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Last updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:06:04 PM

Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods, Beijing hits back
Washington/Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has stepped up his trade battle with China by slapping 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to retaliate by imposing duties on American products worth $60 billion.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:06:04 PM

Musk's SpaceX will fly Japanese billionaire to the Moon
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Elon Musk-founded SpaceX has announced that the company's first private passenger to the Moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:08:03 PM

Cognizant to acquire Advanced Technology Group
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) US-based global software major Cognizant on Tuesday announced the acquisition of Advanced Technology Group (ATG) -- a management and technology consultancy services focused on the Salesforce Platform -- for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:14:04 PM

New gene therapy via skin can combat cocaine addiction
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Scientists have developed a novel approach using skin cell-based gene therapy to stifle the desire for cocaine and to protect against an overdose.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:00:07 PM

Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods, Beijing to hit back
Washington/Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has stepped up his trade battle with China by slapping 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, which Beijing said it will retaliate against.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:54:03 PM

This AI system can specify lung cancer types
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that can analyse images of patients' lung tumours, specify cancer types and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:36:05 PM

Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin: Thompson
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Thompson says English actor-comedian Rowan Atkinson is our modern-day Charlie Chaplin.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 3:10:03 PM

US beats Panama in second round of 2019 World Cup qualifiers
Panama City, Sep 18 (IANS) The United States defeated Panama 78-48 at the close of the second round of qualifying for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup at the Roberto Duran Arena here.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:24:04 PM

Trump's SC pick, sexual abuse accuser to testify
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her decades ago will testify publicly before the Senate on September 24.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:00:03 PM

Oracle reports $9.2 bn revenue in its fiscal first quarter
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Cloud major Oracle has reported a revenue of $9.2 billion for its fiscal first quarter (Q1 2019) -- up from $9.1 billion in the same period last year.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:36:04 PM

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