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Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.

Police seize €28mn in fake banknotes in Italy

Police seize €28mn in fake banknotes in Italy

Italian police announced on Monday the arrest of 13 suspected counterfeiters and the seizure of more than 900,000 high-quality fake banknotes with a value of more than €28mn.

Small-cap stocks may face more selling pressure on Wall St

Small-cap stocks may face more selling pressure on Wall St

US small-cap stocks, highly sensitive to the fate of President Donald Trump’s policy ambitions, may face more selling pressure, leaving small-cap investors scrambling for quality names and more resilient sectors.

QU team selected for Imagine Cup grand final in US

QU team selected for Imagine Cup grand final in US

The WaCoMo team from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) has been selected among six winning teams at the Microsoft Imagine Cup Middle East and Africa 2017 to represent the region in the worldwide final in Seattle, US.

Father-in-law of drug lord 'El Chapo' given 10 years in prison

Father-in-law of drug lord 'El Chapo' given 10 years in prison

A Mexican judge has sentenced the father-in-law of drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to more than a decade in prison, Mexican officials said Friday.

Paraguay president’s re-election bid unsettles his corporate allies

Paraguay president’s re-election bid unsettles his corporate allies

Paraguayan business groups are urging the country’s Congress to abandon a proposal that would allow President Horacio Cartes to seek re-election, fearing popular outrage could jeopardise his administration’s progress in attracting foreign investment.

'Moonlight' wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

'Moonlight' wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

Barry Jenkins's coming of age drama ‘Moonlight’ won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday's Oscars -- but the evening ended in chaos as ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly handed the award.

New hearing in Kerala graft case linked to Vijayan begins

New hearing in Kerala graft case linked to Vijayan begins

The Kerala High Court will today start hearing on a two-decade-old corruption scam involving an alleged loss of Rs3.74bn public money in which a lower court had acquitted Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan without trial.

Murray hopes to overcome Australian Open final jinx

Murray hopes to overcome Australian Open final jinx

Andy Murray sets out today to end a record run of Australian Open final defeats as his great rival Novak Djokovic vies to become the tournament’s greatest champion of all-time.

Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for tiny molecular machines

Trio win Nobel Chemistry Prize for tiny molecular machines

Jean-Pierre Sauvage of France, J Fraser Stoddart of Britain and Bernard Feringa of the Netherlands won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for developing molecular machines, the world's smallest machines.

Europe stock markets gain on energy shares

Europe stock markets gain on energy shares

European shares ended flat yesterday as losses among drugmakers offset energy share gains following an Opec deal to cut output, while Commerzbank slid after the German lender froze dividend payments.

Ooredoo to set up first 5G R&D centre in Doha

Ooredoo to set up first 5G R&D centre in Doha

Ooredoo and international companies Huawei and NSN have signed an agreement for the establishment...