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How One App Might Be A Step Toward Internet Everywhere

Mon, 2014-04-07 06:41

FireChat connects users without a cellular network or the Internet. It uses technology, known as mesh networking, that could be scaled up to provide Internet access to disaster zones and remote areas.

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Signal 'Just Like' Emergency Beacon Detected In Search For Flight 370

Mon, 2014-04-07 05:28

Calling it the "most promising lead" so far, the leader of the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner says ships have again detected a signal used by "black box" beacons.

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India Begins World's Largest Election

Mon, 2014-04-07 00:09

The country's 814 million electorate will vote in stages over the next five weeks to choose representatives to its 543-seat lower house of parliament. Results are expected on May 16.

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Possible Signals From Lost Jet's Black Boxes Heard

Mon, 2014-04-07 00:05

Sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said Monday.

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Involuntary Shaking Can Be Caused By Essential Tremors

Sun, 2014-04-06 23:33

It's easy to think that a shaking hand could be a sign of Parkinson's disease. But it's more likely essential tremor, an ailment that's not life-threatening but can become debilitating.

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Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp

Sun, 2014-04-06 23:24

In the aftermath of a Supreme Court ruling last year, advocates worry that jurisdictions are quietly making changes to disenfranchise minorities. A training program is designed to counter that.

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Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help

Sun, 2014-04-06 23:22

Patients undergoing chemotherapy need to eat to stay strong. But the drugs can cause nausea and damage taste buds. New flavors and spices can help a lot, a chef says.

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Former Bank Executive: Women, Ask For A Raise!

Sun, 2014-04-06 23:22

As leader of the women's network 85 Broads, Sallie Krawcheck lobbies for better gender equality in boardrooms. She also says women need to negotiate tougher to get there.

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