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Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Selected to Design Wind and Solar-Powered Astana World Expo 2017 Site

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill just beat out 45 other international architecture firms to design the Astana World Expo 2017 site. Located in Kazakhstan's …

Architecture

New top-level web domains announced by Icann

<b>Four new generic top-level domains - the letters that appear at the end of web addresses, such as .com - have been announced.</b><p>The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) is expected to roll out the new names within weeks.<p>They are: شبكة, the Arabic word for "web"; 游戏, the Chinese …

ICANN

Google logic: why Google does the things it does the way it does

<i>Michael Mace is co-founder of Zekira, and author of Map The Future, a book on how to create better business strategies. He was previously chief</i> …

Obama to unveil broad African electrical power initiative | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Pointing to Africa’s crippling lack of electrical power, President Barack Obama is due to announce on Sunday a $7 billion initiative over five years to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a town hall-style meeting with …

In Protest

For the past several weeks, people in countries around the world have been taking to the streets in huge numbers, airing their grievances, working toward change, seeking justice, and venting anger. Using techniques that vary from silent standing to violent destruction, demonstrators have been …

Obama Takes Aim at Changing Climate

2 Mich. McDonald's drop halal food after suit

DETROIT (AP) — The only two McDonald's restaurants in the United States that were serving food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped several weeks after a $700,000 settlement over a lawsuit that alleged the items weren't consistently halal.<p>The fast-food giant said in a statement Monday …

Obama’s African visit aims to heal wounded ties

In danger of falling behind China in the scramble for African influence, U.S. President Barack Obama begins his most ambitious Africa tour on Wednesday, trying to reverse years of neglect by wooing an increasingly skeptical continent.<p>In his first term, Mr. Obama spent less than a day in sub-Saharan …

Google X working on green energy project

Google's innovation unit Google X is working on a green energy project which its top executive Astro Teller believes could "have an important part to …