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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 19:10:53 -0700 | technology-news

Google has set its sights on finding out what “perfect health” actually means. According to a new report The Wall Street Journal, Google is working on Project Baseline, a survey of 175 individuals, and, if successful, thousands more in the...
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Breaking News: Facebook Worth $190 Billion This Morning
   
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 15:52:46 -0700 | technology-news

Following Facebook’s enthusiastic second quarter earnings call, shares in the company jumped over 60 percent to an all-time high of $75. Shares have stabilized around that number, meaning the burst in value wasn’t just a quick pop. That means Facebook...
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Breaking News: Lyft Comes to NYC Tonight
   
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 19:49:01 -0700 | technology-news

New Yorkers, get ready for Lyft. After jumping through a series of legal hoops, the ride-sharing company is coming to the Big Apple. “After making positive progress with local and state leaders,” the San Francisco-based company pronounced on their blog...
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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 15:02:12 -0700 | technology-news

Just several weeks after Apple shelled out $3 billion for the company, Beats Electronics (founded by N.W.A. member Dr. Dre and legendary music producer Jimmy Iovine) is already getting into trouble. CNBC broke news this afternoon that Bose is suing...
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Breaking News: Amazon Posts $126 Million Loss in Q2 After Launching Smartphone, TV
   
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 17:36:16 -0700 | technology-news

Online retail behemoth giant had a sad second quarter, losing $126 million in revenue even as they released a new smartphone (the Fire), new television (the Fire TV) and new original content. “We continue working hard on making the Amazon...
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Breaking News: Hack North Korea - a two-day ‘hackathon' in Silicon Valley on 2 and 3 August
   
Posted by: prabirghose

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 17:27:55 -0700 | odd-news

Hack North Korea, a two-day ‘hackathon’ is scheduled to take place in San Francisco on 2-3 August – it would be organized by the Human Rights Foundation, a New York-based group that focuses on closed societies. The purpose of the...
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Breaking News: NSA using images from the internet to create facial recognition database to fight terrorism
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-05 16:45:18 -0700 | odd-news

The growth of terrorism all over the world has forced the NSA to go in for introducing counter measures and one of these methods is to create a comprehensive facial recognition database by intercepting millions of photographs that are posted...
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Breaking News: Early warning systems to predict natural disasters under development in California
   
Posted by: prabirghose

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-01 03:30:06 -0800 | green-news

Natural disasters keep taking a huge toll of men and their livelihoods and properties and hence, an early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods would be an invaluable aid for any country. Such systems are under development in California...
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Breaking News: DARPA awards announced - Google's Schaft robot wins the challenge
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-02-01 03:31:39 -0800 | odd-news

DARPA is the acronym of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US department of defense and it has conducted a challenge for robots in Miami, Florida - Google's Schaft robot won the two-day challenge. There were a total of...
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Breaking News: Dazzling amber fossil captures ancient flower in the sexual act
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Corvallis :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:58:48 -0700 | odd-news

Whoever said archaeology is only hard work and not sexy? A newly discovered 100-million-year-old amber fossil shows just how ancient flowers got down to the business of mating. A cluster of 18 tiny flowers encased in an amber fossil, including...
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Source: International Business Times

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 19:30:15 -0700 | technology-news

C on Sunday, October 12. Zombie lovers took over San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 25, for the highly anticipated panel for AMC's The Walking Dead. The trailer kicks off with Rick's final line from the Season 4 finale: They're...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 18:51:35 -0700 | technology-news

This is just a baby step in measuring the composition of other plants outside the solar system, said study co-author Peter McCullough, a planetary scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. We don't even really understand the Earth...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 21:42:07 -0700 | technology-news

Alan Trounson, California stem cell agency James Braund / Bloomberg News.
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Source: Arab News

Commerce :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 20:54:46 -0700 | technology-news

The Ministry of Housing has made it mandatory for all real estate firms to join its electronic Ijar system that seeks to regulate the rental market with measures to protect the rights of owners and tenants, and control prices. The...
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Source: Arab News

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 20:54:37 -0700 | technology-news

A prominent professor at King Saud University (KSU) has called for a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, especially to those under the age of 18. Sultan Ayoub Meo, a professor at the KSU's College of Medicine, told Arab News...
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