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Uganda Public Workers Resist New Dress Code

Uganda Public Workers Resist New Dress Code

No more mini-skirts and large earrings for female civil servants in Uganda. Male staff are now required to wear a...

US Economy Gains 222,000 Job; Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

US Economy Gains 222,000 Job; Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly

The U.S. economy posted strong job growth in June, with a net gain of 222,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate...

Tesla to Install World’s Largest Battery in Australia

Tesla to Install World’s Largest Battery in Australia

South Australia has picked Tesla to install the world’s largest grid-scale battery, which would be paired with a wind farm...

Security Apps Help Users Avoid Shooting Incidents in Violent Cities

Security Apps Help Users Avoid Shooting Incidents in Violent Cities

Street violence and gang shootings are on the rise in many big cities worldwide. Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro sees an...

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Stone

While our fossil fuel-dependent civilization keeps releasing greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere, scientists are racing to find a viable method...

Infosys Plans 2,000 New Tech Jobs in North Carolina by 2021

Infosys Plans 2,000 New Tech Jobs in North Carolina by 2021

India-based Infosys, an information technology outsourcing firm, announced Thursday it will hire 2,000 workers over the next four years for...

Brazil: Main Points of Mercosur-EU Trade Deal Need to Be Concluded in December

Brazil: Main Points of Mercosur-EU Trade Deal Need to Be Concluded in December

The main points of market access in a trade deal between the South American Mercosur bloc and the European Union...

US to Speed Approval for Oil, Gas Exploration on Federal Land

US to Speed Approval for Oil, Gas Exploration on Federal Land

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday signed an order to hold more lease sales and to speed up approving...

US Judge Allows Twitter Lawsuit Over Surveillance to Move Forward

US Judge Allows Twitter Lawsuit Over Surveillance to Move Forward

A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday that Twitter could move forward with a lawsuit that aims to free technology companies...

Microsoft to Lay Off Thousands of Workers in Sales Shake-up

Microsoft to Lay Off Thousands of Workers in Sales Shake-up

Microsoft is laying off thousands of employees in a shake-up aimed at selling more subscriptions to software applications that can...

US Grants Gambian Students Visas for Robotics Contest

US Grants Gambian Students Visas for Robotics Contest

There is a happy ending for a team of Gambian students who planned to compete in a major global robotics...

India to Rollout Momentous Tax Reform, But Many Fear Rocky Transition

India to Rollout Momentous Tax Reform, But Many Fear Rocky Transition

India is set to rollout a momentous tax reform at midnight Friday that will transform the country of 1.3 billion...

In the Age of Smart Devices, How to Protect Yourself from Surveillance, Abuse?

In the Age of Smart Devices, How to Protect Yourself from Surveillance, Abuse?

As technology has become part of our daily life, it’s increasingly been used to intimidate victims of domestic violence. In...

US Growth in First Quarter Better Than Expected, Global Outlook Improves

US Growth in First Quarter Better Than Expected, Global Outlook Improves

U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2017 was better than expected but not by much. The Commerce Department...

Kenya’s Nomads Work Together to Reduce Conflicts and Poverty

Kenya’s Nomads Work Together to Reduce Conflicts and Poverty

It looked like a hostage swap, only the currency was livestock and the mission was to end decades of deadly...