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Qualcomm CEO says company is close to a resolving legal issues with Apple

In an interview with Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf on CNBC’s Mad Money, Jim Cramer, host of the show asked Mollenkopf for an update on the company’s ongoing legal feud with Apple. “Can you give us a little update,” asks Cramer, “because I wanna buy an Apple 5G phone and I wannit to have Qualcomm in it.” This, of course, referring ... Read More »

Instagram announced a new interface that’s cleaner and simpler

Today, Instagram announced a new update coming to Instagram users. The update gets rid of some of the icons on profiles and replaces them with literal text. Rather than icons for each tab, they are now properly labeled with text, which should make them much clearer to those users who might not know what the tab icons mean. Over the ... Read More »

Xiaomi coming in strong in the UK with a new store and products in November

Xiaomi opened up an official UK Twitter account on October 1 which brought a lot of excitement to fans of the brand. It was a clear sign that the Chinese company has big plans for the UK and now Xiaomi finally shed some more light. The firm just confirmed that it’s opening up an official Xiaomi store on November 10 ... Read More »

OnePlus to launch a 5G smartphone in 2019

Currently in Hong Kong the conference 4G/5G is taking place and plenty of manufacturers have taken the stage to announce their next steps into the next-gen connectivity world. Carl Pei, OnePlus co-founder, said his team will be among the two manufacturers with actual plans to launch a 5G-enabled flagship, likely called OnePlus 7. Cristiano Amon and Carl Pei on the ... Read More »

Type 2 diabetes risk shoots up after losing a night’s sleep

Being deprived of sleep for just six hours or a single night may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such as fatty liver and Type-2 diabetes, warns a study. Sleep deprivation has been associated with eating more, moving less, and having a higher risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. However, it was not clear ... Read More »

HDL or good cholesterol can be life threatening, says a new study

Contrary to claims that good cholesterol is beneficial to the heart, a new study has showed that very high levels may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack and death. The findings showed that people with high-density lipoprotein (HDL or good) cholesterol levels of 41-60 mg/dl (milligrams per decilitre) had the lowest risk of heart attack or cardiovascular ... Read More »

A ray of hope: MDR-TB can be treated in children with second line drugs, says a study

Tuberculosis is a potent bacterial infection that can affect almost every part of the body. However, it is tuberculosis of lungs which is more common and contagious too. This bacterial infection spreads easily from an infected person to another healthy person by just inhaling the bacteria. According to a WHO report, India is the country with the highest burden of tuberculosis and there ... Read More »

What happens when a KTM RC200 hits a metal grill at 125 Kmph

You can never be fully prepared for riding on Indian roads. Even after decades of riding experience, the obstacles that you may encounter on our highways will surprise you. The statement above gets confirmed in the near-miss video of a KTM RC200 that was uploaded on Youtube. In the video, the rider encounters a metal grill on the highway while ... Read More »

New Study Suggests Inducing Labour At 30 Weeks Of Pregnancy May Be A Good Idea!

The prevailing wisdom on healthy pregnancies has long been to just wait it out. Only after reaching the full-term 40-week mark will many consider hurrying a birth along with drugs. The thinking is that inducing labor increases the risk of complications, which lead to more Caesarean sections, putting both the baby and the mother at risk. A new study suggests ... Read More »

After 57 years of technology focus, IIT-Delhi set for a makeover

IIT Delhi campus. Photo: HT New Delhi: After nearly six decades of technology focus, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is set for a makeover – it will become a comprehensive multidisciplinary university. Medical science, bio medical studies, public policy, design thinking, sustainability studies, executive education and non-degree program will soon find a place at IIT Delhi as it ... Read More »