U.S., Russian crew arrives at space station

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  • Mar 20, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying a NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, ending a nearly six-hour flight, a NASA TV broadcast showed. U.S. astronaut Jeff Williams and cos...
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Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

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  • Oct 05, 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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U.S., Apple ratchet up rhetoric in fight over encryption

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  • Feb 21, 2016
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday seeking to compel Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to comply with a judge's order to unlock the encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, portraying the tech giant's refusal a...
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Exclusive: Apple's Tim Cook to visit China for government meetings - source

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  • May 06, 2016
BEIJING Apple Inc (AAPL.O) Chief Executive Tim Cook plans to visit Beijing later this month to meet high-level government officials, at a time when it is facing some setbacks in its most important overseas market, a source familiar with the matter sai...
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Drone meets blimp for crowd-friendly UAV

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  • Mar 16, 2016
A new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle that is safe to fly at close proximity to crowds has been developed by a spin-off team from Swiss university ETH Zurich. The helium-filled flying machine, known as Skye, combines the manoeuvrability of a tradition...
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People urged to evacuate as Storm Desmond floodwaters rise in northwest England

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  • Dec 05, 2015
LONDON — Residents of Cumbria, in northwest England, were advised to evacuate their homes due to severe flooding as Storm Desmond drenched the region in heavy rains on Saturday. Cumbria police declared it a major incident and warned of disruption to ...
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Apple Pay coming to mobile websites later this year: Re/code

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  • Mar 24, 2016
Apple Inc will integrate Apple Pay with its Safari browser later this year, allowing users to make purchases from mobile websites, technology website Re/code reported, citing sources.The mobile payments system will be available to shoppers who use iPho...
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Java 8 Top Tips

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  • Jul 26, 2016
I’ve been working a lot with Java 8 code over the last couple of years, for both new applications and migrating existing ones, and it feels like the right time to write down some of the “best practices” I’ve found useful. I personally dislike th...
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Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank hackers compromised SWIFT software, warning to be issued

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  • Apr 25, 2016
The attackers who stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank probably hacked into software from the SWIFT financial platform that is at the heart of the global financial system, said security researchers at British defense contractor BAE System...
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Self-driving delivery robots could be Santa's new helper

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  • Dec 27, 2015
Fleets of small autonomous robots could soon become a familiar presence on public pathways with the advent of ground-based drones that aim to improve local delivery of goods and groceries. Former Skype co-founders have launched a new ...
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