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Bahrain announces biggest discovery of oil in 80 years
 
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Bahrain announces biggest discovery of oil in 80 years Bahrain has today announced the discovery of the biggest discovery of oil in the Kingdom in more than 80 years - and it is thought to dwarf the country's current reserves. The substantial find was discovered in the Khaleej Al Bahrain Basin, located off the west coast of the Kingdom. It's the largest discovery of oil in the Kingdom since 1932 and contains highly significant quantities of tight oil and deep gas, understood to dwarf Bahrain’s current reserves. Bahrain’s Minister of Oil, Shaikh Moha...
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Some users reporting bluetooth issues with pixel 2, pixel 2 xl
 
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Some users reporting bluetooth issues with pixel 2, pixel 2 xl While Google’s Pixel 2 phones have received some pretty great reviews, it looks like they are not without their faults. In fact we have been hearing quite a bit of problems regarding the software and hardware of the phones, and now it looks like there are reports of users experiencing some Bluetooth issues with their handset. According to several user posts on the Pixel User Community (via Android Police), some users are claiming that when they connect a Bluetooth headset to their Pixel 2 or Pix...
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Instagram’s ‘You’re All Caught Up’ Feature Is Now Live
 
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Instagram’s ‘You’re All Caught Up’ Feature Is Now Live These days it seems that companies are working to introduce new features to their apps, services, and hardware, and it’s not so much about groundbreaking revolutionary features, but features that are aimed towards “digital wellness” which basically tries to reduce how “addicted” we are to our devices and apps. For example Apple introduced a similar feature to iOS 12, and a couple of months ago you might have heard that Instagram was testing out a similar feature as well. If you thought that this...
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Toyota to build fuel-cell plant in california
 
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Toyota to build fuel-cell plant in california Toyota Motor North America Inc will build the world's first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station to support its operations at the Port of Long Beach. Announced today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Tri-Gen facility will use bio-waste sourced from California agricultural waste to generate water, electricity and hydrogen. When it comes online in 2020, Tri-Gen will generate approximately 2.35 megawatts of electricity and 1.2 tons of hydrogen pe...
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Einstein's gravity theory passes extreme test on zombie star | CBC News
 
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Einstein's gravity theory passes extreme test on zombie star | CBC News If you drop a bowling ball and a baseball from a tall building, you can generally expect them to fall and hit the ground at the same time. Even in conditions with extreme gravity, very different from the scale of physics we're familiar with on Earth, gravity affects objects the same way — as Albert Einstein predicted.  This has allowed us to go beyond what is possible in the solar system.- Ingrid Stairs, University of British ColumbiaSo finds the most extreme test yet of a key principle of gravi...
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Michelin to Acquire Farm-Tire Maker Camso for $1.45 Billion
 
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Michelin to Acquire Farm-Tire Maker Camso for $1.45 Billion Michelin agreed to buy Camso, a Canadian producer of rubber tracks for farm equipment and snowmobiles, for $1.45 billion as the French tiremaker bolsters its specialty-equipment business. The two companies’ off-road operations will be combined and run from Camso’s headquarters in Magog, Quebec, Michelin said in a statement Thursday. Closely held Camso, which also makes tires for material-handling equipment, has sales of $1 billion. “This acquisition is a wonderful mutual opportunity,” Michelin C...
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'miss you so much': barack obama shares thread of uplifting stories and twitter couldn't handle it
 
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'miss you so much': barack obama shares thread of uplifting stories and twitter couldn't handle it December 30, 2017 10:35 GMT As 2017 winds to a close, former president Barack Obama shared a heartfelt thread of good news stories from the tumultuous to "remind us what's best about America" and Twitter couldn't handle it. In an uplifting tweet thread on Friday (29 December), the 44th US President tweeted three positive stories from the year gone by and urged people to "keep changing the world in 2018.""As we count down to the new year, we get to reflect and prepare for what's ahead," Obama wro...
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Techstars is launching its first accelerator program in asia in partnership with rakuten
 
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Techstars is launching its first accelerator program in asia in partnership with rakuten Techstars is bringing its global accelerator program to Asia for the first time in partnership with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten and its chat app Viber. The companies will run a three-month program in Singapore starting in July, according to a joint announcement made today. The focus will be on social messaging and, in particular, technologies and startups that align with Viber, the mobile messaging service that Rakuten acquired for $900 million in 2014. “Areas considered for the program in...
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Ev range set to triple with new lithium battery breakthrough
 
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Ev range set to triple with new lithium battery breakthrough The University of Waterloo researchers breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes (the anode) made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity. Quanquan Pang, who led the research while he was a PhD candidate at Waterloo said, “This will mean cheap, safe, long-lasting batteries that give people much more range in their electric vehicles.”The increased storage capacity, or energy density, could boost the distance electric vehicles ar...
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On virgin media? now you can upgrade to the new 4k v6 box free of charge
 
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On virgin media? now you can upgrade to the new 4k v6 box free of charge Virgin Media's V6 set-top box is a great upgrade for anyone who's sick and tired of the sluggish interface of their old TiVo box, but until now you've been forced to pay a £20 activation fee to get the new hardware. Today, the company has announced it's scrapping this fee, meaning there's now no reason not to upgrade your set-top box. Virgin says that the vast majority of its customers will be able to self-install, and that you won't have to re-contract as part of the process. The new box offers...
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Instagram keeps crashing reports: App DOWN and login not working for users tonight
 
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Instagram keeps crashing reports: App DOWN and login not working for users tonight GETTYInstagram keeps crashing for a lot of users tonightThere are many reports from around the globe tonight that confirm Instagram keeps crashing for a lot of users. Sites that track when a popular app is down are also backing up these reports, with many revealing large numbers of affected users. Instagram is down in other areas as well, with some users confirming that they can’t get past the login screen.“It's been down in Las Vegas for almost 4 hours now so hopefully by tomorrow it's up,” one...
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Michael o’leary’s ‘wild’ brexit predictions now look prescient
 
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Michael o’leary’s ‘wild’ brexit predictions now look prescient Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been getting a lot of flak lately, but it looks like what some thought were his wilder Brexit predictions are dangerously close to becoming a reality. For much of this year, O’Leary has been warning that Brexit could force the UK out of the EU’s open skies aviation treaty, shutting down flights between our nearest neighbour and much of the rest of Europe for a period. He based this on an argument that the EU would play hardball on aviation unless the U...
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Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis in breakthrough study
 
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Scientists discover new type of photosynthesis in breakthrough study A new study out of Imperial College London describes the discovery of a new type of photosynthesis, one the institute says “changes our understanding of the basic mechanism” involved. Even better, researchers indicate this discovery could pave the way for engineered crops that are more efficient than existing options. According to the study, researchers found a new type of photosynthesis that utilizes near-infrared (IR) light instead of the visible red light typical of photosynthesis. Red light ...
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A guide to paying your property taxes early — before the new tax law kicks in
 
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A guide to paying your property taxes early — before the new tax law kicks in The $1.5-trillion Republican tax plan headed to President Trump’s desk puts new limits on how much households can deduct in state and local taxes if they itemize. Beginning in 2018, couples filing jointly will be limited to an annual combined deduction of no more than $10,000 in state and local income, sales and property taxes. The bill prohibits people from prepaying 2018 state or local income taxes this year and claiming them as an itemized deduction for 2017, but is less clear on whether that...
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Next google chrome update will bring one of the most requested features to your browser
 
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Next google chrome update will bring one of the most requested features to your browser GETTY • GOOGLEGoogle has pushed-out a new update for its Chrome web browserGoogle Chrome could finally be updated with one of its most requested features. Chrome developers this month announced the newest Chrome update, Chrome 64 Beta, will enable users to mute annoying autoplay videos. To use the new feature, click on the green lock icon next to the URL on the webpage you’re hoping to mute. This will summon a new menu. Next to the sound icon, change the dropdown from Allow (Default) to Always B...
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P&h ‘on brink of collapse’, says sky news
 
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P&h ‘on brink of collapse’, says sky news Home / News / Industry News Print Delivered wholesaler Palmer and Harvey (P&H) was reported today to be “on the brink of administration” following the seeming collapse of takeover talks with the Carlyle private equity firm. Sky News reported that P&H may have already filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator, believed to be PricewaterhouseCoopers, in a move that could put the future of about 4,000 jobs in peril. The news channel also reported that tobacco companies Imperial Tobacco...
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The best OLED TV is at its lowest price ever right now
 
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The best OLED TV is at its lowest price ever right now The best OLED TV is at its lowest price ever right now (Photo: Reviewed / Jackson Ruckar)— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives. Tired of average picture quality during your home movie nights? It’s about time to switch to an OLED TV. These bad boys are known for...
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Should you buy soaring growth stock versarien plc after 100% rise in a week?
 
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Should you buy soaring growth stock versarien plc after 100% rise in a week? Alan Oscroft | Friday, 24th November, 2017 | More on: VRS Public domain. Shares in Versarien (LSE: VRS) closed the day at 21.25p on 16 November, yet within a week they’d more than doubled to a high of 44.5p — at close on Thursday the price had dropped back to 39.1p, but that’s still an 84% gain. So what is Versarien, and what’s going on? The company, which describes itself as an “advanced materials engineering group,” produces something called Nanene — a particular type of ‘nano’ graphene. Graph...
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Microsoft quantum computing scientists have captured a Majorana quasiparticle
 
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Microsoft quantum computing scientists have captured a Majorana quasiparticle The nanowire (green) where the Majorana quasiparticle was captured and measured. Source: Hao Zhang, QuTech. Quantum computers hold the promise of the so-called quantum supremacy, which is the ability to solve problems that classical computers cannot. One of the reasons why scientists believe quantum computers could outperform classical computers on some tasks is the existence of superposition, a quantum mechanics phenomenon that allows a qubit to be an arbitrary combination of zero and one at th...
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The dirty secret about success
 
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The dirty secret about success We’re often reluctant to credit our good fortune purely to luck. We’d much rather put a material gain or positive outcome down to our brilliant intelligence, smarts, ss or hard work. But if success is directly correlated to our ability, why do there seem to be so many rich people with mediocre talent? And why aren’t the smartest people in the world also the wealthiest. A new paper authored by a team of Italian researchers, physicists Alessandro Pluchino and Andrea Raspisarda and economist Alessi...
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Mark Zuckerberg accused of fraudulent scheme to exploit data
 
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Mark Zuckerberg accused of fraudulent scheme to exploit data Mark Zuckerberg faces allegations that he developed a “malicious and fraudulent scheme” to exploit vast amounts of private data to earn Facebook billions and force rivals out of business. A company suing Facebook in a California court claims the social network’s chief executive “weaponised” the ability to access data from any user’s network of friends – the feature at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. A legal motion filed last week in the superior court of San Mateo draws upon extens...
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US trade war claims China’s ZTE as first victim
 
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US trade war claims China’s ZTE as first victim The US trade war against China has claimed its first major victim with the telecom firm ZTE announcing that the “major operating activities of the company have ceased.”The announcement, which came in a statement issued to the Hong Kong stock exchange late on Wednesday, is the result of a seven-year ban imposed by the Trump administration on sales of US components to the company last month, claiming it had breached the terms of a settlement of a deal over the company’s sales to Iran and North Kor...
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Google Pixel 3 could be the best smartphone of 2018 for these five reasons
 
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Google Pixel 3 could be the best smartphone of 2018 for these five reasons Google • Phone DesignerThe Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected to drastically reduce bezelsBut in a year that has already seen notable flagships from Samsung and OnePlus, and with Apple expected to release multiple new iPhone models later this year, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have a tall order on their hands to come out of 2018 as the best smartphone around. However, if the technology behemoth delivers in these five areas, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL could be the best smartphones of the ye...
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The top 10 video games of 2017
 
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The top 10 video games of 2017 Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Photograph: PR Company Handout When Uncharted hero Nathan Drake strode off into the sunset last year, it seemed the great cinematic adventure series was over. But no! Developer Naughty Dog has crafted an exciting and amusing new title around two of Drake’s cohorts – Chloe and Nadine – as they hunt down a holy relic in wartorn India. While the game has a “greatest hits” feel in its use of familiar destructive set pieces, the dynamic between the leads and some new gamepl...
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Meet the first quantum life forms created on a quantum computer
 
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Meet the first quantum life forms created on a quantum computer What role does quantum mechanics play in the machinery of life? Nobody is quite sure, but in recent years, physicists have begun to investigate all kinds of possibilities. In the process, they have gathered evidence suggesting that quantum mechanics plays an important role in photosynthesis, in bird navigation, and perhaps in our sense of smell. There is even a speculative line of thought that quantum processes must have governed the origin of life itself and the formulation of the genetic code....
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Microsoft launcher updated with cortana integration for beta testers
 
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Microsoft launcher updated with cortana integration for beta testers If you're a beta tester for Microsoft's Launcher app on Android, it's once again time to check for updates. Today, the company added Cortana integration to the app, meaning that you can now use the digital assistant without having the dedicated application installed. Version 4.6 showed up in beta just two days after version 4.5 hit general availability, offering new customization improvements. You'll now see a Cortana icon on the home screen, and upon clicking it, the voice interaction overlay w...
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Cloudian pops nas joystick on hyperstore object boxes
 
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Cloudian pops nas joystick on hyperstore object boxes Cloudian says you can store unstructured data files on its HyperStore object storage, through a HyperFile NAS Controller, and not burden primary data filers with the stuff, saving lots of lovely money and getting loads of scalability. HyperFile involves a 2U NAS controller sitting atop one or more 4U HyperStore object storage nodes. Each node can hold 840TB of data and a 3-stack can store 2.52PB. Add the NAS controller and that takes up 14U. The NAS controller has a non-disruptive failover. It h...
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Electric car market jumpstarts cobalt prices
 
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Electric car market jumpstarts cobalt prices Cobalt prices are surging as investors bet on huge demand from the automobile industry Cobalt is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the automobile industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries. The price per tonne of cobalt rose to $82,000 on the London Metal Exchange in mid-February, its highest level since it began tracking the commodity in 2010, and has almost tripled in value since the beginning of 2016. However, the rapidly growing demand has not...
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2 neil woodford high-yield stocks i’d buy for 2018
 
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2 neil woodford high-yield stocks i’d buy for 2018 G A Chester | Friday, 29th December, 2017 | More on: DRX GYG Image: Drax Group. Fair use. Renowned fund manager Neil Woodford has built his success over a quarter of a century primarily by investing in great dividend stocks. Currently, his Income Focus Fund is a particularly rich source of high-yield ideas. I don’t share Woodford’s enthusiasm for all his holdings — for example, I’ve recently turned bearish on Lloyds (one of his top picks) — but there are plenty of stocks where I do see great val...
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Float off the grid with this solar-powered tiny home houseboat
 
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Float off the grid with this solar-powered tiny home houseboat If you like to fish and are intrigued by the tiny home movement and the concept of living off the grid, the Le Koroc three-float pontoon houseboat from Quebec design firm Daigno offers a unique way to combine all three. Nearly all houseboats — even the coolest houseboats in the world — have one thing in common: They appeal to people who relish living with no permanent address. The 5,640 pound, trailerable Le Koroc is different. Because it’s light enough to tow with a medium-sized pickup truck or...
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Forex-dollar steady after u.s. tax bill moves closer to ratification
 
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Forex-dollar steady after u.s. tax bill moves closer to ratification * House-Senate Republicans put finishing touches on tax bill * Dollar awaits ratification of tax bill for more incentive * Kiwi retains momentum from last week’s surge (Adds details and quotes, updates prices) By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The dollar held modest gains against its peers on Monday, having received a lift after U.S. tax reform efforts moved another step closer to ratification over the weekend. The U.S. currency had edged higher after Republicans on the House-Senate...
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Mri scan safe for most people with older pacemakers, defibrillators
 
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Mri scan safe for most people with older pacemakers, defibrillators (Reuters Health) - There’s good news for people with pacemakers and the doctors who treat them. A new study reinforces earlier work suggesting that MRI scans are safe for patients with older devices, even if the MRI is focusing on the chest area. Until now, the sensitive electronics of older pacemakers and implantable defibrillators were thought to be vulnerable to disruption when subjected to the magnetic fields and radio waves that allow magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, to see into the body...
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Germany accuses chinese intelligence services of using fake linkedin profiles to recruit informants
 
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Germany accuses chinese intelligence services of using fake linkedin profiles to recruit informants and extract sensitive information Over the last year, the scale of Russia's disinformation activities has become clearer. Its Internet Research Agency has deployed an astonishing range of sophisticated techniques, included accounts on Twitter and Facebook, and hiring activists within the US without the latter being aware they were working for the Russian government. We also now know that the same organization has been buying Facebook ads on a large scale that were seen by over a hundred million US citizens. But it would be naïve...
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Apple is slowing down old iphones - phonesreviews uk- mobiles, apps, networks, software, tablet etc
 
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Apple is slowing down old iphones - phonesreviews uk- mobiles, apps, networks, software, tablet etc We all know that the iPhone is one of the most wanted devices from consumers. It is one of the most recognizable devices in the world, and with every new generation it keeps getting better and better. But, as soon as those new devices come out, the older ones seemed to get more and more slower. Now, this felt like a conspiracy theory for quite some time, and people didn’t believe in it. Up until now. There have been few stories and tests which prove that older iPhones do get slower. Let’s go thr...
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You owe me one billion euros, investor tells aviva
 
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You owe me one billion euros, investor tells aviva Published: 17:16 EST, 16 December 2017 | Updated: 17:16 EST, 16 December 2017 Insurance giant Aviva is facing open-ended losses that may in theory run to billions of pounds thanks to a bizarre investment product sold in the pre-internet 1980s that lets its owners profit from moves in financial markets after they have happened. It is pitting the FTSE 100 firm against a 28-year-old Frenchman, Max-Herve George, who lives in the Swiss ski resort of Gstaad. He says Aviva – which looks after pensions ...
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Transgender woman sues wal-mart over alleged bias in n. carolina
 
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Transgender woman sues wal-mart over alleged bias in n. carolina Dec 27 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc was sued on Wednesday by a transgender woman who said she was wrongfully fired after complaining about harassment at the Sam’s Club warehouse store in North Carolina where she had worked for 11 years. Charlene Bost, 46, said co-workers at the Kannapolis store where she had been a member service supervisor called her “sir,” “that thing with an attitude” and “shim,” a slur combining “she” and “him.” She also said her male boss subjected her to unwanted physic...
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Deal or no deal? the brexit effect - blog
 
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Deal or no deal? the brexit effect - blog What are the implications of Brexit on Procurement? And how should the function be preparing for the various possible outcomes?  Zycus’ webinar The Brexit Effect Understanding Brexit and Its Impact On Procurement takes place on Tuesday, 21st November 2017. Register for free here. On June 23 2016, the world woke up to some very unexpected news. This was the day around 17.4 million people in UK, by a sizeable margin of 52 per cent to 48 per cent, voted to become the first country to leave the Euro...
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Orange announces the open source release of its ocast software technology - vanillaplus - the globa
 
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Orange announces the open source release of its ocast software technology - vanillaplus - the global voice of telecoms it OCast is a software technology that allows you to use a smartphone to play videos on devices including TV set-top boxes, TV Sticks or TVs and control playback of the video (pause, fast forward and rewind, for example). Beyond video, OCast can also play and control slideshows, playlists and web apps. The end user can browse and explore their content libraries via their preferred interface, either the screen on their smartphone or on their tablet. They can also their video content in the most con...
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A small-scale demonstration shows how quantum computing could revolutionize data analysis
 
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A small-scale demonstration shows how quantum computing could revolutionize data analysis Over the past few decades, topology—a branch of mathematics dealing with shapes that can be turned into other shapes by processes like bending and stretching—has evolved from an arcane pursuit into an increasingly powerful tool for analyzing the real world. The role of symmetry in the topological world has turned out to be particularly important. A symmetry is any property that stays the same as the viewpoint changes. A square looks the same as it rotates through 90 degrees, for example. That fo...
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Fiio X7 Mark II review: You can swap out the amplifier in this Android-based high-res audio player
 
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Fiio X7 Mark II review: You can swap out the amplifier in this Android-based high-res audio player The Fiio X7 Mark II high-resolution digital audio player boasts a modular architecture, software options galore, and sweet sound that make this a great choice for music lovers This model sits atop the company’s DAP lineup, replacing the original X7. The Mark II is an Android-based player running a customized version of Android 5.1.1 and comes pre-loaded with Fiio’s Music app as well as a familiar, if Spartan, assortment of Android apps. The Google Play store’s other apps allow for further expans...
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Euroclear confirms headquarters move from london to brussels
 
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Euroclear confirms headquarters move from london to brussels Euroclear, the financial clearing house, has confirmed it is shifting the residence of its holding company from the UK to Brussels due to Brexit. The tax residence and domicile of the headquarters of the group, which underwrites trades between large financial firms, will move to the Belgian capital later this year. Brexit has put the future ability of UK-based financial firms to operate across the EU and eurozone in doubt and some firms are taking pre-emptive action in case access ends up being ...
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Manhattan jury convicts payday lender in $220 mln fraud scheme
 
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Manhattan jury convicts payday lender in $220 mln fraud scheme NEW YORK, Nov 15 (Reuters) - A federal jury in Manhattan on Wednesday found a Kansas City, Missouri businessman guilty of fraud for running a $220 million payday lending scheme that charged illegally high interest rates and made loans to consumers who did not authorize them. The U.S. Department of Justice said Richard Moseley, 73, was convicted on six counts including wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, after a 2-1/2-week trial. Moseley, who had pleaded not guilty, faces up to 20 years in ...
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44% of employers do not know what gdpr is
 
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44% of employers do not know what gdpr is More than two-fifths (44%) of employer respondents do not know what the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is, according to research by SD Worx. Its survey of 1,800 HR and payroll professionals across nine European markets also found that 55% of respondents who are aware of GDPR believe that the regulation is a risk to the HR industry. The research also found: 71% of respondents believe the biggest benefit of GDPR will be improved data security, and 3% think that GDPR will bring no benefi...
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Morgan stanley is getting in on the hottest trend in investing
 
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Morgan stanley is getting in on the hottest trend in investing Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley James P. Gorman participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference at the Whitney Museum of American Art on November 3, 2015 in New York City. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Morgan Stanley announced Monday the launch of its own roboadviser. Access Investing will help the New York-based bank reach a wider-net of clients, according to a statement.  Morgan Stanley is going after the youngsters with a shiny new roboadviser. The New York...
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Amazon now lets you adjust parental controls for its Fire tablets from anywhere
 
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Amazon now lets you adjust parental controls for its Fire tablets from anywhere Amazon is improving its parental control dashboard to allow parents to adjust FreeTime settings like screen time limits, bedtime curfews, whitelisted apps, and more from any web browser. Previously, those controls could only be changed from the actual kids’ edition Fire tablet. Now they can be accessed and updated from any smartphone or PC that a parent has access to. They can also enable or disable the web browser remotely. The Parent Dashboard lets parents remotely keep an eye on the content —...
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China lends $1 billion to Pakistan to boost plummeting FX reserves...
 
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China lends $1 billion to Pakistan to boost plummeting FX reserves... ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - China has lent Pakistan $1 billion to boost the South Asian country’s plummeting foreign currency reserves, two sources in Pakistan’s finance ministry told Reuters, amid growing speculation of another International Monetary Fund bailout. A currency trader counts Pakistani Rupee notes as he prepares an exchange of U.S dollars in Islamabad, Pakistan December 11, 2017. REUTERS/Caren FirouzThe latest loan highlights Islamabad’s growing dependence on Chinese loans to buffer its ...
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Nvidia releases new GTX 1050 (3GB) for gamers on a budget
 
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Nvidia releases new GTX 1050 (3GB) for gamers on a budget Nvidia announced its GTX 1050 lineup comprised of the GTX 1050 (2GB) and 1050 Ti back in October 2016. The 10-series desktop GPUs also received their laptop counterparts slightly later in January 2017. Now, Nvidia has quietly released a 3GB VRAM version of the GTX 1050. As the name of the new card suggests, it sits somewhere in the middle between the older GTX 1050 the superior 1050 Ti, although it appears to be closer to the latter. The specifications sheet comparing the three cards can be view...
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UK supermarkets urgently recalls frozen vegetables over listeria outbreak fears
 
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UK supermarkets urgently recalls frozen vegetables over listeria outbreak fears Six of the UK’s most popular supermarkets have been forced to recall various frozen vegetable products due to concerns over possible listeria contamination. Aldi, Lidl, Iceland, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose have all recalled frozen veg, including packets of sweetcorn and mixed vegetables, because they could contain Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis. Health organisations recently warned that an outbreak of the bacterial infection across Europe had been linked to frozen vegeta...
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Amrc helps develop new generation of scissor blade
 
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Amrc helps develop new generation of scissor blade The western world’s oldest scissor manufacturer, William Whiteley & Sons Ltd, has teamed up with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) to create an innovative new blade. The new generation design of the EXO scissors will come in three models, for three different uses – image courtesy of William Whiteley. William Whiteley’s are world-renown producers of professional and industrial hand-made scissors and have been manufacturing in Sheffield since 1760. In ...
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Jeff Bezos Is Now $50 Billion Richer Than Anyone Else on Earth
 
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Jeff Bezos Is Now $50 Billion Richer Than Anyone Else on Earth Jeff Bezos’s wealth has reached an incredible new milestone. As of Tuesday, according to a Forbes estimate, the Amazon founder and CEO has a net worth of $143.1 billion—making him at least $50 billion richer than any other person on Earth. Bezos became the world’s richest man last summer, when his net worth (then around $90 billion) surpassed that of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Gates, who has given much of his fortune to philanthropic efforts, now has a net worth of about $93.3 billion, Forbes...
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