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Trump uses the EU's giant fine on Google as another missile in his trade war

US President Donald Trump tweeted that the EU's record $US5 billion fine of Google was a sign the bloc had "taken advantage of the U.S." Trump described Google as "one of our great companies."

Three mummies discovered in ancient sarcophagus

Sky News / World 16 sources

A 2000-year-old sarcophagus has been opened in Egypt - revealing what appears to be the remains of a family of three.

Comcast likely to be new owner of Sky

BBC / Business 139 sources

The US cable TV giant Comcast is likely to be the new owner of Sky after a lengthy takeover battle.

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Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that’s consuming crops

Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what was expected to be one … Click to Continue »

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How being the first female Doctor makes a big difference to how kids see their heroes

ABC.net.au / News 48 sources

Doctor Who's new lead, Jodie Whittaker, knows it's the small things that make a big difference — like little girls not having to play the sidekick, or cut their hair to dress as the Doctor.

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Here’s when and how Google Fuchsia may launch, replacing Android and Chrome OS

TechRadar 10 sources

Could we see Google Fuchsia emerge from the shadows in the next few years?

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Archaeologists OPEN mystery 9-foot black sarcophagus in Egypt, despite repeated warnings of a CURSE

Daily Mail Online 16 sources

The move to open the coffin, which was was confirmed by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt.

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Disney ready to seize Fox after Comcast walks away

US cable company concedes to focus on battle for TV group Sky

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Audi TT Updated for 2019, We Think?

AutoGuide.com 10 sources

Audi TT Updated for 2019, We Think? Looks nearly the same as before. more

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Zuckerberg in Holocaust denial row

BBC / Technology 64 sources

The Facebook founder's assertion that Holocaust deniers should be given a voice has outraged many.

The Hyundai i30 N Line is a hot hatch that's cooled down

BBC Top Gear 4 sources

This is the Hyundai i30 N Line, and it's reasonably interesting. It looks like an i30N, for starters, and that's one of the very best hot hatches on sale. We're used to this sort of stuff now, of course. S Line Audis are pretending to be…

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CTM Spotify Playlist: July 19, 2018

CBS News / U.S. 4 sources

Keep up with the music we play on "CBS This Morning"

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Astronomers spy nearby star that could be eating a planet

A nearby baby star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year. Now astronomers think they know why -- it's in the process of eating a planet.

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Why Facebook CEO won’t ban Holocaust deniers

News.com.au / World 75 sources

FACEBOOK CEO Mark Zuckerberg says while he finds Holocaust denial “deeply offensive,” he doesn’t believe that such content should be banned.

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Thai cave boy’s touching words

News.com.au / World 157 sources

ONE of the Wild Boar soccer team called a Navy SEAL who came to rescue him ‘dad’ and the seal called him ‘son’.

Study: Heavy smartphone usage linked to ADHD in teens

CBS News / SciTech 9 sources

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found too much screen time for teens could lead to ADHD symptoms. Alex Salkever, the co-author of "Your Happiness was Hacked," joins CBSN's DeMarco Morgan to discuss…

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Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

ITV / News 27 sources

The Amazon founder’s New Shepard rocket blasted off from west Texas on the company’s latest test flight.

Xiaomi’s huge Mi Max 3 is one of the biggest phones you can buy right now

The Next Web 8 sources

Chinese phone brand Xiaomi has launched the follow up to last year’s Mi Max 2 (which we reviewed here). The Mi Max 3 improves in almost almost all areas of its bargain-basement phablet predecessor, particularly in the screen, camera, and…

Wednesday, Jul 18

Amazon Prime Day 2018, the final hours: The best deals still available - CNET

CNET 64 sources

Prime Day ends in just a few hours. Here are the best deals still available.

EC fines Google €4.34bn over Android antitrust breach - business live

All the day’s economic and financial news, as the EC fines Google for competition breaches

Elon Musk sorry for calling cave diver a 'paedo'

Sky News / World 157 sources

Elon Musk has apologised for calling a British caver involved in the Thai rescue mission a "paedo" on Twitter.

Google fined record $5 billion by EU, given 90 days to stop 'illegal practices'

"Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine," the EU said. Google said it would appeal.

Tuesday, Jul 17

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals so far - CNET

CNET 302 sources

Prime Day has officially started! Here's everything you need to know, including our picks for the best deals.

The best Prime Day sales not happening at Amazon: Deals at eBay, Google, Newegg, Walmart and others - CNET

CNET 64 sources

Other retailers have plenty of options for the Amazon averse.

Netflix shares fall after it misses subscriber forecast

CNN / Money 100 sources

Netflix shares fell about 13% after hours. The streamer reported that it added about 1 million subscribers less than expected last quarter.

Uber is under a federal investigation for gender discrimination

The investigation into the Uber's hiring practices, wages, among other gender-related topics, began quietly in August 2017.

Monday, Jul 16

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Sale Offers Today: Everything You Should Know

NDTV.com 39 sources

The Amazon sale offers today include deals and discounts on mobile phones, laptops, TVs, and other gadgets, along with HDFC Bank discounts.

Amazon admits Prime Day deals not necessarily the cheapest

BBC.com 126 sources

Shoppers are warned to check prices and be wary of high-pressure sales techniques.

FCC chair to kill Sinclair-Tribune merger - CNET

CNET 54 sources

In a surprise twist, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says he has "serious concerns" with Sinclair's proposed plan to buy Tribune.

Sunday, Jul 15

Elon Musk calls British diver from the Thai cave rescue a 'pedo guy' after he said Elon 'can stick his submarine where it hurts'

Business Insider 100 sources

Elon Musk called a diver who helped in the Thai cave rescue a "pedo guy" in a lengthy Twitter thread on Sunday.

McLaren announces hefty pricetag for new 600LT

Autonews.com 6 sources

The 600LT, billed as the lightest, most powerful and quickest road-legal Sports Series McLaren, debuted at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in southern England.

Rolls Royce develops propulsion system for flying taxi

BBC / Technology 18 sources

The engine maker is working on a flying vehicle which it says could take off by the early 2020s.

Hero diver slams Musk ‘PR stunt’

News.com.au 28 sources

ONE of the rescuers who helped save the 12 trapped Thai soccer players and their coach from a treacherous flooded cave has slammed Elon Musk’s offer of help as nothing but a PR stunt.