Samsung, Apple tops smartphone market followed by Huawei

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-04-28

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Chinese-based Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, a market tracker said Thursday. Research firm IDC said overall smartphone shipments grew 4.3 percent in the...

Rishi Kapoor lashes out at stars who missed Vinod Khanna's funeral saying Chamchas did attend Priyanka's bash

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-04-28

Vinod Khanna died in Mumbai on Thursday morning following a battle with cancer, marking the end of an era in Hindi films. He was 70. He is survived by his former wife Geetanjali and their sons Akshaye and Rahul, who are now actors, and his present wife Kavita and son Sakshi and...


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Asian stocks tick up, euro subdued as ECB maintains easing bias

Sify | 2017-04-28

By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks inched higher on Friday and looked set to close a strong week on a positive note, while the euro slipped after the European Central Bank showed no signs of paring its stimulus programme. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

Starbucks results disappoint, new CEO must brew up growth

Sify | 2017-04-28

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp's new chief executive has a tall order to fill in keeping the world's biggest coffee chain's promise to return to historic growth rates amidst stubborn U.S. restaurant and retail slumps. Kevin Johnson, who succeeded Howard Schultz as CEO this...


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AI Predicts Heart Attacks Better Than Doctors

NBC News | 2017-04-27

Doctors have gotten very good at determining which of their patients are at high risk for a heart attack. But new research suggests that artificial intelligence may be even better — and that widespread use of AI could save many of the lives now lost to heart disease, the leading killer in the U.S....

Republican Provision In Rewritten Healthcare Law Exempts Congress, Staff From Obamacare Bans | 2017-04-26

As talk of a compromise on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) being reached among moderate and conservative Republicans on Capitol Hill continue to filter out, a provision of the reworked measure exempting members of Congress and their staff from the new provisions has also...


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Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

The Philippine Star | 2017-04-26

STUTTGART, GermanyA day before Maria Sharapova was to play her first tennis match since being banned for doping, the debate about the Russian's wild-card ......

Serena Williams calls Ilie Nastase comments 'racist' and backs investigation

Joy Online | 2017-04-25

Serena Williams says Ilie Nastase's recent comments about her unborn child are "racist" and has given her backing to a full investigation. Nastase, a former world number one, was heard speculating whether...

Spurs ready to end 22 years of pain and finish above Arsenal

The Himalayan | 2017-04-28

LONDON: For 22 years, there has been one certainty in the English Premier League: Arsenal finishing above Tottenham. Arsenal fans have even coined a term to celebrate the point in the season when their team cannot be overtaken in the standings by Tottenham: St Totteringham’s Day. Even when...

Kante and Griezmann nominated for top French award, but no place for Pogba

Sporting News | 2017-04-27

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is in the running to add the best French player abroad award to his PFA Player of the Year prize. The Blues star has already seen his efforts this season recognised in England, and could be about to receive similar acclaim from his...

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The Guardian | 2017-04-28

Facebook and Google were conned out of $100m in phishing scheme

Not even two of the biggest US technology are safe from fraud, as the social network and the search company named as victims of sophisticated attack...

Press TV | 2017-04-28

German MPs move to impose partial ban on full-face Muslim veils

German lawmakers in the lower house of parliament have passed a law that will put a partial ban on full-face Muslim veils such as burqas and niqabs amid rising...

CNN | 2017-04-28

Trump's report card: His best, his worst and what he should do next

(CNN)President Donald Trump is coming to the end of his first 100 days in office, and everyone has an opinion about his performance. We asked CNN contributors...

The Guardian | 2017-04-28

Ridley Scott: aliens are out there and one day they'll come for us

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Potential Shutdown Fears Renewed After Democrats Withhold Support for Short-Term Funding

Democrats extended the possibility of a government shutdown if lawmakers can't agree to a short-term funding extension by Friday, according to Politico. House...

The Associated Press | 2017-04-28

Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The son of Venezuela&aposs top human rights official is urging his father to prevent further bloodshed tied to anti-government...

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Alternet | 2017-04-28

Alex Jones Loses Custody Battle After Being Compared to 'Cult Leader'

The conspiracy theorist's attorney had argued Jones was playing a "character" on InfoWars....

Alternet | 2017-04-28

Stephen Colbert Nails Trump's Most Horrifying Admission This Week

"Has anyone tried putting a resignation letter in front of him?" If we've learned anything from...

Alternet | 2017-04-28

President Trump’s Corporate Government

The Trump administration is off to a roaring start on delivering the goodies to Big Business. We’re...