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Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

Apple wants to “one day” end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday. “Traditional supply chains are linear,” it said. “Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process starts [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple is going green: 10th anniversary iPhone 8 may come with recycled metal

TP Link enters into mesh routers fight with Deco M5 Whole Home Wi Fi System

TP Link enters into mesh routers fight with Deco M5 Whole Home Wi Fi System

Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System – a new model by TP-Link – has marked its foray into the mesh routers segment. Deco M5 provides users with seamless wireless Internet coverage, which automatically optimises Wi-Fi connections for every device while offering comprehensive security through its TP-Link HomeCare. It provides speeds of 400Mbps on the 2.4GHz band [...]

April 17, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on TP Link enters into mesh routers fight with Deco M5 Whole Home Wi Fi System

Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

December quarter results show rental income from commercial assets is alleviating, at least partially. Residential properties still not up to the mark The mood was sombre in the December quarter among real estate firms. The November ban on old, high-value banknotes affected the real estate sector hugely, given that it is infamous for cash transactions. [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

When James Madison drafted the first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, he had no idea how technology would shape American life or that a thing called the internet would change the way we communicate. However, Mr. Madison did know that the rights of the American people must [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

B.C. signs health care deal with federal government, also gets money for opioid crisis

B.C. signs health care deal with federal government, also gets money for opioid crisis

British Columbia is signing on to the health care deal with the federal government with an agreement that will provide more than $1 billion for home care and mental health. The province will also get an additional $10 million in emergency management funds to help deal with B.C.’s opioid crisis. More than 900 people died last year of [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on B.C. signs health care deal with federal government, also gets money for opioid crisis

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

Saab pitches modern combat jSaab pitches modern combat jet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheedet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheed leftright 2/2leftright

Saab pitches modern combat jSaab pitches modern combat jet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheedet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheed leftright 2/2leftright

Sweden’s Saab has offered to build the world’s most modern fighter aircraft factory in India, it said on Friday, as it goes head-to-head with U.S. rival Lockheed Martin to supply hundreds of locally produced planes to India’s military. Saab’s pitch for its Gripen E aircraft comes a day after Lockheed said it is pushing ahead [...]

February 10, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Saab pitches modern combat jSaab pitches modern combat jet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheedet plant in India in two-horse race with Lockheed leftright 2/2leftright

Australian man trapped in dam with nose just above water

Australian man trapped in dam with nose just above water

An Australian man has survived spending hours struggling to keep his nose above water after his excavator rolled into a waterhole. Daniel Miller, 45, had been riding the machine at his remote property 300km (180 miles) north of Sydney. When the edge of the dam gave way, the farmer was pinned down by a bar [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Australian man trapped in dam with nose just above water

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to Xi Jinping, his first direct approach to the Chinese leader. The president thanked Mr Xi for congratulating him on his inauguration last month and said he looked forward to “constructive” relations. Mr Trump has not yet spoken to Mr Xi but did call other world leaders. [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

Pence ‘very confident’ education pick Betsy DeVos will be confirmed with his vote

Pence ‘very confident’ education pick Betsy DeVos will be confirmed with his vote

WASHINGTON — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says he fully expects billionaire GOP donor Betsy DeVos will be confirmed as education secretary with his tie-breaking vote. Speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” Pence says the Trump administration is “very confident” she will take up her Cabinet post soon. Last week, two Republican senators, Susan Collins of [...]

February 6, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Pence ‘very confident’ education pick Betsy DeVos will be confirmed with his vote

US-Australia refugee deal: Trump in ‘worst call’ with Turnbull

US-Australia refugee deal: Trump in ‘worst call’ with Turnbull

A phone call between US President Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has called into question a refugee resettlement deal. The Washington Post reported Mr Trump called the conversation “the worst by far” of his calls with world leaders that day, and cut it short. Mr Trump later tweeted that he would “study this [...]

February 2, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on US-Australia refugee deal: Trump in ‘worst call’ with Turnbull

Time to talk about living with technology on our terms

Time to talk about living with technology on our terms

For many years, the TV and film industry has been determined to scare us with fictional horror ­stories that show the unforgiving aftermath of technology taking over. The Terminator franchise with its Skynet nemesis probably resonates the most with people, and more recent examples include sci-fi flick Ex Machina and cult TV show Black Mirror, [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Time to talk about living with technology on our terms