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Nayara Energy to invest $850 mn to expand into petrochemical business

Russian oil giant Rosneft-led Nayara Energy on Friday unveiled a USD 850 million expansion plan for its Vadinar refinery in Gujarat, marking its foray into the petrochemical business. Nayara Energy, erstwhile known as Essar Oil, operates a 20 million tonnes a year oil refinery at Vadinar. In the first phase, the company plans to set up a 450,000… Read More »

Corning Sees Smartphone Glass Sales Decline Seeping Into Current Quarter

Corning on Tuesday reported a drop in sales at its screen glass unit for the first time in at least four quarters, and said it expects the weakness to spill into the current quarter, adding to growing market jitters about demand for high-end smartphones. Shares of the specialty glass maker, whose Gorilla glass became the screen of choice for… Read More »

Windows 10 to Group Apps Into Tabs With ‘Sets’, Timeline Feature Coming Soon: Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft bringing tabs to Windows apps through ‘Sets’ The multitasking feature is inspired by Microsoft Edge Timeline is coming to next Windows Insider Preview build Microsoft is taking Windows 10 to new levels by adding a new multitasking feature called ‘Sets’, where apps are placed like tabs in a browser. The Redmond giant is also enhancing the latest Windows platform… Read More »

Trump travel ban comes into effect for six countries

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without “close” family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Lawyers took up positions at US airports, offering free advice. But there was no sign of the… Read More »

A Foray Into Font Design

Dambura is my first foray into the world of font design. It’s nothing special, but everybody has to start somewhere, right? I’ve wanted to build my own font for some time, but I’ve always been intimidated by the prospect. With new techniques and software to learn — as well as at least ~80 characters to actually draw —… Read More »

This technology can turn any surface into a touch sensor

hile touch sensing is common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens, researchers have now developed a technology to turn surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint. The technology, called Electrick, can turn walls, furniture, steering wheels and even toys into… Read More »

IU Health’s Digital Transformation Into an Online Health News Hub

Sarah Burns is Editorial & Social Media Strategy Manager at Indiana University Health, the largest research hospital in Indiana. In this podcast episode, Sarah discusses how IU Health has implemented an online news hub to increase their reach and provide consumer-friendly content for their audience. Upon Sarah’s arrival at IU Health, she took her journalism know-how and transformed their… Read More »

Flynn resignation: Republicans seek probe into leaks

Leading Republicans in the US have called for an investigation into leaks that led to the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn. The heads of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees are concerned potentially classified information was released. Mr Flynn is alleged to have discussed US sanctions with Russia’s ambassador in calls before his own appointment. It… Read More »

Syria conflict: Army cuts IS supply route into al-Bab

Syrian government forces have advanced towards so-called Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Aleppo province, cutting off the main supply route into al-Bab, a monitoring group reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said troops had captured Tal Uwayshiya, a hill 9km (6 miles) to the south-east. It overlooks a key road linking al-Bab to the IS-controlled city… Read More »

Sweden re-opens probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden is to re-open the investigation into the unsolved assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme 30 years ago, officials say. Stockholm’s chief prosecutor, Krister Petersson, will head the new inquiry. About 10,000 people were quizzed following Olof Palme’s murder in 1986; 134 people claimed to have shot him dead as he left a cinema with his wife. The… Read More »