Microsoft is planning low-cost tablets: Report

DNA India | 2018-05-21

Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is planning to launch a new line of low-cost Surface tablets in the second half of 2018. The aim would be to compete with lower-cost...

Samsung’s cheaper iPad alternative under wraps

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-05-18

Apple has been trying to expand its reach into the budget segments of both tablets and smartphones by launching cheaper versions of its iPhones and iPads. The iPhone SE is the entry point to the iPhone club whereas the iPad 2018 serves the same for the exclusive iPad club. The formula has sort of...

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Ryanair's annual profits fly 10% higher despite rostering issues

RTE | 2018-05-21

Ryanair has reported profit after tax for its financial year to the end of March of €1.45 billion. That represented a 10% increase on the previous year and was at the upper end of its guidance. Passenger numbers for the year were 9% higher at 130.3 million people, while the airline's...

US stocks close mixed on earnings, trade talks

The Siasat Daily | 2018-05-19

New York: US stocks ended mixed as investors were digesting the latest corporate earnings as well as the ongoing trade talks between...

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Lack of sleep is dangerous. It can lead to diabetes, obesity, stroke

Hindustan Times | 2018-05-21

If you’re sleeping for less than eight hours each night, working the graveyard shift, or pulling all-nighters frequently (whether to party or to study), you need to be alarmed. Sleep deprivation can seriously affect your health and quality of life. It produces effects...

FAO-supported conference in Slovenia calls for bee protection

Xinhua | 2018-05-19

LJUBLJANA, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Agriculture officials from 22 countries and regions pledged at a FAO-supported conference in Slovenia on Saturday to strengthen cooperation in efforts to protect bees and other pollinators, raise public awareness and exchange bee-keeping practices. The international...

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LMAX Launches First Institutional Crypto-Exchange

The Bitcoin News | 2018-05-21

The LMAX Exchange Group, a financial technology firm and owner of the LMAX Exchange, announced today that it will be launching the first institutional cryptocurrency exchange. The exchange, which is going to be called LMAX Digital, will enable institutional investors to trade in five different...

Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens – “Digital Rights”

Bitcoin | 2018-05-18

Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has shed some light on the progress authorities are making towards adopting the long-awaited crypto regulations. Legislators will replace common words like “cryptocurrencies” and “tokens” with legal terms such as “digital money” and “digital rights”, he...

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Nadal and Djokovic to renew rivalry in Italian Open semis

Hastings Tribune | 2018-05-19

ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open semifinals — and three-time Rome champion Maria Sharapova also reached the last four Friday. Nadal, who holds a record seven titles at the Foro Italico, overcame a poor first set and a partisan crowd to beat...

Zverev, Cilic move into Rome semis

AOL | 2018-05-19

Alexander Zverev continued his winning streak, battling past David Goffin and into the Internazionali d'Italia semi-finals on Friday. Zverev stretched his winning streak to 12 matches with a hard-fought 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory over Goffin in their last-eight clash in Rome. The German saw his run of 23...

Lionel Messi wins 5th Golden Shoe

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-05-21

Madrid, May 21 (IANS) Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has won his fifth European Golden Shoe after his team beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in its final La Liga Santander match of the...

Barca say emotional goodbye to favourite son Iniesta

RTE | 2018-05-20

Andres Iniesta's final Barcelona appearance ended in victory on an emotional evening at the Nou Camp. La Liga champions Barca, who lost their unbeaten record in a 5-4 loss at Levante last week, responded with a 28th win of the season, defeating Real Sociedad 1-0. Former Liverpool forward...

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Taliban warn Kabul residents to 'keep away' ahead of attacks

This is Money | 2018-05-21

Recent attacks have made Kabul the deadliest place in Afghanistan for civilians for months The Taliban warned Kabul residents Monday to avoid "military centres"...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

TDN | 2018-05-21

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral...

2 injured in multiple bombings in Thailand's troubled south

Scottsbluff StarHerald | 2018-05-21

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities say suspected Muslim insurgents set off small bombs at about two dozen locations in the country's deep south, wounding two...

Krishna temple in Rawalpindi to get bigger and better, Pakistan government releases Rs 20 million funds

Reuters In a welcome move that is likely to garner quite some appreciation for the Pakistan government, Islamabad has released funds worth Rs 20 million for the...

Police probe celebrity chef Mario Batali for sexual misconduct - media

This is Money | 2018-05-21

May 20 (Reuters) - Celebrity chef Mario Batali, who already faces sexual harassment accusations from four women, is under criminal investigation by the New York...

Abuses pushed Malaysia’s debt over $250 billion, says Mahathir

Arabnews | 2018-05-21

Author: Mon, 2018-05-21 06:58 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is saddled with over 1 trillion ringgit ($251.70 billion) in debt, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on...

Open Minds Worldwide

Al Jazeera | 2018-05-21

How we grew arrogant enough to believe we have the right to kill

After Santa Fe, we must be honest with ourselves about the role violence plays in our politics. ......

The Washington Post | 2018-05-21

Trump is proving to be the most predictable of presidents

A canon of gut feelings can explain most of what he has done — and predict what he will do. ......

The Washington Post | 2018-05-21

The old capitalism returns

Compared with those of the 19th century, many of today’s economic advances and upheavals seem mild....

The Washington Post | 2018-05-21

No one is an ‘animal’

Trump’s loose statements about immigrants threaten to dehumanize all of us. ......

The Washington Post | 2018-05-21

Trump isn’t the first president to follow his gut into Mideast trouble

Elevating ideology above messy political reality usually leads to disaster — it’s a lesson that...