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Eagles catching drones? London police are considering it

LONDON — The Metropolitan Police said it's considering using eagles to intercept drones following news of a similar project in the Netherlands.<p>The …

Switzerland might be ending banking as we know it

I can pretty much guarantee you that the biggest story not being covered in the traditional business press right now is that Switzerland is holding a referendum later this year to consider ending fractional reserve banking (!).<p>Yes, you read that correctly. That paragon of the banking industry is …

The U.S. Found The People Who Can Beat ISIS. The Only Problem Is Everyone Hates Them.

The Kurds who pushed ISIS out of Kobani seem like the perfect allies. If only it were that simple.<p>ISTANBUL, Turkey -- One day in the fall of 2012, Salih Muslim Muhammed walked into the boxy gray American embassy in Stockholm and applied for a U.S. visa.<p>At 61, with a thick mustache and bushy black …

Exploring The 'Universe' In A Video Game

Who doesn't want to play God — to have the feeling of creating new worlds with the push of a button? (Although gods presumably don't need buttons to create worlds.)<p>This is the promise of No Man's Sky, a new game designed by Sean Murray and his team from Hello Studios. The game is to be released on …

The flagship smartphone is dead

The demise of terrible phones has made all phones exceptional<p>We used to live in simpler times. Five years ago, there was only one iPhone, one Palm Pre, one Nokia N8, and one Xperia X10. Each mobile company’s flagship phone was readily identifiable. But then 2011 and the inexorable rise of Android …

Google Voice Search Gets Smarter, Now Understands Complex Questions And Their Meaning

If voice-based assistants are to become the primary way we interact with our devices now and in the future, then Google has just upped the ante in the battle between its own voice search functionality and that of rival mobile assistants like Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana. While Google’s app …

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