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Five million iPhone 5 units sold in 3 days: Apple

Five million iPhone 5 units sold in 3 days: Apple

Apple has reported that it sold more than 5 million iPhone 5 units in the three days since its launch, fewer than analysts had expected. The sales tally is a…

Smartphones in the limelight at Tokyo Game Show

Smartphones in the limelight at Tokyo Game Show

Sophisticated gameplay and cheap downloads that are fuelling a boom in software for smartphones and tablets were on display on Thursday at the Tokyo Game Show, the biggest of its…

Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest level on record: US

Arctic sea ice shrinks to lowest level on record: US

Arctic sea ice has shrunk to its smallest surface area since record-keeping began, taking the world into “uncharted territory” as climate change intensifies, US scientists warned today. Satellite images show…

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft to fly cargo to space station

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft to fly cargo to space station

A private capsule is scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on a cargo mission Oct 7, US space agency NASA announced. The SpaceX’s robotic Dragon spacecraft is set…

Samsung Galaxy Note II pre-orders begin in India

Samsung Galaxy Note II pre-orders begin in India

The Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) is available for pre-order on the Samsung India online store. There is no final MSRP price with the device but those interested will have…

Scientists stunned as Arctic ice cover plummets to record low

Scientists stunned as Arctic ice cover plummets to record low

In what is being described as a global disaster, Arctic sea ice has fallen to its minimum extent for the year, covering just 3.41 million sq km. This is the…

NASA’s Curiosity to examine football-size rock

NASA’s Curiosity to examine football-size rock

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has come closer to a football-size rock that will be the first for the rover’s arm to examine. Curiosity is about 8 feet (2.5 meters) from…

Quasars to help scientists map structure of universe

Quasars to help scientists map structure of universe

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University and two partnering institutions have found a possible way to map the spread and structure of the universe, guided by the light of quasars.…

US probes Motorola patent infringement claim against Apple

US probes Motorola patent infringement claim against Apple

  A US trade panel has launched a probe after Motorola Mobility LLC alleged that its patents were infringed by Apple Inc . The products at issue are certain Apple…

Warming casts shadow over survival of coral reefs

Warming casts shadow over survival of coral reefs

Unless greenhouse gas emissions are curtailed, there is little hope for the survival of coral reefs, supporting a diversity of life forms, warns a new study. Coral reefs are home…