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Industry News

  • Fossil fuel divestment alone will not halt climate change: Gates
    Fossil fuel divestment would be ineffective on its own as a means of halting global warming, software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates said Friday.
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 15, 8:07pm -
  • How to find the best cyber security insurance for your firm
    A robust cyber security insurance policy can be tricky to procure, even for the most meticulous wealth management firms. Interest in cyber insurance has surged over the past year following a number of high-profile hackings, including one announced…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:33pm -
  • Charter lists consumer benefits to win merger approval
    (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit as Internet services would become cheaper and faster. Charter said in a fili…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 9:33am -
  • UK online pioneer hopes to strike oil with new tech venture
    By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - One of the three founders of pioneering British online grocery retailer Ocado, which has warehouses but no stores, has taken control of a Silicon Valley-based firm with a similarly unique approach to the exploration…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 6:18am -
  • Online pioneer hopes to strike oil with new tech venture
    By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - One of the three founders of pioneering British online grocery retailer Ocado , which has warehouses but no stores, has taken control of a Silicon Valley-based firm with a similarly unique approach to the exploration…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 6:16am -
  • Elliott keeps up criticism of Cheil Industries-Samsung C&T deal
    U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott continued its public campaign against the proposed $8 billion merger of two Samsung Group companies on Friday, questioning the basis for the projected financial performance of the combined entity. Elliott, Samsung C&…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 1:05am -
  • Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber
    PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists an…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 12:23am -
  • Exclusive - SRA International seeks $2 billion sale or IPO: sources
    SRA International Inc is exploring a sale or initial public offering that could value the U.S. defence information technology company at around $2 billion (£1.27 billion), including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. A sale of S…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 11:11pm -
  • Micron revenue forecast misses as PC chip prices remain low
    Micron Technology Inc said it expects a further decline in prices of chips used in personal computers, and forecast revenue for the current quarter well below market estimates. Micron Technology makes both dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips, u…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 10:30pm -
  • No more fee: T-Mobile's new phone-upgrade program explained
    NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile is revamping its phone-upgrade program by eliminating a $10-a-month charge for the most popular phones.
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 9:19pm -
  • To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet
    NEW YORK (AP) — Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 7:14pm -
  • Many big companies live in fear for their future in digital age
    The old powers of market incumbents - massive scale, control over distribution, brand power, millions of customer relationships - are no longer seen as the obstacles they once were to agile rivals with innovative business models.     A new survey…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 1:20pm -
  • Forget self-driving Google pods, these cosy driverless cars offer space to relax
    The car of the future will look much less like Google's compact driverless vehicles, unofficially known as pods, and more like a sleek mobile living room if a new generation of automotive designers get their way. "Smart cars in smart cities could be…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 12:39pm -
  • Corrected - Tech Mahindra to set up healthcare unit with $79 mln outsourcing deal
    (Corrects JUNE 24 story to show deal value 50 mln, not 60 mln pounds) By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian IT firm Tech Mahindra Ltd is setting up a new unit to sharpen its focus on winning contracts in the healthcare industry, one of…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 11:23am -
  • Moon bears rescued from bile farms in Vietnam
    Freed from captivity in tiny metal cages, seven long-suffering Asiatic moon bears have been rescued on bile farms in northern Vietnam, as efforts to end the illegal trade are boosted.
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 11:15am -
  • London mayor suggests 10-billion-pound 'megafund' to boost biotech
    Banks, investors and big drug companies should consider creating a 10-billion-pound ($15.7 billion) "megafund" to help biotech firms in London and across Britain compete with U.S. rivals, London mayor Boris Johnson said on Thursday. Britain is a lea…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 10:23am -
  • GM to test Cisco technology for sharing road safety spectrum
    By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to begin testing new Cisco Systems Inc technology that could allow "talking" cars to share radio communication bands with roadside Wi-Fi devices, a GM executive told U.S. lawmakers. The…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 10:43pm -
  • House votes to block Obama's climate plan amid veto threat
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House approved a plan Wednesday to block a key element of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change.
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 9:56pm -
  • Personnel office not the worst in terms of lax cybersecurity
    The federal government has for years failed to take basic steps to protect its data from hackers and thieves, putting at risk everything from nuclear secrets to the private tax information of hundreds ...
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 3:10pm -
  • Tech Mahindra to set up healthcare unit with $94 million outsourcing deal
    By Nivedita Bhattacharjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - IT firm Tech Mahindra Ltd is setting up a new unit to sharpen its focus on winning contracts in the healthcare industry, one of the fast-growing segments for the outsourcing services providers, a senior e…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 2:16pm -
  • Racehorses are getting speedier, say scientists
    Racehorses are running faster than ever, despite a common view in the sport that their speed has plateaued, scientists said on Wednesday.
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 7:43am -
  • Foreign fund's fight with Samsung galvanizes shareholders
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Korean investors are backing an American hedge fund's bid to thwart a business combination between Samsung companies that they argue will only enrich the country's wealthiest family.
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 7:15am -
  • Ford joins rivals in ramping up pace of self-driving car tech
    By Paul Lienert and Bernie Woodall PALO ALTO, Calif./DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is joining other global automakers in stepping up efforts to roll out self-driving cars, company executives said on Tuesday. Such systems, the precursors of fully…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 3:42am -
  • Teens Are Less Familiar with Marijuana, E-Cigarette Health Risks
    Researchers found that although teens are familiar with the negative effects of smoking cigarettes, they know little about the health risks of using marijuana and e-cigarettes, and even describe some benefits they think are related to these products.…
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 15, 9:48pm -
  • Solar Impulse Japan take off cancelled
    Mission controllers trying to fly a solar plane around the world cancelled take off from Japan early Wednesday because of weather problems over the Pacific Ocean.
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 15, 7:04pm -
  • Orange 'has role to play' in European telecoms industry consolidation: FT
    Orange , France's largest telecoms company, will continue to play a leading role in creating pan-European networks through acquisitions, its chief executive told the Financial Times in an interview given last week and published on Tuesday. Stephane…
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 15, 5:45pm -
  • Virtual reality sweeps shoppers into new retail dimension
    By Piya Sinha-Roy and Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A shopper in France gazes into a virtual reality headset and is transported to the bustle of a Manhattan street, then steps into a high-end boutique to browse crystal chandeliers, a chaise l…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jun 15, 1:56pm -
  • Solar Impulse confirmed for Japan take off: team
    A solar plane that has been trapped in Japan for three weeks will take off early Wednesday, the team confirmed, on the most challenging leg of an attempt to circumnavigate the world without using fuel.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jun 15, 12:46pm -
  • Apple's about-face reveals cracks in music industry
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business move by Apple, a…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jun 15, 12:11am -
  • Fighting climate change could save lives, money: US report
    Taking action against global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions could save thousands of lives and avoid major economic losses before century's end, said a US government report issued Monday.
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 15, 8:03pm -
  • Polish airline, hit by cyber attack, says all carriers are at risk
    By Wiktor Szary and Eric Auchard WARSAW/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - No airline is safe from the type of cyber attack that grounded aircraft and hundreds of passengers at Poland's busiest airport at the weekend, the chief executive of Polish national carrie…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 15, 4:36pm -
  • China to promote cross-border e-commerce as incomes rise
    China will increase support for cross-border e-commerce as the world's second-largest economy shifts from manufacturing to higher-value services, the government said. China's e-commerce industry has been booming in recent years, with companies like…
    - 8 days ago 21 Jun 15, 3:39am -
  • Winners and losers from the E3 video-game show
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The video-game industry's annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, which occupied the Los Angeles Convention Center this past week, was an overwhelming, exhausting experience — so many games, so little time. But most of the atten…
    - 9 days ago 20 Jun 15, 2:21pm -
  • Japan to resume whaling hunt despite IWC warning
    Japan said it would resume its controversial annual whale hunt despite the International Whaling Commission demanding the country provide more information to prove the programme is really for scientific research.
    - 9 days ago 20 Jun 15, 10:53am -
  • U.S. employee data breach tied to Chinese intelligence: sources
    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Chinese hacking group suspected of stealing sensitive information about millions of current and former U.S. government employees has a different mission and organizational structure than the military hack…
    - 9 days ago 20 Jun 15, 12:04am -

Technology

  • Audio overkill? Some question benefits of 'high-res' music
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:53pm -
  • After rival Uber, China taxi app Didi Kuaidi showcases gains to investors
    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's dominant taxi-hailing app Didi Kuaidi told shareholders on Friday it had three times the number of daily private car trips than Uber Technologies Inc just weeks after its U.S. rival boasted of similar succ…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:47pm -
  • How to find the best cyber security insurance for your firm
    A robust cyber security insurance policy can be tricky to procure, even for the most meticulous wealth management firms. Interest in cyber insurance has surged over the past year following a number of high-profile hackings, including one announced…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:33pm -
  • Two Self-Driving Cars Narrowly Avoid Collision In California
    Two driverless cars have narrowly avoided an accident on the streets of Silicon Valley in California.
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:24pm -
  • Pro-Choice Activists To Launch ‘Abortion Drone’
    The drone launch is intended as a protest to “mark the different reality for Polish women to access to safe abortion services compared to other women in Europe”. Women for Waves is set to launch the ‘abortion drone’ from Frankfurt on Saturda…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 12:35pm -
  • First Consumer Jet Pack To Launch in 2016
    The world’s first practical manned jet pack will go on sale next year with an eye-watering price tag of £95,000.
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 10:30am -
  • Charter lists consumer benefits to win merger approval
    (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit as Internet services would become cheaper and faster. Charter said in a fili…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 9:33am -
  • Google Brings Free Public Wi-Fi to City Streets
    Google is attempting to bring blanket Wi-Fi coverage to big cities with the launch of Sidewalk Labs.
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 9:33am -
  • U.S. intelligence chief: China top suspect in government agency hacks
    U.S. intelligence chief James Clapper said on Thursday that China was the top suspect in the massive hacking of a U.S. government agency that compromised the personnel records of millions of Americans. The comments from Clapper, the director of Nati…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 9:17am -
  • China e-commerce firm JD.com to launch credit-scoring rival to Alibaba's
    By Paul Carsten and Engen Tham BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's No. 2 e-commerce firm JD.com Inc is launching a Chinese consumer credit data system as a joint venture with U.S. credit-scoring technology company ZestFinance, taking on a rival ser…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 8:03am -
  • Sony CEO re-elected to board with 88 percent vote after turnaround
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai was re-elected with 88 percent support of shareholders at an annual general meeting earlier this week, the company said, showing investors maintained their confidence in him despite low return on equity (R…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 1:26am -
  • Elliott keeps up criticism of Cheil Industries-Samsung C&T deal
    U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott continued its public campaign against the proposed $8 billion merger of two Samsung Group companies on Friday, questioning the basis for the projected financial performance of the combined entity. Elliott, Samsung C&…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 1:05am -
  • Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber
    PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists an…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 12:23am -
  • Oculus-backer Formation 8 raising $400 million venture fund
    By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Formation 8, the venture-capital firm known for backing virtual-reality company Oculus VR, has filed to raise a $400 million fund for late-stage investments in Asia, highlighting the growing appeal of the r…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 9:41pm -
  • No more fee: T-Mobile's new phone-upgrade program explained
    NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile is revamping its phone-upgrade program by eliminating a $10-a-month charge for the most popular phones.
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 9:19pm -
  • Buffalo museum launches gaming app built around artwork
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The newest work at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a gaming app meant to put modern and contemporary art in front of kids by way of their smartphones.
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 8:38pm -
  • U.S. intelligence chief: China top suspect in hack of U.S. agency: WSJ
    The United States' intelligence chief said on Thursday that China was the top suspect in a hack of a U.S. agency that compromised the personnel records of millions of Americans, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The comments from Directo…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 8:22pm -
  • Google's new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roads
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley headquarters as an ambitious project to transform the way people get around shifts into its next phase.
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 7:51pm -
  • Apple removes games featuring confederate flags from App Store
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has removed several civil war games featuring Confederate flags from its App Store, some game developers said. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Monday called on lawmakers to take down the Confederate battle flag at the st…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 7:21pm -
  • To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet
    NEW YORK (AP) — Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 7:14pm -

Reviews

  • newSpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Minutes After Takeoff
    SpaceX early on Sunday launched a Falcon 9 rocket into space from Cape Canaveral with the intention of delivering supplies and food to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Alas, just two minutes after launch, the Falcon 9 rocket began t…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 11:04pm -
  • newSpaceX rocket supplying space station explodes after Florida launch
    The 208-foot-tall (63-meter) rocket, built and flown by the company known as SpaceX that is owned by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, had previously made 18 successful launches since its 2010 debut. The accident soon after liftoff from Cape Canave…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 5:12pm -
  • newSpaceX Rocket Fails During Cargo Launch to Space Station
    An unmanned SpaceX cargo mission crashed back to Earth today (June 28), marking the third failure of a resupply flight to the International Space Station in the past eight months. Everything appeared to proceed smoothly at first, but mission control…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 3:16pm -
  • Secret tricks to speeding up document and code reviews
    Group reviews of documents or code can turn into lengthy intellectual discussions. Follow these six steps to keep these sessions to a maximum of 30 minutes.
    - 2 days ago 27 Jun 15, 4:00pm -
  • Smithsonian to improve ethics policies on research funding
    After revelations that a scientist failed to disclose his funding sources for climate change research, the Smithsonian Institution said Friday it is improving its ethics and disclosure policies to avoid conflicts of interest.
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 15, 10:34pm -

Space Exploration

  • newElusive Saturn is Easy to Spot Tonight
    If you've ever struggled to identify Saturn in the night sky, be sure to look up tonight to get a clear view of the ringed planet. Finding Saturn can often be a challenge for new stargazers. To the naked eye, Saturn really isn’t all that distinct,…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 3:19pm -
  • newSpaceX Rocket Fails During Cargo Launch to Space Station
    An unmanned SpaceX cargo mission crashed back to Earth today (June 28), marking the third failure of a resupply flight to the International Space Station in the past eight months. Everything appeared to proceed smoothly at first, but mission control…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 3:16pm -
  • newSpaceX Rocket Explodes During Cargo Launch to Space Station
    An unmanned SpaceX cargo mission crashed back to Earth today (June 28), marking the third failure of a resupply flight to the International Space Station in the past eight months. Data suggests counterintuitive cause," SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Mu…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 3:16pm -
  • newSpaceX counts down to cargo launch, rocket recovery bid
    SpaceX counted down Sunday to the launch of its unmanned Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station, carrying food, supplies and experiments for growing lettuce in space.
    - 15 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 1:21pm -
  • 'Astronaut Wives Club': Space History vs. Hollywood in 'Protocol' (Ep. 2)
    "The Astronaut Wives Club," ABC's 10-part docu-drama about the spouses behind America's first spacemen, entered orbit Thursday night (June 25) with its second episode. Picking up where the premiere "Launch" left off, "Protocol" revolved around the s…
    - 1 day ago 27 Jun 15, 4:53pm -
  • Space Stress: How 1-Year Mission Is Studying Astronaut Health
    You're flying and falling at once, people are scrutinizing your every move, the light is unnatural, everyday tasks are inexplicably difficult and you see your family and friends only at a distance: Being in space is much like a stressful dream, and…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 15, 10:30pm -
  • SpaceX capsule to deliver new parking spot for space station
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia.
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 15, 9:32pm -
  • Watch an Alien Planet Cross Its Host Star's Face Saturday
    TrES-2b, a planet nicknamed "Dark Knight" because it reflects so little light, will cross the face of its host star Saturday (June 27) in a "transit" captured by the online Slooh Community Observatory. You can watch the free event — the first-ever…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 15, 4:45pm -
  • SpaceX to Try Bold Rocket Landing Again Sunday: Watch Live
    SpaceX will try once again, on Sunday, to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a boat, and you can watch all the dramatic spaceflight action live. The daring maneuver will take place during the launch of the company's robotic Dragon cargo…
    - 2 days ago 26 Jun 15, 4:40pm -
  • F-35 Fighter Jet Nails Olympic-Worthy 'Ski Jump' Takeoff
    When a fighter jet takes off from a runway the same way that a skier launches gracefully off a jump, the result can be surprisingly beautiful. Last week, an F-35B Lightning II fighter jet performed one of these Olympic-worthy launches at the Naval A…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jun 15, 4:16pm -
  • Destination Mars: NASA Asks Where Astronauts Should Land
    The space agency will hold a workshop in Houston this October to kick off serious discussions about possible landing sites for NASA's first manned Mars mission, which the agency aims to launch by the mid- to late 2030s. "This is going to be a hot de…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 8:30pm -
  • Sunrise at Copernicus: Spot Famous Moon Crater Tonight
    As the moon climbs the western sky this week, watch it with binoculars. Earth's natural satellite shows at least as much detail through binoculars as Galileo Galilei saw with his crude telescope 400 years ago. Your first glance through binoculars wi…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 6:21pm -
  • Spectacular Northern Lights Show Could Continue This Weekend (Photos, Video)
    Throughout Canada and as far south as Philadelphia, the northern lights have been wowing skywatchers this week, and the colorful displays could continue, following another solar explosion spotted by NASA. A large sun storm last weekend known as a co…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 6:19pm -
  • Mars Astronauts Could See Blue Auroras on Red Planet
    Astronauts visiting Mars in the future will be awed by dazzling auroral displays in the planet's southern hemisphere, a new study suggests. While previous research had confirmed the presence of beautiful "southern lights" on Mars, the new study pred…
    - 3 days ago 25 Jun 15, 5:26pm -
  • US Government is Engineering Organisms That Will Make it Possible to Live on Mars
    The US Governement’s military science wing is in the process of engineering organisms that will transform Mars into an Earth-like planet capable of supporting human life.
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 12:40pm -
  • Pakistan morgues run out of space as heat wave kills more than 1,000
    By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI (Reuters) - The worst heat wave to hit Pakistan's southern city of Karachi for nearly 35 years has killed more than 1,000 people, a charity said on Thursday, as morgues ran out of space and residents rushed to supply over…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 11:27am -
  • Moon bears rescued from bile farms in Vietnam
    Freed from captivity in tiny metal cages, seven long-suffering Asiatic moon bears have been rescued on bile farms in northern Vietnam, as efforts to end the illegal trade are boosted.
    - 4 days ago 25 Jun 15, 11:15am -
  • 'Oh Pluto': Song Celebrates Upcoming Flyby of Dwarf Planet
    A NASA spacecraft's epic flyby of Pluto next month now has a soundtrack. Singer-songwriter Craig Werth has written a song called "Oh Pluto" to highlight and celebrate NASA's New Horizons mission, which will give the world its first up-close looks at…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 11:05pm -
  • Mighty X-Ray Echos Circle 'Lord of the Rings' Neutron Star
    This newly observed "X-ray echo" — the largest and brightest of its type ever caught on camera — has allowed researchers to pin down the location of the neutron star Circinus X-1, which was found to lie 30,700 light-years from Earth. Circinus X-…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 8:59pm -
  • Ancient Carbon Haze Offers Clues to Galaxy Evolution
    Astronomers have detected carbon smog permeating the interstellar atmospheres of early galaxies, helping confirm that these ancient galaxies were mostly dust free. The discovery sheds light on how some of the first galaxies to form in the universe g…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 6:34pm -
  • Bizarre Cometlike Alien Planet Is First of Its Kind
    The strange, cometlike planet, known as GJ 436b, is orbiting a red dwarf star and is about 22 times as massive as Earth. Astronomers detected the giant gas cloud around the planet using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory. Wi…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 6:01pm -
  • Rosetta to Spiral onto Comet's Surface After Extended Mission
    Europe's Rosetta spacecraft, which is currently orbiting a comet as it hurtles around the sun, has been given nine additional months of operation time and will likely end its life by spiraling down onto the comet's surface, officials said. The Europ…
    - 4 days ago 24 Jun 15, 4:49pm -
  • China to widen draft security law to cover space, sea, polar interests
    China will add its assets and activities in space, the deep sea and polar regions to its pending national security law, state media said on Wednesday, the latest changes to the sweeping and controversial draft legislation. President Xi Jinping, who h…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 11:31am -
  • Australian fishermen lure rare monster shark
    Fishermen off Australia who accidentally caught a whopping basking shark have provided scientists with a rare opportunity to study the second-biggest fish on the planet.
    - 5 days ago 24 Jun 15, 8:16am -
  • Pluto Probe Spies Weird 'Dark Pole' on Big Moon Charon (Photos)
    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has spotted a strange dark patch at the pole of Pluto's big moon Charon, further whetting researchers' appetites ahead of the probe's epic flyby of the dwarf planet system next month. New Horizons has also detected a r…
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 15, 11:05pm -
  • Sun Storm Supercharges Northern Lights, Wowing Skywatchers (Photos)
    The auroras were seen as far south as Philadelphia and northern New Jersey last night (June 22), and gave astronauts aboard the International Space Station a stunning celestial light show. The solar storm that caused the auroras was declared a le…
    - 5 days ago 23 Jun 15, 5:44pm -
  • Europe launches next phase of hi-tech Earth satellites
    The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched the second phase of a 4.3-billion-euro ($4.91-billion) programme to deploy new-generation satellites to monitor environmental damage and aid disaster relief operations, officials said.
    - 6 days ago 23 Jun 15, 2:00pm -
  • Sentinel-2A: Satellite blasts off to provide new, improved view of Earth
    An unmanned rocket blasted off from the European Space Agency (ESA) base in French Guiana on 22 June to put a sophisticated Earth-watching satellite into orbit. It carried Europe's Sentinel-2A satellite, the newest member of the Copernicus Earth-obs…
    - 6 days ago 23 Jun 15, 11:54am -
  • Blue Origin Offers Tantalizing Preview of Private Space Trips (Video)
    A video released last week by the private spaceflight company Blue Origin offers a tantalizing look at the private space trips the company plans to offer. The two-minute Blue Origin video features Jeff Ashby, the company's chief of mission assurance…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 15, 11:45pm -
  • Top doctors' prescription for feverish planet: Cut out coal
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 15, 11:31pm -
  • First Color Movies of Pluto Reveal Double-Planet Dance (Video)
    The first color "movies" of Pluto as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal the sheer strangeness of the orbital dance between the dwarf planet and its largest moon Charon. In a new animation of color photos of Pluto taken by New Horizons, th…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 15, 7:07pm -
  • Ceres' Odd Bright Spots Coming Into Focus (Photos)
    NASA's Dawn spacecraft has beamed home the best-ever photo of the mysterious bright spots that speckle the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres. The new image resolves Ceres' strange spots, which are found inside a crater about 55 miles (90 kilometers)…
    - 6 days ago 22 Jun 15, 7:03pm -
  • Clouds Over Peru: Upwelling Causes 'Bumpy' Fog Along Coastline
    Low winter fog obscures the coastline of Peru in a new image from NASA's Terra satellite. The bird’s-eye view of coastal Peru comes from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on that satellite, which whooshed over the region on June 7,…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jun 15, 2:12pm -
  • Nasa Astronaut Takes Space Selfie Using An Earthshine Filter
    Life in the International Space Station (ISS) must get pretty boring despite being able to look down on earth like a Martian.
    - 7 days ago 22 Jun 15, 12:38pm -
  • Heat wave kills more than 180 in Pakistan's southern Sindh
    By Syed Raza Hassan KARACHI (Reuters) - An intense heat wave over three days has killed more than 180 people in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, officials said on Monday, leading authorities to declare an emergency as the electricity grid crashed…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jun 15, 11:28am -

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History Videos

Iceland Aurora
The Aurora Borealis and the unique scenery of Iceland captured in a mesmerizing way, where the amazing Auroras tell the story. This is a short trailer for our first 30 minute film, which will be available in full HD and 4K resolution, on DVD and d…
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Utila Undersea
Four days of diving off Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras. We were treated to healthy coral reefs, seahorses, dolphins, squid, moray eels, and vast numbers of fish, all in calm, clear, blue waters. Shot on a Canon S110 in 1080p HD. Photos: st…
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Climax, Kansas Supercells by Stephen Locke
Time lapse cinematography of the structured supercell outbreak near Climax, Kansas on May 10, 2014. License this footage. Contact Stephen Locke stephen.locke1@icloud.com visit tempestgallery.com/ visit stephenlocke.com/ Soundtrack Facing the Truth…
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Sliding Through Holland
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BBC Worldwide

The Who Universe News Report | Episode 69 | BBC Worldwide Hinting At Possible Missing Episodes Reco
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The official BBC Top Gear Game! Start your engines and crush as many caravans as you can in Top Gear's Caravan Crush, the ultimate car-to-caravan faceoff.
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BBC Earth

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BBC America

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TheGadgetShow

  • Digitsole: The radiator for your shoe!
    Frosty feet whilst commuting and cold toes on the slopes may be a thing of the past thanks to the invention of Digitsole. By now you’ll be familiar with your wrists being decked in the latest technology with smartwatches and the launch of the App…
    - 11 Sep 14, 3:54pm -
  • Samsung UE65H8000 Curved LED HD TV
    Samsung’s here with one of its latest monstrous television sets, the curved 65-inch LCD UE65H8000 TV, which promises top notch image quality and plenty of bang for your wallet-crunching buck. At £2,799, it’s an expensive set – but with 4K on…
    - 11 Sep 14, 3:23pm -
  • Nvidia reveals a HTC Nexus 9 is on the way powered by a K1 chip!
    Rumours of HTC and Google teaming up for the next Nexus tablet have been making the rounds for some time, but now Nvidia has shined some more light on what to expect from the next slate, all thanks to a legal document. Expect to see the HTC Nexus 9…
    - 11 Sep 14, 10:30am -
  • Step aside Google Glass: Samsung Gear Blink offers augmented reality keyboard!
    Not content with unleashing a load of wearables like the recent Gear S smartwatch, Samsung is also working on its own Google Glass rival, and the clever headset could use Tizen to take the fight to Google. It may also pack an augmented reality keyb…
    - 11 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Surface Pro 3 Review
    Has Microsoft finally cracked the Surface with its third outing? Find out in our review right here…. Watch Surface Pro 3 Review on 5FWD
    - 10 Sep 14, 4:01pm -
  • Motorola Moto 360
    Hello Moto. After years trapped in mobile mediocrity, Motorola is back with a bang, two extremely promising Android smartphones and the sexiest smartwatch yet, the Motorola Moto 360. Like LG and Samsung’s intelligent tickers before it, this timep…
    - 10 Sep 14, 1:34pm -
  • The iPod classic is dead, long live the iPod
    Apple came out with all guns blazing last night, unleashing two new iPhones, Apple Pay and the company’s eagerly anticipated smartwatch, but quietly, the Cupertino giant pulled the plug on one of its most iconic gadgets, the hefty, hard-drive tot…
    - 10 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • iPhone 6 & 6 Plus
    Thinking of picking up one of Apple's new phones? To help you choose which one check them both in action right here…. Watch iPhone 6 & 6 Plus on 5FWD
    - 10 Sep 14, 10:40am -
  • Step aside YotaPhone: e-ink screens coming to a laptop lid near you!
    We loved the idea behind the YotaPhone, which rocks a second e-ink display on the rear of the phone showing off e-books and notifications, and now that same idea is also coming to a laptop near you! Intel showed off a new concept with a second e-in…
    - 10 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Apple's iOS 8 update incoming 17 September!
    Apple revealed its fabled smartwatch and a slew of brand new iPhones last night – the iPhone 6 and the gargantuan iPhone 6 Plus – and while you won’t be able to get your hands on one until 19 September, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest an…
    - 10 Sep 14, 9:16am -
  • Apple Watch Trailer
    The Apple Watch is finally official! Watch it in all of its glory right here…. Watch Apple Watch Trailer on 5FWD
    - 9 Sep 14, 7:13pm -
  • Apple Watch official: Everything you need to know!
    Here it is! The Apple Watch we’ve been waiting years for is finally official. Apple boss Tim Cook revealed the new intelligent timepiece live on stage this evening – we’ve got all the details and pictures on the sexiest smartwatch so far rig…
    - 9 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • Apple Pay: Get ready to buy next year’s iPhone with this one!
    The rumours of Apple’s plans to come up with a wireless mobile payment system were true, and it’s built into every iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company has announced. Is this finally the end of the credit card? It might be the end of the bit…
    - 9 Sep 14, 5:48pm -
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus official!
    They’re here! Right on cue, Apple has taken the wraps off the iPhone 6 and the gigantic iPhone 6 Plus live on stage at the Flint Centre. Calling the pair “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone”, Apple boss T…
    - 9 Sep 14, 5:12pm -
  • Everything you need to build your own Lego drone!
    Drones are brilliant fun, but imagine if you could build your own using the Lego you have left over from childhood! Thanks to a new Kickstarter project, you can do exactly that, with all the instructions you need on offer, and even kits including t…
    - 9 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • inFamous: First Light review
    <!-IMAGE->As one of the PlayStation 4’s biggest exclusives so far, inFamous: Second Son was a key title and an effective demonstration of the console’s next gen power. It should come as no great surprise then to hear that DLC has been relea…
    - 9 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Fujifilm has a duo of retro snappers incoming next week!
    While this year’s IFA tech expo is now done and dusted, photography fans will have plenty to get excited about at next week’s huge Photokina imaging fair in Cologne, including a duo of new cameras on the way from Fujifilm! With retro styling, c…
    - 9 Sep 14, 9:50am -
  • TiVo Mega packs in 24TB of storage for 3 years of TV: Costs $5,000!
    Personal video recorders (PVRs) like TiVo are brilliant for TV fans, but it’s all too easy to run out of space once you start backing up plenty of different TV shows and films. That’s unlikely to happen with the insane TiVo Mega, a 24TB beast t…
    - 9 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Series 20: Episode 1 Teaser
    We're back! On Monday 15th September @ 7pm on Channel 5 it's the first episode of our brand new series. And not only that it's our ten year anniversary special! Do not miss it! Until then watch the teaser right here.....Watch Series 2…
    - 8 Sep 14, 3:47pm -
  • Amazon Fire Phone: Kindle smartphone hits the UK today!
    Right before Apple reveals its latest iPhone to the world, Amazon has announced that its 3D-equipped Amazon Fire Phone is on the way to the UK, and it’ll hit shelves later this month too, exclusively on O2. Best of all, it’s on sale right…now…
    - 8 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Samsung NX Mini Camera
    Compact cameras with large sensors that aim to rival DSLRs when it comes to image quality are nothing new, but now Samsung’s getting in on the market with its tiniest mirrorless camera to date, the truly miniscule and stylish NX Mini. Can it squa…
    - 8 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Snap stylish selfies with the iPhone Selfie Brush!
    File this one under ridiculous gadgets, as we may have one of the weirdest yet! If you’ve ever wished your hair brush would hold your iPhone, your dream has just become a reality. It’s all thanks to the brilliantly wacky Selfie Brush, which hol…
    - 8 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Who needs 4K now? Dell unleashes its ridiculous UltraSharp "5K" 27-inch monitor!
    Ultra high-definition might be the current benchmark for the future of gaming and movies, but Dell’s already not content with 4K. The computing powerhouse has just revealed its latest 27-inch monitor, and it packs in an eye popping resolution of…
    - 8 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Last minute leak: The gigantic iPhone 6 Apple doesn't want you to see
    Apple is set to unleash the iPhone 6 tomorrow in two different sizes, but already the handset is looking like one of the most leaked gadgets around. And now we’ve seen the most detailed snaps yet of Apple’s massive new handset – read on to fi…
    - 8 Sep 14, 9:00am -
  • News Round up 06/09/14 - IFA 2014
    We take a look at some of the best tech news stories from the last week – Including all the info from the tech extravaganza at IFA in Berlin!  Watch News Round up 06/09/14 – IFA 2014 on 5FWD
    - 5 Sep 14, 4:10pm -
  • Nook GlowLight
    When you think of ebook readers, you’re likely to think straight away to Amazon’s dominating Kindle range, but there’s more choice than just the online retailer’s wares. Barnes & Noble has been crafting tip-top readers for some time now, an…
    - 5 Sep 14, 2:50pm -
  • Apple iPhone 6, two new Samsung Galaxy Notes, Dyson 360 Eye: Gadget Digest
    The past few days have been some of the most action-packed we’ve seen in 2014, with the IFA 2014 expo kicking off and manufacturers queuing up to unleash some spectacular gadgets on the world! From innovative and unusual phablets, to range-toppin…
    - 5 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Hard-as-nails Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 tablets unleashed!
    On the hunt for a tablet that’s as tough as old boots? Panasonic may have the solution, unleashing the Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 at IFA yesterday, only they’re more phablet sized than full-on tablet! Each one packs a 5-inch display and either An…
    - 5 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • How Moto got its mojo back: Inside Motorola's incredible Chicago HQ
    Everyone remembers the Razr. Motorola’s wafer-thin flip phone was the essence of cool in the mid-2000s, but somewhere along the way, the company lost it mojo. It began pushing out tepid smartphones with out of date software, and all but abandoned…
    - 5 Sep 14, 6:00am -
  • Your move Apple: New Moto X and the even bigger Moto G unleashed!
    All eyes are on IFA right now, with gadget fans eagerly checking out all the new smartphones designed to compete with Apple’s iPhone 6, expected to debut next week. Not to be outdone though, Motorola’s just dropped a bombshell of its own: secon…
    - 5 Sep 14, 6:00am -
  • Samsung Wireless Mobile Streaming Device
    Every tech company under the sun seems to be hyping up the power of remote storage these days, but recent issues with celebrities finding their personal photos leaking from supposedly secure cloud services may well see some sceptics returning to th…
    - 4 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • Dyson 360 Eye: Is this the ultimate robotic vacuum?
    Robotic vacuum cleaners have been around for years now, and while they do help out with the cleaning, some of them often miss out on bits and pieces, leaving you to clean up afterwards. That’s why Dyson has spent 16 years researching and developi…
    - 4 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Sphero Ollie: Meet the phone-controlled robot that can unleash tricks!
    You may remember Sphero as the tiny robot ball that can be controlled by your phone, but now it’s about to get a bigger brother known as Ollie that can go even faster, and can bust out all sorts of tricks too! Fancy one of these? Read on for all…
    - 4 Sep 14, 12:30pm -
  • Amazon Fire TV hits the UK from just £49 for Amazon Prime members!
    It’s been a couple of months since the Amazon Fire TV was unleashed on the world, set to rival the likes of the Apple TV and various Roku boxes, but the set-top media streamer hasn’t been able to grab in the UK yet. If you’ve been eagerly awa…
    - 4 Sep 14, 11:12am -
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Sony Xperia Z3, VR headsets, all the tablets and all the smartwatches from IFA 2014!
    The IFA 2014 tech extravaganza kicked off this week, and so far it’s been an absolutely amazing show for gadget lovers. We’ve seen everything from high-end smartphones, phablets and tablets and a new crop of Android Wear smartwatches too: there…
    - 4 Sep 14, 10:18am -
  • Oh yes: The Gadget Show is back on your screens this month!
    The wait is nearly over: The Gadget Show is back on the air later this month, with a new face to boot!Tune in to Channel 5 on Monday 15 September at 7pm and you can catch the team including newcomer and Olympic athlete Amy Williams testing out…
    - 3 Sep 14, 3:55pm -
  • Mad Catz C.T.R.L.R Mobile Gamepad
    Gaming on your phone has never been easier, all thanks to a wide range of controllers now available to pair up with your Android or iPhone blower of choice, with many even slotting around your handset to let you set your high scores on the move. Lo…
    - 3 Sep 14, 1:15pm -
  • Logitech’s portable K480 keyboard lets you type on three different gadgets!
    If you’re anything like us and have gadgets all over the place, have you ever wished you had a keyboard that could work with everything you own? That’s what Logitech is betting on with its brand new K480 keyboard, which can let you tap away on…
    - 3 Sep 14, 10:46am -
  • Super-thin Lenovo Tab S8 Android slate unleashed with an equally slim price tag!
    With the annual IFA tech show about to kick off, get ready for gadgets galore – but Lenovo has opted to announce its latest slate right before the tech extravaganza even gets started. Meet the Lenovo Tab S8, a slim-line slate that packs in a host…
    - 3 Sep 14, 9:30am -
  • Metro Redux Review
    Is this a remaster worthy of next-gen treatment? Watch our review to find out! Watch Metro Redux Review on 5FWD
    - 2 Sep 14, 3:29pm -
  • Look again: Five gadgets that aren't what they seem
    Every now and again we see a gadget that truly stands out like a sore thumb. Something with a design so outrageous that it actually looks like something else! Gadgets like the gaming PC that looks more like a spaceship, or building blocks you can e…
    - 2 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • HTC’s next Google Nexus tablet could boast a Surface-style keyboard case!
    Google’s Nexus range should already be close to the top of your list when it comes to affordable Android tablets, proving fast and well-specced, but it looks like the search giant’s next flagship slate could go one step further. HTC is currentl…
    - 2 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Metro: Redux review
    <!-VIDEO->Next-generation gaming is fast becoming the battleground of the remasters, with publishers pushing out past classics with graphical upgrades in an effort to fill the void until the true next-gen games arrive. While it’s easy to be…
    - 2 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: iPhone 5c rival leaks out in a rainbow of colours
    It’s just a day until Sony takes the stage at this year’s IFA tech expo, but one of its goodies has already leaked in a major way. The Xperia Z3 Compact has been spotted in all of its multicoloured glory, and it definitely looks like it could g…
    - 2 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • Add some bling to your living room: Swarovski and LG unleash crystal-covered curved OLED TV!
    Crystals aren’t necessarily the first thing we’d think of when kitting out our ideal TV, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from the new partnership between LG and Swarovski: a curved OLED HD TV that’s clad in sparkly stones. Fancy one of…
    - 2 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Kogan Agora 4G
    Motorola may have the budget blower throne locked down with its range of well-priced Moto G and Moto E handsets, but that hasn’t stopped other phone makers from stepping up to the plate. Meet the Kogan Agora 4G, the latest budget handset to enter…
    - 1 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Alienware’s new Area-51 gaming rig looks like a UFO!
    We’re used to seeing outlandish gaming rigs, but Alienware’s latest Area-51 PC is truly like nothing else on earth. The bizarrely shaped gaming machine is more UFO than computer, and the latest generation of Intel processors and up to three gra…
    - 1 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Step aside LG and Samsung: Sony Android Wear smartwatch incoming!
    Samsung and LG may have been first out of the blocks when it comes to Android Wear smartwatches, and they’ve got more on the way too, but Sony is following hot on their heels, and it’s set to unleash its own Android Wear-powered smartwatch at t…
    - 1 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • The iPhone 6 could double up as your mobile wallet!
    The clock is ticking down until Apple’s big event on 9 September when the iPhone 6 will be revealed, and it looks like the Cupertino giant has plenty in store to show off – and it’s not just the fabled iWatch. According to reports from Bloomb…
    - 1 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • AKG Y50 headphones
    When you think of fashion headphones, you’re likely to think straight away to Dr Dre’s mammoth Beats empire – but a pair of those cans come at a hefty price. The Austrian audio boffins at AKG have been hard at work on their latest headphones,…
    - 29 Aug 14, 3:36pm -

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Engadget

  • newFloating robots will find out what keeps the Indian Ocean healthy
    Believe it or not, scientists don't know a lot about how the Indian Ocean works. Without many samples, researchers are frequently left in the dark about the ways that fish, plankton and other aquatic life flourishes in the area. That won't be a chal…
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  • newStartups can ask investors for cash through Twitter
    Your favorite internet startup might not just be using Twitter for business news and sales pitches in the near future -- the US Securities and Exchange Commission has greenlit using the social network to drum up interest in future stocks and debt of…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jun 15, 2:45am -
  • newStretchy conductive ink puts computing power on your clothes
    Those dreams of having computers in your clothing might be more realistic than you think. Japanese researchers have developed a printable conductive ink that maintains a circuit even when you stretch fabric to three times its usual length -- you cou…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jun 15, 1:46am -
  • newTelescope filter helps spot Earth-like alien worlds
    In the hunt for planets around distant stars, the stars themselves are often the worst enemy. They're so bright that you rarely spot anything smaller than a gas giant, which isn't much help when you're trying to find habitable worlds. An alliance of…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jun 15, 12:43am -
  • newHere's how Google checks for lag on your Android phone
    Yes, Google hates lag on smartphones as much as you do -- enough so that the search giant has a robot dedicated to spotting that delay between your finger input and what happens on screen. Meet the Chrome TouchBot, an OptoFidelity-made machine that…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 11:31pm -
  • newFacebook wants to give your photo uploads a Snapchat-like flair
    Facebook may be not as in tune with the teen crowd as Snapchat, but that isn't stopping it from trying to fit in. TechCrunch has discovered that Facebook is testing an iOS photo uploader that lets you overlay Snapchat-like filters, stickers and text…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Jun 15, 10:27pm -
  • newApple Music will play on Sonos speakers by the end of the year
    When Apple Music showed up, one of the biggest questions was whether or not it would get at least the same level of third-party hardware support as Beats. Will you have to chuck your Sonos speakers in favor of some Apple-blessed streaming audio gear…
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  • newFormula E's first season of electric racing comes to a close
    After several months of occasionally intense competition, Formula E's first season of all-electric racing is over. Virgin Racing's Sam Bird has won the second race of the London ePrix, while NEXTEV TCR's Nelson Piquet managed to do just well enough…
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  • newGoogle-powered beer fridge translates thirst in 40 languages
    Better brush up on your language skills... they might just get you a free drink. Google and Thinking Box have teamed up to create Molson's Global Beer Fridge, an appliance that depends on Google's real-time voice translation to serve cool refreshmen…
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  • newApple Music arrives June 30th at 11AM Eastern, Beats 1 an hour later
    Determined to try Apple Music and its accompanying Beats 1 radio the very moment they're available on June 30th? The streaming service's senior director, Ian Rogers, is happy to help those early adopter impulses. He says that iOS 8.4 (and thus Apple…
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  • newRyan Seacrest's iPad keyboard is surprisingly good, but expensive
    It's hard to expect much from Typo, a company that was co-founded by Ryan Seacrest and whose legal tango with BlackBerry has forced it to stop selling phone keyboards. But with its new iPad keyboard, Typo has at least proven it's worth keeping an ey…
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  • newSpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket breaks up shortly after launch (updated)
    Today is not a good day for private spaceflight. SpaceX and NASA have confirmed that a Falcon 9 rocket broke up shortly after launching on a resupply mission for the International Space Station. It's not clear what caused the failure at this stage,…
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  • newInhabitat's Week in Green: hoverboards and a 3D-printed car
    Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.A working hoverboard has been the elusive dream of Back to the Future fans and transportation nerds for…
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  • newFitbit tracking data comes up in another court case
    When you wear Fitbit or any other fitness tracker and smartwatch, you not only monitor your physical activities, you also collect data about yourself -- data that can apparently be used against you in investigations. In Lancaster, Pennsylvania cops…
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  • newUber's latest service takes you across continents in a speed boat
    Never mind using ridesharing services to get across cities -- Uber wants to take you across continents. The company has launched a permanent version of its UberBoat service in Istanbul that shuttles you between Asia and Europe (that is, both sides o…
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  • newRobotic vines illustrate chaos theory and the Butterfly Effect
    We've seen capacitive-touch-enabled plants before, but the robotic vines and leaves of Branching Systems are something altogether different. And, perhaps craziest of all, they respond to your presence. The leaves react to your inputs, and then nearb…
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  • Tougher encryption guidelines close a back door for NSA spies
    The US' National Institute of Standards and Technology is more than a little worried that its encryption guideilnes have been creating back doors for spies, and it's changing its tune in order to plug those security holes. The agency is no longer re…
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