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Microsoft CEO could be named next week, says report

Who's the top candidate? "Sources close to Microsoft" share their pick with Recode's Kara Swisher.<p>Microsoft may finally be set to reveal its next CEO.<p>Yes, that rumor has been a running gag after current boss Steve Ballmer announced his impending retirement last year. But now a story published …

Kara Swisher

A 5,300-Year-Old Mummy with Keys to the Future

It’s seven a.m. on a Sunday in Bolzano, Italy, and Albert Zink just told us that we weren’t dressed appropriately. He didn’t say it, actually, but he didn’t have to. It was the look he gave. He was wearing snow shoes and ski pants, looking like he was going to the top of a mountain range. We were …

Mystery of King Tut's Death Solved? Maybe Not

King Tut's chariot crashed and later his mummy burned, says an upcoming TV show.<p><b>King Tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died. For an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, presumably well fed and fiercely protected, this was a premature demise.</b><p>It was also momentous, for his death meant the beginning of the …

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Was iOS 7 Designed In Microsoft Word? No, But It’s Certainly Possible [Video]

Did Jony Ive design iOS 7 in Microsoft Word to win a bet at the bar? Almost certainly not, but he could have. Every single one of the new iOS 7 icons — including the more intricate ones like Game Center, Maps, and Stocks — can be recreated almost perfectly in Word.<p>Vaclav Krejci demonstrates the …

BlackBerry BBM finally hits iOS, Android, but there's a wait list

Users interested in BBM but who didn't sign up in advance have to "wait in line" before they can use the service. Updated: the apps are available now.<p>BlackBerry's BBM messenger service finally hits Apple's iOS and Android, but there's a catch.<p>The app is set to go live in the next hour, according to …

Apps

5.9-inch HTC One Max With Fingerprint Sensor Allows You To Launch Apps With A Touch

HTC has revealed its latest smartphone, the 5.9-inch big-screen sibling of the HTC One flagship device. The new HTC One Max is well into phablet territory at nearly 6 inches, but retains the slick aluminum case design of its smaller predecessor, as well as the somewhat dodgy Ultrapixel camera. But …

Massive asteroid to hit Earth in 2032? (Well, maybe)

Ukrainian astronomers discover an asteroid, called 2013 TV135, with the power of 2,500 nuclear bombs. It's officially described as "potentially hazardous." You've been warned.<p>I know from all the financial ads on TV that you like to plan your portfolio well in advance.<p>Might I therefore suggest that …

Asteroids

35% of Americans now own a tablet, Pew says

Pew Internet Research reports a notable spike in tablet ownership, which is up 10 percent from a year ago among Americans.<p>Thirty-five percent of Americans own a tablet and 24 percent own an e-reader, according to the latest study from Pew Internet Research.<p>Pew documented a big jump in tablet …

Demographics

LG G Pad 8.3 unboxing and first impressions

Back at IFA we had a chance to briefly get our hands on the LG G Pad 8.3, and overall we found ourselves reasonably impressed by what LG had to offer. Of course, you can only learn so much about a tablet in such a brief amount of time. Luckily we now have a review unit of the G Pad on hand and can …

Mobile Technology

Lenovo introduces the A10, its first Android-powered convertible laptop

Android has made its share of appearances on laptops before, but today Lenovo announced that it's taking a crack at the idea with the A10, a 10.1-inch notebook with a fold-back touchscreen display. The 2.2-pound convertible, which you can use in laptop or tablet mode, comes with a 1.6GHz quad-core …

Android 5.0 concept video hits YouTube

For the longest time, the Android community seemed fixated around the idea of Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie, and all the amazing changes it was rumored to be bringing to Google’s OS. Fast-forwarding to today, we now know that the next version of Android will actually be 4.4 Kit Kat, but that’s not …

Android News
Mobile Technology

iPhone 5C vs Android – specs comparison with Galaxy S4 mini, HTC One mini and Motorola Droid Mini

After pitting the iPhone 5S against some of the most representative high-end Android handsets launched this year, we’re going to see how the lower-cost iPhone 5C does against some of the “mini” models from the same handset makers.<p>For the first time ever, Apple announced a new lower-cost iPhone …

Mobile Technology

Poll: are you buying the new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c?

For the first time in the history of the iPhone product line, Apple today unveiled <i>two</i> entirely new products: the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Naturally, they're pretty well differentiated, which may make the decision to pick one up (or not) that much more challenging. So, we leave it to you, dear …

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars?

Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions.<p><b>Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming?</b><p><b>A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life in the past week, as two scientists separately proposed that early Earth lacked some chemicals</b> …

ScienceCasts: The Mystery of the Missing Waves on Titan

ScienceCasts: Comet ISON to Fly By Mars

ScienceCasts: NASA Mission Seeks Lunar Air

Apple iPhone 5S review: Same look, small screen, big potential - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>iPhone 5S</b> delivers an improved camera, a nifty fingerprint sensor, and a next-gen CPU and motion-tracking chip. Apple throws in the iWork app suite for free. iOS 7 adds some nice step-ups, too, including AirDrop file transfers and the Android-like Control Center.<p><b>The Bad</b> External design …

Phones

Earth now has one of solar system's biggest volcanoes

Deep in the Pacific Ocean, Tamu Massif is an inactive volcano that's as big as New Mexico and comparable to the massive Olympus Mons on Mars.<p>Scientists have discovered a staggering colossus that once spewed fire but now slumbers deep in the Pacific Ocean. Sadly it's not Godzilla, but it is a …

Earth Science

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 Air Command menu in action!

One of the big focuses in Samsung’s Note series has been the S-Pen. We saw some serious improvements in the S-Pen when going from the original Note to the Note 2, but now it’s more of a focus than ever in the Galaxy Note 3, thanks to the Air Command menu.<p>Air Command is perhaps one of the coolest …

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Android News

Google Nexus 4 on sale for only £160 in the UK

Love a good bargain? Then step this way as Google's got a corker for you. The superb Nexus 4 smart phone now starts at only £160 for the 8GB model, a …

Mobile Technology