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Emails Show Hollywood Worked With A State Attorney General To Push Its Anti-Piracy Agenda

Recently leaked emails shed light on how Hollywood is working with state attorneys general to try and push anti-piracy policies that are largely unpopular with the American public.<p>Culture and tech news site The Verge recently reported that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has made …

Armed militants raid bus in Kenya, killing 28

Islamist militants ambushed a bus in Kenya on Saturday and sprayed bullets on those who failed to recite Quran verses, killing at least 28 people, authorities said.<p>The bus, which had 60 people aboard, was heading from Mandera, near the Somali border, to the capital of Nairobi.<p>About 20 miles into …

Behind the scenes of a 'shocking' new study on human altruism

How much money would you give up to prevent a stranger’s pain? And how does this compare to what you’d pay to prevent your own pain?<p>With colleagues at University College London I addressed this question in a recent study. We were interested in quantifying how much people care about others, relative …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

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7 Thanksgiving Desserts That Are Way Better Than Pie

<b>1. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust & Caramel Sauce</b><p>Pumpkin pie is always expected at Thanksgiving, but why not shake things up and make a pumpkin cheesecake instead? This 5-star recipe is the ultimate sweet ending to your Thanksgiving feast -- and no one will miss that tired ol' pumpkin …

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Here Are Some New Details On The Sequel To The Hottest Android Phone Of The Year

The company's global director Carl Pei confirmed as much in a thread on Reddit in September, but now we've learned a few small details about the phone, rumored to be called the OnePlus 2.<p>A source familiar with the situation told Business Insider the following about OnePlus' next phone:<p><b>It will</b> …

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Microsoft Is Losing Xbox One Momentum Due To 343's 'Halo: Master Chief Collection' Misdeeds

Earlier this month, I wrote a piece saying that there was a never better time to buy an Xbox One than now. That was in the wake of Microsoft announcing a price cut of many of their most popular bundles from $400 down to $350, which, factoring the cost of a game you’d buy anyway, made the effective …

Mobile recap: Nokia N1 tablet; Nexus 6 updated; Apple Watch apps

Among the many mobile announcements this past week, Nokia’s may have been the most surprising. Since its phone business was bought by Microsoft, it …

iPad Air 2 Event: What to Expect!

Here's How Visa Plans To Keep Your Credit Cards Safe In Apple Pay

With the recent JP Morgan breach and Target hack that resulted in millions of stolen credit card numbers last year, you may be reluctant to use your phone as a payment method. Visa, however, assures that your information will remain safe thanks to the new Token Service it launched last month.<p>So …

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Bose, Beats agree to settle headphone patent dispute

By Andrew Chung<p>A high-profile patent spat over noise canceling headphones between Bose Corp and Beats Electronics ended on Friday with the two sides …

Send your name into space, maybe to Mars

An Orion spacecraft is shown in this rendering from NASA. One to be launched in December could carry your name.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Maybe you chickened out on the one-way trip to Mars that was being offered. But never fear, there's still a way for you to make a name for yourself.<p>NASA is inviting the public to …

Jibe Mobile is using WebRTC to put your mobile phone in your browser

Cloud communications startup Jibe Mobile plans to introduce a desktop client in the coming months that will graft your mobile phone onto your PC …

Apple TV Continues To Evolve As A Smart Home Hub

Since the release of Apple TV in 2007, the $99 set-top box has long been referred to as a “hobby” project for Apple. But lately, it’s become much more important than that for the Cupertino tech giant. The company reported that it sold more than $1 billion Apple TVs in 2013 and has around 20 million …

Amazon says 'Transparent' is a hit, and season two is on the way

Amazon is finally having its Netflix moment<p>Since it first made a move into original programming, Amazon has tried its best to match Netflix's string of critically acclaimed and binge-worthy shows like <i>House of Cards</i> and <i>Orange is the New Black</i>. But nothing's worked — until now. Thanks to Jill …

Apple's bankrupt sapphire glass supplier plans to shut down its plant

890 employees will be laid off<p>Apple's sapphire glass supplier has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to shut down two production plants and lay off 890 workers. The supplier, GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT), says that it's burning through an unsustainable amount of money at the Arizona …

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NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun

Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million suns.<p>"You might think of this pulsar as the 'Mighty Mouse' of stellar remnants," Dr. Fiona A. Harrison, professor of physics and astronomy at the California …

China pollution levels hit 20 times safe limit

Days of heavy smog shrouding swathes of northern China pushed pollution to more than 20 times safe levels on Friday, despite government promises to tackle environmental blight.<p>Visibility dropped dramatically as measures of small pollutant particles known as PM2.5, which can embed themselves deep in …

US warns Kobani may be about to fall as Isis advance further into town

Islamic State (Isis) fighters have moved deeper into the Syrian town of Kobani on the Turkish border and may well capture it, said the deputy US national security adviser.<p>Tony Blinken said the militants controlled 40% of the town, echoing figures from the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human …

Going up! Cosmic elevator could reach space on a cable made of diamonds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to ride an elevator into space? While the idea has been around for more than 100 years, a breakthrough in nanotechnology could mean we will be riding into space on a cable made of diamonds.<p>Scientists at Penn State University in the US released a research paper last month that showed …

North and South Korea exchange fire

North and South Korea exchanged fire Friday after gunners in the North targeted balloons carrying leaflets critical of the country's reclusive regime, the South Korean Defense Ministry said.<p>North Korean gunners fired anti-aircraft rounds at the balloons for 20 minutes, and some of the shots landed …

Xiaomi President Suggests Apple's Jony Ive Give Xiaomi A Try

Jonathan Ive, the designing genius behind some of the legendary Apple products is known for his pleasant manners and mellow Essex accent. But even the ever-gentlemanly Jony couldn’t hold his temper when a Chinese smart phone brand name was mentioned.<p>At a recent Vanity Fair event, when a member of …

New trailers: 'Tomorrowland,' 'Dear White People,' 'Alpha House,' and more

What is Tomorrowland? We're still not totally sure, but this week we finally got a peek at Brad Bird (<i>The Incredibles</i>) and Damon Lindelof's (<i>Lost</i>) mysterious new movie. It looks magical in a way that's perfect for Disney, and we can't wait to see more. It's scheduled to hit theaters on May 22nd.<p>I'm …

How To Make A New Planet Home

Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan<p>The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years ago when the planet was warm and wet. “When it comes to Mars, and only Mars, the …

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HTC is lost, and this blind camera isn't helping

Selling phones is hard, but selling the weird Re Camera will be even harder<p><i>"The smartphone is just the overture of HTC’s grand opera."</i><p>Phones are now cheaply made commodities, and the company that makes them the sole focus of its business doesn’t survive long in the modern world. Motorola, Nokia, …

You've Seen The Leaning Tower Of Pisa, But Have You Seen The Crooked House Of Windsor?

It's a funny little building with a funny little lean, and no -- it's not the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's the Crooked House of Windsor, by God!<p>This house is one of the cutest, quaintest attractions in England, and it has a fun little backstory to go with it. Constructed in 1592 and originally …

Here's How NASA Is Expanding Its Search For Alien Life

Over the next five years, NASA and seven partner institutions will be taking on new projects to help paint a more complete picture about how life comes to be in the universe. The projects include preparing to bring back samples of the Martian terrain to Earth, investigating the role of comets and …

Louis C.K. might not be completely wrong about Mars

It's funny because it's sort of true<p>You may have caught Louis C.K.'s tweetstorm earlier today. For no apparent reason, the comedian and actor started musing about Mars and the origins of life on Earth. Check out some of the tweets below:<p>In case you didn't quite catch that, C.K. suggests that "us-y …

800,000 bees attack, leaving one person dead, four injured

<b>(CNN) —</b> One bee after you is bad enough. What about thousands?<p>A man in Arizona died after being stung more than an estimated 100 times.<p>An exterminator said based on the size of the hive, there were about 800,000 bees.<p>Douglas Fire Chief Mario Novoa said his department answered a call Wednesday …