Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Google may be in for a trademark battle with BMW over Alphabet name

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Google's announcement late on Monday that it plans to restructure its company under the new Alphabet umbrella took most people by surprise. That included...

Obama’s aide banned from the White House after she shoots at her COP boyfriend

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A White House staffer was arrested and placed on unpaid leave after allegedly grabbing her boyfriend's gun and shooting at him during a tense...

New Jersey man arrested after allegedly traveling to join ISIS

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Nearly two months after his brother and others were arrested for allegedly trying to join up with ISIS, a 20-year-old New Jersey man was...

Nigeria president appoints anti-corruption advisers

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a committee to advise him on how best to tackle corruption and reform the legal system. The seven-member Presidential...

First batch of US F-16s arrives in Turkey to fight ISIL

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The United States has deployed half a dozen F-16 warplanes to Turkey to help operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant...

Japan restarts first nuclear power plant since Fukushima

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Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor under new safety rules following the 2011 Fukushima disaster. All Japan's nuclear plants were gradually shut down after...

Greece ‘close to securing new bailout agreement’

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Greece is near to securing a new bailout agreement, possibly within the day, Euclid Tsakalotos, the Greek finance minister has said, according to the...

Google creates new parent company

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Google, the US technology company, is reorganising under a new moniker - Alphabet - in a move underscoring its founders' ambitions to pursue ventures...

Facebook planning to launch shopping festival

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Social networking site Facebook is looking to tap the rising enthusiasm in India for online shopping by launching a shopping festival named Tied Together...

U.S. sends six jets, 300 personnel to Turkey base in Islamic State fight

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The United States sent six F-16 jets and about 300 personnel to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Sunday, the U.S. military said, after...