Charles Gregory

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GOP Wants FCC to Ditch Net Neutrality Rules

GOP lawmakers, including House Speaker Boehner, said net neutrality rules would be "counterproductive."<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Turning A Million Cubic Yards Of Post-Typhoon Trash Into Jobs

In an open dump, in a village outside of Tacloban in the central Philippines, we're sloshing through rainwater and leachate — that's the goo that comes out of rotting trash — while Tim Walsh surveys the site.<p>"Just walk on the dry bit," he says. "I've got used to the smell over the years and you get …

As ivory poaching returns to Africa's plains, campaigners pin hopes on curbing demand

With hunting for ivory once more a concern, conservation efforts have switched to trying to influence public opinion in Asia<p>No one could be entirely sure that the tusks – great curves of hard dentine coated in enamel – would actually burn. To be on the safe side, park wardens doused them in petrol …

Danish zoo shoots giraffe and feeds carcass to carnivores

Marius is put down at the age of 18 months for being inbred - despite online petition and offer of home in Yorkshire<p>A perfectly healthy young giraffe was shot dead at Copenhagen zoo on Sunday despite an online petition to save it signed by thousands of animal lovers.<p>Marius, an 18-month-old giraffe, …

RAF has fired missiles in Afghanistan using US drones, MoD reveals

MoD discloses for first time how British crews using unmanned US aircraft have launched missiles in conflict zones<p>British pilots have launched at least 39 missile strikes against suspected Taliban insurgents from American drones based in Afghanistan, according to new figures.<p>The details have …

Judge again denies Samsung an Apple mistrial over 'racist' remarks

For a second time, Judge Lucy Koh rules that remarks about protecting patents from foreign companies weren't enough to sway jury. But she admonishes Apple's legal team.<p>Despite Samsung's protestations over "racist" comments by an Apple attorney, the Korea-based gadget maker has been denied for a …

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