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Pep Guardiola sees Manchester United as his preferred next move

United would have to part with Louis van Gaal if they were to land Pep Guardiola but are unlikely to baulk at a pay-off of around £7m<p>Pep Guardiola is understood <b>to see Manchester United as his preferred option when he makes his next move</b>, potentially next summer, which would give the club a decision …

How DNA barcoding can prevent foodborne illness outbreaks

In 2012, when several hundred people fell ill in the U.S. amid a salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration was quickly able to isolate …

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Activision Publishing CEO: 'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' And 'Destiny' Aren't Rivals

Two of the biggest first-person shooters of the year are <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i>—the latest entry in the best-selling video game franchise of all time—and <i>Destiny</i>, the biggest new IP in gaming history.<p>Both games are published by Activision-Blizzard. <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> was developed …

WhatsApp to remain free in developing countries like India

One way WhatsApp could charge users in the subcontinent is by tying up with carriers and collecting subscription charges from offline channels. …

WTF: Google sells out of Wednesday's Nexus 6 units instantly

After selling out of the Nexus 6 almost instantaneously, we learned yesterday that “every Wednesday” Google will start stocking more units for would-be buyers — starting today. Waiting around for today’s chance? Too late!<p>That’s right, not more than minutes before writing this we learned that the …

Last-Minute iPhone 6, iWatch and iPad Rumor Roundup

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

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NVIDIA suing Samsung and Qualcomm over GPUs, could block Galaxy Note 4 shipments

In a bit of a surprise move, NVIDIA has filed patent infringement complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm through both the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. District Court in Delaware. Although NVIDIA is no stranger to the courtroom, they call this an “important day,” marking the …

Apple to beef up security measures after nude photo leak

Apple plans to roll out new security features in the coming weeks that are designed to counter the methods used in a mass theft of nude celebrity photos.<p>The company will use email and push notifications to alert users when someone tries to change an account password, restore cloud data on a new …

Apple Issues Media Invitations for September 9 Event: 'Wish We Could Say More'

As noted by <i>The Loop</i>, Apple today issued media invitations to the previously rumored September 9 event where the company is expected to show off not only the iPhone 6 but also its first wearable device, popularly referred to as the iWatch. The invitations carry the tagline "Wish we could say …

iOS 7.1.2 to Address Mail, Lock Screen, iBeacon Issues in Coming Weeks

Nearly a month ago, we noted that Apple was apparently working on iOS 7.1.2, as revealed in our web logs by the appearance of visits from devices running the operating system version on Apple's networks.<p>At the time, we had no information on what the update would include, but suggested it was likely …

Ubisoft Comments on Deactivated Watch Dogs PC Settings

"The PC version does indeed contain some old, unused render settings that were deactivated for a variety of reasons ..."<p>Ubisoft has released an …

Hands-On With PlayStation Now Beta

Stream on<p>Sony was kind enough to let IGN try out the beta of their PlayStation Now streaming game service. As we’ve told you before, PlayStation now …

Games: E3 2014 special

<b>NO MAN'S SKY (PS4)</b><p>Although only shown as a non-interactive video, No Man's Sky is an alluring Guildford-made prospect, letting you discover a vast procedurally generated universe from planetary surfaces, up through the atmosphere to orbital battles and neighbouring star systems.<p><b>FAR CRY 4 (PS3, PS4,</b> …

Google makes a bet on 5G wireless with Alpental buy

All of Google’s services — from Google Docs to YouTube — depend on fast network connections to perform well. And with the Internet going mobile, Google is very interested in technologies that will speed up wireless communications.<p>That’s why the search giant has bought a small 5G cellular technology …

Doubts about Amazon's future overshadow Fire Phone launch

The list of household names – Blackberry, Nokia, HTC, Motorola – that have almost bankrupted themselves trying to make a hit smartphone is long, but this week Amazon became the latest tech company to take on the challenge.<p>Jeff Bezos stepped on stage in Seattle on Wednesday to unveil his Fire Phone. …

Apple’s iWatch Could Be The Next Big Sports Fashion Accessory

Sports sells gatorade, and sports sells sneakers, and sports sells clothing and hats and TV trays and bottle openers and anything that has enough surface area to hold a logo. But can sports sell the concept of the smartwatch? That’s what Apple might find out beginning in October, the rumored launch …

Why Apple switched from Yahoo to Weather Channel for Weather data in iOS 8

When Apple unveiled iOS 8 earlier this month, it didn’t take long for beta testers to notice it had replaced Yahoo with The Weather Channel as the source of data in the stock iOS Weather app. While recent reports suggested Yahoo was trying to get Apple to put even more of its services on the iPhone …

Apple is reportedly close to buying Beats for $3.2 billion

The days of Apple limiting itself to (relatively) small acquisitions may soon be over. The <i>Financial Times</i> hears from sources that the folks at 1 Infinite Loop are close to buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. It's not clear exactly why the company would splurge on such a deal, although there …

Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine in Talks to Join Apple as 'Special Adviser'

Just a couple hours after the <i>Financial Times</i> reported that Apple was in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, the <i>New York Post</i> is reporting that Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine is in talks to join Apple as a "special adviser" to Tim Cook on creative matters.<p>Beats Electronics boss and veteran music industry …

iPhone’s electromagnetic radiation powers Lunecase’s bizarre glowing symbols

We know the iPhone emits radiation, but how much? The answer: Apparently enough to light up luminous glyphs on the back of an iPhone case. A bunch of inventive Ukranians — the same ones who brought us the iBlazr LED phone flash — figured out this little trick, and created the Lunecase, an iPhone …

Apple iWatch Already in Production, Report Says

The long-rumored wearable computer from Apple, affectionately known as the iWatch, has reportedly gone into production.<p>Reports of the highly …

Rumor: Curved Edges for iPhone 6

on Wednesday, a report on <i>AppleInsider</i> citing a Japanese blog said that the iPhone 6 will have curved edges.: That is, both a curved casing and curved glass. The blog is known to have generally reliable sources, so this rumor may have credence. And to help visualize what the iPhone 6 would look like …

Apple Working On New Environmental Sensors For Mobile Devices

Apple potentially wants your next iPhone (or maybe an iWatch) to be able to detect humidity, atmospheric pressure and temperature data according to a couple of new patents spotted by AppleInsider today. One of the patents describes a sensor package that could detect temperature, pressure, humidity …

New iPhone 6 Renderings Highlight Curved Display, Rounded Corners

Following a report from <i>Mac Otakara</i> yesterday claiming the iPhone 6 will feature a curved glass display and an all-aluminum rear shell, French website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> [Google Translate] and designer Martin Hajek have partnered up to showcase renders visualizing such a device based off of the recent …

South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama stepped into the familiar role of chief consoler Friday as he arrived for meetings in South Korea, a …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

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