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Time to move beyond lithium batteries

Replacing lithium ions with magnesium ions in a battery can make it perform almost twice as better, finds a study. Each of the lithium ions carries a single positive charge while a magnesium ion has a plus-two charge, the researchers ...

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EU telecoms reform to address competition from WhatsApp, Skype

The European Commission will take into account increased competition from cable operators and alternative services such as WhatsApp when it overhauls Europe’s telecoms rules next year, a move that will be cheered by the telecoms industry. A draft seen by ...

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Amazonian tribe study shows how human bodily bacteria is changing

Everyone’s body is brimming with bacteria, and these microbes do plenty of good things like building the immune system and helping digestion. But modern diets, antibiotics and hygiene seem to be reducing the range of microbes occupying our anatomy. A ...

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NASA spacecraft set for death plunge into Mercury

A NASA probe that has circled Mercury for the past four years will make a dramatic death plunge into the planet’s surface in late April when it runs out of fuel. The MESSENGER spacecraft — which stands for MErcury Surface, ...

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EU accuses Google of hurting consumers, competitors in Web search case

The European Union accused Google Inc on Wednesday of cheating consumers and competitors by distorting Web search results to favour its own shopping service, after a five-year investigation that could change the rules for business online. It also started another ...

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Backlogged orders as shoppers get close-up look at Apple Watch

Customers preordering Apple Inc’s smartwatch on Friday will have to wait at least a month for delivery, a sign of strong early demand for company chief Tim Cook’s first new major product. People flocked to Apple’s stores around the world ...

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Flipkart ties up with Mumbai dabbawalas to navigate city streets

India’s biggest e-commerce company, Flipkart, has tied up with Mumbai’s lunchbox delivery men, famous for navigating cramped and confusing streets, as it tries to smooth the often difficult last stretch of its delivery to customers. Dabbawalas have for decades collected ...

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Strong turnout for world’s first glimpse at Apple Watch

Consumers in Australia flocked to Apple Inc’s store in Sydney on Friday to get the world’s first up-close look at the tech giant’s smartwatch, which the company expects will be its next runaway hit. The Apple Watch, CEO Tim Cook’s ...

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Dust-covered ice glaciers found on Mars

Mars has thousands of glaciers buried beneath its dusty surface, enough frozen water to blanket the planet with a 3.6-foot(1.1- meter) thick layer of ice, scientists said on Wednesday. The glaciers are found in two bands in the mid-southern and ...

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Twitter complies with Turkey’s request, ban lifted

Twitter has complied with Turkey’s request to remove photographs of a prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants, an official said on Monday, and a ban on it ended hours after being imposed. YouTube, which authorities also banned after an ...

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