Japan stocks drop more than 4%; private survey of China’s manufacturing activity beats expectations

The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ index for March came in at 50.1, above expectations of a reading of 45.5 by analysts in a Reuters poll. It came on the back of February’s reading of 40.3, the sharpest contraction on record. … Read more…

Facebook and Google see surge in online activity, still expected to see combined ad revenue hit of $44 billion

Facebook and Google generate around $ 200 billion per year in advertising revenue, so you’d think that this period of self-isolation and working from home is driving more use of their services and thus, more revenue. However, brands are in … Read more…

Coronavirus Fears Prompt Starz to Cancel SXSW Events, Lionsgate to Limit Activity

Starz is the latest entertainment company to pull out of the annual SXSW festival over coronavirus concerns, a source tells Variety, canceling its screening and activation for Cape Cod crime drama series “Hightown” and its featured session for “Power.” There … Read more…

Chinese stocks surge beyond 3% despite factory activity plunging below expectations

The Markit/Caixin manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped to 40.3, much lower than expectations of a reading of 45.7 in a Reuters poll. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

China says its manufacturing activity contracted for the second-straight month in January

China's official manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for January was 49.5, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. That's higher than the 49.4 reported in previous month, and the 49.3 expected by analysts in a Reuters poll. Asia-Pacific News BEST … Read more…

WATCH: World News 01/22/19: Newark Airport Air Traffic Suspended Due To Drone Activity

Missing woman found alive outside Boston; The backlash from Lincoln Memorial confrontation ABC News: World News Tonight SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost … Read more…

Brainwave activity reveals potential biomarker for autism in children

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects children’s social and intellectual development. Conventional diagnostic methods for ASD rely on behavioral observation. Researchers have now identified a potential quantifiable biomarker for diagnosing ASD. Using magnetic brainwave imaging, they correlated altered gamma oscillation with … Read more…