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Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Japan’s Sony said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovationafter years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Beverage major’s business climbs ₹1,507.4 crore over a year Good volume growth in the branded business segment and improved performance in some of its associates has boosted the prospects of Tata Global Beverages (TGB) during the second quarter of 2017-18. TGB has interests in tea, coffee and water. The company’s branded business comprises packet tea, [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

A quick reminder of the result of September’s election shows why Angela Merkel is in a bind.  Photograph: Bloomberg Having only won 246 out of the 706 seats in the Bundestag, the CDU/CSU needs coalition partners to form a stable government. However, the maths is tricky, as the SPD isn’t willing to join another grand coalition. That [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Markets rattled as German coalition talks collapse – business live

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

An 1878 toy factory has been given a new life as a luxurious residence, complete with its own race car shop and a 65-foot glass wall that overlooks a park. The converted Wolverine tin toy factory sits tucked away among other historic properties on the North Side of Pittsburgh, including department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann’s Romanesque-style townhouse next door. Brick sidewalks and street [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

Public health experts in the UK have spoken out against a new book that claims many of us should be eating more salt, not less – claiming the advice could endanger people’s health. New York scientist James DiNicolantonio says in his book The Salt Fix that the World Health Organisation and the US and UK advisory bodies [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

The implementation of restrictions barring citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US is only the latest mini-tsunami in what will be a sea change in patterns of higher education internationalisation. Not every Western country is turning against internationalisation. Canada, for instance, is keeping its doors open and expanding programmes for international mobility, [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Global higher education might turn upside down as West turns inward

Michael Flynn quits as national security adviser

Michael Flynn quits as national security adviser

Michael Flynn has resigned as national security adviser over his contact with Russian officials before US President Donald Trump took office. His resignation on Tuesday followed reports a day earlier that the Department of Justice warned the Trump administration weeks ago that such communications could leave him in a compromised position. It is illegal for private [...]

February 14, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Michael Flynn quits as national security adviser

With eye on Obamacare, Price takes helm as health secretary

With eye on Obamacare, Price takes helm as health secretary

Tom Price was sworn in as U.S. secretary of health on Friday, putting in place a determined opponent of Obamacare to help President Donald Trump dismantle his predecessor’s law and reshape the nation’s healthcare system. The Senate voted 52-47 earlier on Friday to approve the conservative Georgia Republican, former U.S. lawmaker and orthopedic surgeon to [...]

February 10, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on With eye on Obamacare, Price takes helm as health secretary

Tom Price Is Confirmed as Health Secretary

Tom Price Is Confirmed as Health Secretary

WASHINGTON — The Senate early Friday approved the nomination of Representative Tom Price to be secretary of health and human services, putting him in charge of President Trump’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. By a vote of 52 to 47, the Senate confirmed Mr. Price, Republican of Georgia, after a debate that focused [...]

February 10, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Tom Price Is Confirmed as Health Secretary

Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a school as education secretary: Howard University

Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a school as education secretary: Howard University

Betsy DeVos, just sworn in as education secretary after Vice President Pence cast a tiebreaking vote in the Senate to confirm her appointment, visited Howard University on Thursday to meet with university leaders. It was her first visit as secretary. On Friday, she visited Jefferson Academy, a public school in Washington, where protesters greeted her [...]

February 10, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a school as education secretary: Howard University

As La La Land sparks new golden age, movie lovers go mad for old picture houses once again

As La La Land sparks new golden age, movie lovers go mad for old picture houses once again

The cinema was a 20th century phenomenon, the place where millions flocked to laugh, weep and tremble – but now it’s back. Long before TV, local movie houses brought entertainment that ordinary ­people could afford to every high street. They also offered newreel reports of wars, disasters and celebrities. And ­romance blossomed on many a [...]

February 6, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on As La La Land sparks new golden age, movie lovers go mad for old picture houses once again