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Bezos sells Amazon shares worth $3.1 billion

(Reuters) – Inc (AMZN.O) Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos sold shares worth $3.1 billion in the e-commerce company in recent days, regulatory filings showed on Wednesday. The stock sale comes at a time when the company’s shares have surged more than 73% this year. During the first two working days of August, Bezos sold 1 million shares as part […]

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Polish football star Lewandowski invests in video game company

WARSAW (Reuters) – Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski has agreed to invest in a Polish company set up to produce sports-related video games, whose popularity has grown during the coronavirus lockdown. Low labour costs, a young educated workforce and a gaming tradition rooted in the Communist era had helped to make Poland a leading video game exporter even before lockdown […]

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Fossil discovery shows how ancient 'hell ants' hunted with metal headgear

A new fossil discovery shows how ancient ‘hell ants’ hunted with metal headgear and vertically-grasping pincers. The 99-million-year-old amber fossil has pristinely preserved the hellish predator as it embraced its unsuspecting final victim, an ancient relative of the cockroach. The ancient encounter recovered from Myanmar, offers a detailed glimpse at how the prehistoric hell ants once used their killer features […]

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Modern driver-assistance technology 'far from reliable': AAA study

(Reuters) – Advanced driver assistance technology that automates steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles is not providing reliable safety benefits, a new study by the American Automobile Association showed on Thursday. Researchers at AAA, a federation of North American motor clubs, found that the systems recorded disruptions and disengaged roughly every eight miles, encountering situations they were […]

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Apple Reportedly Working on an iPhone With a Convex Display

Apple is reportedly exploring how it can make its iPhone more unique, as a patent has been filed that looks into developing a convex display. As reported by Apple Insider, the patent was granted on August 4 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and is titled “Electronic devices with convex displays.” The patent suggests that the screen would be […]

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TikTok to open first European data centre in Ireland

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Popular short-video app TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance, said on Thursday it plans to open its first European data centre in Ireland with an investment of about 420 million euros ($499 million). Under fire from U.S. President Donald Trump over national security risks, TikTok is in talks with Microsoft about selling its U.S. operations. Trump said he […]

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