the Consumer confidence indicator was in July of 22.8, while that in June was 23.9 and in may 24,1, says Statistics finland.Last year in July, the confidence indicator received the value of 13.1.indicator of the long-term average is 12.0.the Consumer confidence indicator components of the expectation of the consumers ' own economic situation improved in July compared to June.instead, views on own saving possibilities and Finland's economy weakened slightly.Evaluation of the general unemployment remained unchanged.
Britannian sisäministeri Amber Rudd rikkoo viimein hiljaisuuden Britannian maahanmuuton lähitulevaisuudesta.Britannia pitää ovet auki muista EU-maista tuleville työntekijöille ainakin hetken brexitin jälkeen, Rudd sanoo Financial Times -lehden mukaan.Hän sanoo, että työnantajille myönnetään kolmen vuoden siiirtymäaika rekrytointikäytäntöjen sopeuttamiseen EU-jäsenyyden jälkeiseen aikaan.Britannian on määrä jättää EU:n maaliskuussa 2019.Brittityönantajat ovat olleet epätietoisia, kannattaako heidän palkata edelleen työntekijöitä muista EU-maista."Meidän on houkuteltava edelleen terävimpiä ja parhaimpia maahanmuuttajia ympäri maailman", Rudd sanoo FT:n mukaan.
Turtles have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, but now they are struggling to survive, with about half of all species threatened with extinction.Whip out a vibrator, of course.Candidate at James Cook University in Australia, was studying western chicken turtles for his master’s degree.One option is to literally cut open the turtle to examine its gonads, said McKnight, a procedure which may weaken the animal, make it vulnerable to infection, or even be fatal.“It seemed reasonable to us that if you could use a vibrator to make a turtle ejaculate, then you should also be able to use it to make a male turtle show you his penis, which would then allow us to distinguish males and females.”So, the team went online and bought the cheapest vibrator they could find — a small, silver bullet-style sex toy — and went about collecting turtles from four species to test the method.
With this, comes an increased demand for innovation, to always push the envelope.In fact, the first concept dates back to the work of Richard Feynman in 1982, a theoretical physicist who was known for his work in quantum mechanics.Interesting quantum algorithms have been developed should a practical quantum computer ever exist to run them.”However, from the many advancements and innovations that have come to light in the 21st century, quantum computing has since become a technology that is more greatly recognised but many still have their doubts as to whether it should be made use of.Pushing the boundaries of what is possible are companies such as IBM, which revealed its plans to develop 50 qubit quantum computers, named IBM Q in March 2017.This includes two quantum particles called anyons, forming braids in a three-dimensional spacetime.
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Entertainment and gaming company Ubisoft has chosen UM as its U.S. media agency of record after a competitive review that started in late 2016.The IPG Mediabrands network’s San Francisco office will handle planning and buying duties for the company, which is best known for the Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry and Just Dance game series.“The impressive and thorough work by UM made it an easy decision to select them as our agency,” read a statement from Ubisoft’s vp of media and audience management Vanessa Vignon.“We look forward to our collaboration and successful new campaigns ahead.”UM U.S. CEO Kasha Cacy said the gaming company thoroughly reviewed each competing agency’s capabilities: “Our model has been to take a very data-led, analytical approach.That was appealing to such a digital company.”
Englannin pankki varoittaa kotitalouksien velkaantumisesta tuoreessa tiedotteessa.Erityisesti lisääntyvä tyytyväisyys ja varomattomuus kulutusluottojen suhteen voi tehdä pankeista entistä haavoittuvampia ja vaikuttaa samalla koko yhteiskuntaan."Kotitalouksien velka on monien muiden asioiden tapaan hyväksi kohtuullisissa määrin, mutta voi olla vaarallista liiallisuuksiin mentäessä", kommentoi Englannin pankin taloudellisesta vakaudesta vastaava Alex Brazier.Tiedotteen mukaan lainojen ja kulutusluottojen ehdot ovat löystyneet viime vuosina.Lainanantajien kyky arvioida omien lainojensa riskejä on vähentynyt.Vaikka lainaaminen on lisääntynyt keskimäärin samaa vauhtia talouskasvun kanssa, ovat englantilaisten ottamat kulutusluotot lisääntyneet viimeisen vuoden aikana 10 prosenttia samaan aikaan kun tulot ovat kasvaneet 1,5 prosenttia.
The CEOs of several leading tech companies have been invited to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the future of net neutrality rules."A strong consensus is forming across party lines and across industries that it's time for Congress to call a halt on the back-and-forth and set clear net neutrality ground rules for the internet," said Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden in a statement.Included in the invitation are Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Comcast, Verizon, AT and Charter Communications.The official topic is "Ground Rules for the Internet Ecosystem," and the hearing will be held on Thursday, September 7 at 10 a.m.
Parkkihallikammoiselle löytynee pian sovellus, joka hoitaa pysäköinnin automaattisesti jo hallin ovelta.Monissa kalliissa automalleissa on jo ominaisuuksia, jotka mahdollistavat auton pysäköimisen parkkiruutuun automaattisesti.Mercedes-Benz ja Bosch ovat nyt kehittäneet menetelmää seuraavaan vaiheeseen: auton voi vain jättää parkkihallin ovelle ja hypätä pois.Sen jälkeen auto hakee itse vapaan parkkiruudun, kirjoittaa Motor Authority.Järjestelmä toimii tietenkin vain Mersun malleissa.Kumppanit esittelivät uutuuttaan eilen Mercedes-Benz-museon monikerroksisessa pysäköintihallissa Stuttgartissa.
Google's parent company Alphabet beat expectations for its second-quarter earnings on the top and bottom lines, but investors who have bid up the stock nearly 30% this year wanted more and the shares in the company slid after the announcement."I think people were hoping for a bigger beat on the top line, and we didn't get that," Ben Schachter, an analyst at Macquarie told Business Insider.The rising numbers of searches from smartphones in particular, which require Google to share ad revenue with partners, appear to be eating into Google's revenue and crimping its growth.Here are the results compared to Wall Street's expectations:Revenue: $26.01 billion, up 21% year-over-year, and above the $25.64 billion expectedEPS (GAAP): $5.01 vs. $4.46 expected
As Apple continues to face stiff competition from domestic rivals in China over smartphone sales, co-founder Steve Wozniak says Chinese manufacturers make smart decisions when it comes to low-cost handsets.However, despite Apple products' significantly high price tag, Wozniak says they're a "safe bet.""Here is what I admire about Chinese phones," Wozniak told reporters at a technology forum in Dongguan, China, last week, the South China Morning Post reports."Really good, intelligent decisions about how to lower the cost but keep enough of the functionality in, because I am into products that are good, well designed, nice looking, but at prices that the average person can afford."However, Wozniak said he believes the quality and reliability of Apple's products justify its high price.So you may not have the hugest share in the market or be the No 1, but you should have the best product you can possibly build and Apple qualifies for that," Wozniak said.
According to the three-hundred-and-thirty-four-page report, the bank had laundered billions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels, and violated sanctions by covertly doing business with pariah states.On a law-enforcement wiretap, one drug lord extolled the bank as “the place to launder money.”With four thousand offices in seventy countries and some forty million customers, HSBC is a sprawling organization.But, in the judgment of the Senate investigators, all this wrongdoing was too systemic to be a matter of mere negligence.Senator Carl Levin, who headed the investigation, declared, “This is something that people knew was going on at that bank.” Half a dozen HSBC executives were summoned to Capitol Hill for a ritual display of chastisement.When the investment firm Drexel Burnham Lambert was suspected of engaging in stock manipulation and insider trading, in the nineteen-eighties, prosecutors levelled charges not just against financiers at the firm, including Michael Milken, but also against the firm itself.
German car manufacturers against the alleged cartel to subvert the entire automotive industry credibility, said German economy minister Brigitte Zypries Financial Times -according to the newspaper.the EU is investigating whether the Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, BMW and Daimler been running secret collaboration institutions for years.Der Spiegel magazine, according to the car ready for the times agreed in a secret cooperation between the institutions used components and vendor options of those for both diesel and gasoline engines, brakes, couplings, and transmissions."at Stake is nothing less than the whole of the German car industry's credibility.Confidence can not be restored without a comprehensive survey", minister Zypries assess the situation of france télécom.Information about the secret group is coming from the emission of a stir in something the volkswagen night, which tells of the alleged practice of competition authorities, writes Politico magazine.
Tulevaisuudessa Kiina aikoo ottaa maailman johtavan aseman tekoälyteollisuudessa.Jotta tavoite saavutettaisiin, maan hallinto rohkaisee kiinalaisyrityksiä kansainvälistymään esimerkiksi yritysostojen avulla.Kiinan valtioneuvosto on julkistanut kansallisen kehityssuunnitelman tekoälyteollisuuden kehittämiseksi.Kiinan tähtäimessä on ottaa maailman johtoasema tekoälyn suhteen vuoteen 2025 mennessä, kiinalainen Caixin-lehti kertoo.Kiinan valtioneuvosto on valtionhallinnon ylin toimeenpaneva elin, ja sitä johtaa pääministeri Li Keqiang.Kiinan mukaan tekoälyteollisuudesta tulee yksi kansantalouden suurimmista vetureista.
App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week.Check out App Attack every Sunday for the latest.Having trouble keeping your kids from being glued to their tablets this summer?The app — available for iOS and Android — offers curriculums in adventure form for preschool students through first grade.There’s a wide selection of more than 1,000 learning activities covering subjects like math, science, and reading, along with social-emotional skills and creativity.The app curates personalized content depending on the child’s progress throughout the different adventures.
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I lost my laptop computer yesterday.I was on a long bus ride that became even longer due to traffic.I was a bit off to begin with having gotten up earlier than usual for the trip.By the time I got off the bus, my brain was mush.I was sitting by the window.The Chromebook that I had been using to do some writing was next to me, propped up between my seat and the wall of the bus.
Over the years, I’ve worked with a large number of online marketers who were very successful at finding prospects through direct mail.I’m going to share with you three of my best secrets for driving prospects to an online sales funnel.When it comes to getting people to visit a website, I’ve had the most success mailing postcards, tear-sheets, small self-mailers, check letters, and PURL letters.Each of these pieces is limited in size and looks like it would be quick and easy to read, but it can still be filled with plenty of copy.The idea here is that you whet the appetite of your readers who will then rush to see what else is waiting for them online.You don’t need a 12-page sales letter to drive prospects online for a free report, and you do not want to use a magalog, long-form envelope package, or digest piece to try to drive prospects online.
Earlier this month, Kate Edwards joined the board of directors at Take This, a mental health advocacy group in the games industry.In some ways, it’s an extension of her previous work as Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association, where she advocated against crunch time and championed diversity.In addition to commissioning white papers and studies as well as organizing panels and presentations, it also provides “safe spaces” called AFK rooms at conferences or conventions where people can take a break when they feel overwhelmed.The AFK rooms are quiet places staffed by volunteers as well as clinicians to help with people who might be, as an example, experiencing anxiety from the crowds.“I think that advocacy on mental health issues in the game industry is long overdue, which is why the existence of Take This is so critical,” said Edwards in an email.“It has made a foothold on this issue and brought a level of visibility and discourse that was largely ignored for decades, part of which is related to the broader societal conditions — particularly in Western countries — that stigmatize mental health as a weakness or something to avoid discussing openly.”
You’re now able to use your Samsung smartphone to make a payment through your PayPal account, with a new deal that sees Samsung Pay‘s digital wallet expand.However, eventually it’s expected to spread to other countries.Adding a PayPal account will be arguably easier than registering a traditional credit or debit card with Samsung Pay.Once logged into the account on a Samsung Pay-compatible device, such as the Galaxy S8, any transactions will be made using the balance on that account.Of course, Samsung Pay will also continue to support switching between different cards, as long as they’re registered to the same account.When you swipe up on your Galaxy S8, for instance, to summon the virtual wallet, you can flip between each of the payment methods according to which you’d prefer to use.