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Area sees big jump in insurance costs Area sees big jump in insurance costs
- Ноября 08, 2016

Barack Obamacare may have brought health insurance to millions of people in the USA, many in the program finding that the medical care they need is too expensive to actually use. The cost for purchasing a non-subsidized plan for these individuals could soar depending on where they live, as well as how old they are. Healthcare.gov helps you put together the full picture of your health care costs, including premiums , deductibles, copayments and coinsurance . (more...)
SEC's championship contenders prepare for stretch run SEC's championship contenders prepare for stretch run
- Ноября 03, 2016

The number one ranked Alabama Crimson Tide travels to Baton Rouge to take on the 13th ranked LSU Tigers in a very important game that will go a long way in deciding the SEC west champion. "And the quarterback has played really well and created a lot of balance for them in the last couple of weeks". That's a 2.1-yard average. Have you seen the one where Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen grabs a Texas A&M offensive lineman by the shoulder pads and tosses him to the ground like a ... (more...)
Microsoft takes on Slack with workplace chat tool Microsoft takes on Slack with workplace chat tool
- Ноября 03, 2016

At an event in NY today, Microsoft announced Microsoft teams, its Slack competitor, following months of rumors and speculation. In addition, it supports the Microsoft Bot Framework to bring intelligent first- and third-party services into the team environment. (more...)
Amazon's quarterly profit misses estimates, shares tumble Amazon's quarterly profit misses estimates, shares tumble
- Октября 29, 2016

The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Sep 16 is $32.69B by 38 analysts. Most industry analysts had expected fourth quarter sales of at least $44.58bn, partly due to the Christmas period which falls in the quarter and boosts sales significantly. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Rallies 'Nasty Women' To Vote For Clinton Elizabeth Warren Rallies 'Nasty Women' To Vote For Clinton
- Октября 27, 2016

One batch of emails revealed how former Google CEO Eric Schidt, an ally of President Obama, was part of a team that developed Clinton's campaign web site. But a deeper dive into the data this week reveals that 60% of the conversation about him this month has been generated by women - a higher percentage than Hillary Clinton and a higher percentage than any other candidate this year. (more...)
Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console
- Октября 26, 2016

This morning, Nintendo shared a short video that introduced Nintendo Switch, but it made no mention of the console supporting amiibo. The Japanese gaming giant dominated the sector during the '80s and '90s with its enormously popular Super Nintendo, GameBoy and Nintendo 64 consoles, but has struggled to compete in recent years. (more...)

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