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Graham-Cassidy, the GOP’s last health care proposal, explained with a cartoon

Senate Republicans have been through four different health care proposals to repeal Obamacare, all of which failed to pass. But now there’s one very ambitious proposal left. Graham-Cassidy isn’t a sexy or descriptive name, but what makes it so radical is how much it deconstructs the existing system. It brings back preexisting conditions, so insurers can charge sick people more; it ... Read More »

IGNOU, MU and other 4,842 institutions given last chance to retain their licenses

The Union Home Ministry has given one last chance to IGNOU, Mumbai University, ICMR and other 4,842 institutes and organisations to retain their licenses.   Representative image The Union Home Ministry has given one last chance to IGNOU, Mumbai University, ICMR and other 4,842 institutes and organisations to retain their licences to receive foreign funding. A statement released by the ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have smaller batteries than last year’s iPhones

  When Apple announces a phone, it talks more user experience and less numbers. That doesn’t work for TENAA, however, the wireless authority that certifies gadgets for use in China. So, here are the battery capacities of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The milliamp hour numbers have gone down 8% for both sizes of iPhone. And the phones themselves have not ... Read More »

Telangana DOST phase 3 allotment 2017: Last date to apply extended to August 3

  The Degree Online Services, Telangana (DOST) has announced that the last date to register for the third phase of the allotment has been extended to 5 pm on August 3, 2017. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can apply for the same from the official website. “Students who have registered already in Phase-I or II can directly access web options ... Read More »

Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

IANS | Nov 18, 2016, 05.20 PM IST Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age (Representative image) Women have better brainpower after menopause if they had their last baby after age 35, says a study. “Based on the findings, we would certainly not recommend that women wait until they’re 35 to close their family, but the ... Read More »

Apple took home over 90% of mobile profits last year

Apple pocketed more than 90% of the mobile market’s profits in 2015, according to data posted by Michael Walkley, who works as an analyst with market research firm Canaccord Genuity. The iPhone maker’s share of the smartphone market stood at 17.2% last year. Samsung, on the other hand, captured around 24% of the market, but its profit share stood at ... Read More »

Despite missed sales target, Xiaomi was still at top in China last year

Despite falling short of its 2015 sales target, Xiaomi was still the top smartphone manufacturer in China for the year, according to a new Wall Street Journal report which cited “early figures” from market research firms Canalys and Strategy Analytics. According to Canalys, Xiaomi claimed 15.2% of the market in China. Huawei came in second with 14.7%, while Apple was ... Read More »

Microsoft sold only 4.5 million Lumia phones last quarter

Only 4.5 million Lumia phones were sold by Microsoft in the last quarter of 2015, according to the company’s just released Q2 fiscal 2016 earnings report. That’s down from the 10.5 million figure reported in the same quarter the year prior. This translates into a drop of around 50% compared to the last quarter of 2014. Considering the latest IDC ... Read More »

Countdown to MWC 2016: Looking back at last year’s best products and biggest letdowns

Mobile World Congress is the world’s biggest mobile-centric trade show. Major manufacturers from around the globe come together to announce all their new stuff at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. Typically, we expect to see new devices fromSamsung, LG, Sony, and the like, but sometimes a dark horse company has a trick or two up its sleeve. So, ... Read More »

This simple labelling trick could make gadgets last longer — and help save the planet

The lifespan of consumer electronic products is getting ever shorter, and manufacturers aren’t the only ones to blame: You could do the planet a big favor by hanging onto that shiny gadget a bit longer. That’s according to a new study from Germany’s Environment Agency (UBA), which notes that shorter product lifespans means more waste, more pollution and higher consumption of ... Read More »