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Trumpcare Scrapes through in Lower House: Revised Senate Bill on the Cards
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Trumpcare Scrapes through in Lower House: Revised Senate Bill on the Cards

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), also called Trumpcare was passed by a slim majority of 217 to 213 in the U.S. House of Representatives…

Canada to Increase Military Spending by 70% over the Next Decade
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Canada to Increase Military Spending by 70% over the Next Decade

Pareesh Phulkar - June 15, 2017

Canada’s defence minister Harjit Sajjan announced recently that the country’s military spending is expected to increase by 70% in the next 10 years. The country currently spends…

Moody’s downgrades China’s Credit Rating
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Moody’s downgrades China’s Credit Rating

Albert R - June 13, 2017

China’s credit rating got downgraded from A1 to Aa3 on May 31, 2017. This downgrade registered by Moody’s Corporation came as a huge surprise to most people,…

Dubai’s Very Own RoboCop is now in Action
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Information Technology and Gadgets
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Dubai’s Very Own RoboCop is now in Action

Albert R - June 13, 2017

The world’s first police robot was unveiled on May 21, 2017 at the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference in Dubai. Designed and manufactured by PAL…

Cisco Jumps onto AI Bandwagon: Acquires MindMeld for US$ 125 Million
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Cisco Jumps onto AI Bandwagon: Acquires MindMeld for US$ 125 Million

Pareesh Phulkar - May 27, 2017

IT giant, Cisco strengthened its AI muscle by acquiring San Francisco-based start-up, MindMeld, for US$ 125 million in cash and assumed equity awards. The deal is expected…

Wireless Power can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices in the Gastrointestinal Tract (GI)
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Wireless Power can Drive Tiny Electronic Devices in the Gastrointestinal Tract (GI)

Pareesh Phulkar - May 29, 2017

The April 2017 edition of the journal Scientific Reports published a startling breakthrough in the field of gastrointestinal disease diagnosis. The news confirmed that it is now…

Brazil Finally Breaks Free from the Zika Virus Epidemic
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Brazil Finally Breaks Free from the Zika Virus Epidemic

Pareesh Phulkar - May 27, 2017

After wreaking havoc for nearly 18 months in Brazil, the Zika virus was officially declared to have ended on May 11, 2017. This decision of the Brazilian…

Microsoft Employs AI to Simplify Media Editing
Information Technology and Gadgets
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Information Technology and Gadgets
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Microsoft Employs AI to Simplify Media Editing

Pareesh Phulkar - May 29, 2017

Microsoft unveiled its new project to enhance its photos app, Story Remix, on 11 May, 2017. Making use of the increasingly popular technology of Artificial Intelligence, the…

Artificial Intelligence Now Allows for Creation of Fake Videos
Information Technology and Gadgets
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Information Technology and Gadgets
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Artificial Intelligence Now Allows for Creation of Fake Videos

Albert R - June 13, 2017

Artificial Intelligence has given science and technology a new direction as well as a new directive towards progress. The scientists in Oxford University have proved that Artificial…

Legalization of Cannabis in North America and Western Europe
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Legalization of Cannabis in North America and Western Europe

Pareesh Phulkar - May 29, 2017

Amidst the upheaval of America’s Presidential elections in November 2016, one thing that trumped its opposition for sure was cannabis, more commonly known as marijuana. There is…

International Cyber Attack: Ransomware Cripples Computers Worldwide
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Information Technology and Gadgets
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International Cyber Attack: Ransomware Cripples Computers Worldwide

Pareesh Phulkar - May 27, 2017

On Friday, May 12, 2017, the world witnessed a massive cyber-security crisis, with the ransomware software hacking millions of computers across the globe in a matter of…

MIT Builds First-Ever Breathable Workout Suit
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MIT Builds First-Ever Breathable Workout Suit

Albert R - May 19, 2017

Seattle, - (May 19, 2017) Researcher at MIT unveiled the first-ever prototype of a breathable workout suit with ventilation flaps that respond to the moisture content of…

Pre-programmed Tablet to Monitor Heart Rate
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Healthcare
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Pre-programmed Tablet to Monitor Heart Rate

Albert R - June 13, 2017

Mindful of the adage, prevention is better than cure, modern scientists have developed a novel e-health tool in the form of a pre-programmed tablet to monitor heart…

Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement
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Hawaii Rebuffs Trump by Enacting Laws Supporting Paris Agreement

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

Hawaii has become the first state in the U.S. to counteract President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. On June 7, the people of the Hawaii…

Electrical Transport – Another Concept Release by Elon Musk’s Boring Company
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Electrical Transport – Another Concept Release by Elon Musk’s Boring Company

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

The Boring Company, owned by Elon Musk unveiled a revolutionary design and concept pictures of an electric transportation vehicle on May 25, 2017. True to his penchant…

Saudi Arabia Announces US$ 93 Billion Investment for Information Revolution
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Saudi Arabia Announces US$ 93 Billion Investment for Information Revolution

Albert R - June 13, 2017

The sectors of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics received a great potential gift when the world’s largest equity fund announced a capital of US$ 93 billion to be…

Drug spending by Blue Cross Blue Shield Members Increases by 73% Since 2010
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Drug spending by Blue Cross Blue Shield Members Increases by 73% Since 2010

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

A study of the recent statistics made by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association revealed that drug spending has increased by 73% over 2010-2017. An exponential increase…

Self-Replicating 3D Printers to Help Build Lunar Stations
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Information Technology and Gadgets
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Self-Replicating 3D Printers to Help Build Lunar Stations

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

The University of Carleton, Ottawa, announced a major breakthrough in the field of 3D printing on June 06, 2017. The most powerful tool in modern technology is…

Now ATMs will be Designed Ergonomically
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Now ATMs will be Designed Ergonomically

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

There has been an exponential rise in the number of Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) over the past decade on account of their easy-to-use characteristics and widespread need.…

Growing Use of Recycled Plastics in Automotive Applications
Chemicals and Polymer Science
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Chemicals and Polymer Science
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Growing Use of Recycled Plastics in Automotive Applications

Amol Bade - June 23, 2017

The annual convention of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries that was held on 22nd-27th April, 2017, witnessed the introduction of several new advancements in the field…