WORLD Headline

Facebook to add more computing power with Texas data center


Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Facebook is building a massive data center in Texas to provide more computing capacity for the online social network's 1.4...full story
updated 2015-07-08 03:43 AM
The WORLD Gallery
Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Protestors confront a patron outside of a bar across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Liberty University students work in the atrium of the Jerry Falwell library at the school in Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Amid a $500 million construction boom, Liberty University is more construction zone than campus. Located in the foothills of Virginia Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Police stand in a line near protestors after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Two people assist a man who was injured and has blood on his face after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
    Updated: 2015/07/08 04:10 GMT+08:00
WORLD
 
Facebook to add more computing power with Texas data center

Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Facebook is building a massive data center in Texas to provide more computing capacity for the online social network's 1.4....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:43 AM

SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch
By MARCIA DUNN
Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) -- SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

China opens exhibition to mark the war victory over Japan
By LOUISE WATT
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China opened an exhibition Tuesday commemorating the World War II victory over Japan, part of a propaganda push to stir up nationalism....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Afghan official: Senior Islamic State figure killed
By RAHIM FAIEZ
Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's intelligence service says the second-highest figure among militants loyal to the Islamic State group in the country was killed in....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Gunmen attempt attack on state radio in C. African Republic

Associated Press

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The director of Central African Republic state radio says armed gunmen surrounded the station and attempted an attack but....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
Associated Press

The world's largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation,....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Man who led ATM scheme that stole $5M sentenced to 10 years

Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) -- A Romanian native who led a scheme that used card-reading devices to lift bank information from ATMs and steal millions....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:43 AM

Exposed to Greek banks, Balkans brace for trouble
By DUSAN STOJANOVIC
Associated Press

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- There is a saying in the Balkans: "Indebted like Greece." The expression is believed to have originated in the 19th century, when....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has refused to dismiss a murder case filed against former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Travel: Charleston on best cities list, Harlem, wildflowers
By BETH J. HARPAZ
Associated Press

CHARLESTON AGAIN IN TRAVEL + LEISURE BEST DESTINATIONS Charleston, South Carolina, was named the top destination in the U.S. and Canada for the third year in....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Martin wins 4th stage of Tour and takes overall lead
By JEROME PUGMIRE
Associated Press

CAMBRAI, France (AP) -- German rider Tony Martin won the fourth stage of the Tour de France to take the overall lead, while Chris Froome....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

AP PHOTOS: Pope encountering rich indigenous traditions
By JACOBO GARCIA
Associated Press

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Rich indigenous traditions dating back centuries before European priests arrived in the New World are on display throughout South America. As Pope....Fullstory

2015-07-08 03:01 AM

Member Services »
Advertisement »
HOME |  WORLD |  Politics |  Business |  Sports |  TAIWAN |  Technology |  Health |  Society |  OPINION
  • Taiwan News  ©  2015 All Rights Reserved.