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Dog helpers are giving a new lease of life to disabled owners in Britain

Alongside well-groomed canines taking part in beauty contests this week at Britain’s Crufts dog show, specially trained labradors, poodles and cocker spaniels showed off a different set of skills that can save the lives of their disabled owners. These four-legged helpers are trained not just to help the blind or partially sighted but also to recognise a variety of sounds ... Read More »

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headsets Back Online With New Software Patch

HIGHLIGHTS Oculus Rift units stopped working due to an expired security certificate A patch has been released to fix the issue It needs to be manually installed if headset was started during blackout Oculus Rift virtual headsets that shut down worldwide for roughly a day have been given a fresh lease of life. Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus has released a patch that fixes ... Read More »

Jon Hopkins Teases New Music

Jon Hopkins has shared a four-minute video trailer featuring new music. You can watch it above. The animated clip, which is titled ‘Trailer 2018’, gives fans a chance to hear the first new material from the producer since 2015, and comes five years on from the release of his last studio album, Immunity. “I’m so happy to share some brand new ... Read More »

New blood test may help you measure your cardiovascular health

Researchers have found a new blood test that could provide a clue as to why some patients are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease risk after suffering a heart attack. “Our findings provide exciting clues as to why some patients are at higher risk after heart attack and how we might address this with new treatments in the future,” ... Read More »

‘Riverdale’ Star KJ Apa Cast in New Romantic Comedy

Riverdale‘s KJ Apa is heading back to the big screen. Deadline reports that Apa has joined the cast of Gulfstream Pictures’ romantic comedy, The Last Summer. Apa, who plays Archie on The CW’s Archie Comics-based drama series, will play the fil’s lead role, Griffin. The Last Summer follows a group of high school graduates whose lives intersect in Chicago over the summer before ... Read More »

New moms, breastfeeding for 6 months can decrease your chances of developing diabetes

Women who breastfeed their babies for six months or more may be able to cut their risk of developing diabetes in the future by nearly half, according to a study Tuesday. The findings from a three-decade US study of more than 1,200 white and African-American women were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine. “We ... Read More »

Hope for early detection: New cancer blood test may find 8 kinds of tumours

A new blood test for cancer has shown promise toward detecting eight different kinds of tumours before they have spread elsewhere in the body, offering hope of early detection, researchers said Thursday. Further study is needed before the test — called CancerSEEK — can be made widely available for its projected cost of about $500, said the report in the ... Read More »

Redmi 5, Mi MIX 2 and Others Get iPhone X-Like Gesture Based Controls With New MIUI 9 Update

The Xiaomi MIUI 9 7.12.28 update brings the significant change to Redmi 5, Mi MIX 2, and others HIGHLIGHTS Gesture based controls will arrive with MIUI 9’s global beta ROM Gesture controls will resemble the ones seen on iPhone X Other bug fixes will also be a part of the beta ROM Apple’s iPhone X, earlier this year, eliminated the need ... Read More »

Four Made-in-India PC Games to Look Forward to in New Year’s 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Missing: The Complete Saga has you play a trafficking victim Alter Army is being developed by two 15-year olds Raji is still in development despite a failed Kickstarter 2017 saw some interesting games from Indian developers. Asura had us crawling through mythology-inspired dungeons, we vicariously lived through the daily regimen of a Bollywood starlet in Alia Bhatt: Star Life, and we played way ... Read More »

WhatsApp on New Year’s Eve: 20 Billion Messages Sent in India, 75 Billion Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp says this is the highest-ever user activity on a single day More than 13 billion images, 5 billion videos were shared worldwide Interestingly, WhatsApp suffered an outage late on New Year’s eve WhatsApp users in India sent over 20 billion messages on December 31 as they ushered in 2018 with wishes to family and friends. In a release, WhatsApp ... Read More »