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Did you solve it? Is beehive Hidato the new Sudoku?

I hope you enjoyed this week’s Hidato puzzles. I’m going to explain how to solve the hardest one, since the strategies used will also help you solve the simpler ones.<p>The aim is to find the path from 1 to the largest number, in this case 85, such that consecutive numbers touch each other.<p>The first …

Memory loss in old age breakthrough offers dementia hope, say researchers

Breakthrough linking protein in blood to memory loss raises hopes for dementia treatment, and could be key to keeping people healthy for longer in old age<p>Researchers may have found a way to slow down or prevent memory problems that arise in old age and which can become devastating in patients with …

The next Reddit could be based on bitcoin and impossible to censor

But there's another, far more radical vision for Reddit (or a site just like it): A decentralised, bitcoin-powered community that is impossible to shut down, impossible to censor.<p>It's the free speech advocate's dream — and it's not as unrealistic as you might think.<p>Similar projects are already …

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5 tips for curbing your mobile data usage

With a smartphone or tablet, you can watch your favorite YouTube™ videos or stream the perfect playlist from pretty much wherever, whenever. But all that enjoyment can quickly gobble up the amount of data you’re allotted each month under your plan, and no one wants to pay overage charges.<p>Follow …

Amazon Marks 20th Anniversary With “Prime Day,” Its Answer To Black Friday

Black Friday, the annual shopping extravaganza which brought in more than $1.5 billion in online sales alone last November, is arguably the single most important day for retailers in the U.S. Now Amazon wants to steal its thunder with Prime Day.<p>The e-commerce giant announced that it will mark its …

Google Photos app for storage and search: how it works

This may come as no surprise, but Americans take a ton of photos with their smartphones—6 billion a month, according to one study.<p>How do you keep track of all of those photos?<p>Enter Google Photos, a new cloud-based storage service available on Android™, iOS or your computer’s web browser that …

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Vaccine Against Meningitis B Gets A Boost From CDC

Parents, take note! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine committee has expanded its recommendation for immunization against meningitis B, a rare but potentially deadly strain of meningitis.<p>The committee's revised guidance, issued late last week, broadens the group of young …