Fertility App Prevents Unwanted Pregnancies. The app works by getting women to enter their body temperatures, ovulation test results and date of menstruation.
An algorithm (a set of rules to help solve a problem, run by computer software) then determines whether a woman is fertile on that day. This should help her make a decision about having unprotected sex.
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These aren’t just gadgets that charge your devices faster or “groundbreaking” apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the world.
From mind-controlled exoskeletons to solar-powered toilets that turn waste into biofuel, here are 14 innovations that address some of the most important issues of our time in technology news.
iPhone 7 Rumors: The iPhone 7 Screen Specs May Lack A Display Bezel, Apple A9 CPU Produced By Samsung? –
The Apple iPhone 7 rumors are all over the map at this point, with speculating running rampant almost a year before the potential iPhone 7 release date. The latest concept being suggested is that the iPhone 7 screen specs could call for Apple removing a certain part of the smartphone……
Ok they just released iPhone6 and already an iphone7. Why the rush? Give us time to enjoy the iphone6 before moving to the iPhone7.
Angry Birds maker Rovio may lay off up to 130 employees as it begins to restructure its business because of slowed growth. The potential layoffs represent around 16 percent of Rovio’s employees and will come from unstated departments at its Finland headquarters. “It is never easy to consider changes like this,” CEO Mikael Hed writes in a blog post today, “but it is better to do them sooner rather than later, when we are in a good place to reignite growth.”
By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s iPhone 6 can now be sold in China, after the firm received a license for the device to be used on China’s wireless networks. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website on Tuesday that it had approved the iPhone 6 after Apple addressed potential security risks that could allow personal data to leak. The iPhone 6 had been released in other countries, including the United States, on September 19 but Apple did not give a release data for China. …
HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s tense race for governor got some political star power Monday, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie urging Republicans to step up their support for a potential presidential rival, Scott Walker. First Lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, was campaigning for former state commerce secretary Mary Burke.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of top U.S. financial regulators urged banks to quickly fix their software to protect it against the “Shellshock” computer bug, saying it could expose them to fraud. Shellshock is a newly emerged major Internet threat that affects a common software tool found in many operating systems known as Bash, or Bourne-again Shell. “The pervasive use of Bash and the potential for this vulnerability to be automated presents a material risk,” the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council said. …
TAIPEI (Reuters) – The Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc , China’s leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the investigation could lead to any ban for Xiaomi’s low-priced smartphones in Taiwan. Some Xiaomi phones automatically send user data to the firm’s servers in Beijing, where the company is headquartered, potentially leading to security breaches, according to a statement posted on the website of Taiwan’s executive branch on Tuesday. …
Incheon (South Korea) (AFP) – Asian Games organisers prevented a potential mass outbreak of food poisoning after salmonella was detected in lunch boxes prepared for athletes, officials said on Monday.