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After a jump in its stock price earlier today, Microsoft became the third US company to pass a market cap of $1 trillion. However, it may have happened only briefly as the stock price jumped after it showed strong earnings for the third fiscal quarter.
With summer just around the corner, Canada's Rover Parking - the Airbnb of parking - is launching a boat parking service. Digital Journal talked with Rover's founder and CEO, Grant Brigden to find out more about this "fun idea."
The most recent UN report on civilian deaths in Afghanistan during the US occupation indicates that so far this year the US and its allied forces have killed more civilians in the country than the Taliban has.
On April 25, Google announced several updates to its Google Earth Timelapse, a global, zoomable time-lapse video that lets viewers explore the last 35 years of our changing planet's surface - including its long-overdue arrival on mobile phones.
Ford is investing $500 million into a promising electric vehicle startup company called Rivian. The U.S. car giant is hoping that the additional investment will help it edge ahead in the increasingly competitive eclectic vehicle race.
Amnesty International's Hong Kong office has been hit by a years-long cyberattack from hackers with known links to the Chinese government, the rights group said Thursday.
Are technology companies responsible for the 'downgrading' of humanity? Driving us towards a world of short attention spans and seeking the simplicity of the soundbite? This is the new thesis from Tristan Harris.
Twitter on Wednesday began making it easier to report tweets aimed at interfering with people voting, starting first in Europe and India.
The Syrian presidency said Wednesday it had regained access to its official Instagram account a day after it was apparently blocked.
New Zealand and France will bring together global leaders at a Paris summit next month aimed at stopping social media being used to organise and promote terrorism, the countries' leaders announced Wednesday.
For the past several months, hamburglars have been on the loose in Canada, hacking into mobile phone user's McDonald's apps. They have hijacked people's accounts and ordered hundreds of dollars of food for themselves.
The bacteria that inhabit the mouth, and especially the gums, if imbalanced can lead to some species dominating others. In these circumstances, there may be a connection with diseases like Alzheimer’s, according to a new study.
By applying advanced data mining techniques, researchers have been able to assess earthquake data and this analysis has revealed hidden clues about major California earthquake triggers. The new information may assist with prevention.
There are many factors that have contributed with the progression of human societies and a move to a more stable form of existence. One factor that may surprise many is beer, but the alcoholic drink has been of great importance say researchers.
Scientists in the U.S. have used the gene editing tool CRISPR in order to treat lethal lung diseases, before birth. This proof-of-concept study could lead to several inherited genetic diseases being addressed.
Six people died Thursday when a passenger ship with more than 60 people on board sank as it was on its regular route between the islands of Sao Tome and Principe, off west Africa, officials said.
Last year humanity destroyed an expanse of tropical forest nearly the size of England, the fourth largest decline since global satellite data become available in 2001, researchers reported Thursday.
The United States urged Yemen's Huthi rebels to end mistreatment of members of the Baha'i faith, as the community on Thursday criticized as "absurd" prosecutor's allegations against a believer sentenced to death.
Ukraine on Thursday appealed to the UN Security Council to take action to oppose a decision by President Vladimir Putin to grant Russian passports to Ukrainians living in eastern areas controlled by pro-Moscow separatists.
One by one the North Koreans approached the board, yelled for inspiration and struck out, trying to split the interlocking plates with fist, hand or foot -– then reeled away in pain.
Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills will be an honorary degree recipient at this year's commencement ceremony at the University of Kansas.
On April 18, professional American swimmer Michael Andrew celebrated a major milestone in his personal life: his 20th birthday.
Coach Peter Andrew is the father of world, Pan Pacific and national swimming champion Michael Andrew. He chatted with Digital Journal about swimming, the impact of technology on the sport, and shared some of their plans for 2019.
The Queen of Pop, Madonna, is back with her latest single, "Medellín," where she collaborates with Latin pop star Maluma.
World-renowned magician and illusionist Criss Angel announced his "In Residence on Broadway," where he will be performing his "RAW – The Mindfreak Unplugged" show.
World renowned mentalist duo, The Clairvoyants have a major milestone to celebrate in their personal lives. They announced their engagement.
The stars of the hit CBS daytime drama "The Young and The Restless" have paid a moving tribute to late actor Kristoff St. John in emotional episodes that span the full week.
Amazon employs a system that not only tracks warehouse workers productivity, but can automatically fire them for failing to meet expectations.
Walmart has presented its vision for the retail store of the future, a space where the major commerce giant can test out various emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence and new displays.
To succeed in business, getting the message across early in a presentation is key, as is spending time on the look and feel of the presentation. Leading expert Henrik Bergqvist shares some advice.
Iraq is on track to produce nearly six million barrels of crude daily by 2030, the International Energy Agency said Thursday, which would make it the world's third biggest oil supplier.
The U.S. is marking ‘Every Kid Healthy Week’, which runs from April 22. While the nationwide campaign is important, a review of state-by-state data reveals disparity in terms of child welfare, according to WalletHub.
More than 25,000 children were rushed to hospitals in northwest Pakistan after rumours spread that some had suffered reactions to a polio vaccine, officials said Tuesday.
Malawi on Tuesday rolled out the world's first licensed malaria vaccine in a landmark campaign against a disease that each year kills hundreds of thousands of people, especially African children.
Artificial intelligence can analyze hundreds of images in a matter of minutes and triage abnormalities so that radiologists can prioritize potentially critical cases and save lives. An expert from the startup Aidoc discusses the potential.
On Tuesday, the president of the Philippines said if Canada doesn’t take back tons of trash within the next week he will “declare war” and ship the containers back himself.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday admitted differences with German counterpart Angela Merkel on Brexit, trade and energy policy, saying "fruitful confrontations" and compromises were part of ties between their countries.
Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski has denounced LGBT rights, gender theory and UN sex education recommendations as a "threat" to the devout Catholic EU country.
Russia on Thursday slammed as "scandalous" a move by Ukraine to reduce the use of the Russian language, pushing up already high tensions days after Ukraine elected a new president.
In a statement to the Wall Street Journal, a Trump administration official confirms plans are indefinitely on hold for expanding seismic testing and drilling for offshore oil and natural gas in the Atlantic Ocean.
Police launched raids across Brazil on Thursday targeting environmental protection officials and companies allegedly involved in illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest.
Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018's arid conditions.
Environmentalists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange entrance and staged impromptu concerts in the middle of traffic on the final day of a campaign that brought parts of the UK capital to a standstill.
A Malaysian climber stranded in the open for two nights on one of the world's most treacherous mountains was rescued in Nepal Thursday, expedition organisers said.
At least 192 countries will attend Dubai's Expo 2020 innovation fair, organisers said Thursday, with the Paris-based global body for the mega-events confirming Israel was among the invitees.
Work on Mexico City's new airport will begin next week, the country's president announced Wednesday, months after canceling work on another airport that was already one-third complete.
Botswana has banned the wife of a South African minister, who is also a sister of a powerful mining tycoon and the president's sister-in-law, from entering the country visa-free, according to documents seen by AFP on Tuesday.
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