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  • newKurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': Barzani
    ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurds will go ahead with a referendum on independence on Monday, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani told a news conference.
    - 42 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 2:51pm -
  • newTrump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-U.S. rally
    SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country's foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer", as Pyongyang staged a m…
    - 45 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 2:48pm -
  • newSwiss voters reject raising women's retirement age
    ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss voters rejected raising women's retirement age to 65 in a referendum on Sunday on shoring up the wealthy nation's pension system as a wave of Baby Boomers stops working.
    - 50 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 2:43pm -
  • newWeakened dam the latest threat as Puerto Rico reels from hurricane
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - A Puerto Rico dam damaged by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a risk to communities downstream, as people across the U.S. territory sought to dig out from the deadly storm.…
    - 53 mins ago 24 Sep 17, 2:40pm -
  • newCatalan separatists take to the streets ahead of referendum
    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Demonstrators calling for Catalan independence gathered in hundreds of towns across the region on Sunday following Madrid's actions last week to try to block a referendum on self rule that it considers illegal.
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 2:23pm -
  • newGermans warned against apathy as Merkel heads for fourth term
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Turnout slipped slightly in Germany's election despite politicians warning that apathy could boost the far-right, expected to return to parliament after a half century's absence, overshadowing Chancellor Angela Merkel's expected vi…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 2:10pm -
  • newU.S. allied Syrian groups form civilian council to run Deir al-Zor
    Deir al Zor, SYRIA (Reuters) - U.S.-allied militias in northern Syria announced on Saturday the formation of a civilian council to govern the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor where they are racing with the Syrian army to capture territory hel…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 2:04pm -
  • newCar bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan, civilians wounded
    KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led military mission in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday, wounding a number of civilians but leaving international forces unharmed, security officials said.
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:15pm -
  • newU.N. medics see evidence of rape in Myanmar army 'cleansing' campaign
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Doctors treating some of the 429,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks have seen dozens of women with injuries consistent with violent sexual attacks, U.N. clinicians and oth…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:46pm -
  • newHopes for Mexico quake survivors dim as search enters sixth day
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Emergency workers searched by floodlight in smashed buildings for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in 32 years amid fading rescue prospects, five nights after the disaster and as President Enrique Pena Nieto urged Me…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 6:11am -

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  • newThe Startup Alley from this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco
     At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco we always have a huge and varied array of companies presenting.Here’s a taster of the Startup Alley from this year, featuring companies from many of the pavilions at the event. Enjoy!Health and BioTech Pavill…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Sep 17, 2:11pm -
  • newThe new electronic police state
     Although the Fourth Amendment protects us and our “effects” from “unreasonable searches and seizures,” Customs and Border Protection agents can take advantage of an exception to this constitutional protection and search our electronic devic…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:30pm -
  • newThe abyss of analytics
     I want to talk about a mistake I see client after client making. (I work at a tech consultancy. We have a lot of clients. Not all of them make this mistake! …But many do.) That mistake is to obsess over analytics data, without any strategy; to as…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 1:00pm -
  • newDeliveroo raises $385M in new funding, now valued at ‘over $2 Billion’
     Deliveroo, the London headquartered restaurant food delivery startup, has raised $385 million in new funding, giving it a valuation of “over $2 billion,” according to the company. Read More
    - 5 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 10:19am -
  • newHow to announce a funding round
     Attracting investment is a milestone for any startup – it’s a vote of confidence from a respected outside expert in your space and a signal that your company is positioned for the future, which is important to prospective partners and customers…
    - 15 hours ago 24 Sep 17, 12:30am -
  • newFive billion-dollar businesses for the driverless future
     Massive opportunities in urban transportation are emerging as the industry transitions from per-vehicle to per-mile economicsGrowing up, I dreamed of owning cars I would be proud to wax, polish, and cruise around my neighborhood. Today, I dread th…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 8:35pm -
  • newAutomakers accelerate their interest in startups
     It’s no secret that automakers have shown more interest in startups lately. Nor is it any secret what’s driving that surge, given the massive shifts the industry faces from the rise of electric cars, autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing service…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:34pm -
  • newSoutheast Asia games firm Sea, formerly Garena, files for $1 billion US IPO
     Southeast Asia-based games and e-commerce firm Sea, formerly known as Garena, has officially filed for its much-anticipated U.S. IPO. The company, which is valued at over $3.75 billion, will list on the New York Stock Exchange as ‘SE’ and is lo…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:11pm -
  • newBeats Studio 3 bring premium noise canceling and battery life at a premium price
     Beats had a handful of different sounds on hand to test the Studio 3 ahead of launch. The demo was designed to showcase the range of the headphones’ new adaptive noise-canceling technology — but there’s only so much you can get from a demo in…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 7:00pm -
  • newThis news-reading AI could scan for police shootings nationwide
     Ask how many people have been killed in the last couple decades by police officers, and results vary widely. Local and federal authorities may track them differently, likewise activist and research groups. One project hopes to keep better tabs on p…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Sep 17, 5:02pm -

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