November 28th @ 5:20 PM GMT
Reuters Royal Dutch Shell isconsidering selling out of its oil fields in Iraq as part of itsglobal $30 billion asset disposal programme, industry sourcessaid on Monday. (Business)
November 28th @ 5:27 PM GMT
Reuters Royal Dutch Shell is considering selling out of its oil fields in Iraq as part of its global $30 billion asset disposal program, industry sources said on Monday. (Business)
November 28th @ 6:47 PM GMT
Reuters Self-driving cars, including those backed in part by the phonemaker BlackBerry Ltd, have been approved for testing on Canadian public roads in the country's first such program, the government for the province of Ontario said on Monday. (Technology)
November 28th @ 12:59 AM GMT
Yahoo! Anticipating a more protectionist U.S. technology visa program under a Donald Trump administration, India's $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in the United States and recruit more heavily from college campuses there. Indian companies including Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys and Wipro have long used H1-B skilled worker visas to fly computer engineers to the U.S., their largest overseas market, temporarily to service clients. (Technology)
November 28th @ 2:52 PM GMT
Reuters Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a buyout fund that agreed to acquire U.S.-based chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp for $1.3 billion earlier this month, is funded partly by cash originating from China's central government and also has indirect links to its space program, Chinese corporate filings show. (Technology)
November 25th @ 12:46 PM GMT
Yahoo! Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu recorded a season-best score to dominate the men's short program at the NHK Trophy on Friday. (World)
November 26th @ 11:01 AM GMT
SlashDot It happens every December. During ''Computer Science Education Week,'' schools around the world dedicate a special hour towards getting kids excited about programming. But theodp writes: With Microsoft, Apple, and Google vying for the opportunity to put their products in front of tens of millions of K-12 students, The Register's Andrew Orlowski opines that the Hour of Code is turning into a giant corporate infomercial for kids. ''Parents, such as the late Steve Jobs, tend to ration t... (Technology)
November 25th @ 8:40 PM GMT
Yahoo! Former prime minister Francois Fillon looked on Friday to be in a strong position to claim his center-right party's nomination to contest next year's French presidential election as he and rival Alain Juppe held final rallies of the primary campaign. In an impassioned speech to supporters in Paris, Fillon, 62, struck a strong patriotic note, vowing to halt ''the decline of France'' under the ruling Socialists by sticking to what he said was a realistic program that included ending the... (World)
November 28th @ 11:55 AM GMT
SlashDot An anonymous reader shares a Softpedia article: Microsoft has finally acknowledged the potential that the open-source world in general, and Linux in particular, boasts, so the company is exploring its options to expand in this area with every occasion. Most recently, an episode posted on Channel 9 and entitled ''Improvements to Bash on Windows and the Windows Console'' with senior program manager Rich Turner calls for Linux developers to give up on their platforms for Windows 10. ''Fi... (Technology)
November 27th @ 8:39 PM GMT
Yahoo! Israel will order 17 more US-made F-35 warplanes to take its fleet of stealthy Joint Strike Fighters to 50 over the next few years, the premier's office said Sunday. A statement from Benjamin Netanyahu's office said the green light for the order was given by the security cabinet. Israeli public radio said the purchase will come under the US military aid programme -- in September, President Barack Obama signed off on a 10-year military aid package for Israel worth $38 billion -- the larges... (Politics)
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