Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm

The Times of India | 2017-01-21

Apple filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the US government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and Samsung Electronics Co...

Researchers make a graphene superconductor

Engadget | 2017-01-20

Graphene is the miracle cream of the physics world, with scientists all across the globe looking to unlock its powers. Researchers at the University of Cambridge believe they've found a way to transform the substance into a superconductor. Supercondu... ......


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Oil prices rise ahead of producers’ compliance meeting

Arabnews | 2017-01-21

LONDON: Oil prices edged up for a second day on Friday on expectations that a weekend meeting of the world’s top oil producers would demonstrate compliance to a global output cut deal, but a larger than expected rise in weekly US crude stocks capped gains. International benchmark Brent crude prices...

Western Union agrees to pay $586m for fraud victims

Arabnews | 2017-01-21

NEW YORK: Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the US government to pay back victims of fraud that the money transfer company failed to protect. The government said Thursday that Western Union did not have a strong enough anti-fraud program,...


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Ivory Coast faces tough road, Togo thwarted by bumpy field

Rocky Mount Telegram | 2017-01-21

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Ivory Coast’s defense of its African Cup title looked shaky on Friday in a 2-2 draw with Congo, and a bumpy field helped Morocco see off Togo 3-1. The Ivorians dropped out of the quarterfinal places with one crucial round left in Group C. Although Ivory Coast showed heart to...

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Houston Chronicle | 2017-01-21

DPS: Terrorism threat level 'elevated' in Texas

The current terrorism threat level in Texas is "elevated" as the result of potential danger from international terror...

Rocky Mount Telegram | 2017-01-21

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he...

The Guardian | 2017-01-20

US airstrike kills more than 100 alleged al-Qaida militants in Syria, Pentagon says

A B-52 bomber and aerial drones struck a training camp in Idlib province Thursday, less than a day after Isis targeted in Libya airstrike approved by Obama...

Reuters | 2017-01-20

Mexico deports 91 Cubans after U.S. ends 'wet foot, dry foot'

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government has deported 91 Cubans about a week after the United States ended a so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy that...

Reuters | 2017-01-20

North Dakota landowners sue over pipeline easement payments

Jan 20 (Reuters) - Over a dozen landowners in North Dakota have filed a lawsuit against a company involved in the development of the Dakota Access Pipeline,...

The Associated Press | 2017-01-20

Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump&aposs inauguration Friday than his predecessor&aposs swearing-in eight years ago. Photos...

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Alternet | 2017-01-20

The Threat Embedded in Trump's Angry Address

Friday's inauguration saw promises of jobs and war—and hints of intimidation to come. Amid the pomp...

my SA | 2017-01-20

Needed: Solutions to match the inaugural promises

The president launches his term in an era of unprecedented division, helped along by his own...

New York Times | 2017-01-20

Trump, Russia, and the News Story That Wasn’t

Times editors knew the federal authorities were looking into allegations of ties between Donald...