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U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces

Reuters - October 24, 2014 - 5:22pm
RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian-American youth during clashes on Friday, the U.S. State Department said, calling for a quick and transparent investigation.






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US official: Auto safety agency under review

PhysOrg2 - October 24, 2014 - 5:20pm
Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the U.S. agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates for not acting aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches.
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US official: Auto safety agency under review

Phys.Org - October 24, 2014 - 5:20pm
Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the U.S. agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates for not acting aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches.
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Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 33 security personnel

Reuters - October 24, 2014 - 5:18pm
ISMAILIA (Reuters) - Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed 33 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year.
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Stephen Hawking's first Facebook post

CBS - October 24, 2014 - 5:17pm
In his debut on the social network Friday, Hawking told fans and friends, "Be curious, I know I will forever be"
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Armored Fish Pioneered Sex As You Know It

National Geographic - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm
Fossils suggest that the first vertebrates to have sex performed the act side by side.
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Queen of the Underworld Sheds New Light on Greek Tomb

National Geographic - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm
Newly revealed mosaic may hold key to unlocking mystery: Who was buried in the massive mound?
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Ford CEO: We tore apart a Tesla. We could build one like it.

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Ford CEO Mark Fields says Ford has torn apart and rebuilt a Tesla Model S – and that the company is considering building a similar long-range, high-performance electric car. Ford's current model, the Focus Electric, has better gas mileage but a shorter range than the Tesla Model S.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) profits beat expectations thanks to tablets, cloud

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Microsoft announced higher-than-expected earnings for the last quarter. Cloud computing and the Surface tablet spurred Microsoft's profits.

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Mark Zuckerberg speaks Chinese. Who knew? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

The Facebook founder spoke with students in Chinese at Tsinghua University in Beijing Wednesday.

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Facebook launches Rooms: a way to share your interests without sharing your name

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Facebook launched a new app called Rooms on Thursday. Unlike Facebook itself, Rooms allows users to comment pseudonymously on different topics – just like early Internet bulletin boards.

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Facebook teases anonymous app. What would that look like? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

A recent report and tweet suggest that Facebook is working on an app that would allow users to remain anonymous.

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Apple reaches deal with GT Advanced Technologies to end sapphire production

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Apple reached a deal with GT Advanced Technologies to end the production of its sapphire materials for the iPhone. Apple will recover $439 million in payments. 

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How Ello made it illegal for it to sell ads

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Ello has announced it received $5 million in funding and has become a public benefit corporation, writing into its charter that it will never sell ads or track user data. But many critics doubt that the trendy new social media site can turn a profit.

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Survey finds users frequently bullied online

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

A Pew Research Center study found that a number of web users have experienced harassment. And poll responders say they have seen someone else get harassed online.

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Apple says hackers attacked iCloud

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Apple announced security warnings for its iCloud storage service after organized attacks. Apple said the attacks were trying to obtain users' information.

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Google unveils sleek new email assistant

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Google introduces 'Inbox', a new email app. It's part email organizer, part personal assistant, and is sure to make emailing a lot easier.

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Magic Leap: augmented-reality startup catches Google's eye

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Magic Leap, a company focused on blending digital and real world imagery, raised $542 million in funding from Google and other investors. But Magic Leap doesn't have a product yet -- so why is Google interested?

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Google's Play Music creates playlist based on user's mood

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

Need some music for Monday morning? Google's Play Music can create a playlist suited for commuting or getting the work week started.  

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Will the Hendo Hoverboard take us back to the future? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - October 24, 2014 - 5:16pm

The Kickstarter page for Hendo Hoverboard promises a working model for $10,000. But what powers this technology?

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