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Google tests using drones to deliver goods

This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, escalates Google's technological arms race with rival Amazon.com Inc., which also is experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry merchandise bought by customers of its online store. (AP Photo/Google)

Google on Thursday said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apple to unveil ‘iWatch’ on September 9–report

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Apple will unveil an “iWatch” in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

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Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram on Tuesday launched an application for capturing time-lapse videos using Apple mobile devices.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mobile use bad for school test scores–Japan study

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Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has found.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Galileo satellites not on right orbit—Arianespace

This photo provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), shows the medium-lift VS07 Soyuz rocket lifting off from its launching pad in Kourou, French Guiana, Friday Aug. 22, 2014. The European Space Agency says two satellites for its new global navigation system have been lifted into orbit aboard a modified Soyuz rocket. Friday's launch from Kourou, French Guiana, had been delayed by a day due to bad weather. Once the two satellites are fully deployed, ESA will have six of the 30 planned satellites in orbit for its Galileo system. (AP Photo/P Baudon, European Space Agency)

Two European Galileo satellites launched by a Russian-built rocket on Friday from French Guiana have not reached their intended orbit, launch firm Arianespace said Saturday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Research | Read More »

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