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Prince blesses Instagram with his presence, calls it Princestagram

Instagram just got a bit more royal.<p>Prince has decided to join the social media site, aptly dubbing his account "Princestagram." The iconic singer, …

Timberwolves, Mavericks and Suns could become best non-playoff teams in modern NBA history

Since the NBA playoffs expanded to 16 teams in 1984, no lottery team has been better than the current Timberwolves, Suns or Mavericks. Two of them will not make the postseason.<p><b>Editor's Note: An initial version of this story did not mention the Timberwolves. We apologize for the error.</b><p>One of the …

Kiss Forever: 40 Years of Feuds and Fury

All that’s missing from Gene Simmons’ home office is a cash register. He has stuffed a wing of his otherwise tasteful Beverly Hills mansion with Kiss …

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Mysteriously Bursts Into Flames During Video Shoot

Malfunctions don’t get much more catastrophic than this when it comes to cameras. While shooting a Kickstarter video with a Blackmagic 2.5K Cinema …

In Three Minutes, We Can Teach You How to Create Your Very Own Flipboard Magazine

MagMaker / November 7, 2013<p>If you’re just getting started with Flipboard magazines — or just thinking about getting ready to maybe possibly create …

Seven Secrets of Highly Effective Flipboard MagMakers

MagMaker / December 19, 2013<p>There’s an art to creating a successful Flipboard magazine, but there’s some science involved as well. So with apologies …

Microsoft Research Reveals 3D Browser SurroundWeb

Microsoft has a small obsession with innovating in the living room, so it should come as no surprise that its research arm continues to plough forward with a 3D browser. Called SurroundWeb, the prototype allows Web pages to display content across multiple surfaces in a room.<p>The browser has come a …

The Car As You Know It Is Dead

Goodbye, motoring. Hello, mobility. John Edson of Lunar explains why the future of cars is about experience versus ownership.<p>The tech world has been abuzz about the developments of the self-driving car, visions that are supplanting the earlier visions that would have filled the sky with flying …

Carsharing

An ultra tiny sensor could help doctors clean out your arteries

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and according to the CDC, clogged arteries from coronary heart disease kill more than 385,000 people annually. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a tiny device they hope will …

5 technologies that are shaping the future of design

Theatrical robots. 3D printers that churn out cells. Wearables for infants. These types of technologies might be “out there,” but they show off key …

Cosmic Bulletins: Two Major Discoveries Rock Science

The Theory of General Relativity seemed truly bizarre when Albert Einstein first articulated it 99 years ago: gravity, the great physicist declared, …

These 5 sedans are V8-powered supercars in disguise

Supercar performance, raucous V8 engines, and four doors.<p>These five sedans don't look like supercars. They have no carbon tubs or active aerodynamic tricks that make them look like low-flying spacecraft. They fit human beings in their front and rear seats. They have cushy suspensions and seat …

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Cuban to CBS Sports Radio: Tanking happens but isn't effective

Mavericks owner talks why Dirk will never be traded, tanking, and the future of the Mavs.<p><b>More NBA: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news, …

9 questions about the NCAA Tournament bracket you were too embarrassed to ask

Are you confused and stressed by the NCAA Tournament? Here are a handful of basic tips and tricks to match your most basic questions about filling out a bracket. We promise not to tell your friends!<p>(1) Someone at work asked me if I’m filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket. What the heck is an NCAA …

What It's Like to Be Right About the Big Bang: Genesis of a Viral Video

What's it like to learn that your decades' worth of work have paid off? Now we know.<p>Imagine that you have spent 30 years of your career working on a single project, dedicated to a single idea. Imagine that there have been doubters along the way. Imagine that you, yourself, have occasionally been …

Amazon's video streaming device debuting in April?

While Amazon has yet to make any official announcement, word on the street is that the company's rumored video streaming device could be shipping as soon as early April, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>Reportedly, the Amazon device could come with a variety of apps from other companies for …

Amazon’s streaming video device could land in April

Amazon’s long-rumored set-top box could be closer than you think.<p>Amazon is reportedly planning to launch the device at some point next month, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The media device has been rumored since last year, and for Amazon, which hosts a streaming video service of its own through …

The best SMS replacement apps for Android

The world is evolving. In the future, services like calling and texting will take place entirely over internet data connections. Gone will be the days of phone numbers. Soon we’ll all have usernames. Why wait to make the transition? Over the last few years, a number of great services have popped up …

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Got the KitKat SD card blues? Solve the problem with SDFix (root required)

Android 4.4 KitKat limits the access of apps to the microSD card, by only allowing them to write files to their own folders, a problem that causes issues for all kinds of apps, from file explorers, to music apps, and more.<p>There’s an entire debate to be had about the purpose of this restriction. …

Android News

The Planet Mercury Is Shrinking

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Mercury, already our smallest planet, is shrinking.<p>The news comes as NASA marks the third year of …

Health law enrollment hits 5 million

Just in time for March Madness, Obamacare’s getting its game on.<p>The administration said 5 million people have signed up for coverage with two weeks to go until the March 31 deadline,. The surging pace could revive White House hopes of enrolling 6 million by the end of the month.<p>Lukewarm progress in …

St. Patrick's Day 2014 in Pictures

Obamacare enrollment tops 5 million amid surge in sign-ups

WASHINGTON– More than 5 million people have now signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by PresidentObama’shealthcare law, thanks to a surge in enrollment over the last two weeks, the Obama administration announced Monday.<p>The quickening pace of sign-ups confirms that many Americans …

College Student is Sentenced for ‘Sextortion’

The California computer hack that threatened women, including Miss Teen USA, will get jail time for his sneaky sexploits.<p>It’s more pernicious than …

Big Bang breakthrough announced; gravitational waves detected

There's no way for us to know exactly what happened some 13.8 billion years ago, when our universe burst onto the scene. But scientists announced Monday a breakthrough in understanding how our world as we know it came to be.<p>If the discovery holds up to scrutiny, it's evidence of how the universe …

Third Person Dies in SXSW Accident

Newest Flight 370 Claim Says Someone Ordered the Plane's Computer to Change Course

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>American officials are now saying that the first sharp westward turn taken by missing Malaysia …