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Google has been working hard at its plans to get back into China. Per a report by Bloomberg, the tech giant is looking to cater to the world's second-largest economy via its cloud service. Google is currently in talks with other tech companies like Tencent Holdings, Inspur Group, and more as a way to offer its services to the country. These...
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the manufacturer responsible for Apple's next-gen iPhone chips, found itself a victim of a computer virus over the weekend that halted its operation entirely. The company said that a majority of its fabricators were infected by the virus, and while it was contained and production resumed shortly after the virus was found, many of TSMC's factories...
It’s interesting to know active substances that may turn out to be the most effective material for making drugs are hidden in unexpected places. We are talking of close to 400 different types of mahogany plants which have ingredients that form silvestrol, an active substance that could cure hepatitis E. That is, an international body of researchers has discovered the capacity...
When it comes to making advancements in product technology, a company usually will concentrate on something that is unique but what the public wants.  One area that seems to have public interest in has to do with the healthcare sector and devices that can measure certain vitals in real time.  Microsoft appears to be paying attention to this as...
This blockchain network is the first of its kind that allows users to monetize their social media posts through supporting their preferred or favorite local shops. As noted earlier, it is a mutual benefits network in which users get rewards for posting and promoting local business, while the businesses get publicity through enhanced marketing and visibility. The FNP mobile app is...
In a new approach, scientists are finding ways to weaken, then, attack cancer cells. The tactic is by lowering their acidic pH. And you know what, the hypothesis is super promising. Could we be much closer to curing cancer than ever before? Hands down, yes! A while ago, researchers managed to deliver nano-size packets of gene code into brain tumor...
Per an article published by the Washington Post, President Donald Trump may be getting ready to finally nominate someone to fill the open position of top science advisor to head the White House’s Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP). Kelvin Droegemeier, an Oklahoma University expert on extreme weather, is expected to be tapped by Trump to oversee the OSTP, which...
When it comes to smartphone and AI technology, both have seen major improvements over the years.  Now, it has been reported that roughly fifty percent of smartphones purchased this year will have an assistant that is powered by artificial intelligence.  Considering how this figure is on a pace to continue to rise, it is important to look at the...
It’s said prevention is better than cure. However, you can only prevent what you know. Thanks to a newly developed genetic screen that can now predict a person’s future risk of bone fracture and osteoporosis. This would pave the way for preventive measures. According to a research by Stanford University, the genetic screen can help to predict people with a...
T-Mobile has announced that it will be joining forces with Nokia in a $3.5 billion deal to supply wireless users with its upcoming 5G network. Both firms released a joint statement on Monday confirming the deal, which is the biggest of its kind in the race to 5G connectivity worldwide. The deal also comes just months after T-Mobile, who is...

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