Currency hit to North American companies’ results rises to $10.8 billion

The negative impact of currency fluctuations on North American companies’ first-quarter results rose from the preceding quarter but was well below its year-ago level, according to data from treasury and financial management firm Kyriba on Tuesday. The collective exchange rate impact, including on companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico, was $10.77 billion, compared […]

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Call of Duty modders are making the Modern Warfare 2 Remastered multiplayer Activision won’t

When Activision announced Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered, the publisher shocked fans by confirming it was the campaign only. This left a big gap for many Call of Duty fans who consider Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer to be among the series’ best. Activision never really explained the omission, and Modern Warfare 2 Remastered […]

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Psychologists show that embedding primes in a person’s speech can influence people’s decision making

A pair of psychologists at Goldsmiths, University of London has found that embedding primes in a person’s speech and gestures can influence people’s decision-making. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Alice Pailhès and Gustav Kuhn describe experiments they conducted with volunteers and primes and what they learned from them. […]

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