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Turkish police raid retail chain's offices in post-coup crackdown

por Ross Loch (2019-09-08)


Honey Bee Feeding On Goldenrod Flowers. Taken With A Samsung Galaxy S10 Smartphone 20190904_144203A101, which operates thousands of stores across Turkey, said financial crimes police searched its Istanbul headquarters for six hours on Tuesday morning. It had cooperated with police and its businesses continued to operate, the company said.

Jeff Meredith, vice president and general manager of Android and Chrome computing at Lenovo, said: "Put simply, we wanted to take what was an amazing concept and transform it into a commercially viable mobile device.

Hillar Moore III, the district attorney in East Baton Rouge, said he has asked the FBI whether its new technique would access an iPhone to help solve a murder case he is overseeing. Moore has not yet received an answer.

Police also searched offices at the main courthouse on the Asian side of Istanbul, according to a courthouse employee, a day after major raids on three courthouses on the European side of the city, which sits on the strait dividing the continents.

Delegates from signatory nations meet in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on Nov. 7-18 to start turning their many promises into action and draw up a "rule book" for the sometimes fuzzily worded Paris Agreement on climate change, reached last December.

Brauer said the challenges to autonomous capabilities include dealing with bad weather, which may trouble sensors, as well as making sure pedestrians and cyclists are properly detected. Some confusion that comes from not knowing when the car is driving or when you are driving can lead to accidents, he said.

The annual showcase of upcoming toys held recently in New York included a slew of tech-related products from the titans of the toy industry and tiny startups, all looking to attract increasingly tech-savvy kids.

The Justice Department will disclose over the next two weeks whether it will continue with its bid to compel Apple to help access an iPhone in a Brooklyn drug case, according to a court filing on Tuesday.

The company offers three sets of 26 blocks, each with a separate theme: music, circuitry and spy. There's a tablet app to go with each set, which tells a story, prompting the kids to build certain kinds of circuits.

Deputy General Manager Atsushi Iwaki points a ProPilot system camera on new Serena minivan during an interview at Nissan test course in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. In this July 12, 2016 photo, Nissan Motor Co. The Serena minivan equipped with ProPilot technology relies on a single camera in the back of the driver's rearview mirror. The car can then follow the vehicle ahead, maintaining a safe distance that the driver sets. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

China's fast-growing healthcare market is a magnet for global drug makers, medical device firms and hospital operators, all looking to take a slice of a healthcare bill expected to hit $1 trillion by 2020, according to McKinsey editing by Patrick Markey and Peter Graff) The government also plans further dismissals in the foreign and interior ministries, as well as the coastguard and military, Kurtulmus said.

While its resolution doesn't yet match that of other advanced microscope methods, he said, his team is working to improve it. The technique offers promise for examining relatively large bits of tissue in three dimensions with super-fine resolution, Boyden said.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 (Reuters) - If the U. Department of Justice asks a New York court to force Apple Inc to unlock an iPhone, the technology company could push the government to reveal how it accessed the phone which belonged to a shooter in San Bernardino, a source familiar with the situation said.

Private news agency Dogan said police detained A101's chairman, Turgut Aydin, at his home in the eastern Black Sea province of Trabzon. Some 36,000 people work for his companies. Aydin and his family are also majority owners of the Memorial hospitals group.

The CEOs are also expected to announce the next phase of their plan to reduce the oil sector's emissions, primarily by reducing flaring of excess gas at fields, increasing the use of CCS and limiting the release of methane, a highly polluting gas often emitted through pipe leaks.

That approach comes as there are still many concerns about safety for self-driving cars. Last month, a Tesla Model S was operating in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode when it failed to detect a tractor trailer passing in front of it, crashed and killed the driver.

The fund will also focus on ways to reduce costs of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, which involves capturing carbon dioxide emissions produced from fossil fuel burning plants and re-injecting them into underground caverns.

A federal magistrate in Brooklyn last month ruled that he did not have authority to order Apple to disable the security of an iPhone seized during a drug investigation. The Justice Department then appealed to a district court judge.

The PHAB2 Pro is powered by technology known as Project Tango, developed by Google and that uses the camera and a set of sensors built into the phone to scan the space around it and build a 3D map of the surroundings.

The breadth of the probe has worried the West, which fears President Tayyip Erdogan is using it to quash dissent. Around half of those detained have been placed under formal arrest and tens of thousands more have been suspended in the military, police and civil service.

The sector faces mounting pressure to take an active role in the fight against global warming, and Friday's event will coincide with the formal entry into force of the 2015 Paris Agreement to phase out man-made greenhouse gases in the second half of the century.

The roadmap said China would also look to use technology such as mobile devices and online "cloud systems" to meet some of the issues, a potential boost to tech firms like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and its healthcare subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology Ltd.

Federal prosecutors sought to dismiss charges Friday against a Temple University physics professor who was accused of scheming to provide secret U. technology to China after being confronted with statements from physicists that investigators had misunderstood the technology.

In January 2015, police detained 23 of its employees in an investigation into allegations of illegal wiretapping targeting Erdogan and other top officials. The TIB has previously been targeted in the government crackdown against Gulen.

Transportation Department, in its most comprehensive statement yet on autonomous vehicles, also issued voluntary guidelines and urged automakers to certify that their highly automated vehicles were ready for public roads.

Instead, prosecutors only agreed with a request by Apple to delay briefing deadlines in the case, and said it would update the court by April 11 as to whether it would "modify" its own request for Apple's assistance. government did not disclose any details in a letter to the Brooklyn judge on Tuesday.

Until Lie, the company had struggled to find someone who could "take us to the next level," said Eka Himawan, group chief financial officer at the company, which was renamed Orami after a merger this year.

When Jakarta's taxi drivers protested violently against ride-hailing apps like Grab and Uber in April, the government bowed to pressure and forced the tech firms to partner with local transportation companies."Getting good people is tough. The education system is mismatched - what's taught in university isn't much in use at work," said Lie, who worked in a development engineering team at Amazon before joining Orami.

Deputy General Manager Atsushi Iwaki gets his hands off of the steering wheel of a self-driving new Serena minivan during a test drive at Nissan test course in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. In this July 12, 2016 photo, Nissan Motor Co. The car can then follow the vehicle ahead, maintaining a safe distance that the driver sets. The Serena minivan equipped with ProPilot technology relies on a single camera in the back of the driver's rearview mirror. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been investigating Tesla Motors Inc's Autopilot system since June because of a May 7 fatal crash in Florida in which the system was in use. The Autopilot system, which allows drivers to keep their hands off the wheels for extended periods, did not require any preapproval by NHTSA for use by owners.

While the toy doesn't teach an actual coding language, it does try to impart some of the same critical thinking and problem solving skills that coding does. Kids "program" the toy by connecting the various sections in a particular order.

Erdogan accuses Gulen of harnessing an extensive network of schools, charities and businesses, built up in Turkey and abroad over decades, to infiltrate state institutions and build a "parallel structure" that aimed to take over the country.

Before the failed coup, in which more than 240 people were killed, the authorities had already seized Bank Asya, taken over or closed several media companies and detained businessmen on allegations of funding the cleric's movement.

Deputy General Manager Atsushi Iwaki gets his hands off of the steering wheel of a self-driving new Serena minivan during a test drive at Nissan test course in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) The Serena minivan equipped with ProPilot technology relies on a single camera in the back of the driver's rearview mirror. The car can then follow the vehicle ahead, maintaining a safe distance that the driver sets. In this July 12, 2016 photo, Nissan Motor Co.

Others range from difficulties in finding materials for training engineers to poor logistics and frequent policy flipflops. Skills shortages are only one of many challenges startups and technology investors face in Indonesia.

That presentation included affidavits from world-renowned physicists and experts who looked at the emails between Xi and contacts in China and explained that he was involved in a scientific pursuit that had a very narrow commercial application and did not involve restricted technology, Zeidenberg said. The dismissal motion comes after Xi and his lawyer, Peter Zeidenberg, gave a presentation on Aug.

Highly skilled workers account for only about 10 percent of total employment in the archipelago of 250 million people, the lowest ratio of any major Southeast Asian nation, according to the World Economic Forum.

Superconductivity is the ability to conduct electricity without resistance. Films of magnesium diboride are particularly promising for this use, and Xi helped develop a way to make them. A superconducting thin film could be key to making computer circuits that work faster.

"Getting good people is tough. The education system is mismatched - what's taught in university isn't much in use at work," said Lie, who worked in a development engineering team at Amazon before joining Orami.

Until Lie, the company had struggled to find someone who could "take us to the next level," said Eka Himawan, group chief financial officer at the company, which was renamed Orami after a merger this year.

This undated image provided by the journal Science via American Association for the Advancement of Science shows mouse brain tissue imaged using a new method that tries to make microscopic specimens easier to inspect. (AP Photo/Journal Science via AAAS) A paper released Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, by the journal Science, reported that the technique reveals tiny details of cells in both human tissue and mouse brain.

SHANGHAI, March 31 (Reuters) - China will almost double the number of its general doctors by 2020, trim its public sector and improve technology as it seeks to fix a healthcare system plagued by snarling queues and poor rural services, its main administrative authority has said.

The Autopilot system, which allows drivers to keep their hands off the wheels for extended periods, did not require any preapproval by the agency for use by owners. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been investigating Tesla Motors Inc's Autopilot system since June because of a May 7 fatal crash in Florida in which the system was in use.

They hit on an unusual strategy: Rather than trying to make the devices more powerful, why not make the microscopic specimens under the microscope grow larger, so they'll be easier to inspect? It all began when Edward Boyden and colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tried to think of new ways to get super-high resolution out of lab microscopes.The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, whose members include Google, Ford Motor Co and ride-hailing service Uber, said in a statement they hoped policymakers could develop a framework that avoids a "patchwork of requirements that could inhibit self-driving vehicle development.

Oil majors including Norway's Statoil, France's Total and Italy's Eni, have increased their investments in renewable energy in recent years, although it is still dwarfed by the main fossil fuel business.

Clinton hired Stephanie Hannon, Google's director of product management for civic innovation and social impact, to run her technology operations, the Post said, citing Democrats with knowledge of the move.

Seven percent said they changed their behavior as a result of their use of a mobile app, while two percent credited health-related digital games and one percent said it was due to a wearable health device such as a Fitbit or FuelBand.

In a waterfront Brooklyn warehouse with a postcard view of the Statue of Liberty, Gesaffelstein pummeled the crowd for an hour and a half with a set driven by harsh industrial-style synthesized loops mingling with danceable mid-tempo beats.

AUDS can detect a drone from up to 8 kilometres away, track it and then disrupt its communications to force it to the ground, and Moir said the technology could be used in conflict situations and to protect airports and nuclear power stations.

" (Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Richard Chang and David Gregorio) Gloria Bergquist, a spokeswoman for the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a trade group representing major automakers, said in a statement that the government's goal should be to "avoid policies that become outdated and inadvertently limit progress in reducing the number of crashes and saving lives.

WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - Likely 2016 Democratic U. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a Google executive to serve as her chief technology officer, overseeing the creation of websites and apps to reach out to voters, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

The connection allows the little robot dog to follow his owner around, play soccer and do other tricks. This photo provided by WowWee shows CHiP, one of several products at Toy Fair controlled by a wristband worn by the user.

The Internet was "almost on par with doctors and nurses," said the study, pc noting that 25 percent of teens said the Internet was their top source of health information and 29 percent said doctors or nurses.

The Justice Department disclosed the new technique to the judge one day after the demonstration, and then confirmed its success on Monday, according to court filings, though it did not reveal how its solution works.

Xi also offered to build a world-class thin film laboratory there, according to emails detailed by prosecutors in May. Prosecutors say he "exploited it for the benefit of third parties in China, including government entities," by sharing it with the help of his post-doctoral students from China.

"I do think it is time to move that rate," Kansas City Fed President and voting member, Esther George, told CNBC, while Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said the central bank was "moving toward being able to take another step.

The bank was founded by Gulen's followers and later seized by regulators, and is now being wound down. A101 said it had no "corporate, financial or trade links" to any illegal group, although it acknowledged that now-defunct Islamic lender Bank Asya had once been a shareholder.

The person requested anonymity because the guidelines had not yet been made public. A person briefed on the guidelines prior to their release on Tuesday said they urge states not to require the presence of a licensed driver in the driver seat when a highly automated vehicle is in operation.

Transportation Department, in its most comprehensive statement yet on autonomous cars, also urged automakers in new voluntary guidelines to sign and submit to certify a safety assessment that their highly automated vehicles were ready for public roads.

But the tech talent needed to drive such growth is scarce, the result mainly of shortcomings in Indonesia's education system, a lack of experience and the low salaries on offer compared with those available in the United States.

Gloria Bergquist, a spokeswoman for the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a trade group representing major automakers, said in a statement that the government's goal should be to "avoid policies that become outdated and inadvertently limit progress in reducing the number of crashes and saving lives. " (Reporting by David Shepardson)

More than 35,000 people have been detained in a massive purge since the July 15 attempted putsch, when a group of rogue soldiers commandeered tanks, warplanes and helicopters in an attempt to overthrow the government.

However, to truly make the PHAB2 Pro a game-changer, we developed it at an affordable price for mainstream consumers, delivering not just a bleeding-edge phone, but an all-around fantastic phone that's first to market. "From the moment we saw Tango, we knew it could become pervasive, just like GPS.(AP Photo/Journal Science via AAAS) A paper released Thursday, Jan. This undated image provided by the journal Science via American Association for the Advancement of Science shows human embryonic kidney cells imaged using a new method that tries to make microscopic specimens easier to inspect. 15, 2015, by the journal Science, reported that the technique reveals tiny details of cells in both human tissue and mouse brain.

company that developed a thin-film superconducting device containing magnesium diboride. When they arrested Xi in May, prosecutors said he had participated in a Chinese government program involving technology innovation before he took a sabbatical in 2002 to work with a U.

A person briefed on the guidelines prior to their release on Tuesday said they urge states not to require the presence of a licensed driver in the driver seat when a highly automated vehicle is in operation. The person requested anonymity because the guidelines had not yet been made public.

Parts of the public hospital system have also become bloated," China's State Council said in a five-year roadmap announced late on Monday. "Healthcare resources overall are insufficient, quality is too low, our structures are badly organized and service systems fragmented.

Gesaffelstein, whose real name is Mike Levy, has won a growing international following through his work for other artists including producing darker tracks on rap giant Kanye West's 2013 "Yeezus" album.

We won't hesitate to protect the American public's safety," President Barack Obama wrote in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed published Monday. "We have to get it right. "If a self-driving car isn't safe, we have the authority to pull it off the road.

Players place the quad-copter drone on a mat that "sees" it and places a digital version of it within an augmented reality video game played on a smartphone or tablet. The player flies the physical drone as part of the game and the digital drone on the smartphone or tablet screen mirrors its movements.

The phone, which will go on sale in the US first in September for 499 US dollars (£344), can then be used to overlay virtual reality experiences on to the screen that are scaled to the room you are in.

ISTANBUL, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Turkish police searched the offices of a nationwide retail chain and a healthcare and technology company on Tuesday, arresting dozens of people in some of the biggest raids on private businesses since last month's failed coup.

If I compare a startup in Indonesia with startups in some other places, they will tend to be less on the cutting edge of technology, less efficient," said Vinnie Lauria, a founding partner at Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures. "I would say it definitely means things grow slower.

17, 2013 - the date when police and prosecutors seen as sympathetic to the cleric launched a corruption probe into Erdogan and his inner circle. That event triggered a public rift between Erdogan and Gulen, who had previously been allies. He said it targeted only be those who maintained links to Gulen after Dec.

CHiP is was one of several products at Toy Fair controlled by a wristband worn by the user. The connection allows the little robot dog to follow his owner around, play soccer and do other tricks. The more it's played with, the more tricks are unlocked.

Chess Dynamics is also looking to grow beyond its naval business by selling its Hawkeye surveillance product, which can fit into the back of a land cruiser and detect a single person from about 12 kilometres away. It is close to signing a contract to supply a North African country with equipment to protect its borders, said Moir.

"We're very relieved that the charges against my father were dropped," his daughter, Joyce Xi, said by telephone from the family's home in the Philadelphia suburbs. "It's been a very difficult time for our family and we're looking forward to regaining some normalcy in our lives.

When asked where they got "a lot" of their health information from, the leading answer was their parents, followed by health classes at school and doctors or nurses, said the findings by Northwestern University researchers, contained in the report "Teen, Health and Technology: A National Survey.

Kids solve video game puzzles by both programing the game on a tablet and by physically modifying a Bluetooth-connected controller. Meanwhile, CodeGamer, ages 10 and up, connects physical and digital play to teach coding skills.

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA, June 8 (Reuters) - Indonesian online retailer Bilna spent two years looking for a chief technology officer before it finally discovered Ridy Lie, who had returned home after eight years with Amazon in the United States.

The group is part of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), which was created with the backing of the United Nations in 2014 and includes 11 companies representing 20 percent of global oil and gas production.

She is expected to do so this month and has signed a lease for a Brooklyn, New York, office building to house her campaign. Clinton is widely seen as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president even though she has not formally announced her candidacy.The government is also planning to shut down the TIB telecommunications regulator and transfer its powers to its parent, an umbrella regulatory body, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said this week.

Actor Ashton Kutcher also appeared on stage to reveal the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, two modular smartphones that come with a series of "magic dots" that enable users to attach extra features, including larger speakers and other modifications to change the phone's performance.

Turkey's foreign minister spoke to U. Kerry is due to visit Turkey this month. Washington says it will extradite him to Turkey only if presented with firm evidence. Gulen denies involvement in the coup. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday about Gulen's extradition, foreign ministry sources said.

HORSHAM, England, Oct 20 (Reuters) - British defence company Chess Dynamics expects to sign the first customer for its drone-downing technology in the next six months, opening up a new market for its long-distance video and tracking devices.

Private businesses have also been targeted in what the government describes as a crackdown on followers of Fethullah Gulen, a cleric based in self-imposed exile in the United States, who is blamed by Turkey for the coup.

UBS said it has also bought an undisclosed stake in SigFig, a so-called robo-adviser which provides investment advice online at a lower cost than traditional brokerages which rely more heavily on human advisers.

Following the comments, traders sharply increased their expectations of a hike in September to 24 percent from 18 percent, while pricing in a roughly 55 percent chance of a December hike, according to CME Group's FedWatch program.

states should not set separate rules. WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Obama administration said Monday it was considering seeking the power to review and approve technology for self-driving cars before they hit the road and said U.

8 million internet users are coming online every month. A recent report by Google and Singaporean state fund Temasek estimated that Southeast Asia needed to attract investment worth $40-50 billion in sectors such as ecommerce over the next decade to potentially become a $200 billion internet economy, with Indonesia poised to receive a big chunk. Indonesia is the most populous country in a region where 3.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles said in a statement on Monday that it would not comment until it saw the guidelines, but said it planned to release revised draft regulations in the coming weeks.

In its filing in federal court in Philadelphia, the government said only that the motion is based on "additional information" it received since the charges against the 57-year-old professor were filed in May.

The chief executives of seven oil and gas companies -- BP , Eni, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil and Total -- will announce details of the fund and other steps to reduce greenhouse gases in London on Friday.

Its naval vision and tracking devices are used on ships belonging to the British, French, Thai and Omani fleets and the privately-held, venture capital-backed firm's customers include BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin and Thales .

8 million internet users are coming online every month. Indonesia is the most populous country in a region where 3. A recent report by Google and Singaporean state fund Temasek estimated that Southeast Asia needed to attract investment worth $40-50 billion in sectors such as ecommerce over the next decade to potentially become a $200 billion internet economy, with Indonesia poised to receive a big chunk.

The company leaders are expected to detail plans to create an investment vehicle that will focus on developing technologies to lower emissions and increase car engine and fuel efficiency, according to the sources involved in the talks who declined to be named.

However, recent probes have turned the spotlight on corruption in the sector, while patients often have large out-of-pocket expenses due to low levels of insurance coverage. Providing access to affordable healthcare is a key platform for President Xi Jinping's government.

UBS has shifted its business model in recent years to focus more on wealth management, which is typically more stable than businesses like trading. The Americas wealth unit, which has around 7,000 financial advisors, had net inflows of $13. 6 billion during the first quarter.

Highly skilled workers account for only about 10 percent of total employment in the archipelago of 250 million people, the lowest ratio of any major Southeast Asian nation, according to the World Economic Forum.

17 there is no excuse". "Millions of our innocent citizens can relax. 17, you should not be worried," Yildirim said, using the acronym for "Gulenist Terror Group", as Ankara refers to Gulen's movement. If you did not consciously support FETO after Dec.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles said in a statement on Monday that it would not comment until it saw the guidelines, but said it planned to release revised draft regulations in the coming weeks.China suffers from a scarcity of doctors - partly caused by low salaries - which has created bottlenecks at popular urban hospitals leading to rising tension between medical practitioners and often frustrated patients.

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says the government again should have broad surveillance powers of Americans and that private technology firms should cooperate better with intelligence agencies to help combat "evildoers.

During the announcement, which took place at Lenovo's Tech World conference in San Francisco, the Chinese firm suggested the technology could be as pivotal as GPS and improve indoor mapping as well as power new augmented and virtual reality experiences.

The anti-drone product will help Horsham, southern England-based Chess Dynamics grow beyond its main naval customer base which accounts for about three quarters of current revenues of around 10 million pounds ($15.

The fund will also focus on ways to reduce costs of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, which involves capturing carbon dioxide emissions produced from fossil fuel burning plants and re-injecting them into underground caverns.

The roadmap, which laid out targets for healthcare officials nationwide between 2015 and 2020, said Beijing wanted to have two general doctors per thousand people by 2020, close to double the number at the end of 2013, as well as increasing the number of nursing and support staff.

Some investors are offshoring tech work to fill the talent gap as they seek to grow startups. So far, however, no private Indonesian tech firm has reached a valuation of more than $1 billion, compared with more than 20 in China.

Chess Dynamics is part of a consortium of three British companies which created the Anti-UAV Defence System (AUDS) last year in response to South Korea's need to control enemy drones entering its air space.

Gesaffelstein, known for his somber, industrial techno, in the early hours Sunday headlined Black, an annual all-night rave founded in 2013 that merges a dim dance floor with mood-lit interactive visual arts.

Earlier this year, drones caused alarm in France when several flights were spotted operating over sensitive sites in Paris. In Britain and Poland, there have been "near miss" incidents over the last 18 months when drones have flown close to passenger aeroplanes at airports.

"Why are things growing less fast than they can? The answer is talent shortage. " (Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan in SINGAPORE, Fransiska Nangoy and Kanupriya Kapoor in JAKARTA; Editing by Miyoung Kim and Stephen Coates) That is the number one factor.

The company leaders are expected to detail plans to create an investment vehicle that will focus on developing technologies to lower emissions and increase car engine and fuel efficiency, according to the sources involved in the talks who declined to be named.

"I do have hope for the future, even though I think I have seen as much as anybody of the harm that we are inflicting on this planet," Goodall told attendees at the International Union for Conservation of Nature's World Conservation Congress in Honolulu.

The Justice Department this week withdrew a similar request in California, saying it had succeeded in unlocking an iPhone used by one of the shooters involved in a rampage in San Bernardino in December without Apple's help.

The sector faces mounting pressure to take an active role in the fight against global warming, and Friday's event will coincide with the formal entry into force of the 2015 Paris Agreement to phase out man-made greenhouse gases in the second half of the century.

The group is part of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), which was created with the backing of the United Nations in 2014 and includes 11 companies representing 20 percent of global oil and gas production.

At a national security forum in the early voting state of South Carolina, Bush put himself at odds with Republican congressional leaders who earlier this year voted to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records.

As well as drone use rising on the battlefield, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly being employed commercially to film events and for agriculture, and by individuals for recreation as well as malicious purposes.

The chief executives of seven oil and gas companies -- BP , Eni, Repsol, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Statoil and Total -- will announce details of the fund and other steps to reduce greenhouse gases in London on Friday.

May 16 (Reuters) - UBS Group AG's Americas wealth unit is partnering with online financial advisor SigFig Wealth Management to develop technology and investment tools for the Swiss bank, UBS said on Monday.

It also recognizes lanes so it won't swerve off. If the car it is following moves to another lane, it's smart enough to find the next car ahead of it and start following that one. And it keeps going on a freeway at a set speed."Taxpayers will be alarmed that disagreement between departments means the taxpayers have little to show for the 100 million pounds the government spent," Meg Hillier, Chair of the Committee of Public Accounts, said in statement with the report.

But the tech talent needed to drive such growth is scarce, the result mainly of shortcomings in Indonesia's education system, a lack of experience and the low salaries on offer compared with those available in the United States.

The procedure begins with painting key details in a biological sample with fluorescent dye. The original molecules of the sample are destroyed. Then researchers permeate the sample with the specialized version of the diaper material. When it expands, it carries the dye along with it.

The CEOs are also expected to announce the next phase of their plan to reduce the oil sector's emissions, primarily by reducing flaring of excess gas at fields, increasing the use of CCS and limiting the release of methane, a highly polluting gas often emitted through pipe leaks.

Lenovo, which owns and operates smartphone maker Motorola, also announced two other smartphones during the event, the PHAB2 Plus, which has dual 13 megapixel rear-facing cameras, and the PHAB2 - designed to be an entry-level device that will cost less than 200 US dollars (£138), but comes with a large 6.

Even as internet giants like Alibaba and SoftBank are making major investments in startups heavily exposed to Indonesia, recruitment of talented executives is proving to be a huge drag on the country's technology sector.

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Obama administration said Monday it was considering seeking the power to review and approve technology for self-driving cars before they hit the road and said U. states should not set individual rules regulating fully self-driving vehicles.

"Why are things growing less fast than they can? " (Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan in SINGAPORE, Fransiska Nangoy and Kanupriya Kapoor in JAKARTA; Editing by Miyoung Kim and Stephen Coates) That is the number one factor. The answer is talent shortage.

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA, June 8 (Reuters) - Indonesian online retailer Bilna spent two years looking for a chief technology officer before it finally discovered Ridy Lie, who had returned home after eight years with Amazon in the United States.

The guidelines include testing, backup systems in the case of a self-driving computer failure, and recording and sharing data. Companies would also have to demonstrate how vehicles would comply with all traffic laws and fare in traffic crashes and how they would perform after a crash.

Seeing how these landscapes have changed since the 1970s, with trees dwindling and important chimp habitat lost, has encouraged them to protect their forests, better manage their own resources and replant trees, he said.

BERLIN, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Andreas Busemann, a senior manager with German rail operator Deutsche Bahn AG is slated to become chief executive of rail technology group Vossloh AG, industry sources said on Tuesday.

Apple, supported by most of the technology industry, says anything that helps authorities bypass security features will undermine security for all users. Government officials say that all kinds of criminal investigations will be crippled without access to phone data.

55, while the Nasdaq Composite Index was down 35. 15 percent, at 19,789. ET (1613 GMT), the Dow was down 30. The S Editing by Will Dunham) Hannon previously worked on Google Maps and Gmail and worked shorter stints at Facebook and event organizing site Eventbrite, according to her LinkedIn profile.

"The reason why this change happened was because we merged and integrated this perspective from above with the local understanding about the nature of the ecology in the right context at the community level," Pintea said.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on a conference call with reporters that a new premarket approval system overseen by the government would "would require a lot more upfront discussion, dialogue and staffing on our part.

The NAO said that the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) -- which has since become part of the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) -- began the second CCS competition without agreeing on costs with Britain's finance ministry.