Coles brings in Ocado to get serious about online grocery shopping
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Coles brings in Ocado to get serious about online grocery shopping

Coles announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with British online grocery business Ocado to improve its online grocery delivery services by the end of 2023. Under the agreement, Coles will use Ocado’s end-to-end proprietary…

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Human Services is building another chatbot
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Human Services is building another chatbot

The federal government has decided that all Commonwealth entities would benefit from having a chatbot, with the Department of Human Services (DHS) announcing it was working on the development of one that will be ready by the end…

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Samsung and KT achieve 1Gbps speed on 5G commercial network
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Samsung and KT achieve 1Gbps speed on 5G commercial network

KT and Samsung have achieved 1Gbps speed over the air using the telco’s 5G commercial network in Gwanghwamun, Seoul. executive guide What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the new wireless revolution It’s a capital improvement…

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UK Parliament defies Theresa May, backs vote on Brexit alternatives
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UK Parliament defies Theresa May, backs vote on Brexit alternatives

UK lawmakers voted 329 to 302 late Monday to give themselves the right to vote on alternative options to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The move presents yet another defeat for May, who opposed giving Parliament the right to hold so-called indicative votes,…

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Russia’s forests threatened by illegal logging
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Russia’s forests threatened by illegal logging

Forestry worker Oleg Shadrin is standing knee deep in snow. Stretching out behind him is an area as large as six football fields. Tree trunks peppered throughout tower up into the sky. “They should have been dug out,…

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Mexico asks Pope Francis and Spanish king to apologize for colonialism
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Mexico asks Pope Francis and Spanish king to apologize for colonialism

Spanish King Felipe VI and Pope Francis should apologize for the 16th-century conquest of Mexico, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday. The populist leftist Mexican president has sought to cast himself as a champion of Mexico’s indigenous…

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Climate change: Energy-linked CO2 emissions hit record high in 2018
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Climate change: Energy-linked CO2 emissions hit record high in 2018

Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the production of energy reached a new record in 2018, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report on Tuesday. CO2 emissions are the main driving force behind global warming, which scientists fear…

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German air traffic software glitch one of several problems afflicting sector
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German air traffic software glitch one of several problems afflicting sector

The headquarters of DFS — the state-owned company in charge of all air traffic control matters in Germany — doesn’t look all that imposing as you drive towards it through the quiet, tree-lined backstreets of Langen, a small…

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Halt to ex-Nazi pensions urged
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Halt to ex-Nazi pensions urged

Jewish council president Josef Schuster told the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung newspaper (NOZ) Monday that German authorities had a responsibility toward Holocaust victims to trace remaining ex-Nazi pension recipients and take “conclusive” steps. Read more: Nazi collaborators still receiving…

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Brexit: British PM May says no support for third vote on withdrawal deal
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Brexit: British PM May says no support for third vote on withdrawal deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday conceded that she did not have enough support to present her divorce deal from the EU for a new vote in Parliament. The deal would need to be passed by Parliament…

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