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Gerbils Likely Pushed Plague To Europe in Middle Ages – NPR (blog)

Gerbils Likely Pushed Plague To Europe in Middle Ages – NPR (blog)

i Who, me? The Asian relative of this domestic gerbil is a well-known host to the bacteria that cause plague. Valentina Storti/Flickr Gerbils are a beloved classroom pet, but they might also be deadly killers. A study now claims that gerbils helped bring bubonic plague to Medieval Europe and contributed to the deaths of millions. […]

Visa Europe plans new security that could pave way for Apple Pay – Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Visa Europe has announced a new, more secure way for consumers to pay retailers via smartphones, a move that could set the stage for Apple’s (AAPL.O) Apple Pay and rival mobile payment services to be introduced into Europe in the coming months. Visa Europe said on Tuesday it would introduce to member […]

Apple to Spend Nearly $2 Billion on New European Data Centers – Wall Street Journal

Apple Inc. said on Monday that it would spend nearly $2 billion to build its first two data centers in Europe, the latest U.S. tech giant to open computing centers in the region amid a tightening regulatory environment. The two data centers, each covering 166,000 square meters, will be built in Denmark and Ireland, the […]

Apple to Spend Nearly $2 Billion on New European Data Centers – Wall Street Journal

Apple Inc. said on Monday that it would spend nearly $2 billion to build its first two data centers in Europe, the latest U.S. tech giant to open computing centers in the region amid a tightening regulatory environment. The two data centers, each covering 166,000 square meters, will be built in Denmark and Ireland, the […]

Europe Throws Ukraine Under the Bus – Newsweek

Europe Throws Ukraine Under the Bus – Newsweek

Europe Throws Ukraine Under the Bus – Newsweek

Europe Throws Ukraine Under the Bus – Newsweek

Why Europe should worry about ISIS in Libya – CBS News

Why Europe should worry about ISIS in Libya – CBS News

LONDON — The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seems to have established a foothold within easy reach of Italy, and there is mounting cause for concern that the group could soon try to use Libya’s coastline as a departure point for Europe-bound operatives. CBS This Morning Egypt airstrikes target ISIS camps in Libya […]

Why Europe should worry about ISIS in Libya – CBS News

Why Europe should worry about ISIS in Libya – CBS News

LONDON — The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seems to have established a foothold within easy reach of Italy, and there is mounting cause for concern that the group could soon try to use Libya’s coastline as a departure point for Europe-bound operatives. CBS This Morning Egypt airstrikes target ISIS camps in Libya […]

Apple to spend $1.9 billion on new European data centers – Reuters

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said it would spend 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion) to build two data centers in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs. The company said the centers, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple’s online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps […]

Euro-Hedged Fund Poised to Dethrone Biggest Europe Stock ETF – Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — The slump in the euro is reshaping the landscape for exchange-traded funds that buy stocks in the region, catapulting one with built-in currency hedges to the verge of becoming Europe‚Äôs biggest equity ETF. The WisdomTree Europe Hedged Equity Fund has a market capitalization of $11.2 billion, up more than 10-fold from a year […]