Intel has agreed to sell its NAND memory chip business to SK Hynix Inc for $9 billion in an all-cash deal that would propel the South Korean chipmaker to second in the global rankings. Libby Hogan reports.
Indian Army revealed Pakistan's plan to push terrorists across LoC days after the govt's China-Pakistan joint 'mission' revelation. Army said Intel suggests around 250 terrorists are waiting to infiltrate. “As far as winter time is concerned - like infiltration attempts are made during summer, only slightly lower levels of attempts are seen in winter. There is always an attempt to push terrorists across. If terrorists have been given equipment to hide and brave out the cold, we have much better equipment. Our capability to detect infiltrators is much better. We are stationed at positions on the ground which can prevent infiltration,” said Maj Gen Amardeep Singh Aujla. Pak's latest terror push comes amid tension between India, China at LAC. Days earlier, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had spoken on border tension. Singh said Pakistan & China are creating border disputes under a 'mission'. Watch the full video for more.
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Former chief minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi cast his vote at a polling booth in Gaya during the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections held today. He said, "Out of 71 seats in phase-1, NDA will comfortably win around 50 seats."
The narrative around the Bihar assembly polls, starting today, has shifted from being seen as a straightforward contest where an NDA victory was all but inevitable to a close contest, with anti-incumbency and the emergence of new players. In this edition of HT explains, Roshan Kishor and Prashant Jha examine the personalities, social equations, issues, and possible outcomes in Bihar
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Gizmodo reports San Francisco and Alameda counties in California have stopped using Verily to test for the novel coronavirus. Google's health-centered sister company launched a $55 million pilot COVID-19 testing program earlier this year to set up mobile and stationary test sites. However, Verily’s services weren’t geared towards filling the needs of communities especially vulnerable to the pandemic.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a foodborne outbreak of Listeria has been linked to deli meats. According to Gizmodo, the CDC says the contaminated meat has hospitalized at least ten people in three states and killed one. The outbreak is thought to have started sometime this summer, with all known cases having been confirmed between August 6, 2020 and October 3, 2020. Victims have ranged from ages 40 to 89, with cases in Florida, Massachusetts, and New York.
Gizmodo reports that FedEx is partnering with Reliable Robotics to incorporate the firm’s unmanned aircraft into its delivery fleet. Reliable Robotics is an aviation startup run by former Tesla and SpaceX engineers. FedEx isn’t phasing out its existing delivery aircraft fleet just yet, however. FedEx CEO Fred Smith told stockholders that the company’s aircraft crews don’t need to worry about their jobs becoming automated “for the foreseeable future—decades, I would say.
A Consumer Reports investigation has found that toxic “forever chemicals” are in several popular bottled water and carbonated water brands. According to the EPA Per- and polyfluoroakyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemical compounds that don’t easily break down in the environment, or the human body. They’re found in many consumer products, including food packaging, textiles, and nonstick pans. Gizmodo reports they are also found in drinking water itself.
Gizmodo reports scientists have discovered a specific wavelength of UV light that’s both safe for people and can kill coronaviruses, both on surfaces and in the air. Researchers from Columbia University and Japan's Hiroshima University, have found that a UVC light wave of 222 nanometers does the trick. It's unable to penetrate the eye’s tear layer or the dead-cell layer of skin, preventing it from reaching and damaging living cells in the human body.