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India just turned off mobile internet for 63 million citizens

Mobile internet services have been blocked in the Indian state of Gujarat (home to nearly 63 million people), following violent protests led by the Patel community after one of its leaders was detained by local police in Ahmedabad.<p>22-year-old politician Hardik Patel, the convener of the Patidar …

Verizon Is Turning Any Car Into A Connected Car With Hum

Car makers are building all sorts of connectivity into their cars. And for older cars, a number of startups like Automatic, Zubie and Mojio have emerged with gadgets that let people turn their plain old dumb cars into a connected car.<p>Now Verizon is jumping into the game with Hum. A …

Internet of Things

Kazakh university accused of firing professor over lecture on Ukraine

Photograph: Stringer/AFP/Getty Images<p>Russian president Vladimir Putin (right) and Kazakhstan’s president Nazarbayev at Baikonur.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/25/1440516294883/99e0d6c0-e308-494d-a287-ccb07e6c7cb9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Russia

Barbecue much? This man wants to clean up your mess, rats nests included

Five years ago, Yorba Linda resident Bryan Weinstein went outside and saw how “disgustingly dirty” his barbecue was. After a fruitless search for …

Airbnb Removes Top Host In Asia From Its Service With No Explanation

‘Sharing economy’ companies like Airbnb, Uber, TaskRabbit and others have grown popular for offering new types of work, and by association, additional incomes to people worldwide. While making a little side money comes in handy, a cautionary tale from a top Airbnb host in Asia shows the potential …

Airbnb

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 faces stylus issue

<b>Some early adopters of a new Samsung phone have said the device's stylus suffers from a design flaw.</b><p>The S-Pen stylus for Galaxy Note 5 models can be stored within the body of the phone, but when inserted upside down it appears to snag on an internal mechanism.<p>Users have reported that when the …

Dallas DA returns after mysterious disappearance, saying it was due to ‘depression’

When politicians go missing, it’s usually not a good sign. So there was plenty of concern in Dallas when District Attorney Susan Hawk disappeared three weeks ago, skipping public appearances and leaving all the questions raised unanswered.<p>“She either needs to show back up to work or explain where …

Caring for teeth and gums

Good teeth and gum care is an important part of maintaining overall health. Poor oral health is significantly associated with major chronic diseases, …

Dentistry

Google launches YouTube Gaming to challenge Amazon-owned Twitch

Service aims to help Google-owned video streaming company compete for live gaming audience after it failed to buy market leader<p>YouTube has launched a dedicated service for gamers, YouTube Gaming, in an attempt to compete with Twitch, the live streaming company it tried to buy last year.<p>The move …

YouTube Music

Pavlova Actually

"Would you like some water?" Tracy Obolsky cheerfully asks Jessica Weiss, the pastry chef from Maialino and Marta in New York City.<p>"I don't want to …

NHS to provide 'motivational coaches' in war on flab

Up to five million people will be offered a nine month programme of 'one-to-one' health and fitness coaching on the NHS in a bid to tackle rising diabetes levels<p>Overweight people will be given “motivational coaches” on the NHS in a radical attempt to halt Britain’s diabetes time bomb.<p>Up to five …

Colorado theater gunman's sentencing caps grueling trial

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Belittled by the judge and jeered by spectators, James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life Wednesday, while …

Don't Make These 8 Classic Tax-Filing Fails

These common mistakes can keep you from getting the refund you're owed.<p>Slipping up on your taxes can exact a high price. Some of the most frequently …

Retirement

This Pistachio Cake Wants to Be Your Valentine

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: This cake will make a better Valentine's Day date than any of your other options -- and that's a promise.</i><p>I asked my first …

Quick Meal Ideas That Taste Like You Spent All Day Cooking Them

We are all busy, busy, busy. Believe me, I get it. Between work, school, family, kids, and other responsibilities, we don’t all have time or energy …

Recipes