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August 30, 2017 8:15 PM Selfies Could Help Screen for Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer patients have a five-year survival rate of just 9 percent, one of the worst prognoses for any type of cancer due to the lack of symptoms and non-invasive screening tools. One of the earliest symptoms of pancreatic cancer and other diseases is jaundice, a yellowing of the skin and eyes caused by an increase in bilirubin in the blood 107

July 24, 2017 7:36 PM RIP Microsoft Paint. Thanks for All the Hideous Doodles

In 1996, the year my father brought home our first Gateway desktop, there was little for a ten-year-old to do on a computer. I'd play Minesweeper and browse Encarta, but my favorite way to waste time was fooling around with the palette of rudimentary drawing tools on Microsoft Paint. The simple graphics software came preinstalled on computers running 113

July 13, 2017 11:03 AM Google announces London cloud computing data centre

Google has revealed it has built a London data centre for the cloud computing services it rents to third parties. The facility is its second in Europe, after Brussels, and promises to provide faster access times to nearby clients. But the report, by Gartner, suggested Amazon and Microsoft had a clear lead. The technology consultancy added that in terms 100

July 6, 2017 10:50 PM Trump faces a hostile G20 as Merkel pushes climate change and he meets Mexico's president amid tensions over wall

President Donald Trump will be required to navigate more international opposition as the G20 summit gets down to business on Friday, as he spends his day on controversial issues including a border wall, climate change, and North Korea. With angry street protests outside on the streets of Hamburg, Trump meets with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto 31

June 18, 2017 6:14 PM Prof. Darkwa urges higher educational institutions to produce employable graduates

Accra, June 18, GNA - Higher educational institutions which train the labour force have a role to play in ensuring that their products are well-equipped with employable skills, Professor Osei Darkwa, the President of Ghana Telecom University College, has said. He said successive governments had rolled out several models and initiatives aimed at job creation 32

June 6, 2017 9:01 AM Apple Needs to Reinvent Itself. It Just Might Be Doing So

For some time now, Apple has faced questions about its growth and what rabbits it can pull out of its hat next, especially as rivals including Google, Facebook and Amazon appear to have gotten the jump on it with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, virtual reality and augmented reality. The Apple iPhone remains the most profitable computing 146

May 18, 2017 2:53 AM The five big announcements from Google I/O

If you follow tech news often, you’ll be more than aware of the promise offered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Often, though, it feels like a far-away goal. It will get there, but right now it’s primitive. At Google’s annual developer conference, held this week near its Mountain View headquarters, the company showed off some of the best practical 58

May 17, 2017 11:01 PM How Google injects speed into the mobile web

A technology called progressive web apps is making websites less pokey on your phone. It's proving its worth with Twitter and Lancôme. Google has tried for years to rehabilitate the web on your phone -- and it now has evidence it says shows the effort is paying off. When you're on your phone, tapping that link in Facebook to a news story or opening the browser 60

May 17, 2017 6:37 PM Chelsea Manning: from antisecrecy activist to transgender idol

Chelsea Manning was a meek, geeky army private who stunned the world in 2010 by leaking a massive trove of secret US diplomatic records, hoping to spark debate over the country's role in wars. But she exited military prison Wednesday after serving seven years for her crime equally known for a heartbreaking, ultimately triumphant struggle with her gender 38

May 17, 2017 3:05 PM From Ryzen APUs to Vega: Thoughts on AMD’s Financial Analyst Day

Yesterday, AMD had its first financial analyst day in several years. These events are important for several reasons, not least of which is because they give investors and enthusiasts a cohesive picture of where AMD is and where it hopes to go. Unlike other press events, which tend to be focused on a single product or product family, analyst days are broader 119