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Apple iPhone lacks ‘key’ licence in China

Apple’s iPhone 6 still lacks a key network access licence in China, state media confirmed on Thursday on the eve of its global…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 goes on sale in the UK on October

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 goes on sale in the UK on October

The latest member of Samsung’s successful Note phablet family is nearly ready to make its retail debut. Samsung has this morning announced UK…

Game developers sprouting at Tokyo Game Show

Game developers sprouting at Tokyo Game Show

Nestled among the industry giants at the Tokyo Game Show on Thursday are a growing number of small and independent games developers from…

Storehouse brings its beautiful storytelling app to iPhone

Storehouse brings its beautiful storytelling app to iPhone

In February, some design-minded former employees of Apple, Facebook, and The Daily teamed up to create Storehouse: an iPad app that blends beautiful…

iOS 8 could stop the next app privacy panic before it starts

iOS 8 could stop the next app privacy panic before it starts

A few weeks ago, the world went crazy when reports surfaced that Facebook Messenger was snooping on you. Reporters, hackers, and users alleged…

Microsoft wants to speed up Windows releases

Microsoft wants to speed up Windows releases

“What would it take to modify the Windows Start menu on every Windows user machine in less than a week?” That’s the question…

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The union for Air France pilots is threatening to extend a strike into a second week that has already left 60 percent of the airline’s planes grounded. Jean-Louis Barber, the…

Turkey has undoubtedly become a more significant player on the global stage and its chairmanship at the G20 group of major economies will strengthen its engagement with other members, Nicholas…

Finland’s economic ministry announced Thursday that it has committed €65.2 million ($84 million) in energy subsidies for three liquefied natural gas terminals. Three energy companies, Manga LNG, Skangass…

A Swiss company is building a factory in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to recycle used plastic bottles, Ethiopian officials said Thursday. “This is [a project for] environmental protection…

An agreement between Japan’s biggest electric utility and the energy giant British Petroleum will help Japan to benefit from gas pricing mechanisms and diversify its LNG sources, experts have…

The killing of four tribal leaders by suspected loggers in the Peruvian Amazon this month has brought into sharp focus the country’s failure to contain illegal logging and…

A Rio de Janeiro court has frozen financial assets belonging to Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista up to a value of R$1.5 billion ($640 million) following charges of insider…

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Lady Gaga hits the stage in Istanbul

Lady Gaga hits the stage in Istanbul

American singer Lady Gaga, widely regarded as the natural heir to Madonna’s Queen of Pop throne, has hit the stage in Istanbul for her first performance in…

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Russia signs economic cooperation memo with African Union

Russia signs economic cooperation memo with African Union

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation with African Union (A.U.) Commission chairperson Ncosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The MoU aims to bolster…

Canada must improve energy production to keep up: HSBC

Canada must improve energy production to keep up: HSBC

Canada must improve its energy production infrastructure through pipeline projects and also explore new investments in liquefied natural gas if it is to remain a major player in global energy markets, warned a…

Scotland would face uncertainty over currency if it votes “Yes”

Scotland would face uncertainty over currency if it votes “Yes”

Hours before polling stations open for a vote that could spell the end of Scotland’s role in the United Kingdom, concerns are being voiced over what currency it…

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Spain to send Patriot air defense missiles to Turkey

Spain to send Patriot air defense missiles to Turkey

Spain will send Patriot air defense missiles to Turkey to replace withdrawing units from the Netherlands as part of NATO assistance. The Dutch mission in…