(MENAFN - AFP) Facebook is in talks to buy a solar-powered drone startup in what could lead to making wireless Internet available in regions without online access, according to technology news website TechCrunch.
TechCrunch cited an unidentified source as disclosing that the leading social network is considering buying Titan Aerospace for about $60 million.
(MENAFN - AFP) China is targeting growth of about 7.5 percent in 2014, Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday, unchanged from last year as the government tempers expectations for an economy transitioning to a more balanced, sustainable model.
The announcement came in Li's speech to the annual session of the National People's Congress, China's rubberstamp legislature.
(MENAFN - AFP) Auction house Sotheby's said Tuesday it has been forced to buy back a flawless, near-60 carat pink diamond it sold last November after the buyer defaulted on the record $83-million (60-million-euro) payment.
New York diamond cutter Isaac Wolf had outbid rivals for the gemstone, called the "Pink Star", in the Geneva auction conducted by the company.