Skyrocketing memory prices may get worse before getting better

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The price of desktop RAM keeps on going up, and the disappointing trend is expect to continue for a good chunk of 2017.

Right now, the best price you’re going to find for 2 x 8GB desktop DDR4 RAM modules on Newegg is about $73. But if you want something from a larger brand like G.Skill or Corsair, expect to pay more—those 16GB kits are frequently selling for more than $100.

The price increases began around mid-2016, as Newegg Business noted in a blog post in August. PCPartPicker’s memory price trend page indeed shows the cost of all types of RAM surging upward since May or so. The reason at the time was that the big money was in producing DRAM for mobile devices, followed by servers, and then finally desktops.

Since then not much has changed, with mobile device production being so big the demand is outstripping supply. At least that’s the word from DigiTimes. The newspaper spoke with Pei-Ing Lee, president of Nanya Technology, a RAM manufacturer based in Taiwan. Lee told DigiTimes that global RAM supply is still falling just short of demand—a situation Lee doesn’t expect to see improve in the spring.

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By the third quarter (July through September) prices could stabilize, according to Lee. But all that really means is the price will stop going up.

Lee’s view is, of course, only one opinion, but it’s a well informed one, and corresponds to overall trends in RAM pricing. As PC Gamer points out, pricing is seriously rising. A 2 x 8GB kit of G.Skill DDR4-2400 RAM was priced around $75 at Newegg in late November (the cheapest vendor at the time), but that RAM is now hitting $92 at the same outlet, according to PC Part Picker’s pricing history. In mid-December you could’ve picked-up Patriot Viper Elite 2 x 8GB DDR4-2133 RAM for $80, but today that kit would set you back at least $100.

The impact on you at home: If you need to buy RAM for a new system, it appears there’s no real reason to wait as you’ll be paying extra now and possibily paying even more in the coming weeks. Anyone planning a rebuild later in 2017, however, might want to buy their RAM now, as reusing your DDR3 from an older PC may not work.

With the switch to Intel’s Skylake and Kaby Lake processors, modern systems require the newer DDR4 RAM or low-voltage DDR3L memory. On the AMD side, the DDR4-supporting Ryzen is rolling out in the coming weeks.

The price of desktop RAM keeps on going up, and the disappointing trend is expect to continue for a good chunk of 2017.

Right now, the best price you’re going to find for 2 x 8GB desktop DDR4 RAM modules on Newegg is about $73. But if you want something from a larger brand like G.Skill or Corsair, expect to pay more—those 16GB kits are frequently selling for more than $100.

The price increases began around mid-2016, as Newegg Business noted in a blog post in August. PCPartPicker’s memory price trend page indeed shows the cost of all types of RAM surging upward since May or so. The reason at the time was that the big money was in producing DRAM for mobile devices, followed by servers, and then finally desktops.

Since then not much has changed, with mobile device production being so big the demand is outstripping supply. At least that’s the word from DigiTimes. The newspaper spoke with Pei-Ing Lee, president of Nanya Technology, a RAM manufacturer based in Taiwan. Lee told DigiTimes that global RAM supply is still falling just short of demand—a situation Lee doesn’t expect to see improve in the spring.

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Gordon Mah Ung

By the third quarter (July through September) prices could stabilize, according to Lee. But all that really means is the price will stop going up.

Lee’s view is, of course, only one opinion, but it’s a well informed one, and corresponds to overall trends in RAM pricing. As PC Gamer points out, pricing is seriously rising. A 2 x 8GB kit of G.Skill DDR4-2400 RAM was priced around $75 at Newegg in late November (the cheapest vendor at the time), but that RAM is now hitting $92 at the same outlet, according to PC Part Picker’s pricing history. In mid-December you could’ve picked-up Patriot Viper Elite 2 x 8GB DDR4-2133 RAM for $80, but today that kit would set you back at least $100.

The impact on you at home: If you need to buy RAM for a new system, it appears there’s no real reason to wait as you’ll be paying extra now and possibily paying even more in the coming weeks. Anyone planning a rebuild later in 2017, however, might want to buy their RAM now, as reusing your DDR3 from an older PC may not work.

With the switch to Intel’s Skylake and Kaby Lake processors, modern systems require the newer DDR4 RAM or low-voltage DDR3L memory. On the AMD side, the DDR4-supporting Ryzen is rolling out in the coming weeks.

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Planning a late night? ‘Stockpile’ sleep a night before

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You can now plan for a late night without worrying about the after-effects of too little rest. How? By ‘stockpiling’ sleep.

A recent study, at the University of Calgary, claims it’s possible to ‘stockpile’ sleep in advance to help you cope. The study has been reported in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

They reckon that an extra two hours a night for a short period before going without it could help millions cope with busy social lives or changes in shift patterns at work.

It had been thought the only way to get over sleep deprivation was to catch up afterwards. But the study by researchers at the University of Calgary in Canada suggests that getting extra sleep before a late night is just as good at improving physical performance, brain function and memory recall.

They recruited 12 healthy young men who normally slept well and kept them awake for 38 hours during which they had tests to measure brain function and memory, as well as physical strength. The recruits did the experiment after getting their normal amount of sleep, then repeated it after going to bed two hours earlier for six nights before. The results showed physical and mental performance was better when they ‘banked’ sleep in advance.

But British sleep experts said the study was small and there is no scientific rationale behind the theory that stockpiling sleep actually works.

Professor Jim Horne, former head of the Sleep Research Centre at Loughborough University, said: ‘You cannot bank sleep in advance. The best way to recover from a late night is to have a daytime nap of no more than 20 minutes.’

Independent sleep expert Dr Neil Stanley said the findings were too weak to claim accumulating sleep had any real benefit

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RBI hiring for assistant cadre posts: Apply before Nov 28 at rbi.org.in

Apply now at Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for assistant cadre posts.

RBI hiring for assistant cadre posts: Apply before Nov 28 at rbi.org.in

RBI hiring for assistant cadre posts: Apply before Nov 28 at rbi.org.in

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released an notification inviting all the interested, eligible candidates to apply for assistant cadre posts.

All the interested candidates are requested to apply through a prescribed format latest by November 28.

Vacancy details:

Total posts: 610

Name of the post:

Assistant cadre

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:

All the candidates interested in applying need to possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent in the aggregate from a recognized university/institute with knowledge of word processing on PC.

A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognised university or should be matriculate (class 10) pass from a recognised state board or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.

For more details, all the candidates can check the official notification at rbi.org.in

Age limit:

Candidate should be between 20 and 28 years as on November 7, 2016. However, applicants from the reserved category will get age relaxation as per the government norms.

Selection procedure:

All the candidate will be selected on the basis of preliminary test followed by main examination.

Application fee:

Candidates need to check the official notification.

How to apply:

  • Log on to the official website, rbi.org.in
  • On the homepage, click on ‘Recruitment for the post of Assistant’
  • Further, “Click here for New Registration”
  • Enter all the required details in the prescribed format
  • Upload photo and signature
  • Click on ‘Payment’ Tab
  • Click to submit
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It will be 2050 before India achieves universal primary education: UNESCO report warning

India to achieve universal primary education by 2050: Warns UNESCO report

After seeing the current education trend all over the world, it has been analysed that 61 million children of primary age do not have access to school.

It has been a year since the Sustainable Development Goals, which included the promise for schools, were launched in different parts of the country, and the UNESCO report named ‘Education for People and Planet’ shows the need for education systems to step up attention to environmental concerns.

What does the UNESCO report say?

  • This data has been released by UNESCO’s new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report, which says that in Southern Asia, education at lower secondary will be achieved in 2062 and upper secondary in 2087
  • The GEM Report lists various benefits that could come if education actors work in collaboration with other sectors also
  • India is expected to achieve universal primary education in 2050
  • As per reports, India is 50 years late in achieving its global education commitments
  • And if the nation wants a fundamental changes in the education system, it has to meet the 2030 sustainable development goals, says the report

Further, the report said that there is an urgent requirement for greater evolution in education. The sector needs a major transformation to fulfill the needed potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet.

Conflicted zones:

  • As per a BBC report, the most limited access to schools is in those countries which are the poorest or most troubled by conflict
  • Nigeria, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, Mali and Chad are among the nations in which children are likely to spend the least time in education

“While in the majority of countries, education is the best indicator of climate change awareness, half of countries curricula worldwide do not explicitly mention climate change in their content. India is an exception, where currently some 300 million school students receive some environmental education,” it said.

Key notes of this report:

  • As per the statistics, only six per cent of adults in the poorest countries and only five in India have attended literacy programmes
  • Moreover, UNESCO has asked the governments of various countries to start taking inequalities in education matters on priority basis
  • “The new global development agenda calls for education ministers and other education actors to work in collaboration with other sectors,” it said.
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Official render of the Meizu M1E leaks a few days before official announcement

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu has recently sent out invitations for a press event set for the date of August 10. The device said to be unveiled is the Meizu M1E. The smartphone has a strikingly similar frontal design to another major smartphone maker. Not a huge surprise there.

The device’s render below looks like the images that were leaked earlier. Those photos also revealed benchmark screenshots showing off the specs powering the smartphone. The alleged specs are as follows: Mediatek MT 6755 Soc (Helio P10), 5.5 inch 1080p display, 3GB of RAM, and runs on Flyme OS 5.2.1 based on Android Lollipop 5.1.1.

Two sets of leaked images report a similarly looking devices conflict in devices. This could mean the August 10 press event could potentially announce two models under the name ‘Meizu E’. A mid-ranger device with the above specs and a higher end smartphone with a more powerful Exynos 8890 CPU.

As always, these are rumors and should not be taken to heart. Things always have a chance of changing early on and they don’t always represent the final product.

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Want,to,apply,for,MBA?,Apply,before,August,15,at,Mother,Teresa,Women’s,University

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Rohtak has released an admission notification, inviting applications fot interested, eligible candidates to apply for its Executive Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management for experienced executives, entrepreneurs and professionals, who desire to enhance their managerial knowledge and skills through formal management education for the academic session 2016-18.

Students meeting the programme requirements will be awarded the post graduate diploma in management.

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification:

The candidates interested in applying for this programme should be possessing a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline with an aggregate of 50 per cent or equivalent CGPA. They should have three years of managerial/entrepreneurial/professional experience after graduation.

Those with CA/ICWAI/CS are also eligible to apply.

Selection procedure

The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their educational qualifications and work experience. The shortlisted candidates will then be asked to attempt the IIM-R-MAT entrance test and personal interview. Those candidates who possess valid score of last two years in CAT (60 percentile), GRE (60 percentile) & GMAT (580), are exempted from taking the test.

(Read: SNAP 2016: Official notification released, exam to be conducted on December 18)

How to apply:

The candidates are required to apply online at the official website.

Important dates:

The last date for the submission of an application form is August 20.

IIM-R-MAT will be conducted on August 26.

About IIM Rohtak:

IIM Rohtak aspires to impart knowledge of business disciplines with a unique cross-functional perspective to prepare ethical and innovative leaders for the good of not just the nation, but the world.
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Want to apply for MBA? Apply before August 15 at Mother Teresa Women’s University

MBA Admissions 2016

Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal has invited applications from eligible candidates for admissions to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and dual specialisation MBA programmes offered at Kodaikanal, Chennai and Madurai campuses for the session 2016. The interested candidates can apply latest by August 15.

Educational qualification:

  • The candidates should possess a graduation degree from a recognised university or intstitute
  • The candidates who are in their final year are eligible to apply

Selection procedure:

The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance test.

Application fee:

The candidates can make the requisite fee through demand draft, drawn in favour of ‘The Registrar, Mother Teresa Women’s University’ payable at Kodaikanal by post or in person.

How to apply:

The eligible candidates can apply through the official website, the link for which ismotherteresawomenuniv.ac.in

The filled in application form along with registration fee should be addressed to ‘The Registrar, Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal – 624 101’ by post so as to reach before the closing date.
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Lose fat faster before breakfast

Javier Gonzalez with Dr Emma Stevenson in the Sport Nutrition Lab.
Credit: Image courtesy of Northumbria University

People can burn up to 20% more body fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach, according to new research from Northumbria University.

In a study published online in the British Journal of Nutrition on January 24, academics sought to find out whether the known benefits of exercising after an overnight fast were undermined by an increased appetite and eating more food later in the day.

Researchers, led by Dr Emma Stevenson and PhD student Javier Gonzalez, asked twelve physically active male participants to perform a bout of treadmill exercise at 10am, either after they had eaten breakfast or in a fasted state having not eaten since the evening before.

Following the exercise all participants were given a chocolate milkshake recovery drink. Later in the day, participants were provided with a pasta lunch which they were asked to consume until they felt ‘comfortably full’. Their lunchtime consumption of energy and fat was assessed and calculated, taking into account the amount of energy and fat burned during the morning period.

The researchers discovered that those who had exercised in the morning did not consume additional calories or experience increased appetite during the day to compensate for their earlier activity.

They also found that those who had exercised in a fasted state burned almost 20% more fat compared to those who had consumed breakfast before their workout. This means that performing exercise on an empty stomach provides the most desirable outcome for fat loss.

Javier Gonzalez, who is currently undertaking a PhD in Exercise and Metabolism, said: “In order to lose body fat we need to use more fat than we consume. Exercise increases the total amount of energy we expend and a greater proportion of this energy comes from existing fat if the exercise is performed after an overnight fast.

“Our results show that exercise does not increase your appetite, hunger or food consumption later in the day and to get the most out of your session it may be optimal to perform this after an overnight fast.”

Dr Emma Stevenson, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Associate Director of Northumbria University’s Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, added: “This research is very important in helping to provide practical guidelines relating to food intake to individuals who are exercising to maximise fat mass loss. It must be highlighted that this is a short-term study and we can only speculate on the longer term outcomes of such nutritional practices.”
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College of Kalyani notifies MBA admission: Apply before July 8

University of Kalyani notifies MBA admission: Apply before July 8

he University of Kalyani, Kolkata has invited programs for admission into years complete time Master ofBusiness Administration (MBA) programme for the academic consultation 2016-17. The interestedcandidates can Practice on line on or earlier than July eight.

Instructional qualification:
The candidates need to have a graduation degree in technological know-how/arts/trade or graduate inManagement/Engineering from a known College or institute.

Selection process:
The choice of applicants will be carried out via the all India front examinations (MAT/CAT/CMAT/JEMAT)followed by a non-public interview and institution discussion.

The way to Observe:
The eligible candidates need to Follow through the reliable website, the hyperlink for that’shttp://www.Klyuniv.Ac.In/

Application rate:
An Application price of Rs four hundred and Rs two hundred desires to be paid through the overall and SC/ST candidates respectively for the registration manner.

Vital dates:

Closing date for the submission of an Utility: July eight
Show of list of applicants eligible for interview and institution discussion: July 12
Date of interview: July 15
For any other question, the candidates can visit the reliable internet site.

Get modern updates on examination notifications and scholarships throughout India and abroadhere.

pro-ISIS online businesses behave predictably before attacks

A photograph of Djohar Tsarnaev, who is believed to be Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, convicted in the Boston Marathon bombing, is seen on his page of Russian social networking site Vkontakte (VK), as pictured on a monitor and a mobile phone in St. Petersburg April 19, 2013. Tsarnaev posted links to Islamic websites and others calling for Chechen independence on what appears to be his page on the site.

the important thing to fighting the Islamic country group, or ISIS, in the actual world may additionally lie inlooking social media.

a set of researchers has studied the net conduct of seasoned-ISIS corporations on Europe’s largest on linesocial networking provider, Russia-based totally VKontakte, and located some putting patterns they are saying can track and fight ISIS, or probably any extreme group inside the real world. additionally theyhope that their research will assist expect actualworld assaults by using extremist companies and make contributions to better tracking for thereforecalled lone wolf attackers, who perform assaults alone, oraren’t linked to extremist agencies offline.

The group posted its effects in the peer-reviewed journal technology on Thursday.

Russia’s VKontakte social network may be very much like facebook. Like fb, every body is authorized to create a community dedicated to anything difficulty they prefer — “the Penguins winning the Stanley Cup, or some thing else they prefer,” stated Neil Johnson, lead researcher at the have a look at and a professor of physics on the college of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

however VKontakte has several features that make it an amazing location to examine extremist behavioron-line. First, VKontakte is much less efficient at shutting down extremist companies than fb. As Europe’slargest social community, it has about 350 million individuals who talk many languages and stay round the arena. additionally, due to the fact it’s far based in Russia, it has many Muslim Chechen customers in theCaucasus place, that is noticeably close to ISIS’ energy center within the Levant, and ISIS has used thecommunity to spread propaganda amongst Russian audio system. The Levant can imply all the countriesbordering the Mediterranean from Greece to Egypt.

They diagnosed 196 businesses on VKontakte, which include a total of approximately 108,000 individualsspread around the globe. these are “extremebusinesses, in that they’re sharing information that isoperational: understanding on how to avoid drones, financing facts, information on areas of unrest and so on. What is prime approximately those companies is that they are speaking about things that can beseparated from mere on-line chatter.

as soon as you have got discovered the aggregates, you have got got your hand on the pulse of theextreme, international, seasoned-ISIS guide,” Johnson said.

“It isn’t always restrained to ISIS. I would like to suppose that is a few familiar way wherein humans use the internet.”
-Neil Johnson, Professor of physics, college of Miami
seasoned-ISIS organizations on line don’t have the typical organized hierarchical systems led by usingpeople. they are extra like “aggregates” of contributors that cluster collectively, rather like a college of fish in nature. Their decentralized nature is important to information how they paintings and what kind of dangerthey pose.

among those aggregates,” Johnson stated, “we discover there are those pro-ISIS aggregates which areexchanging things internally, which are operational, they must do with unique designs of drones, how toavoid drones, what sort of sort of unrest is forming in sure regions, statistics on financing. this is the hardcore sort of fabric.”

Johnson’s team noticed several placing styles emerge from their information.
They found that the fee at which those pro-ISIS aggregates have been forming improved within the days and months that lead up to sure attacks. Johnson’s team determined just the sort of spike within the fee of theadvent of corporations set up proper earlier than ISIS’ marvel attack on Kobane, Syria, in September 2014.

The observe cited that this pattern isn’t always specific to ISIS. In previous studies, Johnson and his colleagues observed that unexpected and unexpected protests in Brazil throughout the summer season of 2013 have been preceded by way of a comparable spike inside the creation of on line aggregates.

“If we display then the introduction of aggregates and start to peer that charge of creation escalate, we canstart to revealat the least it’s far assisting us to predictwhen conditions are favorable for actualinternational assaults. basically, it tells us that something is brewing,” he said.
Johnson likens it to a physician who can tell that the conditions are proper in a patient for coronary heartsickness, even as now not necessarily predicting precisely whilst a heart assault will strike. They can’t buttell whilst or where such attacks will occur, but this coalescence of human beings online reliably precedesthose essential events in the actual international. Johnson stated he would like to refine the programs tosong the content being shared on social media, and broaden ways of pinpointing details about primaryoccasions.
Shutting the companies down, or influencing their behavior, may be one manner to save you assaultsinside the offline global.
as an instance, the group additionally determined that the aggregates tend to coalesce like colleges of fish — smaller groups merge and become larger agencies. by means of tracking these organizations, anti-ISISdealers can break down the smaller ones earlier than they develop to a extra powerful length.
In reality, they want to be shut quickly. The crew even labored out a formulation for the correct rate of shutdown. If the agencies are not shut down rapid enough, two things can occur.

Smaller corporations will tend to congeal into one large aggregate, that can end up some distance stronger.instead of people splitting into 196 exceptional organizations, there might definitely one big organization, with “108,000 humans the world over all talking the identical element, having the same records, sharing theidentical the entirety.”

Secondly, if the fee at which the corporations are fragmenting drops too far, seasoned-ISIS data can begin tounfold virally a number of the last agencies. members from one shutdown organization generally tend to scatter and be part of different agencies and they create their records with them.
The group says its device will be improved to doubtlessly perceive “lone wolves.” Johnson said that it’s miles likely that a person who is a lone wolf in real life is communicating with extremists online.
probabilities are a lone wolf “became in an aggregate, may be in an mixture and carries the understandingof previous aggregates,” he stated. “there is no such aspect as a lone wolf. Or alternatively, we can as a minimum mathematically give an estimate of the way long it has been considering that one has been in itsclosing aggregate, or eveni haven’t accomplished this but — get the trajectory of a person you take a look at now to be a lone wolf, in phrases of in all likelihood aggregates they’ve exceeded thru.”

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