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Election week: the policy-issues opinion gap between social media and news

Climate change and tax are the two topics receiving the most discussion in both the news and social media in the final week of the election campaign, according to analysis by media monitoring firm Meltwater. But their ordering is different across the platforms, with social media most interested in climate change, while news media focus most on tax. What people ... Read More »

This week in Houston real estate: Employment numbers, new iBuyer comes to town and more

Texas’ economy continues to hum along, with new numbers from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor showing that 2018 ended on a high note. The state added 38,000 seasonally adjusting nonfarm jobs in December, the comission said in a news release. The state’s unemployment rate remained unchanged from November’s level of 3.7 percent—a 43-year low in the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 in India, Galaxy Note 9 Launched, Amazon and Flipkart Sales, Fortnite on Android, and More News This Week

Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India starts from Rs. 16,999 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi price in India starts at Rs. 16,999 The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 features a Bluetooth-powered S Pen stylus Amazon and Flipkart both held their Independence Day sales this week Xiaomi Mi A2 (Review) arrived in India this week, while Samsung unveiled its much-anticipated new phablet flagship – the Galaxy Note 9. Online ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE, ANYWAY?

Audi’s A8 will be the first car to feature its Traffic Jam Pilot self-driving feature—but not in the US. AUDI RULES WERE MADE to be broken. Unless you’re up against, say, special prosecutor Robert Mueller or the frightful might of the Federal Aviation Administration. Turns out that in transportation, like so many other things, regulators can serve as a thick, strong wall, crushing ... Read More »

Nissan Announces Brain-to-Vehicle Technology, Will Be Unveiled at CES 2018 Next Week

HIGHLIGHTS New Brain-to-Vehicle tech will be unveiled at CES 2018 Nissan says the tech will help make better drivers The system responds before the action is initiated The world’s biggest carmakers and technology companies are spending billions of dollars to perfect your ability to drive without thinking. Nissan is taking a different direction — trying to “decode” your thinking so hands-on driving ... Read More »

Maybe Don’t Go On the Internet Today or Even This Week

Don’t go on the internet today. And definitely stay away from the internet on Wednesday. Avoid it for the whole week, actually. Well, hold on. Let me amend that. You should go on part of the internet. Come here to ELLE.com, of course. Read this site. Check your email maybe, if your job requires it or you’re waiting for a tracking information ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: TIME TO PROBLEM-SOLVE

SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES ARE well on the way to replacing human drivers. There are just a few problems. No one has a good idea of how to properly test or validate the tech. The hardware’s too expensive. The ethics of how the robots should behave in emergency situations remain unclear. No single company is in a position to upend the way people ... Read More »

What to watch in markets this week: Tech stocks, the jobs report and more

Sylvain Thomas | AFP | Getty Images The first half of the year has flown by and stocks certainly have a lot to show for it. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average notched their biggest first-half gains since 2013. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite, meanwhile, left them in the dust, surging 14.2 percent to post its best start to a year since 2009. ... Read More »

Rumour: Hyundai Verna 2017 India launch likely on August 22; Bookings to commence from August first week

The new generation Hyundai Verna 2017 is speculated to be launched in India on 22 August, 2017 which will take on the likes of Maruti Ciaz and Honda City. We previously had reported that the South Korean automaker will be launching the next-gen Hyundai Verna by the end of this August. The updated Verna sedan has been seen testing on ... Read More »

One Freelancer’s Experience with the 52 Week Money Challenge

As a fashion blogger, travel enthusiast and freelance writer, Alysse Dalessandro has a variety of interests. When it comes to saving money, the 29-year-old is just as open-minded. In late 2015, Dalessandro read a blog post about the 52-week money challenge, a popular savings strategy that gained momentum on social media platforms like Facebook. The premise is simple: Every seven ... Read More »