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  • newMexico focuses search for quake survivors on 10 buildings; 273 dead
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescuers swarmed over rubble with shovels and picks on Thursday in a frantic search for survivors two days after Mexico's deadliest earthquake in a generation, focusing on 10 collapsed buildings where people may still be alive…
    - 37 mins ago 21 Sep 17, 11:58pm -
  • newPuerto Rico, St. Croix devastated by powerful Hurricane Maria
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Deadly Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country on Thursday after destroying buildings and knocking out power across the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico and St. Croix.…
    - 47 mins ago 21 Sep 17, 11:48pm -
  • newTrump orders new sanctions against North Korea, Kim calls him 'deranged'
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions against North Korea on Thursday and Pyongyang's leader defiantly vowed to persist with its nuclear and missile programs and said it would consider measures against the United Stat…
    - 60 mins ago 21 Sep 17, 11:35pm -
  • newArgentina's Macri almost certain to run for re-election: adviser
    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Mauricio Macri is almost certain to run for re-election in 2019, his top campaign adviser said on Thursday, even as he acknowledged that the leader's market-friendly reforms were unpopular among many poor…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 11:23pm -
  • newIn South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Soon after North Korea tested its sixth and largest nuclear bomb earlier this month, You Jae-youn, a 32-year-old South Korean office worker, swiftly put the news behind her to focus on more immediate worries.
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 11:11pm -
  • newExclusive: Turkey to deploy troops inside Syria's Idlib - Erdogan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday Turkey will deploy troops in Syria's northern Idlib region as part of a so-called de-escalation agreement brokered by Russia last month.
    - 2 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 10:49pm -
  • newFearing far-right surge, Merkel tells Germans to vote on Sunday
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Fears that apathy could boost the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in an election on Sunday have driven Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main rival to urge their backers to go out and vote.
    - 2 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 10:05pm -
  • newRussia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked
    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target U.S.-backed militias in Syria if Russian troops again came under fire, as the United States disclosed an unusual face-to-face meeting between U.S. and Russian g…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 7:56pm -
  • newCatalan leader presses on with banned vote on split from Spain
    MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - The Catalan regional leader on Thursday said he would press on with an Oct. 1 referendum on a split from Spain, flouting a court ban, as tens of thousands gathered for a second day on the streets of Barcelona demanding th…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 7:49pm -
  • newIran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated: Rouhani
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's president said on Thursday its nuclear accord with world powers cannot be renegotiated, after the Trump administration warned it was weighing whether the deal signed by its predecessor served U.S. security interests.
    - 5 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 7:08pm -

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  • newEast Ventures closes new $30M fund to continue investing in Indonesia
     East Ventures is back at it again with another new fund to invest in early-stage companies in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy and the world’s fourth most populous country.This new $30 million fund is the firm’s sixth to date in S…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Sep 17, 11:09pm -
  • newDatabase provider MongoDB has filed to go public
     MongoDB, a database software company based in New York, has filed to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission as it continues to burn a ton of cash despite its revenue almost doubling year-over-year. The company, which provides open-so…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 10:45pm -
  • newBaidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups
     Baidu is putting some serious cash behind its self-driving car push after it announced a $1.5 billion fund that’s focused on backing autonomous driving tech companies. The Chinese giant, best known for its internet search service and AI technolog…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 10:21pm -
  • newMicrosoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple
     Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual experience, with people buying goods online and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience — a lesson Microsoft is taking to heart. Today the company anno…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 9:57pm -
  • newThoughts on Facebook’s 9 plans to curb election interference
     Election meddling is Facebook’s next adversary, and it’s got a plan to attack it just like it did with fake news. Solutions to both these scourges come too late to prevent tampering that may have aided Donald Trump winning the presidency — bu…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 9:45pm -
  • newFacebook and Twitter play bigger role in Congressional election-hacking probe
     As Congressional investigations into Russia’s role in manipulating the election for U.S. president deepens, tech companies are assuming a more central role in the inquiries. Both Twitter and Facebook are stepping up their efforts to cooperate wit…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 9:03pm -
  • newipsy launches its beauty product e-commerce business Shopper as hit hits 3M subscribers
     ipsy, a subscription service that delivers a collection of products to its users every month, has spent the last six years building up a community with millions of people obsessed with beauty products. And now that the company has more than 3 milli…
    - 6 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 7:00pm -
  • newFreight startup Flexport soars from ‘unsexy’ to $800M valuation
     Flexport handles the boring logistics of a trillion-dollar business: the transport of shipping containers around the world. Because the work of freight forwarding seemed so bland, it was long ignored by the tech world. But digitizing the paperwork…
    - 7 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 5:37pm -
  • newGoogle Cloud adds support for more powerful Nvidia GPUs
     Google Cloud Platform announced support for some powerful Nvidia GPUs on Google Compute Engine today. For starters, the company is making Nvidia K80 GPUs generally available. At the same time, it’s launching support for Nvidia P100 GPUs in Beta a…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 4:52pm -
  • newBose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones
     Bose’s rumored QC 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are rumored no more: Bose made them official today, revealing the update to the company’s popular QC 35 premium noise-cancelling cans.Google worked with Bose to create the new headphones, the…
    - 8 hours ago 21 Sep 17, 4:51pm -

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