Faritz Azirul Ramlie

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Deadly clashes reported in Libya's Benghazi

At least six people have been killed while 20 others have been wounded in clashes that took place in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, local sources told Al Jazeera.<p>The deadly clashes between rival armed groups occurred in al-Lithi, al-Hadaeq and al-Sabri, northeast and south of Benghazi, on Friday.<p>…

Africa

Box Inc. Expects to Raise Up to $186.9 Million in IPO

Delayed Offering Now Values Online-Storage Company at More Than $1.5 Billion<p>After months of delays, the initial public offering for online storage company Box Inc. is finally a go.<p>Box said Friday that it plans to register as many as 14.4 million shares, expected to price between $11 and $13 a …

Venture Capital

FTSE 100 rides 'Santa Rally' to extend best period in three years

London's benchmark index rose 0.2pc, led by medical equipment firm Smith & Nephew<p>The FTSE 100 continued its “Santa Rally” in a shortened Christmas Eve trading session, marking the seventh day of consecutive gains.<p>London's benchmark index rose 0.2pc to close at 6,609.93 points, building on the …

Ocean Trash: 5.25 Trillion Pieces and Counting, but Big Questions Remain

The numbers add up to trouble for the oceans, wildlife, and us, but scientists are struggling to understand how.<p>The numbers are staggering: There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while some four billion plastic microfibers per …

NASA and Nissan team up to develop self-driving cars and space rovers

NASA and Nissan believe they've got a lot to learn from each other when it comes to autonomous vehicle technology. So, the two have decided to team up for the next five years and develop a self-driving system that they can use not just on Earth, but also in space. A team of scientists from both …

Twitter might be taking its ads into the wild on apps and websites

Soon you may be seeing more ads in tweets that aren't on Twitter.com or various third-party Twitter clients. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> Twitter spent the past week pitching advertisers on a new plan to roll out "ads within streams of tweets on other publishers' apps and websites," which …

Why elderly couples often die together: the science of broken hearts

Last week we saw the death of the 90-year-old “Great Escaper” Bernard Jordan, who snuck away from a care home in Hove, East Sussex, last year to attend the 70th anniversary D-day commemorations in Normandy. Less than a week later, his wife of 50 years, Irene, died. Most people would consider this …

Human Interest