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    Decision on Western Digital’s Bid to Block Toshiba Memory Unit Sale Postponed

    A US judge did not reach a decision Friday in Western Digital’s bid to temporarily block Toshiba from selling its flash memory business in an $18 billion deal but proposed requiring Toshiba to give Western Digital two weeks’ notice before closing. Toshiba is scrambling to sell its flash memory unit to cover losses from its nuclear reactor business. In late June, […]

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    I-T identifies another 5.56 lakh under Operation Clean Money

    The Income Tax Department has identified another 5.56 lakh individuals whose tax profiles are found inconsistent with the money deposited by them post demonetisation. In the second phase of ‘Operation Clean Money’ launched in April with an aim to detect black money generation post demonetisation, the I-T department has used information received under the Statement […]

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    Make Your Recovery Experience Hassle-Free With EaseUS Data Recovery Software

    EaseUS data recovery software is one of the best recovery software available today. The software offers effective tools for recovering data, while utilizing a solid and interactive interface to optimize the user experience. The recovery software is easy to use and can easily be used by even a beginner. Supporting Devices The data recovery software […]

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    Poker-Winning Machine Is No Threat to Humans

    I didn’t worry too much when computers beat humans at checkers, chess, or Go. It was, after all, only a matter of time before someone built a powerful computer with a vast database of known game situations. But now that machines are beating professionals at poker – a game of imperfect information – a question must […]

  • Trump hamstrung at home as he seeks closer ties with Moscow

    U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., upon his return to Washington after a weekend at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, July 3, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas During his presidential campaign, Republican Donald Trump praised Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “strong leader” with whom he’d like to reset […]

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    7th Pay Commission: Central government employees may get good news on allowances soon, crucial meet today

    The long wait of Central government employees for allowances may end soon. The Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS) is expected to hold a meeting today to discuss various points regarding the Seventh Pay Commission. The Ashok Lavasa-led Committee on Allowances has already submitted its review report on Seventh Pay Commission to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley nearly a month ago. […]

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    FROM KITCHEN TO GARDEN

    Pests such as mealybugs often attack Hibiscus and (right) roses. The ladybird help keeps pests at bay. Always check under the leaf for pests such as aphids Here’s how to ward off uninvited guests in your garden with DIY chemical-free pesticides made in your own kitchen What is it that you see when you are […]

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    Samsung Electronics to Release New Galaxy Note 7, Reports WSJ

    Samsung Electronics (005930.KR) has quietly resurrected its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which was the source of a major corporate brouhaha last year because of its unwanted tendency to catch fire. The Korean tech giant will release a refurbished edition of the model – which was subject to a global recall in 2016 – at the […]

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    The Most Interesting Things at Computex 2017 Were the Chairs

    HIGHLIGHTS AMD and Intel made big announcements, but products will only ship later Companies need to start thinking about new kinds of disruptive products The tech industry is in trouble if 2017’s biggest trend is gaming chairs Every June, we discover one or two big trends at Computex, the world’s biggest trade show for the […]

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    How Pizza Hut and payments are fueling China’s retail revolution

    Part of the huge shadow Ant Financial casts is its appetite for global investment, but at the same time it’s making moves that are kicking off major changes to how payments are handled in its local market in China. While the world waits to see how the company’s attempt to acquire U.S.-based MoneyGram will play […]

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    A Computer Designed Stanley Black & Decker’s New Tool

    Stanley Black & Decker has enlisted an algorithm’s help to redesign a tool for electricians, marking a big shift from relying on humans to do the job. For the past several months, the industrial and household tool giant has been experimenting with cutting-edge technologies to produce the tool, which is used to fix hanging electrical […]

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    To connect biology with electronics, be rigid, yet flexible

    A schematic of the P3HT film, showing regions that are able to subtly swell to let in ion molecules. Credit: Rajiv Giridharagopal That conclusion might crop up during divorce proceedings, or describe a diplomatic row. But scientists designing polymers that can bridge the biological and electronic divide must also deal with incompatible messaging styles. Electronics […]