Why Your Computer Battery Drains Quickly

Hellen Wadman

It can be frustrating when your computer battery runs down faster than usual, and you have to plug it into power often. Ordinarily, batteries of your laptops should last for hours, but if your laptops start going off in minutes or less than the original time stipulated, then something has gone wrong. And you may need to change your laptop battery, change the settings in your computer system or get … Read More

AI’s coronavirus test – POLITICO

Hellen Wadman

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning eHealth will not publish Monday, October 12. We’ll return to our normal schedule on Tuesday, October 13. In the meantime, please continue to follow POLITICO eHealth.

PANACEA OR PITFALL?: The Hope, the Hype, the Promise, the Peril. That’s the subtitle of a National Academy of Medicine report on health and artificial intelligence. And it’s a good starting point to size up how software, machine learning and complex

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Watch A Test Pilot Trial A Paramedic Jet Suit For Mountain Rescues

Hellen Wadman

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, but it might be your local emergency service.

A recent demonstration involving the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS), UK, showed a radical new Avengers-style approach to difficult mountain rescues – a first responder rocketing up to the patient using a jetpack.

GNAAS tested the jetpack produced by Gravity Industries in the Lake District with founder Richard Browning giving a full

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New FedEx feeder freighter passes first test flight (with video)

Hellen Wadman

ATR moved a step closer this month to fulfilling an order from FedEx Express (NYSE: FDX) for its new turboprop freighter, which will operate on regional routes to smaller towns and cities.

The aircraft manufacturer, a joint venture between Airbus and Leonardo based in Toulouse, France, said the ATR 72-600 production freighter successfully completed its first test flight on the island of Saint-Martin. During the two-hour flight, the crew performed

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Hot Pursuit Remastered Coming This November

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  • Positive data show high sensitivity and specificity in the detection of Lymphoma and Hemangiosarcoma as Volition remains on target for launch of its first product expected later this year
  • Cancer is the most common cause of death in dogs over the age of two years old in the U.S.
  • Together, Lymphoma and Hemangiosarcoma make up approximately one-third of canine cancers

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VolitionRx Limited

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Mohawk Industries, Inc. Invites You to Join the Third Quarter 2020 Conference Call on the Web

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Netflix action thriller, 6 Underground, is the first movie to receive the 30% subsidy under the Film In Malaysia Incentive (FIMI) for post-production visual effects. The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) introduced the Film In Malaysia Incentive (FIMI) in 2013 to promote Malaysia as a location for film production services. Base Media, the leading visual effects and animation studio

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Seismic ocean thermometry | Science

Hellen Wadman

Hearing the heat

Most of the excess heat that causes global warming is absorbed by the oceans. Quantifying that heat increase is challenging because it requires many different temperature measurements over both the vertical and horizontal extent of the oceans. Wu et al. report success in this effort through the use of a different method: They inferred temperature changes from sound waves generated by repeating earthquakes (see the Perspective by

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Best Internet Radios For 2020

Hellen Wadman

An internet radio gives you greater freedom than a standard radio, with more radio stations and more features at your fingertips.

We’ve picked out the very best radios from our expert testing, ideal for different uses and with a range of functionality. They all have sensational sound quality and are easy to use, giving you the best possible listening experience. Underneath, we’ve also highlighted an inferior internet radio so you

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Google wants to turn YouTube into QVC with new shopping features

Hellen Wadman

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A fresh report from Bloomberg details Google’s new plan to squeeze even more revenue out of YouTube, which is already a $15 billion-a-year business. Google apparently wants to turn YouTube into a shopping destination, where viewers can watch things like product unboxings, makeup, or cooking videos and immediately buy featured products directly through YouTube.

The report says YouTube is currently “testing these features

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An Inspired Test for the Scouts

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Image courtesy of https://www.scouts.org.uk

Being a Scout means being organised, informed and responsible. The Scouts Association UK recently upgraded its business-critical membership management system, and Inspired Testing, a Dynamic Technologies company, was on hand to ensure the system reflects the high standards associated with being a Scout.

Scouts is a worldwide movement, active in 216 countries with a global membership of over 31 million children and youth.

Scouts Association UK

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China launches new satellite to monitor ocean environment

Hellen Wadman

A Long March 4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2C (HY-2C) satellite takes off at 1:40 pm (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, on Sept 21, 2020. [Photo by Wang Jiangbo/chinadaily.com.cn]

JIUQUAN — China on Monday sent a new ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

A Long March 4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2C (HY-2C) satellite took off at 1:40 pm

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Art Galleries’ New Prime Location: The Internet | Arts

Hellen Wadman

This past March, amid widespread uncertainty and trepidation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, many prominent galleries including Lévy Gorvy’s Old Bond Street location and Pace Gallery’s Chelsea outpost closed their doors to the public. Now, six months later, despite the lingering shadow of COVID-19, many art galleries have opened their physical spaces, albeit by appointment only. In the interim, from old masters to 20th century, from London to Shanghai, virtual exhibitions

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From ball launchers to activity trackers: the new breed of pet tech | Gadgets

Hellen Wadman

Technology for pets is increasingly popular, with gadgets entering the market that promise to keep our dogs and cats in trim, healthy and occupied, and we pet owners in sync with their needs.

The increasing humanisation of pets means more and more of us are treating them as fluffy family members. Spending on cats and dogs has increased hand in hand with this trend. Total spending on pets in the

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Scientists use Indian Ocean earthquake data to tell how fast it is warming

Hellen Wadman

Los Angeles: Scientists have developed a novel method to determine how fast the Indian Ocean is warming by analysing the sound from seabed earthquakes, an advance that may lead to a relatively low-cost technique to monitor water temperatures in all of the oceans.

According to the researchers, including those from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the US, as much as 95 per cent of the extra heat trapped

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How to Use a Second Monitor With Your Laptop

Hellen Wadman

When you worked in the office, you had plenty of space for multiple monitors. But now that you’re working from home, the company laptop screen leaves a little to be desired. Fortunately, it’s easy to add more screen space to most laptops, even if it doesn’t have a built-in display output.

There are a number of ways to extend your laptop’s screen, and we’ll look for the ways that involve

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Narrow-web is agile in its response to changes in demand: Paul Briggs of Omet

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Nick Coombes speaks with long-time narrow-web specialist Paul Briggs, formerly with Mark Andy and Xeikon, and now with Omet, about the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on manufacturers and converters.

Nick Coombes (NC): What has been the immediate effect of Covid-19 and lockdown?

Paul Briggs (PB): Very mixed – there have been winners and losers. Some have seen an overnight leap in demand for food, pharmaceutical and sanitising

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Shaky way to check on ocean warming

Hellen Wadman

The rumble of earthquakes far below the surface of the ocean are far more interesting than just a way of understanding the Earth’s geology, say US and Chinese researchers. They’ve developed a way to use those seismic waves to measure ocean warming around the world.

The technique, called seismic ocean thermometry, could provide wide-ranging measurements of temperatures at depths of over 2000 metres, says a team led by Wenbo Wu

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The Biggest Ultrawide Monitors in 2020

Hellen Wadman

Sometimes bigger is better, especially when it comes to monitors. Wider spaces translate to better productivity and more immersive gaming. Although the best ultrawides offer something else besides sheer size, if you want the biggest display you can buy, these monitors have what you need. Whether you like the Samsung CHG90 or the Acer Nitro display, these ultrawide monitors are gargantuan and are real head-turners at home or in the

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Best free and public DNS servers in 2020

Hellen Wadman

If you’re looking for the best DNS servers around today, we’re here to help.

DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites, and the best DNS servers provide you with the best service possible.

Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always

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Finding and following your website’s ‘North Star Metric’

Hellen Wadman

By Jada Balster, Vice President, Marketing at Workfront

Why do you work in marketing? I’m willing to bet that among the many phrases that just popped into your head, “I get to work creatively” was in there somewhere. And that’s no surprise. According to our recent Workfront Global Marketing Report, for 40% of UK marketers, the skill they most value in their role is creativity.

Right now, as brands across

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