Up From The Ashes: Samsung Unveils Successor To Note 7 Phone

CBS Sports | 2017-08-23

Samsung is trying to move past last year’s disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded...

Wal-Mart to enter voice-shopping market via Google platform

The Times of India | 2017-08-23

By Richa Naidu CHICAGO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is teaming up with Alphabet Inc's Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon.com Inc, adding another front to Wal-Mart's battle with the online megastore. Google, which makes the Android software...


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Uber reveals latest financials: Bookings up, losses down

SiliconValley.com | 2017-08-23

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber increased its bookings by 17 percent and shrunk its losses by 9 percent in the second quarter of this year, showing that the controversy surrounding the ride-hailing giant hasn’t halted the company’s growth. Uber saw gross bookings of $8.7 billion, up 17...

McDonald's Announced It Will Curb The Use Of Antibiotics In Its Global Chicken Supply

WorldNews.com | 2017-08-23

McDonald’s Corp announced Wednesday it would begin curbing the use of high value human antibiotics in its global chicken supply in 2018 as part of an effort to combat dangerous superbugs, according to Reuters. In a public statement, McDonald’s said its working on antibiotic plans for other meats,...


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Vegan diet may help lower your cholesterol

The Siasat Daily | 2017-08-23

New York : Are you suffering from high cholesterol? Try plant-based vegetarian diets, especially vegan diets, which can significantly help lower the levels of cholesterol — known to increase the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study. The findings showed that long-term...

Moms-to-be, take note: Your pre-pregnancy weight can impact your child’s metabolism

Hindustan Times | 2017-08-23

In a new research, the link between a mother’s body mass index (BMI) before pregnancy and the metabolic traits of her children is likely mediated by shared genetics and familial lifestyle...


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Amazon Announces Launch Of New Tool Helping Teachers Create Writing Curriculum

WorldNews.com | 2017-08-23

After Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods, it is now following in the footsteps of other tech giants such as Google and Apple and moving towards the education industry, according to CNN. Amazon announced Wednesday it will launch a new tool for teachers helping them design a writing curriculum...

State schools should serve special needs students: Djarot

The Jakarta Post | 2017-08-23

The Jakarta administration plans to train state school teachers in educating children with special needs at the Disabled Children’s Counselling Foundation (YPAC). Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat said he...


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Tennis-American teen Tiafoe upsets Zverev in Cincinnati

This is Money | 2017-08-17

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Unseeded American teenager Frances Tiafoe upset red-hot Alexander Zverev 4-6 6-3 6-4 to reach the third round of the Cincinnati Open on Wednesday. World number seven Zverev, who stunned Roger Federer in the Montreal final last week after claiming the title in Washington D.C., was...

Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced

MENA FN | 2017-08-15

(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced 15 Aug 2017 The Indian team for the upcoming Davis Cup World Group play-off against Cana... ......

Liverpool beats TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 4-2 to enter UEFA Champions League group stage

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-08-24

Zurich: Liverpool scored three goals in 12 dramatic first-half minutes, two of them from Emre Can, on their way to a hugely entertaining 4-2 win over Hoffenheim which took them back to the Champions League group stage after a two-season absence on Wednesday. Liverpool, 6-3 winners on aggregate, last...

Jilted Barca take Neymar to court

Hong Kong Standard | 2017-08-23

Barcelona are seeking at least 8.5 million euros (HK$78.4 million) in compensation from Neymar for breach of contract, the club said, as the bitter fallout rumbles on from his world-record 222 million-euro move to Paris Saint- Germain. The move comes after Barcelona refused to pay a separate 26...

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Thousands of Atlantic Salmon Escape Fish Farm Into Pacific

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Couple Will Receive $3.4M From Texas For Wrongful Conviction Of Sexual Abuse

A couple who were wrongfully imprisoned for two decades for allegedly sexually abusing children as part of satanic rituals, will receive $3.4 million from the...

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Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law

A federal judge decided to rule that the changes Texas made to their voter identification law earlier this year did not go far enough to make the state's policy...

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