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LAST_UPDATEFri, 19 Sep 2014 5pm

Pneumonia-Causing Bacteria Poke Holes in Heart

heartTEXAS -- Older adults who are hospitalized for pneumonia are at high risk for heart problems, according to researchs from the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio (UTHSCSA).

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How Does A Wi-Fi Signal Work?

YOU zip into Starbucks looking for a latte and a Wi-Fi connection. Your MacBook does a little dance and connects so you can go online. But how does it actually work? What’s the magic?

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Hacking Photosynthesis Yields Turbocharged Crops

PhotosynthesisLONDON -- Scientists working with plant enzymes have figured out a way to enhance photosynthesis, creating turbocharged crops that could one day lead to crazy high agricultural yields. The work was published in Nature this week.

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Twitter Users Report Large Groups Of Chinese Buyers In Line At Apple Store On Ginza

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With the release date of Apple Inc’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus still unconfirmed in China, buyers from the world’s largest smartphone market have been finding other means of procuring the much anticipated devices.

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Porsche Design P'9983 Now Official, Comes With BlackBerry 10.3 And BlackBerry Assistant

BlackBerry 10.3 powers the Porsche Design P'9983

On Wednesday, BlackBerry announced the Porsche Design P'9983. The phone beat out the BlackBerry Passport to become the first 'Berry handset to be powered by BlackBerry 10.3.

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Humor: If Apple Made The iPhone 6 That Customers Wanted

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When there is a new Apple device announced, there is never a shortage of parody videos that come out to poke fun, and the iPhone 6 has been no different.

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Where Can I Buy The iPhone 6 And 6 Plus

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Hey ho, the iPhone 6 is here, and there is an iPhone 6 Plus to go along with it, at 4.7" and 5.5" screens, respectively. In addition to the larger displays, you also get better cameras, faster chipset, the ability to take advantage of the Apple Pay mobile payments system, and a brand new ultra-thin design. So where can you buy the goods at this very moment?

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Apple Planning iPad Launch Event In Late October

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Apple is reportedly planning another major product launch next month, when they are expected to reveal two new iPads.

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Asus Malaysia Releases New, More Affordable Zenfone 6 Smartphone

Asus Malaysia has announced the arrival of a new, more affordable variant of its ZenFone 6 smartphone. This new model is priced at RM699 (the current model is priced at RM899), but does have some differences in hardware.

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Simple Urine Test Can Spot Cervical Cancer - Study

Cervical CancerLONDON -- A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus (HPV), which is linked to the risk of cervical cancer, a new analysis found.

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