BUSINESS

HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance rate cut an hour after Trump takes office – Los Angeles Times »

An hour after Donald Trump assumed the presidency Friday, his administration indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required for FHA-backed loans, which are popular with first-time home…

Jan 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie algae – U.S. News & World Report »

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FINANCE

Utkarsh to launch Small Finance Bank on January 23 – Economic Times »

KOLKATA: UK’s Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC)-backed Utkarsh Micro Finance is ready to begin its banking journey from Monday and plans…

Jan 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Debrett’s 500 List: Finance – Telegraph.co.uk »

Nigel Wilson, Chief Executive, Legal & General, 60 Nigel Wilson became Legal & General’s group chief executive in 2012 having…

Jan 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Bank of Hawaii Announces Key Finance and Strategy Appointments – Yahoo Finance »

HONOLULU–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Bank of Hawaii announces the following appointments and promotions, effective March 1: Kent T. Lucien, vice chair, currently…

Jan 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Barclays boss backs city saying London will remain a major finance centre after Brexit – Telegraph.co.uk »

New international rules put in place since the financial crisis will help maintain the City of London’s status as a financial…

Jan 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Google Pixel Or Samsung Galaxy S7: Which Smartphone Is A Better Choice? – Tech Times »

The Google Pixel and the Samsung Galaxy S7 are top-notch Android-powered devices that are vying with each other to rein supreme in the hotly-contested smartphone space. Both the Galaxy S7 and the Pixel are equipped with great camera capabilities and battery support. The two phablets also…

Jan 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Uber hires Google’s former head of search, stoking a rivalry – CNBC »

“It’s hard enough to connect millions of drivers to millions of riders in real time while creating optimal routes for drivers,” Mr. Singhal wrote in a post on his personal blog on Friday. “Add to that the twist of predicting real-time traffic, pooling multiple riders…

Jan 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

New report sheds more light on the iPhone 8’s facial recognition feature – BGR »

With 2017 in full swing, we’re already starting to see a noticeable uptick in the number of iPhone 8 rumors coming through the pipeline. Just a few days ago, a report surfaced indicating that Apple’s next-gen iPhone may include an advanced form of facial recognition technology,…

Jan 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg and Palmer Luckey Testify in Oculus Rift-ZeniMax Trial – Fortune »

This week saw major developments in a court trial between ZeniMax Media Inc. and Facebook. ZeniMax claims that it contributed substantial resources to the development of the Oculus Rift VR headset, which was purchased by Facebook for more than $2 billion in 2014. Zenimax is…

Jan 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
SCIENCE

Mars Missions Could Accelerate Under Trump Administration – Tech Times »

Donald Trump has already expressed his interest in Mars mission. In one of his meetings with Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and also the founder of…

Jan 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Larson C fracturing: Only 12 miles connect massive ice shelf to Antarctic – Christian Science Monitor »

January 20, 2017 —What might become one of the largest icebergs ever hangs by a thread from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf. The vast rift…

Jan 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Asia

This ancient storage idea may resolve Asia’s food waste problem – CNBC

“Some of the causes for wastage include out-dated or bad agricultural practices, poor roads and infrastructure, including the lack of cold storage and refrigerated trucks,” explained researchers Tamara Nair and Christopher Lim of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »
Mid-East

Turkey’s President Eager to Hear Trump’s Policies on Mideast – New York Times

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Jan 22 2017 / Read More »
Africa

Africa gets into your soul: A trip to Kenya is everything you’d expect, and more – Florida Times-Union

“To see thousands of animals untamed and not branded with the symbols of human commerce is like scaling an unconquered mountain for the first time, or like finding a forest without roads or footpaths, or the…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »
WORLD

Russia is limiting expectations for a Trump presidency – Washington Post

MOSCOW — Whatever the expectations for President Trump’s new relationship with Russia, anyone looking for a dramatic shift from the Kremlin is going to have to wait past Day One.   While some Russian companies and political…

Jan 21 2017 / Read More »
Europe

Europe’s far-right leaders speak on Trump at conference – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Europe’s far-right leaders speak on Trump at conference – CNN…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Oxbridge’s Smith a standout on football field, basketball court – Palm Beach Post

A three-star recruit who has drawn offers from LSU, Tennessee and Wisconsin, among others, the 6-foot-2, 180-pound cornerback helped the ThunderWolves limit opponents to less than nine points per game last season.…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Henrik Jeppesen travel blogger profile – Business Insider – Business Insider

Henrik Jeppesen (far right) with Khalifa al-Ghwell, the former Prime Minister of Libya’s Western Government in Tripoli.Henrik Jeppesen Henrik Jeppesen is a 28-year-old Danish travel blogger who’s visited every country in the world. Despite being a full-time…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »
UK

UK-EU trade deal: Another WTO issue – BBC News – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The UK is set for a hard Brexit from the EU So the UK, it seems, is headed out of the European Union’s single market, perhaps also out of the customs…

Jan 22 2017 / Read More »

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