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How to Battle Motion Sickness: 10 Simple Tricks and Remedies

Motion sickness is something that has troubled most of us. While some may get over the feeling with time, others may continue to battle the woes of motion sickness throughout their life. “Motion sickness can be linked to the sinuses and the body’s ability to make sense of the movement outside and the stationary state of the body inside the vehicle,” notes Dr. Rupali Datta, Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Fortis Escorts, Delhi. Simply put, motion sickness is nothing but the body’s inability to comprehend and balance various responses. While traveling the…

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Eating Nuts Regularly Can Battle the Risk of Colon Cancer

A healthy lifestyle coupled with a balanced diet can keep us from falling prey to some of the most debilitating ailments of our time. From garden fresh veggies, fruits, grains to dried fruits and nuts – a wholesome diet is the one that comes laced with all micronutrients essential to our body. Nuts have been a crucial part of our body’s overall development. They are packed with power and can help give an instant energy boost in between two large meals. Dunk them in shakes or smoothies, bake with them…

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Uber, Ola Face Off in Battle for India’s Booming Taxi Market

Aiming to wrest control of India’s booming taxi market, two cab-hailing smartphone apps – Uber and Ola – are promising hundreds of millions in new investment while also facing off with one another in court. San Francisco-based Uber reportedly plans a $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,318 crores) infusion of new funds, apart from the $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,637 crores) already committed over the past nine months, according to Indian newspapers. The company declined this week to comment on those reports. Meanwhile, Ola Cabs promises to add another 2,000 cars…

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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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Apple’s Battle With FBI Underscores Android’s Poor State of Encryption: Report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai last month backed Apple in its ongoing fight with FBI over encryption. While privacy advocates welcomed Pichai’s stand on supporting Apple, they are still concerned about the poor state of encryption on Android devices. According to estimates, fewer than 10 percent of Android phones are encrypted. If San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook was using an Android phone, FBI may have closed the case within hours without much assistance from Google. The reason is simple: most Android phones aren’t as secure as an iPhone. In fact,…

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French Interior Minister Backs FBI in Apple Battle

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama’s administration in its efforts to get Apple to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers. “I completely understand the US administration’s concerns, which I share,” Cazeneuve said during a talk on counterterrorism at George Washington University. The FBI is pressing Apple to develop a system that would allow the law enforcement agency to break into the suspect’s locked iPhone, a demand the tech company claims would make all its devices vulnerable, including to criminals and…

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