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Self-driving-cars-030615.jpg Adoption of self-driving cars could save up to $190 billion annually in damages and hospital bills as well as drastically reduce auto accidents in the U.S., according to a new study. The study-- "Autonomous Driving -- 10 Ways in Which Autonomous Vehicles Could Reshape Our Lives"-- conducted by McKinsey...

MandarinOriental-031615.jpg Hong-Kong-based luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group confirmed Friday that the credit card network at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked and card data has been stolen. The group said the data has been accessed without authorization and in violation of both civil and criminal law.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has become the first mission to achieve orbit around a dwarf planet. NASA announced that the spacecraft was approximately 38,000 miles (61,000) kilometers from Ceres when it was captured by the dwarf planet's gravity at about 7:39 a.m. EST Friday. Mission controllers at NASA's...

A United Nations expert group on discrimination against women has warned that progress and achievements made over the last hundred years in the fight for women's equality are under constant threat. "We are seeing regressive signs, often in the name of culture, religion, and traditions, that threaten...

ApplePay-031615.jpg A spurt in unauthorized purchase on Apple Pay is suspected to be using stolen card data from major retailers, WSJ reported. Apple Pay uses tap of a mobile phone, that are directly connected to the bank accounts, to make payments.

Tradebalance-030615.jpg Reflecting a notable decrease in the value of imports, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing that the U.S. trade deficit narrowed in line with economist estimates in the month of January.

UnEmploymentRate-030615.jpg With employment in the U.S. climbing by much more than anticipated, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing that the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in well over six years in the month of February.

lung-cancer-030615.jpg U.K. is planning to use genetically modified bone marrow to treat lung cancer. Scientists at the University College hospital in London plans to enroll 56 patients in the first phase of the experiment. The trial is funded by the Medical Research Council.

ISIL-Twitter-030615.jpg A new US study claims that from September through December 2014, at least 46,000 Twitter accounts were used by apparent supporters of the terrorist organization, the Islamic State (ISIS). The study, titled "ISIS Twitter Census," answers fundamental questions about how many Twitter users support ISIS, who and where they are, and how they participate in its highly organized online activities. JM B

harrison-ford-030615.jpg Actor and experienced pilot Harrison Ford survived miraculously after a plane crash in California. The 72-year old actor, who was alone on the plane, opted for an emergency landing over Penmar golf course, when the engine of the second world war era vintage plane stopped suddenly.

US actor Harrison Ford was injured on Thursday when a vintage plane he was flying crashed on a Los Angeles golf course. Ford, 72, reported engine failure shortly after taking off from Santa Monica Airport, and said he was making an "immediate return" with his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR. The Indiana...

US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the United States is prepared to negotiate further reductions in its nuclear weapons stockpile. In a statement issued on the 45th Anniversary of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Kerry said the United States is fully committed to continuing to fulfill...

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured water signatures in the Red Planet's atmosphere. Scientists have been searching for answers to why this vast water supply left the surface. Details of the...

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Thursday said food prices dipped to a 55-month low in February, having dropped a steady percent from the previous month and 14 percent below its level compared to a year earlier, The lowest level since July 2010, the decline reflects a robust...

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it will begin conducting Ebola vaccination trials in Guinea this week. If found effective, the vaccine could be the "game-changer to finally end the epidemic" that has affected nearly 24,000 people, mostly in West Africa. WHO will launch a Phase...

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