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Global warming will expose millions more to floods

Global warming is expected to unleash more rain, exposing millions more people to river flooding particularly in the United States and parts of Asia, Africa and central Europe, researchers said Wednesday.


Old dog, new tricks: Sony unleashes 'intelligent' robot pet

As Japan celebrates the year of the dog, electronics giant Sony on Thursday unleashed its new robot canine companion, packed with artificial intelligence and internet connectivity.


Beijing's blue skies spark joy, skepticism

Every day for the last five years, Zou Yi has photographed Beijing's smog-cloaked skyline from his 13th-floor apartment, but there is something different in the air this year.


New 'emotional' robots aim to read human feelings

The robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent's ability, and offer advice and encouragement.


Facebook updates News Feed to make friends a priority

Facebook on Thursday announced a major update that will put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user's news feed -- and likely result in people spending less time on the leading social network.


Knot a problem: Thai capital tackles street cables

Bangkok's Wireless Road may soon live up to its name.


Rescuers search for victims as California mudslide toll hits 17

Rescuers used dogs and helicopters to search for victims on Wednesday of powerful mudslides which left at least 17 people dead in a southern California community that is also home to major celebrities including Oprah Winfrey.


Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now.


Petrol down 3 cents, diesel flat

Diesel will now be six cents dearer than RON95.


Penang undersea tunnel project is on: LGE

Despite facing misconduct or corruption probe by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), the Penang DAP-led government will still proceed with the undersea tunnel project linking the island from Persiaran Gurney to the mainland part of the state in Bagan Ajam.


 

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