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Google Ads to remove accelerated ad delivery option next month

Google Ads announced a coming change to ad delivery options that will start September 17. The accelerated delivery option will be removed and standard delivery will be the only option for Search and Shopping campaigns, as well as for campaigns with shared budgets. Automatic switch by October 1. Any Search …

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Why is there so little innovation in local?

If you were to search for “local” in the App Store, you might expect to see dozens and dozens of apps. Instead, what you get are a few familiar brands: Facebook Local, Eventbrite, Nextdoor, Weatherbug, some news and then casual dating apps. It’s kind of bizarre. This is a metaphor …

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Steelers VS Patriots

Sports Line has all the latest odds and expert projections for Week 1s opening slate of regular-season action, and here, youll find my five best bets for the first wave of action – the games and teams that most deserve your point-spread bets. Weve got some juicy matchups to kick …

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Ally raises $8M Series A for its OKR solution

OKRs, or Objectives and Key Results, are a popular planning method in Silicon Valley. Like most of those methods that make you fill in some form once every quarter, I’m pretty sure employees find them rather annoying and a waste of their time. Ally wants to change that and make …

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New Species of Medicinal Leech Discovered

An international team of biologists has discovered and described a new species of medicinal leech living in the freshwater wetlands of the eastern United States. It is the first description of a North American medicinal leech since 1975. Macrobdella mimicus. Image credit: Ian Cook. Leeches are parasitic worms, many of …

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Archaeologists Unearth 45,000-Year-Old Stone Tools in Mongolia

A collection of stone artifacts unearthed at the archaeological site of Tolbor-16 in the northern Khangai Mountains of Mongolia indicate that anatomically modern Homo sapiens traveled across the Eurasian steppe 45,000 years ago, about 10,000 years earlier than previously thought. The Tolbor-16 site (arrow) in the western flank of the …

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Long-Duration Spaceflight Alters Brain Connectivity: Study

An international team of scientists has found alterations of task-based functional brain connectivity in a group of astronauts after a long-duration spaceflight. The findings appear in the journal Frontiers in Physiology. JAXA astronaut Aki Hoshide, ISS Expedition 32 flight engineer, taking a space selfie during extravehicular activity on September 5, …

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Are The Rockets NBA’s Best Team?

I project more than 80% of their minutes to be played by returning players, the leagues fifth-highest mark. Add in Westbrooks track record of playing more minutes than Paul, and Houston looks likely to excel again during the regular season. Games played by each player are projected based on their …

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