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U.S. insurers say proposed Medicare cuts less than feared

By Caroline Humer Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:46pm EST (Reuters) – U.S. health insurers including Humana Inc said on Monday that the government’s proposed cuts to privately run Medicare programs appear to represent a funding decline of around 4 percent, less than the possible cuts of 7 percent or deeper that analysts had been expecting. Shares of most insurers rose on Monday, with Humana leading the pack, up 9.2 percent at $112.29 on the New […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Can Track Your Heartbeat

Introducing S Health App Samsung revealed its newest smartphone, Galaxy 5 at 2014 Mobile Congress, in Barcelona Spain. The updated version of Samsung’s smartphone includes S Health App that can track one’s heartbeat. Samsung Galaxy S5 has a series of tools more on fitness apps for users to stay healthy and monitor their heart rate, a fitness tracker to create their own exercise schedule, pedometer to track how far you walk, diet and exercise records to […]

Samsung to unveil first smartwatches with own Tizen platform

SEOUL Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:53pm EST (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co is to unveil on Sunday its first wearable smartwatch powered by its Tizen platform in its latest attempt to distance itself from Google Inc and enhance its software and services. Samsung has been jointly developing its mobile platform with Intel Corp, as the dominance of Google’s free Android software, which Samsung uses for its Galaxy line of products, continues to grow and is […]

Apple promises fix ‘very soon’ for Macs with failed encryption

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:33pm EST (Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Saturday it would issue a software update “very soon” to cut off the ability of spies and hackers to grab email, financial information and other sensitive data from Mac computers. Confirming researchers’ findings late Friday that a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads also appears in notebook and desktop machines running Mac OS X, Apple spokeswoman Trudy […]

U.S. government seeks to cut Medicare payments to insurers

By Caroline Humer Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:51pm EST (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Friday proposed a cut in payments to private health insurers for 2015 Medicare Advantage plans, a move Republican lawmakers said would hurt benefits for the elderly and disabled. The proposal, released in a document by a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, appeared to cut payments by more than the 6 to 7 percent the insurance […]

Loving Your Skin: The Natural Way To Beat Acne

By Natalie Kate Ann Juntado Every girl’s enemy and burdensome problem is to find out that another acne is showing up on her face. Acne has never been treated as a gift for us girls, rather, as an embarrassment. After trying all the creams and facial wash solutions, still it is not enough to control the power of acne. There are certain natural ways to prevent acne that won’t bring any harm on our skin, […]

REH Herbal Food Supplement

Both the typical modern medicines and natural alternative medicines won’t be a guarantee to be a 100% enough in one particular serious disease. Sometimes, we used to found out an instance like this afterwards. Or worse, the patient might be in a critical condition already. There are numerous remedial breakthrough that claims the effectiveness yet only few which are really proven that it works.Another herbal medicine was introduced to the market and field of medicine, […]

Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion

By Gerry Shih and Sarah McBride Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:54pm EST (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock, as the world’s largest social network looks for ways to boost its popularity, especially among a younger crowd. The acquisition of the hot messaging service with more than 450 million users around the world stunned many Silicon Valley observers with its lofty price tag. But it […]

Cebu’s Best Filipino Cuisine Restaurants

If you looking for a great taste of Filipino Cuisine, the Queen City of South (Cebu City) has a lot to offer. Let’s take a tour of some of the best restaurants in Cebu that serves great and excellent Filipino Cuisines. 1. AA Barbeque Restaurant – iconic dining place for the best barbeque dishes – grilled pork belly, grilled seafood and delectable char-broiled chicken dishes. From a humble single location in Lahug, the bbq fever have […]

Top 5 Famous Cafés in Bacolod City

By Natalie Kate Ann Juntado If you are heading to Bacolod City, more popularly known as the City of Smiles  for a short vacation or business meeting, you shouldn’t miss visiting at least one of Bacolod’s cake and coffee shops which are located in the most busy streets of the city. Bacolod is known as the Sugar Cane Capital of the Philippines, so there’s no doubt why Bacolod is filled with cafes where people gather […]

First U.S. bitcoin ATMs to open soon in Seattle, Austin

(Reuters) – Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency. The kiosks, to be installed in Seattle, and Austin, Texas, are similar to ATMs but have scanners to read government-issued identification such as a driver’s license or a passport to confirm users’ identities. The ATMs will […]

Winter Weather Packs Another Punch In Parts Of U.S

A new round of winter weather walloped the Philadelphia region on Tuesday (February 18). Area residents awoke to a fresh blanket of snow early in the morning and local media images from South Philly showed highways covered in white ahead of the morning commute. Further east, similar scenes were reported from Delaware Countyprompting concern that the new layer of snow was covering icy spots left behind by earlier snow storms. The snow has forced schools and businesses in […]