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Mobile agrees to buy Layer3 in preparation for TV service

Mobile agrees to buy Layer3 in preparation for TV service Few details were shared on the financial side of the deal, but John Legere, CEO of the Washington-based mobile service company plan to share more details during a conference call Wednesday morning. USA wireless carrier T-Mobile said Wednesday it would launch a pay TV service in 2018, aiming to disrupt the dominant cable and satellite providers. [Full Article...]

'Ram Setu' or Adam's Bridge is man-made declares Discover Science

'Ram Setu' or Adam's Bridge is man-made declares Discover Science Ever since the trailer of the show has been out on Tuesday with the tagline "Are the ancient Hindu myths of a land bridge connecting India and Sri Lanka true?" Two channels were to be created - one across Adam's Bridge and another through the shallows of Palk Bay, deepening the Palk Strait. [Full Article...]

South Korea to tax Bitcoin profits, ban foreigners from trading

South Korea to tax Bitcoin profits, ban foreigners from trading A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. There are concerns over it being a bubble due among rampant speculation. The ministry's announcement of new measures comes as bitcoin's price has recently surged. As bitcoin notched more than 15-fold increase in value this year, Prime minister Lee Nak-yeon in November said he is anxious about s... [Full Article...]

Toshiba and Western Digital have dropped their legal battles

Toshiba and Western Digital have dropped their legal battles The agreement to settle all litigation and arbitration represents a major step forward for the chip unit sale, a key part of the struggling Japanese electronics and machinery group's efforts to reinforce its financial base damaged by huge losses from the United States nuclear plant business. [Full Article...]

Deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts extended indefinitely

Deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts extended indefinitely Justice Dipak Misra , after hearing the mentioning in the Aadhaar case, said, the apex court's five-judge Constitution bench would hear the matter tomorrow at 2 pm. The deadline to link the Aadhaar number with the Permanent Account Number (PAN) remains March 31, 2018. If the client is already having an account based relationship with reporting entities prior to June 1, 2017, the client shall su... [Full Article...]

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber a New Licence

York is the Third UK City to Refuse Uber a New Licence The City of York council's gambling, licensing and regulatory committee had been considering an application to renew Uber's operating licence within the city, but ultimately chose not to. The licensing group said Uber's approach to reporting serious criminal offenses, to how medical certificates are obtained, and how Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are performed are lacking. [Full Article...]

Coinbase halts Litecoin & Ethereum trading as prices massively fluctuate

Coinbase halts Litecoin & Ethereum trading as prices massively fluctuate Reaching €333 throughout the day, Litecoin has seen its price stuck around €70-80 during the past week. Bitcoin has reached new peaks of $17,000 while Ethereum is enjoying the lofty heights of over $600 but it is the surprise cryptocurrency Litecoin that absolutely exploded over the last 48 hours. [Full Article...]

Hiring sentiment in India rises for Q1 2018 from last quarter

Hiring sentiment in India rises for Q1 2018 from last quarter According to its latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS), the net employment outlook for Q4 is the highest in two years, improving by 4 ppt from last year. 19% of the 770 employers surveyed forecast an increase in staffing levels in the first quarter of 2018, while 3% predicted a decrease. The sector with the best prospects for the first quarter of next year is that of transpor... [Full Article...]

HSBC draws a line under money laundering scandal

HSBC draws a line under money laundering scandal Under the deal, HSBC pledged to strengthen its sanctions and anti-money laundering controls. Following its signing of the DPA in 2012, HSBC embarked on a worldwide programme of upgrading its compliance systems to U.S. The DPA also arranged for the appointment of an independent compliance monitor who will make annual assessments of the effectiveness of the group's anti-money laundering and sancti... [Full Article...]

18-year-old Washington Sundar debuts for India after IPL high

18-year-old Washington Sundar debuts for India after IPL high Sundar was called into the side for the ODI series after Kedar Jadhav was ruled out with an injury. Sri Lanka: 1 Danushka Gunathilaka, 2 Upul Tharanga, 3 Lahiru Thirimanne, 4 Angelo Mathews, 5 Niroshan Dickwella (wk), 6 Asela Gunaratne, 7 Thisara Perera (capt), 8 Sachith Pathirana, 9 Suranga Lakmal, 10 Akila Dananjaya, 11 Nuwan Pradeep. [Full Article...]

Condom ads restricted to run from 10 pm to 6 am

Condom ads restricted to run from 10 pm to 6 am The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting said condom advertisements will now be allowed only between 10pm and 6am to avoid exposing children to such material and to comply with government rules. "All TV channels are hereby advised not to telecast the advertisements of condoms which are for a particular age group and could be indecent for viewing by children", it said. [Full Article...]

Android Oreo now on 0.5% of devices, Marshmallow still largest at 29.7%

You can enroll for the Nokia 5 Beta testing if you own a Nokia 5. While the update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the smartphone comes with December security patch and it offers an improved level of security. It features a 5-inch 720p HD display and is powered by a MediaTek MT6737 processor. An 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree field-of-view is also given. [Full Article...]

After Trump Twitter attack, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says: 'You can not silence me'

After Trump Twitter attack, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says: 'You can not silence me' According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Trump has donated $5,850 to Gillibrand's campaigns in the past. "Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!" Trump gave $4,800 to Gillibrand's campaign in September 2010, when he also contributed $10,000 to the Democratic Committee of New York State. [Full Article...]

California company halts ICO after SEC raises registration concerns

California company halts ICO after SEC raises registration concerns Clayton's words may have had some effect: Bitcoin's value fell by almost three per cent on Monday, US time, to around US$16,300 per BTC. Clayton's statement comes after a frantic start to December for bitcoin, which is based on the same encrypted blockchain technology that underlies other "crypto" assets. [Full Article...]

Retail inflation in November sees uptick to 4.88 percent

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said yesterday that the economic expansion recorded in the July-September period marks the reversal of the declining trend of growth witnessed in the last few quarters. According to Britain's statistics agency, the main driver behind inflation in November was the fact that airfares fell by less than they had a year ago. [Full Article...]

Internet sites to protest Trump Admin's net neutrality plan

Internet sites to protest Trump Admin's net neutrality plan The FCC is now majority-Republican and the agency is expected to vote for the repeal, meaning that by as early as January 2018, the net neutrality rules will be off the books and internet providers could start to charge websites for faster lanes or discriminate against content vis à vis connection speeds however they please. [Full Article...]

Woman Caught Smoking On Southwest Flight Threatens To 'Kill Everybody'

Woman Caught Smoking On Southwest Flight Threatens To 'Kill Everybody' In video obtained by CBS13 in Sacramento, the woman is wearing a white hat and sunglasses as she spews profanities and threats at the crew and pushes a flight attendant. Curbelo started screaming and making threats when she told that it was a violation to smoke on the aircraft, Southwest said in a statement. Safety is always our top priority. [Full Article...]

Environmental groups slam NDP decision to continue with Site C

Environmental groups slam NDP decision to continue with Site C If cancelled, he argued, "You're looking at a 10 per cent rate increase immediately", although dam opponents have also argued that proceding with the project would also lead to rate increases. "It gave us one choice - proceed". Horgan took his own emotional pause when explaining that the decision had divided his own home - his brother disagreed with it, as did his wife Ellie. [Full Article...]

Huge black hole discovered after several years of Big Bang

Huge black hole discovered after several years of Big Bang It is located at a distance of 13 billion light years, that is, only 690 million years old after the original "Big Bang". It took Eduardo Bañados a total of three nights to spot the massive black hole 800 million times more massive than the sun. [Full Article...]

Dallas Marathon women's victor gets a helping hand at finish line

Dallas Marathon women's victor gets a helping hand at finish line Self fell down several times and was helped to the finish line by Ariana Luterman, a high school student. This is the second marathon win of her career. She finished the race with an unofficial time of 2:53:58. About 20,000 runners attended this year, according to marathon president Paul Lambert. And she did as Luterman pushed Self out in front of her "so she could cross the tape before I did"... [Full Article...]


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