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Google release date for Pixel launch event

SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Thursday sent out invitations to an October 9 event at which it is expected to unveil new models of its Android-powered Pixel smartphones. Invitations displayed little more than the internet titan’s logo along with the time and place of the event, set for a studio in …

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China’s Didi suspends ride-hailing service after murder

BEIJING: China’s largest ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing is suspending its Hitch services nationwide, the company said in a statement on Sunday. A day after, police said a ride-sharing passenger in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou was raped and killed by a driver. Didi Chuxing, the biggest ride-sharing firm globally …

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Two Americans, one Russian blast off for ISS

Baikonur, Kazakhstan: Two astronauts, a cosmonaut and a ball set to be used in the forthcoming football World Cup in Russia blasted off Wednesday for a two-day flight to the International Space Station. NASA´s Drew Feustel and Richard Arnold lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a five-month …

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