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This is the robot that will shepherd and keep livestock healthy

The Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) is no stranger to developing innovative ways of modernizing agriculture.<p>It has previously presented technologies for robots that can measure crop yields and collect data about the quality and variability of orchards, but its latest project is far more …

Isis ranks have been pared back to lowest level since 2014

International and local military action in Iraq and Syria have reduced the size of the Islamic State’s fighting force, a senior US official said Tuesday<p>The Islamic State group’s ranks have been pared back by international and local military action in Iraq and Syria to their lowest level since …

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Dangerous Snow, Cold Temperatures Trail Twisters and Floods in Central U.S.

Tornadoes, blizzards and heavy rain have assaulted much of the country’s middle section in recent days, killing dozens of people.<p>At least 19 people were killed from Wednesday to Saturday in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama in wicked weather that made the Christmas holiday hellish for …

Apple to launch Apple Pay in China, take on Alibaba, Tencent

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it will launch its payment service in China as soon as 2016, pitting it against entrenched Chinese rivals Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings.<p>An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, …

Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc applied Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, a sign it plans to go head-to-head with Amazon in using drones to fill and deliver online orders.<p>A 'Phantom 2' drone by DJI …