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Apple reportedly working on watch-based glucose monitor

Apple reportedly working on watch-based glucose monitor

Cook then talked about the hope that a person who arms themselves with constant knowledge of what they're eating will adjust to healthier living well before they actually become diabetic. It is meant as a program for people with, or at risk for, diabetes. The "super secret initiative" - planned by the company's late co-founder Steve Jobs - aims to "develop sensors that can noninvasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes", according to the report . Read More

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Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sam Tan is in Fairbanks, Alaska, to attend the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting. "This is an opportunity to make the case that the USA needs a seat at the table", Light said. "And I think that sounds reasonable to do so". Whether the USA stays in the Paris agreement or signs on to declarations against heavy fuel oil use, what the country actually does in terms of permitting, ... Read More

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Telegram 4.0 released with video message support, Telescope and Bot Payments

Telegram 4.0 released with video message support, Telescope and Bot Payments

In fact, it works just like audio messages. To access this feature, open a chat, and switch to the camera mode by tapping the mic icon. Press and hold the camera icon. It's basically works like it sounds; you can now pay directly in messages to any bots who offer those kinds of features and services. Else, Telegram servers could easily be overwhelmed by all the videos that are on their way. Read More

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Chinese, S. Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

Chinese, S. Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

Moon's spokesman, Yoon Young, said last week that the special delegation to Beijing would "exclusively discuss the THAAD and the North's nuclear issues". Security Council in a statement backed by all Security Council members, including China. China is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of diplomatic support and has come under heavy pressure to use its influence to rein in the North's missile and nuclear activities. Read More

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Enda Kenny resigns as Irish Fine Gael party chief

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said Kenny had worked diligently for his country over many years. I hold Simon in great esteem, but it's how I have seen Leo respond back to great need is why I'm supporting him. "I made this decision some time ago and I'm confident that Leo Varadkar is the right person who can lead Fine Gael and Ireland into the next generation of politics". Read More

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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 release date confirmed: Will it come to India?

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 release date confirmed: Will it come to India?

The super-sized phablet will be reported in China on May 25, as per the organization's most recent teaser on the Chinese person to social networking site Weibo. Now we've seen quite a few incorrect leaks take place around the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 , so let's hope this poster date turns out to be true. It won't come to the Europe or the USA but still it would have significant place in other markets. Read More

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Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn green

Thanks to global warming, Antarctica is starting to turn green

The sensitivity of mosses' rate of growth in response to past temperature increases suggests that terrestrial ecosystems of the Antarctic Peninsula will continue to experience rapid change with future warming. They concluded that rising temperatures had contributed to major changes at all the sites. This new paper reports from three more sites, stretching from the very northern Elephant Island to Lazarev Bay. Read More

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NASA's Van Allen Probes Detect 'Artificial Bubble Circle' Encircling Earth, Watch Video

NASA's Van Allen Probes Detect 'Artificial Bubble Circle' Encircling Earth, Watch Video

This first created a massive, expanding fireball of plasma, followed by geomagnetic disturbance. The tests conducted by the United States and USSR involved exploding nuclear weapons at 16 to 250 miles above the surface. The sun conveys a huge number of high-energy particles, the sun based wind, which races out over the close planetary system before experiencing Earth and its magnetosphere, a defensive magnetic field encompassing the planet. Read More

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Zomato Hacked but Millions of Users Passwords are Safe

Zomato Hacked but Millions of Users Passwords are Safe

Patidar added that a bug bounty program on Hackerone will be introduced soon and in return of this, the hacker has agreed to destroy all copies of the leaked database. Finally, share this news with fellow Zomato users so that they can be aware and take the security steps to keep the account safe. So it is likely that the data is no longer available on the dark web. Read More

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ASUS ZenFone AR will launch at Verizon this summer

ASUS ZenFone AR will launch at Verizon this summer

Verizon stores will have Asus ZenFone AR phones on display "later this summer" - and we assume that this is when the carrier will also start selling the new device. Through these capabilities, the ZenFone AR can detect how far it is away from a floor, wall or an object and understand where it is moving in three-dimensional space. Read More

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Facebook fined €110m for providing misleading information about WhatsApp purchase

Facebook fined €110m for providing misleading information about WhatsApp purchase

Facebook has been fined Euro 110 million ($120 million or roughly Rs. 773 crores) for providing inaccurate and misleading information in its WhatsApp acquisition by the European Commission. Facebook said in a statement that it cooperated with the Commission's investigation and that the incorrect statements were not intentional. Sadly for Facebook, the misleading action falls under the EU Merger Regulation that companies are required to provide correct information. Read More

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Google rolling out arsenal of services, gadgets

Android O focuses on what Google calls fluid experiences and vitals. Notification Dots is a new way for developers to notify users about about activity on the app, driving engagement. The company is working on a new Neural Network API that will work hand-in-hand with TensorFlow Lite in order to take advantage of hardware acceleration. Read More

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Google Store offers free case with a Pixel XL purchase

Google Store offers free case with a Pixel XL purchase

As per the Geekbech listing , Google Pixel 2 XXl aka Taimen will feature Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor running at 1.9GHz, which is also used in the USA edition of Samsung Galaxy S8, and will offer 4GB of RAM. The new smartphone of the search engine should hit a big hit. "Walleye" is what the Google Pixel 2 is known as internally. They are calling it on a code name "Muskie" or "Walleye". Read More

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General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business

General Motors Restructuring International Markets To Strengthen Global Business

Stefan Jacoby, GM's chief of global operations, said the move to turn the Talegaon assembly into an export-only plant will not impact GM Korea and its position as an export hub. However, declining performance has forced GM to focus its India efforts primarily on manufacturing and exporting. While the Indian premium market is still relatively small, it is forecast to grow rapidly in the coming years. Read More

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South Korea's Moon Says 'High Possibility' of Conflict With North

South Korea's Moon Says 'High Possibility' of Conflict With North

Meanwhile, South Korean President Moon Jae-in's envoy for China, Lee Hae-chan, had not met Chinese President Xi Jinping as of 0540 GMT, foreign ministry spokesman Cho June-hyuck said in a regular media briefing. "This is very different to dialogue, or talks, or anything approaching what might come down the line - but at its most basic it is a sign that the South's new government is trying to be more reconciliatory towards the North despite Sunday's successful test on Sunday and Washington's ... Read More

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Some of Google's new features seem ... familiar

This is already available on the Echo and other devices that use its Alexa assistant. Google Home , which is seen rivaling Amazon's Echo smart speaker, has a slew of new features. Google said the first Android Go smartphone will arrive in 2018. Google is making another go at getting cheap Android phones to support its latest software, an attempt to lock more consumers in the developing world into the Internet giant's services. Read More

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HTC Announces 'Revolutionary' New Standalone VR Headset

HTC Announces 'Revolutionary' New Standalone VR Headset

The new headsets will also be including Worldsense tracking technology, which according to Cal Bavor, the Google VP for VR, will offer dramatically improved tracking. The headsets, which will launch before the end of the year, are based on Google's Daydream reference specifications, which were worked out with mobile chipset manufacturer Qualcomm. Read More

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Premier League play-off possibility for final Champions League place

If we win we know the most we will be behind is one point, so let's see what happens". THE English Premier League top four will be decided on the final matchday. "No, it's Tuesday night against Sunderland, everyone expects us to win", he said . " This shows that we play a very stable season ". If the defence was the best part of the team, there's only room for improvement in the Championship. Read More

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YouTube Reportedly Opens Up Mobile Live Streaming To The Masses

YouTube Reportedly Opens Up Mobile Live Streaming To The Masses

It also said that despite competition, it is capable of offering better protection from unauthorized users and live-streams will be "faster and more reliable" than any other service. "We've been experimenting and expanding mobile live streaming for nearly a year now", the statement reads. To " Go Live " on YouTube , tap the floating action button (FAB) located in the bottom right corner of the user interface, which will provide you with an option to chose whether to record content you want ... Read More

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What it means for you

What it means for you

To see which interests Twitter thinks you have, go to Settings - " Your Twitter data ". Back in 2012, Twitter made a decision to honor Do Not Track, which is basically an honor system for web tracking. It is no surprise that users are flocking to that new open-source and privacy-focused Twitter clone named Mastodon . New controls: New Personalisation and Data settings that offer more granular control over how Twitter uses their subscribers' data. Read More

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Shell-shocked snail ends up in love triangle

Shell-shocked snail ends up in love triangle

The molluscs are different because their shells spiral in an anti-clockwise direction - common species of snails have shells spiralling clockwise. "As there has so far been no sign of Jeremy mating with either Lefty or Tomeu, it underlines how incredibly lucky we were to find not just one, but two of these amazingly rare snails following our public appeal", said Davison. Read More

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Injustice 2 Out Now in North America

Injustice 2 Out Now in North America

There's plenty in Injustice 2 for fighting game veterans and newcomers alike. Just like with the first Injustice , the sequel focuses on an alternate DC world where Superman went evil, splintering the Justice League in half, and leaving Batman as the protector of an oppressed and crumbling world. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone to sport dual-camera setup !!

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone to sport dual-camera setup !!

More importantly, the leaked image shows the upcoming smartphone will feature dual cameras on the back. Unfortunately, the person who shared the image of the Galaxy C10 didn't provide any information on its specs. And each of these devices will receive a separate button to launch the voice assistant Bixby. The leaked image of Galaxy C10 smartphone, posted on Weibo, suggest that the smartphone will be made available in a Rose Colour variant, as pointed out in Android Headlines report. Read More

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