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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria

Reuters - 36 min 13 sec ago
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to retake the Iraqi city that fell to the Islamists a week ago in a major setback for the government.







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California looks Down Under for drought advice

PhysOrg2 - 54 min 15 sec ago
California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent.
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California looks Down Under for drought advice

Phys.Org - 54 min 15 sec ago
California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent.
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Insight - Stalling economy hurts Turkey's AK Party ahead of election

Reuters - 55 min 1 sec ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Murat Dalga stands in a shop filled with everything but customers and swears he won't be voting for Turkey's ruling AK Party this time around.
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How new tech is helping Americans vote

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Several states want to implement new technologies for those registering to vote.

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Can marketers woo millennials with esports?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

As the likes of AT&T and McDonalds look to win over a younger generation, they may have found a solution in electronic sports games.

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Why Uber's driverless car has been spotted all over Pittsburg

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

With Uber looking to replace its current business model with self-driving vehicles, will taxi drivers survive the autonomous car boom?

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Google’s stuffed animals would control your appliances (and talk to your kids)

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

A patent filed by Google speculates that mechanical toys, whose embedded microphones would be constantly listening for spoken cues, could be installed in children's bedrooms.

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Mark Zuckerberg: Kids playing video games can lead to programming career

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

The Facebook founder and CEO said at a Town Hall Q&A last week that playing video games helped him become a programmer.

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Where can you find 3-D printers? Try your local library.

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

According to the ALA, the number of libraries that provide access to 3-D printers is growing.

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Can YouTube attract a new audience with 60fps HD live streaming?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

YouTube announces it will support live streaming at 60 frames per second, considered the standard for video games. YouTube will also allow viewers to rewind streams, then speed them up to catch back up with what is happening live.

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Internet.org: A battle over net neutrality? Or between haves and have-nots?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

While Facebook attempts to connect the two-thirds of the world without Internet access, it faces a growing backlash. What is the 'net neutrality' debate really about?

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Netflix gets a facelift. What's changing?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Netflix announced on Wednesday that the website's user interface will be getting an update for the first time since 2011.

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How mCookie's DIY-computer tech brings Legos to life

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Microduino’s mCookie is its second-generation product that incorporates building blocks to make DIY tech more approachable.

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Why does entering racist slurs into Google Maps return the White House?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Entering variations on a racial epithet used against African Americans into Google Maps will direct some users to the White House. Who is behind this?

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Why the US is testing hypersonic weapons (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

The US Air Force has developed a hypersonic engine as part of a program to create a class of weapons so fast and accurate that they could reach any target in the world within an hour. 

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What will the next Apple Watch look like?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Apple has taken on some of the chief criticisms against the newly launched Apple Watch and plans to improve both heath and security features. 

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Ahead of WWDC, Apple updates its iMac and 15-inch MacBook Pro

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Apple announced an updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with faster flash storage and a Force Touch trackpad. Apple also refreshed its Retina 5K iMacs, introducing a new model and dropping the price on the existing model.

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3D-printing human skin: The end of animal testing?

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Beauty conglomerate L’Oreal has partnered with biotech company Organovo to facilitate printing human skin for product testing. 

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Apple purchases GPS startup, seeks to improve Maps platform

Christian Science Monitor - 55 min 32 sec ago

Following rocky beginnings, Apple Maps may improve with Apple's recent purchase of GPS startup company Coherent Navigation.

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