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Aiming to bring smart guns to U.S. market

Tim Oh, 19, is an Anaheim-born and -raised engineering student with a promising idea: It's a sturdy metal gun safe keyed to the owner's fingerprint, so it can't be opened by strangers or children. He also has a $10,000 grant from the San Francisco-based Smart Tech Challenges Foundation.<p>Jonathan …

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Alibaba Plows $1B Into Aliyun, Its Cloud Computing Unit

Alibaba Group announced today that it will invest a further $1 billion into Aliyun, its cloud computing unit. The capital will be used to expand Aliyun, which currently has data centers in China, Hong Kong, and Silicon Valley, into other international markets.<p>The company plans to target the Middle …

The new $29 Nokia 215 is Microsoft's cheapest internet phone

The 2G handset is aimed at developing markets in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East<p>Nokia always had a reputation for building well-made, affordable handsets that appeal to the hundreds of millions around the world who can’t afford full-fat smartphones — and Microsoft is apparently keen to continue …

Twitter to unveil details of money transfer service with French bank

Twitter plans to reveal details on Tuesday of a new money transfer service it expects to launch with one of France’s most digitally savvy banks.<p>European media have been invited to a press conference in Paris on Tuesday morning by BPCE. The bank, in the invitation, said the event will “mark the …