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Pokemon Go Strikes Series Of Records In First Year

TOKYO -- The smash-hit smartphone game Pokemon Go has struck a series of records since its launch in Japan on July 22 last year, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

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Madrid Asks Anti-Trust Watchdog To Probe Uber's New Airport Service

MADRID: Authorities in Madrid asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog on Saturday to investigate whether Uber's new low-cost airport transfer service constitutes unfair competition.

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Bitcoin Averts Split As Miners Back New Software Upgrade

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.

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Half Of German Companies Hit By Sabotage, Spying In Last Two Years, BSI Says

BERLIN: More than half the companies in Germany have been hit by spying, sabotage or data theft in the last two years, the German IT industry association Bitkom said on Friday, and estimated the attacks caused around 55 billion euros' worth of damage a year.

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After Welcoming One Of Indonesia’s Richest Families, BookDoc Teams Up With Leading Healthcare Publisher

Homegrown healthcare application BookDoc has proven to be growing in its presence across the region, after establishing an integrated online ecosystem for both local and overseas health travellers, allowing them to search and book for healthcare professionals at their fingertips.

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M’sian Gamer Eager To Make The Country Proud In World Tournament

Although many people are still skeptical when it comes to gamers and online gaming, it cannot be denied that gaming championships are a real thing and that it offers lucrative rewards to the best of them.

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Microsoft Profit Beats Expectations On Strong Cloud Demand

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its fast-growing cloud computing business, stoking optimism that the once-stagnant company has found a new groove.

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LG Chem To Provide Apple's iPhone Batteries Next Year: Korea Economic Daily

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea's LG Chem Ltd is slated to exclusively provide batteries for Apple's iPhone 9 which is likely to be launched next year, a Korean newspaper reported on Friday.

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Britain's Jaguar Land Rover Opens First Overseas Engine Plant

Jaguar Land Rover opened its first overseas engine plant on Friday, picking China for the investment a week after saying it would build a global model entirely outside Britain for the first time.

LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover opened its first overseas engine plant on Friday, picking China for the investment a week after saying it would build a global model entirely outside Britain for the first time.

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Tech Group Sides With Apple In Qualcomm's iPhone Ban Dispute

Pic: ReutersA group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm Inc in its legal dispute with Apple Inc by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm's bid to ban the import of iPhones.

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