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Industry News

  • newAmtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the t…
    - 40 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:21pm -
  • newU.S. cable operator Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $56 billion
    Charter Communications Inc, the No. 3 cable TV operator, offered to buy No. 2 Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion on Tuesday but immediately ran into questions about whether regulators would agree to the combined company, which would control a big…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:11pm -
  • newCharter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online
    NEW YORK (AP) — As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:07pm -
  • newWill 3D printing for consumers ever become popular?
    The printers are also very expensive, with prices ranging from $459 (£299) up to $2,500. If the user encounters problems with their 3D printer and requires support, according to Aaron Roy, head of operations for free open source software platform …
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:41pm -
  • newFoxconn plans 10-12 new Indian facilities by 2020: chairman
    By Paul Carsten GUIYANG, China (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, is aiming to develop 10-12 facilities in India, including factories and data centres, by 2020, Chairman Terry Gou said on…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:51pm -
  • newCharter deal seeks to keep cable consolidation on track
    Charter Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion. It would be the latest in a series of deals that have reshaped the cable-TV industry.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:30pm -
  • newWhat's hot? Life sciences challenge tech in global innovation
    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents. With more patents applied for or granted in 2014…
    - 15 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:09am -
  • newCharter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
    - 20 hours ago 25 May 15, 10:45pm -
  • newCharter Communications 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. A deal would…
    - 21 hours ago 25 May 15, 10:04pm -
  • newPlane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues
    Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit. Other security researchers say Roberts - who was quot…
    - 22 hours ago 25 May 15, 9:05pm -
  • United 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.
    - 1 day ago 25 May 15, 2:59pm -
  • 3D 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…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 15, 2:35pm -
  • Alibaba'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…
    - 2 days 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…
    - 3 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.
    - 4 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.
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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.
    - 4 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.
    - 4 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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.
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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.
    - 6 days ago 21 May 15, 5:54am -
  • Latest on California oil spill: Governor declares emergency
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    - 6 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.
    - 6 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.
    - 6 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…
    - 6 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.
    - 6 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.
    - 6 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…
    - 6 days ago 20 May 15, 2:06pm -

Technology

  • newAmtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the t…
    - 40 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:21pm -
  • newU.S. cable operator Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $56 billion
    Charter Communications Inc, the No. 3 cable TV operator, offered to buy No. 2 Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion on Tuesday but immediately ran into questions about whether regulators would agree to the combined company, which would control a big…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:11pm -
  • newU.S. top court rules against Cisco Systems in patent infringement fight
    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems Inc over a patent infringement claim the tech giant is fighting. On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused from the case, the court thre…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:08pm -
  • newCharter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online
    NEW YORK (AP) — As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:07pm -
  • newWill 3D printing for consumers ever become popular?
    The printers are also very expensive, with prices ranging from $459 (£299) up to $2,500. If the user encounters problems with their 3D printer and requires support, according to Aaron Roy, head of operations for free open source software platform …
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:41pm -
  • newStudy peeks into healthy brains to hunt Alzheimer's culprit
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:12pm -
  • newFrench bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use
    PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:18pm -
  • newFoxconn plans 10-12 new Indian facilities by 2020: chairman
    By Paul Carsten GUIYANG, China (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, is aiming to develop 10-12 facilities in India, including factories and data centres, by 2020, Chairman Terry Gou said on…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:51pm -
  • newCharter deal seeks to keep cable consolidation on track
    Charter Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion. It would be the latest in a series of deals that have reshaped the cable-TV industry.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:30pm -
  • newItalian court bans unlicensed taxi services like Uber
    An Italian court on Tuesday banned unlicensed car-sharing services such as those offered by Uber, in another setback for the fast-growing U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button. Uber has been gaining popularity…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:16pm -
  • newJohn McAfee: The Dark Web is a twisted parallel universe where Homer Simpson predicted 9/11
    According to current estimates, the Deep Web, or UnderNet, contains somewhere between 750,000 petabytes and 2 exabytes of information (1 exabyte = 1,0000 terabytes (TB)). The Deep Web is the new frontier of information science, but massive technical…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:29pm -
  • newToshiba to seek extension for annual filing deadline: sources
    Japan's Toshiba Corp is likely to seek an extension for its annual securities filing deadline amid a probe of past accounting irregularities, seeking to avoid being placed under supervision by the Tokyo bourse, sources said on Tuesday. The industria…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:46am -
  • newSkype summoned to Belgian court over failure to share call data
    Online communication service Skype has been summoned to appear in court in Belgium after refusing to pass on customer data to aid a criminal investigation, a court spokesman said. A court in Mechelen, just north of Brussels, had asked for data from…
    - 11 hours ago 26 May 15, 8:29am -
  • newShake-up in key Samsung assets to cement heir's grip as succession looms
    By Joyce Lee and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group's de facto holding company on Tuesday sought another cornerstone as it reconstructs South Korea's biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management succession, offering more than $8…
    - 12 hours ago 26 May 15, 6:57am -
  • newCorporate maneuver at Samsung strengthens heir's influence
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two key Samsung companies are merging in a step toward ensuring the son of the group's ailing chairman inherits control of the theme parks to smartphones conglomerate.
    - 14 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:36am -
  • newCharter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
    - 20 hours ago 25 May 15, 10:45pm -
  • newCharter Communications 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. A deal would…
    - 21 hours ago 25 May 15, 10:04pm -
  • newPlane safe? Hacker case points to deeper cyber issues
    Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit. Other security researchers say Roberts - who was quot…
    - 22 hours ago 25 May 15, 9:05pm -
  • United 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.
    - 1 day ago 25 May 15, 2:59pm -
  • 3D 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…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 15, 2:35pm -
  • Daimler 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…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 15, 11:58am -
  • YouTube'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…
    - 2 days ago 25 May 15, 3:50am -
  • After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.
    - 2 days ago 25 May 15, 3:49am -
  • Alibaba'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…
    - 2 days 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…
    - 3 days ago 24 May 15, 2:19am -

Reviews

  • newCharter, TWC execs: This isn't a rehashed Comcast deal
    Charter Communications' deal to merge with Time Warner Cable comes after Comcast's bid crumbled under regulatory scrutiny. But Charter and TWC say that won't happen twice.
    - 37 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:24pm -
  • newAmtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the t…
    - 40 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:21pm -
  • newU.S. cable operator Charter to buy Time Warner Cable for $56 billion
    Charter Communications Inc, the No. 3 cable TV operator, offered to buy No. 2 Time Warner Cable Inc for $56 billion on Tuesday but immediately ran into questions about whether regulators would agree to the combined company, which would control a big…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:11pm -
  • newWill 3D printing for consumers ever become popular?
    The printers are also very expensive, with prices ranging from $459 (£299) up to $2,500. If the user encounters problems with their 3D printer and requires support, according to Aaron Roy, head of operations for free open source software platform …
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:41pm -
  • newWhite House: ethics of human genome editing needs further review
    The White House said on Tuesday the ethical issues associated with gene-editing on the human genome need further study by the scientific community and should not be pursued until issues are resolved. "The administration believes that altering the hu…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:19pm -

Space Exploration

  • newGoogle 'Doodle' Celebrates Sally Ride, 1st American Woman in Space
    Google has paid tribute to America's first woman in space with a series of five animated "Doodles" appearing on its website today, May 26. The whimsical scenes, displayed one at a time, randomly, with each refresh of the page, are timed to celebrate…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:47pm -
  • newAntarctica's Ice Attacked from Above and Below
    One of the fastest-warming places on the planet, the Antarctic Peninsula, has lost two massive ice shelves in the past 20 years: the Larsen A and the Larsen B. Each floating tongue of ice disappeared in a matter of weeks. No one knows for sure why t…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:22pm -
  • newGreased Lightning! NASA Drone Advances Unmanned Craft
    A huge, 10-engine drone dubbed "Greased Lightning" successfully completed a series of flight tests recently, paving the way for new types of unmanned vehicles that could one day carry people. Earlier this spring, NASA engineers flew the so-called GL…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:17pm -
  • newUltra-Fast 'Hyperloop' Train Gets Test Track in California
    The "Hyperloop," a hypothetical high-speed transportation system that could shuttle people between Los Angeles and San Francisco in only 30 minutes, just sped a bit closer to reality. First proposed in 2013 by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:08pm -
  • newTiny 'Crystal Cushion' Drives Earthquakes
    Earthquakes are some of the largest-scale and most-destructive events on the planet, involving plates of the Earth's crust hundreds of miles across. The crystals form when rock is heated and subjected to pressures so high the material actually chang…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:21pm -
  • newDid Curiosity Rover Cause Mars' Mysterious Methane Spike?
    Then in 2003 and 2004, earthbound telescopes and orbiting spacecraft rekindled the mystery with reports of large methane clouds in Mars' atmosphere. NASA's Curiosity roverwould resolve the matter, everyone hoped. The rover sampled Mars's atmosphere…
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:26am -
  • newSlippery Slopes on Mars Send Curiosity Rover on Detour
    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has found a new route to some interesting rocks after its original path proved too difficult to traverse. Scientists want the car-size Curiosity rover to check out a "geological contact" where two different rock units mee…
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:25am -
  • UN 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.
    - 1 day 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…
    - 3 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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,…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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.
    - 5 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.
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 5 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.
    - 5 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.
    - 5 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
    - 5 days ago 21 May 15, 1:44pm -
  • Wild Weather of Distant Stars May Affect Chances for Alien Life
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    - 11 Sep 14, 10:30am -
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    - 11 Sep 14, 9:15am -
  • Surface Pro 3 Review
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  • Motorola Moto 360
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    - 10 Sep 14, 1:34pm -
  • The iPod classic is dead, long live the iPod
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  • iPhone 6 & 6 Plus
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    - 10 Sep 14, 10:15am -
  • Apple's iOS 8 update incoming 17 September!
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  • Apple Watch Trailer
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  • Apple Watch official: Everything you need to know!
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  • Series 20: Episode 1 Teaser
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  • Amazon Fire Phone: Kindle smartphone hits the UK today!
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  • Samsung NX Mini Camera
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  • Snap stylish selfies with the iPhone Selfie Brush!
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    - 8 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • Who needs 4K now? Dell unleashes its ridiculous UltraSharp "5K" 27-inch monitor!
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  • Last minute leak: The gigantic iPhone 6 Apple doesn't want you to see
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  • News Round up 06/09/14 - IFA 2014
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  • Nook GlowLight
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  • Apple iPhone 6, two new Samsung Galaxy Notes, Dyson 360 Eye: Gadget Digest
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  • 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…
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  • How Moto got its mojo back: Inside Motorola's incredible Chicago HQ
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    - 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…
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  • 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
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    - 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,…
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  • newJXE Streams: 'Splatoon' seduces us with squids and squirt guns
    I couldn't resist Nintendo's Splatoon when I saw it for the first time at E3 2014. Squids with squirt guns locked in a summery battle to cover skate parks in neon ink? With a premise so weird and wonderful all on its own, I probably would have loved…
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  • newTime-traveling detective game 'D4' hits PC on June 5th
    D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die is a wonderfully strange detective game with a twist: There's a bullet lodged in your skull that allows you to touch certain objects and travel back in their timelines, to places and events pivotal to their existence. As a…
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  • newFacebook tests critic reviews in your restaurant searches
    Ever had a Facebook friend rave about a restaurant, only to find out that it leaves your own tastebuds underwhelmed? Facebook might just come to your rescue. It's experimenting with a feature that adds critic reviews to certain restaurant pages in N…
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  • newThe US Air Force hopes to recruit you with a virtual reality game
    The US Air Force has an interesting dilemma: how do you convey the thrill of flying a fighter jet to potential recruits without taking them on a very expensive trip? Virtual reality, apparently. The military branch is teaming up with Reel FX on Air…
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    If Comcast had any bitter feelings about the collapse of its Time Warner Cable merger, following today's announcement of a $55 billion Charter/Time Warner deal, it's not making them public. "This deal makes all the sense in the world," Comcast CEO B…
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  • newResearchers use an app to predict GPA based on smartphone use
    What a person does on their phone call tell you a lot about them -- including their GPA. Researchers from Dartmouth College and the University of Texas at Austin have developed an app that tracks smartphone activity to compute a grade point average…
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  • newHere's how Apple's Force Touch might work on the next iPhone
    We've been hearing for months that Apple's upcoming iPhone models will be force-sensitive, just like the Apple Watch and its newer MacBook trackpads. Now we have an idea of how the company's "Force Touch" technology -- which enables pressure sensiti…
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  • newLG and Huawei are reportedly making Google's Nexus phones this year
    If you were disappointed that your only choice for a new, official Google phone last year was the gargantuan Nexus 6, you'll be glad to hear that 2015 could be very different. Android Police sources have elaborated on previous rumors with word that…
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  • newKorg brings its classic M1 synthesizer to the iPad
    If you're fond making classic synth sounds with your iPad, Korg offers quite the library of apps that'll do just that. As of this week, there's a new addition: the M1 digital synthesizer and music workstation. The "complete reproduction" of the inst…
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  • newThe NSA wants to identify phone users by their finger swipes
    For the National Security Agency, the fingerprint reader on your smartphone just isn't secure enough. Lockheed Martin has confirmed to Nextgov that the intelligence outfit is testing Mandrake, an identification system that verifies who you are based…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:12pm -
  • newRussia's deputy PM blames space failures on 'moral decay'
    Russia's Roscosmos space program doesn't have a lot of cash to waste after its budget was cut by 35 percent in March. But an internal audit found that it flushed $1.8 billion down the toilet anyway, according to the Moscow Times. The nation's deputy…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:38pm -
  • newFord's GoDrive brings app-based car hire to London
    London is home to a number of car-sharing services, but over the past few months car makers have also been getting in on the action. BMW brought pay-as-you-go vehicles to the capital late last year, with Ford piloting a new service called City Drivi…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:32pm -
  • newASUS to unveil stylish ZenPad at Computex next week
    It's Computex next week, which means we'll be busy fiddling with a whole bunch of new ASUS devices. According to Ausdroid, some of these will be contributed by a new Android tablet line dubbed ZenPad, which will allegedly come in 7-inch 1,024 x 600…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:25pm -
  • newTwitter finally launches Periscope for Android
    Periscope for Android is here. Twitter's new streaming app contains many of the same features found in the iOS version, but with a few Android exclusives. In addition to more granular notification controls than found in the iPhone version, there's a…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:00pm -
  • new'Mad Max' the game lacks the charm and detail of 'Fury Road'
    Like any Mad Max fan thrilled by the film Fury Road, I approached Avalanche Studios' new video game translation hoping to find echoes of the film's anarchic spirit. And while the full game may deliver -- we won't know until review time -- the curren…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:00pm -
  • newMicrosoft unveils Cortana voice assistant for Android and iPhone
    Yes, it's official: Microsoft is bringing Windows' Cortana voice assistant to Android and iPhone. Both platforms will get a dedicated app that, much like you see on Windows Phone today, will let you dictate reminders, track flights and otherwise kee…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:47pm -
  • newOpera Max for Android starts saving data when you're on WiFi
    Opera's data compression was originally meant to get the most out of thimble-sized cellular plans, but you'd probably agree that WiFi matters, too. After all, you've likely had that moment when you were struggling to visit websites on a lousy public…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • newTaking a spin in the first car with Android Auto
    Get ready for Android Auto to hit the masses. Until now, the only way to get the Google-powered car interface was to install an aftermarket unit from Pioneer, and even those have only been around since March (Parrot is also citing support for Androi…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • newOfcom plans to auction more 4G spectrum later this year
    Ofcom is planning a fresh spectrum auction that will improve 4G coverage later this year. The regulator has 190 MHz to allocate to the major mobile networks, and today it's launched a consultation with possible auction formats. The concern is that s…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:50am -
  • newCharter and Time Warner Cable agree on $55 billion merger
    Time Warner Cable (TWC) has leaped into the arms of Charter Communications in a merger valued at $55 billion, confirming previous rumors. That's considerably more than the $45 billion Comcast proposed to pay for TWC in a controversial deal that was…
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:02am -
  • newSamsung patented a laptop-smartphone dock with dual OSes
    Combination laptop-tablet not enough? Want even more gadget overlap? Then try ASUS' still incoming Windows laptop/Android phone hybrid. We (half) joke, because Samsung's patented something along those very lines. In the Korean manufacturer's case, a…
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 15, 10:44am -
  • newMicrosoft cheaps out after Nokia phone saves a life
    There are plenty of tales on how Nokia phones -- now under Microsoft -- have saved people's lives, with the latest one coming from China, where a man managed to survive a collapsed wall courtesy of his Lumia 920 earlier this month. As recalled by th…
    - 9 hours ago 26 May 15, 9:32am -
  • newRoku brings smarter search features to UK set-top boxes
    Roku faces growing competition in the UK, but for now its streaming set-top boxes are still some of the best on the market. To help it fend off Apple, Amazon, Google and others, the company is introducing new software features and an upgraded Roku 2…
    - 10 hours ago 26 May 15, 9:15am -
  • newSony's Xperia Z3+ is a familiar flagship
    Sony announced the Xperia Z4 for Japan last month, but this isn't it. Well it is, but internationally Sony wants it to be known as the Xperia Z3+. Truth be told, that's a more appropriate name for the phone, given the incremental upgrade it represen…
    - 10 hours ago 26 May 15, 9:00am -

Business & Finance

  • newVictims of ID theft 'up by a third'
    The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:17pm -
  • newCharter to buy Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a deal which values the company at $78.7bn.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:11pm -
  • newDeutsche hit over unclear accounting
    Deutsche Bank is paying $55m (£36m) to settle civil charges by US regulators for allegedly mis-stating financial reports.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:44pm -
  • newBanking stocks weigh on FTSE 100
    The FTSE 100 falls, with worries over the eurozone hitting banking shares, following gains for anti-austerity parties in Spanish local elections.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:58pm -
  • newTrader accused over Libor was 'greedy'
    Former City trader Tom Hayes is accused of being "dishonest and manipulative" and a "ringmaster" in his alleged attempts to rig Libor rates, a court hears.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:36pm -
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Top News

  • newIndia heatwave toll passes 1,000
    The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India passes 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.
    - 48 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:13pm -
  • newTop seed Williams advances in Paris
    Top seed Serena Williams moves into round two of the French Open but last year's semi-finalist Eugenie Bouchard is beaten.
    - 54 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:07pm -
  • newRunaway mafia boss held in Brazil
    An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 15, 5:54pm -
  • new'Tampon tax' around the world
    Half the world's population needs to use them - as pressure mounts in Australia to remove taxes on sanitary products, what is the global situation?
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  • newUkraine's civilians living on frontline
    Ukraine's frontline civilians defy bombardment
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:23pm -
  • newLarkin poem discovery discredited
    A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:18pm -
  • newVictims of ID theft 'up by a third'
    The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:17pm -
  • newCharter to buy Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a deal which values the company at $78.7bn.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:11pm -
  • newVIDEO: Life inside a Ukrainian ghost village
    Eastern Ukraine is enduring a second summer of conflict, as a ceasefire, nominally in place since February, has failed to stop the violence in areas around Donetsk airport.
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  • newWoman 'too ill to flee' bomb alert
    An elderly woman with cancer was too ill to leave her east Belfast home as the Army tackled a pipe bomb close by on Monday night.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:03pm -
  • newVIDEO: On trail of identity theft fraudsters
    The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, new figures suggest.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:53pm -
  • newHeavy rains put Houston underwater
    At least three people have died in the Houston area after major flooding and tornadoes swept across the southern US and Mexico.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:52pm -
  • newDeutsche hit over unclear accounting
    Deutsche Bank is paying $55m (£36m) to settle civil charges by US regulators for allegedly mis-stating financial reports.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:44pm -
  • new'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks
    The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:40pm -
  • newVIDEO: Oshoala wins BBC Women's award
    Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala wins the inaugural BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:34pm -
  • newIraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive
    Pro-government forces in Iraq launch an operation to drive Islamic State (IS) out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:26pm -
  • newYemen rebels 'driven out of city'
    Pro-government militiamen reportedly drive Houthi rebels out of a city in south Yemen, the first major advance since Saudi-led air strikes began.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • newBB King's death to be investigated
    Blues legend BB King's death is investigated after his daughters claim he was deliberately given medication to induce diabetic shock.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • newMan gets life for double murder
    Man is given life sentence after admitting double murder in Belfast flat.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:13pm -
  • newHow Arctic ozone hole was avoided
    The Antarctic ozone hole would have been 40% bigger and a hole over the Arctic would have opened up if ozone-depleting chemicals had not been phased out, according to research.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:58pm -
  • newAir France flight 'missed mountain'
    An Air France plane with 37 people on board narrowly missed hitting central Africa's highest mountain in early May, French investigators say.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:39pm -
  • newTrader accused over Libor was 'greedy'
    Former City trader Tom Hayes is accused of being "dishonest and manipulative" and a "ringmaster" in his alleged attempts to rig Libor rates, a court hears.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:36pm -
  • newFamily man dies at Dignitas centre
    A British father-of-three who feared he would be paralysed by an inoperable tumour dies at the Dignitas centre in Switzerland.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:19pm -
  • newEx-footballer denies assault charge
    Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry appears in court to deny harassing and assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:18pm -
  • newTV's Buzzcocks to end after 18 years
    The BBC pulls the plug on comedy panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks after 18 years on the air.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:11pm -
  • newMalaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves
    Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:45pm -
  • newJogger dies following cycle crash
    A jogger who was knocked down by a cyclist on a Livingston footpath at the weekend dies in hospital.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:37pm -
  • newOshoala wins BBC Women's award
    Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala is named as the first BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:30pm -
  • newColombia Farc leader 'died in raid'
    A senior Farc rebel commander, Roman Ruiz, is believed to be among five Colombian guerrilla fighters killed in a bombing raid on Monday.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:25pm -
  • newVIDEO: Stolen art returns home to Rome
    The United States returns Italian antiquities, stolen in past decades and recovered in the US, to Italy.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:15pm -
  • newEx-MP Bruce: Politicians tell lies
    It is not unusual for politicians to tell "brazen lies", a senior Lib Dem says as he defends the actions of ex-Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 2:13pm -
  • newBayliss: An exciting choice as coach
    The more you investigate Trevor Bayliss's pedigree, the more excited you become about his appointment, writes Jonathan Agnew.
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  • newBarenboim designs 'radical' new piano
    Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:54pm -
  • newVIDEO: Writer McCall-Smith wins a pig
    Novelist Alexander McCall-Smith has won the unusual prize of a pet pig after winning the Bollinger Everyman Woodhouse prize at the Hay Literary Festival.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:47pm -
  • newPeriscope arrives on Android
    Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is being launched on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:14pm -
  • newDeadly storms hit Mexico and Texas
    At least 13 people die as a tornado strikes Mexico's Ciudad Acuna, with flooding over the border in the United States leaving at least eight dead and 12 missing.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:09pm -
  • newTrial hears of 'systematic' hacking
    The Andy Coulson perjury trial is told the former News of the World editor knew about phone hacking as the practice was "systematic".
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:07pm -
  • newVIDEO: Is Jordan next target for Islamic State?
    As fears grow that Jordan could be Islamic States's next target the country has been redoubling its efforts to confront the extremist threat on its borders and inside the country.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:45pm -
  • newBayliss named as England head coach
    England appoint Australian Trevor Bayliss, 52, as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:41pm -
  • newVIDEO: Man covered in bees sets record
    A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:35pm -
  • newMan admits caravan park murder
    A man pleads guilty to murdering 18-year-old Conner Marshall in an attack at a caravan park.
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:27pm -
  • newFCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines
    Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 12:19pm -
  • newIs Ben Stokes England's new hero?
    Is Ben Stokes England cricket's new hero?
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  • newPremier League best in the world? Season's key stats
    Who ran the furthest? Who got the best value for money? Which managers made the biggest impact? BBC Sport looks at the season's key numbers.
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:54am -
  • newIran trial begins for US reporter
    The trial of a Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for almost 10 months on charges that include espionage opens behind closed doors in Tehran.
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:51am -
  • newSturgeon attacks UK spending cuts
    In her first major economic speech since the general election Nicola Sturgeon condemns the "scale and speed" of spending cuts planned by the UK government.
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:50am -
  • newUS-bound flights targeted by threats
    Fighter jets escort a New York-bound Air France airliner, one of several commercial planes flying to the US subjected to anonymous threats.
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:46am -
  • newBoy guilty of Austrian terror plot
    A 14-year-old boy is convicted of terrorism offences in Austria, including a bomb plot potentially targeting a railway station in Vienna.
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:13am -
  • newVIDEO: What is the Queen's Speech?
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    - 8 hours ago 26 May 15, 11:10am -
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  • newLarkin poem discovery discredited
    A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 15, 5:18pm -
  • newBB King's death to be investigated
    Blues legend BB King's death is investigated after his daughters claim he was deliberately given medication to induce diabetic shock.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • newTV's Buzzcocks to end after 18 years
    The BBC pulls the plug on comedy panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks after 18 years on the air.
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 15, 3:11pm -
  • newBarenboim designs 'radical' new piano
    Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano, which he says is "radically different" to the standard concert grand.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:54pm -
  • newVIDEO: Writer McCall-Smith wins a pig
    Novelist Alexander McCall-Smith has won the unusual prize of a pet pig after winning the Bollinger Everyman Woodhouse prize at the Hay Literary Festival.
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 15, 1:47pm -

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  • newEasy starts for Djokovic and Nadal at French Open
    PARIS (AP) — If anyone at the French Open needed a reminder, Novak Djokovic was on court to show what champions are made of.
    - 30 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:31pm -
  • newWorld Cup perfect at 32 teams, says CONCACAF chief Webb
    By Mike Collett ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Cup is football's jewel and should not be tarnished by being increased to more than 32 teams, CONCACAF confederation president Jeffrey Webb said on Tuesday. Webb, whose region represents north and central…
    - 45 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:16pm -
  • newLiverpool have announced their first signing of the summer
    Toure was due to be a free agent this summer but has penned a one-year extension, while Andre Wisdom has also agreed a long-term deal.
    - 48 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:13pm -
  • new911 tapes released on NFL defensive end Ray McDonald
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of NFL defensive end Ray McDonald on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence.
    - 53 mins ago 26 May 15, 6:08pm -
  • newDimitrov downed by Sock in first round of French
    Tenth seed Grigor Dimitrov fell in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday, beaten in straight sets by American Jack Sock. It was second first-round Roland Garros loss in a row for the Bulgarian, who went down 7-6((7) 6-2 6-3 to the 22-year-old…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 15, 6:01pm -

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