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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 …

Fidel Castro to Obama: We don't need your 'presents'

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro responded Monday to President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba with a long, bristling letter recounting the history of U.S. aggression against Cuba, writing that "we don't need the empire to give us any presents."<p>The 1,500-word letter in state media titled "Brother …

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Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Galaxy Note 5 begins its rollout

With Samsung having pushed the Marshmallow update to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge recently, it was never going to be long before the new software landed on the Note 5. Today, <i>SamMobile</i> reports that some Galaxy Note 5 users internationally have started seeing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow become available …

Thanks to Uber, San Francisco's largest yellow cab company is filing for bankruptcy

Another casualty in the great taxi wars<p>According to the <i>San Francisco Examiner</i>, the city's largest yellow cab company will soon file Chapter 11, with multiple sources telling the paper that rising competition from app-based ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft was among the reasons for the …

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Justin Bieber's New Album Might Have a Release Date

And if it doesn't, at least you know which couple he thinks is "the hottest in the game."<p>Last month, Justin Bieber began counting down to his new single "What Do You Mean," which based on Tuesday's Ed Sheeran promo tweet, is set for release August 28. In the meantime, <i>Billboard</i> reports that his …

Is this BlackBerry's upcoming Android phone, coming to AT&T?

Welcome to Venice<p>We've expected for a month or so that BlackBerry is working on an Android phone with a "dual curved display" that slides up to reveal a physical keyboard underneath. It is supposedly based on a device that was originally announced at Mobile World Congress back in March, and back …

Mobile Technology

Windows 10 preview build comes with Microsoft Edge and WiFi

Microsoft's giving you the chance to try out its Edge browser before Windows 10 drops on July 29th, along with other new features that will come with the platform. You'll have to download Windows 10's latest preview build for PCs to take it for a spin, but make sure to back up your favorites first, …

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The dual-display YotaPhone 2 is now cheaper, better, and available in white

The YotaPhone 2 was one of the most pleasant surprises of last year, combining an OLED display on the front and an E Ink panel on the back to offer a uniquely versatile Android device. The surprising thing about it was how well it worked, and how far it managed to steer away from being a simple …

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A $349 Apple Watch Only Costs $83.70 To Make: IHS

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's Watch has the lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price across any Apple phone, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm IHS after a teardown study.<p>The hardware cost of an Apple Watch Sport model was about 24 percent of the suggested retail price compared …

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ESPN suspends Britt McHenry after video of parking lot tirade goes viral

ESPN reporter Britt McHenry has been suspended for a week after video surfaced of her berating a parking lot attendant and telling the attendant to “lose some weight, baby girl,” The New York Post reported Thursday.<p>Washington-based McHenry was angry about having her car towed on April 6, The Post …

Verizon's new 'Custom' FiOS TV plans are a little more flexible

Every time we talk about a new TV service, from Sling TV to PlayStation Vue to whatever Apple might be working on, there's inevitably disappointment when it's lacking a la carte channel selection. That's still the case for the new FiOS Custom TV packages Verizon tells us it will start offering on …

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