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World's Tallest Building 2016: Dubai To Erect Burj Khalifa Rival

Dubai is outdoing itself by amassing the tallest tower in the world for the second time. Construction has officially begun on the building that is on track to become the tallest building in the world, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour is set to reach completion by 2020 and is expected to outdo Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s largest man-made structure, also located in Dubai.
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Twitter overflowed with condolence messages soon after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s death was announced at 11.30 p.m on Monday and the topic continued to trend. Twitter handles #RIPAm..
Brooks HaysCARDIFF, Wales, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- New analysis of the world's longest-living species, the quahog clam, has offered scientists a 1,000-year chemical history of the North Atlantic Ocean.
The hand controllers are designed to work with the Oculus Rift headset are on sale today from US, UK, Canada, France and Germany.
Like an advent calendar, the site will release a new game or activity each day. On Christmas Eve, Google's tracker will go live, allowing fans worldwide to follow Santa's progress from the North Pol
A new study reveals that two thirds of people can't correctly identify a clementine from a picture. Femail decided to see if the results are true and put together a tricky quiz to test your fruit kn
We pit Huawei's latest two devices against the iPhone 7 Plus in our new battery test.
Will support group’s analytics needs worldwide
Sales of the Apple Watch to consumers set a record during the first week of holiday shopping, and the current quarter is on track to be the best ever for the product,Tim Cook told Reuters.
We've found all the best deals for Sony's new Xperia X Compact smartphone so you'll always get the best price.
Eyeing partnerships with start-ups
Researchers from the University of Western Australia suggest that plants are capable of learning an association between the occurrence of one event and the anticipation of another.
Already seen a spike in digital transactions with wallet players gaining ground in the last few weeks, says Fino Paytech MD
A project is underway to record the underwater behaviour of Britain's grey seals.
Had closed the business in Nov 2015 to focus on home buying and selling
Our daily pick of the best free Windows software – a free video downloader and converter that does it all.
Extra battery life and wireless charging come to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus thanks to Mophie
President-elect Donald Trump's concern for government expenditures now extends to future officials travels for the commander in chief, even if he's not in the White House. The businessman-turned poli
As anxiety grows over leaked, hacked, and subpoenaed conversations, Wickr is expanding its encrypted messaging app into workplace collaboration. The post This App Wants to Be Your Encrypted, Self-Des
Rapper T.I. issued a cryptic tweet after a bogus Facebook post that supposedly came from his wife, VH1 reality star Tameka “Tiny” Harris, went viral Monday. T.I. took to Twitter to share his message.
Fotolia Jake Olcott is Vice President of Business Development at BitSight Technologies. He served as cyber security attorney to the Senate Commerce Committee and House Homeland Security Committee. He
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean start-up company has developed a thumb joystick that allows users to fly a drone with one hand, replacing the traditional two-handed joystick.
(Reuters Health) - Poverty cuts an average of almost 10 years off American men’s lives and seven off women’s, a new study shows. Eager to tease out socioeconomic disparities that ca
Hillary Clinton, who lost the Electoral College to President-elect Donald Trump in November, extended her popular vote lead over her former challenger Tuesday to a tally that is far larger than any o
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Makers of the Snuggie blanket and other products sold mainly on TV have sued Inc , accusing the Internet retailer of trademark infringement for letting an "astronomical
The Supreme Court hands Samsung a win in its fight to restrict damages from infringing patents on the design of Apple's iPhone.
Nominees Beyoncé, Drake, and Chance the Rapper all had non-traditional releases for their albums. The post Grammy Nominations: Surprise-Release Streaming Albums Are Taking Over appeared first on WIRE
The unnamed plane passenger was flying on a Ryanair Boeing 737 from Malaga to Bristol Airport when he looked out of the window and saw what appeared to be a levitating rod yesterday morning.
Tobacco causes epigenetic changes in the brain of a developing foetus which makes them more prone to trying new things, including cannabis, researchers from King's College London found.
Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce its pollution. Starting next year, the firm says it will have amassed enough renewable energy to meet all of its electricity needs across the wo
Google WiFi, the company’s new router which transmits Wi-Fi in every room and is designed to handle multiple devices in a household, is now available. The connected system, which was revealed durin
Researchers from the University of Western Australia suggest that plants are capable of learning an association between the occurrence of one event and the anticipation of another.
Flaunting a booze session on Facebook proved costly for five youths, who were arrested here and sent to jail hours after posting the photo showing an IMFL bottle, police said today. The incident, ...

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