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Epic Games Store free games: this week’s giveaways revealed

Home News (Image credit: Curve Digital) Ready for this week's free Epic Games Store games? It's looking likely that we're all going to be locked in for at least a short period of time while the Covid-19 health protection measures continue, so what better time for some gaming escapism?Epic is giving away Hue this week,…

TikTok disappears from Apple’s App Shop and Google’s Play Store in India following its restriction

Last night, India banned 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, and WeChat alleging that these apps steal data and send it to servers that are not located in India. Now, TikTok’s Android and iOS apps have disappeared from both Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.  Bytedance’s other app Helo has also vanished from both…

This Week in Apps: WWDC20 highlights, App Shop antitrust problems, tech giants clone TikTok

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per…

App Store controversy threatens to overshadow Apple’s WWDC event

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, U.S., on Monday, June 4, 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesApple is facing an unprecedented backlash from software developers as it prepares to host its annual its Worldwide Developer Conference.Developers have spoken out…

New PlayStation Store Features Hundreds of PS4 Games All Less Than $15

A brand new PlayStation Store sale is live featuring 185 PS4 games all on sale for $15 or less. In fact, the bulk of the PS4 games included are less than $10, and in some cases, less than $5. Included in this latest promotional sale are some of the console's biggest games and series like…

New-Look Xbox Shop Style Leaked

A recent leak has given a look at a redesigned Xbox Store, codenamed Mercury, that very well may be the store that we will see on the Xbox Series X.As reported by Thurrott, Twitter user @wincommunity posted the first screenshots of Mercury, which is a store app for Xbox One that is currently running on…

Convenience store worker in Springfield tests positive for COVID-19; potential exposures released

Posted: Tue 6:16 PM, Jun 02, 2020 GREENE COUNTY, Mo. (Edited News Release) -- A convenience store worker in Springfield has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. The health department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from the positive case. Prior to being diagnosed, the case worked as…

PlayStation Store sale: 9 discounted PS4 games to buy now

Pick up your sticks.  Sarah Tew/CNET Sony's got some good deals on its PlayStation Store right now -- and some great deals if you're a PlayStation Plus member. It's got a Double Discount sale going, where PlayStation Plus users get double the discount given to everyone else. But don't fret if you're without a Plus…

TikTok’s Play Store score back up to 4 stars after Google got rid of more than 8 million unfavorable reviews

TikTok was hit by a swarm of negative reviews in India following a dispute between local YouTube creators and TikTok influencers, which brought down the app's Play Store rating to an average of only 1.2 stars. Since these reviews aren't representative or related to the quality of the application itself, Google decided to remove the…

PlayStation Shop Sale: 10 Best PS4 Offers Offered Today

There are multiple sales live over on the PlayStation Store, which means hundreds and hundreds of discounted PS4 games. Included is a special promotion that discounts every game to under $15, a more generic sale featuring hundreds of games and their DLC, the new Weekend Offer, and of course the new Deal of the Week.…

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Horseshoe Crab Blood Is Key To Making A COVID-19 Vaccine– But The Community May Suffer

Each spring, guided by the full moon, hundreds of thousands of horseshoe crabs clamber onto beaches across the U.S. mid-Atlantic to lay their eggs. For hungry birds, it’s a cornucopia. For drug companies, it’s a crucial resource for making human medicines safe. That’s because these animals’ milky-blue blood provides the only known natural source of…

‘Biologically pertinent’ levels of a fertility hormone are detected in human hair samples

The prospect of a non-invasive test of ovarian reserve is a little closer following results from a study showing that measurement of a fertility hormone can be accurately taken from a sample of human hair. Anti-Mullerian hormone -- or AMH -- has become a key marker in the assessment of how women may respond to…

Getting a grasp on India’s malaria burden

A new approach could illuminate a critical stage in the life cycle of one of the most common malaria parasites. The approach was developed by scientists at Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) in Japan and published in the Malaria Journal. "The Plasmodium vivax malaria parasite can stay dormant in a person's liver…

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Florida requires to proceed with enforcement of COVID-19 rules

Opinion It is clear that many people and many businesses are sympathetic to protecting public health, and also understand the risks they face trying to conduct business as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are too many people not practicing social distancing, and not wearing face coverings in the community. The lack of compliance…

Authorities concern warnings about toxins in shellfish

Authorities in Ireland and New Zealand have issued warnings about consumption of collected shellfish in the past week. The Marine Institute in Ireland detected amounts of naturally occurring compounds in shellfish that can cause illness in consumers. Increased levels have been found in recent weeks during a routine nationwide shellfish monitoring program along the South…

Law modification helped reduce break outs connected to catering services

Implementation of food safety management systems helped reduce outbreaks in food catering in Singapore, according to a study. However, reported food hygiene violations did not change after they were applied. HACCP-based food safety management systems (FSMS) were mandated in Singapore in June 2014 for all licensed catering services. Researchers investigated the effects of FSMS implementation…