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Air Pollution Could Be Ruining Your Sleep

The list of health problems linked to air pollution is long and disturbing, and it seems to grow a little longer every week. Studies have previously connected air pollution with an increased risk of lung and heart disease, type 2 diabetes and premature death, and this week there’s news that air pollution is screwing with your sleep – which in ... Read More »

Sony’s move to focus on flagship Xperia phones could be good for it

Sony Mobile just announced on its Investor’s Day celebration that it is trying to streamline its product portfolio by eliminating ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. Currently the company produces three separate lines of smartphones –  mid-range handsets like the Xperia XA1 Ultra and Xperia XA1, ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia ... Read More »

Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under ‘dementia tax’

Ministers refused yesterday to rule out that the cap could be as high as £200,000 or £300,000 Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under the Conservative’s plans for a cap on their controversial “dementia tax”, according to Liberal Democrat research. Theresa May is under pressure to spell out exactly how much pensioners ... Read More »

This Overlooked Labor Rule Could Be a Huge Drag on U.S. Businesses

Shoppers walk up steps to enter a closing Sports Authority store in Corte Madera, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images On May 10, 13 Democrats in the House of Representatives sent a letter to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) expressing concerns over the agency’s expansive and vague standard for determining when two U.S. ... Read More »

Fire-Extinguishing Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Prevent Explosions: Study

The unfortunate debacle of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has already made other mobile manufacturing companies extremely cautious towards what’s widely thought to be the cause of the issue – faulty batteries. Companies like LG have already started rigorous processes to ensure that their smartphones carry durable and non-explosive batteries. In a bid to make smartphone batteries better in terms of ... Read More »

For Banks, Note Ban Could Bring Rs. 38,000 Crore In Treasury Windfall

Banks profitability has been hit owing to continued pressure on asset quality and weak loan growth. The note ban has the potential to drive big treasury gains for Indian banks, says a report from rating agency India Ratings. Banks are likely to see register Rs. 38,200 crore of potential treasury gains for the current financial year (2016-17) – their highest ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Could Bring India-Only SOS Button Functionality to Your iPhone

The third beta version of iOS 10.2 is now available to the public, bringing some new features to iPhone and iPad models. Among these is what can be called the first India-only functionality: the SOS button. Apple had added the SOS button in an earlier version of iOS 10.2 beta, but the third beta has removed it from all other ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Could Bring Truly Wireless Charging

A new report claims that the iPhone 8 could feature brand new wireless charging technology that hasn’t been seen on Android phones launched so far. The new wireless charging feature reportedly will let the upcoming iPhones get charged from a distance of about 15 feet which means that users won’t need to place the iPhone on a wireless charging plate, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s ‘Tweaked SoC’ Could Be the Cause of Explosions

Samsung may have dug itself into a hole too deep to come out unscathed. The company is in the process of unprecedented second recall, after ‘safe’ Galaxy Note 7 replacement units also started to catch fire. While the engineers at Samsung cannot pin down a solid reason for these explosions, a report suggests that the SoC is to blame, and ... Read More »

Samsung Could Face Second Recall as US Probes Burnt Galaxy Note 7

Samsung could face an unusual second recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones if one that caught fire aboard an airliner this week is a replacement device as its owner says, two former US safety officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating Wednesday’s incident, when a passenger’s phone emitted smoke on a Southwest ... Read More »