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Voyager 1 is officially the first man-made object to enter interstellar space

Hedging controversy, NASA also announced that the probe is still in the solar system<p>In 2012, NASA's Voyager 1 probe became the first man-made object to leave the solar system, catapulting itself into the farthest reaches of the universe ever touched by humans — or, it didn't. Determining the exact …

Is This Tetris T-shirt the Perfect Wearable Tech?

Well, this gives Game Boy a whole new meaning.<p><b>Finally wearable tech</b> is getting it right, and this time it's video games leading the way (Somehow we always knew it would be, right?). Some genius in Europe used a battery pack, an LED screen, and some clever screen-printing to create the Tetris …

Drug companies may soon have to tweet dangerous side effects

Big Pharma is about to get a lot more retweet action<p>The FDA has proposed a new set of social media guidelines that will require drug companies to tweet their products’ side-effects to the world, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Though still tentative, the proposal would make it so that all the …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates<p>Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World …

Secret iPhone 6 feature uncovered?

Apple’s iPhone 6 smartphone is not exactly the best-kept secret in the tech world, with more and more leaks revealing new details about the upcoming …

Sony re-wrote its E3 PS4 script after seeing the response to Xbox One, says Andrew House

After seeing the negative response to Microsoft's Xbox One launch, Sony's Andrew House re-wrote some of the script that would later be used during the company's PlayStation 4 presentation at E3 2013, he revealed during this year's Develop conference.<p>According to the Sony Computer Entertainment …

The 10 Most Patriotic Superheroes

Captain America heads up our list of heroes for whom patriotism is a way of life.<p>UPDATE: It's the 4th of July, America's Independence Day, so we …

For $10,000, your car can drive itself

Cruise's new kit wants to help your car find its own way on freeways<p>I've seen the abandoned airport runway in front of me a dozen times, but this is my first time actually being here. I'm in Alameda, a city right across the bay from San Francisco, at the same disused Navy runway where the popular …

New low-cost 21-inch iMac is even more affordable today, $830 w/.edu or $980 w/o (Reg. $1,099)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Apple released a new entry-level 21-inch iMac (MF883LL/A) last week for $1,099, but you can get it today for as low as $829.99 …

Xbox 360 Gamer Makes GTA 5 a First-Person Game

Do you prefer it?<p>Intrepid Xbox 360 owner XBLToothPik has managed to modify his version of Grand Theft Auto V to play as a first-person game.<p>Using a …

Is It Even Possible to Build an Ethical Smartphone?

One company's quest to build a smartphone that's sleek, pretty, and fast—and doesn't exploit people.<p><b>Every new phone feels foreign. It's a</b> different size than you're used to, with an unfamiliar weight and strange buttons. But when my Fairphone came in the mail, it felt almost alien. Like a tiny …

Hoptroff smartwatch uses analog dials to deliver real-time sports results

There's a World Cup on, so what better time to talk about an analog smartwatch designed specifically for soccer football fans? Hoptroff, which normally makes timepieces for mad billionaires and stockbrokers, has announced that its next watch, the Hotblack, will use mechanical dials to keep you …

Has Delhi University's Vice Chancellor Resigned? Conflicting Reports

<b>New Delhi:</b> For anyone trying to gauge the extent of the morass over Delhi University's four-year undergraduate program, here's a clue. There are …

CNN wants to prove that drones are safe for news reporting

Stunning video footage like that from a recent tornado in Arkansas (see below) shows the potential for drones to radically change journalism. However, it's illegal to operate them in the US, especially near a disaster or accident scene -- which has prompted a new research project from CNN and the …

5 Photoshop CC ‘Hidden Gems’ You Didn’t Hear About in Yesterday’s Announcement

Adobe’s major Creative Cloud update yesterday gave photographers several updated features, new features and even an all-new mobile app to play around …

Google's Made with Code encourages girls to embrace computer science

Less than one percent of high school girls are interested in computer science, but Google wants to alter that script with a new initiative called Made with Code. Created in conjunction with heavy hitters like the MIT Media Lab, Chelsea Clinton and the Girl Scouts of the USA, the campaign connects …

Why did one of the most celebrated indie game creators melt down and quit?

How the gaming community made Phil Fish famous — and infamous<p>Phil Fish is, to put it lightly, a controversial figure in the gaming community. At first celebrated for his 2012 game <i>Fez</i> — and for his dynamic appearance in the documentary <i>Indie Game: The Movie</i> — Fish later endured criticism for blow-ups …

Welcome to This Is My Next, your buying guide for the future

If you write about technology, work in technology, or just spend regular time near technology, the questions come early and they come often. Which laptop should I buy? Do I want an iPhone or an Android? I need something for checking my email on rainy Thursdays at approximately 6,000 feet above sea …

The best phone you can buy right now

Buying a phone can be a chore, but we’ve done the work for you<p>There are a lot of great smartphone options available at any given moment, so it can be a challenge to sort through them all if you’re trying to choose the absolute best one. The stakes here can’t be understated: your smartphone is the …

TweetDeck vulnerability lets attackers execute code remotely

Today, a newly discovered vulnerability in TweetDeck allowed attackers to remotely execute javascript code. Users reported pop-up windows reading "Yo!" or "Please close now TweetDeck [sic], it is not safe." Twitter took down all versions of TweetDeck until the bug could be fixed, but has now …

Siri tips and tricks that don't require iOS 8

Siri will offer iPhone and iPad users several new features and enhancements when we all get our hands on iOS 8 later this year . Among them are voice activation, 22 new dictation languages, and song recognition via Shazam. But even now Siri may be capable of doing more than many of you …

Upsurge in hacking makes customer data a corporate time bomb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With hackers stealing tens of millions of customer details in recent months, firms across the globe are ratcheting up IT security and nervously wondering which of them is next.<p>An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an …

Apple’s iBeacon will soon have an Android rival

Google is working on offering Android users features based on elements in their proximity, including people, places and things, <i>Android Police</i> …

The Return of the E-Skateboard

Kickstarter has spoken. The Marbel Board—the lightest electric skateboard ever built—has just been crowd-funded almost three times over. Popular Mechanics spoke with Matt Belcher, a materials engineer and founder of the Florida-based company, about the 9 lb board's inception, the technological …

Apple's New Swift Frees Software Developers from the Past

We ask OS X and iOS programmers why they're excited about Apple's new language.<p><b>It was slipped deep inside a lengthy press</b> release, but it still made waves: After 31 years, Apple had come out with a new programming language.<p>Called Swift, the new language for iOS mobile and OS X desktop environments …

Microsoft's ’90s vision for the smart home looks a lot like today

People have been talking about smart homes for decades, but we're still far away from that perfect, tech-enhanced home seen in so many movies and product demos over the years. But the relative failure of the smart home to date isn't because companies have had bad ideas. For proof of that, just take …

The fantastical maps and diagrams of comic books

It's one thing to create a story and sparsely fill in the immediate world around it — it's quite another to let your imagination run wild and create pseudo-functional maps and diagrams of evil lairs, high-tech hideouts, and state-of-the-art-vehicles. It's those detailed visuals that often show the …