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US Bans Commercial Imports And Exports Of Elephant Ivory

US Bans Commercial Imports And Exports Of Elephant Ivory

Elephant ivory is the key reason why countless elephants are poached around the globe each year. In an effort to curb this, US government has now banned nearly all commercial imports and exports of elephant ivory.

By On February 14, 2014 Respond
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UAE Discovers Backdoors In US Satellite Components

UAE Discovers Backdoors In US Satellite Components

UAE is in the process of purchasing $930 million worth of satellite hardware and technology from French companies. However, the deal is on the brink of being scrapped after UAE authorities found backdoors in the US-made components in satellites.

By On January 8, 2014 Respond
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Foxconn Decides To Invest $40 Million In US Manufacturing

Foxconn Decides To Invest $40 Million In US Manufacturing

Foxconn is one of Apple’s largest manufacturers, effectively the creator and manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and iPad’s hardware. The company has now announced that it will be investing $40 million in US-based manufacturing.

By On November 23, 2013 Respond
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LUNEX: An Advanced Space Program By USAF Proposed In 1960s

LUNEX: An Advanced Space Program By USAF Proposed In 1960s

Although currently, NASA is the key entity that deals with all space technologies and programs in the U.S. today, back in 1950s and 1960s, United States Air Force had a close eye on space explorations. In 1967, USAF proposed LUNEX, a space program meant to land men on moon and bring them back home.

By On November 12, 2013 Respond
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German Chancellor Merkel Protests To Obama Over NSA Tapping Her Calls

German Chancellor Merkel Protests To Obama Over NSA Tapping Her Calls

Ever since NSA’s extensive surveillance program blew up to the public, thanks to Edward Snowden, startling revelations have been coming to light. Recently, it was reported that NSA hacked into the email of former Mexican President. And now, German Chancellor has protested to President Obama over the fact that NSA tapped her calls.

By On October 24, 2013 1 Response
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Congress Finally Comes To An Agreement, Government Shutdown Ends

Congress Finally Comes To An Agreement, Government Shutdown Ends

US government has been the point of many puns and jokes in the last few days, thanks to a stalemate between Republicans and Democrats, leading to the shutdown of the US government. Now, both houses of Congress have finally resolved the issue, ending the shutdown.

By On October 17, 2013 Respond
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Literacy Rate Plummeting In US, Casts Political And Economic Effects

Literacy Rate Plummeting In US, Casts Political And Economic Effects

US is usually hailed as the country which hosts some of the best educational institutes. However, what many tend to ignore is the fact that US has a huge population of illiterate individuals. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has now divulged numbers which show how serious America’s educational problem is.

By On October 16, 2013 1 Response
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Major Internet Organizations Break Free Of US Government’s Oversight

Major Internet Organizations Break Free Of US Government’s Oversight

For long, US government has been overlooking some of the most significant internet organizations which make policy decisions affecting the web. However, these organizations recently dished out a surprisingly unanimous statement, announcing their break from US oversight and seeking internationalization.

By On October 13, 2013 Respond
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Judge Refuses Feds Access To User Data From Google, Yahoo, Skype

Judge Refuses Feds Access To User Data From Google, Yahoo, Skype

In the recent past, we have seen how the judiciary has given NSA and other agencies a green signal at every illegal wiretapping stop. However, there is at least one judge who has now refused to grant the federal government access to the user data from Google, Yahoo, Skype and Verizon.

By On September 7, 2013 1 Response
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U.S. Intelligence Spends 1/5th Of Its Budget On Cryptanalysis

U.S. Intelligence Spends 1/5th Of Its Budget On Cryptanalysis

Cryptography is a very important security tool in the modern-day digital world. In fact, it is the bedrock of secure communications today. Not surprisingly, leaked budget details now suggest that the U.S. intelligence community spends 1/5th of its budget on ‘groundbreaking’ cryptanalysis.

By On August 31, 2013 Respond
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[Breaking News] Barack Obama Beats Republican Candidate Mitt Romney

[Breaking News] Barack Obama Beats Republican Candidate Mitt Romney

Finally, the excitement is over. Barack Obama has beat Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the 2012 Presidential election.

By On November 7, 2012 3 Responses
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Software Can Identify Cities Via Architecture

Software Can Identify Cities Via Architecture

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and INRIA/Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris have developed a visual data mining software that can automatically identify which city it is. The interesting thing is the software can recognize Paris easily, but it faces more trouble identifying geo-informative elements for U.S. cities.

By On August 10, 2012 Respond
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China Becomes Top Country With Most iOS And Android Activations

China Becomes Top Country With Most iOS And Android Activations

US has been the largest player of the smartphone and tablet market, having the largest share of users worldwide. This superiority, however, is increasingly diminishing in the face of China’s emerging user base. According to the reports of an app analytics company Flurry, last month China surpassed US for the first time with the most number of activations of iOS and Android devices.

By On March 22, 2012 Respond
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Fujitsu Introduced Lifebook UH572 Ultrabook

Fujitsu Introduced Lifebook UH572 Ultrabook

Fujitsu has just introduced Lifebook UH572 Ultrabook at CeBIT and Fujitsu is one of the companies showing off the diminutive laptops for the first time. The lifebook UH572 ultrabook will release this summer and it will come with low-voltage Ivy Bridge processors from Core i3 up to Core i7 . Fujitsu didn’t declare the exact price of this lifebook.

By On March 7, 2012 Respond
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US Navy’s GREMLIN Use Sonic Waves to Detect Underground Bombs

US Navy’s GREMLIN Use Sonic Waves to Detect Underground Bombs

It’s time to defeat the Hidden bomb. Bad Luck for a bomb that it can’t kill or harm any people further longer! Since long, Navy scientists have been trying to detect a bomb in a very safe and secure way, where a sensor will be strapped to a robot by bomb squads which will hunt for bombs by blasting the ground with sound waves. Finding the bomb through this process is called ‘GREMLIN’.

By On January 24, 2012 Respond
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