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  1. FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discountingFri, 21 Jul 2017 05:37:15 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As part of its review of Amazon's agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. More...
  2. Exclusive: Baidu, JD.com to join others investing $12 billion in China Unicom - sourcesFri, 21 Jul 2017 05:40:35 -0400
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Baidu Inc and JD.com will join other big Chinese technology firms, including Tencent Holdings , to jointly invest about $12 billion into state-owned mobile carrier China Unicom, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said. More...
  3. Tech group sides with Apple in Qualcomm's iPhone ban disputeThu, 20 Jul 2017 20:04:00 -0400
    (Reuters) - A group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm Inc in its legal dispute with Apple Inc by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm's bid to ban the import of iPhones. More...
  4. China aims to become world leader in AI, challenges U.S. dominanceFri, 21 Jul 2017 05:19:34 -0400
    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has outlined plans to become a world-leader in artificial intelligence by 2025, laying down a challenge to U.S. dominance in the sector amid heightened international tensions over military applications of the technology. More...
  5. U.S. Justice Department shuts down dark web bazaar AlphaBayThu, 20 Jul 2017 22:21:02 -0400
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to knock offline the site accused of allowing a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods. More...
  6. Microsoft profit beats expectations on strong cloud demandThu, 20 Jul 2017 22:02:02 -0400
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its fast-growing cloud computing business, stoking optimism that the once-stagnant company has found a new groove. More...
  7. Vodafone beats expectations with 'robust' performanceFri, 21 Jul 2017 05:09:14 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, reported better-than-expected 2.2 percent revenue growth in its first quarter, reflecting a robust performance in Italy and Spain and an acceleration in demand in Turkey. More...
  8. LeEco's listed company names investor Sunac's Sun chairmanFri, 21 Jul 2017 04:58:38 -0400
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Leshi Internet Information & Technology, embattled Chinese tech group LeEco's main listed entity, said Sun Hongbin from investor Sunac China would take over as chairman from founder Jia Yueting. More...
  9. Permira joins payments rush by buying into Sweden's KlarnaFri, 21 Jul 2017 05:01:46 -0400
    LONDON (Reuters) - Private equity group Permira has bought a stake of at least 10 percent in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups, the companies said on Friday. More...
  10. LG Chem to provide Apple's iPhone batteries next year: Korea Economic DailyThu, 20 Jul 2017 22:40:05 -0400
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple's iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, a Korean newspaper reported on Friday. More...
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  1. Red Dots campaign hunts planets at nearby Barnard's star Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMT
    The Red Dots campaign, in which astronomers scan the night sky to discover planets around some of the nearest stars to Earth, began focusing on one of the sun's closest cousins, Barnard's Star, Sunday (July 16). More...
  2. How experiments in space can lead to better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:30:00 GMT
    Chemical weapons such as sarin gas and VX nerve gas can have horrifying effects on the human body, but now, scientists are hoping to develop better treatments for nerve-gas poisoning by sending their experiments into space. More...
  3. Humans were in Australia 20,000 years before previously thought alongside giant wombatsThu, 20 Jul 2017 15:18:00 GMT
    What you need to know about the new discovery in Australia that has global significance and changes the way we look at our history. More...
  4. Cecil the Lion's son killed by hunter in ZimbabweThu, 20 Jul 2017 15:07:00 GMT
    The son of Cecil the Lion, whose death two years ago sparked international outrage, was reportedly shot and killed by hunters in western Zimbabwe, in an incident eerily reminiscent of how his dad's life ended. More...
  5. Liftoff? Icy jets of Saturn moon Enceladus fly in NASA photo Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:00:00 GMT
    A photo of Saturn's moon Enceladus looks poised for liftoff as jets fly from its southern hemisphere. More...
  6. Elon Musk calls for Moon base Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:45:00 GMT
    Elon Musk may be focused primarily on Mars, but he'd also like to see a human outpost on a world much closer to home. More...
  7. Granddaughter of Holocaust survivors steals Auschwitz itemsThu, 20 Jul 2017 12:12:00 GMT
    People shouldn't need signage telling them not to take what they want out of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, but the Polish museum has them up anyway, the Guardian notes. More...
  8. Rare Roman coin discovered on remote Scottish islandThu, 20 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMT
    Experts were thrilled to discover the coin on a remote island in the Scottish Orkney archipelago. More...
  9. Why kill Cassini? Saturn probe's fate carefully considered Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:15:00 GMT
    On Sept. 15, 2017, at 8:08 a.m. EDT (1208 GMT), controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, expect to receive the last signal from the $3 billion Cassini-Huygens mission . More...
  10. Tomb of King Tut's wife discovered? Experts excited by find in EgyptWed, 19 Jul 2017 16:09:00 GMT
    A tomb that may have belonged to the wife of King Tutankhamun has been discovered in Egypts Valley of the Kings, according to archaeologists. More...