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Philippine bank accuses Bangladesh of heist 'cover-up'

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines bank through which $81 million stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank was channeled in February 2016 has accused Dhaka’s monetary authority of covering up its negligence and demanded that it stop making the bank a “scapegoat.”

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Amazon Web Services opens second region in China

Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of its second Chinese cloud region today, providing customers with another environment. It’s located in the Ningxia autonomous region in central China and — like other AWS regions — is made up of three separate Availability Zones, each made up of a collection of datacenters. Ningxia Western Cloud […]

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South Korea's Moon, China's Xi to talk North Korea, trade in Beijing summit

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) – Reining in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions will top South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s agenda in Beijing during a visit this week aimed at breaking the ice after a furious row with China over Seoul’s deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system.

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U.S. soldier who deserted to North Korea in 1965 dies aged 77

TOKYO (Reuters) – A U.S. soldier who deserted to North Korea more than half a century ago, but who was eventually allowed to leave the secretive state, has died in Japan aged 77.

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Thrustmaster’s Xbox One HOTAS joystick is excellent if you love Elite Dangerous

The traditional two-analog gamepad is a versatile input tool, but when it comes to something like a flight simulator, nothing beats having a joystick and a throttle. On Xbox One, that is now an option thanks to the introduction of Thrustmaster’s T.Flight HOTAS One for $80. This wired, USB hands-on-throttle-and-stick controller gives you all the buttons […]

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Facebook Is Trying To Bring Back The ‘Poke’ Feature

Some of you guys might recall that very early on in Facebook’s life, there existed a “pokeâ€� feature, which basically lets you “pokeâ€� your friends to get their attention. That person in return can poke you back, and this would basically go back and forth until one person gets sick of it. We’re not sure […]

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Apple Denies That They’re Going To Phase Out iTunes Music Downloads

There are multiple ways to consume music, such as through physical purchases of CDs and vinyl, or digital where you can buy your songs piecemeal or entire albums through platforms like iTunes, or stream them for a monthly subscription through services such as Apple Music and Spotify. For the longest time ever, Apple’s iTunes dominated […]

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Dutch Police To Retire Drone-Catching Eagles Program

How does one take down a rogue drone flying in restricted areas without actually having to shoot it down? Over in Japan, this involves the use of drones equipped with nets to catch other drones, while in the Netherlands, they have opted to go with something more “organicâ€� by deploying eagles trained to catch drones. […]

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Airbnb To Use Virtual Reality To Let Guests Preview Rooms & Cities

When browsing an Airbnb listing, you pretty much only have the photos supplied by the host and the reviews of previous guests to determine whether or not this is a listing for you. However Airbnb wants to change that by making its previews slightly more detailed, and this will be achieved through the use of […]

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Google Releases A Trio Of Experimental Photo Apps

From time to time, just like many companies probably do, Google experiments with various ideas to see how it could potentially be turned into a product or service. However it isn’t always that Google’s experiments are released to the public, but the company has recently announced a trio of experimental photo apps that users can […]

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