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Argentina floods: Dozens dead in La Plata and Buenos Aires

<b>Dozens of people have died in the province of Buenos Aires in Argentina after heavy rains caused flash floods.</b><p>One of the heaviest storms recorded moved through the province hitting both the capital, Buenos Aires, and the city of La Plata.<p>In La Plata, between 300mm (12in) and 400mm of rain fell in a …

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A Goodreads Spoiled: All Your Books Are Belong To Amazon

Last week, Amazon bought the social book-discussion site Goodreads for an undisclosed sum. My immediate Twitter reaction was, well, cynical:<p>My second tweet was still snarky, but more on the money:<p>Basically, those two tweets — about which more in a moment — are the two best reasons to think the …

Coming soon to uninsured deposits near you

ON THE subject of euro zone fragility and the impact of the Cyprus incident on broader confidence in the single currency, an exhibit. Fresh off …

Why Apple, eBay, and Walmart have some of the biggest data warehouses you’ve ever seen

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>In an age of Hadoop and a general analytics revolution, it’s easy to poke fun at legacy data warehouse vendors such as …

Fair is foul and foul is fair

TUNISIANS are still fascinated by Leila Trabelsi, the wife of their former president Zein al-Abidine Ben Ali. On the eve of the revolution in January …