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UN Panel Scrambling to Finish Climate Report

After an all-night session, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate science is scrambling to finish a report on global warming that's meant to guide negotiations on a new international climate deal. Combining the findings of three earlier reports, the conclusions of the Intergovernmental Panel...

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This week in mobile: Nexus 6 hands on; Droid Turbo arrives; Microsoft Band impresses

This week, I took a look at the Nexus 6 smartphone and started wearing a Microsoft Band, which works with the Android phone as well as iPhones and Windows Phone handsets. The new Droid Turbo is like a smaller Nexus 6, which is appealing.

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It's Time To Revive Hypercard - Slashdot

HughPickens.com writes HyperCard, an application program and programming tool released for the Apple Macintosh in 1987, represented the 'computing for the people' philosophy that enabled users to go past the pre-built software that came on their machines, and to program and build software of their ...

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Space Tourism Rocket Crash Stirs Mixed Emotions

The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert. While several people expressed sadness that one pilot was killed and another was...

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Virgin Galactic's Allure: Space and Celebrities

The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals: OWNERS Virgin Galactic is a joint...

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Apple Pay fails to unify fragmented market

Apple Pay, meant to inject momentum into a fragmented market for the emerging mobile payments sector, has instead highlighted the squabbles between retailers and the banking and payments industry.

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