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Mini Winnie: Britain's first cloned dog is born

Scientists have produced the first cloned dog in Britain after its owner won a competition.<p>Rebecca Smith, 29, put her 12-year-old dachshund Winnie forward to be cloned in a £60,000 competition organised by South Korean tech firm, Sooam Biotech.<p>She won, and the cloned puppy, called Mini Winnie, was …

Google could end China's web censorship in 10 days – why doesn't it?

This week, Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, was quoted as saying during a speech in Washington: "We can end government censorship in a decade. The solution to government surveillance is to encrypt everything."<p>Earlier this week, we at greatfire.org successfully unblocked the Reuters …

Can Nike's Fuelband really motivate you to exercise?

<b>Nike says its new activity-tracking Fuelband SE will motivate people to exercise even more. But can a wristband really lead to better health?</b><p>Back in 2009, Nike vice-president of digital sport Stefan Olander and his team had an idea: what if a person could track how much they've moved in a day, just …

Aaron Alexis: Washington navy yard gunman 'obsessed with violent video games'

Exclusive: The Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis played violent video games including Call of Duty for up to 16 hours at a time and friends believe it could have pushed him towards becoming a mass murderer.<p><b>Navy Yard shootings: September 16 as it happened</b> <b><br>No evidence of second gunman</b> <b><br>Aaron</b> …

Zuckerberg’s Manifest Destiny: Connecting The 5 Billion People Without Internet

Facebook didn’t stop when it hit 1 billion users. And it won’t stop even if it connects everyone with web access. “To make the world more open and connected” really means <i>the world</i> — every human regardless of location or income. That’s why CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s “retooling the company to take …

Digital Indians: Five pioneers of technological innovation

<b>What does a wealthy entrepreneur who's creating the digital ID of a billion people have in common with someone making videos in farms?</b><p>And what does a young woman who created key features at the world's top social-networking company have in common with a man who's helping three million people find …

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Alt-week 8.17.13: Fukushima's permafrost plan, the rodent afterlife and quantum teleportation

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>Two years on, the Fukushima nuclear meltdown is still causing problems, and the Japanese government is looking at a particularly cool way (<i>literally</i>) to address them. Similarly chilling is the prospect …

Shiina Ringo Fans w/ Dark Fashion & Handmade Accessories in Harajuku

Mako and Nau are two friendly and eye-catching girls we met in Harajuku, both wearing dark colors.<p>Mako, on the left and in twin tails, is 19 and goes …