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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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Breaking News: Do you know anyone who has bought an Amazon Fire phone?
   
Posted by: Adrian Holman

Joliet :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 17:54:56 -0700 | technology-news

Remember earlier this month when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos released the new smartphone called the Amazon Fire? This smartphone was supposed to be a game-changer that would challenge Apple and Samsung in the mobile market. The new technology in the...
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Source: BBC

Las Vegas :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 18:48:23 -0700 | technology-news

The Tor Project said that it believed the assault was designed to de-anonymise the net addresses of people operating or visiting hidden sites. However, it said it was not sure exactly how users had been "affected". The project added that...
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Source: International Business Times

Beverly Hills :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 14:08:37 -0700 | technology-news

Was it boredom, utter hatred and bitterness or sheer curiosity that led me to download and play Kim Kardashian's new game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on an otherwise dull Wednesday in the office...To sum up the game in a nutshell: Money...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Cupertino :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 18:26:58 -0700 | technology-news

Apple has just about completed its acquisition of Beats Music, and in turn, layoffs have begun, according to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman . After weeks of buzz, Apple officially announced the Beats acquisition on May 28 . Part of the $3...
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Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Baltimore :: MD :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 17:26:45 -0700 | technology-news

As the UK invites in driverless cars, an American consultant wonders if normal vehicles will be allowed to stay on the road.  July 30, 2014 As exciting as the news may be that driverless cars will officially take to the...
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Source: Macworld

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 16:58:29 -0700 | technology-news

To make this dream a reality, however, Modbook is asking that you fund a Kickstarter campaign for the Modbook Pro X, which will cost a minimum of $2,000 apiece. That funding will buy you a place on Modbook's assembly line;...
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Source: BBC

Paris :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 16:43:28 -0700 | technology-news

Robot 'learns to keep going with broken leg' The robot had to learn to adjust to having one of its six legs broken Engineers have taken a step towards having machines that can operate when damaged by developing a robot...
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Source: BusinessInsider

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 16:06:46 -0700 | technology-news

Before inventing Auto-Tune, the software that would change the music industry forever, Andy Hildebrand was a research scientist in the oil industry. Working for Exxon Production Research and then Landmark Graphics, a company he co-founded,  Hildebrand developed  software  for processing data...
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Source: Entrepreneur

Irvine :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 15:51:17 -0700 | technology-news

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring For its first 10 years, Facebook focused on the low-hanging fruit of the Internet: advertising. It sold banners that could be hung around the town square, or allowed brands...
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Source: Entrepreneur

Irvine :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 15:51:11 -0700 | technology-news

Reasons Your Startup Needs to Launch a Mobile App -- Now There could be instances, though, where you may choose to build one platform first, instead of both at the same time...If you have a non-tech business delivered through technology (such as AirBnB...
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