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This handy smartphone app can detect heart strokes Smartphone apps are getting smarter with the passage of time; from being a simple game to serious business making tools they are surely making their mark in every field including health.A new smartphone app has been developed that can be used to detect Atrial fibrillation, which is a dangerous medical condition leading to heart stroke, researchers were reported as saying by Tech Times. According to the study, published in the journal European Society of Cardiology, a team of researchers from University of Turku and Finland has developed a low-cost app that uses the smartphone’s own accelerometer and gyroscope to detect Atrial fibrillation with existing hardware.“Atrial fibrillation is a dangerous medical condition present in two per cent of the global population and accounting for up to seven million strokes per year,” said lead author Tero Koivisto, a vice-director of the Technology Research Centre (TRC), University of Turku, Finland.The condition is hard ...

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Muslim businessman saved Trump from bankruptcy Donald Trump the out spoken US Presidential candidate from the Republican Party is known for stirring media attention by giving controversial statements. The billionaire businessman regularly boasts about his successful business empire, but he was not once but twice saved from bankruptcy by a Saudi born Muslim businessman.Saudi billionaire Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal has said he twice saved the US presidential candidate from bankruptcy, describing him as a “bad and ungrateful person”. The Chairman and ...

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iPhones could become a nightmare for thieves Cellphone snatching is all too common in today’s world, and as today’s smartphone not just carry your numbers and messages, but user important data as well, so it could turn out to become the victim’s worst nightmare.But not to worry, technology has found a solution to his menace too, and in coming days smartphone’s would be smart enough to catch their thieves. The remedy comes from tech giant Apple, which has submitted a patent application ...

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Youtube to become the next Facebook? Tech giant Google is planning to convert its subsidiary Youtube, the world largest video-sharing service into a social network in likes of Facebook and Twitter among others. The firm is working on a feature called ‘Backstage’, reported VentureBeat. The feature would enable users to share photos, videos, polls, etc similar to Facebook timeline, the items will be listed from newest to oldest and will be posted in subscribers' feeds.The feature is expected to hit the ...

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Urdu poet Ahmad Faraz remembered on his 8th death anniversary ISLAMABAD: Urdu poet Ahmed Faraz was remembered on his eighth death anniversary on Thursday, 25 August.Faraz was considered one of the greatest modern Urdu poets of the last century.His real name was Syed Ahmad Shah. He was awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz and other numerous national and international awards in recognition of his literary achievements.His poetry has been translated into English, French, Russian and German. His several ghazals also shot to prominence in films during 1970's including "Ranjish ...

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Charging overnight  is deadly for your smartphone In today’s hectic lifestyle, there are more important stuff to do than keep charging your smartphone. However, most people cannot live without it as well, so they find bedtime the most appropriate time for charging overnight.But, this activity could turn fatal for your cellphones especially to the battery, unless if you keep changing your devices after every two years. As per The New York Times, frequent charging takes a toll on the lithium-ion batteries in ...

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This mobile phone can build itself Cellphones are unarguably the most essential accessory in today’s technology driven world. However, researchers are looking to take it a step forward and are working on a mobile phone that is able to assemble itself.MIT scientists working at the institute’s Self-Assembly Lab have come up with a revolutionary new technology, with which a mobile can self-assemble itself, reported CNN. The project which is in its early days is led by Skylar Tibbits, an architect and ...