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Proper Diet

Healthy diets can lessen the chances of death resulting from colorectal cancer, revealed a recent study by the American Cancer Society. At present, there are around 1.4 million colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors in the U.S. Earlier too, studies showed a solid connection between diet patterns and disease outcomes. Those studies also showed that certain postdiagnosis dietary components and prediagnosis dietary components are associated with survival in both women and men

Artificial Moon

China is planning the launch of own ‘artificial moon’ by the end of 2020 as replacement to the streetlamps and lowering the electricity consumption mainly in urban areas. In the Chengdu city present in the southwestern Sichuan state, the ‘illumination satellite’ is under development. This satellite will shine like the real moon, but eight times brighter than the moon. It will be the first man-made moon which will be launched

Capital Market

Are the capital and security markets in emerging economies, particularly in India, headed for turbulent times? Well, troubled macroeconomic fundamentals and uncertainly in domestic outlook seems to suggest so. The massive efflux of foreign funds and increasingly unfavorable rupee dollar equation in India, amid growing reluctance of overseas investors in non-dollar assets, are indeed alarming for the economy by all standards, opine several prominent security market analysts. The outflow of

Quantum Computers

For several years, quantum computers have merely remained a conjecture. However today, quantum technology is witnessing a notable rise in attention and investment from intelligence agencies, governments, and companies. Now, researchers have led to a notable development in this field, which could well be the cornerstone towards the realization of quantum computers. While conventional computers rely on how or what of the two binary digits 0 and 1 is represented

Lyft

American ride hailing app Lyft, which is the second largest after Uber, plans on an initial public offering early next year and to that end it has hired J.P. Morgan Chase. The investment bank would lead its IPO which could help the company mop up a staggering US$15 billion from the market. This was revealed by sources who chose to remain anonymous. Already, Lyft managed to raise US$600 million in

Google Search

Google and its news searches results show the preference for news from media organizations, a new report observes. This report from AllSides, the media technology was released on Tuesday, which analyzed homepage of Google News. The study did not found any evidence that Google has altered the search results for suppressing voices of conservatives, President Donald Trump has said earlier. He appealed that news providers and other search engines such

Canada

Canada has become the second country in the world after Uruguay to legalize the use and possession of recreation marijuana; medical use of cannabis has already been made legal in Canada in 2001. While the decision has been greeted with immense joy by the population, a vast number of concerns remain, including the known and unknown sets of health impacts of the substance, especially on youth, pregnant women, aged people,

Smart Watch

New smart watch algorithms can help identify why you are sleeping poorly Smart watches have come a long way in recent years and can be made to do fascinating things. Equipped with algorithms that have potential to collect rich data from these wearable, these data can be utilized to obtain useful, practical recommendations. One such application can be identifying healthy sleep patterns in wearers. Enabled by algorithms, smart watches can

Acoustic-enabled Tech may impart Contextual Awareness to Smart Devices

Smart devices are profoundly interactive, with other devices and people, but do they possess ‘environmental awareness’? Not yet. Context-based awareness and computing is still an unexplored realm in smart device technology. But things may soon change, if recent works by a team of researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University are to be believed. Smart devices may pick up specific sound vibrations and map them to human activity; also, they can

MP3

Winamp is one of the customizable music players which is now revamping as a mobile app that will offer another platform to listen all kind of music. This app will include playlists, streaming radio stations, podcast, and other features. The Winamp released the first product in 1997 and was popular for their freeware media player for features such as utilitarian music playback. In 2002, AOL acquired Winamp and sold to