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Teeter-totters at U.S.-Mexico border win UK design prize

LONDON (AP) — A collection of teeter-totters that briefly allowed children on both sides of the US-Mexico border wall to play together has won a prize from London’s Design Museum. Th...

EonStor CS Scale-Out NAS Perfectly Integrates SSD Cache into M&E Application

TAIPEI, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Infortrend® Technology, Inc. (TWSE: 2495), the industry-leading enterprise storage provider, adds SSD cache into EonStor CS scale-out NAS making it a perfect ...

Employees Feel Companies Not Doing Enough to Upskill Them to Full Potential, More Can Be Done: NTUC LearningHub Survey

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 19 January 2021 - Despite more than half of employers (52%) reporting insufficient employees with the right skill sets to achieve current business goals, not enough is bei...

Public concerned new skyscraper will block view of Taipei 101 fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The public is concerned that a new skyscraper proposed for Taipei will block the view of the Taipei 101 New Year's Eve fireworks. Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd. ...

Weiwuying in southern Taiwan presents live concert program amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or more commonly known as Weiwuying, has been lauded as one of a few that can put on shows normally in a world largely deprived...

Insider Q&A: Mark Weinstein, MeWe's anti-Facebook CEO

BOSTON (AP) — Some users have fled Facebook and Twitter after the platforms booted President Donald Trump and some of his confederates for inciting unrest and spreading false claims about election fra...

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran urged the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on Tehran’s nuclear program, state TV reported Sunday, a day after Germany, France and Bri...

European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying that Tehran has “no credible civilian use...

A man of letters: Yogi Berra to be featured on new stamp

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yogi Berra will soon be all over — your mail, that is. The New York Yankees great known for his funny malaprops will be featured on a new stamp this year, the U.S. ...

Athletic trainers adapt to chaos of sports in a pandemic

Collegiate athletic trainers are used to being the calm amid chaos. Screaming fans, blaring music from loudspeakers, coaches and players caught up in the heat of competition — all of...

RIP: Mars digger bites the dust after 2 years on red planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA declared the Mars digger dead Thursday after failing to burrow deep into the red planet to take its temperature. Scientists in Germany spent two year...

Samsung promises new phones will deliver more for less money

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Samsung’s next crop of smartphones will boast bigger screens, better cameras, and longer-lasting batteries at lower prices than last year's lineup that came out just before th...

Lawmaker wants Dolly Parton statue at Tennessee Capitol

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A statue of country music icon Dolly Parton could be added to the Capitol grounds in Nashville, Tennessee, if one state lawmaker gets his way. Democratic Rep....

UN watchdog confirms another Iranian breach of nuclear deal

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' atomic watchdog agency confirmed Thursday that Iran has informed it that the country has begun installing equipment for the production of uranium metal, which would b...

2021 Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival visual unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key visual for the 2021 Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival has been revealed, featuring a unicorn-like creature rendered in a splash of colors. Now in its 12th ye...