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Amazon testing delivery drone service – Newsday

NewsdayAmazon’s plan to eventually enlist self-guided drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less, revealed Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” opens a host of possibilities — and hazards. Amazon.com Inc. says…



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Yahoo buys SkyPhrase’s voice technology – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo has agreed to acquire SkyPhrase for its natural language processing technology, according to the startup. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Yahoo did not respond to a request…






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PS4: 2.1m consoles sold worldwide – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFollowing reports yesterday that the PS4 had become the fastest selling video game console in UK history, Sony has announced that more than 2.1 million PS4s have been sold worldwide. The company’s President and Group…


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Apple buys Twitter analytics firm Topsy for $200m – Inquirer

InquirerSOFTWARE DEVELOPER Apple acquired its second company in as many weeks on Monday by picking up Twitter analytics specialists Topsy. Following its acquisition of Primesense, the company behind Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect sensor last week,…







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NASA: Comet ISON now likely just dust – USA TODAY

USA TODAYScientists are still determining how much of Comet ISON survived its annihilating Thanksgiving journey around the sun, but they believe it’s now probably “only dust,” NASA said Monday. “There’s no doubt that the comet…


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Koala bellows with extra vocal folds – BBC News

BBC NewsIt is a low, rumbling bellow that seems very incongruous coming from the mouth of a diminutive koala. And now scientists have found that these famously sleepy marsupials have a evolved a vocal organ…












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Comet Dances with Sun, Flirts with Death – Sci-Tech Today

Sci-Tech TodayIcy Comet ISON’s close approach — and its possible demise, from the sun’s heat and gravitational forces — will give scientists an unprecedented look at the ingredients that came together to form the planets….


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Amazon testing drones for deliveries – BBC News

BBC NewsAmazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, according to Chief Executive Jeff Bezos. The drones, called Octocopters, could deliver packages weighing up to 2.3kg to customers…










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Indian probe begins journey to Mars – BBC News

BBC NewsEarly on Sunday the spacecraft fired its main engine for more than 20 minutes, giving it the correct velocity to leave Earth’s orbit. It will now cruise for 680m km (422m miles), setting up…







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GoSmart Stylus Father’s Day Special

GoSmart Stylus Father’s Day Special: Help Dad write, work, play, draw, and paint on his iPad, other tablet or smartphone this Father’s Day at home and at work. Purchase 3 GoSmart Stylus (Magnet or Non-Magnet,…








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AutoReturn Implements Cloud-Based Technology

AutoReturn, the towing company that has been featured in this space before, is announcing a new cloud-based municipal operations technology called ARIED Online. Here’s the full press release: AutoReturn, the nation’s leading municipal towing management…












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