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Blood test can detect TEN types of cancer before someone becomes ill

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:07
Scientists from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio have found a simple blood test that can pick up early signs of 10 different types of cancer, including breast, ovarian, bowel and lung cancer
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Arguments after Trump's election means shorter Thanksgiving Dinners

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 16:41
Economists found Thanksgiving visits that were 30 to 50 minutes shorter when people had different political parties after the presidential election of 2016.
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Apple to unveil 'Digital Health' software to curb phone addiction

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 16:34
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is next week, but fans shouldn't expect to see any new hardware. Instead, more software-centric announcements are on the way.
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Are we heading for extinction? Maths models reveal the three possible fates for our planet

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 16:29
Mathematicians from the University of Rochester in New York modelled how advanced civilisations on distant exoplanets would have survived or perished when faced with a similar changing environment.
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Warren Buffett planned to invest $3 billion in Uber but talks failed, report claims

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 16:04
Billionaire Warren Buffett proposed investing $3 billion in Uber in 2018, but the talks failed following disagreements over the deal's terms, Bloomberg reported, citing sources close to the situation.
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Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘biggest way’ to reduce impact on Earth

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 16:03
Researchers have conducted the most comprehensive analysis yet of damage farming does to the planet examining 40,000 farms and 1,600 processors.
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SoftBank Flips the Venture-Capital Script Again With GM Deal

Wired - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:21
GM needs cash to build autonomous cars; SoftBank has more cash than it can spend. Hence, a marriage.
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Ava who are behind $249 fertility monitoring watch raises $30m

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:09
Ava, a startup that created a wearable fertility monitoring device and app, has raised $30million in funding to expand into other aspects of female health.
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Waymo adds 62,000 vehicles for autonomous taxi service

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:07
Google-owned Waymo is adding 62,000 Fiat Chrysler minivans to its fleet. Waymo is expanding its partnership with the automaker to potentially build the technology into a self-driving car.
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The end of an era for photography as Canon kills off its last film camera

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:04
Canon is ending sale of the EOS-1v, the last remaining model of film camera that the company sells. The Japanese giant began commercial sales of its first film camera, known as the Hansa Canon, in 1936.
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Republicans slam Google after search listed 'Nazism' as California GOP's ideology

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:01
The error, which was quickly corrected, was listed in the ‘Knowledge Panel' section of the search and Google said it was likely caused by vandalism on one of the sources.
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British pilots were ordered to fly through H-bomb radiation cloud

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:55
The sensational new files were discovered by Shirley Denson, 83, the widow of a pilot who flew in one MoD experiment in 1958. They appear to show the MoD used pilots as 'guinea pigs' in radiation tests.
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Google Search Labeled the California GOP as Nazis, But It's No Conspiracy

Wired - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:35
No, Big Tech isn't trying to defame conservatives. But Google did make a big mistake.
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The AI that can STOP facial recognition:

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:05
University of Toronto researchers say their Instagram-like filter can tweak pictures so they look the same to human eyes, but can disrupt machine learning systems used by web giants.
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Photos claim Pixel 3 will have an edge-to-edge screen, a notch and be made by iPhone manufacturer

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:00
Fresh rumors about Google's upcoming Pixel 3 claim that the phone could look a lot like the iPhone X. Images of the purported screen protectors show a notch design and an edge-to-edge screen.
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Bizarre '1975' Android bug displays your private text messages

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:44
A strange glitch is mystifying Android phone owners after a Reddit user discovered the Google app can display their private text messages when specific web addresses are entered.
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Good news for mountain gorillas as researchers reveal there are now over 1,000 in the wild

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:16
Africa's critically endangered mountain gorillas have exceeded 1,000 after conservation efforts, making them the only great ape in the world considered to be growing in number.
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Big Tech Trades Splashy Conference Demos for Introspection

Wired - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:06
At the conference where Steve Jobs sparred with Bill Gates, tech executives grapple with their place in a changed world.
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YouTube winning battle for teenage users: Site used by 85% of teens, while only 51% use Facebook 

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:02
A Pew Research Center survey found that YouTube has passed Facebook as teenagers most used site, with 85 percent reporting being active on the video platform.
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Futuristic 'smart' tissues could grow into any organ

Daily Mail UK - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:44
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have 'automated' cells to grow into any organ and the tissues may even be able to connect themselves to patient's bodies.
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