• Nearly 2,000 previously unknown human gut bacteria species identified

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Nearly 2,000 varieties of previously unknown gut bacteria have been discovered in the human digestive tract, according to a new study. The findings were made by researchers with the Wellcome Sanger Institute and the European Bioinformatics Institute, where the team identified nearly 2,000 varieties using computational methods. These newly identified gut bacteria species have not been cultured in a lab...
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  • Zero-rating programs increase wireless data prices, according to new study

    Zero-rating programs increase wireless data prices, according to new study

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    A lack of net neutrality rules can have real-world consequences on wireless data prices, according to a new study by Epicenter.works. The new data from dozens of countries in the European Union suggest that when a country allows zero-rating programs, it ends up seeing an increase in wireless prices over time.
    Zero-rating programs (like AT&T not counting DirecTV toward a customer's data usage ) can allow people to use specific apps and services without the data used going toward their monthly data caps. At face, it looks like a pretty solid deal for consumers, but in the long run, critics...
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