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Firefox 59 speed trick pits your PC against your network - CNET

Mozilla's browser sets up mini competitions to find the fastest way to display websites. Also new: testing a business-friendly Firefox.

Russia’s Supreme Court orders Telegram messenger to hand over encryption keys to security services

Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered popular internet messenger service Telegram to hand over encryption keys to its clients’ traffic to the Federal Security Service (FSB) without court warrants. Read Full Article at

This March Madness, we’re using machine learning to predict upsets

What surprises will this year’s tournament have in store?

This charging case doubles your Nintendo Switch playtime

When the Nintendo Switch was released last year, it became Nintendo’s fastest selling console — in part because of the amazing flexibility you have to take it with you to game on the go. But, portability means nothing when you’re running low on

Securely browse the Web with this top-rated VPN

With net neutrality being a hot topic and the abundance of digital threats online (whether that’s through ransomware, phishing scams, or hacking attacks), it’s become imperative to take a proactive approach to protecting your data and connection w

MCU News: Missing Hawkeye, The Truth about Captain Marvel, and More

It’s a busy time for Marvel fans. Many of us were already deep into our MCU rewatch before Avengers: Infinity War when the new trailer dropped on Friday. (I’m halfway through Phase Two!) Now, an […] The post MCU News: Missing Hawkeye, The

Mahindra Bolero makes it to PV top 10 list in February

This is the first time in two years that Bolero has made it to the top ten list. The model sold 8,001 units last month to occupy the tenth position.

Starbucks opens 3 outlets in Kolkata, plans more

The premium coffee chain today made its maiden entry to the city with three stores in two shopping malls and one on a high street.

Sterlite Power acquires Rs 1,500 cr Goa-Tamnar project

The project will deliver an incremental 400kV feed to Goa and scale up the transmission network for power evacuation from generation projects pooled at Raigarh (Chhattisgarh), a Sterlite Power statement said.

YouTube testing picture-in-picture on desktop site; rolls out to a small group of users

The feature is currently available on mobile devices across both Android as well as iOS platforms.

Troubleshooting time for Ola? App glitch allows users to book cab to North Korea even the US


Bitcoin resembles dot-com bubble, but collapse is unfolding 15 times faster – Morgan Stanley

American banking giant Morgan Stanley has predicted a dire end to the bitcoin phenomenon, comparing it to the tech bubble of 2000. But this time, according to the bank, events will escalate much faster. Read Full Article at

PNB woes spur Goldman to downgrade India's economic growth forecasts

The Goldman warning is a blow for the govt, which had hoped that a $32 billion, two-year, bank recapitalisation programme it unveiled last year would help Indian banks to begin to restart lending

Indices end higher after a choppy session, Nifty hold 10100; IT stocks gain

All that happened in the market today

IBM brings its Power9 servers with Nvidia GPUs to its cloud

IBM is hosing its annual THINK conference to packed halls in Las Vegas this week. Given how important its cloud business has become to its bottom line, it’s no surprise that this event features its fair share of cloud news. Among today’s announcem

Ryanair takes stake in Lauda's new Austrian airline

BERLIN (AP) - Budget airline Ryanair says it is taking an initial 24.9 percent stake in an Austrian-based airline being set up by former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda. It plans to raise its holding to 75 percent. LaudaMotion is the successor to Niki, long a sub

Russian petrochemicals giant Sibur strengthens China partnership

Sibur, the largest petrochemicals firm in Russia, will construct a new plant in Russia’s Far East that will target the Chinese market. Read Full Article at

Griffin leads Pistons to rare road victory, 106-90 over Kings

Pistons win on the road for the first time since Jan. 10

Dovizioso «worried» by Marquez's Qatar performance

After three consecutive runner-up finishes at the track, Dovizioso withstood a final-corner lunge from Marquez to finally claim his first Qatar win.But the reigning champion was clearly delighted with the race despite the defeat, as he came up just 0.027s sho

Alonso: Why I didn't walk away from F1

A raging bull. The fighter pure. The ultimate competitor. The fire and fury of a double world champion who looked set to become the naturally dominant successor to Michael Schumacher.Then came Vettel and Red Bull; then came Hamilton and Mercedes. Different au

Late contract talks could «disturb» Bottas

Bottas is preparing for his second year with Mercedes since replacing 2016 champion Nico Rosberg alongside Lewis Hamilton.He won three grands prix in 2017 to earn a single-year extension by mid-September, and Bottas hopes he will not have to wait too long bef

Astronomers Have Found Their Paradise, and It's the Coldest and Most Remote Point in Antarctica

Antarctica. The name evokes images of bitter extremes, an environment unkind to humans. Stories of polar explorers battling with the weather and perishing on their way back to safety. Why would astronomers choose to go there?

Outrage as aging rock star insults Russians in Facebook post

After Russian rock legend Andrey Makarevich said that Russians are turning into “mean idiots,” fellow rockers, politicians, and diplomats replied with indignation and demands to stop publicly insulting the nation. Read Full Article at

GOP wants to flood politics with dark money using hidden “policy riders”

Campaign finance reform was once a bipartisan issue. With Koch money flooding into the GOP, those days are gone

Primary day in Illinois: Will moderates bite the dust in both parties?

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski both face challenges that could end their careers

Supreme Court could limit the anti-abortion movement’s right to lie

High court to rule on California law that requires «crisis pregnancy centers» to offer real information

This is how Trump won mindless loyalty from millions of Americans

The simple, surefire formula for sycophants

Medicaid is rural America’s financial midwife

Medicaid payments allow struggling hospitals to maintain vital costly services such as maternity care

Ford tries to simplify car buying with Ready.Shop.Go. - Roadshow

In a bid to take some of the discomfort out of the car buying process, Ford is trying to make it as simple and transparent as possible by using the power of the internet.

IBM offers up Watson Assistant, its answer to Amazon’s Alexa - CNET

The business software giant unveils its digital helper a few months after Amazon introduced a rival service, Alexa for Business.

Phillips to Open First Asia Gallery in Hong Kong This March

Responding to its astounding success in a very short span of time in the Asian region, Phillips will inaugurate its first gallery space in Asia at the St George’s Building in Central, Hong Kong, on March 26, 2018.Located in the same building’s 14th floor

I-T Dept says no to Sebi plea for tax exemption for unified broking licence

A tax official says move could cause loss to exchequer at a time when India is already grappling with revenue shortfall due to GST rollout and note ban

Marico hits two-month high; stock up 5%

The stock hit two-month high of Rs 319.55, up 5% on the NSE in otherwise range-bound market on back of heavy volumes.

Why MF houses are appointing two fund managers to manage large schemes?

In the last three months, as many as five mutual fund houses have appointed co-fund managers for managing their large or flagship funds

UltraTech proposes to acquire Binani#39;s stressed assets

UltraTech Cement has re-entered the race for Binani Cement and has proposed to acquire the stressed company. They have lent huge comfort by saying that they will provide Rs 7,200 crore to help Binani pay off its lenders.

PNB woes spur Goldman to downgrade India#39;s economic growth forecasts

In a note to clients, Goldman Sachs lowered its real gross domestic product (GDP) forecast on India for the year to March 2019 to 7.6 percent from 8 percent earlier.

China's trade with Russia will soon reach $100 billion

The volume of trade between Russia and China increased by more than 20 percent last year and is still growing, according to Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang. Read Full Article at

IFCI gets favourable verdict in sale of assets of Blue Coast Hotels to ITC

IFCI gets favourable verdict in sale of assets of Blue Coast Hotels to ITC. In an interview with CNBC-TV18, V Satya Venkat Rao, Executive Director of IFCI spoke about the latest happenings in his company and sector.

RBI official: Banking Regulation Act does not fully apply to SBI, other PSBs and regional rural banks

Last week, RBI Governor Urjit Patel, in the context of the fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB) had stressed that the it does not have enough control over the state run banks as much as it have over private lenders.

Videocon Industries exits insurance business

Videocon, which had a 51.32 percent stake in the venture, Liberty Videocon General Insurance Company Ltd, sold 26 percent stake to DP Jindal Group#39;s Diamond Dealtrade and the remaining to Enam Securities.
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