the gap on Hillary Clinton’s marginal lead for the Democratic presidential nomination. These wins are major ones for Sanders who has been trailing the former First-lady for most of the race, despite throngs of fans and supporters, and despite […]

GDP Revised and Increases, Corporate Profits Down

Gross domestic product increased at a 1.4 percent annual rate instead of the previously reported 1.0 percent pace, the Commerce Department said on Friday in its third GDP estimate. GDP growth was initially estimated to have risen at only a 0.7 percent rate. The economy grew at a rate of 2.0 percent in the third […]

Starbucks Teams up with Feeding America With Aim to Donate All of its Unused Food Within the Next Year

Let’s cut to the chase: Starbucks has just announced a plan to donate all of its leftover food to the hungry. On Tuesday, the company said it has set a goal to contribute all of its leftover food to the social advocacy program Feeding America—a national network of food banks—out of all of its more […]

Groups Move to Address Minimum Wage Increase In New York State

With less than a week and a half until its final agreement due date, advocacy groups in Albany have improved efforts to increase the Empire State’s minimum wage to $15 an hour as part of the budget. Of course, many nonprofit organizations have shown up to voice their concerns—as well as advocates and Democratic legsilators—in […]

Huntington Ingalls CEO Mike Petters To Donate Whole of Annual Salary to Education Fund

During a time when many are outwardly expressing concern over corporate irresponsibility, at least one CEO is making an effort to change the conversation; by changing his perspective. The president and Ceo of the shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has announced plans to forgo his base salary and invest in an educational assistance fund […]

Americans More Confident In Retirement Than Three Years Ago

According to the 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey, roughly one in five American workers feel “very confident” about having enough money to live comfortably in their retirement. Of course, this equates to roughly 20 percent of the people. Funded by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the survey indicated that only about 13 percent o the American […]

Nike Continues to Stop Chinese Footwear Company from Selling Counterfeit Shoes

Athletic apparel company Nike has recently filed a lawsuit against a Chinese footwear manufacturer, alleging that that company has infringed upon several of its patents. In Nike’s lawsuit, which has been filed in the US District Court in the State of Nevada, last month, Nike claims that the company Fujian Bestwinn “has made, used, sold, […]

Prescription Drug Spending Up, and There May be No End in Sight

There is no doubt that patients who suffer from chronic diseases—like cancer—should have a better outlook these days, as new treatments continue to make their way to market. With the advent of biopharmaceuticals, in particular, treatments for conditions that have long been difficult or complicated are suddenly more successful and this provides more offerings to […]

Cold Turkey is the Best Way To Quit Smoking

It is no big secret that smoking is one of the most dangerous habits a person can have. The problem, of course, is that while the health risks increase immediately after a person starts smoking, they do not necessarily begin to appear for many years—even decades—down the road. This makes it increasingly harder to quit […]

Stem Cell Research Could Result in Cornea Replacement For Cataract Patients Within the Next Few Years

Those who suffer from vision loss might have new hope today as scientist have announced they are now able to develop corneas and lenses from their own cells. While this development alone is remarkable it is more important to note that this type of procedure would spare patients the more invasive transplant process commonly implemented […]

Six Flags To Add Virtual Reality To Nine Coasters Across the Country

The Six Flags theme parks have transformed the way we think about “roller coasters.” As a matter of fact, some of their attractions are so outrageous (and different) that the term “roller coaster” doesn’t accurately describe them. Of course, that is mostly because many of these rides no longer simply “coast”; but they do offer […]

University College London Scientists Find the Gray Hair Gene

Most people are probably aware that both hair color and baldness are genetic. But apparently there is also a gene which determines the likelihood that you might go gray, and when. This, of course, contradicts the standing belief that graying occurred as a result soley of hair weakening from aging. Researchers are saying that they […]