Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

May 29, 2020

Beware of These 6 Money Risks Caused by COVID-19

Justmeans -- At a time when there are so many things outside of our control, it's more important than ever to zone in on...

May 29, 2020 06:50 PM

May 28, 2020

Asus Chromebook Flip C436 review: A top-quality convertible Chromebook with a premium price tag

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The Chromebook Flip C436 is a visually pleasing, solidly made and ergonomic Chromebook -- but it's also one of the most expensive.

May 28, 2020 12:54 AM

May 27, 2020

10 Affordable Places to Retire on the Water

U.S. News -- Spend your retirement years fishing, boating or strolling along the water in these low-cost cities.

May 27, 2020 09:41 PM

Supercar maker McLaren to cut 1,200 jobs across group amid pandemic

Media -- Reuters - Business - British supercar maker McLaren Group said on Tuesday it would cut 1,200 jobs under a proposed restructuring programme as...

May 27, 2020 09:38 PM

Forecasting In Uncertainty: What If Stores Reopen And No One Comes?

Think -- Forrester Blogs - Despite state and local governments allowing stores to reopen, consumer traffic will most likely remain well below pre-pandemic...

May 27, 2020 08:29 PM

Apple to reopen around 100 US retail stores later this week

Tech -- BGR - Apple will start reopening many of its retail stores later this week.

Apple's new safety guidelines will require all employees and customers...

May 27, 2020 08:15 PM

The coronavirus pandemic is still getting worse in these 24 US states

Tech -- BGR - Researchers estimate that half of the states within the United States haven't yet reached their peak levels of novel coronavirus infections....

May 27, 2020 06:53 PM

Exciting new study suggests we can definitely make a coronavirus cure

Tech -- BGR - A miracle coronavirus cure isn't available at the moment, but scientists found more proof that the human immune system can develop neutralizing...

May 27, 2020 06:52 PM

You can now surf in Microsoft's Edge browser

Tech -- TechCrunch - Browser developers love to add small Easter Eggs to their apps to help you while away the hours when your Interent is down, for...

May 27, 2020 06:51 PM

Facebook launches CatchUp, an audio-only calling app that shows who's ready to chat now

Tech -- TechCrunch - Facebook's internal R&D group, NPE Team, has today launched a new app called CatchUp that makes it easier for friends and family...

May 27, 2020 06:45 PM

Study says coronavirus immunity might only last 6 months

Tech -- BGR - Coronavirus immunity might last as little as 6 months and as long as 12 months, a new study from Europe indicates.

The conclusion is based...

May 27, 2020 06:05 PM

5 things to stock up on to be ready for the coronavirus second wave

Tech -- BGR - If you're looking for some coronavirus tips pertaining to how you can prepare yourself for the inevitable second wave, we've got two words...

May 27, 2020 05:47 PM

Palliative care for heart failure patients may lower rehospitalization risk and improve outcomes

Life -- EurekAlert - Heart failure patients who received palliative care -- focused on pain relief, emotional support and quality of life while hospitalized...

May 27, 2020 03:09 PM

Are We Facing A Retirement Crisis?

Life -- The Retirement Manifesto - If you're a Baby Boomer, you're either retired or rapidly approaching retirement.

Are you ready?

We've all heard...

May 27, 2020 03:09 PM

SpaceX's moment of triumph arrives as astronauts ready for US launch

Life -- Phys.org - A new era in space begins Wednesday with the launch by SpaceX of two NASA astronauts into space, a capability that for six decades...

May 27, 2020 03:09 PM

The best plants to buy from Amazon's (continuously growing) selection

Life -- Curbed - Best options for plant-parents of all gardening levels Buying plants virtually...

May 27, 2020 03:06 PM

Critical transition theory shows flickering in heart before atrial fibrillation

Life -- Phys.org - Affecting up to 4% of patients older than 65 years, atrial fibrillation ranks among the most common heart conditions. Described by...

May 27, 2020 03:05 PM

How to Use the Prioritization Matrix When Every Task is #1

Life -- Lifehack - It takes being productive to get things done correctly and on time. So how do you know which tasks are essential and which can wait?

May 27, 2020 03:05 PM

Leroy Chiao Makes a Bubble in Space

Life -- NASA Image of the day - In this iconic image, Staion Commander Leroy Chiao of NASA watches a water bubble float between him and the camera.

May 27, 2020 03:04 PM

Microsoft brings Edge's hidden Surf Game to everyone

Media -- The Next Web - Back in February, Microsoft hid a nifty little surfing game into its Edge browser, which started out as an easter egg to celebrate...

May 27, 2020 02:44 PM

Millions Tested In Wuhan Amid Fears Of Second COVID Wave

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The Chinese city of Wuhan, ground zero for the global pandemic, has conducted nearly seven million coronavirus tests in 12 days,...

May 27, 2020 02:43 PM

Millennials Are Facing Their Second 'Once-in-a-Lifetime' Financial Crash

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The data on millennials' lifetime earnings potential were already fairly grim long before the word "coronavirus" became part of...

May 27, 2020 02:42 PM

Survey: Consumer Confidence Stabilizes In May

Media -- PYMNTS.com - After a sharp decline in April, consumer confidence held steady in May as some businesses reopened in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

May 27, 2020 02:39 PM

Walmart, Green Dot Announce Enhanced MoneyCard Features

Media -- PYMNTS.com - With features such as free cash deposits and a high-yield savings account, Walmart and Green Dot unveiled updated benefits for the...

May 27, 2020 02:37 PM

A look at the $17 billion stock portfolio of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Media -- The Next Web - As the world watched the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat spread across the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was making...

May 27, 2020 02:37 PM

Here's how many cyclists it takes to charge a Tesla as fast as a Supercharger

Media -- The Next Web - How many cyclists does it take to charge a Tesla? No, this isn't the start to a bad joke, it's a legitimate question. It's also...

May 27, 2020 02:36 PM

COVID-19: An Update From Around the World

Justmeans -- "I would rather lose my entire crop and keep the health of my family." - Anonymous coffee farmer, Colombia

May 27, 2020 02:31 PM

May 26, 2020

Newegg's "We Love Dads & Grads" Promotion Offers Deep Discounts on Gifts for Tech Enthusiasts

Business Wire -- Newegg--today Newegg kicks off "We Love Dads & Grads," the company's week-long promotion offering great deals on the latest tech products

May 26, 2020 09:22 PM

T-Mobile Launches 'Connecting Heroes' - Free 5G for First Responder Agencies is Here

Justmeans -- TMobile introduces Connecting Heroes to help first responder agencies save over $7 billion with FREE service...

May 26, 2020 09:12 PM

How cybercriminals are taking advantage of Covid-19

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Closing schools and offices to enforce social distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic is an important step to addressing...

May 26, 2020 07:22 PM

NYSE to reopen trading floor closed by coronavirus

Media -- Reuters - Companies - The New York Stock Exchange

will partially reopen the trading floors at its iconic 11 Wall Street building on Tuesday for...

May 26, 2020 06:14 PM

Liberty, Self-Limitation and COVID-19

Life -- Psychology Today - The greatness of a people living together with freedom is seen in the responsibility they share with one another for the society....

May 26, 2020 04:45 PM

5 Habits That Strengthen Your Immune System Against Covid-19

Life -- Psychology Today - Now more than ever, it is essential you have a strong immune system. Here are five simple life hacks to supercharge your immune...

May 26, 2020 04:45 PM

If you took to growing veggies in the coronavirus pandemic, then keep it up when lockdown ends

Life -- Phys.org - The COVID-19 pandemic produced a run on the things people need to produce their own food at home, including vegetable seedlings, seeds...

May 26, 2020 04:45 PM

Boston Red Sox honor veterans with Memorial Day tribute in an empty Fenway Park

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - With huge American flag draped over the Green Monster and a bugler playing "Taps," the Boston Red Sox honored fallen...

May 26, 2020 04:29 PM

Massive study reveals most common coronavirus symptoms and four main risk factors

Tech -- BGR - A new study from The BMJ highlights the most common coronavirus symptoms, with a cough and a fever being the top two.

The study also found...

May 26, 2020 03:12 PM

NASA signs off on historic SpaceX crewed launch, leaving weather as final uncertainty

Tech -- GeekWire - The sun rises with SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule sitting atop a Falcon 9 rocket at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (SpaceX...

May 26, 2020 03:12 PM

Promising coronavirus vaccine might be delayed because not enough people are getting sick

Tech -- BGR - One of the coronavirus vaccine candidates that has shown encouraging results is the one being developed at Oxford, which could be ready...

May 26, 2020 03:12 PM

Virgin Orbit's first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft

Tech -- TechCrunch - On Monday, Virgin Orbit attempted the first full flight of its orbital payload launch system, which includes a modified Boeing...

May 26, 2020 03:08 PM

Face masks with electric fields might be able to kill coronavirus on contact

Tech -- BGR - Coronavirus face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) can't destroy the new pathogen on contact, but researchers are looking...

May 26, 2020 03:07 PM

Use of Low-Contact Commerce Climbs in U.S. During Pandemic

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Forty-four percent of U.S. adults say they are getting takeout from restaurants more often than they used to, and 36% say...

May 26, 2020 03:07 PM

Dementia gene raises risk of severe COVID-19

Life -- EurekAlert - Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study.

May 26, 2020 03:06 PM

The Clever Reason Oranges Are Sold in Red Mesh Bags

Life -- Mental Floss - Orange citrus is almost always sold in red packaging, and the reason for that has to do with how our brains perceive color.

May 26, 2020 03:06 PM

Amazon Chides Biden On Tax Comment: 'We Pay Every Cent'

Media -- PYMNTS.com - eCommerce giant Amazon and presidential candidate Joe Biden have taken to Twitter in a squabble over taxes.

May 26, 2020 02:48 PM

Doctors face pay cuts, furloughs and supply shortages as coronavirus pushes primary care to the brink

Media -- CNBC - Business - Shrinking and disappearing doctors' offices could trigger public health crises as sick patients go untreated and children do...

May 26, 2020 12:44 AM

These are the places and situations to avoid if you don't want to catch coronavirus

Tech -- BGR - All 50 states in the US have now reopened to some degree, after more than two months of gradually tightening lockdowns and restrictions...

May 26, 2020 12:40 AM

Remdesivir helps, but it's not the coronavirus miracle cure people were hoping for

Tech -- BGR - Coronavirus drug remdesivir was called the standard of care for COVID-19 patients in late April when Dr. Anthony Fauci announced the early...

May 26, 2020 12:40 AM

Coronavirus mutations do not appear to increase transmissibility

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers have identified 6,822 mutations of SARS-CoV-2 across a global dataset. 273 mutations have occurred repeatedly...

May 26, 2020 12:39 AM

Prepare for a Behavioral Disaster Wave If COVID-19 Returns

Life -- Psychology Today - Use the four factors of resilience and you can have the tools to get past almost any obstacle.

May 26, 2020 12:38 AM