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Emma Haruka Iwao smashes pi world record with Google help

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The value of the number pi has been calculated to a new world record length of 31 trillion digits, far past the previous record of 22 trillion. Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee from Japan, found the new digits with the help of the company’s cloud computing service. Pi is the number you get when Read More

Final countdown: US diplomats given 72 hours to pull out of Venezuela

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US diplomats are undermining Venezuelan peace and stability, the nation’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said, setting a deadline for them to vacate the embassy in Caracas. Washington vowed to hurry the evacuation of its mission. American diplomats must “abandon Venezuelan territory in the next 72 hours,” with the countdown starting at the “zero hour” on Tuesday, Read More

‘Cyberattacks & insider sabotage’: Venezuela’s power grid still under attack – Maduro

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Electrical systems in Venezuela have been targeted by another cyberattack, President Nicholas Maduro has said. Caracas has accused the US of “sabotage”, while US officials blame local corruption and mismanagement for the blackout. After a failure at the Guri hydroelectric power plant left much of the country without power on Thursday night, Venezuelan authorities managed Read More

Venezuela’s power grid targeted by another ‘cyberattack’, Maduro says

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Electrical systems in Venezuela have been targeted by another cyberattack, President Nicholas Maduro has said. Caracas has accused the US of “sabotage”, while US officials blame local corruption and mismanagement for the blackout. After a failure at the Guri hydroelectric power plant left much of the country without power on Thursday night, Venezuelan authorities managed Read More

Malawi floods kill 23, knock out power and water supplies

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BLANTYRE (Reuters) – Heavy rains and flooding in southern Malawi have killed at least 23 people, and a further 11 are missing, the ministry of homeland security said on Friday. Search and rescue teams have been deployed, and more than 22,000 households, or 110,000 people, were affected by the floods, Homeland Security Minister Nicholas Dausi Read More

#Romanovs100 in AR: RT premiers immersive photo album at SXSW forum in Texas

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RT’s history photo-project #Romanovs100 has culminated at America’s major education festival SXSW EDU ― the photo album premiering in Austin takes history experience beyond print, with the help of extended reality. “The #Romanovs100 team believes learning history can be compelling and interactive. We hope that this AR book will serve as an inspiration for educators, Read More

Wall Street weekahead: U.S. stock reign may not last over other regions

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stock prices are outpacing those in most other regions to start 2019, but the gap is narrow and some investors are eyeing potential catalysts to tip the scales to the rest of the world. Street signs for Broad St. and Wall St. are seen outside of the New York Stock Read More

World flooded with $100 bills may be sign of international corruption – experts

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The number of US one hundred dollar notes has doubled since the financial crisis to more than 12 billion across the world, the latest US Federal Reserve data shows. Experts believe the surge could be linked to global corruption. C-notes ($100) have passed $1 bills in circulation, Deutsche Bank chief international economist Torsten Slok said Read More

Pharma stocks could see turbulence from U.S. Senate drug-price hearing

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. healthcare stocks could face more turbulence on Tuesday, after a bumpy early 2019, as top executives from some of the largest Pharmaceutical companies are expected to get grilled in the U.S. Senate on the high cost of prescription drugs. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Read More