Seawater Could Fuel the Battleships of the Future

Seawater Could Fuel the Battleships of the Future. The world’s supply of petroleum is finite. The U.S. Navy, which runs on it, is not. Eventually, keeping its fleet afloat for generations may depend on another fuel — the kind that doesn’t dry up. Last month, a national-security commission advised Congress to fund shipbuilding and increase the U.S. naval […]

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Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head.US retail major Wal-Mart Stores Friday named Krish Iyer as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its Indiaunit, effective Jan 20, 2014, a company statement said here. Iyer, who will report to Wal-Mart Asia regional president and CEO Scott Price, will replace interim CEO Ramnik Narsey, who […]

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Good news for job seekers India’s hiring plans for Q1 of 2014 positive

Good news for job seekers India’s hiring plans for Q1 of 2014 positive. NEW DELHI, DEC 10: The new year is likely to usher in good news for job seekers in India as the country has emerged one of the most optimistic nations in the world in terms of hiring plans for the next three months. According […]

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Starbucks Brings Back $450 Laser-Etched Gift Cards

Starbucks Brings Back $450 Laser-Etched Gift Cards. What do you get the coffee drinker who has everything? Consider Starbucks‘ version of the“Black Card”— a limited-edition, $450, fancy looking gift card, ideal for that special someone who can’t bear paying with something as pedestrian as cash, credit or even an app. For the second holiday season in a […]

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Twitter Will Now Show You Ads Based on Your Browsing History

Twitter Will Now Show You Ads Based on Your Browsing History. Twitter on Thursday announced the widespread introduction of ads based on web-surfing activity, meaning if you recently visited the website of, say, an automaker, you may see that brand’s ads in your stream. The program, called tailored audiences, rolled out in a smaller scale in July. […]

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After Duster’s success, Renault keen to launch MUV, sub-Rs. 4 lakh car

After Duster’s success, Renault keen to launch MUV, sub-Rs. 4 lakh car. Tokyo: French auto major Renault is keen to tap the potential of the fast growing multi-utility vehicles (MUV) segment in India. It also plans to have a presence in the sub-Rs. 4 lakh car market in the country. “… The objective now is to make […]

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Google company Announces New Measures Against Child Pornography

Google company Announces New Measures Against Child Pornography. Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has announced the company will start to globally block links to child pornography material within the next six months. In an op-ed in British newspaper Daily Mail, Schmidt said Google has assembled a team of more than 200 experts working on new technology to address this […]

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World’s largest ‘fire diamond’ sold for $35 mn

World’s largest ‘fire diamond’ sold for $35 mn. An exceptionally rare 14.82 carat orange diamond, the largest known gem of its kind, has fetched a record $35.5 million — more than double its pre-sale estimate — at an auction in Geneva. THE ORANGE, the largest fancy, vivid orange diamond ever offered at an auction, sold for […]

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UK Gov’t Created Fake LinkedIn Accounts to Spy on Belgian Telecom

UK Gov’t Created Fake LinkedIn Accounts to Spy on Belgian Telecom. The U.K. Government Communications Headquarters — the British equivalent of the National Security Agency — created fake LinkedIn pages to hack into a major Belgian telecommunications company. The hack was originally reported by Der Spiegel in September, based on documents leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. At the time, it was not known how the […]

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Walmart Website Glitch Sells $600 Electronics for Less Than $10

Walmart Website Glitch Sells $600 Electronics for Less Than $10. Due to an internal website error, Walmart listed tons of expensive merchandise for sale at incredibly low prices Wednesday. Digital projectors and computer monitors normally costing $600 were listed for less than $10. And ABC reports the company “was selling a 24-inch high definition Viewsonic computer monitor, an […]

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