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How long can you live? New study claims human lifespan can exceed 115 years

Have you ever wondered how long can one live? How old was the oldest man on earth? Is there a limit to which human beings can age? These questions often hover in the mind, don’t they? A recent research paper by a team of American researchers claimed that “maximum longevity has hit a ceiling of 114.9 years”. After it garnered ... Read More »

Health and fitness chain begins work on new Huntingdon gym

Anytime Fitness staff James Ducket, sales manager, with Drew Davis in front of the unit that will be transformed in the 24-hour gym A fitness chain has unveiled plans to transform a former clothes store into Huntingdon’s first 24-hour gym. Anytime Fitness has started a £450,000 refurbishment of Unit 9, in St Benedict’s Court, to give users the opportunity to ... Read More »

New Wage Code Bill: A jolt to formal job creation?

The Union cabinet has cleared the labour code on minimum wages.  The wage code bill has proposed a minimum wage of Rs 18,000 which experts say could impact job creation at the entry level since not all companies will be in a position to increase their wage bill across all locations in adherence to the law. Rituparna Chakraborty, Executive Vice ... Read More »

Truecaller for Android Gets Spam Folder, New Themes, and More With Latest Update

HIGHLIGHTS The update is already available for download on Google Play The update brings along an option of auto-renewal for Pro version Earlier monthly subscription rate was Rs. 60 Truecaller is now rolling out version 8.21 of its Android app, and the update brings along a host of changes to the application. If you often get annoyed with spam messages, the new update ... Read More »

Comedy is the new coffee for many Indians

Wondering what a growing number of Indians are doing at seven every morning, apart from getting ready for work? They are trying to have a good laugh. With rising stress levels, comedy is the new coffee for many Indians, who are hooked on to their smart devices. “Our viewers in India (61%) are the most likely to watch comedy ahead of their ... Read More »

Two New Cases of Human Plague Have Been Confirmed in New Mexico

Two new cases of plague have been confirmed in New Mexico, bringing the total number of cases of human plague in the state this year to three. The New Mexico Department of Health reported that two women, ages 52 and 62, from Santa Fe County were diagnosed with plague. The first case of plaguein Santa Fe County this year, found in a 63-year-old ... Read More »

What New York to Shanghai Flight Can Teach You About Commercial Viability

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg believes a commercial two-hour flight from New York to Shanghai will be available within the next decade or two. New York to Shanghai in Two Hours? “I think in the next decade or two you’re going to see them become a reality,” Muilenburg told CNBC. The super fast flight, which would travel at roughly 3,800 miles ... Read More »

What Harley-Davidson Can Teach Small Businesses About Targeting New Customers

Harley-Davidson is an iconic American brand. But it still faces its share of troubles. Slowing profits in recent years have led the brand to take on a new, lofty goal — building the next generation of riders. Matthew Levatich, CEO of Harley-Davidson, recently shared some of the objectives under this broader goal. Those include growing the company’s customer base in ... Read More »

Sony’s new PlayLink brings mobile and console gaming together

Update: We’ve had a chance to try four of the five games Sony is releasing for PlayLink out for ourselves on the show-floor at this year’s show. Check out our impressions of That’s You!, Hidden Agenda, Frantics, and Knowledge is Power down below.  Article continues… At its E3 conference this year, Sony has announced a new collection of smartphone-controlled games ... Read More »

iOS 11 Gets New Accessibility Controls, Support New Photo and Video Formats to Save Storage

The list of new features introduced with iOS 11 keeps on getting longer as we discover more about the operating system with its developer preview. With the new iteration, Apple has added new accessibility controls to make its mobile platform even more convenient for users with disabilities. Further, the Cupertino-based company has introduced support for new HEIF and HEVC camera ... Read More »