Woodstock Wire: NewsTidBits

October 18, 2019

Four ways to make your retirement savings last

Media -- CNBC - Business - People entering retirement will have to devise a smart strategy of how to spend their savings.

October 18, 2019 10:48 PM

Samsung, Google acknowledge flaws in phone-unlocking biometric tools

Infosec -- CyberScoop - Tech giants Samsung and Google are grappling with separate flaws in the biometric technology the companies give users to secure...

October 18, 2019 07:19 PM

Trump Job Approval Slumps in 11th Quarter

Life -- Gallup Headlines - President Donald Trump averaged 40.7% job approval in his 11th quarter in office, down two percentage points from the prior...

October 18, 2019 06:34 PM

Stranded whales detected from space

Life -- Phys.org - A new technique for analysing satellite images may help scientists detect and count stranded whales from space. Researchers tested...

October 18, 2019 06:32 PM

3 Reasons to Consider Making Changes During Medicare Open Enrollment

Life -- Kiplinger - Between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, Medicare participants can make changes to their plan(s). Here are a few reasons you may want to take...

October 18, 2019 06:30 PM

Astronaut Christina Koch Works in the Vacuum of Space

Life -- NASA Image of the day - NASA astronaut Christina Koch works while tethered near the Port 6 truss segment of the International Space Station.

October 18, 2019 06:28 PM

The Boston Public Library Is Offering Four Free Wedding Ceremonies

Life -- Mental Floss - The historic building typically costs thousands to rent for an event, but you can enter a giveaway to get a free wedding. (Spouse...

October 18, 2019 06:27 PM

What Would Medicare for All Cost You?

Life -- Lifehacker - Democratic candidates for president want to overhaul health care. But who will pay for it? That was the question during last night's...

October 18, 2019 06:24 PM

As the Freelance Economy Nears $1 Trillion, It's a Good Time to Be a Freelancer

Life -- The Penny Hoarder - The U.S. freelance industry is booming.

Americans, particularly younger Americans, are joining the freelance economy in droves...

October 18, 2019 06:23 PM

Researchers develop machine learning tool to refine personalized immunotherapy

Life -- Phys.org - Ludwig Cancer Research scientists have developed a new and more accurate method to identify the molecular signs of cancer likely to...

October 18, 2019 06:22 PM

How to Keep More Money in Retirement: Diversification That Minimizes Taxation

Life -- Kiplinger - No one likes paying taxes, especially once you've retired and are no longer earning a paycheck. So here are some steps to consider...

October 18, 2019 06:22 PM

10 Favorite New England Travel Accounts to Follow on Instagram

Life -- New England Today - One of the best things about the photo-and-video-sharing app Instagram is the way it enables armchair travel to dreamy, far-off...

October 18, 2019 06:21 PM

Congress Approval, Support for Impeaching Trump Both Up

Life -- Gallup Headlines - Approval of Congress is now at 25%, up from 18% in September. Meanwhile, 52% of Americans now support impeaching Trump and...

October 18, 2019 06:21 PM

How Long Will Your Retirement Savings Last?

Life -- The Retirement Manifesto - One question you must ask as you're preparing for retirement is "How Long Will Your Retirement Savings Last?". It's...

October 18, 2019 06:19 PM

7 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love

Life -- Kiplinger - There's something to be said about following the "smart money's" lead into adventurous, high-potential growth plays. But billionaires...

October 18, 2019 06:11 PM

A Simple Trick for Remembering People's Names

Life -- Mental Floss - This life hack will save you from forgetting a person's name immediately after they introduce themselves.

October 18, 2019 06:09 PM

Be the CEO of Your Retirement

Life -- Kiplinger - CEOs have some specific skills and habits that make them successful business leaders. The rest of us can take a few pages from their...

October 18, 2019 06:08 PM

Walmart launches new InHome Delivery service

SupplyChain -- Supply Chain Digital - The retail giants, Walmart, has launched its new service aimed at serving over 1mn customers in Pittsburgh, Kansas City...

October 18, 2019 05:46 PM

Asana Anatomy of Work Index Reveals: Employees Spend Nearly Two-Thirds of Their Day on Work About Work

Business Wire -- Asana, a leading work management platform for teams, today released its Anatomy of Work Index, delivering an in-depth analysis on how time is...

October 18, 2019 05:24 PM

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit Collaborate to Address Gaps in Atrial Fibrillation Detection with the Aim of Accelerating Diagnosis

Business Wire -- The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit today announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in New York that they are working together...

October 18, 2019 05:24 PM

Here's why Microsoft just invested $1.5M in a North Dakota high-tech farm project

Tech -- GeekWire - Microsoft is headed to the farm.

The Redmond, Wash. tech giant today announced a $1.5 million investment in Grand...

October 18, 2019 05:18 PM

Cigna-owned Express Scripts buys Seattle-area health tech startup Verity Solutions

Tech -- GeekWire - Verity Solutions, a Kirkland, Wash.-based startup that sells drug pricing software, was snapped...

October 18, 2019 05:17 PM

Work management platform Asana launches new automation tools

Tech -- TechCrunch - Work management platform Asana today announced the launch of a new feature that will take the work out of some of the most mundane...

October 18, 2019 04:32 PM

Austin-based Eterneva Lands an Investment from Billionaire Mark Cuban on Shark Tank

Tech -- SiliconHills - Diamonds are made from carbon and people are made up of carbon, so why not make diamonds out of people? That's the bright idea...

October 18, 2019 04:15 PM

Fitbit Pushes Into Healthcare With Tie-Up To Rival Apple Watch

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit announced they have teamed up to improve the diagnosis and early detection of...

October 18, 2019 03:56 PM

Protecting The Youngest - And Most Vulnerable - ID Theft Victims

Media -- PYMNTS.com - It's been said that fraudsters are always evolving, and always looking for the path of least resistance in their efforts to steal...

October 18, 2019 03:55 PM

How TaskRabbit, With IKEA, Is Reshaping The Gig Economy

Media -- PYMNTS.com - One of the basics of platform design and ignition is getting "anchor tenants" on board who - given their size, scale and profile...

October 18, 2019 03:54 PM

For Millennials, Debit Finds Favor As Preferred Payment

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The opportunity is ripe for credit unions to gain favor with the younger generation.

Millennials, as we noted in this space at the...

October 18, 2019 03:42 PM

October 17, 2019

Google's Plan To Make Its Assistant Ubiquitous And Invisible

Media -- PYMNTS.com - The cool weather was slow to show up in some parts of the U.S. this year (although the pumpkin spice-flavored goods showed up right...

October 17, 2019 06:40 PM

October 16, 2019

AMC Theatres launches its own on-demand streaming service

Tech -- TechCrunch - AMC Theatres announced a new service today called AMC Theatres On Demand - a marketplace where members of AMC's Stubs loyalty program...

October 16, 2019 06:51 PM

Bones That May Belong to Amelia Earhart Sent to Lab for Testing

Tech -- ExtremeTech - Amelia Earhart standing in front of the Lockheed Electra in which she disappeared in July 1937. Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897,...

October 16, 2019 06:46 PM

This smart (and cheap) Honeywell thermostat proves you don't need Nest

Tech -- Mashable - TL;DR: Buy the affordable Honeywell T5+ WiFi smart thermostat for just $81.95 at Amazon. That's the lowest price we've ever seen for...

October 16, 2019 06:11 PM

Seattle Children's opens a 'cure factory' to explore treatments for childhood cancer and other diseases

Tech -- GeekWire - Building Cure is a new 540,000 square-foot pediatric research center located at 1920 Terry Avenue in Seattle.

October 16, 2019 05:22 PM

Google designer believes the Pixel 4's camera design is more iconic than Apple's

Tech -- Digital Trends - Do you like the iPhone 11 Pro's camera design? How about the Google Pixel 4's? The person who helped design the Pixel 4 shares...

October 16, 2019 05:21 PM

How Google's Pixel 4 compares to other popular flagship phones

Tech -- The Verge - Google has announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, joining the ranks will all the other 2019 flagship...

October 16, 2019 05:21 PM

Google aims to change the definition of good photography with Pixel 4's software-defined camera

Tech -- TechCrunch - Google's new Pixel 4 camera offers a ton of new tricks to improve its photographic chops, and to emphasize the point, it had Professor...

October 16, 2019 05:15 PM

Uber, Lime and Spin scooters are now legal in SF

Tech -- TechCrunch - Uber, Lime and Spin have officially deployed their electric scooters on the streets of San Francisco as part of the city's permitting...

October 16, 2019 04:32 PM

Annie Leibovitz didn't expect to love the Google Pixel 4's camera

Tech -- Digital Trends - Annie Leibovitz was skeptical of the Google Pixel 4, but ended up liking it much more than she expected, the legendary photographer...

October 16, 2019 04:14 PM

Google's Stadia cloud gaming service will launch on November 19th

Tech -- The Verge - Google's Stadia cloud gaming service is right around the corner, and we know nearly everything we need to know about its launch -...

October 16, 2019 04:00 PM

Apple iPhone 11 Pro camera guide: Take better photos with these tips

Tech -- Digital Trends - The iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max have the best cameras Apple has fitted to a smartphone yet. Here's our guide to getting...

October 16, 2019 03:59 PM

Hands-on: Google's Pixelbook Go feels way fancy for a $649 laptop

Media -- The Next Web - Leaks don't always give you the full picture. When the Pixelbook Go leaked extensively last week, I found it somewhat underwhelming,...

October 16, 2019 03:48 PM

NASA engineer says Viking missions discovered life on Mars in the 1970s

Media -- The Next Web - Gilbert Levin, a NASA engineer who worked on the Viking missions, says he's "convinced we found evidence of life of Mars in the...

October 16, 2019 03:46 PM

Google Announces New Products For Smart Home Innovation

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Google has announced new products for its Made by Google event, which include a new phone, earbuds and devices for the Google Nest...

October 16, 2019 03:46 PM

Google announces the dual-camera, notchless, & face-unlocking Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Media -- The Next Web - Yes, Google has now officially launched the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. After months of leaks, the search giant has finally confirmed...

October 16, 2019 03:44 PM

Google's new Pixelbook Go is a $649 laptop with 13.3-inch touchscreen

Media -- The Next Web - Google just launched its new laptop called the PixelBook Go with a 13.3-inch touch screen and runs Chrome OS. The Pixelbook Go...

October 16, 2019 03:43 PM

October 15, 2019

Bill Gates Says You Must Offer This Company Perk if You Want to Attract the Best Employees

Girl Power: Female CEOs - Inc.com -- Without it, studies say 1 in 4 workers may be quitting their jobs.

October 15, 2019 06:02 PM

7 Rules to Grow Retirement Investments With Fractional Shares

U.S. News -- Investing in stocks incrementally can be a slow and steady way to build wealth.

October 15, 2019 05:58 PM

7 Health Benefits of Apples

U.S. News -- The "super fruit" is a great source of fiber and may help ward off diabetes and cancer.

October 15, 2019 05:57 PM