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Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human

Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000 years ago.The artistic rendering of the head and face of a 13-year-old girl from the the prehistoric human species, More...

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Huawei's new Mate 30 phones to run on open-source version of Android: source
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Huawei’s new Mate 30 phones to run on open-source version of Android: source

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File PhotoMUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei’s [HWT.UL] new Mate 30 More...

U.S. builds alliances in 'wild, wild west' of space: general
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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U.S. builds alliances in ‘wild, wild west’ of space: general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new U.S. Space Command is working with allies in the “wild, wild west” of space and will harden future satellite networks against attacks, the unit’s top general said, as More...

U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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U.S. social media firms say they are removing violent content faster

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. social media firms told a Senate panel Wednesday they are doing more to prevent to remove violent or extremist content from online platforms in the wake of several high-profile More...

Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Boeing spacecraft astronauts see new frontier for commercial space

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A crew of veteran U.S. astronauts and aviators are training in Houston for a manned mission to the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft, which could also More...

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense'
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case More...

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock with space station

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing a live broadcast. The More...

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raises additional $120 million
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Self-driving truck startup TuSimple raises additional $120 million

DETROIT (Reuters) – Self-driving truck startup TuSimple said on Tuesday it raised an additional $120 million from investors to be used to expand long-haul services for truck fleets and jointly develop an More...

Who calls the tunes in space? Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Who calls the tunes in space? Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brad Pitt traded laughs on Monday in a call to the International Space Station with a NASA astronaut, who somersaulted during the zero-gravity interview ahead of this week’s release More...

Order checks for Apple's new iPhone bode well: analysts
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Order checks for Apple’s new iPhone bode well: analysts

(Reuters) – Pre-orders for Apple Inc’s latest iPhones have gotten off to a better start than the last cycle a year ago, several Wall Street analysts said on Monday, citing their own research data.FILE More...