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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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CES 2011

Jan 7, 2011 — As we increasingly use wireless devices to stream movies and video, it is going to strain the current wireless infrastructure.
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Jan 7, 2011 — The new Ford Focus will have a have an electronic locator system to help drivers find places to recharge their cars while traveling away from home. And it will help them find their cars in parking lots.
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Jan 6, 2011 — Millions of Americans have bought TVs that can connect to the Internet. By 2015, an estimated one third of all U.S. households will own a connected TV. But so far, most owners haven't bothered to use those advanced features.
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Jan 6, 2011 — Consumer Electronics Association CEO Gary Shapiro released a book at the Consumer Electronics Show. But he joked that at CES, where change is constant, a reader might be better off waiting for a "cheaper and better version next year."
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Jan 6, 2011 — There are more Internet-connected devices than ever before and some of them are talking to one another.
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Jan 5, 2011 — The Microsoft CEO kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas with a keynote address.
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Jan 5, 2011 — The world's biggest tech company is not an official exhibitor at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. But the CES president shrugs off its non-appeareance.
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Jan 3, 2011 — The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will feature 1.6 million square feet of the shiniest, newest, fastest, biggest and smallest laptops, TVs, smart phones, robots and appliances.
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