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Dubai launches beach Wi-Fi portals

Dubai beachgoers can now connect to the internet, as Dubai launches Smart Palm a device that provides a Wi-Fi connection as well as phone-charging docks at the beach.

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Cheap 3D printed robotic arm controlled by the mind

VIENNA, AUSTRIA / SANTA FE, ARGENTINA / COLORADO, U.S.(REUTERS / EASTON LACHAPPELLE/UNLIMITED TOMORROW) – Easton LaChappelle was 14 when he first started taking apart toasters.

Five years on, he’s being touted as a global leader in robotics, for his range of low-cost Anthromod robotic hands developed in his bedroom.
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Intel nears deal to buy Altera

(Reuters Business Report) – Another huge chip deal nearing the finish line: The New York Post reports Intel is close to buying Altera for roughly $15 billion. It says the deal could come together by the end of next week. The semiconductor giant would pay about $54 a share, a 15 percent premium over Thursday’s closing price.
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Street lights powered by solar and wind energy to light up Barcelona

BARCELONA, SPAIN (REUTERS/UPC) – Barcelona’s beach is being lit up with new-look street lights.

The six innovative lamp posts are each fitted with two solar panels, a wind turbine and a battery.

As a result, the environmentally-friendly lights generate enough energy to run for ten hours overnight.
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