Archive: 10/07/2014

South Africa rhino poaching toll jumps

Some 558 rhino have been killed in South Africa already this year, setting the country on course for a gruesome new record number of poaching deaths, wildlife officials said Thursday.

dateJul 10, 2014 in Ecology
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FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.

dateJul 10, 2014 in Business
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Your next Angry Birds opponent could be a robot

With the help of a smart tablet and Angry Birds, children can now do something typically reserved for engineers and computer scientists: program a robot to learn new skills. The Georgia Institute of Technology project is ...

dateJul 10, 2014 in Robotics
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