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What Plans Are Savvy Travelers Making Right Now?

<i>A:</i><p>The heart of winter is the ideal time to start planning that summer vacation. Thinking of going abroad this summer? According to Expedia's 2015 Air Travel Trends report, the cheapest international flights go on sale 171 days before departure—meaning if you want to tavel in June or July, now is …

Richard Sherman Speaks on Tom Brady's Public Image and 2012 In-Game Comments

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman didn't wait until Super Bowl media day to deliver a few jabs at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The outspoken defender provided some insight into a previous encounter between the two and Brady's public image.<p>The Seahawks scored a 24-23 victory …

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Windows 10 free for all Windows 8.1 and 7 users for first year of availability

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: left;"/>Microsoft has just announced the first pricing …

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Apple's New Family Plan Makes It Easy To Solve The iTunes Identity Crisis

“I want to talk to my lawyer!” yelled a room full of Apple developers last week at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the behest of Apple VP of Internet Software and Services (and employee #8), Chris Espinosa . Why the visions of billable hours dancing in their heads? The …

Widespread power outage hits Detroit

<b>Dozens of municipal buildings, including fire departments and schools, in the US city of Detroit lost power for hours on Tuesday.</b><p>Among the 100 buildings affected are the Joe Louis sports arena, the courthouse and Wayne State University.<p>Power went at 10.30am but was restored to some of the buildings …

Canada Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS in Iraq

Canadian fighter plans launched their first airstrikes against ISIS since joining the U.S.-led coalition against the militants, Canada's defense minister said in a statement. Canada is reeling from two separate apparent terror attacks on Canadian Parliament and military personnel.<p>Canada's defense …

Facebook’s Head Of Policy On Emotion Experiment: “That’s Innovation”

While Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg today apologized for its controversial emotion manipulation experiment being “poorly communicated”, another executive said this kind of research makes the product better, and “it’s concerning when we see legislation that could possibly stifle that sort of …

Israel detains scores in West Bank as fears grow for missing teenagers

Israel's military has arrested about 80 Palestinians in the West Bank, including members of Hamas, as part of efforts to locate three teenagers believed to have been abducted in the territory while hitchhiking home.<p>Fears were growing for the teenagers, one a US citizen, after the Israeli army said …

Apple Said to Have Enough Sapphire Glass for Production of Both iPhone 6 Models and iWatch in 2014

Apple will reportedly have enough sapphire glass for both of its iPhone 6 models as well as the iWatch in 2014, based on the latest supply chain check at the company's sapphire glass manufacturing partner GT Advanced done by analyst Matt Margolis for <i>Seeking Alpha</i> (via <i>GforGames</i>).<p>As a result of my …

Google in talks to buy stake in Virgin space tourism business

Google is in talks to buy a stake in Virgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson's space tourism business, that would give it access to satellite launch technology, according to reports. The deal, estimated to be worth £17.8m, has not yet been sealed, but negotiations are thought to be at an advanced …

After long wait, Malaysia releases jet data

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw …