Apple announced Wednesday the sale of its billionth iPhone, a milestone for the company as it seeks to keep momentum in a competitive smartphone market. Chief executive Tim Cook made the announcement at a staff meeting at the company’s California headquarters. “IPhone has become one of the most important, world-changing and successful products in history,” […]
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A Japanese man who has been visiting Beijing since earlier this month may have been detained by Chinese authorities, possibly on suspicion of spying, a diplomatic source said Wednesday. The man, who works for an organization to promote exchanges between Japan and China, was due to stay in Beijing between July 11 and 15, but […]
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Japanese Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka says he sees potential for tapping artificial intelligence to more quickly and accurately check the safety of induced pluripotent stem cells in regenerative medicine. “I want to use artificial intelligence to analyze the enormous amount of data on the human genome and assess the safety (of the cells) in […]
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Japan will propose invoking emergency fishing restrictions for bluefin tuna in the North Pacific if stocks of tuna younger than 1 year old remain at a low level for three straight years, government sources said Wednesday. The proposal will be presented to a subcommittee meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to be […]
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As crude oil trains began rolling through its downtown a few years ago, Spokane was among the first cities to pass a resolution calling for stronger federal safety regulations. But when a mile-long train derailed in the scenic Columbia River Gorge along the Oregon-Washington border last month — after earlier passing through the major railroad […]
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A U.S. national of Bangladesh origin was among nine suspected Islamist extremists killed in a massive gunfight in Dhaka, police said Wednesday, as officers hunted a militant who fled the shootout. Dhaka Metropolitan Police spokesman Masudur Rahman told AFP that Shahzad Rouf was one of nine young men who were killed during Tuesday’s early morning […]
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