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Broadcom officially ends bid for Qualcomm

Broadcom officially ends bid for Qualcomm

The hostile takeover - Qualcomm had rejected Broadcom's offer - had been under investigation by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS. The Presidential order is seen as a move to shelter U.S. companies from foreign competition. CFIUS, which raised concerns about the Qualcomm deal with Trump, listed the highly leveraged nature of Broadcom's bid for its larger rival as a major concern coupled with the risk of the USA losing mobile technology leadership.


Walmart expands home grocery delivery service

Walmart expands home grocery delivery service

The retailer also offers an Online Grocery Pickup service that allows customers to order their groceries online and pickup them up in stores without ever getting out of their cars. Shipt started delivering groceries from Publix Super Markets in 2015. The chain says almost 90 percent of Americans are within 10 miles of a Walmart.


Twitch Offering More Free Games to Prime Subscribers Each Month

Twitch Offering More Free Games to Prime Subscribers Each Month

Now Twitch seems to be getting in on the action for Twitch Prime users. However, for the rest of the month afterward, Twitch Prime users will have access to download SUPERHOT , Shadow Tactics , Tales from Candlekeep , Oxenfree and Mr. But what Free Games with Twitch does differently, if it even counts, is tied to just how much value subscribers get outside of the free games. It goes live on Thursday 15 March and will then refresh the line-up at the beginning of each subsequent month.


Google Bans Bitcoin Advertisements in Policy Change

Google Bans Bitcoin Advertisements in Policy Change

In fact, after expanding our policy against risky and derogatory content in April 2017 to cover additional forms of discrimination and intolerance, we removed Google ads from 8,700 pages that violated the expanded policy. The restriction will apply to Google's search platform, YouTube and third-party websites where Google sells advertising space through AdSense. Bloomberg reported that the company suspended 7,000 customer accounts for ads that impersonated a news article-what Google calls ...


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Goes On Sale Today

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Goes On Sale Today

The sale will be exclusively through Amazon India . Xiaomi has been posting teasers about the new upcoming smartphone using the hashtag CompactPowerhouse. The Redmi 5 runs on MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat. The Redmi 5 is equipped with 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 720x1440p resolution and 282ppi pixel density.


Why Stephen Hawking's voice computer spoke with an AMERICAN accent

Why Stephen Hawking's voice computer spoke with an AMERICAN accent

In 2002, Hawking was ranked number 25 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons, his book A Brief History of Time was on the United Kingdom best-seller list for a record-breaking 237 weeks. Newton was a previous holder of that prestigious post. Hawking's seminal contributions continued through the 1980s. Hawking also moved into popular culture, with cameos in " Star Trek: The Next Generation " and " The Simpsons ", while his voice appeared in Pink Floyd songs.