Apple CEO Tim Cook blames social media, technology overuse for iPhone addiction

BGR | 2018-01-21

CEO of one of the biggest tech companies of the world, Tim Cook, believes it is the very overuse of social media and technology which is making people hooked onto their devices. Amidst criticism of ‘iPhone addiction’ in kids, Cook blamed social media as the root cause for such addiction...

Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

The Times of India | 2018-01-20

Facebook has announced that it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network. The change comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed -- along with Google and Twitter --...

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Bank of America exec departs amid harassment claim

Atlanta Journal | 2018-01-21

Business NEW YORKBank of America has confirmed that a high-profile senior executive has left the company, but it would not comment on reports of an internal investigation into sexual harassment allegations. Omeed Malik is no longer a bank employee, spokesman Bill Halldin said Saturday in an...

India loses 4% of GDP to malnutrition; ASSOCHAM-EY Paper to Jaitley in run up to Budget

The Times of India | 2018-01-21

MANGALURU: As finance minister Arun Jaitley is busy giving final touches to the Union Budget for 2018-19, an ASSOCHAM-EY joint paper has said that nearly 4% of India's GDP is estimated to have been lost due to malnutrition and certainly women and children deserve a better deal in expenditure outlay,...

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Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Hindustan Times | 2018-01-19

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type...

New study finds prebiotics in infant formula can boost memory

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-01-19

Washington: Adding prebiotics to infantformula can help enhance memory and exploratory behaviour in babies, scientists have found. New mothers are always encouraged to offer breast milk to newborns. Among other things, breast milk contains natural sources of prebiotics: small, indigestible fibre...

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Feds approve state’s plan for public schools

Star Advertiser | 2018-01-21

The state of Hawaii’s plan for improving public education under the Every Student Succeeds Act was approved Friday by the federal government. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos signed off on plans submitted by Hawaii’s Department of...

Small town students tackle big ideas

Monterey Herald | 2018-01-19

PACIFIC GROVE >> North Korea's weapon program grew so much in 2017 that a bomb tested in September is believed to be a "real hydrogen bomb," according to a story in The Washington Post. At the rate that it's going, North Korea could test a missile loaded with a live nuclear weapon this year. ......

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Tomas Berdych reaches Australian Open last-16

Mid Day | 2018-01-20

Tomas Berdych Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic on Saturday defeated Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 to earn a place in the fourth round of the...

Fabio Fognini battles past Julien Benneteau in five-set thriller

Mid Day | 2018-01-20

Fabio Fognini Italy's Fabio Fognini progressed to the round of 16 for the second time at the Australian Open with a 3-6 6-2 6-1 4-6 6-3 victory over French journeyman Julien Benneteau on Saturday. The 30-year-old Fognini, kitted out in a striking combination of black,...

Ronaldo scores twice in Real rout

Supersport | 2018-01-21

Real Madrid moved back into the top four of La Liga after thumping lowly Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, with...

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge agrees Inter Milan move

Metro UK | 2018-01-21

The striker has given his approval to a move to Italy, with Roma also keen (Picture: Getty) Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is closing in on a move to Italy in the January transfer window after agreeing to join Inter Milan, according to reports. The injury-prone forward has not made a Premier...

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Natalie Portman documents ‘sexual terrorism’ at Women’s March

Belfast Telegraph | 2018-01-21

Oscar winner Natalie Portman has told how an environment of “sexual terrorism” as a teenager led to her covering up her body and “inhibiting her expression and...

Trump said, ‘I alone can fix it.’ How wrong he was.

The Washington Post | 2018-01-21

Far from being the exclusive savior of his imagining, the president is exceptionally ill-suited to the task of fixing our fractured politics. ......

Two dead, several hurt in Prague hotel fire

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-01-21

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Two people died and nine were injured in a fire at a hotel in the centre of Prague on Saturday night, fire and rescue...

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The Washington Post | 2018-01-22

Trump is tearing up fracking rules on federal lands. Be alarmed.

Regulating hydraulic fracturing would make the process safer and raise public support for the...