UW’s DIRAC Institute gears up for big data from wide-angle telescope surveys

Yahoo News A new data analysis  for what’s expected to be torrents of astronomical imagery is taking shape at the University of Washington. Thanks to contributions from software billionaire Charles

Vietnam's sole oil refinery gears up for IPO

Vietnamnet - The Binh Son Refining and Petro Chemical Co. (BSR), the operator of Dung Quat Oil Refinery, has invited 15 domestic and foreign investors to become the company’s strategic partners.

Yen Bai gears up for Vietnam Tourism Year 2017

EN VietNamNet - As a gateway of the northern region of Vietnam with many special tourism products, the northern province of Yen Bai has prepared activities for the Lao Cai – Northwest National

BlackBerry QNX shifting gears with new autonomous vehicle innovation center in Canada

A new innovation center will work on engineering projects for connected cars. BlackBerry QNX will also be testing autonomous vehicles on Ontario roads as part of a pilot program.

Switching gears, Canada's BlackBerry to open autonomous vehicle hub

Canada's BlackBerry Ltd will open an autonomous driving research center on Monday, as it tries to make itself an indispensable under-the-hood piece of the automotive industry's weaponry in the

Irish village gears up to party for local hero Trump

On a windswept coastline in western Ireland, a sleepy hamlet is preparing one hell of an inauguration party on January 20 when billionaire tycoon and local investor Donald Trump becomes US president.

HCMC gears towards high-tech agriculture with $114 mln plan

It's a big price to ask for a sector that has previously failed to attract major investment.

Ranieri gears up for another Leicester 'fairytale'

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri looked forward to "another fairytale" after the 5,000-1 Premier League champions booked their place in the knockout phase of the Champions League. Leicester are

World Travel Market 2016: Tourisme Québec gears up to celebrate Montréal's 375th anniversary

Tourisme Québec will showcase the province’s festivities, events and new openings at World Travel Market London with a focus on Montréal’s 375th anniversary next year. Montréal will be hosting a

French ex-economy minister Macron gears for presidential run: aide

Former French economy minister Emmanuel Macron is putting the final touches to a presidential campaign bid, which he will announce in the next few weeks, an aide told AFP on Tuesday. "All the

London gears up for World Travel Market 2016

Thousands of professionals from the travel and tourism industry are gathering in London this weekend as World Travel Market prepares to open its doors for the 37th year with a new look, new programme.

England's 'most haunted village' gears up for Halloween

With Halloween in the air, ghouls are set to emerge from the shadows in the quiet streets of Pluckley, reputedly the most haunted village in England. The village generally would rather Halloween did

In search of treasure from trash, rivalry gears up among Saigon waste collectors

Saigon is Vietnam's largest producer of waste, with hungry players eager to chip in the lucrative pickup industry.

China gears up for annual dog-meat festival


China's southern city of Yulin geared up on Monday for its upcoming dog meat festival despite widespread opposition from activists calling for an end to the slaughter and eating of the animals.