Qualcomm boosts mid-range smartphone AI with Snapdragon 670 mobile platform

  1. Qualcomm boosts mid-range smartphone AI with Snapdragon 670 mobile platform  ZDNet
  2. Qualcomm Reveals The Snapdragon 670 Platform: Dual Big Cores + Adreno 615  AnandTech
  3. Qualcomm’s new smartwatch chipset set for September unveiling  TechSpot
  4. Qualcomm teases September 10th smartwatch event – Android Police  Android Police
  5. Qualcomm teases Sept 10th reveal for next-gen wearable chipsets to power future Wear OS devices  9to5Google
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SoftBank boosts earnings with tech investment sales

SoftBank boosts earnings with tech investment salesJapan’s SoftBank Group Corp reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit on Monday, boosted by the sale of its stake in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart in the first public divestment by the conglomerate’s massive Vision Fund. SoftBank, which is planning to list its domestic telecoms business, also said profit was bolstered by the sale of most of the Chinese operations of chip design unit ARM Holdings. The sales are the first signs of SoftBank monetising its investments after pumping billions of dollars into technology companies around the world yet taking little profit.


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Diet boosts the effectiveness of a cancer drug

Diet boosts the effectiveness of a cancer drug

Diet boosts the effectiveness of a cancer drug, Published online: 06 August 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05871-x

A drug that slows cancer growth has been found to elevate the level of the hormone insulin. This insulin rise lessens the drug’s effectiveness, but a diet that lowers insulin can increase the benefits of the therapy in mice.
Source: Nature

Histidine metabolism boosts cancer therapy

Histidine metabolism boosts cancer therapy

Histidine metabolism boosts cancer therapy, Published online: 11 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05573-4

Clinical use of the anticancer drug methotrexate can be limited by its high toxicity. It emerges that a diet rich in the amino acid histidine increases the effectiveness of methotrexate treatment and lowers toxicity in mice.
Source: Nature

Dow dives as trade war angst boosts investor anxiety over growth, earnings

  1. Dow dives as trade war angst boosts investor anxiety over growth, earnings  USA TODAY
  2. Dow Jones falls by almost 500 points as Trump cranks up trade war talk  NBCNews.com
  3. Trade war fears spread to tech and Dow sheds 328 points  CNNMoney
  4. China, EU oppose unilateralism, protectionism  Global Times
  5. Opinion: Trump bets that power politics can offset weakening US economic fundamentals  MarketWatch
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YouTube boosts creators with channel subs, merchandise stores, and premieres

  1. YouTube boosts creators with channel subs, merchandise stores, and premieres  KXXV News Channel 25
  2. YouTube Launches Monthly ‘Channel Memberships’ for Exclusive Content, Live Streams  New Haven Register
  3. YouTube pushes memberships, merchandise as alternatives to ads  Yahoo Singapore News
  4. YouTube Will Help Creators Make Money With More Than Just Ads  WIRED
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Microsoft boosts focus on exclusive games for the Xbox console in battle with Sony PlayStation

  1. Microsoft boosts focus on exclusive games for the Xbox console in battle with Sony PlayStation  CNBC
  2. Here’s Everything That Microsoft Announced at E3 2018  Fortune
  3. Halo Infinite Will Let Fans Playtest During Development  Game Rant
  4. Microsoft Xbox’s E3 reveals: Halo Infinite, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5, and 18 exclusives  PCWorld
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Israel calls for 'military coalition' if Iran boosts enrichment

Israel calls for 'military coalition' if Iran boosts enrichmentIsrael’s intelligence minister called Tuesday for a military coalition against Iran if the Islamic Republic were to defy world powers by enriching military-grade uranium. Yisrael Katz’s remarks came as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began visiting European leaders to discuss Iran’s regional involvement and nuclear programme, both seen by the Jewish state as grave threats. European powers have been scrambling to preserve a landmark deal over Tehran’s nuclear programme since US President Donald Trump announced Washington’s withdrawal from the treaty in May.


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