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October 27, 2017 1:31 PM Taylor Swift's "Ready For It" Introduces the World to Naked Robot Taylor Swift

At some point in her decade-long transformation from ebulliently cherubic country singer to bona fide pop icon whose face, for some godforsaken reason, currently adorns every UPS truck in the lower 48, the Taylor Swift music video release underwent a shift, too, from perfunctory buzz-generating duty to honest-to-God cultural event that briefly breaks 162

October 25, 2017 2:12 AM Zec registers 1 million voters

The commission’s public relations director Mr Justin Manyau yesterday said he was happy with progress in the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise. “We have reached the one million voter registration mark and we’re confident that we’ll be able to register all the people that qualify to vote. “The Commission would like to inform the public that it has the capacity 140

October 24, 2017 7:06 AM Palestine: Gazans demand release of loved ones jailed by Israel

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Dozens of Palestinians staged a rally outside the Gaza City office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday to demand the release of loved ones imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Meanwhile, Israeli police rounded up 51 Palestinians in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood in overnight raids Sunday 122

October 23, 2017 3:47 PM How to Pre-Order Apple iPhone X

At long last, we’re just days away from being able to pre-order Apple’s long-awaited iPhone X. At a press event last month at the Steve Jobs Theater on its Apple Park headquarters, the tech giant unveiled the iPhone X. The smartphone is a major design upgrade for Apple, featuring a screen that covers its face and Face ID support for facial scanning 134

October 20, 2017 3:33 PM Pollution kills more people every year than wars, disasters and hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to the study released in the Lancet medical journal. NEW DELHI—Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking 155

October 20, 2017 2:56 PM Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease 147

October 19, 2017 9:51 PM Hate to break it to you, but billions of people can see Uranus tonight

Attention, inhabitants of the northern hemisphere of our fragile home world. You're about to get one of the best peeks at Uranus in years – because the strange alien planet will reach opposition with the Sun and be at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. On Thursday and Friday, Earth will be directly in between the second-furthest planet in our Solar 144

October 18, 2017 9:31 PM Samsung is all talk about the IoT with Bixby 2.0 and SmartThings

Samsung talked up an ambitious vision, but it's all theoretical for now. Samsung's annual developer conference at Moscone West in San Francisco doesn't always get a lot of public attention; in past years it has often focused on things like Tizen app development. But at this year's conference, the company focused on launching a new platform for connected 98

October 18, 2017 7:31 PM Samsung's Bixby, now even smarter, arrives on fridges

Along with unveiling its Bixby 2.0 digital assistant, the company says it's working on a project to make dumb products internet-connected. Samsung on Wednesday said the second generation of its Bixby digital assistant will be coming to its various non-mobile devices including its smart TVs in the US and Korea in 2018, as well as its Family Hub refrigerator 127

October 17, 2017 4:01 PM Barrow hospital to earn cash boost for ditching chocolate and fizzy drinks

HOSPITALS in Cumbria could receive a cash boost for ditching supersize chocolate bars and sugary snacks in vending machines and on-site shops. The boss of NHS England has announced a move to ban the sale of large sharing packs of sweets from vending machines on hospital premises in a bid to encourage people to eat more healthily. Pre-packaged sandwiches 116