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Google chief urges action to regulate mini-drones

<b>The influential head of Google, Eric Schmidt, has called for civilian drone technology to be regulated, warning about privacy and security concerns.</b><p>Cheap miniature versions of the unmanned aircraft used by the military could fall into the wrong hands, he told the UK's Guardian newspaper.<p>Quarrelling …

North Korea: US and Seoul brace for missile test

The US and South Korean combined forces command in the South has stepped up surveillance of the North and added intelligence staff as the region …

Facebook Is Going To Release Its Own Android-Based Operating System — Reports

Facebook sent out invitations for a media event next Thursday at its headquarters which read "Come see our new home on Android."<p>This immediately set off a wave of speculation about what Facebook would announce. The initial thought was that Facebook simply had a new, updated Android application.<p>But …

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Calgary researchers tout 'rust power' as a renewable energy source

Rust never sleeps, Neil Young famously observed. Now a team of researchers based at the University of Calgary has discovered that rust, along with a few other choice ingredients, may be the key to turning sporadic sources of renewable energy into a round-the-clock power supply.<p>Reporting in Friday's …

Clashes as Chile students march for education reform

<b>Thousands of Chilean students have clashed with police on the streets of the capital, Santiago, during a protest calling for education reforms.</b><p>Some threw petrol bombs at the riot police, who responded with tear gas and water cannons.<p>This was the first demonstration of 2013 calling for high-quality …

Drought: how science can help save Africa

In the villages outside Kaya in northern Burkina Faso, the millet crop withered and died in the devastating drought that swept the country last year, and the farmers were forced to scrounge for food. I found them in the local hospital, where their children were struggling for life.<p>"We eat only one …

Iran, N Korea and Syria block UN arms treaty

Iran, North Korea and Syria have blocked adoption of a UN treaty that would regulate the multibillion-dollar international arms trade which required agreement by all 193 UN member states.<p>"There is no consensus for the adoption of this text," Peter Woolcott, Australian Ambassador and the meeting …

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