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Automated calls, fraud and the banks: a mismatch made in hell

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Computers that make calls to check for credit or debit card fraud are infuriating - and they don't even make your money secureMy wife tells me that I make a rather comical sight when I start shouting at the radio. I must have been the picture of sheer hilarity this...
Automated calls, fraud and the banks: a mismatch made in hell

SpaceX Dragon capsule launch gets go signal from NASA

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One small step in May is poised to turn into one giant leap for space capitalism as NASA approved the Sunday evening launch of SpaceX's Dragon capsule. The scheduled trip comes just a little over four months after the project successfully completed a docking test by the unmanned private...
SpaceX Dragon capsule launch gets go signal from NASA

This 3D Printer Sells for $4,000 and Prints Chocolate Instead of Plastic

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(www.chocedge.com)A new company reminds us that as far as the 3D printing revolution goes, we have only seen the tip of the iceberg. U.K.-based Choc Edge Ltd. has developed a 3D printer, the Choc Creator, that prints in chocolate, not plastic. The demo video is typical for the 3D printing aesthetic,...
This 3D Printer Sells for $4,000 and Prints Chocolate Instead of Plastic
US appeals court rules in favor of warrantless phone GPS tracking

Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule lift off, live (video)

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There's nothing like a good 'ol fashion rocket launch to spice up a lazy Sunday evening -- the SpaceX Dragon capsule is ready to soar. Following a successful docking test back in May, NASA has approved Dragon for a series of delivery missions, carting a thousand pounds of cargo...
Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule lift off, live (video)

How 3D printing is revolutionising guitar-making

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Additive manufacturing, starting with nothing and adding material one layer at a time, may soon be used to output entire buildingsGuitarists of the Pete Townshend school wouldn't be impressed, but their managers would be.The Who's pioneering instrument-smasher could find he's met his match with one of the bespoke nylon-bodied guitars...
How 3D printing is revolutionising guitar-making

Winston Churchill archive made available online

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Nearly a million documents, including drafts of famous war speeches and cigar bills, have been digitisedNearly a million documents that make up Winston Churchill's archive, ranging from school reports, drafts of his famous wartime speeches, to cigar bills, have been made instantly accessible to students, historians, and even politicians looking...
Winston Churchill archive made available online

People want online dog-catchers – but they'll need a legal net

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Lord Justice Leveson is in tune with the 'had enough' public mood – but any redress for online incivility (or worse) will require the long arm of the lawWhen it comes to abuse, it seems we've had enough. Nicola Brookes was determined to find out who had been bullying her...
People want online dog-catchers – but they'll need a legal net

Historic Flight Will Carry One Thousand Pounds Of Food, Clothes, Supplies To Space

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Earlier this year, SpaceX became the first private company to successfully dock a vessel with the International Space Station. That cargo delivery was just a test run and the Dragon capsule is now ready for its first official trip into space.  The spacecraft, on top of a Falcon 9 rocket,...
Historic Flight Will Carry One Thousand Pounds Of Food, Clothes, Supplies To Space
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