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Irish Court Gives $1 Billion Apple Data Center Green Light

Pic: ReutersDUBLIN: Apple may proceed to build a 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland, the High Court ruled on Thursday, bringing relief for the government after a two-year planning delay which it feared could hurt its reputation with investors.

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Movie Studios Join Disney-Led Service To Link Digital Purchases

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Five Hollywood film studios have joined together to offer a new service designed to make it easier for consumers to collect digital movies that they can watch at home or on mobile devices, the studios said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Germany: 'No Evidence' Kaspersky Software Used By Russians For Hacks

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: Germany’s BSI federal cyber agency said on Wednesday it had no evidence to back media reports that Russian hackers used Kaspersky Lab antivirus software to spy on U.S. authorities.

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Virus On World's Most Popular Porn Site May Have Infected Millions

It’s time to get (your computer) tested if you’ve used the popular porn site Pornhub in the past year, because your computer may have been infected with a virus.

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BookDoc Activ Users Increased To 300,000

PETALING JAYA -- 'Booking Doctor' or better known as BookDoc online healthcare application users has increased to 300,000 users since the launching of its new feature, BookDoc Activ, last November.

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Armed Ground Robots Could Join The Ukrainian Conflict Next Year

Ukrainian military leaders and defense industry officials showed off their experimental Phantom robot on Monday at the Association of the U.S. Army show in Washington, D.C. It has an extendable frame that can be outfitted with treads like a tank or with six wheels, and armed with anti-tank weapons, grenade launchers, or machine guns. Currently in testing, the Phantom could be sent into action against Russian-backed forces as early as next year, they said.

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Facebook To Sell Portable Headset For Virtual Reality

Pic: ReutersSAN JOSE, CALIF.: Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

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Apple Teams Up With LG Display For Foldable iPhone

LG Electronics MobileComm USA Brand Marketing Senior Manager Frank Lee displays the LG G Flex 2 at the 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas.

Apple has reportedly started working on a foldable iPhone with LG Display, not Samsung Display -- the sole OLED supplier -- possibly due to concerns over tech leaks to its archrival Samsung Electronics.

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'Google Acquires Apple' News Was 'Error'

Pic: Getty ImagesA bombshell appeared on the Dow Jones financial newswire on Tuesday: "Google to buy Apple for $9bn".

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Russian Cybercrime Suspect In Greek Court For Second Extradition Request

Pic: ReutersATHENS: A Russian wanted by the United States for allegedly laundering billions of dollars in bitcoin appeared in a Greek court on Wednesday for a hearing to consider his extradition to Moscow on different charges.

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