Motorola confirms October launch for Moto X4 in UK

Motorola has provided some information for the launch of the Moto X4 smartphone. The company’s UK subsidiary has confirmed in a tweet that the device will hit the shelves early next month. An exact date, however, wasn’t revealed. Aside from the launch time-frame, the company also confirmed that the handset will be exclusive to Carphone Warehouse in the UK. Sadly, there was no information on pricing, although it can’t be far away from the €399 price tag for continental Europe. [“Source-timesofindia”]

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Massive meta-study confirms the health benefits of cannabis

After digging through more than 10,000 separate clinical studies, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on Thursday issued a groundbreaking, 400-page report on the potential benefits and detriments posed by cannabis use. The biggest revelation: cannabis has verifiable medicinal uses, which are backed by large amounts of high-quality science. This could spell the end for weed’s categorization as a Schedule I narcotic. The report was authored by a panel of health experts led by Harvard pediatrician, Marie McCormick. The study found, among other things, that cannabinoids (the active…

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2000 Rupees Note Has No GPS Tracking Chip, Arun Jaitley Confirms

In what should come as a surprise to no one, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday confirmed that RBI’s new Rs. 2000 note has no GPS tracking chip. “From where did you come to know this? I haven’t heard of it,” Jaitley replied when asked by a reporter if the new Rs. 2,000 note issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has a chip to enable its tracking via satellites. That’s official confirmation for something we already told you on Wednesday, dispelling rumours floating on WhatsApp and other social…

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Flipkart Confirms Lay-Offs, Says It Will Ask Under-Performers To Go

HIGHLIGHTS India’s largest e-commerce firm announces lay offs No comment on how many people will be asked to go Asking under-performers to go is not uncommon: Flipkart Days after revealing that it’s buying fashion site Jabong for $70 million, Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce company, has announced lay-offs. Without commenting on how many people it will pink slip, a company statement said that it is asking under-performers to leave. “Employees who do not meet the performance bar…are encouraged to seek opportunities outside the company where their skills can be better utilized,”…

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