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A new multibillion-dollar market for Microsoft Windows is about to go crazy

It's like Windows XP deja vu all over again, but this time, the beloved operating system is Windows Server 2003, which runs on computer servers and was first rolled out 12 years ago.<p>Microsoft is ending technical support for WS2003 on July 14, and computer makers like HP and Dell are licking their …

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not communicate with Earth and scientists lost contact.<p>The discovery images come from the HiRISE camera on Nasa’s …

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015 - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The upscale Samsung Galaxy S6's smooth glass-and-matte-metal body, improved fingerprint reader, and convenient new camera shortcut key make the phone a stunner. Samsung's decluttered take on Android 5.0 brings the beauty inside, too.<p><b>The Bad</b> Longtime fans will bristle at the Galaxy S6's …

Elon Musk donates $10m to keep artificial intelligence good for humanity

Billionaire entrepreneur and space travel-fan says his money should be used to address concerns over safety<p>Elon Musk has put his money where his mouth is, donating $10m to an AI research institute earmarked for a global research programme aimed at keeping AI beneficial to humanity.

Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday Is Microsoft's Last Chance To Convince The World That Windows Still Matters

There's a lot at stake. This may be Microsoft's last chance to prove to the world that Windows still matters.<p>A decade ago more than 90% of devices on the internet ran Windows. With the rise of smartphones and tablets running smartphone operating systems like iOS and Android, that number is down to …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

600-Pound Cluster Bomb Transformed into a Stunning Drinks Cabinet

The British company Fallen Furniture crafted a beautiful cabinet that will make a lasting visual impact in any room. Their mirror-polished <i>Cluster Bomb Luxury Drinks Cabinet</i> features a reclaimed 1970s missile fuselage as its structure with built-in shelving that's perfect for your beloved libations. …

Royal Mail ‘under pressure’ despite extra trade from City Link collapse

CEO Moya Greene says 4% rise in Christmas parcel deliveries and profits in line with forecasts are not enough to halt further cost-cutting<p>The boss of the privatised Royal Mail has said the business is still under intense pressure, despite seeing a 4% rise in parcel deliveries over Christmas and …

The Wildest Design Yet For Google’s Project Ara Phone

Russian design firm Lapka tells us that everyone behind Project Ara may be missing the point.<p>Google’s Project Ara is one of the company’s most ambitious projects. It’s a modular phone, in which users could snap in new cameras, batteries, or processors as quickly as snapping together Lego.<p>Thus far, …

Mobile Technology

The 9 biggest announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 event

The core of Windows 10, unveiled<p>New look, old start menu<p>After the sea change that was Windows 8, Microsoft is still trying to make an operating system that will work on both mobile devices and PCs. Beyond purely visual changes like reworked desktop icons, Windows 10’s start menu will now expand to …

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Restorationists Irreparably Damage King Tut’s Mask

In what may be the worst (or second worst) restoration fumble of all time, conservators at Cairo’s Egyptian Museum admitted to the press that sometime last year King Tut’s famous, 3,000-year-old mask was irreversibly damaged, in the process of removing and reattaching his beard. There are differing …

Archaeology

Photography Predictions for 2015 And a Quick Look Back at 2014

Let’s start by taking a little look back at my predictions for 2014. At the beginning of the year, I suggested that apart from the D4 upgrade and a …

HoloLens: The hands-on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Microsoft Finally Delivers The Windows We All Wanted

Over the last few years, Microsoft seems to have been flailing. Windows 8, while a step in the right direction for the company, was an utter mess and saw slow adoption along with poor developer uptake.<p>Windows 8 went too far, too fast; it was a user experience disaster. As users bemoaned Windows 8’s …

Windows 10

Futuristic Cicret Bracelet Works Like A Touch-Screen Smart Phone On Your Skin

We have always seen technology like this in the movies and we are very excited that it is here now. This�Circet�bracelet lets you do everything you …

Touchscreens