Franco-German meeting to focus on tax, tech: Elysee

This week’s first Franco-German ministerial meeting since Emmanuel Macron’s election is not expected to yield precise proposals on euro zone reforms, but will feature announcements on start-up funding, sources at the French president’s office said on Monday. Continue Reading

Google funds automated news project

Google is funding a robot journalism project in which computers will write 30,000 stories a month for local media.

The Press Association (PA) news agency received £622,000 for its Reporters and Data and Robots (Radar) scheme. Continue Reading

NOVI AND O’BRIEN’S FOOD SIGN €450,000 DEAL

It was announced this week that Irish IT company, Novi, has designed and implemented an all new IT infrastructure for O’Brien Fine Foods in a €450,000 deal.  Continue Reading

Hackers steal Bitcoin funds from Bithumb exchange traders

One of the world’s largest cyber-currency exchanges is under investigation after it acknowledged that one of its employee’s PCs had been hacked. Continue Reading

European parliament backs red lines resolution for Brexit negotiations

The European parliament has overwhelmingly voted in favour of a tough negotiating stance towards the British government in the Brexit negotiations. Continue Reading

These Are the World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Eleven Madison Park in New York triumphed Wednesday in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, becoming the first U.S. establishment to win the top spot since 2004.

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Yahoo say hackers may have stolen information from 1 Billion accounts

A hack on Yahoo in 2013 may have led to one billion users having their data stolen, according to the company today.
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Russia to send the world’s largest submarine to the Baltic

Monster sub armed with 20 nuclear missiles to sail into NATOs ‘swimming pool’ as Putin flexes his muscles

  • Massive Typhoon-class sub Dmitry Donskoy is to leave the White Sea and travel around Norway and Denmark
  • Measuring an enormous 574-foot in length the Russian vessel it is one of the most feared of the Cold War era
  • The beast set to serve as a chilling reminder to the rest of the world about Russia’s growing nuclear prowess
  • Submarine can stay submerged for 120 days with a crew of 160 on board and is fitted with six torpedo tubes

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Atmosphere found around Earth-like planet GJ 1132b

 

Scientists say they have detected an atmosphere around an Earth-like planet for the first time.

They have studied a world known as GJ 1132b, which is 1.4-times the size of our planet and lies 39 light years away. Continue Reading