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Man takes responsibility for drone over White House

A small drone flying low to the ground crashed onto the White House grounds before dawn Monday, triggering a major emergency response and raising fresh questions about security at the presidential mansion. ...

19 hours ago
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US settles case over fake Facebook page (Update)

The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns ...

Jan 20, 2015
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China mocks hapless 'iPhone armour' smuggler

A man nabbed for attempting to smuggle 94 smartphones into China by strapping them to his body was mocked by amused netizens Tuesday after pictures of his "iPhone armour" went viral.

Jan 13, 2015
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Dubai awaits snow-making Heart of Europe transplant

Tallest, biggest, glitziest. Paths to "most" these days also lead to Dubai. Case in point, the Burj Khalifa (829.8m) as the world's tallest building, and another is the fleet of high-end sports cars for the ...

Dec 30, 2014 weblog
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The enduring appeal of analogue in a digital world

Everyday objects with network connections that can collect and share data or be remotely controlled – the Internet of Things (IoT) – promise to transform the way we interact with the world around us by ...

Jan 12, 2015
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