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3 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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Related Topix: eBay, Kindle, iPod touch App, Yelp, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad

7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Hands on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset, with an iPhone look

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi jokes that its newest handset, built out of stainless steel, is like a "kitchen knife," but iPhone-esque might be the better comparison.

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Related Topix: iPhone, CPU, Cameras

12 hrs ago | KAUZ

Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

12 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

16 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

Is this Apple's new iWatch?

Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch Tuesday, lending credence to rumors that the company will unveil a new "iWatch" this fall.

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Related Topix: Bluetooth, Watches

17 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

This photo provided by Oculus Rift/Fox shows a scene from "X-Men: Days of Future Past" virtual reality experience.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Virtual Reality

21 hrs ago | PC World

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Wi-Fi, Cellphones, NaviSite

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CIO

AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Wi-Fi

NBC Philadelphia

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

These seats could be a thing of the past, if an invention Airbus is hoping to patent for a minimalist bicycle-style seat takes off.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Weird

CIO

Stealthy ransomware 'Critroni' uses Tor, could replace Cryptolocker

Cybercriminals are spreading a new file-encrypting ransomware program that's more powerful and resilient than Cryptolocker, a threat recently shut down by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Bitcoin, Science, Computer Science, Computer Security, Cryptography

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum walk past a depiction of space exploration by artist Robert T. NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Related Topix: NASA, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Space

The Washington Post

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

A military spokesman says the Twitter account run by Kenya's military has been taken over by hackers claiming to be from the activist collective Anonymous.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, World News

Science Daily

Astronauts to test free-flying 'housekeeper' robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Related Topix: Robots, Computers, NASA, Space

New Scientist

We're growing living walls to save lions

Masai people in Tanzania kill lions that kill their livestock - so conservationist Laly Lichtenfeld is helping them make corrals to keep all the animals safe Masai people in Tanzania kill lions that kill their livestock - so conservationist Laly Lichtenfeld is helping them make corrals to keep all the animals safe To protect Masai livestock from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KFVS12

Canadian woman gets large donation for medical bills

Stephanie's daughter made an appeal on her mom's fundraising website after they failed to raise enough money.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research

KBOI-AM Boise

Former NASA Boss: Russia Has US Space Program in 'Hostage Situation'

Forty-five years ago, the world watched as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," becoming the first humans to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin

Reuters

Forty-five years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space

EETimes

OCZ Updates SQL Flash Accelerator | EE Times

OCZ Storage Solutions, having settled in as a Toshiba-owned company after its acquisition at the beginning of the year, has updated its ZD-XL SQL Accelerator to support the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server.

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Related Topix: High Performance Computing

Lexington Herald-Leader

Florida State professor wins robotics grant

Mechanical engineering professor Jonathan Clark received the Career Award from the National Science Foundation.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Robots

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 13, History Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, NASA

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