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How to Track Your Stress Levels With a Fitbit | Sidnaz Blog

April 23, 2021

We all know Fitbit’s smartwatches track your daily physical activity, but they can now help you track your stress levels, too. Fitbit recently announced the rollout of Fitbit Sense’s Stress Management tracking to the Fitbit Versa 3, Versa 2, Luxe, Charge 4, and Inspire 2. These Fitbit devices will now calculate a daily stress management “score” […]

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How to Fix Your Phone After Downloading ‘WhatsApp Pink’ | Sidnaz Blog

April 22, 2021

Security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia took to Twitter the other day to warn about a new scam making the rounds—the goofily named “WhatsApp Pink.” This Android app promises to be a fun new variant of the popular chat app that comes with an all-pink UI. And while the “pink app” part might be true, the app […]

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It’s Time to Switch to a Dummy Email Address on Facebook | Sidnaz Blog

April 22, 2021

Whether the loophole lasts a day, month, or forever, a new “Facebook Email Search” program again shows why you might not want to use your regular email address for the sprawling social media site—or any, really. As researchers found, it’s pathetically easy to hammer through a big list of of email address and link them […]

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Test Out Your New Decor With a Virtual Redecorating App | Sidnaz Blog

April 22, 2021

You dream of a couch, but have no idea how your vague inkling of a couch will actually work in your living space. Or you go to a furniture store, measurements in hand, looking to acquire a table, but walk away unsure whether said table will look all wrong, even if it technically fits in […]

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How to Try Reddit’s Clubhouse-like ‘Talks’ Feature Early | Sidnaz Blog

April 22, 2021

Clubhouse must be onto something, because every other social media platform is launching its own version of their live, audio-only voice chats. Twitter, Discord, Facebook, LinkedIn, Spotify, and Telegram all have similar features in development, but the latest company to join the trend is Reddit with its newly-announced “Reddit Talks.” Reddit Talks will let subreddits […]

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How to Hide All Those Unseemly Cords and Cables | Sidnaz Blog

April 21, 2021

Somehow, in 2021, when everything is “wireless” this and “bluetooth” that and “AirPlay” that and “Alexa” this, there are still wires hanging out of everything. Your desk, media console, nightstand—and, in the work from home era, probably your dining table, too—are laden with so many wires and tripping hazards, you might as well be traversing […]

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Executives Wonder if Their Stock Selloffs Were Linked to Archegos | Sidnaz Blog

April 21, 2021

The collapse of Bill Hwang’s Archegos Capital Management in late March took many investors and several banks by surprise when ViacomCBS Inc. VIAC -1.25% and Discovery Inc.’s DISCB -1.37% share prices tumbled. It turns out that some companies were also left wondering why their share prices whipsawed. Executives at online lender LendingClub Corp. LC -4.38% […]

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Netflix Will Need Some Post-Summer Blockbusters | Sidnaz Blog

April 21, 2021

A scene from the Netflix show “Bridgerton.” Photo: Liam Daniel/Associated Press April 20, 2021 8:29 pm ET The shows Netflix NFLX -0.88% has coming later this year had better be really good. The streaming giant reported disappointing growth in paid subscribers for the first quarter on Tuesday. That alone should not have been a huge […]

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Apple’s iPad and Mac Moment Should Linger | Sidnaz Blog

April 21, 2021

Apple under CEO Tim Cook overhauled the design of its iMac for the first time since 2012. Photo: Apple Inc./Reuters April 20, 2021 5:51 pm ET Apple Inc.’s AAPL -1.28% new iPad and iMac might seem a bit late to the game, but there is good reason to think they will still find their mark. […]

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IBM, United Airlines, Tesla: What to Watch When the Stock Market | Sidnaz Blog

April 20, 2021

April 20, 2021 7:02 am ET Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell. Stock futures slipped, a day after faltering tech stocks dragged major indexes lower.  Futures on the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4% apiece. Tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 futures slipped 0.3%. 10-year Treasury yields are higher at 1.625%, from […]

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