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Apple reports slowest iPhone sales since 2007 launch

The results were largely in line with expectations that sales of iPhones -- the driver of two-thirds of Apple revenue -- had peaked and that the company would need to find new sources of growth.

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Britain’s Guardian newspaper to cut costs by 20 per cent

The Guardian newspaper is to cut running costs by 20 percent over three years and may begin charging for some online content following a 25-per cent plunge in print advertising...

Britain’s Guardian newspaper to cut costs by 20 per cent

EU bids for tighter car rules after Volkswagen emissions scandal

The European Commission will unveil tomorrow an ambitious proposal to more closely regulate Europe's auto sector, the EU's top industry official said...

EU bids for tighter car rules after Volkswagen emissions scandal

EU bids for tighter car rules after Volkswagen emissions scandal

The European Commission will unveil tomorrow an ambitious proposal to more closely regulate Europeu0027s auto sector, the EUu0027s top industry official said...

EU bids for tighter car rules after Volkswagen emissions scandal

Slowing emerging markets hamper oil recovery: World Bank

The World Bank today warned that slowing emerging-market economies were hampering an oil recovery, and prices could sink further in a blow to a "fragile" global economy.

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WhatsApp crashes briefly, millions of users affected

Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp temporarily crashed in an array of countries from the US to India, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users.

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Aussie honour puts Rod Laver alongside Don Bradman, Herb Elliott

Australian tennis great Rod Laver joined the legendary Don Bradman and Herb Elliott today when he became only the third sportsman to be named a Companion of the Order of Australia, the country's highest honour.

Sports News

China pours $67 billion into financial system before holiday

China's central bank said today it was injecting 440 billion yuan (USD 67 billion) into the money market, seeking to ease tight liquidity ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday when demand for funds surges.

China manufacturing News

Iran’s return to the fold sparks business bonanza for Europe

Iran's return to the international fold has accelerated as President Hassan Rouhani sealed multi-billion dollar deals with Italian companies keen to capitalise on the lifting of sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Iran’s return to the fold sparks business bonanza for Europe

MH370 hunt loses hi-tech sonar probe to undersea volcano

An underwater sonar vehicle used in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 has now been lost to the deep ocean floor after hitting an undersea volcano, Australian officials said today.

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Clouds over German economy as business confidence falls

The outlook for the German economy, Europe's biggest, clouded over significantly in January as business confidence fell to its lowest level in 11 months, the Ifo economic institute said today.

Economy News

Zika virus seen spreading to all countries in the Americas: WHO

The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease suspected of causing serious birth defects, is expected to spread to all countries in the Americas except Canada and Chile, the World Health Organisation said.

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Oil prices extend rise above $32 in Asia on demand hopes

Prices ended on a buoyant note Friday, with the US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery soaring nine percent to $32.19 a barrel, while Brent soared 10 per cent to $32.18.

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Twitter to lose atleast 3 top executives in a major shakeup: Reports

The report says that Twitter is planning to bring two new board members on board as early as this coming week, at least one of whom it said was a high-profile executive in the media industry.

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Earthquake in Alaska: Magnitude 6.8 intensity tremors shakes Anchorage, says USGS

Earthquake in Alaska: A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck southern Alaska early today, US seismologists said. The US Geological Survey, updating its earlier location for the quake, said it struck at 1030 GMT (1600 IST) and was

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Three people test positive for Zika virus in New York: Authorities

Three people in New York have tested positive for the Zika virus, which has been blamed for a surge in babies born with abnormally small heads in Latin America, city officials said today.

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Saudi fatwa banning chess stirs online outcry

A fatwa issued by Saudi Arabia's top cleric prohibiting chess in Islam and equating it with gambling has caused a stir on social media.

Saudi fatwa banning chess stirs online outcry

Japan accepts 27 refugees last year, rejects 99%: Govt

Japan accepted only 27 refugees last year and rejected almost all applications, officials said today, as rights groups urged the government to allow more people in.

Japan accepts 27 refugees last year, rejects 99%: Govt

Google paid $1 billion for search spot on iPhones: Report

US Internet giant Google paid Apple a billion dollars in 2014 to be the go-to search tool on iPhones, Bloomberg reported, citing court documents.

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Failed coup soldiers raid Burkina Faso arms depot

Former members of an elite presidential security unit which staged a short-lived coup in Burkina Faso last year raided an arms depot today near the capital, the army said.

Failed coup soldiers raid Burkina Faso arms depot

Scientists urge world to stop killer robots

The world must act quickly to avert a future in which autonomous robots with artificial intelligence roam the battlefields killing humans, scientists and arms experts warned at an elite gathering in the Swiss Alps.

Scientists urge world to stop killer robots

Sale of lighting unit cancelled due to US concerns: Philips

Both companies failed to convince the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to clear the deal, Philips said, adding that it is seeking another buyer for the unit.

Sale of lighting unit cancelled due to US concerns: Philips

Oil prices extend gains in Asia on stimulus pledge

Remarks by ECB chief Mario Draghi that possible additional monetary stimulus measures could come as soon as March lifted global markets and brought a measure of joy after weeks of painful losses.

Oil and gas fields News

Canadian Pacific railway to shed 1,000 jobs

Canadian Pacific will eliminate about 1,000 positions this year as the volume of goods it transports slumps, the railway has announced.

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US F-16 jet crashes in Arizona, status of pilot unknown

An F-16 fighter jet has crashed in the southwestern state of Arizona, the US Air Force said, adding a search and rescue mission for the pilot was ongoing.

US F-16 jet crashes in Arizona, status of pilot unknown

Facebook gets in game with new sports hub

Facebook announced a drive today to be a place for sports with a new online hub for news and sharing on sporting events.

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Barcelona join Real Madrid, Man Utd in 500m euros club

European champions Barcelona joined Real Madrid and Manchester United in earning over 500 million euros ($545.5 million) last season, financial consultants Deloitte revealed in their latest Football Money League published tod

Barcelona join Real Madrid, Man Utd in 500m euros club
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