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Industry News

  • newChinese classified ad site 58.com to buy 43 percent of rival Ganji
    Chinese classified advertising site 58.com Inc said on Friday that it had agreed to buy a 43.2 percent stake in rival Ganji.com, marking further consolidation in the mainland's hot technology sector. In February, China's two leading taxi-hailing apps…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Apr 15, 9:57am -
  • newChina suspends bank-technology rules that sparked worry
    By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - China has put on hold bank-technology rules that Washington and others complained amount to unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, a government notice seen by Reuters said. The notice, dated Monday and iss…
    - 7 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 4:36am -
  • newU.S. Air Force moves toward common satellite control system
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is studying how to develop a common ground system to track, communicate with and control all the satellites it operates, a move that would save money and improve cybersecurity, t…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:47pm -
  • newU.S. Air Force moves towards common satellite control system
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is studying how to develop a common ground system to track, communicate with and control all the satellites it operates, a move that would save money and improve cybersecurity,…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:42pm -
  • newChina’s DJI drones flying high among U.S. companies
    By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd has established a strong early lead in the U.S. commercial market as companies turn to its inexpensive, light-weight flying devices for a host of uses from shooting…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:37pm -
  • newA New Satellite for One of the Great U.S. Space Programs
    The Landsat program doesn’t produce images like the ones of astronauts playing golf on the moon nor geologists scaling an erupting volcano, but it has created one of the most important scientific repositories of data ever made. Since 1972, one of…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 5:32pm -
  • newBitcoin-focused firm rebrands broker-dealer for digital currencies
    Digital Currency Group, a New York-based entity founded by bitcoin advocate Barry Silbert, rebranded its broker-dealer division of SecondMarket Inc specializing in trading virtual currencies including bitcoin, according to a press statement on Thurs…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 4:20pm -
  • newGerman union threatens Amazon with long fight over wages
    German labour union Verdi is prepared for a long fight with U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc for better pay and conditions and expects more strikes this Christmas. Verdi has organised frequent strikes at Amazon since May 2013 as it seeks to force…
    - 22 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 1:42pm -
  • U.S. defense official cites concerns about attacks on satellites
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work on Wednesday underscored growing concerns about potential threats to key military and intelligence satellites, and said the U.S. government needed innovative an…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 2:46am -
  • US govt sued over sea turtles snared in shrimp nets
    Tens of thousands of endangered sea turtles die every year in the United States when they are inadvertently snared in shrimp nets, an environmental group alleged in a lawsuit filed against the government.
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 1:45am -
  • Federal fisheries regulators halt West Coast sardine season
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Federal regulators on Wednesday approved an early closure of commercial sardine fishing off Oregon, Washington and California to prevent overfishing.
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 1:07am -
  • EU accuses Google of hurting consumers, competitors in Web search case
    By Alastair Macdonald and Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union accused Google Inc on Wednesday of cheating consumers and competitors by distorting Web search results to favour its own shopping service, after a five-year investigati…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:06pm -
  • Bird flu outbreak could head eastward with fall migration
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eastern U.S. poultry producers are bracing for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop.
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 9:10pm -
  • Google rivals urge U.S. Justice Department to probe Android - sources
    By Diane Bartz and Dan Levine WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc competitors are pushing U.S. antitrust enforcers to investigate allegations the Internet services company unfairly uses its Android system to win online advertising, two pe…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 9:09pm -
  • Nokia-Alcatel deal may force Ericsson to expand fixed line range
    Sweden's Ericsson, the world's biggest maker of mobile telecoms equipment, will probably have to expand its range of fixed line products to defend its turf following Nokia's purchase of Alcatel-Lucent. As the Finnish and French firms combine, Ericsso…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 6:40pm -
  • China's Huawei shows smartphone credentials with P8 launch
    By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - China's Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. The P…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 6:06pm -
  • TechBits: Analyzing medical data, breaking smartphones
    Your smartphone could be a valuable tool for medical research — and for treating a variety of ailments. IBM wants to use the power of its Watson computing system — which famously won TV's "Jeopardy" ...
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 5:56pm -
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal
    HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia will buy ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for around 15.6 billion euros ($16.5 billion) through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator.
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 4:44pm -
  • Insight - London stakes its claim as global bitcoin hub
    By Jemima Kelly LONDON (Reuters) - London, centre of the $5-trillion-a-day (3.3 trillion pounds) global currency market, now wants to be home to a controversial upstart - bitcoin. British authorities have come out in support of digital currencies in…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 4:42pm -
  • Xiaomi-backed Chinese firm acquires iconic scooter maker Segway
    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese transportation robotics firm Ninebot said on Wednesday it has acquired U.S. rival Segway Inc, the company behind the self-balancing scooter that became a technological marvel when it was launched in the earl…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:33am -
  • Rocket tips over after SpaceX recycle attempt
    SpaceX's latest attempt at recycling its Falcon 9 rocket by landing it upright on an ocean platform failed Tuesday, after a successful launch of its cargo mission to space.
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 6:43am -
  • EU to announce antitrust moves against Google on Wednesday - papers
    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will accuse Google on Wednesday of abusing its dominant position in Internet searches, opening the U.S. tech company up to a risk of massive fines and enforced changes in its business model,…
    - 2 days ago 14 Apr 15, 11:26pm -
  • AT&T, trade groups mount court challenge to FCC Internet rules
    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and three cable and wireless trade groups filed separate lawsuits on Tuesday challenging the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over its new web traffic regulations. AT&T is the first large telecom…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 10:40pm -
  • This year's fight for the tech industry: Patent trolls
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The same week that Alex Haro and Chris Hulls raised $50 million for their mobile app, Life360, the business partners got a letter. It said they had three days to pay licensing fees to a company they had never heard of because the…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 9:13pm -
  • Industry: Digital music sales match physical for 1st time
    LONDON (AP) — Revenue from digital music matched that from physical albums and discs for the first time in 2014, a global industry body said Tuesday.
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 6:48pm -
  • Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent; France backs deal
    By Jussi Rosendahl and Leila Abboud HELSINKI/PARIS (Reuters) - Nokia Oyj is in talks to buy smaller telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent , a deal combining the industry's two weakest players that is backed by the French government but could pose c…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 6:39pm -
  • Nokia in advanced talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent
    Nokia revealed Tuesday it's in advanced talks to buy the ailing French telecoms company Alcatel-Lucent, an apparent bid to become a leading global networks operator. Hopes for a deal were boosted by news ...
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 5:27pm -
  • Protests as Turkey starts work on first nuclear power plant
    Turkey on Tuesday launched construction of its first nuclear power plant which Ankara hopes will open a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency, but the ceremony was marred by angry protests against the controversial $20 billion project.
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 5:12pm -
  • Trade group challenges net neutrality rules in court
    (Reuters) - Telecom industry trade group CTIA filed a lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission's decision to impose net neutrality rules and reclassifying mobile broadband as a common carrier utility. Net neutrality rules prevent bro…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 3:11pm -
  • Screwing Up Artificial Intelligence Could Be Disastrous, Experts Say
    From smartphone apps like Siri to features like facial recognition of photos, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a part of everyday life. Science and tech heavyweights Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking have warned that intelligent mach…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 2:53pm -
  • Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing," ''ransomware" an…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 12:23pm -
  • Japan court blocks restarting of two nuclear reactors
    A Japanese court on Tuesday issued a landmark injunction against the restarting of two atomic reactors, after the country's nuclear watchdog had given the green light to switch them back on.
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 7:36am -
  • Under fire from U.S. group, Alibaba says fighting counterfeit goods
    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it had a range of measures to fight counterfeits on its websites - remarks that come after a trade group requested U.S. government help in prodding the Chinese e-commerce giant into…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 5:47am -
  • Insight - Banks see talent flee amid healthcare M&A boom
    By Olivia Oran and Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several high-ranking bankers have left their jobs at major investment banks in the last 13 months amid a surge in U.S. healthcare deal activity to seek better compensation at boutique investment…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 5:09am -
  • User mistakes aid most cyber attacks, Verizon and Symantec studies show
    When a cyber security breach hits the news, those most closely involved often have incentive to play up the sophistication of the attack. If hackers are portrayed as well-funded geniuses, victims look less vulnerable, security firms can flog their p…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 4:05am -
  • West Coast sardine season called off amid population decline
    Fisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 15, 11:07pm -
  • Global business groups urge China to suspend bank IT rules
    By Krista Hughes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Business associations from the United States, Japan and Europe told Chinese officials on Monday they still have "strong concerns" about bank information technology rules and urged Beijing to formally suspend th…
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 15, 9:00pm -
  • USTelecom files suit against government's new Internet rules
    NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun with a suit by the United States Telecom Association, an industry group that represents companies including AT&T and Verizon.
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 15, 7:22pm -
  • Nature-Inspired Factories Are the Future of Manufacturing (Op-Ed)
    Ginkgo Bioworks is an OS Fund company. Follow him on Twitter at @bryan_johnson. In the 18,000-square-foot (1,672 square meters) facility, engineers churn out products ranging from scents and flavors to probiotics that fight antibiotic resistance. Gi…
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 15, 3:54pm -
  • Insight - Brazil's iPhone investment falls short on promises of jobs, lower prices
    By Brad Haynes ITU, Brazil (Reuters) - The Brazilian iPhone was meant to mark a new era.     When Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group agreed in April 2011 to make Apple products here, President Dilma Rousseff and her advisers promised that up to $1…
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 15, 8:39am -

Technology

  • newChina’s DJI drones flying high among U.S. companies
    By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd has established a strong early lead in the U.S. commercial market as companies turn to its inexpensive, light-weight flying devices for a host of uses from shooting…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:37pm -
  • newSony Pictures condemns Wikileaks release of documents from hackers
    Sony Corp's Sony Pictures Entertainment objected to the online release by WikiLeaks on Thursday of a searchable database of more than 30,000 documents that were obtained by hackers in a massive cyber attack last year. "The cyber-attack on Sony Pictu…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 8:55pm -
  • newStock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut
    NEW YORK (AP) — The place where you can buy handmade dresses and crocheted dog costumes has a new hot seller: its own stock.
    - 15 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 8:44pm -
  • newNetflix's soaring valuation raises some doubts on Wall Street
    Netflix Inc has been a stock market darling over the past few years and strong first-quarter subscriber additions sent its shares to another record high on Thursday. Some Wall Street analysts played devil's advocate, raising doubts about the sustain…
    - 15 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 8:38pm -
  • newApple watches will not be available in-store in May - Telegraph
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's watches will not be available to buy in-store in May, according to a memo from Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, the Telegraph reported. Deliveries of the watches will begin on April 24. The Apple Watch sport starts at $349…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 6:10pm -
  • newA New Satellite for One of the Great U.S. Space Programs
    The Landsat program doesn’t produce images like the ones of astronauts playing golf on the moon nor geologists scaling an erupting volcano, but it has created one of the most important scientific repositories of data ever made. Since 1972, one of…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 5:32pm -
  • newApple cooperation with antitrust monitor down 'sharply' - report
    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc's cooperation with a court-appointed monitor has "sharply declined" as he reviews the iPad maker's antitrust compliance policies, the monitor wrote in a report to a judge. Michael Bromwich, who became A…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 5:11pm -
  • newTelecom Italia's TV deal with Sky to last five years
    Telecom Italia's agreement to offer the full content of TV company Sky Italia on its networks will last five years, it said on Thursday, launching a service that will help boost broadband demand in Italy. The agreement, first announced about one yea…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 4:46pm -
  • newGoogle antitrust: EU says favourable treatment of shopping services hurts competitors
    The European Union Competition Commissioner accused Google on 16 April of cheating consumers and competitors by distorting Web search results to favour its own shopping service, after a five-year investigation that could change the rules for busines…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 4:28pm -
  • newCrafts website company Etsy valued at $4 billion in market debut
    Shares of Etsy Inc, an online marketplace for handmade goods and crafts, more than doubled in their debut on Thursday, valuing the company at about $4 billion (2.6 billion pounds). The company's offering of about 16.7 million shares raised about $26…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 4:16pm -
  • newGTA 5 is just a stupid game, PC or not
    Using the video editor mode available in the recent PC release of Grand Theft Auto V, PC Gamer recently captured and posted this video of Franklin, one of the game's characters, kicking a cat to death. It professes to be punkish, rebellious and att…
    - 20 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 3:46pm -
  • newGerman union threatens Amazon with long fight over wages
    German labour union Verdi is prepared for a long fight with U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc for better pay and conditions and expects more strikes this Christmas. Verdi has organised frequent strikes at Amazon since May 2013 as it seeks to force…
    - 22 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 1:42pm -
  • newSunPower, Apple to build solar projects in China
    (Reuters) - Solar panel maker SunPower Corp said it would partner with Apple Inc to build two solar power projects in China's Sichuan province with total capacity of 40 megawatts. The projects, when complete, will be co-owned by Apple and Sichuan Sh…
    - 22 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 1:29pm -
  • newSeattle homeless newspaper vendors pioneer scan-to-pay Google app
    By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE (Reuters) - Street vendors selling Seattle's Real Change newspaper will accept digital payments from Thursday through a new smartphone application developed by workers at Google Inc in a volunteer project to help hawkers s…
    - 23 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 12:26pm -
  • Net neutrality row grows louder in India, Internet.org hit
    A group of India's leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Internet.org, Facebook's flagship effort to get billions more online, in a growing debate over free access and internet neutrality in the country. Net neutrality is the conce…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 9:35am -
  • Free, open Internet essential, US commerce secretary tells China
    An open and free Internet is essential in the 21st century, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker told Chinese officials on Thursday, urging them to ensure that government functions as an enabler of entrepreneurship, rather than a barrier. Pritzker…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 8:19am -
  • No sex please, just cutesy flirting and strawberries for China's online hostesses
    By Natalie Thomas BEIJING (Reuters) - In China's online hostessing world, men find virtual company and the women can find riches. Student Xiao Yue, 21, spends four hours most days chatting online with fans who shower her with virtual roses and other…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 7:26am -
  • Netflix will stick with ad-free model in China push - CEO
    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc is pursuing a subscription video streaming service without commercials for the Chinese market, keeping with its traditional business model rather than seeking advertisers, Chief Executive Officer…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 1:33am -
  • Microsoft quietly content as EU moves on Google
    By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp emanated an air of quiet satisfaction on Wednesday as European antitrust regulators readied charges against rival Google Inc for abusing its monopoly power in the online search business. The sof…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 12:56am -
  • Netflix enthralls viewers in 1Q with original programming
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening pace.
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:34pm -

Reviews

Space Exploration

  • newU.S. Air Force moves toward common satellite control system
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is studying how to develop a common ground system to track, communicate with and control all the satellites it operates, a move that would save money and improve cybersecurity, t…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:47pm -
  • newU.S. Air Force moves towards common satellite control system
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is studying how to develop a common ground system to track, communicate with and control all the satellites it operates, a move that would save money and improve cybersecurity,…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:42pm -
  • newOf Mice and Synthetic Muscle: Big Science On SpaceX Dragon Spaceship
    SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule is hauling a lot of science gear up to the International Space Station, including experiments for the orbiting outpost's first one-year crew. The unmanned Dragon launched into space Tuesday (April 14) atop a SpaceX Fal…
    - 14 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 9:02pm -
  • newSpacecraft circling Mercury will crash into planet April 30
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After years of orbiting Mercury, NASA's Messenger spacecraft will crash into the planet at the end of this month.
    - 15 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • newMercury Probe's Dramatic Death Plunge Set for April 30
    The first spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury will crash into the solar system's innermost planet two weeks from now. NASA's MESSENGER probe, which has been circling Mercury since March 2011, is nearly out of fuel and will say goodbye with a dramatic d…
    - 16 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 7:38pm -
  • newNASA spacecraft set for death plunge into Mercury
    A NASA probe that has circled Mercury for the past four years will make a dramatic death plunge into the planet's surface in late April when it runs out of fuel.
    - 16 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 7:20pm -
  • newColossal Ancient Galaxies Die from the Inside Out
    A new survey of 22 elliptical galaxies (most of which were the same size or larger than our own Milky Way) revealed that the most massive galaxies from about 10 billion years ago have stopped forming stars in their centers while formation continued…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 6:38pm -
  • newGiant Radio Telescope Peels Away Magnetic Field Shrouding Black Hole
    Astronomers have peeled away most of the gas and dust enshrouding a monster black hole, taking a close look at the giant that lies some 68 thousand light-years away. A Swedish team of scientists has used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter A…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 6:38pm -
  • newSpaceX rocket explodes on impact after landing attempt
    An unmanned SpaceX rocket blasted off from Florida on 14 April to send a cargo ship to the International Space Station, then flipped around and made a hard landing on a platform in the ocean. Video footage appeared to show the rocket exploding into…
    - 20 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 2:52pm -
  • Spooky Ring of Light Created by Arctic's Ice-Mapping Lasers (Photo)
    The image, released April 5 by NASA's Earth Observatory, shows pulses of laser light hitting Arctic sea ice — the ice that forms and floats in Arctic waters. As part of this year's campaign, researchers flew across the North American side of the A…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 10:49am -
  • Snap, crackle, pop - study reveals secret behind knuckle-cracking
    Researchers said on Wednesday they have settled the issue of what occurs inside knuckles to trigger the familiar popping sound, thanks to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) experiments that they jokingly dubbed the "pull my finger study." It turns out…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 7:24am -
  • U.S. defense official cites concerns about attacks on satellites
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work on Wednesday underscored growing concerns about potential threats to key military and intelligence satellites, and said the U.S. government needed innovative an…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 2:46am -
  • Awesome New SpaceX Video Shows Rocket Landing Try and Crash
    Those of you who wanted to see the explosive last seconds of SpaceX's daring rocket-landing attempt Tuesday (April 14) are in luck. A new video shows the first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket crashing and burning after nearly pulling off an unprece…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:39pm -
  • Beyond Hubble: Will Future Space Telescope Seek Alien Life by 2030?
    The iconic Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this month, and getting the ball rolling on a life-hunting successor instrument would be a fitting birthday present, one prominent researcher argues. Hubble, a joint project of NASA and the European Space A…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:39pm -
  • NASA probe nearing close encounter with unexplored Pluto
    By Irene and Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The first spacecraft to visit distant Pluto, a dwarf planet in the solar system’s frozen backyard, is still three months away from a close encounter, but already in viewing range, newly released…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 9:49pm -
  • See SpaceX's Rocket-Landing Near Miss in This Amazing Video
    A stunning new video shows just how close SpaceX came to pulling off a historic rocket landing Tuesday (April 14). SpaceX tried to bring the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket back for a soft touchdown on an "autonomous spaceport drone ship" in the…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 6:07pm -
  • Early Earth May Have Absorbed Mercury-like Object
    A key ingredient of the early Earth may have been a chunk of rock much like Mercury, scientists say. Earth's magnetic field results from churning metal in the planet's outer core, but it was uncertain how Earth's core could have remained molten for…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 5:24pm -
  • 1st Color Image of Pluto Snapped by Approaching NASA Probe (Photo)
    NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto has returned its first color image of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon. The new photo, taken on April 9 from a distance of about 71 million miles (115 million kilometers), is already revealing insigh…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 3:23pm -
  • Weird Bright Spots on Dwarf Planet Ceres Still a Mystery in New Maps
    The latest photos of Ceres from Dawn, which NASA released on Monday (April 13), were captured just before the spacecraft entered orbit around the dwarf planet in March. Dawn is now in the shadow of Ceres, forcing scientists to wait until later this…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 3:23pm -
  • New Horizons: Nasa spacecraft nears encounter with dwarf planet Pluto and its moon Charon
    Nasa scientists held a news conference on 14 April 2015 to discuss the spacecraft New Horizons as it approaches Pluto. No spacecraft has ever visited Pluto. Scientists are hoping that will change on 14 July, when Nasa's New Horizons probe is expecte…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 11:26am -
  • Rocket tips over after SpaceX recycle attempt
    SpaceX's latest attempt at recycling its Falcon 9 rocket by landing it upright on an ocean platform failed Tuesday, after a successful launch of its cargo mission to space.
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 6:43am -
  • Pluto, now blurry, will become clear with NASA flyby
    The best picture we have of Pluto is a blurry, pixelated blob, but that is about to change when a NASA spacecraft makes the first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 4:34am -
  • SpaceX launches cargo capsule, fails to nail rocket landing
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station on Tuesday, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit. But the company's third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platfor…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 2:34am -
  • Orbital, GenCorp spar over cause of October rocket crash
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - Orbital ATK Inc and engine maker GenCorp Inc on Tuesday offered competing explanations for what caused the Oct. 28 explosion of Orbital's Antares rocket, bound for the International Space Station.…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 12:06am -
  • IRS in Space: How Will We Tax a Mars Mission?
    Taxes are going to play a big role in a Mars mission, both in getting there and upon arrival, Adam Chodorow, a law professor at Arizona State University in Tempe, said April 9 at an event hosted by Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the nonprofit…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • Comet Comes to Life in Amazing Rosetta Spacecraft Photo Montage
    The heat is on for the Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it sails ever closer to the sun, with the European Rosetta spacecraft snapping a stunning set of photos that the buzzing activity of the icy wanderer. A new montage of comet photos by Rosett…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • SpaceX's Dragon Space Capsule Now Visible in Night Sky: How to See It
    Skywatchers across parts of the United States and southern Canada have a chance to see a Dragon capsule built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX "chase" the International Space Station across the sky this week ahead of a Friday morning rendez…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • GenCorp says October rocket explosion due to debris in engine
    Gencorp Inc on Tuesday pushed back against comments by Orbital ATK Inc that blamed the Oct. 28 Antares rocket explosion on excessive wear in the bearings of its AJ-26 engine, and said its own probe found the root cause to be debris in the engine. Ge…
    - 2 days ago 14 Apr 15, 11:25pm -
  • SpaceX Narrowly Misses Rocket Landing After Dragon Spaceship Launch Success
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the company's Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station today, then turned around and nearly pulled off a soft landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted o…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 9:02pm -
  • Orbital rocket explosion likely linked to worn bearings
    By Andrea Shalal COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The October 28 explosion of an Orbital ATK Inc Antares rocket bound for the International Space Station was most likely caused by excessive wear of the bearings inside one of the rocket's GenCorp…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 8:25pm -
  • It's a Girl! Healthy Giraffe Born at Dallas Zoo
    The giraffe born at the Dallas Zoo last week is a healthy baby girl, according to a zoo spokeswoman. The spindly-legged bundle of joy weighs 139 lbs. (63 kilograms) and stands 5 feet 10 inches (1.8 meters) tall, said Laurie Holloway, the Dallas Zoo'…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 7:30pm -
  • Earth's Mysterious Hum Explained
    Even planets can get a bad case of tinnitus, according to a new study that explains Earth's mysterious, never-ending hum. This so-called microseismic activity is too faint for humans to feel. Now, researchers say ocean waves are the culprit behind t…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 3:39pm -
  • Comet lander's measurements weaken space magnetism theory
    BERLIN (AP) — Whatever caused small space rocks to lump together billions of years ago, magnetism is unlikely to be the reason.
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  • 'Behold Vulcan': Next-Generation Rocket Unveiled by United Launch Alliance
    United Launch Alliance, the U.S. company behind the Atlas and Delta family of rockets, has unveiled Vulcan, its next generation launch system. The new Vulcan rocket, which got its name through a poll that attracted more than a million votes, incorpo…
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  • 'Cosmic Precipitation' Can Extinguish Star Formation in Galaxies
    Massive galaxies don't form nearly as many stars as possible due to a phenomenon known as "cosmic precipitation," a new study finds. When interstellar gas cools rapidly, it condenses and then collapses to form new stars. Although astronomers have lo…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 10:56am -
  • Weird Comet-Asteroid 'Centaur' May Have Rings
    Astronomers have spotted possible rings around the minor planet Chiron, suggesting that ring systems may be more common throughout the solar system than scientists had previously thought. A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Techno…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 10:56am -
  • Mystery of Saturn's Epic Planet-Encircling Storms Explained
    Giant storms on Saturn known as "Great White Spots" may be caused by moisture in the planet's atmosphere, researchers say. The Great White Spots that astronomers have seen in the past 140 years alternate between Saturn's equator and its mid-latitude…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 10:56am -
  • Violent Methane Storms on Titan May Explain Strange Dunes
    Rare tropical methane storms could help solve the mystery of how strange, giant dunes form on Titan, Saturn's largest moon, researchers say. When NASA's Cassini spacecraft began exploring Titan in2004, its most dramatic discovery was the field of du…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 10:56am -
  • Launch of Europe's solar probe postponed to Oct 2018
    Solar Orbiter, a probe designed to observe the Sun in unprecedented detail, will be launched in October 2018, around 15 months later than planned, the European Space Agency (ESA) said Tuesday.
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  • 'Vulcan' rocket launch in 2019 may end U.S. dependence on Russia
    The company that launches most of America's satellites unveiled on Monday a reusable rocket named "Vulcan" that is slated to take off in 2019 and end U.S. dependence on Russian-built rocket engines. United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lo…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 15, 1:06am -

Bestsellers in Books

  • new#7: 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) 89 days in the top 100 (106)Buy new: £7.99 £5.59 17 used & new from £3.34(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on thi…
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  • new#1: Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure
    Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom - A Colouring Book Adventure Millie Marotta (Author) 107 days in the top 100 (317)Buy new: £9.99 £3.99 9 used & new from £3.49(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's…
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  • new#2: Eat. Nourish. Glow.: 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier
    Eat. Nourish. Glow.: 10 easy steps for losing weight, looking younger & feeling healthier Amelia Freer (Author) 50 days in the top 100 (121)Buy new: £16.99 £11.50 40 used & new from £9.50(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative…
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  • new#9: The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District
    The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District James Rebanks (Author) 22 days in the top 100 (41)Buy new: £16.99 £11.89 26 used & new from £9.17(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current ran…
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  • new#3: The Girl on the Train
    The Girl on the Train Paula Hawkins (Author) 98 days in the top 100 (3002)Buy new: £12.99 £5.99 61 used & new from £5.62(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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  • new#6: Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Colouring Book
    Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Colouring Book Johanna Basford (Author) 43 days in the top 100 (39)Buy new: £9.95 £6.97 4 used & new from £6.97(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current ra…
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  • new#4: The Art Therapy Colouring Book
    The Art Therapy Colouring Book Richard Merritt (Author, Illustrator), Hannah Davies (Author, Illustrator), Cindy Wilde (Author, Illustrator) 62 days in the top 100 (224)Buy new: £9.99 £3.99 10 used & new from £3.85(Visit the Bestsellers in Bo…
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  • new#8: The Pointless Book 2
    The Pointless Book 2 Alfie Deyes (Author) 41 days in the top 100 (26)Buy new: £8.99 £3.85 34 used & new from £3.11(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's current rank.)
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  • new#5: Deliciously Ella: Awesome Ingredients, Incredible Food That You and Your Body Will Love
    Deliciously Ella: Awesome Ingredients, Incredible Food That You and Your Body Will Love Ella Woodward (Author) 114 days in the top 100 (687)Buy new: £20.00 £9.99 46 used & new from £9.19(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative i…
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  • new#10: Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book
    Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book Johanna Basford (Author) 139 days in the top 100 (436)Buy new: £9.95 £8.95 10 used & new from £8.95(Visit the Bestsellers in Books list for authoritative information on this product's cu…
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History Videos

Iceland Aurora - Trailer
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…
- 18 Jun 14, 2:31pm -
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…
- 3 Jun 14, 3:18am -
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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Google Tube

Google - Year in Search 2014
Google - Year in Search 2014In 2014 we searched trillions of times. What do these searches say about us? Explore the Year in Search http://www.google.com/2014 and follow the conversation on #YearInSearch Watch past Year...From:Google…
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The Inbox that works for you
The Inbox that works for youWe're introducing something new. It's called Inbox. Years in the making, Inbox is by the same people who brought you Gmail, but it's not Gmail: it's a completely different type of inbox,...From:GoogleViews…
- 10 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 1:18am -
The new Google Calendar app for Android and iPhone
The new Google Calendar app for Android and iPhoneWe're introducing a brand new Google Calendar app. It's designed to be a helpful assistant, so you can spend less time managing your day, and more time enjoying it. Learn more at http://www.g…
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Building Bridges with Pope Francis and Students Over the Web
Building Bridges with Pope Francis and Students Over the WebOn February 5th, Pope Francis hosted a Google+ Hangout on how technology can help improve the education of students with disabilities. In the Hangout, which was led by Scholas Occur…
- 12 hours ago 16 Apr 15, 11:02pm -
Smartbox by Inbox: the mailbox of tomorrow, today
Smartbox by Inbox: the mailbox of tomorrow, todayWe're excited to introduce Smartbox—a better, smarter mailbox that fuses physical mail with everything you love about the electronic kind. Smartbox isn't real. But Inbox by Gmail is. Email..…
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HolaGoogle: Soy Xoco on Google Play
HolaGoogle: Soy Xoco on Google PlayXoco Moraza is blending a musical tradition with the modern beats he loves – and bringing that new sound to the mainstream. Learn how he uses Google Play Xoco's story is featured on Holagoogle...From:…
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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 -

Netflix Tube

Orange is the New Black - Season 3 - First Look [HD]
Orange is the New Black - Season 3 - First Look [HD]Suzanne has some Vee feelings to deal with. Orange is the New Black Season 3 premieres June 12 exclusively on Netflix. http://netflix.com/OITNB"From:NetflixViews:4409572109rat…
- 23 mins ago 17 Apr 15, 10:57am -
Marvel's Daredevil - Hallway Fight Scene - Netflix [HD]
Marvel's Daredevil - Hallway Fight Scene - Netflix [HD]Daredevil will fight crime anywhere, anytime. The hunt for a kidnapped boy, and the criminals who took him, brings Matt Murdock to a hallway filled with thugs. And makes them regret ever…
- 4 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 7:01am -
Marvel's Daredevil - Karen Page - Netflix [HD]
Marvel's Daredevil - Karen Page - Netflix [HD]Go behind-the-scenes of Marvel's Daredevil. All episodes now streaming http://netflix.com/marvelsdaredevil http://www.facebook.com/daredevil http://instagram.com/daredevil.From:NetflixVie…
- 7 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 4:31am -
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Peeno Noir - Now Streaming Only on Netflix
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Peeno Noir - Now Streaming Only on NetflixPeeno Noir, an ode to black penis. From “30 Rock” executive producers, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock comes this hilarious new comedy series starring Ellie Kemper (“The…
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Engadget

  • new'Halo' hits iOS, but not in the way that you'd expect
    Remember that crappy, top-down Halo game that came out a few years ago, Spartan Assault? Well, it got a sequel that's available on Steam, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and as weird as it sounds, even iOS. Anyhow, Halo: Spartan Strike will run you $5.9…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Apr 15, 10:05am -
  • newUber launches in Newcastle, its sixth UK city
    Uber is slowly but surely making inroads in Britain. Today, the company is launching its low-cost UberX service in Newcastle, allowing passengers to request a Toyota Prius (or a similarly specced vehicle) to get around town. It's the sixth UK city f…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 9:11am -
  • newDawn spacecraft captures a sunlit Ceres on cam
    The Dawn spacecraft has recently captured the sharpest pictures of Ceres to date, showing the dwarf planet's bright, sunlit north pole. NASA's space probe has been steadily making its way to the celestial body since 2012 after a 14-month stint orbit…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 8:56am -
  • newGoogle Chrome for iOS gets easier to use with one hand
    Don't like that Chrome makes you use two hands to comfortably surf the web on your iPhone 6? Your life just got a bit easier. Google has updated Chrome for iOS so that you can pull down to not only refresh web pages, but open and close tabs. At this…
    - 4 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 7:08am -
  • newMost of the government's anonymous tiplines aren't secure
    When it comes to whistleblowing, privacy is paramount -- just ask Edward Snowden. It's also why news from an American Civil Liberties Association report (PDF) about anonymous government tiplines not using HTTPS encryption is all the more alarming. I…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 5:49am -
  • newGoogle to support Chrome for Windows XP until the end of 2015
    If you have no choice but to use an XP computer (workplace or school just can't let go, huh?), at least load it with a third-party browser, like Chrome. Why? Google has decided to continue supporting Chrome for XP until the end of 2015, so you can k…
    - 7 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 4:38am -
  • newVerizon's new 'Custom' FiOS TV plans are a little more flexible
    Every time we talk about a new TV service, from Sling TV to PlayStation Vue to whatever Apple might be working on, there's inevitably disappointment when it's lacking a la carte channel selection. That's still the case for the new FiOS Custom TV pac…
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