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Daimler, Bosch get approval to test driverless valet parking
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 05:11:35 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Daimler and auto supplier Bosch will start valet parking using autonomous driving technology in Stuttgart, Germany, after local authorities gave the carmaker permission to start testing the technology.


Trading platform IG confident of turning corner after profit slump
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 05:06:02 -0400
From feeds.reuters
IG Group expects to return to revenue growth in the second half of this year after the online trading platform reported a 31% slump in annual earnings due to Europe's clampdown on high-stakes financial betting by amateur traders.


South Korean firm to boost output of chipmaking chemical amid Japan curbs: report
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:50:01 -0400
From feeds.reuters
A South Korean maker of a chemical that is used for producing semiconductors will increase output soon with a new plant coming on stream, helping domestic chipmakers offset export curbs imposed by Japan, a local media report said on Tuesday.


UK's IQE reassures investors with Asian orders
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:46:25 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Cardiff-based IQE Plc expects new supply chains in Asia to provide significant orders, the supplier of semiconductor wafer to Apple Inc said on Tuesday, sending its shares up more than 13%.


Top investors lose $1 billion as China's Nasdaq-style board reverses on day two
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:33:36 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The biggest shareholders in China's new Nasdaq-style STAR Market lost a combined $1 billion in the second day of trade on Tuesday, a day after the board's roaring debut created three new billionaires.


China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:22:38 -0400
From feeds.reuters
China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.


Huawei head says group can sign 'no backdoor' deal with any country: Italy paper
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 03:11:23 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology and telecoms group under pressure from the United States, is ready to sign a "no backdoor" agreement with any country, its founder told an Italian newspaper on Tuesday.


Warren Buffett's charity lunch with cryptocurrency entrepreneur postponed
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:26:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun has postponed his $4.57 million charity lunch with Warren Buffett due to ill health, according to a tweet from Sun's TRON Foundation.


Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley'
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:12:17 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks.


Norsk Hydro sees higher cost of cyber attack as second quarter lags
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:03:13 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, said a cyber attack it sustained in March would cost it more than expected in the second quarter as it reported quarterly earnings that slightly lagged forecasts on Tuesday.


Japan's Marubeni backs blockchain crowd-sourcing platform for solar, wind farms
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 05:16:27 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Japan's Marubeni Corp has agreed to back a blockchain power purchasing platform, WePower, that is looking to establish itself in Australia to tap rapid growth in solar and wind power, the two firms said on Tuesday.


Canada airlifting thousands of trapped migrating salmon upstream
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:37:24 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Canada is airlifting thousands of salmon upstream after a rockslide blocked the path of the migrating fish, triggering concerns of a permanent loss of fish populations, government officials said.


BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 04:32:41 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources.


Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 03:51:03 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, traders said on Tuesday.


As heat wave breaks across U.S. northeast, thousands left without power
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 03:09:29 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Monday and into early Tuesday, even as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed.


French court throws out appeal against Total's gas power plant
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:54:48 -0400
From feeds.reuters
A French court has rejected an appeal by activists against Total's planned 440 megawatt (MW) capacity Landivisiau gas-fired combined cycle power plant in the Brittany region of northwestern France.


Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:45:38 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.


Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley'
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 02:12:17 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks.


Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:46:00 -0400
From feeds.reuters
More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk.


Intel stock up amid rumors it's selling part of its chip business to Apple
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Intel's stock rose more than 1% in after-hours trading Monday amid reports that Apple is in talks to buy its smartphone-modem chip business.


Google agrees to pay $13 million in Street View privacy case
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Google has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project.


Equifax exposed 150 million Americans' personal data. Now it will pay up to $700 million
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal to pay up to $700 million to settle probes stemming from a data breach that exposed the data of nearly 150 million people.


India is too big for TikTok to risk another ban
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
One of China's biggest social media companies is scrambling to protect its business in India after a second run-in with authorities in three months.


Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one?
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly to a small behind-the-ear receiver that could communicate with a computer.


Pampers is making a 'smart' diaper. Yes, really
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
It's come to this: Babies may soon be wearing Pampers smart diapers.


Libra is a great idea. But Facebook has to get out of the way
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
In many respects, Libra sounds like the way of the future. But the shining vision for Libra is clouded by a big concern: Facebook is behind it.


Huawei executive says US export ban will cost American jobs
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Huawei will survive the US pressure campaign against it, but American jobs may not, says Andy Purdy, Huawei's chief security officer and former head of the US Department of Homeland Security's national cybersecurity division.


Social influencers see stardom potential on LinkedIn and Pinterest
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
LinkedIn and Pinterest want a piece of the influencer industry. An emerging group of creators are already taking advantage of these platforms' recent push into video.


Didi may relaunch a carpooling service that was shut after two murders
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Didi Chuxing is considering reviving Hitch, a carpooling service that the Chinese ride-hailing company suspended indefinitely last year after two female passengers were murdered.


Microsoft's 'blow out' fourth quarter beats analyst projections by $1 billion
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion.


Trump vows 'strong look' at Pentagon contract that could go to his frequent target, Amazon
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
President Trump said Thursday he intends to scrutinize a plan by the Pentagon that could end in a multi-billion dollar contract being awarded to Amazon.


Slack is resetting thousands of passwords after 2015 hack
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Slack has reset the passwords of thousands of accounts after receiving new information about a hack that took place in March 2015.


FaceApp's viral success proves we will never take our digital privacy seriously
Date: 0
From rss.cnn


Europe fines Qualcomm $270 million for 'predatory pricing'
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Europe has hit Qualcomm with a a!242 million ($271 million) fine, saying the US chipmaker used "predatory pricing" to drive a competitor out of the market for 3G phone hardware.


Google will build 15,000 Silicon Valley homes as part of a $15 billion project
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Google is teaming up with an Australian developer to build $15 billion worth of homes, retail and hospitality spaces in Silicon Valley.


Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries.


IBM earnings lag as it tries to capitalize on cloud
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Growth in IBM's cloud business appeared to be a bright spot in its earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2019. It beat expectations on profit, posting earnings per share of $3.17. But its revenue was down 4.2% from the prior year to $19 billion, its fourth straight quarter of decline.


Instagram doubles down on test to hide likes
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Instagram is doubling down on its test to conceal your likes. The test is expanding to more countries, including Ireland, Brazil and Australia.


HSVas new dual-cab ute reviewed
Date: 0
From https:
Evolution ensures the best of the breed stays alive, which explains why HSV is still in business.

Woman crossing the road goes viral
Date: 0
From https:
A severe thunderstorm has hit parts of New York, where tourists and locals are bracing themselves for more flash flooding after a warning was issued.

aI have pink eyea: Logan Paulas TV appearance raises eyebrows
Date: 0
From https:
Itas long been questioned whether Logan Paul still takes himself seriously.

The BOM has said weare in for abizarrea winter bushfires as temperatures soar.
Date: 0
From https:
There could hardly be a starker sign of just how topsy-turvy the winter weather is in parts of Australia. This morning, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a warning for bushfires in parts of New South Wales with July temperatures set to come close to the hottest ever.

Pay to play: game-changing tech coming to new cars
Date: 0
From https:
Drivers will soon be able to pay for features on a month-to-month basis instead of buying equipment when purchasing new vehicles.

Wild $500k monster truck revealed
Date: 0
From https:
The ute just got bigger, meaner, more capable a and a lot more expensive.

Trump slams Iranas spy claims
Date: 0
From https:
US President Donald Trump has denied Iranas claim that they had dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency.

Equifaxas $994 million payout
Date: 0
From https:
US credit monitoring agency Equifax agreed to pay up to $US700 million ($A994 million) in a settlement stemming from a data breach that affected nearly 150 million customers, regulators said on Monday.

Trump slams Iranas spy claims
Date: 0
From https:
US President Donald Trump has denied Iranas claim that they had dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency.

US military: Venezuelan plane aaggressivelya shadowed navy
Date: 0
From https:
The US military has accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of aaggressivelya shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries.

Acting with Streep alike threading a needlea: Kidman
Date: 0
From https:
Big Little Lies star Nicole Kidman said playing the final blockbuster courtroom scenes of the series, opposite Meryl Streep awas like threading a needle.a

Photo reveals brutal mutilation of elephant by African poachers
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WARNING Graphic photo

Australiaas cheapest cars to own
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From https:
Not all cars are created equal. While there is often only a small difference in sticker prices, the long-term running costs of rival cars can vary massively, potentially costing you thousands each year.

Touristsa heartbreaking discovery
Date: 0
From https:
Heartbreaking images have emerged of the moment American tourists discovered dozens of dead whales washed up on a remote beach during a helicopter flight in Iceland.

How Holden plans to take on Ferrari with the new Chevrolet Corvette
Date: 0
From https:
Holden will take on the worldas most famous marques with a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette supercar.

Iran says seizing tankers was payback
Date: 0
From https:
In an audio recording released by a maritime security risk firm, a British naval officer can be heard saying that the transit of a British-flagged vessel through the Strait of Hormuz must not be impaired under international law, just before it is seized by Iranian forces.

Bushfires threaten villages in Portugal
Date: 0
From https:
Locals in central Portugal have been forced to protect their homes from huge bushfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned fires that were closing in on villages.

Deadly heatwave sweeps America
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From https:
At least six people have died from excessive heat in the US, according to CBS as Americans from Texas to Maine continue to sweat out the weekend.

Truth behind bizarre aaliena skulls
Date: 0
From https:
Xenomorphs? Alien-human hybrids? Once again, truth is stranger than fiction. And newly discovered skulls in China reveal just how alien our ancestors were.

Fukushima beach reopens for swimming
Date: 0
From https:
Families and surfers in Japan have been allowed to swim at a beach near the Fukushima nuclear plant for the first time since the 2011 disaster.

A Soviet filmmaker lost his life to shed light on Chernobyl
Date: 0
From https:
When Soviet filmmaker Vladimir Shevchenko took his camera onto the roof of Chernobylas reactor four in the aftermath of the fatal explosion, he had no idea he was right in the middle of what was a in April 1986 a the most dangerous place on earth.

Is this SUV a bargain or a money pit?
Date: 0
From https:
The Mitsubishi Outlanderas appeal is fairly obvious: a lot of SUV from a mainstream brand for relatively little money.

The perfect car for a family holiday
Date: 0
From https:
With just two models in its portfolio, Isuzu sold more vehicles in Australia last year than BMW, Audi and Land Rover. No wonder you see them everywhere.

Dangerous heatwave scorches US
Date: 0
From https:
Americaas National Weather Service is warning two-thirds of the US of hot weather this weekend, including dangerously high temperatures that will threaten the elderly and young children.

Buzz Aldrin criticises space progress
Date: 0
From https:
Speaking at a White House event honouring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, said he was adisappointeda with the progress Americaas space program had made over the past 50 years.

Tested: Australiaas coolest car
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From https:
The best off-roader off the showroom floor is now a better drive on the bitumen. Jeepas new JL Wrangler is a serious piece of enthusiastsa kit, at least in the most extreme Rubicon version.

Mercas game-changing technology
Date: 0
From https:
The pace of innovation is messing with the natural order of things in the luxury car market.

Mobile detection cameras spark privacy concerns
Date: 0
From https:
Major privacy concerns have been raised about the mobile detection cameras that were recently installed along two busy Sydney roads.

Crocodile and snakes stolen from Canberra zoo
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From https:
A baby crocodile and two pythons have been stolen from a Canberra zoo following a break in at the facility in the early hours of this morning.