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Настала пора поведать общественности о моем скромном участии в интересном и перспективном проекте с весьма оригинальным названием Timera (от слов time и camera). По удачному стечению обстоятельств я пребывал в активной фазе поисков новых гаризонтов развития в тот самый момент, когда руководство стартапа искало кандидата на вакансию iOS-разработчика. Суть проекта довольно проста - ее визуальное представление можно видеть на главной иллюстрации к посту (изображение кликабельно). Пользователю представляется интсрумент для создания временнОго туннеля путем совмещения фотографии из прошлого с фотографией, сделанной камерой смартфона. Идея мне очень понравилась и я незамедлительно начал интегрироваться в процесс разработки, в ходе которого пришлось столкнуться и преодолеть немало сложных и интересных задач.   Read more...
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SOFIA Six Bulgarian U.N. aid workers who were detained by rebels in Sudan's strife-torn South Kordofan region have been released, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said on Sunday.
01-02-2015 09:24
BAGHDAD Fighting and other violence in Iraq killed at least 1,375 people including 790 civilians in January, the United Nations said on Sunday.
01-02-2015 09:18
LONDON By catapulting to power an improbable alliance of the hard left and nationalist far right, Greece has shaken up Europe's political kaleidoscope and may have signalled the end of an era of centrist consensus.
01-02-2015 09:12
HONG KONG Several thousand pro-democracy protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in the first large-scale rally since protests rocked the global financial hub late last year.
01-02-2015 07:09
PERTH, Australia Australia's conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott came under renewed leadership pressure on Sunday, a little over a year into office following a voter backlash in a state poll and a slump in his personal approval rating.
01-02-2015 05:59
BEIJING Authorities in China's Tibet will offer rewards up to 300,000 yuan ($48,000) for tips on "violent terror attacks", state media reported, in an effort to "promote stability" in the region beset by ethnic tensions.
01-02-2015 03:36
KHON KAEN, Thailand In the northeastern Thai city of Khon Kaen, Pongpit Onlamai, a prominent anti-junta "red shirt" member, points to a man seated in the corner of the cafe fidgeting with his phone.
01-02-2015 03:07
N'DJAMENA Chadian forces have killed 120 militants from Boko Haram in a battle in the north of neighbouring Cameroon that began when the insurgents attacked its troops, the army said in a statement on Saturday, adding that three of its soldiers were killed.
31-01-2015 23:10
WASHINGTON The FBI had no prior knowledge of a police raid in the Philippines last Sunday to arrest wanted militants that went awry and left 44 police dead, an FBI spokesman told Reuters on Saturday.
31-01-2015 21:08
SANTIAGO Chile's president, Michelle Bachelet, unveiled plans on Saturday to ease a complete ban on abortions in the socially conservative South American country.
31-01-2015 19:57
BAGHDAD Iraq's prime minister blamed "criminals" on Saturday for alleged mass executions, following reports that dozens of civilians were killed by Shi'ite militias in Diyala province.
31-01-2015 19:54
MINSK/KIEV Peace talks on Ukraine collapsed on Saturday after just over four hours with no tangible progress towards a new ceasefire but with Ukraine's representative and separatist envoys angrily accusing each other of sabotaging the meeting.
31-01-2015 19:44
RAMALLAH, West Bank Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, the military and a Palestinian security official said.
31-01-2015 19:43
BAGHDAD Iraq's prime minister blamed "outlaw criminals" on Saturday for alleged mass executions, following reports that dozens of civilians were killed by Shi'ite militias in Diyala province.
31-01-2015 18:30
KIRKUK, Iraq Kurdish peshmerga forces retook a small crude oil station near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk which Islamic State insurgents seized earlier on Saturday, but the fate of 15 employees remained unclear.
31-01-2015 17:16
BEIRUT Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in a camp on the outskirts of the Syrian capital have been cut off from United Nations emergency aid for nearly two months by armed groups that are preventing access, a U.N. official said.
31-01-2015 17:07
Hi-Tech
SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge appeared skeptical on Friday about Uber's bid for a quick pretrial ruling that its drivers are contractors and not employees, a critical question facing Silicon Valley's sharing economy.
31-01-2015 00:21
SEATTLE International Business Machines Corp brought back annual performance bonuses for its chief executive and her top lieutenants for 2014 despite falling profits and a tumbling stock price, a regulatory filing showed on Friday.
30-01-2015 23:39
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Dish Network Corp spending heavily to manage a surprise win at No.2 ahead of Verizon, results showed on Friday.
30-01-2015 23:27
SAN FRANCISCO Ride service Uber, which is trying to enhance its image after several controversies, on Friday released the findings of a report on its handling of passenger data and said it would act on all the report's recommendations for improvements.
30-01-2015 21:25
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO AT&T Inc spent close to half the total in the record-setting U.S. sale of airwaves for mobile data, with Verizon Communications Inc and bidding partners of Dish Network Corp also spending heavily, results showed on Friday.
30-01-2015 19:42
BRUSSELS The European Commission is mulling a new law requiring telecoms companies to store communications data of EU citizens as part of its efforts to fight terrorism, after a top court struck down the previous one on privacy concerns.
30-01-2015 12:34
PARIS Search engine Google has agreed to better inform users about how it handles their personal information after an investigation by Britain's data protection regulator found its privacy policy was too vague.
30-01-2015 11:24
SAN FRANCISCO After years of giving investors the cold shoulder, Amazon.com Inc is starting to warm up to Wall Street.
30-01-2015 08:52
BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO Draft Chinese government regulation would force technology vendors to meet stringent security tests before they can sell to China's banks, an acceleration of efforts to curb the country's reliance on foreign technology that has drawn a sharp response from U.S. business groups.
30-01-2015 05:02
BEIJING The National Basketball Association and Tencent Holdings Ltd said Friday the Shenzhen-based Internet giant will be the only company in China to stream the league's online content.
30-01-2015 03:53
SAN FRANCISCO Amazon.com Inc reported stronger than expected earnings on Thursday as North American sales surged during the crucial holiday quarter, sending its shares up 9 percent.
30-01-2015 00:20
Online music streaming service Spotify is working with Goldman Sachs for a new round of private fundraising which could potentially put off the initial public offering for another year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
29-01-2015 23:49
BEIJING/SHANGHAI Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares fell more than 10 percent early on Thursday, wiping more than $25 billion of market value after third quarter revenue at the Chinese internet giant fell short of analysts' expectations.
29-01-2015 23:34
SAN FRANCISCO A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in India's capital sued the online car service in U.S. federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures.
29-01-2015 22:46
SAN FRANCISCO Broadcom Corp posted fourth-quarter results on Thursday that exceeded Wall Street's expectations as the Apple supplier increased its focus on Wi-Fi and broadband chips, sending its shares higher.
29-01-2015 22:14
SAN FRANCISCO Google Inc's revenue grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter but fell short of Wall Street's target on declining online ad prices and unfavorable foreign exchange rates.
29-01-2015 22:11
Science
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An unmanned Delta 2 rocket lifted off from California on Saturday carrying a NASA satellite to measure moisture in the top layer of the Earth's soil, data to be used in weather-forecasting and tracking of global climate change.
31-01-2015 20:08
An unmanned Delta 2 rocket is being prepared for launch on Saturday to put a NASA satellite into orbit that is expected to improve drought monitoring and flooding forecasts.
30-01-2015 21:58
WASHINGTON The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual's genetic make-up.
30-01-2015 11:12
WASHINGTON American scientists and the general public hold vastly different views on key scientific issues including the role of people in causing climate change, the safety of genetically modified food, and evolution, a poll released on Thursday showed.
29-01-2015 21:50
SAN FRANCISCO Charles Townes, who shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for invention of the laser, a feat that revolutionized science, medicine, telecommunications and entertainment, has died at age 99, the University of California at Berkeley reported.
29-01-2015 02:57
NEW YORK When patients with Parkinson's disease received an injection described as an effective drug costing $1,500 per dose, their motor function improved significantly more than when they got one supposedly costing $100, scientists reported on Wednesday.
28-01-2015 21:13
WASHINGTON A partial skull retrieved from a cave in northern Israel is shedding light on a pivotal juncture in early human history when our species was trekking out of Africa to populate other parts of the world and encountered our close cousins the Neanderthals.
28-01-2015 19:51
Orange County, Ca Welcome to the utility industry's future - or at least that's what Southern California Edison is hoping.
28-01-2015 02:57
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The mountain-sized asteroid that made a close pass by Earth on Monday has a small moon in tow, radar images released by NASA show.
27-01-2015 23:04
WASHINGTON Snakes have been slithering on Earth far longer than anyone ever realized.
27-01-2015 18:21
LONDON/DAKAR A recent sharp drop in new Ebola infections in West Africa is prompting scientists to wonder whether the virus may be silently immunizing some people at the same time as brutally killing their neighbors.
27-01-2015 13:46
A University of Wisconsin research laboratory that attracted controversy for using live cats in experiments is closing this year, the school said.
26-01-2015 21:12
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla The U.S. space program should save more than $12 million a seat flying astronauts to and from the International Space Station on commercial space taxis rather than aboard Russian capsules, the NASA program manager said on Monday.
26-01-2015 21:07
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla The U.S. space program should save more than $12 million a seat flying astronauts to and from the International Space Station on commercial space taxis rather than aboard Russian capsules, the NASA program manager said on Monday.
26-01-2015 19:15
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla An asteroid measuring about a third of a mile (half a kilometer) in diameter will make a relatively close, but harmless pass by Earth Monday night, NASA said.
26-01-2015 05:07
WASHINGTON Human ancestors may have been capable of using tools much earlier than previously thought.
23-01-2015 20:53
Health
LOS ANGELES More than 100 people in the United States have been confirmed as infected with measles including 91 in California, most of them linked to an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, public health officials said on Friday.
31-01-2015 01:12
Drug developer Chimerix Inc said it would stop participation in clinical studies of its Ebola drug, brincidofovir, citing a significant decrease in the number new cases for the virus in Liberia.
31-01-2015 00:02
Two-time Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall is teaming up with the lawyer who first sued the NFL over concussions to form an educational road show on how to avoid and treat head injuries in sports.
30-01-2015 22:47
WASHINGTON The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Shire Plc's stimulant Vyvanse to treat binge-eating disorder, the first product to be approved for the condition.
30-01-2015 22:37
(Reuters Health) – Overweight children are just as likely as thin children to have celiac disease, a new study confirms.
30-01-2015 22:16
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Hours after a suspected Ebola patient in Sacramento, California, was found to be free of the virus, a second person hospitalized in the city was reported by public health officials on Friday to be undergoing testing for the deadly disease.
30-01-2015 21:39
WASHINGTON With U.S. measles cases on the rise, the White House on Friday urged parents to heed the advice of public health officials and scientists in getting their children vaccinated.
30-01-2015 21:20
(Reuters Health) – A new piece of technology that tracks eye movements after a head injury might be able to detect concussions and determine their severity, researchers say.
30-01-2015 20:45
(Reuters Health) – A week before the Super Bowl, a new study suggests that players' performances may depend at least in part on how the game's timing aligns with their body clocks.
30-01-2015 20:44
WASHINGTON Pomegranate juice maker POM Wonderful cannot advertise that its pomegranate drinks treat or prevent heart disease or other ailments unless it has proof, a U.S. appeals court said Friday, upholding an order by the Federal Trade Commission.
30-01-2015 19:46
SEATTLE The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Friday it had awarded Stanford University a $50 million grant to accelerate vaccine development efforts for the world's most deadly diseases, including AIDS and malaria.
30-01-2015 19:43
WASHINGTON India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has won U.S. approval to buy Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on condition that it sell its interest in a generic antibacterial medicine, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.
30-01-2015 19:32
DAKAR African countries want to extend a new catastrophe insurance fund, which made its first payout of $25 million this month, to include protection against epidemics in the wake of the devastating Ebola outbreak.
30-01-2015 16:55
WASHINGTON POM Wonderful cannot advertise that its pomegranate juice drinks treat or prevent heart disease or other ailments unless it has proof, a U.S. appeals court said on Friday in upholding an order by the Federal Trade Commission.
30-01-2015 16:41
PHOENIX A U.S. cancer organization has partnered with the NFL alumni association ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl XLIX to raise awareness about screening, diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer, a disease that kills tens of thousands of U.S. men a year. 
30-01-2015 16:35
WASHINGTON The Obama administration on Friday proposed a plan to move most doctors, hospitals and their patients to national standards for handling electronic clinical data by the end of 2017.
30-01-2015 16:23