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India keeps fighter jet makers waiting

India's rapidly aging fighter jets make it a lucrative potential prize for the likes of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co. While India wants to upgrade its fleet, there’s one big road block — New Delhi’s famed red tape.

Why North Korea may give up nuclear crown jewel at Trump summit

North Korea twice agreed to halt operations and let in nuclear inspectors in exchange for aid before Kim Jong Un took power, once in the mid-1990s and again in the mid-2000s.

Sugar output seen sinking to three-year low next season

Sugar exports may total 2.5 million to 3 million tons in the year ending September 30 compared with a government target of 5 million tons.

Explained: Why Jet Airways will be sold for Re 1

Jet Airways bailout plan: The complicated arrangement is on track to be voted through on February 21, in what would represent the rescue of one of the country’s most visible companies at a sensitive time, with India’s general election just weeks away.

Starbucks to launch first all-day dining cafe in China

The coffee chain, which now operates more than 3,700 stores in 158 cities in China, is seeing slower growth in the country, with transactions down 2 percent in its first quarter.

Trump Says Japan’s Abe Nominated Him for Nobel Peace Prize

In a speech on border security in the Rose Garden on Friday, Trump said Abe had shown him a copy of a five-page letter he sent to “the people who give out a thing called the Nobel Prize.

How Europe is rewriting the rules for digital media: QuickTake

While content creators welcome the effort as overdue and well-intentioned, the law has sparked controversy and could unleash a host of unintended consequences.

Uber sues New York City over rule limiting number of drivers

In Uber’s lawsuit, the company said the cap deprives many workers of being able to reap the rewards of the minimum pay guarantee the city separately implemented.

Why 5G phones are new focus of freakouts about Huawei

Telecommunication companies have warned about costs that would rise if Huawei were cut out of supplying 5G equipment.

Why lamb chops could be on the menu in a No-deal Brexit

Sheep have been a part of Britain’s blustery landscape since ancient times. Perhaps more than any other type of farming, sheep could be the hardest hit by a no-deal Brexit.

This article is fake news. But it’s also the work of AI

Now OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research group in San Francisco, has unveiled a machine learning algorithm that can generate coherent text, including fake news articles, after being given just a small sample to build on.

Nintendo unveils new Mario, Zelda games to boost switch

Among the most promising new games are Super Mario Maker 2, which will go on sale in June, and Zelda: Link’s Awakening slated for some time this year.

Google, Facebook forced to pay creators under new EU copyright rules

Under new EU copyright laws, online platforms like Facebook and Alphabet's Google will be required to compensate publishers and creators for the content that appears on their websites.

Angry Birds maker Rovio looking to sell control of hatch unit

While last year saw no new game launches, a casual puzzle game Angry Birds Dream Blast had its debut in January, and Rovio's pipeline includes 13 new games in development for 2019-2021.

US President Trump is said to weigh 60-day extension for China tariff deadline

Donald Trump said that he was open to letting the March 1 deadline for more than doubling tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods slide, if the two countries are close to a deal that addresses deep structural changes to China’s economic policies

India seeks access to private WhatsApp messages in violence, pornography crackdown

In the latest skirmish, the government is targeting Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp, the popular messaging service increasingly important to its parent’s bottom line.

Apple is said to invite Hollywood stars to video launch

Apple Inc is planning to unveil video and news subscription offerings next month, the first major new digital services from the company since 2015.

Apple taps iPhone executive to be first head of marketing for AR

The decision by Apple to name its first head of product marketing for AR underscores the technology’s importance to the company’s quest for major new products.

Zilingo: How this 27-year-old Indian female CEO built a near $1 bn fashion startup

Female founders remain rare in the global startup world. Of the 239 venture capital-backed startups around the world worth at least $1 billion, only 23 have a female founder, according to data from Pitchbook in May last year.

Apple’s ‘Black Site’ gives workers few perks and little security

Apple, which has about 130,000 full-time employees, also accepts workers from about three dozen staffing firms, according to OnContracting, a website providing market information to staffing companies.

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