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India inaugurates one of the world's biggest solar rooftop power plants

The north Indian state of Punjab has inaugurated what it claims is the world's largest rooftop solar power plant. Spread over eight rooftops across …

Influencers, inventors and international relations: on the ground at the Tripartite Economic Summit

<b>It sounds like a bureaucratic bore, but Auckland’s Tripartite Economic Summit, with guests including a British YouTube superstar and an American</b> …

New Zealand

Home energy storage is the driving force of the future, claims Tesla trailblazer

When it comes to grabbing headlines with visions of the future, few can beat entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk. He’s behind SpaceX, the rocket company that he sees as a vehicle to his dream of colonising Mars.<p>Better known, perhaps, are his Tesla electric cars, an increasingly common sight in the …

China lays out firm conditions for improved ties with Japan

BEIJING (AP) — China laid out firm conditions Saturday for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo's visiting foreign minister that there could be "no ambiguity or vacillation" in meeting Beijing's demands over historical interpretation, relations with Taiwan and other key matters.<p>Beijing portrayed …

Liberals may sell off public assets to help bankroll infrastructure

The federal government has identified a potential source of cash to help pay for Canada’s mounting infrastructure costs — and it could involve …

Canada

New Japan Earthquake Magnitude-7.3 Prompts Tsunami Advisory Near Kumamoto

<b>UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. EDT --</b> At least 13 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured in an earthquake early Saturday in Japan's Kumamoto Prefecture, …

The Case for Free Trade Is Weaker Than You Think

If workers lose their jobs to imports and central banks can’t bolster domestic spending enough to re-employ them, a country may be worse off, Greg Ip explains<p>Economists disagree on plenty, but they’re pretty much unanimous that free trade is good and protectionism is bad. Elite opinion among …

Economy

Iran vows to pursue missile program despite new U.S. sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will pursue its development of ballistic missiles despite the U.S. blacklisting of more Iranian companies linked to the program, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday.<p>An Iranian national flag flutters in Tehran April 15, 2011. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl<p>The …

South Asia

How a Laid-Off Corporate Worker Turned a Love of Travel Into a Thriving Entrepreneurial Business

How an unexpected fork in the road can lead to entrepreneurial opportunity<p>When Barbara Nascimento was laid off after a corporate career of 14 years, she found the time and freedom to reinvent herself as an entrepreneur in the travel industry, operating her now-thriving tour company, The …

Entrepreneurship

The Massive Difference between Negative and Positive Leadership

Much that is written about leaders these days seems to be negative: they are incompetent, arrogant, unethical, greedy, the list goes on and on.<p>No …

Leadership

Why Nike, Adidas Are Turning to Celebrities in 2016

When the world’s largest athletic-gear company kicked off two days of media presentations this week to preview new, innovative gear that would hit …

Shoes

See Amazing Photos of the Real 'Rosie the Riveter' Women of World War II

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in California, June 1942. Photographed by Alf<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Library of …

World War II

Nigeria Aims To End Petroleum Imports Within 18 Months, As It Restructures State Oil Firm

Africa’s top oil producer wants to end its need for imported petroleum products within 18 months. As oil-rich Nigeria aims to ramp up production, its …

Bank of Canada faces tough rate balancing act

“The tone in this week’s policy will be key,” Reitzes added, predicting it would be slightly upbeat after the economy’s better than expected fourth …

Russia Stirring Anger In Germany Over Refugee Crisis To Topple Angela Merkel, NATO Expert Claims

Russia is stoking the refugee crisis in Europe by stirring anger in Germany, with the aim of toppling Chancellor Angela Merkel, NATO’s senior-most …

North Korea Fires Off Missiles Into Sea Shortly After Harsh UN Sanctions Imposed

Some hoped harsher sanctions could bring North Korea to the negotiating table. Instead, it seems to have led them to a launch site.<p>North Korea has been making threats for months regarding its missile arsenal, including claiming some of them can reduce a tank "into a boiled pumpkin." But according …

Rivals Come To Apple’s Aid But Love Has Nothing To Do With It

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. is not known for collaborating on much. Indeed, its rivalries are part of Silicon Valley lore: Apple vs. IBM in the ’80s; …

Windows 10 ‘Redstone 2’ Update Coming 2017: What To Expect From Microsoft

Microsoft has big plans for Windows 10 in 2017. The forthcoming wave of updates, codenamed “Redstone,” will be spread out over two years, WinBeta …

Zimbabwe President Mugabe Celebrates Birthday With $800,000 Party Amid Drought, Food Shortages [PHOTOS]

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 92nd birthday with an extravagant $800,000 party in the drought-stricken Masvingo province …

How an International Lawsuit Could Bring India and the U.S. Closer

The Marshall Islands may just have inadvertently done India, the U.S., and the entire free world a significant favor. In a suit now in front of the …

India

Game Boy Autopsy Video: Cheap Parts Paved The Way For Nintendo's Handheld Domination

Nintendo has sold over 118 million of its flagship Game Boy and Gameboy Color devices since their release starting in 1989. Despite many …

Apple Fixes Error 53 iPhone Bug Affecting Third-Party Touch ID Sensors

Apple has issued a fix for the so-called “Error 53” bug, which rendered iPhones unusable when the home button was replaced by a third party component.<p>…

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