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Russians Charged By The US For Stealing Over 500M Yahoo User Info

Mar 16, 2017 03:43 am UTC| Technology

Yahoo is the current record-holder for the most devastating hacking incident that allowed over 500 million user information to be stolen by the perpetrators. While the crime resulted in Yahoo becoming a less viable option...

Nintendo Switch Console Proof-Of-Concept Hack Offered A Few Days After Launch

Mar 16, 2017 01:27 am UTC| Technology

Can a Nintendo Switch console be hacked? It appears so, according to a proof-of-concept presented by a hacker, which is currently available as of writing on Github. TechCrunch said Twitter user qwertyoruiop released a...

Pandora Launches Premium Music Streaming Service For USD9.99/Month; Can They Still Catch Up With Spotify, Apple Music?

Mar 16, 2017 01:27 am UTC| Technology

Pandora on Monday debuts its new on-demand Premium Music Service for USD9.99 a month, which will allow any user to play a song or album off its archives and use the services and use new playlist creation features, USA...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date Will Be In April, But No Date Set? Reliable Analyst Projects Slow Sales Compared To S7

Mar 16, 2017 00:56 am UTC| Technology

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to be on sale in stores by April, but there have been speculation as to the exact date of the release. FOX News said that although the South Korean electronics giant has confirmed the...

Apple iOS 11 Will Make Almost 200,000 Apps Obsolete, According To New Analytics Research

Mar 16, 2017 00:55 am UTC| Technology

According to a new research, 187,000 apps will be obsolete with Apples upcoming iOS 11. Apple Insider reported that Sensor Tower, an app analytics firm, says that around 8 percent of titles on the App Store will be...

New Twitter Hack Attacks Unicef, BBC, Forbes Magazine, Other High-Profile Accounts With Nazi Propaganda

Mar 16, 2017 00:40 am UTC| Technology

On Wednesday, a third-party tool on Twitter enabled a widespread hack that attacked several high-profile Twitter accounts with Nazi propaganda. CNET reports that affected accounts include the European Parliament to Unicef,...

Samsung Leaks Show Galaxy S8 To Come in Various Colors, Including Gold; Will It Surpass Apple’s iPhone 7 In Sales Though?

Mar 16, 2017 00:31 am UTC| Technology

A new leak is reportedly supporting rumors that Samsungs upcoming Galaxy S8 will be coming in a myriad of colors, including a gold paint job. TechDroider tweeted a photo showing several phone cases claiming to be of the...

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Economy

Australian bonds sharply rebound tracking firm U.S. Treasuries

The Australian bonds sharply rebounded on the first trading day of the week Monday as investors poured into safe-haven assets tracking firmness in U.S. Treasuries amid losses in riskier equities and oil. Also, the...

Surprisingly positive Eurozone PMIs fuel rate hike speculation

Eurozone economic growth gathered further momentum in March, bolstering optimism over the region in the face of Brexit. Businesses across the euro zone ramped up activity at the fastest pace in almost six years, a survey...

New Zealand bonds close flat as investors shrug-off worse-than-expected February trade deficit

The New Zealand bonds closed flat Friday as investors largely shrugged-off the worse-than-expected trade deficit for the month of February. The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond, which moves inversely to its price...

Australian bonds snap rally tracking weakness in U.S. Treasuries, higher equities

The Australian bonds snapped rally on the last trading day of the week, tracking weakness in the U.S. counterpart and as investors poured into riskier assets, including equities and crude oil. Also, upbeat retail sales...

RBNZ expects outlook to be shaped by considerable uncertainty, to stay pat until mid-2018

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) at policy meeting on Thursday, left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent and reiterated that interest rates will remain low for a considerable time. The policy statement...

Politics

US under Trump Series: Message from Mnuchin loud and clear

There are lots of uncertainties surrounding the new administration in the United States led by President Donald Trump. While it can be sometimes noisy surrounding Trump given the level of theatricals in the media, one can...

“Sesame Street” To Introduce Its First Autistic Muppet; Is The PBS Defunding Move Due To The Show’s Parody Of Donald Trump For Years?

Early this week, Sesame Street officially debuted its first Muppet with autism. Julia, a red-haired shy Muppet, was first introduced last year in digital form for Sesame Workshops Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in...

Can Silicon Valley's autocrats save democracy?

In late February, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg published an essay that laid out the social networks vision for the coming years. The 5,700-word document, immediately dubbed a manifesto, was his most...

A clarion call for a new kind of popular politics

If the rising sense of alienation from the political process is to be reversed in the long term, it will require more than a quick dose of populist rhetoric or tinkering with the way politics is organised. The British...

Rodrigo Duterte relaunches Philippine drug war despite calls for investigation

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to continue his war on drugs in spite of growing calls for an investigation into his role in it. On March 6, the Philippine government lifted its suspension on police...

Science

Complete Synthetic Genome Creation Within Reach

Genetic manipulation is an incredibly touchy subject that many scientists would love to dive into headlong, but which the rest of the world has been preventing them from doing. As a result, researchers have had to make...

The decoupling delusion: rethinking growth and sustainability

Our economy and society ultimately depend on natural resources: land, water, material (such as metals) and energy. But some scientists have recognised that there are hard limits to the amount of these resources we can use....

Scientists Create DNA Computer With Potentially Infinite Memory And Processing Capacity

One of the biggest challenges confronting humanity right now is the impending wall that technology will eventually hit when it comes to the memory and processing capacity of computers. One of the avenues that scientists...

Scientific theories aren't mere conjecture – to survive they must work

The evidence is incontrovertible. Global warming is occurring. Climate change is real, is serious and has been influenced by anthropogenic activity. The scientific evidence is clear: Global climate change caused by human...

Comets or volcanoes? Scientists are changing their mind about how the Earth's water got here

The Earth has been the blue planet for as many as 3.8 billion years. Ancient sedimentary rock deposits and lava that cooled into characteristic pillow shapes provide irrefutable evidence that liquid water has existed at...

Technology

UK Pressuring WhatsApp To Give Up Encryption Secrets After London Terror Attack

Following the recent attack in Westminster, London, UK officials have been scrambling to provide its citizens with a measure of security and assure the public that it is doing everything it can to prevent future attacks....

Twitter Confirms Plans To Offer Paid, “Enhanced” TweetDeck For Power Users

Twitter has just confirmed that they are planning on a subscription-based offer for power users of its soon-to-be premium version of Twitter. A spokeswoman told The Verge that the company is indeed conducting a survey...

Messenger Gets Both Mentions And Reactions

Facebook has had the Mentions and Reactions features on its main platform for years, but not on its Messenger app. Now it will, which should help add some spice to conversations and cut through the clutter. The Reactions...

Instagram Starts Censoring Users, Blurs Pictures

It was inevitable. With so many people posting sensitive and even disturbing images on Instagram, it was only a matter of time before the popular social media platform started censoring users. Now, whenever Instagram deems...

JonTron Dropped As Yooka-Laylee Character Due To Racist Views

YouTuber JonTron or Jon Safari has been removed from the list of people affiliated with the game Yooka-Laylee, where he voiced one of the characters. The game by studio Playtonic is a spiritual successor to platformer...
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March 24 14:30 UTC Released

USECRI Weekly Annualized*

Actual

9.0 %

Forecast

Previous

9.6 %

March 24 14:30 UTC Released

USECRI Weekly Index*

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144.6 %

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Previous

145.5 %

March 27 08:00 UTC 185185m

DEReal GDP YY*

Actual

Forecast

111.0 %

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111.0 %

March 27 08:00 UTC 185185m

EZIfo Expectations*

Actual

Forecast

104.0 %

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104.0 %

March 27 08:00 UTC 185185m

DEIfo Expectations*

Actual

Forecast

104.3

Previous

104.0

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DEIfo Current Conditions*

Actual

Forecast

118.3 %

Previous

118.4 %

March 27 09:00 UTC 245245m

EZIfo Expectations*

Actual

Forecast

4.9 %

Previous

4.9 %

March 27 09:00 UTC 245245m

TRLoans to Non-Fin

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Forecast

Previous

2.3 %

March 27 09:00 UTC 245245m

EZLoans to Non-Fin

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Forecast

Previous

2.3 %

March 27 09:00 UTC 245245m

EZLoans to Households*

Actual

Forecast

2.3 %

Previous

2.2 %

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