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AirBot and WaterBot help localize pollution data collection (video)

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Want to do something about pollution in our water and air? Carnegie Mellon's CREATE Lab is working on a few interesting solutions to the problem of localizing pollution data with a trio of devices aimed at making the process accessible and affordable for regular people. First up is AirBot,...
AirBot and WaterBot help localize pollution data collection (video)
Turning air into water or making babies, new TechStars think big

Iran unites in choking on Persian Gulf omission from Google Maps

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US internet firm says 'body of water' was never labelled on mapping service, though Iranians still take to web to cry foulIt might have been mentioned by ancient cartographers and can be found on almost any atlas, but the Persian Gulf, a source of national pride for Iranians, has no...
Iran unites in choking on Persian Gulf omission from Google Maps

The Only Case You Need To Make Your iPhone 5 Indestructible (AAPL)

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We've been testing a lot of iPhone 5 cases lately. While we picked out our favorite one here, there's another worth singling out for those of you who want complete protection for your phone, including against spills and liquids. After sifting through several different companies, styles, textures, and sizes it was...
The Only Case You Need To Make Your iPhone 5 Indestructible (AAPL)

Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

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Suggesting that reviews of Windows 8 have been mixed is a bit of an understatement, but you don't have to take my word for it; Microsoft's bold new operating system is available right now, and if you spend some time with it I wager there are elements of the...
Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

Iran accuses Google of ‘fabricating lies’ for leaving Gulf nameless on its maps

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Iran has lashed out at yet another Internet giant, this time going after Google for what it sees as an egregious omission on Google Maps, AFP reports. The body of water separating Iran from the Arabian peninsula has been a point of contention between Iran and the Gulf nation states, who choose...
Iran accuses Google of ‘fabricating lies’ for leaving Gulf nameless on its maps

Iran plans to sue Google over leaving the Persian Gulf nameless on its Maps service

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It seems that Google’s woes over its decision to leave the Persian Gulf nameless on Google Maps are far from over, with Iran saying it will sue the tech company as a result, AP reports. After the move stirred up quite a bit of controversy among Iranian Internet users, the...
Iran plans to sue Google over leaving the Persian Gulf nameless on its Maps service

Iran Threatens Action After Google Wipes Persian Gulf (Label) Off Map

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Putting together maps may seem like a simple thing, but it can often have significant consequences, especially involving national identity and nationalistic feelings. And, given the prominence of Google Maps, the company has been no stranger to controversy over some of its mapping choices. Back in 2005, Taiwanese politicians protested...
Iran Threatens Action After Google Wipes Persian Gulf (Label) Off Map

Iran Says It May Sue Google Over Dropping Persian Gulf Name On Google Maps

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This morning comes more saber rattling from Iran, the troubled Middle-Eastern regime that routinely issues threats against real and perceived enemies. This time the object of the Iranian leadership’s vitriol is Google. Google has dropped the name of the body of water historically known as the... Please visit Marketing Land...
Iran Says It May Sue Google Over Dropping Persian Gulf Name On Google Maps

Google Street View takes you to the Amazon, without all the pesky piranhas

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So, before a company of the same name started making your e-readers, the Amazon was a river. And now, thanks to Google, you can take a boat ride down that body of water, without having to deal with all of those scary river monsters. In celebration of World Forest...
Google Street View takes you to the Amazon, without all the pesky piranhas

Iran 'to sue Google' over Gulf

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Google is facing legal action for not labelling the body of water separating Iran and neighbouring Arab Gulf states on its map service....
Iran 'to sue Google' over Gulf

Antarctic lake race sees scientists dash for life's secrets in subglacial world

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Lake Vostok reached after drilling 2.3 miles down, says Russian team as they and rivals seek organisms in long-lost watersOne hundred years after Robert Falcon Scott raced Roald Amundsen to be the first to reach the south pole, scientists are engaged in another dash at the bottom of the world,...
Antarctic lake race sees scientists dash for life's secrets in subglacial world
Apple reportedly fires Apple Maps lead
Swimming with spacemen: training for spacewalks at NASA's giant pool

DailyDirt: Discovering More Life On Earth

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While some environmentalists complain about the rate at which known species are dying, the absolute amount of biodiversity on Earth is actually not well known. There could be 100 million different species, but we've only identified about 2 million so far. Here are just a few recent developments that could...
DailyDirt: Discovering More Life On Earth
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