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Scientists invent a real Panopticon that captures every move in 3D

Motion capture technology has come a long way in the past few decades. Just take a look at Gollum actor Andy Serkis’s incredibly…

French online forums overflow with hate over Israel offensive

French online forums overflow with hate over Israel offensive

The deadly Israeli offensive in Gaza has let loose an unprecedented wave of hate on media websites and social networks in France that…

Facebook lets users squirrel items away

Facebook lets users squirrel items away

Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later. “Now you can save…

NASA renames building for astronaut Neil Armstrong

NASA renames building for astronaut Neil Armstrong

NASA honored one of its most famous astronauts Monday by renaming a historic building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It now…

US debates next lunar step forty-five years after Apollo landing

US debates next lunar step forty-five years after Apollo landing

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon’s role in future human space exploration. Ten…

Samsung employees handed back $2.9 million to apologize for poor performance

Samsung employees handed back $2.9 million to apologize for poor performance

Samsung’s profits are dipping from their exceptional heights on the back of several extremely popular smartphones, and many of the company’s employees are…

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As Spain looks to enter a second year of recovery, Mariano Rajoy’s repair job on the euro region’s fourth-biggest economy might only be half done. While a Bank…

Turkey has blocked access to 110 illegal gambling websites over the last five years, according to an annual report released by the country´s telecommunications authority on Monday. The National Lottery and Turkey’s telecommunications…

BSkyB is pushing ahead with plans to create a European pay TV giant by buying 21st Century Fox’s satellite broadcasting assets in Germany and Italy. Talks about the…

Turkey pays the highest tax price to gasoline among the 34 countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, according to data from the International Energy Agency.…

As the world struggles to find new forms of energy, one significant source of increased demand is online-access devices, whose numbers are rising exponentially. The consumption of energy worldwide…

The Chinese Yuan is on track to become the third-largest international currency behind the US dollar and the euro within five years as China accelerates its promotion of…

Japan’s population is declining mainly because there are fewer marriages and people are tying the knot later in life, the minister in charge of addressing the problem said,…

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EU leaders threaten harsher sanctions against Russia

EU leaders threaten harsher sanctions against Russia

European leaders on Sunday threatened harsher sanctions against Russia in the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, departing from initially muted tones in reacting to…

China’s Xi focuses on agricultural cooperation in his Argentina visit

China’s Xi focuses on agricultural cooperation in his Argentina visit

Argentina welcomed President Xi Jinping with horse and tango performances on Saturday. During a reception at Republic Manor, 70 kilometers from Buenos Aires, Xi pledged to enhance agricultural cooperation…

Could economic prospects reunite Cyprus?

Could economic prospects reunite Cyprus?

Forty years ago Turkish troops arrived in northern Cyprus after a Greek Cypriot attempt to impose a military junta. Despite a thaw in relations, the island remains divided,…

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Cover-up: Separatists take away bodies, black boxes from MH17

Cover-up: Separatists take away bodies, black boxes from MH17

Armed rebels took control of all 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site and had them loaded on Sunday onto refrigerated train cars…

Putin’s pious photos spark MH17 backlash