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Google AI can predict your heart disease risk from eye scans

Video: iOS 11.3 beta adds battery health settings A new study by Google and its health-focused Alphabet-sibling, Verily Life Sciences, has shown that deep-learning algorithms can accurately predict heart disease by analyzing photographs of an individual’s retina. Scientists from the firms detail their findings in a new paper published in Nature Biomedical Engineering: ‘Prediction of cardiovascular risk factors from retinal ...

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God, Sex And Truth: Women’s Rights groups demand Ram Gopal Varma’s arrest, threaten to go on hunger strike

Mumbai: Controversy’s favourite child Ram Gopal Varma is in news once again for all wrong reasons. Women’s Rights groups in Vishakapatnam have sought the filmmaker’s arrest and have threatened hunger strike if action is not taken against him, reports suggest. RGV’s latest production – God, Sex And Truth – starring American porn star Mia Khalifa – was released on internet ...

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What Chris Pratt Thought Of Black Panther

Praise doesn’t get much more glowing than that. Chris Pratt actually hits on most of the things people love about Black Panther in his Twitter post. The man behind Peter Quill in the Guardians of the Galaxy films notes how this thought-provoking film stays with you after you have left the theater, and it’s hard to argue with that. Black ...

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Gambhir returns from injury for Vijay Hazare knockouts

Gautam Gambhir, who has recovered from an ankle injury, will return to Delhi’s team for the knockout phase of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Shreyas Iyer, who was recently part of India’s first ODI series win in South Africa, has also been included in Mumbai’s squad. However, Ajinkya Rahane, back home after national duty, has taken a break after Mumbai chief ...

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Exploiting the potential of NVMe in the datacentre

Getty Images/iStockphoto Non-Volatile Memory express (NVMe) allows hardware and software to fully exploit the capacity of modern SSDs, avoiding bottlenecks — and shift data even faster. One of the companies looking to use this is Excelero. Its NVMesh product allows customers to build distributed, high-performance server SAN for mixed application workloads, allowing applications to used pooled NVMe storage devices across ...

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‘Kedarnath’ not shelved: Producer Arjun Kapoor

Mumbai: Abhishek Kapoor’s directorial “Kedarnath”, which is caught in a legal battle, has not been shelved, says Arjun N. Kapoor of the production house KriArj Entertainment. “Kedarnath” was supposed to launch actor Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan. Asked if the producers kept the career of the young actress in mind while moving the Bombay High Court to enforce ...

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Sadly, Christopher Nolan Won’t Be Directing Bond 25

Christopher Nolan did not rule out directing a future Bond film, noting he would love to. Should that happen, it would be best to do so not in the middle or at the end of a run, but at the beginning of it, like with Bond 26, for example. After Daniel Craig leaves and the franchise resets would be a ...

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Singapore Competition Commission to further assess Uber’s partnership bid with local taxi operator

Singapore’s competition watchdog says it needs to further assess and ascertain that local taxi operator ComfortDelGro’s proposed bid to acquire a 51 percent stake in Uber Technologies’ car rental business, will not infringe anti-competitive guidelines. The Competition Commission of Singapore said it had completed an initial review, but was “unable to conclusively determine that competition issues will not arise”. This ...

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Humanoid robot Sophia picks Shah Rukh Khan as her favourite actor!

Hyderabad: Shah Rukh Khan is the favourite actor of Sophia, the human-like robot. ‘Love for all’ is the change she wants to see in this world. The humanoid robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI), stole the show at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) here on Tuesday. During a conversation on the second day of the global event, Sophia ...

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