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China tops global supercomputer speed list once again

The Sunway TaihuLight, a new Chinese supercomputer, is seen in Wuxi, eastern China's Jiangsu Province in this photo released by the Xinhua News Agency and taken on June 16, 2016.

BEIJING — A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world’s fastest computers for the seventh straight year — and for the first time the winner uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of U.S. technology. The announcement Monday is a new milestone for Chinese supercomputer development and a further erosion …

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Google’s calendar app just got smarter

In this Dec.10 2013 file photo, a reporter uses his phone during a presentation for the new Google cultural institute in Paris, France.

Google has incorporated a new feature that will make finding time to do things so much simpler. Even though smartphone screens are getting bigger, finding a free slot on a schedule or agenda still means an awful lot of scrolling and swiping. To combat this, and to help people fit …

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Three astronauts return safely to Earth from ISS

The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule carrying NASA's Tim Kopra, Tim Peake of the European Space Agency and Russian agency Roscosmos' Yuri Malenchenko descends beneath a parachute near the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Saturday, June 18, 2016.

MOSCOW — An International Space Station crew including an American, a Briton and a Russian landed safely Saturday in the sun-drenched steppes of Kazakhstan. The Soyuz TMA-19M capsule carrying NASA’s Tim Kopra, Tim Peake of the European Space Agency and the Russian agency Roscosmos’ Yuri Malenchenko touched down as scheduled …

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