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Smart sensors listen to healing wounds
A new technique is being developed to help heal wounds by listening to them. Researchers at Heriot-Watt University are creating tiny electronic sensors that can…
Aug 11, 2019 23:44 UTC Health Read More

Buses roll again at SF’s Transbay transit center, declared safe after nearly a year
Bus *service* resumed at the Transbay transit center Sunday for the first time in nearly a year. On Monday, thousands of riders will take coaches into and out of the…
Aug 11, 2019 23:15 UTC Business Read More

Smartphone Apps May Connect to Vulnerable Backend Cloud Servers
Cybersecurity researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in the backend systems that feed *content* and advertising to smartphone applications through a…
Aug 11, 2019 23:05 UTC Gadgets Read More

Doctors warn of a surge in demand for HRT medication as women panic buy drugs amid chronic shortage
UK GPs said 'more and more patients are panicking' because half of HRT drug brands are currently out of stock. The shortage is hitting almost all of the 200000…
Aug 11, 2019 23:04 UTC Health Read More

Intel Phantom Canyon NUC With Tiger Lake-U 10nm+ CPUs Arrives in 2021 – Up To 28W CPUs, PCIe Gen 4 and Discrete GPUs
Intel's Phantom Canyon NUC which would be powered by next-generation 10nm+ Tiger Lake processors has leaked out.
Aug 11, 2019 23:04 UTC Technology Read More

Thousands at risk of type 2 diabetes to be offered wearable tech
Digital scheme will allow users to access health coaches and will connect to online peer support groups.
Aug 11, 2019 23:01 UTC Health Read More

Thousands at risk of type 2 diabetes to be offered wearable tech
Digital scheme will allow users to access health coaches and will connect to online peer support groups.
Aug 11, 2019 23:01 UTC Gadgets Read More

Contaminated food linked to increasing cervical cancer
One suspect trigger, the investigators suggest, was aflatoxin.
Aug 11, 2019 22:59 UTC Health Read More

Shop discovers $13,000 treasure in grocery bag filled with old NES cartridges
A man walked into a Pink Gorilla Games store in Seattle with an unassuming grocery bag of old NES games. One of them turned out to be a Nintendo World…
Aug 11, 2019 22:50 UTC Technology Read More

Global Computer Numerical Control Equipment Market 2019 Seimens AG, Fanuc Corporation, Dr. Johannes Heidenhain GmbH
The report on the Global Computer Numerical Control Equipment Market offers complete data on the Computer Numerical Control Equipment market.
Aug 11, 2019 22:46 UTC Computing Read More

Oil Declines as U.S-China Trade Tensions Stoke Demand Worries
Oil prices nudged lower after President Donald Trump warned that planned trade talks with China could be called off, heightening concerns the dispute will…
Aug 11, 2019 22:41 UTC Markets Read More

Virginia man dies after using cheaper insulin; was unable to afford brand he needed
Josh Wilkerson was alone, in sleeping quarters above the Northern Virginia dog kennel where he worked, when he suffered a series of strokes that would prove…
Aug 11, 2019 22:10 UTC Health Read More

Meet Olive, Woolworths' conversational AI platform Projects Cloud Software
Woolworths has given an Australian audience the first major look at Olive, a conversational artificial intelligence platform that its digital arm WooliesX has been…
Aug 11, 2019 21:09 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Hackers Can Turn Everyday Speakers Into Acoustic Cyberweapons
A security researcher has demonstrated how to force everyday commercial speakers to emit harmful sounds.
Aug 11, 2019 21:06 UTC Business Read More

Tanker Owners Could Have a New Market Soon
The market for ship tankers could soon welcome a new member in Guyana. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Gibson said that "there may be few new…
Aug 11, 2019 21:05 UTC Markets Read More

Apple loses more ground in smartphone market
Apple lost more ground in the shrinking smartphone market last quarter, with a sales tracker saying the tech giant was pushed off the top-three seller list by a…
Aug 11, 2019 20:50 UTC Gadgets Read More

Saudi Arabia's giant and secretive oil company will make its half-year profits public on Monday
Saudi Arabia's secretive state-owned oil company will host its first-ever earnings call Monday, a move that could signal the company is still planning a massive…
Aug 11, 2019 20:28 UTC Business Read More

Sandvik Chief Executive Rosengren to step down and join ABB as CEO
Swedish engineering group Sandvik's Chief Executive Officer Bjorn Rosengren will step down next year and will join Swiss-Swedish robotics and engineering…
Aug 11, 2019 20:20 UTC Business Read More

Oil Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast It's Demand Worries Versus OPEC Production Cuts
At the end of last week, the news was balanced to bearish, which led to lower prices. This week, we're going to see if expectations of OPEC production cuts will…
Aug 11, 2019 20:08 UTC Business Read More

The 7 Best GPS Apps for Tackling the Outdoors
When it comes to navigating in the outdoors, the map and compass still reign supreme. They don't require batteries, you don't need *service*, and they have all…
Aug 11, 2019 20:00 UTC Technology Read More

Why women are more likely to have dodgy hip implants or other medical devices
The past year has seen wide concern about the safety of medical implants. Some of the worst scandals have involved devices for women, such as textured…
Aug 11, 2019 19:59 UTC Health Read More

Buy-the-Dippers Chastened as Fresh Emerging-Market Turmoil Lurks
Emerging-market investors head into a new week smarting from a *fresh* reminder that moments of optimism can be swiftly snuffed out at the whim of the Chinese…
Aug 11, 2019 19:59 UTC Markets Read More

Hackers can ransomware your fancy digital camera
Not even your precious memories are safe from hackers. That much was made clear at the annual DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas, where a security…
Aug 11, 2019 19:47 UTC Technology Read More



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