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US tech executives press Obama on NSA surveillance

Source: Apple Balla | Dec 17 2013, 8:34pm CST

Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Executives of leading tech companies Tuesday pressed US President Barack Obama to "move aggressively" to scale back the National Security Agency's electronic surveillance practice.
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Two Indian Americans researchers get US presidential award

Source: Apple Balla | Dec 24 2013, 12:08am CST

Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named 102 researchers, including two Indian-Americans, as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals in these fields.
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The US President Not Being Permitted to Use the iPhone!

Source: Apple Balla | Dec 5 2013, 2:10am CST

The US President Not Being Permitted to Use the iPhones!
Barack Obama, the US president, says that the Secret Service has prevented him to use the iPhone for security issues, ultimately leads him to use the BlackBerry phone
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White House mole was an Indian-American

Source: Apple Balla | Nov 2 2013, 4:30am CDT | by IANS

White House mole was an Indian-American
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) It turns out that a White House mole fired recently for snarky anonymous tweets about top Obama administration officials and its policies was an Indian-American policy wonk.
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Apple Reportedly Revealing MacBook Air Retina in Q1 2015
Apple Reportedly Revealing MacBook Air Retina in Q1 2015
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that the new version of MacBook Air will be released in this quarter
 
Apple Watch Rumored to Feature Outstanding CPU, but Poor Battery Life
Apple Watch Rumored to Feature Outstanding CPU, but Poor Battery Life
The powerful performance of the S1 chip of the Apple Watch might be overshadowed by the poor battery backup time
 
Alleged Display of 12-Inch MacBook Air Revealed by Leaked Photos
Alleged Display of 12-Inch MacBook Air Revealed by Leaked Photos
The display contains a polished metal Apple logo on the back, rather than the typical backlit ones
 
 

Indian-American run firm to fix Obamacare website

Source: Apple Balla | Oct 25 2013, 10:46pm CDT | by IANS

Indian-American run firm to fix Obamacare website
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The Obama administration has turned to a technology company run by Indian-Americans to fix the problem ridden website for Americans to buy insurance under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
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Obama renews push for immigration reforms

Source: Apple Balla | Oct 24 2013, 11:50pm CDT | by IANS

Obama renews push for immigration reforms
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama has made a renewed push for comprehensive immigration reform, voicing support for a bill that the Indian IT industry fears would stem the flow of Indian professionals to the US.
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All nations spy on each other, says Obama

Source: Apple Balla | Jul 1 2013, 11:48pm CDT

All nations spy on each other, says Obama
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Amid reports that US did not spare even its allies and friends like India from its spying operations, President Barack Obama has responded that all nations collect intelligence on each other.
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Obama defends surveillance of American communications

Source: Apple Balla | Jun 17 2013, 11:18pm CDT

Obama defends surveillance of American communications
Washington, June 18 (IANS) As the US whistleblower accused President Barack Obama of worsening "abusive" practices, Obama defended extensive surveillance of US communications, saying it had disrupted multiple terrorist plots and had adequate checks and balances.
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Most Americans fine with phone tracking: Survey

Source: Apple Balla | Jun 11 2013, 1:25am CDT

Most Americans fine with phone tracking: Survey
Washington, June 11 (IANS) As US counter-intelligence agents have begun a probe into how information about secret government surveillance programmes was leaked, a new survey shows that more than half of Americans are fine with one of them.
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Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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Insects compete with rats to clear garbage
New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Scientists sampled arthropods - such as...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province. Police officials said the armed men opened fire at the vehicle of Zahid Ali,...
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Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said. This increased the toll to 16, including six South Koreans and 10...
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Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing". Lydia Cawson, 29, said that she and her girlfriend were asked by a staff...
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
London, Dec 4 (IANS) 'Mamil' (middle-aged man in Lycra), 'silvertail' (a person who is socially prominent or who displays social aspirations) and 'crony capitalism' are among the 1,000 new words to be added to...
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Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus'
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-long slowdown in...
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Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 18 suspected militants were killed Thursday in airstrikes conducted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets in North Waziristan. According to officials, the airstrikes were conducted in...
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