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Genetic Engineering

Yepme losing Rs 4 cr per month, says COO Sandeep Sharma

Fashion and lifestyle brand Yepme, which is run by Vas Data Services, is clocking losses of Rs 4 crore per month, according to the company’s founder …

Inside the Bank of England's gold vaults

It is responsible for setting interest rates, issuing bank notes, and maintaining confidence in the British currency.<p>Britain's central bank is also one of the largest holders of gold in the world, which it stores in vaults spread over two floors.<p>Here's a glimpse inside.

Bank of England

Meucci solves the problem of expensive international phone calls for good

3,331. That’s how many miles there are between me and my fiancee, who lives on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Like millions of other couples around the world, we’re in a long distance relationship. This has its own costs. We see each other every three months on average, each time spending …

An iPhone allegedly exploded on this guy's butt and he's not happy

Sydney cyclist Gareth Clear is adamant that his iPhone is responsible for his melting his pants and giving him a gruesome third-degree burn on his …

Tim Cook

Hacker is selling alleged Yahoo account info of 200 million users

A hacker is selling what is said to be the account information of 200 million Yahoo users on the dark Web — and Yahoo knows about it.<p>‘Peace’ is a known hacker that previously broke into MySpace and LinkedIn, and has put Yahoo credentials up for sale on a hacker’s marketplace called The Real Deal.<p>In …

McDonald’s to serve antibiotic-free chicken, sort of

Global food giant McDonald’s is cleaning up its menu by removing artificial preservatives and antibiotics from its popular processed food brands. The …

Buy Petronet LNG, Havells India, TVS Motor: Anand Rathi

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Here's What You Need to Know About Afghanistan's Security Challenge

The giant truck bomb and gunfight that shook a Kabul compound used by foreign contractors on Aug. 1 was only the latest reminder of the security …

Afghanistan

DHL is expanding its e-commerce reach

German-based parcel delivery company DHL will invest $137 million through 2020 to build eight fulfillment centers and upgrade two existing warehouses in the US to boost its North American e-commerce capabilities, reported The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).<p>The investment will be aimed at supporting the …

eCommerce

Bill introduced in US to prevent Indian firms from hiring staff on H-1B, L1 visas

<b>Washington:</b> A bipartisan group of two US lawmakers has introduced in the House of Representatives a legislation, which if passed by the Congress …

Univision sues newly-expanded cable company Charter

First came the merger. Now comes the lawsuit.<p>Two months after the cable company Charter combined with Time Warner Cable, one of the country's biggest channel operators, Univision, is suing Charter for breach of contract.<p>It is the latest tug of war between two sides of the television business -- the …

Media Industry

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of "Control Alt Deceit," a card game designed to replicate the process of starting a …

Time Management

Pentagon says near deal with Lockheed for more F-35 fighter jets | Reuters

RAF FAIRFORD, England (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin Corp are in the final stages of negotiations about two contracts for 160 fighter jets, tandem deals valued at more than $14 billion, the Pentagon’s F-35 program manager said on Saturday.<p>A Lockheed Martin F-35B …

Aviation

The toughest spaceship we’ve ever built

Future missions to Venus need tough new technologies – and an old one.<p>It’s been a long time since anyone tried landing on Venus, one of the most hostile environments in the Solar System. Covered in sulphuric acid clouds, the surface temperatures approach 460 C (860 F) with atmospheric pressure 90 …

Engineering

THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY EXPLAINED: The Trends Creating New Winners And Losers In The Card-Processing Ecosystem

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move money …

FinTech

'A Government-Sponsored Disaster': Florida Asks For Federal Help With Toxic Algae

About a hundred miles north of Miami on the Atlantic Coast, the town of Stuart is a picturesque waterfront community — with homes, restaurants and parks overlooking the St. Lucie Estuary. But in many areas now, when you approach the water, the first thing you notice is the smell.<p>"There's no way to …

Biofuel

Ashley Madison threatened to expose customers who disputed bills

For years, the "have an affair" website Ashley Madison threatened to send paperwork to users' homes if they disputed their bills -- potentially revealing cheaters to their spouses.<p>Avid Life Media, the company that runs the website, has confirmed to CNNMoney that these tactics were employed by …

Ashley Madison

Six More Women Shared Horrific Stories of Sexual Harassment by Roger Ailes

Gretchen Carlson was not his only alleged victim.<p><i>Update, July 10, 10:03 a.m.: This story has been updated with a statement from Roger Ailes's attorney.</i><p>In a pattern that has become all too familiar after the allegations against Bill Cosby, at least six more women have come forward to accuse Fox News …

Sexual Harassment

Here's JPMorgan's enormous guide to stocks, the federal debt, GDP, and everything else you need to know in markets right now

There's been an enormous international political shake-up with the UK's vote to leave the European Union; a serious sell-off in stocks to start the year followed by a roaring comeback; and no moves but more uncertainty from the Federal Reserve.<p>David Kelly and the team at JPMorgan Asset Management …

Markets

8 best games of 2016 (so far)

<i>It's the halfway point of 2016, a perfect time to take stock of the best entertainment offerings of the half-year. Check out our picks for the best</i> …

These Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends

June has come to a close, meaning we're a few days from the start of the next earnings season. As if to warm up for a new batch of dividend raises (which often coincide with earnings releases), several notable companies have beefed up their distributions.<p>Image source: Getty Images<p>Our selected trio …

Putin warns Finland: Russia will respond if Helsinki joins NATO

Vladimir Putin came to Finland with a handshake for his counterpart, President Salui Niinisto – and a warning that Moscow will respond if his host country joins NATO.<p>Finland and neighbouring Sweden have increased cooperation with the Western military alliance since Russia’s annexation of Crimea and …

China's State Grid to Pay $1.8 Billion for Big Stake in Brazil's CPFL

CPFL Energia SA, Brazil’s largest power distributor, said on Friday that the world’s largest utility, China’s State Grid International Development …

Brazil

21 Books You Should Read This July

<b>Pond</b><b>,</b> <b>Claire-Louise Bennet (Riverhead Books)</b><p>Claire-Louise Bennett’s debut novel captures our attention in whispers more than it does with bells or …

Watch: Shape-shifting 'smart' material that can heal itself

Scientists have developed a new smart material that can heal itself and change shape when exposed to heat and light, which may be used in drug …

ZeekRewards founder heads to trial over $900 million scam

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A veteran of the multi-level marketing business is going on trial on federal charges related to what government investigators called a $900 million scam that bilked 1 million people across the United States and abroad.<p>A jury expected to be selected Tuesday will have to decide …

Corruption