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British scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) create the world's smallest Christmas card, so tiny that over 200 million of them could fit into a standard postage stamp. WATCH: This Christmas card is so small that more than 200 million of them could fit on a standard postage stamp. It was created by British scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL),...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Apple has launched its mobile payments service in Germany, four years after its start in the United States and trailing Google, which started its payments app in the country in June. ...
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is expanding its response to people using the platform improperly and on Tuesday said it had deleted hundreds of Russian accounts and pages associated with a "troll factory" indicted by U.S. prosecutors for fake activist and political posts in the 2016 U.S. election campaign. Facebook said many of the deleted articles and pages came from Russia-based...
JOHANNESBURG, May 4 - Social media platform Twitter has indexed Kiswahili, the largest native African language with over 100 million speakers, as an official language, following a campaign by eNitiate, a Pan-African digital agency, to challenge the unfair treatment of African languages on social media. Many of the most widely spoken languages from the continent are not included in language...
By Guy Faulconbridge and Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Silicon Valley technology giants such as Facebook and Google have grown so dominant they may need to be broken up, unless challengers or...
SEATTLE — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in the creation of an e-commerce company that made Bezos one of the world's wealthiest people. The decision to divorce comes after a trial separation, according to a "If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do...
(Reuters) - A delegation from Easter Island will arrive in London next week to seek the return from the British Museum of one of the native Polynesians' emblematic statues. The seven-foot (2.13 m) tall basalt figure, known as "Hoa Hakananai'a," meaning "lost or stolen friend" in the local language, was among 900 statues or "Moai," meaning "ancestors," carved by islanders...
JOHANNESBURG- The largest black-empowered JSE-listed ICT group, AYO Technology Solutions, is set to join the wireless operators' field as they bid for a share of the licensing of 4G spectrum in an auction that runs until March 2019. IOL reported that the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele had confirmed that spectrum would be put on the auction...
By Aishwarya Venugopal (Reuters) - Apple Inc <AAPL.O> said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas, that will house up to 15,000 workers as...
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cubans use them to fish, ferment wine, fix punctures or tie up hair; latex condoms have become the ultimate multipurpose tool on the Communist-run island where shortages of basic goods have forced locals to become masters of invention. ...

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