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Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

Mexico strongly condemns alleged US electronic spying

<b>Mexico has strongly condemned alleged US spying after a report said that a former president's emails were hacked by the National Security Agency.</b><p>Data leaked by fugitive US analyst Edward Snowden showed ex-President Felipe Calderon's emails were hacked in 2010, Germany's Der Spiegel reports.<p>Mexico's …

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Asian Travel Business: More Passengers Bring New Airports, Challenges for Airlines

<i>(Appeared</i> <i>as</i> Asia Takes the Controls.<i>)</i><p>Each day seven massive double-decker A380s with wingspans of 260 feet nudge up to the new two-tier jetways and disgorge another 500 or so passengers from Sydney, Singapore or Guangzhou. Once inside they’re in the wide aisles of a spacious terminal , one that …

How The Debt Limit Became 'A Nuclear-Tipped Leverage Point'

Political battles over the debt limit have been around nearly as long as the law passed by Congress in 1917 that set a statutory limit for how much debt the Treasury could accrue.<p>Since then, Congress has had to increase that limit on more than 100 occasions — and 40 of those times, lawmakers have …

China to invest millions in Manchester airport development

Chinese investors will pump millions of pounds into the £800m development of Manchester's Airport City which is hoped will strengthen business links between Britain and the world's second largest economy.<p>Beijing Construction Engineering Group (BCEG) has agreed a joint venture with Manchester …

Twitter boss Dick Costolo was briefly fired in 2010

Dick Costolo, the chief executive of Twitter, was briefly fired by the firm just weeks before he was promoted from chief operating officer to his current job, according to a new book by the New York Times’ Nick Bilton.<p>In September 2010, Bill Campbell, a former Apple vice-president who had been …

The geopolitics of Ukraine’s gas supplies: the EU, Russia and Gazprom’s mysterious meters | Financial Times

Foreign media coverage of Ukraine has been dominated over the past year by the European Union’s repeated warnings: the signing of historic bilateral …

Stocks see-saw, close higher on signs of budget deal progress

Stocks ended higher after a negative morning on Monday, as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in a budget deal in Washington.<p>Stocks responded positively to word of a meeting between President Obama and Congressional leaders. It was promptly postponed to allow leaders in the Senate "time …

LG curved G Flex smartphone 'to rival Samsung Galaxy Round'

LG is reportedly planning to release a curved screen smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Round.<p>The South Korean company is understood to be launching the curved Android phone, called G Flex, next month.<p>Pictures of the six-inch smartphone were released to <b>Android Authority</b>, although the specs and …

The 20 Weirdest Sexy Halloween Costumes Ever

It’s Friday, which means it’s time to get weird. For our next foray into halloween costumes, we’re going all the way to the dark side. You know the big joke about how Halloween is every chick’s excuse for dressing on the more scandalous side? The costume market has capitalized on this trend, and …

In Ariz., A Solar Plant That Powers 70,000 Homes Day Or Night

Outside Phoenix, Ariz., on Wednesday, a power company turned on one of the largest solar power plants of its kind in the world. But unlike other solar farms, this plant continues giving power to 70,000 Arizona households long after the sunset.<p>The Solana plant uses 3,200 mirrors that are tilted so …

US government shutdown: deals struck to reopen Grand Canyon and other national parks

Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore and the Statue of Liberty all set to reopen after state governors reach agreements with federal government despite ongoing shutdown<p>Three of the most renowned U.S. National Parks, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore and the Statue of Liberty, are to reopen in coming days …

'This Chap Has Been A Colossus': Indian Cricket Star To Retire

Sachin Tendulkar is not only perhaps the best batsman to ever play cricket, he is considered an icon. Thursday, he announced his plan to retire.<p>It's almost impossible to find an American sports analogy for how huge Tendulkar is in India, where interest in cricket tends toward obsessive, says Indian …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

Is Samsung planning to introduce the Galaxy S 5 in January?

Will Samsung’s next big Galaxy go into orbit soon than expected? A report on South Korean news site Naver suggests that Samsung could be readying the …

North Korea warns of 'all-out war' as it refuses to sign pact with US

North Korea has issued a fresh warning of an "all-out war", urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as "nuclear blackmail".<p>The country also refused to sign a non-aggression pact that John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, offered last week on condition of …

Panasonic's exit from plasma will sour TV value sweet spot

The loss of Panasonic plasmas is a huge blow to TV buyers who want the best picture quality for the money.

Taskmasters: how Israeli intelligence officers helped inspire the look of iOS 7

In October 2009, at an Israeli sports training facility called the Wingate Institute, Eden Shochat walked the floor of GeekCon admiring the projects. Each year at Shochat's long-running, invite-only creative gathering, attendees are tasked with making things that are both amazing and useless. One …

Samsung's curved smartphone is the Galaxy Round, launches in Korea tomorrow (video)

Samsung's concave phone is very much real, and after being teased in leaks hours earlier, SK Telecom has announced it'll launch the Galaxy Round on its network as soon as tomorrow. The device's highlight is obviously the gently curved 1080p 5.7-inch OLED screen, and Samsung is also promising a …

Twitter Gets Its Strongest TV Tie-Up So Far, With an Ambitious Comcast Deal

Twitter has been trying to buddy up with the TV industry for the past few years. Now it has its biggest payoff yet: A far-reaching deal with Comcast …

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Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

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Guardian to publish more Snowden intelligence revelations

<b>Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger says he plans to publish more revelations from Edward Snowden despite MI5 warning that such disclosures cause enormous damage.</b><p>Mr Rusbridger insisted the paper was right to publish files leaked by the US intelligence analyst and had helped to prompt a necessary and …

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Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into its new life extension company, Calico

Defeating death is going to take some big bucks<p>In September of this year, Google announced its newest project, Calico, which promised to take on the illness known as aging which effects us as human beings.<p>It was one of the company's classic moonshots, but unlike driverless cars or wearable …