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Europe's largest floating solar farm to open

<b>The biggest floating solar farm in Europe is being constructed on a reservoir.</b><p>More than 23,000 solar photovoltaic panels are being laid on the surface of the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir near Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.<p>The farm, which will be the size of eight football pitches, is expected to …

Renewable Energy

Here’s Why Domino’s Stock Is Surging Today

Pizza chain Domino’s posted huge profits in its quarterly earnings report on Feb. 25, beating analyst expectations and sending its stock surging …

This Is How Much It Costs to Buy One of Everything on Amazon

Amazon has become the one-stop shop of the digital age, stocking everything from toilet paper to fashion to video game systems. In total, there are …

Obama bans U.S. imports of slave-produced goods

Federal officials are preparing to enforce an 86-year-old ban on importing goods made by children or slaves under new provisions of a law signed by President Barack Obama.<p>"This law slams shut an unconscionable and archaic loophole that forced America to accept products made by children or slave …

The soda industry is alive and well, study of American drinking habits shows

Close to a third of adults drink a beverage with added sugar each day<p>About 30 percent of US adults consume sugar-sweetened beverages like sugary soda and lemonade each day, according to CDC report published today. The people who are most likely to consume sugary drinks are younger adults, men, …

People who obsessively check social media get less sleep

Young adults who spend a lot of time on social media during the day or check it frequently throughout the week often get less sleep than their peers …

Child Labor Used to Make Smartphone Batteries: Report

Major tech companies including Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Sony aren't doing enough to make sure the cobalt in their products wasn't mined by child laborers, according to a new report from Amnesty International.<p>“Millions of people enjoy the benefits of new technologies but rarely ask how they are …

McDonald’s Is Adding This Weird Topping to Its Fries

<i>This story was updated to reflect comment from McDonald’s.</i><p>McDonald’s is giving its classic French fries a sweet twist.<p>The fast-food chain’s new …

Technology could kill 5 million jobs by 2020

Five million jobs in the world's leading economies could disappear over the next five years because of advances in technology.<p>Developments in artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotechnology, would disrupt the business world in a similar way to previous industrial revolutions, the World …

World Economic Forum

Starbucks Closes Jakarta Stores After ISIS Attack Kills Two Near Shop

Starbucks (sub) has closed all 50 of its coffee shops in Jakarta after a series of coordinated attacks on Thursday claimed by terrorist group ISIS …

Japan top court upholds law on married couples' surnames

<b>The Japanese Supreme Court has upheld a law that married couples must have the same surname, in a blow to women's rights activists.</b><p>Campaigners have said the law was discriminatory as most couples end up using the husband's surname.<p>However, the court said the law did not violate the constitution, …

Divorce

The 50 best places to work in 2016, according to employees

It scanned its massive database of employer listings to find the 50 companies with the most satisfied workers, according to employees who submitted ratings and reviews on the site.<p>Reviewers rated their companies on a five-point scale: 1.0 = very dissatisfied, 3.0 = OK, 5.0 = very satisfied.<p>Scroll …

Red Hat