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  • newUnited Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.
    - 5 hours ago 25 May 15, 2:59pm -
  • new3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save lives
    3D printing, also known as rapid prototyping or additive manufacturing, used to be the manufacturing industry's best kept secret but now the technology is being used to transform many industries, including medicine. Over the past year, hospitals aro…
    - 6 hours ago 25 May 15, 2:35pm -
  • newAlibaba's latest gambit in fighting fakes: foster local brands
    By John Ruwitch PUTIAN, China (Reuters) - Criticised and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fa…
    - 23 hours ago 24 May 15, 9:07pm -
  • Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a count…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 15, 12:46am -
  • Rutgers urged to cancel ocean blasting off New Jersey coast
    SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Senate president and a congressman representing the Jersey shore are asking Rutgers University to cancel planned research that involves blasting the ocean floor with sound waves.
    - 3 days ago 23 May 15, 12:01am -
  • US egg prices soar as avian flu batters poultry industry
    US farmers have been forced to kill almost 40 million chickens and other birds, causing egg prices to soar as a deadly version of the avian flu attacks the poultry industry.
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 7:14pm -
  • Microsoft, Salesforce talks fell through on pricing: CNBC
    Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held "significant talks" this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Microsoft was willing to offer about $55 billion for the world's biggest maker of onlin…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 6:46pm -
  • Contest for Nokia's HERE seen as a three-way race
    By Andreas Cremer and Arno Schuetze NECKARSULM, Germany (Reuters) - The contest for Nokia's maps business has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third group including China's Tencent and Na…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 4:27pm -
  • Tiny 'Cubesats' Gaining Bigger Role in Space
    When Jordi Puig-Suari and Bob Twiggs began working on the first cubesat in 1999, their goal was a rather basic one — to develop a compact satellite that university students could build and use to conduct scientific experiments and test out new tec…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 3:15pm -
  • Quake rattles nerves in Napa Valley after 2014 disaster
    NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.1 earthquake has jolted Napa Valley and became an unwelcome reminder of the wine country's large temblor last summer — the strongest quake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century.
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 3:03pm -
  • France hits reverse on sinking tyres for artificial reefs
    Tourists and film stars hitting the beach at the French Riviera resort of Cannes may be blissfully unaware but lurking beneath the sparkling waves are tens of thousands of now troublesome scrap tyres, sunk deliberately to boost marine development.
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 8:54am -
  • Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill
    GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The latest oil spill on the Santa Barbara coast is just a drop in the bucket compared with the area's catastrophic blowout in 1969, but it has become a new rallying point for environmentalists in their battle against drilling…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 15, 2:40am -
  • Aviation agency unveils messaging system to reduce delays
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 10:52pm -
  • Hootsuite says could go public sooner after Shopify IPO success
    By Euan Rocha and Alastair Sharp VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - The successful initial public offering of Shopify could prompt Hootsuite, another promising Canadian tech startup, to tap public markets sooner rather than later, its chief executive said…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 10:41pm -
  • Goldman Sachs asks shareholders to 'like' tech push in San Francisco
    By Olivia Oran SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In Goldman Sachs Group Inc's latest move to bolster its street cred as a cool, tech-savvy bank, the firm held its annual shareholder meeting in its San Francisco headquarters on Thursday. Goldman has been one…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 8:09pm -
  • U.S. aims to limit exports of undisclosed software flaws
    (This storey refiles the May 20 storey to change "fund" to "find" in paragraph 13) By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department proposed new export controls Wednesday that would treat unknown software flaws as potential weapo…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 5:48pm -
  • Worldwide Chromebook sales set to reach 7.3 million units in 2015: Gartner
    (Reuters) - Market research firm Gartner Inc estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, helped mainly by demand from the education industry. Chromebooks are computers powered by Google Inc's Chrome Operating System, designed to be us…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 4:55pm -
  • Carmakers team up with General Atlantic to bid for Nokia map firm: sources
    By Edward Taylor and Arno Schuetze FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's premium carmakers Mercedes, Audi and BMW have teamed up with private equity firm General Atlantic to increase their firepower to acquire Nokia's mapping unit HERE, according to two p…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 3:09pm -
  • Failed launches cast shadow over Russian space program
    MOSCOW (AP) — Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse — with national pride and billions of dollars at stake.
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 2:23pm -
  • Stuck in Gaza, hackers open lines to the world
    By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - With jobs scarce and time on their hands, some tech-savvy Gazans have found a new way to make money - hacking Internet-based phone lines and routing international calls for a fee. Voice Over Internet Protocol (Vo…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 1:23pm -
  • Lenovo annual profit up 1 percent, missing forecasts, amid China smartphone competition
    BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Lenovo Group Ltd , the world's biggest PC maker by sales, said on Thursday its annual net profit rose 1 percent to $829 million, slightly below analyst expectations, as intense competition in the Chinese smartphone mark…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 11:32am -
  • Elbit Systems buys Nice's cyber unit for up to $158 million
    Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems has agreed to buy Nice Systems' cyber and intelligence division for $157.9 million as it seeks to boost its presence in this fast-growing market. Elbit, Israel's largest listed defence company, will pay…
    - 5 days ago 21 May 15, 7:26am -
  • Governor declares emergency as California cleans oil spill
    The governor of California declared an emergency as crews scrambled to contain an oil slick and clean up popular beaches after a pipeline rupture dumped thousands of gallons of oil into the ocean.
    - 5 days ago 21 May 15, 5:54am -
  • Latest on California oil spill: Governor declares emergency
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    - 5 days ago 21 May 15, 2:03am -
  • Europe's Altice enters US cable frenzy with Suddenlink deal
    NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new player in the U.S. cable dating game.
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 9:08pm -
  • Climate change a top US security issue: Obama
    US President Barack Obama warned in a speech on Wednesday that the threat from global warming poses a national risk rivaling that of terrorism, and should be seen as a top security priority.
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 6:52pm -
  • Techies lift aged Midtown South to NYC real estate heights
    By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Dutch, it is said, bought Manhattan Island in 1626 from its native American inhabitants for about $24 in trade goods. Half a millennium later, that sum wouldn't buy a square foot of office space in New York C…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 4:44pm -
  • Forest Service sees hope in battle against bat disease
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are cautiously optimistic that a new treatment may help bats survive a disease known as white-nose syndrome that has killed millions of bats.
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 3:47pm -
  • Rubber plantation brings both work and worries to Gabon
    When one of the world's biggest traders of agricultural commodities went to Gabon's government with a multi-million-dollar plan to produce rubber, the authorities jumped at the chance to diversify an oil-dependent economy.
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 2:55pm -
  • Less is more? 'Clash of Clans' maker banks on handful of games
    By Jussi Rosendahl HELSINKI (Reuters) - Mobile games maker Supercell will focus on just a few titles and quickly kill off ones that do not immediately catch on as it seeks to remain the world's top-grossing company in the sector, its chief executive…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 2:06pm -
  • Dietary Supplements: Can You Separate Fact from Fiction?
    Dr. John Swartzberg is an internist and specialist in infectious disease and is chair of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter and berkeleywellness.com. Dietary supplements have captured the imaginations of many Americans. More than…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 1:03pm -
  • How You'll Control Your Home and Car in 2025
    Diogo Monica is an IEEE member and security lead at Docker, a company that offers an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship and run distributed applications. In its forecast on the Internet of Things (IoT), industry research firm…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 1:02pm -
  • SAP CEO says he does not believe Salesforce will be sold
    SAP Chief Executive Bill McDermott once again ruled out that his company has any interest in buying rival Salesforce.com and went further on Wednesday by saying that Salesforce is unlikely to be acquired by any other player in the industry. Speaking…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 9:14am -
  • Telstra says newly acquired Pacnet hacked, customer data exposed
    Australian telecommunications firm Telstra Corp Ltd said on Wednesday computer systems at its recently acquired undersea cable company Pacnet Ltd had been hacked, potentially exposing sensitive customer information to theft. Telstra said the corpora…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 9:11am -
  • Japan nuclear watchdog approves one more reactor
    Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday gave the green light to restart one more atomic reactor, weeks after the government said a fifth of the country's electricity supply should come from atomic power.
    - 6 days ago 20 May 15, 7:47am -
  • China to spend $182 billion to boost Internet by end of 2017
    China will spend more than $182 billion to boost Internet speeds by the end of 2017, a top government body said, as Beijing moves towards a more service-driven economy to boost growth. The State Council said the government will invest more than 430…
    - 6 days ago 20 May 15, 6:57am -
  • Japan's whaling science under the microscope
    When Japanese researchers said earlier this year that eating whale meat could help prevent dementia and memory loss, the news provoked snorts of derision -- it couldn't be real science, went the retort.
    - 6 days ago 20 May 15, 3:46am -
  • US investigation of 2007 peanut butter recall wraps up
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods is likely to face a criminal charge now that the U.S. government has completed its investigation of the company's 2007 peanut butter recall.
    - 6 days ago 20 May 15, 2:16am -
  • Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds
    PORT AUSTIN, Mich. (AP) — The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering grounds to…
    - 6 days ago 19 May 15, 10:25pm -
  • Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu is beginning to tighten supplies.
    - 6 days ago 19 May 15, 9:29pm -

Technology

  • newCharter nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable: sources
    Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The cash and…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 15, 7:05pm -
  • newUnited Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.
    - 5 hours ago 25 May 15, 2:59pm -
  • new3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save lives
    3D printing, also known as rapid prototyping or additive manufacturing, used to be the manufacturing industry's best kept secret but now the technology is being used to transform many industries, including medicine. Over the past year, hospitals aro…
    - 6 hours ago 25 May 15, 2:35pm -
  • newDaimler teams up with China's Baidu in connected cars drive
    German carmaker Daimler is to make software from web services company Baidu available in its Chinese Mercedes-Benz cars as part of a trend of deepening ties between carmakers and consumer technology companies. Carmakers are seeking to extend informa…
    - 8 hours ago 25 May 15, 11:58am -
  • newYouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, e…
    - 16 hours ago 25 May 15, 3:50am -
  • newAfter a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.
    - 16 hours ago 25 May 15, 3:49am -
  • newAlibaba's latest gambit in fighting fakes: foster local brands
    By John Ruwitch PUTIAN, China (Reuters) - Criticised and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fa…
    - 23 hours ago 24 May 15, 9:07pm -
  • Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging
    Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables. The move forms part of a broader push…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 15, 2:19am -
  • NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at th…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 15, 6:02pm -
  • After break, Senate to reconsider Patriot Act extension
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domes…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 15, 1:41pm -
  • Senate blocks House surveillance bill, 2-month extension
    The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot ...
    - 3 days ago 23 May 15, 5:59am -
  • Senate blocks House bill on surveillance
    The Republican-led Senate has blocked a House bill that would have ended the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records. The vote was 57-42, short of the 60-vote threshold to ...
    - 3 days ago 23 May 15, 4:43am -
  • BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses
    (Reuters) - Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business. BlackBerry, which reported a 16.8 percent fall in quarterly reven…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 15, 1:23am -
  • Founder of Facebook's Oculus hit with lawsuit
    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR Inc, acquired by Facebook Inc for $2 billion, has been accused of taking confidential information he learned whilst working with another company and passi…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 7:12pm -
  • Microsoft, Salesforce talks fell through on pricing: CNBC
    Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held "significant talks" this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Microsoft was willing to offer about $55 billion for the world's biggest maker of onlin…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 6:46pm -
  • Contest for Nokia's HERE seen as a three-way race
    By Andreas Cremer and Arno Schuetze NECKARSULM, Germany (Reuters) - The contest for Nokia's maps business has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third group including China's Tencent and Na…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 4:27pm -
  • French court sets rules for alternative taxis such as Uber
    France's highest administrative court on Friday approved two out of three main restrictions on private chauffeured vehicle services such as Uber that were introduced last year after complaints from traditional cab drivers of unfair competition. Uber…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 3:32pm -
  • Michelin star chefs using 3D printing to innovate and speed up preparation times
    Top restaurants around the world could soon use 3D printing to make and present signature dishes, as part of the technology's continued conquest of the world. Speaking at the 3D Printshow 2015 in London, chef Mateo Blanch from La Boscana, a restaura…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 12:24pm -
  • Audi will enhance Chinese connected-car services with Baidu
    Germany's Audi will enhance connected-car services in China to meet growing demand for driver-assistance systems and driverless technology in the world's largest auto market. Volkswagen's flagship luxury brand said on Friday it will jointly develop…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 10:54am -
  • Nokia CEO says in no hurry to sell mapping unit HERE: magazine
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia is in no hurry to sell its mapping unit HERE despite receiving high quality bids, the Finnish company's chief executive said in a trade magazine interview. Telecoms network equipment maker Nokia began a strategic review of…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 10:41am -
  • Uber in talks with banks for $1 billion credit facility: WSJ
    (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc is seeking a $1 billion credit line from banks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The cab-hailing company is in talks with a number of large banks for the loan, asking them ho…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 15, 5:34am -
  • Alaska's popular walrus cam streams again after a decade
    A popular webcam showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach with a Hitchcockian number of seabirds flying overhead is once again streaming to the Internet. The high-definition stream from Alaska's ...
    - 4 days ago 22 May 15, 5:07am -
  • Toshiba extends accounting probe to three more business units
    Japan industrial conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Friday it would investigate accounting practises in its TV, computer and chip businesses, extending a probe already under way into irregularities that led to profits being overstated by at least $41…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 15, 4:21am -
  • Disney to bring mobile technology to more parks
    By Lisa Richwine ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - The mobile technology that helps Walt Disney Co theme park guests beat lines and pay for Mickey Mouse ears at the company's flagship resort in Florida will expand in some form to other Disney resorts,…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 15, 2:44am -
  • HP sells $2.3 billion China unit stake to forge partnership with Tsinghua Unigroup
    Hewlett-Packard Co will sell a controlling 51 percent stake in its China-based data-networking business to China's Tsinghua Unigroup for at least $2.3 billion, forming a partnership designed to create a Chinese technology powerhouse. State-backed Ts…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 15, 1:47am -

Reviews

Space Exploration

  • newUN chief seeks 'global action' on climate change this year
    UN chief Ban Ki-Moon on Monday called for "global action" this year to limit climate change as international weather experts began a quadrennial congress in Geneva.
    - 7 hours ago 25 May 15, 1:05pm -
  • See Jupiter and the Moon in Night Sky Spectacle Tonight
    There, about half way up from the south-southwest horizon to the overhead point, you’ll see an eye-catching sight for the Memorial Day weekend: Jupiter and the moon in a celestial display. Tonight, a rather wide crescent moon, 34-percent illuminat…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 15, 1:06pm -
  • What Are Those Bright Spots on Ceres? Go Vote!
    The puzzling white spots on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres are definitely reflecting sunlight, scientists said, but the cause of the marks remains a mystery. The newest batch of images from the Dawn spacecraft, which began orbiting Ceres on M…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 6:33pm -
  • 'Tomorrowland' Celebrates Walt Disney's Vision of the Future
    "I grew up during the Cold War," said George Clooney, who plays Frank Walker, a grizzled, disillusioned inventor who sets things in motion in the film. Brad Bird, the director of the film (and previously of "Iron Giant," "Ratatouille" and "The Incre…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 6:33pm -
  • Brightest Galaxy in the Universe Found
    The engine behind the galaxy's brilliance may be a supermassive black hole, researchers said. If this is indeed what's going on with the newly discovered galaxy, which is known as WISE J224607.57-052635.0, it raises an interesting question: How did…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 4:14pm -
  • NASA Spacecraft Now Closer to Moon Than Ever
    A NASA probe has dipped closer to the moon than ever before, perhaps setting the stage for a new round of discoveries about Earth's nearest neighbor. On May 4, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) performed two engine burns, changing its orbit…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 3:16pm -
  • Tiny 'Cubesats' Gaining Bigger Role in Space
    When Jordi Puig-Suari and Bob Twiggs began working on the first cubesat in 1999, their goal was a rather basic one — to develop a compact satellite that university students could build and use to conduct scientific experiments and test out new tec…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 3:15pm -
  • Strange 'Nasty' Star May Be Spawned by Cosmic Cannibalism
    An ongoing act of cosmic cannibalism may be responsible for the strange appearance and unprecedented behavior of a gigantic star nicknamed "Nasty 1," a new study reports. Observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have revealed a disk of gas near…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 3:15pm -
  • Disney's 'Tomorrowland' Draws Inspiration from NASA's Past and Future
    In the new Disney film "Tomorrowland," now in theaters, NASA provides the launch pad — literally and figuratively — for the movie's plot to unfold. The feature film, which drew its initial inspiration from the theme park land by the same name,…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 11:35am -
  • Rare Supernova Burst Shines Light on Its Mysterious Origins
    Debris blown off a dying star collided with its companion, creating a blast of ultraviolet radiation that is helping scientists to better understand the evolution of one of the key tools to measure the expansion of the universe. Known as Type Ia sup…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 11:00am -
  • Stunning 'Snakes' of Medusa Nebula Hint at Sun's Fate (Video, Photos)
    The Medusa Nebula's most detailed close-up ever shows a dying star's fate, similar to what will befall our sun in a few million years. The new images and a stunning video of the Medusa Nebula were created by astronomers with European Southern Obser…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 15, 11:00am -
  • World of diversity discovered in tiny ocean creatures
    A world of diversity has been discovered in plankton, the tiny plants, viruses and embryonic fish that are a favorite food of whales and supply much of the planet's oxygen, researchers said Thursday.
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 9:49pm -
  • Back home on Earth: SpaceX craft returns from space station
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX Dragon capsule is back on Earth with a full load of cargo, after a quick trip home from the International Space Station.
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 5:53pm -
  • SpaceX Dragon Cargo Capsule Splashes Down in Pacific Ocean
    SpaceX personnel will soon retrieve the capsule — which brought down more than 3,100 lbs. (1,400 kilograms) of science experiments and other gear — by boat. Congrats!" station astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti of Italy wrote on Twitter, where she…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 5:51pm -
  • See Venus and the Moon Shine Bright Tonight
    Venus and the moon will not be particularly close to each other, but weather permitting, the celestial pair should make for a stunning night sky scene. Venus will appear to hover roughly 8 degrees to the moon's upper right (your clenched fist held a…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 5:38pm -
  • SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth in ocean splashdown
    SpaceX's unmanned Dragon supply ship left the International Space Station Thursday and hours later splashed down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California, NASA said.
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 4:31pm -
  • Failed launches cast shadow over Russian space program
    MOSCOW (AP) — Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse — with national pride and billions of dollars at stake.
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 2:23pm -
  • Historic Russian Spacecraft To Go On Display in London
    The Science Museum will host a major exhibition on cosmonauts, including the spacecraft that carried the first woman in space
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 1:44pm -
  • Wild Weather of Distant Stars May Affect Chances for Alien Life
    Earth regularly endures violent ejections of material from the sun, but could similar eruptions in other solar systems make alien planets inhospitable to life? When material streams off of a star on a daily basis, it produces what scientists call "s…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 11:13am -
  • Whirlpool Galaxy Glows Purple and Blue in Amateur Photo
    The striking arms of the Whirlpool galaxy shine stunning hues in this amazing photo by an amateur astronomer.
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 11:08am -
  • Is This 'International Flag of Planet Earth' the One We'll Plant on Mars?
    A Swedish university student has created a design for an "International Flag of Planet Earth" that could be planted on alien worlds during future human exploration missions. The student project, which Oskar Pernefeldt undertook for a bachelor's degr…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 15, 11:07am -
  • Jupiter's Moons Perform Shadow Dances This Week
    Jupiter's rapidly moving moons constantly surprise us with their dance around the giant planet. Jupiter's moons are very small, even in a large telescope, but their shadows are slightly larger, and can often be seen crossing Jupiter's face with a go…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 9:35pm -
  • U.N. announces Yemen talks, Iran to allow ship inspection
    By Louis Charbonneau and Sam Wilkin UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI (Reuters) - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday announced talks between warring Yemeni parties in Geneva on May 28 to end over seven weeks of war, as Iran agreed for international inspections…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 7:43pm -
  • Air Force launches hush-hush mini-shuttle into space
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A mysterious space plane rocketed into orbit Wednesday, carrying no crew but a full load of technology experiments.
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 5:44pm -
  • US Air Force Launches X-37B Space Plane on 4th Mystery Mission
    You can see a video of the X-37B space plane's launch here. Most details about the space plane's orbital activities are classified, so it's unclear what exactly the X-37B will be doing as it zooms around Earth, or how long it will remain aloft. "We…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 3:46pm -
  • Exoplanet Puzzle: How Is This Giant Alien Planet Too Big for Its Star?
    The Magellan Telescope and Australian National University's 2.3-meter telescope revealed that HATS-6b has an orbit just 10 percent as wide as that of Mercury, completing an orbit around its star every 3.3 days. HATS-6 is one of the smallest stars to…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 10:51am -
  • Hubble Telescope Opened Its Space Eyes 25 Years Ago Today (Photo)
    NASA's Hubble Space Telescope may have launched 25 years ago last month, but today (May 20) marks another big anniversary for the famous observatory — a quarter-century since it took its first photo. The Hubble Space Telescope blasted off aboard…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 10:51am -
  • Air Force's X-37B Space Plane Launching Secret Mission Today: Watch Live
    Editor's Update for 11:30 am ET: The Air Force's X-37B space plane has successfully launched on its fourth mission. Read our latest story: US Air Force Launches X-37B Space Plane on 4th Mystery Mission
    - 5 days ago 20 May 15, 10:51am -
  • NASA Pluto Probe May Carry Crowdsourced Message to Aliens
    A NASA Pluto probe may end up with one final mission after its work exploring the outer solar system is done — carrying a message to advanced alien civilizations. NASA is considering allowing a team of researchers, teachers, artists and engineers…
    - 6 days ago 19 May 15, 9:16pm -
  • Air Force mystery space plane poised for Wed. launch
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A mini military space plane is poised for liftoff Wednesday on another long orbital test flight. But as usual, the Air Force isn't saying much about the unmanned mission.
    - 6 days ago 19 May 15, 6:03pm -
  • Russian deputy PM attacks space industry with reform bill
    Russia's deputy prime minister on Tuesday lambasted the country's beleaguered space industry as inefficient and corrupt, as he presented proposed reform measures to parliament.
    - 6 days ago 19 May 15, 3:55pm -
  • What Will the X-37B Military Space Plane Do on Its Next Mystery Mission?
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  • Hang Gliders on Mars: Innovative Idea to Land Probes on Red Planet
    The project, called MARSDROP, would send two landers to the Red Planet as hitchhikers aboard a larger spacecraft. The landers would then detach and use a steerable parawing to glide the miniature probes (called "microprobes") down to the surface of…
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  • On Comet, 'Ballerina' Rocks Perform Balancing Act (Photos)
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  • Chuck Norris Delivers Punch of Support for Space Shuttle Exhibit
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  • NASA Experiment Hitches Ride on US Air Force's X-37B Space Plane
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  • Russian Proton Rocket Fails During Satellite Launch
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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…
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  • iPhone 6 & 6 Plus
    Thinking of picking up one of Apple's new phones? To help you choose which one check them both in action right here…. Watch iPhone 6 & 6 Plus on 5FWD
    - 10 Sep 14, 10:40am -
  • Step aside YotaPhone: e-ink screens coming to a laptop lid near you!
    We loved the idea behind the YotaPhone, which rocks a second e-ink display on the rear of the phone showing off e-books and notifications, and now that same idea is also coming to a laptop near you! Intel showed off a new concept with a second e-in…
    - 10 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Apple's iOS 8 update incoming 17 September!
    Apple revealed its fabled smartwatch and a slew of brand new iPhones last night – the iPhone 6 and the gargantuan iPhone 6 Plus – and while you won’t be able to get your hands on one until 19 September, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest an…
    - 10 Sep 14, 9:16am -
  • Apple Watch Trailer
    The Apple Watch is finally official! Watch it in all of its glory right here…. Watch Apple Watch Trailer on 5FWD
    - 9 Sep 14, 7:13pm -
  • Apple Watch official: Everything you need to know!
    Here it is! The Apple Watch we’ve been waiting years for is finally official. Apple boss Tim Cook revealed the new intelligent timepiece live on stage this evening – we’ve got all the details and pictures on the sexiest smartwatch so far rig…
    - 9 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • Apple Pay: Get ready to buy next year’s iPhone with this one!
    The rumours of Apple’s plans to come up with a wireless mobile payment system were true, and it’s built into every iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company has announced. Is this finally the end of the credit card? It might be the end of the bit…
    - 9 Sep 14, 5:48pm -
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus official!
    They’re here! Right on cue, Apple has taken the wraps off the iPhone 6 and the gigantic iPhone 6 Plus live on stage at the Flint Centre. Calling the pair “the biggest advancement in the history of iPhone”, Apple boss T…
    - 9 Sep 14, 5:12pm -
  • Everything you need to build your own Lego drone!
    Drones are brilliant fun, but imagine if you could build your own using the Lego you have left over from childhood! Thanks to a new Kickstarter project, you can do exactly that, with all the instructions you need on offer, and even kits including t…
    - 9 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • inFamous: First Light review
    <!-IMAGE->As one of the PlayStation 4’s biggest exclusives so far, inFamous: Second Son was a key title and an effective demonstration of the console’s next gen power. It should come as no great surprise then to hear that DLC has been relea…
    - 9 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Fujifilm has a duo of retro snappers incoming next week!
    While this year’s IFA tech expo is now done and dusted, photography fans will have plenty to get excited about at next week’s huge Photokina imaging fair in Cologne, including a duo of new cameras on the way from Fujifilm! With retro styling, c…
    - 9 Sep 14, 9:50am -
  • TiVo Mega packs in 24TB of storage for 3 years of TV: Costs $5,000!
    Personal video recorders (PVRs) like TiVo are brilliant for TV fans, but it’s all too easy to run out of space once you start backing up plenty of different TV shows and films. That’s unlikely to happen with the insane TiVo Mega, a 24TB beast t…
    - 9 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Series 20: Episode 1 Teaser
    We're back! On Monday 15th September @ 7pm on Channel 5 it's the first episode of our brand new series. And not only that it's our ten year anniversary special! Do not miss it! Until then watch the teaser right here.....Watch Series 2…
    - 8 Sep 14, 3:47pm -
  • Amazon Fire Phone: Kindle smartphone hits the UK today!
    Right before Apple reveals its latest iPhone to the world, Amazon has announced that its 3D-equipped Amazon Fire Phone is on the way to the UK, and it’ll hit shelves later this month too, exclusively on O2. Best of all, it’s on sale right…now…
    - 8 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Samsung NX Mini Camera
    Compact cameras with large sensors that aim to rival DSLRs when it comes to image quality are nothing new, but now Samsung’s getting in on the market with its tiniest mirrorless camera to date, the truly miniscule and stylish NX Mini. Can it squa…
    - 8 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Snap stylish selfies with the iPhone Selfie Brush!
    File this one under ridiculous gadgets, as we may have one of the weirdest yet! If you’ve ever wished your hair brush would hold your iPhone, your dream has just become a reality. It’s all thanks to the brilliantly wacky Selfie Brush, which hol…
    - 8 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Who needs 4K now? Dell unleashes its ridiculous UltraSharp "5K" 27-inch monitor!
    Ultra high-definition might be the current benchmark for the future of gaming and movies, but Dell’s already not content with 4K. The computing powerhouse has just revealed its latest 27-inch monitor, and it packs in an eye popping resolution of…
    - 8 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Last minute leak: The gigantic iPhone 6 Apple doesn't want you to see
    Apple is set to unleash the iPhone 6 tomorrow in two different sizes, but already the handset is looking like one of the most leaked gadgets around. And now we’ve seen the most detailed snaps yet of Apple’s massive new handset – read on to fi…
    - 8 Sep 14, 9:00am -
  • News Round up 06/09/14 - IFA 2014
    We take a look at some of the best tech news stories from the last week – Including all the info from the tech extravaganza at IFA in Berlin!  Watch News Round up 06/09/14 – IFA 2014 on 5FWD
    - 5 Sep 14, 4:10pm -
  • Nook GlowLight
    When you think of ebook readers, you’re likely to think straight away to Amazon’s dominating Kindle range, but there’s more choice than just the online retailer’s wares. Barnes & Noble has been crafting tip-top readers for some time now, an…
    - 5 Sep 14, 2:50pm -
  • Apple iPhone 6, two new Samsung Galaxy Notes, Dyson 360 Eye: Gadget Digest
    The past few days have been some of the most action-packed we’ve seen in 2014, with the IFA 2014 expo kicking off and manufacturers queuing up to unleash some spectacular gadgets on the world! From innovative and unusual phablets, to range-toppin…
    - 5 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Hard-as-nails Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 tablets unleashed!
    On the hunt for a tablet that’s as tough as old boots? Panasonic may have the solution, unleashing the Toughpad FZ-E1 and FZ-X1 at IFA yesterday, only they’re more phablet sized than full-on tablet! Each one packs a 5-inch display and either An…
    - 5 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • How Moto got its mojo back: Inside Motorola's incredible Chicago HQ
    Everyone remembers the Razr. Motorola’s wafer-thin flip phone was the essence of cool in the mid-2000s, but somewhere along the way, the company lost it mojo. It began pushing out tepid smartphones with out of date software, and all but abandoned…
    - 5 Sep 14, 6:00am -
  • Your move Apple: New Moto X and the even bigger Moto G unleashed!
    All eyes are on IFA right now, with gadget fans eagerly checking out all the new smartphones designed to compete with Apple’s iPhone 6, expected to debut next week. Not to be outdone though, Motorola’s just dropped a bombshell of its own: secon…
    - 5 Sep 14, 6:00am -
  • Samsung Wireless Mobile Streaming Device
    Every tech company under the sun seems to be hyping up the power of remote storage these days, but recent issues with celebrities finding their personal photos leaking from supposedly secure cloud services may well see some sceptics returning to th…
    - 4 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • Dyson 360 Eye: Is this the ultimate robotic vacuum?
    Robotic vacuum cleaners have been around for years now, and while they do help out with the cleaning, some of them often miss out on bits and pieces, leaving you to clean up afterwards. That’s why Dyson has spent 16 years researching and developi…
    - 4 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Sphero Ollie: Meet the phone-controlled robot that can unleash tricks!
    You may remember Sphero as the tiny robot ball that can be controlled by your phone, but now it’s about to get a bigger brother known as Ollie that can go even faster, and can bust out all sorts of tricks too! Fancy one of these? Read on for all…
    - 4 Sep 14, 12:30pm -
  • Amazon Fire TV hits the UK from just £49 for Amazon Prime members!
    It’s been a couple of months since the Amazon Fire TV was unleashed on the world, set to rival the likes of the Apple TV and various Roku boxes, but the set-top media streamer hasn’t been able to grab in the UK yet. If you’ve been eagerly awa…
    - 4 Sep 14, 11:12am -
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Sony Xperia Z3, VR headsets, all the tablets and all the smartwatches from IFA 2014!
    The IFA 2014 tech extravaganza kicked off this week, and so far it’s been an absolutely amazing show for gadget lovers. We’ve seen everything from high-end smartphones, phablets and tablets and a new crop of Android Wear smartwatches too: there…
    - 4 Sep 14, 10:18am -
  • Oh yes: The Gadget Show is back on your screens this month!
    The wait is nearly over: The Gadget Show is back on the air later this month, with a new face to boot!Tune in to Channel 5 on Monday 15 September at 7pm and you can catch the team including newcomer and Olympic athlete Amy Williams testing out…
    - 3 Sep 14, 3:55pm -
  • Mad Catz C.T.R.L.R Mobile Gamepad
    Gaming on your phone has never been easier, all thanks to a wide range of controllers now available to pair up with your Android or iPhone blower of choice, with many even slotting around your handset to let you set your high scores on the move. Lo…
    - 3 Sep 14, 1:15pm -
  • Logitech’s portable K480 keyboard lets you type on three different gadgets!
    If you’re anything like us and have gadgets all over the place, have you ever wished you had a keyboard that could work with everything you own? That’s what Logitech is betting on with its brand new K480 keyboard, which can let you tap away on…
    - 3 Sep 14, 10:46am -
  • Super-thin Lenovo Tab S8 Android slate unleashed with an equally slim price tag!
    With the annual IFA tech show about to kick off, get ready for gadgets galore – but Lenovo has opted to announce its latest slate right before the tech extravaganza even gets started. Meet the Lenovo Tab S8, a slim-line slate that packs in a host…
    - 3 Sep 14, 9:30am -
  • Metro Redux Review
    Is this a remaster worthy of next-gen treatment? Watch our review to find out! Watch Metro Redux Review on 5FWD
    - 2 Sep 14, 3:29pm -
  • Look again: Five gadgets that aren't what they seem
    Every now and again we see a gadget that truly stands out like a sore thumb. Something with a design so outrageous that it actually looks like something else! Gadgets like the gaming PC that looks more like a spaceship, or building blocks you can e…
    - 2 Sep 14, 2:30pm -
  • HTC’s next Google Nexus tablet could boast a Surface-style keyboard case!
    Google’s Nexus range should already be close to the top of your list when it comes to affordable Android tablets, proving fast and well-specced, but it looks like the search giant’s next flagship slate could go one step further. HTC is currentl…
    - 2 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Metro: Redux review
    <!-VIDEO->Next-generation gaming is fast becoming the battleground of the remasters, with publishers pushing out past classics with graphical upgrades in an effort to fill the void until the true next-gen games arrive. While it’s easy to be…
    - 2 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: iPhone 5c rival leaks out in a rainbow of colours
    It’s just a day until Sony takes the stage at this year’s IFA tech expo, but one of its goodies has already leaked in a major way. The Xperia Z3 Compact has been spotted in all of its multicoloured glory, and it definitely looks like it could g…
    - 2 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • Add some bling to your living room: Swarovski and LG unleash crystal-covered curved OLED TV!
    Crystals aren’t necessarily the first thing we’d think of when kitting out our ideal TV, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from the new partnership between LG and Swarovski: a curved OLED HD TV that’s clad in sparkly stones. Fancy one of…
    - 2 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Kogan Agora 4G
    Motorola may have the budget blower throne locked down with its range of well-priced Moto G and Moto E handsets, but that hasn’t stopped other phone makers from stepping up to the plate. Meet the Kogan Agora 4G, the latest budget handset to enter…
    - 1 Sep 14, 1:30pm -
  • Alienware’s new Area-51 gaming rig looks like a UFO!
    We’re used to seeing outlandish gaming rigs, but Alienware’s latest Area-51 PC is truly like nothing else on earth. The bizarrely shaped gaming machine is more UFO than computer, and the latest generation of Intel processors and up to three gra…
    - 1 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Step aside LG and Samsung: Sony Android Wear smartwatch incoming!
    Samsung and LG may have been first out of the blocks when it comes to Android Wear smartwatches, and they’ve got more on the way too, but Sony is following hot on their heels, and it’s set to unleash its own Android Wear-powered smartwatch at t…
    - 1 Sep 14, 10:45am -
  • The iPhone 6 could double up as your mobile wallet!
    The clock is ticking down until Apple’s big event on 9 September when the iPhone 6 will be revealed, and it looks like the Cupertino giant has plenty in store to show off – and it’s not just the fabled iWatch. According to reports from Bloomb…
    - 1 Sep 14, 9:29am -
  • AKG Y50 headphones
    When you think of fashion headphones, you’re likely to think straight away to Dr Dre’s mammoth Beats empire – but a pair of those cans come at a hefty price. The Austrian audio boffins at AKG have been hard at work on their latest headphones,…
    - 29 Aug 14, 3:36pm -

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Engadget

  • newWhat's on your HDTV: 'Ultra Street Fighter IV', 'Halt and Catch Fire'
    Winter may be coming in Westeros, but it is long gone from our TV viewing schedules. The NBA and NHL conference finals are wrapping up this week, while summer TV shows start to pop up on the schedule. That means reality dreck like The Island, The Br…
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  • newCharter is reportedly close to buying Time Warner Cable
    Charter's interest in buying Time Warner Cable appears to be more than just a passing fancy. Bloomberg sources claim that the cable company is on the cusp of reaching a deal to buy TWC for $195 per share. The finer details of the buyout aren't avail…
    - 4 hours ago 25 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • newThe Big Picture: NASA images typhoon eye in stunning detail
    NASA's CloudSat has imaged the eye of a category 4 typhoon, a feat the space agency likened to a "golfer hitting a hole in one." Its cloud-penetrating radar has a field of view of just .5 square miles, making it a challenge to zone in on such a tiny…
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  • newAmazon finally starts paying proper taxes in European countries
    For many years, Amazon has sent a huge percentage of its European revenues over to Luxembourg. The tiny country levies a much smaller rate of tax than most of the countries in which the retailer operates, allowing it to keep a larger share of sales.…
    - 8 hours ago 25 May 15, 12:29pm -
  • newGoogle patents creepy smart toys that interact with kids
    Nexus Ruxpin? Google's mad science X division is, er, toying with the idea of smart teddy bears in one of its strangest patents yet. In response to junior's voice or movements, "the anthropomorphic device may aim its gaze at the source of the social…
    - 10 hours ago 25 May 15, 10:27am -
  • newGoogle finds that security questions aren't really secure
    If you've ever thought that "what was your first pet's name?" is a lousy way to keep intruders from resetting your password, you now have some evidence to back up your suspicions. Google has published research showing that security questions aren't…
    - 13 hours ago 25 May 15, 6:53am -
  • newSuper-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas
    Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) having the potential to trump conventional solar power, and there's now some proof that this is happening. Aalto University researchers have developed blac…
    - 16 hours ago 25 May 15, 4:22am -
  • new'A Beautiful Mind': mathematician John Nash dies aged 86
    Dr. John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose work included noncooperative game theory, has died aged 86. Known as Nash equilibrium, the theory is used in a broad range of fields, including economics, other social sciences, evolutionary…
    - 17 hours ago 25 May 15, 3:37am -
  • newChromecast app update gives a clearer look at your streaming devices
    If you're fortunate enough to have more than one Chromecast device at home, you should now have an easier time making sense of your streaming options. Updates to both the Android and iOS Chromecast apps give you a reworked hardware view that gives e…
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  • newUnorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies
    When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props à la DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily i…
    - 20 hours ago 25 May 15, 12:01am -
  • newAndroid's stand-alone Photos app will give you more creative control
    Wondering what will happen when Android's Photos app finally makes a clean break from Google+? You should now have a pretty good idea. Android Police has peeked at a leaked copy of a reworked Photos app, and it's clear that Google is using the servi…
    - 22 hours ago 24 May 15, 10:03pm -
  • Instagram wants to reel you back in with emailed photo highlights
    Instagram's photographic social feed isn't as novel as it once was, and you may be tempted to stop using it if you're overwhelmed by that never-ending stream of square pictures. How is the company supposed to keep you coming back for more? Though re…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 15, 8:09pm -
  • Some of Hollywood's best animatronics are going to auction
    If you're a movie buff who can't get enough of Hollywood's monsters, you might want to brace your wallet for impact. Famed special effects guru Rick Baker is auctioning over 400 items from his collection, including animatronics that were key to live…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 15, 6:02pm -
  • Clip-on adds gesture control to Pebble Time and Android Wear watches
    Aria is a small add-on that clips underneath a smartwatch band and lets you control the device with finger gestures. It's an accessory for an accessory, which sounds kind of ridiculous, but it's not like you have a lot of choices when it comes to ad…
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  • Inhabitat's Week in Green: rain lamps and solar-powered pod homes
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  • Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick
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  • NASA patched Curiosity rover's autofocus problem over the air
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  • Firefox browser for iOS is almost ready for testing
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  • CIA shuts down program using spy satellites to track climate change
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  • DOJ lays down some privacy rules for feds flying drones
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Business & Finance

  • new'Sort it' business secretary tells O2
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  • newGreece will 'keep up debt repayment'
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  • new'Deal to end' Nigeria fuel crisis
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