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Twitter and IBM collaborate to transform business decisions

IBM and Twitter announced Wednesday a partnership aiming to transform the way the businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends. The…

China’s Xiaomi becomes world’s third biggest smartphone maker

China’s Xiaomi becomes world’s third biggest smartphone maker

Over the past three months, more than 327 million new smartphones were shipped out from factories around the world, and young Chinese company…

UN urges salt-damage solution to reduce threat to crops

UN urges salt-damage solution to reduce threat to crops

About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis. The total…

Antares rocket explosion cause sought in US

Antares rocket explosion cause sought in US

The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause…

SkyCruiser merges an aeroplane, quadcopter and a car

SkyCruiser merges an aeroplane, quadcopter and a car

While flying cars that double as a plane are yet to become a reality, they already have some competition – from a flying…

Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines

Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines

Food giant Nestle said on Wednesday that its Japan unit would hire 1,000 robots as sales clerks at stores across the country. The…

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British retailer Tesco’s worst crisis in nearly a century of trading has deepened after  country’s Serious Fraud Office launched a criminal investigation into the £263m accounting scandal at…

Use of liquefied petroleum gas is likely to see a growth in the EU due to the EU carbon emission regulations, according to Environmental Science expert, Douglas Crawford-Brown. The use…

A plant to turn used cooking oil, or ‘gutter oil’ into sustainable aviation biofuel has been opened by China’s Commercial Aircraft Corp. and U. S. Company Boeing in Hangzhou, China Boeing confirmed on Wednesday October 22.…

Singapore has been named the most business-friendly economy in the world for a ninth consecutive year, the World Bank said on Wednesday. Joining it on the list of…

The head of Argentina’s central bank said Wednesday that he expects the country’s foreign currency reserves to increase by the end of the year, but analysts warn that…

A total of 52 countries and regions have agreed to automatically exchange information on taxpayers, in what their representatives say is a move to crack down on tax evasion. The…

Citing falling prices and government apathy, Malawi’s tobacco growers feel they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. “I will stop growing the crop if the…

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Greece film week marks 100 years of Turkish cinema

Greece film week marks 100 years of Turkish cinema

A non-profit film archive in the Greek capital of Athens organized a film week on October 23-29 to mark the hundredth anniversary of the Turkish cinema. The…

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Deutsche Bank goes to executive shakeup amid financial concerns

Deutsche Bank goes to executive shakeup amid financial concerns

Deutsche Bank AG, which has struggled to overcome investor concerns about its financial strength, is replacing its longtime finance chief with a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner, according…

Sweden Central Bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to 0%

Sweden Central Bank cuts its benchmark interest rate to 0%

Sweden’s central bank cut its main interest rate to zero after similar attempts to boost inflation by central banks in the U. S., Japan and other parts of…

Facebook revenue up 59% in the third quarter

Facebook revenue up 59% in the third quarter

Social networking company Facebook has reported a 59 percent increase in revenue as well as profits of $806 million, during the third quarter of 2014. In a statement released…

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EU min. Bozkır: European countries “misunderstand” situation in Kobani

EU min. Bozkır: European countries “misunderstand” situation in Kobani

European countries have a “misunderstanding” about the situation in the Syrian town of Kobani, Turkey’s EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır said Tuesday. Bozkır…