• Microsoft's diverse new Xbox Live avatars will launch in April

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Microsoft is planning to launch its new Xbox Live Avatars next month. The software giant first unveiled the redesigned avatars at E3 last year , and originally planned to provide them to Windows 10 users by the end of 2017. Microsoft missed that target, but sources familiar with the company's Xbox plans tell The Verge that it will preview the new avatars to Xbox Insiders this month. Microsoft's Xbox employees already have access to the new avatar system, and the Xbox Alpha group of testers will get access first before they're broadly available next month.
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  • High numbers of elderly Japanese women will soon live in poverty, predicts new model

    High numbers of elderly Japanese women will soon live in poverty, predicts new model

    3 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Around one in four elderly Japanese women will live below the poverty level in the near future-with the figure rising to 50% for never-married and divorced women. In contrast, only about 10% of Japanese men will become impoverished. This is the prediction of a new model of current Japanese pension system, published today in Frontiers in Physics, that investigates how and why elderly women in the country will enter poverty.
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