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Israel to have futuristic transit system with magnetic pods

Israel’s futuristic mass transit system to take shape in three months. Israel might be the world’s first country to have an aerial maglev ferrying people in egg shaped pods across campuses at a speed of 44mph. If everything goes...
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Rakuten likely to join hands with AirAsia

AirAsia to join forces with Japanese e-commerce website Rakuten. Japan based e-commerce website Rakuten is ready to set foot in the aviation business by joining hands with the biggest Asian budget airline – AirAisa. The e-commerce giant...
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China to house world’s next tallest tower

New tower in China will be 172 meters taller than the Burj Khalifa. Wuhan – the capital of Hubei province in central China – is all set to be host to the world’s tallest building. This announcement comes less than a year after...
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China regulators to scrutinize set-top box content

Restrictions on internet Tv content providers in China to increase. Set top box providers in China might be in for some serious trouble with the law for having violated broadcast rules. A statement issued by the State General Administration...
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Malaysia drought like situation to affect palm oil industry

El Nino affect in Malaysia likely to impact global palm oil prices. The recent unseasonal hot and dry weather spells in Malaysia have left indigenous oil palm producers worried. Weather reports have further speculated that this climatic anomaly...
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Flying beetles in India’s coffee crops threaten price hike

Coffee plantations in India destroyed by white stem borer beetles. Southern India is home to some of the largest swathes of coffee plantations in the world. Some of the best coffee in the world is produced here, however, this year, these plantations...
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Indonesian airlines PT Mandala to shut operations

Indonesia’s low-cost carrier PT Mandala to clip its wings permanently. Indonesia budget carrier PT Mandala Airlines that operates under parent company – Tigerair Mandala – announced its decision to cease operations from July...
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Facebook gets back to service after global outage

Facebook users left in the lurch as severs go down for half an hour. Social networking giant – Facebook – returned to service after it faced a global outage for about half an hour on June 19, 2014. A large number of users were unable...
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Shinzo Abe aims to boost Japan’s robot market

Japan might witness Robot Olympics in 2020. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his wish to host a Robot Olympics in 2020 – the same year in which Japan will host the Summer Olympic Games. The PM addressed the media...
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Ebay rolls back sales of Star N9500 due to spyware

Ebay pulls out phone with with alleged pre-installed spyware. Online retail giant Ebay has pulled out the Star N9500 handset from its website’s listings. The move comes after reports of the model being pre-installed with a spyware in...