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Military-grade drones could soon be chasing Australia’s feral animals

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Australia has around a dozen invasive feral species, from wild pigs to dogs, and one Australian company wants to send military-grade drones chasing after them.

To get rid of the pests, which can kill livestock and damage land, Australian farmers have tried hunts and poison for decades. “Quality intelligence” has been lacking in this particular fight, Marcus Ehrlich, managing director of Ninox Robotics, told Mashable Australia.

German carmakers will buy Nokia’s maps app for $2.7 billion, report says

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The bidding war over Nokia’s mapping app may finally be over.

Audi, BMW and Daimler will acquire Nokia’s mapping division, makers of the Here maps app, for $2.7 billion, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The carmakers will buy the mapping service outright, then open it up to other car companies who may want to buy their own stake.

The report comes after weeks of rumors surrounding the possible acquisition of…

German carmakers will buy Nokia’s maps app for $2.7 billion, report says

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The bidding war over Nokia’s mapping app may finally be over.

Audi, BMW and Daimler will acquire Nokia’s mapping division, makers of the Here maps app, for $2.7 billion, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The carmakers will buy the mapping service outright, then open it up to other car companies who may want to buy their own stake.

The report comes after weeks of rumors surrounding the possible acquisition of…

Apple will have to explain today how it will survive a slowdown in China

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Apple has two big questions to answer for Wall Street as it reports third quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday: what happens to its growth if China’s market collapses and what the heck is going on with the Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch first went on sale in late April, near the beginning of the quarter, setting off many frothy estimates among analysts for sales of Apple’s first completely new shiny gadget in five years. But expectations have been dulled in recent weeks in the…

Greece cannot expect bailout money before August, officials say

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Greece’s prime minister said the country’s banks might stay closed for another month as both he and his German nemesis admitted they had no faith in a bailout agreement they reached just on Sunday

The bailout agreement is due for a vote in the Greek parliament on Wednesday, which gives the leaders’ frustrated comments more historical weight. If the Greek parliament approves the vote, Greece will get its third bailout and will be able to pay off its debts and get its economy moving again

Even…

Greece cannot expect bailout money before August, officials say

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Greece’s prime minister said the country’s banks might stay closed for another month as both he and his German nemesis admitted they had no faith in a bailout agreement they reached just on Sunday

The bailout agreement is due for a vote in the Greek parliament on Wednesday, which gives the leaders’ frustrated comments more historical weight. If the Greek parliament approves the vote, Greece will get its third bailout and will be able to pay off its debts and get its economy moving again

Even…

Greece cannot expect bailout money before August, officials say

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Greece’s prime minister said the country’s banks might stay closed for another month as both he and his German nemesis admitted they had no faith in a bailout agreement they reached just on Sunday

The bailout agreement is due for a vote in the Greek parliament on Wednesday, which gives the leaders’ frustrated comments more historical weight. If the Greek parliament approves the vote, Greece will get its third bailout and will be able to pay off its debts and get its economy moving again

Even…

Greeks protest widely loathed bailout before Wednesday’s vote

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As 7 p.m. rolled around for the scheduled start of an anti-European Union protest on Monday, Syntagma Square, the main square of central Athens, was empty save for tourists, journalists, riot police and flag-sellers.

Within an hour, a tame crowd of about 700 gathered to protest the contentious agreement Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reached that morning with European leaders

Reflecting a global outcry on social media overnight with the #ThisIsACoup topic, the mood in Athens on Monday was…

Greeks protest widely loathed bailout before Wednesday’s vote

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As 7 p.m. rolled around for the scheduled start of an anti-European Union protest on Monday, Syntagma Square, the main square of central Athens, was empty save for tourists, journalists, riot police and flag-sellers.

Within an hour, a tame crowd of about 700 gathered to protest the contentious agreement Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reached that morning with European leaders

Reflecting a global outcry on social media overnight with the #ThisIsACoup topic, the mood in Athens on Monday was…

Greeks protest widely loathed bailout before Wednesday’s vote

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As 7 p.m. rolled around for the scheduled start of an anti-European Union protest on Monday, Syntagma Square, the main square of central Athens, was empty save for tourists, journalists, riot police and flag-sellers.

Within an hour, a tame crowd of about 700 gathered to protest the contentious agreement Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reached that morning with European leaders

Reflecting a global outcry on social media overnight with the #ThisIsACoup topic, the mood in Athens on Monday was…