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Microsoft takes control of 'Thallium' web domains

Microsoft takes control of 'Thallium' web domains

It's not clear how many people Thallium may have hacked, though the complaint alleges the group "has been active since 2010, and it poses a threat today and into the future". It should be mentioned th...

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Police 'very concerned' for missing girl, 14, last seen at Primark store

Police 'very concerned' for missing girl, 14, last seen at Primark store

Ms Keight, who's married to James, 29, and lives together with her 13-year-old son Tyler, additionally criticised the police's dealing with of the case. "Caitlin who is 14, was last seen near to Prima...

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Trump's tariffs raise prices and cut employment - Mother Jones

Trump's tariffs raise prices and cut employment - Mother Jones

Meanwhile, tit-for-tat tariffs imposed by other countries can make American goods more expensive overseas, hurting US manufactures. "We discover that tariff will increase enacted in 2018 are relat...

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Huawei in fight for 'survival' despite record sales

Huawei in fight for 'survival' despite record sales

US President Donald Trump's administration has banned US firms from doing business with Huawei and its affiliates without permission, citing national security concerns. "It's going to be a hard year f...

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Trade war bellwether Huawei in fight for survival

Trade war bellwether Huawei in fight for survival

Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies faces a challenging 2020 after a blowout 2019 when domestic growth more than compensated for market share losses overseas. Founded in 1987 by former People...

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Cabin crew strike at Lufthansa’s Germanwings results in around 180 cancelled flights

Cabin crew strike at Lufthansa’s Germanwings results in around 180 cancelled flights

In November three labor unions, led by Ufo, staged a strike demanding for a wage revision of the cabin crew. It called on Bulgarian citizens who were booked to travel with Germanwings during the...

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Kansas Policeman Gets Coffee Cup With Offensive Message at McDonald's

Kansas Policeman Gets Coffee Cup With Offensive Message at McDonald's

Hornaday's post came just a month after an Oklahoma police chief accused a Starbucks employee of handing one of his officers a cup with a label that called him a "pig". "This was completely and excl...

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Ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reportedly left Japan for Lebanon

Ex-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn reportedly left Japan for Lebanon

Ghosn landed at Beirut's Rafic al-Hariri global airport late on Sunday, the paper said, citing an associate of Ghosn. One Lebanese official reportedly told AFP news agency that Mr Ghosn "reache...

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China proactively dealt with USA trade frictions: Commerce Ministry

China proactively dealt with USA trade frictions: Commerce Ministry

However, neither side has officially confirmed the trip. Separately, Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan has said that China will continue to beef up the domestic market, boost high-level opening-u...

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Elon Musk: Hyperloop Tunnel In Las Vegas Could Be Operational By 2020

Elon Musk: Hyperloop Tunnel In Las Vegas Could Be Operational By 2020

He says the idea came to him as he sat in growing frustration in his vehicle, stuck in a traffic jam between his pricey villa in Bel Air, California and the SpaceX offices in Hawthorne, south of Los A...

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Huawei too allowed to be part of 5G spectrum trials

Huawei too allowed to be part of 5G spectrum trials

The Indian government has snubbed USA concerns about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in 5G trials, saying it will not bar the company from participating in the upcoming trials of next-generation...

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Tesla begins deliveries of China-made Model 3 cars

Tesla begins deliveries of China-made Model 3 cars

USA electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc on Monday began delivering Model 3 vehicles built at its Shanghai factory, marking the occasion with a ceremony during which 15 of its employees received cars th...

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China's Central Bank has Ordered Lenders to Adopt new Loan Pricing Regime

China's Central Bank has Ordered Lenders to Adopt new Loan Pricing Regime

Seen as a move to shift towards a more market-driven environment in China, the domestic banking system had previously used a 1-year lending rate that has been stable at 4.35 percent since October 2015...

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US Aviation Regulator Proposes Rule for Drones to Be 'Identifiable Remotely'

US Aviation Regulator Proposes Rule for Drones to Be 'Identifiable Remotely'

The rule would also require UAS owners who now use a single registration number for multiple drones to register each one individually. Although the rule has caused concern among experts who find t...

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Hong Kong protesters denounce China's pressure, urge global support

Hong Kong protesters denounce China's pressure, urge global support

The protests began in June in response to a now-withdrawn bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China , where courts are controlled by the Communist Party, and have evolved into a bro...

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U.S., China to sign deal at White House

U.S., China to sign deal at White House

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) - signed into law last week - bars the use of federal funds to buy railcars and buses from China, and slows the lifting of sanctions on tech giant Huawei....

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Amazon sells tens of millions of Amazon devices during holiday season

Amazon sells tens of millions of Amazon devices during holiday season

There also was an 80 percent increase in the number of Prime members who tried grocery delivery for the first time. "On behalf of all Amazonians, we wish everyone the happiest of holidays and a fantas...

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China will complete its Global Positioning System competitor with new satellites launched in 2020

China will complete its Global Positioning System competitor with new satellites launched in 2020

India's neighboring country China will launch the last two satellites of its Beidou-3 mapping system in 2020, an alternative to the US GPS system, to increase strength. China's Belt and Road project...

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Michaels shares jump on naming of new CEO

Michaels shares jump on naming of new CEO

The Michaels Companies has named its second CEO in just two months. "It has been an honor to lead Michaels and to help the company clearly define its core customer and develop a strategy centere...

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UK Regulator To Further Probe Amazon-Deliveroo Deal

UK Regulator To Further Probe Amazon-Deliveroo Deal

The Competition and Markets Authority said both sides did not provide evidence to support concerns that Amazon's investment in the United Kingdom food delivery platform could be bad for customers, res...

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Apple iPad Pro 2020 will be equipped with latest feature, Know here

Apple iPad Pro 2020 will be equipped with latest feature, Know here

We thought the updated Apple Pencil was one of the highlights of the iPad Pro when we reviewed it past year. While the new 11-inch pro version of the iPad will seemingly come with an aluminium...

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Minimum wage in Florida to increase on January 1

Minimum wage in Florida to increase on January 1

Missouri's minimum wage is set to increase again as part of a voter-approved plan to gradually hike pay. The state's minimum wage applies to workers in both agriculture and non-agricultural jobs, al...

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Tesla to deliver its China-built cars on Monday

Tesla to deliver its China-built cars on Monday

The Shanghai Gigafactory, which only broke ground at the start of this year, is a crucial test of Musk's bid to keep his automaker profitable as he bets big on Chinese appetite for electric vehicles...

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McDonald's staff save woman who mouthed 'help' at drive-thru

McDonald's staff save woman who mouthed 'help' at drive-thru

By then, San Joaquin County sheriff's deputies had already arrived from the 911 call and were able to arrest the man, FOX 2 reported . The deputies charged Valenzuela after they said they found a s...

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United Kingdom watchdog escalates probe of Amazon's Deliveroo deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which launched an initial probe in June, said on Friday it had made a decision to move to a Phase 2 investigation as Amazon and Deliveroo had not addressed...

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United States minimum wages to rise in 2020

United States minimum wages to rise in 2020

In 2019, there were no statewide ballot measures related to minimum wages . By the way, the Ministry of labor of the state of NY has a hotline (1-888-4-NYSDOL), in which workers the minimum wage ...

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YouTube Calls Crypto Video Removal An 'Error,' But Many Still Not Reinstated

YouTube Calls Crypto Video Removal An 'Error,' But Many Still Not Reinstated

However, as per the latest events, YouTube has reportedly restored all the contents of some creators that have been deleted erroneously. While everyone thought that crypto YouTubers were the on...

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Ring And Amazon Sued For Security Camera Hacks They Blamed On Customers

Ring And Amazon Sued For Security Camera Hacks They Blamed On Customers

Orange, who said he paid $249 for his camera in July, said the cameras work only when connected to the internet, and are "fatally flawed" because they do not protect against cyberattacks, despite Ring...

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Turkey unveils first domestic car in $3.7B bet on electric

Turkey unveils first domestic car in $3.7B bet on electric

Erdoğan stressed that Turkey would deal with all efforts to stop it from producing its own vehicle. "They managed to hinder the production of Devrim [Turkey's first indigenous car] but they will not...

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Volkswagen showcases mobile charging robots concept

Volkswagen showcases mobile charging robots concept

And depending on the size of the garage, several charging robots can be employed simultaneously so that multiple vehicles can be attended to. Volkswagen sees the mobile charging concept as a way to ...

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How major U.S. stock indexes fared Thursday

How major U.S. stock indexes fared Thursday

About 5.2 billion shares changed hands in US exchanges, compared with the 6.8 billion daily average over the last 20 sessions. The rally in global share indices is in sharp contrast to a plunge late...

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Tesla secures 9b yuan loan from Chinese banks for Shanghai factory

Tesla secures 9b yuan loan from Chinese banks for Shanghai factory

The success of the Shanghai Gigafactory only raises the bar for Tesla's next plant, which is to be built near Berlin, according to the company. Less than a calendar year after Tesla began cons...

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Federal Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Raised To 21

Federal Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Raised To 21

The new law enacted last week by Congress, includes both conventional and electronic cigarettes , or vaping products that heat a liquid containing nicotine. He says he hopes the government will send ...

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Nasdaq ends above 9,000 for 1st time, Dow also hits record

Retailers and technology companies drove modest gains for stocks on Wall Street on Thursday, extending the market's record-setting run. The Dow also closed up 0.4% (106 points) and the S&P climb...

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Huawei Denies Report Alleging It Got Preferential Treatment From Chinese Government

Huawei Denies Report Alleging It Got Preferential Treatment From Chinese Government

The article , written by WSJ journalist Chuin-Wei Yap, claims that $46 billion in loans and credit as well as other direct state aid, was supplemented by tax breaks amounting to $25 billion. "This in...

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