Salem Ahmed

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Alibaba to take on Amazon in U.S. cloud services

Alibaba may be taking on Amazon in another key category.<p>The Chinese e-commerce giant announced on Wednesday that its cloud computing business, …

eCommerce

Moon Invades Saturn This Weekend

Changing Planet<p><b>Talk about hogging the spotlight! Sky-watchers in North America on Sunday night, August 3, will see planet Saturn cozy up to the bright moon. Over a few hours’ time, as seen from the Eastern Hemisphere, stargazers will see the moon dramatically eclipse the planet.</b><p>And the best news is …

Rise of the drones has police and regulators scrambling to catch up

Wardens at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopsville, South Carolina, were taken aback a few weeks ago when they conducted a routine sweep of the prison grounds. They discovered quantities of marijuana, cigarettes and cellphones scattered among the bushes in the no man’s land that surrounds the …

Microsoft hits Samsung with Android patent-royalty suit

Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over what Microsoft claims is a breach of contract by Samsung involving Android patent royalties.<p>Microsoft filed its complaint against Samsung in US District Court in the Southern District of New York on August 1, following what Microsoft …

Intellectual Property

Pesticide exposure may trigger obesity and diabietes

Pregnant women who were exposed to the pesticide DDT could have passed on health problems to their daughters, scientists believe<p>The daughters of women exposed to DDT in Britain before it was banned may be more likely to develop diabetes, high cholesterol or become obese, a study suggests.<p>Scientists …

Secret language of penguins decoded

African penguins communicate feelings such as hunger, anger and loneliness through six distinctive vocal calls, according to scientists who have observed the birds' behaviour in captivity.<p>The calls of the "jackass" penguin were identified by researchers at the University of Turin, Italy. Four are …

What I’m Reading: The Splendid Table

<i>It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that Americans are obsessed with food. But it’s a recent phenomenon. Where older generations didn’t deviate far</i> …