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Google maps out the nine US cities they're considering for the next Google Fiber deployments

Google Fiber is the sort of thing that nerds lust over — who wouldn't want access to gigabit speeds? — and today they've laid out the nine cities …

Weekly Photo Contest: Cooking

Show off the process of making those culinary creations with your Android<p>We just wrapped up another successful weekly photo contest, Night, with …

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto X (Video)

With the Moto X, Motorola succeeded in (briefly) shifting the Android smartphone conversation from “how to bump specs even higher” to “how to make …

What if the rumored phablet-sized iPhone drops the “iPhone” name?

Industry sources sure have been insistent that we’re looking forward to not just multiple iPhone models this year, like last year’s pairing of the 5S …

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Flappy Bird Developer Says He’s Taking The Hit Game Down Tomorrow

The developer of the popular mobile game Flappy Bird just declared that he’s taking the game down tomorrow.<p>Dong Nguyen, an indie game developer based in Hanoi, Vietnam, tweeted, “I am sorry ‘Flappy Bird’ users, 22 hours from now, I will take ‘Flappy Bird’ down. I cannot take this anymore.” He then …

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Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Lake Superior Sunset

Photo submitted by Bob Beahen, “On Saturday, February 1st, I ventured out onto Lake Superior to check out the ice caves, driving up from Minneapolis …

Shimano Enters HD Action Sports Camera Market – Big Lens, Waterproof & ANT+ Sensor Sync!

The new Shimano CM-1000 Sports Camera puts the component brand squarely into the action sports consumer electronics market in a big way. Or, rather, …

Long Term Review: Easton EA90 SLX Alloy Road Wheels

Last summer, Easton completely revamped their wheels with the all-new Echo hubs and RoadTubeless rims. The news led with their carbon versions, but …

Analyzing Baby Cries For Signs Of Serious Disease

The earliest signs of certain ailments or development problems can be heard in the exact tone and cadence of newborn’s wail. Soon there could be an app for new parents and hospitals to get a hint of what’s the trouble.<p>When babies have certain health or development problems, they cry differently …

Pregnancy

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cancer

First Ride: Schwalbe Launches Double Chamber Tire System

Tire manufacturer Schwalbe has teamed up with German component maker Syntace to produce a double chamber tire system that is said to increase …

UberFacts on Twitter: "In Super Mario Bros, the bushes are just the clouds colored green. http://t.co/hOeVEKGBQk"

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Blizzard to fund competitive gaming at the college level

The world of competitive gaming revolves around young players, but it's not always easy for them to participate -- many of them are college students without the resources to host large tournaments. They'll soon get a helping hand from Blizzard, however. The <i>StarCraft II</i> developer is now promising …

Feds scold Samsung for using standards-essential patents to seek iPhone ban

The Department of Justice on Friday announced the end of an investigation into a controversial campaign by Samsung to obtain an import import of …

Take a deep breath: the stethoscope is dying

If you Google "Hugh Laurie" and "stethoscope", you will come up with a clutch of stories from February 2012 about how everybody's favourite pill-popping misanthropic physician is "hanging up his stethoscope" after eight seasons on the hit show House.<p>This underlines a more general truth: doctors …

These Backpacks For Cow Farts Reduce Climate Change And Generate Power

Bovine farts are powerful enough to power your refrigerator. The trick, which this gear nicely solves, is capturing the gas that is passed.<p>Argentine researchers are using special backpacks made for cows to capture cow belches and turn them into power while fighting climate change.<p>The cows are each …

Dick Costolo On User Growth: Twitter “Will Reach Many More People” In 2014

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo answered repeated questions this afternoon about the company’s user growth. His big point seemed to be that (despite what appears to be a decreasing number of new users joining the service), “We feel very well-positioned for growth,” and the company “will reach many more …

Marc Andreessen talks about the evolution of the news business and why he is optimistic

Everyone seems to have an opinion about what’s wrong with the news business — whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times for journalism, …

iPhone 5c caught fire in 13-year-old’s pants; Caused severe burns

We’ve seen cases here and there of cellphones catching fire for various reasons. Whether it’s happened due to a cheap battery replacement, or bad …

LG G Pro 2 may use a super-thin bezel to make its 5.9-inch size more comfortable

Smartphone manufacturers sure seem to enjoy little more than one-upping each other, an attitude that has brought us such struggles as the fight for …

HTC exec casts doubt on M8 pic, as new images generate more controversy

Overnight, we saw the arrival of an image claiming to reveal the HTC M8, showing off the weird dual-camera configuration previously mentioned in …

This liquid can make any glove touchscreen-friendly

It hasn't been all that easy to make your own touchscreen-friendly gloves short of grabbing a needle and some conductive thread. With Tony Yu's upcoming Nanotips, however, it could be as simple as applying touch-up paint. The conductive liquid gives any pair of gloves (and many other surfaces) the …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review | Trusted Reviews

<i>Review Update: 13 April 2015</i><br>Update by Jon Devo<p>How does the Galaxy S5 compare to the latest phones?<p>When’s the best time to buy a flagship phone? When …

'Somerset crocodile' nothing to do with us, say horror film-makers

The makers of a new horror film about crocodiles terrorising the Somerset Levels have denied that animals used in the film were connected to a crocodile scare in central Bristol.<p>The chief constable of Avon and Somerset police, Nick Gargan, sparked alarm on Monday by tweeting that a 6ft-long …

I haven't just survived cancer three times – I have thrived

In 2004 I was 29 years old, working as a personal trainer and swimming instructor, and exercising twice a day, six days a week. I was in great shape. Then I was diagnosed with testicular cancer.<p>I was actually misdiagnosed initially, and it was only after a further six weeks that I was referred to a …