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India, Japan each seek deals during Modi’s visit

  TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India both have much to gain from a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than a dozen Indian steel, energy and IT tycoons that begins Saturday, Aug. 30, in the ancient capital of Kyoto. The two countries have complementary economies, given Japan’s wealth and technological prowess and [...]

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Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

  MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. At HeatSync Labs, the tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the [...]

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A Closer Look: Reading tablets decent, but needed?

  NEW YORK (AP) — E-book readers are great for reading books, but they can’t be used get directions or watch videos of people dumping ice over their heads. Tablets can. In partnership with Samsung, Barnes & Noble released a reading-centric tablet last week, the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. Amazon, meanwhile, has the Kindle Fire [...]

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High-res photo satellite launched from California

  VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space has been launched from a military base on California’s Central Coast. The commercial satellite known as Worldview-3 was sent into space atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a clear day Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base. [...]

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