Letha Byrd

Letha Byrd

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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Science Alert: Researchers warn that large parts of biomedical science could be invalid due to a cascading history of flawed data in a systemic failure going back decades.A new investigation reveals more than 30,000 published scientific studies could be compromised by their use of misidentified cell lines, owing to so-called immortal cells contaminating other research cultures in the lab.The problem is as serious as it is simple: researchers studying lung cancer publish a new paper, only it turns out the tissue they were actually using in the lab were liver cells.Or what they thought were human cells were mice cells, or vice versa, or something else entirely.If you think that sounds bad, you're right, as it means the findings of each piece of affected research may be flawed, and could even be completely unreliable.Horback and fellow researcher Willem Halffman wanted to know how extensive the phenomenon of misidentified cell lines really was, so they searched for evidence of what they call "contaminated" scientific literature.
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China
World’s largest mobile electronics trade fair -Global Sources HongKong Electronics Fair at Asia-World Expo, will be opening its doors already tomorrow and for the next 3 days you can see products from 2.700 exhibitors from over 100 countries all around the world.And well the aspiring chinese brands like Leagoo can’t miss it, so you are invited to visit them at their booth 7J18 and hey they have a beer word in their invite !And in their booth you can surely see the latest models Leagoo S8 and S8, which made the debut not that long ago on September 28th.These two pieces are trying to perfect the 18:9 display formula started originally by LG G6 and Samsung S8 and they will surely try to stand out of the crowd with the design.They tried to make especially the rear cover truly unique with 3D curved glossy finish, CNC metal crafted body and all the jazz.For better idea they also released first batch of live photos today, so you can ogle the Leagoo S8 Pro in stylish Dazzle Blue color.
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Apple har sedan tidigare utlovat att Apple Pay ska komma till Sverige "innan året är slut".Någon tidpunkt har vi dock inte fått, varken datum, vecka eller ens månad.Men nu verkar det hända saker.Sajten Macpro skriver nämligen att Apple och Nordea ingått partnerskap och att Apple Pay lanseras redan i nästa vecka.Närmare bestämt är det tisdag den 24 oktober som Nordea och Apple ska lansera tjänsten.Några fler detaljer framkommer dock inte, exempelvis om fler banker är redo eller om detta är en exklusivitet för Nordea en tid framöver.
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Blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and token sales are all the rage right now.There are many exciting developments coming to market both in terms of improving existing blockchain functionality as well as the consumer’s experience.However, given the rapid pace at which projects are coming to market, I’ve found it to be difficult to keep track of each and every project and where each one fits into the ecosystem.A quick disclaimer: While it’s difficult to pigeonhole a number of projects into one category, I did my best to pinpoint the main purpose or value proposition of each project and categorize them as such.There are certainly many projects that fall into the gray area and could fit into multiple categories.Below is an overview of each broader category I’ve identified, touching on some of the subcategories that comprise them:
China
For some time now, Samsung has dominated the US market, however, it appears that Apple has made some appreciable gains because the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that Samsung and Apple had an equal amount of market share in the US.Samsung would not really be worried because the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy J3 (2016) are performing quite well in the UK.While Apple grew its market share by 3.7 percentage points year-over-year to 35 percent, Samsung only saw a growth of 0.8 percentage points year-over-year.Samsung’s market share remained stagnant at 35.2 percent for the past three months ending August 2017.Reports have it that the largest carrier in the US, Verizon, did not do very well with Samsung devices and that affected Samsung’s share.While Apple approached a 50 percent share within Verizon.
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Förra året debuterade Moto Z-serien, Lenovos nya flaggskepps-och mellanklassmobiler med slimmad design och Moto Mods-ekosystemet av påsnäppbara moduler som ger telefonerna nya, unika funktioner.Samsung och LG har i sina senaste flaggskepp med nya format fått till mer skärmyta trots mindre mått, medan andra, som Huawei och Nokia, har minimerat skärmkanterna på sidorna.Höjd och bredd gör oss inte så mycket, vi vet vad vi har att vänta av en 5,5-tummare, och den är fortfarande smalare, och tunnare, än en Iphone 8 Plus.De är möjligen tåligare än de flesta konkurrenter (oberoende falltester visar att skillnaden inte är så värst stor), men klart tuffast skärm har Moto Z Force, Moto Z2 Force, och även tidigare Moto X Force.Vi har själva drämt en sådan rakt ner i trottoaren från hög höjd utan att glaset sprack.Snygg skärm och kraftfullt ljud
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Data that may have proved critical to investigations into Russia-funded North American political ads appear to have been tossed by Facebook and Twitter into the proverbial shredder.Both platforms have deleted data that researchers say is crucial to understanding the motives and impact behind social media propaganda that targeted American voters last year.Facebook, however, has instead blamed a “bug.”Over the past month, Congressional probes into potential Kremlin-backed misinformation campaigns have largely turned to the social networks, where loads of cash were spent by Russian trolls on ads targeting American voters.This week, House lawmakers announced they intend to publish the Russian-bought ads posted to Facebook once the company scrubs them of personally identifiable information.The decision led to allegations in the Post that Facebook may have been acting on its own behalf to conceal the true reach of the ads.
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Nintendo har på sistone haft stora framgångar med sina mini-modeller av klassiska spelkonsoler, så nu spekuleras det för fullt om vad som kommer härnäst.En ansökan om varumärkesskydd från den 15 september kan tolkas som att Game Boy står näst på tur att väckas upp från de döda.Eftersom originalversionen släpptes 1989 vore det rimligt om en jubileumsmodell släpptes 2019, rapporterar Mashable.Om så är fallet kan vi räkna med moderniserad hårdvara och ett antal utvalda spel som är inbyggda i enheten.
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No matter the season, thermostat wars rage in offices worldwide.Workers bicker over the temperature, alternately complaining that it's too hot or too cold.Thankfully, Concordia researchers may have developed a solution.A new study published in the Journal of Energy and Buildings proposes a method that simultaneously optimizes individual office workers' productivity and energy consumption costs by automating the control of indoor environmental conditions including air quality, temperature and lighting.He conducted the study with Farhad Mofidi (PhD 17), a recent graduate in building engineering.The researchers simulated their method in an open-air Montreal office building with five zones and four occupants per zone.
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When he was still at Google Ventures, Bill Maris led a round of funding into music royalty collecting startup Kobalt, to make one of the VC arms bigger bets in the world of digital music.Now that he’s moved on to start another firm, he’s taking a step to re-up his interests in the company.Post money, we have confirmed that the company now stands at a $789 million valuation.As part of this investment, Maris is also joining Kobalt’s board.As we have noted before, Kobalt’s basic business proposition is to provide a set of big-data-based tools (and a dashboard to use them all) to the music industry so that it can collect royalties across the fragmented but very popular music market.“A big hit today has 4 billion micro-transactions,” Willard Ahdritz, the founder and CEO of Kobalt told me earlier this year.
Sweden
In the pure electric car promised land of Norway, now wants the government to have a new tax on the emission of the vehicles.Because it is based on the weight of the car is called the already for Tesla-fee.At the present time is the american manufacturer's cars the only ones that are so heavy that they end up in the highest class, 70 000 Norwegian kronor in one-time, writes NRK and other Norwegian media.– It is big and heavy cars wear on the roads, justifying His Andreas D from the progress party's proposal.– The only advantage with them is less emissions.the environmental organizations Bellona and the Norwegian elbilforening think the idea is headless, just when the emission the wagons are starting to establish themselves as the most common type in the Norwegian showrooms.
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Uber and Waymo have been locked in a legal fight for months over the companies’ self-driving car technology—and now Waymo is asking a judge to compel Uber to hand over the source code that pilots Uber’s fleet of autonomous vehicles.The request comes on the heels of a damning due diligence report released last week, which shows that Anthony Levandowski, a former Google employee who went to work at Uber, walked out of the job with source code and photos of Google devices, and worked to destroy the files before his due diligence interview.Uber has fired Levandowski and denies that he brought any Waymo files to Uber.Waymo (which spun out from Google last year and is now organised under Google’s parent company, Alphabet) already claimed that Levandowski stole thousands of confidential files when he left the company and used them to advance Uber’s autonomous vehicle technology.But the revelations in the due diligence report—particularly that Levandowski may have taken source code—are new.Uber provided some source code for Waymo’s review in August, but Waymo says it needs the current version to accurately detect whether Uber is using its technology.
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Electrek: Today, the new Dutch government presented its detailed plan for the coming years and it includes making all new cars emission-free by 2030 -- virtually banning petrol- and diesel-powered cars in favor of battery-powered vehicles.The four coalition parties have been negotiating their plans since the election in March and now after over 200 days, they have finally released the plan they agreed upon.NL Times posted all the main points of the plan and in "transportation," it includes: By 2030 all cars in the Netherlands must be emission free.While some local publications are reporting "all cars," we are told that it would be for "all new cars" as it is the case for the countries with similar bans under consideration.The potential for the ban has been under consideration in the country since last year.The year 2025, like in Norway, has been mentioned, but they apparently decided for the less ambitious goal of 2030.
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We've already got the self-lacing shoes that were supposed to be the hot trend in the alternate reality of Back to the Future II, and if Apple has its way, we'll soon having self-adjusting watch bands as well.As spotted by AppleInsider, Apple was granted U.S. Patent No.9,781,984, which covers "dynamic fit adjustment for wearable devices."Apparently the idea is that the band for your Apple Watch will adjust to the size of your wrist, either automatically or by tinkering with a setting.Not only is this attractive because it will save you a few seconds in the morning, as Apple says in the patent filing, but it'll also ensure the biometric sensors built into the Apple Watch will get an optimal reading.At the very least, it'll make the watch more comfortable.
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The Dow Jones newswire reported some mind-blowing news today: Google is acquiring Apple for the relatively paltry price of $9 billion (£6.8 billion), thanks to an agreement revealed in Steve Jobs’ will.But the news—and the multiple alerts that the newswire blasted out—were bogus.“In a surprise move to anyone who is alive, Google said it’s going to buy Apple for $9 billion,” read a report by Josee Rose.“Google Chief Executive Larry Page had secret talks with the now-deceased Steve Jobs in 2010 to firm up the deal... Obviously Google will move into Apple’s fancy headquarters.The story was originally reported by 9to5Mac after traders began sharing the strange news alerts on Twitter.Since the news was very obviously fake, the incident does not seem to have made much of an impact on the market, other than Apple’s stock price briefly going up to $158 (£120), according to 9to5Mac.
Sweden
Young startup-companies seem to have a much greater appeal to employers than established companies.at Least, according to a global survey research firm GfK carried out together with the mediaföretaget 9gag among 95 000 people under the age of 35.more specifically, 71 percent of people under the age of 35 prefer to work in a startup rather than an established company.It is reported by the american news channel CNBC.however, There is a big difference between the answers in different parts of the world.Young people in Mexico are those that are most attracted by the startup option while our neighbours in the east, Finland is the most attracted by the traditional work in an established company.
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Reese Witherspoon is the new brand ambassador for high-end home goods retailer Crate and Barrel, featuring as a perfect holiday party host in a new spot by Preacher.Titled ‘Make this Season Merry and Just Right,’ the campaign features Witherspoon entertaining friends and family at home, accompanied by her favorite Crate and Barrel products in an immaculately decorated home.As the guests comment on her taste and décor, the video cuts away to her learning how to do the things that make the place so nice.First, she’s seen hot gluing decorative popcorn to her fingers, then trying out 37 styles of cranberry sauce, and then having to extinguish a fire after practicing a flaming cocktail.All the while, Witherspoon is using Crate and Barrel plates, glasses, decorations and other goods.The TV spots will run nationally in 30- and 15-second cut-downs, as well as online across multiple digital and social platforms.
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A while back I purchased fancy shades in Rice Village and then went to have an iced tea at a Starbucks next to the store.The credit card which I have been using had put a hold on my usage as I had already “maxed out”Welcome to the world of Psychographic marketing and the fascinating results it produces!
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Easier communication with doctors could help relieve some of those fears, and technology can play a key role in making that happen.Platforms like Doctella, where medical professionals can create apps specific to their practice and each patient's condition without any coding, make it simpler for doctors to check in on patients outside the office.The site provides templates for doctors to choose from and then customize to their liking.From what we could find, it's one of the first such platforms that lets doctors make personalized apps without the need for software developers.His or her doctor can virtually check in by sending survey questions via the Doctella app or through the web portal.Amer Haider, CEO and co-founder of Doctella, said the main idea is to capture data from sensors -- on fitness trackers, phones or cloud services, for example -- and marry that information with patient-reported outcomes and subjective data, creating a more effective way for medical professionals to process information and deliver care accordingly.
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En fet stationär pc är bra på många sätt, men inte för den som vill ha det prydligt på arbetsplatsen.Ska du inte göra mer med datorn än surfa och kontorsjobba finns det egentligen ingen anledning att satsa på en jättelåda.Asus har en hel serie stationära datorer i mindre format kallade Vivo Mini.Den senaste av dessa, Vivo Mini UN65U är kompaktare än någonsin.Det är den första kompakta skrivbordsdator vi sett i samma minimala stil som vår gamla favorit Fujitsu Sylistic Q (som tyvärr gick i graven för flera år sedan).Vivo Mini UN65U är lika bred som den är djup, drygt 13x13 centimeter, med rundade kanter och lätt välvd ovansida.
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