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Portugal's new president demands financial discipline

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A center-right candidate scored a resounding victory in Portugal's presidential election Sunday, warning he would use the …

Yanis Varoufakis: Europe is being broken apart by refugee crisis

Former Greek finance minister says the monetary union has ‘failed spectacularly’ leaving Europe too fragmented to respond to influx of refugees<p>Europe’s stumbling response to the refugee crisis is the result of the divisions caused by the six-year monetary crisis which has fragmented the continent …

Oracle's Larry Ellison: IBM and SAP were our biggest competitors but 'we no longer pay any attention' to them

As expected, he talked about cloud computing and more cloud computing.<p>Oracle, like all the classic IT vendors, is madly racing after cloud computing because business customers are going gaga for it, ditching their traditional way of buying software and hardware and renting it from companies like …

Customers

Bryan Cranston fights the Hollywood blacklist in first trailer for Trumbo

First look at Jay Roach’s biopic reveals Breaking Bad actor as Spartacus screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, supported by Helen Mirren and John Goodman<p>It’s an infamous tale of broken lives, strangled creative dreams and tunnel-visioned cowardice on the part of Hollywood’s major studio system at the height …

What the world looks like with a bionic eye

The University of Washington has shown for the first time what the world looks like for someone fitted with a bionic eye<p>The world as seen by someone fitted with a bionic eye has been recreated for the first time by scientists to help people decide if they want the device.<p>Researchers at The …

University of Washington

Microsoft revamps Outlook on the web with new look and features, drops Outlook Web App name

Microsoft today renamed the web version of Outlook in Office 365: Outlook Web App (OWA) will now be known as “Outlook on the web.” This useless app renaming exercise, which is sadly a typical occurrence for Microsoft, is not the big part of the news, though. The app is actually getting a massive …

Apps

What’s behind Beijing’s drive to control the South China Sea? | Howard W French

China’s startling attempt to assert control over vast waters has alarmed nearby countries and escalated tensions with the US. Howard W French reports from Hainan, the island at the heart of Xi Jinping’s expansionist ambitions<p>On 26 May, CNN broadcast an unusual clip of a US navy intelligence flight …

Buzz Aldrin shoots down moon landing conspiracy theorists

Astronaut took to Twitter to answer people who believe moon landing was faked<p>Buzz Aldrin has weighed in on the debate over the first moon landing after conspiracy theorists used the 46th anniversary of the event to suggest it was faked.<p>Professor Brian Cox was first to take on the landing deniers, …