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Campaigners say protected birds in danger in Malta

Phys.Org - 2 hours 49 min ago
Campaigners on Thursday said protected migratory birds were being shot in Malta and called for an exemption from EU hunting rules for the island state to be scrapped.
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Israel suspends peace talks after Palestinian unity bid

Reuters - 2 hours 58 min ago
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Thursday suspended U.S.-sponsored peace talks with the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas's unexpected unity pact with the rival Islamist Hamas group.






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Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members

PhysOrg2 - 3 hours 2 min ago
Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.
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Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members

Phys.Org - 3 hours 2 min ago
Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.
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Major tech companies back 'Heartbleed' prevention measure

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

After the OpenSSL flaw, nicknamed 'Heartbleed,' potentially exposed over two-thirds of websites to hackers, a group of major tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook, are donating funds to improve open-source security systems.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 prime? The rumors begin

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Samsung Galaxy S5 product line may be splitting in two, if new rumors prove true. A premium version with a better screen and processor could soon be released.

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iOS 7.1.1 update released, amid Apple's likely earnings slowdown

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

iOS 7.1.1 update hints at future Apple product features that may ameliorate a slow quarter for revenue.

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Google Street View heads back in time

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

"Forget the Delorean," Google Street View product managers say: Google is now offering visual "time travel." Users can now click back through the visual history of sites around the world using Street View.

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Sous vide: How to cook meat perfectly with 'Sansaire'

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Home cooks now have 'sous vide' tools of their own. Sansaire costs just $200.

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Google Glass presents challenge to nonprofits

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Google presents a challenge to nonprofits in hopes of proving further uses for its controversial Glass wearable tech.

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Back on the dance floor: Boston Marathon victim inspires prosthetics innovation (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

After two bombs ripped through the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a ballroom dance teacher, lost her left leg from the knee down. About 200 days later, she danced the rhumba thanks to a prosthetic bionic limb created by researchers at MIT – an innovation that could improve the lives of amputees for years to come.

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Google celebrates Earth Day with Rufous hummingbird, dung beetle, and more (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Google gave Googlers a view into its imagined menagerie on Tuesday with a Google Doodle that celebrates Earth Day with illustrations of the moon jellyfish, Rufous hummingbird, veiled chameleon, Japanese macaque, puffer fish, and dung beetle.

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Spritz app asks: How fast can you read this article? (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Samsung adds speed-reading app Spritz to Galaxy S5 smart phone.

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Apple seizes the steering wheel with CarPlay (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Apple's CarPlay will let drivers communicate hands-free.

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'Nearby Friends' helps find Facebook users in the real world (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Want to know where your Facebook friends are? A new optional feature lets you and your friends find each other via location-tracking technology on the Facebook app.

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Zynga goes mobile with new FarmVille 2 app

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Zynga hopes to turn around years of decreasing revenue with "FarmVille 2: Country Escape," an app for iOS and Android. Will its foray into mobile-first social gaming bring home the bacon?

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Project Ara: Google says 'next 5 billion' will build their phones

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

There has been a lot of talk recently about how the 'next 5 billion' consumers will get smart phones and get online. Google is aiming to bring a cheap, customizable smart phone to the masses with Project Ara, set to go on sale in January 2015.

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4K TV delivers Netflix like never before. But is 4K worth it?

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

4K TV sets can watch 'House of Cards' in ultra high definition. But will Netflix's 4K gambit be enough to get consumers to latch onto this nascent technology?

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Twitter brings analytics firm Gnip under its wing (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Twitter is hoping that analyzing your 140 characters will bring in big money. The social media site announced it bought social analytics firm Gnip Tuesday, adding to its growing nest of data companies.

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Titan Aerospace, solar-powered drone maker, acquired by Google

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 3 min ago

Just a month after Facebook was rumored to purchase Titan Aerospace, Google announced it snatched up the solar-powered drone company in order to bring Internet access to the rural masses.

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