• Developers to preview Google's VR headset
Developers to preview Google's VR headset

Starting with the affordable Google Cardboard, the Mountain View giant followed this measly (but decent) creation with the Daydream VR headset. It's thought Google's new headset will share much of the same technology that's been developed for the Project Tango augmented reality platform.

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  • Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service: Minister
Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service: Minister

US and European officials scrambling to catch the culprits behind the virus - dubbed "WannaCry" - that first struck on Friday and stretched across some 200,000 businesses in more than 150 countries, forcing victims to pay hundreds of dollars each to regain access to their computers.

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  • Tick-borne Powassan virus might be spreading in MN
Tick-borne Powassan virus might be spreading in MN

The warmer winters have led to a upswelling in the numbers of ticks in the wild, which could correlate, in turn, with an increase in the cases of tick-borne diseases in America. "It's perfectly reasonable to wait and see if you develop symptoms", he says. Just as there are no vaccines to prevent infection, there are also no treatments for Powass...

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  • North Korea has a long history of odd accusations
North Korea has a long history of odd accusations

In a statement carried on state media, North Korea's Ministry of State Security said it will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" the "terrorists" in the CIA and South Korean intelligence agency responsible for targeting its supreme leadership.

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  • Caitlyn's popularity plunges dramatically in latest list of top baby names
Caitlyn's popularity plunges dramatically in latest list of top baby names

Reminiscing over her early years, she said: "I was a dyslexic kid, I didn't do very well in school, so I suffered from low self-esteem, I had gender identity issues and I found sports was a way to prove my masculinity". "Or is it better off being on the inside and actually running for a Congress or Senate seat?" I will have more conversation with h...

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  • Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections In US
Heroin Epidemic Pushing Up Hepatitis C Infections In US

Sharing needles can infect people not only with hepatitis, but with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ) that causes AIDS. Heroin and painkillers such as oxycodone are both opioids, which deliver euphoria and stave off searing withdrawal symptoms in people physically dependent on them.

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  • Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says
Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

The last outbreak occurred in 2014 during the epidemic that ravaged some countries in West Africa, killing thousands of people. Other samples are still being tested, and six people remain hospitalised. The case comes almost one year after the epidemic was declared over. "The vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, was studied in a trial involving 11,841 peop...

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  • DaVita Helps Raise Awareness of Mental Illness During Mental Health Month
DaVita Helps Raise Awareness of Mental Illness During Mental Health Month

The reported rise is likely to be due in part to the fact that the stigma of mental health issues is shifting and people are becoming more open about how they feel. It really hit me when Sarah told me that our eldest daughter had asked her why daddy was so grumpy all the time? I've been tearful and sluggish and my thoughts have been dark, twisty an...

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  • 82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in Nigerian capital
82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive in Nigerian capital

Some women in Abuja on Wednesday, May 10, marched around the streets of Abuja to celebrate the release of the 82 Chibok girls . The girls are now in the capital Abuja being looked after by government officials as they try to adjust back into society.

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  • Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year
Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

All of the other slayings occurred in Latino neighborhoods between March and July of 2016. "Today (Monday) is a good day in the city of Phoenix .They had a clear mission, bring this killer to justice and get it right", said Mayor Greg Stanton, praising the law enforcement task force that hunted the shooter for almost a year.

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  • SC imposes fine of Rs 25000 on Kerala in IPS Senkumar case
SC imposes fine of Rs 25000 on Kerala in IPS Senkumar case

The court also imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on the Kerala government, which had filed a separate application seeking certain clarifications on its April 24 judgement on Senkumar. The contempt notice was issued to Chief Secretary Nalini Netto by a bench of Justices MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta and May 9 has been fixed as the next date of the hearing.

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  • FDA clears new ALS drug for USA market
FDA clears new ALS drug for USA market

The drug, manufactured by MT Pharma America, the United States subsidiary of the Japanese company Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation, is only the second approved ALS treatment in the U.S. While Riluzole works by blocking nerve cell death, edaravone is described as a free radical scavenger that targets oxidative stress, a process thought to pl...

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  • Students' protests continue: Clashes erupt in Langate
Students' protests continue: Clashes erupt in Langate

Meanwhile two Special Police Officers were wounded in a firing incident at a police post in Tanta area of Doda district in Jammu on Monday. Witnesses said the forces restored to heavy tear smoke shelling to disperse them. The protesters said that 10 years old boy Sahil Ahmad Dar, a student of Al Falah Public School was arrested by police last week....

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  • Kumar Vishwas stays to win, Amanatullah Khan suspended — AAP crisis
Kumar Vishwas stays to win, Amanatullah Khan suspended — AAP crisis

Vishwas after the meeting. The AAP leader was particularly upset with Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan who Sunday had alleged that Vishwas was plotting a coup against party chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and that he was an "RSS-BJP agent". 'AAP MLAs have complained that Kumar Vishwas has claimed to a few of them that within this week there will be ...

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  • Aunt Jemima frozen waffles and pancakes recalled by NJ company
Aunt Jemima frozen waffles and pancakes recalled by NJ company

There has been no illness reported and Pinnacle Foods is working with the Food and Drug Administration to rectify the situation. Pinnacle Foods initiated the recall after testing indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the plant environment.

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  • Washington DBs popular in 2nd round, Mixon to Bengals
Washington DBs popular in 2nd round, Mixon to Bengals

The Packers wrapped up their busy Friday night with a third-round selection of Auburn defensive tackle Montravius Adams with the 93rd overall selection. "I just think that's the way the game's going". In one 10-second snapshot, the fundamental problem with Green Bay's defense was exposed. "And I think up here in the elements, he'll be a good ge...

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  • Outmatched Jazz working to turn small victories to bigger ones
Outmatched Jazz working to turn small victories to bigger ones

In his absence, the Warriors haven't missed a beat, playing incredibly well under interim coach Mike brown. "We had 33 assists, we held them to five offensive rebounds". Kerr has been suffering from complications that cause severe headaches, nausea and dizziness as his symptoms worsened. Perhaps what bothered me the most about his anti-Hayward r...

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  • Starbucks' Midnight Mint Mocha Frapp Couldn't Be Further From The Unicorn Frappuccino
Starbucks' Midnight Mint Mocha Frapp Couldn't Be Further From The Unicorn Frappuccino

In the twilight of the Unicorn Frappuccino craze, many people attempted to force new mythical creatures onto coffee drinks. The cold drink delivers fresh mint flavors matched with dark cocoa and layered with whipped cream. Following the success of the Unicorn Frappuccino - the pink-and-blue concoction that tasted of mango syrup and sugar-infuse...

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  • Nissan wants to block your cellphone signal in your vehicle
Nissan wants to block your cellphone signal in your vehicle

All mobile, Bluetooth and wifi signals are prevented from reaching inside the compartment once the lid is closed. According to research quoted by Nissan, more than 30 percent of drivers admitted to using their phone while driving in 2016, compared to 8 percent in 2014.

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  • Older artists on Turner prize shortlist after it axes upper age limit
Older artists on Turner prize shortlist after it axes upper age limit

Her fellow juror Emily Pethick said the four shortlisted artists were people "we felt had really deepened their practices and were at really exciting moments". Another work, Cotton.com, imagined conversations between the cotton workers of Lancashire and the slaves of SC. Nashashibi, who gained a Master of Fine Arts from the GSA in 2000, has been ...

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