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Data sharing for food security

Data cannot be eaten, but giving everyone free access to information could lead to innovations that enhance the production and distribution of food, resulting in global food security. 'Open Access Data for ...

May 06, 2013
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Replace police stations with 'cops in shops'

The police could save money and offer a better service to the public by closing out of date police stations and opening more local police offices in shopping centres, post offices and other popular public ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Tech gets energy efficient

'Information and communications technologies' (ICT) use energy as well as helping to save it - more energy-efficient ICT could help make further savings and reduce CO2 emissions. An EU-funded project has ...

Apr 12, 2013
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Not all fun and (video) games for developers

Big Huge Games in Timonium, Md., closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created "FarmVille" ...

Apr 11, 2013
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Canada pulls out of UN drought convention

Canada said Thursday it is pulling out of a UN convention that fights drought, mostly in Africa, becoming the only nation to walk away from a pact that Ottawa says is a waste of money.

Mar 28, 2013
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RBS says technical issues blocking mobile apps

(AP)—British bank RBS says technical issues have prevented customers from logging into its mobile applications—another in a series of computer glitches that has hit the struggling institution.

Mar 28, 2013
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Research into spiritual income

(Phys.org)—Research, published today in the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, has examined the interplay between ethnicity, religion and income, to understand how these factors influe ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Rebel Apple investor tries to rally Street

(AP)—A Wall Street maverick who wants Apple to share more of its wealth with investors took his case to other shareholders Thursday, urging them to send management a message by voting against a company proposal at the upcoming ...

Feb 22, 2013
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Megaupload New Zealand extradition case delayed again

A US bid to extradite Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom from New Zealand for alleged online piracy has been delayed for a second time and will not be heard until August next year, his lawyers said Thursday.

Dec 20, 2012
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HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle money-laundering case

(AP)—HSBC avoided a legal battle that could further savage its reputation and undermine confidence in the global banking system by agreeing Tuesday to pay $1.9 billion to settle a U.S. money-laundering ...

Dec 11, 2012
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