Mass production of iPhone 6C to start next month

Mass production of iPhone 6C to start next month

Mass production of the iPhone 6C is said to start from January 2016. The small-sized iPhone will boast of features including a 4-inch display protected by 2.5D curved glass, the same glass present on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s smartphones.

The iPhone 6C will have Apple A9 chipset and accompanied by 2GB of RAM. The newly released iPhone 6S and 6S Plus also have A9 chip and the same amount of data. The beginner’s model will be having an internal storage of 16 GB and a rear camera of 8 megapixels.

US Population growth falls below pace of population rise across world: Census Bureau

US Population growth falls below pace of population rise across world: US Census

A modest rise has been estimated in the population of America, unveils the US Census Bureau. The US population on January 1, 2016 will stands at 322,762,018, a slight increase of .77% from a year ago. As per the census report, the estimated rise is the net result of births over deaths and an influx of immigrants.

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Breathtaking image of galaxies merging captured by Hubble

Breathtaking image of galaxies merging captured by Hubble

For the first time ever, Hubble telescope has recorded two galaxies merging present nearly at a distance of 230 million light-years in the constellation of Hercules. The picture of the main galaxy NGC 6052 has been captured with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on board the NASA/ ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

In a statement, the space agency said, “It would be reasonable to think of this as a single abnormal galaxy, and it was originally classified as such. However, it is in fact a 'new' galaxy in the process of forming”.

Military Installations throughout Hawaii Prohibit Sale of Tobacco to Individuals under Age 21

Military Installations throughout Hawaii Prohibit Sale of Tobacco to Individuals under Age 21

Military installation through Hawaii has issued orders to ban the sale of tobacco to individuals who are below the age of 21. The new rule will be implemented from the New Year’s Day.

The new rule coincides with a similar measure passed by the Hawaii legislature in June that will also come into effect on Friday. After this new rule, Hawaii will become the first state to ban the sale and possession of tobacco to individual under-21. The ban even includes the sale and possession of e-cigarettes, according to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids.

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Second-type of transmissible cancer detected in 8 Tasmanian devils

Second-type of transmissible cancer detected in 8 Tasmanian devils

A new type of transmissible cancer has been detected in eight Tasmanian devils. Already, earlier transmissible cancer has decimated the population of Tasmanian devils since 1996. Discovery of second transmissible cancer started in 2014.

At that time, a Tasmanian devil with facial tumors was found in south-east Tasmania. Though the outward appearance of the tumor was akin to those caused by the first type of Tasmanian devil transmissible cancer, upon assessment cancer was found to be having different chromosomal rearrangements and was genetically different.

Policies to determine brain death vary widely from hospital to hospital, reveals research

Policies to determine brain death vary widely from hospital to hospital, reveals research

A research has revealed that policies to verify brain death differs vastly from hospital to hospital and policies are full of lapses. The rules to ascertain brain death vary broadly from one hospital to another, even though national standards exist.

The research has discovered that the hospital policies to determine brain death are astonishingly conflicting and don’t comply with parameters decided by health authorities.

US Justice Department Launches probe into Blue Bell Creameries over Listeria Contamination

US Justice Department Launches probe into Blue Bell Creameries over Listeria Contamination

The US Justice Department said it has launched an investigation into Blue Bell over listeria contamination of its ice cream. The contamination was linked to three deaths and several illnesses.

A person familiar with the matter told that government lawyers are probing into what information did the Blue Bell executives had about the listeria contamination in their plants and products.

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Meet Humanoid Robot ‘Nadine’ that expresses Moods and Emotions

Meet Humanoid Robot ‘Nadine’ that expresses Moods and Emotions

A humanoid robot created by researchers from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University is giving jitters to robotic enthusiasts as the machine resembles its developers in both appearance and presence of a personality.

The creatures have programmed their social ‘bot’, dubbed as Nadine, with intelligent assistant software similar to Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana. One thing that separates Nadine from other assistant software is its way to express moods and emotions. The robot is capable of remembering people she has met before, as per the researchers.

iPhone 7 rumors suggest radical design changes and waterproof smartphone from Apple

iPhone 7 rumors suggest radical design changes and waterproof smartphone from Apple

Apple releases new models for iPhone every year and months before launch of a new model, media reports start surfacing about the features the company would add in the newer model. Apple has till date surprised technology experts and customers by offering amazing features in each major model release. And, with each major release, Apple has grabbed a bigger market share in the high-end smartphone segment. New report published by Forbes talks about three major features that we could see in Apple’s iPhone 7.

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