MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.
WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires.
BRUSSELS (AP) — France's drive to force internet giants to pay more taxes is losing steam, amid resistance from other EU countries that serve as tax shelters to companies like Apple.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is urging the world airline community to ban large, personal electronic devices like laptops from checked luggage because of the potential for a catastrophic fire.
NEW YORK (AP) — The selfie is everywhere — Facebook, Instagram, Twitter — and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application.
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Introducing FDA’s Emerging Sciences Idea Portal: Please Help Us Predict the Future

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A New Makerspace for South Florida
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A New Makerspace for South Florida

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Weather on Wheels App
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Make Your Road Trip Safer with the Weather on Wheels App, Now Available for iPhone

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team linked lunas
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Fort Lauderdale Team Wins XPRIZE and Google's Stem-Based Competition for Kids, "Moonbots"

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Girl On IPad
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Science4Us releases an iPad app of its kindergarten, first and second grade science curriculum

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