Technology

China Tests Mars Lander in Int’l Cooperation Push

China invited observers to a successful test Thursday of its Mars lander as the country pushes for inclusion in more global space projects. The demonstration of hovering, obstacle avoidance and…

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Privacy, Consumer Groups Seek to Block Google-Fitbit Deal

Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, citing antitrust and privacy concerns. They say…

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Safety Agency Warns Against Using Inclined Sleepers

Consumers should stop using all inclined sleepers – even models that have not been recalled – because of the risk of accidental suffocation, federal safety regulators said Friday. The warning…

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App Helps People Navigate Cemeteries to Find Graves

An Israeli-developed app offers turn-by-turn voice directions to help visitors navigate large cemeteries in search of a loved-one’s resting place. Finding the exact location of a grave for a visit…

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