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At robot contest, MIT team places 4th – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeHOMESTEAD, Fla. — An international competition to pave the way for a new generation of rescue robots was dominated by a team of Japanese roboticists who were students in the laboratory of a pioneer…











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iOS 7 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available – TechCrunch

TechCrunchA team of iOS programmers called Evasi0n have jailbroken that latest iPhone/iPod/iPad operating system, iOS 7.0.4. Jailbreaking allows uses to install home-brew software and run unapproved apps from the Cydia software repository. The jailbreak takes…












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Ancient Tributes to the Winter Solstice – Discovery News

Discovery NewsThis weekend marks the beginning of the end. Of winter’s darkness, that is. Today (Dec. 21), the Northern Hemisphere celebrates the mark of increasingly longer days, while the Southern Hemisphere will transition to shorter…










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Blackberry and Foxconn agree a five-year deal – BBC News

BBC NewsStruggling smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed a five-year deal with Foxconn, the big Taiwan-based maker of electronic products and components. The two companies will initially work on the development of a new smartphone. Blackberry…


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Yahoo Mail Still Suffering Outages – Top Tech News

Top Tech NewsThe e-mail outage is turning into a technical nightmare for Yahoo. The company expected to have user access restored by 3 p.m. Pacific time on Wednesday. That deadline came and went and Yahoo…











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BlackBerry shares surge 15.5% on Foxconn deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYShares of BlackBerry surged 15.5% Friday to close at $7.22 after the company announced a five-year partnership with Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn. The primary focus of the deal will be creating a smartphone for Indonesia…





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Google antitrust offer rejected in Europe – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google’s latest offer to end an antitrust investigation in Europe was rejected by authorities in the region, leaving a question mark over how the world’s largest Internet search provider operates in…


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Was 2013 the year for video gamers? – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)

ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)Among video-game enthusiasts, the year was nearly consumed by the official announcement, subsequent speculation about, and ultimate release of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One home consoles. Controversy and questions from gamers …The…






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5 things you need to know on Friday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJapan robot chats with astronaut on space station. The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero-gravity on the International Space Station….




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Microserver Chip Maker Calxeda Abruptly Shutters – CRN

CRNCalxeda will stop making chips based on the ARM architecture and close its doors, laying off the majority of its 130 employee workforce, the Austin, Texas-based microprocessor pioneer said Thursday. The company that raised $90million…


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