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Centurion continues expansion drive with two acquisitions

1 hour ago   |   Energy Voice

Private-equity-backed Centurion Group has continued its expansion drive with the purchase of two more firms. Centurion, a Dyce-headquartered energy services group, has snapped...
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No sex in the bunkbeds! Tales from the most intimate sharing economy startup yet

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Privacy is rare, quiet hours are sacred, and don't even think about hooking up. Meet the grownups who call the glorified dormitories of PodShare home From the street, PodShare...
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A group of developers sent a letter demanding GitHub cancel its ICE contract, saying it puts the Microsoft-owned company at odds with its own community and values

A group of developers sent a letter demanding GitHub cancel its ICE contract, saying it puts the Microsoft-owned company at odds with its own community and values

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Microsoft -owned GitHub recently renewed a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement , the agency responsible for carrying out the Trump administration's controversial...
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Google just added the cofounder of its DeepMind unit to its own AI team

Google just added the cofounder of its DeepMind unit to its own AI team

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google has added the cofounder of its DeepMind artificial intelligence unit to its own internal AI team. Mustafa Suleyman , who cofounded DeepMind with Demis Hassabis and Shane...
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Bose Headphone sale at Best Buy: save $50 on the Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bose Headphone sale at Best Buy: save $50 on the Bose QuietComfort 35 II

16 hours ago   |   TechRadar

If you're in the market for a quality pair of headphones, but don't want to pay full price, then you're in luck. Best Buy currently has some post-Cyber Monday price cuts on...
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Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognize unique speech patterns

Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognize unique speech patterns

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Google is asking people with Down syndrome to "donate" recordings of their voice to help train its voice-recognition software. Voice technology has historically struggled to...
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Climate crisis is 'challenge of civilisation', says pope

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Pontiff calls on COP 25 leaders to show political will to safeguard healthy planet The climate emergency is a “challenge of civilisation” requiring sweeping changes to economic...
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These are the top 10 brands that Gen Z loved in 2019

These are the top 10 brands that Gen Z loved in 2019

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Global technology company Morning Consult released its annual report of the year's fastest growing brands. A handful of legacy brands, including Sony and National Geographic...
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The Vatican started a 'Minecraft' game server - but it didn't go exactly as planned

The Vatican started a 'Minecraft' game server - but it didn't go exactly as planned

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Father Robert Ballecer, a priest, made a " Minecraft " server for the Vatican last week. Father Ballecer told Rome Reports that he was hoping to create a less toxic online...
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I'm a loyal Apple Watch user, but after switching to Fitbit, I found 3 things I liked better and 3 things I didn't

I'm a loyal Apple Watch user, but after switching to Fitbit, I found 3 things I liked better and 3 things I didn't

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Both the Apple Watch Series 5 and Fitbit Versa 2 offer advantages and disadvantages. Although I'm typically an Apple Watch user, I recently switched to Fitbit's Versa 2, which...
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Saudi Arabia's Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua fight is littered with...

Saudi Arabia's Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua fight is littered with athletes who have been busted for drug use

Saudi Arabia's "sportswashing" in the Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Anthony Joshua fight isn't the event's only controversy. The fight is also littered with athletes who have used... Read more ...

The Mulan Live-Action Movie Trailer Is Here, So Let's Get Down To Business

The Mulan Live-Action Movie Trailer Is Here, So Let's Get Down To Business

The trailer for Disney 's live-action iteration of Mulan has dropped with all the force of a great typhoon. On Thursday, the company dropped the full trailer for their upcoming... Read more ...

Joe continues his murderous stalker ways with a new name and a new city in...

Joe continues his murderous stalker ways with a new name and a new city in the first trailer for season 2 of Netflix's 'You'

Netflix released the first trailer for season two of the thriller series "You," which stars Penn Badgley as an obsessed, murderous stalker named Joe Goldberg. The series first... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi lambasted a reporter for asking if she hated the president then...

Nancy Pelosi lambasted a reporter for asking if she hated the president then stormed offstage: 'Don't mess with me when it comes to words like that'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got into an argument with a reporter on Wednesday who asked if she hated the president. Pelosi was leaving a press conference when James Rosen, from... Read more ...

Saudi Aramco's IPO will reportedly value the oil giant at $1.7 trillion...

Saudi Aramco's IPO will reportedly value the oil giant at $1.7 trillion, making it the biggest in history

Saudi Aramco is expected to be valued at $1.7 trillion in its upcoming initial public offering, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The company expects to raise $25.6... Read more ...

United CEO Oscar Munoz is stepping down and transitioning to chairman in...

United CEO Oscar Munoz is stepping down and transitioning to chairman in 2020, with president Scott Kirby taking his place

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz announced that he would step down in May 2020 and transition to chairman. Scott Kirby, United's president, will assume the chief executive... Read more ...

One in ten new cars sold in November were hybrid or electric

One in ten new cars sold in November were hybrid or electric

Record 10.2% market share reached for electrified models in UK, but market declined by 1.3% overall in November Hybrid and fully electric models reached a record market share... Read more ...

Boris Johnson is on course to defeat Jeremy Corbyn in the general election...

Boris Johnson is on course to defeat Jeremy Corbyn in the general election as Labour's momentum stalls

The Conservatives remain on course to win a majority in the general election next week. The latest poll of polls by PA Media puts the Conservatives 10 points ahead of Labour... Read more ...

Meet Apprentice 2019 candidate Marianne Rawlins: the US-born risk management...

Meet Apprentice 2019 candidate Marianne Rawlins: the US-born risk management consultant

The Apprentice is back, with 15 brand new candidates vying to win Lord Sugar's £250,000 investment. As always, our new recruits are a healthy mix of ambitious and deluded... Read more ...

The Mets are in talks to sell 80% of the team to billionaire hedge fund...

The Mets are in talks to sell 80% of the team to billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen

The New York Mets' owners are in talks to sell up to 80% of the team to billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The deal would value the... Read more ...