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Researchers at Stellenbosch University in South Africa say that smartphone use is distracting students and lowering grades, prompting some lecturers to declare their lectures device-free
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Dubbed 'The Thing', it looks like an ordinary SUV - apart from a giant white 'Star Wars' rack of sensors strapped to its roof and has been spotted around Apple's HQ.
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As many as three million people in the United States carry a loaded handgun daily, while nine million do so at least once a month, according to a US study Thursday.
A surveillance video from the restaurant Cronies in Ventura County, California shows a bar stool falling over on its own – with no patrons or staff inside.
US ridesharing giant Lyft announced Thursday it has received a $1 billion investment led by the venture arm of Google parent Alphabet, to help ramp up its challenge to market leader Uber.
The lake, in Russia's Siberia, is a natural wonder of 'exceptional value to evolutionary science' meriting a listing as a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
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US cities are offering Inc at least as much as $7billion in tax breaks ahead of a Thursday deadline as they compete to house its second headquarters.
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The Tesla founder tweeted today that the new boring contraption that will dig tunnels in LA will be named 'Line-Storm' after the 1915 poem by famed San-Francisco-born writer Robert Frost.
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The iconic car-maker has broken ground on a 66-storey waterfront tower in Downtown Miami, which is expected to be completed in 2021.
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The findings of a new report by Siemens and Intel suggests datacentre managers are taking a reactive approach to keeping on monitoring and managing the health of their infrastructure
The brain-training audio game helped people mentally filter out noise, according to research by Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School (stock image).
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Boeing Co said on Thursday it invested in Near Earth Autonomy, a Pittsburgh-based firm that develops technologies enabling autonomous flight based on drone and other technologies.
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Research led by the University of Washington found that it costs just £760 ($1,000) for people, including burglars, to purchase online ads which can be used to track your location.
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Less-affluent youngsters spend nearly three-and-a-half hours daily watching TV and using gadgets, compared to two hours for those in more affluent homes, Common Sense Media found.

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