Ian Julien

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Mediterranean-style diet reduces stroke risk in heart patients – study

Study of 15,000 people also finds consumption of ‘western’ foods does not increase risk in people with heart disease<p>People with heart disease have a lower risk of heart attack and strokes if they eat a Mediterranean-style diet, according to an international study of more than 15,000 people in 39 …

Holistic Medicine

This One-Eyed Robot Is Your Own Personal Minion, And It Makes Video Calls

There’s a lot of “soon to come” news in the family robot market. Most of these robots are either still in their crowdsourced project phase or on the precipice of hitting the market, like the long-anticipated Jibo family robot which has been in the works since 2o12 and expected on the market in late …

Robotics

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David Cameron could unmask the mystery owners of £170 billion worth of UK property

In effect, the register would mean secretive owners of luxury properties across the country would be unmasked, as they could no longer hide behind anonymous shell companies.<p>This practice is not illegal but allows people to launder money and hide taxes by hiding their identities.<p>Corrupt Nigerian …

WeChat breaks 700 million monthly active users

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>WeChat is quickly catching up to Messenger and WhatsApp as it races to reach 1 billion monthly active users (MAU).<p>The massively popular Chinese chat app surpassed 700 …

Teenager spared jail for revenge attack against paedophile

A teenage girl who stabbed a paedophile in revenge was spared jail after a judge agreed the man had been given too lenient a sentence.<p>Judge Jonathan Durham Hall QC offered to pay a teenager's court fine after hearing she had stabbed a paedophile who abused her as a child through the heart.<p>He …

Here's How Long Sex Lasts on Average, According to Science

3.6K<p>SHARES<p>Let's make on thing clear up front: good sex lasts as long as it needs to, depending on your preferences. But according to scientific …

WhatsApp now supports end-to-end encryption on all its apps

WhatsApp just got a whole lot more secure.<p>All of the messages and calls made through the app are now fully encrypted on all its platforms, WhatsApp's …

FBI to Unlock iPhone in Arkansas Case After San Bernardino Hack

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The FBI has agreed to help an Arkansas prosecutor unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers accused of killing a couple, just days after the agency announced it had gained access to an iPhone linked to the gunman in the San Bernardino massacre in California.<p>Faulkner …

Tiny but Mighty

Long term vegetarian diet changes human DNA raising risk of cancer and heart disease

Long term vegetarianism can lead to genetic mutations which raise the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists have found.<p>Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations were found to be far more likely to carry DNA which makes them susceptible to inflammation.<p>Scientists in …

TP-Link routers sold in the US won't support DD-WRT, OpenWRT

Linksys RE6700 Wireless Extender Review

Today, we're testing Linksys' AC1200 Amplify Wi-Fi Range Extender. Do good things really come in small packages?<p>Wi-Fi range extenders are popular for …

Samsung Galaxy S7's one flaw: It still runs Android

My only problem with the new Galaxy phones? They run Android.<p>Call me superficial, but iOS feels slightly slicker, a little more polished and a bit more intuitive to use.

Samsung Galaxy

WhatsApp's Encryption Could Be The Subject Of The Next Justice Department Showdown

As Apple has been embroiled in a contentious fight with the United States Justice Department, another fight has been brewing over the nature of …

Privacy

The Next Front in the New Crypto Wars: WhatsApp

Privacy

Vibrating Knickers: Your Need-To-Know On The Sex Toy Everyone’s Talking About

Stop everything: it’s now possible to turn your knickers into your very own portable sex toy...<p><i>Words by Rosie Benson</i><p>That’s right, in 2016 you can …

Portable

The FBI Has Succeeded In Uniting Silicon Valley...Against The FBI

By pushing Apple to help unlock iPhone, the government has turned enemies into friends<p>Tech companies aren't exactly known for playing nice with one another. Apple and Microsoft were once the fiercest rivals of personal computing. These days, Apple is up against Google in smartphones, while Google …

Anti-ageing breakthrough as scientists find enzyme for youthful skin

Finding a way to restore the enzyme ‘mitochondrial complex II’ should reverse the damage caused by ageing, scientists believe<p>Powerful anti-ageing treatments which banish wrinkles for good are a step closer after scientists found the enzyme responsible for youthful skin<p>For the first time, scientists …

'Fat but fit' counts for nothing scientists say - obesity is what drives early death

Obese people who regularly exercise are far more likely to die early, compared with slim people who take little or no exercise, research suggests<p>Scientists say they have bust the myth that you can be “fat but fit” with research showing obese regular exercisers are likely to die before slim unfit …

Diabetes

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John McCain wants to outlaw encryption that the US government can't crack

On Tuesday, he told reporters that "in the Senate Armed Services [Committee], we're going to have hearings on it and we're going to have legislation," according to The Hill, labeling the current state of affairs "unacceptable."<p>Encryption refers to scrambling data in such a way that it is unreadable …

Do Men Have Hormonal Cycles?

Short answer: Ever heard of man-struation?<p>Men do go through hormonal cycles. That much is established. Their testosterone levels tend to peak first thing in the morning, perhaps in concert with circadian rhythms, and then diminish over the course of the day—though exercise can cause fleeting …

San Diego

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

Weight Loss

Line introduces Letter Sealing message encryption feature

As the battle between privacy and security heats up, one instant messaging service has definitively announced which side of the divide it falls …

Federal judge shines a spotlight on the “going dark” debate

Last Friday, a New York federal judge joined in the contentious current debate over whether tech companies should be forced to provide law …

Privacy

Not easy to crack Aadhaar encryption code! Would require the most powerful computer to do that

To ensure biometric data doesn’t leak either via private contractors running enrollment centres or at the central data servers that store details, …

Information Systems

How Is the NSA Breaking So Much Crypto?

<i>There have been rumors for years that the NSA can decrypt a significant fraction of encrypted Internet traffic. In 2012, James Bamford published an</i> …