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Website tracks how apps consume data – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA website launched by wireless trade group CTIA examines how some of the most popular mobile apps consume data. Know My App features several popular apps and estimates how much cellular data they use…


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PC makers plan ‘rebellion’ against Windows – Fox News

PC makers plan ‘rebellion’ against WindowsFox NewsFearing rapidly plummeting sales of traditional laptops and desktop computers — which collapsed by as much as 10 percent in 2013 — manufacturers are planning a revolution against Microsoft…









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Batteries as they are meant to be seen – Eureka! Science News

Batteries as they are meant to be seenEureka! Science NewsResearchers have developed a way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries. While life sciences…








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Google fights back against Rockstar patent group – CNET

CNETCompany files lawsuit against the Apple- and Microsoft-backed consortium, asserting that its “patent dragnet” has placed a cloud on Google’s Android platform. Michelle Meyers. by Michelle Meyers. December 26, 2013 12:01 PM PST. Google has…















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Taiwan fines Apple $666K over iPhone pricing – CNET

CNETThe country’s Fair Trade Commission finds that Taiwan’s three main mobile service providers have been submitting pricing plans to Apple for approval, which violates the law. Natalie Weinstein. by Natalie Weinstein. December 25, 2013 4:02…














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Spacewalk to repair ISS coolant system continues – BBC News

BBC NewsAstronauts working to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system are making only the second Christmas Eve spacewalk in the history of the space programme. Half of the ammonia pumping system automatically shut down…








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Space station gets early Christmas gift – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalkers delivered a welcome gift Tuesday to the International Space Station, completing repairs that were expected to fully restore the outpost’s hobbled cooling system. Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio…


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Spacewalkers install new station cooling pump – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station on Tuesday and successfully repaired a critical cooling system. It was the second spacewalk in three…









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