After Apple, Google and Amazon, Facebook is working on its own smart speaker: Report

The Times of India | 2017-07-26

NEW DELHI: Tech giants of the Silicon Valley, be it Amazon, Google, Apple or Microsoft, are already betting big on artificial intelligence in the form of smart speakers. The only company left to join the bandwagon was Facebook. It looks like the social media company has finally taken the plunge and...

Apple is at risk of falling out of the top 5 smartphone vendors in China

Moneycontrol | 2017-07-26

Local brand Xiaomi snagged the fourth-place spot that was held by Apple, leaving Apple at No. 5, according to Canalys, an independent analyst company. Samsung is also in the top 10 smartphone brands in China, although only the top four brands were ranked by Canalys' statement. Apple's share of the...


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Asia shares mixed as Fed caution offsets Wall St, oil gains

Reflector | 2017-07-26

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed Wednesday, with upward momentum from a record day on Wall Street and buoyant oil prices offset by investor caution ahead of the Fed’s upcoming interest rate decision. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.5 percent to 20,047.73 but...

Apple to build 3 ‘big’ manufacturing units in US: Trump

The Hindu | 2017-07-26

Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised to build three new manufacturing plants in the US, President Donald Trump has said. Mr. Trump said this in an interview to the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday....


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Exposure to nicotine can increase sensitivity to social stress: Study

India TV | 2017-07-26

Smoking or lighting a cigarette are considered as stress-reliever in today’s lifestyle, but very few know that it may increase sensitivity to social stress, according to a new study by the French National Centre...

Here’s why you should start including a handful of walnuts in your diet everyday

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-26

There are many benefits to eating walnuts. Past research has shown that they help you control your appetite, and also guard you against colon cancer. There’s one more reason to add walnuts to your nutrition plan. Daily serving of 57 grams or 1/2 cup of walnuts may keep your digestive...


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Govt school teachers oppose dress code order

The Times of India | 2017-07-25

DEHRADUN: Various government school teachers' associations held meetings on Sunday and decided to oppose the state government's decision to implement a dress code for teachers and teaching staff from August 1. Last week the state had sent circulars to schools asking them to implement light blue...

New school building funded by India inaugurated in Nepal

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-23

Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated a school building in Udayapur district and laid the foundation stone for construction of a campus building for another educational institution in Basaha in the same district, for which India has extended NRs 66.44 million...


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Enrique Iglesias has yet to introduce girlfriend Anna Kournikova to his father

Belfast Telegraph | 2017-07-25

Enrique Iglesias has no plans to head down the aisle with Anna Kournikova. Enrique Iglesias has yet to introduce longtime girlfriend Anna Kournikova to his father Julio Iglesias - despite being with her for 16 years. In 2014, Julio revealed that while his wife and children have met the former tennis...

Roger Federer odds-on to be ATP year-end no 1

Sporting Life | 2017-07-19

Roger Federer is odds-on to finish the year as world number one for a record-equalling sixth time. Sky Bet offer 8/15 that the new Wimbledon champion, who turns 36 next month, will finish the 2017 season on top of the ATP rankings. Were he to do so, Federer would become the oldest world number one...

How PSG can sign Neymar for €222m and not break FFP rules

Goal | 2017-07-26

Financial Fair Play was brought in to control spending, among other things, so how are PSG in a position to obliterate the transfer record? ......

It’s a beginning of good time for Women’s cricket, says Mithali Raj

The Hindu | 2017-07-26

Overwhelmed by the warm reception on returning home after their memorable campaign at the ICC World Cup, Indian skipper Mithali Raj on Wednesday said it is just a beginning of good time for women’s cricket. “It’s overwhelming to see such kind of...

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Islamic State Targets Returning Civilians By Planting Hidden Explosives in Mosul

Efforts to bring life back to normal after Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq were freed from Islamic State are being hindered by hidden bombs and... | 2017-07-26

Greece Arrests Russian Suspect In $4 Billion Bitcoin Money Laundering Scheme

A Russian national was arrested on Wednesday in Greece over suspected money laundering for a Russian gang that was using Bitcoin to hide billions of dollars,... | 2017-07-26

UK Economy Hobbles Along With Little Recovery Showing At Mid-Year

The second fiscal quarter was not a good one for Britain as the commonwealth’s economy hobbled along, with little recovery showing from a weak start to the year...

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Creators Syndicate | 2017-07-26

Who Is Colluding With Whom?

WASHINGTON — On the Russia-Trump imbroglio, let us be clear. We are now months into it. A...

The Washington Post | 2017-07-26

Why it’s so hard to die in peace

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Alternet | 2017-07-26

WATCH: Texas Police Officer Harasses Black Teen for Mowing Grass

Promoting one's business while black is apparently now a crime. A video of a black teenager being...