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  • Apple making plans to launch a 12.9-inch iPad alongside the iPhone 6: Buh-bye Surface Pro 3?
  • WhatsApp now has over 600 million active users: Can Facebook monetize the platform?
  • Google serving as quarterback in wearable tech movement

Apple making plans to launch a 12.9-inch iPad alongside the iPhone 6: Buh-bye Surface Pro 3?

Apple making plans to launch a 12.9-inch iPad alongside the iPhone 6: Buh-bye Surface Pro 3?

New report is claiming that Apple has its sights set on launching a new iPad, but this time, it could come with a massive 12.9-inch display, completely surpassing the Surface Pro 3's 12-inch display.

WhatsApp now has over 600 million active users: Can Facebook monetize the platform?

WhatsApp now has over 600 million active users: Can Facebook monetize the platform?

WhatsApp is the most popular social messaging platform. It's even more popular now with over 600 million active users; that's more than WeChat and far more than Viber.

Google serving as quarterback in wearable tech movement

Google serving as quarterback in wearable tech movement

Google Glass can't push augmented reality and wearable tech forward on its own. Looking beyond Google's efforts, there are many other wearable tech firms stepping up to power the revolution.

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SCIENCEFood shortage within next decade due to climate change, warns draft UN report

Environment

Food shortage within next decade due to climate change, warns draft UN report

A leaked UN report reveals that food shortage will be one of the consequences of climate change as the warming climate has already reduced grain production.

SCIENCEKennewick Man mystery solved? Book suggests he was seal hunter

Kennewick Man mystery solved? Book suggests he was seal hunter

An ancient human from 9,000 years ago may have been a powerful hunter with a surprising heritage, according to a new book.

SCIENCEZombie ants controlled by fungus manipulating brains

Earth

Zombie ants controlled by fungus manipulating brains

A fungus is able to control the brain of one species of insect, turning them into zombie ants.

SCIENCEShipwreck of Phoenician boat near Malta reveals cargo from 700 BCE

Shipwreck of Phoenician boat near Malta reveals cargo from 700 BCE

An ancient shipwreck from BCE 700 may be the oldest ever discovered in the Mediterranean, according to a government official from Malta.

SCIENCENASA New Horizons spacecraft flies by Neptune. Next stop: Pluto

Space

NASA New Horizons spacecraft flies by Neptune. Next stop: Pluto

New Horizons, headed to Pluto, has just passed the orbit of Neptune, setting a new speed record for the journey.

LifeMultiple sclerosis patients may benefit from video games. Here's how

Health

Multiple sclerosis patients may benefit from video games. Here's how

Patients suffering from multiple sclerosis saw improvements in their balance after playing video games using the Nintendo Wii Balance Board for up to 40 minutes per day, five days a week.

SCIENCEEU GPS satellites end up in wrong orbit

Space

EU GPS satellites end up in wrong orbit

Arianespace launched two satellites from Kourou, French Guiana which ended up off the targeted orbit. Space officials are probing the causes of the launch mistake.

SCIENCEBardarbunga volcano rumbles to life following 5.7  magnitude earthquake: Eruption may disrupt air travel industry

Bardarbunga volcano rumbles to life following 5.7 magnitude earthquake: Eruption may disrupt air travel industry

Iceland could soon see a volcanic eruption, that could play havoc with the airline industry in Europe.

LifeGot allergies? Gut bacteria to the rescue

Health

Got allergies? Gut bacteria to the rescue

Have food allergies? A gut bacteria can help you fight off these allergens, says a new study. Here’s how it does it.

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