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Finance Konark Sun Temple to feature in new Rs 10 note!
Author: 0 Konark Sun Temple to feature in new Rs 10 note!

The colour base of the new currency notes will be chocolate brown and it will bear the picture of the Sun Temple in Odisha's Konark town. The new currency note will have the same height of 63mm as the current ten rupee note but the width will be 123 mm - slightly lesser than the 137 mm width of the existing note.

Finance Iceland holds the torch for gender equality, illegalises paying men more
Author: 0 Iceland holds the torch for gender equality, illegalises paying men more

Starting this week, companies in Iceland are required to demonstrate that they pay male and female employees fairly - without gender discrimination. The UK was in 15th place past year, with a 16.% pay gap between men and women, the London Evening Standard says. Saying that women should be paid equally to men (as the United States does) is great, but as the ongoing (though slightly narrowing) wage gap indicates, it is not almost the same as devising a system to ensure that salaries ...

Finance LG's new robots to serve passengers at airports and malls
Author: 0 LG's new robots to serve passengers at airports and malls

Earlier this year LG began testing its new airport robots in Seoul, South Korea in preparation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, and at CES 2018 next week, the South Korean company will be adding three new robots to its robot family.

Finance Roku is building a voice assistant too
Author: 0 Roku is building a voice assistant too

Similar to Roku's work around soundbars, the design for smart speakers will also use the Roku OS for voice control, content access and wireless audio streaming. Today, Roku refuses to be defined as just a TV device. Following inception of its licensing program, total eight TV brands began rolling out Roku TVs in the North American region.

Finance Pakistan's cricket star politician slams Trump as 'ignorant'
Author: 0 Pakistan's cricket star politician slams Trump as 'ignorant'

After a three-hour meeting of senior government and military officials, Pakistan expressed "deep disappointment" in Mr Trump's comments and stressed its sacrifices and commitment to the war on terror. Administration officials said on Monday that the aid will not be sent to Pakistan . He said the war in Afghanistan can not be fought in Pakistan and "we need to find a peaceful solution to the issue".

Finance Toshiba shares close at 2-month high after Westinghouse sale
Author: 0 Toshiba shares close at 2-month high after Westinghouse sale

The sale offers a fresh start for Westinghouse, which was forced into bankruptcy past year after suffering billions of dollars in losses from delays and cost overruns at nuclear plants under construction in Georgia and SC. The two nuclear projects, which will feature Westinghouse' AP1000 reactors, include the V.C. Summer in SC which is majority owned by SCANA as well as Vogtle nuclear project in Georgia which is being developed by Southern Co-led group of utilities.

Finance Scots stockpiling soft drink Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change
Author: 0 Scots stockpiling soft drink Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change

The backlash over the plan to cut the sugar content of Irn-Bru by more than half has already begun - with fiercely loyal customers stockpiling cans, raising a petition and establishing a Save Real Irn-Bru campaign. The joinery and building contractor, of Ayr, Scotland, added: 'It's a nanny state problem. 'I've had my concerns about artificial sweeteners for a while now - especially as they don't sit well with my stomach.

Finance United Kingdom vehicle industry records biggest sales dip since 2009
Author: 0 United Kingdom vehicle industry records biggest sales dip since 2009

December was an even worse month for diesels, in fact, with sales down by 31 per cent year on year. Average CO2 emissions from cars are set to rise for the first time in two decades according to new figures. A spokesman for The AA noted that the demonisation of diesel is actually resulting in less efficient cars being on the road. So you could argue that carmakers really have themselves to blame.

Finance Australia aims to become world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier
Author: 0 Australia aims to become world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier

Recreational marijuana use is still outlawed in Australia . Cann Group ended the day up to 35%, AusCann Group rose almost 54% and BOD Australia closed up about 39%. The Australian government's proposal needs to pass federal parliament when it returns to session in February. Following consultation carried out a year ago, Australia's Federal Government announced yesterday it has chose to permit the export of medical cannabis products.

Finance The World's Safest Airlines For 2018 Have Been Revealed
Author: 0 The World's Safest Airlines For 2018 Have Been Revealed

We should probably start off by telling you The Safest Airline for 2018 and guess what guys, it's an airline you've no doubt flown with before! PERTH, Australia, 5 January 2018 AirlineRatings.com (www.AirlineRatings.com), a safety and product rating website, has announced its top 20 safest airlines for 2018 from 409 airlines that it monitors.

Finance Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Pai Pulls Out Of CES 2018
Author: 0 Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Pai Pulls Out Of CES 2018

Pai, who spearheaded the FCC's controversial decision , informed the Consumer Technology Association he would not be available for what was billed as a "candid conversation" with FTC acting chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen, moderated by association president Gary Shapiro.

Finance Apple says all Macs, iPhones and iPads exposed to chip security flaws
Author: 0 Apple says all Macs, iPhones and iPads exposed to chip security flaws

Then Google's Project Zero team, which tracks down zero-day vulnerabilities on computer systems, reported that the flaw impacts almost all modern processors. Apple Watch users are not affected, the company has said. FILE PHOTO - Intel processors are displayed at a store in Seoul June 21, 2012. Google too has listed out a set of devices and software that need to be updated to the latest version for protection against these bugs.

Finance N-Out Burger brings back hot cocoa
Author: 0 N-Out Burger brings back hot cocoa

According to the Orange County Register , employees at locations in Huntington Beach and Orange say they began selling it two weeks ago. It doesn't happen often, but In-N-Out Burger is re-introducing a sweet wintry treat to its classic menu .

Finance Sears continues to struggle, now will close another 100 stores
Author: 0 Sears continues to struggle, now will close another 100 stores

The company said it simply didn't make enough money and that it's trying to balance its brick and mortar stores with their online presence. Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at the closing stores. Sears said it will continue to close unprofitable stores as it transforms its business model so that its physical store footprint and digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of its customers.

Finance United Kingdom should introduce 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups - MPs
Author: 0 United Kingdom should introduce 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups - MPs

A cross-party committee called for urgent action to curb the mountain of up to five billion disposable coffee cups dumped each year, nearly none of which are recycled. "Anything that would help facilitate the recycling of these cups is a good thing", he said. The world loves going to coffee shops and gulping down large amounts of caffeinated beverages, but MPs aren't too impressed about the number of cups they produce.

Finance AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in a Dozen Markets This Year
Author: 0 AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in a Dozen Markets This Year

Carriers will be able to sell advanced services like virtual reality, 4K video and enable self-driving cars through upcoming faster connections. "The promise of mobile 5G is seemingly endless and we're moving fast to make the promise a reality", the firm stated.

Finance BlackBerry, Baidu team up to develop driverless vehicle software
Author: 0 BlackBerry, Baidu team up to develop driverless vehicle software

The tie-up will also incorporate Baidu's CarLife offering (smartphone integration software for connected cars) as well as its virtual assistant DuerOS onto the platform. "Together, we will work toward a technological and commercial ecosystem for autonomous driving, intelligent connectivity, and intelligent traffic systems", Zhenyu said.