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Four Predictions About The Ebola Outbreak

One epidemiologist's outlook on what the Ebola epidemic has in store for West Africa—and the rest of the world.<p>The latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that 128 more West Africans have contracted Ebola since Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,975, including 1,069 …

Disease

12 Ebola Questions You're Wondering About

In case you’ve missed it, the deadliest Ebola outbreak is spreading in Western Africa, taking at least 900 lives so far. The U.S. Centers for Disease …

Disease

Ebola's spread to US is 'inevitable' says health chief

Head of Centre for Disease Control says deadly virus likely to spread to America but will not be large<p>Ebola's spread to the United States is "inevitable" due to the nature of global airline travel, but any outbreak is not likely to be large, US health authorities has said.<p>Already one man with dual …

Ebola outbreak: Bodies 'dumped in the street’ as Liberia faces panic over virus

As fears of the virus increase, chief medical officer and assistant health minister, says the outbreak has forced a number of hospitals and clinics to close because staff were scared to work in them<p>Liberian medical chiefs warned that their war-shattered health service was being overwhelmed by the …

Market share of iPhone may increase as U.S. smartphone growth tails off, predicts analyst

There are early signs that Apple’s market share of the U.S. smartphone market may increase as we move through the ‘Late Majority’ phase and into ‘Laggards’, suggests Asymco’s Horace Dediu.<p>For those who weren’t paying attention in economics classes in school, new products tend to experience an …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Tesla Drivers' In-Dash Web Browsing Habits Revealed

The race is on to snag the attention of drivers via new Internet-enabled dashboard touchscreens, but metrics on exactly how popular this new browsing …

Meet Cortana, Microsoft's Answer To Siri And Google Now

At an event unveiling the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Cortana, the company's answer to Siri and Google Now.<p>Named after the artificial intelligence character in the “Halo” games, the voice-controlled digital assistant is powered by Microsoft’s Bing search …

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Product Design

Breaking Down Google's Android Wear and the Rest of Today's Smart Watch News

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google announced Tuesday morning that it is bringing its signature smartphone operating system …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Holland says yes to the network-agnostic SIM card

Regulators in Netherlands this week opened the door for any company — whether Apple, Audi or your local electric utility — to issue its own SIM cards …

Paris car ban imposed after pollution hits high

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TED’s next chapter is Vancouver’s

So you're going to TED. You've dropped the $7,500 (U.S.), your application has been vetted and approved, and you are preparing to be wowed in 18 minutes or less by the likes of Bill Gates, Sting and Chris Hadfield. Given the impact TED talks have demonstrated since they moved online – 1.9 billion …

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FORTUNE – What it is to be young and unemployed in America has been widely reported, but July’s report on the health of the jobs market offers a new snapshot of the scale of the problem.<p>Some economists have argued youth unemployment isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be, since many enrolled in school …

Global Youth Unemployment: Ticking Time Bomb?

Tens of millions of young people around the world are unemployed — and some analysts say that could be a major problem in the future. Host Michel Martin discusses the issue with Martina Gmur of the World Economic Forum.<p><b>Listen · 8:17</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, …

The labour market: teen pregnancy and unemployment

Today, the unemployment rate in Brazil is the lowest ever recorded having reached 4.6% last November, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics. The news is rightly being celebrated, but we shouldn't forget that the progress has been uneven. A report released in October by …

Half of Afghan children suffer irreversible harm from malnutrition

Afghanistan is raising a stunted generation whose hobbled development could spell disaster for the country's feeble economy and undermine the impact of billions of dollars in aid poured into health, education and other areas.<p>More than half of Afghan girls and boys suffer damage to their minds and …

Brazil: anti-World Cup protesters clash with police after Sao Paulo rally

Violence flared on the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday after more than a 1,000 demonstrators protested in against Brazil's hosting of the football World Cup later this year.<p>Waving flags, carrying banners and chanting "there will be no Cup", the demonstrators took to the streets in what the …

US and UN express horror at Syria torture report

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