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Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

5 questions, answers on ‘net neutrality’

Movie, TV production firms get FAA permission to fly drones

Canada, UK show promise for unmanned aircraft systems

Commercial unmanned aircraft use in other countries is demonstrating how they could be used in Alaska once proper regulations are in place. Curt Smith, a technology director for BP, said the company, which commissioned the first commercial overland, unmanned aircraft flight in the country on the North Slope in June, implements technology not because it’s cool, but because it makes sense and improves efficiency.

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Study: sharks may be killing sea lions

Observer changes, Gulf ratz on tap for North Pacific council

Changes to the observer program and discussion of a possible Gulf of Alaska rationalization program are back on the menu at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s October meeting. The council, which will meet Oct. 8-14 in Anchorage, will also approve crab fishery catches, take final action on Pacific cod fishery for the Community Development Quota, or CDQ, fleet and take action on Bering Sea crab fishery provisions.

35,000 Pacific walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

Once extinct run of salmon on its own now

NASA’s Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit

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From text to touch, a look at Microsoft Windows 8

From text to touch, a look at Microsoft Windows 8

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Nov. 2 release of the touch-centric Windows 8 software, Microsoft continues more than three decades of making operating systems for personal computers.

Navajo council online stream draws new viewers

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When the Navajo Nation Council met for its fall session, it had a whole new set of eyes watching. From behind their computers, people around the country were listening as tribal lawmakers discussed a tax measure, adding land to the reservation and their fondness for rock music.
5 more minutes? New clock answers resounding 'no'

5 more minutes? New clock answers resounding 'no'

There is no snooze button. If you unplug it, a battery takes over. As wake-up time approaches, you cannot reset the alarm time. It could be the world's most exasperating alarm clock.

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