April 29, 2017

Month: April 2017

Uber to offer UK drivers sickness cover in return for £2-a-week fee

  • by CindyLawson
  • 23 Days ago
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In a bid to head off criticism over working conditions for its 40,000 drivers in the UK, ride-hailing company giant Uber is offering its  minicab drivers sickness cover in exchange for a £2 per week fee. The step is taken ahead of government’s Taylor review of modern working practices. It likely to recommend that self- employed […]

Russia is planning to export beef to Japan

  • by CindyLawson
  • 23 Days ago
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Japan signed a deal with Russia for exporting beef to former country. Russia will start exporting poultry and beef to japan in the second half of this year. According to Russia Deputy Agriculture Minister Evgeny Gromyko, Japanese officials visited Russian farms in March and gave the final approval to two local beef producers, Ratimir and […]

Astrophysicists study ‘rejuvenating’ pulsar in a neighboring galaxy

  • by CindyLawson
  • 26 Days ago
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Scientists from Lomonosov Moscow State University released the study results of the unique ultra-slow pulsar XB091D. This neutron star is alleged to have captured a companion only a million years ago, and ever since, has been slowly gaining back its rapid rotation. The young pulsar is in one of the oldest globular star clusters in […]

Posthumous Prince album coming Friday, hear first new track

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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On the one year anniversary of Prince’s death, fans are getting a special gift to celebrate the legendary musician’s music. Deliverance, a posthumous album with six unreleased tracks, will be available on Friday, with the title track now streaming on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon. Prince and Ian Boxill wrote and produced the tracks between 2006 […]

Trans fat bans lessen health risks, research suggests

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without restrictions, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. “The results are impressive, given that the study focused on trans […]

Germany probes new message claiming Dortmund attack

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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German prosecutors are examining a third claim of responsibility for blasts that rocked Borussia Dortmund’s team bus, it was reported Saturday (Apr 15), but no new suspects have emerged. With Dortmund players due back on the pitch in the Bundesliga, police are pursuing leads regarding the attack on Tuesday that injured Spanish international Marc Bartra […]

Google Photos will make your shaky videos watchable

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
  • 2
Google’s Photos app has long been compensating for wobbly Live Photos taken with an iPhone. Now it can do same for any video in your device. The tech titan has begun rolling out Photos’ long-awaited video stabilizer, according to Android Police, which has already tested it out. To use it, simply click the pen icon […]

Apple hires secret team to develop sensors to treat diabetes

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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Apple is on the secret mission!!!!! Recently company recruited a team of biomedical engineers as a part of a secret initiative. According to close sources, company is currently working on developing sensors to treat diabetes. But when asked from an Apple Spokeswoman, she declined to comment on it. The engineers are expected to work at […]

Nintendo is also ending production of Japan’s Famicom Classic

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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Sad news for the Nintendo supporters in Japan as company is discontinuing its miniature NES Classic console. Not only this but Japanese version of the NES Classic, the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer (aka, the Famicon Classic,) will also be ending production. The Famicom Classic was similar to the NES Classic, offering a lineup of […]

Flipkart to invest in new biz like PhonePe, fintech

  • by CindyLawson
  • 1 month ago
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E-commerce company Flipkart today said it proposes to invest major part of money raised from latest deals, including with Microsoft, in new businesses such as PhonePe and fintech considering opportunities in online money transfer segment. “A large part of the money raised from the latest deals struck with Tencent, Microsoft and eBay, will be invested […]
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