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Electronic shelf labels developed with wireless power

The technology companies Ossia and Displaydata have partnered to develop a type of electronic shelf labels with wireless power. The labels provide pricing information in retail stores. This provides a flexible solution for businesses.

Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

New York - Israel has rejected a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlining options for strengthening the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories.

Kofi Annan: the UN's 'rock star' secretary-general

New York - Kofi Annan, who died Saturday at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Coinbase files for patent on new bitcoin payment system

San Francisco - The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has recently filed for a patent. The patent is for a new system that would enable online users to make their bitcoin payments more securely.

Tesla shares tumble after Musk interview sparks fresh fears

Washington - Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to fin...

US government still holds 565 immigrant children

Washington - The US government continues to hold 565 illegal immigrant children in custody, three weeks after a court deadline to reunite them with parents or guardians, a court filing showed Friday.

Colombia fears Ecuador border controls effect on Venezuelan exodus

Apo - Bogota said Friday it was "worried" that tightened Ecuadorian entry requirements for Venezuelans fleeing an economic and political crisis would leave thousands stranded in Colombia.

US suspends financing for Syria stabilization projects

Washington - The United States said Friday it is suspending $230 million budgeted for stabilization projects in Syria, citing the aid pledged by other partners in the coalition against the Islamic State group.

US sanctions Myanmar military commanders over Rohingya abuses

Washington - The US government on Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of "serious human rights abuses" and "ethnic cleansing" in violently expelling minority Rohingya from their homes.

Trump says DC rained on military parade, will go to Paris instead

Washington - US President Donald Trump said Friday he had cancelled a military parade planned for November due to high costs -- hours after the Pentagon indefinitely postponed the much-maligned event -- and would instead head to Paris for ceremonies marking the end...

Trump says will attend November WWI parade in Paris

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Friday said he would attend a November celebration in Paris marking the end of World War I, hours after a military parade planned for the same time in Washington was postponed over soaring costs.

Top entry-level tech jobs revealed

The most popular entry-level technology jobs in the U.S. employment market have been revealed in a new survey, from the recruitment site Indeed.

Where are Amazon packages stolen most?

While Amazon and other online retailers deliver more and more to our doorstep, package theft is on the rise. New research reveals the most likely spots where a parcel will be stolen.

Tesla shares tumble after Musk interview sparks fresh fears

Washington - Tesla shares took a pounding Friday amid fresh fears about the future of the electric carmaker after a wide-ranging interview with chief executive Elon Musk in which he revealed his struggles with exhaustion and a lengthy but unsuccessful effort to fin...

Saudis pledge $100 mln to rebuild Syria's northeast

Apo - Saudi Arabia on Friday pledged $100 million to reconstruct areas of northeastern Syria formerly held by the Islamic State group, in a move sharply criticised by President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Motor City heartbroken, yet proud of Aretha

Detroit - When Aretha Franklin's death was announced over the PA system, glass maker Maurice Black says grief was so great at his Detroit auto plant that supervisors briefly shut the line."The look on everybody's face.

Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral

Washington - A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official said Thursday, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million.

Military parade ordered by Trump postponed: Pentagon

Washington - A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official said Thursday, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million.

Trump says in 'no rush' to get NAFTA deal

Washington - President Donald Trump said Thursday he was in "no rush" to complete a deal to rewrite the trade pact with Mexico and Canada.

US creates 'Iran Action Group' to up pressure on Tehran

Washington - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a new high-level team to focus US and international efforts to increase diplomatic and economic pressure on Iran.
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