Bangladesh Factory Safety Survey, China Buys Up Iraqi Oil, Google Bans Facial Recognition Apps on Google Glass

According to a survey conducted by engineers in Bangladesh, close to two-thirds of the country’s garment factories are “vulnerable to collapse.”

China has become the biggest beneficiary of the post-Saddam oil boom in Iraq, buying nearly half of the oil that Iraq produces and negotiating for an ever larger share.

Google makes a move to appease those with privacy concerns by banning developers from creating facial recognition apps for Google Glass.

Government officials and drug companies are increasingly putting safety concerns to the side in the race to develop antibiotics to combat the new generation of “superbugs.”

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