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Air pollution and Delhi

Smoke! Smog! These two words are frequent updates on Google weather alerts across Indian metros. Air in India has lost its status as a public good and become a luxury good. What makes matters worse...

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Dollar Marks Time

The US dollar has largely been confined to yesterday’s trading ranges against the major currencies amid light news. The North American session does not hold much hope for fresh impetus. The US reports October existing...

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Why bitcoin is valued in Zimbabwe

This year has seen cryptocurrency bitcoin shatter all growth expectations, continuing to defy dark predictions. In Zimbabwe, its growth has been particularly striking, all the more so amid recent political turbulence. Sometimes, history is best...

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Tesla’s latest ‘moonshot’ is an all-electric semi truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has opened a new chapter in his book of visions as he unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck that aims to throw Tesla into a new market even as it struggles...

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Preventing dementia with computerized brain training

Brain training using a specialized computer program can reduce the risk of dementia by almost one third, a newly published study shows. The participants were involved in the training over a ten-year period. Elderly people...

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Ripple- Is it the next Bitcoin?

Ripple is a digital payment system with a crypto-currency by the same name, i.e. ‘Ripple’ represented in the form of XRP units. Like Bitcoin, Ripple’s XRP unit is based on mathematical formulae and has a...

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What the Heck’s Going on With Used Cars and Trucks?

Manheim, the world’s largest wholesale auto-auction company, reported that prices of used vehicles that went through its auctions jumped again in October. Its Used Vehicle Value Index – which is adjusted for mix, mileage, and...

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General Electric to slice up its empire

The US industrial giant – General Electric has slashed its dividend in half amid plans to significantly retool the conglomerate on the back of annual profit projections that were well below what investors had been...

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Brexit: Brussels tightens deadline for UK to clarify EU divorce bill

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says the bloc won’t wait much longer for the UK to agree to settle its Brexit bill if trade talks are to take place in January. EU officials say the...

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How to attract more women to the tech industry

The question has been in the air for years without a satisfying answer. The Web Summit conference in Lisbon has offered several solutions to encourage women to join the IT sector. The Lisbon convention is...

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How Can a Company Once Worth $30B Lose $443M on Just $208M in Revenues? Here’s How

Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, reported late Tuesday that its revenues in the third quarter rose 62% from a year ago, to $208 million, while its net loss more than tripled to $443 million. How?...

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Japan Wage and Hours Worked

The preliminary wage report for September 2017 showed a moderate acceleration in nominal wages. Basic and overtime wages rose by 0.7% year on year (YoY) in September, accelerating from 0.4% YoY in August. The 0.7%...