Los Angeles has reached an agreement to host the Olympics in the summer of 2028 instead of 2024.
Former Hermitage Capital Management CEO Bill Browder testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Putin’s net worth.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Monday it has set up an avionics group to make flight controls and other electronics currently made by outside suppliers for its commercial and military aircraft, aiming to bring the products into service after 2…
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced changes to its food leadership team in an internal memo, as it prepares for increased competition with grocery rivals and remains caught in a price war.
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AS ANYONE who flies regularly for work can attest, business travellers are not constantly being doted upon. Flights are not all booked by a travel manager, nor are never-ending drinks being poured by dutiful attendants. Indeed, corporate travel might be becoming a more independent affair.
According to a recent survey, a growing number of business travellers would prefer to avoid interaction with people when on the road, at least until something goes wrong. The research by Egencia, Expedia’s business-travel arm, questioned nearly 5,000 business travellers in Europe, America and Australia. Half of them said they want to avoid human contact while travelling.
That is not because business travellers find their time on the road repugnant and want to bury themselves in their smartphones….Continue reading
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rebounded in June after three straight monthly declines, but the housing market remained constrained by a shortage of properties available for sale.
Last week, Adobe announced it would dig a deep hole for its Flash Player, drop in the plug-in, and cover it with dirt by the end of 2020. So will end a technology that, in many ways, made the Web — even as users, security experts and browser makers took turns whacking it like a piñata at a six-year-old’s birthday party.
“We will stop updating and distributing the Flash Player at the end of 2020,” Adobe said in a post to its primary blog. The long lead time, the company contended, will give content makers time to complete the transition to Web standards, like HTML5 and WebGL.
Cristiano Ronaldo told a Spanish judge Monday that he has “never tried to avoid taxes.”
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Scientists have succeeded in developing precisely controlled alloy nanoparticles ‘multimetallic nanoclusters (MNCs)’ made of three metals: copper, platinum, and gold. They also discovered that MNCs show catalytic activity that is 24 times greater than …
The photograph was taken with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed hyperspectral camera’s secondary camera.
Scientists have made a form of graphene that can be cut with a table saw. They turned pine into laser-induced graphene and used it to make proof-of-concept electrodes for water splitting and supercapacitors.
New research is calling for immediate safeguards and the study of a widely used method for repairing sewer-, storm-water and drinking-water pipes to understand the potential health and environmental concerns for workers and the public.
Dermatologists have found that topically applied nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles are a viable treatment for deep fungal infections of the skin caused by dermatophytes.
Researchers have found that 86 percent of heterosexuals who are at high risk for HIV would use a home-based test kit provided by mail and 99 percent would seek treatment based on a positive result. This self-administered alternative may lead a group wh…
An extraordinarily bright supernova occurred in a surprising location, astronomers have found. This ‘heavy metal’ supernova discovery challenges current ideas of how and where such super-charged supernovas occur. In the past decade, astronomers have di…
Some of the world’s tiniest crystals are known as ‘artificial atoms’ because they can organize themselves into structures that look like molecules, including ‘superlattices’ that are potential building blocks for novel materials. Now scientists have ma…
For the first time, scientists have observed the formation of a crystal gel with particle-level resolution, allowing them to study the conditions by which these new materials form.
Experiments in dogs, rabbits and monkeys show the efficacy and biocompatibility of a new MRI/MRA contrast agent in detecting stroke. This T1 MRI contrast agent based on ultrasmall iron oxide nanoparticles could become a possible alternative to clinical…
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Oil prices rose above $50 a barrel, as traders raise bullish bets on crude and analysts warn of headwinds.