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Android Circuit: New Moto G Leak, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Revealed, Google Battles Microsoft

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the fight between Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the leaked details of the Galaxy Note 5, details on the third-generation Moto G for 2015, ComScore’s US market share data, a release date for …

In-flight aircraft noise reduced with new technology

Adding just a thin membrane to the existing structure of a plane could end the relentless hum of plane engines and make flying less noisy<p>The irritating drone of an aircraft engine could be banished from the cabin forever with a new invention which reduces low-frequency sounds.<p>Scientists at North …

5 searches that prove Google Now is really a huge gaming nerd

You might know a lot about games, but your collection of obscure facts pales in comparison to Google Now.<p>Google’s search service, which answers users’ inquiries with a digitized human-sound voice just like Apple’s Siri, is one of Earth’s largest repositories of information. Naturally, a good chunk …

Zombie moss: Plant revives after 1,500 frozen years

It sounds like the next purposefully bad SyFy channel production: "Zombie moss! It came from beneath the Antarctic!" Researchers pulled up a sample of moss that had been sitting frozen for the last 1,500 years. Remarkably, it came back to life and started to grow again. This isn't quite the same as …

Gravitational waves discovery: 'We have a first tantalising glimpse of the cosmic birth pangs'

The sighting came from a small telescope on the roof of a laboratory sat on the ice sheet three quarters of a mile from the geographic South Pole. First came the rumours. But then researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics went public. Their telescope had spotted indirect …

Senate Dems join House in pressing Obama again about final Iran nuclear deal

Senate Democrats are joining House lawmakers in pressing President Obama again on nuclear negotiations with Iran, insisting the president hold Tehran to iron-clad international agreements and keep them apprised of developments including the need for new sanctions.<p>The letter was signed Friday by 23 …

Is Botox starting to show its age?

Happy birthday Botox, approved in 1989 for treating uncontrolled blinking, again in 2000 for spasms of the neck, and finally in April 2002, for the treatment of lines between the eyebrows. Happy birthday Botox, with your things that you stand for, and the faces you make.<p>As with the web (25 years …

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The Technology Behind the Search for the Vanished Malaysia Airlines Plane

As the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 drags into its third week, officials are using advanced technology to look for any sign …

Australian leader cites 'credible leads' as Flight 370 search resumes

With more planes searching than ever before, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Sunday expressed optimism the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be solved.<p>"We have now had a number of very credible leads, and there is increasing hope -- no more than hope, no more than hope -- that …