According to a study conducted by Stanford University, ticks are present in more locations of Bay Area than anticipated earlier. The study has also revealed that some of the ticks also carry a new undiagnosed disease along with Lyme disease.
The University of Bristol and the Samaritans announced a project to investigate the impact of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts. Already, there is a growing concern that internet plays an important role in the lives of those witnessing suicidal thoughts.
Health officials at NHS England revealed that they will take more time in understanding the benefits of the plans that are meant to share medical records of patients. The controversial plans formed to make people aware of the fact that how their data will be used outside the NHS will be delayed till the end of this year.
In a recent announcement, device maker HTC has revealed that it will launch its forthcoming flagship handset on March 25, 2014. The handset will, as per the rumors, be dubbed as the HTC One 2 or HTC M8; and will be a successor to HTC's hugely successful One smartphone.
Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has released its Galaxy Note 3 Neo phablet in India. The device, launched on Tuesday, is an upgraded and more affordable version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The cost of the Galaxy Note 3 Neo phablet in India is Rs 40,900.
Software giant Microsoft has recently announced the launch of its Bing Health & Fitness Windows Phone app. The launch of the app marks Microsoft's foray into the growing fitness-tracking arena.
As a result of recent reports of a possible Apple-Tesla merger, the shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors witnessed a 3 percent gain on Tuesday, closing at $203.70 --- a new closing high for the company. It marks the first 'over $200' closing for Tesla.
In a Tuesday post on the Glass Explorer blog, Google officially laid down a list of Do's and Don'ts for the users of its Glass wearable computing device.
In a recently-released official blog post, President Barack Obama's Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Todd Park responded to the 105K people who signed an official petition on WeThePeople in an attempt to prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from executing a move in which different rates could be charged from some websites for different speeds.
A recent update on Irrational Games studio's website has revealed that the game developer - the creator of the popular BioShock franchise - is effectively shutting down. The shutdown of the studio will take place after the launch of Burial at Sea: Episode 2 on March 25, 2014.
A long-term study has revealed that annual mammography in women aged 40 to 59 does not contribute significantly to reduce the mortality rate. Researchers with the Canadian National Breast Screening Study concluded this after conducting a 25-year follow-up with their participants.
Researchers said current football helmets reduce little risk of severe concussions and brain swelling as they do not provide adequate protection to players against hits to the side of the head.
A major health risk for the elderly is loneliness, and not obesity. Well, this is what a study has deduced, revealing that the risk of premature death is increased by 14% for elderly people because of loneliness.
According to a GasBuddy. com survey of the gas prices at the US pumps last week, the cost of one gallon of gas in all 50 states is more than $3. The figures released by GasBuddy show that the national average price of regular gas is $3.34 per gallon; marking a 5-cent increase over the previous week figures.
According to a New York Times report, the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform revealed in an official blog post on Saturday that some of its customers' data was accessed by hackers last week.
At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week, Japanese device maker Sony is expected to unveil its new Xperia tablet - dubbed the Xperia Tablet Z2 - which will be slimmer than the Apple latest iPad Air tablet, and will be equipped with some heavy-duty components.
On Monday, software giant Microsoft announced a "long-term strategic partnership" with DocuSign. As a result of the partnership, DocuSign's reputable electronic signature authorization, eSignature, will be integrated with Microsoft's Office 365 suite of office productivity applications.
A San Francisco Chronicle report has revealed that tech giant Apple and electric car maker Tesla Motors - two of the most innovative companies in the world - have held talks about working in partnership with each other or even a possible merger.
According to a Financial Times report, Internet search giant Google has made a major move in San Francisco's Mission District neighborhood, by leasing a massive 35,000-square-foot building in the area. The building has been leased by Google for employee office space.
The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has once again rejected the Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) filing for Xarelto. The sNDA for Xarelto has the generic name rivaroxaban. The filing was made to seek permission for using the drug on patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) to cut the risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, or even death.
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