Lockheed Martin says it has made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a decade. Read more.
First #BendGate… now #HairGate? Apple users have a fresh new complaint about the iPhone 6: http://reut.rs/1EpKAsV
It was only a matter of time — Facebook already knows your friends and what kinds of things grab your attention, but soon it could know the state of your health. The social network giant is plotting its entrance into the healthcare field with new features like “support communities” and “preventative care” applications. Read the Reuters exclusive: http://reut.rs/1vzVpTf
Four members of an alleged computer hacking ring were charged with stealing more than $100 million worth of software and data related to Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console and Boeing’s Apache attack helicopter. Read more: http://reut.rs/1teeBU6
Spending nearly a tenth of the amount the U.S. space agency NASA spent on sending the Maven spacecraft to Mars, India’s low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the red planet’s orbit today. Read more: http://reut.rs/1spzwJ9
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Apple says many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record 4 million first-day pre-orders were logged, double the number for the iPhone 5 two years ago. Read more.
It’s been a while since we’ve had a true ‘Apple moment’ at one of its press events. Tuesday’s expected introduction of the iPhone 6 (and possibly more) could end that drought. Read more.
Displaced Iraqi Shi’ite Muslim Mohammed Harith Youssif, 25, walks with his 20-year-old bride Reem Ahmed, a Sunni Muslim, during their wedding at a school in Baghdad, September 1, 2014. The couple married after they fled violence by Islamic State militants in their home town of Mosul. More photos: http://reut.rs/1lzYbaO
Muslim groom Mahmoud Mansour, 26, and his Jewish bride Maral Malka, 23, celebrate with friends and family before their wedding in Mahmoud’s family house in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv, August 17, 2014. Israeli police blocked more than 200 far-right Israeli protesters from rushing guests at the wedding as they shouted “death to the Arabs” in a sign of tensions stoked by the Gaza war. More photos from their wedding: http://reut.rs/1riRgWd
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A girl from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in Iraq, rests at the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing. More Editor’s Choice photos from around the world: http://reut.rs/Vr6olG