First case of Ebola diagnosed in the US, CDC reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have just confirmed that the first-ever case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the US. The patient had already been placed in isolation because of his symptoms and because he had recently traveled to Liberia, which is experiencing an epidemic, before two tests confirmed the disease.

This patient is the first to be diagnosed outside Africa with the strain that is currently epidemic there, said CDC director Thomas Frieden, during a conference call with reporters. The outbreak has largely been concentrated in three countries: Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, where 6,574 have been sickened and 3,091 have died so far.

“I have no doubt we will control this importation of Ebola so it does not…

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[Deal Alert] Creative Labs’ Airwave Portable Bluetooth Speaker On Sale Today In Amazon Gold Box For Only $29.99 ($70 Savings)

SpeakerToday’s Amazon Gold Box deal of the day can help anyone in need of a portable Bluetooth speaker save quite a bit of money. Creative Labs’ Airwave speakers are currently reduced down to just $29.99. This is a savings of $70 off the MSRP. That’s right, 70%. You don’t see discounts like that often (or at least not as often as we’d like).

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The Airwave is available in five colors, but only three are going for $29.99: a grey that looks pretty black, a blue that looks kinda purple, and black & white.

[Deal Alert] Creative Labs’ Airwave Portable Bluetooth Speaker On Sale Today In Amazon Gold Box For Only $29.99 ($70 Savings) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Live On Web Too] Google Begins Showing In-App Purchase Price Ranges In The Play Store, But No Details On Individual IAPs

nexus2cee_google_play_icon___logo_by_chrisbanks2-d4s1i75_thumbAs part of the new rules that will require developers of paid apps to disclose an address, Google is also adding price ranges for in-app purchases to the Play Store. The change was set to go into effect today, according to Google, and sure enough the Play Store client on phones and tablets is showing the cost of in-app purchases in apps. However, it’s literally only the price range.

[Update: Live On Web Too] Google Begins Showing In-App Purchase Price Ranges In The Play Store, But No Details On Individual IAPs was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Live On Web Too] Google Has Started Listing Developer Addresses Publicly In The Play Store As Promised

nexus2cee_google_play_icon___logo_by_chrisbanks2-d4s1i75_thumbThe other half of Google’s Play Store policy changes looks to be going into effect alongside the new in-app purchase price ranges. Developers who have added their addresses to the dev console will now see them posted on the public Play Store page for all to see. This bit of info is in the expanded information section with the changelog and IAP prices. It’s currently only showing up in the Android client, but the web store probably won’t be far behind.

[Update: Live On Web Too] Google Has Started Listing Developer Addresses Publicly In The Play Store As Promised was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Latest HTC Sense TV App Update Scores A Number Of Sports-Related Enhancements

SenseTVHTC has updated its Sense TV app more than a few times since dropping the app into the Play Store, really highlighting the benefits of separating app updates from new firmware releases. On the other side of the coin, the changes in each of these updates aren’t particularly drastic. They’re not going to win you over if you’re not a regular Sense TV user, but they’re nice to see if you are.

Latest HTC Sense TV App Update Scores A Number Of Sports-Related Enhancements was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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