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Intel steadies as PC declines ease16/4/2014 8:04
US computer chip giant Intel reported a modest dip in earnings in the first quarter on Tuesday, amid a stabilization of the key personal computer segment.
Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power16/4/2014 7:59
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged further integration of air and space defence capabilities, in what experts described Tuesday as a response to the militarisation of space by rivals including the United States.
Oil drilling possible 'trigger' for deadly Italy quakes15/4/2014 16:06
Italy's Emilia-Romagna region on Tuesday suspended new drilling as it published a report that warned that hydrocarbon exploitation may have acted as a "trigger" in twin earthquakes that killed 26 people in 2012.
New breakthrough could lead to body-powered wearables15/4/2014 8:05
A team of researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) may have overcome one of the biggest hurdles facing wearable tech devices if they are to go mainstream - poor battery life.
UN climate chief urges 'bold' carbon-curbing steps15/4/2014 7:58
The UN climate chief on Sunday called on governments to take bold steps to tame carbon emissions after a landmark report said the worldwide aim to limit global warming was still attainable.