Wed, 22 Aug 2018

In $3.2 billion deal, PepsiCo buys SodaStream

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to reach out to customers in their homes, rather than through stores, beverage ...

Twitch pulls ad-free viewing from its Prime service

LONDON, U.K. - After deciding to pull ad-free viewing from Twitch Prime, the service has faced intense criticism from users, ...

The all Iranian-made twin-seat fight jet unveiled

TEHRAN, Iran - In a move that Tehran has said would enhance its deterrence capabilities in confronting Washington, the country ...

Keeping it simple: Users picking dumb phones over smart ones

LONDON, U.K. - With smartphones becoming indispensable, and overtaking every aspect of people’s lives in recent years, a new report ...

Digital screens suffer outage at Gatwick Airport

GATWICK, U.K. - Following a massive technical issue with its digital screens, Gatwick Airport had to resort to using white ...

Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...

Google faces internal resistance over China search engine

BEIJING, China - Demanding transparency over the company’s plans in China, over a thousand Google employees have signed a letter ...

US States Move Quickly to Tap Into Money for Election Security

ATLANTA - Racing to shore up their election systems before November, states are using millions of dollars from the federal ...

US Officials Threaten Russia with Much More Economic Pain

WASHINGTON - Washington is prepared to impose more economic pain on Russia if it does not change its behavior, Trump ...

Technology Woes Add to China's Fear of Trade War with US

BEIJING - Major stock slides for Chinese tech firms in recent weeks have raised questions about their ability to face ...

Microsoft Reveals Russian Hacking Attempts Ahead Of U.S. Elections

Microsoft says it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts to target U.S. political groups ahead of the U.S. midterm elections ...

Paul Allen's Space Firm Details Plans for Rockets, Cargo Vehicle

SEATTLE - The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on Monday unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a ...

PNB scam: Ex-MD of Allahabad Bank granted bail

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug. 20 (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here on Monday granted anticipatory bail ...

Cagayan North Int'l Airport ready for commercial flights

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 20 (PIA) - The Cagayan North International Airport is now ready for commercial flights, both domestic ...

'Gold' surpasses 'Satyameva Jayate' at the box office

Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] Aug 20 (ANI): Despite Akshay Kumar starrer 'Gold' surpassing the box office collection of John Abraham's 'Satymeva ...

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Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

USGS: Magnitude 7.3 Quake Hits Northern Venezuela Coast

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck the northern coast of Venezuela on Tuesday and shook buildings as far away ...

Venezuelans Flood into Ecuador, Defying Passport Rules

IPIALES, COLOMBIA - More than 200 Venezuelans crossed the border illegally into Ecuador on Tuesday, fleeing a deepening economic and ...

Taiwan Says China Out of Control as It Loses El Salvador to Beijing

TAIPEI/BEIJING - Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly out of control" behavior after Taipei lost another ally to ...

US, Mexico Push for NAFTA Autos Deal, Eye Canada's Return

U.S. and Mexican trade ministers were set to resume talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington on ...

Can Social Media Help Deliver Justice In Tajikistan

This summer has brought Tajikistan a lot of attention, most of it of the very negative variety. In July, Tajikistan ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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