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Viral hashtag uncovers stories of everyday racism people face in Australia

Australia's government will push for changes to its race hate laws, and the internet is far from pleased about it. Conservative politicians and pundits have long pushed for alterations to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, which protects p.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 21st, 2017

We must make people aware about digital transactions for India to go cashless

Financial literacy and awareness about digital transactions is paramount in rural India to make the cashless economy a reality, executives of mobile wallet-provider services said here at a panel discussion. The post We must make people aware about di.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Australia researchers seek help from amateur stargazers to hunt for ‘Planet 9’

The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its researchers find a new planet in the Solar System. The post Australia researchers seek help from amateur stargazers to hunt for ‘Planet 9’ appeared fir.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Indian Railways will setup Wi-Fi kiosks at 500 railway stations

Aiming to provide connectivity in remote areas, Railways will set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at about 500 stations and help people access an array of online services, including various government schemes. The post Indian Railways will setup Wi-Fi kiosks.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Job automation will push 4 people out of 10 out of jobs by the end of 2021

Automation is the new norm across sectors and will affect the bottom of pyramid so much so that four out of every 10 jobs globally would be lost due to this by 2021, experts say. The post Job automation will push 4 people out of 10 out of jobs by the.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Car-shopping sites could start selling

Third-party shopping sites are consumer-research havens. But the executives who run them are considering whether those sites could become platforms where people purchase vehicles -- without visiting a dealership or dealership website......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

PSA: Australia is only dangerous "if you"re a dumbass"

Australia is known for freaky accidents, usually involving the country's dangerous wildlife. But is that reputation a little unfair? Take the guy who narrowly escaped death last Sunday after diving into crocodile-infested waters in Queensland. Sure,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Is Australia Becoming A Cashless Society?

Australia's Reserve Bank will roll out an instantaneous money-transferring technology later this year, "which will push Australia even further towards being a cashless society," according to ABC. An anonymous reader quotes their report: In 2014, 12 f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

This sleep monitor can track two people at once through any mattress

Beautyrest's new Sleeptracker monitor is a non-invasive monitor that lies beneath a mattress to make any bed a smart bed. Up to two individuals can have a broad range of factors tracked simultaneously. The post This sleep monitor can track two peopl.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Class Action Lawsuit Launched Over Forced Windows 10 Upgrades

Slashdot reader AmiMoJo quotes The Register: Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers. The complaint, filed in Chicago's U.S. District Court.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Most dengue infections transmitted in and around home

Transmission of the mosquito-borne dengue virus appears to be largely driven by infections centered in and around the home, with the majority of cases related to one another occurring in people who live less than 200 meters apart, new research sugges.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News9 hr. 50 min. ago

After United Airlines incident, women share stories of being shamed for their clothing

In response to United Airline's legging-gate, women are speaking out.  Two young girls wearing leggings were banned from a flight on Sunday morning due to a violation of the airline's internal dress code. The situation, which was live-tweeted by.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 58 min. ago

Pharmacies should proactively offer naloxone to all patients who meet evidence-based criteria

Pharmacies should proactively offer naloxone, a drug that blocks or reverses the effects of overdose, to patients taking opioid medications through universal opt-out strategies in an effort to get the life-saving drug into the hands of more people wh.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Novel gene therapy experiment offers hope for people with certain hearing loss and dizziness disorder

Gene therapy was able to restore balance and hearing in genetically modified mice that mimic Usher Syndrome, a genetic condition in humans characterized by partial or total hearing loss, dizziness, and vision loss that worsens over time, report inves.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

The mechanism of mucus: Discovery could lead to better cystic fibrosis treatments

Scientists found that mucin proteins, which make mucus thick and sticky, fail to unfold properly in the airways of people with cystic fibrosis. And they found the lack of water in the lung can trigger the misfolding mucins......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 22 min. ago

Stories are the new News Feed

 If the camera is the new keyboard, then the future of social media will look more like a slideshow than a Word document. So while Snapchat invented Stories, we’ll have to get used to using them everywhere. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 50 min. ago

Mass Effect: Every Sex and Romance Partner So Far

Here are the crew and people you'll meet in Andromeda that are interested in space dates with Ryder......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News14 hr. 22 min. ago

Smartphones and humans often fail to detect face morphed photos: Research

A group of researchers has demonstrated that both humans and smartphones show a degree of error in distinguishing face morph photos from their 'real' faces on fraudulent identity cards. The post Smartphones and humans often fail to detect face morphe.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News14 hr. 22 min. ago

Snapchat is the top searched app on iOS App Store

According to a report in Forbes magazine, Snapchat led all competitors in App Store search volume and as a result, Snapchat was also the app people were looking for most frequently. The post Snapchat is the top searched app on iOS App Store appeared.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News14 hr. 22 min. ago

13 things only drunk people can do

Often drunk people are considered a nuisance to society. Not here, not today.  For now, we will celebrate our weekend alter-egos. The alter-egos society, our friends, parents and strangers alike have unanimously decided were the "worst version o.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News16 hr. 22 min. ago

US Workers Face A Higher Risk Of Being Replaced By Robots

There's a surprising prediction for the next 15 years from the world's second largest professional services firm. An anonymous reader quotes CNN: Millions of workers around the world are at risk of losing their jobs to robots -- but Americans should.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 14 min. ago