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Last updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014 4:36:07 AM

Teenagers are leaving Facebook: Survey
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) Facebook is less popular among teenagers than last year, says a survey, adding that 88 percent of teenagers now use the social network against 94 percent last year.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:44:04 PM

Kate Winslet to star in Steve Jobs biopic?
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet is in negotiations to play the female lead in a Danny Boyle-directed upcoming biopic on late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, reports variety.com.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:44:03 PM

Jolie lacks 'patience' to cook Christmas dinner
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) Actress-director Angelina Jolie says she doesn't have the patience to cook a Christmas dinner, but her husband Brad Pitt is good at organising the repast.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:26:08 PM

3D technology to help study environmental changes
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) A 3D virtual reality system at Utah-based Brigham Young University (BYU) is changing the way engineers are viewing environmental engineering challenges.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:22:22 PM

Lost memories can be restored: Scientists
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) In a new ray of hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, researchers have found that lost memories can be restored.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:16:11 PM

Cuban parliament approves restoring ties with US
Havana, Dec 20 (IANS) Cuba's parliament Friday unanimously approved a government decision to restore diplomatic relations with the United States, which was a long-time foe.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 1:12:11 PM

Instagram worth $35 bn, surpasses Twitter
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) Photo sharing website Instagram has been valued at $35 billion by Citigroup, surpassing Twitter.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:40:05 PM

UN, Afghan Taliban dialogue to reduce civilian casualties
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) The top UN official in Afghanistan said the world body has been in touch with the Taliban in an effort to reduce civilian casualties and to make them aware of their obligations under international human rights laws.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:10:05 PM

Instagram worth $35 bn, surpasses Twitter
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) Photo sharing website Instagram, which has more than 16 billion users - a figure much higher than Twitter - has been valued at $35 billion by Citigroup.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 11:30:04 AM

New pathway to turn sunlight into electricity
New York, Dec 20 (IANS) An spectroscopy experiment at University of Oregon has opened a window on how sunlight can be converted into electricity.

Saturday, December 20, 2014 11:26:23 AM

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