WHO mulls global health emergency declaration on Zika | News24

Geneva – The World Health Organisation’s emergency committee will on Monday debate whether a Zika virus outbreak suspected of causing a surge in serious birth defects in South America should be considered a global health emergency. The UN health agency warned last week that the mosquito-borne virus was “spreading explosively”…

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Obama says sorry to Japan after WikiLeaks claims of US spying | News24

Tokyo – US President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologised to Tokyo after WikiLeaks claimed Washington had spied on Japanese politicians, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday.Obama held a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday morning, spokesperson Yoshihide Suga said, adding that the pair agreed to work together…

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Google’s ‘Wing’ drone delivery service is now part of the new Alphabet company

Buried in that announcement was the news that Google X, the company’s secret skunkworks lab, isn’t actually called “Google X” anymore — it’s just called “X,” and it’s directly under Alphabet. The X lab has given us all kinds of weird science projects: Self-driving cars; the Google Glass wearable computer; Project Loon…

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Watch the GRAPHIC video the State Department put out to dissuade potential terrorists from joining ISIS » The Right Scoop –

As part of the State Department’s social media campaign to try to persuade potential terrorists from running off to fight for the caliphate, they’ve put out a pretty graphic video of what happens to the typical ISIS fighter and what they might expect as a scumbag terrorist.Watch below: via Watch…

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Brain-to-brain ‘telepathic’ communication achieved for first time – Telegraph

For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be used to transmit information from one person’s…

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Will These Implants Ensure Our Safety?

  Chip Implants: Electronic Leash Would Undermine Our Values by Dan Gillmor Mercury News Technology Columnist Source: SiliconValley.com http://www.mercurycenter.com/partners/distribution/docs/dg09032000.htm September 2, 2000 “They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” — Benjamin Franklin WHAT can grease the slippery slope toward…

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‘Soul Catcher’ Computer Chip

Source: The Electronic Telegraph (England) (From CNI News) The End of Death: ‘Soul Catcher’ Computer Chip Due… By Robert Uhlig A computer chip implanted behind the eye that could record a person’s every lifetime thought and sensation is to be developed by British scientists. “This is the end of death,”…

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