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Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

The oldest 'bad boy' beetle in the world

2017-07-24 06:00:00| LifeSciencesWorld

[NEWS] IMAGE: This is a 3-D habitual and environmental reconstructions of Ponomarenkia belmonthensis restored after linedrawing of the holotype and 2-D reconstruction. The plant is Australian cycadophyt Lepidozamia hopei from the Botanical… <a href=”/multimedia/pub/1461…

Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Campaigning on climate science consensus may backfire, warn scholars

2017-07-23 06:00:00| LifeSciencesWorld

[NEWS] Climate change campaigns that focus on correcting public beliefs about scientific consensus are likely to backfire and undermine policy efforts, according to an expert commentary published today in Environmental Communication. The six authors of the commentary argue campaigns which emphasize variations on messages such as, “97% of climate scientists have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening,” hold several serious drawbacks. Firstly…

Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Mixed outcomes for plants and animals in warmer 2080s climate

2017-07-20 06:00:00| LifeSciencesWorld

[NEWS] More than three quarters of plants and animals in England are likely to be significantly affected by climate change by the end of the century, say researchers. Researchers showed that given a 2°C increase in average global temperature by the 2080s, 54% of 3000 species in England could significantly expand their populations into different areas of the country, where climate suitability is increasing, if they are able to get to those locations. The team, whic…

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Category: Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Consumer Goods and Services

Rio Tinto facing SFO investigation

2017-07-24 18:52:45| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Probe is "into suspected corruption in the conduct of business in the Republic of Guinea".

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Why you should pay in local currency

2017-07-24 18:49:59| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

You should make credit card payments in the local currency when abroad, says the BBC's Simon Gompertz.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Tourists warned over exchange rate costs

2017-07-24 18:02:07| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Holidaymakers face unnecessary charges when they use their credit and debit cards overseas.

Category: Consumer Goods and Services

Electronics and Electrical

MEI Technologies wins CTI orders

2017-07-18 13:01:42| MAC

from Major European Integrator.

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Category: Electronics and Electrical

Merging Excellence and Innovation

2017-07-18 13:01:42| MAC

MEI Technologies continues to forge expansion

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Category: Electronics and Electrical

EADS North America acquires TALON Instruments

2017-07-18 13:01:42| MAC

further strengthening it's Test and Service business.

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Category: Electronics and Electrical

Information Technology

Apple MacBook (2017)

2017-07-24 19:05:47| PC Magazine Notebooks Product Guide

The ever-slim Apple MacBook gets a faster processor and remains a battery life champ, but a persistent dearth of connectivity ports makes it unappealing compared with the similarly priced MacBook Pro and Windows competitors.

Category: Information Technology

DARPA Picks Dream Teams to Develop Wireless Brain Interface

2017-07-24 17:30:29| Extremetech

DARPA is working on an implantable, wireless brain-computer interface that can read from and communicate to neurons. The post DARPA Picks Dream Teams to Develop Wireless Brain Interface appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Category: Information Technology

Theres No Oculus Rift 2 Coming Anytime Soon

2017-07-24 16:13:44| Extremetech

Oculus slashed the price of the Rift to $400 for the next few weeks, sparking fears that a 2.0 version of the device is imminent. According to Facebook executives, that's not happening. The post There’s No Oculus Rift 2 Coming Anytime Soon appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Category: Information Technology

Real Estate

Kushner Says His Russian Contacts Were Few and Insignificant

2017-07-24 19:11:13| National Real Estate Investor

Kushner described the encounters as unmemorable and denied colluding with the Russian government to help Donald Trump win.

Category: Real Estate

Verizon Dials into Co-Working to Make Use of Obsolete Space

2017-07-24 11:12:11| National Real Estate Investor

In a pilot program anchored by co-working spaces, Verizon already has transformed four of its urban telco buildings.

Category: Real Estate

Contrarian Real Estate Investing: A Road Map for Underwriting Investments that Cut Against Conventional Wisdom

2017-07-22 02:11:40| National Real Estate Investor

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Category: Real Estate


China operators add 20.6 million 4G customers in June

2017-07-24 14:40:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) China Mobile added 3.07 million new mobile customers in June, ending the month with a total of 866.5 million customers. China Telecom attracted 2.83 million new mobile customers for a total 229.85 million at 30 June. China Unicom added 1.09 million mobile billing subscribers in the month, for a total 269.4 million at the end of June.

Category: Telecommunications

OTT Monitor 2017 Q1

2017-07-24 13:12:22| Telecompaper Reports

The Dutch OTT Market Monitor provides a comprehensive overview of the Dutch over-the-top services market. The OTT market is by nature a global market, dominated by US providers such as Google, Facebook and Netflix. The report describes this international OTT market, including a classification and an extensive analysis of the current business model trends.

Category: Telecommunications

Gemalto lowers H2 profit outlook on weak Payment and SIM performance

2017-07-24 11:05:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Gemalto said that its profit from operations will fall below guidance in the second half of the year, ranging between EUR 200 and EUR 230 million compared with its previous estimate in April of EUR 300-350 million. The company said that revenue for the second quarter declined 9 percent year-on-year at constant exchange rates, impacted by reduced demand for its Payment services in the American market and its SIM business internationally.

Category: Telecommunications