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37 min ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

From virtual reality to stars, five highlights fro...

Every year, around 130,000 comic book fans and entertainment enthusiasts trek to San Diego's Comic-Con International, where thousands of booths and hundreds of panels are set up by industry outlets to cater to attendees.

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Related Topix: Virtual Reality, The Hunger Games

4 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

T&T-born HIV activist fights on

HIV activists stage a silent protest on July 20 at the opening ceremony of the International Aids 2014 conference, which commenced with a memorial for six HIV activists who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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Related Topix: Wi-Fi, Air Accidents, World News, Malaysia, Pakistan

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Neuroscientists analyze imaging data using new technologies

In an age of "big data," a single computer cannot always find the solution a user wants.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Cloud Computing, Health

12 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

Dr. Robert Howe says his medical practice in Massachusetts showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts.

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Related Topix: Inventions

17 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Retired Canadian astronaut Julie Payette had early doubts about becoming astronaut

Five years after her final flight, retired astronaut Julie Payette admits she had doubts she would ever fly as she watched the Americans send astronauts to the moon in the late 1960s and early '70s.

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Related Topix: Space, NASA

18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Ross Harris hot car death: Computer forensics expert, profiler talks deception

Cobb County hot car death, the many Cobb County warrants against Justin Ross Harris detail precisely what technology the Cobb County High Tech Unit is looking at, and what they are looking for.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Apple, Startups, Ipad

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Armstrong on the moon, 45 years ago

It's July 19 and I'm at Wapakoneta, Ohio, at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Tomorrow is July 20, 2014, the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Space, Wapakoneta, OH, Children, Vocal, Opinion

CIO

Criminals Ride Google Coattails in DDoS Attacks

The easy access Google's web crawlers have to sites is increasingly being exploited by cybercriminals in launching distributed denial of service attacks, a security vendor says.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kids learn to use minds, hands at 'Camp Invention'

Using a recycled box, packing paper, foam, duct tape and other materials items, 6-year-old Sylvia created her very own "alone-time house" in response to a camp assignment that asked her to create something that will help solve one of her problems.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Family, Kids, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, Vigo County, IN

PC World

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

A bill that allows consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on other carriers passed its last hurdle in Congress on Friday, opening the way for it to become law once it is signed by President Obama.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Libraries, DMCA News, Digital Rights Management, AT&T

Brandon Sun

Robot to hitchhike Sunday from Halifax to Victoria in study of trust

Travellers in Canada may have some unusual company on the highway this summer as a Wellie-wearing, social media-savvy robot hits the road on a mission to hitchhike its way from Halifax to Victoria.

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Related Topix: Robots, North America, Canada, World News

Daily Times

Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data : July 26, 2014,

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, Google+, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Computer Security

The Fresno Bee

Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

The price it paid for brisket jumped a net 54 percent in just six months. It had cut its staff from 13 to seven.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Beef, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, CPU, Agriculture, Science, Epidemic

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KFVS12

Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NASA,

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Massive solar storm barely missed Earth in 2012, study says

Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.

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Related Topix: Space, Astronomy, Science

Bellingham Herald

British man charged in government computer hacking

A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England, Thursday on charges including conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Cybercast News Service

Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue

Visa Inc. said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions.

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Related Topix: Visa Inc., CPU, San Mateo County, CA, Foster City, CA

Hillingdon Times

Google 'should not censor history'

Google must not be left to "censor history" if a European Court ruling allowing people to have links removed from the search engine's index stands, the founder of Wikipedia said today.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.

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Related Topix: NASA, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Baidu profit up 34 percent as mobile service grows

Baidu said Friday it earned 3.5 billion yuan in the three months ended June 30. Revenue rose 58.5 percent to 11.9 billion yuan .

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Baidu, Internet, Modesto, CA, Business News

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