Study says Fukushima region is safe enough for people to return

Fukushima's ill-fated nuclear power plant may still be so dangerous that it kills robots, but residents are trickling back as officials decide that radiation levels are safe in some areas. But are they safe enough that you'd never.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 13th, 2017

Cincinnati Bell says Hawaiian Telcom deal won"t disrupt submarine cable operations

Cincinnati Bell, which is in the process of purchasing Hawaiian Telcom, says that the existing submarine cables in Hawaii will not be affected when it completes its acquisition of the Hawaiian telco next year......»»

Category: networkSource:  fiercetelecomRelated News34 min. ago

RingCentral, 8x8, Mitel, Broadsoft and Vonage dominate $2B UCaaS market, says Synergy

RingCentral has taken the lead in terms of quarterly revenues and subscriber counts in the competitive Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) market, followed by 8x8, Mitel, Broadsoft, and Vonage......»»

Category: networkSource:  fiercetelecomRelated News50 min. ago

AirAsia Japan announces a mid-4Q17 launch date

AirAsia Group has announced it will shortly return to the Japanese market with the confirmed upcoming launch of AirAsia Japan (DJ, Nagoya Chubu). Following a lengthy certification drive with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transp.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News50 min. ago

People are going nuts over this best-selling $90 sound bar on Amazon

Two weeks ago we told you about a killer sale on a best-selling sound bar on Amazon that dropped the price to just $90. That’s right, $90 for a terrific sound bar that will upgrade the audio on any TV. Well, it flew off of Amazon’s virtua.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News50 min. ago

Consumer Reports says old Samsung phones are better than Apple’s brand new iPhone 8

Apple already sold millions of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, but launch weekend estimates fell short of what’s expected from typical iPhone launches. It’s not that the iPhone is losing its appeal all of a sudden, but this year isn’t a usual.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News50 min. ago

Gun waiting periods prevent hundreds of homicides, according to 45-year study

If all states adopted wait periods, we’d save around 1,000 more lives each year. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) A few days to cool off and think things through may be enough to prevent hundreds of homicides each year, according to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News51 min. ago

FCC Republican says Trump is “rightfully venting” anger at the press

O'Rielly sympathizes with Trump but says "politics" shouldn't affect TV licenses. Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (cred.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News51 min. ago

America Ferrera reveals she was sexually assaulted when she was 9 years old

In wake of the dozens of damning allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Alyssa Milano's #MeToo hashtag has encouraged thousands of people to share their stories of sexual harassment and assault over the past few days.  Now, actress America Ferrer.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News59 min. ago

Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody"s Counting

An anonymous reader shares a Bloomberg report: Over the past two years, after decades of declining deaths on the road, U.S. traffic fatalities surged by 14.4 percent. In 2016 alone, more than 100 people died every day in or near vehicles in America,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News59 min. ago

Illumina Ventures Raises $230M Venture Capital Fund

Illumina Ventures, the early-stage venture capital investor which was founded by San Diego-based life sciences equipment maker Illumina, says it has raised $230M for its first fund. The venture capital investment fund said it is focused on genomics,.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

"First 5G mobile net connection" claimed by Qualcomm

Qualcomm says it has achieved 1Gbps internet speeds using a 5G chip on a mobile device......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 43 min. ago

The Populele makes it fun/easy to learn the “devil’s guitar”

 As a staunch believer in non-existent superstitions I feel that the ukulele is a very dangerous, sensual instrument that could lead to the ruination of our young people and rend the very fabric of society. That said, I can now play Stand By Me.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Bolstering fat cells offers potential new leukemia treatment

Killing cancer cells indirectly by powering up fat cells in the bone marrow could help acute myeloid leukemia patients, says a new study. Researchers found that boosting adipocytes, or fat cells, located in the bone morrow suppressed cancerous leukem.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Stress might be just as unhealthy as junk food to digestive system

We all know that a poor diet is unhealthy, but a new study finds that stress may just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Skimping on sleep may contribute to gestational diabetes

A new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of gestational diabetes......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic, mosquito-borne disease that can cause major swelling and deformity of the legs, a condition known as elephantiasis. Scientists have shown that a portable s.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Nearly half of US medical care comes from emergency rooms

Nearly half of all US medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study. In recent years, the percentage of care delivered by emergency departments has grown. The paper highlights the major role played by emergency rooms in.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Timing of melanoma diagnosis, treatment critical to survival

A new study underscores the importance of early detection and treatment of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The research indicates that the sooner patients were treated, the better their survival, particularly for stage I melanoma......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

ZTE Axon M hands-on: A new hope for dual-screen phones

Many companies have tried to make the mythical dual-screen folding smartphone a reality. All of them have failed. But ZTE thinks it's time to try again. Now that Android supports multi-window apps, the company expects it will get enough.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Bellew To Exit Malaysia Airlines, Rejoin Ryanair

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) CEO Peter Bellew has decided to leave the carrier after just over a year in the top role in order to return to LCC Ryanair. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago