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Microsoft reports 57% drop in Lumia sales during 2015 Q4

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 04:27

Software giant Microsoft posted its financial results for the 2015 fourth quarter -- the company's fiscal 2016 second quarter -- on Thursday, reporting that the quarterly sales of its Lumia smartphone

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Amazon reports lower-than-expected earnings for 2015 Q4

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 04:23

On Thursday, bigwig online retailer Amazon. com reported its financial results for the 2015 fourth quarter, disappointing Wall Street analysts by posting lower-than-expected quarterly earnings.

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FCC proposes makeover of cable set-top box

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:17

On Wednesday, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a new proposal which hinted at an apparent makeover of the cable set-top box in the near future.

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Facebook shares increase 12% after company’s 2015 Q4 earnings report

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 04:12

Facebook shares witnessed an increase of nearly 12 percent in after-hours trading to $105.32 on Wednesday, after the company recently reported its earnings for the 2015 fourth quarter.

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Tim Cook: Apple Watch, Apple TV set new quarterly sales records in Q1 2016

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 03:39

Reporting tech giant Apple's financial results at an earnings call this week, CEO Tim Cook revealed that the Apple Watch smartwatch and the redesigned Apple TV set-top box recorded highest-ever quarte

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Microsoft to donate $1 billion in Microsoft Cloud services to non-profits

Wed, 01/20/2016 - 04:21

In a blog post released on Tuesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has revealed that, over the next three-year period, the company will donate an amount of $1 billion in Microsoft Cloud services to non-p

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Porsche-Piech family clan “stands firmly behind” VW CEO Matthias Mueller, say insiders

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 04:35

According to the information shared by unidentified sources aware of the proceedings at Volkswagen (VW), the Porsche and Piech families “stand firmly behind” the beleaguered automaker’s CEO Matthias M

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Age at which US women have their first baby is going up, Report says

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 08:26

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has suggested that the age at which women in the US have their first baby has been increasing.

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Anthony Foxx approves BMW's request to activate self-parking technology in 2016 7 series models

Fri, 01/15/2016 - 04:21

In a recent auto-related development, the US federal government has cleared the way for the addition of self-parking cars to the list of vehicles equipped with new-age automotive technology which comp

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Scientists develop extremely efficient biomaterial

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 23:21

A team of scientists in the US have developed an extremely efficient biomaterial that can help fuel low cost and efficient automobiles in the future.

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Two new bird species found in Chatham-Kent area

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 23:10

A group of people participating in the local Christmas Bird Counts have been able to find two new species of birds in the Chatham-Kent area.

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Campaigners urging people to adopt 'Dry January'

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 23:29

Campaigners and activists against alcohol consumption are urging people in the United Kingdom to participate in what is called, ‘Dry January’.

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US Facing Dramatic Decline in Honey Bee Population

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 05:36

A team of researchers for the first time ever has released a bee-map showing that United States is facing a huge decline in the wild-bee population.

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CDC: Flu cases are minimal in Ozarks

Sat, 12/26/2015 - 01:40

Last year the flu season was in full swing around this time, which kept many home sick for Christmas. That’s not the case this year as the county is hardly actually hit by the flu so far.

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An asteroid can be used to build a death star, Expert

Sun, 12/13/2015 - 23:16

An engineer at America space Agency, NASA has said that it might be possible to construct a Death Star using materials from an asteroid.

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Warmer nights may impact atmosphere, study

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 23:03

Experts have said in a new study that warmer nights may actually have a great impact on the atmosphere of the planet and also increase the level of carbon in the air.

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Health Department starts National Influenza Vaccination Week to offer Flu Vaccine

Fri, 12/04/2015 - 11:52

Flu cases increase significantly during the holidays. If you don’t want to spend your holidays being sick, get your flu shot now.

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Two Patients Died during Trial of Zafgen’s Experimental Obesity Drug

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 14:52

After the death of a second patient during the trial of an experimental obesity drug by Zafgen Inc, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put hold on the late-stage study of the drug.

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Tardigrade genome has DNA of foreign organisms

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 23:10

A team of researchers have studied the nearly indestructible tardigrades in order to unravel the mysteries surrounding the creature.

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NHS settlement is good but not enough, experts

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 23:37

Health care experts in the UK have said that the new settlement proposed by UK Chancellor George Osborne for a better funded health service is a good effort but warned that it falls long way short of

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Hackers expose contact details of 20,000 FBI employees

The contact information of 20,000 employees from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was published online on Monday afternoon by hackers who recently gained access to personal data of thousands of employees at the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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