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Microsoft sinks eco-friendly data centre off Scottish coast

Microsoft sinks eco-friendly data centre off Scottish coast

Microsoft has sunk an ocean-based data centre to the sea floor in Orkney to test energy efficiency improvements. The submerged data center includes 864 servers and 27.6 petabytes of storage - o...

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Tesla Model X Accelerated Toward Barrier Before Fatal Crash

Tesla Model X Accelerated Toward Barrier Before Fatal Crash

The NTSB said the crash remains under investigation and that it could make changes to its preliminary report as it does more research on the matter. Four seconds before the crash, the Model X stoppe...

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India hikes interest rates for first time in four years

India hikes interest rates for first time in four years

Analysts had been divided over whether the RBI would hike rates now or wait until its next meeting in August when the monsoon would be nearly two months old. If the current trend of increasing infla...

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Chuck Schumer Rips Trump Amid Reported ZTE Deal

Here we are, though. According to a report from Reuters , ZTE has reached a deal with usa authorities that would lift a ban that prevents it from buying parts from U.S. The terms, they said, were...

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The World's Top Wealth Fund Voted Against Musk As Chair At Tesla

The World's Top Wealth Fund Voted Against Musk As Chair At Tesla

Despite the fact that the Model 3 is expected to become Tesla's best-selling auto once the current step up in production is complete, the Model Y could usurp it, given SUVs' growing dominance in...

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Canada Rejects U.S. Push To Replace NAFTA With Bilateral Trade Deal

In response, Trump joked to Trudeau: "Didn't you guys burn down the White House?" CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta attempted to give President Trump a history lesson Wednesday, bu...

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GOP leader McConnell cancels most of Senate's August recess

GOP leader McConnell cancels most of Senate's August recess

Gonzalez said in a statement that he was signing with the intent of helping the Dreamers, but added: "I will not accept" a fix "that includes funding for a border wall". Many Republican senators,...

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Bayer launches $7 billion rights issue to finance Monsanto takeover

Bayer launches $7 billion rights issue to finance Monsanto takeover

At this time, the Monsanto name will no longer be in use. The name drop appears to be part of a strategic move geared at distancing the colossal new company from negative publicity surrounding Mons...

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Ministers clear 21st Century Fox to buy Sky

Ministers clear 21st Century Fox to buy Sky

Hancock's decision came after an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into whether controlling Sky would give Murdoch, who also owns the Times and Sun newspapers, too much infl...

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Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker's sexist comments don't fly

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker's sexist comments don't fly

The comments reportedly drew groans and gasps from those present, and Mr Baker later appeared to try to clarify his comments. Although Al Baker quickly backtracked on his comments, stating that it...

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Motorists to fork out record high fuel prices from midnight

Motorists to fork out record high fuel prices from midnight

The so-called big four supermarkets - Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons - raised the price of petrol by 5.49p a litre and diesel by 5.88p in May. Venezuela's crude oil production fell almost ...

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Mexico takes metal tariffs case to World Trade Organization

Mexico takes metal tariffs case to World Trade Organization

On May 29 the Trump administration signaled that the tariff war is far from being over : "the United States will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods imported from China containing indu...

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Starbucks' Howard Schultz steps down as executive chairman

Starbucks' Howard Schultz steps down as executive chairman

Whether or not he runs for office, Schultz's past actions have had a distinctly political flavor - Starbucks' 2015 racial dialogue campaign , 2017 program to hire 10k refugees, and recent raci...

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Trump weighs in on cancellation of ‘Roseanne’

Trump weighs in on cancellation of ‘Roseanne’

Trump , who often complains of critical media coverage, did not mention the tweet by Roseanne Barr on Tuesday that compared black Obama administration adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape . Presiden...

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Canada's PM calls Trump metals tariffs an insult

Canada's PM calls Trump metals tariffs an insult

The Xinhua report came after Mr Ross met Chinese vice premier Liu He for talks that Mr Ross called "friendly and frank, and covered some useful topics about specific export items". One Canadian inside...

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IOS 12 announced with focus on improved performance

If you want to live stream WWDC 2018 , then read below to find out how to watch it on your computer, your smartphone or on your TV. The company said the operating system would work on the same dev...

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Dog died during Delta layover

Dog died during Delta layover

Earlier this year, airlines' ability to safely transport pets came under renewed interest when a dog died on a United Airlines flight after an owner was forced to put the pup in the overhead bin. ...

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Commerce Secretary To Press China To Buy As Allies Seethe Over Tariffs

Commerce Secretary To Press China To Buy As Allies Seethe Over Tariffs

Those talks produced "positive and concrete" developments, according to a Chinese government statement carried by the official news agency, Xinhua. The statement Sunday came shortly after delegati...

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Facebook gave phone makers access to user data

Facebook, in a blog post , pushed back against the Times story, saying that the arrangements with devicemakers "allowed companies to recreate Facebook-like experiences for their individual device...

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GitHub may soon join the Microsoft family - tech giant considers an acquisition

GitHub may soon join the Microsoft family - tech giant considers an acquisition

The news of the takeover comes at a time when GitHub is reportedly find a replacement for CEO and founder Chris Wanstrath, who announced his resignation a year ago. That said, GitHub is more significa...

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How to watch WWDC 2018: Apple keynote livestream

How to watch WWDC 2018: Apple keynote livestream

Also, Verge reported that transformations in Apple's voice assistant " Siri " this year, remains a topic of speculation at WWDC 2018 . The keynote address begins Monday at 1:00 P.M. But, the new ...

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Merkel rules out Italian debt relief

Merkel rules out Italian debt relief

In her first detailed response to Emmanuel Macron's euro-zone ideas, the German chancellor blends caution and compromise: Yay to a Euro-IMF and deeper common defense, nay to Italian debt relief. Mer...

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Crude oil prices claw back losses, but record United States output weighs

Crude oil prices claw back losses, but record United States output weighs

The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for July delivery fell 1.17 USA dollars to settle at 67.04 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for July delivery added 0.09 do...

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Indian GDP forecast cut to 7.3% from 7.5% - Moodys Published on

Indian GDP forecast cut to 7.3% from 7.5% - Moodys Published on

If the poll is right, January-March would have the fastest expansion since before the government's surprise decision in November 2016 to scrap high-value currency notes and a botched implementation of...

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Visa operating at 'full capacity' as firm apologises for system failure

The company released a statement a short time ago saying it was "working towards resolving the problem". Shoppers were stuck in queues, diners were left embarrassed and one MP even drove away from a...

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Saudi Arabia says 17 detained in sweeping crackdown

Saudi Arabia says 17 detained in sweeping crackdown

The statement accused the detainees of "coordinated activity undermining the security and stability of the kingdom". Another detained activist, Aziza al-Yousef, 70, is one of the country's earliest ...

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USA at odds with allies over tariffs at G7 meeting -Canada

USA at odds with allies over tariffs at G7 meeting -Canada

On Friday, Trump demanded Canada "open their markets and take down their trade barriers". Mnuchin disagreed, saying there was support for dealing with China's joint venture requirements, technolog...

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Beijing to slash import barriers on range of consumer goods

Beijing to slash import barriers on range of consumer goods

The United States recently announced it would go ahead with imposing 25 percent import tariffs on Chinese tech goods, as punitive measures against the Chinese regime's intellectual property theft pr...

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Deutsche Bank making progress on turnaround - ECB source

Deutsche Bank making progress on turnaround - ECB source

The United States Federal Reserve a year ago designated Deutsche Bank AG's (DBKGn.DE) U.S. operations to be in "troubled condition" , The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday , citing peop...

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Google won't renew its military AI contract

And while Gizmodo reported last week that IBM has been approached by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to potentially work on the project , a spokesperson for IBM tells Fast Company that...

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