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'Tuberculosis-Resistant' Cattle Developed In China

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Scientists in China say they have produced cloned cattle with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis.

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U.S. Jury Issues $500 Million Verdict In Facebook Virtual Reality Lawsuit

Pic: ReutersA U.S. jury in Texas on Wednesday ordered Facebook Inc, its virtual reality unit Oculus, and other defendants to pay a combined $500 million to ZeniMax Media Inc, a video game publisher that says Oculus stole its technology.

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Tesla Drops 'Motors' From Name As CEO Musk Looks Beyond Cars

Pic: ReutersTesla Motors Inc changed its name to "Tesla Inc" as Chief Executive Elon Musk looks to transform the Silicon Valley firm from an electric car maker to a diversified energy products company.

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Why Facebook Keeps Pushing You To Go 'Live' With Video

NEW YORK  — From billboards to TV ads to endless notifications, Facebook is furiously promoting its live video feature as it tries to get more users to shoot and watch such videos.

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Apple's Earnings Shine As iPhone 7 Cycle Turns Out Better Than Expected

Apple  posted a record set of first quarter earnings on Tuesday, beating market expectations on both revenues and earnings, amid a strong uptake for its iPhone 7 smartphones, higher Mac sales and a fast growing services business. Below, we provide some of the key takeaways from Apple's earnings release.

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The Next Generation of Particle Accelerators is Leading to a New Kind of Physics

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Particle accelerators are machines that, put simply, accelerate basic particles like electrons and protons to extremely high levels of energy. The beams of charged particles created by these machines travel through a vacuum, steered by electromagnets. When the focused beam comes in contact with a target, particles and radiation can be produced. These beams are used for both medical and research purposes.

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The Most Controversial Quantum Computer Ever Made Just Got an Upgrade

Quantum computers are, without a doubt, the future, of computing. And while there are dozens of studies trying to make quantum computers more practically usable for the average person, we have yet to create a quantum computer that works in the same way our current computers do.

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Elon Musk Plans To Start Digging Tunnels To Beat Traffic

Elon Musk is serious about using tunnels to beat traffic.

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India Is Planning To Give Free Wifi To More Than 1,000 Villages

Tech giants like Facebook and Google have been puzzling how to get hundreds of millions of rural Indians online.

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Dropbox Targets Deep-Pocketed Businesses To Increase Revenue

Drew Houston, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Dropbox, stands in front of the company's logo at an announcement event in San Francisco, California, U.S., January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

A decade after its founding as a file-sharing business, Dropbox Inc is trying to become a new kind of company.

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