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Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

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The passwords of millions of Facebook users were accessible by up to 20,000 employees of the social network, it has been reported. Security researcher Brian Krebs broke the news about data protection failures, which saw up to 600 million passwords stored in plain text. The passwords that were exposed could date back to 2012, he Read More

Building bridges: Last steel beam linking Russia-China railway bridge connected

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The first cross-border railway bridge between China and Russia over the Amur River has been connected from both sides. The bridge, which will be operational this year, is expected to take bilateral trade to new highs. The 2,209-meter-long (1.4 miles) structure links Russia’s Far East with China’s northernmost Heilongjiang province. The full completion of the Read More

Asian shares rise on Fed dovishness; growth concerns linger

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve abandoned forecasts for any interest rate hikes this year, FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk past in front of an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai but concerns over U.S.-China trade talks and slowing Read More

Asian shares up on accommodative Fed; growth concerns linger

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over U.S.-China trade talks and slowing global growth capped broad gains and pulled some markets lower. FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk past in front of an electronic stock quotation board outside Read More

Dovish Fed shift lifts Asian shares, dollar nurses losses

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in Asia rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over slowing global growth and U.S.-China trade talks are expected to limit gains. FILE PHOTO: Passersby walk past in front of an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Read More

Block Energy's West Rustavi field in Georgia discovers oil and gas

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3/20/2019 LONDON — Block Energy Plc, the exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia, is pleased to report that Total Drilled Depth (‘TDD’) has been reached at well 16a (’16a’ or ‘the well’) at its West Rustavi field after the successful completion of horizontal sidetracking operations. A TDD of 8,724 ft (2,659 Read More

Houston chemical blaze extinguished but smoke shuts schools

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By Joe Carroll and Stephen Stapczynski on 3/20/2019 HOUSTON and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Firefighting crews early Wednesday extinguished a petrochemical tank fire near Houston that had blazed for almost four days, spewing black smoke into the skies above the energy capital and spurring the hurried cancellation of classes for tens of thousands of children. Smoke Read More

Boeing reshuffles top engineers amid 737 MAX crisis

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co, facing its biggest crisis in years following deadly crashes of its flagship 737 MAX aircraft, has brought in a new vice president of engineering while dedicating another top executive to the aircraft investigations, a company email showed on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Read More

End of an era: The 30-year legacy of Kazakh President Nazarbayev (PHOTOS)

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The longest-serving Soviet-era leader, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has stepped down, leaving behind a three-decade-long era that has shaped the country into what it is now. Nazarbayev held the presidential post since 1990 after serving as prime minister in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan. This makes him the longest-serving post-Soviet head of state, and until Read More