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It's been a long time I was suffering from lack of "Hide all windows" feature in Mac OS X. Why is it so important to me? I feel discomfort when there are so many windows on the screen, or tabs in browser, or shortcuts on Desktop, it invokes a panic in me. In order to focus on some problem I need there not more than three windows on the screen. Ideally just one. Five years passed away since I've migrated from Windows and all this time I've been using very inconvenient workaround - Hide others (Option-Cmd-H) in applications menu. Today I've finally found quite acceptable way to hide all windows by one mouse click or keyboard shortcut. Let me tell you how to make it.   Read more...
28-05-2016 02:22
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BRATISLAVA The European Union seems to be falling in love with itself and needs to use the time before Britain formally starts divorce proceedings to create a new vision of Europe, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Thursday.
28-07-2016 10:29
ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey's top brass and political leaders were set to launch a sweeping purge of the armed forces on Thursday after a failed military coup that has shaken the nation of nearly 80 million people and alarmed its NATO allies.
28-07-2016 08:51
BAGHDAD Islamic State, pushed off more than half the Iraqi territory it seized in 2014, has suffered a near collapse in revenue from oil smuggling, officials say, forcing it to cut fighters' pay, levy new taxes and raise fines for breaking its religious code.
28-07-2016 08:33
PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France The second teenager involved in the killing of a priest in a church in France this week was a 19-year-old who was known to security services as a potential Islamist militant, police and judicial sources said on Thursday.
28-07-2016 08:24
BEIRUT/MOSCOW Syrian pro-government forces tightened their grip around Aleppo on Thursday, and the governor of the area said they would open corridors for civilians to escape the besieged, rebel-held districts of the city.
28-07-2016 06:33
BEIRUT The Russian-backed Syrian government's air campaign against rebels is widely using cluster munitions, banned by more than 100 countries because of their indiscriminate nature, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Thursday.
28-07-2016 06:10
CZESTOCHOWA, Poland Pope Francis prayed on Thursday before Poland's holiest icon - the Black Madonna of Jasna Gora - and said outdoor Mass for a congregation numbering in the tens of thousands, thanking Poles for holding on to their faith in difficult times.
28-07-2016 05:52
MADRID Spain's King Felipe and leaders of the four main parties will make a fourth attempt on Thursday to end seven months of political stalemate, with pressure for a deal mounting as a deadline for next year's budget nears.
28-07-2016 04:09
SYDNEY The use of hoods, restraints and teargas on Australian aboriginal children in youth detention centers by police, as shown in footage released this week, could violate the U.N. treaty barring torture, a top U.N. official said on Thursday.
27-07-2016 22:19
BERLIN German police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old Algerian refugee who had fled a psychiatric facility earlier in the day yelling, "I'll blow you up," ending the latest in a string of incidents that have set the country's nerves on edge.
27-07-2016 22:01
GUATEMALA CITY A Guatemalan judge on Wednesday charged former President Otto Perez with money laundering and bribery in a massive corruption case in which 52 others were also accused, including former ministers, business people and lawyers.
27-07-2016 21:30
SEOUL Malta has denied visa extensions for North Korean workers, effectively expelling them, due to a diplomatic campaign by South Korea and human rights groups, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday.
27-07-2016 19:45
OTTAWA The death of a mentally ill black man following his arrest by police in Canada's capital has sparked calls for investigators to look into whether race was a factor in the incident as advocacy groups voice concerns over police violence against minorities.
27-07-2016 16:20
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department confirmed on Wednesday that U.S. citizen James Wang has been imprisoned in China and that American diplomats have been denied permission to meet with him since he was arrested nearly 14 months ago.
27-07-2016 16:06
WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it is looking into reports that Iran has detained a third U.S. citizen of Iranian descent but declined to provide details.
27-07-2016 15:51
MOSCOW Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence and Ukraine remains unstable, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday in remarks the United States called contrary to efforts to lower tensions.
27-07-2016 15:00
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VIENNA America Movil said on Thursday it would cut its stake in Telekom Austria by 7.8 percentage points to just over 50 percent as a deadline neared for it to reduce its holding and increase the Austrian firm's free float.
28-07-2016 09:00
Oracle Corp said it would buy NetSuite Inc in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion to expand into the fast-growing cloud market.
28-07-2016 08:41
TOKYO Japan's SoftBank Group Corp on Thursday flagged a sharp recovery for struggling U.S. unit Sprint and was bullish about long-term prospects for soon-to-be-acquired UK chip designer ARM .
28-07-2016 07:23
BEIJING China has issued the final version of a policy to regulate booming online-ride hailing services, according to a document made public on Thursday, for a sector in which Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and Chinese rival Didi Chuxing compete aggressively.
28-07-2016 04:25
SEOUL South Korea's government plans to expand tax benefits for research and development of robotics and other technologies as it seeks out industries that could become new economic growth engines.
28-07-2016 02:07
CHICAGO Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world.
28-07-2016 01:29
NEW YORK For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much. Their world already changed a few months ago, when the company said it would jettison its messaging system that has been the norm for oil traders since the late 1990s.
28-07-2016 01:06
SEOUL South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects solid earnings to continue in the second half of 2016, with stronger components demand likely offsetting heightened margin pressures for smartphones.
27-07-2016 23:46
TOKYO Flush with the stunning popularity of the Pokemon GO mobile game, Nintendo aims to make more from marketing popular characters such as Super Mario, taking a leaf from the Walt Disney playbook where Mickey Mouse and friends bring in billions of merchandising dollars each year.
27-07-2016 19:36
SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc disappointed investors yet again on Tuesday with second-quarter earnings that missed estimates and a lower-than-expected outlook, reviving chatter about a possible sale of the company and the future of Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey.
27-07-2016 18:13
PARIS SFR Group, France's second-biggest telecoms operator, plans to cut 5,000 jobs between 2017 and 2019, two union representatives told Reuters on Wednesday.
27-07-2016 12:21
STOCKHOLM YouTube video star PewDiePie's company made 70 million crowns ($8.1 million) profit in 2015, an annual report filed in Sweden showed, following controversy over payments for video game promotion.
27-07-2016 10:53
WARSAW Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba , U.S. online retailer eBay Inc , and private equity firm CVC Capital Partners are among the bidders for Eastern Europe's No.1 auction website Allegro from South Africa's Naspers , sources said.
27-07-2016 10:31
International Business Machines Corp said on Wednesday it would provide its technology and resources to help track the spread of the Zika virus.
27-07-2016 09:34
DUBAI Pacific Controls, a Dubai-based technology company, is in talks with banks about restructuring debts of 1.4 billion dirhams ($381 million), sources told Reuters, one of the largest firms to have to do so since the emirate's economy began to slow.
27-07-2016 08:47
NEW YORK Comcast Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by lower film division sales, but managed to beat Wall Street expectations due to growth in its business services and high-speed internet units. Shares of the largest U.S. cable operator and high-speed internet provider were up 2.7 percent at $69 in premarket trading.
27-07-2016 08:43
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Scientists have long wondered why Jupiter's upper atmosphere has temperatures similar to those of Earth, even though the biggest planet in the solar system is five times farther away from the sun.
27-07-2016 13:37
British physics professor Brian Cox taught students at St. Paul's Way Trust School in London on Tuesday how to create fire with methane gas.
27-07-2016 13:24
LONDON Scientists in Germany have discovered a bacteria hiding out in peoples' noses that produces an antibiotic compound that can kill several dangerous pathogens, including the superbug MRSA.
27-07-2016 13:08
SUCRE, Bolivia A footprint measuring over a meter wide that was made by a meat-eating predator some 80 million years ago has been discovered in Bolivia, one of the largest of its kind ever found.
26-07-2016 18:34
LONDON The heirs of Dolly the sheep are enjoying a healthy old age, proving cloned animals can live normal lives and offering reassurance to scientists hoping to use cloned cells in medicine.
26-07-2016 11:14
BRUSSELS A team of scientists at a Belgian university say they have created a machine that turns urine into drinkable water and fertilizer using solar energy, a technique which could be applied in rural areas and developing countries.
26-07-2016 10:30
ABU DHABI A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage that demonstrated the potential of renewable energy.
26-07-2016 05:57
ABU DHABI A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage and demonstrating the potential of renewable energy.
25-07-2016 22:28
CAIRO An aircraft powered by solar energy left Egypt on Sunday on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe.
24-07-2016 00:13
SHANGHAI China has completed production of the world's largest amphibious aircraft after seven years of work, which it plans to use to perform marine rescue missions and fight forest fires, the Xinhua news agency reported.
23-07-2016 08:34
Right off the bat, Michael Burtov said he and his team at technology startup GeoOrbital did not re-invent the wheel.
21-07-2016 14:27
WASHINGTON Fossils of a carnivorous dinosaur unearthed in Argentina are shedding new light on an intriguing group of predators that apparently were just as happy to slash victims to death with sickle-shaped hand claws as to chomp them into an early grave.
20-07-2016 19:15
WASHINGTON Neuroscientists acting as cartographers of the human mind have devised the most comprehensive map ever made of the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain responsible for higher cognitive functions such as abstract thought, language and memory.
20-07-2016 13:04
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams shared a stunning aurora display on Sunday as he passed over the Earth.
20-07-2016 09:19
Scientists have shown for the first time how a species of tropical fish can distinguish between human faces. The archerfish used in experiments could demonstrate the ability to a high degree of accuracy; despite lacking the crucial neocortex part of the brain which other animals use for sophisticated visual recognition.
20-07-2016 07:44
DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A drive by NASA to stream climate data to West African nations using its earth-observing satellites could boost crop production in a region hit hard by climate change, experts say.
20-07-2016 07:10
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Red meat may take a toll on the kidneys that increases risk for kidney disease and eventually kidney failure, a large study suggests.
28-07-2016 10:47
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, thanks to sales of its treatments for hepatitis C and arthritis, and raised its forecast slightly for full-year profit.
28-07-2016 09:24
U.S. biotechnology company Celgene Corp raised its adjusted earnings forecast for 2016 and posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit due to higher demand for its blockbuster cancer drug, Revlimid.
28-07-2016 09:09
Boston Scientific Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly sales as it sold more of its heart devices and revenue from its troubled cardiac rhythm management business increased.
28-07-2016 07:19
LONDON Generic competition to cholesterol buster Crestor in the U.S. market pushed second-quarter core earnings down by nearly a third at drugmaker AstraZeneca, which is now banking on new cancer medicines to revive its fortunes.
28-07-2016 06:48
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. Lotta Bosnyak takes extra time to chew the blueberries in her yogurt. Otherwise, she said, the device she credits with saving her life will not work.
28-07-2016 01:55
HONG KONG Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co Ltd has agreed to buy Gland Pharma - backed by KKR & Co LP - for about $1.4 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said, in India's largest inbound acquisition this year.
28-07-2016 01:51
CHICAGO The Florida health department said on Wednesday it was investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the possibility of local Zika transmission in the continental United States.
27-07-2016 22:09
Diagnostic-testing company Alere Inc has received a U.S. Department of Justice subpoena seeking patient-billing records related to Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare, the company said on Wednesday.
27-07-2016 20:35
Toddlers who spend a lot of time in a noisy environment may have a harder time learning to speak, a small study suggests.
27-07-2016 20:24
Inducing labor doesn’t appear to increase the baby's odds of autism, a new study suggests.
27-07-2016 20:23
Buyout firms Advent International and CVC Capital Partners have made offers to acquire inVentiv Group Holdings, a pharmaceutical research firm seeking to go public at a valuation of over $4 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said.
27-07-2016 19:37
LONDON A study of one million people has found that physical inactivity costs the global economy $67.5 billion a year in healthcare and productivity losses, but an hour a day of exercise could eliminate most of that.
27-07-2016 18:37
Smokers, especially female smokers, have a higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage - bleeding inside the lining of the brain – compared with nonsmokers, according to a new study.
27-07-2016 15:10
U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co said on Wednesday John Lechleiter, its chief executive of eight years, would retire by the end of the year and would be succeeded by senior vice president David Ricks on January 1.
27-07-2016 08:08
CHICAGO TauRx Pharmaceuticals' experimental Alzheimer's drug LMTX failed to improve cognitive and functional skills in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, a large, late-stage study showed.
27-07-2016 08:07