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UPDATE 1-TransAsia Airways plane crashes on landing in Taiwan, killing 40 ... - Reuters

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:47

Telegraph.co.uk

UPDATE 1-TransAsia Airways plane crashes on landing in Taiwan, killing 40 ...
Reuters
TAIPEI, July 23 (Reuters) - A TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off tyhoon-hit Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 40 people, China's Xinhua news agency said. Taiwan media said a domestic flight had crashed, killing or injuring more than ...
Transasia Airways Plane Crashes on Landing in TaiwanVoice of America
Taiwan jet tragedy - liveTelegraph.co.uk
Plane crashes during emergency landing in Taiwan; dozens deadCTV News
National Post -Detroit Free Press
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Italy's cruise ship wreck begins final voyage - Business Standard

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:19

Italy's cruise ship wreck begins final voyage
Business Standard
Italy's once-luxurious Costa Concordia cruise ship embarked on its last voyage today, as tug boats began towing it from island wreck site to scrapyard grave in one of the biggest salvage operations in maritime history. Hundreds of onlookers on the ...

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Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Drops Thursday. Here’s How to Get It

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:13
Developers have been toying with the beta of OS X Yosemite since Apple announced the operating system at WWDC in June. Now you can join in too by signing up for Apple's public OS X Yosemite beta program.






Why Dropbox Is Tying Its Future to Microsoft Office

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:13
Hot startups don’t often stake their reputation for innovation on how well their technology works with Microsoft Office, but that’s exactly what Dropbox is doing today. The file-syncing service, one of the most valuable venture-backed private companies on the planet, is rolling out several Office-related features for businesses, including full-text search of Word, Excel, and […]






Costa Concordia on final voyage to scrapyard - Aljazeera.com

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:58

Aljazeera.com

Costa Concordia on final voyage to scrapyard
Aljazeera.com
Ship is being taken to Genoa for scrapping, more than two years after it crashed and sank off Giglio, killing 32 people. Last updated: 23 Jul 2014 12:56. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. The ship is being towed to Genoa port where it ...

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2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held region - USA TODAY

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:48

USA TODAY

2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held region
USA TODAY
Two Ukrainian fighter jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern regions of the country that are controlled by Russian-backed separatists, according to Ukraine's defense ministry. Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky said the Sukhoi-25 ...
Pro-Russia Rebels Shoot Down Fighter Jets, Reports SayNBCNews.com
Two Ukraine military jets shot down, officials sayLos Angeles Times
Ukraine: Two military jets shot downCNN
ABC News -Chicago Tribune
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How Do You Model a Spring?

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:42
This was my greatest lecture. Yes, everyone has looked at springs before. But has anyone done all of this in one single lecture? Have they? Yes, they probably have. Here is my version. Stretching a Spring Here is a spring hanging vertically with a mass on the end – a 100 gram mass. The mass […]






Deutsche Bank Finance Chief Faces Heat After Financial-Reporting Exposure - Wall Street Journal

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:31

Reuters

Deutsche Bank Finance Chief Faces Heat After Financial-Reporting Exposure
Wall Street Journal
The sun is reflected in the windows of Deutsche Bank's headquarters in Frankfurt on May 19. Associated Press. FRANKFURT—Deutsche Bank AG's finance chief, Stefan Krause, has made an overhaul of the bank's financial-reporting systems a cornerstone of ...
Deutsche Bank Falls as NY Fed Is Said to Fault ReportsBusinessweek
UPDATE 2-NY Fed found serious problems at Deutsche Bank's US arms -sourceReuters
US Slams Deutsche Bank for Inadequate OversightBloomberg
International Business Times -Reuters UK -New York Times
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Boeing gets boost from increased deliveries - Chicago Tribune

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:19

Reuters

Boeing gets boost from increased deliveries
Chicago Tribune
Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co. said its second-quarter profit totaled $1.7 billion, up 52 percent from a year earlier, with its core profits handily beating Wall Street expectations. Boeing reported core earnings, which exclude certain ...
Boeing reports higher earnings on strong performanceUSA TODAY
UPDATE 1-Higher commercial jet deliveries boosts Boeing's profitReuters
Boeing Boosts 2014 Forecast as Jetliner Deliveries SurgeBusinessweek
BBC News -MarketWatch -Dividend.com
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A New Line of Running Gear for People Who Love Old-School Style

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:11
You could call Tracksmith the anti-Nike. The silhouettes more varsity track team than intergalactic sprinter.






Ashas to ashes as Microsoft signals shift - TechCentral

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:56

TechCentral

Ashas to ashes as Microsoft signals shift
TechCentral
Microsoft is discontinuing Nokia's Asha and S40 feature phones in a move that could have a big impact on Nokia's market share in South Africa. By Regardt van der Berg. Added by Regardt van der Berg on 23 July 2014. Saved under In-depth, Top Tags: Asha ...

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Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down to deal with Alzheimer's disease - USA TODAY

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:21

USA TODAY

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down to deal with Alzheimer's disease
USA TODAY
Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who won two Super Bowls and oversaw one of the NFL's most consistently competitive franchises, is giving up control of the team after acknowledging to The Denver Post that he has Alzheimer's disease. "As many in ...
Broncos Owner Ceases Control of Team Due to Alzheimer's diseaseBoston.com
Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has Alzheimer's disease, relinquishes ...Washington Post (blog)
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down, says he has Alzheimer's diseaseSI.com
ESPN -KKTV 11 News -Arrowhead Addict
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Flight with MH17 Victims' Remains Leaves for Netherlands - Voice of America

Google - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:56

Voice of America

Flight with MH17 Victims' Remains Leaves for Netherlands
Voice of America
A Dutch military transport plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of some victims of the downed Malaysian airliner took off on Wednesday from the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv for the Netherlands. The Dutch government declared a day of ...
Bodies of Malaysia Airlines crash victims bound for NetherlandsFox News
Bodies of Malaysia jet disaster victims leave Ukraine on transport planesToronto Star
Plane with first coffins of Malaysian airliner victims leaves UkraineReuters
The Express Tribune -Firstpost
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A Wacky Device That Turns Polluted Air Into Glitch Art

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
The sensors translate air data into volts, and an Arduino algorithmically translates those volts into shapes and colors.






The WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: The Wire

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
It’s hot out there in these streets. That’s why we’re hooking you up with a good excuse to lay low in your living room: mainlining The Wire.






You Can Now Pay 99 Cents to Read 15,000 Marvel Comics Online

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
With the doors almost ready to open for Comic-Con International in San Diego, Marvel Comics is opening the floodgates to their massive online comics archive, Marvel Unlimited—for only 99 cents. For the next week, a dollar will buy you a month of total access to Marvel's online cache of over 15,000 comics.






Here’s Everything We Can’t Wait to See at Comic-Con

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
Comic-Con International. Four(ish) days of non-stop pop cultural onslaught. Comics, movies, TV shows, cosplay—there's a lot to take in. And making sure you catch everything you want to see (and, frankly, probably a few things you wish you could unsee) means setting priorities. With that in mind, here's everything we're taking an oath not to miss at this year's con.






The Internet Needs a Better Way to Handle Money. This Startup Has the Key

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
I just met Greg Brockman a few minutes ago, but I’m already showing him my credit card number. Brockman is the chief technology officer at Stripe, the billion-dollar online payments startup backed by some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, and he wants to show how easy it is to use the company’s technology. […]






The Epic Fight to Protect Whales From the U.S. Navy

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
On the morning of March 15, 2000, 17 beaked whales stranded themselves on beaches in the northern Bahamas. It was an terrible and extraordinary event: beaked whales are the world's deepest-diving mammals, and these creatures had spent most of their lives in deep undersea canyons. For just one to show up in shallow water would be extremely unusual. For 17 to strand was almost inconceivable, and it might have remained a mystery but for an equally extraordinary coincidence.






Photos Poke Fun at the Rules You Blindly Follow Every Day

Wired - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:38
Whether we're aware of them or not, our daily lives are constantly influenced by a set of institutionalized designs---everything from traffic patterns to school curriculum. Photographer Frauke Thielking calls attention to this fact with her series Ready Set Go.






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