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LAST_UPDATESun, 26 Mar 2017 3pm

Student With Stutter Develops Virtual Reality Therapy Sessions For Fellow Sufferers

It provides feedback on a user’s anxiety levels, showing progress and indicating ways to improve

A student at Nottingham Trent University has created virtual reality software designed to help people with speech impediments.

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Adidas Takes The Sweat Out Of Sweater Shopping With In-Store Machine

Pic: ReutersAdidas has been testing a store where shoppers can design a sweater, have a body scan to determine fit and get it knitted by a state-of-the-art machine within hours, as the German company looks at ways to respond more quickly to customer demands.

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GPS Device To Prevent False Everest Claims By Climbers

Pic: ReutersKATHMANDU: Nepal will provide GPS tracking devices to some mountaineers who attempt to scale Mount Everest this year to prevent them from making false summit claims and to track climbers in distress, an official said on Monday.

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Google Apologizes To Ad Clients For YouTube Content Fiasco

Pic: ReutersGoogle apologized on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pulled advertising for British markets from Google sites.

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Google Has A New Algorithm That Shrinks Jpegs By 35%

If you’re familiar with HBO’s comedy series “Silicon Valley,” then you might know a thing or two about the importance of shrinking file sizes. Google clearly understands the value of file compression as they have developed a new algorithm that takes it to the next level.

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Another Terrifying Imagining Of Aliens Is Arriving In May

Lucky fans of the “Alien” franchise were given a special treat before a screening of the original film at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference this weekend: clips from the next movie in the series, “Alien: Covenant.” We won’t go into the treasure trove of spoiler-ific material gleaned from the new clips, but you can find the gory details elsewhere on the net.

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