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Ones to watch: Predicting the Fortune 500 of 2025


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Obama's day: Defending the health care law

President Obama spends Tuesday defending his health care law against challenges both political and legal.<p>Obama will attend the Catholic Hospital Association Conference to "discuss what health care reform has meant to millions of Americans," says the White House schedule.<p>That includes "improved and …

Apple is getting smarter with search and keeping its users away from Google

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday, Apple announced updated versions of its mobile and desktop operating systems, including a focus on search, powered by its Siri “assistant” technology.<p>Apple is moving search closer to how we actually think—the stream of consciousness of errant …

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DARPA Gives Us a Glimpse at Its New Aircraft Carrier Concept

Aircraft carriers such as the USS<i>Nimitz</i>can carry aircraft, helicopters, and drones on deck. But what about smaller warships? Photo:U.S. Navy?<p>DARPA -- the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency -- dreams of building a 273-ship, drone-aircraft carrier Navy.It may never happen. But even if it …


Greek exit would trigger eurozone collapse, says Alexis Tsipras

Greek prime minister warns of ‘the beginning of the end of the eurozone’, but says a deal between Athens and creditors could be close<p>Alexis Tsipras has warned that the failure to agree a rescue deal for Greece would spell the end of the eurozone as he submitted a revised package of reforms to …


Apple Music is a major mess, and it won't beat Spotify

As a card-carrying Apple fanboy, I often have a hard time keeping an objective journalistic head on my shoulders when faced with the company's …

Isis slave markets sell girls for 'as little as a pack of cigarettes', UN envoy says

UN envoy on sexual violence says abducting girls has become a key part of Isis strategy to recruit foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria over the past 18 months<p>Teenage girls abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria are being sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes”, …