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Looming China Trade Action Divides Industry and Roils Markets

A Chinese state-owned steel plant last year in Hebei. Many of the trade measures that President Trump has proposed, including tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, have divided his own advisers, the business community and the Republican Party. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Trump’s promise to take tough action ...

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Is SpaceX’s Covert Zuma Payload Missing in Action?

After months of launch delays, the clandestine spacecraft built by Northrop Grumman finally launched on Sunday evening on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The mission, code-named Zuma, lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 8:00 PM Eastern, headed toward an unknown destination in low Earth orbit. But it may not ...

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U.S. Vows Tougher Action on North Korea After Missile Test

UNITED NATIONS — The United States toughened its military pressure and invective against nuclear-armed North Korea on Wednesday, conducting a missile maneuver with South Korea, hinting of a possible return to war with the North and proposing wider United Nations sanctions against “any country that does business with this outlaw ...

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President’s Growing Trade Gap: A Gulf Between Talk and Action

WASHINGTON — Increasingly, when it comes to foreign trade, the Trump administration is talking loudly and brandishing a small stick. The widening gap between President Trump’s bellicose talk and the modest actions of his administration was again on display Friday afternoon as he presided at the ceremonial signing of two ...

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Review: Kodak PIXPRO SP360 4K Action Camera Dual Pro Pack

VR is a thing. Today, right now, you can use VR gear to play games, watch movies in your own private theater, and even design your kitchen. So why isn’t everyone creating VR content? Because making VR content is hard. You need special cameras, special software, and special knowhow. That’s slowly changing, ...

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You Have to Watch NASA’s High-Tech Pumpkins in Action

In space, nobody can hear you scream. But you can holler with delight here on Earth, especially if you were at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory last Thursday for its annual pumpkin carving contest. Although, calling it a “carving competition” seems off: It’s more like a science fair on steroids. Hate ...

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Review: Yi 4K Action Camera

For nearly two years GoPro’s Hero4 Black has been the standard-bearer for action cameras. It can shoot 4K at 30 frames per second, 1080p at a blistering 120fps, and the footage from both looks fantastic. Two years is a long time to be sitting on a throne, though, and it ...

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Decision making in action

The brain prepares multiple available movements before deciding between them, according to findings from Queen’s researchers Jason Gallivan and Randy Flanagan. The research helps explain how the brain initially represents and decides between competing action options. “Although there is an increasing appreciation among neuroscientists and psychologists of how processes involved ...

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Review: 360fly Action Camera

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The 360fly is an action camera. You wouldn’t know it, since it looks less like a rectangular GoPro or barrel-shaped action camera and more like an oversized golf ball. That’s because it’s a different kind of action camera—in fact, a different kind of camera entirely. The 360fly’s lens is spherical, ...

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