Microsoft makes MS Paint free on Windows Store after public outcry at its demise

Digital Spy | 2017-07-25

UPDATE: MS Paint has NOT been discontinued, it seems, as Microsoft has responded to the outpouring of nostalgic grief around the basic PC art program's demise after 32 years. Instead, it is shifting off the main Windows operating system and into the Windows Store – and it's free, too. In a...

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft stand up with Apple against Qualcomm

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-07-24

A conglomerate of technology companies including Alphabet’s Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft has stood up with Apple in its fight against chipmaker Qualcomm. According to a report by the Reuters, the Computer and Communication Industry Association, of which, Google, Samsung, Intel,...


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LG Display plans to invest $13.5 billion to boost OLED production

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-25

More By Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd outlined plans to invest $13.5 billion to boost production of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens over the next three years, aiming to ride surging demand for the flexible panels from TV and smartphone manufacturers. The...

Yokogawa acquires TechInvent2 to boost its oil and gas solutions

World Pipelines | 2017-07-25

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the acquisition of TechInvent2 AS, a Norwegian enterprise that holds the rights to FluidCom™, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). FluidCom prevents blockages and corrosion in oil wells, pipelines and other facilities, and employs a patented...


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Novel eye test may help diagnose autism

The Siasat Daily | 2017-07-25

New York: A new eye test that can reveal impairment in cerebellum may help identify people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), researchers say. The cerebellum — part of the brain which coordinates and regulates muscular activity — controls the actions of rapid eye movements made when...

HIV cure hope revived by African child in remission

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-07-25

London: A South African child born with HIV has surprised experts by appearing to be effectively cured of the AIDS virus after just a year of treatment followed by eight and a half years drug-free. Patients with HIV would normally need to stay on antiretroviral (ART) drugs for the rest of their...


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New school building funded by India inaugurated in Nepal

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-23

Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated a school building in Udayapur district and laid the foundation stone for construction of a campus building for another educational institution in Basaha in the same district, for which India has extended NRs 66.44 million...

More education will lead to fewer child brides, healthier children

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-21

Over 13 million adolescent girls between 10 and 19 years – equivalent to the population of South Sudan – were married in India in 2011, according to census data, but fewer literate women were married as children or had children early compared to those who were illiterate, according to an...


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Roger Federer odds-on to be ATP year-end no 1

Sporting Life | 2017-07-19

Roger Federer is odds-on to finish the year as world number one for a record-equalling sixth time. Sky Bet offer 8/15 that the new Wimbledon champion, who turns 36 next month, will finish the 2017 season on top of the ATP rankings. Were he to do so, Federer would become the oldest world number one...

Federer tells young stars to up their game

LONDON - Roger Federer only just managed bed before breakfast after his latest Wimbledon triumph, but even that exertion could not throw him off his game. Fresh from a 5am night out, he was still able to deliver a few serious home truths to those further down the chain who so struggle to usurp him....

Giroud ready to fight for his place at Arsenal, says Wenger

The Times of India | 2017-07-25

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud wants to stay at the club and fight for his place despite the arrival of Alexandre Lacazette, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Giroud struggled for opportunities at Arsenal last season, starting 11 league games after losing his spot to Alexis Sanchez in the lineup. The...

Pep Guardiola continues to overhaul Manchester City squad

Belfast Telegraph | 2017-07-25

Manchester City's summer spending spree may not be over despite reaching the £200million-mark with the signing of left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco. The 23-year-old became City's fifth major recruit of the summer on Monday in a deal understood to be worth in excess of £49million. His...

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