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Experts say bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability after keeping investors on edge.
The implied equity valuation for Sprint is $6.62 per share based on T-Mobile's closing share price on Friday. Sprint shares closed Friday at $6.50.
According to the research by Swansea University the accounts attacked Prime Minister Theresa May for refusing to take part in televised election debates.
Facebook plans to focus on protecting private user data after an outcry over the hijacking of data of 87 million users.
Alphabet Inc's primary unit, Google, has become a top target in Silicon Valley for regulators, authorities and critics in advertising and media.
A team at Yale University carried out experiments on between 100 and 200 pigs sourced from an abattoir, raising ethical questions.
Up to two million people were left without cell phone access after Vodafone suffered a fibre optic line cut in January.
The results put the snow in the Andes "on the same level as that in Alaska or the Canadian Arctic," said Raul Cordero of Santiago University, who led the study.
Judge Barry Ostrager said the takeover deal "was largely negotiated by a massively conflicted CEO in breach of his fiduciary duties to further his self-interest,"
Scientists working on the Resource Prospector mission, a robotic rover that had been in development for about a decade to explore a polar region of the Moon.
The outbreak is the largest in the United States since 2006, when spinach tainted with a similar strain of E. coli sickened more than 200 people.
JEDI, however, will target developing civilian technologies, with four main areas of research: reducing carbon emissions, health, digitalisation and space.
Robot Vera, developed by a Russian startup, is conducting telephone interviews with job seekers.
Silicon Valley talent is notorious for flitting from one well-paying job to another, with high turnover in workplaces weakening the potential for worker solidarity.
As Europe implements tough new privacy rules, Facebook reckons the worst that could happen is that users will share less data, making it harder to target ads on the social network.
The tech giant reported earnings were up 35 percent to $7.4 billion in the fiscal third quarter, with revenue rising 16 percent to $26.8 billion.
They have committed to making 100 percent of plastic packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025.
Telomerase acts on microscopic sheaths that cover the tips of the chromosomes found in all cells, much like the plastic tips of shoelaces.
People diagnosed with dementia were almost a third more likely to have been prescribed so-called anticholinergic medicines.
Facebook shares climbed more than 4.7 percent to $167.33 in after-hours trades that followed the release of the earnings figures.
A British and Dutch-led operation on Wednesday brought down a website linked to more than four million cyberattacks around the world.
In an update to its terms of service on Wednesday, WhatsApp said the minimum age for users outside the EU was still 13 years.
Youths between the ages of 13 and 18, nationally, will take part in the online safety programme.
The 1.4 billion people who use the e-mail package each month will now be able to access it offline. would like to send you push notifications.
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