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Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

Kapolei (United States) (AFP) - The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed a historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after the most arduous leg of its journey.

Russian MPs pass 'right to be forgotten' Internet law

Moscow (AFP) - Russian lawmakers Friday passed a bill allowing people to force Internet search engines to remove links to data about them, overriding objections from the country's largest search provider.

Stick-on smart sensor offers hassle-free car hire

By Matthew Stock Renting a car is often fraught with worry. If the car is damaged in any way, the renter could be in line for a hefty bill; even if the car was stationary at the time. B...

Russian parliament approves Internet privacy bill

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament gave its final approval on Friday to a law that would require Internet search engines to remove users' personal information from their results. Th...

Solar Impulse sets record but faces 'difficult' hours

Los Angeles (AFP) - A solar-powered plane on the riskiest leg of a round-the-globe bid is closing in on Hawaii after a record-breaking flight which has tested its exhausted pilot to the limit in "difficult" conditions.

Cuba's new wifi hotspots attract eager users

Havana (AFP) - Near the popular Hotel Habana Libre in Cuba's capital, a gaggle of young people on cellphones, tablets and laptops log onto the new wifi hotspot -- a small milestone in one of the least connected countries.

Salinas's Totalplay eyes Mexico wholesale network

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Totalplay, the pay TV, Internet and fixed-line company owned by Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas, is considering participating in an upcoming tender for a $7 billion wholesa...

Yahoo tests using Google search skills

San Francisco (AFP) - Yahoo said on Thursday that it is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties.

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