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Facebook reportedly spent more than $500 million to buy a mind-reading technology startup …

“As such, the device described above is being received as yet another way for Facebook to gather user data” writes Ben Gilbert for businessinsider.com. Facebook is mostly in the ad sales business, and it uses data provided by its users to power that business.By wearing the wristband, the company says, you’ll be able to control a computer using your thoughts.”Why would anyone want to give a company w/ FB’s business model knowing access to their spinal cord data?” another user responded.The company, CTRL-Labs, makes a wristband that is said to…

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EPA signals retreat from controversial ‘secret science’ rule

“In another major retrenchment, EPA no longer intends to pursue a separate proposal to set an agencywide approach for carrying out cost-benefit analyses for draft regulations, Wheeler said” writes Sean Reilly for sciencemag.org. Instead, the agency will issue a supplemental proposal early next year, Wheeler told members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, adding that it will apply only to future rulemakings.After reviewing comments on the proposal, the agency will take a statute-by-statute approach to implementing that requirement in a “tailor-made” way, starting with the Clean Air Act,…

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Futures flat as trade moves offer mixed signals

“Shares of Micron Technology Inc rose nearly 2% premarket after Longbow Research upgraded its rating on the stock to “buy”” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. (Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures were largely flat on Wednesday as easing trade tensions with China did little to sway investors, who are refraining from making heavy bets ahead of the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates next week.On Tuesday, a senior White House adviser tempered down expectations for the trade talks, urging investors to be patient about resolving the dispute between the…

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Oil rises as Saudi Arabia signals OPEC cuts to continue under new energy minister

“There is no shift in Saudi oil and OPEC policy” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. UAE’s Minister of Energy and Industry Suhail al-Mazrouei said on Sunday that members of OPEC and non-OPEC producers are “committed” to achieving oil market balance.TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil rose on Monday after a Saudi official said there would be no change in Saudi Arabia’s OPEC policy as Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman was made the new energy minister for the world’s biggest crude exporter over the weekend. Source: 95kqds.com

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Why you should be using automated forex signals

“Many forex brokers and independent companies have developed trading systems that offer forex signals telling the user when to buy and sell” reports forexlive.com. Forex trading signals usually operate on a mathematical formula and when parameters are met, a signal is sent out via e-mail or phone.There is nothing wrong with using forex signal providers given you do not have time to trade for yourself.When seeking out a reliable source of forex signals be sure that their data is back tested, and the company has a proven track record.There are…

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The importance of forex trading signals

“Even though, Forex trading signals help you in minimizing risks or losses in Forex trading, it is vital that you have self-confidence that you can do good trading and can gain profits” reports forexlive.com. Why are forex trading signals important?. One of the main advantages of using Forex trading signals is that you need not worry about analyzing the market.However, the truth is that you would not have trained yourself properly in Forex trading.This is taken care of the Forex trading signal providers. Source: forexlive.com

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Crypto Markets Continue to See Mixed Signals, Dow Jones Up Over 360 Points

“Ethereum (ETH), the top altcoin by market cap, is trading at $122.37 at press time” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. Ripple (XRP), the third top cryptocurrency by market cap, is seeing slight losses today, down 1.38 percent over the past 24 hours.Out of top 20 cryptos by market cap, Maker (MKR) is down the most, with its price tumbling almost 7 percent on the day.Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down over the past 24 hours, and is trading at $3,626 at press time. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Another defeat for Theresa May in the Commons after Brexiteer rebellion

“Theresa May is braced for another damaging defeat in the Commons on Thursday after Tory Eurosceptics accused her of ruling out a no deal Brexit” writes Matthew Lesh for telegraph.co.uk. Tory rebels who are planning to defeat Theresa May in a key Brexit vote tonight risk damaging efforts by her team to get a better deal to take the UK out of the EU, Liam Fox warned today.We need to understand that the public want us to leave the European Union but they would prefer us to leave the EU…

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