Plantronics Acquires Polycom In Advance Of Rebrand

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

Last year, Plantronics acquired Polycom in a $2-billion deal, Domain Investing reported. A Google Alert announced the company will rebrand as Poly, the report said, as well as acquiring the matching Poly.com domain name. Mediagrif Interactive Technologies was the prior registrant of poly.com, Domain...

Google Gaming: Would You Spend $3,000 On Domain Stadia.com?

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

Google recently unveiled more details about Stadia, a box-less gaming platform using a new games controller called Stadia Controller, Domain Gang reported. In addition, the only requirements are a Chrome browser and a fast Internet connection, the report said. Two features Stadia managers unveiled...

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BMW plans massive cost cuts to keep profits above water

Gulf News | 2019-03-20

MUNICH, Germany German high-end carmaker BMW warned on Wednesday it expects pre-tax profits “well below” 2018 levels this year as it announced a massive cost-cutting scheme aimed at saving 12 billion euros ($13.6 billion) in total by 2022. A spokesman said that “well below” could indicate a tumble...

Fed’s likely message: No increase in loan rates anytime soon

Albuquerque Journal | 2019-03-20

The shift toward a more hands-off Fed and away from a policy of steadily tightening credit has encouraged the view that the central bank is done raising rates for now and might even act this year to support rather than restrain the economy. Besides issuing a new policy statement Wednesday, the Fed...

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Plant cellulose may be used to create bone implants

The Times of India | 2019-03-20

NEW DELHI: Scientists have used plant cellulose to develop a strong, lightweight sponge that could be used as bone implants of the future. Researchers from...

Ultrasound surgery ‘effectively treats high blood pressure’

The Spectator | 2019-03-19

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, according to the results of a clinical trial led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust. The study,...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: March 20, 2019

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

General News Avnet, a world leader in distributing electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through a partnership with BitPay. The Fortune 500 company accepts BTC and BCH and claims they have already closed “several multi-million-dollar” transactions within the first...

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Indian Wells Open: Bianca Andreescu upsets Angelique Kerber, grabs her first title

Deccan Chronicle | 2019-03-18

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned three-times Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber 6-4 3-6 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open and capture her first career title in Indian Wells on Sunday. Andreescu used creative and aggressive shot-making to defeat the German despite suffering with a...

Milos Raonic loses to Dominic Thiem in Indian Wells semifinal

Canada Dot Com | 2019-03-16

INDIAN WELLS, Calif.Milos Raonic fell one win short of making it a true Canada day on BNP Paribas Open championship Sunday. The No. 13 seed from Thornhill, Ont., lost 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 to No. 7 Dominic Thiem of Austria in a men’s semifinal on Saturday. Canada’s Bianca...

Togolese FA official Fagla gets life ban for bribery

The Star | 2019-03-20

(Reuters) - Togolese Football Association official Kokou Hougnimon Fagla has been banned from all soccer-related activities for life after being found guilty of accepting bribes to manipulate an international friendly, FIFA said on Wednesday. ......

Vettel still has confidence in SF90

GP Blog | 2019-03-20

Both Ferrari’s were beaten by Max Verstappen and the two Mercedes to podium finishes with only team orders saving Vettel from his new teammate Leclerc overtaking him. His lack of speed is...

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Amsterdam Will Ban 'Disrespectful' Tours of Red-Light District To Curb Rude Tourists

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-21

The popular destination city of Amsterdam is preparing to ban guided tours of its red-light district in order to decrease the density of tourists in its...

Fake Pathologist For Germanwings Air Crash Victims On Trial In Netherlands

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-21

A fantasist who worked as a forensic pathologist examining air crash victims and guest lecturer at a police academy is facing up to four years in jail in the...

Canadian Lawmaker Quits Trudeau's Liberal Party Caucus

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-21

In a fresh blow to the embattled government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a legislator quit his ruling Liberal Party to sit as an independent on...

Trump Says China Tariffs Could Remain In Place Indefinitely

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration’s tariffs on Chinese imports could stay in place indefinitely until Beijing complies with a...

Huge Plume-Producing Fire At Texas Petrochemical Tank Farm Finally Out

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

A fire burning since Sunday morning and sending a huge plume of thick black smoke into the air at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility was...

Hungarian far-right leader Viktor Orban's party Fidesz suspended from main EU conservative group

The Independent | 2019-03-20

The party of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has been suspended from the main EU conservative group following years of criticism over extreme...

Italian Deputy Prime Minister saved from migrant kidnapping probe

RTE | 2019-03-20

The Italian parliament has blocked prosecutors from pursuing an investigation into Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini for abuse of power and kidnapping...

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Non-citizens aren't to blame for Florida's voting issues | My Word

I read with interest and great surprise that there is an effort to have an amendment to the Florida...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-03-20

Attack on Muslims reverberates in Americans' fears | Commentary

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