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China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law

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  • Dec 23, 2015
BEIJING Technology companies have nothing to fear from China's new anti-terrorism law which aims to prevent and probe terror activities and does not affect their copyright, China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, rebuffing U.S. criticism as unwarra...
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Five cheetah cubs fight for survival after rare C-section birth

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  • Mar 21, 2016
NEW YORK Five cheetah cubs are fighting for their lives after being delivered prematurely at a Cincinnati zoo by a caesarean section, a procedure seldom performed during the birth of the endangered cats.The cubs, born earlier this month, have weak immu...
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Start-ups at risk as investors close taps, Modi fund falls short

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  • Jan 19, 2016
MUMBAI After pumping billions of dollars into internet start-ups in the last 24 months, global investors are cutting that flood back a trickle as dreams of huge online sales are clouded by soaring valuations and still-distant profits.Even as Prime Mini...
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Lockheed unit to help design quieter supersonic passenger jet: NASA

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  • Mar 01, 2016
NASA on Monday announced a contract award to Lockheed Martin Corp's unit for the preliminary design of a "low boom" flight demonstration aircraft.NASA's Commercial Supersonic Technology Project had asked industry teams to submit design concepts for a t...
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Upside down wine glass lets you look even less sober

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  • Feb 06, 2016
The image of fancy people drinking from regular wine glasses has become such a cliche. Defy convention and look like you're too drunk to hold a glass properly with the upside-down wine glass. The novelty glass comes from gadget shop Red5, which dreams of ...
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Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

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  • Aug 10, 2015
LOS ANGELES Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader....
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Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

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  • Apr 28, 2016
Facebook Inc's (FB.O) quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending.The company's s...
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Beer brewers toast Australian gluten-free barley

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  • Apr 20, 2016
SYDNEY Australian scientists say they have developed the world's first WHO-approved "gluten-free" barley, a breakthrough for global beer manufacturers which have had to use alternatives to barley such as rice and sorghum to brew gluten-free beer.Austra...
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EU can suspend new data transfer pact with U.S. if worried about privacy: Official

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  • Dec 10, 2015
BRUSSELS A new data transfer pact between the European Union and Washington will give the EU the right to pull the plug on the deal if it fears the United States is not safeguarding privacy enough, the EU Justice Commissioner said on Thursday. A previo...
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Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

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  • Aug 31, 2015
LOS ANGELES Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader....
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