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Machinima settles with FTC over misleading Xbox endorsements

The Federal Trade Commission is no fan of companies parading paid sponsorships as organic endorsements, as gaming video network Machinima recently …

The ‘Apple of China’ May Soon Release Its First Laptop

It’s the second-most valuable private tech company in the world, but it only makes smartphones—for now.<p>Xiaomi, which is headquartered in Beijing and …

New Apple TV reportedly starts at $149, packs universal search

No, the torrent of rumors surrounding the next Apple TV hasn't ended yet. Sources for both <i>9to5Mac</i> and <i>BuzzFeed News</i> now believe that the media hub will start at $149 -- still much higher than Apple TV boxes from recent memory, but better than the $199 mentioned in the past. Whether or not that's …

Smart TV

Chocolate + Chiles = A Match Made in Dessert Heaven

Spicy chile powder and sweet chocolate are a delicious duo—just think about Mexican hot chocolate. But it’s an underused combination, in our …

Beaches open despite shark attacks

Hands-on with Parrot's newest range of minidrones designed for air, land and water

Last year, Parrot launched a range of minidrones that were more like those miniature toy radio-controlled helicopters and cars than they were full-size professional-level drones.<p>Unsurprisingly, given the growing interest and relatively low price tag, they were a hit and sold more than 600,000 units.<p>…

This is the rare PlayStation console built by Sony and Nintendo

Long before Sony and Nintendo were rivals, the two companies were partners for a brief time. In 1988, the duo started work on SNES-CD, a video game media format that was supposed to augment the cartridge-based SNES by adding support for higher-capacity CDs. In 1991 at the Consumer Electronics Show …

Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean …

Watch shark flip over kayaker in middle of ocean

Tesla Beats Its Own Sales Forecast, All Eyes on the Model X

Facebook is talking with music labels, but why?

The social network is looking to get involved in music, but what that means is still undetermined<p>Facebook has held talks with the major labels about "getting into music," multiple sources tell <i>The Verge</i>. Facebook has spoken with Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group …

Amazon is now treating its Prime members to extra savings on new and upcoming video games

Amazon has quietly given its Prime members another valuable benefit: discounts on recently released and upcoming video games. Just yesterday we shared a couple of these deals in our daily apps/games roundup. At the time we thought they were just a couple of one-offs. But now we’ve come to learn …

Summer is sizzling: Heat records fall across US West

From Seattle to Salt Lake City, the West is baking under record heat. Temperatures reaching the triple digits have made fire conditions extreme and …

Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing …

The Jetpack May Finally Be Coming–To Save Your Life

It’s not quite a world of personal jet-powered transport, but a few jetpack super heroes couldn’t hurt.<p>We may as well face up to the fact that the future of powered personal transport is electric bikes, not jet packs. If humans can’t be trusted not to eat cereal or text their friends while driving, …

#ICYMI: Freezing lasers, tweeting video games and more

Jim Webb joins 2016 presidential race

Jim Webb, the former one-term senator from Virginia and Navy secretary, will launch a long-shot bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.<p>Webb announced the decision on his campaign website Thursday.<p>"After many months of thought, deliberation and discussion, I have decided to seek the …

Collateral Damage in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: Unintended Consequences of an Elk Feeding Program

Changing Planet<p>Grizzly Bear in Yellowstone National Park, photo by Terry Tollefsbol<p><i>It was the mid-1990s, and my boyfriend and I were in the midst of a cross-country drive on our way back to college. We stopped for a spell in the picturesque community of Kelly, Wyoming, our jumping-off point for a</i> …

Wildlife

The Art of Birds, Revealed Through an Altered Reality

At first glance, these birds wowed me. A few seconds later I started to wonder, Are they real?<p>Well … yes. And no.<p>Before attempting to explain what’s going on in these images, the artist, Cheryl Medow, might appreciate you taking a similar approach to experiencing her photography as she does to …

Nature

Wings, Water, Wind, and Hope in Hawaii

Wildlife<p>Hawaii has a unique ecosystem. Because the islands were created by volcanoes, all life had to arrive either by water, wind, or wings, says Dean Gallager, a ranger at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. The steaming slopes and lush valleys of this island ecosystem were the location of this …

11 animals more likely to kill you than sharks

If the mere thought of sharks sends chills down your spine, consider the damage a swarm of ants or even a cow could inflict.<p>Sharks are kinda scary. …

Badgers, bullfrogs and birdsong: your June wildlife photos

We asked you to share your June pictures of the wildlife around the world with which we share our outdoor spaces. Here’s our pick of the best

Wildlife

Here’s How Microsoft Will Release Windows 10

After some general market confusion and bad headline writing, Microsoft this morning detailed how it will roll out Windows 10 to testers, consumers, and large-scale customers.<p>First, scale: Microsoft said in its blog post this morning that there are now 5 million Windows Insiders, up from 3.7 …

Foxconn Document Leaked: Indicates ‘iPhone 6s’ With 12MP Camera, 2GB RAM

- Jul 2, 2015<p>A document has been leaked which appears to include a Foxconn manufacturing schematic that indicates Apple’s next-generation iPhone will …

Mobile Technology

Sony introduces three new large Bluetooth and AirPlay compatible speakers with price tags to match

After releasing a new Bluetooth-enabled LED lightbulb last month, Sony is back again today with details on new wireless speaker options for your home. As a follow-up to Sony’s highly-rated previous generation models, these new speakers have a simple and unobtrusive design. However, it’s the price …

Facebook steps up competition with YouTube with ad-supported videos

Videos uploaded directly to Facebook are watched more than 4bn times a day according to the social network. Now it wants their uploaders to be able to make money from those videos.<p>The social network is testing a new “suggested videos” feature in its news feed, which will see videos from partner …

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