Birds Sensed Tornadoes Coming a Day Early, Study Finds

Ecologists say birds could hear the oncoming storm from over 100 miles away

2 hours ago from TIME

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Amazon launches one-hour shipping in Manhattan

Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan.

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Authority that runs the internet has been hacked

ICANN, the organisation that provides the tools that allow the internet to work, has said that it was the victim of a cyber-attack that left many of its most important systems exposed.

Thu 18 Dec 14 from The Independent

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For North Korea's cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility grids

SEOUL (Reuters) - The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in ...

8 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Minecraft maker Mojang launches story-based spinoff game

Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, has teamed up with another developer to create a narrative-based version of the incredibly popular block-based game.

1 hours ago from The Independent

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Blackberry posts 3Q adjusted profit, revenue down

Blackberry reported an adjusted profit for its fiscal third quarter, surprising Wall Street. But its revenue fell, missing analysts' estimates.

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Amputee puts limb system through its paces

"Amputee Makes History with APL's Modular Prosthetic Limb" is the headline from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, where a team working on prosthetics observed a milestone when a double ...

5 hours ago from

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Carnivore Comeback: Wolves, Bears and Lynx Thrive in Europe

Data was pulled from all over Europe

7 hours ago from TIME

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A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities

Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet.

Thu 18 Dec 14 from

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Microsoft no longer has to promote rival browsers in Europe

Back in 2009, to comply with a court order, Microsoft began offering a choice of browsers to European customers who were booting up a copy of Windows for the first time. The screen offered ...

20 hours ago from Techspot

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