Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

January 20, 2020

VW knows it must become a tech company to compete with Tesla

Media -- The Next Web - German marque, and the world's largest car maker by sales, Volkswagen (VW) appears to be wising up to the changing landscape of...

January 20, 2020 02:02 AM

January 17, 2020

Bose To Shutter 119 Tech Stores

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Audio equipment company Bose has announced it is closing 119 retail locations due to changing customer demand, according to a report.

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January 17, 2020 06:42 PM

Apple's iPhone 12 lineup will pack a punch with up to 6GB of RAM

Tech -- BGR - A new research note from UBS analysts Timothy Arcuri and Munjal Shah (via MacRumors) claims that Apple this year will release four new...

January 17, 2020 03:47 AM

Tesla is now selling a t-shirt commemorating Cybertruck shattered window flub

Tech -- TechCrunch - Tesla apparently isn't afraid to embrace some of its more embarrassing moments when doing so will likely lead to moving lost of...

January 17, 2020 03:43 AM

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook gets dedicated Best Buy & Samsung landing pages

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Now that we've made it to the other side of CES 2020, Samsung is already beginning the process of getting the word out about...

January 17, 2020 03:36 AM

Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra could be an iPhone killer, and it looks stunning in these images

Tech -- BGR - Earlier this week, leaked benchmark test results from a Geekbench 5.1 test run on the unreleased Samsung Galaxy S20+ revealed something...

January 17, 2020 03:35 AM

Does Hipmunk's Demise Signal Larger Changes In Travel?

Media -- PYMNTS.com - As the travel industry shifts into higher digital gear, and increasingly responds to the needs and desires of new consumer groups...

January 17, 2020 03:07 AM

Bank Of America's Erica Surpasses 10M User Mark

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Zelle peer-to-peer (P2P) payments increased 76 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2019, Bank of America said on Wednesday...

January 17, 2020 01:28 AM

Settling Into Sofas On Subscription

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Millennial consumers are a mobile group - according to data analysis by FiveThirtyEight, the average millennial makes 12 moves between...

January 17, 2020 01:20 AM

Even Times Square Losing Shops To Changing Retail Landscape

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Times Square, one of the most famous places on the planet, where hundreds of thousands of people live, work and visit any given...

January 17, 2020 01:16 AM

January 14, 2020

Healthy Living After Prostate Cancer Treatment

U.S. News -- Seeking emotional support and adopting a healthy diet are important.

January 14, 2020 08:27 PM

How to Max Out Your 401(k) in 2020

U.S. News -- Take advantage of the tax breaks and 401(k) match your retirement account provides.

January 14, 2020 08:26 PM

Q&A with Bradford White: A manufacturer balances ecommerce and product integrity

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - For some manufacturers, there's no common definition of business-to-business ecommerce-or a notion that one suits all...

January 14, 2020 08:22 PM

Where to Find the Best New England Lobster Roll in Winter

Life -- New England Today - Even when Nor'easter winter winds are blowing and the majority of the region's lobster shacks are shuttered for the season,...

January 14, 2020 08:18 PM

Exploring the New Hampshire Ice Castles

Life -- New England Today - Did you know there's an extra special annual winter attraction in North Woodstock, New Hampshire? Ice castles (yes, real...

January 14, 2020 08:18 PM

Wolf Hollow Gray Wolf Sanctuary in Ipswich, Massachusetts | Photos

Life -- New England Today - Photographer Kieran Kesner shares a few of his favorite winter images captured at Wolf Hollow gray wolf sanctuary in Ipswich,...

January 14, 2020 08:16 PM

Only 1 in 4 Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

Life -- EurekAlert - Only about 24% of Medicare patients who could receive outpatient cardiac rehabilitation participate in the program.Women, people...

January 14, 2020 08:16 PM

Fewer in U.S. Continue to See Vaccines as Important

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Eighty-four percent of Americans now say vaccinating children is important, down from 94% in 2001. Additionally, 86% of Americans...

January 14, 2020 08:15 PM

Elevated leukemia incidence is found in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers

Life -- EurekAlert - Responders who worked at the World Trade Center site after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, have an increased overall cancer incidence...

January 14, 2020 08:15 PM

Protein associated with ovarian cancer exacerbates neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's

Life -- Neuroscience News - OCIAD1, a protein commonly associated with ovarian cancer, contributes to neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease by impairing...

January 14, 2020 08:14 PM

10 Ways to Unlock Your Mind Power to Be More Successful

Life -- Lifehack - Our brain is a powerful part of us. It's more or less a supercomputer built within a human being. Though more complex than a supercomputer,...

January 14, 2020 08:13 PM

Online educational videos boost cancer knowledge

Life -- EurekAlert - Online health videos can be an important source of cancer education, according to Rutgers researchers. Their review, published in...

January 14, 2020 08:12 PM

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Cells: Study

Life -- WebMD - Focused ultrasound is already used to destroy tumors, with most approaches using either high-intensity beams to heat and destroy cells...

January 14, 2020 08:11 PM

30 Practical Ideas to Create Your Best Morning Routine

Life -- Lifehack - "How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."



This wise reflection by the American author Annie Dillard from her...

January 14, 2020 08:11 PM

Leverage These 5 Retirement Tax Diversification Strategies

Life -- Kiplinger - Taxes can be overwhelming in retirement, eating up income that you need to live on. Learn how to minimize taxes through tax diversification.

January 14, 2020 08:11 PM

Ring hit with class action lawsuit for 'failure to take basic security precautions'

Tech -- Mashable - A group of Ring camera owners who have been terrorized by hackers are now suing the company, saying the Amazon-owned firm doesn't...

January 14, 2020 07:13 PM

Massive leak might've just revealed PlayStation 5 release date, pricing, and much more

Tech -- BGR - Sony has been slowly building up to its big PlayStation 5 reveal by releasing new information about the PS5 console every few weeks. For...

January 14, 2020 07:02 PM

New leak reveals Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S20+ all in its glory

Tech -- Digital Trends - A new report confirms that there will be no Samsung Galaxy S11. Instead, the Galaxy S10 series' successors will be called the...

January 14, 2020 07:00 PM

Amazon To Funnel Fake Product Data To Authorities

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Amazon is cracking down on the sale of counterfeit goods, saying it will now cooperate more intensely with law enforcement on those...

January 14, 2020 06:08 PM

Why the Maker Community is Important After Natural Disasters

Media -- Makezine - I find myself writing this a few days after the natural movement of tectonic plates near the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico caused...

January 14, 2020 06:02 PM

January 13, 2020

A life of long weekends is alluring, but the shorter working day may be more practical

Life -- Phys.org - When Microsoft gave its 2,300 employees in Japan five Fridays off in a row, it found productivity jumped 40%.

January 13, 2020 07:07 PM

Medical practitioners expose 1B+ records via unsecured databases

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - More than 1 billion medical images are believed to be exposed online as medical practitioners continue to upload them to unsecured...

January 13, 2020 06:14 PM

Words of Wisdom from Bill Gates to Give You the Confidence to Succeed--and Fail

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Every entrepreneur fails at something, even Bill Gates. His words of wisdom will boost your confidence and help you past the fear of failure.

January 13, 2020 06:13 PM

The Coming Death of the Cold Sales Call (2 Reasons Cold Outreach Is Changing Forever)

Web Marketing -- Sales Hacker - Audio cassettes. CRT TVs. Typewriters are all extinct. Unless they're displayed as novelties, these achievements of communication...

January 13, 2020 06:10 PM

Worst Snowstorms in New England History

Life -- New England Today - Snow in New England can yield the romance of a Currier & Ives print, wrapping our centuries-old homes and historical town...

January 13, 2020 06:08 PM

Catalogues Galore

Life -- ESA-Hubble POW - This bright, somewhat blob-like object - seen in this Picture of the Week as observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope...

January 13, 2020 06:07 PM

Google urged to tame privacy-killing Android bloatware

Infosec -- Naked Security - A letter sent to the Google CEO by Privacy International claims bloatware has allowed a privacy and security hole to open almost...

January 13, 2020 06:01 PM

Impending collision of Milky Way with other galaxy is already creating new stars

Tech -- Digital Trends - In around 2 billion years' time, our galaxy will collide with a nearby satellite galaxy in a catastrophic event. For now, though,...

January 13, 2020 05:57 PM

See the inner structure of the Crab Nebula in NASA's stunning visualization

Tech -- Digital Trends - NASA has released a video visualization of one of astronomy's most beautiful objects, the famous Crab Nebula, by combining data...

January 13, 2020 05:56 PM

Wells Growth Hampered By Outdated Systems, Tech Failures

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Wells Fargo is striving to revamp its approach to technology to ensure systems stay online, satisfy regulators and block cybercriminals,...

January 13, 2020 05:43 PM

Bill Gates and Jeb Bush back Evolv, a start-up trying to stop mass shootings

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Massachusetts security start-up Evolv Technology has raised $30m in its Series C round, bringing the total raised by the company...

January 13, 2020 06:10 AM

OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Enterprise -- Computerworld - What's the king of the note-taking apps?There are two leading contenders for the crown: Microsoft's OneNote and the independent...

January 13, 2020 06:03 AM

Ring announces new Control Center in response to security concerns

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Connected internet device maker Ring LLC has added new security features to its devices as it faces a lawsuit from users who...

January 13, 2020 05:46 AM

A molecular switch for repairing central nervous system disorders

Life -- Neuroscience News - A global knockout of the thrombin receptor PAR1 accelerates myelin development. The findings could help with the development...

January 13, 2020 02:54 AM

Neurons' energy organelle protected from damage linked to ALS & Alzheimer's

Life -- Neuroscience News - Researchers have identified a set of drug-like compounds, including a common ingredient in throat lozenges, that can help...

January 13, 2020 02:54 AM

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Without Harming Healthy Cells: Study

U.S. News -- The research is still in its early stages, but scientists say they've...

January 13, 2020 02:01 AM

The Best Performing Fidelity Funds for Retirement

U.S. News -- These Fidelity retirement funds will help get your Fidelity 401(k) in top performance shape.

January 13, 2020 02:00 AM

Health Tip: Preparing for a Wig During Cancer Treatment

U.S. News -- (HealthDay News) If you're coping with hair loss during cancer treatment, you may be considering a wig.To prepare for a wig during cancer...

January 13, 2020 01:59 AM

Neil Peart, considered one of the greatest rock drummers of all time, dies at 67

Media -- CNBC - Business - Peart joined Rush in 1974, and their lineup remained the same until their retirement 41 years later.

January 13, 2020 01:39 AM

More generic Zantac drugs recalled as fears linger over cancer risk

Media -- USATODAY - News Top Stories - More generic versions of Zantac are being pulled from pharmacy shelves after officials discovered a probable carcinogen...

January 13, 2020 01:35 AM