New York Times to launch Chinese monthly in Hong Kong, Macau

New York Times is launching a monthly Chinese-language print publication for Hong Kong and Macau...

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New GMO potatoes, apples approved for US market

Potatoes that are genetically engineered to withstand bruising and produce less of a harmful chemical...

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Tag Heuer to partner with Google, Intel to create smartwatch

Tag Heuer announced on Thursday it was joining forces with technology behemoths Google and Intel to develop a smartwatch that can compete with the new Apple Watch.

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Yahoo shutting office, cutting jobs in China: Report

US Internet company Yahoo is shutting down its presence in China, laying off at least 200 people, Bloomberg News reported.

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22 killed as gunmen attack Tunisia museum

Gunmen stormed Tunisia's national museum killing 20 foreign tourists and two Tunisians on Wednesday in an attack that raised fears...

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Facebook updates guidelines: OK with some ‘nudity’, but violence, hate speech to elicit crack down

The new guidelines say Facebook members should use their 'authentic name', a move that appears to head off criticism...

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Real Madrid gets back to winning as Gareth Bale shines against Levante in La Liga

Gareth Bale ended a nine-game goal drought by scoring twice as Real Madrid moved back to within a point of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win over Levante.

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Manchester United FC star Wayne Rooney floored in bizarre boxing bout

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has found himself embroiled in a bizarre incident after footage emerged of him being knocked out...

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US shuts Saudi embassy over security fears

US embassy in Saudi Arabia said it had suspended consular services in the kingdom for two days due to "heightened security concerns"...

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Twitter buys livestream app maker Periscope; deal estimated at between $50 mn-$100 mn

Twitter has not released details about the deal, but reports say the company is paying between $50 million and $100 million for Periscope.

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Oscar Pistorius lawyers challenge prosecution’s right to appeal

Oscar Pistorius's lawyers were in court today to make a last-ditch attempt to stop an appeal that could see the fallen Paralympian...

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Twitter latest to ban ‘revenge porn’

Twitter has become the latest online platform to ban "revenge porn," or the posting of sexually explicit images of a person without consent.

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Jupiter’s largest moon definitely has an ocean: NASA

Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, definitely has an underground ocean, researchers said...

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AirAsia flight QZ8501 ‘not giving up’ but hunt for bodies drawing to close

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes said today he was not giving up on finding more bodies from one of the airline's jets...

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Rocky grains stir theories of life on Saturn moon

Grains of rock spewed into deep space suggest a small moon of Saturn has hydrothermal vents, boosting theories it may harbour microbial life, scientists said today.

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Apple apologizes as outage hits online services

Apple apologized to users Wednesday after a major outage of its online services, affecting customers worldwide.

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Bayern Munich, PSG join Real Madrid, Porto in Champions League last 8

PSG sensationally came from behind twice to dump Chelsea out of Champions League as Bayern Munich also qualify for quarter-finals with a 7-0 rout of Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Outage hits Apple’s iTunes, App Store

Apple's online stores for product and app purchases went down Wednesday for at least six hours, affecting its customers worldwide.

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Cristiano Ronaldo in record books as Real Madrid advance to last eight of Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo helped himself to one goalscoring record and equalled another as holders Real Madrid booked their place in the Champions League quarter-finals.

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AirAsia X flight makes emergency landing in Australia

An AirAsia X flight made an emergency landing in Australia today after the aircraft developed a problem...

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Apple Watch includes messaging, calls, health apps

Apple today unveiled its entry in the smartwatch market, a high-end device that allows users to make and receive calls and messages and track health and fitness.

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Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao: Big stumble For Ancelotti’s price, but misfiring squad; Barcelona soars

Real Madrid's poor form in 2015 continued as they were beaten 1-0 by Athletic Bilbao at San Mames.

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For Real Madrid, elimination unthinkable in Champions League

European champions Real Madrid will expect to take another step closer to becoming the first team in 25 years to retain the Champions League ...

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Apple Inc takes leap into new territory with smartwatch

Apple's hotly-anticipated smartwatch is expected to debut tomorrow as the trend-setting firm sets out to make stylish wrist-worn...

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46,000 Twitter accounts linked to Islamic State: Study

At least 46,000 Twitter accounts have been linked to supporters of the Islamic State in late 2014, a research report released in Washington showed.

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Astronomers view four images of a supernova, in a first

Astronomers observed four versions of a supernova thanks to the gravity of a cluster of galaxies...

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Neymar, Luis Suarez goals lead Barcelona to Spanish Cup final

Barcelona eased into their fourth Copa del Rey final in five years as they completed a 6-2 aggregate win over Villarreal with a 3-1 win at El Madrigal.

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