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  1. Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

    Suchtv.pk - Technology 06.19 / 22:16 suchtv.pk
    Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. The San Francisco company says the new design emphasizes simplicity, making it faster and easier to use, with bolder headlines and more intuitive icons. It also changed users’ profile images from square-shaped to round. The company said the new user interface will roll out on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, Twitter for And…
  2. New legislation to streamline tax structure: Eran – Daily Mirror

    Link2srilanka.com - Technology 06.19 / 22:10 link2srilanka.com
    Legislation aimed at providing more stability and transparency to Sri Lanka’s tax system will be presented to Parliament within the next three months, State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne said today. He told a media briefing that this legislation which would be titled the, ‘Tax Bill” would specify the taxes and the percentages payable by […] The post New legislation to streamline tax structure: Eran – Daily Mirror appeared first on Link2…
  3. Those who score 50 runs and complain of leg pains should go home: Sports Minister – Daily Mirror

    Link2srilanka.com - Technology 06.19 / 22:10 link2srilanka.com
    Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has decided  that 23 sports in each district should be specially encouraged and 23 coaches should be assigned to do this job. His main targets are the Olympics, Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, where these athletes will be able to rake in medals. Meanwhile if there are special coaches among them, […] The post Those who score 50 runs and complain of leg pains should go home: Sports Minister – Daily Mirror appeared first on …
  4. Govt. invites bids for ferry transport system in Colombo – Daily Mirror

    Link2srilanka.com - Technology 06.19 / 22:10 link2srilanka.com
      The Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLRDC), under the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, has called for tenders for the first leg of the proposed ferry transport system in Colombo. The project will be implemented as a public-private partnership.As detailed in the 2016 Megapolis transport master plan, several of Colombo’s inland waterways […] The post Govt. invites bids for ferry transport system in Colombo – Daily Mirror appeared first on L…
  5. India's Mars mission completes 1,000 earth days in orbit

    Business-standard.com - Technology 06.19 / 21:42 business-standard.com
    The satellite is in good health and continues to work as…
  6. New in online: Boutique 1, Emergeast, 24 Sevres launch

    Buro247.com - Technology 06.19 / 20:25 buro247.com
    Dynamic new e-commerce additions mean digital bookmarks are on point this weekend. Here Buro 24/7 Middle East looks at the relaunch of Boutique1.com, new art collections at Emergeast and then there's the highly-anticipated launch of LVMH's 24…
  7. Two Navy personnel martyred, three injured in Gwadar gun attack

    Blogs.tribune.com.pk - Technology 06.19 / 17:39 blogs.tribune.com.pk
    The miscreants will be punished for what they have done, says Pakistan Navy spokesperson The post Two Navy personnel martyred, three injured in Gwadar gun attack appeared first on The Express…
  8. Singapore’s Ecommerce Shopmatic Raises $5.7m to Expand into Indonesia

    Shopmatic, an ecommerce enabler for small businesses, announced pre-series A funding of US$5.7 million led by Singapore-based VC firm ACP and…
  1. Stem Cell Transplantations Produce Mixed Results For Patients With STAT1 Mutation

    Asianscientist.com - Science 06.19 / 09:52 asianscientist.com
    Stem cell transplants were able to cure five patients with STAT1 mutations, but killed nine out of 15 subjects…
  2. Eating In Front Of A Mirror Makes Food Taste Better

    Asianscientist.com - Science 06.19 / 09:19 asianscientist.com
    Eating in front of a mirror—or even with a picture of yourself eating—makes food more appealing, a new study sug…
  3. Transforming Rusty Steel Into Batteries

    Asianscientist.com - Science 06.19 / 09:19 asianscientist.com
    Scientists have successfully converted rusty stainless steel mesh into stable, low-cost electrodes for potassium-ion…
  4. A Potential Biomarker For Aggressive Brain Cancer

    Asianscientist.com - Science 06.19 / 09:19 asianscientist.com
    Researchers have found that the levels of a protein called BCL6 can be used to identify patients with glioblastoma multiforme, a particularly aggressive type of brain…
  5. Google ‘facing’ EU ban over search engine dominance

    Siasat.com - Science 06.19 / 05:32 siasat.com
    London: Accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping service, search engine Google may face a record-breaking fine from Brussels of nearly $1.1 billion, media reported on Friday. According to a report in the Guardian, EU officials are expected to announce in the coming weeks that the tech giant has been…
  6. Largest virtual universe may help solve dark matter mystery

    Siasat.com - Science 06.19 / 05:32 siasat.com
    Geneva: Scientists have created the largest-ever virtual universe that simulates the formation galaxies and may hold clues to the nature of the elusive dark matter that is believed to make up majority of the cosmos. The gigantic catalogue of about 25 billion virtual galaxies generated from 2 trillion digital particles using a super computer is…
  7. US students mine for water at NASA’s ‘Mars Ice Challenge’

    Siasat.com - Science 06.19 / 05:32 siasat.com
    Washington: As part of plans for long-term human survival on Mars, NASA this week held a competition in which students from seven US universities demonstrated various drilling technologies to extract water from simulated Martian subsurface ice. The three-day ‘Mars Ice Challenge’ was held at the Langley Research Center in Virginia from June 13-15. The students…
  8. This robot uses AI to write and play own music

    Siasat.com - Science 06.19 / 05:32 siasat.com
    New York: In a first, researchers have developed a robot that can write and play its own music compositions using artificial intelligence and deep learning. The robot — named Shimon — with four arms and eight sticks can play harmonies and chords on marimba. It also thinks much more like a human musician, focussing less…
  1. Power packed, latest, stylish and affordable Moto C Plus is here

    Apnnews.com - Internet 06.19 / 17:46 apnnews.com
    Does your smartphone stay with you all day long on a single charge? Are you still stuck with the old…
  2. Flipkart Launches Its First Private Label ‘Divastri’ Ethnic Wear for Women

    Trak.in - Internet 06.19 / 08:41 trak.in
    India’s largest online marketplace, Flipkart, has been eyeing the private label business for long and was keen on launching its own labels online on Flipkart Fashion. The company has finally launched one in its fashion segment, named Divastri. Divastri is a fashion-based private label by Flipkart that offers ethnic wear collection for women. One thing […] The post Flipkart Launches Its First Private Label ‘Divastri’ Ethnic Wear for Women first appeared on Trak.in . Trak.in Mobile Apps…
  3. Pakistan Telecom Sector Revenue Expected to Grow in 2017

    Ibexmag.com - Internet 06.19 / 06:13 ibexmag.com
    The recently released Economic Survey of Pakistan 2017 showed that during the first two quarters of the Financial Year 2016-17, the Pakistan telecom sector revenue reached an estimated Rs. 234.9 billion. According to available statistics, revenues of the telecom sector stood at Rs 454.4 billion in the full financial year of 2015-16. Doubling the figures […] The post Pakistan Telecom Sector Revenue Expected to Grow in 2017 appeared first on…
  4. Google tightens measures to remove extremist content on YouTube

    Tech.thaivisa.com - Internet 06.19 / 05:19 tech.thaivisa.com
    (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday. Google said it would take a tougher position on videos containing supremacist or inflammatory religious content by issuing a warning and not [...] The post Google tightens measures to remove extremist content on YouTube appeared first on Thai Tech by…
  5. Reddit said to be raising funds valuing startup at $1.7 billion

    In recent weeks, Reddit Inc. was looking for investments totaling about $150 million, said one of the people, who asked not to be identified because the terms are…
  6. Canada cyber-spy agency expects hacktivist attacks in 2019 vote

    Canada cyber-spy agency expects hacktivist attacks in 2019…
  7. Facebook bug may have exposed moderators to extremists

    Facebook has acknowledged that a security hole in its software may have exposed the identities of its online monitors to suspected terrorist groups and others whose pages were removed for inappropriate…
  8. Google executives hunker down for fight with EU as fines loom

    A penalty in the shopping-search probe could come within weeks and many expect it to exceed a $1.2 billion fine on Intel Corp in…
  1. Tensions escalate in Syrian airspace as Russia vows to treat US jets as ‘targets’

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 13:52 newsmobile.asia
    Russia has stated on Monday that it will treat any US warplanes operating in Syrian air space as ‘targets’ after a US F-18 fighter shot down a Syrian army SU-22 jet on Sunday. Russia’s defence ministry has also suspended the US-Russia hotline that was established to prevent confrontations between the air forces of the two…
  2. Suicide bombers kill 16 in Nigeria’s Borno state

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 12:19 newsmobile.asia
    As many as 16 people have been killed and many injured when suicide bombers simultaneously blew themselves up in different locations in Nigeria’s Borno state on Monday. ALSO READ: Congress a ‘special purpose vehicle’ used to gain independence: Amit Shah The first suicide bomber detonated himself near a mosque, killing seven persons. The second detonated himself […
  3. Amazon Smartphone Sale:16 Amazing Deals You Should Not Miss!

    Trak.in - Gadgets 06.19 / 12:12 trak.in
    With a few days away from GST, all the big e commerce websites Amazon India and Flipkart are clearing off their massive stocks to clear off the inventories before the 18 percent slab gets implemented. With discounts as high as 50 per cent in the Amazon India Smartphone Sale India, you can get your favorite […] The post Amazon Smartphone Sale:16 Amazing Deals You Should Not Miss! first appeared on Trak.in . Trak.in Mobile Apps: Android |…
  4. PM Modi’s Netherlands visit to boost economic relations

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 11:46 newsmobile.asia
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Netherlands on June 27, 2017 on a working visit. The visit assumes significance as India and the Netherlands are celebrating 70 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year. Netherlands Foreign Minister Bert Koenders visited India in May in preparation for the Prime Minister’s visit. In The…
  5. Brexit negotiations formally begins in Brussels

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 09:22 newsmobile.asia
    Negotiations for Britain’s exit from the European Union have formally begun in Brussels on Monday. Brexit Secretary David Davis will meet Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier to begin discussions to set the terms of Britain’s exit. The meeting on Monday will be followed with a Brexit Summit on Thursday and Friday, where Theresa May will…
  6. Invisible fingerprint scanners could be coming to new flagships

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 06:55 newsmobile.asia
    As speculation grows about the upcoming flagships from Apple and Samsung, one feature that seems to be popping up is the invisible fingerprint scanner. The new innovation will see the scanners being integrated into the displays of smartphones, thereby making larger displays in smaller frames possible. While Apple’s iPhone 8 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8…
  7. Meditation, yoga cut risk of cancer, depression by reversing DNA

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 06:22 newsmobile.asia
    For a healthy body in the long run, practising mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi daily reduces risk of depression and cancer by reversing the molecular reactions in DNA, suggests a study. Researchers from the universities of Coventry and Radboud, through 18 studies — featuring 846 participants over 11 years —…
  8. President Macron’s party secures majority in French parliamentary polls

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 06.19 / 06:22 newsmobile.asia
    French President Emmanuel Macron‘s year-old party Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, LREM) has secured a huge majority on Sunday in legislative polls. Macron who became France’s youngest-ever president just over a month ago led his party to victory, crushing the traditional parties that had dominated French politics for decade. Macron’s party, along with…
  1. Judge taps Volkswagen case lawyer to lead Fiat Chrysler owners' case

    Sify.com - Auto 06.19 / 21:40 sify.com
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday named lawyer Elizabeth Cabraser to lead the case brought against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by owners over allegations it bypassed diesel emission controls. Cabraser, a lawyer at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, also served as lead attorney for owners in the Volkswagen AG diesel emissions case that led to the German automaker agreeing to offer to buyback 500,000 vehicles and spend billions compensating owners. …
  2. UAE exclusive: Rolls-Royce unveils Sheikh Zayed-inspired Wisdom collection

    Buro247.com - Auto 06.19 / 21:28 buro247.com
    As homage to the vision and legacy of Sheikh Zayed, Rolls-Royce has launched the ultimate automotive collector's item for the UAE. Discover it…
  3. Aston Martin Racing claims 24 Hours of Le Mans victory

    Sgcarmart.com - Auto 06.19 / 16:16 sgcarmart.com
    Aston Martin Racing has emerged victorious at the 24 Hours of Le Mans after Jonny Adam took the GTE Pro lead in the final lap of the iconic endurance…
  4. Skoda celebrates four million Fabias and 500,000th third generation

    Sgcarmart.com - Auto 06.19 / 16:16 sgcarmart.com
    Skoda has produced four million Fabias and 500,000 of its third generation, which is currently ranked second on the Skoda best-seller…
  5. Mumbai raises the toast to Youngtimers

    Autocarindia.com - Auto 06.19 / 15:47 autocarindia.com
    Youngtimers' meet gains traction as Shaman Wheels and Mercedes India promote awareness about classics every…
  6. Jeep Compass bookings commenced

    Autox.in - Auto 06.19 / 15:20 autox.in
    Minimum booking amount of Rs 50,000 Just a few weeks back, Jeep rolled off the first-ever India made Compass from the Fiat factory in Ranjangaon. The company has now commenced pre-launch…
  7. Flying cars a near future prospect for PAL-V

    Telugumirchi.com - Auto 06.19 / 15:03 telugumirchi.com
    PAL-V International said it will begin production of its Personal Air and Land Vehicle (Pal-V) in October and will be delivering its first vehicle in early 2018. So in…
  8. Mumbai raises the toast to classics

    Autocarindia.com - Auto 06.19 / 14:07 autocarindia.com
    Youngtimers' meet gains traction as Shaman Wheels and Mercedes India promote awareness about classics every…
  1. Japanese diners pick their eight favorite types of sushi, create mouthwatering dinner blueprint

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 06.19 / 17:42 en.rocketnews24.com
    Japan loves salmon sushi, but there’s one thing these survey respondents like even more. Not long ago, I read somewhere on the English-language Internet that people in Japan don’t really eat raw salmon. This struck me as weird, since literally every sushi restaurant I’ve eaten in during the last 14 years living in Japan has [R…
  2. “Brain Ramen” instant ramen in stores now, best not to follow their serving suggestions

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 06.19 / 15:09 en.rocketnews24.com
    Why wait to be zombified before you can enjoy some delicious brains? Who among us hasn’t gazed upon a brick of dried instant ramen and noticed its resemblance to a human brain? … No? Fine. Be that way. Nevertheless, novelty item dealers Village Vanguard and Panda Hole have teamed up and gone ahead with this…
  3. Okada removed from Tiger board

    Agbrief.com - Games 06.19 / 14:35 agbrief.com
    Gaming mogul Kazuo Okada has been ousted as the chairman of Tiger Resort, Leisure, and Entertainment Inc, as a result of an investigation over an alleged improper transfer of…
  4. 5 spectacular games revealed at E3 this year

    Animationxpress.com - Games 06.19 / 14:18 animationxpress.com
    The event replete with anticipation and surprises just came to an end. This year’s E3 gave out a lot of content to the gaming enthusiasts. From Spider-Man to Anthem and Super Mario Odyssey, the developers did not hold back in showing their upcoming titles at the mega convention. Here are five trailers from upcoming gaming titles at E3 that we loved! 1> Anthem: This definitely comes first in my mind when I recall E3, 2017. The game seems like Bioware’s … Read More The post 5 spe…
  5. ‘The Burden’, ‘Over the Wall’ win Cristal Awards at Annecy 2017

    Animationxpress.com - Games 06.19 / 14:18 animationxpress.com
    To wind up these six days of intense screenings, rich in discoveries and emotions, the annual closing ceremony revealed the much awaited winners of Annecy 2017 at the Annecy Town Hall. Alternating between prizes and surprises with exclusive screenings of such shorts as the world premiere of Genndy Tartakovsky’s Puppy! or Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Romain Segaud’s Two Snails Set Off, the evening rewarded a host of short films and features. Among the 216 films selected for the official comp…
  6. ‘Cars 3’ tops domestic weekend charts with $53.5 m, ‘Wonder Woman’ strong at second with $40.7 m

    Animationxpress.com - Games 06.19 / 14:18 animationxpress.com
    Disney-Pixar’s Cars 3 brought in enough to take the top spot at the weekend box office followed by Wonder Woman in second place and Lionsgate’s All Eyez On Me in third. Cars 3 finished the weekend with a domestic collection of $53.5 million, a lower opening than Cars ($60.1 million) and Cars 2 ($66.1 million), but still enough to win the weekend. Cars 3 is the 16th Pixar film out of 18 to debut at #1. The film received an “A” CinemaScore. The only … Read More The post ‘Cars 3’ …
  7. ‘Cars 3’ story artist gives Pixar treatment to the Indian rickshaw

    Animationxpress.com - Games 06.19 / 14:18 animationxpress.com
    Disney-Pixar’s Cars remains one of the most well recognised animation franchises in India. The two titles of this fun-adventure – Cars (2006) and Cars 2 (2011) – have received an overwhelming response from local audiences and now as Cars 3 revs up for release, Disney-Pixar has given us a peak into what Cars would look like if it were to be made in India! Joining the adorable Cars characters including a hybrid between a stock car and a more curvaceous … Read More The post ‘Cars 3’ sto…
  8. Why is Japanese customer service so amazing? Because in Japan it’s one strike and you’re out

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 06.19 / 14:00 en.rocketnews24.com
    Warmhearted hospitality plus unforgiving customers equals the world’s highest service standards. Japan has become world-famous for its incredibly polished customer service, which isn’t something you’ll find only at premium-priced hotels and leisure resorts. Just about any shop or restaurant you go to in Japan, right down to convenience stores and fast food joints, will be [R…