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The story of this project is taking me back to 5 years to the times when I've been just getting started to enter to Apple technologies world, to be more prescice when I was migrating to Mac OS X. As a lot of people I was feeling not too good about a lack of habitual programs and system interface elements. One of such confusion was a miss of Start button equivalent. To be honest I'm still not sure wether the way I'm launching an OS X programs is most traditional (I'm using a Spotlight). So, after few years I deciced to get rid of this disadvantage.   Read more...
05-04-2015 21:53
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NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's plans to allow children to work for family businesses and bar teenagers from employment in only a few hazardous industries are "regressive", Nobel Laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi said on Tuesday.
01-12-2015 20:27
San Quintin, BAJA CALIFORNIA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Baja California, Gabino Bautista yearns for his homeland thousands of miles south of the northern Mexican state, but the bullet wounds in his body remind him he can never go back. 
01-12-2015 19:41
DUBAI Unidentified gunmen kidnapped a Tunisian woman working for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen as she was leaving home for work in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, the ICRC and local officials said.
01-12-2015 19:07
PARIS French President Francois Hollande's popularity has jumped to its highest level in three years as voters backed his handling of the attacks that killed 130 people in Paris last month, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.
01-12-2015 17:26
ISTANBUL Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe's biggest city.
01-12-2015 17:24
ISTANBUL Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor told A Haber television.
01-12-2015 17:19
BUCHAREST Romanian prosecutors have detained a member of Hungarian ultra-nationalist group HVIM suspected of intending to detonate an explosive device in the Transylvanian town of Targu Secuiesc during Tuesday's national day celebrations.
01-12-2015 16:52
HAVANA Cuba on Tuesday re-imposed limits on doctors leaving the country, saying its universal and free healthcare services have been "seriously affected" by the flight of vital medical specialists.
01-12-2015 16:40
BEIRUT Al Qaeda's Syrian wing freed 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen on Tuesday in exchange for the release of jailed Islamists including the ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
01-12-2015 15:53
DUBAI Efforts to launch peace talks to end an eight-month-old war in Yemen are being thwarted in part by Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fears a negotiated settlement would drive him from power, diplomats who follow Yemen said.
01-12-2015 14:55
PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela In June, President Nicolas Maduro smiled as he sealed a multimillion-dollar food import deal with his Uruguayan counterpart designed to combat shortages ahead of Venezuela's legislative elections.
01-12-2015 14:52
DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Emily Nyoni was enjoying studying at Bunju secondary school in Dar es Salaam and hoped to pursue medical studies to become a doctor until she found out she was pregnant and was expelled.
01-12-2015 14:47
BRUSSELS NATO allies sought on Tuesday to strengthen Turkey's defenses along its Syrian border after the United States withdrew its missile defense battery for modernization, leaving Ankara exposed as Russia intensifies actions in the area.
01-12-2015 14:37
LONDON The Iraqi Kurdish minister for natural resources said on Tuesday reports that the regional government was helping smuggle oil from fields controlled by Islamic State militants were "wild imagination and unsubstantiated".
01-12-2015 14:11
SARAJEVO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ivan has not told his parents, or many friends, that he's gay.
01-12-2015 13:57
LONDON British finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday that the cost of extending air strikes against Islamic State into Syria would run in the "low tens of millions of pounds".
01-12-2015 13:56
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TORONTO A Canadian start-up backed by one of BlackBerry's founders unveiled a technology on Tuesday for tracking wireless signals that it says can be used for detecting intruders, managing crowds or finding victims of natural disasters.
01-12-2015 13:08
BEIJING Ride-hailing company Didi Kuaidi, the Chinese front of an anti-Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] alliance, said it is seeing better than expected results from its September investment in Lyft, Uber's main rival on its U.S. home turf.
01-12-2015 10:45
HELSINKI Finland's Nokia on Tuesday said it will price its virtual reality camera at $60,000 and begin its shipments in the first quarter of next year.
01-12-2015 09:14
BOSTON/HONG KONG U.S. states said they will investigate a massive breach at digital toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd as security experts warned that hackers are likely to target similar companies that handle customer data.
01-12-2015 05:22
SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's long-time handset division chief is ceding day-to-day management of the struggling smartphone business in the biggest leadership change yet under the Samsung conglomerate's heir-apparent, Jay Y. Lee.
01-12-2015 04:37
CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line.
01-12-2015 01:04
WASHINGTON The Federal Bureau of Investigation has used a secretive authority to compel Internet and telecommunications firms to hand over customer data including an individual’s complete web browsing history and records of all online purchases, a court filing released Monday shows.
30-11-2015 21:21
SAN FRANCISCO Software company Atlassian Corp wants to raise up to $370 million in what is expected to be one of the highest-valued U.S. tech company share offerings this year.
30-11-2015 20:34
WASHINGTON/HONG KONG Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.
30-11-2015 20:32
Discount retailer Target Corp's website was down due to heavy traffic on Cyber Monday.
30-11-2015 16:45
Target Corp's website was down due to heavy traffic on Cyber Monday.
30-11-2015 15:53
ZURICH Swiss watchmaker Swatch SA, Visa Inc and Visa Europe have launched a project that lets Visa cardholders in the United States, Switzerland and Brazil make payments with Swatch's new "pay-by-the-wrist" Swatch Bellamy watch.
30-11-2015 06:32
SEOUL South Korea's financial regulator has given preliminary approval to two consortia backed by Kakao Corp and an affiliate of China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to set up the country's first online-only banks.
30-11-2015 06:30
HONG KONG The theft of toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd's database highlights a growing problem with basic cyber security measures at small, non-financial companies that handle electronic customer data, industry watchers said on Monday.
30-11-2015 05:29
NEW YORK Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on Sunday on the prototype of technology it announced two years ago.
30-11-2015 00:32
HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Almost a year after students ended pro-democracy street protests in Hong Kong, they face an online battle against what Western security experts say are China-sponsored hackers using techniques rarely seen elsewhere.
29-11-2015 21:17
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WASHINGTON On a platform of rock jutting into the Atlantic on Scotland's Isle of Skye, hundreds of newly discovered dinosaur tracks are changing the way scientists view the lifestyle of some of the largest creatures ever to walk the Earth.
01-12-2015 17:51
Scientists have developed an improved gene editing tool that significantly reduces potentially dangerous "off-target" edits, promising an even more precise and efficient system for manipulating human DNA.
01-12-2015 14:45
An experimental satellite slated for launch on Wednesday will test a technique to detect ripples in space and across time, adding a new perspective for viewing and understanding the universe.
01-12-2015 14:39
Oxfordshire-based Reaction Engines are developing a new aerospace engine class that combines both jet and rocket technologies. They call it the greatest advance in propulsion since the jet engine; potentially revolutionizing hypersonic flight and dramatically reducing the cost of space access.
30-11-2015 12:12
A group of Japanese scientists have created touchable holograms, three dimensional virtual objects that can be manipulated by human hand.
30-11-2015 12:07
BEIJING China plans to launch satellites to monitor its greenhouse gas emissions as the country, estimated to be the world's top carbon emitter, steps up its efforts to cut such emissions, official news agency Xinhua said on Monday.
30-11-2015 12:03
LONDON Debris from a U.S. rocket, most likely the doomed SpaceX Falcon 9, has been recovered near the Isles of Scilly, off the coast of southwest England, the UK coastguard has said on Friday.
27-11-2015 15:18
A simulation suit that mimics the effects on wearer's reactions of taking illegal substances has been developed by scientists to show young drivers the dangers of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated by drugs.
25-11-2015 16:15
WASHINGTON The United States could struggle to promote competition in its space launch program while also maintaining two independent ways to launch satellites and ending U.S. reliance on Russian rocket engines, a top U.S. Air Force official said on Tuesday.
25-11-2015 05:57
WASHINGTON Geckos boast one of the most impressive talents of any animal: the ability to scamper up a smooth wall or across a ceiling with ease. How do they do it? Well, it is all in the genes.
24-11-2015 17:35
WASHINGTON Scientists aiming to take the bite out of malaria have produced a strain of mosquitoes carrying genes that block its transmission, with the idea that they could breed with other members of their species in the wild and produce offspring that cannot spread the disease.
23-11-2015 20:05
Scientists from BP are applying molecular science in their laboratories to make the perfect oil blend to reduce engine friction and increase efficiency.
23-11-2015 15:13
WASHINGTON South America's vast Amazon region harbors one of the world's most diverse collection of tree species, but more than half may be at risk for extinction due to ongoing deforestation to clear land for farming, ranching and other purposes, scientists say.
21-11-2015 00:19
CHICAGO U.S. health regulators on Thursday cleared the way for a type of genetically engineered Atlantic salmon to be farmed for human consumption - the first such approval for an animal whose DNA has been scientifically modified.
20-11-2015 00:14
Federal regulators cleared the way for a genetically engineered salmon to be farmed for human consumption in the first-ever such approval for an animal whose DNA has been scientifically modified.
19-11-2015 18:05
Motor-oil firm Castrol, part of the BP Group, has launched a removable container that packages the oil and filter into one unit, making changing a car's oil a far simpler task. The Nexcel oil cell is to be fitted as standard in the new Aston Martin Vulcan track-only supercar, while the technology is expected to be in regular cars within five years.
19-11-2015 12:59
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Two companies are for the first time jointly offering life insurance to people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in recognition that their life expectancies are close to those of uninfected individuals.
01-12-2015 19:08
Parents caring for children discharged from the hospital face many stressors and can feel they are “in a fog” that may make it harder for them to process important information, according to a new study.
01-12-2015 18:55
U.S. state Medicaid programs spent $1.3 billion before rebates in 2014 on Gilead Sciences' new hepatitis C drugs to treat fewer than 2.4 percent of enrollees with the liver disease, according to a U.S. Senate investigation into pricing of the blockbuster medicines.
01-12-2015 18:21
(Reuters Health) – There was an increase in the number and length of mental health evaluations at a California emergency room after a nearby treatment center cut back on services, according to a new study.
01-12-2015 15:12
The odds of getting HIV can be dramatically reduced by taking two pills prior to sex and two more after, according to a new study of 400 high-risk gay men and transgendered women published online by the New England Journal of Medicine in conjunction with World AIDS Day.
01-12-2015 15:11
NEW DELHI India will fully fund its AIDS control program federally, the health minister said on Tuesday, restoring support months after it was criticized for slashing its contribution and asking individual states to fill the gap.
01-12-2015 14:52
NEW YORK Kind LLC wants a U.S. federal agency to change its standards for what can be labeled as healthy, months after the snack bar maker received a warning letter for using the term on packaging for bars that were deemed too fatty.
01-12-2015 11:25
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Data from 17 countries and territories across the Americas, including the United States, Canada and Chile, show they may have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the U.N. World Health Organization said on Monday.
01-12-2015 09:52
CHICAGO A group of U.S. scientists and activists on Monday called for a global ban on the use of new tools to edit the genes of human embryos, in a report issued a day before a major international meeting in Washington to discuss the ethical and policy issues surrounding the technology.
01-12-2015 01:23
SHANGHAI The Nanfang clinic in China's southern Guangdong province says it offers Chinese patients seeking in-vitro fertilization (IVF) the chance to choose the gender of their child, avoid stringent approval checks and snarling queues.
01-12-2015 01:16
QUDENI, South Africa, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Eunice Khanyile opened a soup kitchen in a rural village in South Africa last year to help HIV-positive residents get the nutrition needed to stay healthy, not one person came.
01-12-2015 01:14
Doctors who entered data into computerized health records during patients' appointments did less positive communicating, and patients rated their care excellent less often, in a recent study.
30-11-2015 21:33
Babies with certain birth defects are much more likely to be abused as infants and toddlers than other young children, a U.S. study suggests.
30-11-2015 21:11
Mindfulness-based therapy may help ease anxiety and depression in some patients with cancer, a small research review suggests.
30-11-2015 18:12
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The estimated number of adolescents dying of AIDS in the Asia Pacific region has more than doubled since 2005, experts said on Monday, warning of a "hidden epidemic".
30-11-2015 16:43
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Juliet Nalumu, overjoyed at her first pregnancy, visited her local hospital in eastern Uganda for a check-up, it turned into one of the worst days of her life.
30-11-2015 16:41