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Google testing cars in a ‘Matrix-style’ version of California

Google has created what it calls a “Matrix-style,” virtual version of California’s road system that it’s been using to test self-driving cars before…

iPhone 6 availability may be limited by display manufacturing snag

iPhone 6 availability may be limited by display manufacturing snag

Apple’s iPhone 6 is widely expected to be announced early next month, however its initial availability may be constrained, according to a new…

NASA finds unexpectedly high levels of banned ozone-depleting chemical

NASA finds unexpectedly high levels of banned ozone-depleting chemical

It’s been decades since the world realized the danger that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs, formerly found in products like aerosol sprays, refrigerants, and solvents) posed…

Boeing completes key review of its design for space taxi

Boeing completes key review of its design for space taxi

Boeing Co has completed a key review of its design for a new commercial venture to fly astronauts to the International Space Station,…

Disney launches “Star Wars: Commander” free mobile app

Disney launches “Star Wars: Commander” free mobile app

Walt Disney Co is ramping up its first major push to promote the “Star Wars” franchise it purchased from George Lucas in 2012,…

Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its…

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Kenya risks losing millions of dollars in foreign currency if it proves unable to meet European guidelines for importing horticultural produce. “The E.U. market now requires that horticultural produce…

A group of leading economists has predicted that Turkey’s Central Bank will keep interest rates on hold in the short term. With the bank’s monetary policy committee due to meet…

The fifth U.K.-Turkey business forum to develop business opportunities between the two countries will be held in Istanbul on September 19. The event, announced on Friday, is organized…

Lithuania signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal Thursday with Norway valued at $1 billion, which gives Lithuania an alternative gas supply source besides Russia, general manager of Lithuanian natural gas supplier,…

Bank of America Corp. will pay $16.65 billion to settle the government’s accusations it sold flawed mortgage securities in the run up to the financial crisis, the largest…

U. S. corporate- bond issuance is hurtling toward a record for the third consecutive year, as companies take advantage of a surprising interest-rate decline to stock up on…

Turkey’s treasury announced on Friday that $500 million of funding is to be provided by the World Bank to stimulate the businesses climate. The loan will be paid back over…

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French singer Zaz to perform at Bodrum International Moonlight Festival

French singer Zaz to perform at Bodrum International Moonlight Festival

Bodrum, Muğla’s top tourist destination, is rolling up its sleeves to host well-known theater groups, musicians and dancers at the first International Moonlight Festival in…

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KRG considers storing excess oil in tanker ships at sea

KRG considers storing excess oil in tanker ships at sea

The issue facing the Kurdish regional government of where to store its oil — a problem that it has temporarily solved by pumping it to Turkey and from then loading it…

Iraq’s Kurds earn $170 million from oil sales over Turkey

Iraq’s Kurds earn $170 million from oil sales over Turkey

Kurdish regional government’s revenue from oil sales via Turkey totals $170 million so far, Rebaz Mohammad, the government’s minister for finance and economy, said Friday. Oil export from the Kurdish government…

China and Mongolia sign major coal gas deal

China and Mongolia sign major coal gas deal

China and Mongolia signed more than a dozen key infrastructure and energy cooperation agreements on Thursday aimed at boosting landlocked Mongolia’s mineral trade and poor transportation links while…

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UK puts special forces on hold as net closes on “Jihadi John”

UK puts special forces on hold as net closes on “Jihadi John”

An NHS doctor from east London who was previously accused of kidnapping Western journalists in Syria may hold the key to identifying the jihadist who…