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Apple Said to Be Targeting Car Production as Soon as 2020

Apple Inc., which has been working secretly on a car, is pushing its team to begin production of an electric vehicle as early as 2020, people with knowledge of the matter said. The timeframe — automakers typically spend five to seven ...

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Sunlight continues to damage skin in dark

Much of the damage that ultraviolet (UV) radiation does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found. Exposure to UV light from the Sun or from tanning beds can damage the DNA in melanocytes, ...

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YouTube to release new app for kids

Already popular among teens, YouTube is releasing a new app for kids. The new app from Google Inc.’s GOOGL, -0.33%  online video service will run on smartphones and tablets and is expected to feature original episodes of popular television shows ...

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Farming by Smart Phone, There’s an App for That

Farming for geeks is about to get easier, thanks to a new software development platform pioneered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and coming soon to a corn-field near you. The Object Modeling System (OMS), recently launched by the USDA, ...

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The Future Of Agriculture? Smart Farming

The agricultural sector is going to face enormous challenges in order to feed the 9.6 billion people that the FAO predicts are going to inhabit the planet by 2050: food production must increase by 70% by 2050, and this has ...

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Microsoft Outlook For iOS And Android Arrives, It Looks Excellent

Today Microsoft announced Outlook for iOS and a preview version for Android. iOS and Android devices already have calendar apps, but Microsoft said that the new Outlook app makes it easier to sort through your e-mail, contacts, calendar and file-sharing. The new Outlook ...

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AFC funded $900m Kpone power plant to be unveiled this week

The $900 million Kpone Independent Power Plant (KIPP), would be unveiled this week, according to a statement from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), one of the major financiers of the project. The AFC is reaffirming its commitment to President Obama’s ...

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Oil and Gas production project estimated Seven billion dollar

Government on Tuesday took two major steps towards the development and production of oil and gas from Cape Three Points and the General Electric (GE), Ghana one thousand megawatts project.The Seven billion dollar oil and gas development and production project ...

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Ghana makes progress towards nuclear power plant

Ghana is making progress towards nuclear energy plants for generating electricity, the head of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has said. Three International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Nuclear Energy Experts, are on a working visit to Ghana to confer and ...

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Close encounter with distant Pluto getting under way

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on Pluto and its five moons. Soon we will see what no one has ever seen before: Crisp, clear pictures of the tiny, icy world. “The pictures are what we’re all waiting for,” ...

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