Investors poured $7.54 billion into equity ETFs after rocky G7 meeting: ICI

Investors poured $7.54 billion into equity ETFs after rocky G7 meeting: ICI

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equity exchange-traded funds, which draw a diverse set of clients including fast-trading hedge funds, attracted $ 7.54 billion of net new cash in the week ended June 13, according to Investment Company Institute data released on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) […]

U.S. – China: Winds of War Sweep into Shangri La

U.S. – China: Winds of War Sweep into Shangri La

The U.S. made its case at the Shangri La security conference in Singapore for continued America strategic leadership in 21st century Asia.  It the case solid?  Or is it what Shakespeare called “sound and fury signifying nothing”? America is clearly losing control of the master narrative for North Korean engagement.  Korean affairs at present are […]

Plans to privatise India’s flag-carrier have run into turbulence

Plans to privatise India’s flag-carrier have run into turbulence

AFTER a plane crash, air-safety investigators are dispatched to the wreckage site to find out what went wrong and ensure it never happens again. Their financial counterparts have a similar job to do with the Indian government’s proposed sale of Air India. Mooted for nearly a year, the first round of preliminary bids ended on […]

Two hackers have found how to break into hotel-room locks

Two hackers have found how to break into hotel-room locks

WHEN a hacker gets hacked, hackers hack back. That is exactly what an attendee at a hacking conference in Berlin in 2003 did when the keycard-operated lock of his hotel room got hacked. On returning to his hotel room, he found that his laptop had been stolen, but there was no evidence of forced entry. […]

Communists seek probe into alleged violations of Russia’s ‘mobile voter’ system

Communists seek probe into alleged violations of Russia’s ‘mobile voter’ system

The head of Russia’s Communist Party has asked the Prosecutor General to investigate a polling system that reportedly allowed someone to vote twice in March’s presidential election. Read more In his letter, quoted by the RBC news site in a Wednesday report, Gennadiy Zyuganov alleged that the “Mobile Voter” system had allowed for “mass double […]

Deep learning transforms smartphone microscopes into laboratory-grade devices

Deep learning transforms smartphone microscopes into laboratory-grade devices

Top Story Researchers have demonstrated that deep learning, a powerful form of artificial intelligence, can discern and enhance microscopic details in photos taken by smartphones. The technique improves the resolution and color details of smartphone images so much that they approach the quality of images from laboratory-grade microscopes. Cameras on today’s smartphones are designed to […]

U.S. funds recommend switching cash into bonds in March: Reuters poll

U.S. funds recommend switching cash into bonds in March: Reuters poll

BENGALURU (Reuters) – U.S. fund managers switched recommended global portfolios slightly more in favor of bonds in March, in part on concerns trade barriers between the world’s two biggest economies may escalate to a broader trade war, a Reuters poll found. A specialist trader is reflected on his screen on the floor of the New […]

California AG Launches Investigation Into Stephon Clark Shooting

California AG Launches Investigation Into Stephon Clark Shooting

The California state Department of Justice will open an independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of 23-year-old Stephon Clark, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Sacramento’s police chief jointly announced on Tuesday. The decision was made at the request of the Sacramento Police Department, and comes amid growing national outrage over the killing of Clark, who […]

Google car drives itself into wall after haranguing from test passenger|Humor

Google has had to go back to the drawing board after one of its self-drive cars carrying a test passenger appeared to have had a ‘priority instruction dislocation’ and driven itself into a wall. Analysis of data from the black-box recorder fitted in all self-drive cars has revealed the car’s logic circuits were placed under […]

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