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Trial in Virginia Tech killings now to jury

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CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia – It has been reported that jurors began deliberating Wednesday over a lawsuit claiming Virginia Tech officials botched their response to the first shootings in the 2007 massacre that left 33 dead on campus. The lawsuit was filed by parents of two of the students killed on April 16, 2007. Attorneys for the [...]

Teens can join Google+ now

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NEW YORK – Google+ has changed its rules and now it is open for teenagers over 13 years. Google said new restrictions will be applied for this age group, probably and the video chat and search results. This is what Google+ Vice president said: “In life, for instance, teens can share the right things with [...]

Control your PC with body motions, throw your keyboard away!

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LAS VEGAS – Are you ready to replace your keyboard and mouse? Yes, but don’t rush just yet. Three companies at the International Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated depth-sensing cameras that let you to control your computer by moving your hands or body. Microsoft’s Kinect add-on for the Xbox 360 console has already popularized these cameras [...]

Russian spacecraft delivers 3 to orbiting station

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MOSCOW – A Soyuz spacecraft safely delivered a Russian, an American and a Dutchman to the International Space Station on Friday, restoring the permanent crew to six members for the first time since September. But just as concerns over the reliability of the Soyuz have eased, a different version of the Soyuz rocket failed Friday [...]

Weak results from Oracle drag down tech shares

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NEW YORK – Technology stocks led the market lower on Wednesday after a disappointing earnings report from Oracle Corp. Uncertainty over whether Washington will extend a tax cut and surprisingly large loans by the European Central Bank to boost the region’s banks also gave investors reasons to sell stocks, a day after the Dow Jones [...]

New operating system for Blackberry

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SAN FRANCISCO – BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. unveiled a new operating system Tuesday in hopes of grabbing some attention away from the iPhone and Android phones. The new BBX system combines existing BlackBerry elements with RIM’s previously announced QNX operating system for phones and tablet computers. RIM said BBX will incorporate the reliability [...]

High Speed iPhone Drop Test

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Watch the iPhone 3G experience several drop tests and failures in high speed. These videos were shot between 7200 and 10000 frames per second.      

Walking dog like robot with amazing balance

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BOSTON, America – BigDog climbs in the woods, keeps its balance when kicked and when slipping on ice, travels through snow and mud, jogs 5 mph, and climbs some rubble.        

Sony tablets aim to stand out from crowd

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NEW YORK – Sony Corp. on Wednesday revealed its first two tablet computers, with some features that aim to set them apart from the herd of iPad competitors. The Tablet S, which is about the size of an iPad, can double as a universal remote control. The tablet is wedge-shaped, with one side thicker than [...]