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3 hrs ago | WBTV

Astronaut tweets 'saddest photo' of Israel-Gaza firefight

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst took a photo of the fighting in the Middle East from aboard the International Space Station.

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6 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Comic-Con 2014: 10 top picks for the first day of SDCC

What: The sold-out convention in San Diego draws thousands of fans from all over the world who love superheroes, vampires and more.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Showtime, Action Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Space

10 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark.

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14 hrs ago | South Milwaukee

RFID Chips to be Used on Chattooga County Buses to Track Students

Chattooga, Georgia The Chattooga County School District has signed a five-year contract to use StudentConnect , a product that lets school districts and parents track students using ID cards that contain radio frequency identification device chips.

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Related Topix: RFID News, Chattooga County, GA, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Officials: More than 1,600 StubHub Users Affected in International Cybercrime Scheme

Six people have been indicted for their roles in an international crime ring involving online ticket-reseller StubHub, officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

NBC Miami

Comic-Con: Thursday's Big Events

Following Wednesday evening's brief preview, Comic-Con makes the jump to light speed Thursday when the first full day of events kicks-off in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Batman, Action Movies, Adventure, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Seth Green, NASA

Bellingham Herald

Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets

The Government Accountability Office issued a report Wednesday saying NASA's Space Launch System is at "high risk of missing" its planned December 2017 initial test flight.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space

WCAX-TV Burlington

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at... It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Drugs, NASA

Business Journal

IBM Watson, USAA hope supercomputing makes homecoming easier for the military

Watson researchers work inside IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, in February.

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Related Topix: High Performance Computing, Yorktown Heights, NY, Computers

The Raw Story

With sales sputtering, Apple's iPad looks to IBM alliance

Apple Inc's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with International Business Machines Corp could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Apple, Startups, iPhone

CNews

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced

SEATTLE/BOSTON - eBay Inc's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose on Wednesday as they announce arrests in the case.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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Related Topix: eBay, Kindle, iPod touch App, Yelp, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad

ComputerWorld

Hands on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset, with an iPhone look

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi jokes that its newest handset, built out of stainless steel, is like a "kitchen knife," but iPhone-esque might be the better comparison.

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Related Topix: iPhone, CPU, Cameras

KAUZ

Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WAND-TV Decatur

Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, NASA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WTVR Richmond

Is this Apple's new iWatch?

Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch Tuesday, lending credence to rumors that the company will unveil a new "iWatch" this fall.

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Related Topix: Bluetooth, Watches

Prince George Citizen

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' virtual reality experience coming to Comic-Con

This photo provided by Oculus Rift/Fox shows a scene from "X-Men: Days of Future Past" virtual reality experience.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Virtual Reality

PC World

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Wi-Fi, Cellphones, NaviSite

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CIO

AirMagnet Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at drones

In its quest to help enterprises seek out and neutralize all threats to their Wi-Fi networks, AirMagnet is now looking to the skies.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Wi-Fi

NBC Philadelphia

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

These seats could be a thing of the past, if an invention Airbus is hoping to patent for a minimalist bicycle-style seat takes off.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Weird

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