Google Chrome RAM Usage Now Higher, But For A Good Reason

  1. Google Chrome RAM Usage Now Higher, But For A Good Reason  Tech Times
  2. Google’s Spectre Fix Increases Chrome RAM Usage by 10 Percent  ExtremeTech
  3. Chrome Is About to Hog Your RAM Even More  Tom’s Guide
  4. Google Online Security Blog: Mitigating Spectre with Site Isolation in Chrome  Google Security Blog
  5. Google flips switch on Chrome’s newest defensive technology  Computerworld
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US Stocks Snap Higher Despite Escalating US-China Trade Tiff

  1. US Stocks Snap Higher Despite Escalating US-China Trade Tiff  New York Times
  2. Soy farmers say they’re getting hurt in Trump’s trade war with China  NBCNews.com
  3. China and Russia hit back at Trump tariffs  BBC News
  4. Analysis: China is latest to brush off Trump’s bluster  The Mercury News
  5. The Latest: China files another complaint to WTO over US  ABC News
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World stock markets edge higher as U.S.-China trade tariffs kick in

World stock markets edge higher as U.S.-China trade tariffs kick inBy David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets rose and the euro climbed to a three-week peak on Friday as the threat of tariffs by the United States and China on billions of dollars of trade became a reality, though concerns about the conflict escalating capped the appetite for risk. MSCI’s measure of world equities markets rose 0.8 percent to the highest level since June 22 while Asian stocks climbed nearly half a percent, led by a rebound in Chinese shares. U.S. equities marched higher in mid-afternoon trade after monthly jobs data showing a 213,000 gain in non-farm payrolls in June and stable wage growth.


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Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as Trade War With China Escalates

  1. Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as Trade War With China Escalates  Bloomberg
  2. Chinese Tariffs Hit Trump Counties Harder  Wall Street Journal
  3. Trade War begins: US and China exchange $34 billion in tariffs  CNBC
  4. White House advisers are divided on trade and it’s not clear which side will win  Dallas News
  5. Trump’s Trade War Against China Is Officially Underway  New York Times
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Higher education group vows to ignore Trump reversal on affirmative action

  1. Higher education group vows to ignore Trump reversal on affirmative action  Politico
  2. Trump administration to reverse Obama-era guidance on use of race in college admissions  CNN
  3. Trump Administration to Rescind Obama Guidelines on Race in College Admissions  Wall Street Journal
  4. Trump administration moves to rescind Obama-era guidance on race in college admissions  Los Angeles Times
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Boosting testosterone makes men prefer higher-status products

Status symbols, like a luxury car or brand-name denim, may not function any better than their lower-status counterparts, but they do convey a message about the owner’s position on the social ladder. A new study found that a single dose of testosterone was enough to boost men’s preference for higher-status goods, pointing to a biological basis for consumer behavior.
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Does a full hospital mean higher infection risk?

While it might seem obvious that a fuller hospital would mean higher risk of hospital-acquired infections among its patients, a new study finds the opposite to be true. It uses a new approach to calculate the actual occupancy level at the time an infection occurs, and could be used for more uniform tracking of this important factor in patient safety, and evaluating what factors protect patients from infections.
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Gurman: Higher-End AirPods to Launch in 2019, New HomePod and Over-Ear Headphones Also Likely Next Year

  1. Gurman: Higher-End AirPods to Launch in 2019, New HomePod and Over-Ear Headphones Also Likely Next Year  Mac Rumors
  2. AirPods with more features, new studio quality headphones possibly coming from Apple in 2019  AppleInsider
  3. Bloomberg: Premium AirPods, next-gen HomePod and new over-ear Apple headphones coming in 2019  9to5Mac
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OPEC Works Toward Deal as Saudis Propose Plan for Higher Output

  1. OPEC Works Toward Deal as Saudis Propose Plan for Higher Output  Bloomberg
  2. Could China turn to Iran oil? Former Exxon president weighs in  Fox Business
  3. At OPEC Meeting, US Pressure Frays Uneasy Agreement  New York Times
  4. New US-Russia-Saudi Oil Alliance Could Also Have Implications for Israel and Iran  Haaretz
  5. OPEC, Russia Promise More Oil, but Can They Pump Enough?  Wall Street Journal
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Risky opioid prescriptions linked to higher chance of death

Most people who misuse opioids are first exposed to the drugs through prescriptions so improving prescribing is targeted as one way to help curb the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic. A new study identified six types of risky opioid prescriptions and found that all were linked to a higher chance of death, including fatal opioid overdoses. The study found more than 6 percent of Massachusetts adults received a risky opioid prescription during a five-year period.
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