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Original Apple-1 computer goes for record $671,000 at auction
COLOGNE, Germany, May 25 (UPI) -- An Apple-1 computer, which sold for $666 when it debuted in 1976, sold for a record $671,400 Saturday at auction in German, the auctioneer said.
Dutch scientists say food supplement helps with heart disease
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 25 (UPI) -- Scientists in Denmark said an inexpensive food supplement helped reduce heart death among patients who had previously suffered heart attacks.
Yahoo! joins six others in pursuit of Hulu
LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Yahoo! Inc. has joined six other bidders for U.S. entertainment Web site Hulu, a source close to the deal-making told The Wall Street Journal.
FDA says maker of urine analysis app needs federal approval
WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it's taken a close look at a mobile app that analyzes photos of urine samples and has been in contact with its maker.
Launch of HTC 'Facebook' phone put on hold in Europe
BRUSSELS, May 24 (UPI) -- Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC says the European launch of its "Facebook phone" has been delayed following disappointing U.S. sales and negative reviews.
Siberian polar bear going to new zoo to find a mate
KRASNOYARSK, Russia, May 24 (UPI) -- A male polar bear in Siberia is to be transferred from his home zoo to another in a bid to have him mate and produce offspring, a zoo official said Friday.
Montreal lifts boil-water advisory, says tap water safe to drink
MONTREAL, May 24 (UPI) -- Montreal officials say a boil-water advisory has been lifted and residents can drink their tap water after tests showed the water safe to drink.
Scientists wants bats threatened by disease declared endangered
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 24 (UPI) -- A Canadian researcher says he can't understand why the Canadian government has not declared bats, plagued by a decimating disease, an endangered species.
Swiss nanotechnology pioneer Heinrich Rohrer dies
WOLLERAU, Switzerland, May 24 (UPI) -- Heinrich Rohrer, a Swiss nanotechnology pioneer who helped invent the scanning tunneling microscope to observe and manipulate individual atoms, has died.
Russian 'Facebook' inadvertently put on Internet blacklist registry
MOSCOW, May 24 (UPI) -- VKontakte, a Facebook-like social networking site that is Russia's largest, was put on a state registry of blacklisted websites by mistake, officials said.
Last Update at: Sat May 25 21:39:12 PDT 2013