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4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer 's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Internet, Google, Twitter, Alibaba, Ansonia, CT

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Marshfield News-Herald

NASA wants your vote for new spacesuit

Today before midnight is the last chance to cast a vote for NASA's newest prototype: a space suit design that will eventually go to Mars.

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Related Topix: NASA, Space

The Reporter

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

'Blood moon' leaves sky watchers in awe: The highly anticipated lunar eclipse or 'blood moon' drew crowds across the country to the skies to see the moon cross Earth's shadow.

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Related Topix: Cape Canaveral, FL, NASA

Bradenton.com

Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

Intel Corp. is the world's largest maker of microprocessors, which act as the "brains" of computers.

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Related Topix: PC, CPU, Computers, Microsoft Windows

Star-Telegram.com

Scientists find new sponge species off La Jolla

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in deep waters off San Diego.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Robots

The Beaumont Enterprise

This screen shot shows the home screen of a phone running the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system.

Before, voice search lacked the natural language interactions of Apple's Siri and Google Now.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Wi-Fi, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

WKXW-FM Trenton

Robot Sub Returns to Water After First Try Cut Short

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.

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Related Topix: Robots, US Military, US Navy, US News

Heraldseries.co.uk

Hackers hit cosmetic surgery firm

A leading cosmetic surgery provider has been targeted by a computer hacker who may have accessed details of nearly 500,000 people considering procedures.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, United Kingdom, Surrey County, England,

TheBostonChannel.com

Asian air pollution linked to freak North American weather

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean.

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Related Topix: NASA, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC2 News

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold, weather permitting

Tuesday will bring a spectacle in the night sky worth staying up for when the moon turns a burnt reddish orange.

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Related Topix: NASA

KNDU

First in series of rare 'blood moon' eclipses begins April 15

In the early morning of April 15, the sky will host a rare type of lunar eclipse - one in which the moon will have a crimson coloration.

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Related Topix: NASA, Cameras, Arts, Photography

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

With just over an hour remaining, the Space X company called off Monday's planned launch because of a rocket leak.

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Related Topix: Space, NASA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Stocks bounce back...somewhat

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Biotech, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

KISS 108

Robot sub to search area 'new to man' for jet

After six days with no fresh pings detected, the chief of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says it's time to go underwater.

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Related Topix: Robots

Chilliwack Times

CRA loses taxpayer data to Heartbleed bug

The Canada Revenue Agency says the social insurance numbers of 900 taxpayers were stolen last week by someone using the Heartbleed encryption vulnerability before the taxation agency shut down public access to its online services.

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Related Topix: Tax, Computer Security

Bicester Advertiser

Lab-grown cells tested in patients

If successful, the trial could pave the way to the wide-scale use of artificial blood derived from stem cells Red blood cells grown in a laboratory are to be tested in patients for the first time by pioneering British scientists.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research

Bradenton.com

Baton Rouge officials object to landfill approval

City-parish Councilman Trae Welch tells The Advocate that the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality should appear before the council to explain its approval of the landfill when elected officials opposed it.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, CPU, Bradenton, FL

Redlands Daily Facts

NASA, neurology combine to create new surgical tools

An image from an infographic of the Multi-Angle Rear Viewing Endoscopic Tool developed by Hrayr Shahinian, a Los Angeles-based brain surgeon, and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Related Topix: NASA, La Canada Flintridge, CA, Space

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Straits Times

Officials consider underwater robot launch for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week.

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Related Topix: Robots, World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

EETimes

Re: woman in science

Another part of this story is, undoubtedly, about the woman in science. It's possible that there is an element of truth to what you say here, Junko, but I wouldn't overstate the point.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research

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