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IKEA now selling solar panels in UK as part of renewable energy push

IKEA is now selling solar panels at its stores in Britain. The housewares retailer has already announced plans to switch over to solar and wind power by 2020, but now it wants to help customers incorporate renewable energy at home. "It's the right time to go for the consumers," said IKEA's …

Deadly Pakistan quake may have unleashed a mud volcano

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Pakistan today has likely killed hundreds of people, and perhaps many more. It also may have triggered the …

Quake In Central Pakistan Makes New Island

A large earthquake shook a remote part of central Pakistan Tuesday, and so far local authorities have only reported a few dozen fatalities so far. But according to estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey, the death toll could be far higher. The quake also gave rise to a mysterious island off the …

Despite troubles, BlackBerry snagged new jet in July

BlackBerry's troubles have been getting worse for some time. Still, the company found time to invest in another airplane in July.<p>According to The Wall Street Journal, which obtained Canadian aircraft-registry records, BlackBerry acquired a 2006 Bombardier Global Express airplane in July to cart its …

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Media exec fired over racist, sexist tweets

The chief technology officer at <i>Business Insider,</i> a business and technology website, has been fired for sexist, racist and homophobic tweets.<p>The action came as Pax Dickinson's tweets were posted by Silicon Valley blog Valleywag on Monday. Many of Dickinson's tweets had been posted over three years …

Nexon Takes A Strategic Stake In Former Zynga, EA COO’s New Gaming Startup

Nexon, the publicly traded free-to-play gaming giant out of Asia, is continuing its streak of strategic investments in promising Western studios by taking a stake in former Zynga COO John Schappert’s new startup Shiver Entertainment, Inc.<p>They didn’t disclose the size of the deal, which will see …