Looking beyond smartphones; Qualcomm launches new tech for 5G network gear
SAN DIEGO — Qualcomm is best known for making processors that power the cellular connection in smartphones. But with the emergence of faster 5G technologies, the company now plans to broaden its reach with a new lineup of chips and software for 5G network gear.At its 5G Summit event on Tuesday, Qualcomm announced that it would offer technologies for virtualized and interoperable network architectures that are expected to take hold with the continued rollout of 5G.While Qualcomm used to build network gear, it sold that business years ago to focus on mobile devices. Today, European firms Ericsso...
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NASDAQ Index Review
With the earnings season approaching we welcome you to the first company reporting update of the new (third) quarter. First to appear are financial statements of companies with fiscal years ended July and fiscal quarters ended August. Financial statements of the larger volume of companies with fiscal quarters ended September will appear in the last week of October and the first week of November.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreRemember the results from the June quarter-ending financial statements. The technology sector’s average sales growth rate was more than 3x rate of non-tec...
How fetal cells from the 1970s power medical innovation today
Washington (AFP) - It is no secret that thousands of laboratories around the world use cells derived from a fetus that was aborted decades ago to develop vital medicines.But it is a contentious topic in the US, where conservatives and anti-abortion activists have long deemed the practice unethical.The matter is once more under the spotlight after President Donald Trump was treated for Covid-19 using Regeneron's antibody treatment. The company used aborted fetal cells as part of its testing process."It's becoming annoying," Andrea Gambotto, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, said of t...
DTAC reports decrease of 107,000 subscribers in Q3
Total Access Communication (DTAC), the country’s third largest mobile operator by subscribers, saw a drop of 107,000 subscribers in the third quarter, with service revenue excluding interconnection charges down 7.6% year-on-year to 14.4 billion baht because of the slow recovery from the pandemic and aggressive competition.The company’s total subscribers stood at 18.7 million at the end of the third quarter, down 8.5% year-on-year and 0.6% quarterly. Of the total, 12.6 million are pre-paid customers and the rest post-paid subscribers.The company said its Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxes,...
The Bangkok Post
D.M. Wenceslao and Associates Inc. acquires property in Makati City
Makati, Philippines—D.M. Wenceslao Group (PSE:DMW), through its residential development arm, Aseana Residential Holdings Corp. (ARHC), acquired a 1,600-sq-m building in Legazpi Village, Makati City. Legazpi Village, a walkable neighborhood in the Makati Central Business District, known as haven for young professionals and families with its offering of new retail concepts, restaurants, and relaxing retreats of parks and open spaces.The company stated that it plans to build an upscale residential condominium in the area.“This has been a challenging year for the real-estate sector with the impact...
Bankrupt Mallinckrodt may still be expected to help shoulder nuclear cleanup costs
ST. LOUIS — Two sets of nuclear waste complaints against Mallinckrodt have been thrown into question in a two-week span, while the company restructures in bankruptcy court.Facing a wave of lawsuits and a $1.6 billion settlement stemming from its role in the national opioid crisis, the company with deep St. Louis roots filed for protection from creditors on Monday.While industry analysts have focused on Mallinckrodt’s future as a drugmaker, the company also faces potential liabilities for work a predecessor company, St. Louis-based Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, performed decades ago, when it pro...
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A company is looking for a biscuit tester who will be paid £40,000 a year
A company is looking for a biscuit tester who will be paid £40,000 a year.Border Biscuits are recruiting for a 'master biscuitier' who will test its latest creations and help create biscuits for the firm. The role is full-time and offers 35 days of holiday per annum.Managing director Paul Parkins: "This is an incredible opportunity for someone to fulfil their dream of creating delicious treats every day and of course, be paid for it!"The successful candidate will be crowned our Master Biscuitier and lead our passionate team in creating delicious ideas for new biscuit creations."We're encouragi...
Dangote Mines Offers Scholarship To Benue Communities
In yet a major philanthropic move, the Dangote Coal Mines Ltd has offered scholarship to members of the host communities in Benue.This is coming barely four months into the coal mining operation at Effeche Akpalli in Ugbokolo Ward of Okpokwu Local Government.The company also distributed palliatives to the mining communities to cushion the effects of covid-19 lockdown.This is coming on the heels of a recent disbursement of scholarship to communities in Ankpa, Kogi State, where the company also carries out coal mining.Ten members of the community who are currently studying in higher institutions...
Cannabis Stock News: Emerald Health Therapeutics (TSXV: EMH) (OTCQX: EMHTF) Launches Flavoured Cannabis Oils, Expanding SYNC(TM) Product Line
Vancouver, British Columbia - October 19, 2020 (Newsfile Corp.) (Investorideas.com Newswire) Emerald Health Therapeutics, Inc. (TSXV: EMH) (OTCQX: EMHTF) ("Emerald") has expanded its SYNCTM product line with the launch of new uniquely flavoured CBD cannabis oil products. Emerald has made its first product shipments to British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia, with availability for purchase by consumers expected this week. The company has also planned shipments to Alberta, Manitoba and Newfoundland in the next three weeks."To provide consumers of smokeless cannabis alternatives with great...
BFA, Fresh Brands legally entangled over Orange FA Cup
Despite the non-football activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Botswana Football Association (BFA) continues to dominate headlines in sport sections.On Thursday, Fresh Brands a marketing agency company dragged BFA before the High court for un fulfilled promises.The company is seeking P1.2 million as a commission for negotiating ORANGE FA cup sponsorship.Company owner, Ben Tobetsa said they have dragged local football body before the courts to seek justice and solution.“BFA contracted us (Fresh Brands) to assist in PR, event management, sponsorship negotiations and marketing and the contract...