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Qualcomm CEO: Relationship with Apple is ‘much more natural’ after legal battle

In a recent interview, Steve Mollenkopf, the CEO of Qualcomm, talked about the company’s current relationship with the Cupertino based giant, Apple. The two companies had fought a legal battle but the senior Qualcomm official feels that the relations are “much more natural now.” For those unaware, Apple had accused Qualcomm of ‘double dipping’ (basically […]


Putin’s official visit to China may take place in September

BEIJING, May 8. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s official visit to China may take place in September, Russian Ambassador to China Andrei Denisov told journalists on Friday. “You know, according to the schedule, the summits of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the BRICS association (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) are scheduled to be held […]

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Redmi Note 8 took second spot in the Global Top Smartphones list in Q1 2020, Apple iPhone 11 came first

Despite pandemic, some smartphones sold more than others in Q1 2020. Canalys has tweeted an image disclosing the top 10 global smartphone models shipments in that period. Interestingly, only three OEMs make up the whole list namely Apple, Xiaomi, and Samsung. According to Canalys, Apple was the leading company with its iPhone 11 shipping over […]

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Belfast’s dividing walls united by virus tributes

Issued on: 08/05/2020 – 07:24Modified: 08/05/2020 – 07:22 Belfast (AFP) Northern Ireland’s public walls have long been known for their towering murals, glorifying gunmen of the paramilitary groups that fought for decades over British rule.But alongside flaking depictions of “The Troubles”, new technicolour tributes have been painted — to the frontline workers battling the coronavirus […]

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Australia plans to lift most virus restrictions by July

Issued on: 08/05/2020 – 07:26Modified: 08/05/2020 – 07:25 Sydney (AFP) Australia’s government on Friday unveiled a three-stage plan to get the economy back to a new “COVID-safe” normal by the end of July.Federal authorities have left details of the plan’s implementation up to the country’s diverse states and territories, meaning coronavirus restrictions will remain in […]

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Stranded German circus faces uncertain future

Issued on: 08/05/2020 – 07:34Modified: 08/05/2020 – 07:32 Muelheim an der Ruhr (Germany) (AFP) On a normal Thursday afternoon, Josef Traenkler would be pulling on his clown costume, sharpening his knives or grooming his horses for a performance.Instead, the German entertainer is holed up inside a tent painting circus wagons with his brother.Restrictions to slow […]

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The U.S. workforce has transformed in a matter of weeks, with millions of Americans now working from home full time and many places closed. On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we answer your questions about navigating the changing workplace. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images The […]

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White House Military Aide Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The positive test of someone working close to President Trump at the White House immediately raised concerns about the president’s possible exposure to the coronavirus. Chris Kleponis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chris Kleponis/AFP via Getty Images The positive test of someone working close to President Trump at the White House immediately raised […]


White man, son in US state of Georgia charged with murder in shooting of unarmed black jogger

Issued on: 08/05/2020 – 06:24 A white former police officer and his son were arrested on Thursday in Georgia and charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, an incident that touched off a furor in the community and among civil rights activists nationwide. Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son Travis, 34, were taken into […]

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Weight off their minds: Olympian’s online workouts feed Philippines families

Issued on: 08/05/2020 – 06:28Modified: 08/05/2020 – 06:26 Manila (AFP) Filipina weightlifting star Hidilyn Diaz noticed live-streamed concerts were collecting money for coronavirus relief and was struck by inspiration: why not raise funds with an online workout?Since then the Olympic silver-medallist — and strong contender for her country’s first Games gold — has made enough […]

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