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Fighting complicates Ukraine crash probe, U.S., EU prepare Russia sanctions

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was downed further complicated an investigation on Sunday as Europe and the United States prepared economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict.<p>Russian sailors march during celebrations to mark Navy Day in …

Russia

If You Think 5G Is All About Faster Network Speeds, You're Wrong

You can already reach for your phone, ask Google a question, and receive the answer within seconds.<p>The forthcoming generation of wireless technology will be even faster, but it's not just about sheer speed.<p>The next major network upgrade will solve one of the most aggravating problems we experience …

Internet of Things

Pushing locals aside, Russians take top rebel posts in east Ukraine

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - As Ukrainian troops gained ground in eastern Ukraine in early July, separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, a Russian national, left for Moscow for political consultations.<p>Vladimir Antyufeyev, deputy prime minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, …

Russia

'One more thing': ex-Google exec says his Chinese employer is no Apple ripoff

"We're not copying Apple's products. End of story."<p>A man wearing a black top and denim jeans stands on stage promising to unveil "one more thing." As much as that might sound like the familiar finale to an Apple keynote, it's actually Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun building up to the announcement of his …

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation.<p>Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw and the case was referred to the city's JJ hospital, where they found he was …

Razer Integrates WeChat into its Nabu Wearable, Says Should Hit U.S. for Under $100

The device is designed to be affordable, while combining some of the best features of a fitness band and smartwatch.<p>Hardware maker Razer said late Wednesday that it is adding support for WeChat into its forthcoming wearable device, the Nabu smartband.<p>In addition to getting notifications on the …

Apple Launching 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 After 4.7-Inch Version to Avoid Competition Between Two Models?

Apple will launch the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 several months after the 4.7-inch version to avoid competition between the two models, according to a new report from <i>DigiTimes</i> citing supply chain sources.<p>The different timetables have been set as Apple does not want to repeat the mistake it made in 2013 when …

The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects — especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say. http://cbc.sh/CtABlUT (Hermann J. Knippertz/Associated Press)

Apple Planning Mid-September Event for 4.7-Inch iPhone 6, Timing of 5.5-Inch Model Unclear

According to <i>9to5Mac</i>, Apple is putting the finishing touches on iOS 8 in advance of a September iPhone and iOS 8 launch event. Based on current projections, Apple is unsurprisingly tentatively planning to hold this iPhone-oriented event in mid-September. In line with previous reports, Apple is said …