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This is our first look at what might be Google's new operating system for phones, tablets, and computers (GOOG)

The code is running on a Google Pixelbook and barely qualifies as a beta, but it still might give a flavour of what Google is aiming at.

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Paris church collection plate goes contactless as Sunday Mass donations stagnate 

A Paris church has introduced a contactless card payment system to collect Sunday Mass donations.

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'Entire aisles are empty': Whole Foods employees reveal why stores are facing a crisis of food shortages

Whole Foods employees say stores are suffering from food shortages because of a newly implemented inventory-management system called order-to-shelf.

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Russia starts shipping S-400 air defense missile system to China: TASS cites source

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has started delivering its S-400 surface-to-air missile system to China under the terms of a contract signed in 2014, the TASS news agency cited an unnamed source in the Russian military-industrial complex as saying on Thursday.

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Divers in Mexico have discovered the 'world's longest' cave

The cave is 216 miles long and could be the longest underwater cave system on the planet.

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Poland's New Leader Faces Daunting Charm Offensive

New Polish leader Mateusz Morawiecki has inherited one of the potentially most explosive situations in Europe: a two-year standoff with the European Union over his party’s controversial overhaul of the judicial system.

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How gut bacteria manipulates your immune system — by mimicking it

Scientists are discovering how microbes "speak" with the body

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Hong Kong's leader defends a plan many say undermines independent legal system

"Otherwise you have to get off the train across the border and then find another train, it just doesn't make sense."

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Hawaii told to fix alert system after accidentally telling everyone they were under nuclear attack

The state has been criticised for not having reasonable safeguards in place that would have prevented the mistake.

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Who was Zhou Youguang? Google celebrates linguist who developed Chinese phonetic translation

Known as ‘the Father of Pinyin,’ Youguang spent three years developing the system of ‘spelled sounds’ that is now the international standard for Romanised Chinese

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Police to review tests for dog handlers to avoid discrimination

Police forces must change the way they recruit dog handlers after a female officer won a landmark sex-discrimination case showing that the system was too “tough” for some women.

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Refugee Fight Reignites in Europe

After delaying an overhaul of its system for handling asylum seekers, the European Union has set a deadline for a compromise—but in the meantime positions have hardened.

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One of China's hottest companies was just scolded by Beijing for a privacy breach

Many users of Ant Financial's Alipay service were automatically enrolled in its credit scoring system.

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What's At Stake as Rules-Based Trade Comes Under Fire

Peter Sutherland, founding chief of the WTO, died this week, 100 years after President Woodrow Wilson first laid out the global rules-based trading system, Simon Nixon writes. Almost everybody professes belief in that system these days, but it isn’

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Israel cancels second missile defense test in a month

Israel has called off a test of an advanced missile defense system, citing a communications malfunction.

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Prisoners in Brazil squeeze through bars in daring daytime jailbreak

Eleven convicts were caught on film prising open their bars and breaking out of a jail in Brazil's crisis-hit prison system.

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Eight reasons Finland's education system puts the US model to shame

Nordic country's repeated success in national education rankings means there are at least a few lessons the US can learn

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Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen and Baidu on driverless cars

Uber will use Nvidia's graphics chips for the AI computing system in its fleet of self-driving cars and trucks.

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'Oumuamua: What are the origins of the cigar-shaped alien 'asteroid'?

The object made headlines in 2017 when it was confirmed as the first interstellar visitor to our solar system.

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False earthquake warning panics Japan

The loud alert turned out to be a false alarm triggered by an earthquake warning system error.

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Netflix, Deliveroo, and terrorism could be to blame for the first drop in London Underground passengers in 20 years

Figures show 4 million less passengers using the Tube system around the capital in the past year.

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You can now buy the Glock pistol the Army didn't pick for its new handgun system

The Army may have chosen Sig Sauer’s P320 for its Modular Handgun System program over Glock’s offerings, but that doesn’t mean you have to.

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Badly strained UK hospitals to delay non-urgent procedures

Officials say extreme seasonal pressure on Britain's hospital system means many non-urgent procedures must be put off for weeks.

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Amazon has quietly released a game-changer for its cloud: Linux software that runs on corporate servers (AMZN, RHT)

Amazon has made the unusual move to release a Linux operating system, and Red Hat investors are not pleased.

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