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The world schedules to add an additional leap second on June 30

2015/06/03

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The world is preparing to add a leap second at the end of June to synchronize the world s clocks with the Earth s rotation The leap second was...

Ocean cleaning technology to make 2016 debut near Japan

2015/06/03

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A self-sustaining system designed to rid the world s oceans of millions of tonnes of floating plastic garbage is set to make its debut next year off the coast...

FBI deploys surveillance planes marked with fake company names

2015/06/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A new report reveals the FBI is responsible for dozens of mysterious aircrafts carrying video cameras and fictitious company names to monitor cities across the U S The FBI...

Honeybee colony collapse tackled in new White House environmental strategy

2015/05/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Obama administration has unveiled a strategy intended to stop beehive colony collapse after percent of commercial honeybee colonies in the United States died off last winter The White...

US indicts six Chinese nationals for economic espionage

2015/05/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The United States has indicted six Chinese nationals for stealing a technology used in mobile devices The Chinese nationals including three Tianjin University professors are charged with stealing FBAR...

LightSail solar spacecraft to be launched soon

2015/05/14

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The construction of the LightSail spacecraft a solar spacecraft designed by the Planetary Society will start next year thanks to a crowdfunded campaign that reached it s goal in...

Hackers are stealing money using the Starbucks app

2015/05/14

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Hackers are stealing money from the credit cards bank and PayPal accounts of Starbucks customers by hacking into their Starbucks mobile apps The Starbucks app allows customers to make...

New York police shoot hammer-wielding man

2015/05/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A man wanted for four unprovoked assaults in which he used a hammer was shot by New York police on Wednesday according to an NBC New York report Two...

Smartphones detects parasites in blood

2015/05/07

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw US researchers have developed a system CellScope that uses a smartphone to detect the Loa loa parasite commonly known as the eye worm in blood samples The smartphone needs...

Apple Watch's heart monitor may not work on tattooed people

2015/04/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Disgruntled Apple fans have taken to the Internet to complain that the Apple Watch s built-in heart monitor does not work properly on people with wrist tattoos Critics say...

Apple iPad app glitch delays American Airlines flights

2015/04/30

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A glitch with the iPads used by American Airlines pilots for their flight plans recently delayed dozens of flights over a period of two days The glitch occurred on an iPad...

US immigration key to population and economic growth

2015/04/24

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Wisconsin s Republican governor Scott Walker recently staked out a new position on immigration by voicing opposition to legal immigration suggesting that American workers and American wages are adversely...

France thwarts man’s planned terror attack on church

2015/04/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Police in France arrested a man Sunday after discovering his plans to attack at least one church in the Villejuif commune of Paris according to Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve...

Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

2015/04/21

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Friday marks the th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope s launch on April from the Kennedy Space Center aboard the space shuttle Discovery At metres long and with...

Australian firm builds underwater buoys harness ocean swell energy

2015/04/04

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An Australian company has been working on a system that uses underwater buoys to convert sea waves into zero-emission energy and desalinated water Australian firm Carnegie Wave Energy has...

Iran nuclear deal: sticking points as deadline nears

2015/03/31

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The United States and Iran said they were prepared to work past a midnight deadline into Wednesday on a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers The deadline for...

China suspected of launching massive cyber attack against GitHub

2015/03/31

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw US coding website GitHub says it is facing the largest cyber attack in its history China is thought to be behind the attack which began on Thursday and is...

How drone-style system could prevent further Germanwings crash

2015/03/30

Existing technology could allow for planes to become more automated and give ground staff the ability to seize control of planes if necessary In this system that would make planes more like drones planes can communicate with the air traffic...

Boeing granted patent for force field technology

2015/03/24

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Deflector shields seen in sci-fi movies such as Star Wars may soon be a reality as Boeing has been granted a patent for a shockwave attenuation system which uses...

Self-driving car to begin coast-to-coast road trip

2015/03/23

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Delphi Automotive hopes their self-driving car will travel across the country on Sunday The Audi SQ will travel miles from San Francisco California to New York City New York...

Amazon granted approval to carry out delivery drone tests

2015/03/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Online retail giant Amazon has been granted permission to conduct delivery drone test flights after a months-long tussle to win approval from the Federal Aviation Administration The Amazon delivery...

Police capture suspect in Mesa, Arizona shooting spree

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Police in Mesa Arizona captured a suspect Wednesday afternoon who reportedly shot at least six people wounding five and killing one Police say the shooting spree started at the...

Suspect in custody after shooting rampage in Arizona that left one dead, five wounded

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A gunman who killed one person and wounded five others during a shooting spree in Mesa Arizona Wednesday afternoon has been captured and detained by police The shooting spree...

NYPD unveils $1.5M ShotSpotter system that detects gunshots via sensors around city

2015/03/18

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The NYPD has introduced a new technology that locates the sound of gunfire in order to provide police officers with real-time locations for when bullets are fired ShotSpotter is...

Polish firm developing mini military drones

2015/03/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Polish company has been developing mini drones dubbed Bee that can be deployed on reconnaissance missions as well as attached to military vehicles to assist the infantry units...

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

2015/03/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Toymaker Mattel Inc has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user However privacy advocates fear the doll s cloud-based technology exposes children to...

Google expected to bring innovation to wireless with new MVNO plans

2015/03/07

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Industry pundits are buzzing after Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai all but confirmed reports that the company will experiment with offering wireless services direct to consumers In normal cellular operations...

U.S. switching to chip-enabled credit cards

2015/03/04

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw U S credit card companies have set an October deadline for a switch to chip-enabled cards Such cards come with embedded computer chips that make them far more difficult...

North Korea shipping firm skirts sanctions by renaming ships: U.N. panel

2015/02/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw According to a United Nations report a North Korean company has been relabeling its vessels in order to evade sanctions One North Korean shipping company Ocean Maritime Management or...

China submarines outnumber U.S. fleet: U.S. admiral

2015/02/26

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw China now has more submarine vessels than the United States According to top U S Navy Admiral Joseph Mulloy China has also simultaneously increased the geographic reach of the...

Safety technology on new cars likely saved lives in California commuter train accident

2015/02/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Safety technology on passenger cars used by Metrolink since likely reduced casualties and saved lives in Tuesday s commuter train accident in Southern California The Los Angeles-bound commuter train...

North Korea could possess as many as 100 nuclear weapons by 2020

2015/02/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The United States is concerned about North Korea's nuclear weapons program after a think tank predicted Pyongyang could have up to nuclear weapons within the next five years Experts...

California commuter train crash caused by truck stuck on tracks

2015/02/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A Los Angeles-bound commuter train derailed early Tuesday morning after it struck a produce truck that was stopped on the tracks in Oxnard California injuring people at least four...
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