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Amazon sets 'shipment zero' goal for lower emissions

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The bigger the scale a company works at, the more of an impact even the smallest change can have. You don’t get much bigger than Amazon, and a new initiative could have a huge impact on the carbon emissions produced from delivering all those products we order. Posting on the Amazon blog, Dave Clark, senior Read More

Navy makes next 2 Ford-class aircraft carriers 'more lethal'

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The Navy is making lethality enhancing “modifications” to its next several new Ford-class aircraft carriers, to include integrated “digital shipbuilding” and weapons-oriented adjustments intended to further increase overall aircraft carrier combat effectiveness. The initiatives, according to Navy statements, involve specific aircraft carrier modifications intended to, among other things, improve the maritime warfighting potential of the Read More

Do AirPods make you look rich? These millennials think so

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Fueled by internet memes, the explosion of expensive-yet-attainable AirPod headphones as the luxury item of the moment for millennials shows no signs of stopping. (iStock) Will Kellogg regards his headphones with a degree of shame. In New York City, where people proudly brandish their bright-white wireless AirPods, he listens to music through a “do they Read More

Exclusive: China regulator stops accepting new video game applications to clear backlog – sources

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s top content regulator has asked local authorities to stop submitting requests to monetize new video games, while it processes a backlog of applications built up after a lengthy pause last year, three people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe Read More

Tencent says 2018 was best year for investments, looks for more

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings has provided a detailed review of its investment performance for the first time, saying 2018 was its best year and vowing to look for more opportunities despite a challenging outlook and concerns it is losing focus. FILE PHOTO: A sign of Tencent is seen during the fourth World Read More

Drone no-fly zone to be widened after Gatwick chaos

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The no-fly zone for drones around airports is to be extended following the disruption at Gatwick in December, the government says. From 13 March it will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, rather than the current 0.6-mile (1km) exclusion zone. The government also said it wants police to have Read More

Millions of medical calls exposed online

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Millions of calls made by Swedes seeking medical advice via a national health service telephone line have been exposed online. Some 2.7 million conversations dating back to 2013 were uncovered by technology news site Computer Sweden on an unencrypted web server. It amounted to 170,000 hours of sensitive calls about symptoms and medications. The Swedish Read More

Child abuse images being traded via secure apps

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Images of child sexual abuse and stolen credit card numbers are being openly traded on encrypted apps, a BBC investigation has found. Security experts told Radio 4’s File on 4 programme that the encrypted apps were taking over from the dark web as a venue for crime. The secure messaging apps, including Telegram and Discord, Read More

LendingClub forecasts bigger-than-expected first-quarter loss

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(Reuters) – Online lender LendingClub Corp forecast a bigger-than-expected first-quarter loss on Tuesday, and revenue that missed Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down 5 percent in after-market trading. FILE PHOTO: A Lending Club banner hangs on the facade of the the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York, United States December 11, Read More

Finnish startup Varjo rolls out $5,995 VR headset

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The new VR-1 headset from Finnish startup Varjo. Courtesy Varjo/via REUTERS HELSINKI/LONDON (Reuters) – Atomico-backed Finnish startup Varjo on Tuesday launched its top-of-the-range virtual reality headset, aiming to take VR technology to the aerospace and automotive sectors. The most widely known VR headsets such as HTC Vive or Facebook’s Oculus have so far mostly made Read More