Huawei Won’t Be Able to Use SD Cards in Its Smartphones From Now

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-05-25

Talk about having a terrible 2019. Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has been banned by major US tech giants like Google, Intel and even Qualcomm. And now more troubles seem to be compounding as the SD Association (the trade group that agrees upon standardized specs for SD and microSD cards) has...

Uber and Lyft's Rise Tanked Wheelchair Access To Taxis

Slashdot | 2019-05-24

A new San Francisco city report details the devastating drop in on-demand rides for the disability community after the rise of Uber and Lyft. From a report: The financial blow to the taxi industry, the report alleges, was also a...

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UK PM frontrunner Boris Johnson wants 'even closer' partnership with India

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-05-25

Britain's frontrunner in the prime ministerial race, Boris Johnson, wants an "even closer" partnership between India and the UK after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "emphatic" victory. Johnson is the former foreign secretary in the Cabinet led by Theresa May, who is set to formally resign on June 7...

Bayer reports growth in Asia

Manila Standard Today | 2019-05-25

Bayer said 2018 was another year of robust growth for its pharmaceuticals division in the Asia-Pacific region. The company said the region’s sales grew 7.3 percent in 2017 to over 5.2 billion euros, with many of the region’s markets delivering strong growth rates in 2018...

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Deaths From Brain, Heart Problems Higher For NFL Than MLB

CBS Sports | 2019-05-24

CHICAGO (AP) — Pro football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than baseball players but the reasons are unclear, a new study suggests. The differences may seem obvious. Repeated head blows have been linked with a wasting brain disease in...

How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance

Business Day Online | 2019-05-24

New research adds to the mounting evidence that fasting may be helpful in the fight against obesity and its related conditions. By increasing certain proteins, the practice may protect against metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and liver disease, but the ‘timing of and duration between meals’...

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Facebook GlobalCoin: Why is Mark Zuckerberg launching his own cryptocurrency to rival bitcoin?

The Independent | 2019-05-24

Facebook is edging closer to starting its own cryptocurrency, with an aim to launch as soon as next year, a report has claimed. But how has the social media giant dealt with cryptocurrency until now? In January 2018, Facebook announced a blanket ban on all ads related to bitcoin. It was a...

Daily Cryptocurrency Bulletin For Friday, May 24, 2019 | 2019-05-24

General News AT&T is working with BitPay to accept bill payments in the form of crypto. VP Kevin McDorman claims this is to meet demand from their customers who use crypto. Coinbase Commerce has exceeded $50 million in transactions since launching in February 2018 showing the rise in users paying in...

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French Open 2019 Draw: Rafael Nadal opens bid for 12th Roland Garros title against qualifier

Indian Express | 2019-05-24

Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier will be waiting. Advertising The defending champion was handed what looked like quite an easy draw...

FRENCH OPEN '19: Serena Williams tries again for 24th major

Canada Dot Com | 2019-05-22

Women to watch at the French Open, where play begins Sunday: —— NAOMI OSAKA Ranked: 1 Country: Japan Age: 21 2019 Match Record: 19-5 2019 Singles Titles: 1 Career Singles Titles: 3 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 2 — Australian Open (2019), U.S. Open (2018) Last 5 French Opens:...

Hamilton dedicates Monaco GP pole to friend and mentor Lauda

Atlanta Journal | 2019-05-25

MONACO — Lewis Hamilton beat his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to take pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, while Ferrari slipped down the grid after another error-strewn performance. Hamilton shouted "Yes, yes, yes!" after his second pole of the season ended...

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel extends contract for another year

Indian Express | 2019-05-25

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his contract at the French champion for another year until June 2021, despite a disappointing second half of the season. Advertising The German coach replaced Unai Emery on a two-year deal last summer and helped PSG defend its league title this...

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Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

Stars and Stripes | 2019-05-25

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a...

Turkey sends weapons to rebels in Idlib

Gulf News | 2019-05-25

Amman - Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed...

Pope Francis: Abortion is never OK, equates it to 'hiring a hitman'

Toronto Sun | 2019-05-25

VATICAN CITYPope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and...

'Jim gets it': Acosta says in new book Trump war on press started as an act

Yahoo Daily News | 2019-05-25

Donald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, according to an eagerly...

Elections create differences, but 2019 polls broke down walls, united people: Narendra Modi

Indian Express | 2019-05-25

In his first address, after being unanimously elected as the next Prime Minister of the country, Narendra Modi Saturday said the 2019 Lok Sabha elections was an...

EU citizens denied vote in European elections to sue UK government

The Guardian | 2019-05-25

Exclusive: Campaign groups prepare legal challenge following ‘systemic denial’ of suffrage The government is facing the prospect of being sued by campaigners...

US and Japan 'hard at work' negotiating new trade deal, says Trump

The National | 2019-05-25

President Donald Trump needled Japan over the US-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country Saturday that's been tailor-made to his...

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Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-25

A deep thanks for sacrifices on Memorial Day | Letters

Memorial Day Let’s all take a moment during this three-day holiday, the beginning of the summer, to...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-05-24

Ask Orlando: Are love bugs allowed at Disney and Universal theme parks?

Few things in life are as unpleasant as swallowing a bug, especially when it barrels into your mouth...