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FDA Approves Star Wars-Esque Bionic Arm

<i>Star Wars</i> enthralled a generation of moviegoers who imagined the future would just look like that galaxy far, far away. Of course, intergalactic …

A Bikini A Day for the Month of May

Natasha Oakley and Devin Brugman share their swim picks for the season.<p>The countdown to the first official beach weekend is on—we can almost taste the Memorial Day Weekend barbecues now. So, in honor of our prep for the start of summer, we tapped bikini babes Natasha Oakley and Devin Brugman of the …

Mitch 'Wild Thing' Williams Tossed from 10-Year-Old Son's Baseball Game

Some parents get way too emotional during their kids' games, and Mitch "Wild Thing" Williams is starting to earn that reputation.<p>The former major league pitcher was ejected from his daughter's basketball game years ago for screaming at an official, as Deadspin reported.<p>Six years later, the …

Turner Broadcasting

Johnny Manziel's jersey a top seller

Just call him Johnny Cash.<p>So many No. 2 Cleveland Browns jerseys with Johnny Manziel's name on them have been sold since he was drafted Thursday …

Paul Pierce Wants to Defend LeBron James, Says Miami Heat 'Not Unbeatable'

The Brooklyn Nets appeared as if they were dead to rights following road losses in Games 1 and 2 against the Miami Heat. They lost by an average of more than 16 points per contest, which hinted that Miami would keep its foot on the gas pedal en route to a sweep.<p>Instead, key bench performances from …

Basketball

QB Jake Rodrigues to transfer

Quarterback Jake Rodrigues, who was in competition to serve as Marcus Mariota's backup with the Oregon Ducks, will transfer.<p>As a redshirt freshman in …

Russell Westbrook
Basketball

Donald Sterling slams Magic Johnson, cites HIV status

Los Angeles ClippersownerDonald Sterlinglashed out atMagic Johnsonduring a CNN interview broadcast Monday night, alluding to theNBA’s great’s HIV-positive diagnosis and saying, “I don’t think he’s a good example for the children of Los Angeles.”<p>Sterling’s comments came as he addressed racial …

iPhone 6 images reportedly from Foxconn reveal larger body

The alleged images also show more rounded corners and a change in the position of the power button.<p>A flurry of recent rumors suggest that Apple will unveil a larger-screened iPhone this year. A new series of images have popped up online to add to the rumor mill.<p>Renderings of the iPhone 6 …

Mobile Technology

Flat iPad sales are here to stay, suggests Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty suggests that weak iPad sales may be here to stay, reports <i>Business Insider</i>.<p>We lower our 2014 tablet growth forecast to 12% from 26% on the back of increasing penetration rates and the lack of new, differentiated products […]Few suppliers were able to communicate a …

LG Teases The Android Wear-Powered G Watch, A Smartwatch “Ready For Anything”

LG is showing off a new teaser video (via 9to5Google) of its G Watch, the Android Wear device it’s launching later this year. Android Wear is the operating system that Google has created for smartwatch devices, which exists essentially as an extension of Android to deliver notifications and other …

Leaked Pictures Hint at Gmail Redesign

Leaked screenshots of a new web interface for Gmail reveal that Google may be quietly testing a major design overhaul.<p>The pictures, which were first …

Office For iPad Has Been Downloaded 27 Million Times, Doubled In A Month, Microsoft Says

The app has been downloaded about 27 million times, Microsoft's Julia White told the crowd during Monday's keynote at its TechEd customer conference in Houston. White is general manager of Microsoft's Office Division.<p>That's more than double the number of downloads Microsoft reported just over a …

Microsoft

Could Silicon Valley's 'no hire' scandal have its day in court?

In the mid-2000s, the leaders of Apple, Google, Adobe, Intel, Pixar, Intuit, and Lucasfilm tried to get away with paying employees less than they might have deserved. According to court documents, CEOs including Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt tried to hide an illegal "gentleman's agreement" to keep …

Facebook and Square pull failed apps from digital stores

Facebook Camera, Poke and Square Wallet have been removed from app stores, bringing an end to three apps from notable tech companies that were never able to catch on.<p>The social network giant pulled Camera and Poke from the Apple App Store on Friday. The two apps were launched in 2012 and were …

Sony reportedly puts its OLED TV efforts on hold

There were hints that Sony's OLED TV plans were in trouble when the company's collaboration with Panasonic went south last year, and it now looks like those efforts have stalled out completely. <i>Nikkei</i> reports that Sony has put development of OLED sets "on ice," shifting those involved to other …

With EA stock at a 6-year high, several company execs unload their shares

Under the leadership of new chief executive officer Andrew Wilson, Electronic Arts is on a surge. This includes the company’s share price, which is at its highest point since 2008. That has a trio of the publisher’s top executives selling huge amounts of their vested shares to reap some of the …

The blue HTC One M8 shows up in new render

It was just a few weeks ago now that we learned that HTC is preparing red, blue and pink variants of the HTC One M8. Despite the fact that HTC has yet to confirm these new colors, we’ve already seen both the red version and its pink-clad brother. Now the blue version has also turned up in a new …

Mobile Technology

With Dre & Iovine on board, Apple could become most powerful record label in the world

This won’t be the first time someone suggested Apple could start its own record label. But with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two music industry heavyweights that have built some of the world’s biggest record labels rumored to be getting creative roles at Apple, it’s interesting to imagine what …

FCC Net-Neutrality Plan in Chaos

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler is scrambling to change his “open Internet” proposal after a torrent of criticism from …

Net Neutrality

NSA reportedly installing spyware on US-made hardware

NSA documents reveal the agency is allegedly receiving or intercepting routers, servers, and other computer network devices to embed surveillance tools before international export.<p>The National Security Agency has been allegedly accessing routers, servers, and other computer network devices to plant …

Surveillance

Mexican troops 'kill Zetas cartel founder Mellado'

<b>Mexican security officials say one of the founders of the Zetas drug cartel has been killed in a gun battle in the north-eastern state of Tamaulipas.</b><p>Galindo Mellado Cruz is accused of being one of the original members of the Zetas, which first emerged as a group of enforcers for the Gulf cartel.<p>The …

Mexico

Spanish Politician Isabel Carrasco Shot Dead In The Street

Spanish politician Isabel Carrasco was shot dead on a street in Leon on Monday.<p>The president of the Provincial Council of Leon was shot several times while she was walking near her home at 5:20 p.m. local time, according to reports. Spanish police have reportedly taken a female suspect into custody.<p>…

Iran and IAEA end talks, unclear if progress made | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran ended a three-hour meeting on Monday without announcing any new action to allay concerns about Tehran’s atomic activities, leaving it unclear whether headway was achieved.<p>Iran's President Hassan Rouhani laughs as he speaks during an event hosted …

Associated Press News

Antarctic glaciers melting 'passed point of no return'

The vast glaciers of western Antarctica are rapidly melting and losing ice to the sea and almost certainly have "passed the point of no return," according to new work by two separate teams of scientists.<p>The likely result: a rise in global sea levels of 4 feet or more in the coming centuries, says …