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Mini Tumours Grown In Lab Are Breakthrough For Medicine Tests

Scientists have successfully grown mini versions of patients' tumours in a lab - and then tested them against dozens of drugs to find the best possible treatment.

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AirBnB Aims To Woo Wealthier Travellers

Pic: AirBnB (The company will inspect properties before listing them in its AirBnB Plus category)AirBnB is offering new services aimed at wealthier travellers as it seeks to compete in the luxury travel market.

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Wait, I Know You: Home Security Startup Taps Face-Recognition Tech

Pic: ReutersA team of engineers that worked on self-driving cars and helped invent Google Street View wants to help people guard their homes against intruders using the same style of facial recognition that unlocks smart phones.

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Intel Did Not Tell U.S. Cyber Officials About Chip Flaws Until Made Public

Pic: ReutersIntel Corp did not inform U.S. cyber security officials of the so-called Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public, six months after Alphabet Inc notified the chipmaker of the problems, according to letters sent by tech companies to lawmakers on Thursday.

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Cisco Reveals What Security Leaders Rely On Against Threats

KUALA LUMPUR -- Cisco Systems Inc has revealed what security leaders rely on and invest in to defend against threats, in the 11th Cisco Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) 2018.

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ISN To Introduce Diet App For Athletes

Datuk Seri Abdul Azim Mohd Zabidi

KUALA LUMPUR -- The National Sports Institute (ISN) will introduce a diet application as a guide to better nutrition selection for national athletes, especially under the podium programme.

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AI Ripe For Exploitation, Experts Warn

Drones turned into missiles, fake videos manipulating public opinion and automated hacking are just three of the threats from artificial intelligence in the wrong hands, experts have said.

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Samsung, Qualcomm To Make 5G Chips With 7-Nanometer Process

Qualcomm's future Snapdragon 5G mobile chipsets will be made using Samsung Electronics' 7-nanometer process, the companies announced.

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Uber CEO Says No Change In India Business After SoftBank Deal

Pic: ReutersNEW DELHI - Uber Technologies Inc does not expect any change in its India operations following an investment deal with Japan’s SoftBank Group, which also has a stake in the U.S. firm’s India rival Ola, Uber’s chief executive said on Thursday.

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Fresh Off Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk To Launch Broadband Test Satellites

On Thursday, SpaceX will launch a pair of prototype satellites intended to form the basis for Starlink, a constellation of about 11,000 satellites that would beam broadband internet down to Earth.

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