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Search for old Atari games to go on in New Mexico

E.T. ATARI MYSTERYALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Organizers say a planned dig into a New Mexico landfill for a rumored cache of what some consider the worst Atari video game of all time is expected to proceed despite state environmental regulators' concerns.

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French banks challenge local loyalty of Germany's Mittelstand

French banks challenge local loyalty of Germany's MittelstandBy Andreas Kröner and Lionel Laurent FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - France's big banks are embracing an unlikely challenge - to prise away some of Germany's mighty Mittelstand of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from their local banking partners. BNP Paribas, France's largest bank by assets, wants to boost its German business by over a quarter by 2016. To achieve that, it will have to pick off select SMEs, which in Germany

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South African stocks rise, tracks global markets

South African stocks rise, tracks global marketsJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African stocks rebounded slightly on Friday, tracking global markets which were upbeat on steady U.S. jobs growth. Food producer Pioneer Foods shares rocketed up to 6.8 percent at 89.67 rand after it said it expected earnings for its first half to more than double. The U.S. labor market - which traders from Johannesburg to Jakarta track - emerged surprisingly strong from a severe winter, with employers hiring at a

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Implant shocks patient's spines, restores partial use of paralyzed limbs

Implant shocks patient's spines, restores partial use of paralyzed limbsRemember that spinal implant that helped a paraplegic man walk (albeit in a harness) back in 2011? It's now been tested on three more partially paralyzed patients -- and it's working. The original device was a 16-electrode array that emitted small pulses of electricity to the spine, simulating the brain's natural impulses. With intensive therapy and training patients have been able to regain limited control over their paralyzed

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The NSA has reportedly been spying on Huawei's servers for years

The NSA has reportedly been spying on Huawei's servers for yearsThe US government has made definitive statements about Chinese telecommunications company Huawei — a 2012 report claimed that the company's networking equipment posed a national security risk, something that caused the company to largely retreat from operating in the US market. Somewhat ironically, however, the US government appears to be doing something very similar to what it accused Huawei of. The New York Times is reporting that the NSA

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Giuliana Rancic feels violated by celeb kid photos

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Giuliana Rancic says she supports actress Kristen Bell's boycott of publications that feature paparazzi photos of celebrity children taken without consent.... Read more...