COP21: Climate change deal struck at Paris Summit

-195 countries agree to keep global warming to below 2C ANKARA - Over 190 countries have struck an international deal to keep global warming to below...

Turkish Pres.: Mobile network upgrade to bring in $5 bln

Upgrading the mobile network to 4.5G includes use of local products and local companies, President Erdogan saysANKARA - Turkey’s 4G/LTE Communication System Development...

US: unmanned space rocket explodes after take-off

-SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blows up after Florida lift-off enroute to International Space StationWASHINGTON - A rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station...

Japanese airbag-maker could pay $200 million recall fine

Takata to pay at least $70 million in largest-ever civil penalty ever by U.S. transportation agencyBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. said...

Facebook unveils digital assistant M

New service launched as survey finds Americans having hard time navigating smartphone etiquetteBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO - Facebook on Wednesday launched M, a new...

Android phones can be hacked with sms message

Google scrambles to fix bug that affects 1 billion Android phonesBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO - Google announced Tuesday that it is working to fix...

China to build nationwide electric car station network

Project unveiled to build enough charging-stations to fuel 5 million electric cars nationwide by 2020 BEIJING - China unveiled plans Friday to build a nationwide charging-station network capable...

Astronauts return to Earth after 199 days in orbit

Samantha Cristoforetti sets record for most time in space on a single mission by female astronautNEW YORK - Three International Space Station astronauts returned to...

Humanity visits Pluto for first time

New Horizons spacecraft encounter tiny dwarf planet on edge of solar system after nine-year trekBy Barry EitelNEW YORK – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft...

Tech turns Indian villagers into citizen journalists

– Using just mobile phones, Indian villagers have found a platform to report their own problems without mainstream mediaBy Shuriah NiaziBHOPAL, India –...

Scientists use stem cells to regrow spinal cords

Research on rats could one day help paralyzed humansBy Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO - Scientists announced Tuesday that they have successfully regenerated the spinal...

China unveils first large passenger plane

158-seater plane already recieved 517 orders from 21 clients; expected to be put into full service in three yearsBEIJING - China unveiled its...

Turkish mobile network progresses to 4.5G

4.5G is 10 times faster than 3G technology, says head of Information and Communication Technologies Authority ISTANBUL - Advanced fourth-generation...

Google launches personalized storm tracker

Searches for oncoming storms will display information such as maps, forecasts, reminders and preparedness instructionsBy Barry EitelSAN FRANCISCO - Ten years after Hurricane Katrina...

Explosion rocks chemical plant in eastern China

Same plant was hit by blast 20 months ago. BEIJING  – A huge explosion rocked a chemical plant in eastern China for the second time...

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