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North Korea fires two ‘ballistic missiles’ into sea

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday, the latest in a series of such launches by Pyongyang as the world

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Massive errors found in facial recognition tech: US study

Facial recognition systems can produce wildly inaccurate results, especially for non-whites, according to a US government study released Thursday that is likely to raise fresh doubts on deployment of the

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Samsung Apologises After Chairman Jailed for Union Sabotage

The world’s biggest smartphone and chipmaker Samsung Electronics issued a rare apology Wednesday after its chairman was jailed for sabotaging union activities. Chairman Lee Sang-hoon and executive vice president Kang

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Samsung Chairman Jailed for Union Sabotage

The chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and chip maker, has been jailed for sabotaging union activities, prompting a rare apology on Wednesday from the firm. Chairman Lee

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Boeing to Halt 737 MAX Production Next Month

Boeing said Monday it would temporarily suspend production of its globally grounded 737 MAX jets next month as safety regulators delay the aircraft’s return to the skies after two crashes.

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Harnessing of Mines Sector, Key to Industrial Development — Gov. Ihedioha

Evangeline Opara, Owerri. Imo state Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, says that no country can develop industrially without harnessing her mines and metal sector. Ihedioha stated this at the 2nd Nigeria

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EU To Check How Facebook, Google Use Data

The European Commission said Monday it had begun a “preliminary investigation” into how Facebook and Google collect personal data and what they do with it. “The Commission has sent out

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T-Mobile Launches 5G Service Across US

T-Mobile said Monday it became the first to launch 5G wireless service across the United States, although it will be slower than some expect for the new generation of connectivity.

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Longest Non-stop Passenger Flight Arrives in Sydney

The longest non-stop passenger flight touched down in Australia Sunday morning after more than 19 hours in the air, a milestone journey from New York that Qantas hopes to parlay

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Netflix Announces Fourth Season Of Hit Show ‘Stranger Things’

Netflix announced Monday a fourth season of retro sci-fi show “Stranger Things,” the site’s most successful original production, as it bids to fend off intense competition from other streaming platforms.

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Association of Imo State Commercial Drivers Demands Construction of Modern Motor Parks

By Ikenna Orioha. Association of Imo State Commercial Drivers, AISCD, has called on Governor Emeka Ihedioha to develop Modern Motor Parks in the state in order to decongest traffic on

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World Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Landing on the Moon

Many continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. On 20 July 1969, the Eagle module from Apollo 11 landed at Tranquility Base. Hours later, at 21:56

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Google Moves To Disrupt Streaming, Studio Video Games

Google set out to disrupt the video game world on Tuesday with a Stadia platform that will let players stream blockbuster titles to any device they wish, as the online

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Japan Robot Hotel Sacks Half of its Robots

A Japanese hotel that ran entirely on robots has culled half of its staff. The team at Japan’s Henn-na ‘Strange’ Hotel have decided to lay off half its 243 robots

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Samsung warns of sharp sales and profit decline

Samsung Electronics recorded its highest ever profits last quarter, but three months on things aren’t looking so great. The company issued guidance today warning that revenue and profits for the