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Kenya mall siege: security forces 'continue to secure' site – live

Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our live blog coverage for the day. Here's a summary of where things stand:<p><b>• It was unknown how many attackers and/or hostages remained inside Westgate mall,</b> which Kenyan authorities said they were "continu[ing] to secure]" as of 6.30pm ET. Fighting in the area had not …

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China's manufacturing activity hits six-month high

China's manufacturing activity increased to a six-month high in September in the latest sign that the world's second biggest economy is gradually recovering from a prolonged slowdown.<p>The preliminary version of HSBC's purchasing managers' index (PMI) climbed to 51.2 from 50.1 in August. Numbers …

iPhone 5S Touch ID hacked by fake fingerprints

Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.<p>The …

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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Will Work, Says Some Very Smart Software

When Elon Musk unveiled the Hyperloop back in August, his critics were quick to scoff at his proposal for a new, superfast mode of transporation. A …