What is Orbital Sciences?

NASA pays it billions. Its rockets sport mythical names like Minotaur and Pegasus. And its $2 billion deal to resupply the International Space Station had gone well—until this week.

Wed 29 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Microsoft's Band is a competitive, feature-packed fitness tracker

Microsoft's new wearable, known as the Band, is a sensor-packed, understated wearable that provides both solid fitness tracking and limited smartwatch functionality. It might be a little late ...

24 hours ago from Gizmag

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Stem-cell research: Having the stomach for it

JUST over a year ago, a group of researchers in Austria announced with much fanfare that they had pulled off a spectacular feat of stem-cell science. They had taken induced pluripotent stem ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from The Economist

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HP is looking to blend physical and digital reality with Sprout AIO

HP has revealed a new all-in-one computer named Sprout which pushes the everything-you-need-in-one-place envelope to both vertical and horizontal workspaces. Users are able to grab an icon or ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Tim Cook comes out as gay: Apple CEO publicly addresses sexuality for the first time

Tim Cook, the CEO of technology giant Apple, has publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time.

22 hours ago from The Independent

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FTC says AT&T misled customers with unlimited data

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans.

Tue 28 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of determining why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 specs and features: metal construction for the mid-range

Say what you like about Samsung but they don't hang about. Just a day after releasing disappointing earnings and swearing to overhaul its line of smartphones its released two new mid-range ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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New frog species discovered in New York City

A new frog species lives up and down the East Coast. It was discovered when ecologists realized its 'ribbit' was distinct from the calls of a lookalike species.

Wed 29 Oct 14 from ScienceNews

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Scientists create mouse model to accelerate research on Ebola vaccines, treatments

In the war against Ebola, one important hurdle has just been cleared – by a mouse.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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