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Why white is a colour of purity that might just have killed you

The colour white is loaded with meaning. From white weddings to bleached lab coats and blank sheets of paper, it is found everywhere. But where did it begin, and is it even a colour at all?<p>White created by light – on a TV screen, for example, or through a prism – does not have its own specific …

Nigerian President declares 'Spartan' assets

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says his assets include $150,000, two mud houses, livestock and an orchard, and a plot of land the exact location of which he has yet to trace.<p>The asset declaration, which Buhari's spokesman described as "Spartan," comes as the President …

Samsung's Strategic Surrender: iPhone 6S Plus Dominates Galaxy Note 5

It now looks likely that Samsung will be bringing the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 forward from its traditional slot in September at Berlin’s IDA event to August 12th, with the phablet starting to go on sale to the public on August 21st. The Note 5 will step into the public light alongside …

Readers' photos of Ramadan

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The iPhone Technology That Apple Ignores

There are countless ideas on the market that would be ‘great to have’ in a smartphone, but the realities of mass-market manufacturing means that many ideas will be passed overdue to cost, complexity, or a lack of demand over all of the addressable market.<p>The good news is that some of the technology …

Early Galaxy S6 sales almost double the GS5's, says T-Mobile

The Galaxy S6 could become Samsung’s most popular flagship smartphone yet, according to analyst forecasts and early sales indications from T-Mobile. The US carrier says that sales of the Galaxy S6 are already “nearly double” those of the Galaxy S5 during the first 10 days.<p>The Galaxy S5 is currently …

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Polling stations re-open in Nigeria after voting extension

The country's electoral commission said some 300 of the 150,000 polling stations would be open from 0700 GMT to accredit voters after handheld devices to read biometric identity cards failed.<p>Nigeria's ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) called the situation a "huge national embarrassment" after …

5 Facts That Explain the Threat From Nigeria's Boko Haram

As the world responded to the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> attack with a 3.7 million person march and the most tweeted hashtag in history, a surge in insurgent …

How To Use The App That Will Make Your Photos Look 1,000 Times Better

Even Instagram's preset filters are beginning to feel passé. A regular 'grammer can spot Valencia a mile away, and Instagram itself seems to be realizing that "the cool teens don't use Instagram filters anymore." The company introduced five new filters in December 2014.<p>What teens do use is VSCO …

Apple faces lawsuit over storage space on iPhones and iPads

Firm failed to tell consumers that iOS 8 software could take up as much as 23.1% of advertised storage capacity, claims lawyer<p>Following complaints about the large amount of storage that Apple’s latest software iOS 8 takes up on its iPhones and iPads, the US tech firm is being sued for the alleged …

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Android Circuit: Android 5.0.2 Released, Kodak's First Smartphone, Samsung Surrenders Over Services

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Android 5.0.2 for the Nexus 7, iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S5, Kodak’s new Android smartphone, Christmas hints and tips, technology or religion, Samsung closes software …

These Are The Countries That Could Lose Internet Easily

North Korea was taken offline for 9 1/2 hours earlier this week, possibly as the result of a distributed denial of service attack. It wouldn't take much to DDOS the entirety of North Korea: the country has only one pathway to the internet, through a connection with a "backbone" network hosted by a …

Why You Should Friend Your Child on Facebook

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Zuma's remarriage hint sets tongues wagging

The Star newspaper quotes South African president with four wives as saying "I am yet to marry my last one".<p>South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has set rumour mills agog by hinting that he may marry again.<p>During a visit to a Durban township on Tuesday, the 72-year-old leader who already has four …

iPhone 6 Plus dominated US phablet market in October, says Kantar

Samsung recently ran a PR campaign to remind people it created the phablet genre (well, give or take a Streak or two). The Galaxy Note was largely ridiculed when it came out for being way too big and tablet-like. Steve Jobs was so disgusted in particular, that he tried to make it the punch line of …

England captain Robshaw ruled out for four weeks

LONDON (Reuters) - England captain Chris Robshaw has been ruled out of action for up to four weeks due to a shoulder injury, his club Harlequins said on Friday.<p>England's Chris Robshaw (C) reacts during their international rugby test match against Australia at Twickenham Stadium in London, November …

Which surveillance agency just released an encryption app for kids? Answer: GCHQ

British surveillance agency GCHQ has launched an app teaching children to understand “basic encryption techniques”, despite its director having criticised technology firms for making more advanced tools available to their users.<p>Cryptoy is a free app for Android tablets, with an iPad version …