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BlackBerry wins preliminary injunction against Typo iPhone keyboard

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 09:50

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According to a New York Times report, Canadian handset maker BlackBerry has won a preliminary injunction against the iPhone keyboard manufactured by Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products LLC.

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Tampered Bottles of Weight Loss Drugs found in 7 States

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:47

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After 20 bottles of the drug, called Alli, were reported to have contained something other than Alli, the Food and Drug Administration has started to investigate the matter. The drug, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, is sold over the counter in the US market.

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New York Times announces two new digital subscription plans - NYT Now and NYT Premier

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 08:44

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On Wednesday, the New York Times announced two new digital subscription plans --- NYT Now and NYT Premier. While the YT Now is a low-cost app curated for a mobile audience; the NYT Premier plan gives the users the access to content such as Times Insider, thereby offering them a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the newspaper and its journalism.

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‘Cosmos: Spacetime Odyssey’ Series Expected to Pull Huge Audience

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:42

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'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey', a follow up to the 1980 television series 'Cosmos: A Personal Voyage', started this weekend. It is a 13-episode series and is expected to pull a large number of audiences. The show has been launched worldwide by Fox.

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Astronomer Presents Earth's Place among ‘Council of Giants’

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 12:36

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A new research paper presented by the Physics and Astronomy Professor Marshall McCall at the York University gives a detail of bright galaxies present within the distance of 35-million light years from Earth.

The paper talks comprehensively about the galaxies, their types, locations and spin directions, which have not been discussed before.

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Officials Find Link between Rare Skin Infections and Chinese Seafood Markets in NY

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:51

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City health officials have found a link between a rare skin infection and raw seafood at fish markets in New York City's three large Chinese neighborhoods. The city Health Department has reported 30 cases of infection caused by a bacterium known as Mycobacterium marinum.

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NYPD joins ‘Google Glass Explorers’ project

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:09

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According to an article published recently in Tech Radar, the Google Glass beta testing project - called 'Google Glass Explorers' - now has a new partner --- the New York Police Department (NYPD). The partnership marks the NYPD's latest attempt in the direction of becoming more technologically oriented.

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New York doctor charged in $500 million Oxycodone pills

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 14:43

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Many solutions for addictive painkillers have been circulated illicitly on the illegal market by an overall regarded specialist.

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Apple considering the use of alternative power sources to charge iWatch battery

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 09:35

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The New York Times has revealed in a recent report that tech giant Apple is considering alternate power sources to charge the battery of its much-rumored iWatch smartwatch. The report hints that even though the iWatch is, as of now, just a very big rumor, Apple is still giving due consideration to potential battery issues.

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Apple working on technology which will focus on mobile medical health

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 09:22

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The New York Times has revealed in a recent report that Apple is working on technology which will focus on mobile medical health. Towards that end, some senior executives of the company held a meeting with the directors at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December.

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Federal Government Announces Plans to Fund Tracking Devices for Children with Autism

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 14:44

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The federal government will now cover the cost of GPS tracking devices for children with severe autism and other similar conditions.  The idea will assist parents in finding their children if they wander away.  The cost of each device is approximately $85.

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US, British spy agencies reportedly try to access personal data from popular mobile apps

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:58

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The New York Times and The Guardian have revealed in recent reports that the US spy agency National Security Agency (NSA) and its British counterpart GCHQ make routine attempts to gain access to tremendous amounts of personal data from popular mobile apps like Angry Birds.

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Law Signed by Andrew Cuomo Offers ABA Treatment to Autism Patients

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 18:06

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According to government communication, a new law has been signed by the New York government, which approves doctors and the clients to treat autism spectrum disorders by using applied behavior analysis (ABA).
 

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Low-Income Children with Deformities Get Free Plastic Surgery

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 08:54

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The Little Baby Face Foundation, New York, is helping low-income children with facial deformities by providing them free plastic surgery. There is one more issue that the foundation has also been addressing and that is bullying.

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Blizzard Conditions in US East Coast Region

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 09:57

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Thousands of flights have been cancelled and highways have been closed because of whiteout conditions. The danger of whiteout conditions provoked New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, to issue instructions for the closure of the Long Island Expressway at midnight.

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Exercise is the best medicine

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 10:27

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Envision if there were a medication that could help forestall an assortment of infirmities, from coronary illness to numerous sorts of diseases like flu and influenza. The medication might likewise hamper the development of dementia, raise your temperament and help you rest better. Ideally of all, the medication might be free and have practically zero reactions when utilized legitimately.

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Colds causing germs can last outside human body for months

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 13:49

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Earlier research has as of recently reasoned that two normal microbes that cause colds, ear contaminations, and strep throat don't frequently live for long outside the human form, yet another study thinks that that is they can wait a considerable measure longer than at one time thought. Your most fittingly guard? Overall scoured hands.

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Common things can harbour common cold: study

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 10:33

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Another study by University at Buffalo specialists prescribes that microorganisms that cause the regular cool, ear contaminations, strep throat and more genuine contaminations in mature people may last a great deal more than thought on spiritless protests, for example, furniture, dishes or toys.

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For Knee Pain Surgery May Not Be A Solution

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 12:27

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According to a new study, the medics now-a-days believe that if someone is suffering badly due to knee pain then he/she should prefer going to a physiotherapist rather than going for an operation or knee surgery.

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Scientists Discover Part of Brain where Alzheimer's Begins

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 08:55

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Scientists have discovered a specific part of the brain responsible for the onset of Alzheimer's. The study also helped them trace how the disease spreads. The study saw the examination of high-resolution brain scans of 96 healthy adults over the age of 65. As a result, scientists have been able to find out the first footprint of Alzheimer's in a dozen individuals who developed symptoms.

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