Microsoft to start storing data on DNA strands in the next few years

BGR | 2017-05-28

Microsoft expects to have an operational storage for DNA data within a decade. Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company’s computer architects have revealed. Microsoft expects to have an operational storage system using DNA within...

Could Apple’s latest patent move point to a virtual keyboard for future MacBooks?

TechRadar | 2017-05-26

It appears that Apple is still serious about exploring the idea of some kind of fully virtual keyboard for its notebooks – or perhaps an entirely new hybrid device – if a freshly updated patent is anything to go by. Note that this isn’t a new patent: Apple first filed a patent...


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Asian stocks slightly stronger on firmer Wall Street

Business Day | 2017-05-29

TokyoAsian stocks edged up on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street shares hovering around record highs, while the pound nursed losses after a poll showed a shrinking lead for Prime Minister Theresa May’s party in Britain’s upcoming elections. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

Dollar index may rise into 98.297-98.756 range in a week

The Times of India | 2017-05-29

* For more technical analyses, please click SINGAPORE, May 29 (Reuters) - The dollar index may test a resistance at 97.673, with a good chance of breaking above this level and rising into a zone of 98.297-98.756 in a week. For a chart: The index has managed to stabilize in a...


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Are You Feeling Down And Under? Try Tai Chi

News18 | 2017-05-29

Practicing Tai Chi -- a form of ancient Chinese martial art -- for 12-weeks may significantly reduce symptoms of depression such as persistent feeling of sadness or loss, a study showed. Tai Chi, which has been used for more than 1,000 years, combines...

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

WPXI | 2017-05-26

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination." Citing the president's duty to protect the country from terrorism, Attorney General...


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A Paris school is using AI to monitor distracted students

Engadget | 2017-05-26

For those of us who zone out during university lectures, the temptation multiplies when you taking classes from home. Next fall, a business school in France will try to stop online students from getting distracted with an AI app called Nestor. To jud... ......

100-Year-Old Drug Produces Temporary Improved Learning Skills In Autistic Children

IFL Science | 2017-05-26

When looking for interventions for the negative aspects of autism, few people would look to a hundred-year-old drug used to fight African parasites. Yet this is where Professor Robert Naviaux of the University of San Diego has ended up. His study so far is very small scale, and the benefits have...


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Serena Williams appointed SurveyMonkey corporate director

Manila Bulletin | 2017-05-25

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is......

Tennis-Venus could rise again in Paris, says Shriver

DNA India | 2017-05-25

Veteran Venus Williams could blast through the huge holes in the women's draw and win her first French Open at the age of 36 next month, according to former world number three Pam Shriver. With Williams' pregnant sister and three times French champion Serena absent, Russia's twice winner Maria...

Terry: I’ll be back as a boss

LONDON - John Terry has vowed to return to Wembley as a manager after the agony of defeat against Arsenal. It was an emotional weekend for Terry, who cleared his locker at the training ground, endured his final game as a Chelsea player from the bench and...

Locker room confidential: It's Maria Sharapova's 'least favorite place in the world'

CNN | 2017-05-29

(CNN)Maria Sharapova once described the women's locker room as "my least favorite place in the world." Sharapova, of course, won't grace the clay courts of the French Open -- the second grand slam of the season -- this year after tournament organizers denied the Russian a wild card, but her blunt...

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Swedish comedy The Square wins Cannes award

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Alternet | 2017-05-29

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: A White Feminist’s Dystopia

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The Washington Post | 2017-05-29

JFK, the forever-young president, 100 years on

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