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Passengers love Airbus A380 but it never fully took off with buyers

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You fold your transparent mobile phone so that it fits into your wallet and charge it on the way to office using your helmet. While in a meeting with your boss, you switch on your washing machine with your phone. Your fancy jacket runs your laptop as you make an award-winning presentation. If this sounds […]

Patisserie Valerie saved in buyout backed by Irish private equity firm

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Cataclysmic collisions between space rocks have helped explain some of the solar system’s biggest mysteries, from how the moon formed to how Uranus got its lopsided rotation. But convincing evidence for such events happening outside of the solar system is scant. Now scientists think that they have found the first known example of a near […]

How a ‘Monster’ Texas Oil Field Made the U.S. a Star in the World Market

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MIDLAND, Tex. — In a global collapse of oil prices five years ago, scores of American oil companies went bankrupt. But one field withstood the onslaught, and even thrived: the Permian Basin, straddling Texas and New Mexico. A combination of technical innovation, aggressive investing and copious layers of oil-rich shale have transformed the Permian, once […]

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two

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A small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance. PHOENIX — It’s hard to miss the dogged technological ambition pervading this sprawling desert metropolis. There’s Intel’s $7 billion, seven-nanometer chip plant going up in Chandler. In Scottsdale, Axon, the maker of the Taser, […]

Nasa confirms Mars rover Opportunity is dead

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In the last two years a great variety of intelligent speakers emerged, that is: speakers that integrate a virtual assistant such as Siri, Alexa or the Google Assistant (Google Assistant). Now, these assistants are different devices, among them, for example, there is the Google Assistant that is in the phones that have Android Marshmallow (6.0) […]