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17
Jan
Hershey to make 3-D chocolate printer

The Hershey Company is partnering with a 3-D printing company to develop ways for businesses and consumers to use 3-D printing technology to produce confectionery treats.  The company reached a multiyear joint development agreement with South Carolina-based 3D Systems, which recently unveiled 3-D printers that produce edible sugar and chocolate at the International Consumer Electronics Show, The Wall Street Journal reported... [read news]

09
Jan
IBM commits $1bn to new Watson supercomputer division

Computing giant IBM has said it will invest $1bn (£608m) creating a new division for Watson, its Jeopardy-winning supercomputer. Watson, named after former IBM president Thomas Watson, beat its human rivals in the US TV quiz show in 2011. The investment includes a $100m fund to boost innovation around Watson-related developer apps. The new division will be run by Michael Rhodin, former senior vice president of the company's software... [read news]

04
Jan
Iraq conflict: Sunni fighters 'control all of Fallujah'

The Iraq government has lost control of the strategic city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, say officials and witnesses. Al-Qaeda-linked militants now control the south of the city, a security source told the BBC. An Iraqi reporter there says tribesmen allied with al-Qaeda hold the rest of Fallujah. Fighting there erupted after troops broke up a protest camp by Sunni Arabs in the city of Ramadi on Monday. They have been accusing the Shia-led... [read news]

01
Jan
Fiat agrees to buy up rest of Chrysler

The Italian motors giant Fiat has agreed to buy the remaining 41% of Chrysler it does not own in a move that will create the world's seventh-largest car company. Fiat has owned a majority stake in the US company since 2009. The agreement ends drawn-out negotiations with the current owners, Veba, the healthcare trust affiliated to the United Auto Workers' union. Chrysler and Fiat will pay the trust an initial $3.65bn (£2.2bn). Once the... [read news]

28
Dec
Ashes 2013-14: England's worst display - Michael Vaughan

England's performance on the third day of the Melbourne Test was their worst of a very disappointing Ashes series, says former captain Michael Vaughan. The tourists collapsed from 173-5 to 179 all out before Australia closed on 30-0, just 201 runs away from victory. "There was no excuse for what happened out there this afternoon," Vaughan said on Test Match Special. "It's just not good enough. Some of those decisions they made today are... [read news]

28
Dec
Cairo al-Azhar campus torched amid Egypt protests

A student has been killed in Egypt as supporters of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood clashed with police and university buildings were set on fire. State TV blamed protesters for the fire at al-Azhar University's business faculty, where exams had to be postponed, and the agriculture faculty. The Brotherhood said police were "fabricating" the charges. The crackdown on the group began when President Mohammed Morsi, who belongs to it, was... [read news]

28
Dec
'Duck Dynasty' to resume filming with Phil Robertson after A&E lifts ban

The "Duck Dynasty" family says they are excited to return to work after A&E Network announced Friday it would resume filming their hit show with Phil Robertson next spring in a reversal of its decision last week to suspend him for comments he made about homosexuality.  In an exclusive statement to FoxNews.com, the family said it was "excited to keep making a quality TV show for our dedicated fans, who have showed us wonderful support. We... [read news]

23
Dec
Rolf Harris facing three further sexual assault charges

Rolf Harris is facing three further prosecutions for sexual assault including one against a girl "aged seven or eight", prosecutors have said. The three counts are in addition to 13 alleged sexual offences which the entertainer was charged with in August. The new counts are against females aged 19 in 1984, aged seven or eight in 1968 or 1969, and aged 14 in 1975. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said the allegations related to one... [read news]

21
Dec
Apollo Theatre collapse: Initial safety checks complete

Initial safety checks at a London theatre where a part of a ceiling collapsed have been completed. Seventy-six people were injured when ornate plasterwork at the Apollo fell during a production of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time. The Shaftesbury Avenue venue has been handed back to the Apollo's owner, Nimax Theatres, by the authorities. The investigation will be carried out by Westminster City Council after police ruled... [read news]

19
Dec
Apollo Theatre: Ceiling collapses during show in London

Seventy-six people have been injured, seven seriously, after part of a ceiling in London's Apollo Theatre collapsed during a show, police say. The venue in Shaftesbury Avenue was packed for a performance of The Curious Incident Of The Dog in the Night-Time. Eyewitnesses heard "a crackling" noise before the collapse at about 20:15 GMT. Theatre-goers left covered in debris. The Apollo's owner described it as a "shocking and upsetting"... [read news]


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