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Expect Walmart Health To Challenge CVS And Other Chains

Photographer: Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg © 2018 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP This month Walmart will open a separate “Walmart Health” Care Center in its Dallas, Georgia, store. The opening is slated for September 13. This facility will provide low-priced health services for local customers that include dental, audiology, x-ray examinations, and mental health counseling. This is in direct response to CVS’s HealthHUB effort, as ... Read More »

Women Navigate Toxicity, Other Barriers in E-Sports

Susie Kim thinks the women gamers are out there. As general manager for a championship e-sports team, she would know. She’s not surprised none of them are on her roster. The Entertainment Software Association reported this year that 45 percent of US gamers are female, yet women make up a scant portion of the professional e-sports player pool. Executives for games ... Read More »

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2 goes through torture test, makes other smartphones blush

Not many people know Kyocera but those that do, know its phones are rugged and made for testing environments. It’s latest phone – the DuraForce Pro 2 isn’t very interesting in terms of specs but is built like a tank and has quite a rare feature to boast about – a sapphire screen. Some tech companies cough Apple cough only ... Read More »

IGNOU, MU and other 4,842 institutions given last chance to retain their licenses

The Union Home Ministry has given one last chance to IGNOU, Mumbai University, ICMR and other 4,842 institutes and organisations to retain their licenses.   Representative image The Union Home Ministry has given one last chance to IGNOU, Mumbai University, ICMR and other 4,842 institutes and organisations to retain their licences to receive foreign funding. A statement released by the ... Read More »

IBPS Clerks 2017: Notification out, check exam dates, eligibility and other details

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released notification for the clerk exam 2017 through the Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerk VII) on the official website – ibps.in. This time, there are 7884 jobs for bank clerks, which is nearly 60 per cent less than previous year. In 2016, IBPS released 19,243 vacant posts and 19 banks participated in ... Read More »

Amazon’s Alexa Is Now Available For HTC’s U11. How Does It Compare To Other Digital Assistants?

HTC and Amazon have announced that Alexa, Amazon’s own digital assistant, is now available for use on HTC’s U11 smartphone. Amazon’s Alexa is already a fairly popular digital assistant, but its availability on smartphones is limited to the U11 and the Huawei Mate 9. Amazon’s slow expansion into the mobile phone market could be key to determining which smart assistant ... Read More »

E-Commerce Sites Must Show MRP, Other Details From Next Year, Government Rules

HIGHLIGHTS E-commerce websites should mention MRP on products from Jan, 2018 Government rules that other details like expiry date should be given too “Consumers deserve the same protection online as offline,” said the govt To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also ... Read More »

CBSE to keep moderation policy if other boards do not concede

Taking into account the consensus among the state boards, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) raised its concerns over the scrapping of the marks moderation policy during a governing body meet on Friday. The Board said that it will not remove the policy if all other state boards do not concede to do the same. “We are completely in ... Read More »

Attention DU aspirants! First cut-off list for UG courses releasing on June 23, other important dates

The first cut-off list for admission to the undergraduate courses (UG) will be released by the Delhi University (DU) on June 23. After the first cut-off list is announced on June 23 evening, admissions would begin the next day. DU’s first cut-off list releasing on June 23 RELATED STORIES IIT Hyderabad: Two new BTech courses to be introduced next year ... Read More »

Sprint Said to Look Beyond T-Mobile for Other Deal Options

Wall Street is betting Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. will soon revive talks on a blockbuster merger, but a recent surge in demand for wireless assets has Sprint exploring other ways to unleash value. Sprint’s parent SoftBank Group Corp. believes the company’s vast trove of wireless spectrum, which can be used for faster 5G services, has been undervalued, a ... Read More »