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These 5 Facts Explain the Rise of the Drone

The October 15 release of the so-called Drone Papers, leaked reports that appear to document the U.S. use of drone aircraft for military purposes, …

U.S. government outlines solar power boost for the poor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House took steps this week to boost the installation of solar power and other renewable energy in federally subsidized housing and increase the number of jobs in the industry for poor people.<p>The U.S. administration has set a goal of installing 300 megawatts of solar …

Funeral for migrants killed in shipwreck

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This Is Apple and Google's Next Big Battleground

For most of my 35-year technology career, fights over operating systems have dominated the landscape. First, it was MS-DOS againt the original Apple …

The mobile trends of 2015: which excite, which repel?

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already more than a half year into 2015! In that time, we’ve seen a number of interesting trends rise up, including the emergence of more budget-friendly devices that don’t actually suck from the likes of Alcatel OneTouch, Asus, and others.<p>2015 has also seen the …

Google self-driving cars are now in Austin, Texas

Google has brought its self-driving car project tests to a new part of America. A vehicle is now on the road in Austin, Texas.<p>The Google Self-Driving Car Project announced the trips on its Google+ page:<p>We’ve chosen Austin, Texas, as a new testing location for our project, and one of our Lexus SUVs …

Facebook is testing a photo-focused profile redesign on iOS

Facebook is experimenting with the design of some pages on its iOS app. We noticed some updates to user profiles and notifications, and after we published this story, Facebook confirmed the update.<p>These changes appear to be limited to a small subset of users and seem to go as far back as May, which …

7 Street Photography Rules That Should Be Broken

There is an all-too-common path that many people follow when they begin to practice street photography. They grab their camera, go to the busiest …

Jim Carrey apologises after tweeting child's picture without permission

Actor in anti-vaccine protest on Twitter comes under fire after attaching picture, but apologises after contact from boy’s family<p>Jim Carrey has been forced to apologise after tweeting a picture of a child with autism and tuberous sclerosis without his family’s permission.<p>Carrey tweeted the picture …

Witcher 3 DLC Leaks Early, Dev Warns Against Downloading It

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was not supposed to get any new DLC this week, but that's exactly what happened. This content, which online reports reveal to be a new outfit for Ciri, was released ahead of schedule, developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed.<p>The Polish studio now warns against downloading the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. In celebration of its 20th birthday, Amazon has declared July 15 "Prime Day," a day of sales that will have "more deals than Black Friday."</b>Starting at midnight on July 15, Prime members can shop from thousands of deals "starting as often as every ten minutes."<p><b>2. Ellen Pao has apologized to</b> …

Why Are Design Firms Stagnating?

As design goes in-house, the future of independent firms is murky. Here are four reasons why growth isn’t a given.<p>Design is hotter than blazes, so why is it that traditional product design firms aren’t growing? In fact they seem to be, well, challenged. There are exceptions, but for the most part, …

Everything You Can Do With a Tin of Anchovies

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: <i>Everybody loves anchovies</i>...it's just that some people don't know it yet. Seriously, assuming your diet allows it, chances are you've enjoyed salt-cured anchovies in more forms than you even realize. Prized by chefs and home cooks around the world for …

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