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Medical News Today: Prostate cancer 'easier to detect' with new type of MRI

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:00
New restriction spectrum imaging-MRI or RSI-MRI is better than current prostate imaging and may have important implications for prostate cancer treatments, new study says.
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VIDEO: Unit charges phone in 'under minute'

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:44
The BBC has been given an exclusive look at a new kind of battery charger, that can recharge a modern smartphone in less time than it takes to boil a kettle.
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Medical News Today: Weight loss surgery linked to reduced mortality 5-10 years after procedure

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 08:00
Obese individuals who have weight loss surgery may have better long-term survival than those who do not have the surgery, a new study finds.
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Medical News Today: Elevated blood sugar in heart failure patients linked with early death

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 08:00
New research suggests that acute heart failure patients should have their blood sugar levels checked on arrival at the emergency department.
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Medical News Today: Life expectancy 'not reduced' by intensive type 1 diabetes treatment

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 08:00
Researchers have reported that intensive type 1 diabetes treatment is associated with a modest improvement in life expectancy compared with conventional treatment.
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WhatsApp: Record number of messages

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 07:38
As the CEO of WhatsApp reveals 30bn messages are sent a day, Newsbeat looks at what those massive numbers really mean.
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Motorola heads back into China

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 07:31
Motorola says it is to re-enter the Chinese smartphone market from February with at least three products.
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Hi-tech helps cyclists stay safe

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 02:51
Smart pedals that warn when a bike is stolen and helmets for cyclists that spot an imminent collision have been unveiled at CES.
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FTC warns on data grabbed by gadgets

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 00:26
A "deeply personal" picture of every consumer could be grabbed by futuristic smart gadgets, warned the chair of the US Federal Trade Commission.
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Deal reached on wireless charging

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 23:24
A single way to wirelessly charge gadgets is a step closer as industry groups developing separate ways to wirelessly charge gadgets have reached a deal to merge their approaches.
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Facebook buys speech firm Wit.ai

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 18:24
Mark Zuckerberg's social network could be planning to connect to home appliances or build a voice messaging services, an analyst says.
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Meet the man who 'doesn't breathe'

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 16:51
Meet the CES attendee who 'doesn't breathe'
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Heat blamed for Australian net fail

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 13:37
Extreme heat in Perth caused one of the country's largest ISPs to turn off some of its servers causing net blackout for thousands.
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Sony launches new £949 MP3 Walkman

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 12:37
Japanese tech company Sony launches a new £949 Walkman at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
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The battle to sell the best 4K TV

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 12:07
Who launched the best ultra-high definition TV?
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Facebook founder launches book club

Mon, 05/01/2015 - 15:49
A book club started by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has already had almost 140,000 "likes".
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VIDEO: The robot that paints your nails

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 13:17
A Japanese robot has been programmed to take on a range of tasks - from painting nails to cooking.
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VIDEO: TV technology for the 2020 Olympics

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 09:29
How Japanese broadcaster NHK is preparing for hi-tech coverage of the 2020 Olympics.
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