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Amazon preparing a wearable device that ‘reads human emotions,’ report says

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Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a Health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 — which built Amazon’s Echo smart speaker — and the Alexa software team. According to internal documents obtained by Bloomberg and Read More

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades

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The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US. Andrew Garfield published now widely discredited and condemned research suggesting a possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism. In 2010 his licence to practice was revoked and he was struck off the Read More

Control of armyworm crucial for China’s grain output targets: ministry

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BEIJING (Reuters) – The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China’s ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday. The destructive worm has spread to 14 provinces and regions and has been found in 92,000 hectares of farmland in China after it Read More

Brent/Dubai EFS jumps to near 1-year high amid US-China trade tensions

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The Brent/Dubai Exchange of Futures for Swaps spread jumped to a near 1-year high in Asian morning trade Friday, on what trade sources said was active bidding in the ICE Brent crude futures market amid ongoing geopolitical tensions between the US and China. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More

Oil recovers, but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices recouped more than 1% on Friday but were on track for their biggest weekly loss this year after swelling inventories and jitters over an economic slowdown led to big falls earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July Read More

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories – their steepest drops since the start of the year. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil Read More

Musk’s leaked email shows Tesla to make record deliveries in second quarter

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc is on course to deliver a record number of cars in the second quarter, beating the 90,700 it sent to customers in the final quarter of last year, according to an internal email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to staff. A Tesla Model 3 sedan, its first car aimed at Read More

Ramadan police: Malaysian officials disguise as waiters to catch Muslims who skip fasting

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If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia – be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a photo of you and sent it to the local religious affairs department. Thirty two enforcement officers in the Malaysian district of Segamat are dressing up as cooks and waiters to Read More

The art of trade war: Chinese firm bans workers from buying American goods & stateside travel

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As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection Station, located in the Chinese province of Jiangsu, has issued a strict warning to its employees, reports The Epoch Times. The New York-based, Chinese focused Read More

Asian spot heavy naphtha volume grows ahead of Taiwan’s FCFC restart: sources

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Author Sue Koh Editor Nurul Darni Commodity Oil Author Sue Koh Editor Nurul Darni Commodity Oil Singapore — More spot heavy naphtha is expected to emerge in Asia, amid ongoing repair works at Taiwan’s Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corp’s No. 3 complex, market sources said. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More