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Category Archives: U.S.

Bitcoin at record high value, passes $4,000-mark

New York: In an astounding record-setting feat, global cryptocurrency and digital payment system Bitcoin has crossed the $4,000-threshold in value terms, a media report said. The cryptocurrency, which has been in existence for only seven years, reached a new high of $4,224 (approximately Rs 270,642) to a Bitcoin on Sunday, CNET reported. Bitcoin passed the $3,000-mark…

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Deep sleep reinforces learning of motor skills: Study

San Francisco: Neuroscientists at the University of California here have discovered that the animal brain reinforces motor skills during deep sleep. In a study published in Nature Neuroscience on Sunday, the researchers found that during non-rapid eye movement, or non-REM, sleep, slow brain waves bolster neural touchpoints that are directly related to a task that was…

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New blood test may improve cancer treatment

New York: Stanford University scientists have developed a new type of low-cost blood test that has the potential for quickly tracking cancer growth and spread. The test requires only a fraction of a tube of blood and can detect genetic mutations in minute amounts of DNA released from cancer cells into the blood, according to a…

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Facebook closes street artist’s page for ‘hate speech’

New York: Facebook has “unpublished” a page run by a street artist who attacked the social network’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with posters disparaging his alleged presidential aspirations, media reported. The conservative artist known as Sabo hung “F*ck Zuck 2020” posters, the symbol after the “F” being a middle finger, in various California cities, according…

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The ransomware made life miserable: see who got hurt by attack

Forever News global report In a worst disaster the hospitals, companies, universities and governments across at least 150 countries were hounded by a cyberattack that locked computers and demanded ransom. It’s one of the largest attacks ever carried out. The attack hit more than 200,000 victims, according to Europol. That number has grown since Friday, when…

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Obama, DiCaprio call for action against climate change

Washington: US President Barack Obama and Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio here highlighted the urgency of taking further action to combat climate change as there is “a race against time”. The two during the South by South Lawn festival on Monday, organised by the White House to encourage innovative ideas, stressed that the Americans should take…

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Before iPhone 7 launch, Apple to reopen three stores in US

New York: As Apple prepares to make iPhone 7 and iPhone7 Plus available for purchase at its stores on Friday, the Cupertino-based giant is set to reopen three big retail stores after months of renovation in the US. The renovated stores are in Park Meadows in Colorado, Ridgedale in Minnsota and Fashion Mall in Indiana.…

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Pastor interrupts Trump to halt attack on Clinton

Washington: A pastor who hosted Donald Trump at her church in Michigan, interrupted the Republican presidential candidate during his speech to ask him to refrain from attacking his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. “Trump, I invited you here to thank us for what we’ve done in Flint, not give a political speech,” Reverand Faith Green Timmons…

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Six dead in US plane crash

At least six people died when a small private plane crashed into trees in Virginia, US, authorities said. Virginia Police said the accident occurred as the plane tried to land at Shannon Airport, EFE news reported. The causes of the crash was being investigated, the police said. Police spokesperson Les Tyler said it seemed the…

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Now message US President Obama on Facebook

Want to convey your message to US President Barack Obama? Here is your chance online. The White House has announced that people can now send Obama a note via Facebook Messenger the same way they message their friends. To send him a note, go to Facebook.com/WhiteHouse or find the White House on the Messenger app…

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