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Jan 31 2016

Illinois health officials report 3rd case of Zika virus

It causes mild fever, rash, muscle pain, joint pain, headache, pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. More than 20 countries in South America have reported cases ...

Jan 30 2016

Zika virus: Ways you can help

As for those people who are not traveling in one of the 23 countries infected with Zika , medical professionals are adamant that there is no reason to worry about cont...

Jan 30 2016

Facebook users flock to mobile as numbers rocket

Annual net profit for the company also increased to $3.68 billion, from $2.94 billion in 2014. Sales rose almost 52 percent to $5.8 billion. The count of mobile daily act...

Jan 30 2016

More Airlines Ease Policies For Bookings To Zika-Hit Areas

About 69 percent of all female respondents said they would cancel their travel plans and 37 percent of women aged 25-34 were the most likely to cancel their trip, accordi...

Jan 29 2016

Manning won't share retirement plans on eve of Super Bowl

Richardson did the same thing when the Panthers made it to the Super Bowl in 2004. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos will have their work cut out for them again...

Jan 29 2016

Albertan among three Canadians infected with the Zika virus

Update (2:19 p.m.): The Canadian Blood Services has confirmed they will be "revising their eligibility criteria for donors to mitigate the risk of the Zika virus enteri...

Jan 29 2016

ZIka virus to infect some 4 million people- World Health Organization predicts

The Irish minister advised the country's citizens to be aware of the risks of Zika virus and to take the appropriate precautions if visiting Central and South America and...

Jan 28 2016

Zika virus discovered in Denmark hospital patient

The virus, which is transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitos of the Aedes genus, was first identified in humans in 1952. There have been several confirmed c...

Jan 28 2016

270 microcephaly cases confirmed in Brazil

The U.S. cases - in at least 8 states - have all been travelers who returned from a country where the transmission of the Zika virus from mosquitoes to humans is ongoin...

Jan 27 2016

New US single-family home sales jump in December

There was 5.2 months' supply of newly built homes in December, down from 5.7 months in November, according to Wednesday's report. The inventory of new homes for sale wa...

Jan 27 2016

Trump 22 Points Ahead In National Poll

The GOP presidential front-runner reiterated his point on Tuesday afternoon, posting a short video to social media along with a poll asking "Should I do the GOP Deb...

Jan 26 2016

You Can Now Livestream From Your GoPro Via Periscope

To begin a GoPro live-stream using Periscope , start by turning on your camera, setting it to video mode, and enabling Wi-Fi. GoPro videos are still saved locall...

Jan 26 2016

IPhone 5se: Is this the new iPhone?

The report also claims the new phone, which will replace the iPhone 5S (still in Apple's lineup), will come in 16GB/64GB memory capacities. According to reports , t...

Jan 26 2016

Google developing its own VR hardware?

Engadget reported that Google originally listed some of these jobs specifically with mentions of virtual reality, but it has since replaced most of that phrasing with ...

Jan 26 2016

Ford recalls about 391K Ranger pickups due to air bag death

Repeat offenders include Ford , Honda, Mazda and BMW. The complicated patchwork of driver-side and passenger-side airbag replacements, further segmented by geographic re...

Jan 26 2016

Batman and Superman face off in new Dawn of Justice poster

Viewers may still be skeptical about how her character will end up between Batman and Superman and ultimately be the Holy Trinity of DC. Now we know this won't be the fir...

Jan 26 2016

Microsoft's iPhone keyboard: Now Word Flow one-handed typing fan design surfaces

It's not clear if swiping will be supported in this one-handed mode though. One of the headline features of the new Word Flow keyboard is a one-handed mode, created t...

Jan 26 2016

What to know about the tropical Zika virus in Latin America

Of most concern has been the rapid rise in rates of microcephaly , a birth defect which causes babies to be born with unusually small heads, in regions where Zika vir...

Jan 26 2016

Will Amazon Rekindle Fire with New Smartphone Ambitions?

If a report from The Information is correct, Amazon is trying to convince some smartphone OEMs to more tightly integrate Amazon software beyond the simple inclusion o...

Jan 26 2016

GOP establishment moving a little closer to accepting Trump

Marco Rubio and were coalescing behind Trump , a move he used to rally conservatives, who may view Trump as too liberal, to get behind him. Immigration has emerged a...