Thursday, April 19, 2018

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Facebook To Completely Change Its News Feed 

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising.. The Facebook News Feed, the centrepiece of the world's largest social network service, is a streaming series of posts such as photos from friends, updates from family members, advertisements and material from celebrities or other pages that a user has liked. . The test, which is occurring in six smaller countries, now offers two...
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Samsung To Go To Court For Copying Apple’s Design Again!

NEW YORK - A US judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics should pay Apple for copying the look of the iPhone. US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California issued her order late on Sunday, 10 months after the US Supreme Court set aside a $399-million award against Samsung, whose devices include the Galaxy. The three Apple patents covered design elements of the iPhone such as its black rectangular front face, rounded corners and colourful grid of icons for programs and apps. Koh's...
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Whatsapp To Launch Live Location Sharing Feature In New Update

Whatsapp will be launching a brand new feature that will allow users to track their friends in real time. The popular messaging app's new feature will allow users to share their movements when they are trying ot find their friends. This feature will also be useful when you are trying to find out if your friend is safe.  According to Whatsapp, this feature will let your loved ones or friends know you’re safe.  “Sharing your commute, live location is a simple and secure way to let people know where you...
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Scientists successfuly make electricity out of tears

Maybe those who cry a lot should be employed here, but non the less this is a fine invention. A team of Irish scientists have discovered how to generate electricity from tears. Researchers from the University of Limerick found that applying pressure to a protein found in tears can actually generate electricity. However, it is not only tears that can produce electricity - the protein is also found in egg whites, saliva and milk. The ability to generate electricity by applying pressure is known as direct piezoelectricity. It is a...
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