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Games That Push the Brain to the Limit Get Scientists’ Attention in Fight Against Dementia

Games That Push the Brain to the Limit Get Scientists’ Attention in Fight Against Dementia

You may be able to prevent or delay dementia with changes in diet and exercise, research has found. Now, another potential tool for staving off dementia is gaining the attention of researchers: specially designed video games. Companies are marketing a crop of digital games that promise to train the brain, with a battery of exercises …

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These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

Short selling is a trading technique that gets especially popular during bear markets in stocks. Short selling — or betting on a decline in prices — can come to the fore if investors suspect a company is entering a difficult period, during a period of stress on financial markets, or when a group of traders …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook won't raise iPhone 14 prices. He must first deal with a fierce rival — and it's not Samsung

Apple CEO Tim Cook won’t raise iPhone 14 prices. He must first deal with a fierce rival — and it’s not Samsung

Apple has something more important than Samsung’s 005930, -0.71% flip phone to worry about: Inflation. None of the new iPhone 14 devices have increased prices relative to their iPhone 13 counterparts, Wednesday’s event showed, despite many analysts expecting the company to increase prices on high-end offerings. When Apple AAPL, +1.88% introduced the iPhone 13 last …

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Steam Deck May Be The Best Way To Play Disney Dreamlight Valley (With Some Tweaks)

Steam Deck May Be The Best Way To Play Disney Dreamlight Valley (With Some Tweaks)

Image: Valve / Disney / Gameloft / Kotaku The recently released cross-platform life simulator, valley of dream lightit’s a little animal crossinga little stardew valley, and a lot of Disney. It’s also the kind of game you’d like to play while watching a TV show, multitasking on a handheld. But even though it came out …

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Steam Bans Scammers After Dev Reveals Potential Shady Game Reselling

Steam Bans Scammers After Dev Reveals Potential Shady Game Reselling

Image: Valve / Kotaku Earlier this week, a developer’s Twitter thread about shady Steam curators potentially lying to get free game codes went viral. on the thread, using a bit of a sting-like operation To back up their suspicions, the developer theorized that these shady curators take game keys and sell them instead of using …

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Here are the worst (and best) performing stocks of August and for 2022

Here are the worst (and best) performing stocks of August and for 2022

After a strong showing in July, when stock indexes rebounded from their 2022 lows of June, U.S. equities abruptly reversed course in August. Here’s the damage: Index Price change – July 29 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2022 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2021 S&P 500 SPX -3.5% -16.4% 26.9% Dow Jones Industrial …

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Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

Video game giants had a miserable second quarter as the pandemic gaming boom hits a wall

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales fall in the second quarter, as the initial tailwinds of the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ending in June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo …

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