It;s a new month, which means the latest Steam Hardware Survey results are in. Despite big news for the VR industry in March, there;s not too much to talk about this month.Firstly, the closely monitored gap between the market share of Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive family of headsets shrunk a little. Last month saw a 7.07% gap between the two, which has fallen to 6.55% this month. Vive and Vive Pro combined fell ever so slightly from 41.18% to 41%. Vive was up from 39.36% to 39.55% but Pro fell from 1.82% to 1.45%. Rift, meanwhile, fell from 48.21% to 47.55%.
The study wanted to try and calculate the "absolute increase in lifetime cancer risk " that could come from one bottle of wine a week versus ten cigarettes per week, and used calculations involving the entire population of the UK. The results? One bottle of wine a week for non smoking men was associated with a one percent rise in overall cancer risk, and a 1.4 percent rise for non smoking women. They calculated that alongside cigarette use and lifetime cancer diagnosis to get an equivalent number. A single bottle of wine, the scientists wrote, "is associated with a significant increased absolute lifetime risk of alcohol related cancers in women, driven largely by breast cancer. Drinking one bottle of wine per week is associated with an increase in absolute lifetime risk of cancer equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes a week for women, and five for men. "
Just recently, the company addressed misinformation with products like information cards, which fact check certain video search results. Anti vaccination videos, which could harm the public, have been demonetized. YouTube has even promised to address its long criticized recommendation product, so that it would stop actively promoting extremist and conspiratorial content.There s no doubt that YouTube is taking platform safety more seriously now than ever before. YouTube certainly wants its users to know that. However, a report from Bloomberg now shines a light on how YouTube was consistently warned about these problems by its employees well before it decided to address them. And while YouTube stresses how it s centered on these issues over the past two years, one such rejected proposal could have helped stifle the spread of Parkland shooting conspiracies just last year.
Hopes that the male contraceptive pill may become a reality have increased after a trial of a once daily capsule has found no significant side effects.Researchers from the University of Washington presented their results at ENDO 19, the Endocrine Society s meeting, on the 24th of March in New Orleans. The trial involved 40 men, 10 received a placebo pill and 30 took 11 beta MNTDC capsules once daily for 28 days. The main focus of the trial being to assess the safety of the drug.
The update from Standards of Care references icosapent ethyl, a drug studied in REDUCE IT, that is seemingly marketed by Amarin under the brand name Vascepa capsules. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved the use of Vascepa as an addition to diet for reducing adult patients triglyceride levels, who are suffering from severe ( 500 mg dL) hypertriglyceridemia.Reportedly, Amarin has started transferring data to the FDA for supporting the submissions of a supplemental new drug application, or sNDA, looking towards expanding the FDA label of Vascepa on the basis of results from REDUCE IT.
Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov has made it clear Mauricio Pochettino will not risk upsetting his squad by resting players in the Champions League.The Lilywhites have suffered a decline in form over recent weeks, falling into the fierce battle for a top four finish in the Premier League and may finish this weekend level on points with Manchester United, should results go against them.
The researchers describe their study and results in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, in a paper titled, Parental smoking and the risk of congenital heart defects in offspring: An updated meta analysis of observational studies. Congenital heart defects affect approximately 8% of live births worldwide, and are a leading cause of death in newborns, the authors wrote. Prognosis and quality of life are improving thanks to innovative treatments, including surgeries, but the effects on affected children are nevertheless lifelong. Smoking is known to pose a risk to normal fetal development, Qin noted, and there is increasing interest in the potential link between parental smoking and heart defects in their offspring. "Smoking is teratogenic, meaning it can cause developmental malformations, Qin said. The association between prospective parents smoking and the risk of congenital heart defects has attracted more and more attention with the increasing number of smokers of childbearing age. "
Google Maps is letting users create public events associated with specific locations ndash;a feature that could compete with Facebook events.This feature hasn 't been officially announced, although it has been confirmed in the sense that there 's a dedicated help center article. People have also reported seeing it in search results already.
Chennai, Apr 22 (UNI) Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, on Monday donated the next generation school bus, Sunshine, to Hand in Hand India, a Non Profit Organisation, which has two matriculation schools in Kanchipuram district targetting first generation learners.Hyderabad, Apr 22 (UNI) A large numbers intermediate students and their parents held dharna in front of Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) under the banner of Akhila Bharata Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) protesting against the irregularities of Intermediate first and second year results which was released on April 18.
Back in 1997, the results and the estimation for this cluster s age pointed to around 13.8 billion years old. But because of the distortion of light in the atmosphere and the technology, the results were conflicting and complicated.Astronomer Stefano Souza from Universidade de S o Paulo in Brazil, says that this star cluster is, in fact, an ancient fossil, except that it s buried in our Galaxy s bulge. Because of the improvement of technology, the adaptive optics, and with the help of Gemini South telescope in Chile, scientists were able to reveal the HP 1 history.
In the past, there have been therapies that were available to treat some forms of liver disease, including hepatitis C and autoimmune hepatitis. But the options were limited to treating portal hypertension, a condition where there was an increase in pressure within the portal vein that carried blood from abdominal organs to the liver. Portal hypertension was found to be linked with cirrhosis and other chronic liver diseases.Results from the study showed that the drug sivelestat had the ability to effectively lower portal hypertension which eventually improved the symptoms and outcomes for those patients. The study results were obtained from mouse models but have since been confirmed in liver samples from humans.
Amazon plans to diversify its ad services with video spots on its smartphone shopping app, according to Bloomberg. The retail giant has been beta testing the service on the iOS platform and plans to launch a similar product for Android phones later this year, according to people familiar with the matter.The Amazon app will feature brief video spots in response to search results, with a $35,000 ad budget requirement for running the spots at 5 cents per view for 60 days, according to the sources. However, prices may vary by category.
The results from Day Two of Pwn2Own Vancouver 2019 are in. Today's four entries all resulted in wins. The contestants were awarded $270,000 for their efforts as they exploited Microsoft Edge, VMware workstation, and Mozilla Firefox.
General Electric has announced the planned sale of its appliance unit to Chinese manufacturer Haier for $5.4 billion in cash. The deal also includes the 48.4 percent stake that GE Appliances owns in Mexican appliance company Mabe. The transaction is expected to close in mid 2018. The purchase must passes regulatory hellip; Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday. The shipping company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by ($0.01),?Fidelity Earnings?reports. The business had revenue of $95.35 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $120.45 million. Pangaea Logistics Solutions had hellip;
ATLANTA (CNN) mdash; Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale.Since 2004, the group a nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental organization has annually ranked pesticide contamination in popular fruits and vegetables for its Shopper's Guide, noting those with the highest and lowest concentration of pesticides after being washed or peeled. Pesticides include an array of chemicals that kill unwanted insects, plants, molds and rodents. These chemicals keep pests from destroying produce but also expose humans to residues through their diet. This guide shares the results of the 47 tested fruits and vegetables, so consumers can buy foods with lower amounts of pesticides.
Bihar D.El.Ed exam 2019 notification released, check details Rajasthan RBSE 8th result 2019 to be released on this date Rajasthan RBSE 10th results 2019: Date and time SSC result declared at ssc.nic.in. The individual scores to be released soon. (Express photo by Pavan Khengre for representational purpose only) SSC JHT, SHT, Hindi Pradhyapak result: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has declared the result for the recruitment exam held for the post of junior Hindi translator (JHT), senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak. Candidates who appeared for the exam conducted on January 13, 2019 can check the result at the official website, ssc.nic.in.A total number of 15,573 candidates appeared for the exam out of which 2,041 candidates have qualified and are eligible for appearing in paper II. According to the official notification, the paper II will be conducted on May 26, 2019 and it will be a descriptive exam.
AV Comparatives is an industry research group that rates antivirus programs on their effectiveness. They recently Acirc; conducted a study Acirc; of Android antivirus products from the Google Play Store and the results were rather surprising. They tested each app with 2,000 of the most common Android malware threats and recorded which were caught and which were let through. The tests were automated, but were done on real phones rather than emulators.
After the announcement of disappointing earnings results for the latest quarter, BP repeated a commitment it made last month to cut 4,000 jobs this year in its exploration and production unit. The unit lost $728 million in the quarter. The company also said it would trim about 3,000 workers from hellip; Walmart?s partnership with Uber in making home deliveries has been extended to additional cities in the United States including Tampa and Orlando in the state of Florida and Dallas in the state of Texas. Initially the partnership had been restricted to Phoenix, Arizona. According to a spokesperson for Walmart, Anne hellip;
It can be noted that the 2016 presidential election in the US courted controversy of involvement of Russian spy agencies with propaganda advertisements on social media channels particularly Facebook to voters and swing the electoral results in favour Donald Trump, which the latter says otherwise and insists there were no illegalities during pre election campaign season.Now, India is heading towards Lok Sabha election, world's biggest democratic exercise, in the second week of April with more than 900 million eligible citizens ready to cast the vote to choose the next prime minister of the country.