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All Medical Researchers Get Free Use Of Apple Open-Source ResearchKit

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Apple announced the official release of ResearchKit, its platform for connecting medical researchers with iPhone users. Previously, the platform had only been available to select medical institutions. “We are delighted and encouraged by the response to ResearchKit from the medical ...

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Smartphones Could Be Used to Detect Earthquakes

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According to a study published yesterday in the journal Science Advances, smartphones and similar personal electronic instruments could actually be utilized to detect earthquakes and even alert people in poorer countries. An early warning system could be created by adapting ...

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Samsung Opens Milk Music Player To Everyone Through The Web

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Milk Music has been presented as an application used only for Samsung smartphones, TVs, tablets and SmartWatches, however since Monday, it will be accessible for any client who has a browser. Users have to create a free account on the ...

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Smartphone Scan App Offered As GMO Label Law Solution

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GMO Foods: In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone. Vilsack told members of Congress  that consumers could just use their phones to scan special bar ...

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Overuse of Phones For Texting Has a Positive Side – Study

Overuse of phones, texting too helps weight-loss slightly, says study

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According to a new study, overuse of smartphones with heavy texting has its positive effects as well. The study also found that the use of smartphone apps with daily text messages or videos may make users to constantly think about ...

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Smartphones Change Your Brain

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According to a new study just published in the online journal Current Biology, Swiss researchers have discovered that smartphones change your brain. A group of Swiss scientists sought to discover if using smartphones actually made people smarter. They discovered that ...

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Price of Turing Award Price Quadrapled by Google

Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

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After a permission from Google, the Nobel prize for the field of computer science has been introduced. According to the announcement of the Association fro Computing Machinery on Thursday, the Turing award is now a million dollars, which is four ...

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NASA Equips Robots With Google 3D Smartphones

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NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) announced that they will be using Google’s smartphones with 3D sensing capabilities. The smartphones will be utilized to run its ball-shaped robots on the famous International space station. According to various sources such ...

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