• CRISPR technology brings pig-to-human transplants step closer to reality
CRISPR technology brings pig-to-human transplants step closer to reality

These PERVs have the potential to infect humans if a pig organ is transplanted into a person, possibly causing tumors or leukemia . Major religious groups have weighed in, generally concluding that pig organs are acceptable for life-saving transplants, noted Dr Jay Fishman, co-director of the transplant programme at Massachusetts General H...

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  • Andy Rubin's Essential secures funding from Amazon, promises Phone release date
Andy Rubin's Essential secures funding from Amazon, promises Phone release date

They also reveal that Best Buy and Amazon will be retail partners for the upcoming phone launch. It's being reported by the Wall Street Journal that Amazon is among the companies which contributed to Essentials $300 million coffers.

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  • Here's how southern Denton County will experience the solar eclipse
Here's how southern Denton County will experience the solar eclipse

It actually took place while the Western Hemisphere was turned away from the moon and was in the height of day. "So the moon is moving fastest of the motions involved". "Even with only 0.1% of the sun showing, the light from the sun is still 1000 times brighter than the full moon - that's too bright!" "You get lunar eclipses when you have full mo...

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  • New blurry image of Google Pixel 2 phone leaks
New blurry image of Google Pixel 2 phone leaks

Google's "Really Blue" limited edition Pixel model sold out in minutes at launch . The device is nearly identical to the current Pixel , indicating Google isn't going all-out in an effort to stave off Apple's impending iPhone overhaul. The rear camera also features an LED flash light beside the camera setup of the phone. This time, though, Go...

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  • Tesla to Raise $1.5 Billion in Debt: What You Need to Know
Tesla to Raise $1.5 Billion in Debt: What You Need to Know

The debt sale will test Musk's ability replicate the fervent following he's built among stock investors, who've bought into his vision of a clean-energy future and pushed the shares up 67% this year. While Tesla said that it wouldn't raise more capital through equity, it opened the door to revisit another round of debt through convertible notes...

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  • Melbourne Teenager Bloodied By Swarm Of Meat-Eating Sea Lice
Melbourne Teenager Bloodied By Swarm Of Meat-Eating Sea Lice

Mr Kanizay said by the time Sam returned to his shoes, his legs were covered in blood. The Sydney Morning Herald spoke to a marine biologist, Professor Michael Keough, who also said that sea lice were a possibility . Thanks to his video, experts were able to confidently identify the creatures as lysianassid amphipods , a type of scavang...

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  • Toyota to take 5% stake in Mazda: Nikkei
Toyota to take 5% stake in Mazda: Nikkei

It is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs. The two Japanese automakers will work together on electric vehicle technology. Toyota is also courting compact auto maker Suzuki Motor Corp.to cooperate on R&D and parts supply, as Toyota seeks to tap its smaller rival's expertise in emerging Asian markets.

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  • Stephen Curry Supports His Cousin with Cancer at Ellie Mae Classic
Stephen Curry Supports His Cousin with Cancer at Ellie Mae Classic

Despite handwringing in some corners over Curry receiving an exemption over a more qualified professional - though it is common for sponsors to give exemptions to amateurs - the Warriors star more than held his own on the course and silenced many of his doubters.

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  • New US Anti-Russia Sanctions May Threaten EU Economic Interests
New US Anti-Russia Sanctions May Threaten EU Economic Interests

The EU decision to blacklist two Russian Energy Ministry officials is puzzling, while its interference in the dispute between Siemens and Russia's Technopromexport (part of the Rostec Corporation) violates worldwide law, the ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

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  • United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days
United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days

The woman, whose identity has not been revealed, was held prisoner for a week after being drugged, authorities said. Her captors then dropped off the model July 17 at the British Consulate in Milan . Following the attack, the woman - who can not be named for legal reasons - was put in a duffel bag and taken around 90 miles to Borgial, an isola...

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  • Experts offer warnings as fake eclipse glasses flood the market
Experts offer warnings as fake eclipse glasses flood the market

Areas in the path of totality will see the moon completely cover the sun. Thank you in advance for your cooperation on August 21st. The eclipse will certainly be noticeable, but no place in IN will experience totality this eclipse. "This is where you want to be - somewhere along this line", said Dulsky. Be sure to look down in the shade of a tr...

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  • Microsoft Word Flow is dead; Microsoft suggests SwiftKey instead
Microsoft Word Flow is dead; Microsoft suggests SwiftKey instead

Back in 2014, Microsoft Garage came to life to test out experimental applications on Android and iOS and other platforms. But when it comes to the "completion" of Redmond's Word Flow iOS keyboard "experiment" , there's nothing left to do, explain or clarify.

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  • Frustrated Pokémon Go Fans Are Suing Niantic Labs
Frustrated Pokémon Go Fans Are Suing Niantic Labs

While Niantic did offer in-game compensation to attendees for GO not working properly during the festival and extended the amount of time rare Pokémon could be caught in Chicago, the company has yet to offer to pay for travel expenses for anyone who made a cross-country or even global journey.

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  • Survivor of deadly California crash blames social media
Survivor of deadly California crash blames social media

Seja said Sanchez was amusing without trying to be, wanted to travel the world one day, and could always make people smile. In a statement, Merced County Chief Deputy District Attorney Harold Nutt had called the behavior "disturbing and shocking".

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  • Samsung in position to top Apple's quarterly profits for first time
Samsung in position to top Apple's quarterly profits for first time

Less than a year ago, the company's fire-prone Note 7 had to be recalled, costing the company more than $5 billion. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong is on trial for bribery and embezzlement linked to the corruption scandal that toppled ex-President Park Geun-hye while his father, Chairman Lee Kun-hee, has been hospitalized since 2014.

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  • Toyota's Fast-Charging Car By 2022
Toyota's Fast-Charging Car By 2022

Toyota has not commented on Chunichi Shimbun's report directly, but a company spokeswoman told Reuters that Toyota seeks to commercialize solid-state batteries by the early 2020s. Toyota is touting its progress on a new kind of battery technology, which uses a solid electrolyte instead of the conventional semi-liquid version used in today's lit...

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  • Google ships final Android O beta before official launch
Google ships final Android O beta before official launch

The first developer preview was released back in March and the operating system remains on track for a release this summer. The company dropped the final version of its Android O beta, signalling that the official release is nearly here.

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  • Ford Mustang Power Increases Announced, 0-60 in Under 4 Seconds
Ford Mustang Power Increases Announced, 0-60 in Under 4 Seconds

This was made possible as the V8 now comes with high-pressure direct injection and low-pressure port fuel injection tech for better power and efficiency. It is controlled by the automatic transmission and provides a significant boost in acceleration while eliminating lost time in shifting. In an age when acceleration figures of performance cars a...

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  • Likely fuel debris found at bottom of N-reactor
Likely fuel debris found at bottom of N-reactor

The recent images were taken by a submersible robot, which was sent into the containment vessel on July 19, 21 and 22. Knowing the exact status of the radioactive fuel rods is essential to handling and removing them. Although it's been six years since the Japanese natural disaster and tsunami resulted in what many believe was the worst nuclear ev...

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  • Stranger Things 2 trailer: the children face a new supernatural threat
Stranger Things 2 trailer: the children face a new supernatural threat

So fans do not have to expect Barb's character to return. Will is suffering what seems to be a bad Upside Down hangover. It's fitting that Stranger Things is premiering close to Halloween because it sounds like the show is raising the horror quotient in season 2 .

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  • Johnny Miller compliments Branden Grace's 62 on 'really, really easy' setup
Johnny Miller compliments Branden Grace's 62 on 'really, really easy' setup

After making birdie on the par-four 16th and par-five 17th, Grace needed just a par on the final hole to break the record - which he did with two putts. Grace still deserves all the credit in the world, it's not like this is the first round in a major championship where Mother Nature has opened the door for scoring.

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  • GE's Stock Gains After Profit And Sales Beat Expectations
GE's Stock Gains After Profit And Sales Beat Expectations

In Chief Executive Jeff Immelt's last report at the helm of General Electric Co., the company showed progress on reaching its cash-flow and cost-cutting goals. Mr. Immelt will step down at the end of the month after 16 years and be succeeded by health-care unit chief John Flannery. "The global scale of the company, along with our ability to...

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  • Nintendo Switch Online App is available now on your smartphones
Nintendo Switch Online App is available now on your smartphones

How much does Nintendo Switch Online cost? But if your friends don't really like installing new apps, you'll also be able to send a message on Whatsapp, Messenger, Line and more. You can't use the functionality while texting or browsing through Twitter on your phone, basically - so keep that in mind. To give you some indication of how perverse ...

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  • Google updates its feed to offer more personalised news
Google updates its feed to offer more personalised news

By leveraging the power of its search services , Google is able to provide users with articles relevant to their interests even if they are older. What's new with Feed is that it has now gained an ability to follow particular topics from searches. Google relies on Suess to convey the uniqueness of each individual user and his or her intere...

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  • Users report OnePlus5 phones malfunction when dialing 911
Users report OnePlus5 phones malfunction when dialing 911

Owners of the new phone posted on Reddit that every time they try to call 911, their device will abruptly reboot. A common recommendation made by Redditors is to arrange a test 911 call with your local police department, to check whether this bug affects your OnePlus 5 as well.

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  • Atari Is Back With the New Ataribox
Atari Is Back With the New Ataribox

Polygon gaming magazine, for example, shared a newsletter link which provides a first look at the Ataribox design and some more interesting hints at the possible direction of the console . You can check out the revamped design below, the console still borrows the Atari style from its predecessor but also slimmed down to a unique representat...

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  • Amazon reportedly coming up with stand-alone messaging app
Amazon reportedly coming up with stand-alone messaging app

In addition to Anytime's standard features , it was mentioned that there would be private chats that allow users to encrypt sensitive messages such as bank details. Still, it remains a question what Anytime will look like, how it'll function, and most importantly, how it'll differ from other messaging platforms.

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  • Yields fall after soft U.S. inflation, retail sales data
Yields fall after soft U.S. inflation, retail sales data

Investors are paying especially close attention to inflation readings after hawkish signals from the Fed and, even more so, from the European Central Bank tripped up markets in late June, sending technology stocks including Amazon (AMZN) into a brief tailspin.

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  • Leak reveals Nokia 8, Nokia 9 processor details
Leak reveals Nokia 8, Nokia 9 processor details

Details about the Nokia 2 and Nokia 7 are next to nothing at the moment. If you're a Nokia fan waiting to get your hands on the Nokia 6 , you now have the opportunity to register for the flash sale on Amazon India . For starters, this is the successor of the Snapdragon 626 or 625 chipsets and comes with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up ...

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  • Those That Had Evacuated The Whittier Fire Are Returning Home
Those That Had Evacuated The Whittier Fire Are Returning Home

Skrepnek said. "We travelled to Kelowna, Seattle, back east, Yukon, it's a very interesting part of that job, to see different places and parts of B.C.", Beddington said. He said he was leaving his trailer attached to his truck and telling his daughters to keep prized possessions they couldn't take the first time close at hand.

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