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Climate Change

President Aquino leads the proposal for a legally binding commitment to reduce carbon emissions. He said that the Philippines will be the leading voice representing small countries who were usually the victim of climate change. According to the President, one of the decisive contributions is the European commitment, in particular, France, which will host a climate change disruption summit next year. There has been ongoing talks in the United Nations, were industrialized nations were asked […]

Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds

By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:03pm EDT (Reuters) – Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other contractors involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S. Senate panel has found. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s year-long probe, concluded in March but made public on Wednesday, found the military’s U.S. Transportation Command, or Transcom, was aware of only […]

Bug delays Apple’s HealthKit availability on iOS 8

By Christina Farr and Abhirup Roy Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:10pm EDT (Reuters) – Apple Inc said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads. HealthKit gathers data such as blood pressure and weight from various health apps on Apple devices, and can be viewed by doctors at one place. Regulated medical devices, such as glucose […]

Contaminated vaccines kill 30 children in Syria

More than 30 children were killed after receiving contaminated measles vaccine in Syria. Said incident occurred in Idlib, northern province of Syria. Because of this incident, the free vaccination program was temporarily stopped while investigation continues.

U.S. to begin Ebola hospital equipment lift to Liberia

By David Morgan WASHINGTON Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:25pm EDT (Reuters) – The first planeload of hospital equipment in the U.S. military’s battle against West Africa’s deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia on Friday, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. The United States hopes its expanded effort to contain the spread of the virus will help rally other countries in ramping up the global response to the epidemic, U.S. aid official Nancy Lindborg […]

iPhone comes out of a ‘bygone era’, reviewers hail bigger handset

Wed Sep 17, 2014 2:17am EDT (Reuters) – Bigger is better and Apple Inc has finally realized that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvements, reviewers wrote. Most reviewers say that the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone available or “ever made”, while the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has been described as a “phablet” that will give competition to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s Galaxy S line […]