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Apple gets rid of 'Stadium App' that let users run Stadia on iOS devices
California [US], October 24 (ANI): Multinational tech company Apple got rid of the 'Stadium' browser app that let users run Google Stadia on iOS devices. The company also shared details about the reason they decided to remove the app.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft collects significant amount of asteroid
Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): Two days after touching down on asteroid Bennu, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission team received on Thursday, October 22, images that confirm the spacecraft has collected more than enough material to meet one of its main mission requirements - acquiring at least 2 ounces (60 grams) of the asteroid's surface material.
WhatsApp for Business new feature to help shopping experience within chat
Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): Instant messaging application WhatsApp Business will soon be rolling out a new feature to let users shop for goods and services right from the chat window. The feature is currently under development.
Quibi prepares to shut down 6 months after launch
California [US], October 22 (ANI): Shortform mobile-focused streaming service, Quibi is shutting a few months after it was launched.
PayPal to support cryptocurrency for all online payments
California [US], October 22 (ANI): PayPal has announced to support cryptocurrencies for the first time, allowing any PayPal account holder to store, buy, and sell popular virtual currencies starting later this year.
Acer partners with Porsche Design for luxury Acer Book RS laptop
Taipei [Taiwan], October 22 (ANI): Acer is joining hands with Porsche Design on a new high-end luxury laptop, the 'Porsche Design Acer Book RS', which looks to combine Porsche Design's product designs with Acer's laptop know-how.
Active volcanoes feed Io's sulfurous atmosphere
Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): The atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Io is a witches' brew, composed primarily of the sulfurous exhalations of more than 400 volcanoes that dot the surface.
Quibi apps arrive on Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV
California [US], October 21 (ANI): American short-form mobile video platform Quibi has just launched apps for Apple TV, Android TV and Fire TV. The streaming service company announced the change in an updated support article.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touches asteroid
Washington (US), October 21 (ANI): NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm on Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023.
Study focuses on why school bullying prevention programmes that involve peers may be harmful to victims

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Looking at the specific components of bullying prevention programmes help to explain the complicated pattern: Unlike intensive programs that include parent training, firm disciplinary methods or improved playground supervision, interventions that involve work with peers tend to lead to increases in bullying. A new review explores why encouraging peers to defend victims may actually cause more harm than good.

Google discontinues Nest Secure alarm system

California [US], October 20 (ANI): Google has announced the discontinuation of its Google Nest Secure alarm system.

Researchers suggest fear and anxiety share same bases in brain
Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): A recent study suggests that fear and and anxiety reflect overlapping set of neural building blocks in the brain.
Early-arriving endangered Chinook salmon take brunt of sea lion predation
Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): A study has found that sea lions have the largest negative effect on early-arriving endangered Chinook salmon in the lower Columbia River.
IVF success rates higher at clinics providing more information, says study
Colorado [US], October 19 (ANI): A recent study suggested that the success rates for in vitro fertilization at clinics increase upon receiving more information than required by government regulators.
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