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Don't expect a cheaper phone from Apple

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

After Apple surpassed Wall Street's expectations with iPhone sales in the US and China, the company has no plans to go after its rival, Xiaomi, low cost model.

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NASA to launch satellite that will track droughts from space

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

On Thursday, NASA is expected to launch the Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite (SMAP) from California's Vandenberg Air Force base. The satellite will measure the moisture in Earth's dirt, which will help scientists learn more about drought conditions and even predict floods.

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Google Fiber will expand to four more cities

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

Google announced on Tuesday that Atlanta; Nashville; Charlotte, N.C.; and Raleigh-Durham, N.C. will be getting Google Fiber service soon. Google Fiber offers gigabit speeds – about 100 times faster than the average broadband connection – to residents and businesses.

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Resourceful Cubans create secret computer network amid Wi-Fi ban

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

It has been discovered that a group of young Cubans created a secret network that connected thousands of computers across Havana despite a Wi-Fi ban of home Internet connections by the government.

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China and Europe launch plan for robot space mission

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

On Monday, China and Europe issued a call for proposals for a robotic space mission that CAS and the ESA will develop together.

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Despite excitement over HoloLens, Microsoft's stock plunges

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

Even with the buzz surrounding its Windows 10 software and its augmented reality HoloLens goggles, Microsoft saw shares drop 10 percent Tuesday after it reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations but warned that a weak PC market and a strong dollar will curb growth this year.

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'Facebook Lite' brings social networking to areas with spotty data coverage

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

Facebook quietly launched 'Facebook Lite' for Android this week. Facebook Lite is a stripped-down app that allows users to access Facebook on low-end devices or in areas where mobile data is hard to come by.

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Facebook short outage Tuesday 'self-inflicted;' other sites affected

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

Facebook's last significant outage was nearly five years ago.

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Twitter adds video, group messaging. What's behind the new features?

Christian Science Monitor - 21 min 2 sec ago

The company has announced the release of some much-anticipated updates. Could these help improve user growth and get people more engaged in the social network? 

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'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

PhysOrg2 - 33 min 20 sec ago
Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Kathmandu on Monday.
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'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

Phys.Org - 33 min 20 sec ago
Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Kathmandu on Monday.
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Japan launches new spy satellite

PhysOrg2 - 34 min 59 sec ago
Japan on Sunday successfully launched a back-up spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.
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Japan launches new spy satellite

Phys.Org - 34 min 59 sec ago
Japan on Sunday successfully launched a back-up spy satellite, its aerospace agency said, after cancelling an earlier lift-off due to bad weather.
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NASA launches satellite to measure soil moisture

PhysOrg2 - 35 min 23 sec ago
NASA on Saturday launched a new Earth-observing satellite that aims to give scientists high-resolution maps showing how much moisture lies in soil in order to improve climate forecasts.
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NASA launches satellite to measure soil moisture

Phys.Org - 35 min 23 sec ago
NASA on Saturday launched a new Earth-observing satellite that aims to give scientists high-resolution maps showing how much moisture lies in soil in order to improve climate forecasts.
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Historic balloon flight ends off Mexican coast

PhysOrg2 - 37 min 24 sec ago
Troy Bradley might have been exhausted and a bit dehydrated, but the words printed on his T-shirt said it all: "Failure is not an option."
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Historic balloon flight ends off Mexican coast

Phys.Org - 37 min 24 sec ago
Troy Bradley might have been exhausted and a bit dehydrated, but the words printed on his T-shirt said it all: "Failure is not an option."
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Islamic State says it has beheaded second Japanese hostage Goto

Reuters - 45 min 50 sec ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to vow to step up humanitarian aid to the group's opponents in the Middle East and help bring his killers to justice.






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At least 1,375 Iraqis killed in January, most of them civilians: U.N.

Reuters - 48 min 34 sec ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Fighting and other violence in Iraq killed at least 1,375 people including 790 civilians in January, the United Nations said on Sunday.
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Planck: gravitational waves remain elusive

ESA - 50 min 57 sec ago
Despite earlier reports of a possible detection, a joint analysis of data from ESA's Planck satellite and the ground-based BICEP2 and Keck Array experiments has found no conclusive evidence of primordial gravitational waves.
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