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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


'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."


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.