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Twitter top source for breaking news on social media: Survey

Among all social networking platforms, micro-blogging site Twitter is the top source for users when it comes to breaking news, a new online survey of …

Secular standards: Should the State refuse to rebuild shrines destroyed on its watch?

Not only does the State fail in its duty to protect places of worship from attacks by mobs, it also refuses to rebuild them on the specious grounds …

India

Hardik Patel, associates booked for rioting

Hardik Patel, 22-year-old leader of Gujarat’s Patel reservation movement, and his associates were booked late on Thursday evening for rioting and …

Google's new animated logo is the future of mobile branding.

Google unveiled a new logo on Tuesday morning, and it’s already been the subject of a slew of aesthetic critiques, including a positive review by …

More Shots Of BlackBerry Android Phone Leak Online

We got a glimpse of BlackBerry’s rumored Android-powered smartphone last month, in the form a render shared on Twitter by notorious leaker Evan Blass. Now photos of the Android BlackBerry have apparently leaked too — published by Taiwanese website Tinhte (spotted earlier by TechTimes).<p>The latest …

Steve Jobs narrates this awesome drone footage of Apple’s ‘spaceship’

Apple’s eagerly-anticipated $5 billion “spaceship” Apple campus is coming along nicely, according to a new drone video shot by Silicon Valley-based photographer/videographer Duncan Sinfield.<p>Using a DJI Inspire 1 drone to fly over the construction site, Sinfield’s skilfully-edited video not only …

Drones

How Google’s logo has evolved through the years

Google launched a new logo yesterday, its first refresh in two years.<p>While the Google logo has evolved over its seventeen-year history, it has largely stayed faithful to the original concept. However, yesterday saw Google go sans-serif, though it kept the same “flat” look it took on back in …

Toshiba unveils 12.5-inch 4K convertible laptop

Toshiba is announcing a convertible laptop-tablet that has a 12.5-inch screen and a 4K Ultra HD display.<p>The Japanese electronics company claims the Satellite Radius 12 is the world’s first 4K convertible, which can be folded into a tablet or used as a laptop. The 2-in-1 device has an Intel Skylake …

Toshiba

Xiaomi’s MacBook ripoff could be a reality after all

Not content with competing with Apple in the smartphone and wearables category, noted ripoff artists Xiaomi are reportedly considering unveiling …

Ripoff

Switzerland Just Finished Building the Longest Tunnel in the World

The 35-mile Gotthard Base Tunnel runs below the Swiss Alps.<p>This week saw the completion of the new longest tunnel in the world. Construction began on the Gotthard Base Tunnel, which travels 35.4 miles under the Swiss Alps, in 2004. The cost of the project was just under $10 billion U.S., and though …

Trains

Solar Charger With Ultra-High Capacity Battery

Price: $34You may ask why go for a solar charger at all when there are tons of standard chargers available. But when you have one like this Solar …

Solar Charging

The Tesla Model S P85D Is the First Product to Get a Perfect Score From Consumer Reports

Not the first car. The first product. And it really scored a 103 out of 100.<p>The Tesla Model S P85D is something of a revelation. It has amazing electric range, can get to 60 in less than four seconds, can recharge in 30 minutes, and is as comfortable and sophisticated as luxury performance cars …

Tesla

Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D is officially the highest-rated vehicle ever tested by <i>Consumer Reports</i>. In fact, it's so good, it actually broke the magazine's rating system, achieving 103 points on a 100-point scale. The reviewers call the sedan "a glimpse into the future of the auto industry." They …

How — and why — to hack your Wi-Fi network

FRAMINGHAM, Mass — Attempting to “hack” into your own wireless network can help you spot potential Wi-Fi security vulnerabilities and figure out ways …

Here’s How Iran Resets Your Gmail Password

Tehran’s hackers are getting trickier—and finding new ways to get into your Gmail.<p>Iranian hackers have now found a way to get around Google’s …

Security

Pictures of the day: 27 August 2015 - Telegraph

What is the 'dark web'? Term made infamous by Ashley Madison and paedophile rings explained

It has been described as the dark underbelly of the internet, the online place where paedophiles find what they are looking for, and where data from …

Privacy

Canon 35mm f1.4 L II Features a Blue Refractive Element

Canon originally introduced their 35mm f1.4 L in the late 90s–and today we finally get its replacement. The Canon 35mm f1.4 L II USM is the company’s …

Facebook M virtual assistant will compete with Siri and Google Now

Facebook is launching a virtual assistant that combines artificial intelligence (AI) technology with a team of human helpers, to compete with services such as Apple’s Siri, Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana.<p>Facebook M will sit within the social network’s Facebook Messenger app, with people …

Chatbots

Microsoft Windows 10 installed on 75 million devices in less than a month

Technology giant Microsoft on Wednesday said that over 75 million devices were running the flagship operating system (OS) Windows 10 after a month of …

House dust can reveal who you live with and what your pet is, study shows

Dust from 1100 homes was surveyed to learn more about microbes that might exacerbate breathing problems and allergies ... or even have health benefits<p>If the steady build-up of grime, stains and crumbs on the floor is not enough to spur you to a home cleaning spree, then research on the bugs that …

Microbiology

Amazon Underground Features An Android App Store Focused On “Actually Free” Apps

Amazon just announced a new Android app with everything you can find in the normal Amazon app as well as a revamped store for Android apps and games. While the company already had the Amazon Appstore, Amazon Underground is a brand new app that can potentially replace both the Amazon app as well as …

This Video Explains The Science Behind That Real-Life Hoverboard

It involves magnets and liquid nitrogen and magnetic fields, so listen up.<p>Hoverboards seem to be taking over, even if Wiz Khalifa's incriminating device doesn't exactly qualify (or so we're told). Lexus–whose model is the genuine article–has dropped a video that explains the science behind their …

Hoverboards

Boldr Voyage smartwatch looks like a normal watch, has a 6-month battery

The smartwatch's biggest turnoff is that it looks like a smartwatch. It's clear as day to everyone you have a tiny computer strapped to your …

Hands-on with the £129 Wileyfox Swift

Two years ago, Motorola pioneered a new smartphone category with the original Moto G: the almost flagship. It was a device that offered close to high-end performance and design with a price-tag usually reserved for less capable mid-tier handsets. It's now the company's bestselling smartphone and …

Hands-on: Leica claims fastest in the world for its new CMOS S (Type 007)

Leica claims fastest in the world for its new CMOS S (Type 007)<p>Originally announced in September 2014, Leica's medium format S camera presents a …

Pintasking brings multi-tasking to just about any Android device

One of the main reasons I prefer working on my desktop over my tablet or phone is that PCs offer a significantly better multi-tasking experience.<p>Sure, I could use my Android phone to keep an eye on Twitter for leads for a story, download images using Chrome, and write and publish my post in …

Apps