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Times of Malta
Is the ‘morning-after pill’ abortive or not?her mother’s womb. I will try to explain what happens in the womb in layman’s
Is the ‘morning-after pill’ abortive or not?
Times of Malta / Posted 19 hours ago
her mother’s womb. I will try to explain what happens in the womb in layman’s terms. In human fertilisation, two cells, an ovum (female gamete) and a sperm cell (male gamete), combine to form a single cell called a zygote. This one cell, following... Read more
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Sun Star
Dumaguing: Gentlemen, know your prostatesemen becomes a fluid medium in which the sperm cells from the testes swim thro
Dumaguing: Gentlemen, know your prostate
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
semen becomes a fluid medium in which the sperm cells from the testes swim through in their journey to fertilize an egg or ovum and at the same time, the semen has been known to provide some nutrition to the sperm cells. The prostate gland lies... Read more
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The Register
Thinking of using multiple clouds? Don't do it, stick with us says AWS CEOdegree of lock-in with AWS, because many of its APIs are in fact unique to its
Thinking of using multiple clouds? Don't do it, stick with us says AWS CEO
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
degree of lock-in with AWS, because many of its APIs are in fact unique to its platform. Roy Illsley, principal analyst at Ovum, told The Reg that "multi-cloud is something that's here to stay. Organizations will look at their cloud strategy and... Read more
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CNET
Brexit: The tech world reacts to UK's withdrawal from EUby June 2017, and there is a possibility that the UK could lose out on this ben
Brexit: The tech world reacts to UK's withdrawal from EU
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
by June 2017, and there is a possibility that the UK could lose out on this benefit, said Luca Schiavoni, senior analyst at Ovum. "UK operators will no longer be subject to the EC's roaming regulation," he said. This is not a given, though. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
MTN bets on mobile bankingloophole in Kenya meant that Safaricom did not need a formal banking partner or
MTN bets on mobile banking
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
loophole in Kenya meant that Safaricom did not need a formal banking partner or license to launch services,” said Ovum telecoms consultancy analyst Richard Hurst. Shuter will start no later than July 2017 and replaces Sifiso Dabengwa who... Read more
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Times of Malta
Contraception poisoning marriagemajor concern about levonorgestrel is that one of its major effects is to preve
Contraception poisoning marriage
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
major concern about levonorgestrel is that one of its major effects is to prevent implantation of a fertilised ovum (early human embryo) and it therefore causes abortion. The risk of killing a human embryo is enough to make this... Read more
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iTWire
EngageOne video the core of omnichannel communicationsbanking providers reaching over 141 million active consumers. Jeremy Cox, prin
EngageOne video the core of omnichannel communications
iTWire / Posted 3 days ago
banking providers reaching over 141 million active consumers. Jeremy Cox, principal customer engagement analyst with Ovum, says “For businesses in the midst of digital transformation, interactive and personalised video helps fill the need for... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Why Brexit isn’t a GDPR ‘get out of jail free’ cardUK, whether voters opt to stay in or leave. This is an important distinction,
Why Brexit isn’t a GDPR ‘get out of jail free’ card
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
UK, whether voters opt to stay in or leave. This is an important distinction, especially in light of research conducted by Ovum which shows companies around the world already being forced to review their business strategies in light of the GDPR... Read more
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Business Wire
Nearly 70 Percent of Indian Millennials in Financial Technology Sector Purchase Goods on Their Mobile Device—and 33 Percent Prefer to Use Mobile ‘Alternative’ PaymentsRegulators are now catching up quickly, and the pace of development will increa
Nearly 70 Percent of Indian Millennials in Financial Technology Sector Purchase Goods on Their Mobile Device—and 33 Percent Prefer to Use Mobile ‘Alternative’ Payments
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Regulators are now catching up quickly, and the pace of development will increase,” said Gilles Ubaghs, senior analyst, Ovum. “Given the increased investment from non-traditional players, merchants must swiftly respond to the changing consumer... Read more
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Market Watch
New York Times readies ad-free digital subscription modelmedia issue as consumers push back on perceived ad overload and tracking mechan
New York Times readies ad-free digital subscription model
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
media issue as consumers push back on perceived ad overload and tracking mechanisms across the internet. Research firm Ovum estimates that publishers lost $24 billion in revenue globally last year due to ad blocking. The software companies... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bleeding During Pregnancy - When Should One Get Worried?bleeding can also be a sign of other abnormalities of the pregnancy. For insta
Bleeding During Pregnancy - When Should One Get Worried?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
bleeding can also be a sign of other abnormalities of the pregnancy. For instance, in cases where a woman has a blighted ovum (embryonic pregnancy), which happens when a fertilised egg attaches itself to the uterine wall but the embryo does not... Read more
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Times of Malta
Morning-after pill debate heats up as Godfrey Farrugia weighs inreproductive cycle. While the Catholic Church considers any method that blocks
Morning-after pill debate heats up as Godfrey Farrugia weighs in
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
reproductive cycle. While the Catholic Church considers any method that blocks or hinders the implantation of a fertilised ovum as an abortion, the World Health Organisation argues that all women and girls at risk of an unintended pregnancy should... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Locally Laid': A Humorous Memoir To Cure You Of Farming Fantasiesand friends rallied to aid the beleaguered Amundsens are heartwarming. Friends
'Locally Laid': A Humorous Memoir To Cure You Of Farming Fantasies
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
and friends rallied to aid the beleaguered Amundsens are heartwarming. Friends helped with the egg washing and organized "ovum speakeasies" to help sell eggs that were piling up. And almost all of Duluth rose up to support the farm in a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Locally Laid': A Humorous Memoir To Cure You Of Farming Fantasiesand friends rallied to aid the beleaguered Amundsens are heartwarming. Friends
'Locally Laid': A Humorous Memoir To Cure You Of Farming Fantasies
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
and friends rallied to aid the beleaguered Amundsens are heartwarming. Friends helped with the egg washing and organized "ovum speakeasies" to help sell eggs that were piling up. And almost all of Duluth rose up to support the farm in a... Read more
10d
Business Wire
Getronics Comes out on Top for End User Services for a Consecutive Year in Whitelane Research 2016 UK Outsourcing Surveythe world, with one single point of contact and billing entity, delivering serv
Getronics Comes out on Top for End User Services for a Consecutive Year in Whitelane Research 2016 UK Outsourcing Survey
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
the world, with one single point of contact and billing entity, delivering services to over 90 countries. The GWA manages 9.9m workspace assets globally, and was ranked number 3 by OVUM among other leading global vendors for workplace man... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Companies experiment with build-your-own smartphone programsexpected. Google had no further comment. Ronan de Renesse, lead analyst for co
Companies experiment with build-your-own smartphone programs
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
expected. Google had no further comment. Ronan de Renesse, lead analyst for consumer technology with the research firm Ovum, says many parts in current smartphones are designed specifically to work together. Swap in a new camera or screen, and... Read more
17d
Slate
Two Poets Find the Astonishment in Everyday Suburbiashe describes, in “Soil Black,” in unusually dense language: The baby I plante
Two Poets Find the Astonishment in Everyday Suburbia
Slate / Posted 17 days ago
she describes, in “Soil Black,” in unusually dense language: The baby I planted this year was only tissue. The botched ovum did not grow, did not even sprout. many women have harder labors strapped into the seasons strapped onto their... Read more
18d
The Apalachicola Times
Roman gamecocks and keepers of the sacred hensof the 6th century B.C., where the rooster was associated with the goddess Athe
Roman gamecocks and keepers of the sacred hens
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 18 days ago
of the 6th century B.C., where the rooster was associated with the goddess Athena. The birds, and their eggs (ova, singular ovum, as in OVal and OVary), were valued then as now as a source of inexpensive food. Due to their low cost, chickens were... Read more
18d
Converge! Network Digest
GSA: Global LTE Subscribers Top 1.29 Billion ~ Converge! Network Digest1.29 billion as of the end of Q1 2016, according to GSA, the Global mobile Supp
GSA: Global LTE Subscribers Top 1.29 Billion ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 18 days ago
1.29 billion as of the end of Q1 2016, according to GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, and based on data from Ovum. Alan Hadden, Vice President, GSA said: “LTE subscriptions were signed up during Q1 2016 at an average of 2 million per... Read more
19d
The Register
O2 chief techie: Light up dark fibre and unleash the small cell armyoffer by September this year and is required to launch the dark fibre service b
O2 chief techie: Light up dark fibre and unleash the small cell army
The Register / Posted 19 days ago
offer by September this year and is required to launch the dark fibre service by October 2017. Dark fibre is, according to Ovum, more common across Europe with about half of the 28 EU countries having in place similar regulation requiring the... Read more
20d
iTWire
Ovum updates its Mobile Roaming Forecast 2015-2020Ovum says the anticipated CAGR growth of 1.3% ‘will be fuelled by Data roaming
Ovum updates its Mobile Roaming Forecast 2015-2020
iTWire / Posted 20 days ago
Ovum says the anticipated CAGR growth of 1.3% ‘will be fuelled by Data roaming growth (CAGR 14.8%) that will more than offset the decline in Voice (CAGR -9.0%) and SMS (CAGR -20.2%).’ Ovum also states its ‘roaming forecast methodology has been... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Wild-horse advocates urge birth-control programworks with a mare’s immune system to produce antibodies that block sperm recept
Wild-horse advocates urge birth-control program
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
works with a mare’s immune system to produce antibodies that block sperm receptor sites on the membrane surrounding the ovum. It’s nonhormonal, so it doesn’t affect horses’ endocrine systems or natural behavior. Local BLM spokesman Chris Joyner... Read more
24d
Business Wire
Interactive Intelligence to Host “Analyzing Contact Centers: The Ovum Perspective on Premise-Based vs. Cloud Deployment” Web EventIT managers and anyone responsible for improving the customer experience. Atten
Interactive Intelligence to Host “Analyzing Contact Centers: The Ovum Perspective on Premise-Based vs. Cloud Deployment” Web Event
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
IT managers and anyone responsible for improving the customer experience. Attendees will: Webinar presenters will include Ovum Principal Analyst Keith Dawson, and Interactive Intelligence Senior Director of Strategic Consulting David... Read more
24d
BBC News
Reddit's push to host users' contentrevenue it's pitifully small compared to its traction, its audience and time th
Reddit's push to host users' content
BBC News / Posted 24 days ago
revenue it's pitifully small compared to its traction, its audience and time they spend on it," says Nick Thomas of Ovum. "Its fundamental problem is that making money is not in its DNA and runs counter to the user experience. "When Steve... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
How African governments block social mediaor technical ability to block sites, phones or texts themselves, explains Thecl
How African governments block social media
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 28 days ago
or technical ability to block sites, phones or texts themselves, explains Thecla Mbongue, analyst for trend forecasters Ovum. They issue an order to the companies who do have that power. Congo-Brazzaville's government issued an order to the... Read more
30d
PhysOrg
Cow embryos reveal new type of chromosome chimeraDespite current discussion over what exactly constitutes being male or female,
Cow embryos reveal new type of chromosome chimera
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
Despite current discussion over what exactly constitutes being male or female, it is a genetic fact that a fertilized ovum requires one genome from a female and one from a male. An unfertilized egg (it technically isn't an ovum until it's... Read more

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