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Microsoft's $1bn Cloud Giveaway Is More Than Just Philanthropy

Microsoft has pledged to donate $1 billion worth of public cloud resources to university researchers and nonprofits over the next three years.<p>The …

Automated indoor vertical farm will produce 30,000 heads of lettuce per day

<b>This farmerless farm will also be soilless and sunless, instead relying on robotics, LEDs, and hydroponics to grow more than 10 million heads of</b> …

Au revoir and shalom: Jews leave France in record numbers

<b>Ashdod, Israel (CNN) —</b> Yoav Krief remembers the day he knew it was time to move to Israel: January 9, 2015.<p>It was a Friday. Four Jews had just been killed in the Hyper Cacher, a kosher supermarket in Paris, two days after the Charlie Hebdo attack. One of them was Krief's friend.<p>"I was not good, …

The stock market is having a nightmare start to 2016 and it's all the Fed's fault

In the first five trading days of the year the benchmark S&P 500 fell about 6%, its worst ever five-day start to a year.<p>This was also the index's worst since 2011.<p>And while we're now more than three weeks removed from the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates for the first time since …

Stock Markets

Islamic State Reportedly Captures Half of Iraq’s Biggest Oil Refinery

Islamic State militants have taken over part of Iraq’s largest oil refinery, according to eyewitness accounts and video posted by the extremist group.<p>McClatchy reported Saturday that the jihadi fighters had taken control of half of the Baiji refinery, citing eyewitnesses:<p>The surprise Islamic State …

Thousands of Farmers in India Rise up Against Monsanto: Biotech Giant Known for Causing Suicides | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Some have said that India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, arrived at the nation’s pro-GMO position with the help of generous campaign funding from a …

US gives $45 million to help Kenya with refugee crisis

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States said Monday it will give $45 million to help Kenya deal with an increasingly complex refugee crisis in a …

Africa

Samples of Israeli Horrific Brutality and War Criminality in Gaza

The Israeli group Breaking the Silence issued a report this morning containing testimony from Israeli soldiers about the savagery and criminality …

Yemen's War Shakes Up the Saudi Palace

King Salman’s terror-fighting nephew becomes crown prince; the king’s ambitious son, the defense minister and the face of the fight in Yemen, is now …