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The CDC has confirmed the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.
A North Texas hospital previously had announced it had a patient in strict isolation based on his or her symptoms and recent travel.
“Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has admitted a patient into strict isolation to be evaluated for potential Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) based on the patient’s symptoms and recent travel history.
Call me crazy, but I think businesses are going to like Windows 10. By reintroducing the start menu, adding easy-to-access multiple desktops and even giving the Command Prompt its first upgrade in years, Microsoft is doing more than paying lip service to a disenfranchised business customer — it's delivering what could be the best Windows for business ever.
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Researchers in Germany and London have made what may now be the world's fastest laser, and it could be used to make the Internet quicker.
The laser turns on and off at a record-breaking speed. It's uncertain what the real-world impact may be, but the researchers behind the laser say that it could be a big leap for communication technology and data connection speeds.
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When Mashable reached out to the researchers for more details about how the laser would work, one scientist confirmed it could impact the web
"If one can now switch the laser on and off very fast, then more information is transported for a given time frame," Carsten Ronning, a scientist from Germany's Friedrich Schiller University Jena, told Mashable Read more
Washington (AFP) - The United States has diagnosed its first case of the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. The patient is a man who became infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas, where he was hospitalized with symptoms that were confirmed to be caused by Ebola, a CDC spokesman told AFP.