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New, more accurate blood test developed for peanut allergies

British scientists have developed a much more reliable blood test for diagnosing peanut allergies, which leads the way for a better method of diagnosing them. Peanuts are the most common reason of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, and allergy cases among children have risen sharply in recent years. Britain’s Food Standards Agency estimates up to one in 55 Read More

Whooping cough is happening more frequently than before. Here’s what to do

Turns out, whooping cough is more widespread than previously known. According to a study conducted by the Public Health Ontario, whooping cough cases are happening much more frequently than previously known, reinforcing the importance of up-to-date vaccinations to protect against illness and the spread of disease. Whooping cough (formally known as pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In Read More

OnePlus 6 Pre-Orders on Amazon India Will Get You Extended Warranty and Other Benefits

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 Fast AF sale on Amazon India from May 13 to May 16 A complimentary Amazon Pay cashback of Rs. 1,000 will be given 3 months extended warranty will also be provided on the OnePlus 6 OnePlus 6 is coming to India on May 17, when the smartphone will be unveiled at a launch event in Mumbai at the Read More

Nokia X Specifications, Design Leaked via TENAA Listing

Nokia X price is said to start at CNY 1,600 (roughly Rs. 16,900) HIGHLIGHTS The listing reveals the presence of Android 8.1 Oreo Model number of the phone is Nokia TA-1099 Nokia X launch in China is set for May 16 Nokia X launch is expected in China on May 16. Touted to be the latest mid-range smartphone, and the first one Read More

OnePlus 6 CAD Renders Surface Online Ahead of May 16 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS OnLeaks has outed CAD renders of the OnePlus 6 A 360-degree video has also been released OnePlus 6 launch is set for May 16 in London OnePlus 6 launch is expected in London on May 16, followed by events in Mumbai and Beijing on May 17. While the handset has had partial elements of its design and hardware specifications confirmed Read More

How Cloud-Based Software Is Transforming the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Commercial real estate is an industry driven by huge volumes of data, making it uniquely positioned to benefit from broad-based cloud adoption. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world creates roughly 2.2 exabytes — that’s 2.2 billion gigabytes — of data every day. While this proliferation of data is spread across millions if not billions of individual devices, simply storing Read More

Kuwait faces real estate crisis as expats leave

Manama: More than 75,000 flats in Kuwait are empty and need to be “absorbed” by the real estate market in four to five years, a study has warned. According to Kuwait Real-Estate Union secretary general Ahmad Al Dewaihees, there are currently 49,130 empty flats in Kuwait and 26,466 more under construction. The percentage of flats being used has dropped by Read More

Residential real estate market: Buyers need to act before prices move up

Benefit from a market in correction mode According to a report from PropTiger, sales grew by more than 35 per cent (aggregate of top nine markets) year-on-year in the January-March quarter Launches were down 60 per cent in this quarter compared to the corresponding quarter of FY17. Launches increased only in Bengaluru and Kolkata Higher sales and lower launches are Read More

Dubai stocks dive to 27-month low on real estate woes

The real estate sector is one of the main pillars for Dubai’s highly diversified economy, which is not dependent on oil. (AFP) DUBAI: Dubai stocks hit a 27-month low on Thursday on the back of sharp falls in the real estate market and a drop in liquidity levels. The Dubai Financial Market Index ended the day’s trading down 1.83 percent Read More

Automakers are primed to become ‘landlords of mobile real estate’ – and it could net General Motors $1 billion

Baidu Automakers are poised to become “landlords of mobile real estate” by offering subscription products to drivers. $1 per month in subscription revenue could net GM $1 billion, Morgan Stanley says. Follow General Motors’ stock price in real-tme here. Amazon delivering packages to customers’ cars is only the beginning in what could be a massive evolution of automakers as we know Read More