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  • Oddities start to emerge from deeper analyses of LHC data 28 Apr 2017 10:08 Arc Technica Enlarge / The magnets of the LHCb detector. reader comments 0 The Large Hadron Collider has generated a staggering amount of data in its years of operation; it's enough data that we'll be analyzing it for years after the collider shuts down. …
  • Jose Mourinho parks the bus at Man City as United grind out derby draw 28 Apr 2017 09:58 ESPN Jose Mourinho played for a 0-0 draw and got it as Manchester United repelled an uninspired Manchester City side at the Etihad on Thursday night. The visitors threatened on the break in the first half through Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, though …
  • AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits 28 Apr 2017 09:57 Washington Times SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution. So it was jarring to see the absolute confidence with which America’s top Pacific …
  • Betting on a Tesla failure 28 Apr 2017 09:54 Myrtle Beach Sun News SAN FRANCISCO – A high-end Tesla Model S can rocket from zero to 60 mph in 2.27 seconds. But can the electric car maker itself accelerate from producing 80,000 vehicles a year to 500,000 in 2018? A million in 2020? Can it make money in the process? Short …
  • [Weekender] Cafes provide solace for sleep-deprived Koreans 28 Apr 2017 09:52 Korea Herald Many people turn to coffee to wake themselves up. But that’s the last thing on the minds of customers of a new breed of cafes devoted to helping people relax and, if possible, take a nap. “The (regular) cafes are inconvenient,” said Shin Jeong-sik, a …
  • [Weekender] Cafes go beyond coffee 28 Apr 2017 09:52 Korea Herald The growth of coffee addicts is explosive, manifested in the rapid spread of coffee shops, big and small, across the nation. Latest data showed that Koreans consumed more than 25 billion cups of coffee last year, translating into a whopping 500 cups per …
  • BRITISH & AMERICAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC : - Annual Financial Report 28 Apr 2017 09:52 4-traders 04/28/2017 | 11:50am CEST British & American Investment Trust PLC Annual Financial Report for the year ended 31 December 2016 Registered number: 00433137 Directors Registered office J Anthony V Townsend (Chairman) Wessex House Jonathan C Woolf …
  • British economy slows sharply as inflation hits home 28 Apr 2017 09:50 The Globe and Mail Britain’s economy slowed sharply in the first three months of 2017 as higher inflation, boosted by last year’s Brexit vote, hit spending on the high street and hurt other consumer-focused businesses. With the country heading for an election on June 8, …
  • Best GPS running watch: The best sports watches to buy today 28 Apr 2017 09:49 Pocket-lint While the whole world is now discovering the benefits of a connected watch, for runners, this is home ground. While connected watches have come on leaps and bounds, the needs of runners haven't changed hugely over the past 20 years that running …
  • The Brexit slowdown is officially here — UK GDP grows less than expected in Q1 28 Apr 2017 09:48 Business Insider REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON — Britain's economy grew less than expected in the first quarter of 2017, according to preliminary numbers from the ONS released on Friday. GDP grew by just 0.3% in the quarter, while on an annual basis the figure was …
  • Welsh universities get £9m supercomputing investment from government 28 Apr 2017 09:48 Computing.co.uk Four Welsh universities will receive a total of £9m from the European Regional Development Fund for a supercomputing programme that the Welsh government hopes will enable Wales to compete globally scale in researching and solving complex scientific …
  • Where to buy the new Samsung Galaxy S8 - the best deals from networks including EE, O2, Vodafone and Three 28 Apr 2017 09:47 The Mirror The age-old battle between iPhone or Android is getting closer and closer, especially now that Samsung have officially released their highly anticipated Galaxy S8. Touted as "the biggest rival to Apple's line of iPhones", the blower is now …
  • The best sports watches to buy today 28 Apr 2017 09:45 Pocket-lint While the whole world is now discovering the benefits of a connected watch, for runners, this is home ground. While connected watches have come on leaps and bounds, the needs of runners haven't changed hugely over the past 20 years that running …
  • Craft crosses rings, gets shots of Saturn 28 Apr 2017 09:39 Arkansas Democrat Gazette CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it. Flight controllers regained contact with Cassini on Thursday, a day after it became the first craft …
  • ‘Edge Sensing’ seen as critical driver of manufacturing optimisation 28 Apr 2017 09:33 The Manufacturer.com Manufacturers agree that data collection from sub-components will drive incremental performance improvement. As an industry, manufacturing creates – and then discards – more data than any other industry. A gathering of senior manufacturing executives – …
  • In Egypt: The government has partially shut down WhatsApp, Skype, FaceTime 28 Apr 2017 09:20 Pulse The Egyptian government has partially shut down voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Viber and Apple’s FaceTime.  Security concerns are the government’s main reasons for doing this, but there is also …
  • Google brings ‘Wifi’ product north of the border and it has deep ... 28 Apr 2017 09:17 Calgary Herald TORONTO — Google is expanding its physical hardware lineup in Canada with the addition of Google Wifi, a product that is not only supposed to help people improve their Wi-Fi networks but also one with significant Canadian roots. Google Wifi is essentially …
  • Aggregated energy: Can group purchases help scale renewable power? 28 Apr 2017 09:14 Business Green Google, Philips and George Washington University are pioneering joint renewable energy deals that could open the field to more small and mid-size players A primary knock against corporations getting into the business of backing large-scale clean energy …
  • The things people lie about most on their car insurance 28 Apr 2017 09:10 MarketWatch This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Fudging information on a car insurance application to get a lower rate might not seem a big deal to you, but it is to car insurance companies. Lies and honest mistakes by customers and insurance …
  • DC Holdings Initiates the Establishment of China Healthcare Big Data Development Co., Ltd to Construct the Healthcare Big Data Ecosystem 28 Apr 2017 09:09 MarketWatch.com HONG KONG, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital China Holdings Limited ("DC Holdings" or the "Group"; stock code: 00861.HK, 910861.TW), China's largest integrated IT service provider, is pleased to announce that the …