Microsoft warns Windows 7 users about outdated security

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-01-16

Windows 8 was a radical overhaul for Microsoft’s desktop OS, which is why numerous users have played cautiously and stuck with Windows 7. With the launch of Windows 10, the tech giant expected users to make the switch. But, much to the...

China to spend $ 2.6 billion to fight Beijing pollution this year

Hindustan Times | 2017-01-15

More than $ 2.6 billion (18.2 billion Yuan) will be pumped into Beijing’s budget in 2017 to fight air pollution, it was announced over the weekend as northern China including the capital prepares for a heavy bout of smog from Sunday. After some “blue sky” days last week, a spike...


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Eyewear giant to emerge from tie-up of Luxottica, Essilor

The Associated Press | 2017-01-16

PARIS (AP) -- A new European eyewear giant worth more than 50 billion euros ($52.5 billion) is set to emerge as Italy&aposs Luxottica - owner of Ray-Ban and Oakley glasses - merges with French lens manufacturer Essilor. Essilor International SA said Monday it had reached a share exchange deal with...

The defeat of Davos: Are the global 'elite' in retreat?

BBC News | 2017-01-16

Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and the rise of populism have left the world's "liberal elites" reeling. Can Davos, their ideological habitat, survive? It's all too easy to take a swipe at "Davos" - the...


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Women’s Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy Could Determine The Sex Of Their Baby

IFL Science | 2017-01-13

A new study suggests it’s possible to determine the sex of a baby even before it has been conceived. Of course, that’s not a new concept – old wives' tales have suggested everything from pregnancy cravings to ancient Chinese lunar charts can predict a baby’s sex, but scientists in Canada have...


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Andy Murray claims a hard-fought first-round win

Business Day | 2017-01-16

MelbourneBritish world number one Andy Murray claimed a hard-fought win over Illya Marchenko to open his Australian Open campaign in Melbourne on Monday. The Scot, who is bidding for...

Ibrahimovic's late goal earns Manchester United draw vs Liverpool

NZ Herald | 2017-01-15

Zlatan Ibrahimovic equalized late for Manchester United to salvage a 1-1 draw against fierce rival Liverpool in a result that damaged both teams&apos Premier League title chances today.Ibrahimovic canceled out James Milner&aposs 27th-minute... ......

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FBI arrests wife of Orlando nightclub shooter

The FBI has arrested Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, the man responsible for killing 49 people at an Orlando nightclub in June 2016,...

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Germany releases timeline on Christmas market truck attacker

Germany has published a timeline of authorities' handling of the Tunisian man who drove a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people and...

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Global shifts give Xi chance to steal limelight in Davos

In January 2016, with China’s equity and currency markets in turmoil, a sheepish Beijing dispatched two relatively unknown officials to the World...

Huffington Post | 2017-01-16

Ikea Refuses To Spend £524m Green Energy Pot In Britain Until Government Commits To Renewables

Ikea has said it won’t spend a single penny of its mammoth £524m (€600m) green fund in Britain until the government makes it easier to invest...

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Israeli forces attack ralliers urging return of Palestinian bodies

The Israeli military has violently suppressed a Palestinian protest rally calling for the release of the bodies of those killed by the regime’s forces in...

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