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BT volunteers to take on universal broadband obligation

BT’s chief strategy officer Sean Williams tells MPs the telco will happily take on any broadband USO, as parliament gathers evidence in support of the Digital Economy Bill
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Three years later, Sony's current-gen game machine still holds the lead - and its about to go back on sale.
High-resolution maps created with more than 3 million satellite images reveal how natural processes and human activity have dramatically altered the global water distribution in 32 years.
School lunch may not be the first thing that comes to mind when talking about healthy eating. But with the help of software, a Dutch organization is working to change that.
The major technology companies may be going head to head as they try to sell their virtual reality products, but they’re teaming up to create a new organization surrounding the new entertainment fro
Federal archaeologists and scientists used a remotely operated vehicle to document the condition of a mini submarine used by Japan in the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago
Alien hunters reported seeing a golden cigar-shaped UFO near the International Space Station in live NASA web feed. Some say the aliens inside are investigating the astronauts' thoughts.
CLEVELAND - John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth and a former U.S. senator and war hero, has been hospitalized for more than a week, officials said on Wednesday. Glenn, 95, is at the Jam
Two Congressmen are calling for a commission to investigate Russian political hacking. Cybersecurity experts are backing the idea. The post The Election Is Over. The Probe Into Russian Hacks Shouldn’
Listen to the sounds of lions grumbling and hyenas cackling and elephants trampling, and appreciate that humans have removed themselves from the food chain. The post Immerse Yourself in the Horror Th
Uber rolled out a new mobile app last month, promising to make it easier to book a ride. However, if you installed Uber’s latest update, the company has been tracking your location the entire time. T
Ross Geller might not have a great British accent, but he has a pretty impressive Rate My Professor review.  Geller’s Rate My Professor page resurfaced this week in all of its joy
Picking a holiday gift for the video game lovers on your list can be as difficult as deciding on your starter Pokemon.
Apple may introduce a bold new hue to its smartphone color wheel next year.
A motion graphic showing how Amazon’s new shopping experience Amazon Go will work. Simply scan in, take what you want and “Go”. By Karl Gelles and Ramon Padilla, USA TODAY     
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate professional wrestling magnate and former Senate candidate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration, transition offici
The self-proclaimed "Un-carrier" wants to "free" the phone number.        
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner did their best to convince a Senate panel their proposed $85.4B merger will benefit consumers.        
Brooks HaysSTATE COLLEGE, Pa., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- New research suggests some common insecticides are more harmful than previously thought, killing bad insects as well as good insects.
The way we work is undergoing a major shift.
He writes. He acts. He developed an app. And he wears clothes.
With cold, blustering snowstorms battering the West Coast and the Prairies, you might be tempted to say "What global warming?" But climate change may
By the end of the century, a new study warns, “extreme rainfall events” will become both more intense and more common. And current U.S. infrastructure is no match for all those futur
Brooks HaysCLEVELAND, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Birds have a strong preference for nighttime migration, so much so that migratory birds caught over water at daybreak turn around for shore.
"One gets away with something and they all pile on." The post United Won't Be the Last Airline to Charge for Overhead Bin Space appeared first on WIRED.
Presents and Christmas are usually synonymous, but the traditions associated with the holiday are what some people look forward to most. Whether it’s eating Chinese food or baking cookies, there are
Over 400,000 women in the U.S. suffer from postpartum depression each year. Yet only an estimated 15 percent of those mothers receive treatment, and countless women who have suffered from PPD report&n
Humans may in part owe their big brains to a DNA "typo" in their genetic code, research suggests.
The new design can be embedded into the aircraft's wings. It could boost fuel efficiency by up to 8%, and reduce drag and weight, NASA said.
Recent studies show that diverse groups of scientists may be more successful in problem solving than homogenous groups. It’s troubling, then, that only 8 percent of STEM (science, technology, en
Federal archaeologists and scientists used a remotely operated vehicle to document the condition of a mini submarine used in the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago
Private aerospace company SpaceX was scheduled to return to launching rockets before the end of 2016, but the company announced Wednesday it is delaying its planned flights until the next year. Inst
The House of Representatives approved research efforts to combat cancer and other diseases on Wednesday, including $1.8 billion in funding for Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot initiative. I
By Andy Rowsell-Jones Gartner, Inc. Digitalization in most enterprises is maturing, and as it does, it becomes much more likely that these enterprises will become part of a digital ecosystem. This is
In what Sen. Lamar Alexander dubbed a “Christmas miracle,” the Senate gave final approval Wednesday to a $4.8 billion medical cures bill, the first major piece of healthcare legislation since passage

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Steve Borthwick can crack All Blacks code for Lions... and that's good from an England point of view

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY RIATH AL-SAMARRAI: It is early October and Neil Warnock is chatting on the phone to his wife Sharon. She is stunned by something she saw on the internet.
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George North injury sparks TV row as BT bosses react angrily to Northampton claims over footage

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Wladimir Klitschko more determined than ever to regain world titles as he eyes heavyweight bout with Anthony Joshua: 'I want to prove I can do it'

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Mandatory IRA Distributions: Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes

RMDs are required starting at age 70 1/2 and while this sounds simple on the surface, it's actually pretty convoluted because the math changes each year and if you make a mistake IRS penalties can be
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More women on boards=higher dividend rates: James Saft

(Reuters) - Companies with weak corporate governance benefit from having more female board members, who help shareholders to benefit from higher dividends.
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Dow transports set closing record high after 2-year wait

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dow Jones transportation average hit a record high close, led by increases in shares of Norfolk Southern , Union Pacific and FedEx Corp , giving some investors hope the...
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Report: Apple wants movies on iTunes earlier

Apple wants a happy ending to its continuing pursuit of Hollywood studios for early access to movies on iTunes.        
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1 officer killed and 1 wounded in Georgia; shooter at large, authorities say

A man fatally shot one Georgia police officer and wounded a second Wednesday before fleeing an apartment complex near a college campus that went on lockdown as a precaution, authorities said. They
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California Democrats push back on White House stance that President Obama can't pardon 'Dreamers'

Led by members of the California’s delegation, dozens of House Democrats are again pleading with President Obama to pardon hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as chil
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Battery makers Tesla and Sonnen tout similar products but have different strategies

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Breitbart News prompts more advertisers, including BMW and T-Mobile parent, to yank ads

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