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After the cosmopolitan destination welcomed some 13.4 million visitors in 2018 – up 24% on the previous year – the Turkish city’s Metropolitan Municipality has launched an extensive global tourism campaign, notably focusing on digital platforms, to promote Istanbul as a must-visit destination. With 2016’s string of attacks – including one at Istanbul’s Atatürk International
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Beauty app developer Perfect Corp is shining the spotlight on augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) technology at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival. The developer behind the virtual beauty app YouCam Makeup has teamed up with digital marketing and social media agency The Current Global and Braintrust CAA-GBG to participate in
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SAN FRANCISCO (Bloomberg): Warren Buffett isn’t the only investor to examine Oracle Corp and declare he doesn’t “understand the business.” Even Wall Street analysts who cover the world’s second-largest software maker must read the tea leaves to discern how much progress Oracle has made in its long-stated goal to transition to a cloud-computing powerhouse. Oracle,
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KUALA LUMPUR: For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas Malthus. Malthus warned that rising populations would exhaust resources, especially those needed for food production. Exponential population growth would outstrip food output. Humanity now faces a major challenge as global warming is
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Just as New Yorkers were absorbing Amazon.com Inc’s decision to abandon a new office hub after tangling over US$3bil (RM12.24bil) in tax breaks, General Electric Co was beating a retreat in Boston, cancelling plans to build an office tower and promising to return US$87mil (RM355.17mil) in government incentives. In Wisconsin, Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn was backing
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Suspected drone activity briefly disrupted flight departures Friday from Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest for international traffic, the airport said. It said in a statement that departures were suspended between 10.13am and 10.45am (local time) “due to suspected drone activity”. “Dubai Airports has worked closely with the appropriate authorities to ensure that the safety
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