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AMD says its next PC chip trumps Intel with 12 'compute cores' and smoother gaming

A decade ago, AMD brought us the first dual-core x86 processor. Then, starting in 2008, the company came out with tri-core and quad-core designs in quick succession, leading up to octa-core chips in 2011's FX range as well as in the latest AMD-powered game consoles. Today, we're looking at a fresh …

Conan Goes Extreme With His GoPro Cameras

In honor of CES and just because, here’s a cute video for you. It’s not quite <i>Citizen Kane</i> but in this exciting video Conan O’Brien attaches GoPro cameras to objects around his studio… with some craaaazy results! Oh, Coco, you had me at “trombone.”<p>via Giz<p>In honor of CES and just because, here’s a …

Why is everyone disappointed by Google buying Nest?

It's a match made in heaven, unless you're on the outside<p>Google's bombshell $3.2B acquisition of connected-home company Nest Labs makes simple sense on paper: Nest CEO Tony Fadell says he'll gain the ability to scale his business without worrying about cash or infrastructure, while Google gets a …

Status Symbols: Nintendo Power Glove

100% conspicuous futurism<p><i>Status Symbols are devices that transcend their specs and features, and become something beautiful and luxurious in their own right. They're things that live on after the megapixel and megahertz wars move past them, beacons of timeless design and innovation.</i><p>In December of …

Feds Can't Enforce Net Neutrality: What This Means For You

In a landmark ruling Tuesday, a federal appeals court has struck down key parts of the Federal Communications Commission's open-Internet rules, effectively ruling that the federal government cannot enforce net neutrality. Put more simply, it can't require that Internet service providers treat all …

Tesla issues recall for Model S power adapters, releases software update to avoid overheating

Tesla has announced a voluntary recall affecting more than 29,000 of its home charging adapters over potential fire concerns. The NEMA 14-50 adapter is an optional home installation that allows for 240-volt recharging of the company's Model S. "Electrical resistance heating in the adapter or at the …

Smart Contact Lenses Will Give You Superhuman Vision

LAS VEGAS — Your future contact lenses could give you superhuman vision.<p>Just one year after eyewear startup Innovega announced a prototype of its …

Don't Hold Your Breath for NYC 'Bitcoin ATM' | Inc.com

When the manufacturer Lamassu showcased its bitcoin-generating machine at CES last week, it got a few press bites.<p>This week, it's getting far more. That's because a Brooklyn man the <i>New York Post</i> names as Willard Ling has purchased one of the $5,000 machines. And he's allegedly in talks with an ice …

San Diego’s Telephus Seeks $5M to Advance Anti-Infective Antibody

According to Greek mythology, “the wound that would not heal” was inflicted by the intemperate warrior Achilles when he fell upon Telephus, son of …

Tell me what you drink, and I’ll tell you how you’ll vote

'Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are," wrote 19th-century proto-foodie Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Big deal, I say. That's easy. Here's a more interesting proposition: Tell me your brand of hooch and I'll tell you what party gets your vote in the next election.<p>Grey Goose? …

Japan former prime ministers unite over Tokyo race

<b>Former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has endorsed Morihiro Hosokawa, another ex-PM, in the race for governor in the capital, Tokyo.</b><p>Mr Koizumi is supporting Mr Hosokawa's candidacy on an anti-nuclear platform.<p>Their stand puts them in opposition to the candidate supported by the party of …

Robots test their own world wide web, dubbed RoboEarth

<b>A world wide web for robots to learn from each other and share information is being shown off for the first time.</b><p>Scientists behind RoboEarth will put it through its paces at Eindhoven University in a mocked-up hospital room.<p>Four robots will use the system to complete a series of tasks, including …

Student loan sell-off 'won't change repayments'

<b>There is a "clear intention" to sell to a private buyer the student loans taken out to cover higher tuition fees, says the Universities Minister David Willetts.</b><p>But he said this would not mean a change of terms for student repayments.<p>Mr Willetts told a committee of MPs that there would be a final …

Cambridge University 'hope' for biblical manuscript bid

<b>Cambridge University has said an appeal to raise £1.1m to buy an early Biblical manuscript it has held for 30 years is "progressing well".</b><p>The Codex Zacynthius, which dates back to the 6th or 7th Century, has been in the university's library since 1984.<p>Now its owner - the Bible Society, in Swindon - …

Coronation Street's William Roache 'attacked girl in toilet'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1043000/1043960_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524704400_b2b1c6c491f22c4bee6d32ca90ff7713<p><b>Coronation Street star William Roache indecently assaulted a 14-year-old girl in the men's toilet at the Granada TV studios in Manchester and then sent</b> …

Myanmar still uses rape as weapon of war: women's group | News Home | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A women’s group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and girls raped by the army since a 2010 election brought about a nominally civilian government that has pursued rapprochement with the West.<p>The Thailand-based …

IAEA says Iran asked for nuclear talks postponement to February 8 | News Home | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday a planned meeting with Iran next week to discuss steps meant to ease concerns over its nuclear program has been pushed back to February 8 at Tehran’s request.<p>The flag of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) flies in front of its …

Israel minister apologizes to Kerry over scorn for peace drive | News Home | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s hawkish defense minister apologized to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday after a newspaper quoted him scorning the diplomat’s quest for Israeli-Palestinian peace as messianic and obsessive.<p>Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (C) walks next to Israel's …

Erdogan says Turkish corruption probe black stain on democracy | News Home | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday described a corruption investigation shaking his government as a “black stain on Turkey’s democratic history” and a worse betrayal than any of the military coups of past decades.<p>Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of …

Here are some details on Quentin Tarantino's next movie

After a year off following <i>Django Unchained</i>, Quentin Tarantino is now making preparations for another Western—or rather, his first Western, as the …

Fox plays its Magic: The Gathering movie card

The decades-long argument of which fantasy roleplaying game is superior is poised to be decided on the big screen, where the cinema can at last …

The 609-day cliffhanger: Sherlock Holmes goes global

During Sherlock’s hiatus, its stars have skyrocketed to fame—and taken the show with them<p>For <i>Sherlock</i> fans, the seemingly endless wait is almost over. …

The future of retail involves robots, drones and driverless cars

As online retailing booms, companies are still struggling over the ‘last mile’<p>Canada Post’s plan to dump door-to-door delivery of letter mail has …

Wal-Mart hitting a great wall in China

Before the fox-tainted donkey-meat scandal, Wal-Mart struggled to find its place<p>The news last week that Wal-Mart had to recall packages of donkey …

Cthulhu? All-Spark? A dad in B.C. is letting the Internet weigh in on the name of his daughter-to-be. Read the full story here: http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/cthulhu-all-spark-b-c-dad-lets-internet-weigh-in-on-name-of-daughter-to-be-1.1637590

An argument over texting in a Florida movie theatre ended with a retired police captain fatally shooting a man sitting in front of him, authorities said. Is it reasonable to expect movie-goers to abstain from texting at the theatre? http://ow.ly/sziKZ

A public hearing into Bill 60, #Quebec's proposed charter of values, is underway. If passed, the bill would ban public-sector employees in that province from wearing any religious symbols including headscarves, kippas, turbans and large crucifixes. Watch the debate at the Quebec City National Assembly LIVE here: http://ow.ly/szxxL