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Boeing, GE Take Steps to Sell Parts for Older Planes to Iran

Iran has purchased some consignments of plane parts, which will be delivered to the country in three weeks, Deputy Minister of Road and Urban …

Peek around the corner with this unique view of...

Peek around the corner with this unique view of Bilbao, Spain’s famous Guggenheim Museum in this week’s <b>#natgeotravelpic</b>. Nice photo, …

How to rediscover Barcelona on a Catalan night out

Barcelona has long been the city success story for Spanish tourism, drawing record numbers of international visitors every year. While the influence of the tourist euro on the city’s fortunes cannot be underestimated, for locals this success has come at a price as areas such as Barri Gòtic have …

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A clockwise tour of eastern Mongolia

Solitude, remoteness and a sense of boundless space draws the most adventurous travellers to the little-visited hills, mountains and grasslands of eastern Mongolia.<p>The country's extreme east is so hostile to human habitation that even the nomads’ gers are few and far between. Here you can gallop …

Journalist: I was assaulted on street for wearing Google Glass

There's a temptation to believe that San Francisco is in the middle of severe social tensions around tech.<p>When Yahoo buses are vomited upon and Google lawyers are the targets of a protest for allegedly evicting teachers from their homes, you'd conceive that things can only get worse.<p>And then …

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Samsung's latest smartphone monitors your heart

• Samsung's last smartphone watched your eyes; its new one will also listen to your heart. The Korean company's new flagship Galaxy S5 packs a heart rate monitor and will track your motions and monitor your steps, as part of a push into the health and fitness market. The innovation comes after …

Pressure is on for Google to recreate past success

The world's biggest search engine reports its quarterly results this week, as it faces pressure to recreate its desktop-era success in the mobile world.<p>Google Inc. releases its fiscal first-quarter earnings after market close on Wednesday. The company's stock price is up about 34 per cent over the …

Here's What Android Looked Like Before the iPhone

A once-confidential Google document, introduced at the Apple-Samsung trial last week, shows what the phone operating system looked like in 2006. And it looked a lot different.<p>One of the more interesting documents that came to light during the Apple-Samsung document last week was an early internal …

Arm band technology converts body heat to energy

<b>Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.</b><p>What if you …

Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky | Reuters

NEW YORK/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems.<p>A woman uses her mobile phone to test a new high speed inflight Internet service named Fli-Fi while on a special JetBlue media flight …

Sequoia-Backed Chinese Retailer Jumei Files For $400M U.S. IPO

Beijing-based online retailer Jumei plans to hold its initial public offering in the U.S. In its SEC filing over the weekend Jumei, which offers daily deals on fragrances and cosmetics, said it wants to raise up to $400 million, but did not disclose which exchange it will list on. The company was …