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US Treasury ramps up war on tax-evading mergers

The US Treasury announced new measures Thursday to block "inversion" mergers designed to let companies avoid US taxes, placing a possible obstacle to Pfizer's potential $150 billion mega takeover of Ireland-based Allergan.

dateNov 19, 2015 in Business
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A program that captions your photos

Two researchers at Idiap, a research institute in Martigny that is affiliated with EPFL, developed an algorithm that – unlike systems recently unveiled by Google and Microsoft – can describe an image without having to ...

dateNov 16, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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