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Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Photos courtesy of Joseph Lucier, Sotheby’s The top-floor unit at 1940 Broadway in Pacific Heights is on offer for a staggering $8.2 million, a sum liable to give house hunters a touch of vertigo even before they ascend to the penthouse level. The ad for the three-bed, two-and-a-half bath, 2,900-square-foot condo frames it as a [...]

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How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

Many people are aware that big companies are much more likely than small businesses to offer employer-sponsored health insurance to their employees. The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), an annual effort to query nearly 40,000 establishments, conducted by the Federal Government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that only 34.8 percent of private sector [...]

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Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Are links doing more harm than good? With the rules for link building constantly changing, it can be hard to know what’s a smart link building strategy and what will land you in hot water with Google. Last year, Google’s webmaster trends analyst, John Mueller, surprised the SEO world with his pronouncement that link building, [...]

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MH CET law admissions 2017: Admit cards released, download them here

MH CET law admissions 2017: Admit cards released, download them here

The Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra on Tuesday released the admit cards of candidates for the Common Entrance Test (MH CET) for admission to three and five years law degree courses in the state. The Directorate of Higher Education, Maharashtra on Tuesday released the admit cards of candidates for the Common Entrance Test (MH CET) [...]

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Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix has added support for HDR (high-dynamic range) video to its Android app, which means you can experience richer colours and better contrast on the go. There’s a caveat, though – it’s only available on the LG G6. CEO Reed Hastings had talked about Netflix’s plans to bring HDR support to smartphones at MWC 2017 [...]

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Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Vision Loss May Be Prevented with Gene Delivery System

Gene delivery is a process which helps to induce Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) into the host cells to decode the protein product and treat genetic disorders. Very recently there has been a profound discovery in gene delivery to prevent vision loss. Researchers have developed gene carrying nanoparticles that home in on target cells and prevent vision [...]

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Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

Carnage in Indian IT: Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant slash jobs

  Once India’s global claim to fame, the country’s information technology (IT) sector is seeing a spate of layoffs by IT majors like Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Infosys and Cognizant.   The churn in the IT sector — which is moving towards increasing automation, use of artificial intelligence and is beset by tightening visa regulations — [...]

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TP-Link® Launches Deco M5, the First Complete and Secure Whole-Home Wi-Fi System

TP-Link® Launches Deco M5, the First Complete and Secure Whole-Home Wi-Fi System

  HSN is proud to serve as a launch partner for TP-Link’s Deco M5 Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems,” said Neal Martinelli, vice president of electronics, at HSN. “Deco M5 is the complete Wi-Fi package for the modern home. From simple setup and ease of use, to reliable Wi-Fi coverage for the entire home, Deco is [...]

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‘India may miss TB eradication target’

‘India may miss TB eradication target’

‘ India may miss TB eradication target’ India may not be able to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 as targeted by the government. Cases of drug resistant TB are expected to rise in four high burden countries of India, the Philippines, Russia, and South Africa between 2000 and 2040, a Lancet study shows. Recommended By Colombia [...]

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Venezuela military courts ‘used against protesters’

Venezuela military courts ‘used against protesters’

Venezuela’s opposition, non-government organisations and international bodies have accused the government of using military courts against its critics. The courts have detained at least 50 protesters, according to a local human rights organisation. The secretary general of the Organisation of American States (OAS) likened the country to a dictatorship. Government officials have not confirmed the [...]

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Century-old Escondido homes open for Mother’s Day tour

Century-old Escondido homes open for Mother’s Day tour

The Stammer House built in 1909 is among the homes on the Mother’s Day Tour hosted by the Old Escondido Historic District. (Photo by Carol Rea) An ice cream social 30 years ago at an old house in the oldest part of Escondido led to an effort to restore several blocks of historical homes, some [...]

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G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

Photo If it becomes law, the American Health Care Act will have the biggest effects on people who buy their own insurance or get coverage through Medicaid. But it also means changes for the far larger employer health system. About half of all Americans get health coverage through work. The bill would make it easier [...]

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