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UPS shares fall to lowest in 3 months as e-commerce declines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) fell to its lowest in three months on July ...

Worldwide semiconductor chip shortage to hit manufacturing of iPhones

CUPERTINO, California: Apple Inc said this week that the global chip shortage could soon affect iPhone production, with declining revenue ...

Walmart to pay for employees' college tuition, cost of books

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Retailer Walmart, the largest private employer in the U.S., has announced it will cover the full cost of ...

U.S. stocks slip on Amazon revenue forecasts

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Friday with Amazon a stand-out for sellers. The ...

Amazon says it will not accept bitcoin for online payments

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com denied media reports on July 26 that the company was considering accepting bitcoins as a form of ...

In major move, Intel to build Qualcomm chips, full production by 2025

SANTA CLARA, California: Hoping to regain its lead by 2025 and catch up to rivals, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...

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Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Tokyo Olympics: Satish Kumar bows out in QFs

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): India boxer Satish Kumar bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics after losing against Uzbekistan's Bakhodir ...

6 Pakistani men sentenced to life for murdering 20-year-old

Batley [UK], August 1 (ANI): Six Pakistani men were sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a 20-year-old man and attacking ...

Thais lending helping hand to those struggling under pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua In July, with the help of the main kitchen in the temple and several other small ...

Asia Album: Nice to see you again -- zoo reopens in Sri Lanka

© Provided by Xinhua COLOMBO, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Dehiwala Zoo in Sri Lanka's Colombo reopened to the public ...

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