Archive: 07/11/2013

Sprint launches 'guarantee' for unlimited plans

(AP)—Sprint is introducing a new wireless plan that guarantees new and existing subscribers unlimited voice, text and data plans in a move to differentiate its service from rivals AT&T and Verizon.

dateJul 11, 2013 in Telecom
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NASA sees Chantal weaken to a remnant

Tropical Storm Chantal moved over Hispaniola on July 10 when NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead from space, and less than twenty-four hours later the storm weakened to a remnant low pressure area.

dateJul 11, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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DARPA's ATLAS robot unveiled (w/ Video)

On Monday, July 8, 2013, the seven teams that progressed from DARPA's Virtual Robotics Challenge (VRC) arrived at the headquarters of Boston Dynamics in Waltham, Mass. to meet and learn about their new teammate, ...

dateJul 11, 2013 in Robotics
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NGC 2392: A beautiful end to a star's life

(Phys.org) —Stars like the Sun can become remarkably photogenic at the end of their life. A good example is NGC 2392, which is located about 4,200 light years from Earth. NGC 2392, (nicknamed the "Eskimo ...

dateJul 11, 2013 in Astronomy
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Estonia says Europe overreacted to US cyber spying

Europeans have overreacted to allegations that the United States had been snooping on them and vacuuming up huge amounts of phone and Internet data, cyber-savvy Estonia said in an interview published Thursday.

dateJul 11, 2013 in Internet
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