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Thai soccer team cave rescue helped by Denver company’s 3D Earth mapping abilities

The saga of 12 boys and their soccer coach who spent more than two weeks trapped in a cave in northern Thailand reached a positive conclusion on July 10 when rescuers retrieved the last of the group from their subterranean confines.

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In Canada, driverless cars learn to see in the snow

A Canadian town known for its annual theater festival is emerging as a hub of "snowtonomous" research, as automakers face demands to produce self-driving cars that can perform in snow and sleet.

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Beer, bots and broadcasts: Companies start using AI in the Cloud

Back in October, Deschutes Brewery Inc’s Brian Faivre was fermenting a batch of Obsidian Stout in a massive tank. Something was amiss; the beer wasn’t fermenting at the usual temperature. Luckily, a software system triggered a warning and he fixed the problem.

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Senegal's farmers adopt new tool to boost harvests: mobile phones

Walking through his dry millet field, Alioune Djaby, chief of Sikilo village, waits for a sign that rainfall is coming.

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India's colonial-era monsoon forecasting to get high-tech makeover

India's forecasting of the monsoon – the crop-nourishing seasonal rains that are the lifeblood for farmers in the country of 1.3 billion people – is getting a high-tech makeover.

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Get the scoop on Chevrolet's new diesel technology

The new Chevrolet Silverado HD pickup is getting a hood scoop for 2017 but it's got nothing to do with changing fashions or aesthetics and everything to do with an ingenious way of boosting performance and efficiency.

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'La Cebolla?' Satirical website The Onion sells stake to Univision

Most business merger stories have no need for a "this is not a joke" disclaimer, but this one did: Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications Inc announced a deal to buy a stake in humour website "The Onion."

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Soaring aspirations of Myanmar's drone enthusiasts

In a ramshackle workshop behind a bustling Yangon market, Kyi Tha fixes the plastic propeller of a home-made drone, one of a growing number of enthusiasts refusing to let poverty clip the wings of their high-tech dreams.