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Mazda turns to more virtual engineering to cut prototype costs

23.09.2018 1:01

Managing Executive Officer Mitsuo Hitomi says the move will help Mazda juggle the massive complexity of new technologies on a shoestring budget.

From: www.autonews.com

Number of illegal immigrants in US may be twice what's reported: Yale-MIT study

23.09.2018 0:15

The number of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. could be double what the generally accepted estimate is, according to a study released Friday by researchers from Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Kenmore Elite 71323 21.8 cu. ft. French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - $1439.99

22.09.2018 18:17

This Kenmore Elite 71323 21.8 cu. ft. French Door Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator features a stainless Steel finish, Kenmore’s Multi Air Flow technology t ...

From: www.dealepic.com

Volume spikes on sector reshuffle, quadruple witching

22.09.2018 5:56

An overhaul of Wall Street's technology and media sectors coincided with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, bringing a burst of volume to trading late on Friday that could continue in the days that follow.

From: feeds.reuters.com

China tells US to withdraw Russia sanctions or 'bear the consequences'

22.09.2018 5:08


Beijing has warned the US must “bear responsibility for the consequences” if Washington doesn’t withdraw new sanctions on China for procuring military equipment from Russia. The US government imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying ten SU-25 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping US sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election. In response, “China expresses strong indignation at these unreasonable actions by the US side and has already lodged stern representations,” said Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang. The Chinese military bought Russian missile systems and jets, including the Su-35 combat aircraft pictured here Credit: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters “We strongly urge the US side to immediately correct the mistake and rescind the so-called sanctions; otherwise the U.S. side will necessarily bear responsibility for the consequences," he said, without giving details. China has cozied up to Russia lately at a time when both nations have been targeted by the US. Bilateral relations have been so successful that China was invited to take part in military exercises in Russia earlier this month, the country’s largest since the Cold War and the first including a country from outside the former Soviet bloc. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin also cultivated a rather public friendship. Xi and Putin have met several times, most recently at an annual economic forum in Vladivostok that occurred alongside the joint war games. The pair have enjoyed traditional foods together and Putin even recalled celebrating his birthday once with Xi. In 2017, Xi was award Russia’s highest state order, an occasion commemorated by Putin hanging an elaborate medallion around Xi’s neck. The following year Xi reciprocated by presenting Putin with a similar high order of friendship in the form of a giant gold necklace. As these new sanctions show, close relations with Russia means China could suffer collateral damage as the US continues to target Moscow, on top of escalating trade tensions with Washington. One US administration official, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity, said the sanctions imposed on the Chinese agency were aimed at Moscow, not Beijing or its military, despite an escalating trade war between the United States and China. Despite China essentially taking a hit for Russia, security analysts in Asia think the sanctions could further boost ties between Moscow and Beijing. "The imposition of US sanctions will have zero impact on Russian arms sales to China," said Ian Storey, of Singapore's ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute. "Both countries are opposed to what they see as US bullying and these kind of actions will just push Beijing and Moscow even closer together," he said, adding that Moscow needed Chinese money and Beijing wanted advanced military technology. Collin Koh, a security analyst at Singapore's S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, said the sanctions would do little to counter the evolving research and development relationship between China and Russia. At a glance | Sanctions against Russia Indeed, for now, Geng said China would continue to work with Russia to promote strategic cooperation at an even higher level. China relies less on large big-ticket purchases from Russia, but Chinese defense industries are seeking expertise from Russia and former-Soviet states to plug knowledge gaps, he said. The sanctions target China’s Equipment Development Department, the military branch responsible for weapons and equipments, and its director Li Shangfu for engaging in transactions with Russia’s main arms exporter, Rosoboronexport. Trump has insisted there was no collusion with Russia. Moscow denies any effort to meddle in US politics. They also block the Chinese agency and Xi from applying for export licenses and participating in the US financial system, and adds them to the Treasury Department's list of specially designated individuals with whom Americans are barred from doing business. The US blacklisted another 33 people and entities associated with the Russian military and intelligence, adding them to a list under the 2017 law, known as the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, or CAATSA.            

Six Senses Krabey Island in Cambodia Premieres in December

22.09.2018 3:00

The new property features 40 pool villas that exemplify a commitment to using sustainable materials while also embracing modern technology for guest wellness and comfort.

From: www.travelpulse.com

Smart pills dumb down medical care, experts warn

21.09.2018 16:12

Enthusiasm for an emerging digital health tool, the smart pill, is on the rise but researchers caution health care providers and policymakers to slow down when it comes to allowing this technology in patient care settings.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Spray-on antennas could unlock potential of smart, connected technology

21.09.2018 15:14

Engineering researchers report a method for spraying invisibly thin antennas, made from a type of two-dimensional, metallic material called MXene, that perform as well as those being used in mobile devices, wireless routers and portable transducers.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Is iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF a Buy?

21.09.2018 14:30

Find out whether this is a smart way to invest in biotech stocks.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Dissected new iPhones reveal Micron, Toshiba parts

21.09.2018 12:07

Apple Inc's latest iPhones use components made by Micron Technology and Toshiba among others, according to a firm that cracked open iPhone XS and XS Max.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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