Thursday , 21 September 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

Google buys big piece of HTC in billion-dollar bet on devices

By The Associated Press Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion US to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped ...

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Spacecraft on its way to asteroid will slingshot past Earth on Friday

By CBC News NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft — on a return mission to the far-off asteroid Bennu — will pass by Earth on Friday, and you're invited to wave as it goes by. ...Read the ...

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Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

By The Associated Press Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out. ... ...

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Mexico earthquake: soft soil makes capital shake like it was 'built on jelly'

By The Associated Press The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its destructive fo ...

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4 in 10 Canadians think science is a matter of opinion, poll suggests

By Emily Chung Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians say they agree that they are, accoprding to a new poll whose results are being descri ...

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Scientists want to sail the seas of Titan

By Bob McDonald Saturn's moon Titan has oceans made of methane. What would it be like to explore them, and how would we do it? CBC's Bob McDonald looks into the possibilities. ... ...

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Meet the newly discovered hermit crab that carries coral around

By Nicole Mortillaro Scientists have discovered a new species of hermit crab off the coast of Japan that roams the ocean floor with coral on its back. ...Read the news Source:: CB ...

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Scientists edit embryos' genes to study early human development

By Reuters British scientists have used a genome editing tool to knock out a gene in embryos just a few days old, testing the technique's ability to decipher key gene functions in ...

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Radio waves 'make the sky glow': Artificial aurora to be created over western Arctic

By Melinda Trochu Experiment to understand what causes the sky's brightest lights to take place Thursday night. ...Read the news Source:: CBC – Technology & Science ...

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'Bound to have an impact on global climate': Arctic sea ice drops to 8th lowest summer level

By The Canadian Press Arctic sea ice set a record for the smallest winter amount earlier this year and was close to 2012's record low levels through July, but a cloudy and cooler ...

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