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Saudi’s $19 Billion Stimulus Will Prioritize Housing and Small Business

Saudi Arabia on Thursday unveiled a 72 billion-riyal ($19.2 billion) program to bolster private-sector growth, with money to support housing construction as well as fee waivers for small businesses, Commerce and Investment Minister Majid Al-Qasabi said. The package, part of a four-year, 200 billion-riyal stimulus program announced last year, contains 17 separate initiatives the government hopes will result in direct and ... Read More »

Black Friday 2017: Sony India Discounts PS4 Slim, PS VR, Uncharted 4, and More

Not content with leaving Black Friday deals for digital games alone, Sony India has announced a host of discounts for the PS4 Slim, PS VR, Uncharted 4, and other games at specialist game stores like Games The Shop, Sony’s own Sony Centre stores, and online retailers like Amazon. At the time of filing this story these discounts have not gone live just yet, but this is what you ... Read More »

Martin McDonagh Plays Pool and Talks Movies

artin McDonagh, the filmmaker and playwright, sank into a ratty couch at Fat Cat, the game-filled dive bar on Christopher Street. It was late afternoon, with scattered customers playing Foosball and Ping-Pong. McDonagh, who is forty-seven, silver-haired, and less foulmouthed than his scripts, was a regular at Fat Cat in the late nineties, when his play “The Beauty Queen of ... Read More »

Want to keep anxiety away? Keep your brain busy with memory games and math puzzles

Researchers have found that boosting activity in the brain’s areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also buffer against worsening anxiety. Using non-invasive brain imaging, the researchers found that people at risk of anxiety were less likely to develop the disorder if they had higher activity in a brain region responsible for complex mental operations. “These findings help reinforce a ... Read More »

Why organic and vegan diets are trending among to-be brides

Ahead of their wedding day, young women are opting for preservative-free products for a long-lasting glow and balanced health. The Indian wedding sector is reportedly estimated to be around $40-50 billion in size. So, it turns out to be an important market for many brands. Sheena Jain, founder of the fresh almond milk brand SAIN, says the uptrend of going organic ... Read More »

Verizon’s Tim Armstrong and analyst Michael Nathanson are coming to Code Media

Just in case you needed a reminder about the enormous change the media business is undergoing, you got a couple this week: Disney has considered buying parts of 21st Century Fox. Or, to put it another way: 21st Century Fox, which wanted to buy Time Warner just a few years ago, is now up for sale itself. The Department of Justice may ... Read More »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for Android and iOS Announced, Out Late November

HIGHLIGHTS Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is Nintendo’s next smartphone game Pre-registrations are open now India is not getting the game at launch Nintendo revealed Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS and Android during Animal Crossing Mobile Direct — one of the many video presentations Nintendo has during the year. If you were expecting information on an Animal Crossing game for Nintendo ... Read More »

Ashes Cricket for PS4 and Xbox One India Price and Release Date Revealed

HIGHLIGHTS Ashes Cricket hits India on November 16 like the rest of the world PS4 and Xbox One versions cost Rs. 4,299 No PC pricing is up yet, it will be a digital download via Steam Ashes Cricket for the PS4 and Xbox One finally has an India price and release date. According to specialist game retailer Games The Shop, Ashes Cricket will be ... Read More »

Twitter bans Russia Today and Sputnik from advertising on its service

Twitter has banned Russian media companies Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on its service after it found that both had “attempted to interfere with the [2016 U.S.] election on behalf of the Russian government” using the social network. “This decision was based on the retrospective work we’ve been doing around the 2016 U.S. election and the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion ... Read More »

Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a state of good health and wellness. In my opinion, most of the weight related issues are the outcome of a bad dietary pattern or a lifestyle that is too sluggish to be able to maintain a healthy ... Read More »