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Truck firm wants to deploy delivery drones on the move

Amazon's drone-delivery service may be a little fanciful, but it looks as if another company is working to make something similar to it a reality. Workhorse has applied to the FAA for special permission to begin testing drone deliveries made from the back of one of the firm's electric cargo vans. …

Wireless Charging

Samsung's latest monitors wirelessly charge your phone

It's not coated in gold, but Samsung's newest screen -- a monitor this time -- packs wireless charging for mobile phones and other Qi-compatible gadgets. (Yes, functionality you'd actually <i>want</i> in your office monitor... if you have a wirelessly charging phone.) The full-HD 24-inch S24E370DL and …

Gear & Gadgets
South Asia

The Qatari Government Says the Tennessee Shooter Did Not Visit Qatar

The Qatari government says the man identified by the FBI as having carried out the Chattanooga shooting merely transited through Doha’s international …

10 things you need to know before European markets open

<b>1. The world's biggest hedge fund says do NOT invest in China.</b> The Wall Street Journal reports that Bridgewater Associates founder Raymond Dalio wrote in a note to his investors earlier this week, "Our views about China have changed ... There are now no safe places to invest." Bridgewater has $169 …


The 5 most bizarre weapons of World War II

Unfortunately, war can drive innovation. During World War II, the world's major powers set their sights on advancing technology, medicine, and communications in order to be efficient and fearsome in battle. Some of the advancements made in WWII were fundamental to modern technology — others, not so …


Plate tectonics may depend on 3 key elements - Futurity

A new study argues argues that the abundance of certain elements in the earth dictate whether plate tectonics can happen.


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Small scale solar energy subsidies set to end

<b>Subsidies for many new solar farms are to end under plans being published by the government.</b><p>The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is consulting on plans that would see subsidies for some new solar farms close by 2016.<p>The government says the move is necessary to protect consumers.<p>The …

Graphic Novels

Rumored New Google Glass Looks A Whole Lot Like The Old Google Glass

It's tougher, waterproof, and designed for the workplace.<p>There's a new Google Glass reportedly on the way, but the wearable's update is more of a touch-up than a makeover.<p>9to5Google reports that the Google Glass Enterprise Edition will be more functional — adding folding arms like normal glasses …

Wearable Tech

Apple posts record third-quarter as iPhone sales surge

<b>Apple has reported another jump in profits as demand for iPhones soared, but its shares fell in after-hours trading after revenue forecasts disappointed analysts.</b><p>The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35% on a year ago, with Mac computer sales up 9% to 4.8 …

Gold Prices Fall to Five-year Low in Asia Trading

What some traders described as a “mini flash crash” in early Monday trading in Asia drove the price of gold to its lowest level in five years, …

Stock Markets

Survey: US companies less optimistic about future sales; more plan to cut spending

U.S. businesses' outlook on sales in the coming months has darkened after sales growth slowed in the second quarter.<p>A survey released Monday found that more companies also expect to cut back on their investment in equipment and buildings in the July-September quarter.<p>However, hiring and wage and …


How Big Data is Improving Healthcare Analytics

Gregory Berg recently wrote for Healthcare IT News, “Whether you embrace big data as the answer to better healthcare or have a healthy dose of …

Data Management

China must learn lessons from stock market rout: vice finance minister

LONDON (Reuters) - China must learn lessons from its stock market rout, the country's vice finance minister said on Saturday, signaling his intent to focus on supervision and the development of new frameworks to make it possible to weather any future market turbulence.<p>China's stock market plunged …

Stock Markets

UK terror suspect Babar Ahmad returns home from US

A British man convicted of supporting the Taliban in the US has been freed after spending 11 years in prison, according to a statement by his family.<p>UK man fights case against US extradition<p>A picture shared on Facebook on Sunday showed Babar Ahmad at home with his father, a vocal figure in the …