Google denies desktop homepage revamp claims

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-07-22

San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) Google has denies reports it is planning to revamp the desktop version of its homepage. The development came after a report in The Guardian on Friday claimed that...

High-tech mystery: Is a Facebook phone in the works?

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-07-22

Facebook could be working on a smartphone, according to paperwork recently spotted by cyber sleuths which the tech giant filed earlier this year. A Facebook unit devoted to hardware filed a patent application in January for a mysterious "modular electromechanical device" that could have...


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Goldman Sachs moves from Wall Street into Main Street

Goldman Sachs, long known for its super-rich clients and well-connected executives, is starting to act a lot more like a neighborhood bank. The most Wall Street of Wall Street firms really wants people to start thinking about it...

GE beats 2Q profit forecasts despite decline

Omaha World-Herald | 2017-07-21

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co. (GE) on Friday reported dip in second-quarter profit and revenue on lackluster performance from its energy connections unit. ......


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High-fat pregnancy diet risks offspring’s mental health

The Siasat Daily | 2017-07-22

Washington: Moms-to-be, you may want to put eating high-fat diet on your to-don’t list as a recent study has linked it with health disorders such as anxiety and depression in children. The Oregon Health & Science University research in an animal model suggested that it alters the development...

Sugary drinks with protein-rich food may make you fat, finds study

Hindustan Times | 2017-07-22

Consuming a sugar-sweetened drink like fruit juices with a high-protein meal including lean meat, chicken, fish and dairy products may negatively affect energy...


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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...

Universities and colleges awarding more firsts to degree students

Belfast Telegraph | 2017-07-20

The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared, with a third of institutions now grading at least one in four degrees with the top honour. In some cases, the proportion has more than doubled in five years, according to Press Association analysis of official data. With students now...


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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....

Pensive Neymar stirs renewed PSG fever

The Times of India | 2017-07-22

PARIS: Neymar's decision to post a photo of himself in thoughtful contemplation sparked a fresh wave of speculation that he is on the verge of sealing a world record 222 million ($256.8 million) move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. The Instagram picture, even accompanied by a matching emoji,...

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is heading to the Hall of Fame, and he has ...

Next month, Jerry Jones will become the 307th member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and once they got him on the phone line Thursday afternoon for his official Hall conference call, they got the pure football stuff out of the way first. After purchasing the Dallas Cowboys in 1989, the moderator...

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