"Clinton has a 79 percent chance of winning the election, compared to Trump's 20 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight’s forecast."And here's Nate Silver's piece from May 18th, "How I Acted Like A Pundit And Screwed Up On Donald Trump/Trump’s nomination shows the need for a more rigorous approach."
Two months ago, Lower East Siders got word of a second behemoth tower planned to go up just a block from the 80-story Extell tower already under construction at One "One Percent" Manhattan Square: a 77-story tower on Cherry Street will...Show More Summary
Scientists have figured out a root cause of the lung damage that occurs in up to 10 percent of premature infants who develop necrotizing enterocolitis, a disorder that damages and kills the lining of the intestine.
Amazon Prime members can save up to 50 percent on new unlocked Android phones. But they'll have to be willing to live with ads appearing on the phone's lockscreen.
Launching today: our 2016 general election forecast. How do you predict a general election with Donald Trump? We can think of a few basic approaches. One of them is to assert that precedent doesn’t apply to this election and that Trump’s case is sui generis. It’s not clear where that leads you, however. If Trump […]
Amazon has a new deal for Android users starting July 12. If you’re willing to have your phone bootstrapped with ads, you can get deep discounts on unlocked devices — as much as 50 percent off. The deals For $49.99, you can get something called the BLU R1 HD, which is a basement-dwelling handset you’d likely see at the corner store as a burner phone. Show More Summary
For Britons who hope to remain part of the European Union, such a possibility looks distinctly bleak, given the many hurdles standing in the way. But the disgruntled 48 percent of Britons who had voted to remain part of the E.U. are getting sympathy and a strange offer from an unexpected quarter: Romanians. This week, the Romanian newspaper Gandul launched an online […]
We’ve seen plenty of impressive sports TV ratings lately, but it’s hard to imagine a better share than what Icelandic TV notched for their broadcast of Iceland’s win over England in the Euro 2016 Round of 16 Monday. According to Spanish...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO—Troubled San Francisco-based fintech Lending Club will lay off 12 percent of its staff and has disclosed that its ex-CEO made more than $700,000 in loans to family members, in a bid to inflate monthly loan volume. Renaud...Show More Summary
Most Americans don't think employers are doing enough to help parents return to work after they take time off to raise kids, a new survey finds. Fifty-seven percent say companies should do more to help parents return to work, according to a HuffPost/YouGov survey conducted in conjunction with the digital recruiting platform Après. Show More Summary
According to a recent study, 38percent of shoppers start with Amazon, 35 percent start with Google. The industry is shifting and eCommerce sites need to not just get Amazon ready, but also get Prime enabled.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are within 2 percent in a Quinnipiac University national poll of registered voters released Wednesday. While Clinton leads Trump 42 percent to 40 percent, her advantage is half of what it was in a Quinnipiac poll conducted at the end of May that found her with a lead of 45 percent to 41 percent. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running neck and neck, according to a new election poll out from Quinnipiac University. The presumptive Democratic nominee leads the race 42 to 40 percent, and the poll has a margin of error of plus...Show More Summary
According to a 2015 report, violent crime is about half of what it was in 1991, and property crime is down by over 40 percent. Still, public scrutiny of the system and those who work within it may be at an all-time high. These 31 resources, with more on the web, paint an eye-opening picture of our criminal justice system and policing that readers need to see.
In an announcement late Monday, the White House said all three North American leaders have agreed to source 50 percent of their power from clean energy sources by 2025. Canada is already surpassing that figure, and agreement from the...Show More Summary
In an article for Le Figaro, French journalist and author Maxime Tandonnet recalled that a recent poll revealed that 61 percent of the French were reserved towards the European Union.
HTC has confirmed to our sister site VRHeads that it has indeed set up a subsidiary company for its virtual reality business. The new company is called HTC Vive Tech Corporation (yes, that's HTC VTC). It's a 100 percent owned subsidiary, meaning it's controlled directly by HTC. ...
The number of North American and European homes with a smart thermostat grew by 81 percent to 5.8 million in 2015.Credit: energy.gov That is according to Berg Insight research, which also reveals that the North American market recorded a 78 percent growth in the installed base of smart thermostats to 4.5 million and the European […]
A new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll in New Jersey finds Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 21 points, 52 percent to 21 percent.
Just imagine how badly the criminal Clinton would be faring if she had a competent opponent. Democrat Hillary Clinton has 42 percent to Republican Donald Trump’s 40 percent – too close to call – as American voters say neither candidate … Continued