Major Asia markets close higher; Chinese yuan jumps – CNBC
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Major Asia markets close higher; Chinese yuan jumps – CNBC

Major Asian stocks markets mostly closed higher on Wednesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump hinted once again that a closely watched trade deadline in March may be pushed back. Mainland Chinese markets closed higher on the day after a whirlwind session which saw it swinging between positive and negative territory. The Shanghai composite gained around…

Anthem Day One Update: Patch Notes Tweak Load Times, Challenges, And More – GameSpot
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Anthem Day One Update: Patch Notes Tweak Load Times, Challenges, And More – GameSpot

Top New Game Releases On Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week — February 17-23 2019Apex Legends Update Fixes Crashes, Could Bring New Modes – GS News UpdateCall Of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Operation Grand Heist TrailerAnthem Late Game Contracts, Farming for Masterworks And MoreFortnite – Driftboard TrailerFortnite Update Adds Driftboards And…

Oil Prices Nearing Breakout Levels | OilPrice.com – OilPrice.com
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Oil Prices Nearing Breakout Levels | OilPrice.com – OilPrice.com

OPEC+ cuts, supply disruptions and an easing of trade tensions between the U.S. and China has boosted crude oil to a three-month high. (Click to enlarge)(Click to enlarge)(Click to enlarge)(Click to enlarge)- Bank of America Merrill Lynch says that Brent will likely trade between $50 and $70 per barrel over the next five years.- The bank…

Anthem: Day One Patch Will Improve Loading Times – IGN
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Anthem: Day One Patch Will Improve Loading Times – IGN

By Joe Skrebels Because the world is strange and confusing, Anthem’s day one patch will arrive a week after thousands of people began playing it. Thankfully, it should improve one of the most common complaints about the early version – its loading times. Arriving on the game’s official release date of 22 February (it was…

Scientists Developed an AI So Advanced They Say It’s Too Dangerous to Release – ScienceAlert
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Scientists Developed an AI So Advanced They Say It’s Too Dangerous to Release – ScienceAlert

PETER DOCKRILL 19 FEB 2019 A group of computer scientists once backed by Elon Musk has caused some alarm by developing an advanced artificial intelligence (AI) they say is too dangerous to release to the public. OpenAI, a research non-profit based in San Francisco, says its “chameleon-like” language prediction system, called GPT–2, will only ever…

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Disappointing Innovations – Forbes
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New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Disappointing Innovations – Forbes

More details have come out for Apple’s planned upgrades to the iPhone in 2019, and the unfortunate but expected news is that Apple does not appear to have anything new to offer. The feature upgrades are already widely available on Android and expected to become prolific long before Tim Cook reveals the presumptively named iPhone…

Walgreens and CVS are redesigning their drugstores to focus more on health. Here’s how they compare – CNBC
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Walgreens and CVS are redesigning their drugstores to focus more on health. Here’s how they compare – CNBC

Health and Science M. Spencer Green | AP A Walgreens and CVS drugstore are seen on adjacent corners at an intersection in Calumet City, Ill. CVS Health and Walgreens are remodeling some of their drugstores to look more like doctor’s offices. The two largest pharmacy chains in the U.S. have both opened redesigned stores that…

Save $50 on Xbox One S and Xbox One X Bundles from the Microsoft Store – TrueAchievements
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Save $50 on Xbox One S and Xbox One X Bundles from the Microsoft Store – TrueAchievements

If you missed out on the recently discounted Xbox One X on Newegg, Microsoft’s latest promotion is offering $50 off the price of Xbox One X and Xbox One S bundles in the US. Each of the prices below also includes a digital copy of Gears of War 4. You can see the full list…

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Why do the northern and southern lights differ? – Salon

The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, shine over St Marys Lighthouse near Whitley Bay in Northumberland, northeast England early Monday March 7, 2016. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP) (AP) Scientists have discovered the culprit: how the sun squeezes Earth’s magnetic tail February 18, 2019 1:00AM (UTC) This article was originally published by Scientific American. Dazzling green…

AOC’s ‘green deal’ will require a ton of ‘corporate cronyism’ – New York Post
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AOC’s ‘green deal’ will require a ton of ‘corporate cronyism’ – New York Post

Amazon is taking its ball and going home, and New York Dems are actually celebrating. I wasn’t a huge fan of the deal New York and Amazon worked out: The race among cities to bribe businesses to set up shop in their backyards has a lot of problems. But what’s just astounding to me is…