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Biggest Japanese Warship Since WWII Will Carry Helicopters, No Planes

We want to know: Can it launch a vertical take-off and landing fighter?<p>Japan yesterday unveiled the largest ship in its fleet since World War II. The 19,500-ton Izumo can carry up to 14 helicopters.<p>Because Japan's constitution prohibits it from building up a military beyond what's necessary for …

Jurassic squirrel's secret is out after 165m years

Discovery of furry animal with sharp teeth and poisonous spur provides more clues to the evolution of mammals<p>The discovery of a small furry beast from the Jurassic era has given scientists fresh insights into the evolution of the first mammals on Earth. The fossilised remains of the squirrel-sized …

Dog-tired: hounds keep best yawns for human pals not strangers

Dogs find their owners' yawns more contagious than those of strangers, say researchers in Japan. The scientists claim their work helps to unravel the mystery of the act, and trace it back to "rudimentary forms of empathy" in domesticated dogs.<p>The team at the University of Tokyo asked 25 dog owners …

U.S. military satellite, paid for by Australia, launched into orbit | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Wednesday carrying a communications satellite for the U.S. military and its partners, including Australia, which paid for the spacecraft and launch services.<p>The Delta …

Your Body Is The Computer

The last few years have presented an unprecedented shift in the computing world as PCs are being replaced with mobile devices. But now that a large portion of the market has already shifted, what comes after it? Last week, we looked at how the giants of tech are going after TV screens. This week, …

Three largest Canadian carriers lobby to keep Verizon out

For years, Canadian telecom has been dominated by three companies: Bell, Rogers and Telus. But lately, rumors have been circulating that Verizon may try to make a move into the country, busting up the so-called Big Three and carving out a piece of the Canadian market for itself. For the existing …

Why Bill Gates isn't coming back to run Microsoft

Repeat after me: Bill Gates is not going to return to running Microsoft.<p>Once more. With feeling. Everyone repeat after me: Bill Gates is not going to sweep in like a white knight and take over as Microsoft's CEO.<p>There's an unsourced report from the Australian International Business Times claiming …

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Apple ebook punishment harms us more than them, claim publishers

Publishers who settled with the US government over ebook price-fixing allegations have challenged the punishments imposed on Apple.<p>The US Department of Justice last week recommended Apple be banned from entering into anti-competitive e-book distribution contracts for five years.<p>The penalty followed …