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Apple weathers anti-U.S. demo in China, where patriotic protests snowball

HONG KONG Apple Inc found itself on the receiving end of a small, short-lived anti-U.S. protest this week in China, the tech firm's biggest overseas market and a country where foreign firms have suffered damaging boycotts following international spats.

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China seeks top-10 automation ranking by 2020: robot industry group

FRANKFURT China is aiming for a top-10 ranking in automation for its industries by 2020 by putting more robots in its factories, the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) said.

Jul 22 2016

Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing smash-hit game home

TOKYO Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched in Japan, home of the colorful cartoon characters.

Jul 22 2016

Powered by Google, U.N. flexes tech muscle to fight climate change

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform.

Environment Jul 22 2016

Sweden's Kinnevik says Zalando can withstand Amazon threat

STOCKHOLM Swedish investment firm Kinnevik, which backs Europe's biggest pure online fashion firm Zalando, is confident the retailer can withstand competition from Amazon because it caters to a different type of customer.

World, Jul 22 2016

Ride-hailing service Grab partners Indonesia's Lippo for mobile payments

JAKARTA Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab said on Friday it is teaming up with Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group to roll out a mobile payment platform in its biggest market, extending its reach beyond transport.

Jul 22 2016