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i am a believer: How HTC’s Vive satisfied me that VR has legs

There appears to be handiest two points of view on VR today: both it’s overhyped and doomed to fizzle, or it’s the next massive component. My enjoy with VR—specifically, with HTC’s Vive—tells me that is the next huge factor. The evidence, for me, is humans’s excitement after they use the tech—it’s to a degree I haven’t witnessed with a brand ... Read More »

Blame this for that spike in weekly jobless claims

on the floor, the leap in weekly unemployment claims to a 14-month high of 294,000 seems alarming,especially after April’s surprise slowdown in hiring. but a few economists are not concerned but, due to the fact they are able to provide an explanation foraway a pointy 20,000 increase with one occasion — spring ruin for big apple metropolis faculties. “The story ... Read More »

Antibiotics that kill gut bacteria also stop growth of new brain cells

We found prolonged antibiotic treatment might impact brain function,” says senior author Susanne Asu Wolf of the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, Germany. “But probiotics and exercise can balance brain plasticity and should be considered as a real treatment option.” Wolf first saw clues that the immune system could influence the health and growth of brain cells through research ... Read More »

Eye microbiome of contact lens wearers resembles that of skin

ntact lenses may change the microbiome of the eyes, according to research published in mBio. The new insights may lead to a better understanding of how to improve eye care and prevent infections, such as giant papillary conjunctivitis. Does the process of putting in a contact lens change the eye microbiome? Statistics from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... Read More »

Freedom 251 is a $4 smartphone that packs in quad-core CPU and runs Android Lollipop

India’s Ringing Bells has unveiled what is being touted as the country’s most affordable smartphone. Dubbed Freedom 251, the Android-powered device carries a price tag of INR 251, which translates into just under $4 at current exchange rates. For that much, you get a handset that is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, and sports a 4-inch qHD IPS display. ... Read More »

LG fixes vulnerability that affected millions of G3 devices

LG has fixed a vulnerability in its G3 smartphone that researchers said could potentially allow an attacker to remotely steal sensitive data saved on the device’s SD Card. An estimated 10 million G3 units are said to be vulnerable. The vulnerability is in an app called Smart Notice, which comes pre-installed on new LG G3 devices, and can be thought ... Read More »

Is Alphabet cursed now that it is No. 1?

The following is a free preview of CNBC Pro. To get more investment analysis and the live CNBC TV feed, please subscribe. To much fanfare, Alphabet’s market capitalization topped $531 billion Tuesday, surpassing Apple’s $524 billion worth and making the Google parent the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. But heavy is the head that wears the crown. The ... Read More »

Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space

The stylish Robin automatically backs up your apps, bringing some much-needed innovation to the Android world. Similar Mobile View the transcript More Mobile Now Playing Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space (2:46) Most Memorable Moments of MWC 2015 (3:23) Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor roundup(5:02) When are VR and AR coming ... Read More »