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Moscow gets into Europe’s top 5 most attractive cities for investors

The Russian capital has climbed above Helsinki, Warsaw, Berlin and Stockholm to rank fifth among Europe’s most attractive cities for foreign investment. The 2018/2019 ranking was compiled by Foreign Direct Investment Intelligence (a division of the Financial Times). It assessed 301 European cities and 150 regions. London has maintained its leading position in the rating, but experts said that could ...

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Google Clips gets better at capturing candids of hugs and kisses (which is not creepy, right?)

Google Clips’ AI-powered “smart camera” just got even smarter, Google announced today, revealing improved functionality around Clips’ ability to automatically capture specific moments – like hugs and kisses. Or jumps and dance moves. You know, in case you want to document all your special, private moments in a totally non-creepy way. I kid, I kid! Well, not entirely. Let me ...

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Google’s Android development studio gets a new update with visual navigation editing

Android’s development studio is getting a new update as Google rolls out Android Studio 3.2 Canary, adding new tools for visual navigation editing and Jetpack. The new release includes build tools for the new Android App Bundle format, Snapshots, a new optimizer for smaller app code and a new way to measure an app’s impact on battery life. The Snapshots ...

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Russia-China trade gets another significant boost

Trade turnover between Russia and China grew by 31 percent in the first three months of the year compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Russian customs data. Exports from Russia to China amounted to $ 12.27 billion (an increase of 37.1 percent), imports to Russia from China surged to $ 11.8 billion dollars (an increase of ...

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Wear OS gets more Google Assistant features ahead of I/O

I/O doesn’t actually kick off until next Tuesday, but Google’s been steadily trickling out news this week. Perhaps it’s priming the pump for next week’s big event, or maybe the company just had more news than it could cram into a couple of keynotes. Whatever the case, today brought some new additions to the wearable operating system formerly known as ...

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Google’s pricey Clips ‘smart camera’ gets a $50 discount

There’s nothing altogether unusual about a holiday-related sale, but Google’s decision to drop its Clips camera by $ 50 through May 13 does leave one wondering if the company’s had some trouble moving the first-generation product. Announced alongside the new Pixel phones back in October, Clips finally hit the market at the end of February. Google hasn’t discussed sales figures, ...

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5% chance to survive: Russian oncologist gets cancer, but fights on & runs awareness project

A Russian doctor with a less than five percent chance of recovery from stomach cancer if chemotherapy doesn’t work, is making the most of his time, running a project to educate people about the disease. When Andrey Pavlenko, a 39-year-old oncologist from St. Petersburg, began to feel stomach pains, he assumed it was an ulcer he had developed due to ...

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Israel border guard gets 9 months in jail for shooting dead Palestinian teen

An Israeli border guard has been jailed for nine months after being found guilty of shooting dead a teenage Palestinian protester in the West Bank in 2014. READ MORE: Price of safety? IDF snipers ordered to shoot at any ‘threat,’ even if it is child – ex-general The prosecution reached a plea bargain with the accused, Ben Deri, after a ...

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Danish inventor gets life in prison for torture & murder of Kim Wall

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life without parole for the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his submarine last year. Prosecutors said that Madsen planned to kill the 30 year old by either suffocation or cutting her throat. Wall disappeared after she visited Madsen onboard his homemade submarine to conduct an interview in August last year. ...

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Ready to roll: Unique Soviet 5-turret tank gets new engine (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

An iconic WWII-era five-turret heavy T-35 tank has made an unexpected comeback, after its modern replica was fitted with an engine, enabling the tank to crawl slowly but steadily to relive its former glory. The tank replica has been built by the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) and is displayed in the company’s museum in Verkhnyaya Pishma in the ...

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