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  • Top US auto safety regulator says Chrysler to face sanctions
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will be punished soon for failing to follow the law in 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Thursday.
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 7:43pm -
  • Amadeus to buy Navitaire from Accenture for $830 million
    (Reuters) - Spanish travel technology company Amadeus said it would buy Navitaire, a subsidiary of Accenture Plc , for $830 million, to focus mainly on digital services for airline passengers. Amadeus said it expects the deal, which is projected to c…
    - 3 days ago 2 Jul 15, 1:21am -
  • Brazil's Rousseff tops off U.S. tour with Silicon Valley visit
    By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff capped off her U.S. tour on Wednesday with a visit to Silicon Valley, where she met with top technology executives and took a ride in Google Inc's self-driving car. Rous…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 11:15pm -
  • Russian Cargo Spacecraft Will Launch to Space Station Early Friday
    A robotic Russian cargo vessel will try to buck a negative recent trend when it launches toward the International Space Station early Friday morning (July 3).
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 7:44pm -
  • Visa joins MasterCard, AmEx in ending use for Backpage sex ads
    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Visa Inc said on Wednesday it is joining MasterCard Inc and American Express Co in barring its credit cards from being used to pay for ads on following a request from a Chicago sheriff who said the…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 5:17pm -
  • Batman Arkham Knight review: Be the Batman, once you're done being the Batmobile
    When you're asked to "be the Batman" in Arkham Knight, Rocksteady Studios' latest release is an absolute treat. It's just a shame that for significant portions of the game you're asked to do everything but be the Batman. The big new addition this ti…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:47pm -
  • How Will Sunday's Rocket Explosion Affect SpaceX?
    Sunday's explosion of the commercial SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has put a dent in the booster's impressive track record. SpaceX must fix whatever caused the problem and return to flight in order to fulfill billions of dollars of launch orders. The compa…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:26pm -
  • UK's Playtech expands online trading with Ava Trade buy
    (Reuters) - Playtech Plc, founded by Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi, said it had agreed to buy currency trading platform Ava Trade for $105 million to expand its online trading platform. Millions in losses from the sudden removal of a long-held ceili…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 2:22pm -
  • BMW manager: could imagine partnerships with IT firms
    BMW is open to building cars for other companies such as Google or Apple, the automaker's production chief said on Wednesday, adding that there are currently no such talks. "We live in a world of partnerships," Oliver Zipse said in response to a que…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 2:01pm -
  • Austrian student's privacy battle against Facebook suffers setback
    By Shadia Nasralla VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian student's legal battle against Facebook, accusing it of helping the U.S. security service collect personal data, suffered a setback after a Vienna court rejected his case on procedural grounds, both s…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 10:19am -
  • China climate pledges easily achievable, experts say
    China's pledges ahead of a major climate change conference in Paris lack ambition and are easily achievable, experts said Wednesday, adding Beijing could offer more.
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 6:28am -
  • Drug and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers
    WASHINGTON (AP) — From research dollars to free lunches and junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, according to government data posted Tuesday.
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 9:58pm -
  • Fintech explosion puts banks in digital firing line
    By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The world’s top banks and insurers are seeing their business models challenged by “fintech” start-ups, which are reshaping what consumers and businesses expect from financial services, industry insiders and…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 8:14pm -
  • Huawei says Honor brand on track to sell 40 million smartphones
    Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's [HWT.UL] Honor brand has sold 20 million smartphones in the first half of 2015 and by should reach its goal of 40 million shipments by the year end, double the 2014 figure. Honor's sales amounted to $2.6 billion of reven…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 12:18pm -
  • World Economic Forum sees finance industry in digital firing-line
    By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The world’s top banks and insurers are being forced to review their business models amid rapid inroads by nimble “fintech” start-ups, which are reshaping what consumers and businesses expect out of financi…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 10:04am -
  • Sony to raise nearly $4 billion, ramp up sensors business to anchor turnaround
    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp plans to raise nearly $4 billion via new shares and bonds to plough into image sensors as it reinvents itself as a niche component maker, pulling back from consumer goods like TVs that dragged it i…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 8:44am -
  • Baidu to invest $3.2 billion in online-to-offline services
    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's dominant Internet search engine Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would invest 20 billion yuan ($3.22 billion) over the next three years on online-to-offline services, including group-buying service Nuomi. "Rig…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 8:15am -
  • Sprint rolls out all-included rate plan
    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it will offer an $80 a month cellular phone plan, including both service and smartphone device fees, hoping to draw users who dislike complex price plans and hidden costs. The "All-in…
    - 5 days ago 30 Jun 15, 4:10am -
  • Exclusive: Amazon looks to offer loans to sellers in China, seven other countries Inc will start a business loan program for small sellers in the United Kingdom on Tuesday and is looking to launch it this year in seven more countries including China. Amazon Lending, founded in 2012, plans to offer short-term working ca…
    - 5 days ago 30 Jun 15, 12:43am -
  • Sugary Drinks Kill 184,000 People Every Year
    The finding — a revised estimate of numbers first presented at a scientific meeting in 2013 — represents a tally of deaths from diabetes, heart disease and cancer that scientists say can be directly attributed to the consumption of sweetened soda…
    - 5 days ago 30 Jun 15, 12:19am -
  • Microsoft sheds some of its ad business, mapping service
    Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities more relevant to ...
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 11:02pm -
  • US Supreme Court rejects EPA mercury emissions limits
    The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected federal environmental regulations requiring power plants to limit emissions of mercury and other pollutants, in a defeat for the Obama administration.
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 7:04pm -
  • Texas Just Banned Sales of Shark Fin, Will Other States Follow?
    Amanda Keledjian is a marine scientist working on Oceana U.S.A.'s responsible fishing campaign. Across the globe, sharks are being murdered for a culinary gimmick — shark fin soup, even though shark fins offer virtually no flavor or nutritional v…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 4:07pm -
  • U.S. top court declines to hear Google appeal in Oracle Java fight
    By Lawrence Hurley and Dan Levine WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp won a major legal victory on Monday in a closely watched copyright case involving the company's Java programing language as the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Go…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 3:49pm -
  • Virtual reality pedals and dances its way into fitness classes
    By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Virtual reality is making inroads into group fitness classes and personal training sessions and promises to get more immersive as the technology advances, according to fitness experts. It can transport an in…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 12:10pm -
  • Solar Impulse past 'point of no return' from Japan to Hawaii
    A revolutionary solar-powered aircraft was past "the point of no return" and flying over the Pacific Ocean bound for Hawaii Monday, on the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe.
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 10:24am -
  • Amazon to offer loans to sellers in China, 7 other countries
    By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Inc will launch its business loan program for small sellers later this year in eight more countries including China, where credit is becoming a key factor in competing for new vendors and grabbing marke…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 10:01am -
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after launch
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk.
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 5:45am -
  • String of cargo disasters puts pressure on space industry
    The global space industry is reeling after three cargo disasters in less than a year have delivered a costly blow to efforts to supply astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
    - 6 days ago 29 Jun 15, 2:18am -
  • Solar Impulse takes off on delayed Pacific flight
    The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft took off early Monday for a flight over the Pacific Ocean, a spokeswoman said, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.
    - 6 days ago 28 Jun 15, 6:50pm -
  • Lettuce, worms, parking gear aboard SpaceX ship for Sunday launch
    Worms, lettuce and a massive parking station for future spaceships are aboard SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo capsule, poised for a Sunday launch.
    - 7 days ago 27 Jun 15, 6:53pm -
  • 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.
    - 8 days ago 26 Jun 15, 10:34pm -
  • 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.
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 days ago 26 Jun 15, 9:33am -


  • newAPNewsBreak: Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief
    VIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic, among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement that negotiators hope to clinch over the next several days, diplo…
    - 4 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 1:22pm -
  • newIran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation
    VIENNA (AP) — In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to cooperation on fighting the upsurge of…
    - 19 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 10:15pm -
  • newSolar-powered plane lands in Hawaii, pilot sets nonstop record
    (Reuters) - A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy landed in Hawaii on Friday, after a record-breaking five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. The Solar Impulse…
    - 24 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 5:23pm -
  • Russian parliament approves Internet privacy bill
    Russia's parliament gave its final approval on Friday to a law that would require Internet search engines to remove users' personal information from their results. The bill, passed by the State Duma lower house in its third reading, seeks to emulate…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 3:04pm -
  • Super-Rare Sony/Nintendo Playstation 80s Prototype Found In Box Of Junk
    The two tech companies worked together on a CD-ROM peripheral for Nintendo’s SNES back in the late ‘80s.
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 2:22pm -
  • UberPOP halts service in France after clampdown, protests
    By Mark John PARIS (Reuters) - Uber Technologies will suspend its UberPOP ride-hailing service in France, the U.S. company said on Friday, after it faced sometimes-violent protests and local authorities denounced it as an illegal taxi service. After…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 12:50pm -
  • Samsung Group companies' merger deal runs into fresh opposition
    By Se Young Lee and Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - The proposed $8 billion merger of two Samsung Group companies came under attack from two directions on Friday, as an activist hedge fund filed a court action against the deal and a shareholder advisory…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 12:33pm -
  • Fearing return to drachma, some Greeks use bitcoin to dodge capital controls
    By Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) - There is at least one legal way to get your euros out of Greece these days, to guard against the prospect that they might be devalued into drachmas: convert them into bitcoin. New customers depositing at least 50 e…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 12:06pm -
  • Saab Unveils World’s Most Advanced Stealth Submarine With ‘Ghost’ Mode
    The Kockums A26 packs Saab’s new Ghost (Genuine Holistic Stealth) technology which makes the sub almost impossible to spot during silent service, says the maker
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 12:02pm -
  • Tindog: New dating app is Tinder for dogs
    A new Tinder-style dating app for dogs has launched, allowing animal lovers to find a partner for their canine companions. Tindog, developed by London-based start-up Holidog, aims to help users find their dogs the "pawfect" match, as well as form fr…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 11:20am -
  • Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure
    PARIS (AP) — Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 10:52am -
  • Company town? In Seattle, some fret over Amazon's growth
    Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again. Thickets of yellow cranes have crowded the skyline, where new glass-sided office ...
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 6:24am -
  • GAO sees room for improvement in bank cyber security exams
    U.S. banking regulators must hire and train more examiners with technology expertise so they can give more useful cyber security recommendations to small and mid-sized banks, a federal watchdog agency has warned. A new report from the U.S. Governmen…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 8:27pm -
  • In Tech: Lifetime video service, Sprint's new price plans
    Fans of Lifetime's melodramatic movies can now see them for $4 a month — without subscribing to cable.
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 8:04pm -
  • Top US auto safety regulator says Chrysler to face sanctions
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will be punished soon for failing to follow the law in 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Thursday.
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 7:43pm -
  • Cuba launches 1st public Wi-Fi hotspots on Havana avenue
    HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along a main avenue that is the heart of Havana's cultural and social life, the first step in government promises to gradually roll out such connectivity options on an island that…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 7:41pm -
  • Yelp temporarily decides not to pursue a sale: Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Yelp Inc, operator of consumer review website, had temporarily decided not to pursue a sale, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The company has had several interested suitors after which it hired Gol…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 7:37pm -
  • This Website Is So Exclusive It Only Allows One Visitor At A Time
    Created by web developer Justin Foley, not only allows just one visitor at a time, but they’re also limited to just 60 seconds per visit
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 1:43pm -
  • How To Turn Off Auto-Renewal On Your Free Apple Music Trial
    The subscription is set to auto-review after three months by default, but it’s possible for users to change this to avoid being charged if they decide not to stick with Apple Music
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 12:19pm -
  • Taiwan pilot in February TransAsia crash described as hasty
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety off…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 12:18pm -
  • Snapchat No Longer Requires You To Hold Screen To View Images or Video
    Snapchat Stories enable users to add photos and videos together to create a slideshow-style montage. Alongside the much-needed update, Snapchat also introduced ‘Add Nearby’ which makes it easier for friends to add each other when they’re all …
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 11:08am -
  • Xiaomi books 1H sales fall, putting full-year goal in doubt
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc on Thursday reported semi-annual sales that for the first time were lower than the previous six months, jeopardising its full-year target and hinting at a slowdown in its main…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 10:48am -
  • Japanese Scientists Create Holograms That You Can Actually Touch
    Referred to by its creators at the Digital Nature Group at the University of Tsukuba as ‘fairy lights’, the holograms are in fact created by ultrafast femtosecond lasers
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 10:45am -
  • Brazil's Rousseff tops off U.S. tour with Silicon Valley visit
    By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff capped off her U.S. tour on Wednesday with a visit to Silicon Valley, where she met with top technology executives and took a ride in Google Inc's self-driving car. Rous…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 11:15pm -
  • Former U.S. agent pleads guilty to bitcoin theft in Silk Road probe
    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former federal agent pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stealing bitcoins during the government's investigation of Silk Road, and to secretly soliciting payment from the operator of the online black market for i…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 10:00pm -


Space Exploration

  • newNASA Slammed a Probe Into a Comet 10 Years Ago Today
    When you're watching the fireworks displays this Fourth of July, take a moment to reflect on some cosmic pyrotechnics that NASA pulled off a decade ago. On July 4, 2005, while zooming along millions of miles from Earth, NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft…
    - 4 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 1:34pm -
  • newEcuador, first stop on Pope tour, highlights environment exhortation
    By Girish Gupta QUITO (Reuters) - It is one of the most biodiverse nations on earth, boasting Amazon rainforest, Andean mountains and the Galapagos Islands, where Charles Darwin formulated his theory of evolution. In the first papal document dedicat…
    - 23 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 6:28pm -
  • Kepler Planet-Hunting Visionary Retires After 53 Years at NASA
    The driving force behind NASA's prolific planet-hunting Kepler mission is retiring, ending a 53-year career with the space agency. Bill Borucki came up with the idea for the Kepler observatory in the early 1980s and continued championing the concep…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 3:32pm -
  • NASA Astronaut Hopes to See Fourth of July Fireworks from Space
    Orbiting NASA astronaut Scott Kelly doesn't have any special plans for the Fourth of July, though he will try to catch a glimpse of the fireworks displays down on Earth. "Hopefully the timing will be right, and I'll be able to look down and see litt…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 3:32pm -
  • Russian ISS cargo ship successfully launched
    An unmanned Russian cargo ship bound for the International Space Station (ISS) was successfully launched from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome Friday, following a string of failed resupply missions.
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 9:39am -
  • U.N. aiming for pause in Yemen fighting for humanitarian relief
    By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations has alerted aid groups to be prepared for a possible humanitarian pause in fighting in Yemen, starting as early as Friday, that would allow them to deliver assistance to some of the 21…
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 9:15am -
  • Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station
    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 6:31am -
  • Russian Cargo Spacecraft Launches Toward Space Station
    It looks like a robotic cargo ship will actually make it to the International Space Station this time.
    - 1 day ago 3 Jul 15, 5:26am -
  • Black Hole 'Wakes Up' After 26-Year Slumber
    After taking a 26-year nap, a waking black hole released a burst of X-rays that lit up astronomical observatories on June 15 — and it's still making a ruckus today. Astronomers identified the revived black hole as an "X-ray nova" — a sudden incr…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 8:58pm -
  • Domo Arigato, Mr. Pluto: Rock Band Styx Visits New Horizons Team
    As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sails away to Pluto, one bunch of musicians is particularly intrigued by its journey: Styx, the rock band that shares a name with Pluto's smallest moon. Members of the iconic rock group recently met with the space p…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 7:26pm -
  • Houston, We Have a Spaceport: FAA Gives 'Space City' License for Launches
    HOUSTON — The Houston airport where astronauts have departed on training flights for more than 50 years is now host to the United States' newest commercial spaceport. The Houston Airport System (HAS) on Tuesday (June 30) was granted a launch site…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 5:47pm -
  • New Horizons Spots Methane Ice on Pluto
    Methane was first discovered on Pluto in 1976, so the find by New Horizons is not surprising. With the announcement of the methane detection, the mission team also released a series of new images of Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, which are stea…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 3:16pm -
  • Pluto Probe's Hazard Search Turns Up No New Moons
    The New Horizons probe has spotted no signs of rings or additional moons in the Pluto system, so the spacecraft will remain on its original trajectory when it zooms past the dwarf planet on July 14, NASA officials announced Wednesday (July 2). "Not…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 3:13pm -
  • Southern Lights Shimmer in Antarctica's Night Sky (Photo)
    A dark, moonless sky is awash in light radiating from an aurora over Antarctica in a new image released by NASA. The satellite photo captures the aurora australis, or "southern lights," in the early morning hours of June 24. Solar flares, or intense…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 12:33pm -
  • Russian Cargo Spacecraft Will Launch to Space Station Early Friday
    A robotic Russian cargo vessel will try to buck a negative recent trend when it launches toward the International Space Station early Friday morning (July 3).
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 7:44pm -
  • Want to Find Life on Mars? Start in Antarctica (Podcast)
    Charlie Heck, multimedia news editor at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), contributed this article to's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. One of the coldest, driest deserts on the planet, Antarctica's McMurdo Dry Valleys may look…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 7:28pm -
  • Helium Leaking from Earth in Southern California
    A natural helium leak in Southern California reveals that the Newport-Inglewood fault is deeper than once thought — with a direct line from the Earth's surface to the planet's hot, dense mantle. Helium-3 comes only from the Earth's mantle, the sem…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 6:16pm -
  • Fishing groups ask court to halt ocean seismic testing
    POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Five fishing groups asked a federal court to stop scientists from blasting the ocean floor with sound waves, arguing their research is disturbing marine life off the New Jersey coast by exposing animals to noise co…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 5:33pm -
  • Sinkholes Offer Glimpse into Comet's Heart
    Images of the comet taken by the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe show the object's surface is spotted with flat-bottomed pits that are emitting jets of gas. New research reveals how the steep divots could be created by melting ice under the…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 5:27pm -
  • 18 holes in outer space: Comet's crater's revealed
    After billions of years of solitary travel through cold, dark outer space, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has recently yielded many secrets, often surprising ones, to the prodding of Europe's Rosetta spacecraft.
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 5:15pm -
  • How Will Sunday's Rocket Explosion Affect SpaceX?
    Sunday's explosion of the commercial SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has put a dent in the booster's impressive track record. SpaceX must fix whatever caused the problem and return to flight in order to fulfill billions of dollars of launch orders. The compa…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:26pm -
  • Tiny Glider Could Cruise Through Martian Skies
    NASA researchers are developing a glider, called Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Land on Mars (Prandtl-m), for possible inclusion on a Mars rover mission in the 2022-2024 time frame. "The aircraft would be part of the ballast that would b…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:21pm -
  • Epic Pluto Flyby Occurs This Month
    A NASA spacecraft is less than two weeks away from a historic flyby of Pluto that will cap a nine-year trek across the solar system. NASA's New Horizons probe will cruise within 7,800 miles (12,500 kilometers) of Pluto's surface on July 14, capturin…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:05pm -
  • Sometimes, views on science are not political: US study
    The science of climate change divides the United States along political lines, but ideology matters little when it comes to views on space exploration, animal research and genetically modified food, a study said Wednesday.
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 3:38pm -
  • Pluto and Charon Starting to Come into Focus (Photo)
    Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, posed for a solemn portrait taken by NASA's New Horizon's probe, which is only two weeks away from its close encounter with the dwarf planet. "Looking at pictures on the website, you can see that Pluto and Charon…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 10:06pm -
  • China sets CO2 target, garners praise
    China, the world's top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming.
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 4:02pm -
  • 'Fireball' Over US Southeast Was Probably Falling Space Junk (Video)
    The bright light that streaked across skies throughout the American Southeast early Monday morning (June 29) was probably a piece of space junk crashing back to Earth, researchers say. The mysterious sky light blazed up at 1:29 a.m. EDT (0529 GMT) M…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 3:39pm -
  • Space Record: Cosmonaut Logs 804 Days (and Counting) in Orbit
    A cosmonaut onboard the International Space Station has beaten the record for the most time spent off the planet — and he still has months to go before he comes home to Earth. Gennady Padalka, a Russian who is serving a record fourth command of th…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 3:36pm -
  • Dubai says plans world's first 3D printed office building
    Dubai said it would construct a small office building using a 3D printer for the first time, in a drive to develop technology that would cut costs and save time as the city grows. 3D printing, which uses a printer to make three-dimensional objects fr…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 1:04pm -
  • Exclusive: U.S. should spurn Russia rocket engines despite SpaceX failure - McCain
    By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The failure of a SpaceX rocket over Florida on Sunday should not lead U.S. officials back to Russia to look for a rocket engine that can get military equipment into space, Senate Armed Services Committee Chair…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 10:25pm -
  • Robert Redford sees 'last chance' to fix climate
    Robert Redford told the United Nations on Monday that negotiations on a global deal to tackle climate change could be the world's "last chance" to save the planet.
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 8:38pm -
  • Rosetta Sees Signs of Water Ice on Comet Surface (Photos)
    Patches of water ice appear to be speckled across the surface of a comet, according to a new study using observations from a European space probe. The researchers also note that there have been no significant changes to the spots after a month of ob…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 8:33pm -
  • Would Astronauts Have Survived the SpaceX Rocket Explosion?
    Astronauts likely would have survived the rocket explosion that scuttled SpaceX's unmanned resupply mission to the International Space Station on Sunday, company representatives said. If the mishap had occurred during a crewed launch of the "Dragon…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 7:04pm -
  • Why June 30 Will Be 1 Second Longer
    2015 is not a leap year, but it does have a leap second, set to take place Tuesday (June 30) at 7:59:60 p.m. EDT (23:59:60 GMT). "Earth's rotation is gradually slowing down a bit, so leap seconds are a way to account for that," Daniel MacMillan of NA…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 5:34pm -
  • Pace of climate talks far too slow: UN chief
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that negotiations on climate change were moving too slowly and urged governments to quicken the pace ahead of the December conference on reaching a new global deal.
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 4:57pm -
  • NASA Exhibits Space Shuttles Challenger, Columbia Debris for First Time
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  • SpaceX Rocket Explosion Shouldn't Affect Commercial Crew Plans, NASA Says
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  • Mice of Mars: Rodents Pave Way to Red Planet
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  • The Grand Canyon Star Party: Illuminating Dark Skies
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  • Gorgeous Night-Shining Clouds Glow in New Earth Images
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Bestsellers in Books

  • new#7: The Girl on the Train
    The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins (Author) 176 days in the top 100 (5780)Buy new: £12.99 £6.00 69 used & new from £4.89(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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  • new#1: Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian
    Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian E L James (Author) 33 days in the top 100 (2041)Buy new: £7.99 £3.85 49 used & new from £3.14(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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  • new#2: Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure
    Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure Millie Marotta (Author) 185 days in the top 100 (781)Buy new: £9.99 £3.99 39 used & new from £2.69(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product'…
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  • new#3: Go Set a Watchman
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  • new#6: I Let You Go
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  • new#5: The Mindfulness Colouring Book: Anti-stress art therapy for busy people
    The Mindfulness Colouring Book: Anti-stress art therapy for busy people Emma Farrarons (Author) 167 days in the top 100 (260)Buy new: £7.99 £3.99 50 used & new from £2.25(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on th…
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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 visit visit Soundtrack Facing the Truth…
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Sliding Through Holland
Sliding Through Holland Six days 3.500 picture's 2 days of editing And lots of early wake up's and freezing my ass off.. _____________________________ After seeing all those amazing timelapses of the most beautifuel desserts, lakes, wood's and al…
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BBC Worldwide

Luther the Spy In His Own Police Station - Luther - BBC
Activating the fire alarm and clearing the building Luther has limited time to get the information he needs but can he do it without being seen? Taken from Luther ...
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Create Your Own Biggest Bangs - Trailer - Biggest Bangs
BBC Brit presents Biggest Bangs, the interactive experience where you get to mix dangerous chemicals with EXPLOSIVE results behind the safety of your ...
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Top Gear: Caravan Crush (By BBC Worldwide Ltd) iOS / Android Gameplay Video
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The Who Universe News Report | Episode 71 | BBC Worldwide Mysterious Tweet Theory
Welcome To The Who Universe News Report Episode 71 : As I Have Theory On BBC Worldwide Mysterious Tweet That Was Released On Friday. Please ...
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BBC Earth

Time Lapse - Lizard Decomposition - BBC Earth Unplugged
What happens when an animal dies? This is a time lapse of what happens to a deceased Savannah Monitor Lizard over the course of a month. *The lizard used ...
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Wyzwanie dla supermana w BBC Earth
Wyzwanie dla supermana w BBC Earth - od wtorku 21 lipca, godz. 20:00. Chcesz wiedzieć więcej, zajrzyj na: Bądź na bieżąco i polub ...
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Ziemia 2050 w BBC Earth
Ziemia 2050 w BBC Earth - podwójne odcinki od poniedziałku 20 lipca, godz. 23:00. Chcesz wiedzieć więcej, zajrzyj na: Bądź na ...
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Dan Snow i Wielki Kanion w BBC Earth
Dan Snow i Wielki Kanion w BBC Earth - od poniedziałku 16 lipca, godz. 20:00. Chcesz wiedzieć więcej, zajrzyj na: Bądź na bieżąco i ...
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BBC America

Rita Ora on Planting Her Seed? - The Graham Norton Show
Rita Ora feels like a real IDIOM in this conversation with Graham. New episodes of The Graham Norton Show premiere Saturdays at 11:15/10:15c only on BBC ...
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Broadchurch Season 2 Episode 5
Broadchurch, - Season 2, | Trailer, | BBC America, [HD] 2ª Temporada, All Rights Reserved BBC America ©. No copyright infringement intended or implied.
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DOCTOR WHO Series 9 Teaser Trailer THIS FALL On BBC America
this is the new teaser ? looks boring to me.
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Orphan Black 3x06 Promo Certain Agony of the Battlefield BBC America HD

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Google Tube

The Google app: More than a Match

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The Google app: Summer

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The Google app: Ice Cream

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The Google app: 144 Questions

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Meet Inbox by Gmail

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  • 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 -



  • newiTunes 12.2: New version a missed opportunity for Apple Music
    Apple released a new version 12.2 of iTunes for OS X and Windows this week as part of the launch of its Apple Music service. The initial reactions from users are anything but positive. But aside from obvious bugs, there's a bigger problem: iTunes ne…
    - 44 mins ago 4 Jul 15, 4:30pm -
  • newMore ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had
    It's the Fourth of July and while that light show in the sky honors US independence, why not shine a little light on our DIY perseverance? To help celebrate this holiday, we've put together a collection of (even more) ingenious hacks that incorporat…
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  • new'Minecraft' beta for Windows 10 will pit you against mobile friends
    Microsoft and Mojang don't just have a story-based Minecraft game to show at Minecon 2015 -- they're also revealing a beta version of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition. This release will ditch the less than ideal Java code of desktop versions in favor o…
    - 3 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 2:04pm -
  • newRecommended Reading: The influence of the 'Super Mario Bros.' soundtrack
    Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.How Video Games Influenc…
    - 4 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • newWelcome to the age of the micro-singularity
    By Amber CaseLast month, over a billion people around the world suddenly knew the name and appearance of the very same woman, and simultaneously began exchanging opinions about her. And while the unveiling of Caitlyn Jenner is not news in the trad…
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  • newHere's your first look at Telltale's 'Minecraft: Story Mode' game
    The people behind Minecraft just kicked off Minecon 2015 with a bang. At the fan convention's opening ceremony, Mojang's Lydia Winters debuted the first trailer for Minecraft: Story Mode, an upcoming title from Telltale Games. Yep, the same develope…
    - 6 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 10:51am -
  • newFrance evicted from moral high ground over spying revelations
    France has joined the US and UK on an ignoble list of countries intercepting international communications, according to a report from L'Observateur. The news follows a Wikileaks article detailing how the NSA recorded highly sensitive calls placed by…
    - 7 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 10:12am -
  • newHoliday music exclusive battle: Apple/Eminem vs. Tidal/Lil Wayne
    While many in the US are relaxing for the July 4th holiday, the folks at Apple Music and Tidal are hard at work trying to push their respective subscription music services. Apple has already announced plans for a Dr. Dre radio show on Beats 1 that w…
    - 11 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 6:37am -
  • newThe new Bubble Wrap is losing its pop
    Bubble Wrap is one of mankind's greatest inventions. It protects our online orders from becoming rubble in a delivery van, but more importantly, it doubles as pure, joyous entertainment. Pop, pop, pop. There's nothing quite like it. That's why we we…
    - 14 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 3:06am -
  • newSolar-powered plane completes five-day journey across the Pacific
    The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered plane that has been flying around the world since March. Back in May, it was set to make its most ambitious journey yet, a 5,061-mile trip from Japan to Hawaii. Unfortunately, though, Pilot Andre Borschberg's i…
    - 15 hours ago 4 Jul 15, 2:37am -
  • newXiaomi's next low-cost wearable will monitor your heart rate
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