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Microwave That Can The Calories on Your Plate

Microwave That Can Measure the Calories on Your Plate

  Microwave That Can Measure The Calories on Your Plate - Health and fitness monitoring is helping us all look after ourselves a little better, but there’s one stumbling block: calorie intake is still self-reported, making it laborious and often inaccurate. GE, however, thinks it has a way to change that. Researchers from the company have developed a prototype device which uses low-energy microwaves to measure the calories contained within food. The device currently requires the food be blended, because it can only provide accurate measurements if the sample it’s analyzing is homogeneous, but they’re now working on one which will work with ... Read More »

Blackberry Is One Of The Hottest Stock of 2014

Blackberry Is One Of The Hottest Stock of 2014

Blackberry Is One Of The Hottest Stock of 2014 - Don’t look now, but BlackBerry, you know, the butt of most cell phone jokes, is mounting an impressive comeback. BlackBerry’s stock (NASDAQ:BBRY) is up 50% on the year and one of the best performers in its sector. BlackBerry has been written off as dead countless times. The company is often viewed as a relic of a bygone era. Its CEO is a blowhard, not afraid to take spats with the company public. Yet the company is creating value for its shareholders. In 2014 BlackBerry’s stock is outperforming all its peers. At the beginning of the ... Read More »

History Hangs Heavy as Dutch and Argentina Clash

History Hangs Heavy as Dutch and Argentina Clash

History Hangs Heavy as Dutch and Argentina Clash - SAO PAULO: Fuelled by decades of hurt, Lionel Messi’s Argentina and Arjen Robben’s Holland will carry competing motivations into Wednesday’s tantalising World Cup semi-final showdown at Sao Paulo’s Corinthians Arena.Argentina, who last reached the final in 1990, will be determined to pay appropriate homage to former great Alfredo Di Stefano, who died on Monday aged 88, while arch rivals Brazil could by then be awaiting in the final.The Netherlands, meanwhile, are eager to rediscover their group-stage swagger and prove they are finally ready to claim football’s greatest prize after agonising final defeats ... Read More »

Facebook admits ‘terrible’ communication gaffe on study

Facebook admits 'terrible' communication gaffe on study

Facebook admits ‘terrible’ communication gaffe on study - Facebook communicated “terribly” about a controversial study in which it secretly manipulated users’ feelings, the social network’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg admitted Wednesday. Sandberg’s comments came as British authorities said they would question Facebook over the experiment to see whether it broke privacy laws. The research was an experiment as part of product testing, Sandberg told a women’s business seminar in New Delhi when asked whether the study was ethical. “This was communicated terribly and for that communication we have apologised,” she said. “We communicated really badly on this subject,” she said, ... Read More »

Telenor Soon to Launch its App Store with Direct Operator Billing

Telenor Soon to Launch its App Store with Direct Operator Billing

Telenor Soon to Launch its App Store with Direct Operator Billing - Telenor Pakistan is reading itself for post-3G times with the launch of its own app and game store for its around 35 million customers in Pakistan. Smartphone ownership in Pakistan is estimated to grow – mainly due to emergence of 3G service — by 50% this year and is currently around 15%. With increasing number of smartphone users having internet connectivity through 3G, there is clear need for local app store with sufficient support local developers. The main highlight of the Telenor’s app-store will be ability for users to ... Read More »

Setup Your Own Solar Energy Plant in Pakistan

Setup Your Own Solar Energy Plant in Pakistan

Setup Your Own Solar Energy Plant in Pakistan - Energy crisis in Pakistan is neither new nor it is going to end any time soon, we know this for a fact.  While you may agree that energy situation has just bettered (during Ramzan) but we aren’t sure if it is going to remain the same in coming days or not. I personally suppose that situation may remain uncertain for at least few years. Considering the situation, businesses and home users have long been working to find the best alternate energy solutions to meet their energy requirements. UPS is a solution for some, generators ... Read More »

Japan issues highest alert over super typhoon

Japan issues highest alert over super typhoon

    Japan issues highest alert over super typhoon  - TOKYO: Japan’s weather agency issued its highest alert as super typhoon Neoguri barreled towards the southern Okinawa island chain on Monday, with 55,000 people urged to evacuate as officials warned of one of the worst storms in decades. The top-level warning means a threat to life, as well as the risk of massive damage from torrential rains and gusts of up to 270 kilometres per hour. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued the alert for Okinawa’s main island, home to around 1.2 million people, as well as the outlying Miyako islands, ... Read More »

Hundreds Of Muslims Visit Convert After Message Goes Viral

Hundreds Of Muslims Visit Convert After Message Goes Viral

Hundreds Of Muslims Visit Convert After Message Goes Viral – British Muslim convert Peter Chatfield, who’s being treated for spine cancer which has left him paralysed from the chest down, has been inundated with visitors to his hospital bed after a message he put out went viral. Doctors have given Peter an estimate of six months left to live so he called upon Muslims to surround him through this period as he doesn’t have many Muslim friends. The response he received was amazing. Not long after his message spread via social media, hundreds of Muslims from all backgrounds went to ... Read More »

HTC Desire 516 Revealed

HTC Reveals The Mid Range Desire 516

HTC Desire 516 Revealed - For people in search for a good, mid-budget phone, there’s a new option for you. This time from HTC with the new Desire 516 which comes with a 5″ display, a quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor and a 5 megapixel camera. The display comes with a subpar qHD resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, which is just about usable for a screen this size, having a pixel density of 220ppi. Underneath the display, you’ll get a quad-core 1.2Ghz Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 302 GPU. At the back lies a 5 megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording ... Read More »

UK Spy Centre Faces Court Action Over Surveillance

UK Spy Centre Faces Court Action Over Surveillance

UK Spy Centre Faces Court Action Over Surveillance - LONDON: Britain’s electronic eavesdropping centre GCHQ faces legal action from seven internet service providers who accuse it of illegally accessing “potentially millions of people’s private communications”, campaigners said on Wednesday. The claim threatens fresh embarrassment for the British authorities after leaks by fugitive NSA worker Edward Snowden showed GCHQ was a key player in covert US surveillance operations globally. The complaint has been filed at a London court by ISPs Riseup and May First/People Link of the US, GreenNet of Britain, Greenhost of the Netherlands, Mango of Zimbabwe, Jinbonet of South Korea ... Read More »