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 ...

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 ...

Asian stocks up on hopes trade tensions ease, Trump...

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by hopes Beijing and Washington would ...

What to Watch When Alibaba Reports Earnings

BABA ) is due to release its quarterly results on Thursday, August 23. This is an event that is sure ...

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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

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 ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

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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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