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NASA is the first to 3D-print objects in space

Replacement parts could allow astronauts to travel further from Earth<p>Astronauts aboard the International Space Station came a step closer to self-sufficiency yesterday by successfully manufacturing the first 3D-printed part to be produced in space. The printer, installed aboard the ISS last week by …

One of Sony's first 'new' ideas is a smartwatch that's all e-ink

Sony's first idea to be born out of its new built-in "venture style" plan to create new products and impress, well, you and me, is apparently a combination of its e-ink reader tech and a smartwatch device. According to people familiar with the matter, both the watch face and wristband will be …

Kim Dotcom on Fighting Extradition

It has no doubt been a long few years for Kim Dotcom, the founder of file-sharing service Mega who’s currently being chased by the music labels and movie studios, and battling extradition with US authorities over copyright infringement claims around his now-defunct Megaupload company.<p>Despite some …

FIFA agrees to review World Cup corruption report

ZURICH -- FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in …

Alibaba Completes $8 Billion Bond Deal As Shares Continue Rally

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has raised $8 billion in its first-ever bond offering, the company said on Thursday evening.<p>Alibaba borrowed money at an interest rate of 3.6% for 10-year notes and at 4.5% rate for 20-year notes in the six-part debt offering, which will be used used to …

Survey Shows Half of Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protesters Ready to Retreat

Half of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters would clear the streets if asked by the student leaders, according to an informal survey of more than …

Fly mind control

A new mind alteration device makes flies sing and dance.<p>A team of scientists have developed a special device to control the neurons (brain cells) of …

Thai army urges rival groups to hold talks

Thailand's army chief has called for rival protest groups to engage in dialogue as martial law was imposed in an effort to restore order after months of political turmoil.<p>Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha warned that troops, which took control over security responsibilities across the country on …

Thailand's army declares martial law

Thailand's army has declared martial law across the country to restore order following months of anti-government protests that have left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded.<p>An announcement on military-run television on Tuesday said martial law had been invoked "to restore peace and order for people …

More than 100 killed in Nigeria twin blasts

Twin car bombs that exploded at a crowded bus terminal and market in Nigeria's central city of Jos have killed at least 118 people, the country's emergency agency said.<p>Coordinator Mohammed Abdulsalam of the National Emergency Management Agency said fires raged in buildings after Tuesday's blasts …