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Crude oil crashed after another massive inventory build

Another day and more new lows for crude oil prices.<p>On Tuesday afternoon in New York, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil crashed further below $43 a barrel, a new six-year low for the commodity.<p>Near 5:02 p.m. ET, WTI was down over 2% to trade around $42.65 a barrel.<p>The latest decline …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Apple hopes to meet growing iPhone demand in India with 500 retail stores

After an expansion into China that is nothing short of spectacular, Apple next has its sights set on India, with its vast population of 1.2 billion citizens and rapidly-growing smartphone market.<p>With that in mind, the company is reportedly finalizing plans to open 500 “iOS stores” in the country, …

The Five Keys To Sizzling Sales

Great products don’t guarantee financial success. Apple is worth $560 billion because it knows how to sell them. Here are five tips from a lost weekend at one of its stores.<br>By Brett Nelson

Apple's New 20nm A8 Chip Clocks over 2.0 GHz per Core and Beats A7 in Performance

Apple is reportedly designing a new A8 processor chip based on new 20-nanometre technology for its mobile platform featuring new iPhones and iPads …

Modi on brink of power ahead of India vote count | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s election results on Friday could usher in the most profound economic change in a generation if opposition leader Narendra Modi wins a clear mandate for his agenda to revive growth and create jobs.<p>Supporters of Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial …

This Is What--Now--Happens On Facebook When You Die

There’s no getting around it, death comes to all of us and in today’s world one of the more complex issues is what is left behind on social media. For a long time Facebook has had a brutal policy: ‘memorialize’ the profile by locking down all the privacy settings and restrict visibility to friends. …

Google Project Ara Modular Smartphone Expected To Cost Around $50

This week more details have been released about the new Google Project Ara Modular smartphone, which has been under development for the last two …

Nasa Discovers 715 New Alien Planets

Nasa has announced the confirmed discovery of 715 new alien worlds in deep space.<p>The so-called "mother lode" of planets outside our solar system …

Atomic Bomb Test Video From 1953 Looks Like A Model But Is Terrifyingly Real

It's real. It looks like a model or some sort of CGI trick but it is utterly and terrifyingly real.<p>This is an Atomic Cannon test from 1953 in Nevada …

Asteroid 2000 EM26: 'potentially hazardous' space rock to fly close to Earth

A "potentially hazardous" asteroid the size of three football fields will come uncomfortably close to Earth early on Tuesday.<p>The space rock, known as 2000 EM26, poses no threat and will pass the Earth at just under nine times the distance to the moon.<p>But it is defined as a potentially hazardous …