Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft stand up with Apple against Qualcomm

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-07-24

A conglomerate of technology companies including Alphabet’s Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft has stood up with Apple in its fight against chipmaker Qualcomm. According to a report by the Reuters, the Computer and Communication Industry Association, of which, Google, Samsung, Intel,...

Google denies desktop homepage revamp claims

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-22

San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) Google has denies reports it is planning to revamp the desktop version of its homepage. The development came after a report in The Guardian on Friday claimed that...


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Nikkei drops below 20,000, as stocks fall further on yen’s firmness

Japan Times | 2017-07-24

Stocks lost further ground on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday, due to the yen’s firmness against the dollar, with the key Nikkei average slipping ... ......

Grab to raise $2.5 billion warchest to cement its lead over Uber in Southeast Asia

Venture Beat | 2017-07-24

(Reuters) — Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead over Uber in the region and grow its payments platform. Southeast Asia has become a key battleground for technology startups vying for a market of over 600...


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Jammu and Kashmir government bans sale of e-cigarettes

The Times of India | 2017-07-24

SRINAGAR: With an aim of discouraging the consumption of tobacco products by the public, the Jammu and Kashmir government today banned the sale of e-cigarettes in the state with immediate effect. "A complete ban has been imposed on the sale (including online sale), manufacture, distribution, trade,...

Worried about food-related hygiene this monsoon? Follow these 8 dos and don’ts

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-24

Monsoon brings with it an end to the scorching summer heat and a sigh of relief for everyone. It is also a time to be extra careful about infections, in particular, gastrointestinal...


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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...

More education will lead to fewer child brides, healthier children

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-21

Over 13 million adolescent girls between 10 and 19 years – equivalent to the population of South Sudan – were married in India in 2011, according to census data, but fewer literate women were married as children or had children early compared to those who were illiterate, according to an...


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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...

Federer tells young stars to up their game

LONDON - Roger Federer only just managed bed before breakfast after his latest Wimbledon triumph, but even that exertion could not throw him off his game. Fresh from a 5am night out, he was still able to deliver a few serious home truths to those further down the chain who so struggle to usurp him....

England Winning The World Cup Was A Massive Day For All Sport, Not Just Women's Sport

Huffington Post | 2017-07-24

I dare anyone who likes sports to watch yesterday's ICC Women's World Cup final and say they don't find women's sport exciting. England's nine-run win over India was nothing short of thrilling, as Anya Shrubsole put on the performance of a lifetime, an incredible spell of six for 46. When England's...

Manchester United down Real Madrid on penalties

The Times of India | 2017-07-24

SANTA CLARA (California): Manchester United defeated Real Madrid in an ugly penalty shootout on Sunday with seven players failing to convert from the spot after their International Champions Cup match ended 1-1 in Northern California. United, who won the shootout 2-1, took the lead just before...

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Top Stories Worldwide | 2017-07-25

Canadian Polygamous Cult Leader Found Guilty Of Having 25 Wives

Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up... | 2017-07-24

First Photos Of Nigeria's Ailing President Emerge After 80 Days

New pictures have emerged of Nigeria's ailing President Muhammadu Buhari for the first time since he left the country on medical leave 80 days ago, CNN reports.... | 2017-07-24

Sri Lanka Dengue Outbreak Kills Nearly 300 People So Far

According to health officials on Monday, a dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka killed nearly 300 people so far and hospitals are stretched to capacity, Reuters...

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The Washington Post | 2017-07-25

Every Republican health-care plan so far would cause great harm to the nation

Keeping an irresponsible campaign promise to eliminate Obamacare is not worth inflicting harm on...

Orlando Sentinel | 2017-07-24

A simple and workable plan to save Social Security

y It is no secret that what the major media seem to care most about is radically different from what...