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Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look 15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India? Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved mobile fertility app Natural Cycles as a method of contraception. While Natural Cycles was certified in Europe last year, this

Richard Branson suspends $1 billion Virgin investment talks with Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson suspended discussions with Saudia Arabia about a proposed $1 billion investment in Virgin’s space companies following allegations that journalist Jamal

Tech is getting wrecked — three experts weigh in on whether the turmoil will continue

Technology is the second-worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 in the last week, with names such as Applied Materials, Nvidia, Adobeand PayPal among the group’s biggest losers in that time.

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and

15th anniv. celebrations: Orca Deco hints of establishing factory in Ghana

Furniture giant Orca Deco is hinting of plans to establish a furniture factory in Ghana after 15 years of operations in the country. According to

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

Surprised. That’s how I felt coming out of Oculus Connect 4 last year, where for the first time we got a glimpse of “what’s next”

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T India launch could be same day as the global launch HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T will allegedly be launched in India on October 17 This

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Earlier this month, the Nokia 7 Plus had received the Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus has been constantly receiving Android

US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year

US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year

  U.S. premature births linked to air pollution cost more than $4 billion a year in medical care and lost economic opportunity, a new analysis estimates. Almost 16,000 babies arrive early each year due at least in part to air [...]

March 30, 2016 Health
Harris supplies tactical radios to African country

Harris supplies tactical radios to African country

Handheld tactical radios are among Falcon III systems ordered from the Harris Corporation by an African country. Photo courtesy Harris Corporation ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 30  —Harris Corporation reports it is to supply three variants of its Falcon III multi-band multi-mission [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Bones, Joints and Muscles

Bones, Joints and Muscles

Bones, Joints and Muscles Topics Achilles Tendon Injuries see Heel Injuries and Disorders Achondroplasia see Dwarfism ACL Injuries see Knee Injuries and Disorders Amputation see Limb Loss Anatomy Ankle Injuries and Disorders Ankylosing Spondylitis Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury see Knee [...]

March 30, 2016 Health
‘Patience and tenacity vital for solving problem’

‘Patience and tenacity vital for solving problem’

The brief I was given and what I did in the first 100 days at work I Started my career as a software engineer and was the second employee at Tavant Technologies in India. Our objective was to understand the [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Blood, Heart and Circulation

Blood, Heart and Circulation

Blood, Heart and Circulation Topics Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm see Aortic Aneurysm ABO Blood Groups see Blood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia see Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia see Acute Myeloid Leukemia Acute Myeloid Leukemia AF see Atrial Fibrillation [...]

March 30, 2016 Health
Two Tata group top executives earn more than Cyrus Mistry

Two Tata group top executives earn more than Cyrus Mistry

MUMBAI: At least two employees at Tata Group firms earn more than their chairman, Cyrus Mistry . In the financial year ended on March 31, 2015, Tata Consultancy Services CEO N Chandrasekaran was paid Rs 21.28 crore, compared with Rs [...]

March 30, 2016 Business
Oil prices slightly lower on supply-side strains

Oil prices slightly lower on supply-side strains

NEW YORK, March 28 — Crude oil prices traded slightly lower early Monday as supply strains built up against expectations of some form of cut from major producers next month. The Iranian Oil Ministry’s news website Shana reports Iran exported [...]

March 29, 2016 Business
World’s senior population forecast to boom by 2050

World’s senior population forecast to boom by 2050

MONDAY, March 28, 2016 — The percentage of the world’s population aged 65 and older is expected to double by 2050, a new report says. People who are 65 and older now make up 8.5 percent of people (617 million) [...]

March 29, 2016 Health
Oklahoma’s governor defends earthquake response

Oklahoma’s governor defends earthquake response

WASHINGTON, March 29  —Oklahoma’s governor defended the state response to the seismic activity attributed to oil and gas development against a federal report on the hazard. “Oklahoma remains committed to doing whatever is necessary to reduce seismicity in the state,” [...]

March 29, 2016 Business
Wearable ‘defibrillator-in-a-vest’ may help some heart patients

Wearable ‘defibrillator-in-a-vest’ may help some heart patients

MONDAY, March 28, 2016 — A vest containing a defibrillator may be an option for some heart patients who can’t use an implantable defibrillator — the device that can shock the heart back to a proper rhythm if needed. That’s [...]

March 29, 2016 Health
Refinery maintenance pushing gas prices high

Refinery maintenance pushing gas prices high

WASHINGTON, March 29 —Ongoing preparation for the processing of a summer blend of gasoline is behind the steady increase in retail gasoline prices, analysis finds. Motor club AAA reports a national average retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded [...]

March 29, 2016 Business
Discarded drug helps fight disease-causing viruses in lab

Discarded drug helps fight disease-causing viruses in lab

STANFORD, Calif., March 28  — Researchers found a drug discarded by the company GlaxoSmithKline because of side effects during clinical trials helped human cells fight off two viruses, according to a new study. The drug GSK983 helped cells in the [...]

March 29, 2016 Health