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Chinese app beats US tech giants like Apple, Amazon to be crowned world’s most innovative company

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The world’s two most innovative companies this year are both from Asia, with Chinese tech platform Meituan Dianping unseating 2018 champion and Silicon Valley giant Apple, according to ratings by US business magazine Fast Company. While Washington keeps saying that Beijing is stealing its technology and uses this mantra to justify the ongoing trade war, Read More

Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow

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A raging fire has consumed around 300 cars at a government-run airshow in India. Footage of the extraordinary incident shows firefighters struggling to tackle the blaze as enormous clouds of black smoke engulf the parking area. The fire in the southern city of Bengaluru was likely started by “dry grass” and was aided by heavy Read More

WATCH Pablo Escobar's home blown to pieces in Colombia

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Authorities in Medellin, Colombia have used 180 detonators to demolish a six-floor apartment building that notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his family have once called home. The massive concrete structure – the Monaco- stood unoccupied for over 30 years after the building became the target of a car bomb attack in 1988. Over 1,5000 Read More

Can music save Venezuela? Richard Branson hopes so

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent, in Cucuta, Colombia On the Colombian border with Venezuela, a sense of giddy hope filled the air. The streets were thronging with people. Bands played drums, as street vendors loudly sold water. A sea of Venezuelan flags and faces old and young beamed with optimism. Hundreds of thousands of them Read More

Trump says he's inclined to extend China trade deadline and meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 tariff deadline and meet soon with Chinese President Xi Jinping. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Read More

Trump says inclined to extend China trade deadline, to meet Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was “a very good chance” the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 deadline to reach an agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Read More

Trump says inclined to extend trade deadline, to meet China's Xi soon

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that there was a very good chance the United States would strike a deal with China to end their trade war and that he was inclined to extend his March 1 deadline to reach an agreement. U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Chinese Vice Premier Read More

Equifax says U.S. regulators seek damages related to 2017 breach

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Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. corporate offices are pictured in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File Photo (Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc said it was informed by several U.S. regulators that they intend to seek damages from the company related to the cybersecurity breach of 2017 that exposed personal information of Read More

ExxonMobil to increase Permian profitability through digital partnership with Microsoft

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2/22/2019 IRVING, Texas — ExxonMobil has announced that a new partnership with Microsoft will make its Permian basin operations the largest-ever oil and gas acreage to use cloud technology and is expected to generate billions in net cash flow over the next decade through improvements in analyses and enhancements to operational efficiencies. The application of Microsoft Read More

Anadarko Mozambique attacked for first time amid insurgency

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By Matthew Hill and Rachel Adams-Heard on 2/22/2019 MAPUTO and HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Unidentified gunmen attacked an Anadarko Petroleum convoy near its liquefied natural gas project in northern Mozambique, the first targeting an energy company since an insurgency by suspected Islamist militants began 16 months ago.  At least four people were injured in the raid, Read More