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Market for tech systems to fight terror bombs on track to top $2 billion by 2022

Manpreet Romana | AFP | Getty Images A US Marine of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade runs to safety moments after an IED blast in Garmsir district of Helmand Province in Afghanistan on July 13, 2009. The global war on terror is fueling demand for robotic and other technology that can defeat or detect improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The counter-IED ... Read More »

OctoFrost Group purchases Innotec Systems, strengthening grip on IQF processing tech market

Malmö, Sweden-based OctoFrost Group, a manufacturer of individual quick freezing (IQF) freezer tunnels, has purchased Innotec Systems BV, a maker of customized industrial food processing machinery. The acquisition is intended to make OctoFrost is a key player in supplying complete IQF processing lines, the company in its press release announcing the deal. Terms of the deal were not announced, but ... Read More »

US, Chinese delegations cancel news conferences on economic talks

U.S. and Chinese delegations participating in an annual economic dialogue on Wednesday have both canceled news conferences scheduled for late afternoon following the conclusion of the talks, a U.S. Treasury spokesman said. The spokesman said there was no information on the cause of the cancellations. The Chinese embassy in Washington confirmed the cancellation of the Chinese press conference, also without explanation. Senior Trump administration ... Read More »

How to rank on first on Google without spending a fortune?

You are here because you want the first peek at some of the well-kept secrets of SEO. Well, the secret is – it does not matter if you have ten years’ worth experience or a $10,000 optimization budget. You need to start at the same place every other successful website has begun irrespective of their budgets and current status. How ... Read More »

Varadkar lashes out at ‘cowardly’ anonymous trolls on social media

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at “cowardly” social media users who abuse people using “the cloak of anonymity”. The use of social media in political circles has been under scrutiny in the wake of the Jobstown trial and separately the cautioning by gardaí of a woman for messages criticising Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty. However, Mr Varadkar told ... Read More »

Donnie Wahlberg brags about his good deeds on social media

Donnie Wahlberg left a $2,000 tip on an $82 bill at a Waffle House in North Carolina, and he wants to make sure his fans know about it. The 47-year-old “Blue Bloods” actor posted a selfie with the restaurant staff and a screenshot of the check on social media late Wednesday night. “My mom waited tables, and my dad tended bars– ... Read More »

WhatsApp Recall Feature Launch Imminent, Spotted on Windows Phone Beta

HIGHLIGHTS The latest WhatsApp beta for Windows Phone has recall feature The feature, however, is disabled by default WhatsApp is widely expected to launch recall feature this year There have been many reports this year suggesting that WhatsApp will introduce recall and revoke feature on its stable version. However, the company is yet to release the feature. The recall feature has ... Read More »

11 tips to grow your personal brand on social media

Kangai Mwiti Kangai Mwiti is a digital strategist whose success speaks for itself. The self-taught makeup artist and beauty consultant founded the beauty brand, Bellesa Africa, in 2012. Bellesa Africa was the first YouTube channel in Kenya dedicated solely to makeup and beauty tips, tricks and tutorials for women of colour. It now has a presence in over 100 countries, ... Read More »

Quiz on gadgets and devices

On July 1, 1979, Sony first marketed the Walkman, which sold over 385 million units over the next couple of decades and changed the personal electronics industry. This quiz is on the most famous gadgets and devices in modern history. Gadgets galore 1 Which legendary product, first manufactured in 1933, but really gaining popularity with US servicemen during the World ... Read More »

Catholic grip on education being slowly loosened

Minister for Education Richard Bruton’s pledge to remove the “Baptism barrier” from access to Catholic schools is a sign that the firm grip of religious bodies on education is being slowly loosened. It is also a belated recognition that our education system needs to catch up with the reality of modern life. Publicly-funded schools are legally permitted to discriminate against ... Read More »