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Colombia starts to bury 273 landslide victims, search continues

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 11:22

Colombia starts to bury 273 landslide victims, search continues Scores of decomposing cadavers were being released for burial on Monday as rescuers continued to search for victims of weekend flooding and landslides that devastated a city in southern Colombia, killing at least 273 people.
 

Vote to repeal U.S. broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs

Thursday, 30 March 2017 10:14

Vote to repeal U.S. broadband privacy rules sparks interest in VPNs The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs.
 
 

Facebook`s Messenger app adds live location-sharing

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 10:31

Facebook`s Messenger app adds live location-sharing Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc`s Google Maps.
 
 

Brazil`s agriculture ministry, police say meat problems not widespread

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:44

Brazil`s agriculture ministry, police say meat problems not widespread Brazil`s federal police and agriculture ministry said late Tuesday that sanitary and corruption problems found in the nation`s meatpacking industry were isolated incidents, an attempt to tamp down a scandal that has led the Latin American nation`s biggest export markets to ban its meats.
 
 

China e-commerce confusion catches Australian retailers on the hop

Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:45

China e-commerce confusion catches Australian retailers on the hop Australian retailers and manufacturers are rejigging their business models and reviewing strategies to sell goods into China amid confusion over a threatened government crackdown on e-commerce platforms.
 
 

China gives greenlight to dozens of Trump trademarks

Friday, 10 March 2017 11:33

China gives greenlight to dozens of Trump trademarks China has granted preliminary approval for 38 trademarks linked to Donald Trump, documents on China`s state trademark office show, giving the U.S. President and his family protection were they to develop the "Trump" brand in the market.
 
 

Struggling to smelt, Venezuela state-run steelmaker grows sunflowers, crops

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 10:23

Struggling to smelt, Venezuela state-run steelmaker grows sunflowers, crops Workers at Venezuelan steelmaker Sidor are planting sunflowers and vegetables on company premises to ease a national food deficit as steel output has almost ground to a halt nine years after the company was taken over by the government.
 
 

`Moonlight` nabs first Oscar, Trump and Streep center stage

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:10

`Moonlight` nabs first Oscar, Trump and Streep center stage Mahershala Ali won his first Oscar on Sunday for his supporting role in "Moonlight," kicking off what could be a big night for diversity at the Academy Awards.
 
 

U.S. takes pastor, software developer to trial over bitcoin exchange

Friday, 17 February 2017 11:24

U.S. takes pastor, software developer to trial over bitcoin exchange A Florida software engineer and a New Jersey pastor engaged in lies and corruption to facilitate an illegal bitcoin exchange business whose operators wanted to take over a small credit union to evade scrutiny, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday.
 
 

Yen slips after Trump-Abe meet, Asian shares firm

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 10:10

Yen slips after Trump-Abe meet, Asian shares firm The dollar rose against the yen on Monday on relief that U.S. President Donald Trump set aside tough campaign rhetoric over security and jobs in a smooth meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with no mention of currency policy.
 
 

Alibaba`s Ant Financial in talks to raise more than $3 billion: report

Monday, 13 February 2017 09:39

Alibaba`s Ant Financial in talks to raise more than $3 billion: report China`s most valuable online finance company, Ant Financial, is looking to raise more than $3 billion in debt to fund international expansion, according to technology news website The Information.
 
 

Twitter advertising revenue falls, shares drop more than 10 percent

Monday, 13 February 2017 09:39

Twitter advertising revenue falls, shares drop more than 10 percent Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) posted the slowest revenue growth since it went public four years ago, sending shares down more than 10 percent on Thursday on fears that rivals Snapchat and Facebook Inc(FB.O) were winning the war for advertising.
 
 

Asia stocks, euro slide as economic, political uncertainty hits

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 10:38

Asia stocks, euro slide as economic, political uncertainty hits Appetite for Asian stocks and the euro evaporated on Tuesday as economic and political fears sent investors seeking shelter in the yen, while forecasts China`s foreign exchange reserves has fallen for a seventh month added to jitters.
 
 

U.S. tech titans lead legal brief against Trump travel ban

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 10:37

U.S. tech titans lead legal brief against Trump travel ban More than 100 companies, including most of high-tech`s biggest names, joined a legal brief opposing President Donald Trump`s temporary travel ban, arguing that it would give companies strong incentives to move jobs outside the United States.
 
 

Saigon Heat beat Alab Pilipinas at ABL

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 10:06

Saigon Heat beat Alab Pilipinas at ABL Saigon Heat beat Alab Pilipinas of the Philippines 72-65 during the 2016-17 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season at the Almendras Gym in Davao City in the Philippines on February 5.
 
 

Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 10:05

Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.
 
 

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