A glitch nearly killed NASA's Curiosity rover after 6 months on Mars

The Mars rover Curiosity’s groundbreaking mission came within an hour of ending just six months after touchdown, according to a report that aired May 14 on the TV news show “60 Minutes.”

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This autonomous flying taxi will start picking up passengers this summer, apparently

Dubai’s a busy place, with the rush hour often a major challenge for drivers crawling along the packed multi-lane freeways. So could this autonomous flying taxi, which is set to go into service there this summer, be the answer?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/14/this-autonomous-flying-taxi-will-start-picking-up-passengers-this-summer-apparently.html

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Cook says Apple won't race Google to bottom of education market, calls Chromebooks 'test machines'

Article Image At an Hour of Code educational coding session in New York on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is interested in building powerful, meaningful products for students and teachers, not inexpensive “test machines” like Google’s Chromebook.

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Apple to host free 'Hour of Code' workshops for kids on Dec. 10, connected events Dec. 7-12

Article Image Apple is once again participating in Code.org’s annual “Hour of Code” efforts, and will host an hour-long intro to computer programming for kids at Apple Stores this Dec. 10.

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Your smart Vizio TV is secretly spying on you, but we'll tell you how to stop it

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: a smart device in hour home is collecting data about you that can be used later for advertising. The latest company to be caught doing it is Vizio, whose Smart TVs will quietly track the way you use the television and share that data with third parties. The data collecting feature is turned on by default, meaning the device will start collecting information about yourself the minute you set it up and start watching.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/12/your-smart-vizio-tv-is-secretly-spying-on-but-well-tell-how-to-stop-it.html

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The supersonic plane that could get you from London to NYC in 1 hour

Want to fly on a plane that can take you to London from New York in only an hour? While it sounds like an vehicle straight out of “James Bond,” aircraft manufacturer Airbus has filed a patent with the U.S. Patent Office for the development of an “ultra-rapid air vehicle and related method for aerial locomotion.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/05/airbus-patents-aircraft-that-could-reach-speeds-up-to-mach-45/

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WWDC 2015 Didn't Need to Rouse Investors


Apple shares were down half a percent about an hour before the company set the tone for the next 12 months with its keynote address at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. That story continued through day two of WWDC 2015. Still, the lead that couldn’t be buried was the fact that Apple was still moving at a pace that saw almost 75 million iPhone sales in the last quarter, and the biggest quarterly profits in corporate history. One thing this year’s WWDC 2015 may threaten is the record is for confirming the most rumors floated ahead of the conference.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82155.html?rss=1

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Killer Deals: Apple's 64GB iPad Air Wi-Fi + 4G LTE for $399; $400 off top-end MacBook Pro

[Almost Gone. 1 Hour Left] Today only, until supplies run out, readers can grab Apple’s 64GB iPad Air (Wi-Fi + 4G LTE) in Space Grey for $399 shipped, while a sister offer slashes the company’s top-of-the-line MacBook Pro by $400 — both of which are the lowest prices we’ve ever seen for these models.



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DARPA aims to create small drones to zoom into enemy buildings

What if a drone could fly straight through your window at 45 miles per hour and zip around inside while navigating and gathering data all by itself? That would be very bad news for bad guys. Hiding inside structures, keeping hostages hidden inside buildings and more would just be ineffective. DARPA’s new Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program aims to create these small, fast drones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/31/drones-to-zoom-into-buildings-and-hunt-inside/

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