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$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

In what may be the largest award so far in a lawsuit tying ovarian cancer to talcum powder, a Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in damages to a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s trademark Johnson’s Baby Powder on her …

Biomedicine

Most smart TVs are tracking you — Vizio just got caught

Vizio got in trouble with the FTC this week and had to pay $2.2 million to settle charges around having monitored the viewing habits on more than 11 million TVs without consent over the course of two years.<p>The main problem was that Vizio TVs had tracking features turned on by default, instead of an …

Update HTC One A9 with Android Nougat via CyanogenMod CM 14.1 custom ROM [How to install] - IBTimes India

Here's a tutorial on how to install Android 7.1 Nougat-based CyanogenMod CM 14.1 custom ROM on HTC One A9.<p>Recently, HTC released latest Android …

How to Cast Your Windows or Android Display to a Windows 10 PC

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update brings an interesting new feature: Any PC can now function as a wireless receiver for Miracast, allowing you to view …

How Burger Fiction elevates the art of the YouTube supercut

In the growing world of video essay think pieces, it’s sometimes best just to let movies and TV shows speak for themselves. Enter Andy Schneider and Jonathan Britnell, the two minds behind Burger Fiction — a YouTube channel that has made a name for itself with its supercut videos.<p>Burger Fiction …

Mashups

Install / Flash Android 7.0 Nougat Final Version On Your Device Right Now, Here’s How

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to install / flash Android 7.0 Nougat final version on your Nexus device right now.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …

Here's how to install Android Nougat on a Nexus right now

Un-delay, un-delay<p>Yesterday, Google started rolling out the latest version of Android, 7.0 Nougat, to a handful of newer Nexus devices. The over-the-air-update — which adds features like improved multi-tasking and better notification control — will be trickling out to users over the coming weeks, …

14 Places In Florida You Thought Only Existed In Your Imagination

This lovely park started as the site of a phosphate mine in the 1960s and was later converted into this sprawling park. Here you'll see lots of old …

2014 TCCC Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines

Here on ITS Tactical, we follow the TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) Guidelines very closely and have even designed our ETA Kit around …

Watch a five-minute samurai epic from the creator of cult classic The Raid

Gareth Evans' <i>The Raid</i> is considered an action movie cult classic, showcasing some of the most brilliant and brutal fight scenes in any martial arts film. If you're unfamiliar with his work, that movie's influence (alongside Park Chan-wook's <i>Oldboy</i>) can be felt in Netflix's <i>Daredevil</i>, which on its own …

A complete guide to the new Star Wars canon before The Force Awakens

<b>Warning:</b> While there are <b>no spoilers</b> <b>from The Force Awakens</b> itself, we'll be discussing plot details from pretty much every other piece of the canonical <i>Star Wars</i> fiction currently in existence.<p><b>So what happened after Return of the Jedi?</b><p><i>Episode VI's</i> triumphant closing note suggests the immediate …

Star Wars

The revamped Google+ is aiming to keep things simple and easy

Google has announced a newly revamped version of its Google+ social network, which aims to make it easier to post, search and connect with others.<p>The …

How an illegal psychedelic drug could help treat opiate addiction

Pain and ibogaine<p>Kevin is in the fetal position on a warm bed in Mexico, in the throes of opiate withdrawal. Suddenly, a buzzing noise enters his ear, as if a wasp is building a nest in there. It’s the first sign the ibogaine he just consumed is taking effect, and things are about to get …

Destiny's Leveling System Is Finally Fixed

For the past week, I’ve done very little but play <i>Destiny</i>, a video game in which you travel through space lamenting that <i>Destiny</i> hasgotten way harder …

IGN Explains What a Raid in Destiny Is - IGN Video

If you've ever been curious about the Raid in Destiny, but too scared to try it out we've got you covered. Here's everything you need to jump in.

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Microsoft's Windows 10 privacy headache extends into gaming

Is Windows 10 going to disable pirated games? Probably not<p>Windows 10 launched nearly three weeks ago, and while millions of people are upgrading there have been a number of privacy concerns around the new OS. Default settings send information to Microsoft, enable bandwidth sharing to distribute …

Windows 10

You Can Now Use Windows 10 To Control Your Android Device And Other Things Via Cortana, AutoRemote, And AutoVoice

Windows 10 marks the official debut of Cortana on the desktop, and already a developer has integrated the voice assistant with Android devices. Mass …

The After Math: Stupid-fast storage and what's in a Windows number?

Already immersing yourself in Windows 10? Trying to block out the not-so-favorable memories of Windows 8? Good for you. This week involved a new smartphone from a new challenger, and several new smartphone from a once-dominant player. And we don't mean Nokia, which was busy dipping its toes into …

How to upgrade to Windows 10 without waiting in line

Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade is rolling out to millions of PCs worldwide. Over 14 million machines are now running Windows 10, but are you still waiting for your upgrade notification? If so, there's an easy way to avoid the line and download Windows 10 and upgrade straight away.<p>Firstly, back up …

Windows 10

How to clean install Windows 10

Windows 10 has been available for a couple of days, and 14 million machines have already been upgraded. If you're anything like me and you have a custom PC or you just want a nice and clean install of Windows then you'll want to format and start over. Microsoft hasn't been exactly clear about that …

Windows 10

Living with Cortana, Windows 10's thoughtful, flaky assistant

"Hey Cortana, give me a printout of Oyster smiling."<p>It's a joke, couched in a bit of memetic stoner humor, but I couldn't help myself. After all, Cortana -- the digital assistant baked into Windows 10 -- feels like a potent mashup of Google Now's worldliness and Siri's charm. Scheduling reminders? …

Office Mobile apps are now available for Windows 10 tablets

Have you already installed Windows 10 on your trusty slate? Well, Microsoft released its mobile productivity apps for the new shiny new version of the OS, too. Touch-friendly versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available for download from the Windows Store. The new version of OneNote is …

A closer look at the Edge browser in Windows 10

In 18 days, Internet Explorer will turn 20 years old. But rather than celebrating with a new version, as it did for birthday number 15, Microsoft will be shoving IE away into an obscure folder with other legacy applications -- you know, like Paint. Though the browser will live on, mostly for the …

Here's what's next for Windows 10

Windows 10 is now available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. While millions are performing the upgrade this week, Microsoft is working hard on updates and fixes behind the scenes. Some of those patches have already started rolling out, but there are more to come. The first …

Mozilla blasts Microsoft for making it harder to switch to Firefox in Windows 10

Microsoft has altered Windows 10 so that users have to explicitly set a default app for applications like mail, calendar, or web browsers. The change means the setup installers for Chrome and Firefox can no longer set themselves as the default browser during the install process. Mozilla isn’t happy …

Why Microsoft is giving away Windows 10 for free

A great desktop operating system must be a bridge to the computing platforms that come after mobile<p>When Microsoft released Windows 95 almost 20 years ago, people packed into stores to be among the first lucky buyers to get their hands on this cutting edge new technology. Microsoft had an iron grip …

Windows 10 tablet mode: a mobile OS that stays out of your way

Open, awkward, and full of possibilities<p>Microsoft’s bet on touch interfaces led to some of Windows 8’s most frustrating design choices, and the company has been doing damage control over it for the past three years. Windows 10 is the culmination of these efforts, bringing back desktop-friendly …