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Survey Reveals 68% Yet to Use Mobile-Based Financial Services

Amdocs has released the results from a new global survey around mobile financial services (MFS) which revealed that more than 68 percent of the respondents have yet to use mobile financial services, and that new innovative solutions for savings, loans, and insurance will drive the next phase of mobile financial services growth across emerging and mature markets. Conducted by analyst ...

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Dinosaur-killing asteroid created Deccan Traps as seen in Mahalbaelshwar?

The asteroid that fell into the ocean off Mexico 66 million years ago and killed the dinosaurs also triggered volcanic eruptions all over the world including the triggering of the Deccan Traps in India, suggests a US team of geophysicists. The asteroid explained the “uncomfortably close” coincidence between the Deccan Traps eruptions and the impact. The Deccan eruptions are among the ...

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NASA, USGS Breakthrough on Early Earthquake Warning by Smartphones

Smartphones and tablets can give early warning on large earthquakes in areas where highly technical and more expensive systems are not in place, said a new research. The study, led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), found that the sensors in smartphones could be used to build earthquake warning systems, though less accurate than conventional systems. The GPS ...

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Coca Cola Now Sells Milk ‘Fairlife’ as Soda Taxes Mount Pressure on Profit Margins

Coca-Cola, got Coke, Thums Up, but now eyeing milk. To be launched soon as Fairlife, a new, premium milk product priced almost double the Coke’s standard price, will hit freezers in all corner shops. Coca-Cola claims that the drink has been through “a proprietary milk filtering process” with 50% more proteins than Coke and decreased sugar content by 30%, will ...

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Senators Introduce Amendment to Slash Costs of U.S. Sugar Support Program

Coddled by politicians for decades, the U.S. sugar industry is now under fire in the Senate. A bipartisan coalition of Senators introduced an amendment today to prohibit taxpayer dollars from going to “extremely large, multi-million-dollar sugar processors through a program that has already cost taxpayers more than $250 million in the last year alone,” according to a press release from ...

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