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Put down your iPhone, Apple chief suggests

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Apple chief executive Tim Cook has told a summit that the company doesn’t want customers to spend all of their time on its devices. Medical bodies and professionals have warned about the amount of time that adults and children are spending in front of screens, although suggested optimal amounts differ. Governments have warned that technology Read More

Occidental Makes Superior Proposal to Acquire Anadarko

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$76.00 Per Share Cash and Stock Proposal Represents Premium of Approximately 20% to Current Value of Transaction Accepted by Anadarko Would Create a $100+ Billion Global Energy Leader with over 1.4 Million Boe/d of Production to Drive Significant Value and Returns for Occidental and Anadarko Shareholders Expected to Be Accretive to Cash Flow and Free Read More

‘Race we must win’: US spies desperate to beat China on 5G

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The US intelligence community is pushing for American dominance of 5G technology, citing “national security” implications if China gets there first. President Donald Trump has said US “cannot allow” such a thing to happen. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) tweeted out a reminder on Tuesday that if the US doesn’t step Read More

Protesters ‘prepare for battle’ in Khartoum

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By Stuart Ramsay, chief correspondent in Khartoum Demonstrators in Sudan have staged massive protests demanding that the military hands power to civilians. It comes after former president Omar al Bashir was ousted, with the military council taking over. Sky’s chief correspondent Stuart Ramsay reports from Sudan’s capital. What a difference a day can make. From Read More

Elon Musk on Tesla’s self-driving capabilities

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc revealed its self-driving plans during an investor day on Monday, with Chief Executive Elon Musk predicting the launch of an autonomous robotaxi service next year in some U.S. markets. FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Read More

Oceaneering takes delivery of the Ocean Evolution

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4/22/2019 Ocean Evolution. Photo: Oceaneering. HOUSTON — Oceaneering International, Inc. is pleased to announce that the company has taken delivery of the advanced subsea construction support vessel, Ocean Evolution.   The vessel has completed sea trials and received all necessary ABS and U.S. Coast Guard certifications and is currently in Port Fourchon, La., completing final Read More

Factbox: Elon Musk on Tesla’s self-driving capabilities

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc will focus on its autonomous driving system when it hosts its investor day on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Elon Musk, the electric vehicle company’s chief executive officer, has touted the company’s self-driving Read More

‘First private icebreaker’: Russian billionaire’s superyacht to sail to Antarctic in 2021 (PHOTOS)

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One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, before the €100 million vessel sets sail to the Antarctic among other destinations. Founder and owner of Tinkoff Bank, worth $2.2 billion, is going to show off the SeaExplorer 77, Read More

Robot news presenter causes a stir on Russian TV

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Russian state news channel Rossiya 24 has introduced a robot presenter for some of its bulletins. ‘Alex’ has already caused a stir, with some viewers complaining about his appearance and accusing him of peddling political propaganda. The robot was developed by Promobot in the city of Perm. His silicon head is modelled on the face Read More