Garth Brooks speaks to NASA astronaut in orbit using Facebook Live

Country music star Garth Brooks has become the first celebrity to use Facebook Live to speak to a NASA astronaut while in orbit.

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No more fake views: Nepal tests GPS-tracking devices for Mount Everest climbs

Nepal isn’t taking chances with Mount Everest’s reputation. The country is testing GPS-tracking devices to stop fake summit claims. If the test is successful, climbers will have to carry the units, which can also assist in rescues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/22/no-more-fake-views-nepal-tests-gps-tracking-devices-for-mount-everest-climbs.html

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No turning back the dial: Norway starts killing FM radio

Norway is entering the history books with a radio-related first: The country is shutting down its FM radio network in favor of digital-only transmissions, reports the Local.

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Black Friday 2016 deals watch: All the best sales in Amazon's Black Friday blowout

Just about every single store in the country is offering some type of sale for Black Friday 2016 today.

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Year-End Deals on Track for Federal IT Providers


Just when most of the country is on vacation — including the U.S. Congress — federal government agencies become active in awarding contracts. The federal fiscal year ends on Sept. 30, and many agencies wait until the last quarter of the year to make acquisitions. The last few months have brought billions of dollars in federal contracts for information technology providers. Based on trends for the prior two years, fiscal 2016 fourth-quarter spending is likely to represent between 37 percent and 40 percent of IT contracting for the year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84009.html?rss=1

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Pokemon NO . . . Cemeteries chide gamers who trample sacred ground

Cemeteries across the country are targeting the new walking dead . . . the hundreds of Pokemon GO gamers descending on sacred ground to catch the sought-after critters.

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4 Things Parents Should Know About Pokemon GO

Since the Pokémon GO mobile game hit phones last week, parents around the country have been struck by the sight of players from tweens to millenials to 50-year-olds roaming parks, church steps, a…

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The Apple Watch Just Made Calling For Emergency Help Much Easier

You can call 911 on your Watch, from any country with international emergency numbers built in

You can’t predict when you are going to be in an emergency, but you can predict, to some extent, how you will respond when you are in one. Apple wants to help you out in…

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/apple-watch-just-made-calling-for-emergency-help-much-easier?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Whoops! Facebook signals that Philippines is at war

June 12 is independence day in the Philippines, and in the process of celebrating it, Facebook accidentally indicated that the country was in a state of war.

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India Rejects Apple's iPhone Retread Plan


India’s telecommunications ministry has rejected Apple’s proposal to sell refurbished iPhones in the country. Officials apparently based their rejection of the proposal on rules that prohibit importing used electronics. The country’s environmental ministry nixed a similar request last year. With smartphone sales starting to stall, India could become an important market for Apple, although it now has only a 2 percent market share there. “India is slated to experience strong smartphone growth in the coming years,” said analyst Ross Rubin.

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MLB.com updates At Bat with tvOS features promised at 4th-gen Apple TV debut

Article Image In an update sure to please baseball fans across the country, Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) launched a long-awaited update to its At Bat tvOS app this week, debuting next-generation features like split-screen viewing, stat overlays and more.

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Farm run by robots will churn out 30K heads of lettuce a day

“Robot-obsessed Japan” is how Phys.org describes a country bent on automation, and its latest agricultural efforts seem to back that claim up.

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New smart gun technology may help with gun safety in the US

The debate on guns is one of the most divisive in the country, and President Barack Obama’s recent executive action has only deepened the rift between two sides that often seem to be speaking past one another.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/11/new-smart-gun-technology-may-help-with-gun-safety-in-us.html

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Country star Kenny Chesney, Apple Music content chief talk ad partnership in interview

Article Image Two months after starring in an Apple Music ad, country music star Kenny Chesney talks about his decision to collaborate with the tech company in a new interview that also includes commentary from Apple Music head of content Larry Jackson.

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Fastest, Lowest-Cost Holiday Shipping

If you still haven’t sent your gifts to friends and family around the country, don’t worry—the carriers are ready to whisk your packages to their destinations in time for Christmas Day.

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