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Apple MacBook Pro with Surprise Update to be Delivered Soon

Published Date: 2018-07-13

Customers who ordered new Apple’s MacBook models, they received shipment notifications and expected to start delivery by tomorrow. Due to this notification people have charged their cards to receive the new MacBook. While placing orders for new MacBook 2018, it reflected the date of 16 July for

Sony announces Xperia XA2 Plus the Entertainment-focused Mid-range Phone

Published Date: 2018-07-12

Sony has announced its new phone Xperia XA2 Plus, a device with Hi-Res audio technology, 4K camera, and 18:9 display. The company referred XA2 Plus as an entrainment-focused mid-ranged device that falls in mid-tier Xperia range. It is the first time that the company has offered Hi-Res audio in the

Childhood Trauma in Parents Linked to Child’s Behavioral Health Issues

Published Date: 2018-07-11

According to a new research, parents that have suffered severe trauma and stress in their childhood are more likely to have children with high rates of behavioral health issues. The hardships that have been looked into include physical, emotion or sexual abuse, separation or divorce of parents,

Groww Generates US$1.6 mn in Series A Funding

Published Date: 2018-07-10

In a pre-series A funding round from Lightbridge Partners, Insignia Ventures Partners, Kairos, together with the participation from Mukesh Bansal and Ankit Nagori, its previous investors, Groww, an India-based investment platform, has raised US$1.6 mn.  The startup will utilize the funds for

Ultra-Thin Sensors for Quicker Testing and Curing of Inflammation

Published Date: 2018-07-10

A team of researchers from the University of Hong Kong, in collaboration from other scientists, have invented an innovative organic sensor of size less than a micrometer. The C-reactive protein sensor developed by the researchers has been integrated in a medical catheter for direct and quick sensing

Compounds in Wine and Green Tea Block Toxic Metabolite Formation

Published Date: 2018-07-05

Most people that have inherited metabolic diseases inherit a defective gene that results in a critical deficiency of enzymes. In the absence of a proper cure to the condition, a vast number of people with inherited metabolic diseases are required to follow a demanding and strict diet for the entire

Automation Anywhere Generates US$250 Million in Series A Funding

Published Date: 2018-07-05

Goldman Sachs Growth Equity and New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has led the latest funding round of Automation Anywhere. In this Series A funding, the company has generated US$250 mn. Other participants in this series were World Innovation Lab (WiL) and General Atlantic. With the new funds, the

Scientists Devise Way of Detecting Cancer Using Sound Waves

Published Date: 2018-07-04

A team of researchers from the MIT, Duke University, and Nanyang Technological University have demonstrated in their new research the use of sound waves for the detection of cancer. The research, published in the medical journal Small, presents insights into the method that can prove to be

Retail Giant Carrefour Purchasing Alliance with Tesco ups the Ante

Published Date: 2018-07-03

The retail sector in Europe is witnessing shake-ups in the competitive dynamics driven by several strategic alliances between grocers, retailers, and suppliers at global stage. Most such partnerships have been motivated by the aim to reduce sourcing cost from suppliers and serve customers better.

Carrefour and Tesco to Get into Tie-Up to Cut Down Prices for Customers

Published Date: 2018-07-02

Tesco stated that it is it is thinking about a “strategic relation” with French retail goliath Carrefour, as the two attempt to utilize their joint purchasing capacity to cut expenses and offer lower costs to clients. The two are looking upon a strategic tie up when managing worldwide providers