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  • Google Maps Now Let You Do Some Christmas Window Shopping Without Leaving Home
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Mission Not Impossible: BlackBerry, Boeing Team Up to Create Self-Destructing Spy Phone

Mission Not Impossible: BlackBerry, Boeing Team Up to Create Self-Destructing Spy Phone

BlackBerry confirmed it is working with Boeing Co to create a high-security Android-based smartphone. The Boeing Black phone, which will be powered by BlackBerry’s BES 12, has the unique self-destructing capacity when it is tampered with.

Google Maps Now Let You Do Some Christmas Window Shopping Without Leaving Home

Google Maps Now Let You Do Some Christmas Window Shopping Without Leaving Home

Holiday shoppers who like to window shop can now revel in the spirit of the season by doing a virtual tour of the most iconic shopping addresses, thanks to Google Maps. The Business View feature brings window shopping online.

Week Ahead In Tech: CES, More Sony Woes, Responses to T-Mobile Data Strategy

Week Ahead In Tech: CES, More Sony Woes, Responses to T-Mobile Data Strategy

It's set to be a busy week for many given the holiday season and news ahead of the industry's biggest show, CES, that kicks off the new year. Keep tuned to Tech Times for the latest on CES and here's a look at the week's hot stories and topics.

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SCIENCEClimate Change Takes its Toll on Mount Rainier

Earth

Climate Change Takes its Toll on Mount Rainier

Scientists suggest that global warming and climate change is taking a toll on Mount Rainer, which is causing the ice on its glaciers to melt. Experts suggest that the ice on Mount Rainer is melting six times the historical speed.

SCIENCEPopulation of Bears, Lynx, Wolves Up in Europe. What's Causing this Large Carnivore Resurgence?

Environment

Population of Bears, Lynx, Wolves Up in Europe. What's Causing this Large Carnivore Resurgence?

The carnivorous animal population, which includes wolves, lynx, bears and wolverines, has increased in Europe. Conservation approach is believed to have helped the carnivore resurgence in the continent.

SCIENCEWhen Forests Are Cut, Rainfall is Affected and Temperatures Increase

Environment

When Forests Are Cut, Rainfall is Affected and Temperatures Increase

Deforestation is not a local problem. It increases global warming, changes rainfall patterns around the world, and poses a threat to food security in some regions, researchers say.

SCIENCECaught on Camera: Crocodile Breaks Shell of Sea Turtle in a Snap

Environment

Caught on Camera: Crocodile Breaks Shell of Sea Turtle in a Snap

A camera captures images of a saltwater crocodile breaking open the shell of a dead turtle and eating it. Saltwater crocodiles are the largest living reptiles on Earth.

LifeKilling of 2 NYPD Cops in Retaliation of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Deaths Shock Nation

Society

Killing of 2 NYPD Cops in Retaliation of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Deaths Shock Nation

Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were killed in the line of duty by a gunman in New York City. What drove the assassin to kill police officers?

LifeFDA Gives Thumbs Up to Ovarian Cancer Drug Lynparza (Olaparib)

Health

FDA Gives Thumbs Up to Ovarian Cancer Drug Lynparza (Olaparib)

In a clinical trial, AstraZeneca's Lynparza shrank and even removed ovarian tumor in women whose ovarian cancer is linked with genetic mutations.

LifeDr. Oz Gets Thumbs Down from Real-world Doctors: Is He Selling Snake Oil?

Health

Dr. Oz Gets Thumbs Down from Real-world Doctors: Is He Selling Snake Oil?

Findings of a new study give viewers of 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors' cause to be skeptical of the recommendations given on these medical TV shows.

LifeDeadly Caramel Apples: Listeria Food Poisoning Kills 5, Sickens 28 in Multi-State Outbreak

Health

Deadly Caramel Apples: Listeria Food Poisoning Kills 5, Sickens 28 in Multi-State Outbreak

The CDC advises consumers not to eat commercially produced caramel apples pending the results of investigations on the specific brands that may have sickened 28 individuals across 10 states.

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