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Throat cancer could soon be detected on your breath

Thanks to new technology being developed by Swiss scientists and already tested on patients, blowing into a portable apparatus equipped with sensors will allow for the detection of certain cancers of the head and neck, such as throat and mouth.


Turn your thumbnail into a trackpad

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a tiny wearable that can be attached to a wearer's fingernail to remotely control a host of devices.


China to punish Internet firm Sina over series of complaints

China will punish web portal and social media firm Sina Corp after it was identified as operating the most complained about major website in the country, the Internet regulator said, the latest blow in an ongoing online crackdown.


Eyeglasses convert to sunglasses upon command

A new type of eyeglass lens that rapidly darkens when you want it to — eliminating the need to passively wait for light changes in your surroundings — is soon to become a reality, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US.


Lenovo’s annual revenue up 20% but profits miss target

China’s Lenovo said revenue rose 20% in its past fiscal year, helped by its purchase of Motorola last year as the PC maker diversifies into the smartphone market, but net profit growth slowed to just 1%.


Airbus's new plane boasts 1,000 3D-printed parts

The new Airbus A350 XWB has more 3D-printed elements than any commercial passenger jet in history.


Audio equipment maker Monster sues Beats over alleged fraud

Audio equipment maker Monster LLC has sued Beats Electronics LLC, owned by Apple Inc, over alleged "fraud and deceit" in the way that Beats acquired control of the rights to the popular "Beats by Dr Dre" headphones.


Jeff Bezos' rocket company to begin suborbital test flights this year

A space company owned by founder Jeff Bezos has finished work on a rocket engine for a suborbital spaceship and expects to begin flight tests this year, Blue Origin officials said.


US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: opening up to a changing world

Much about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency remains classified, but the US spy agency that maps and analyses the earth is opening up more than ever.


The 'Telltale Games' path to fame

With Telltale Games announcing a big-name partnership with Marvel for a new game series project due 2017, we take a look at the studio's road to stardom.