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Cape Town’s water crisis is already posing a risk to public health

People queue to collect water from a natural spring in Cape Town. (AP Photo/Anwa Essop) The water crisis hitting Cape Town is increasing the danger of diseases that surge when people do not wash their hands. The four million residents of South Africa’s second-largest city are being urged to get by on 50 liters (13 gallons) of water per person per day. That leaves roughly 2 liters (0.5 gallons) a day for washing hands and brushing teeth, or roughly one-eighth the amount of water than most people consume each time they wash their hands and face….

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Privacy on Android: The Battle You Have Already Lost

There is no shortage of cool new apps, from the one that turns your camera into an emergency flashlight, to the one that spontaneously materialises a taxi or groceries at your doorstep. Or the one that tracks your rapidly depreciating investments in real-time. As cool as these apps seem though, they are all probably spying on you. Unscrupulous companies could make innocuous seeming apps that harvest your text messages, your contacts and call history, while potentially even sending texts and making calls you may never know about. They may even…

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iPhone SE Price, Launch Date, Specs, and Everything Else We Already Know

Apple late on Thursday started sending media invites for its long anticipated event on March 21, where the company is expected to showcase the 4-inch iPhone SE, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro model, and a range of new Apple Watch models alongside more accessories. The launch date corroborates several previous reports that pointed to an Apple event on March 21 where the company will reveal its new 4-inch iPhone. A flurry of leaks related to Apple’s new iPhone has already given us a glimpse of what to expect from the launch…

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iPhone SE Price, Launch Date, Specs, and Everything Else We Already Know

Apple late on Thursday started sending media invites for its long anticipated event on March 21, where the company is expected to showcase the 4-inch iPhone SE, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro model, and a range of new Apple Watch models alongside more accessories. The launch date corroborates several previous reports that pointed to an Apple event on March 21 where the company will reveal its new 4-inch iPhone. A flurry of leaks related to Apple’s new iPhone has already given us a glimpse of what to expect from the launch…

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