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Edward Snowden is a hero: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak made a startling revelation voicing his support for National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden at an interactive session held at Europe’s largest technology conference – Cebit 2014 – in Hannover in Germany. “He is a hero to me, but he ...

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Foods that are bad for your teeth

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There are some foods that are especially harmful for your teeth and having these can lead to several problems.  Most of the foods that are mentioned on our list are common everyday foods that we consume without a thought. Dr Mukul Dabholkar, ...

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Men and women have the same brains: scientist

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A Neuroscientist has claimed that the notion that men and women have different brain structures is merely a myth. According The Telegraph, in a speech at the Women of the World Festival on Saturday, neuroscientist Gina Rippon of Aston University ...

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Soon, a simple test will spot Alzheimers three years before onset

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In a major breakthrough in the world of medical research, researchers claimed to have developed a way to identify people at high risk of cognitive decline or Alzheimers within 3 years through a simple blood test. Human brain The study ...

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4 tricks tech companies use to poach programmers

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It’s no secret that there’s a talent war going on for software programmers, with tech companiespaying outrageous salaries to hire them, even for interns. “Software is eating the world,” as venture capitalist Marc Andreessen famously said. He means everything from your ...

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India Inc tightens screws on quitters venting online

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Cussing the company that you just quit online? If you’re that type, you might have a lawsuit on your hands. Given how easy it is today for disgruntled or ex-employees to vent in cyberspace, a number of Indian companies are ...

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South Africa demanded Rs 180 crore to host IPL 7

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BCCI would have loved to host the IPL in South Africa but the plan was shelved because of the cost factor. According to sources, Cricket South Africa (CSA) was demanding close to Rs 180 crore to host the T20 event, though it could not be ...

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PIO woman who set hubby on fire gets 20 years’ jail for arson

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This much almost all parties seemed to agree on. Shriya Patel took a taxi on a spring morning in 2012, stopped at a gas station to fill a canister with petrol, and picked up candle-sticks, masking tape, and other supplies at a WalMart. ...

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US judge dismisses charges in Devyani Khobragade case

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An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip search spurred an international flap had charges against her dismissed by a federal judge on Wednesday. The judge’s ruling said Devyani Khobragade had diplomatic immunity when she was indicted on charges of fraudulently ...

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