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March, 2017

Google announces significant partnership with SAP at Google Cloud Next Conference

 Google announced on stage today at Google Cloud Next, a partnership with SAP to deliver SAP HANA, the company’s in-memory database on Google Cloud Platform. It’s a big deal for a number of reasons. First of all, it gives Google a major enterprise customer for its cloud platform, something that it’s trying to promote in big way. Secondly it gives them an established… Read More

Here’s the terrible reason even married people are having less sex

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You might think the current flood of dating apps would mean people are having more sex than ever, but in fact for many, the exact opposite seems to be true. Gasp!

A new study published by the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior and reported by the Washington Post found that people are having less sex overall than they were in the 1990s. 

The study, which used data from the giant General Social Survey, found that on the whole American adults in the early 2010s had sex nine fewer times per year than they did in the 1990s. When you spread that over 12 months, that’s not exactly a heinous dry spell, thank goodness. Still, more sex is usually better than less. Read more…

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Trump’s favorite techie thinks there should be ‘more open debate’ on global warming

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Global warming is a topic that suffers from “groupthink,” and cries out for an “open debate” among scientists. Oh, and it also might not be real. 

This is all this according to Peter Thiel, a Facebook board member and influential advisor to President Donald Trump.

Speaking on Tuesday at a prominent energy industry conference in Houston, Thiel said he is skeptical of mainstream climate science that has shown the Earth is warming primarily due to human activities, such as the burning of fossil fuels for energy.  

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