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Apple fined by Taiwan's FTC for imposing iPhone pricing on service providers

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:48

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According to a China Times report, US tech giant has been hit with a NT$20 million (US$667,000) fine by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) for its alleged interference with iPhone pricing by local mobile service providers and handset distributors.

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Missing Down Syndrome Sydney Man Reunited with Family

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:46

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A 21-year-old affected by Down syndrome went missing from his home at Tregear on Christmas Day around 10 pm. Police has now revealed that the man has been found and has been reunited with his family.

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CTIA launches ‘Know My App’ website to prevent excessive data usage

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:44

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In the wake of the skyrocketing increase in data usage as a result of the growing use of mobile devices, the CTIA-The Wireless Association, which is an international wireless communications group, has launched a new website to prevent excessive data usage. The website is called the `Know My App' website.

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Novel Bio Pen Can Apply Human Cells Directly on to Severely Injured People

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:43

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A pen-like device has been developed at the University of Wollongong (UOW), which is said to be able to perform a number of functions.

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Amazon’s Mayday tech support answered Kindle HDX users’ calls on Christmas

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:41

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With Amazon having introduced its Mayday tech support service in September, when it launched its new Kindle Fire HDX tablet, the users of the tablet had their Mayday calls answered by the Amazon employees even on Christmas.

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Bariatric Surgery Beneficial for Weight Loss: Study

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:26

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It has been revealed by a new study that bariatric surgery is highly beneficial for losing weight and improving some diseases attributable to obesity. The risk of complications and death rates are much lower than previously thought. Researchers were able to reach at such a significant conclusion after studying a decade's worth of recent data.

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Serious Concussion could Lead to Alzheimer's Risk

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:24

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If findings of a new study are to be believed, a serious concussion could lead to boost the risk of developing Alzheimer's decades later. However, it does not implicate for everyone with head trauma to lose memory, but some would have increased chances of having the same.

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NHS Accused of Covering Up Catastrophic Failings at Pioneering Centre for Rape Victims

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 08:22

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According to reports, accusations have been leveled against the NHS for covering up catastrophic failings at a pioneering centre for rape victims. It was found that forensic protocols were breached at the centre in London. Bureau of Investigative Journalism has come up with a report that suggests the same findings to be true.

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