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Google may return to China with Android app shop: report
Google may return to China with Android app shop: report

Google is talking with Chinese authorities and smartphone makers about opening an online shop in China stocked with applications for Android-powered mobile devices.

Google may return to China with Android app shop: report
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McDonald's Japan hit by another food scandal

McDonald's in Japan said it was investigating an incident involving a customer who was injured by plastic shards found inside a drink, the latest in a string of food contamination scandals.

McDonald's Japan hit by another food scandal
Tesla to produce 'economical' Model 3 in two years
Tesla to produce 'economical' Model 3 in two years

Tesla will begin producing the "lower cost" Model 3 in two years, Elon Musk, the founder of the luxury electric carmaker said..

Tesla to produce 'economical' Model 3 in two years
Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. ©RIA Novosti
Russia's Aeroflot set to buy competitor Transaero

Russia's state-controlled flagship airline Aeroflot is set to buy its struggling competitor Transaero.

Russia's Aeroflot set to buy competitor Transaero
Google changes logo to better suit mobile devices
Google changes logo to better suit mobile devices

Google on Tuesday refreshed its logo to better suit mobile devices that are supplanting desktop computers when it comes to modern Internet lifestyles.

Google changes logo to better suit mobile devices
Tesla car gets best-ever rating from Consumer Reports
Tesla car gets best-ever rating from Consumer Reports

A new Tesla electric car has earned the best-ever vehicle rating from Consumer Reports, sending shares of the automaker racing higher.

Tesla car gets best-ever rating from Consumer Reports
Apple event set for Sept 9 in San Francisco
Apple event set for Sept 9 in San Francisco

Apple sent out invitations to a Sept. 9 media event, hinting that Siri virtual assistant software in its mobile devices will play a role.

Apple event set for Sept 9 in San Francisco
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Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app

Facebook began testing a Messenger app virtual assistant that the leading social network said goes beyond artificial intelligence programs already on the market.

Facebook adding virtual assistant to Messenger app
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Windows 10 spreads to more than 75 million devices

Microsoft said that Windows 10 has spread to more than 75 million devices since the new operating system was released less than a month ago.

Windows 10 spreads to more than 75 million devices
Burger King peace offer to McDonald's: 'Let's make a McWhopper'
Burger King peace offer to McDonald's: 'Let's make a McWhopper'

In the name of global peace, Burger King proposed making the hybrid hamburger to its rival McDonald's, at least for one day, the United Nations-promoted International Day of Peace.

Burger King peace offer to McDonald's: 'Let's make a McWhopper'
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Samsung to appeal to US Supreme Court in Apple patent case

South Korean technology company Samsung is filing a petition to the US Supreme Court in its long-running patent infringement case against Apple.

Samsung to appeal to US Supreme Court in Apple patent case
BuzzFeed moves to Japan in Yahoo partnership
BuzzFeed moves to Japan in Yahoo partnership

BuzzFeed announced plans to launch a Japanese news website in a partnership with Yahoo Japan, the latest step in a global expansion push.

BuzzFeed moves to Japan in Yahoo partnership
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ArcelorMittal Temirtau and local labor authorites locked in battle over wages cuts

Kazakhstan Labor Inspection has prohibited ArcelorMittal Temirtau to cut wages and the company plans to file a protest.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau and local labor authorites locked in battle over wages cuts
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Mass axing of oil worker taking place in Aktobe

Kazakh-Chinese oil company Velikaya Stena in Aktobe in Kazakhstan's west is laying off many workers.

Mass axing of oil worker taking place in Aktobe
Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users
Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users

Twitter lifted its character limit for direct messages between users, saying it would help make the private side of Twitter "more powerful and fun."

Twitter lifts limits on direct messages between users
Google turns a page with Alphabet
Google turns a page with Alphabet

Google's reshaping under newly formed parent Alphabet gives the tech giant more ability to focus on its core business.

Google turns a page with Alphabet
Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack
Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack

The Ikea branch in central Sweden where two shoppers were fatally stabbed -- reportedly with knives taken from the shelves -- will temporarily stop knife sales.

Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack
Disney apologises for 'inappropriate' tweet on Nagasaki anniversary
Disney apologises for 'inappropriate' tweet on Nagasaki anniversary

US entertainment giant Disney was forced to apologise after one of its Japanese language tweets was criticised for being insensitive.

Disney apologises for 'inappropriate' tweet on Nagasaki anniversary
Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore
Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore

Yahoo on Friday said it is adding to its lengthy roster of acquisitions with a deal to buy social shopping website Polyvore.

Yahoo buys social shopping website Polyvore
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ArcelorMittal Temirtau cuts wages by 25%

ArcelorMittal Temirtau, a steel giant in Kazakhstan, is cutting wages of all its employees by 25 percent starting from August 1.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau cuts wages by 25%