U.S. defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc said on Thursday it had got a $39.6 million order for delivering nano drones to the U.S. Army.in.reuters.com
Swedish police say a man in his 50s fatally shot his two children before announcing on social media he was killing himself in an apparent murder-suicide. Police spokesman Johan Thalberg said Thursday in a statement that police had received information the evening before that "a seriousABC News
Top German industrial companies are looking to acquire regional licenses to run 5G mobile networks, as they plan futuristic networked factories that could help Europe's largest economy keep its export edge in the digital era.U.S.
Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it had "serious concerns" that ticket reseller Viagogo had not complied with a court order that required the company to make changes to business practices that broke consumer law.IN
Shares in chipmaker STMicroelectronics jumped on Thursday after the Franco-Italian company gave an upbeat forecast for the second half of the year, easing market fears about a downturn in the semiconductor industry.IN
Japanese noodle company Nissin has apologized to Naomi Osaka after controversially depicting her in a commercial which has since been removed, the 21-year-old said on Thursday.U.S.
Most of the growth in smartphone use will come from China, India, Indonesia, Nigeria and Pakistan, but there will still be 2.4 billion people who do not own a mobile phone by 2025.CNBC
TV streaming giant near-quadruples subscriptions to 10m since 2014 compared with Amazon’s 4.9m Netflix is seeing off Amazon’s challenge to its streaming supremacy adding double the number of UK subscribers than its rival and is now in almost 10m homes. Netflix, which is up for 15 Oscars including best picture and director for Roma, hit 9.7m UK subscribers at the end of the third quarter last year, according to a new report from TV measurement body Barb. Continue readingthe Guardian
The former Cowboys quarterback’s talent for predicting plays has garnered praise. But it is his genuine love for football that warms viewers’ hearts After last weekend’s AFC Championship Game, in which Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to victory over MVP front-runner Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, the internet was abuzz with praise for a third quarterback, this one working from the booth. Tony Romo, the former Dallas Cowboys QB who began his career as an NFL broadcaster in...the Guardian
Sombre results from chipmakers SK Hynix Inc and Texas Instruments Inc, on the heels of warnings from tech behemoths Samsung and Apple, indicate more gloom for the sector as China's economy slows to its weakest in decades.IN
Sombre results from chipmakers SK Hynix Inc and Texas Instruments Inc, on the heels of warnings from tech behemoths Samsung and Apple, indicate more gloom for the sector as China's economy slows to its weakest in decades.in.reuters.com
Chinese regulators approved mobile games published by Tencent Holdings Ltd and NetEase Inc for the first time since March 2018, government data showed on Thursday.U.S.
Chinese regulators approved mobile games published by Tencent Holdings Ltd and NetEase Inc for the first time since March 2018, government data showed on Thursday.IN
Online publisher announces job losses to shore up finances as Verizon unveils plan to sack 800 workers BuzzFeed has announced plans to lay off hundreds of staff, as digital media firms struggle to turn a profit while dealing with the same financial issues that have plagued traditional publishers for years. Jonah Peretti, BuzzFeed’s founder, said about 200 staff would be leaving, while in a separate announcement Verizon Media Group – the owner of HuffPost, Yahoo, and AOL – said it would sack...the Guardian
Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine has been blocked in China, the company said on Wednesday, making it the latest foreign technology service to be shut down behind the country's Great Firewall.in.reuters.com
China and the United States will have in-depth discussions on economic and trade issues during Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's U.S. visit next week, the Chinese commerce ministry said on Thursday.U.S.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday it is time for an international investigation to be launched into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.IN
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday it is time for an international investigation to be launched into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.U.S.
Long before the razor firm’s ‘toxic masculinity’ advert, its founder advocated replacing all North American cities with a single socialist utopia beside Niagara Falls Judging by the outrage generated by Gillette’s “toxic masculinity” ad campaign, the shaving company – or rather its marketing department – is one step ahead of society, or at least certain parts of it. But the brand may not be wildly out of step with its founder, King Camp Gillette. In 1894, around the same time that he was...the Guardian
Swedish police say a man in his 50s fatally shot his two children before announcing on a social media he would kill himself in an apparent murder-suicideWashington Post
A new series asks prospective partners to exchange their mobiles. It’s the perfect fodder for our tech-craving timesthe Guardian
Amnesty International says Iran arrested more than 7,000 people last year in a "shameless campaign of repression." The new report published on Thursday comes as the U.S. has released an American anchorwoman for Iranian state television after she was detained on a material witness warrant inABC News
Digital payments company Paytm is considering foraying into 1-2 more developed markets in 2019, Chief Financial Officer Madhur Deora said on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos.IN
What happens to those caught up in the toxic lies of conspiracy theorists? The Guardian spoke to five victims whose lives were wrecked by falsehoods Conspiracy theories used to be seen as bizarre expressions of harmless eccentrics. Not any more. Gone are the days of outlandish theories about Roswell’s UFOs, the “hoax” moon landings or grassy knolls. Instead, today’s iterations have morphed into political weapons. Turbocharged by social media, they spread with astonishing speed, using death...the Guardian