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51 Percent of Financial Services Companies Believe Existing Tech is Holding Them Back
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An anonymous reader shares a report: Legacy technology can be a major obstacle to digital transformation projects and, according to a new survey of financial services technology decision makers carried out for business consultancy Janeiro Digital, almost 51 percent say existing technology is holding back innovation. Three of the biggest roadblocks are seen as lack […]

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Sony Launches Xperia L2 For Rs 19,990
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Looking at the success of Vivo and Oppo, Japanese brand Sony has launched its selfie-centric phone in India. Dubbed as the Xperia L2, the phone offers an 8 megapixel front camera. It lets your capture group selfie without missing anyone out. The Xperia L2 lets you to toggle between Portrait Selfie mode and Group Selfie […]

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Panasonic Launches A Range Of Inverter Refrigerators With Econavi
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Japanese brand Panasonic has introduced its new line-up of refrigerator in India. These next generation refrigerators are made in India. With Econavi technology, these products deliver optimum cooling without consuming too much energy.     The range also has key customizations in the design such as the biggest vegetable case to suit the needs and […]

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JP Morgan Aim to Untangle Employee Healthcare Knot
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Three corporate giants on Tuesday announced they were banding together to provide healthcare for their 1.1 million employees. The companies — Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase — plan to form a company “free from profit-making incentives and constraints” in order to improve employee satisfaction with their healthcare coverage as well as reduce costs. […]

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Amazon makes health care costs its next world to conquer     – CNET
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A new company will use technology to improve medical care for employees at Amazon and its two partners.

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Garmin Speak Plus review: Alexa is just a passive road-trip buddy
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Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Amazon’s Alexa is quickly seeping into all parts of life thanks to clever partnerships with OEMs, and Garmin was one of the most unexpected partnerships announced last year. The maker of navigation systems, dash cams, and wearables debuted the Garmin Speak at the tail-end of 2017. For $119, you get a […]

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Apple settles with Immersion over haptic feedback licensing
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In 2016, haptic technology company Immersion filed two rounds of lawsuits against Apple. Both alleged that the tech giant had infringed upon some of Immersion's patents with the first focusing on the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus as well as Watch,…

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A Single Line of Computer Code Put Thousands of Innocent Turks in Jail
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Long-time Slashdot reader kbahey writes: Can a single pixel cost you your livelihood and/or freedom? Apparently, this has already happened in Turkey to thousands of people and their relatives. It all stems from the purge by president Edrogan following a failed coupe. The result is that many innocent people lost their jobs (and source of […]

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“Life, uh, finds a way”—Applying lessons from evolution to go to Mars
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Enlarge / Mars, the fourth rock from the Sun. (credit: NASA) As philosopher-mathematician Jeff Goldblum once said, “life, uh, finds a way.” To phrase that more scientifically, evolution has had billions of years of trial and error to produce species that are well adapted chemically and physically. Many human researchers want to imitate that adaptation, […]

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