Technology

Lab-Grown Vaginas Implanted in Women By US Doctors

A medical breakthrough in the United States has seen four women having new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors. The women had been born with a condition known as ‘vaginal aplasia’ in which the vagina did not form properly while they were in their mother’s womb. The vaginas were grown in a bioreactor until they were ready ...

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The Blood Moon Eclipse From Kingston, Jamaica Featured on CNN

Donald Fung was observing from his home in Kingston, Jamaica the Blood Moon Eclipse that took place on Tuesday, he took some photos with his Canon SX50HS camera. The pictures would then be featured by CNN on their iReport website. See CNN’s Post –> http://cnn.it/1iqIYVs

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Marijuana Vending Machine Debuts in Colorado

A vending machine filled with marijuana products was unveiled at a private event in Colorado, USA, over the weekend, offering what some say could be the future of Ganja sales. Marijuana vending machines operate a lot like conventional snack-dispensing ones, except that for now access in Colorado is still pretty limited. The machine is however located behind the shop counter, ...

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St. Mary Parish Council Going Paperless

The St. Mary Parish Council is hoping to see significant savings from its decision to go paperless as it equips its members with tablet computers. According to mayor of Port Maria and chairman of the Council Levan Freeman checks were made and it was realised that using the tablet computers would cost the council less. The tablets are the property ...

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Amazon Offers Employees us$5,000 To Quit

Amazon is offering some employees up to $5,000 to quit their jobs. The “Pay to Quit” program, which was announced by CEO Jeff Bezos yesterday, is an effort to make sure that employees really want to be there. “The goal is to encourage folks to take a moment and think about what they really want,” “In the long-run, an employee ...

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Mazda Recalls 42,000 Mazda6 Cars in US Becasue of Spiders

Mazda is recalling 42,000 Mazda6 cars in the US because of reports that spiders can weave a web in a vent hose and cause the fuel tank to crack. The recall involves cars from the 2010 through 2012 model years equipped with 2.5-litre engines. Mazda will update the cars’ software for free beginning this month to ensure that the fuel ...

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Fire TV: Amazon’s Television Set-Top Box

Amazon has announced the Fire TV, a small television set-top box for streaming movies, TV shows, music & for playing games. The box is slimmer than a dime (standing up, that is), and can either sit in an entertainment center or mount behind your television. Amazon’s Fire TV costs $99, same as an Apple TV, but twice the price of ...

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Gore Developments To Use Cement Roofs And Save Jamaica US$2m Annually

Gore Homes has opted to use pitched concrete roofs instead of asphalt shingle roofs. Gore says the use of cement made in Jamaica by will eliminate the need to import US$2m in construction material, including wood, asphalt shingles and metal tiles for roofing each year. “The new pitched concrete roof will look exactly like the current roof but will be ...

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BlackBerry Pulls The Plug on T-Mobile

BlackBerry has announced that as of April 25th, 2014, it will not renew the T-Mobile U.S., Inc. license to sell BlackBerry products. As for support of BlackBerry devices for current T-Mobile customers, BlackBerry will work closely with T-Mobile to provide the best possible customer service to any customer remaining on the T-Mobile U.S. network.  

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Digicel To Build Sophisticated $600m Underground Fibre Network

Digicel Business has announced that it will be building out Jamaica’s most sophisticated underground fibre network. The J$600-million next-generation fibre network will be built out in the Montego Bay Free Zone, New Kingston, and Kingston port areas and is expected to be completed by summer. This network will deliver advanced information and communication technology solutions to customers.

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