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REPORT: VA struggles with benefits paid to vets

The federal agency responsible for caring for America's veterans, already in scandal over delays in health care, also struggles with payments to veterans injured or ill from their service.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, CPU

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.


Related Topix: Ipad

WFTV Orlando

Amazon asks FAA for permission to test fly delivery drones

Amazon is getting serious about its plans to fill the skies with delivery drones.


Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Robots, Jeff Bezos

WCAX-TV Burlington

'Planet of the Apes' thumps chest with $73M debut

Authorities say a Greyhound bus and car collided on a highway near Indiana's border with Ohio, killing one person and injuring at least 18 others.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Ohio, Computer Security, Georgetown University

KXLY-TV Spokane

Catching the summer of supermoons

July's supermoon happened Friday evening and peaked early Saturday morning, on July 12. But night owls, stargazers and early morning risers will be able to feast their eyes on more lunar showings soon.


Related Topix: NASA, Astronomy, Science, California


Panasonic to Make 14nm SoCs at Intel | EE Times

Panasonic will make SoCs in a low-power flavor of Intel's 14nm process technology.


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, CPU

Do the math before upgrading cellphone

Smart consumers know that when a sales pitch involves convoluted math, chances are it's not a good deal.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, CPU, Marketing

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Elon Musk pledges $1 million for Tesla museum

On Nikola Tesla's 158th birthday, it was the effort to build a museum in the influential scientist's honor that got the gift.


Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Inventions, Tesla Motors, Startups, Shoreham, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Times

India's Mars orbiter spacecraft to reach target in 75 days : July 12, 2014,

NEW DELHI India's Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target, the Press Trust of India news service reported on Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Space,

NASA Rocket Launch Set for Sunday

By Greg Hambrick Maryland residents may be able to spot the launch Sunday of the Cygnus cargo spacecraft from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.


Related Topix: NASA, Baltimore County, MD, Space

WLNE-TV Providence

Gunmen kill at least 33 in raid on Baghdad complex

A 15-year-old girl suburban Houston girl who survived an attack in which her parents and four younger siblings were killed says she's on the road to recovery.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Inventions, Immigration Reform

Look Up in the Sky: A Trio of Spectacular Super Moons this Summer

This weekend's full Moon is the first of three so-called "Super Moons" in a row, so if clouds cover the spectacular lunar event, you'll have two more chances to marvel at its luminosity.


Related Topix: NASA

Thanh Nein News

Demand for personal computers still erratic, outlook unstable

Improved demand for personal computers after years of declines may not last as emerging markets remain weak and recent corporate upgrades in the United States and Europe may prove fleeting.


Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Microsoft Windows, Intel, Western Digital Corporation

Bellingham Herald

Chinese man accused of hacking into U.S. computers

Suspect Su Bin worked in cahoots with two unnamed Chinese hackers to get the data between 2009 and 2013, and Su attempted to sell some of the information to state-owned Chinese companies, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles that was unsealed Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, Computer Security

Fri Jul 11, 2014


FCC approves plan to spend $1B a year on school Wi-Fi

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to spend $2 billion over the next two years on improving Wi-Fi networks at schools and libraries, despite questions from Republican commissioners about the source of those funds.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wi-Fi


Union leader derides Obama education chief

Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Utah man they say wanted to kill police officers and blow up a police department with the hope it would cause an uprising against the government.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Barack Obama

Myrtle Beach Online

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Marc Raimondi said Friday that the case raises concern and the federal government will continue using all tools to strengthen cybersecurity.


Related Topix: Computer Security, US News, Business News

AME Info

Emirates inks largest biggest aircraft order in aviation history

Bachelors degree in accounting or finance is also required and Certified Public Accountant are preferred.


Related Topix: Microsoft Office

New York Post

Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly delivery drones is seeking permission from US regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology.


Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Media, IT Services, Audible, Jeff Bezos, Space


Google to tour Europe to discuss right-to-be-forgotten ruling

Google is going to tour Europe with a band of external advisers this fall to discuss a landmark ruling by Europe's top court that gave people the right to have personal information excluded from search engine listings in Europe.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet


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