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Intel Haswell processors offer 'longer battery life'

Intel Haswell processors offer 'longer battery life' | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Intel has formally launched its Haswell family of processors. The firm says the chips offer improved battery life and a leap in graphics power over the previous generation. Intel is the leading PC ...
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Sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

Sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — If worry about skin cancer doesn't make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can...
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China: The electronic wastebasket of the world

China: The electronic wastebasket of the world | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Guiyu, China (CNN) -- Did you ever wonder what happens to your old laptop or cellphone when you throw it away? Chances are some of your old electronic junk will end up in China. According to a rece...
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Search engines urged to block more online porn sites

Search engines urged to block more online porn sites | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Search engines such as Google should do more to restrict access to online pornography, a government adviser on child internet safety has said. John Carr said increasing the number of sites automati...
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Chinese baby rescued from sewer released to family

Chinese baby rescued from sewer released to family | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese newborn who was rescued from a sewer pipe has been released to his family and his mother is unlikely to face criminal charges because authorities concluded he fell into the...
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Two dead, five hurt in Texas shooting spree

Two dead, five hurt in Texas shooting spree | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - A gunman randomly firing from his pickup truck killed one person and wounded five, including the sheriff of Concho County, Texas, on Sunday before the suspect was killed in a shootout w...
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Don’t Become Enemy because of a Simple Misunderstanding

Don’t Become Enemy because of a Simple Misunderstanding | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Don’t let the situation become more worse due to a simple misunderstanding and thereby both can be incomprehensible then will be getting into a big problem together. It is ridiculous to end a good ...
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Syria conflict: EU to discuss amending arms embargo

Syria conflict: EU to discuss amending arms embargo | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
European Union foreign ministers are to discuss British and French calls for them to ease sanctions against Syria so weapons can be supplied to the rebels. At a meeting in Brussels, UK Foreign Secr...
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New bird flu strain may be capable of spreading from human to human - study

New bird flu strain may be capable of spreading from human to human - study | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
By Lavinia Mo HONG KONG (Reuters) - The H7N9 bird flu virus may be capable of spreading from human to humanand can be transmitted not only through direct contact but also through airborne exposure,...
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Google Boss Fears 'Digital Ethnic Cleansing'

Google Boss Fears 'Digital Ethnic Cleansing' | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Two of Google's most senior executives have used a lecture in London to press their belief in the transparency of the internet and warned of the dangers of "digital ethnic cleansing". After two wee...
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I-5 bridge collapses in NW Wash.; people in water

I-5 bridge collapses in NW Wash.; people in water | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — An Interstate 5 bridge over a river north of Seattle collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water. Marcus Deyerin (DayERin), a spokesman for the...
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Ford plans to shut all Australian production by 2016

Ford plans to shut all Australian production by 2016 | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
US car giant Ford Motor will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years of making vehicles in the country. About 1,200 workers are expected to lose their...
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Report: North Korea launches fourth short-range missile

Report: North Korea launches fourth short-range missile | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official. On Saturday, N...
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North Korea Yongbyon reactor work ‘nearing completion’

North Korea Yongbyon reactor work ‘nearing completion’ | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
North Korea is making "important" progress on reactivating facilities at its moth-balled Yongbyon nuclear reactor, a US think-tank says. Start-up could be one to two months away, it said, but there...
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Defiant Erdogan denounces riots in Turkish cities

Defiant Erdogan denounces riots in Turkish cities | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
By Birsen Altayli and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters responsible forTurkey's worst riots in years are "arm-in-arm with terrorism", Prime Minister Prime Minister T...
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Japan consumer prices fall 0.4% in April

Japan consumer prices fall 0.4% in April | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Japan's consumer prices fell by 0.4% year-on-year in April, the sixth straight month of declines. The world's third largest economy has experienced years of deflation, and its central bank currentl...
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Iran's sponsorship of terrorism sees "marked resurgence" : U.S.

Iran's sponsorship of terrorism sees "marked resurgence" : U.S. | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran's sponsorship of terrorism overseas underwent "a markedresurgence" in 2012, reaching levels not seen in 20 years, the U.S. State Department charged on ...
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German Chancellor moves to cool EU-China trade dispute

German Chancellor moves to cool EU-China trade dispute | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to reach an agreement with China over import tariffs and avoid triggering a damaging trade war. Earlier China's Premier Li Keqiang had warned he w...
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Stroke patients see signs of recovery in stem-cell trial

Stroke patients see signs of recovery in stem-cell trial | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Five seriously disabled stroke patients have shown small signs of recovery following the injection of stem cells into their brain. Prof Keith Muir, of Glasgow University, who is treating them, says...
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'Crack baby' scare overblown, teen research says

'Crack baby' scare overblown, teen research says | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (AP) — Research in teens adds fresh evidence that the 1980s "crack baby" scare was overblown, finding little proof of any major long-term ill effects in children whose mothers used cocaine ...
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3 Manly Pinterest Alternatives for Your Beard and Bacon Needs

3 Manly Pinterest Alternatives for Your Beard and Bacon Needs | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
Are the images in your Pinterest feed not quite manly enough for you? If you think the virtual pinboard site is a little too feminine, you’re not alone. In a recent Pew study of social media users,...
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British police ponder conspiracy after soldier murder

British police ponder conspiracy after soldier murder | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
By Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Police investigating the murder of a soldier hacked to death on a busy London street were looking on Friday into whether the two suspected...
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Universal flu jab 'edges closer'

Universal flu jab 'edges closer' | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
A way of creating more effective vaccines which could protect against a broad range of flu viruses has been reported by US researchers. A different seasonal flu jab is produced every year as the vi...
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British soldier hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack

British soldier hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack | BriCat NEWS | Scoop.it
By Maria Golovnina and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - A British soldier was hacked to death by two men shouting Islamic slogans in asouth London street on Wednesday, in what the government sa...
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