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Bill to replace AG as gaming board counsel has Wednesday hearing

CARSON CITY — A bill that would provide separate legal counsel to the state Gaming Control Board and Gaming Commission was introduced Monday in the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Assembly Bill 513 would establish the new general counsel for the gaming agency, replacing the attorney general’s office for legal work on most matters coming to the board and commission. ... Read More »

Windows Store to Get iTunes; Fedora, SUSE Linux, and Ubuntu Are Coming as Well

HIGHLIGHTS Ubuntu is already available on Windows Store iTunes is coming soon Fedora and SUSE Lunux will arrive eventually Microsoft’s Build conference is underway, and the company is announcing a bunch of interesting things. Microsoft highlighted all the big features that are arriving with the Windows 10 Creators Update in the fall. One fresh big announcement includes the addition of ... Read More »

How to use your Windows 10 PC as a mobile hotspot

There’s nothing handier than turning one of your devices into a mobile hotspot so that all your gadgets can get on the internet when a router isn’t available. Usually when it comes down to sharing an internet connection, it’s your phone or tablet that does the heavy lifting. But there are times when your PC could end up being the ... Read More »

Living life as a university blogger

Upper Hutt’s Callum Tokorangi has been selected as one of 10 first-year University of Auckland students to write for The Inside Word, the university’s blog. From Fresher Flu to the perils of wet weather, one former Upper Hutt College student is detailing the highs and lows of his first year at university. Callum Tokorangi was one of 10 first-year students ... Read More »

Antibiotics could replace surgery as appendicitis treatment

Antibiotics could replace surgery as appendicitis treatment Antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children, instead of surgery, a study says. The condition, which causes the appendix – a small organ attached to the large intestine – to become inflamed due to a blockage or infection, affects mainly children and teenagers. Appendicitis is currently treated through ... Read More »

Honor V9 to be available outside China as Honor 8 Pro

Huawei announced it will unveil Honor V9 on February 21 – the week before MWC. The device has a ChinaMobile branding on its back, indicating its China-exclusive status. But according to a company insider the device will go global just under a different name. The V9 will be rebranded to Honor 8 Pro and revealed at the Huawei event on ... Read More »

Ireland emerging as good destination for Indian students

The safe and welcoming ecosystem of Ireland besides its excellence in the academic field are some of the primary reasons that attract Indian students. Ireland is considered as one of the safest and friendliest countries in the world. Representational image RELATED STORIES Osmania university Centenary Celebrations should be held on a grand scale, says Telangana CM Kerala: Education sector is ... Read More »

Researchers propose a way to use your heartbeat as a password

Researchers at Binghamton State University in New York think your heart could be the key to your personal data. By measuring the electrical activity of the heart, researchers say they can encrypt patients’ health records. The fundamental idea is this: In the future, all patients will be outfitted with a wearable device, which will continuously collect physiological data and transmit ... Read More »

Alarm bells as diabetes, Hepatitis C drugs fly off shelves

Alarm bells as diabetes, Hepatitis C drugs fly off shelves (Rachel Husband/Getty Images) Medicines that treat the Hepatitis C (sofosbuvir) and diabetes (teneligliptin) emerged as the highest-selling drugs in 2016 among the new launches in the domestic retail market, a grim reminder of the alarming spread of lifestyle diseases in India. The medicines and combinations for Hepatitis C, a liver ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 said to come with 8GB RAM, UFS 2.1 storage tipped as well

According to a new rumor out of China, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will come with 8GB of RAM, up from the 6GB figure we’ve been hearing so far. The rumor came in the form of a Weibo post from a tipster who is said to have a decent record when it comes to Samsung related leaks. The rumor notes that ... Read More »