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March 14, 2017 4:44 PM Google and Facebook are tightening their stranglehold on the digital ad market

its dominant position and represent 40.7% of all US digital ad revenues this year, which would be more than double Facebook’s share. These projections amid the shifting landscape of social media consumption and digital advertising are crucial for any marketers and advertisers who are trying to get their brand into the public's mind and ultimately turn that recognition 20

March 14, 2017 11:17 AM How Syria's civil war morphed into a struggle among global powers

Now a domestic uprising that has left an estimated 500,00 dead and millions homeless has morphed into a global war, sucking major powers into a conflict growing more volatile by the day. The United States, Russia, Turkey and Iran — as well as foreign terrorists — have joined the fray with an array of forces, often with conflicting objectives. Overhead 45

March 14, 2017 10:56 AM It's probably the worst time EVER to buy an iPhone SE or iPad (but that's about to change)

APPLE could launch a range of new products – including a new iPhone 7 colour, iPhoneSE, and iPad – as soon as next week, according to the latest research. Apple is widely-tipped to launch new iPhone and iPad models this month. According to the technology blog, this new estimate was based on the analysts' own sources – and was not influenced by other 13

March 14, 2017 10:36 AM Apple testing four new iPad models in San Francisco – report

Apple could be testing as many as four new iPad Pro models on the USA’s west coast, according to new research data. Mobile marketing firm Fiksu claims to have tracked four iPad devices with previously unseen model numbers. For the unaware, Fiksu owns a tracker SDK that many developers build into their apps, generating data. This tracker can tell what the model 12

March 14, 2017 7:00 AM Do voters in Scotland want a second referendum?

Two important questions arise from Nicola Sturgeon's announcement that she will now ask the Scottish Parliament to submit to the UK Parliament a request for the authority to hold a second referendum on independence in autumn 2018 or spring 2019. First, do voters in Scotland want a second referendum? And second, how might they vote if an independence 18

March 14, 2017 6:18 AM Children at risk of developing diabetes if they spend more than three hours in front of a screen!

New Delhi: Diabetes is considered to be a silent killer by medical professionals across the world. Even a single symptom reflecting the onset of the disease is a cause for concern. Often considered to be an age-related ailment victimizing people above 65 years-old, diabetes has begun to rise among children as well, with a number of cases being reported 20

March 14, 2017 6:00 AM Having children may increase lifespan

The research team - including Dr. Karin Modig of the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden - found that people who had children may live up to 2 years longer than those who are childless. The authors recently published their findings in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. According to Dr. Modig and colleagues, previous studies have indicated that parents 32

March 14, 2017 6:00 AM Parenthood linked to longer life: study

Parents, take courage. If you survive the sleep deprivation, toddler tantrums and teenage angst, you may be rewarded with a longer life than your childless peers, researchers said Tuesday. Fathers gained more in life expectancy than mothers, a team wrote in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health -- and particularly in older age. "By the age of 60, the difference 31

March 14, 2017 6:00 AM Having children may add two years to your life: Study

LONDON: Despite giving you sleepless nights, constant worry and financial headaches, parenthood may be key to having a longer life, particularly in older age when health and capacity start to decline, a new study has claimed. By the age of 60, the difference in life expectancy, which does not seem to be influenced by the sex of the children, may be as much as two years 24

March 14, 2017 1:00 AM An independent Scotland could leave the North adrift

Brexit has put a second Scottish independence referendum back on the agenda In the mid-1990s, Tony Blair’s opposition Labour party was divided on the merits of Scottish devolution. Shadow Scotland secretary George Robertson confidently predicted an Edinburgh parliament would “kill nationalism stone dead”. Tam Dalyell disagreed. Devolution was “a motorway 59