Amazon reports nearly $2 billion in profit

Its numbers had some people doing a double take, after earnings per share came in at $3.75, more than double the $1.85 that analysts surveyed by Yahoo Finance were estimating. Net income was $1.9 billion for the quarter. For the full 2017 year, it was $3 billion. This was partly due to a tax cut… Read More »

The demise of men?

What’s more, the Y chromosome has degenerated rapidly, leaving females with two perfectly normal X chromosomes, but males with an X and a shriveled Y. If the same rate of degeneration continues, the Y chromosome has just 4.6m years left before it disappears completely. This may sound like a long time, but it isn’t when… Read More »

Why We Pick Difficult Partners

In theory, we’re nowadays allowed to get together with pretty much anyone we like. And yet, at a psychological level, we aren’t free to love just any suitable person. We have a type and strangely and awkwardly, these types are often not those who stand a chance of making us maximally happy. Theoretically we are… Read More »

Essential Phone to go directly to Android 8.1

The company announced the phone will directly be updated to Android 8.1, saying 8.0 has some stability issues that will be fixed in 8.1. This change in plan also means that the final Oreo update roll out time frame will be pushed back by a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, the company will launch the Android… Read More »